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  • 27 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    As one of the major hubs for ferry services to Corsica and Sardinia, the Port of Vado Ligure in northern Italy is currently in the process of significantly extending its capacities. In order to be able to accommodate not only more, but also larger vessels the Port Authority has started on a project to deepen […]

  • 27 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Dennis is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ New England District to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with dredging and disposal works in Dennis and Yarmouth areas, Mass. The proposed work involves the selective dredging of multiple navigation and mooring basins within multiple waterways in […]

  • 25 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    A Trump Administration proposal to remove certain functions of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) from the Department of Defense umbrella drew praise last week from Louisiana Republican Congressman Garret Graves. The reorganization – listed in the White House’s release of “Delivering Government Solutions in the 21st Century, Reform Plan and Reorganization and Recommendations” […]

  • 25 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King have announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released its fiscal year 2018 work plan, which includes important dredging and maintenance projects in Maine, totaling $11,780,000.  The budget for the Army Corps of Engineers is overseen by the Senate Energy and Water Development Appropriations Subcommittee, of which Senator Collins […]

  • 22 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Corpus Christi has achieved an another milestone with last week’s release of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) FY’18 Work Plan.  Included in the Corps of Engineers’ navigation construction budget was nearly $23 million for the Corpus Christi Channel Improvement Project (CIP) designed to deepen and widen one of the nation’s […]

  • 21 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine last week announced nearly $56 million in new federal funding for communities in Hampton Roads, Richmond, and on the Eastern Shore for water infrastructure improvements. The funding is awarded through the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ “Work Plan,” a source of funds provided by Congress for the Corps to allocate to […]

  • 21 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Lee Zeldin has announced the approval of his request for an extended dredging period for North Sea Harbor. Pummeled by a series of unprecedented nor’easters, North Sea Harbor suffered from increased shoaling and dangerous navigational conditions. The needed dredging equipment arrived at North Sea Harbor on June 7th with the original dredging period scheduled to […]

  • 19 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded a maintenance dredging contract for portions of the Intracoastal Waterway (IWW) and the Ponce de Leon Inlet in Volusia County June 15. The Corps awarded the $8.55 million contract to Cavache, Inc. of Pompano Beach Florida. The maintenance contract will dredge sand deposited in the waterways with the […]

  • 18 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    A $3.35 million upgrade to the jetty of the Gold Coast Seaway’s Sand Bypass System has been given the green light, announced today Minister for Transport and Main Roads The Honorable Mark Bailey. The investment, delivered in the Palaszczuk Government’s 2018 State Budget, will allow the jetty to safely accommodate the next generation of mobile cranes that […]

  • 14 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Harford County has been awarded nearly $1 million in state funding to improve waterways in Abingdon and Joppatowne. In a May 19 letter to County Executive Barry Glassman, Gov. Larry Hogan announced that the General Assembly had approved Maryland Waterway Improvement Fund grants totaling $957,250 applied for by Harford County for four projects. The funding […]

  • 14 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The $1.7 billion work-plan for Fiscal Year 2018 Civil Works appropriations, released by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers June 11, includes $143 million for Jacksonville District’s continuing navigation, flood and coastal storm damage reduction and aquatic ecosystem restoration projects in Florida and Puerto Rico. “The array of projects in this budget will positively contribute to […]

  • 13 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Seattle Harbor Navigation Improvement Project is eligible for congressional authorization following U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Commanding General Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite signing the Chief of Engineers Report June 7. The project proposal includes deepening the East and West Waterways to 57 feet below mean lower low water and if it receives authorization […]

  • 12 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    As a result of the 2018 Bipartisan Budget Act, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers New Orleans District received $103 million for operation and maintenance work on the Calcasieu River channel. “The Calcasieu River ship channel, serving nearly 50 companies operating in the Port of Lake Charles, is one of Nation’s most important deep-draft waterways,” […]

