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  • 24 June 2020
    Authorities & Government, Operations & Maintenance

    City of Cleveland, the Port of Cleveland, Ohio EPA, and the Army Corps have released a document for public comment to begin a 20-year dredged material management plan for Cleveland Harbor. The array of alternatives to address the 20 year plan for dredged material management in Cleveland Harbor is available for public comment until July […]

  • 23 June 2020
    Business development

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, and the Cleveland Harbor stakeholders have released a scoping information packet to begin a dredged material management plan for Cleveland Harbor. The purpose of the scoping packet is to disseminate information regarding the development of a 20 year dredged material management plan for Cleveland Harbor, Ohio.  This […]

  • 19 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Deltares, in cooperation with the World Bank, is working on a study in the Caribbean to assess the impact of sea level rise and resilience potential of 17 countries in the region. The aim of the study is to derive proxies to estimate the resilient potential of each country in the region and their potential […]

  • 8 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Victorian Regional Channels Authority (VRCA) is currently conducting ‘bed-leveling’ operations in selected areas of the channels, berths and approaches of the Port of Geelong, located on the shores of Corio Bay at Geelong, Victoria.  The bed leveling exercise is designed to re-distribute sediment to deeper parts of the channel. The project stared earlier this week, […]

  • 19 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Kososing Construction of Cheboygan, Michigan, has won a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Buffalo District’s $5.9 million contract to repair a damaged portion of the Cleveland Harbor West Breakwater in Cleveland, Ohio. According to USACE, the contractor is anticipated to begin work during fall 2019, which will include construction of steel sheet pile walls and […]

  • 8 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Tug Masters from Shoreham Port’s Marine Team completed vital seabed leveling works in nearby Newhaven Port last week.  The work was wrapped up with Acamar – a new tug boat that arrived at the port in September 2018, fitted with a seven-tonne winch for plough-dredging. Seabed leveling is a modern-day dredging technique used in ports […]

  • 12 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

     Jess Levenson, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District Public Affairs Specialist, recently reported on the Cleveland Harbor dredging project. In a video, which was released last Friday, Levenson updated on the Cleveland scheme that will provide a safe and navigable channel throughout the Harbor. The Army Corps estimates that approximately 200,000 cubic yards […]

  • 7 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    During the 6th Annual Conference of the Virginia Coastal Policy Center, at the College of William & Mary Law School last week, Governor Ralph Northam signed a sweeping executive order to bolster Virginia’s resilience to sea level rise and natural hazards.  The Executive Order, broad in scope and objectives, is among the most comprehensive actions […]

  • 13 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Marshlands in the south east of England could start to disappear from the year 2040 due to rapid sea level rise, according to new research involving Durham University scientists. Using data from more than 800 sediment cores which record how salt marshes responded to variable rates of sea-level rise over the past 10,000 years, the […]

  • 11 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The USACE’s Buffalo District, Cleveland Port Authority and several Cleveland preservation groups recently signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA), resolving 20 years of debate over dredging the Cleveland Bulk Terminal and its impact on the Cleveland Huletts. Hulett Iron Ore Unloaders were enormous ore unloading machines, two of which stand where the Cuyahoga River flows […]

  • 7 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Buffalo District started the Cleveland Harbor spring 2018 dredging program last week.   As part of the $4.688 million contract awarded to Ryba Marine Construction on September 6, 2017, 200,000 cubic yards of sediment will be dredged, with 100,000 cubic yards being hydraulically placed into a confined disposal facility, […]

  • 4 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    To achieve accreditation in the UK, Royal HaskoningDHV has completed the BM Level 2 audit process working closely with Lloyd’s Register. The audit examined in detail the company’s processes, procedures and management systems in the UK and the accreditation now means that Royal HaskoningDHV can offer its services to its clients with confidence that the […]

  • 11 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, began surveying levels of sediment deposits last weekend within the West Fork of the San Jacinto River in response to a State of Texas and FEMA request. To determine the level of shoaling and silt accumulation within the West Fork of the San Jacinto River, a New […]

  • 22 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The State of Ohio and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have settled a lawsuit filed over the dredging of the Cleveland Harbor and Cuyahoga River shipping channel in 2016, cleveland.com reports. The settlement, noted in a document filed in federal court yesterday, requires USACE to cover the cost of placing sediment from the harbor […]

