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  • 29 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Tom Reed recently announced an additional $675,000 in funding for Barcelona Harbor and an additional $1,190,000 for Dunkirk Harbor to aid with dredging projects. “We care about supporting jobs, trade, recreation and tourism in our communities. Our harbors provide significant economic activity for the region and its part of our job to make sure […]

  • 4 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Throughout the month of March, the EPA will continue hosting community information sessions on the Portland Harbor Cleanup Proposed Plan, as the Agency prepares to deliver key cleanup documents for public comment in April. When the Proposed Plan is released, the public will have an opportunity to review the plan during the formal 60-day public […]

  • 7 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Iron County Board of Supervisors has awarded the Saxon Harbor dredging contract to M. Jolma Inc. According to The Daily Globe, the Ashland-based company was the lowest of six bidders vying for the project, submitting a bid of $220,542. Commenting this, Iron County Forestry and Parks Administrator, Eric Peterson, said: “We had three bids below the engineers’ estimate (of […]

  • 17 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Saxon Harbor (WI) dredging program is coming along nicely, according to the latest update from the Iron County Forestry and Parks. Dredging is progressing nicely with nearly the entire north basin completely dredged, the County announced yesterday. The Saxon Harbor dredging program involves removing debris and sediment from Oronto Creek in order to restore the flow of the […]

  • 16 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Grays Harbor officials, USACE’s Seattle District and port supporters and tenants earlier this week celebrated the Grays Harbor Dredging Project, which is deepening the navigation channel to a depth of 38 feet. The project is expected to improve deep-draft vessel navigation in the channel by reducing current port tenants’ tidal delays and […]

  • 12 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) has announced the receipt of several major dredging awards totaling $141 million. David Simonelli, President of Dredging commented, “We are pleased to announce these significant capital and maintenance dredging awards for our company. We expect these projects to contribute positively to Great Lakes’ performance this year and in […]

  • 20 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Under the direction of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the Harbor Navigation Improvement Project (-50 foot project) includes widening and deepening of the Oakland Harbor entrance, outer and inner harbor channels, and two turning basins. The -50 foot project is necessary to accommodate the latest generation of container ships, which are capable of carrying […]

  • 10 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, has announced additions to its fiscal year 2016 program based on the recently approved Work Plan. This additional $22.4 million will be used in 2016 to repair breakwaters, dredge harbors and complete various projects throughout the Great Lakes. “We recognize and are committed to spending these resources […]

  • 20 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, San Francisco District, has introduced a plan for the Oakland Inner and Outer Harbor Channel maintenance dredging project. The work consists of maintenance dredging of Oakland Inner & Outer Harbor Channel of approximately 560,000 cubic yards of materials, to provide a project authorized depth, -50-feet (MLLW) plus 1.5 foot allowable […]

  • 24 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Lt. Gen. Todd Semonite, Chief of Engineers and Commanding General of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), has announced that funding for the Hampton Harbor dredging project could come in 2019. According to Semonite, approximately $275,000 for designs for the harbor’s dredging could be secured this year, seacoastonline.com reports. Around $4 million needed for the harbor’s […]

  • 30 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Chris Collins announced last week that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) FY17 Work Plan for Operations & Maintenance includes $725,000 in maintenance dredging funding for the Wilson Harbor, NY. “Ensuring our harbors are dredged and maintained on a regular basis helps deter safety risks and potential negative impacts to a local economy,” […]

  • 30 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    A survey operations for breakwater, revetment and quay wall for the V. Felidhoo Harbor extension project were successfully completed on March 28,2020, the Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) reports.  The work focused on detailed surveys including bathymetry of basin and channel, bathymetry of potential harbor expansion area, elevation profile from harbor area to the […]

  • 26 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Salud Carbajal has announced the passage of new federal funding for water projects on the Central Coast included in the Fiscal Year 2019 Energy and Water Appropriations Act (H.R. 5895). The bill – signed into law by the President on Friday – includes investments in the Cachuma Water Project, and will help fund necessary dredging in the Morro Bay […]