  • 10 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (June 4-10, 2018).   Ionada Scrubbing System Onboard Hopper Dredger Lelystad Ionada BV has announced the signing of a Pilot Agreement with Van Oord to conduct trials of Ionada’s Semi-Dry Scrubbing technology onboard the hopper dredger Lelystad.   Merko Ehitus […]

  • 7 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Broads Authority is celebrating a record breaking year for its dredging operations team reaching 110% of their estimated dredging target figure. Each year the Broads Authority Construction Team aims to remove around 50,000m³ of accumulated sediment from the rivers and broads in the national park. This is because the gradual build-up of sediment which […]

  • 7 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. House of Representatives yesterday approved the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2018 (H.R. 8), bipartisan legislation that provides for improvements to the Nation’s ports, inland waterways, locks, dams, flood protection, ecosystem restoration, etc. According to the official U.S. House of Representatives’ statement, the bill passed by a vote of 408 to 2. […]

  • 6 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    With New Jersey’s busy summer season just beginning, Senator Vin Gopal, Assemblyman Eric Houghtaling and Assemblywoman Joann Downey have praised the New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) for completing two dredging projects in the 11th Legislative District. The NJDOT recently announced the completion of dredging projects in the Shark River and the Shrewsbury River. These […]

  • 1 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Dredging program is currently underway at the mouth of the Qawa River in Labasa, the Fiji Broadcasting Corporation (FBC) reports.  The works involve the removal of sediments from the river floor in order to deepen and widen the waterway. Minister for Waterways, Dr. Mahendra Reddy, said that the silt deposits that come down the water ways accumulate […]

  • 29 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Sea Dog Creek dredging project, aimed to remove a sand bar that has become a hazard for local boaters and to restore marshland, is officially underway, Councilwoman Erin King Sweeney said in her latest announcement.   In January 2018, Hempstead Town Supervisor Laura Gillen, Councilwoman King Sweeney and Councilman Anthony D’Esposito stood together to call on […]

  • 28 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    A $670,000 dredging program started last week on the Rewa River to ensure the quick discharge of upstream water in the river and to minimize spillover water from flooding nearby communities, the Fijian Government informs.  During the commissioning of the dredging operations in Nasali Landing in Rewa, Minister for Waterways, Mahendra Reddy, said that the government […]

  • 25 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials yesterday announced the completion of three dredging projects to restore waterways in Monmouth County to navigable depths, some for the first time in 30 years.  Many of these channels in Shark River, Shrewsbury, and Keansburg had been shoaled in since Superstorm Sandy, limiting boating options, emergency response, and […]

  • 25 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    India and the Netherlands have announced a wide range of MoUs/Agreements and Initiatives across different sectors during the two-day visit of Prime Minister of the Netherlands, Mark Rutte. During the visit, Imotec Projects, a Dutch company which operates in the maritime and offshore market, and Reliance Naval & Engineering Ltd., signed a MoU to make […]

  • 24 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) are accepting public comments on an application from the Jordan Cove Energy Project, said DEQ in its latest release.  The project calls for building a liquefied natural gas (LNG) facility on the North Spit of Coos Bay near North Bend […]

  • 24 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Transportation and Infrastructure Committee yesterday unanimously approved the bipartisan Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2018, legislation that provides for improvements to the Nation’s ports, inland waterways, locks, dams, flood protection, ecosystem restoration, and other water resources infrastructure. This approval marks the third Water Resources Development Act approved by the Committee under Chairman Shuster’s […]

  • 23 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is providing $12.5 million in Waterway Improvement Fund grants to enhance and improve public boating access, facilities and navigation throughout the state. This critical Fiscal Year 2019 funding will go toward 57 projects in 18 counties, from Garrett to Wicomico counties as well as Baltimore City. “We are committed to expanding opportunities for […]

  • 22 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Rothen Group, a national independent civil engineering and maintenance business servicing UK Waterways, has successfully stabilized the River Cam’s collapsing bank in just four months. Working together with UK-based construction and civil engineering company – JN Bentley – Rothen Group offered a solution that would not only save the hard to access bank from collapsing, […]