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  • 18 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    USACE, Maryland Department of Natural Resources and Worcester County signed a Project Partnership Agreement last week to start work on a navigation improvement project to address sediment accumulation, or shoaling, within the Ocean City Inlet. “This navigation channel is regularly used by commercial fishermen, recreational boaters, the U.S. Coast Guard and others. The Corps removes […]

  • 7 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District Commander, Col. Patrick Kinsman, signed the Norfolk Harbor Navigation Improvements Design Agreement at the District headquarters yesterday. The executed agreement is a prerequisite to the release of Fiscal Year 2019 Work Plan funds and is the next step following last year’s Chief’s Report and authorization in the […]

  • 1 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Los Angeles District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plans to conduct repairs to the Channel Islands Harbor facility, a structure consisting of two parallel entrance jetties and a protective offshore breakwater near the entrance to the harbor. The project area will encompass approximately 60 acres of harbor channel, stone jetties, and an […]

  • 18 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Alaska District will host a public meeting next week to present the findings of the draft feasibility study for navigation improvements at Kotzebue Harbor. The event will be held on Thursday, Jan. 24, at 6:00 p.m. at the Northwest Arctic Borough Assembly Chambers, 163 Lagoon Street, Kotzebue, Alaska 99752.  […]

  • 24 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The nature of shipping at Portland Port in Dorset, UK, is changing rapidly; as the cruise business continues to grow, the Port’s cargo customers are also seeing a significant growth in activities and there is an increased use of the port by military vessels. According to the port, this growth in all areas has driven […]

  • 20 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Reducing the risks of overtopping is essential for the effective design and management of flood defenses, particularly as these defenses are required to meet future conditions, including the impacts of climate change. HR Wallingford is one of the partners writing the European Overtopping Manual – known as EurOtop – which has now been revised and […]

  • 6 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Fugro has been awarded a contract by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) to survey the Polynesian island country of Tuvalu. Located in the Pacific Ocean, Tuvalu is the world’s fourth smallest nation with a population of around 11,000 and a total land area of 26 km2. The country is remote and, with low lying […]

  • 5 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The third phase of the Port of Everett’s Central Marina Improvements is well underway, reports the Port. Earlier this month, American Construction began dredging the waterway to authorized depths in the Central Marina. The public works contract to complete the Central Marina Improvements, was awarded to American Construction on September 11, 2018. When complete, the […]

  • 4 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Federal funding of $12.455 million that will be used for improvements to the Buffalo Harbor was announced Monday by Congressman Brian Higgins and the Army Corps in Buffalo, NY.  “Advancing a vibrant waterfront and realizing the community benefits that go along with it requires due diligence in protection of the water’s edge and maintenance of […]

  • 27 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced its Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 Work Plan, which includes an additional $59 million in funding for the Corpus Christi Ship Channel Improvement Project (CIP). This funding brings the total Federal appropriations for the CIP to $95 million. According to USACE, the estimated CIP cost is $360 million, of […]

  • 7 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, is set to host two National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) scoping meetings for the Miami Harbor Navigation Improvements Study. The meetings will be held today, at Cruise Terminal F on Port Miami, 1103 North Cruise Blvd., Miami, Fla, The first meeting will take place from 1:30 to […]

  • 5 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Public comments on the New Haven Harbor Connecticut Navigation Improvement Project Draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Impact Statement are due to the Corps of Engineers by November 15, 2018. The study is sponsored by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ New England District and the Connecticut Port Authority. USACE said that a Draft Integrated Feasibility Report […]

  • 15 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Public hearings on the New Haven Harbor Connecticut Navigation Improvement Project Draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Impact Statement will be held on October 23-24, 2018 in West Haven and New Haven, Connecticut. The hearings are sponsored by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, the Connecticut Port Authority, and the New Haven […]

  • 28 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    A large-scale field study to understand the complex processes in the transition area from the Ems River towards the UNESCO listed Wadden Sea is set to begin today, Royal HaskoningDHV said in its latest release.  “This knowledge is very much needed in the assessment of the effectiveness of large measures in reducing the water turbidity. […]

