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Inland Dredging Co Awarded Brownsville Dredging Job

Sep 26, 2023

Dyersburg, Tenn. based Inland Dredging Co. has been awarded a contract from U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Galveston District for channel pipeline dredging in Brownsville, Texas.The company beat out three other bidders to secure the $10,433,550 firm-fixed-price contract…

The Real Cost of Net Zero Ports

Sep 26, 2023

Zero emission is a nice idea, but who’s going to pay for it? The U.S. EPA is readying big money for zero emission ports.The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is working on two high-profile port initiatives that it hopes will move the needle in a big way towards U…

USACE Working to Prevent Saltwater from Rising Up the Mississippi

Sep 25, 2023

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District is working to delay upriver progression of salt water from the Gulf of Mexico by augmenting the sill initially constructed in July 2023.Construction is underway to increase the existing…

Dredging Expected During Desperate Times

Sep 21, 2023

Maintaining a nine-foot channel on the Mississippi River is part of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Rock Island District’s critical navigation mission, especially during low-water conditions. Although early spring snowmelt caused flooding throughout the upper Midwest this past year…

Ports of Indiana Names Operations Managers at Ohio River Ports

Sep 19, 2023

Ports of Indiana has filled two key leadership roles at its Ohio River ports, naming Ashley Blocker and Michael Graves as Operations Managers in Mount Vernon and Jeffersonville, respectively.Blocker, a southwest Indiana native, was promoted…

Great Lakes Awarded USACE Dredging Work in Georgia

Sep 15, 2023

Houston-based dredging contractor Great Lakes Dredge & Dock has been awarded a contract from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to perform maintenance dredging in Saint Marys, Ga.Great Lakes was one of two bidders for the project, securing the $18…

USACE Awards Contract for Monongahela River Locks and Dam 3 Removal

Sep 14, 2023

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District awards a nearly $30 million contract to remove the Monongahela River Locks and Dam 3 in Elizabeth, Pa.The district awarded the dam removal contract to the Pittsburgh-based Joseph B. Fay Company…

Libyan Oil Ports Reopen after Storm Forced Closure

Sep 13, 2023

Four major oil ports in Libya have reopened after shutting down on Saturday because of the powerful storm that swept the country, killing thousands of people, port agent Al Omran International Maritime Agencies said on Wednesday. The eastern ports of Brega…

Brazil, Paraguay Clash with Argentina Over Grains Waterway Tolls

Sep 11, 2023

Brazil, Paraguay, Bolivia and Uruguay have urged Argentina to stop applying tolls for ships and barges carrying grains and other exports, saying it restricts navigation on a key river channel.The four countries issued a joint statement late…

Great Lakes Iron Ore, Limestone Trades Rise in August

Sep 06, 2023

Shipments of iron ore and limestone on the Great Lakes for the month of August both increased compared to 2022, up 8.6% and 4.4% respectively, according to latest figures from the Lake Carriers’ Association (LCA).The 5.5 million tons or iron ore shipped in August was 3…

Port of Los Angeles Pays Tribute to Shipping Lines That Reduced Emissions

Aug 24, 2023

The Port of Los Angeles has recognized the achievements of more than two dozen shipping lines and carriers for participating in the Port’s Vessel Speed Reduction Program (VSRP), an air quality and annual incentive program for vessel operators…

Dutra Wins $9.6 Million Contract for Dredging in Brooklyn

Aug 23, 2023

The Dutra Group, based in San Rafael, Calif., has been awarded a contract to perform maintenance dredging in Brooklyn, N.Y.The $9,639,000 firm-fixed-price contract was awarded by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers New York District. Dutra was one of four bidders for the project…

Great Lakes Wins Dredging Contract for Port Arthur LNG Project

Aug 23, 2023

Houston-based dredging contractor Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation announced it has been awarded a dredging and disposal contract in support of the Port Arthur LNG Phase 1 project.Great Lakes has been contracted by Bechtel Energy, the engineering…

Great Lakes Awarded Lower Miss Dredging Contract

Aug 18, 2023

Houston-based dredging contractor Great Lakes Dredge & Dock has been awarded a contract from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' New Orleans District for Mississippi River dredging in Plaquemines, La.Great Lakes was one of two bidders for the project…

USACE Begins Dredging Near Brownsville, Minn.

Aug 18, 2023

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, began dredging the Mississippi River navigation channel near Brownsville, Minn., in Pool 8 this week to ensure the channel remains open for commercial navigation.Dredging is expected to continue in this area through Labor Day…

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