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The Future Of Coastal Resilience

DC, United States

In this issue: The Future of Coastal Resilience A Message on FY20 Appropriations In the Meantime... An Early Winter? Use the PDF embedder below to view WaterLog:

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Corps of Engineers replenish eroding shoreline near Cathlamet

WA, United States

Wahkiakum County Commissioner Cothren, center, gets a closer look at the new sediment placed on the shore of Cape Horn Tuesday morning. Cothren is accompanied by Col. Aaron Dorf, right, and resident...

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CBO: Navy shipbuilding plan would average $31 billion a year

United States

The U.S. Navy and the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) seem to just count things differently. Inevitably, the CBO finds that the Navy lowballs the estimated costs of its shipbuilding...

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Ellicott Series 1270 Dragon Dredge is Being Used to Remove Silts and Sediment from a Hydroelectric Power Plant Reservoir

MD, United States

In 2018 the Millennium Challenge Account of Malawi (MCA-M) awarded Ellicott Dredges a tendered contract to supply an Ellicott® Series 1270 Dragon® dredge for the Kapichira hydropower plant in...


Upcoming Projects/Contracts/Tenders
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Topsail Beach to start $24.6M channel dredging, beach nourishment project

NC, United States

TOPSAIL BEACH, NC (WWAY) — The Town of Topsail Beach will be starting a channel dredging and beach renourishment project soon.The town awarded the project contract to Weeks Marine in a special...

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Florida: City signs off on county's $5.2M Park Shore beach renourishment project

FL, United States

Collier County plans to renourish 2.5 miles of beach The city's Park Shore beaches are set to receive thousands of dump truck loads of sand as part of Collier County's $5.2 million beach...

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JV Opportunity

United States

Dredging & Marne Industry Company Seeking JV Partner A profitable 20 year old company in the Dredging and Marine Industry is seeking a JV partner for a 50% stake in their business. The Company...

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Calhoun Port Authority rejects RLB dredging bid, selects Corps for project

TX, United States

POINT COMFORT – The Calhoun Port Authority board voted Wednesday to reject a bid from RLB Contracting Inc. to dredge the port’s berthing areas and instead pay the government to complete the...


Project Updates & Industry Developments
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Dredging of AIWW begins in St. Johns and Flagler counties

Jacksonville, FL, United States

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Jacksonville District, in partnership with the Florida Inland Navigation District, have begun dredging portions of the Intracoastal Waterway (IWW). USACE...

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Sag Harbor creek's contamination causing beach erosion

NY, United States

Little North West Creek in Sag Harbor represents many of the issues that currently face Long Island estuaries and waterways.The creek is contaminated with bacteria, which is affecting waterways and...

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DEC wants drinking water protection plan before it will allow dredging

NY, United States

POUGHKEEPSIE – Central Hudson Gas and Electric is continuing to mobilize for the dredging of the Hudson River off Poughkeepsie to rid the river bottom of coal tar from a former manufactured gas...

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Corps of Engineers replenish eroding shoreline near Cathlamet

WA, United States

Wahkiakum County Commissioner Cothren, center, gets a closer look at the new sediment placed on the shore of Cape Horn Tuesday morning. Cothren is accompanied by Col. Aaron Dorf, right, and resident...


Company & People News/C-Suite Interviews
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The Future Of Coastal Resilience

DC, United States

In this issue: The Future of Coastal Resilience A Message on FY20 Appropriations In the Meantime... An Early Winter? Use the PDF embedder below to view WaterLog:

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VT Halter Marine launches America’s first LNG ATB barge

MS, United States

A few weeks after being named, the Q-LNG 4000 ATB barge has been launched from the docks of VT Halter Marine.The Q-LNG 4000 barge, America’s first LNG articulated tug and barge, is designed to carry...

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Ellicott Series 1270 Dragon Dredge is Being Used to Remove Silts and Sediment from a Hydroelectric Power Plant Reservoir

MD, United States

In 2018 the Millennium Challenge Account of Malawi (MCA-M) awarded Ellicott Dredges a tendered contract to supply an Ellicott® Series 1270 Dragon® dredge for the Kapichira hydropower plant in...


