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  • 9 September 2011

    U.S. Senator Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ), a member of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water, has announced the full Appropriations Committee approved the fiscal year 2012 Energy and Water Development Appropriations bill. The bill includes $119.5 million for critical flood mitigation, harbor maintenance and beach renourishment projects in New Jersey. Included in this […]

  • 12 April 2011

    A new and improved version of the European Atlas of the Seas is now available at https://ec.europa.eu/maritimeatlas. The European Atlas of the Seas was one of the actions outlined by the European Commission when it launched an Integrated Maritime Policy for the European Union in 2007. A pilot version of the atlas has been available […]

  • 24 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, has awarded a contract to SOL Engineering Service LLC for environmental services to include the collection and analyses of water and sediment samples from the federally-maintained Gulf Intracoastal Waterway’s Channel to Victoria Middle Reach. According to Lisa Finn, an environmental project manager with the USACE Galveston District’s […]

  • 3 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation today reported financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2016. For the three months ended March 31, 2016, Great Lakes reported revenue of $163.1 million, net loss of $4.0 million and Adjusted EBITDA of $13.0 million. “The Company’s first quarter 2016 results were driven by the domestic dredging business, including strong […]

  • 28 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    An Egyptian delegation recently visited the Netherlands for a series of meetings with Dutch experts on a variety of water issues that urgently need to be addressed by Egypt. The issues that were discussed include integrated coastal zone management (ICZM), rural waste water treatment and agricultural water management, reported the Dutch Water Sector. During one […]

  • 2 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    The USACE Huntington District recently hosted a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony celebrating the completion of the Continuing Authorities Program, Section 14 Streambank Stabilization Project at Water Street in Barboursville, West Virginia. Colonel Evers was joined by Congresswoman Carol Miller, Barboursville Mayor Chris Tatum to cut the ribbon marking the project completion. A series of river bank […]

  • 2 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    McLaughlin & Harvey has just completed redevelopment works at Nigg South Quay in Cromarty Firth.  The project included design and construction of a new facility for the inspection, repair and maintenance of oil rigs and FPSOs. Works also included reconstruction of approximately 1km of combi-pile quay wall, 180m long solid finger quay and dredging of 82,418sqft which […]

  • 13 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Senate yesterday approved the final conference agreement to the FY19 Minibus appropriations package (H.R. 5895) that includes funding for Energy and Water Development, Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Legislative Branch. Advanced by U.S. Senator Marco Rubio, the bill includes funding for critical infrastructure projects administered by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, […]

  • 7 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Los Angeles Harbor Commission has adopted a 2013-14 fiscal year (FY) budget of approximately $1.1 billion for the Port of Los Angeles, including one of the largest annual Capital Improvement Programs – $399.9 million or 37% of the total budget – in Port history. The budget supports more than 8,500 jobs, 6,870 of which […]

  • 30 April 2012

    The Port of São Sebastião is planning a $1.34 billion expansion project to triple its size, BNamericas reports. The port said it has requested funding from the government and plans to turn itself into a regional port. It added that if the port gets government funding, it will start expansion works including the construction of […]

  • 28 October 2020
    Technology

    WEDA’s Pacific Chapter Virtual Meeting will take place on Thursday, October 29, 2020 from 2:00 to 5:00 PM PST.  The meeting will be kicked off by Chapter Announcements and Future Meeting Updates. It will then proceed with USACE Federal Dredging Program Presentation, Current Rule Updates, COVID-19 Lessons Learned and Safety Precautions. Also, some other current and pertinent […]

  • 16 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Army Corps’ Galveston District, has received a signed Chief of Engineers Report (Chief’s Report) for the proposed Jefferson County Ecosystem Restoration Project. According to the Corps, the report outlines the feasibility of providing shore protection and related improvements between Sabine Pass and the entrance to Galveston Bay, Texas, in the interest of protecting and […]

  • 28 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    World Marine of Alabama (WMA) has completed work on a contract valued at over $14 million to drydock and repair the Dredge Wheeler, a hopper dredge owned and operated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The contract was awarded in September and arrival was delayed due to emergency dredging assignments following Hurricane Harvey. World […]

