Project Updates & Industry Developments
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Mammoet completes final phase of terminal expansion in Veracruz, Mexico

Mexico

Mammoet’s team has successfully completed the second phase of the relocation of several shipping container cranes for Hutchison Ports ICAVE as part of a planned port expansion in Veracruz, Mexico....

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Delayed Fed OK of Big US Offshore Wind Farm Puts Power Start Date at Risk

MA, United States

Operation of America's first commercial offshore wind power farm now will not happen in 2022, as feared after federal officials said Feb. 11 that they expect a 16-month delay in issuing a final...

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BOEM Delays Vineyard Wind Project

MA, United States

The Department of Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has released a revised permitting timeline for the Vineyard Wind 1 offshore wind project. The timeline indicates the Final...

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$130M in BP spill money to help reconnect big swamp to river

LA, United States

In this photo provided by the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority, Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards sticking a large pin in a mural of Louisiana's coast, in Baton Rouge, La., Wednesday,...

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LMR Ship Channel, Mobile Harbor Funded For Deepening

LA, United States

For ports, terminals and stakeholders along two of the South’s major waterways, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ 2020 work plan, released February 10, marks a major milestone in the campaign to...

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Town moves forward with north end beach erosion study

FL, United States

The Town of Fort Myers Beach is bringing on a consultant to study the erosion of the beach specifically in the area near Bowditch Point Park to Lynn Hall Park.The study is the first step in the...

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East Pass dredging work is finally on tap

FL, United States

The multi-pronged project, anticipated to cost at least $2 million, is set to start near the end of the month and could be completed in about 30 days.DESTIN – After almost two years-worth of delays,...

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City of Hamilton to leave sludge from 24 billion-litre spill in Chedoke Creek

Canada

Amid a deadline this week for the city of Hamilton to come up with a plan for the remediation of Chedoke Creek, a city study is suggesting against the dredging of sludge from a 24 billion-litre...

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Dredging Contractors of America’s CEO, William P. Doyle, supports Congress’ and USACE’s continued allocation of important funding for harbors and waterways that are considered energy transfer and donor ports.

United States

The Army Corps of Engineers released its allocations for the Donor and Energy Transfer Ports in its Operation and Maintenance Work Plan (released 10 February 2020). “Congress and the Army Corps of...

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Dredging Contractors of America’s CEO, William Doyle, praises USACE O&M listing of funded maintenance dredging projects for 2020.

United States

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released its Operation and Maintenance (O&M) Work Plan this week (10 February 2020). Below includes highlights of specific operation, maintenance and navigation...

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Army Corps, Baltimore District receives additional $18 million for projects in Chesapeake Bay region

Baltimore, MD, United States

BALTIMORE -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, received an $18.225 million boost for fiscal 2020, including funds for oyster restoration, study of Baltimore Harbor...

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Shifting Sands Drop Bulldozer Into The Drink

MA, United States

A bulldozer operator waits to be picked up after his machine ran into soft sand and slid down an embankment at the dredge de-watering pond being used in the Outermost Harbor dredging project. No...

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Great Lakes Dredger Arrives At Dune Road

NY, United States

Independent/Gordon M. GrantThe federal government is spreading the love this Valentine’s Day.A dredge has finally been positioned west of the Shinnecock Inlet near the east end of Dune Road in...

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President's Fiscal 2021 Budget for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Civil Works Program released

United States

"The Army Civil Works FY 2021 budget focuses on investments that enhance and protect our nation's water-related infrastructure and resources through partnerships and innovative programs that...

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NTSB reports on how heavy lift ship slammed barge into newbuild destroyer

United States

The National Transportation Safety Board has issued a Marine Accident Brief on the March 29, 2019 incident in which the heavy lift vessel MV Hawk slammed into an electrical test barge at Ingalls...