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  • 5 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Bond Commission recently approved the Connecticut Port Authority’s request to fund 18 projects under the Small Harbor Improvement Projects Program (SHIPP). These projects cover a range of improvements including: marina repair, dredging, boat ramp facilities improvement, harbor management plans and feasibility studies. “The projects will create jobs and opportunity for working families across Connecticut,” […]

  • 15 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Rand Paul recently reintroduced the Harbor Equity Act, which modifies the existing criteria used by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to dredge smaller harbors. According to Senator Rand Paul, the Corps currently prioritizes dredging solely for larger harbors that see 1 million or more tons in traffic per year – often forcing small community harbors to fund their own dredging or […]

  • 18 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Anders Jensen (Lifetime Achievement Award), Sina Saremi (Rising Star Award) and DHI project ‘Hvide Sande Harbor, Denmark’ were presented with top industry honors at the Dredging & Port Construction (DPC) Innovation Awards 2016 in London. DHI’s harbor project was highly commended for the re-design of structures and of management of the dredging around the harbor, […]

  • 25 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The US House passed a bipartisan bill that allows the Army Corps of Engineers to develop dredging plans around the country. Congresswoman Chellie Pingree pushed for provisions that were included in the bill that will make it easier to get dredging approved for small harbors like those along the Maine Coast. “Small harbors have significant […]

  • 16 April 2012

    Federal legislation that would require Congress to invest $1.6 billion into Great Lakes dredging and maintenance projects has been proposed. The money should be taken from the federal Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund. $200 million worth of projects exists currently in the Great Lakes region. About 15 federal harbors and channels that are down to four […]

  • 6 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed TD, has announced details of a €28m Capital Investment Package for the ongoing development of Ireland’s Local Authority owned small harbor network. In announcing the initiative, Creed said: “The €28m I am allocating for the 2017 Fishery Harbor and Coastal Infrastructure Capital Program represents a significantly increased […]

  • 24 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky has reintroduced the Harbor Equity Act, legislation that will modify the existing criteria used by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to dredge small harbors. Currently, the Corps’ prioritizes dredging solely for larger harbors that see 1 million or more tons in traffic per year – often forcing small community harbors to […]

  • 12 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    First Selectman Mike Tetreau and the Connecticut Port Authority (CPA) have announced that two Southport Harbor projects, being funded by grants recently awarded to the Town of Fairfield, are about to get underway. At the request of the Harbor Management Commission, $266,000 was awarded for dredging of the Town Boat Yard (Ye Yacht Yard) marina […]

  • 4 June 2014
    Project & Tenders

    The trailing suction hopper dredge Yaquina has arrived at Siuslaw River on Sunday to commence the first of eight scheduled days of dredging. The dredging has been secured through U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio’s Water Resources Reform and Development Act which guarantees 10 percent of the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund (HMTF) be utilized for small harbor […]

  • 22 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Sen. Rand Paul on Tuesday reintroduced the Harbor Equity Act, which prioritizes smaller harbors for dredging work. The Harbor Equity Act would benefit smaller harbors that could face shut-downs, such as the Hickman-Fulton County Riverport in Kentucky. The legislation requires the Army Corps of Engineers to prioritize smaller harbors for dredging rather than just larger, […]

  • 6 March 2014

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Work Plan for Fiscal Year 2014 includes $440,000 to help continue progress on Kenmore’s project to conduct maintenance dredging of the City’s Navigation Channel. A significant amount of local commerce and local businesses depend on Kenmore’s Navigation Channel to move goods and supplies by barge. Without regular maintenance to […]

  • 27 February 2013

    U.S. Senator Susan Collins announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has informed her that it intends to allocate $3.5 million in federal funding to complete the full dredging of Wells Harbor this fall during the fall /winter dredge availability 2013-2014 window. Since Wells Harbor sustained damage as a result of Hurricane Sandy, it […]

  • 29 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Federal State Unitary Enterprise (FSUE) Rosmorport has invited bidders to submit their offers for the Port of Kavkaz dredging contract. This maintenance dredging scheme will be conducted in the operational water areas of berths No 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9, and at the Northern breakwater of the Kavkaz Port. According to the company’s press […]

