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Norfolk Storm Risk Study Recommended for Congressional Authorization

A U.S. Army Corps of Engineers study investigating coastal storm risk management problems and solutions in Norfolk, Virginia, has been recommended for congressional authorization by Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite, Corps chief of engineers and commanding general. The Norfolk Coastal Storm Risk Management Study considered coastal storm risk management and resilience planning… Read More

Corps Releases Guidance to Help Boost Mitigation Bank Program

On February 22, The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers issued Regulatory Guidance Letter (RGL) 19-01 “Mitigation Bank Credit Release Schedules and Equivalency in Mitigation Bank and In-Lieu Fee Program Service Areas.” Developed in collaboration with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, RGL 19-01 provides guidance to district commanders on two issues… Read More

DSC to Host Annual Dredging Class in New Orleans

DSC Dredge is holding its annual Dreducation™ Class on March 27 at the Omni Royal Orleans in New Orleans, Louisiana. Once a year, industry expert Charles Johnson conducts this dredge operators training course designed to educate and enable industry newcomers on how to become more productive and enable them to work… Read More

Presenters Needed for Teledyne Marine Technology Workshop

Teledyne Marine is searching for presenters for its 2019 Teledyne Marine Technology Workshop. The annual event brings together speakers, influencers and attendees from around the world to explore, learn and share experiences on a range of products, applications and technology. The day prior to the workshop, networking… Read More

WEDA Partners with PIANC to Address Beneficial Use of Dredged Material

The Western Dredging Association (WEDA) is partnering with The World Association for Waterborne Transport Infrastructure (PIANC) to work cooperatively developing a report on beneficial use of dredged material. PIANC’s Environmental Commission (EnviCom) formed Working Group 214 (WG214), focused on developing this report. Three WEDA-members, Victor… Read More

Samuel de Champlain Nears Completion and Will Be Featured at Upcoming Conference in France

Europe’s first conversion of a dredge to dual-fuel capability combining LNG and MGO is close to completion. This is the first conversion of its kind to take place in Europe. Over the past 19 months, Damen has been working to deliver a turnkey package that included engineering, procurement and… Read More

Corps to Address Sediment Accumulation in Ocean City Inlet

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Baltimore District, the Maryland Department of Natural Resources and Worcester County signed a Project Partnership Agreement to start work on a navigation improvement project to address sediment accumulation, within the Ocean City Inlet. The Corps dredges the inlet two or more times per year… Read More

Van Oord Orders Two Water Injection Vessels

Van Oord has ordered the construction of two water injection vessels at Kooiman Marine Group. The first vessel will be commissioned in late 2020. This new generation of vessels has water injection dredging, mass flowing and power jetting systems. The vessels also have heave compensation and… Read More

Corps Seeks Comment on Rye Harbor Project

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers New England District announced plans to perform maintenance dredging of the Rye Harbor Federal navigation project (FNP) in Rye, New Hampshire. A comment period for the project runs through March 27. The FNP consists of a channel that is 100 feet wide and 10… Read More