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Norfolk Dredging Lands $39.978 Maintenance Dredging Project for Fire Island, NY

Norfolk Dredging Lands $39.978 Maintenance Dredging Project for Fire Island, NY

NY, United States

Norfolk Dredging Co., Chesapeake, Virginia, was awarded a $36,978,060 firm-fixed-price contract for maintenance dredging. Bids were solicited via the internet with three received. Work will be performed in Fire Island, New York, with an estimated completion date of Nov. 9, 2024. Fiscal 2024 military construction, Army funds in the amount of $36,978,060 were obligated at the time… Read More

Possible Strike Looms for U.S. East & Gulf Coast Ports

Possible Strike Looms for U.S. East & Gulf Coast Ports

United States

The International Longshoremen’s Association (ILA) has suspended negotiations with the United States Maritime Alliance over a new labor contract for dockworkers at U.S. East Coast and Gulf Coast ports, fueling concerns over potential strike action that could exacerbate already strained supply chains. The current labor contract is set to expire at the end of September…. Read More

Key Provisions in Recently Passed 2024 Water Resource Development Act Benefit Cape Cod Water Infrastructure

Key Provisions in Recently Passed 2024 Water Resource Development Act Benefit Cape Cod Water Infrastructure

MA, United States

The Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2024, which passed through the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee on May 22, includes several initiatives targeting water infrastructure challenges on Cape Cod, as highlighted by Senator Edward J. Markey. Key provisions for these areas include: Barnstable County: The legislation authorizes two Government Accountability Office investigations to improve… Read More

Weeks Marine’s Flagler Beach Project Adjusted, Now Will Only Take 4 Months, Not 9

Weeks Marine’s Flagler Beach Project Adjusted, Now Will Only Take 4 Months, Not 9

FL, United States

Change of plan. In a boon for a city besieged by construction, the contractor starting work on Flagler County’s first-ever beach-renourishment project within days informed Flagler Beach officials that the dredging will start at the south end of town and move north, rather than the other way around as initially planned. It will not use… Read More


Company & People News | Dredge Mining

Granite Construction Signs Historic Long Term Lease with Port of Woodland for Construction Materials Facility

CA, United States

WATSONVILLE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jun. 12, 2024– Granite (NYSE:GVA) has executed a long-term lease with the Port of Woodland for a new construction materials facility. The facility will be on a 25-acre site next to the Columbia River, reinforcing Granite’s commitment to the Southwest Washington area home market. Key Highlights: Location: The facility will be near Woodland, WA, providing construction materials into the Southwest Washington area construction market…. Read More

Moffatt & Nichol Appoints Ivan Lee, P.E. as Project Manager

CA, United States

Ivan comes to Moffatt & Nichol with more than 22 years of experience in waterfront design and construction comprising a wide range of responsibilities, from long-term planning and permitting, to technical design, logistical management, and construction management. He has managed multidisciplinary design teams for projects of values in excess of $40 million and has been… Read More

Noble Corporation To Acquire Diamond Offshore Drilling

TX, United States

SUGAR LAND, Texas /PRNewswire/ — Noble Corporation plc (“Noble”) (CSE: NOBLE) (NYSE: NE) and Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc (“Diamond”) (NYSE: DO) announced today that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which Noble will acquire Diamond in a stock plus cash transaction. As part of the transaction, Diamond shareholders will receive 0.2316 shares… Read More

American Waterways Operators Releases Video Highlighting American Waterways HERO Award

VA, United States

The American Waterways Operators has produced a new video showcasing the American Waterways Honor & Excellence in Rescue Operations (HERO) Award. The HERO Award, established on March 1, 2023, documents and recognizes rescues undertaken by AWO member company employees that demonstrate selflessness, skill and bravery. The two-minute video, The American Waterways HERO Award: Honoring Industry’s Heroic Mariners,… Read More


Events & Conferences

MOTAS dredging solutions will be present at the WEDA Dredging Summit & Expo ’24

FL, United States

We will be present at the WEDA Dredging Summit & Expo ’24, at the JW Marriot in Tampa, FL, from June 24-27, 2024. Come and visit us at booth 106. We’re looking forward meeting you. For more information: https://dredging-expo.com/   Source

