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  • 19 December 2012

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has announced a plan for the McClellan Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System (MKARNS) dredging project. The work consists of dredging navigation channel in designated areas located between Navigation Miles 0 and 444.8 on the McClellan Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System; between Miles 10 and 255 on the White River. Dredged […]

  • 27 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Société EMCC has landed a contract to dredge all waterways managed by VNF (Voies Navigables de France) on the Seine basin. This contract includes the network operations for remobilisation in the rivers with treatment, recovery and/or disposal of excavated material. EMCC will undertake dredging program on all waterways including the main channels, navigable or not, to […]

  • 23 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The upper Hudson River dredging project, administered by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and General Electric (GE), will be in progress during the 2015 Navigation Season between the confluence of the Mohawk River and Lock C-8 in Fort Edward. The dredging operations are lighted, have day shapes and arrow boards displayed, announced the […]

  • 7 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will proceed with planned dredging of problem sediment areas in the lower Snake River on or about January 12, as a result of a favorable ruling from the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington in Seattle. In a lawsuit filed by a coalition of environmental groups […]

  • 19 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, and the New Haven Port Authority will hold a public information meeting for the New Haven Harbor Navigation Improvement Feasibility Study and Environmental Impact Statement (EIS). The meeting will be held on Tuesday, January 24th 2017, at the Hall of Records in New Haven, Connecticut. In response […]

  • 7 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. President Obama’s Budget for fiscal year 2015 (FY15) included more than $4.561 billion in discretionary funding for the Civil Works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, with more than $71 million for Detroit District projects around the Great Lakes. The Civil Works budget funds the operation and maintenance program, which includes […]

  • 17 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer released the following statement on the passage of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA), which includes critical language that will prioritize dredging in the Great Lakes navigation system. In the past several months, Schumer has worked with the EPW committee to balance the needs of high-use, deep-draft ports like the […]

  • 16 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Following its take-over in April by Alewijnse Holding B.V., Alblasserdam-based Simnav B.V. has now merged with the Navigation and Communications department of Alewijnse Marine Systems to create Admarel B.V. All activities of both companies are now continuing under the new name. The name Admarel stands for advanced marine electronics. The combined company is now operating […]

  • 5 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, has awarded two contracts to repair navigation projects in Nassau County totaling approximately $13.5 million. The larger of the two contracts, for $ 9.7 million, was awarded to Weeks Marine of Cranford, N.J., to perform needed maintenance dredging of the Jones Inlet Federal Navigation Channel, with […]

  • 12 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will allocate an additional $2 million in Fiscal Year 2017 appropriations funding to dredge the Ouachita-Black Rivers Navigation Project, said Marie Trisollini, Mayor of Camden, Arkansas, in its June 6th announcement.  The new funding for the Ouachita-Black Rivers Waterway is outlined in the Army Corps Fiscal Year 2017 Work Plan, […]

  • 22 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Earlier this month, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers began dredging the Snohomish River Federal Navigation Channel. The project includes maintenance clamshell dredging of the lower settling basin and the Snohomish River Federal Navigation Channel that will improve commercial vessel navigation in the area. The volume of sediment to be dredged is approximately 200,000 cubic […]

  • 3 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow, Co-Chair of the Senate Great Lakes Task Force, and Gary Peters, member of the Senate Great Lakes Task Force, urged the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to direct additional funding to Great Lakes navigation projects in FY2015. In a letter to Jo-Ellen Darcy, Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works) and […]

  • 10 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A bipartisan group of Great Lakes senators, led by Great Lakes Task Force co-chairs Sen. Carl Levin and Sen. Mark Kirk, wrote to Army Corps of Engineers leaders, urging them to direct additional funding for harbor maintenance projects to reduce a severe backlog of projects in the Great Lakes. The letter, from members of the […]

