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  • 1 June 2020

    Federal Marine and River Transport Agency (Rosmorrechflot) said in their latest announcement that the new navigation season on the Upper Lena and Lower Lena rivers is now officially open. Last year, navigation season in the Lena river basin featured low water levels, while the forecast for this year is optimistic.    In 2020, the operations […]

  • 14 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite, USACE Commanding General and 54th U.S. Army Chief of Engineers, has signed the New Haven Harbor Navigation Improvement Project Chief’s Report. The existing New Haven Harbor deep draft ship channel, turning basin, and maneuvering area are currently authorized at a depth of -35 feet at mean lower low water (MLLW). […]

  • 7 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Continuing his efforts to safeguard the future of commerce on the Great Lakes, Michigan Representative Jack Bergman is proposing a new policy to ensure baseline levels of funding for the backlogged maintenance projects along Great Lakes transportation routes. The Great Lakes Navigation System (GLNS) is a deep-draft waterway connecting all five lakes through hundreds of […]

  • 9 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Final General Reevaluation Report (GRR) and Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the San Francisco Bay to Stockton Navigation Improvement Project are now available online, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The San Francisco Bay to Stockton Navigation Improvement Project was originally authorized by Congress in the Rivers and Harbors (R&H) Act of […]

  • 19 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Federal, state and local elected officials joined local business leaders yesterday to welcome the news that Broward County’s long-awaited Port Everglades Navigation Improvements Project to deepen and widen the port’s navigational channels can now begin with $29.1 million in funding under the Army Corps FY 2020 Work Plan. The funding will be used to build […]

  • 14 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    A public meeting on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Tacoma Harbor Navigation Improvement Project draft feasibility report and draft environmental assessment (EA) will take place on January 15. Sessions begin at 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. at the Moore Branch of the Tacoma Public Library in Tacoma, Washington, said USACE. The meeting will focus on […]

  • 11 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Navigation Season 2019 on the Ob-Irtysh Basin System of Waterways has come to an end, the Rosmorrechflot press center (Federal Marine and River Transport Agency) reports. In 2019, total length of waterways with aid to navigation was 8,750 kilometers. According to Rosmorrechflot, the scope of dredging performed on the waterways of the Ob-Irtysh Basin […]

  • 4 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, San Francisco District, will host a public meeting on Wednesday, November 13, to present an overview of the District’s Navigation Program. The meeting is part of an effort by USACE to evaluate the agency’s San Francisco Bay navigation program in order to best position the program for success over […]

  • 4 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Two public meetings on the Draft Integrated Feasibility Report (Integrated Feasibility Study/Environmental Impact Statement/Environmental Impact Report) for the Port of Long Beach Deep Draft Navigation Study will be held on Wednesday, November 13, 2019, at the Port of Long Beach Administration Building in Long Beach, CA. The Draft IFR EIS/EIR has also a review period […]

  • 14 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging efforts on the Arkansas River Navigation Channel are underway after historic flooding this spring, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Little Rock District reports. “Navigation buoys up and down the river were displaced during the flood. The Coast Guard is planning to replace the buoys in the near future,” USACE said in their latest […]

  • 30 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Last week, Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company LLC, Oakbrook, Illinois, won an $11.6 million Intracoastal Waterway (IWW) C&D Canal Maintenance Dredging contract. According to the Department of Defense, the contract – awarded by the Army Corps’ Philadelphia District – includes maintenance dredging of the IWW C&D Canal federal navigation project in Chesapeake City, Maryland. […]

  • 2 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Boston Harbor Federal Navigation Project will undergo maintenance dredging under the terms of a $6.4 million contract issued recently by the Army Corps’ New England District in Concord, Massachusetts. The contract that was awarded on July 11, 2019 will be accomplished by Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, Inc., of Oak Brook, Illinois. According […]

  • 23 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Lieutenant Governor of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Karyn Polito, joined Nantucket Town Manager, C. Elizabeth Gibson, and other state and local officials at a ribbon cutting ceremony last week to celebrate completion of the Polpis Harbor Dredging Project. Additionally, Lt. Governor Polito announced that Nantucket will receive a $500,000 award through the first-ever grant round […]

  • 19 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has announced a draft environmental assessment and proposed finding of no significant impact for the operation and maintenance dredging and dredged material placement for the Miami Harbor Navigation Project inner harbor, Miami-Dade County. As USACE reported, the purpose of harbor dredging maintenance is to enable safe and efficient vessel […]