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock to Present at Sidoti June Virtual Conference on Thursday, June 13, 2024

TX, United States

HOUSTON, June 05, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (“Great Lakes” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: GLDD), the largest provider of dredging services in the United States, announced today that its President and Chief Executive Officer, Lasse Petterson, and its Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Scott Kornblau, will be presenting and hosting one-on-one… Read More

Upcoming Meetings for Southwest Coastal Louisiana Project

LA, United States

Join the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at an upcoming meeting for the Southwest Coastal Louisiana Project. Eligible property owners and interested stakeholders are encouraged to attend to learn more and hear updates as the first phase of Project construction begins. Dates and Locations: June 10 at 6… Read More

Governor’s Advisory Commission on Coastal Protection, Restoration and Conservation

LA, United States

Tuesday, June 4, 2024 9:30 AM The Estuary at the Center for Coastal & Deltaic Solutions 1110 River Road S. Baton Rouge, LA 70802 VIEW LIVESTREAM HERE AGENDA I. Welcome and Call to Order—Chair Alford II. Roll Call III. Approval of Agenda IV. Approval of Minutes V. Old Business/Announcements—Office of the Governor VI. Recent Progress… Read More


Maritime hires and promotions

Moffatt & Nichol Appoints Ivan Lee, P.E. as Project Manager

CA, United States

Ivan comes to Moffatt & Nichol with more than 22 years of experience in waterfront design and construction comprising a wide range of responsibilities, from long-term planning and permitting, to technical design, logistical management, and construction management. He has managed multidisciplinary design teams for projects of values in excess of $40 million and has been… Read More

Bean reappointed, Kilbane appointed to city board

FL, United States

Gov. Ron DeSantis reappointed a Jacksonville attorney to the Jacksonville Port Authority board of directors and appointed another local lawyer to a first term. Dan Bean, counsel at Smith Gambrell & Russell and CEO of K9s for Warriors, was appointed to the board by DeSantis in 2023. He is currently board chair. Bean also is… Read More

DSC Dredge Announces the Promotion of Waldon Meyers to General Manager

LA, United States

RESERVE, LOUISIANA – DSC Dredge LLC (DSC) is proud to announce the promotion of Waldon Meyers to the position of General Manager. Waldon’s extensive experience and dedication makes him an invaluable asset to our team. Waldon began his journey with DSC at the young age of 18 in 1991. After gaining invaluable experience in the oil… Read More

Brandon Foy joins Bristol Harbor Group

RI, United States

Bristol Harbor Group, Inc. (BHGI) has welcomed Brandon Foy, P.E. as a naval architect to its naval architecture and marine engineering firm. Foy holds a master’s degree in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering from the University of Michigan and a bachelor’s degree in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering from the Coast Guard Academy. He is… Read More


Offshore Wind Power News

Equinor Breaks Ground in Brooklyn for Offshore Wind Hub

NY, United States

BROOKLYN, N.Y. — Elizabeth Yeampierre stood near the edge of the Brooklyn waterfront earlier this week. A vast concrete lot stretched out before her, riddled with weeds and rain puddles, as the Manhattan skyline sparkled in the distance. For years, Yeampierre has fought to transform this vacant expanse into a hub for clean-energy industries — one that could bring… Read More

Noble Corporation To Acquire Diamond Offshore Drilling

TX, United States

SUGAR LAND, Texas /PRNewswire/ — Noble Corporation plc (“Noble”) (CSE: NOBLE) (NYSE: NE) and Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc (“Diamond”) (NYSE: DO) announced today that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which Noble will acquire Diamond in a stock plus cash transaction. As part of the transaction, Diamond shareholders will receive 0.2316 shares… Read More

BOEM, Maryland extend offshore wind collaboration

MD, United States

ANNAPOLIS, Md — The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) and the state of Maryland have entered a memorandum of understanding concerning the development of offshore wind energy. This includes continuing current efforts to explore and identify potential areas for offshore wind leasing. BOEM will also continue to convene the Central Atlantic Intergovernmental Renewable Energy Task Force with… Read More

