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GLDD Celebrates 130 Years of Business in 2020. Congratulations!


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The Dutra Group's 2019 Year in Review Newsletter

CA, United States

About Dutra - Dutra is made up of three distinct but integrated companies that provide a turn-key, one-stop organization supplying services to those who want to work with an industry leader. Dutra...

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USACE Accepting Public Comments on Tacoma Harbor Deepening Study

WA, United States

Meeting materials from yesterday’s USACE’s public meeting are available on link below. The Corps is accepting public comments on the draft feasibility report and environmental assessment for a 60...

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GLDD to begin Phase II of the Carteret County Post Florence Renourishment Project

NC, United States

Phase II of the Carteret County Post Florence Renourishment Project is scheduled to begin in the first week of February, the Shore Protection Office reports. According to the officials, Great Lakes...

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DredgeWire Exclusive - Dramatic Video Footage of Dredge Sinking

MD, United States

DredgeWire has obtained dramatic video footage of the sinking of the CSD “Mindi” 100 miles off of Balbao, Panama as it was under tow to its new owner. Fortunately no casualties were...


Upcoming Projects/Contracts/Tenders
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GLDD to begin Phase II of the Carteret County Post Florence Renourishment Project

NC, United States

Phase II of the Carteret County Post Florence Renourishment Project is scheduled to begin in the first week of February, the Shore Protection Office reports. According to the officials, Great Lakes...

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USACE considering pilot Project for LA River Ecosystem Restoration Project

CA, United States

Public private partnerships (P3s) are a tool that can accelerate delivery by providing significant upfront funding, leveraging appropriations while optimizing local participation, and promoting risk...

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Beach project is a 'go' for first week of February

NC, United States

EMERALD ISLE — Bogue Banks’ next beach nourishment project is ready to roll, with dredging and pumping of sand set to begin the first week of February, a little earlier than originally...

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Two Lafourche restoration projects may move forward

LA, United States

Money to push two marsh restoration projects in Lafourche Parish may move forward at the end of the month.Once finished, the two projects would create a combined 710 acres of marsh and nourish an...


Project Updates & Industry Developments
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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Identifies Studies and Additional Construction Projects to be Accomplished with 2019 Supplemental Funding

WA, United States

WASHINGTON, Jan. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) announced today additional work that it will accomplish with funding provided in Public Law 116-20, the Additional...

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City of Duluth Seeks Million in Bonding Money for Coastal Repair

MN, United States

City officials say the bonding money will be used to put focus on community gems such as the Lakewalk, Baywalk, and Brighton Beach.DULUTH, Minn. – The city of Duluth announced a proposal seeking...

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Still recovering from flood

AR, United States

“What took three to four days to destroy, may take three to four years to rebuild,” Marty Shell said while expressing concern about the customers the Port of Fort Smith has lost due to the flooding...


Company & People News/C-Suite Interviews
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The Dutra Group's 2019 Year in Review Newsletter

CA, United States

About Dutra - Dutra is made up of three distinct but integrated companies that provide a turn-key, one-stop organization supplying services to those who want to work with an industry leader. Dutra...

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GLDD Celebrates 130 Years of Business in 2020. Congratulations!

IL, United States

GLDD celebrates 130 years of business in 2020. Join us throughout the year as we will be posting photos and stories from our history. Things have changed a lot in the dredging industry, but our...

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US Army of Corps of Engineers ranked #3 of all large US federal agencies (more than 15,000 employees) in annual Best Place to Work survey

United States

USACE and Army leaders attended the annual Best Places to Work in Government awards breakfast this morning along with leaders from top agencies across the government. The Corps ranked #3 of all...


Product and Technical Innovation
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New IoT Solutions Partnership Formed

CA, United States

Three companies are working together to help deliver cost-effective, robust and proven IoT solutions to the maritime shipping industry.Semtech Corporation, a supplier of high performance analog and...

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Matson takes delivery of first Kanaloa Class ConRo

HI, United States

Matson, Inc. (NYSE: MATX) yesterday took delivery of its newest vessel, the largest combination container / roll-on, roll-off (ConRo) ship ever built in the United States, from General Dynamics...


Port News
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Port of Miami sets New Record in 2019 for Cargo Traffic

FL, United States

Reported today at the State of the County, PortMiami set a new record in 2019 with a 3.4% gain in cargo traffic at 1.12 million TEUs, and a 22% increase in cruise with 6.8 million passengers! Mayor...

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Port of Corpus Christi Closes 2019 with Record Tonnage

TX, United States

The Port of Corpus Christi ended 2019 with record tonnages for December of 13.8 million metric cargo tons and 122.2 million metric cargo tons for the entire year — a 16-million-ton improvement...

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Grant funding obtained for new Port equipment

VA, United States

A federal grant is helping the Port of Virginia continue its investment in the Richmond Marine Terminal to improve cargo handling efficiency and drive more cargo through the growing, upriver barges,...

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America’s Marine Highway’s enhancement wins praise from AAPA

United States

$7.5 million in USDOT funds awarded to nine marine highway projectsWhen the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) announced this week that that it is awarding a total...


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DredgeWire Exclusive - Dramatic Video Footage of Dredge Sinking

MD, United States

DredgeWire has obtained dramatic video footage of the sinking of the CSD “Mindi” 100 miles off of Balbao, Panama as it was under tow to its new owner. Fortunately no casualties were...

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Events & Conferences
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USACE, Galveston District Announces External Project Review Board & Stakeholder Partnering Forum Event for 2020

Galveston, TX, United States

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District conducts semi-annual Stakeholder Partnering Forums with non-federal sponsors, customers and agency partners to collaborate on best practices...

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Closing the Loop on Wastewater in China and the United States

Wastewater is often out of sight and out of mind. It disappears from our lives, flowing through pipes and underground sewers for treatment in often-distant plants. Yet treated wastewater replenishes...

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WEDA, Galveston - People at the Ice Breaker

Galveston, TX - The 2019 Gulf Coast Chapter WEDA two day conference kicked off in Galveston, TX at the San Luis Resort. The icebreaker was well attended with over 100 people. A special recognition...

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DNREC Hosts Three Public Workshops About Dredging & Upcoming Projects

DE, United States

SUSSEX COUNTY, Del. - The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control invites the public to their workshops to learn about dredging, waterway operations and upcoming projects in the...