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Phase 2 of $238.7M JAXPORT Terminal Expansion Under Way

FL, United States

Leadership from the Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) and private partner SSA Marine were joined by U.S. Department of Transportation Maritime Administrator Rear Adm. Mark Buzby this past...

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Perspective: Port bill among those progressing in Legislature

United States

There is a lot of activity going on in session this year. It seems more issues are being moved forward earlier in this year's session than last year.My land conveyance bill from the state to the...

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Portion of Southern San Diego Bay to be dredged

San Diego, CA, United States

Army Corps of Engineers says federal channel near National City Marine Terminal hasn’t been dredged since 1976.SAN DIEGO—The Port of San Diego and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Los Angeles...

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Sand Fences: How to Build Stronger Dunes

FL, United States

Why Do You Need to Fortify Your Dunes?It is a well-established fact that sand dunes are the coastline’s first line of defense against the destructive forces of wind and waves. They are absolutely...


Upcoming Projects/Contracts/Tenders
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Portion of Southern San Diego Bay to be dredged

San Diego, CA, United States

Army Corps of Engineers says federal channel near National City Marine Terminal hasn’t been dredged since 1976.SAN DIEGO—The Port of San Diego and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Los Angeles...

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Army Corps begins to remove 5.5 million cubic yards of material from Baltimore Harbor channels

MD, United States

Map shows Brewerton Angle, Brewerton Channel and Brewerton Channel Eastern Extension, are three channels associated with Baltimore Harbor that crews under contract with the U.S. Army Corps of...

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Carnival Cruise Line Inks 5-Year Agreement with City of Norfolk

VA, United States

US-based cruise line Carnival Cruise Line has signed a five-year agreement with the City of Norfolk, Virginia, to operate seasonal cruises from the Half Moone Cruise Center through 2025.As part of...

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Work Plan increases Vicksburg District funding for fiscal year 2020

MS, United States

VICKSBURG, Miss. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Vicksburg District has announced that its Work Plan for the 2020 fiscal year includes $102 million in funding for its civil works...


Project Updates & Industry Developments
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Corps amends budget to include Ontonagon Harbor dredging

MI, United States

Ontonagon — The Army Corps of Engineers amended its 2020 budget to include dredging for the Ontonagon Harbor this summer, according to a Monday report to the Ontonagon Village Council.Joe...

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Schumer knocks plan to move dredges repairing Long Island beaches to Florida

FL, United States

Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), at a news conference in Manhattan Sunday, said the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers was planning to pull crews and dredges from the South Shore of Long Island to work on a...

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Manitoba pours $61 million into Portage la Prairie wastewater infrastructure

Canada

PORTAGE LA PRAIRIE, MAN. – The Manitoba government is putting $61 million towards upgrades of Portage la Prairie’s Water Pollution Control Facility.The city of Portage la Prairie owns and operates...

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Steve Dayney & Mark Mitchell: Offshore wind is Virginia’s economic opportunity

VA, United States

Climate change is a global challenge which can best be addressed through partnerships, bringing together expertise from around the world. The combination of Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy and...


Product and Technical Innovation
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VIDEO: All American Marine completes 80-foot patrol vessel for Texas Parks and Wildlife

TX, United States

Bellingham, Wash., based All American Marine, Inc. (AAM) has completed construction and launched an innovative aluminum catamaran that will serve an integral role patrolling both Texas state and...

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ABS to Class World’s Largest Type-B Ethane Carriers

TX, United States

Two of the largest very large ethane carriers (VLECs) ever ordered are now under construction to American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) class at Jiangnan Shipyard following a successful joint development...

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Vane Brothers takes delivery of second Salisbury class tug

MD, United States

Baltimore, Md., headquartered Vane Brothers has taken delivery of the Annapolis, the second of four 3,000-horsepower Salisbury Class push tugs under construction for the company by Chesapeake...

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New Royal Canadian Navy tugs to have MAN propulsion packages

Canada

Quebec-based Ocean Industries Inc. has ordered eight MAN 12V175D-MM, IMO Tier III-compliant engines to power four 24-meter ASD tugs on order the Royal Canadian Navy.Under the contract, MAN Energy...


Port News
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Phase 2 of $238.7M JAXPORT Terminal Expansion Under Way

FL, United States

Leadership from the Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) and private partner SSA Marine were joined by U.S. Department of Transportation Maritime Administrator Rear Adm. Mark Buzby this past...

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Perspective: Port bill among those progressing in Legislature

United States

There is a lot of activity going on in session this year. It seems more issues are being moved forward earlier in this year's session than last year.My land conveyance bill from the state to the...

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WaterLog Update (2/25): US Coastal Policy is (Literally) a Disaster

United States

WaterLog February 25 Source: waterlog.net

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Permanent International Association of Navigational Congresses cites climate change risk to ports

United States

The Permanent International Association of Navigational Congresses (Pianc) said climate change poses a serious threat that could affect waterborne transport infrastructure.Pianc said climate...


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Cameron Prairie Marsh Restoration Project

LA, United States

Ducks Unlimited (DU) conservation staff recently completed the North American Wetlands Conservation Act (NAWCA) funded project – Cameron Prairie Marsh Restoration. DU obtained the NAWCA grant...

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Jekyll Creek Thin Layer Placement Pilot Project

GA, United States

Jekyll Creek Thin Layer Placement / Beneficial Use of Dredged Material Pilot Project The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, with expertise and resources from Cottrell...


Events & Conferences
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Register now for the 2020 WEDA Midwest Chapter meeting to be held March 24-26 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Green Bay, Wi.

Originally Posted On 1/23/2020The 2020 WEDA Midwest Chapter meeting will be held March 24-26, 2020 in Green Bay, WI at the Hyatt Regency Hotel.Abstracts: For a successful conference, individuals and...

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Seiche launches cutting-edge acoustic monitoring technology for Maritime Signature and Environmental Sectors at Oi2020

Hydraq QQ1000 to be launched at Oi2020Designed for improved acoustic metrologyMeasures anthropogenic and environmental noise over a wide bandwidthProvides sensor depth and orientation...

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DHS Cybersecurity Summit: Sept 18-20, 2019, National Harbor

The Department of Homeland Security, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) will bring together critical infrastructure stakeholders from around the world to a forum with...