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  • 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;

  • 15 May 2011

    The port of Long Beach is using super-sized cranes for a new breed of container ship that could shake up port competition worldwide when a w… (bhcourier) [mappress] Source: bhcourier, May 15, 2011;

  • 15 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Congressman Alan Lowenthal has helped secure an additional $7.74 million for much-needed dredging of the Queensway Bay channel, which sits at the mouth of the Los Angeles River in Long Beach. The funding is in addition to more than $5 million already secured by the Congressman and the City of Long Beach for initial dredging […]

  • 15 May 2012

    Civic, port and industry leaders gathered Monday on the docks of the Port of Long Beach to launch a pioneering project to build a highly advanced terminal that will feature the most modern and clean technologies available to move cargo. Marking the occasion with the driving of a commemorative “golden pile,” part of the foundation […]

  • 26 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    BAM Nuttall have recently completed a major milestone on the V&A Museum in Dundee, namely the construction of the coffer dam which will allow the structure to be built out into the Tay. The selection of the right plant and equipment was crucial to meet the tight deadlines, with the summer embargo of works on […]

  • 21 July 2010
    Project & Tenders

    To stay competitive, the Port is planning more than $3 billion in upgrades, including a new container terminal, improvements for an existing terminal, redevelopment and consolidation of two older terminals, the replacement of an obsolete bridge and upgraded rail infrastructure. Topping the Port’s development achievements in 2009 was the go-ahead in April for the Middle […]

  • 1 August 2013

    All the easements the USACE needs to start the Long Branch beach replenishment project have been secured, says Long Branch Mayor Adam Schneider. “Talks are ongoing with some of the properties, but we have everything for the current contract so things are going well,” US Army Corps of Engineers Regional Manager Jenifer Thalhauser said. The […]

  • 3 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Connecticut delegation sent a letter yesterday to Lieutenant General Tom Bostick, Commanding General and Chief of Engineers, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in support of the recently-released Draft Dredged Material Management Plan (DMMP) and Draft Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement for Long Island Sound. “As representatives from Connecticut, a state with 332 miles of coastline, […]

  • 13 October 2011

    After years of planning and waiting for funding, the Duvall Creek dredging project is slated to begin Monday…   By Lea Hurt (greaterannapolis) [mappress] Source: greaterannapolis, October 13, 2011;

  • 17 September 2010

    The funds-starved Port Qasim Authority (PQA) may find itself in hot water while intending to materialize the temporarily-abandoned … By Ismail Dilawar (brecorder) [mappress] Source: brecorder, September 17, 2010;

  • 21 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Representative Joe Courtney, Senators Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy, and Representatives Rosa DeLauro, John Larson, Jim Himes and Elizabeth Esty have sent a letter to the EPA, reaffirming their support for the proposed rule to designate a new Eastern Long Island Sound Dredged Material Disposal Site (ELDS). “Without access to an ELDS, it is expected […]

  • 17 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (January 10-17).   Deepening Scheme on Delaware River Enters Blasting Phase The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, and its contractor Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company began rock blasting operations last month as part of the project to […]

  • 6 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Fairfield 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 constructing engineered beaches in Fairfield, Conn. According to the Corps, the work is proposed in Long Island Sound at the following locations in Fairfield: Southport Beach (1505 Pequot […]

  • 20 October 2010

    The Port of Long Beach has agreed to accept 150,000 cubic yards of dredged toxic sediment from the city of Newport Beach, Newport officials… By Mike Reicher (dailypilot) [mappress] Source: dailypilot, October 20, 2010;

  • 16 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners on Monday, July 14, approved an $858 million budget for the Port of Long Beach in the upcoming fiscal year, with two-thirds of the spending set aside for a robust building and modernization program. For the fiscal year starting Oct. 1, 2014, the Harbor Department plans to spend […]

  • 24 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    “High-tech cranes, bigger ships, cleaner skies and more jobs?” That’s the way Al Moro, Acting Executive Director of the City of Long Beach Harbor Department, summed up the Port of Long Beach’s 2013 and the expectations for the year just started, at Thursday morning’s biggest-ever State of the Port address. Harbor Commission President Doug Drummond […]

  • 7 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer, Kirsten Gillibrand, Richard Blumenthal, and Chris Murphy yesterday announced a key Senate committee’s passage of legislation to bring federal dollars to support the restoration of Long Island Sound. The Long Island Sound Stewardship Act that Senators Gillibrand, Schumer, Blumenthal and Murphy introduced last year passed out of the Senate Environment […]

  • 2 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP) is the organisation responsible for managing and monitoring Abbot Point’s port environment, and they have recognised that seagrasses are an important and sensitive component of marine habitats within the port and are committed to monitoring and maintaining the health of these habitats. The baseline assessments and experimental program at […]

  • 19 March 2012

    The Port of Long Beach on Friday welcomed the largest container ship ever to call to North America, the MSC Fabiola. The vessel, measuring 1,200 feet in length and capable of carrying more than 12,000 container units, docked at Pier T on Terminal Island. “This is the largest container vessel now serving the U.S.-Asia trade, […]

  • 4 April 2012

    According to The Republic, Connecticut lawmakers are coming together to form a bipartisan Long Island Sound Caucus to focus on the concerns of shoreline residents and promote the area’s environmental and economic interests. State representatives and senators who represent towns on the sound will announce the creation of the caucus at a Wednesday afternoon news […]

  • 5 January 2012

    Contractors are expected to start the township’s portion of Long Beach Island’s beach replenishment in early February, federal officials …   By Nicholas Huba (app) [mappress] Source: app, January 5, 2012;

  • 19 August 2011

    Minister of Public Works and Transport the Hon Neko C Grant inspected the new Salt Pond Dock during a stopover visit to Long Island on…   (bahamaislandsinfo) [mappress] Source: bahamaislandsinfo, August 19, 2011

  • 28 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA), together with 100 supporting U.S. ports and other organizations, delivered a letter to House and Senate leadership earlier this week, urging them to enact a comprehensive solution to “fix the HMT (Harbor Maintenance Tax) for good”. As AAPA reported, America’s seaports are economic engines and vital freight gateways […]

  • 22 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    In a written testimony, submitted recently to the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee’s Subcommittee on Water Resource and Environment hearing on the “Cost of Doing Nothing,” the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) called on Congress to invest in critical landside and waterside connections to seaports, fully utilize HMT revenues and implement a long-term funding solution for port maintenance. “Landside and […]