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Galveston District Awards Corpus Christi Ship Channel Contract to Great Lakes

TX, United States

District awarded a $92 million construction contract to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, LLC, to deepen and widen the Corpus Christi Ship Channel (CCSC) from the Gulf of Mexico to Harbor...

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Ports Authority Set to Appeal Permit Denial

NC, United States

WILMINGTON – The North Carolina State Ports Authority this week will appeal its denial for a state permit to expand the Wilmington port’s turning basin, arguing that the economic benefit to make way...

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House Tries Again with Disaster Supplemental + What is a Sand Motor?

DC, United States

Today Nita Lowey, Chairwoman of the House Appropriations Committee, introduced a new supplemental disaster appropriations bill:The previous version, HR 268, stalled in the Senate over complications...

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Proposed Senate bill could ease Dauphin Island sand woes

AL, United States

DAUPHIN ISLAND, Ala. (WPMI) — A proposed Senate Bill could put Dauphin Island in a much better position to prevent beach erosion. SB215 will have a hearing on Thursday morning in Montgomery,...


Upcoming Projects/Contracts/Tenders
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Norfolk District Clears Vegetation in Preparation for Creek Dredging in Virginia

VA, United States

In late January, a U.S. Army Corps of Engineer Norfolk District Water Resources Division team completed a site-management project supporting a dredging project at Fort Eustis Third Port of...

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Weeks Marine to Restore Rockaway Beach

NY, United States

An agreement between New York City and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to use dredged sand to re-nourish and restore Rockaway beach between Beach 92nd Street and Beach 103rd Street was announced in...

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$12M contract awarded for levee repair near Hamburg, Iowa

NE, United States

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Omaha says it has awarded a $12 million contract to repair a Missouri River levee near Hamburg, Iowa, that broke during catastrophic flooding last month.The Corps...

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Ryba Marine to Dredge River Rouge in Michigan

MI, United States

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Detroit District awarded Ryba Marine Construction Company from Cheboygan, Michigan, a $736,000 contract for maintenance dredging in the River Rouge in southwest...


Project Updates & Industry Developments
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Bidding protest delays key stretch of Charleston Harbor deepening

SC, United States

The federal agency that keeps tabs on how taxpayer dollars are spent has sided with the Army Corps of Engineers in a bidding dispute for for a contract to deepen part of Charleston Harbor, but the...

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Corps Dredge McFarland Returns Home to Philadelphia District

PA, United States

The Corps dredge McFarland, based out of Fort Mifflin in Philadelphia, returned home on March 14 after completing an emergency dredging mission in the Southwest Pass of the Mississippi River, 90...

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Council Holds Mirror Pond Public Listening Session

OR, United States

BEND, OR -- Bend City Councilors must decide whether the city should chip in money to dredge Mirror Pond. They'll host a public listening session Monday to get feedback on what the community wants....

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Could Ohio project lead to offshore wind turbines in Erie County?

OH, United States

The offshore wind industry is on the verge of a boom in coastal states along the Atlantic. Some believe the same boom could have similar implications for the Great Lakes.In 2007 and again in 2010,...


Company & People News/C-Suite Interviews
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Great Lakes Completes Gilgo Feeder Beach Emergency Restoration Project

NY, United States

Great Lakes Dredge and Dock completed the emergency restoration of the Atlantic Ocean’s Gilgo Feeder Beach in the Town of Babylon, Long Island. The project restored coastal storm risk reduction...

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Orion Group Holdings Announces Contract Awards of Approximately $35 Million

TX, United States

HOUSTON, April 17, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Orion Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ORN) (the "Company") a leading specialty construction company, today announced the award of multiple contracts with a...

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Ruda named permanent New York/New Jersey director

NY, United States

Bethann Rooney is promoted to deputy director and Andy Saporito is named senior adviser for special projects.The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey announced Monday that Sam Ruda, the Port...

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Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Receives 2019 Environmental Stewardship Award

IL, United States

At the 2019 Maritime Association of South Carolina Annual Meeting and Gala, Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, LLC (GLDD) was awarded the Environmental Stewardship Award. This prestigious award...


Product and Technical Innovation
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Seattle startup ioCurrents raises $5M to bring big data to the high seas

WA, United States

For Cosmo King, maritime data is both personal and professional. King grew up sailing in Virginia and is now the owner of “Northern Lights,” a vintage Coronado 41 sloop that he restored.He’s also...


Port News
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Black River Canal dredging begins in Port Huron

MI, United States

The mouth of the Black River canal is getting its almost-annual face-lift. Crews started dredging excess sand from the mouth of the Black River Canal on Wednesday. The sand being removed will be...

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New mega-yacht repair center coming to Treasure Coast with jobs

FL, United States

FORT PIERCE, Fla. — St. Lucie County Commissioners voted 5-0 Tuesday morning to approve a 30-year contract with Derecktor Shipyards of Dania Beach to lease land from the county and operate a...

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Ruda named permanent New York/New Jersey director

NY, United States

Bethann Rooney is promoted to deputy director and Andy Saporito is named senior adviser for special projects.The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey announced Monday that Sam Ruda, the Port...

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Port of New Orleans receives National Planning Award

LA, United States

American Planning Association recognizes Port NOLA’s Strategic Master PlanNEW ORLEANS – The Port of New Orleans’ (Port NOLA) Strategic Master Plan, Port NOLA Forward, will earn the Port a Silver 2019...


Videos
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Huge sandbar to be removed from Tenn-Tom Waterway

AL, United States

Speech to Text for Huge sandbar to be removed from Tenn-Tom Waterway Below is the closed-captioning text associated with this video. Since this uses automated speech to text spelling and grammar...

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BIM Ports Structure Modeling

FL, United States

Arc Surveying & Mapping, Inc. has over 30 years of ports experience throughout North and South America including the Caribbean. Arc provides hydrographic, topographic, geophysical and 3D...

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World Water Day Spotlights Global Challenges to Clean Water

NY, United States

Upmanu Lall, director of the Columbia Water Center, and Patrick Decker, president and chief executive officer at Xylem, discusses the challenges preventing global access to clean water. They...

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Manson Construction Posts a Video About Port of Long Beach in Competition For “Drone Video of The Year”

WA, United States

Title: Middle Harbor Port of Long Beach Expansion Description: In this work Manson Construction Co. is building new real estate for the port authority to expand their facilities and capacity to...


Events & Conferences
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WEDA Dredging Summit & Expo Opens Nominations for Awards

CA, United States

The Western Dredging Association (WEDA) will host the 2019 Dredging Summit & Expo at the historic Chicago Hilton downtown on Michigan Avenue, June 4 to 7. During the 2019 Dredging Summit &...

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2019 Living Shorelines Tech Transfer Workshop

NC, United States

Beaufort, NC | October 8-9, 2019 Join us in North Carolina as we bring together experts in the field of living shorelines for an exciting two day workshop experience. Learn about emerging...

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2019 WEDA Safety Excellence Awards

United States

We invite you to nominate for the annual WEDA Safety Excellence Awards individual organizations or project teams whose exceptional safety performance exhibits a proactive approach to raising safety...

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Eastern Chapter WEDA Fall 2019 Conference

DE, United States

Eastern ChapterThe Eastern Chapter of WEDA represents Bermuda, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida (East Coast) Georgia (Eastern), Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York,...