Mayor Adams, Governor Hochul, NYCEDC, Equinor, SSBMT Announce Start of Construction to Transform South Brooklyn Marine Terminal into Nation’s Largest Offshore Wind Port

NY, United States

City’s First Offshore Wind Transmission Connection and Port in Sunset Park to Become Staging Hub for 54-Turbine Empire Wind 1 Project, Will Deliver 810 Megawatts of Renewable Electricity to City Project Advances Green Transition to Renewable Energy, Bolstering City’s National Leadership in Offshore Wind Industry Will Create Thousands of New ‘Green-Collar’ Jobs in Coming Years,… Read More


Port News

Possible Strike Looms for U.S. East & Gulf Coast Ports

United States

The International Longshoremen’s Association (ILA) has suspended negotiations with the United States Maritime Alliance over a new labor contract for dockworkers at U.S. East Coast and Gulf Coast ports, fueling concerns over potential strike action that could exacerbate already strained supply chains. The current labor contract is set to expire at the end of September…. Read More

Granite Construction Signs Historic Long Term Lease with Port of Woodland for Construction Materials Facility

CA, United States

WATSONVILLE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jun. 12, 2024– Granite (NYSE:GVA) has executed a long-term lease with the Port of Woodland for a new construction materials facility. The facility will be on a 25-acre site next to the Columbia River, reinforcing Granite’s commitment to the Southwest Washington area home market. Key Highlights: Location: The facility will be near Woodland, WA, providing construction materials into the Southwest Washington area construction market…. Read More

Dockworkers at Ports From Boston to Houston Halt Labor Talks

United States

The union representing dockworkers at East and Gulf Coast container ports has suspended labor contract negotiations set for Tuesday, citing a dispute over automation. The breakdown comes less than four months before the current six-year pact between the International Longshoremen’s Association and the US Maritime Alliance, representing ocean carriers and terminal operators, is set to… Read More

Bean reappointed, Kilbane appointed to city board

FL, United States

Gov. Ron DeSantis reappointed a Jacksonville attorney to the Jacksonville Port Authority board of directors and appointed another local lawyer to a first term. Dan Bean, counsel at Smith Gambrell & Russell and CEO of K9s for Warriors, was appointed to the board by DeSantis in 2023. He is currently board chair. Bean also is… Read More


Project Updates & Industry Developments

Norfolk Dredging Lands $39.978 Maintenance Dredging Project for Fire Island, NY

NY, United States

Norfolk Dredging Co., Chesapeake, Virginia, was awarded a $36,978,060 firm-fixed-price contract for maintenance dredging. Bids were solicited via the internet with three received. Work will be performed in Fire Island, New York, with an estimated completion date of Nov. 9, 2024. Fiscal 2024 military construction, Army funds in the amount of $36,978,060 were obligated at the time… Read More

Key Provisions in Recently Passed 2024 Water Resource Development Act Benefit Cape Cod Water Infrastructure

MA, United States

The Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2024, which passed through the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee on May 22, includes several initiatives targeting water infrastructure challenges on Cape Cod, as highlighted by Senator Edward J. Markey. Key provisions for these areas include: Barnstable County: The legislation authorizes two Government Accountability Office investigations to improve… Read More

Weeks Marine’s Flagler Beach Project Adjusted, Now Will Only Take 4 Months, Not 9

FL, United States

Change of plan. In a boon for a city besieged by construction, the contractor starting work on Flagler County’s first-ever beach-renourishment project within days informed Flagler Beach officials that the dredging will start at the south end of town and move north, rather than the other way around as initially planned. It will not use… Read More

Beachgoers met with construction equipment near Jacksonville Beach Pier as renourishment project continues

FL, United States

JACKSONVILLE BEACH, Fla. — Beachgoers heading to Jacksonville Beach looking to beat the heat may need to find another spot to enjoy the sand. On Sunday morning, crews moved equipment and barriers near the Jacksonville Beach Pier to keep beachgoers out of the construction zone for the ongoing renourishment project. The Jacksonville Beach Pier is a popular… Read More


