Project Updates & Industry Developments
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U.S. issues guidance on illicit shipping and sanctions evasion practices

United States

AIS spoofing, painting over ships’ IMO numbers and names, and “flag hopping” are just a few of the tricks of the sanctions-busting trade. Yesterday, the U.S. Departments of State and Treasury, and...

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Beach commission to discuss next nourishment project, future easements

NC, United States

Bulldozers work in early April to spread wet sand spewing ashore in eastern Pine Knoll Shores from the Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Co. vessel Liberty Island, just offshore. The effort was part of...

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River dredging, beach reclamation project started

IL, United States

Visitors to the Grand Haven State Park may see a pipe on the beach as river dredging has started in the area.Approximately 55,000 cubic yards of sand is being removed from the mouth of the channel...

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Malpeque Harbour channel won’t be dredged in time for lobster fishermen's setting day

Canada

Lobster fishers in Malpeque Harbour will have to start the season from another port or wait until a dredge can clear a safe path for them through the harbour's shallow channel.The federal Department...

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WaterLog Update

United States

WaterLog 5.15

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Trump administration finances US dregding projects

United States

The Trump administration has allowed federal money to flow into projects to future-proof the waterways and ports that keep US industries movingPreparation for larger vessels and competition...

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Sen. Kaminsky Urges Army Corps To Dredge Jones Inlet

NY, United States

The senator says the buildup of sand has created treacherous waters in the heavily-used channel. A man died there earlier this month. LONG BEACH, NY — State Senator Todd Kaminsky is...

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Dredged material to rebuild two Chesapeake Bay islands

MD, United States

Over three decades, barges will unload the same amount of dredged material along the bottom of the Chesapeake Bay off Maryland’s Eastern Shore as it would take to fill the U.S. Capitol Rotunda...

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USACE Completes Ocean City, Md Inlet Dredging

MD, United States

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Dredge CURRITUCK just completed maintenance dredging work in Ocean City Inlet in Maryland to remove built up sediment in the channel to improve navigation.The work...

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U.S. Maritime Stakeholders Launch Cyber Threat Clearinghouse

United States

A group of American seaports and maritime stakeholders have decided to address cybersecurity threats by launching a new non-profit, the Maritime Transportation System Information Sharing and...

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Georgetown seeks long-term, and cheaper, solution to harbor dredging problem

SC, United States

Fixing Georgetown’s fast-silting inner harbor so it can better handle boat traffic is among dozens of projects that could get money from a proposed sales tax increase that will go before voters in...

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Army Corps announces signing of Chief’s Report for Civil Works Byram River N.Y. Basin Flood Risk Management Feasibility Study

NY, United States

NEW YORK —The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers New York District announces that Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite, Chief of Engineers has signed a Chief’s Report for the Byram River Basin Flood Risk...

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NPS Seeks Input on Oregon Inlet Dredging

NC, United States

The public has 15 days from Monday to review and comment on the draft of the Finding of No Significant Impact, or FONSI, for dredging of Oregon Inlet with a Dare County dredge.Cape Hatteras National...

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WaterOne board member urges denial of commercial dredging permit renewal

KS, United States

A member of the WaterOne board has lobbied the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to deny renewal of a permit for commercial dredging along the Kansas City reach of the Missouri River.In a letter...

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City Begins Market Slip Dredging

Canada

The City of Saint John and Port Saint John have partnered to dredge Market Slip uptown for the first time since 2004.The area of the boardwalk next to the volleyball court has the capacity to hold...