Project Updates & Industry Developments
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Praise for Dredging Industry, Navy, Army Corps, Military during Welcoming of USNS Comfort to NYC

NY, United States

“I want to thank from our administration everyone who worked to get the dredging done. This ship is here ahead of schedule because of the amazing military. The dredging was done faster than anyone...

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Work has kicked off on the West Grand Terre Structure Demolition Project in Jefferson Parish

LA, United States

Work has kicked off on the West Grand Terre Structure Demolition Project in Jefferson Parish. Currently the contractors have completed the excavation of the access channel and will mobilize to...

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Feature: Mississippi River Channel deepening project to raise coal tonnage into the US

LA, United States

The US Army Corps of Engineers project to deepen the Mississippi River Channel to 50 feet will lower transportation costs along the channel and enable increased exports and imports, including of...

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Dune and berm plan at Delaware beaches clears hurdle

DE, United States

Lt. General Todd Semonite of the Army Corps of Engineers recently signed off on the plan that would place dredged material from the Delaware River and Bay at Bowers Beach, Slaughter Beach, Prime...

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Rauma joins Finnish university in research project to cut shipping emissions

Finland

Finnish shipbuilder Rauma Marine Constructions (RMC) will partner with Aalto University to develop technologies aimed at reducing carbon footprints and increasing utilisation of new fuelsThe joint...

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USCG issues MSIB on vessel inspections during coronavirus emergency

United States

The U.S. Coast Guard has issued a Marine Safety Information Bulletin (MSIB 09-20) explaining the measures it is adopting during the COVID-19 outbreak with regard to vessel inspections, exams and...

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Workers rush to dredge NYC harbor by tomorrow so Navy hospital ship Comfort can dock and provide beds for more than 1,000 patients in the U.S. coronavirus epicenter

NY, United States

Workers rushed to dredge Manhattan Cruise Terminal’s Pier 90 for USNS Comfort's arrival SaturdayUSNS Comfort, a hospital ship, has more than 1,000 beds on shipIt will be used to treat...

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Donjon starts dredging NYC cruise berth to take USNS Comfort

NY, United States

Donjon Marine Co., Inc., Hillside, N.J., is expediting dredging operations at Manhattan Cruise Terminal to make way for the U.S. Navy’s hospital ship USNS Comfort. The USNS Comfort has received...

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Larger dredge continues work on nourishment project

NC, United States

PINE KNOLL SHORES — The Liberty Island, the smaller of two dredges working on the $28.2 million Bogue Banks beach nourishment project, left Tuesday morning, leaving the larger Ellis Island to...

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Corps starts flood fight activities in two districts

LA, United States

The Mississippi River has risen to 15 feet at the Carrollton Gage prompting the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District to reactivate Phase II flood fight procedures.Closely coordinating...

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Dune and berm plan at Delaware beaches clears hurdle

DE, United States

Lt. General Todd Semonite of the Army Corps of Engineers recently signed off on the plan that would place dredged material from the Delaware River and Bay at Bowers Beach, Slaughter Beach, Prime...

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County OKs contract for Atlantic Harbor project

NC, United States

PINE KNOLL SHORES — The county received two bids Monday for the long-awaited Atlantic Harbor and entrance channel dredging project, and the County Beach Commission in a special meeting...

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Donjon Marine: DREDGING NYC for Arrival of Hospital Ship USNS COMFORT

NY, United States

Donjon Marine Springs into Action, Dredging for Arrival of USNS COMFORT Donjon Marine Co., Inc. is expediting dredging operations at Manhattan Cruise Terminal to make way for the U.S. Navy’s...

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Updated Statement of Commissioner Bentzel on Maritime Shipping & Coronavirus Impact

United States

Posted March 13, 2020Update 3/25/2020: Commissioner Bentzel updated his statement to reflect recent actions. The updates are in bold.The maritime industry has been deeply affected as a result of the...

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Minnesota River Basin Study Finalized

MN, United States

ST. PAUL, Minn. –The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, announced today that the Minnesota River Basin Interagency Study is complete and available to the public.The study area spanned...