  • 16 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The community of Alma, New Brunswick, is welcoming a significant federal investment in its local harbor. Coastal communities across Canada are supported by small craft harbors that provide the commercial fishing industry with safe and accessible facilities. With approximately 44,000 Canadians employed in this sector, the Government of Canada is making investments to renew its […]

  • 15 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Coastal communities across Canada are supported by small craft harbors that provide the commercial fishing industry with safe and accessible facilities. With approximately 44,000 Canadians employed in this sector, the Government of Canada is making investments to renew its network of small craft harbors and work with municipalities and other stakeholders where investments and divestitures […]

  • 14 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Harford County has been awarded nearly $1 million in state funding to improve waterways in Abingdon and Joppatowne. In a May 19 letter to County Executive Barry Glassman, Gov. Larry Hogan announced that the General Assembly had approved Maryland Waterway Improvement Fund grants totaling $957,250 applied for by Harford County for four projects. The funding […]

  • 23 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is providing $12.5 million in Waterway Improvement Fund grants to enhance and improve public boating access, facilities and navigation throughout the state. This critical Fiscal Year 2019 funding will go toward 57 projects in 18 counties, from Garrett to Wicomico counties as well as Baltimore City. “We are committed to expanding opportunities for […]

  • 3 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Rhode Island Senator Sheldon Whitehouse yesterday joined with area small business owners and local officials in the flood-prone Island Park neighborhood of Portsmouth to highlight the newly funded National Oceans and Coastal Security Fund, which can help coastal businesses weather rising seas and worsening storms.  Congress approved $30 million in funding for the National Oceans […]

  • 5 March 2018
    Business & Finance

     Kansas City officials together with Congressman Emanuel Cleaver II gathered last week for a ceremonial groundbreaking for Phase V of the Flood Risk Reduction Project for the Dodson Industrial District in southeast Kansas City, Mo. The Army Corps’ Kansas City District commander, Col. Doug Guttormsen, was also at the ceremony. According to USACE, the Dodson Industrial Project scheme, […]

  • 23 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has announced the availability of $26.5 million in state funding to preserve and enhance rail and port services in major trade and passenger travel corridors across New York. “This funding will improve rail safety and port infrastructure while also alleviating congestion on our roads and boosting economic activity and growth,” Governor Cuomo […]

  • 19 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Port Freeport Commissioners have passed a resolution calling an election on May 5, 2018, on a ballot measure authorizing the port to issue up to $130 million in bonds for the Freeport Harbor Channel Improvement Project. The proposed bond package, coupled with approximately $165 million in federal funds, would pay for the deepening and partial […]

  • 15 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Works have begun on ten priority wetland sites with the aim of improving the River Murray’s riverine health. Fulton Hogan has been awarded the contract for works at the sites, which cover a total of 6,974 hectares of floodplain spanning 440 kilometers of the River Murray. The works will reintroduce more natural wetting and drying […]

  • 9 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    A jetty in Mare Harbor, aimed to improve military capability in the Falkland Islands and improve life for personnel on the Islands, has been completed by VolkerStevin for the Defense Infrastructure Organization (DIO). Work to upgrade the jetty was officially opened recently by Geoff Robson, DIO’s Chief Operating Officer. This £19m contract is part of […]

  • 11 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The San Joaquin River Restoration Program is extending public review of a joint Initial Study and Environmental Assessment for the Eastside Bypass Improvements Project by 10 days, the Bureau of Reclamation said in its latest release.  The original comment period was scheduled to close on Tuesday, January 9 and will now close on Friday, January […]

  • 5 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Bond Commission recently approved the Connecticut Port Authority’s request to fund 18 projects under the Small Harbor Improvement Projects Program (SHIPP). These projects cover a range of improvements including: marina repair, dredging, boat ramp facilities improvement, harbor management plans and feasibility studies. “The projects will create jobs and opportunity for working families across Connecticut,” […]