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  • 6 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, has just released a photo of a clamshell dredge working in the Arthur Kill Federal Navigation Channel. The dredge is deepening the Arthur Kill Channel off of the New York Container Terminal, N.Y.C. The project provides for deepening the channel from its confluence with the Kill Van Kull Channel to […]

  • 17 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    In reviewing the $1.15 trillion amount in the U.S. House-Senate conference agreement released two nights ago for the fiscal 2016 omnibus appropriations bill (HR 2029), the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) noted that there are significant funds to enhance U.S. port infrastructure. The largest increases are for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Coastal Navigation Program […]

  • 19 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    In an effort to secure funding for navigation channel maintenance, Port of South Louisiana Executive Director, Paul Aucoin, participated in a Congressional Roundtable before the United States Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure on Friday, November 13, 2015. The meeting was held in New Orleans at the Louisiana State Supreme Court and the discussion focused on “The Importance of […]

  • 8 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Colombian Minister of Transport, Natalia Abello Vives, and Dutch Minister of Infrastructure and Environment, Melanie Schultz van Haegen jointly launched the Colombia Plan Maestro Fluvial at the naval base in the port of Barranquilla, Colombia on 3 September 2015. The plan is a Colombian-Dutch co-production that focuses on the connection of inland waterway transport. Furthermore […]

  • 26 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) is investigating measures to augment the navigational capacity of the River Ganges, under the Jal Vikas Marg project. The River Ganges (or River Ganga) already carries some shipping, and is recognized as having the potential to be a major inland waterway of over 1,500 km in length. HR Wallingford, […]

  • 19 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Warringah Council is installing special markers at Narrabeen Lagoon later this month, to help sailors and paddlers navigate the waterway. Council worked with local users and State agencies to find the best location for the markers, which point out fragile seagrass meadows and shallow sections that are best avoided. The installation of the markers was […]

  • 24 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The New Suez Canal will be equipped with the most modern seamarks and buoys to achieve the highest level of navigational safety to passing ships, Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority Mohab Mamish said. During a meeting with visiting UAE State Minister Sultan al Jaber and his accompanying delegation, Mamish said 110 buoys will be […]

  • 21 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a maintenance dredging contract for Palm Beach Harbor, Palm Beach County. The works on the project will start as soon as late January. The Corps awarded a roughly $1.8 million contract on 16 January to Cashman Dredging and Marine Contracting Co., LLC., of Quincy, Mass., to improve harbor navigation. […]

  • 21 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, locked the last tow of the season for the St. Paul, Minn., area yesterday, because ice conditions on the Mississippi River are becoming difficult for vessels to navigate. The Motor Vessel Mary K Cavarra was locked through Lock and Dam 2, near Hastings, Minn., withfour barges. […]

  • 14 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District will soon finish uploading deep-draft navigation channel data on its hydrographic surveys webpage and will begin posting the same data for shallow-draft channels it maintains along the Texas coast early next year. “The Galveston District is tasked with monitoring and maintaining the federally-authorized waterways within coastal Texas,” […]

  • 10 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Seattle District will prepare, pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act, an environmental assessment (EA) for the Seattle Harbor Navigation Improvement Project. The largest container vessels calling at West Coast ports today have roughly twice the capacity of those that served the ports just five years ago. In order to remain […]

  • 3 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The 12th International transport fair, the Transtek-214 started in Saint-Petersburg two days ago. The fair was excellent place to organize the 4th International Conference on ports and navigation development. During the event, FSUE “Rosmorport” General Director Andrey Tarasenko made a report on topic: “Marine hub-port as a center of competitiveness capacity raise of the Regions: Kaliningrad, […]

  • 22 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District awarded a contract in the amount of $2.1 million to Affolter Contracting Company Inc., for containment dike raising at the Peggy Lake Dredged Material Placement Area in Harris County, Texas. This work will increase the placement area’s capacity to hold more dredge material from the Houston Ship […]

