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  • 3 July 2020
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co. recently shared a video of the ongoing Baltimore Harbor maintenance dredging operations. The work is part of the regular maintenance of the multiple channels that go from the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay in Virginia all the way into Baltimore Harbor. Each year, the Maryland Department of Transportation Port […]

  • 30 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Alaska District has just announced the completion of maintenance dredging in Homer. According to the Corps, the District completed maintenance dredging in Homer on Monday in the U.S. Coast Guard berth of the harbor. “We initially estimated that 3,500 cubic yards of material would be removed in this process […]

  • 10 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is beginning the Grays Harbor maintenance dredging operations in the Outer Harbor. There are many crab pots in the South Beach Disposal Site and the Army Corps of Engineers is asking fishermen and crabbers to move their equipment to avoid having it damaged. All navigation channels, target disposal sites […]

  • 3 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Arco Dijk of Hanson Aggregate Marine has completed its maintenance stop-over at Damen Shiprepair Amsterdam. “Whilst the vessel was in dock we performed a big range of maintenance works of which an extensive tail shaft overhaul, various dredge pipe renewal and repainting her with a new coat, getting her […]

  • 28 January 2020
    Business & Finance

     Kananook Creek mouth maintenance dredging works are in full swing now, according to the Coast Guard Frankston. The project, aimed at improving accessibility for boat users throughout the year, is being carried out by long-reach excavator and under the supervision of the Frankston City Council. In the latest update on the project, the Coast […]

  • 26 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance dredging program in the Lake Worth Inlet began last week, the Port of Palm Beach reports. The hopper dredger Atchafalaya is expected to remove approximately 60,000 cubic yards of sand from the inner and outer harbor channel. “Removing the shoal would deepen the sea floor to 37 feet in the inner channel and 39 […]

  • 18 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Fisheries and Oceans Canada has issued its Notice of Determination saying that the proposed Arnes Harbor Manitoba – Routine Maintenance Dredging project is not likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects. Arnes Harbor is located at the West end of Lake Winnipeg at the mouth of the Drunken River, approximately 112 km North of Winnipeg, […]

  • 15 November 2019
    Business & Finance

     The trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Brisbane is in the Port of Gladstone area, getting ready to begin a maintenance dredging program, the Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC) announced today.  GPC undertakes maintenance dredging to remove the build-up of sediment in navigational areas so that they can maintain depth in the shipping channels and ensure […]

  • 14 November 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    C-Job Naval Architects revealed its concept design of an Autonomous Underwater Maintenance Dredger (AUMD) today. The design was presented by the independent ship design and engineering company at the combined Maritime and Port Technology and Development Conference (MTEC) and international Conference on Maritime Autonomous Surface Ships (ICMASS) in Trondheim, Norway. The Autonomous Underwater Maintenance Dredger […]

  • 7 November 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District, together with their contractor, will begin maintenance dredging on the approach to the Chesapeake & Delaware Canal in late November 2019. The project area extends from the western approach of the C&D Canal to Fairlee Creek along the Elk River. Dredged material will be placed in the […]

  • 29 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. House of Representatives has passed by a recorded vote the Full Utilization of the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund (HMTF), H.R. 2440. The vote was 296 in favor and 109 opposed. The voting required a two-thirds super majority of the House in order to pass under “suspension of the rules.” There were seventeen (17) […]

  • 23 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. House of Representatives is set to consider H.R. 2440, Full Utilization of the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund bill on Monday October 28, 2019. As reported by the Dredging Contractors of America (DCA), the bill may be presented in the House under “suspension of the rules.” “We strongly support the Full Utilization of the […]

  • 15 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Victorian Regional Channels Authority (VRCA) has just announced that Sandringham Harbor Maintenance Dredging project has been wrapped up successfully. In recent years, Sandringham harbor has experienced an accumulation of sand and seagrass in front of the off the beach sailing facilities operated by Sandringham and Hampton Yacht Clubs. Dredging of the “black sludge” that […]

  • 4 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance dredging of the Intracoastal Waterway in Venice will begin mid-October, reports the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District. The project involves removal of shoaled sediment and use of the dredged material on the beach and nearshore area to take advantage of ecosystem restoration opportunities. Over time, coastal processes have resulted in significant shoaling and […]

