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  • 17 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Redwood City, California, announced last week that Fiscal Year 2017-18 was its best year in history, generating $8.6 million in revenue and over 2.3 million metric tons of cargo moving across the port docks, a 49% percent increase in cargo over the prior year.  Commenting the latest release, Lorianna Kastrop, Port Commission chair, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 14 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Representative for Oregon’s 4th congressional district, Peter DeFazio, Ranking Member of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, yesterday announced $8.7 million in funding for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for the dredging of Oregon’s ports and other operations and maintenance. The funds were included in H.R. 5895, the Energy and Water, Legislative Branch, […]

  • 11 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    House and Senate Committee leaders yesterday announced a bipartisan, bicameral agreement on comprehensive water resources infrastructure legislation, which could be considered on the House floor later this week. The announced text of the America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018 includes four titles. Title I authorizes proposed U.S. Army Corps of Engineers civil works activities for port, waterway, […]

  • 31 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos yesterday announced the deployment of materials to create a new marine habitat at Fire Island Reef, as part of the state’s ongoing efforts to develop a stronger marine ecosystem off New York’s shores. Fire Island Reef is a 744-acre site located in the Atlantic […]

  • 28 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority’s Habitat Enhancement Program (HEP) submitted this month a project permit application for the Maplewood Marine Restoration Project. The scheme is located immediately south of the Maplewood Flats Conservation Area which is two kilometers east of the Ironworkers Memorial Bridge in the District of North Vancouver, British Columbia in federal waters managed […]

  • 23 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, continues seeking land from willing landowners near the Mississippi River. The Corps is actively seeking land suitable for use as a permanent dredged material placement site. On average, the St. Paul District dredges 1 million cubic yards of material each year. This is roughly enough material […]

  • 20 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    To provide adequate resources for three key federal programs that help fund multimodal port-related infrastructure in the United States, the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) has sent a letter to the leadership of both the House and Senate Appropriations Committees’ Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing, and Urban Development and Related Agencies (THUD). The letter commends the subcommittees’ leadership on […]

  • 17 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Citing the critical danger posed by storm surge and resulting flooding, La. Gov. John Bel Edwards recently announced the Interagency Coastal Storm Surge-Based Flood Risk and Resilience Awareness Campaign, a partnership of state agencies to use “Story Maps” to promote awareness of Louisiana’s Comprehensive Coastal Master Plan. The Master Plan is the foundational document underlying the […]

  • 16 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority Board (CPRA), which sanctioned potential legal action against Plaquemines Parish earlier this June, has been just informed that CPRA was able to proceed without the need to resort to legal action to conduct soil borings as part of a geotechnical study for a potential sediment diversion in that […]

  • 9 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, has awarded an almost $2.4 million contract to Luedtke Dredging Company, to dredge Green Bay Harbor in northeast Wisconsin. Under the project, the dredging contractor from Frankfort, Mich., will remove 287,800 cubic yards of material. They will place the dredged material in the Cat Island dredge material […]

  • 8 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Lake Champlain Transportation Company is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District to conduct work in waters of the U.S. to expand and maintain an existing marina in Burlington Bay in Burlington, Vermont. The Company proposed to expand and maintain an existing commercial marina and reconfigure existing ferry […]

  • 3 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal IHC said in its latest announcement that their General Dredging Course is set to take place on September 10-21, 2018, in Kinderdijk, the Netherlands. This intensive two-week program will feature several excursions, a guest lecture about the Port of Rotterdam and a one-day simulator experience on an IHC Beaver cutter suction dredger. The course is […]

  • 2 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dragflow, an Italian manufacturer of dredging equipment, said in its latest announcement that ArcelorMittal has chosen their remote dredger to clean sedimentation ponds located at the Zenica plant, Bosnia and Herzegovina. “Our DRP60 remote dredger, equipped with an electric pump EL60B and 70m winches, is doing a great job down there, thanks to the low draft, its high mobility on […]