  • 2 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, has completed fall 2017 dredging of the Cleveland Harbor federal navigation channel, with 70,000 cubic yards of sediment removed and stored in a confined disposal facility. “We look forward to continuing with the positive momentum we have made with our Cleveland stakeholders,” said USACE Buffalo District Commander […]

  • 7 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Cleveland and the Northeast Ohio Areawide Coordinating Agency (NOACA) have applied for a federal Infrastructure for Rebuilding America (INFRA) grant to help pay for new bulkheads as part of the Irishtown Bend project. The grant application seeks $11.5 million in INFRA funds to stabilize the hillside that sits on the banks of the Cuyahoga […]

  • 2 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    A delegation from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, toured the Port of Cleveland yesterday, to learn about the confined disposal facility for sediment dredged from the Cuyahoga River. The Port Cleveland is leading efforts to beneficially use sediment dredged from the river to maintain the ship channel. Traditionally, sediment was treated as waste […]

  • 14 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) will be holding its fourth public information meeting on sea level rise vulnerability and adaptation on Thursday, August 17, 2017, the State of Hawaii said in its latest release.  This meeting is one of a series of public information meetings being held statewide to educate people about […]

  • 24 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Canal and River Trust’s 2016/17 Annual Report, published today, records the highest levels of public support and investment in its 2,000 miles of historic waterways since they were transferred from state control five years ago. “A strong commercial performance during the year, including a further rise in the number of people donating to our […]

  • 7 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Senate Bill 2, the Ohio General Assembly’s environmental protection legislation, was sent to Governor John Kasich for his signature last week, the Greater Cleveland Partnership (GCP) said in its latest announcement.  “Senate Bill 2 will continue efforts by the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency to strengthen policies and regulations that will improve the quality of Lake […]

  • 5 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Cleveland has developed and implemented a plan to manage the sediments annually dredged from the 5.9 mile shipping channel on the Cuyahoga River. According to the port, the plan is made to ensure that the shipping channel is maintained at an adequate depth needed for commercial shipping traffic. The plan relies on […]

  • 13 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, has started the Cleveland Harbor federal navigation lower channel dredging project. According to the Corps, the 2017 spring dredging season began on Tuesday, April 11. USACE also announced that the start of upper navigation channel dredging is expected to begin around April 21. “In the fall of […]

  • 15 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Rob Portman, who serves as co-chair of the Senate Great Lakes Task Force, yesterday met with the USACE Lieutenant Colonel Adam Czekanski, 73rd commander of the Buffalo District, to discuss continued efforts to dredge the Port of Cleveland. “We’ve made good progress in our efforts to protect Lake Erie over the past several years, […]

  • 5 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District will host a media event commemorating the completion of the Cleveland Harbor East Breakwater Repair project, Monday, December 5 at 3:00pm at the Forest City Yacht Club. Repair work to the approximately 4,400 linear feet of breakwater began in the beginning of June 2015. The work was […]

  • 10 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    In their latest issue of Terra et Aqua, the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has released a new article named ‘Dredging sound levels, numerical modelling and EIA’. This paper was initially presented at the CEDA Dredging Days in November 2015 and was included in the conference proceedings. Underwater sound from anthropogenic sources and its potential […]

  • 20 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Board of Directors of the Cleveland-Cuyahoga County Port Authority (Port of Cleveland) last week approved acceptance of grants totaling over $180,000 to advance three critical infrastructure projects. Supporting security, sediment management, and planning for the stabilization of Irish Town Bend, the grants demonstrate widespread support for the port’s strategic infrastructure investments. The port applied […]

  • 13 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The USACE, Buffalo District, has moved quickly following the Stipulation and Order entered by the Court last week, and has awarded a $3.7 million contract to dredge the Cleveland Harbor federal navigation channel in 2016 to Ryba Marine Construction of Cheboygan, Michigan.  Under the terms of the Stipulation and Order, all dredged sediment from the […]

  • 6 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has reached an agreement, adopted as a Court order, to dredge the Cleveland Harbor federal navigation channel in 2016. Under the terms of the agreement, which was spearheaded by the Corps, dredged sediment from the federal navigation channel will be placed in a confined disposal facility (CDF). The Corps […]

  • 4 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ navigation mission is to provide safe, reliable, efficient and environmentally sustainable waterborne transportation systems (channels, harbors and waterways) for the movement of commerce, national security needs, and recreation. The Corps operates and maintains 140 navigation projects in the Great Lakes, including Cleveland Harbor. USACE closely monitored channel conditions in the […]