  • 25 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, and Greg Kerr, Member of Parliament for West Nova, have announced that the Government of Canada is investing in a major harbor improvement project at Saulnierville Harbor. This project is part of the Government’s investment of approximately $106 million in repair, construction, maintenance and dredging projects […]

  • 29 May 2020

    Maldives Transport and Contracting Company Plc (MTCC) has just released the latest update on the F. Dharanboodhoo’s harbor upgrade project, saying that the equipment for the works was mobilized earlier this week. The scope of works of the project includes, but is not limited to, a detail design of the harbor; detail surveys including bathymetry […]

  • 29 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The NSW Roads and Maritime Services has just announced that Coffs Harbor, Inner Entrance dredging campaign is officially underway. The contractor, Dredging Solutions Pty Ltd. started the interim dredging of the harbor inner entrance on Monday, 26 August 2019. The dredging operation will involve the removal of up to 3,300 cubic meters of sand at […]

  • 28 February 2018
    Business & Finance

     The South Carolina Ports Authority has just released this brief video message from SCPorts President and CEO, Jim Newsome, about the Charleston Harbor Deepening Project. Charleston Harbor Deepening to 52 feet will make Charleston the deepest harbor on the U.S. Coast, an advantage integral to the port’s ability to handle bigger container ships without tidal […]

  • 15 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Undersecretary of the Army Patrick Murphy met with the USACE’s Savannah District leaders on August 11, 2016. Murphy took an aerial tour of the Savannah Harbor as part of his visit to Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield in Georgia. The Savannah District is responsible for maintaining the Savannah harbor and is in the process […]

  • 17 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Harwich Harbor maintenance dredging program, conducted by the trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Sospan Dau, is currently underway.  The dredged material will be disposed of to the beneficial sites in the River Stour and River Orwell. Maintenance dredging is carried out approximately five times a year, to ensure that Harwich Harbor’s deepwater channel remains […]

  • 21 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Portland City Council has approved a $20 million federal grant application for the Portland Harbor Commercial Revitalization Project. According to the Portland Press Herald, the $20 million Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development (BUILD) grant would pay for roughly two-thirds of the $30 million dredging project. The City Council also confirmed the story saying […]

  • 9 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    Memphis District Corps of Engineers Harbor Dredging Project Delivery Team has awarded a contract for dredging of four local harbors: Elvis Stahr Harbor in Hickman, Ky.; Memphis Harbor-McKellar Lake and Wolf River Harbor in Memphis, Tenn.; and Helena Harbor in Phillips County, Ark. Dredging of the four harbors involves removing sediment to maintain a specific […]

  • 10 July 2020
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District and Manson Construction Co. are about to begin dredging operations in the Mobile Bar Channel. The dredge vessel Robert M. White will conduct the operations, reported the Army Corps. Approximately 800,000 to 1,200,000 cubic yards of sand will be dredged from the Mobile Bar Channel, and placed […]

  • 9 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Boeing South Carolina has announced it would donate $100,000 to aid fundraising efforts to restore Crab Bank in the Charleston Harbor, critical sea and shorebird nesting habitat that has significantly eroded in recent years due to wind, waves, and storms. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is currently dredging as part of the Charleston Harbor […]

  • 4 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Fort Worth, Texas, recently awarded a contract for maintenance dredging of the Galveston Harbor and Channel. According to the U.S. Department of Defense, the $10.1 million contract was given to Manson Construction Co. of Seattle, Washington, on September 28th 2018. During the works, the contractor will remove over 1 million […]

  • 8 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Illinois Department of Natural Resources, the City of Waukegan and the Waukegan Port District have entered into a partnership to conduct a feasibility study to evaluate a range of alternatives for improving the reliability of Waukegan Harbor for commercial navigation. “This study builds upon other initiatives we’ve undertaken with […]

  • 27 December 2011

    Board of Directors of Pasni Fish Harbor at its meeting under the chairmanship of Chief Minsiter Nawab Aslam Raisani has accorded approval for immediate start of harbor revival project. It include dredging of harbor, construction of breakwater wall and other construction work. It would fully revive Pasni Fish Harbor directly benefitting local fishermen. Experts form […]