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  • 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 […]

  • 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,” […]

  • 4 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Members of the Oregon Congressional Delegation recently sent a letter to the Acting Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works Ryan Fisher urging the Trump Administration to fund critical maintenance and dredging of Oregon’s small ports and jetties. Representatives Peter DeFazio, Earl Blumenauer, Kurt Schrader and Suzanne Bonamici, along with Senators Ron Wyden and […]

  • 24 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Oregon’s Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden, joined by Representatives Peter DeFazio, Suzanne Bonamici and Earl Blumenauer, have urged the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to support essential dredging and maintenance of Oregon’s small ports in its 2017 work plan. “Oregon’s ports and harbors are the lifeblood of the coastal communities they serve, enhancing regional […]

  • 26 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Peter DeFazio has joined members of the Oregon delegation in sending a letter to Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works R.D. James encouraging the Administration to use a portion of federal funds for operations and maintenance projects at Oregon’s small ports. Rep. DeFazio, along with Senators Wyden and Merkley and Representatives Schrader, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 18 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    Oregon’s Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden have announced that included in the Senate Energy and Water Appropriations committee bill is $2 million for Scoggins Dam upgrades, $48 million for small ports and over $300 million for additional port programs. “The funding included in the appropriations bill will be a huge relief to Oregon’s port communities […]

  • 24 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Senators Maria Cantwell, Patty Murray and Reps. Rick Larsen, Jaime Herrera Beutler, Suzan DelBene and Derek Kilmer have sent a letter to USACE and the Office of Management and Budget to request funding to fulfill critical dredging and maintenance needs at six small ports and harbors in Washington state. Ports and harbors, crucial economic drivers […]

  • 23 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. House Appropriations Committee yesterday approved its Energy and Water Appropriations bill that included funding for Columbia River maintenance, small ports dredging and Hanford cleanup, championed by Jaime Herrera Beutler. As a first-year member of the Energy and Water Appropriations Subcommittee, Jaime helped craft this spending bill that sets spending levels for the Department […]

  • 14 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, will host an Industry Day for small business government contractors on May 28, 2015, at 8:30 a.m. at the district’s headquarters building in Galveston. The purpose of the event is to present upcoming work for fiscal year 2016, help small businesses navigate through the contracting process and […]

  • 27 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Senator Fabian Manning, on behalf of the Honorable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, has announced that the Government of Canada will invest in major improvement projects at small craft harbors in Newfoundland and Labrador. This funding will provide a safer and more efficient working environment for fishermen and harbor users across the province. […]

  • 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, […]

  • 23 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, will host an Industry Day for small business government contractors June 20, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the district’s headquarters building in Galveston, Texas. The purpose of the event is to present upcoming work for fiscal year 2019, help small businesses navigate through the contracting […]

  • 22 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Marlink has been selected to provide high-end VSAT (Very Small Aperture Terminal) services for the fleet of the international dredging and offshore contractor Van Oord. The contract is expected to include 30 vessels being supported by Marlink’s customized VSAT services by the end of 2015. Marlink’s VSAT services have provided voice and data connectivity services […]

  • 29 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    On Thursday, 28th of September, a meeting was held by the Central Dredging Association at the Damen Dredging Equipment’s (DDE) yard in Nijkerk, the Netherlands. The focus of the event was on small scale dredging. Mr J.G.S. Pennekamp, CEDA chairman and host of the event, welcomed a crowd of dredging professionals, including contractors, civil engineers, […]

  • 26 March 2012

    U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA) joined a group of Senators in urging key appropriators to include funding for dredging small and low-use ports in the fiscal year (FY) 2013 budget. Small and low-use ports are ports that don’t have enough tonnage to meet the Army Corps of Engineers’ threshold to qualify for annual dredging support […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 12 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Rep. Peter DeFazio has announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will allocate nearly $15 million this year towards operations and maintenance projects at small ports along Oregon’s south coast. “Our ports along the Oregon coast are the lifeblood of coastal communities, and our coastal infrastructure supports communities all throughout the state,” said Rep. […]

  • 16 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Senator Fabian Manning announced yesterday that the Government of Canada will invest in major improvement projects at eleven small craft harbors in Newfoundland and Labrador. Funding will provide a safer and more efficient working environment for fishermen and harbor users across the province. “Since 2006, our Government has continuously made major investments that create opportunities for […]

  • 25 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The first training for Small Island States within the SimpleCoast initiative has just been successfully concluded. The training has taken place in São Tomé, as a joint effort between the GFDRR (The World Bank), Deltares and with great support from the local government. The training has involved participants of most of the organizations operating on […]

  • 23 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Hunter Tootoo, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard announced yesterday in Eastern Passage, Nova Scotia, that the Government of Canada is investing $289 million in small craft harbors across the country in 2016–2017. The announcement includes $32 million of the $149 million allocated to small craft harbors in Budget 2016. Small craft harbors […]

  • 9 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans and Regional Minister for Prince Edward Island, was in West Point Harbour yesterday to announce a Government of Canada investment of $9.5 million to support improvement projects at small craft harbours in Prince Edward Island. At West Point harbour, the major projects being undertaken are reconstruction […]

  • 16 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Congressman Peter DeFazio (OR-04) said that the conference report that reconciles House and Senate water resources development legislation was filed yesterday. This legislation, the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2014 (WRRDA), authorizes funding for Army Corps of Engineers navigation, flood control and environmental restoration projects. This legislation will directly benefit Oregon’s small ports. […]

  • 12 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Colin Fraser, Member of Parliament for West Nova, announced yesterday that the Government of Canada is investing $5.7 million this year in six small craft harbor improvement projects in West Nova. Two of these harbors will see their investment extend into future years for an additional $1.2 million. Small craft harbors play an important role […]