Product and Technical Innovation
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Foss inks U.S. offshore wind MOU with Østensjø Rederi

WA, United States

Foss Maritime LLC, Seattle, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Haugesund, Norway, headquartered Østensjø Rederi AS to establish a partnership to provide domestic Service Operation Vessels...

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All American launches Duke research vessel

WA, United States

The All American Marine, Inc. (AAM) shipyard in Bellingham, Wash., has completed construction and launched an aluminum research and survey vessel for Duke University.AAM is the exclusive North...

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Foremost Group takes delivery of eco-friendly bulker

NY, United States

Privately-owned American dry bulk shipping company Foremost Group has taken delivery of a new 85,004 metric tons deadweight post-Panamax bulk carrier, the M/V Ting MayThe eco-friendly post-Panamax...

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Mishap delays delivery of new Barnstable County dredge

MA, United States

BARNSTABLE — A new $1.2 million Barnstable County dredge scheduled for delivery this week is delayed due to a mishap at the Ellicott Dredges manufacturing facility in Baltimore. As it was...


Port News
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The Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor solicits bids for fiber, grading and rail projects

IN, United States

The Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor is soliciting bids from contractors for fiber, wire and rail projects.The deepwater port on Lake Michigan is giving contractors until 1 p.m. Oct. 11 to bid on the...

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Port of Muskogee finally reopens

OK, United States

MUSKOGEE, OK (KJRH) — Barges are once again flowing down the Arkansas River after months of ports being closed down. Historic spring flooding caused the river to become impassable for barges,...

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Council allows Houston company to drill oil well; other Port Arthur Council notes

TX, United States

The Port Arthur City Council granted to Aspect Energy of Houston following a public hearing to drill an oil and gas well on Section 9, Texas & New Orleans Railroad Survey, Abstract No. 242, in...

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Port Officials Say Even With Trade Uncertainty, Now Is Time to Expand

United States

U.S. seaports hoping to benefit from the demands of bigger cargo ships are investing in Neopanamax electric cranes to expand their shipping channels. Ports in Houston and Savannah...


Videos
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VIDEO: Car carrier capsize closes Port of Brunswick

GA, United States

The Port of Brunswick, Ga., was closed Sunday morning as the U.S. Coast Guard and port partners searched for four crew members aboard a disabled cargo vessel with a fire on board in St. Simons...

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Army Corps test Submersible Dredge ROV - MRSD

United States

The Subdredge was designed and developed by EDDY Pump for the US Army Corps of Engineers. Specifically for their ERDC R&D arm. Learn more about these tests here...

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Nags Head Beach Nourishment August 8, 2019 Near Mile Post 18

NC, United States

Beach nourishment construction taking place near Mile Post 18 in Nags Head on August 6, 2019. Source: youtube.com


Events & Conferences
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Wilmington, De. to host the Eastern Chapter WEDA Fall 2019 Conference with main focus on Beneficial Use of Dredged Materials. October 16-18

WI, United States

Final ScheduleOctober 16-18, 2019The Dupont Hotel, Wilmington, DEWEDA Eastern Chapter Meeting ProgramOctober 16th1:00 – 4:00 WEDA Dredging 101 Course4:00-6:00 Early Sign-In6:00-8:00Icebreaker...

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WEDA Midwest Meeting Heads to Wisconsin

WI, United States

The 2020 Western Dredging Association (WEDA) Midwest Chapter meeting will be held March 24 to 26 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Green Bay, Wisconsin.WEDA is accepting abstracts from participants and...

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Early-bird deadline for National Coastal Conference is Sept. 28

Summer is drawing to a close, and while that thought tends to brings us down, the closing of the summer also means we are getting close to the annual National Coastal Conference! The National...

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Atlantic Intercoastal Waterway Association to meet in Savannah

GA, United States

AIWA's 20th Anniversary Annual Meeting is November 21 - 22, 2019 in Savannah, GA Spotlight on AIWA's 20th Anniversary Annual MeetingNovember 21 - 22, 2019 ~ Savannah, GA Excitement is building for the...