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Dredging International Awarded Colombia’s Port of Barranquilla Dredging Project

Colombia’s river management authority, Cormagdalena, has awarded a Port of Barranquilla’s dredging project to DEME Group’s Dredging International, it said on late May. The project covers maintenance dredging for the access channel of the Port of Barranquilla over a six-month period. Only competitor Van Oord said it didn’t believe it… Read More

Seattle Harbor Deepening Project Receives Corps Leadership Approval

The Seattle Harbor Navigation Improvement Project is eligible for congressional authorization following U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Commanding General Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite signing the Chief of Engineers Report on June 7. The project proposal includes deepening the East and West Waterways to 57 feet below mean lower low… Read More

NOAA Installs Sensors at Port Everglades

In June, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) developed and installed an advanced sensor device for the Port Everglades to monitor real-time tides, currents, water levels and other meteorlogical information. The newly installed Port Everglades Physical Oceanographic Real-Time System (PORTS®) is available on the port’s website at porteverglades.net… Read More

Alaska District Moves Forward with Project to Dredge Illiuliuk Bay Entrance

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Alaska District is preparing a Draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Assessment for the Unalaska Channels, also known as Dutch Harbor. The study evaluates whether deep draft navigation improvements are feasible at this location and the benefit cost ratio. The Unalaska Channels project would… Read More

Texas State Government Pushing State Port Project Funding

In April, bipartisan members from the Texas Congressional Delegation sent a letter to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers urging for more funding for the Port of Corpus Christi’s Ship Channel Improvement Project (CIP). U.S. Reps. Kevin Brady, chairman of the Ways & Means Committee, Mike Conaway, chairman of the… Read More