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  • 20 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, has conducted an environmental analysis in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 for the Los Angeles River Estuary and Port of Long Beach Entrance Channel Maintenance Dredging. The draft Environmental Assessment (EA) January 2020 addresses the need to remove shoals in Los Angeles […]

  • 18 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently released their Operation and Maintenance (O&M) Work Plan with the list of funded maintenance dredging projects for 2020. “We could not be more pleased with the Army Corps’s O&M listing of funded maintenance dredging projects for 2020,” said William P. Doyle, CEO of the Dredging Contractors of America. […]

  • 18 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, will host a National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) public scoping meeting on February 19, 2020, regarding a proposed erosion control project at Little Talbot Island and Fort George Inlet. The project is authorized under Section 111 of the Continuing Authorities Program (CAP), which authorizes the Corps to […]

  • 14 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The recently announced U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 Work Plan includes $19 million in funding for the Freeport Harbor Channel Improvement Project (FHCIP). Port Freeport, Texas, is one of two seaports nationwide to receive a “new start” designation for commencement of construction. The estimated total cost of the project is […]

  • 14 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Congressman Brian Babin has released the following statement after the announcement by the Trump Administration that the Cedar Bayou Navigation District’s Channel Improvement Project has been allocated $32.125 million in the Army Corps Fiscal Year 2020 Work Plan. These funds will be used to complete the dredging of Cedar Bayou in order to aid […]

  • 14 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The President’s Budget for fiscal year 2021 includes more than $5.9 billion in discretionary funding for the Civil Works program of the Army Corps with more than $181 million for Detroit District projects around the Great Lakes. The Civil Works budget funds the operation and maintenance program, which includes the maintenance of federal shipping channels […]

  • 13 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has announced the completion of the first round of dredging at Port Bay, the first of 20 dredging sites selected across the region to address a backlog of projects at harbor navigation channels along the southern shore of Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River. The $15 million regional dredging initiative […]

  • 12 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has allocated $274,300,000 for the Port of Mobile in its Fiscal Year 2020 (FY2020) Work Plan, officially providing the resources to dredge Alabama’s premier port, according to U.S. Senator Richard Shelby. The funding – which accounts for the full federal share of the project cost – will initiate and […]

  • 12 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    In the newly released fiscal year 2021 President’s Budget, the White House included over $100 million for the Port of Corpus Christi’s Ship Channel Improvement Project (CIP) under the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Civil Works Division for Coastal Navigation Construction.  This is the third consecutive year that the Port of Corpus Christi has been included in the President’s proposed budget. “The Corpus […]

  • 12 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Representative Steve Scalise has announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers 2020 Work Plan includes critical funding for infrastructure projects in Louisiana, including $85 million to deepen the Mississippi River to 50 feet. “After years of hard work, I’m very glad that the Corps included over $160 million for critical infrastructure projects in […]

  • 11 February 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Works on the Phase II of the Carteret County Post Florence Renourishment Project are in full swing now, informs the county’s Shore Protection Office. “As expected, we’re experiencing some strong productivity a little over two days into the project as the sand is being pumped eastward from the first subline landing,” the county said. The […]

  • 11 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) said in their latest release that they have welcomed support in President Trump’s fiscal 2021 budget for two vital U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) competitive infrastructure grant initiatives, known as BUILD and INFRA.  The association also registered strong concerns over significant declines to other federally funded, port-related programs […]

  • 11 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The President’s Budget for Fiscal Year 2021 (FY 2021) includes $5.967 billion in gross discretionary funding for the Civil Works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. “The Army Civil Works FY 2021 budget focuses on investments that enhance and protect our nation’s water-related infrastructure and resources through partnerships and innovative programs that improve […]

  • 10 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Memphis District of the Army Corps recently completed another important Mississippi River project located just across the Mississippi River from New Madrid, Missouri. The stone dike construction project, named Kentucky Point, Kentucky, was designed to assist in maintaining a safe and reliable navigation channel for commercial towboats in the Mississippi River. It also directly […]

  • 7 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance dredging is expected to be carried out in the Whakatāne River next week, according to the New Zealand’s Whakatāne District Council latest release. Under the cleanup plan, the council will undertake maintenance dredging at the upper end of the navigation channel opposite the Whakatāne Yacht Club. The work is expected to be completed during […]

  • 6 February 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    All preparations for the Phase II of the Carteret County Post Florence Renourishment Project are complete and the site is ready for dredging and sand pumping operations, informs the Carteret County Shore Protection Office. The dredge Liberty Island arrived on Monday (2/3/2020), and is undergoing a minor type of repair while moored to one of […]

  • 5 February 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District is increasing the depth of the existing federal channel along the St. Johns River from its current depth of 40-feet to a maximum depth of 50-feet. The Army Corps yesterday released a couple of photos showing the latest progress on the Jacksonville Harbor deepening project. The Jacksonville […]

  • 30 January 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    There’s lots of activity taking place on land and in the water at the Atlantic Beach, NC, preparing the site for the Phase II of the Carteret County Post Florence Renourishment Project. According to the county’s Shore Protection Office, on the land side, a spate of flatbed trucks are delivering pipes to the Iron Steamer […]

  • 28 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Liberia through the Management of the National Port Authority (NPA) announced recently that efforts are being advanced to ensure the dredging of the Freeport of Monrovia. An NPA Release issued in Monrovia last week said that the upcoming dredging exercise is part of series of plans for greater accomplishments for the Port […]

  • 27 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Ducks Unlimited is working to restore 2,550 acres of coastal marsh approximately 2.5 miles northeast of Buras, Louisiana. The project will combine coastal restoration techniques of marsh terraces and crevasses to optimize sediment capture from the Mississippi River. Wetlands adjacent to the Mississippi River have suffered extensive deterioration over the past century. Historically, the Mississippi […]

  • 27 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District recently completed a busy fiscal year 2019 awarding 204 contracts totaling nearly $75 million. This includes 28 construction and dredging contracts worth almost $57 million. Apart from completing projects in 2019, the Corps also announced that they will be awarding new contracts in 2020 including the award […]

  • 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 […]

  • 23 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Dredging in the shallows of the West Arm of Kootenay Lake was completed in Fall of 2019 to avoid future service changes to the Kootenay Lake Ferry Service, the Government of British Columbia informs. During the works, the crews dredged three shallow areas in the West Arm of Kootenay Lake to ensure the long-term navigational […]

  • 23 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, has completed the initial breach repair along the right bank of the Platte River, just upstream of the confluence of the Platte River with the Missouri River, on Tuesday. This approximately 300-foot long breach formed during the March 2019 flooding and allowed water to flow out of […]

  • 20 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The past three years have proved challenging for the St. Paul District’s channels and harbors team. As Mother Nature continues serving up records for volume of water, river flows and sediment, the team responsible for managing the Mississippi River’s navigation channel from Minneapolis to Guttenberg, Iowa, is also actively seeking permanent locations along the river […]

  • 20 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Hampton Harbor maintenance dredging project in New Hampshire, conducted by H&L Contracting, has been successfully completed, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England, reports. Approximately 170,000 cubic yards of sandy material was hydraulically dredged from the 8-foot deep entrance channel, 8-foot deep Hampton channel, 8-foot deep cross channel, 8-foot deep Hampton anchorage, 6-foot […]