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  • 28 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD), from Oak Brook, Illinois, has won a $14 million firm-fixed-price contract for the Baltimore Harbor dredging project. “Bids were solicited via the Internet with three received,” according to the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD). The main goal of this dredging program is to ensure continued safe navigation in and out […]

  • 14 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District and the Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) co-hosted an Engineering With Nature (EWN) workshop on June 7-8 in Philadelphia. A multi-disciplinary team from around the country met to discuss the EWN program and highlight best practices and capture new project ideas. The two-day workshop featured opening […]

  • 5 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Alewijnse Marine Systems, a leading marine technology expert, is playing a significant role in a program of electrical repairs and modifications to the Nordnes, a modern flexible fallpipe vessel. The vessel is owned by Van Oord, a leading contractor in dredging, marine engineering and offshore energy projects. Damen Shiprepair Vlissingen, part of Damen Shiprepair & Conversion, […]

  • 9 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Europe’s largest commercial marine and workboat exhibition, Seawork International, has announced that the Port of London Authority’s (PLA) new 36-meter mooring maintenance vessel, London Titan, built at a cost of £7 million, will be officially unveiled at the opening day of the event in June. Following its launch last month, fitting out and sea trials, […]

  • 8 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Ships entering the Port of Charleston will have a new and improved nautical chart that covers a larger area to ensure safer navigational approaches into the harbor. Available from the 4th of July, new chart 11525 (Charleston Harbor Entrance and Approach) replaces the old chart 11523 (Charleston Harbor Entrance). It expands chart coverage further east, […]

  • 14 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded a contract in the amount of $6.35 million to Manson Construction Co., for maintenance dredging of the Sabine-Neches Waterway, Port Arthur Canal, Junction and Taylors Bayou in Jefferson County, Texas. The contractor is required to remove approximately 1.5 million cubic yards of dredged material from the […]

  • 2 August 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Trimble has announced that its latest generation of GNSS receivers for marine construction and hydrographic survey now support Fugro’s Marinestar positioning services. Using satellite-delivered Marinestar corrections with Trimble® SPS855 and SPS555H GNSS receivers, contractors can conduct dredging work up to 20 miles offshore, without relying on land-based infrastructure such as reference stations and radio networks. […]

  • 11 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Barnstable is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, to conduct work in waters of the United States in conjunction with establishing a reconfiguration zone around the town marina in Barnstable, Mass. The Town of Barnstable, Marine and Environmental Affairs Division, is proposing to establish a […]

  • 23 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Mississippi Valley Division recently announced its selection of Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District employee Eric Johnson as the recipient of its 2012 Construction Hard Hat of the Year Award. The annual award is given out by the Corps of Engineers to recognize excellence in construction quality management by […]

  • 10 February 2012

    The Senate Armed Services Committee yesterday held a nomination hearing for Lt. Gen. Thomas Bostick to be the new Commanding General of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and Committee Chairman Sen. Carl Levin, D-Mich., used the opportunity to press the nominee on the need for additional funding for Great Lakes dredging and maintenance. “The […]

  • 8 February 2012

    U.S. Senator Bob Casey released the following statement on the news that the Administration will allocate $16.864 million to the Army Corps of Engineers this year for the Delaware Deepening Project: “This project is about creating and retaining thousands of jobs in southeastern Pennsylvania. The Army Corps’ plan to allocate nearly $17 million to the […]

  • 21 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Hancock County Board of Supervisors and Diamondhead Property Owners Association have filed an application for a wetlands permit with the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources requesting authorization to excavate and dredge accreted sediment in Devil’s Elbow, an oxbow of Rotten Bayou, in Diamondhead. Accelerated sedimentation, due to a lack of upland Best Management Practices, […]

  • 7 February 2012

    As part of ongoing agreements with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) and Indian River County, the Sebastian Inlet District will be dredging sand from the Sebastian Inlet sand trap and its interior navigation channel and placing the sand on the downdrift beaches in Indian River County. The project will include placing sand along […]

