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  • 2 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Navigational dredging within Oceanside Harbor continued this week with the contractor, CJW Construction, reporting having removed approximately 9,500 cubic yards of material from the harbor’s entrance channels from August 25 through 31.  Since operations began on June 6, CJW reports having dredged roughly 152,400 cubic yards of the 260,000 cubic yards designated for removal. Dredging operations will […]

  • 9 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    In the wake of tropical storm Sandy, the city of Virginia Beach has requested the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to conduct an emergency dredge of Rudee Inlet. The federal navigation channel shoaled significantly as a result of the storm, impeding navigation. The Norfolk District team quickly responded and sought the assistance of the Wilmington […]

  • 8 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The maintenance dredging operations in the waters of the Yuzhny port have been completed, according to the state enterprise Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority (USPA). The project will significantly improve navigation conditions in the seaport, bringing water depths in berths No. 7, 8, 9, 16, 17 and 39 to the desired level of 21m. During the work some 461,100 cubic meters of […]

  • 25 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Los Angeles District announced on May 23 it would delay it’s annual maintenance dredging of Oceanside Harbor, typically expected to begin in April. As USACE reported, the water quality certification used in previous dredging operations expired and a new Section 401 permit was not obtained in order to conduct […]

  • 2 August 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District awarded a $6.6 million contract July 31 to Vortex Marine Construction Inc. of Oakland for maintenance dredging along the Sacramento and Stockton deep-water ship channels. The contract allows for work to be provided on an as-needed basis over time and up to a specified dollar limit, better […]

  • 31 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg District, will begin the Vicksburg Harbor dredging scheme on November 3, 2014. The District recently announced the award of a contract to dredge on the Mississippi River for $4.4 M to Weeks Marine, Inc., of Covington, Louisiana. The work consists of furnishing, delivering and operating one cutterhead, […]

  • 22 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, is working on a project to dredge the federal navigation channels of the Sandusky Harbor in order to maintain sufficient depth for deep-draft vessels. According to the Corps, dredging in 2018 will be conducted within the Bay Channel, Turning Basin, and upper portion of the Straight Channel. “The […]

  • 24 May 2012

    The US Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, intends to solicit for navigation channel dredging and construction of an offloading platform at Duluth Superior Harbor, Minnesota. This project consists of dredging in the Duluth-Superior Harbor federal navigation channel and constructing an offloading platform in the Erie Pier Confined Disposal Facility (CDF) in Duluth, MN. These […]

  • 3 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Andy Harris, Representing the First District of Maryland, will visit two U.S. Army Corps of Engineers projects around Smith Island on Saturday, April 7. The projects, currently underway, entail the construction of two jetties to improve navigation at Rhodes Point and dredging the Big Thorofare and Twitch Cove federal channels. These development programs, conducted in coordination […]

  • 15 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    With the release of the President’s Budget for fiscal year 2020 for USACE Civil Works, the Army Corps’ New England District said that they are looking for continued operations and funding in FY 2020 that starts on October 1, 2019. In Connecticut, the budget proposes continuing funding for the operation and maintenance of the 8 […]

  • 20 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    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 2014 Navigation Season between Lock C-4 in Stillwater and Lock C-8 in Fort Edward. The dredging operations are lighted, have day shapes and arrow boards displayed. Additional informational signs have […]

  • 13 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The World Bank will support India with a $375 million loan in their plans to develop its first modern inland water transport fairway on a 1,360 km-stretch of the Ganga River between Varanasi and the seaport of Haldia. The World Bank’s Board yesterday approved this loan loan to help the Inland Waterways Authority of India […]

  • 12 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dredging operations are about to begin in the inner Montrose Harbour and navigation channel. The dredger Shearwater will perform the job with regular trips to Lunan Bay and Montrose Beach. “Mariners are requested to navigate with caution and give the dredger Shearwater as wide a berth as possible at all times,” said the Harbour Master, Captain Brian Forrest. According to Forrest, […]

