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  • 17 April 2012

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has announced a $5,120,000 investment for NY Works projects that will allow for eight flood control system and dam repair projects in the North Country. NY Works is designed to reinvent state economic development with innovative new strategy that will put New Yorkers back to work rebuilding the state’s infrastructure. The […]

  • 14 February 2012

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation, the largest provider of dredging services in the United States and a major provider of commercial and industrial demolition and remediation services, announced its participation with DEME in the Wheatstone LNG Project dredging works in Australia. Dredging International (Australia) Pty Ltd, a member of the DEME Group, has been […]

  • 26 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Oregon’s Senator Jeff Merkley spoke at the Oregon Coast Economic Summit last week, highlighting his work for Oregon’s coastal communities and promising to keep pushing to maximize funds for small port dredging, a major driver of local coastal economies and an important source of jobs. Merkley also received recognition from the Oregon Legislative Coastal Caucus […]

  • 12 June 2012

    In March 2012, APM Terminals Maasvlakte II announced an order for 36 diesel-electric Lift-Automated Guided Vehicles (Lift-AGVs) from Gottwald representing the first terminal operator to use Lift-AGVs in operations. Now, APM Terminals pushes the boundaries even further by changing the scope from diesel-electric powered Lift-AGVs towards fully electric Battery Lift-AGVs. APM Terminals Maasvlakte II has […]

  • 20 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC), exclusively for Dredging Today, looks back at 2016 and forward to 2017. IADC is the global umbrella organisation for contractors in the private dredging industry. As such IADC is dedicated to not only promoting the skills, integrity and reliability of its members, but also the dredging industry in […]

  • 22 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    As part of President Obama’s continuing commitment to help coastal communities recover from Hurricane Sandy, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has signed two agreements that together total $2 million for broad-scale environmental monitoring within offshore areas along Cape Canaveral (Brevard County), Fla. These areas have been identified to provide sand resources for areas […]

  • 12 July 2012
    Business & Finance

    Orion Marine Group, Inc., a leading heavy civil marine contractor serving the infrastructure sector, today is providing its investors an update on the Company’s outlook and end markets. Market Outlook While the Company is pleased with the recovery of backlog from the lows reached in 2011 and with recent legislative activity in Washington, dredge utilization […]

  • 21 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S.-flag shipping on the Great Lakes provides efficient, safe, and environmentally sound transportation services to industries that are the backbone of the American economy finds a report released on February 12 by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (“MARAD”). The U.S.-flag Lakes fleet is “competitive with other modes of freight transportation in the movement […]

  • 7 December 2011

    The US Interior Secretary Ken Salazar has issued a statement about proposed projects to restore the coastal ecosystem in Gulf states. “These days we took a major step forward toward meaningful restoration that will benefit the natural resources of the Gulf Coast for generations to come. I commend the leadership of the Gulf Coast states […]

  • 6 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Florida Lt. Governor Jennifer Carroll visited Port Everglades recently to see the progress on the South Florida seaport’s three critical expansion projects that are projected to create 7,000 new jobs regionally and support more than 135,000 jobs statewide over the next 15 years. During the visit, which included a tour and overview from the top […]

  • 18 April 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers New York District and its regional partners are committed to achieve the vision of a World Class Harbor Estuary. This vision balances economic revitalization of the Port of New York and New Jersey while creating a sustainable environment through comprehensive restoration and protection of public safety. Over the past […]

  • 5 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Over the past fiscal year (Oct. 1, 2012 to Sept. 30, 2013), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 4 has cited 23 entities throughout the Southeast for depositing dredged and/or fill material into wetlands or other waters of the United States in violation of Section 404 of the Clean Water Act (CWA). Such unauthorized […]

  • 8 May 2012

    Today marks a milestone in the state’s transition to a new, clear and streamlined approach to the cleanup of contaminated sites – the deadline for those responsible to clean up these sites to enroll in the Licensed Site Remediation Professional Program. The LSRP program more efficiently deals with cleanups, many of which have languished for […]