  • 1 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In a Change of Command ceremony yesterday at Faneuil Hall in Boston, Mass., District Commander Col. Charles P. Samaris passed the command flag, signifying change of command authority of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in New England, to new District Commander Col. Christopher J. Barron. Presiding over the ceremony was Brig. Gen. Kent D. […]

  • 5 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District has announced additions to its fiscal year 2015 program based on the recently approved Work Plan. This additional $12 million will be used in 2015 to repair breakwaters, dredge harbors and complete various projects throughout the Great Lakes. “We recognize that we are responsible for spending our […]

  • 13 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Asia’s largest and most advanced dredging vessel – Tian Kun Hao – returned to Qidong City in East China’s Jiangsu Province on Tuesday, after completing its first sea trial.  The cutter suction dredger, built for China Communications Construction Co. Ltd. (CCCC), was designed by the China State Shipbuilding Corporation, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Guangzhou Wenchong […]

  • 4 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Gdansk Port Authority (PGA) said in their latest announcement that they will soon select the contractors for the fairway dredging and quay modernization works, worth $292 million. PGA has already started accepting bids for the work – receiving three for the dredging work in the inner fairway and seven for the first stage of conversion […]

  • 16 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    An amendment sponsored by Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) that will increase the chances that much needed maintenance and dredging money gets to small ports, including those on the Oregon Coast, is part of a water resources bill passed by the United States Senate yesterday. The amendment, one of several in the bill important to Oregonians, […]

  • 22 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps), Jacksonville District has published a draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to evaluate the A-1 Shallow Flow Equalization Basin (FEB) project proposed by the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD). The draft document is available for public review and comment through April 8, 2013. The SFWMD has requested a […]

  • 25 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, will host the 92nd Coastal Engineering Research Board (CERB) meeting on September 1-3, 2015, at the district’s headquarters building in Galveston, Texas. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss the U.S. Gulf region’s engineering challenges with nature, and nature-based systems to enhance the resilience of coastal […]

  • 15 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Historic Egmont Key will soon receive critical sand thanks to maintenance on the Tampa Harbor channel. The small island has experienced large-scale erosion and structural damage on its western shoreline. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District awarded a $13.4 million contract to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company of Oak Brook, Ill., to […]

  • 24 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Phase II of the Carteret County Post Florence Renourishment Project is scheduled to begin in the first week of February, the Shore Protection Office reports. According to the officials, Great Lakes Dredge & Dock (GLDD) plans to mobilize land- and water-based pipe, heavy equipment, personnel, etc. this week and dredging/pumping is scheduled to begin in […]

  • 1 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Thad Cochran, chairman of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, yesterday announced the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will allocate an additional $67.5 million in FY2017 appropriations funding to support flood control, navigation and other projects throughout Mississippi. The additional $67.5 million brings total Army Corps funding in the state to more than $136.9 […]

  • 27 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Memphis District recently awarded a $15 million contract to construct a new dragline machine to Seatrax, Inc., of Houston, Texas. Procurement of this new machine represents Phase I of a project to replace the current dragline machine. Workers will eventually mount the machine on a barge, allowing it to […]

  • 10 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Central Dredging Association (CEDA) has announced that they seminar ‘Dredging in Wales, A Review and Forward Look’,  co-promoted by the ICE Wales Region, will take place on Tuesday, 9 May 2017, at Novotel Cardiff Center, Cardiff. “CEDA are holding their spring seminar in Wales and have brought together a distinguished panel of speakers to make presentations […]

  • 30 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Ministry of Shipping of India has formulated a revised Central Sector Scheme aimed to provide financial support for the creation of infrastructure that will promote movement of cargo/passengers by sea or National Waterways. This is in line with the ministry’s port-led- development program – Sagarmala – for creating better infrastructure and promoting coastal shipping for […]