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  • 21 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Carolina Beach, NC, has announced that dredging of the Intracoastal Waterway and the Carolina Beach Inlet Crossing is set to begin in April. During the project, some portions of Freeman Park where the spoils are being deposited will be closed for the visitors, the city said. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will […]

  • 4 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Florida Inland Navigation District (FIND) began the Intracoastal Waterway deepening this week to allow for better passage of commercial and private vessels. A deeper Intracoastal will result in an increased economic benefit to the commercial and recreational marine industry, which will benefit all South Florida residents and help secure the region’s position as an international […]

  • 28 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Enhancing inland navigation is essential to cope with constantly growing transport volumes within the Baltic Sea Region and Europe in a sustainable way, reports the Port of Hamburg. According to the port, inland navigation must be further developed as an integral part of a multimodal and sustainable transport system which takes advantage of digitalization and […]

  • 16 September 2013

    Brookhaven Supervisor Ed Romaine, on September 13 requested that the County of Suffolk dredge more than a dozen locations across the Town during the 2013/2014 dredging season. Sites for dredge spoils for each location, which are either owned by the Town or where an agreement is in place to accept spoils, was also included in […]

  • 15 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    At its Board of Directors meeting held yesterday in Houston, Waterways Council, Inc.’s Board of Directors unanimously endorsed the American Waterworks Act, proposed in late October by Senator Lamar Alexander (R-TN) and Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) to modernize America’s inland waterways and ports. The new waterways funding plan would: – Remove the requirement that Olmsted […]

  • 5 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Construction to remove underwater demolition and debris from the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway (GIWW) and Galveston Causeway that began earlier this week will cause a temporary closure of the waterway located at the intersection of the GIWW, the Galveston Causeway (Interstate 45) and the associated railroad trestle bridge. The contractor, RLB Contracting Inc., is required to […]

  • 12 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The New South Wales Government today announced an $8 million coastal dredging strategy, aimed at improving the state’s ports and harbors. “These waterways are the lifeblood of many communities and the NSW Liberal & Nationals Government is pleased to fund this essential dredging,” New South Wales Minister for Lands and Forestry, Paul Toole, said in […]

  • 3 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    A U.S. Army Corps of Engineers operations and maintenance dredging project within the Intracoastal Waterway (IWW) Bakers Haulover area will start as early as November 18, USACE said in their latest release.  “The Bakers Haulover reach is one of the top three shoaling areas along the entire IWW, requiring dredging roughly every two years. With […]

  • 29 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Governor Pat McCrory joined officials from the Department of Transportation’s Ferry Division yesterday to officially christen the division’s newest vessel, the Dredge Manteo. The 154-foot cutter suction dredge will help keep North Carolina waterways navigable, help stabilize inlets, and support the state’s vital ferry system and emergency routes. “Our state’s connections across the water are just as […]

  • 11 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, staff finalized last week a standard operating procedure (SOP) for evaluating permit applications along the Sabine-Neches Waterway (SNWW). According to Kimberly Baggette, chief of the USACE Galveston District’s Regulatory Division, the request to establish a SOP for evaluating permit applications along the SNWW was initiated by experts […]

  • 13 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Russian Government has submitted its report on the development of inland water transport and maritime activities over the recent 6 years. According to the report published on the PortNews website, the capacity of transshipment facilities at seaports has increased by 24.4% to 1,053.3 million tonnes. Intense seaport infrastructure development projects are underway in Murmansk, […]

  • 2 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Gulf Intracoastal Waterway was shut down for a few hours on Wednesday afternoon after a dredging vessel that had drifted into a busy shipping lane collided with a barge. According to local media, the Houston Ship Channel remained opened, but towing vessels were grinded to a halt and couldn’t travel the narrow channel that runs along […]

  • 25 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The largest infrastructure project since the waterway’s original construction, the Panama Canal Expansion Program will create a new lane of traffic along the Canal through the construction of a new set of locks, doubling the waterway’s capacity. To date, the overall program is over 80 percent complete, with several major components, such as its dry […]

  • 19 February 2016
    Project & Tenders

    U.S. Senator Thad Cochran has announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will provide an additional $67.1 million in FY2016 funding for flood control, navigation and other water resources-related work on waterways throughout Mississippi. “Congress gives the Army Corps of Engineers discretion to use a certain amount of funding for projects that were not […]

  • 28 February 2013

    In the Union Budget proposals for the financial year 2013-13 Five inland waterways have been declared as National Waterways. Announcing this in the budget proposals tabled in the Lok Sabha today Union Finance Minister Shri P.Chidambaram said the Minister of Water Resources will move a Bill in Parliament to declare the Lakhipur – Bhanga stretch […]

  • 11 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Walter B. Jones and several congressional colleagues have joined forces to call on the U.S. Army of Corps of Engineers to meet its statutory mandate to perform an assessment of the maintenance dredging needs along the Atlantic and Gulf Intracoastal Waterways. According to Jones, a 2014 law required the Corps to complete the assessment […]

  • 7 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    People in Gloucestershire, Worcestershire and South Wales are being encouraged to give their ideas on how to improve the region’s historic canals, with the Canal and River Trust’s South Wales and Severn Waterway Partnership holding their Annual Public Meeting in Gloucester this week. The event will also be a chance to find out more about […]

  • 31 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology has directed Jorgensen Forge Corp. to continue studying soil and groundwater contamination at its industrial property along the Duwamish Waterway in Seattle. The manufacturer of large-scale special metal products has conducted some site investigations, including partial cleanup work in 2014 (under a 2007 agreed order with Ecology), to determine if […]

  • 23 August 2010

    MONTHS ago it was stated, capital dredging would be carried out soon in all rivers of the country ‘to revive the lost waterways’ by … (nation) [mappress] Source: nation, August 23, 2010;

  • 8 November 2010

    Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Monday gave in principle approval for the cleaning of all canals and drains in the state at the… (punjabnewsline) [mappress] Source: punjabnewsline, November 9, 2010;

  • 6 December 2010

    The Liberian Bureau of Maritime Commissioner, Beyan Kesselly, has told reporters that his country will initiate a campaign to clean … (bairdmaritime) [mappress] Source: bairdmaritime, December 6, 2010;

  • 5 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, has announced a plan for the New Jersey Intracoastal Waterway dredging program. The solicitation for this contract will be issued on or about 15 May 2015 with a bid opening date of 16 June 2015. The total value is estimated to be between $1 million and $5 million. […]

  • 15 August 2010

    The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) will lead another dredging and clean-up drive in eight Metro Manila waterways starting… By ANNA LIZA T. VILLAS (mb) [mappress] Source: mb, August 15, 2010;

  • 14 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway (AIW), the famed 1100-plus mile coastal waterway stretching from Norfolk, Virginia to Miami, Florida, is getting ‘thin’, the Boat Owners Association of the United States (BoatUS) said in its latest announcement.  Shoaling has created hazardous conditions in some areas with depths reported less than 5 feet, which reflects a remarkable 7 […]

  • 14 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in partnership with local sponsor Port of Bellingham, will begin maintenance dredging of the Squalicum Waterway November 20. According to the Corps, heavy sedimentation has caused a navigation hazard in Squalicum Waterway which threatens continued use by commercial vessels loading and off-loading cargo without maintenance dredging. USACE awarded this […]

  • 6 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    This year’s Waterways Symposium, taking place in Memphis, Tennessee, October 1-3, 2013, will examine the opportunities an efficient, modern waterways system can provide. Attendees typically include representatives from the shipping community, transportation providers, investors, bankers, officials from ports and federal/state/local governments, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and other agencies, consultants, academics, and many more. […]