  • 14 June 2019
    Business & Finance

     The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Buffalo District’s divers have discovered a submerged crest due to the high lake levels on Lake Erie of a critical breakwater in the Cleveland Harbor while inspecting the West End of the East Breakwater. The submerged breakwater presented danger in the navigational channel to boaters, said USACE. The […]

  • 4 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    A public meeting will be held June 11, 2019 from 6pm to 8pm at the Contra Costa County Conservation and Development offices in Martinez, Calif., to discuss the Draft General Reevaluation Report (GRR) and Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the San Francisco Bay to Stockton Navigation Improvement Project. The study area is a 13.2 mile […]

  • 15 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Sailors assigned to Underwater Construction Team (UCT) 2, Construction Dive Det. Alpha, completed a recompression chamber inspection and maritime infrastructure assessment of the Pohnpei Harbor and Kapingamarangi Atoll on May 7, as part of Pacific Partnership 2019. The assessment, which began April 16, will help maintain and expand the harbor port in Pohnpei and improve […]

  • 13 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Draft General Reevaluation Report (GRR) and Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the San Francisco Bay to Stockton Navigation Improvement Project, prepared by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, is available for public review, said USACE in their latest announcement.  The study area is a 13.2 mile length of navigation channel spanning central San Francisco […]

  • 22 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District staff will host a public teleconference April 26 from 11 a.m. to noon to provide an update on the ongoing Miami Harbor Navigation Improvement Study and to provide information on the study progress and upcoming milestones. The navigation improvement study began in September of 2018 to evaluate […]

  • 16 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Roy Blunt, Dick Durbin, Chuck Grassley and Tammy Baldwin, along with U.S. Representatives Jason Smith and Cheri Bustos, led a bipartisan, bicameral letter to Senate and House appropriators urging the inclusion of funding for the Navigation and Ecosystem Restoration Program (NESP) in the Fiscal Year 2020 Energy and Water Development Appropriations bills. NESP, […]

  • 8 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District reached the milestone on April 5, 2019 of removing 4 million cubic yards of dredge material as part of Phase II of the three-phased Boston Harbor Navigation Improvement Project in Massachusetts. According to the Corps, approximately 7.7 million cubic yards of dredge material and weathered rock, […]

  • 1 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Cowes Harbor Commission (CHC) has completed the delivery of a new, dredged Eastern Channel, in line with the Commission’s priority and overriding responsibility for navigational safety and strategic objective to deliver improvements to harbor access. According to the CHC, the harbor is a Trust Port, designated and recognized by the Department for Transport, and as […]

  • 26 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District is proposing to perform maintenance dredging of the Rye Harbor Federal navigation project (FNP) in Rye, New Hampshire. The state of New Hampshire is the local sponsor and has requested this dredging. Rye Harbor is a small, 40-acre estuarine embayment located approximately five miles south of […]

  • 18 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    USACE, Maryland Department of Natural Resources and Worcester County signed a Project Partnership Agreement last week to start work on a navigation improvement project to address sediment accumulation, or shoaling, within the Ocean City Inlet. “This navigation channel is regularly used by commercial fishermen, recreational boaters, the U.S. Coast Guard and others. The Corps removes […]

  • 7 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District Commander, Col. Patrick Kinsman, signed the Norfolk Harbor Navigation Improvements Design Agreement at the District headquarters yesterday. The executed agreement is a prerequisite to the release of Fiscal Year 2019 Work Plan funds and is the next step following last year’s Chief’s Report and authorization in the […]

  • 31 January 2019
    Business & Finance

     The Big River Coalition (BRC) recently published this very interesting video about the importance of navigation on the Mississippi River Ship Channel (MRSC). The coalition is committed to ensuring the future of the MRSC’s navigation as one of the nation’s fundamental natural resources and true economic powerhouse. The Mississippi River and Tributaries has an estimated […]

  • 18 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Alaska District will host a public meeting next week to present the findings of the draft feasibility study for navigation improvements at Kotzebue Harbor. The event will be held on Thursday, Jan. 24, at 6:00 p.m. at the Northwest Arctic Borough Assembly Chambers, 163 Lagoon Street, Kotzebue, Alaska 99752.  […]

  • 15 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Officials with the Port of Tacoma and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, will hold a public informational meeting on January 17 to outline the feasibility study and environmental assessment for potential improvements to the Blair Waterway. According to an official announcement, such improvements could include deepening and widening to increase big-ship access […]

  • 12 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, is proposing to perform maintenance dredging of the Hampton Harbor Federal navigation project in Seabrook and Hampton, New Hampshire, and the state anchorage in Hampton. The proposed work involves maintenance dredging of the 8-foot Mean Lower Low Water (MLLW) anchorage on the Seabrook side, the 8-foot […]