  • 9 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In order to improve navigation and boat access, Door County officials have proposed to dredge the harbor and entrance channel at Chaudoir’s Dock County Park in Door County. A public meeting on the proposed disposal of the dredged material from the harbor will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 18, at Cherryland Airport, 3538 […]

  • 25 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is preparing to reopen the 9-foot navigation channel along the Mississippi River to commercial navigation. The Corps and its contractors will begin dredging today, July 25, near Winona, Minn., in Pool 6 from river mile 718 to 724. The Corps is already dredging in Pool 4, […]

  • 4 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A supplemental Environmental Impact Statement on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Grays Harbor Navigation Improvement Project will be available for review and comment July 11 – Aug. 11, 2014. The Corps has produced a limited reevaluation report and supplemental EIS resulting from a General Investigation of dredging the federal navigation channel to its legislatively […]

  • 2 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District has amended the public notice for the proposed dredging of the Guilford Harbor Federal navigation project in Guilford, Conn., and extended the public comment period until July 16. Guilford Harbor is located in New Haven County within Long Island Sound. A small segment of the Federal […]

  • 5 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District is proposing to dredge the Guilford Harbor Federal navigation project in Guilford, Conn. Guilford Harbor is located in New Haven County within Long Island Sound. “The Corps is proposing to dredge about 53,000 cubic yards of sandy and fine-grained material from the federal navigation project to […]

  • 25 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, will soon undertake a massive dredging scheme. This project will consist of maintenance dredging of the Wilmington Harbor federal navigation channel reaches including the Anchorage Basin, Between Channel, Upper Brunswick Channel, Lower Brunswick Channel, 32-ft Turning Basin, Engineer Repair Yard Boat Basin and the North Carolina State […]

  • 22 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The largest civil works design-build project in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ history, the $1.35 billion Inner Harbor Navigation Canal (IHNC) Surge Barrier, was named the winner of the 2014 Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement (OCEA) award at this year’s Outstanding Projects and Leaders (OPAL) gala. At 2 miles long and 26 feet high, the […]

  • 19 March 2014

    Louisiana’s congressional delegation has managed to collect additional $4.5 million for the Houma Navigation Canal dredging, reports Houma Today. The Houma Navigation Canal, which provides navigable access from the Gulf of Mexico to the GIWW, the Port of Houma, and other small ports along the canal, is in need of dredging because sediment buildup has […]

  • 28 January 2014

    Yesterday, Governor Jack Markell and DNREC Secretary Collin O’Mara announced the project that will improve safety and navigable access of the Murderkill River and nourish the eroding shoreline at South Bowers Beach. Bowers Vice Mayor Ada Carter, state legislators, town council members and representatives of Delaware’s commercial and recreational fishing industries joined in the tour […]

  • 27 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Marine Management Organisation is encouraging people and organisations carrying out navigational dredging to prepare for changes affecting the activity from April 2014. “As part of the Marine and Coastal Access Act 2009 (MCAA), if you want to carry out navigational dredging activities in English seas and the tidal areas of rivers from 6 April […]

  • 27 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Thirteen senators from Great Lakes states wrote yesterday to leaders of a House-Senate conference committee considering major water resources legislation, asking them to include funding for Great Lakes navigation projects as they resolve differences between House and Senate bills. The letter, from members of the Senate Great Lakes Task Force to the chairs and ranking […]

  • 25 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    On 2nd October 2013, the Maintenance Contract for Seawalls and Navigation Channels (2013-2016) was signed between CWE and the Civil Engineering and Development Department of HK SAR. With a contract value of HKD140, 000,000 (USD17, 950,000 in equivalent), the project is of a construction period of 3 years, of which the commencement date is 8th […]

  • 23 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Coast Guard has issued a revised Notice to Mariners with updated safety information, including the establishment of a Regulated Navigation Area (RNA) 300 yards north and 200 yards south of the existing Tappan Zee Bridge. All boaters are required to use the main channel, reduce wake and use extreme caution while transiting the […]