Sand & Gravel News

Sand dredge sparks concern for potential water safety hazards

OK, United States

BRYAN COUNTY, Okla. (KTEN) — A sand dredge operated by Eagle Lake Materials Company LLC on the Fannin and Bryan County line is sparking some concerns about potential water hazards on the Oklahoma side of the Red River. According to the Fannin County Office of Emergency Management, the dredge had partially submerged cables in the… Read More

County Road Dept. Sand & Gravel Mining

MT, United States

LEGAL NOTICE The Ravalli County Road Department (ph.406-363-2733), 244 Fairground Road, Hamilton, MT 59840 has applied for an amendment to an Opencut Permit with the State of Montana for the mining of sand and gravel. The site, referred to as Stevensville Airport/Hunter site, is located on 25.3 acres in S13, T9N, R20W and is generally located… Read More

County Commission nixes proposed sand and gravel mining operation

ND, United States

A proposed sand and gravel mining operation in Hofflund Township has been nixed after the Williams County Commission on Tuesday voted unanimously to deny a use permit for the site. The proposed site is land owned by the state of North Dakota and is located off 52nd Street Northwest near 108th Avenue Northwest in the… Read More

Rochester Sand & Gravel plans new office, storage next to quarry

MN, United States

The Rochester City Council voted Monday to annex land where Rochester Sand & Gravel plans to add a set of buildings. The council also agreed to change the land’s designation from residential to industrial to accommodate the intended use. Since there is no land-use application yet, the council members voted on whether they wanted to… Read More


Shipbuilding | Marine Products | Technology

Bollinger Shipyards Christens USNS Cherokee Nation Christening (T-ATS 7)

LA, United States

USNS Cherokee Nation is the second Bollinger-built towing, salvage, and rescue ship T-ATS to replace the aging Safeguard-class rescue and salvage ships and Powhatan-class tugboats Houma, La. – Representatives from Bollinger Shipyards (“Bollinger”) gathered Saturday alongside senior U.S. Navy officials at Bollinger Houma to christen the U.S. Navy’s newest towing, rescue, and salvage ship, (T-ATS)… Read More

Congress must step in to fix America’s shipbuilding crisis

United States

The U.S. Navy is in the midst of a shipbuilding crisis that will leave the United States and our men and women in uniform perilously overmatched in an increasingly dangerous world if it is not addressed soon. This week, the Senate Armed Services Committee is negotiating the details of the National Defense Authorization Act, legislation that has… Read More

WinGD, Alfa Laval, ABS and K Shipbuilding Join Forces For Ammonia-fuelled Tanker Design

World ,

Swiss marine power company WinGD, Swedish marine technology leader Alfa Laval and the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) will work with Korean shipbuilder K Shipbuilding (KSB) on the development of an ammonia-fuelled MR tanker design, under a memorandum of understanding signed in April. The design will feature a 6X52DF-A engine from WinGD. WinGD will work… Read More

NWTC receives $600k of federal grants to promote shipbuilding careers

WI, United States

GREEN BAY, Wis. – The U.S. Navy is teaming up with Northeast Wisconsin Technical College to address a need for more shipbuilders. NWTC is receiving nearly $600,000 in grant money to promote this career, which is in high demand. The money will be used to put on welding rodeos, and annual events to be held… Read More


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LA. U.S. Rep Graves Announces $600 million in funding for Projects in Louisiana, with $210 million for Dredging Section of Mississippi River

LA, United States

South Louisiana U.S. Rep. Garret Graves announced several projects that received funding to address dredging, levee, flood protection and infrastructure. According to a news release, the list includes nearly $600 million in investment in Louisiana water resources. Per the announcement, the work plan is the regular release of how the Army Corps will be funding… Read More


Upcoming Projects | Contracts | Tenders

Contract awarded for home elevation construction for the Southwest Coastal Project

