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Dredging Contractors of America Challenges Findings in Just Released 2019 CRS Harbor Dredging Report


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Walls to hold sea rise would cost Charleston $1 billion, all of SC $20 billion, study says

SC, United States

Building walls to hold off sea rise — for just the next 20 years — would cost South Carolina’s coastal and estuary communities nearly $20 billion.Charleston alone would face more than $1...

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Seawalls to fight rising waters in Hampton Roads would cost more than $4.6 billion, says nationwide study

VA, United States

Putting up walls to protect the seven cities from rising sea levels would cost the region more than $4.6 billion, according to a nationwide study released Thursday.The Center for Climate Integrity,...

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In middle of trade war, America's largest port gets ready for robots

United States

The Los Angeles terminal has already ordered an electric, automated carrier Pier 400 in Los Angeles is North America’s largest shipping terminal. More than 1,700 trucks pass through, on average per...

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Celebrating 50 years since the last fire on the Cuyahoga River and the changes it sparked

OH, United States

CLEVELAND — Tomorrow marks 50 years since the Cuyahoga River last caught fire and in doing so, captured the attention of a nation. Well truth be told, it wasn't the June 22, 1969 fire that...


Upcoming Projects/Contracts/Tenders
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US Army Corps of Engineers signed today the recommended plan for ecosystem restoration along California’s Yuba River

CA, United States

Lt. Gen. Todd Semonite, USACE Commanding General and 54th U.S. Army Chief of Engineers, today signed the recommended plan for ecosystem restoration along California’s Yuba River. The signing of the...

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Dredge Boats Arrive in Brick to Improve Metedeconk River Channels

NJ, United States

Brick residents driving along Route 35 on Wednesday may have noticed a sizable barge anchored off Bayview Park. According to officials, it’s part of a significant state dredging project that will...

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State to Dredge Kihei Boat Ramp

HI, United States

Goodfellow Bros. LLC has been contracted to dredge the entrance channel of the K?hei Boat Ramp this summer.The project is scheduled to begin on July 1 and has an estimated completion date of Nov. 4,...


Project Updates & Industry Developments
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GLDD Emergency Response Efforts: Missouri River Levee Breach

IL, United States

Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company, LLC (GLDD) is working as a subcontractor with Western Contracting Corporation to provide fill for an emergency sand berm to close a levee breach at river mile...

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Commissioners discuss shoaling on Rogue River

OR, United States

Resident David Barnes – armed with photos – detailed shoaling problems on the Rogue River Wednesday for Curry County commissioners. He said at least a dozen boats had been stuck on a shoal across...

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Permit approved for future dredge work

MA, United States

The Bourne Conservation Commission after a 90-minute standing room only hearing on Thursday night at Town Hall unanimously approved a comprehensive dredging/disposal permit that will expedite and...

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Crow Wing County: Commission recommends rezoning Driftwood land for dredging business - County board to take up issue July 9

MN, United States

The future of former Driftwood Resort land again went before Crow Wing County officials, but this time with a different purpose and perhaps a more positive outlook for the applicant.Dan Leagjeld,...


Company & People News/C-Suite Interviews
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Port Tampa Bay Welcomes New Vice President Of Operations

FL, United States

TAMPA, Fla., June 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Port Tampa Bay President/CEO Paul Anderson welcomes Brian G. Giuliani as its new Vice President of Operations. Giuliani starts the new position July 15...

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Great Lakes Announces Receipt Of $91 Million In Awarded Work

IL, United States

OAK BROOK, Ill., June 24, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (NASDAQ:GLDD), the largest provider of dredging services in the United States announced today the...

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WEDA Announces Award Winners

IL, United States

At the annual meeting of the Western Dredging Association (WEDA) held June 5 to 7, in Chicago, Illinois. president and chair of WEDA Marcel Hermans presented the organization’s 2019 Annual Lifetime...


Port News
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SC Ports Authority graduates 25 port ambassadors

SC, United States

South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) recognizes 25 delegates for completing the 2018-19 Port Ambassador Program, which provides participants a deep understanding of the connection between the Port...

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Port Tampa Bay Welcomes New Vice President Of Operations

FL, United States

TAMPA, Fla., June 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Port Tampa Bay President/CEO Paul Anderson welcomes Brian G. Giuliani as its new Vice President of Operations. Giuliani starts the new position July 15...

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Port Report: NY-NJ port readies for No. 2 slot in US container trade

NY, United States

Opening of fourth on-dock rail yard posits NY-NJ to gain greater share of discretionary cargo.The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey said this week that it is ready to be the second largest...

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CT’s maritime economy is showing its great potential

CT, United States

Connecticut Port Authority's planning, investment is beginning to produce resultsConnecticut taxpayers want to know they are getting the most bang for their buck. They want to know their tax dollars...


Videos
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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...

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County Spotlight: Lake Linganore Dredging

MD, United States

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Tenn-Tom Waterway reopens

MS, United States

The Tennessee Tombigbee Waterway reopens after workers for the Army Corps of Engineers opened a temporary channel in Aberdeen.Speech to Text for Tenn-Tom Waterway reopens Below is the...

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Maritime Day: Big River Coalition director on Miss. River Ship Channel dredging work

MS, United States

Eric Paulsen reports live for National Maritime Day and interviews Sean Duffy with the Big River Coalition about the channel deepening project to ensure safe navigation on...


Events & Conferences
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Two Environmental Projects Honored At The Western Dredging Association's Dredging Summit & Expo '19 In Chicago, IL.

Chicago, IL, United States

During its Annual Summit & Expo at the historic Hilton Chicago, Illinois, held from June 4-7, the Western Dredging Association (WEDA) presented two Environmental Excellence Awards, recognizing...

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Western Dredging Association (WEDA) Presents “Lifetime Achievement Award” to Craig Vogt at its Annual Dredging Summit & Expo In Chicago, IL.

At the annual meeting of the Western Dredging Association (WEDA) held June 5-7, in Chicago, Illinois. President and Chair of WEDA Marcel Hermans presented the organization’s 2019 Annual Lifetime...

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IADC World Drilling 2019 Conference & Exhibition

IntroductionIADC World Drilling 2019, the leadership event for wells professionals, will explore our industry’s challenges and opportunities from a strategic, leadership perspective. The conference...

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CEDA Dredging Days 2019 programme announced

CEDA Dredging Days is the main event on the dredging professionals’ calendar in the CEDA (EMEA) region. It’s where the crème-de-la-crème of the industry meet biennially to catch up on the latest...