  • 19 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Conygar Stena Line Limited, the joint venture between the Conygar Investment Company (Conygar) and Stena Line, has submitted planning and marine licence applications in respect of the first phase of the Fishguard Harbor Marina project. This consists of the construction of two new breakwaters, revetments and an 8 hectare reclamation platform, 1.4 hectares of which […]

  • 16 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The next meeting of the Hudson River PCBs Superfund Site Community Advisory Group (CAG) will take place today at the Saratoga Town Hall in Schuylerville, NY. During the meeting, status of the review of GE’s December 2016 Remedial Action Completion Report will be discussed, EPA said. The CAG meeting will also include: Status of various […]

  • 21 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Rotterdam Offshore Group (ROG) has completed the conversion of Boskalis’ multi-purpose vessel (MPV) Ndeavor. The vessel, built in 2013, has the length of 99m, beam of 30m, and gross tonnage of 7413 ton. Prior to the conversion, the MPV was equipped with rock dumping equipment. This included 8 stone holds weighing 180 ton each, which […]

  • 20 July 2020
    Environment

    Shell Rock River Watershed District (SRRWD) and the contractor, J.F. Brennan Company, Inc. are continuing works on the Fountain Lake restoration project in Albert Lea, MN. At the moment, the contractor is working on the next phase of this restoration project, dredging the Main Bay and Dane’s Bay with a second smaller dredge. The first […]

  • 1 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    With the deadline for EU Member States (MS) to submit the Initial Assessment of their seas and to define Good Environmental Status (GES), including targets and indicators passed the implementation of the MSFD has entered a new important phase. During this second phase MS have to establish their monitoring programmes with a deadline of July […]

  • 17 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The city of Bristol is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District to conduct work in waters of the United States in conjunction with stabilizing two river banks in Bristol, Conn., damaged by a storm in 2011. The proposed work includes the discharge of fill material to stabilize two […]

  • 26 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District, is about to release an Invitation for Bids (IFB) for dredging works along the Oregon and Washington Coast and within the Lower Columbia River Estuary. Port Orford, Rogue River, and Baker Bay are the projects to be included in the solicitation. According to the Corps, dredge material […]

  • 6 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Rob Portman has announced that bipartisan language he co-authored was included in The Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) report released yesterday. These reforms aim to end Flint-like water crises, prevent inappropriate disposal of dredged materials from the Cleveland Harbor and renew the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative. “We must protect Lake Erie and ensure […]

  • 17 August 2012

    The public is invited to review and comment on draft rule changes to the state’s Sediment Management Standards (SMS) for cleaning up contaminated in-water sediments. In 1991, the Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) adopted the SMS rule to guide management of sediments. The SMS rule is used to conduct environmental cleanup work, manage the dredging […]

  • 11 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Israel Ports Development & Assets Company Ltd will soon award the Ports of Haifa and Ashdod dredging contract. The works will involve maintenance and capital dredging works in the Ports of Haifa and Ashdod, down to the design depths and below them, including Israeli Navy areas in Haifa, Ashdod and Kishon Port, and disposal of […]

  • 24 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The town of Usedom, represented by the Usedom-Süd, has just released a tender for the harbor dredging/wreck removal works. The works will include the creation of moorings in the harbor area and in order to create the required minimum water depths, extensive dredging works are to be carried out as well. The dredged materials are […]

  • 1 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Working to prevent the flooding that has repeatedly caused so much costly damage to communities in the Passaic River Basin, legislation that would allocate $3 million for flood control work was approved by the Senate on Thursday and sent to the governor. Sponsored by Senator Paul Sarlo, the bill, S-1781/A-2675, would re-appropriate $3 million from […]

  • 26 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Industry in the Pilbara will be able to further maximize tonnages through the Port of Port Hedland with potential shipping capacity at the port increased by 40 million tonnes per annum (Mtpa) to 617Mtpa, an increase of 6.9 per cent. The increased capacity will allow all port users more capacity above their allocated tonnages by […]