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  • 28 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    After closely reviewing all comments received, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, has confirmed its Tentatively Selected Plan (TSP) for the West Shore Lake Pontchartrain Hurricane and Storm Damage Risk Reduction Feasibility Study. The selected plan will provide risk reduction for approximately 60,000 residents in the study area and takes into consideration […]

  • 10 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    At a recent meeting, the Port of Everett Commission authorized staff to solicit bids for the final cleanup of the Everett Shipyard upland – a key six-acre site in the heart of the Marina District. The cleanup area is located along West Marine View Drive between 15th Street and 14th Street. The area was home […]

  • 14 August 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded a contract to Mike Hooks Inc., in the amount of $4,397,500 for maintenance dredging of the Texas City Channel and placement area levee construction in Galveston County, Texas. The contractor is required to remove approximately 735,000 cubic yards of shoal material using a hydraulic pipeline dredge. […]

  • 30 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Peter DeFazio, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, has applauded Committee passage of critical legislation that will strengthen coastal communities, and create and sustain needed jobs. This legislation, the Water Resources Development Act of 2016 (WRDA), authorizes funding for the Army Corps of Engineers navigation, flood control and environmental restoration projects, […]

  • 13 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Seattle Harbor Navigation Improvement Project is eligible for congressional authorization following U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Commanding General Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite signing the Chief of Engineers Report June 7. The project proposal includes deepening the East and West Waterways to 57 feet below mean lower low water and if it receives authorization […]

  • 23 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senator Roy Blunt highlighted his support for several key provisions passed in the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA). The bill authorizes critical funding for the operation of the inland waterways, ports, and harbors and passed in the Senate yesterday. Blunt co-chairs the bipartisan Senate Mississippi River Caucus, serves on the Senate Appropriations […]

  • 18 July 2012

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has approved Snohomish County’s updated shoreline master program. The county’s updated program replaces its 1974 shoreline program – a set of guidelines that will result in significant improvements in the protection, use, development and restoration of the county’s estimated 2,000 miles of freshwater and marine shorelines. The update combines […]

  • 6 March 2013

    The long-awaited Law on Sea Ports, which will enter into force in June 2013, has largely satisfied the expectations of industry players. The law’s reforms to the port industry are now ready to be launched, and these reforms will greatly influence all market participants, including cargo terminals, stevedore companies and shipowners. The key goals and […]

  • 3 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) today announced financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2017, reporting revenue of $170.6 million, net loss from continuing operations of $3.7 million and Adjusted EBITDA from continuing operations of $14.2 million. “The company’s first quarter 2017 results were in line with our expectations. The Dredging segment’s performance was […]

  • 14 April 2010

    The work includes bucket dredging of mud and silt material into barge or scow at the Piers 55-59, quay wall, coves A and B, and the entrance channel at Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story (Little Creek Site), Virginia Beach, Virginia… [mappress] Source:fbo.gov,April 14,2010;

  • 20 January 2010
    Project & Tenders

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) Group consortium has paid  the consortium led by Spanish contractor Sacyr and which also includes Impregilo, Jan de Nul and Cusa an advance of $ 300 million (euro 210 million) to build a third set of canal locks… [mappress] Source: Expansion, January 20, 2010

  • 16 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Senate approved major national water projects legislation with the support of U.S. Senator Thad Cochran, who won approval to include provisions that will benefit waterway development and flood protection in Mississippi. The Senate on Wednesday approved the Water Resources Development Act of 2013 (S.601 or WRDA), an authorization bill for Army Corps of […]

  • 12 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The 10th Dredging & Land Reclamation Summit 2019 will take place from 15-18 July 2019 in London. This summit, aimed at resolving the critical issues related to dredging and land reclamation operations, will gather Chiefs/Heads/Managers/Engineers of Dredging & Reclamation from global Port Operators, Port Authorities, Maritime Authorities, Marine Terminal Companies, River/Waterway Structure Owners and Authorities, […]

