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Public Meetings Announced for NY/NJ Harbor & Tributaries Study

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers New York District, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC), the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) and the City of New York will host seven public meetings for the New York and New Jersey Harbor & Tributaries Study. In… Read More

30-Day Public Notice Issued for Annisquam River Dredging

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers New England District has issued a 30-day public notice for the proposed maintenance dredging of the Annisquam River Federal navigation project (FNP) in Gloucester, Massachusetts. The city of Gloucester is the local sponsor and requested this dredging. Natural shoaling processes have… Read More

Sebastian Inlet Maintenance Dredging Projects Restore Nearby Beaches

Dredging operations to remove approximately 150,000 cubic yards of sand from the Sebastian Inlet in Florida began January 21. Ferreira Construction of Stuart, Florida, has been using its 18-inch hydraulic dredge, Lori Hill equipped with Hypack software, to remove sand from the inlet’s sand trap and navigation channel. The… Read More

Meeting on Dredged Material Management in Winona, MN Rescheduled

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is rescheduling a public meeting on Mississippi River dredged material in Winona, Minnesota. The meeting will be held February 21, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Winona County History Center, 160 Johnson St., Winona, Minnesota. The meeting was originally… Read More

Great Lakes Honored with Safety Excellence Award

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) received the Signal Mutual Indemnity Association Ltd.’s Gerald H. Halpin Safety Excellence Award. The award, presented at the association’s annual members board meeting in Orlando, Florida, on January 25, honors the Signal member who exemplifies the promotion of employee safety and… Read More

Corps Seeks Comments for Port Tampa Bay Expansion

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District has published a public notice for the proposed Port Tampa Bay expansion project. The permit applicant proposes to dredge and expand existing port facilities to accommodate additional demand for deep-water cargo service in the Port Tampa Bay area. The proposal seeks… Read More

IADC Releases Fleet List

The International Association of Dredging Contractors (IADC) has released an updated version of the IADC Fleet List. Data regarding the plants of IADC members is gathered annually by the Registered Plant Committee and then formulated into a list. The Fleet List is given to Clarksons Research, where the data… Read More

Cape Blossom Proposed Navigation Improvements Open for Public Comment

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Alaska District prepared a draft feasibility report and environmental assessment on the proposed navigation improvements at Cape Blossom, about 12 miles south of Kotzebue, Alaska. The draft report gives an overview of the proposed project and preliminary analysis of potential environmental impacts. The public… Read More