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  • 21 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Mayor of Long Beach, California, Robert Garcia and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have signed the Federal Cost Share Agreement to begin the East San Pedro Bay Ecosystem Restoration Study. “Improving our ecosystem and coastal experience is a win for residents and visitors, and will be a boost to the Long Beach economy,” said Mayor Robert […]

  • 1 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Port of Long Beach and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are proceeding with a Deep Draft Navigational Study to evaluate potential improvements to the Port’s deep-water branch channels. The study will guide future navigational improvements building on the Main Channel Deepening Project completed in 2013, which provided a minimum depth of 76 feet […]

  • 7 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Environmental Protection Agency yesterday published its final rule establishing the Eastern Long Island Sound Dredging Disposal Site (ELDS) in the Federal Register. With the publication of this rule, EPA is designating ELDS, located offshore from New London, Connecticut, for the disposal of dredged material from harbors and navigation channels in eastern Long Island Sound […]

  • 19 May 2011

    Today, Congressman Jon Runyan (NJ-3) applauded the Army Corps of Engineers for funding Long Beach Island beach replenishment, also known as… (thestatecolumn) [mappress] Source: thestatecolumn, May 19, 2011;

  • 21 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    With funds from the Sandy Relief Act signed into law, the US Army Corps of Engineers is restoring and will complete an existing dune and berm project put in place before Hurricane Sandy hit the New Jersey coast. Crews are busy placing millions of cubic yards of sand as part of the Corps efforts to […]

  • 31 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is repairing and restoring previously constructed coastal projects like the Sea Bright to Manasquan project throughout the region. The work at Long Branch is one of four contracts that were awarded to repair and restore beaches from Sea Bright to Manasquan in northern New Jersey. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, […]

  • 1 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ contractor Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company (GLDD) completed the Holgate beachfill operations on November 23, 2016, marking the conclusion of initial construction of Long Beach Island’s dune and berm system. Dune grass planting is also in progress, with completion anticipated by mid-February. As the USACE said on its […]

  • 9 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) last week announced additional work that they plan to accomplish with the funding provided for disaster recovery in Public Law 115-123, the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018, signed into law February 9, 2018.  Among other things, Public Law 115-123 provided $17.398 billion for disaster recovery in six appropriations […]

  • 14 June 2012

    The Port of Long Beach was named the best seaport in North America by Cargonews Asia at the 2012 Asian Freight and Supply Chain Awards in Shanghai. It is the 15th time in the past 17 years that the Port of Long Beach has been recognized as the best on the continent by importers, exporters, […]

  • 10 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten E. Gillibrand announced that, after their push, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has determined that five Long Island farms are eligible for funding to repair 4.5 miles of levees that were damaged by Superstorm Sandy. The levees protect over 700 acres of farmland and Suffolk County […]

  • 4 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has released for public review and comment the Long Island Sound Draft Dredged Material Management Plan (DMMP) and Draft Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (PEIS). The public comment period will run through Oct. 16, 2015. Public Hearings were held in New York and Connecticut and two additional Public Hearings are […]

  • 15 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Commissioner Robert Klee of Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, few days ago offered the following comment on release of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Final Dredged Material Management Plan (DMMP) and Final Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (PEIS) for Long Island Sound. “Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) supports the recommendations for the […]

  • 24 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, has just announced that the Long Beach Coastal Restoration Project, located along Long Island’s South Shore, is taking shape. The Army Corps Contracting Rep. Michael Ortega and project engineer Janeen Minguillo travel in a four-wheel-drive truck and ascend over newly excavated sand making their daily rounds surveying […]

  • 5 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    New York State has formally objected to the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed plan to designate one or more dredged material disposal sites in the Eastern Long Island Sound. Following an examination of the plan by the state’s Department of State, New York has found that the EPA’s plan is inconsistent with New York State coastal […]

  • 24 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Long-term plans to reduce flood risk for people in St Asaph are to be unveiled at a public drop-in session in the city. The proposals, drawn up by Natural Resources Wales (NRW), will see the city’s flood defenses enhanced, but will also involve a number of innovative projects upstream to manage flood risk naturally. NRW […]

  • 27 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners is scheduled to vote Monday, June 30, to name Jon W. Slangerup, a veteran corporate executive with extensive experience in global logistics and environmental technologies, as the Port of Long Beach’s new Chief Executive. With the pending expansion of the Panama Canal and the aftermath of the 2008 […]

  • 28 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is repairing and restoring previously constructed coastal projects like the Sea Bright to Manasquan project throughout the region. The work at Long Branch is one of four contracts that were awarded to repair and restore beaches from Sea Bright to Manasquan in northern New Jersey. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, […]

  • 1 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Long Beach is setting another record for welcoming the largest megaships in North America with the visit this Sunday, September 30, of the MSC Beatrice. The vessel, 1,200 feet long, 167 feet wide and capable of carrying 13,798 container units, was docked in the early morning at Long Beach’s Pier T on […]

  • 17 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The New York District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded a $40,067,500 contract on August 16, 2013 to Manson Construction for beach replenishment at Long Branch, N.J. The Long Branch contract is one of four separate contracts that together cover the Sea Bright to Manasquan project area. The contract will cover an area […]

  • 31 January 2010

    Anyone weary of bad news about the economy would have felt a lot better Friday after hearing the Long Beach State of the Port speech. It was about creating thousands of new jobs, and investing many millions in the future… [mappress] Source:presstelegram,January 31,2010;

  • 20 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The past three years have proved challenging for the St. Paul District’s channels and harbors team. As Mother Nature continues serving up records for volume of water, river flows and sediment, the team responsible for managing the Mississippi River’s navigation channel from Minneapolis to Guttenberg, Iowa, is also actively seeking permanent locations along the river […]

  • 12 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has completed a Final Dredged Material Management Plan (DMMP) and Final Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (PEIS) for Long Island Sound.  The DMMP was requested by the Governors of Connecticut and New York, in their letter of February 8, 2005 to the Chief of Engineers. The need for a DMMP […]

  • 11 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, and the state of North Carolina have finalized an agreement to again allow dredging in North Carolina’s coastal waters so fishing and transportation vessels can more easily move through shallow inlets and channels. “This agreement is critical to keeping our shallow-draft navigation channels navigable,” said Tom Reeder, […]

  • 20 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, announced the availability of the Draft Environmental Assessment (DEA) and Draft Statement of Conformity (DSOC) for the Atlantic Coast of Long Island, Jones Inlet to East Rockaway Inlet, Long Beach Island, New York Coastal Storm Risk Management Project and the opening of the window for the […]

  • 27 September 2012

    Kochi port has introduced plans to go in for long-term contract for dredging. According to thehindubusinessline.com, the management has invited expressions of interest from companies and their consortiums or joint ventures for taking up dredging operations for a period of 12 years. The long-term contract is expected to make the work more attractive to dredging […]

  • 7 June 2010

    Dredging up the dirt at the Port of Long Beach will start Tuesday morning as city and federal officials gather to officially kick off the… [mappress] Source: cunninghamreport, June 7, 2010;