  • 25 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Coastal managers can now apply for State Government funds to help protect Western Australia’s 12,000 km coastline. Calling for submissions in the latest round of Coastal Adaptation and Protection grants, Transport Minister Dean Nalder said $1 million was again available to coastal managers in 2015-16. “Our coastline is one of the State’s most valuable assets,” […]

  • 30 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. announced yesterday the completion of the first phase of the Port Monmouth Hurricane and Storm Damage Reduction Project. This $18 million project, aimed to reduce the risks that coastal storms pose to the Port Monmouth area, is federally funded through the Sandy relief package. Phase One of the project included dune […]

  • 21 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Jasper Ocean Terminal (JOT) Board of Directors met last week to review work completed during the 2015 fiscal year and solidify a budget and work plan for FY2016. The Board approved a 2016 fiscal year budget that includes accomplishing further studies of the site design, sediment, access corridor, and channel improvements necessary for the […]

  • 28 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Congressman Bill Cassidy recently applauded the passage of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) in the House of Representatives. This bill authorizes many critical infrastructure and hurricane protection projects for Louisiana, including Morganza to the Gulf. The conference report includes many reforms spearheaded by Congressman Cassidy. “This is a huge step forward in […]

  • 27 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Holyoke Gas and Electric Department (HG&E) is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with the building of the Hadley Falls Station Downstream Fish Passage Project in Holyoke, Mass. The Holyoke Gas and Electric Department proposes to conduct […]

  • 1 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Fenwick Island beach replenishment project, scheduled to start in early July, has been postponed and is now set to begin on July 19, the Town of Fenwick Island said in their latest release.  Last year, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District awarded a $19.2 million contract to Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company […]

  • 23 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    North Ayrshire Council is to hold two separate sessions in the following days to explain the blueprint for the Millport Coastal Flood Protection Scheme. The sessions will include special workshops which will allow people to view the different proposals and give their feedback on the designs. Councillor Jim Montgomerie, Cabinet member for Place, said: “I’m sure […]

  • 27 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Minister of Infrastructure and the Environment of the Netherlands, Melanie Schultz van Haegen has arrived in Beijing for a two-day working visit at the invitation of China’s Minister of Water Resources, Mr Chen Lei. Her delegation includes representatives from several Dutch companies, knowledge institutes (including Deltares) and Rijkswaterstaat (the executive branch of the Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment). […]

  • 5 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    New streets on reclaimed land at Rous Head will be named after a former Fremantle Port Authority general manager, an early container ship and a passenger ship that became a troop carrier during WWII. The 27 hectares of land, reclaimed during the most recent Inner Harbour deepening, will be used for port-related purposes, mostly to […]

  • 22 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Rope and Sling Specialists (RSS) has supplied lifting and rigging equipment to the Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) project on the Kent, UK coast. RSS supplied the equipment to VolkerBrooks, part of VolkerStevin, which is one half of the VSBW joint venture with Boskalis Westminster, responsible for delivery of the marine structures and bridge contract […]

  • 7 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Fort Worth District, recently awarded RLB Contracting Inc. a $5.3 million maintenance dredging contract for the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, Texas Main Channel Across San Antonio Bay. The contract, announced on the fbo.gov website, includes maintenance pipeline dredging of approximately 1,346,000 Cubic Yards (CY) of material from the GIWW. Under the […]

  • 5 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District awarded a contract in the amount of around $265.000 to SOL Engineering Service LLC, a small business, for environmental services to include the collection and analyses of water and sediment samples from the federally maintained Houston Ship Channel Mid Bay Segment. According to Aron Edwards, a biologist […]

  • 11 March 2014

    Oceanology International 2014 sees the launch of a new range of Gyrocompass products based on the well proven MRU technology from Kongsberg Maritime’s sensor ‘Powerhouse’, Kongsberg Seatex. The first model available is MGC R3, which includes three Ring Laser Gyros (RLGs) and three linear accelerometers providing highly accurate readings suitable for demanding applications such as […]