LA, United States

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently awarded a contract for elevating 21 residential homes in Vermillion and Calcasieu Parishes. The contract was awarded on June 7, 2024, to Wingate Engineers LLC of New Orleans, Louisiana in the amount of $4,997,880.00. This contract is part of the Southwest Louisiana Coastal project to provide coastal storm… Read More

USACE celebrates start of Kenai coastal erosion project

AK, United States

JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON – Today, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Alaska District participated in a ceremony to recognize the start of construction for the Kenai River Bluffs Erosion Project. Col. Jeffrey Palazzini, district commander, gathered alongside several stakeholders and political officials at the Kenai Senior Citizens Center and delivered remarks about the project’s… Read More

Orion (ORN) Wins $22M Dredging Deals, Fortifies Marine Arm

United States

Orion Group Holdings, Inc. ORN has won three dredging services contracts within the Marine segment for a combined value of approximately $22 million. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (“USACE”) has awarded these contracts for the maintenance of waterways along the gulf coast. The first contract, valued at $8.8 million, includes the removal of up to… Read More

Dredging operations begin at Saugatuck Harbor

MI, United States

SAUGATUCK, Mich. — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (ACE) began dredging a section of Saugatuck Harbor for safety improvements between the Kalamazoo River and Lake Michigan. We’re total The King Company, the Holland-based contractor hired for the project, will remove 68,000 cubic yards of sediment from the two-mile-long channel. After dredging operations are finished,… Read More


USACE

Contract awarded for home elevation construction for the Southwest Coastal Project

LA, United States

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently awarded a contract for elevating 21 residential homes in Vermillion and Calcasieu Parishes. The contract was awarded on June 7, 2024, to Wingate Engineers LLC of New Orleans, Louisiana in the amount of $4,997,880.00. This contract is part of the Southwest Louisiana Coastal project to provide coastal storm… Read More

USACE celebrates start of Kenai coastal erosion project

AK, United States

JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON – Today, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Alaska District participated in a ceremony to recognize the start of construction for the Kenai River Bluffs Erosion Project. Col. Jeffrey Palazzini, district commander, gathered alongside several stakeholders and political officials at the Kenai Senior Citizens Center and delivered remarks about the project’s… Read More

Orion (ORN) Wins $22M Dredging Deals, Fortifies Marine Arm

United States

Orion Group Holdings, Inc. ORN has won three dredging services contracts within the Marine segment for a combined value of approximately $22 million. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (“USACE”) has awarded these contracts for the maintenance of waterways along the gulf coast. The first contract, valued at $8.8 million, includes the removal of up to… Read More

Dredging operations begin at Saugatuck Harbor

MI, United States

SAUGATUCK, Mich. — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (ACE) began dredging a section of Saugatuck Harbor for safety improvements between the Kalamazoo River and Lake Michigan. We’re total The King Company, the Holland-based contractor hired for the project, will remove 68,000 cubic yards of sediment from the two-mile-long channel. After dredging operations are finished,… Read More


Videos | C-Suite Interviews

LONG ISLAND Ferry Launch – Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc.

FL, United States

We’re pleased to share the launch and christening of The Bridgeport and Port Jefferson Steamboat Company ferry LONG ISLAND with you. This is the 16th vessel we have built for our long-time customer, McAllister Towing. Watch here:

LA. U.S. Rep Graves Announces $600 million in funding for Projects in Louisiana, with $210 million for Dredging Section of Mississippi River

LA, United States

South Louisiana U.S. Rep. Garret Graves announced several projects that received funding to address dredging, levee, flood protection and infrastructure. According to a news release, the list includes nearly $600 million in investment in Louisiana water resources. Per the announcement, the work plan is the regular release of how the Army Corps will be funding… Read More

Offshore Maritime Labor—GO Marine Services’ Jody Broussard ​on How Outsourcing Can Mitigate Risk

NY, United States

GO Marine Services Managing Director Jody Broussard talks with recruiter Heather Mequet about how using a third-party contractor recruitment firm for supplemental  staffing and direct hire placement can help mitigate maritime risks. Jody Broussard stands out as a visionary leader in the realms of operational management, strategic planning, and human resources, bringing over twenty years… Read More

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