  • 1 May 2012

    Business owners in Leland Township have raised thousands of dollars to dredge their money-making harbor, reports upnorthlive.com. The Leland harbor hasn’t been drenched since 2009 and as a result sand has built up, making it impossible for most boats to enter. Harbor Master Russell Dzuba says, “From the fourth of July to labor day, its […]

  • 6 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Forth Estuary Forum will host an information meeting about ‘Sedimentation and Dredging’ on Thursday, 9th July, from 6.30pm-9.30pm, at Carnegie Conference Center in Dunfermline. The Forum is a voluntary partnership of organisations around the Forth with an interest in the wellbeing of the Forth and its coastal communities. Members of the Forum meet to share information […]

  • 26 November 2012

    Several Northwest lawmakers are asking the Obama administration to make maintenance of small harbors a funding priority. They are asking the federal government to stop neglecting small coastal waterways. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has cut back its annual dredging projects at ports like Brookings in Oregon, and Ilwaco, Wash. “For 42 years, they’ve […]

  • 5 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Forth Estuary Forum will host an information meeting about ‘Sedimentation and Dredging’ on Thursday 9th July 6.30pm-9.30pm, at Carnegie Conference Center in Dunfermline. The Forum is a voluntary partnership of organisations around the Forth with an interest in the wellbeing of the Forth and its coastal communities. Members of the Forum meet to share information and discuss matters […]

  • 3 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed TD, today announced details of a €2.8 million package to assist 13 Coastal Local Authorities undertake and complete 51 harbor development and repair project in the country. The package provides funding for maintenance and repair works in addition to supporting the ongoing development and enhancement […]

  • 27 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Michigan Port Collaborative (MPC) applauded timely action by Governor Snyder, key agencies in his administration and legislators to secure critically needed emergency dredging funds for Great Lakes harbors. New legislation – requested by the Governor and now enroute to his desk for signature – will provide $21 million to dredge 49 harbors to keep […]

  • 13 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Ellicott Dredges, a Baltimore based manufacturer of dredging equipment and dredge parts, recently received three contracts for custom-designed dredgers. In the first instance, an international chemical company selected Ellicott to build a custom electric bucketwheel dredger to mine salt in a very hard digging application. The new dredger, which will increase the mine’s output per operating […]

  • 27 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senator Mark Begich hailed last week’s passage of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA), a key piece of legislation for the nation’s marine transportation infrastructure that includes a Begich provision changing guidelines that had made it very difficult for Alaska ports and harbors to get federal funding. “This bill clears the way […]

  • 8 February 2012
    Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Ellicott Dredges, LLC had a record-breaking Q4 of 2011, and a full year 2011. In fact over just the last 40 days of the year, the Ellicott team successfully shipped over a dozen new dredges to 7 different countries, including to every inhabited continent, setting an industry record. For the full year Ellicott made deliveries […]

  • 29 February 2012

    State Representative Lonnie Reed (D-Branford) testified before the Commerce Committee today on SB 220, An Act Concerning Navigation, Coastal Access and Clean Marinas. Rep. Reed said the bill represents a common sense strategy designed to support and grow marina businesses and create more maritime jobs while also incentivizing the safe disposal of paints, cleaning products, […]

  • 27 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed TD, yesterday launched new major marine project in Killybegs, Co. Donegal – the new Killybegs Small Craft Harbor. “This new harbor, fully funded by the State, is a first class facility capable of accommodating 63 boats ranging up to 15 meters in length with one berth […]

  • 16 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, a member of the Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee, announced Senate passage of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2013. This bill includes a measure she worked to include that sets aside 20 percent of new funding from the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund for maintaining Great Lakes ports […]

  • 18 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Final modifications are being made to the Barnstable County’s new $2 million dredging vessel, CapeCod.com reports.  The 14” Bay Dragon dredger, being built by Baltimore based Ellicott Dredge, missed its contracted delivery date due to issues with onboard electronics and hydraulics. While providing an update to Barnstable County Commissioners recently, Barnstable County Facilities Director, Stephen Tebo, said […]