  • 16 July 2019
    Business & Finance

     During the 2019 flood in Oklahoma, the McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System (MKARNS ) flooding – caused by heavy rainfall – halted traffic on the 445-mile navigation channel. W D Mayo Lock & Dam 14, the first of five lock and dam structures in Oklahoma, was submerged by floodwaters and crews from the Tulsa […]

  • 6 December 2013

    The officials announced a navigation notice for the McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System. Because of dredging, mariners are advised that until further notice, both upbound and downbound tows should run the red line between NM 178.0 and NM 178.8. No passing is advised while transiting through this reach. The McClellan–Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System (MKARNS) […]

  • 18 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Mariners are advised of maintenance dredging works at the entrance to St Kilda Marina located approximately 37°52.351’ S, 144°58.407’ E (WGS 84). Dredging works within the entrance to the marina will be carried out by medium sized cutter suction dredge, with spoil disposal to be pumped through a discharge pipe to the beach immediately north of Brooks Jetty. […]

  • 13 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Corps’ latest reservoir regulation studies indicate additional drought conservation measures will be enacted for the Missouri River Mainstem System as the navigation season is set to begin. Minimum navigation flow support will likely be provided for the first half of the Missouri River navigation season based on the anticipated March 15 storage check results, […]

  • 13 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    NOAA administrator Kathryn Sullivan, Ph.D., has appointed six members to the Hydrographic Services Review Panel, a federal advisory committee that gives NOAA independent advice for improving a range of services and products that support navigation and coastal resilience. “Providing coastal communities, boaters, and the commercial maritime industry with timely, reliable, accurate, and authoritative information is […]

  • 29 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A delegation from the United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO) has visited Abu Dhabi Ports Company and met with ADPC’s Chief Harbour Master, the Marine Information Officer and the Aids to Navigation Manager to discuss mapping and charting the Abu Dhabi coast. It was the UKHO’s delegations second visit in three years. This trip was to […]

  • 24 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Starting in January 2016 and continuing through November 2016, Manson Construction Co. will construct the Mile Point Training Wall Reconfiguration Project for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. This project will reroute the navigable waters in the Chicopit Bay and the Inter-Coastal Waterway system. Several changes will occur in the waterway, including removing some existing […]

  • 25 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging operations have moved from Borrow Area A and into the south end of the Sailfish Point Navigation channel, reports the Martin County. According to the County, the project is in the final phase of operations in the channel and all dredge equipment will be moved out of the Sailfish Point Navigation channel and into the […]

  • 5 July 2012

      The Marine Strategy Navigation Group (MSNG) and the Water Framework Navigation Task Group (WFDTG) participated in the recent Workshop on synergies and differences between MSFD and WFD: How to facilitate their implementation? The workshop took place in Paris, France on 18 and 19 June 2012. MSNG was represented by Dr. Noemi von Meijenfeldt, MSNG […]

  • 30 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Dredging is scheduled to begin October 3 to bring the federal Grays Harbor navigation channel to a deeper depth of -38 feet Mean Lower Low Water and remove accumulated sediments since the last maintenance dredging.  The purpose of the dredging is to improve deep-draft vessel navigation in the Grays Harbor channel by reducing tidal delays […]

  • 23 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Port Everglades Navigation Improvements Project has received federal authorization for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to move forward with deepening and widening of the navigation channels. The authorization is part of the Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation (WIIN) Act signed into law December 16, 2016, by President Barack Obama. The project is currently […]

  • 17 December 2012

    Voies Navigables de France has introduced plans for the dredging program on the Seine River. The project details: – Execution of dredging works for the maintenance and improvement of the network managed by VNF on the Seine basin and treatment operations in the streams, recovery and / or disposal of excavated material; – This dredging […]

  • 18 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    American Construction Company and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently completed federal navigation channel dredging at Ice Harbor Lock and Dam. The contractor completed dredging of about 2,000 cubic yards of material at the downstream lock approach of Ice Harbor Dam. On the picture, Derricks “Palouse” (left) and “Mukiltio” (right) are dredging in the upstream […]