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  • 18 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Gov. John Bel Edwards announced yesterday that Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) will receive an $18.5 million grant from the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council (RESTORE Council) to complete the engineering and design of the Houma Navigation Canal (HNC) Lock Complex in Terrebonne Parish. Once constructed, the HNC Lock Complex will provide several […]

  • 4 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Two public meetings on the Draft Integrated Feasibility Report (Integrated Feasibility Study/Environmental Impact Statement/Environmental Impact Report) for the Port of Long Beach Deep Draft Navigation Study will be held on Wednesday, November 13, 2019, at the Port of Long Beach Administration Building in Long Beach, CA. The Draft IFR EIS/EIR has also a review period […]

  • 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 […]

  • 13 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    New Buffalo Harbor will be open for boating this season. This year Lake Michigan water levels are at an all-time low and levels are expected to continue dropping this summer, adversely affecting boating throughout the Great Lakes. Despite this, New Buffalo Mayor Warren Peterson is resolute, “safe navigation in New Buffalo Harbor is a top […]

  • 22 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Recent weather events across the Mississippi Valley will ensure continuing navigation on the Mississippi River through mid-February, even if no additional rain falls between now and Feb. 15. The period from January 9-13 saw three-eighths inches of rain, with10+ inches locally, over the Ohio River Valley and the Mississippi watershed south of St. Louis, Mo. […]

  • 23 June 2010

    Joseph Moloughney, Hudson River dredging coordinator for the New York State Canal Corp., asked the Town Board to adopt a resolution of… [mappress] Source: poststar, June 23, 2010;

  • 21 February 2012

    On Sunday, Shipping minister Shajahan Khan formally inaugurated night navigation at the Paturia-Baghabari river route to facilitate more passenger services and transportation of goods, officials said. “The present government has given importance to develop the country’s river routes and conserve them,” said Khan. The BIWTA has finished the Paturia-Baghabari river route dredging (about 50 kilometres) […]

  • 18 December 2011

    River navigation will not be part of the river restoration project of the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC). This was disclosed by the PMC’s …   (dnaindia) [mappress] Source: dnaindia, December 18, 2011;

  • 5 April 2012

    The cabinet decision taken in Lower Saxony on Tuesday, 3 April 2012, means that the required assent from the three states of Hamburg, Schleswig-Holstein and Lower Saxony for the adjustment of the navigation channel on the Lower and Outer Elbe has now been received. Frank Horch, Hamburg’s Minister of Economics, Transport and Innovation, commented: “It […]

  • 11 December 2012

    Prista Oil, Bulgaria’s largest automobile and industrial lubricant-maker, will build the first waste lubricant recycling plant in Ukraine in the spring of 2013. The news was announced Tuesday by Mikola Baltaji, Ukrainian Ambassador to Bulgaria, during a meeting with Stefko Burdzhiev, District Governor of the Danube city of Ruse, where Prista Oil is headquartered. The […]

  • 24 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dredging operations are scheduled start this week on the Evans River and boat harbor at Evans Head, according to the Northern Star. The NSW Government contributed more than $550,000 toward the Evans Head dredging project, said Member for Clarence Chris Gulaptis. This dredging program will involve removal of around 18,000 cubic meters of clean marine sand […]

  • 15 January 2012

    A state navigation agency decided Friday to negotiate with American Vibracore Service of Delray Beach for a contract to conduct sediment …   By George Andreassi (tcpalm) [mappress] Source: tcpalm, January 15, 2012;

  • 30 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District and the New Haven Port Authority held a public information meeting for the New Haven Harbor Navigation Improvement Feasibility Study and Environment Impact Statement (EIS) on January 24, 2017. The public scoping meeting was for the EIS being prepared as part of the feasibility study. In […]

  • 11 May 2011

    Dredging of Port Hacking’s navigation channels is guaranteed for the forseeable future with Sutherland Shire Council receiving $2.56 million… (theleader) [mappress] Source: theleader, May 11, 2011;

  • 15 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Essayons, a Corps-owned and operated hopper dredger, recently removed 1.6 million cubic yards of shoal material from the Cook Inlet Navigation Channel. The project was completed with the help of the Westport, a suction dredger owned and operated by Manson Construction. Dredging is a necessary maintenance operation for harbors to allow safe passage of marine […]

  • 12 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, is proposing to perform maintenance dredging of the Hampton Harbor Federal navigation project in Seabrook and Hampton, New Hampshire, and the state anchorage in Hampton. The proposed work involves maintenance dredging of the 8-foot Mean Lower Low Water (MLLW) anchorage on the Seabrook side, the 8-foot […]

  • 15 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Officials with the Port of Tacoma and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, will hold a public informational meeting on January 17 to outline the feasibility study and environmental assessment for potential improvements to the Blair Waterway. According to an official announcement, such improvements could include deepening and widening to increase big-ship access […]

  • 28 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressmen Rodney Davis and Bill Enyart yesterday met with officials at America’s Central Port to share concerns over how Mississippi River water levels can impact local industry and pledged to work together to protect good jobs. Responding to Southern Illinois’ extreme weather conditions – from this past year’s record drought to potential flooding this spring- […]

  • 23 November 2011

    FSUE “Rosmorport” has held an expanded meeting concerning the issues of navigation safety, accident risks prevention and reduction. With deputy General director of FSUE “Rosmorport” for navigation safety V.Y. Vanyukov in head, representatives of 14 enterprise branches and a Captain of the seaport of Arkhangelsk took part in the meeting. The meeting concurred with the […]

  • 21 November 2012

    Last week, representatives of the barge and shipping industries, along with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and U.S. Coast Guard, held a press conference on the Mississippi River near St. Louis to address navigation and shipping concerns, as well as government-industry cooperation in managing the Mississippi River during continued drought and low water conditions. […]

  • 16 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Ever since a seaplane carrying Admiral Chester Nimitz struck floating debris while attempting to land in San Francisco Harbor in 1942, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has been tasked by Congress with maintaining the navigability of the Bay Area’s waterways. It’s been an assignment that in the years since World War II has focused […]

  • 10 November 2010

    The Federal Emergency Management Agency recently announced funding for infrastructure repairs to one of the region’s busiest waterway navigation networks damaged during Hurricane Ike. The Sabine-Neches Navigation District will use approximately $8.7 million from FEMA to finance repairs to its dredging placement areas. Ships use these areas to deposit sediments that are dredged from the […]

  • 17 February 2010
    Project & Tenders

    Description of Work: – The work includes construction of breakwaters, an entrance channel and mooring basin… [mappress] More info: fbo.gov

  • 21 July 2011

    Business is booming, but without a clearer path for post-oil-spill drilling and deeper dredging in the Houma Navigation Canal, future growth… More info: dailycomet By Nikki Buskey [mappress] Source: dailycomet, July 21, 2011;

  • 20 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, invites the public to attend a project dedication and open house at Lock and Dam 3, near Red Wing, Minn., May 31 at 9 a.m. The district recently completed nearly $70 million in improvements to the lock, and the work was completed without closing the lock […]

  • 4 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs, Netherlands Enterprise Agency (Rijksdienst voor Ondernemend Nederland) has contracted Royal HaskoningDHV for a Feasibility Study on improvement of the navigability of the Ayeyarwady River in Myanmar. The Ayeyarwady River connects the 2 most important cities of Myanmar, Yangon (5 million inhabitants) and Mandalay (1 million inhabitants) with the hinterland. […]