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  • 8 February 2013

    U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) reintroduced legislation that would ensure increased funding for maintenance and operations of federal ports—including Toledo’s. The Harbor Maintenance Act would ensure that funds deposited in the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund go toward maintenance, operations, and construction at federal ports. Toledo Harbor supports more than 2,640 jobs and generates an estimated […]

  • 1 April 2011
    Vessels

    The large dredger “Hu Men” entered the CIC BLM Shipyard in late February, the main works included regular docking jobs, the repair of… (csgcic) [mappress] Source: csgcic, April 1, 2011;    

  • 16 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District, has studied flood risk management and reliability improvements for the existing levee unit at Manhattan, Kansas, and is seeking review and public comment on the information presented within the Draft Feasibility Report. The study was conducted at the request and with cooperation of the sponsor of […]

  • 11 December 2012

    After two full years of construction, phase one of the Marysville Ring Levee Project has drawn to a close with 4,600 linear feet of deep-soil-mixed cutoff wall installed – the first milestone in a four-phase project to reduce Marysville’s flood risk. “All major structural improvements for this stretch of levee are complete,” said Mark Ellis, […]

  • 27 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Cedric Richmond (LA-02) released the following statement after the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) confirmed that it was fully funding the West Shore Hurricane Protection Project through completion of the study phase: “Since coming to Congress, I have been working to move the West Shore Levee Project forward,” said Rep. Cedric Richmond. “Hurricane […]

  • 9 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Vicksburg District of the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded Contract labeled W912EE-12-C-0021 for levee improvements in East Carroll and Concordia Parishes, Louisiana. The contract was awarded to Bickerstaff Brothers, Inc., of Batesville, Mississippi, in the amount of $464,000 and consists of furnishing all plant, labor, materials and equipment for the construction. […]

  • 20 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is proceeding with its internal review of a proposal to build a ring levee around the communities of Oxbow, Hickson and Bakke, ND. The ring levee is being proposed as mitigation for the staging area needed for the diversion channel. The staging area would be used to store water […]

  • 16 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    BSE Maritime Solutions, an Australian ship repair specialist, has completed repairs of the cutter suction dredger WOMBAT. The WOMBAT entered BSE Brisbane Slipways in mid-January and just after few weeks of work, this Hall Contracting’s 63 meter cutter suction dredger is now ready for the new challenges. BSE Maritime Solutions involves three full service ship repair dockyards on […]

  • 29 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    A section of Southsea seafront has been closed while work is carried out to repair coastal defenses, according to the Portsmouth City Council. An area directly behind the Pyramids Center has been cordoned off following the breakdown of part of the sea wall. Portsmouth City Council is working with the Environment Agency and East Solent […]

  • 5 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Van den Herik’s trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Charlock last month underwent a program of maintenance and repairs at Niestern Sander Ship Repair in Delfzijl, the Netherlands. The TSHD arrived at the Niestern Sander shipyard’s floating docks on November 26th. “Moored between the two docks, the dredging vessel was scheduled for several repair works in the […]

  • 29 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Repair operations on the Muskegon South Breakwater Connector in Muskegon, Michigan will remain on schedule, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, announced yesterday.  Additional armor stone placement, demolition of the structure’s surface and placement of a new concrete cap are taking place this spring. “The Detroit District has measures in place protecting our […]

  • 7 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The restoration of Kaikoura Harbor after last year’s magnitude 7.8 earthquake is expected to be completed by the middle of the year, according to the New Zealand Government’s latest release. Civil Defense Minister, Gerry Brownlee, has announced progress on the slipway, ramp and channel deepening as a result of the November 14 earthquake lifting the […]

  • 5 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The National Audit Office has published its 2014 report on flood defense spending. It welcomes improvements in the way the Environment Agency is prioritizing its spending, including on flood defense maintenance, and how it achieves value for money. However, the report claims the underlying spending on flood defenses has gone down. On NAO’s funding claims, […]

  • 6 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Qwuloolt Estuary Restoration Project is progressing very well. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ contractor Sealaska, Auburn, WA, uses tracked vehicles to finish up placing material on a levee for the Qwuloolt Project phase one. This project, a partnership with the Tulalip Tribes of Washington, will restore about 360 acres of critical estuary habitat […]

  • 12 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced support to ensure that small craft fishing harbours across the country remain operational and productive. He was accompanied by Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, and Tilly O’Neill Gordon, Member of Parliament for Miramichi. “Safe and efficient harbours are vital to the economic well-being of fishing communities across the […]

  • 17 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Subsea Tooling Services UK Ltd (STS) was officially launched at Subsea Expo 2015. Created by three individuals, the management team has a combined industry experience of over sixty years which has brought new innovative, reliable and performance leading products into the dredging market. Dredging Today has spoken with Mr Raymond Cameron, Business Manager at Subsea […]

  • 3 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Dorset County Council has approved a budget of £3m over 5 years, as a partnership funding contribution, for the West Bay Flood Protection Project. This is towards an overall scheme cost of approximately £7m, the council said. Working in collaboration with the Environment Agency, the project aims to deliver an improved standard of flood […]

  • 22 December 2011

    U.S. Sen. David Vitter  secured an agreement from U.S. Army Corps of Engineers leadership that the Corps will conduct a third-party review of West Bank levees recently found to contain significant amounts of debris – such as a used tire, a hot water tank and a shopping cart – during an inspection last month. An […]

  • 29 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Brian Higgins and Lt. Col. Adam Czekanski of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, gathered at a press conference Saturday morning to celebrate the receipt of federal funds to repair the south breakwater in Buffalo Harbor. According to Congressman Higgins, the federal funding will be used for improvements along Buffalo’s Outer Harbor, including […]

  • 13 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Moray Council has been granted an extension to the deadline for repairs to the damaged seawall at Lossiemouth. The Scottish Government agreed to fund half of the £450,000 estimated cost of a permanent repair to the structure, which was breached by heavy seas during stormy weather in December 2012. However, ministers stipulated that the money […]

  • 4 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    It’s the end of an era for American River levee work as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers contractors began installing the last stretch of seepage cutoff wall at the Natomas East Main Drainage Canal in north Sacramento this week. Once this and related levee work at the city’s H Street and Howe Avenue bridges […]

  • 12 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Blanchard River Watershed Study remains the No. 1 priority project for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Buffalo District. “This study has taken an unrelenting effort to get to this point. On the Federal side, the authorities, policies, and funding amounts under which we have conducted the study have varied through the years,” […]

  • 11 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will spend $14 million on repairs to the damaged San Pedro and Long Beach breakwaters, U.S. Representative Janice Hahn’s office announced on Tuesday. “This is a huge relief,” said Congresswoman Janice Hahn. “I have been fighting for repairs to our breakwater for some time now and I am happy that […]

  • 13 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP) has just announced that the maintenance works are set to begin on the Bowen Wharf this week. According to NQBP acting CEO Rochelle Macdonald, the works include repairs to cracked concrete slab sections and some of the timber decking structure and the removal of deteriorated timber fender piles. “NQBP […]

  • 8 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Congresswoman Janice Hahn has renewed a call that she made last month to the Army Corps of Engineers to make immediate repairs to the San Pedro breakwater.  El Niño storms hit the region this week and battered the already damaged breakwater. As long as the breakwater remains unrepaired, it will be vulnerable to breaching and […]

  • 9 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District Biologists, together with the Floating Plant Crew, were at the Ashtabula Harbor east breakwater, May 4, repairing storm-damaged common tern (Sterna hirundo) habitat. The common tern habitat was constructed two years ago in an effort to establish an additional breeding location along the southern shore of Lake Erie. […]