Search results for: harbors

951 results

A list of search results

  • 7 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Memphis District has several missions associated with the Mississippi River. One of the most important is to keep the river channel at a depth that allows the river barge industry to dependably transport goods up and down the river. To deliver on this charge, the Memphis District awarded a […]

  • 14 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Buffalo District employees from the Planning Management team have been out in the field this summer surveying marina owners and operators from 6 harbors in Lake Ontario between Wilson Harbor, Wilson, NY and Little Sodus Bay Harbor, Fair Haven, NY.  The purpose of the surveys is to provide a detailed […]

  • 23 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, Jonathan Wilkinson, and the Member of Parliament for Miramichi - Grand Lake, Pat Finnigan, have announced that the Government of Canada is investing over $4.6 million in infrastructure for four New Brunswick fishing harbors in Pointe-Sapin, Loggiecroft, Bas-Neguac and McEachern’s point. Commenting the latest news, Mr. Wilkinson […]

  • 4 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance dredging operations in Michigan’s New Buffalo and South Haven Harbors were successfully completed last week by The King Company, Inc., the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Detroit District said in their latest announcement.  “After the initial dredging excavation to establish a channel, dredging must be done periodically to keep the area clear and safe […]

  • 23 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The communities of Bayfield, Lion’s Head, Port Elgin, Dyer’s Bay, Howdenvale, Meaford, Big Bay (North Keppel), White Cloud Island, Pembroke, and Silver Water in Ontario are welcoming important federal investments that will benefit their local harbor infrastructure. Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, Sean Casey, has announced that […]

  • 6 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, Peter DeFazio, last week introduced H.R. 440 the Full Utilization of the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund Act, which would unlock billions in already-collected fees to maintain U.S. federal ports and harbors. Currently, the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund collects more revenue from shippers than Congress has appropriated […]

  • 18 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ New York District and partner agencies are inviting public input regarding the NY & NJ Harbors and Tributaries Study.  USACE New York District, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC), the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP), and the City of New York (NYC) will host seven […]

  • 8 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, Jonathan Wilkinson, along with the Member of Parliament for Steveston-Richmond East, Joe Peschisolido, announced yesterday that the government invested over $33 million in 35 small craft harbors across British Columbia between 2016 and 2020. The government is making significant investments through its Small Craft Harbors Program to work with municipalities to renew […]

  • 19 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Diane Lebouthillier, Minister of National Revenue and Member of Parliament for Gaspésie – Les Îles-de-la-Madeleine, on behalf of Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, announced last week that the Government of Canada is investing $16 million in small craft harbor improvement projects across Quebec. Commenting the latest news, Minister Wilkinson said: “Investments that help improve […]

  • 31 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen and Maggie Hassan have issued the following statements after the bipartisan America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018 was signed into law. The biennial legislation authorizes water infrastructure projects around the country, and Shaheen and Hassan helped secure approval of mitigation efforts at Hampton-Seabrook and Portsmouth Harbors. “I’m very pleased to see […]

  • 6 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    A dozen communities throughout eastern Newfoundland are welcoming significant federal investments in harbor infrastructure improvements. Churence Rogers, Member of Parliament for Bonavista-Burin-Trinity, on behalf of Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, announced yesterday that the Government of Canada is investing $25.8 million in harbor infrastructure improvements at 12 harbors throughout […]

  • 28 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Colin Fraser, Member of Parliament for West Nova, on behalf of Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, yesterday announced that the Government of Canada is investing $8.35 million in harbor infrastructure in West Nova. Commenting the latest announcement, Colin Fraser said: “This $8.35 million investment in local small craft harbors […]

  • 21 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Yvonne Jones, Member of Parliament for Labrador, on behalf of Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, recently announced that the Government of Canada is investing $18.5 million in seven small craft harbor improvement projects across Labrador. “I’m pleased to announce this investment in Labrador’s small craft harbours. Investing in the […]

  • 20 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Canada will be investing $42 million in small craft harbor improvement and transfer projects across Nova Scotia over the next three years. The announcement was made by Scott Brison, President of the Treasury Board and Member of Parliament for Kings─Hants, on behalf of Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast […]

  • 8 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Intergovernmental and Northern Affairs and Internal Trade, announced yesterday that the Government of Canada is investing over $10 million in small craft harbor improvement and transfer projects along the eastern shore of New Brunswick. Commenting the latest announcement, Minister LeBlanc said: “I’m thrilled to announce this major investment for our province. […]