  • 31 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Indonesian Government’s Ministry of Transportation announced last Friday that the construction works on the Patimban Port Development Project (Package 1) are set to begin sometimes next month. The project, located in Subang, West Java, will be conducted by a joint venture including Penta-Ocean Construction Co., Ltd., TOA Corporation, Rinkai Nissan Construction Co., Ltd., PT PP Tbk. […]

  • 26 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Retiring Congressman Bill Shuster, chair of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, earlier this week released a legislative discussion draft outlining his vision to invest in U.S. infrastructure, including for surface and water transportation programs. Among those voicing support and appreciation for Cong. Shuster’s leadership in promoting this discussion is the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA). “AAPA thanks […]

  • 18 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    In today’s hearing before the U.S. Senate Finance Committee’s Subcommittee on International Trade, Customs and Global Competitiveness, the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) will testify regarding the infrastructure needs of seaports, and offer a number of ways to ensure that America’s ports have to ability to continue supporting U.S. international trade. Speaking for AAPA will be its […]

  • 17 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The Soy Transportation Coalition (SCT) recently presented the research that identifies farmer benefit of dredging the Lower Mississippi River. The STC research highlights that shipping costs for soybeans from Mississippi Gulf export terminals would decline 13 cents per bushel ($5 per metric ton) if the lower Mississippi River is dredged to 50 ft. The research […]

  • 17 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    A joint venture, including Penta-Ocean Construction Co., Ltd., TOA Corporation, Rinkai Nissan Construction Co., Ltd., PT PP Tbk. and PT Wijaya Karya Tbk., has won a $445 million contract for the Patimban Port Development Project – Package 1, in Indonesia.  According to an official Penta-Ocean’s announcement, the construction period of this capital development program is […]

  • 15 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (July 9-15, 2018).   The Philippines: DOTr Wraps Up 129 Port Projects The Philippine News Agency (PNA) said in their latest announcement that the Government’s Department of Transportation (DOTr) has completed 129 commercial port projects under the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA), […]

  • 13 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure of British Columbia is working on the Kootenay Lake Ferry Dredging Project aimed to improve the route that runs between Balfour and Kootenay Bay across Kootenay Lake. Masse Environmental Consultants was hired by the Ministry to conduct an environmental assessment to support permitting requirements for the Kootenay Lake ferry […]

  • 12 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, has awarded a contract for dredging at Duluth-Superior Harbor in western Lake Superior on the Minnesota-Wisconsin border. According to the Corps, the $1,933,500 contract was awarded to Roen Salvage Co., from Sturgeon Bay, Wis. The firm will dredge approximately 150,000 cubic yards of material from the harbor […]

  • 11 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Legislation (S.6927/A.8686) sponsored by NYS Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. and Assemblyman Brian Barnwell to create a New York City Seawall Study Commission has been approved by the State Senate and Assembly. The intent of the bill, which will now go to Governor Andrew M. Cuomo for final action, is to determine the feasibility of […]

  • 11 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Philippine News Agency (PNA) said in their latest announcement that the Government’s Department of Transportation (DOTr) has completed 129 commercial port projects under the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA), and four social/tourism ports under its maritime sector in the last two years. In 2016 alone, 68 projects amounting to $59.2 million were completed, which include port […]

  • 29 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Efficiently-designed and well-constructed sea ports are viewed as the bedrock upon which a region’s infrastructure is developed and maintained, Fact.MR said in their latest study on global dredging market. Across the globe, freight transportation is widely achieved by sea, urging regional governments to employ dredging throughout their shores, according to the Dublin headquartered market research firm. Capital […]

  • 28 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Virginia Governor Ralph Northam visited William & Mary Law School last week to sign two bills, House Bill 345 and Senate Bill 265, establishing a new cabinet position for Virginia: Special Assistant to the Governor for Coastal Adaptation and Protection. The new cabinet position will function as the lead in developing and providing direction and […]