  • 25 April 2012

    On April 11, CCCC Shanghai Dredging Co., Ltd. won the bid for the emergency maintenance and dredging works of Phase 1 and 2 areas of Yangshan Deepwater Port in 2012, with work quantities of 3.56 million cubic meters, a value of 72 million yuan and a construction period of six months. The project will solve […]

  • 1 August 2013

    United States Senator Charles E. Schumer today announced that, after his push, the U.S. Coast Guard will replace the main navigational light tower at the end of the rocky jetty at Jones Inlet that was destroyed by Superstorm Sandy in a highly expedited fashion. Originally, the Army Corps and Coast Guard hadn’t been slated to […]

  • 15 November 2012

    In a continuing effort to reduce annual costs associated with maintaining federal navigation channels in the Commonwealth of Virginia, the Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is conducting a federal interest determination study at the entrance of the Lynnhaven Inlet. The federal study will determine if jetties or a combination of coastal structures is […]

  • 15 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Port of Bordeaux last week issued a tender for dredging works along the estuary’s access channels. The project is aimed to provide safe navigation for vessels entering and exiting the port. This will allow the port to improve its maritime access and adapt to the changing global fleet and its terminals accommodate ships of larger […]

  • 16 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer has announced that the Omnibus spending bill including $1.1 billion in funding for the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund (HMTF), an increase of $100 million over last year’s allocation, has passed in both the House and Senate. The bill has cleared Congress and will head to the President’s desk for his final […]

  • 9 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District Commander, LTC David Park, toured the dredging operations at Cape May Inlet and Harbor in New Jersey recently.  The dredge Currituck, owned and operated by the USACE Wilmington District, is currently conducting the dredging works in these areas. The USACE Cape May Inlet navigation project provides a […]

  • 20 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    President Barack Obama recently signed into law the Water Resources and Development Act (WRDA) of 2016, authorizing the Brownsville Ship Channel deepening project, making it eligible for federal funding. The Brazos Island Harbor Channel Improvement Project was one of 28 water infrastructure projects nationwide included in the WRDA and submitted by the U.S. Army Corps of […]

  • 10 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and East Chicago Waterway Management District will hold a public meeting to present this year’s Indiana Harbor and Canal dredging schedule and activities. The meeting takes place on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at the City Hall, Annex Building, 4444 Railroad Ave., East Chicago, Ind. The contractors, a joint venture […]

  • 14 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Cindy Cutrera, Port of Morgan City and President of Inland Rivers, Ports & Terminals and Dr. Joe Manous, Jr., Director for the Institute of Water Resources (IWR) of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have signed the Memorandum of Common Purpose in New Orleans, Louisiana, on September 12th. Through the IWR, the Navigation and Civil […]

  • 25 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Borough of Avalon has just announced that it will conduct a public safety initiative following Memorial Day weekend by dredging the navigation waterway behind Bay Park Marina. The work is expected to take less than one week to finish and will result in the marina operations being suspended during that period. Avalon has received verbal […]

  • 23 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, has awarded a contract in the amount of $3.4 million to the Dutra Group, for dredging of the Corpus Christi Ship Channel, Texas. The contractor is required to remove approximately 907,000 cubic yards of dredged material from the Entrance Channel (from station -210+00 through -80+00, and from […]

  • 1 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Port of Brisbane has welcomed its first 8500 class vessel, marking a significant milestone in the port’s ongoing work to optimize its navigational channel and ensure Brisbane was able to safely handle the larger container vessels and bulk carriers of the future. “As vessels increase in size and demand grows for Australian ports to take these […]

  • 21 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    HYPACK® was selected as the main hydrographic tool for two international commissions responsible for important navigational areas of Argentina and Uruguay. To the South of the American continent, ranging between Brazil, Argentina and Uruguay lies the Uruguay River, about 1750 km long. This river flows into the Rio de la Plata, which in turn is […]