  • 4 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Ireland’s largest bulk port company Shannon Foynes Port Company (SFPC) has unveiled plans to double its trade in the next three decades with the publication of an ambitious masterplan, Vision 2041. The plan was launched by Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport Leo Varadkar, TD, and is the first of its kind set out by […]

  • 9 January 2012

    Responding to renewed economic claims for Deepening the Delaware River, a coalition of taxpayer, community, and environmental organizations issued a new independent analysis they say proves once again that the deepening project is an economic loser. The groups issued the analysis and an accompanying report titled “Army Corps Cooks the Books Again,” in response to […]

  • 7 February 2012

    The Union Shipping Minister, Shri G.K. Vasan has strongly advocated Public Private Partnership (PPP) mode in port investment opportunities in India. Inaugurating “Invest Port”, a conclave on investment opportunities in India in New Delhi today, Shri Vasan said that the maritime sector plays a crucial role in facilitating India’s international trade. Almost 95% by volume […]

  • 9 August 2013

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (NASDAQ:GLDD), the largest provider of dredging services in the United States and a major provider of commercial and industrial demolition and remediation services, reported financial results for the three and six months ended June 30, 2013. Jonathan Berger, Chief Executive Officer stated, “For the three months ended June 30, […]

  • 26 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Port Everglades is planning for the year 2033 with an updated roadmap for future growth over the next 20 years that identifies $1.6 billion in capital investments to improve productivity for cargo, cruise and petroleum businesses that operate at the South Florida seaport. The Broward County Board of County Commissioners, which governs the Port as […]

  • 28 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Orion Marine Group, Inc., a leading heavy civil marine contractor, today reported net income for the three months ended December 31, 2012, of $1.5 million ($0.05 diluted earnings per share). These results compare to a net loss of $5.2 million ($0.19 diluted loss per share) for the same period a year ago. For the full […]

  • 12 October 2012

    Lake Wildwood Association (LWA), located between Chicago and Peoria, Illinois has been dealing directly with the challenges associated with sedimentation in their lakes for over 20 years. Sediment removal began almost from the time that the Lake was built in 1968. By 1972, the Association had purchased a Mudcat that sucked up the unwanted silt […]

  • 5 October 2010
    Vessels

    Piriou Shipyards has delivered a 2.300 m3 trailing suction hopper dredger, fitted out with Damen dredging equipment, to the French sand mining contractor CETRA. The hopper dredger, named “Michel DSR”, will mine sand an gravel off the Brittany coast and transport it throughout the Loire Estuary. The vessel is a prime example of franco-dutch cooperation […]

  • 5 November 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Dutch company Formaco, which has been active for more than 15 years in the Dutch and Belgian market with primarily heavy quality forging- and casting works, recently signed a contract with the Spanish forge Irizar Forge from the Basque Country for the exclusive sale of special forged lifting hooks, crane lifting blocks and compositions […]

  • 24 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority awarded a $1.3 million construction contract to Grant MacKay Company, Inc. for the razing of selected buildings at Turning Basin Terminal. The project includes demolition and removal of existing concrete and steel building structures at multiple locations at the Turning Basin, including asbestos abatement, security lighting, […]

  • 11 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The President’s Budget for fiscal 2014 (FY14) includes $4.826 billion in gross discretionary funding for the Civil Works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), which is offset in part by a proposal to cancel $100 million in unobligated carryover of funding appropriated prior to fiscal year 2013. “The fiscal 2014 Civil Works […]

  • 1 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    As the fiscal calendar nears 2020, officials at Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are working to close the books by month’s end while taking a glimpse back at the past year’s accomplishments. Fiscal year 2019 saw a record $88 million in work within the district’s civil works mission. Projects ranged from its maintenance […]

  • 13 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Senate yesterday approved the final conference agreement to the FY19 Minibus appropriations package (H.R. 5895) that includes funding for Energy and Water Development, Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Legislative Branch. Advanced by U.S. Senator Marco Rubio, the bill includes funding for critical infrastructure projects administered by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, […]