  • 28 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin, a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, yesterday praised the inclusion of several of her key priorities in the bipartisan Fiscal Year 2019 Energy and Water Development Appropriations Bill, which passed the full Senate this week. The House and Senate will now reconcile their versions of this appropriations bill and send […]

  • 29 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The South African government’s Department of Public Works (DPW) has teamed up with the Coega Development Corporation (CDC) for a $31,8 million plan to upgrade thirteen Western Cape harbors. The project, spearheaded by DPW and implemented by CDC, seeks to boost the small-scale fishing industry and tourism in the area. “The project is tipped to change […]

  • 11 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Michigan Department of Natural Resources yesterday announced that the Oman Creek boating access site, located in Gogebic County, will temporarily close for improvements beginning May 21. Improvements include rebuilding the mouth of the creek to pre-July 2016 flash-flood dimensions, as well as armoring the shoreline of the creek mouth and Lake Superior shoreline to […]

  • 6 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Canada is about to invest in twelve fishing harbors in Eastern Newfoundland and Labrador, reported the government last Friday. According to the government, small craft harbors play an important role in providing coastal communities and the commercial fishing industry with safe and accessible facilities. With approximately 42,500 Canadians employed in this sector, the […]

  • 13 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Buffalo District Survey Team conducted project condition surveys (PCS) for the Alaska District in Southeast Alaska from June 5, 2017 through June 16, 2017, covering the Aurora and Harris harbors in Juneau, and the North Harbor in Petersburg.  The Buffalo District Survey Team has provided similar survey services assistance […]

  • 15 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Rand Paul recently reintroduced the Harbor Equity Act, which modifies the existing criteria used by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to dredge smaller harbors. According to Senator Rand Paul, the Corps currently prioritizes dredging solely for larger harbors that see 1 million or more tons in traffic per year – often forcing small community harbors to fund their own dredging or […]

  • 4 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters yesterday sent a bipartisan delegation letter to Trump Administration urging funding for dredging of recreational harbors in Michigan. The letter was also signed by Representatives John Conyers, Sander Levin, Fred Upton, Bill Huizenga, Dan Kildee, Dave Trott, Debbie Dingell, Brenda Lawrence, John Moolenaar, Jack Bergman, and Paul Mitchell. […]

  • 24 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Senators Maria Cantwell, Patty Murray and Reps. Rick Larsen, Jaime Herrera Beutler, Suzan DelBene and Derek Kilmer have sent a letter to USACE and the Office of Management and Budget to request funding to fulfill critical dredging and maintenance needs at six small ports and harbors in Washington state. Ports and harbors, crucial economic drivers […]

  • 12 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Colin Fraser, Member of Parliament for West Nova, announced yesterday that the Government of Canada is investing $5.7 million this year in six small craft harbor improvement projects in West Nova. Two of these harbors will see their investment extend into future years for an additional $1.2 million. Small craft harbors play an important role […]

  • 3 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking public comment on the Seattle Harbor Navigation Improvement Project Draft Feasibility Report and Environmental Assessment released yesterday. The Corps and the Port of Seattle have agreed on a tentatively selected plan of -57’ Mean Lower Low Water (MLLW) for both the East and West Waterways. This depth will […]

  • 26 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Canada is investing $68.2 million this year in small craft harbor improvement projects across Newfoundland and Labrador. According to Dominic LeBlanc, the minister who made the announcement, the $68.2 million will be invested in sixteen harbors throughout eastern Newfoundland and the Bay de Verde Peninsula. Five of these harbors will see their investment […]

  • 19 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Scott Brison, President of the Treasury Board and Member of Parliament for Kings-Hants, has announced that the Government of Canada will invest approximately $47 million in small craft harbor improvement projects across Nova Scotia this year. Small craft harbors play an important role in providing coastal communities and the commercial fishing industry with safe and […]

  • 14 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Sean Fraser, Member of Parliament for Central Nova, has announced that the Government of Canada is investing $10.8 million over the next two years in the repair and maintenance of harbor infrastructure at seven small craft harbors in Central Nova. “I am very proud to announce this major investment for the commercial fishing infrastructure in […]

  • 10 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    An international conference named ‘Dredging: Ports, Harbors and Inland Waterways’ will take place on March 11-12, 2016, at Adani Corporate Premises in Shantigram, Ahmedabad, India. This event, organized by the Eastern Dredging Association India, aims to incorporate a rare blend of lectures that will be delivered to the participants by policy makers and those influencing policy making. The seminar […]