  • 2 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Manson Construction Co. recently released the latest update on the Atchafalaya River 2019 Maintenance Dredging Project. This project involves river maintenance dredging utilizing the cutter suction dredge (CSD) ROBERT M WHITE (RM WHITE) along the southern reaches of the Atchafalaya River. According to Manson, the work consists of three primary dredging reaches: Crewboat Cut, the […]

  • 20 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Jenkins Marine Ltd has started a routine maintenance dredging project in Haslar Marina for marina operators Dean and Reddyhoff. Haslar is an all tide 650 berth marina which requires regular maintenance dredging and this year there is an estimated 30,000m3 to dredge, with part of the dredge including adjacent neighbors the ‘Royal Naval Sailing Association’ […]

  • 18 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Kalama in Washington officially started its annual maintenance dredging program at the TEMCO grain elevator berth on September 1. The Port board of commissioners awarded the ongoing 2019 maintenance dredging contract to Ross Island Sand and Gravel for $687,225.00, including tax. According to their official announcement, the project will remove a projected […]

  • 13 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Senate Appropriations Committee has passed funding legislation for fiscal year (FY) 2020 that funds the Departments of Defense and Energy, as well as important infrastructure projects administered by the Army Corps of Engineers. Senator Jeanne Shaheen, a senior member of the Appropriations Committee and member of the Energy and Water Subcommittee, helped procure $7.75 […]

  • 2 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co. LLC, Old Brook, Illinois, has been awarded a $26.4 million contract for the Baltimore Harbor maintenance dredging project. According to the DOD, work will be performed in Baltimore, Maryland, with an estimated completion date of March 30, 2020. The work is part of the regular maintenance of the multiple […]

  • 30 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Member of Parliament for Acadie-Bathurst, Serge Cormier, on behalf of the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, Jonathan Wilkinson, announced yesterday that the Government of Canada is investing in harbor infrastructure throughout the Acadian Peninsula. “Investments that help improve communities are a priority for our Government. Small Craft Harbor investments demonstrate […]

  • 29 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Jenkins Marine Ltd is about to begin a routine maintenance dredging project within Haslar Marina Gosport and the RNSA pontoon, informs the Queen’s Harbor Master Portsmouth. According to the notice, the maintenance dredging will begin within Haslar Marina Gosport and the RNSA pontoon (located to the south of the marina), from 9 September 2019 with […]

  • 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 […]

  • 4 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance dredging operations in Michigan’s New Buffalo and South Haven Harbors were successfully completed last week by The King Company, Inc., the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Detroit District said in their latest announcement.  “After the initial dredging excavation to establish a channel, dredging must be done periodically to keep the area clear and safe […]

  • 24 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    NORTH Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP) will soon begin maintenance dredging at the Port of Weipa. Dredging will also be completed at Amrun on behalf of Rio Tinto. Dredge vessels TSHD Brisbane and Oranje will work within the Port of Weipa and Amrun from approximately 3 June and to 17 July inclusive, the company reported. […]

  • 14 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP) has unveiled a plan to conduct maintenance and repair works at Half Tide Tug Harbor from May 16-22.  According to the NQBP’s official announcement, the works will include: Boat ramp excavation works These maintenance works, aimed to improve access for recreational boaters, will be undertaken using a land-based long […]

  • 29 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    A Port of Blyth maintenance dredging program is set to begin this week, the port said in their latest release.  According to the official announcement, this dredging campaign, scheduled to last for a period of approximately 7 days, will be undertaken at the port approaches, main navigational channel and operational commercial berths. The Port of […]

  • 22 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) has submitted a statement about the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure’s April 10, 2019 subcommittee hearing on “The Cost of Doing Nothing: Why Full Utilization of the Harbor Maintenance and Investment in our Nation’s Waterways Matter.” In the statement, AEM outlined the importance of the health of the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    House Transportation and Infrastructure Water Resources and Environment Subcommittee Chairwoman Grace F. Napolitano (D-El Monte) yesterday made an interesting statement on the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund and Inland Waterways. She delivered the following opening statement during the hearing titled: “The Cost of Doing Nothing: Why Full Utilization of the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund and Investment in […]