• Quincy, mass. dredging company to pay penalty for...

    Under a recent settlement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Cashman Dredging & Marine Contracting Co., LLC, based in Quincy, Mass., will pay a penalty of $185,000 for alleged violations of the Marine Protection, Research, and Sanctuaries Act (MPRSA, also known as the Ocean Dumping Act).


  • Udupi: No dredging from three years - Silt chokes...

    Malpe port is home to thousands of fishing boats. But the silt and sediment that have accumulated here have been creating problems for undertaking fishing activity. For the fishermen who are already mired in problems like poor fish catches and rising fuel cost, the silt is creating problems for anchoring of boats at Malpe.


  • Oregon delegation pushes Biden Administration to...

    Oregon’s Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden, along with Representatives Peter DeFazio (D-OR-4), Earl Blumenauer (D-OR-3), Kurt Schrader (D-OR-5), and Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR-1), are pushing the U.S. Office of Management and Budget to provide the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers with annual funding for maritime infrastructure maintenance crucial to public safety and the vitality of economies up and down the Oregon Coast and throughout the Columbia River system.


  • Rosmorport obtains approval of Glavgosexpertiza...

    FSUE Rosmorport has adjust the design documentation for dredging works under the project on construction of an LNG terminal in the Bechevinskaya Bay (Kamchatka territory). As the company told IAA PortNews, it has obtained the approval of Glavgosexpertiza.


  • Weeks wins $24 million Mobile Harbor dredging...

    Weeks Marine Inc., Covington, La., has been awarded a $24,000,000 firm-fixed-price contract to furnish all the equipment, materials, supplies, and manpower necessary to perform dredging of the Mobile Harbor Navigation Project. Bids were solicited via the internet with one received.



Dredging set to begin at Bradenton Beach

In recent months, boats have been getting stuck in shallow sand off Bradenton Beach, and Manatee County is set to solve that problem in early April by dredging the Sarasota Bay.


Rosmorport set to complete dredging of KSK grain terminal’s operating water area this year

Within the framework of the project "Reconstruction of the grain terminal with a cargo turnover of 2.5 million tons per year with an increase in capacity of up to 4 million tons per year", FSUE “Rosmorport” plans to dredge the operating water area of ​pier No. 40A of the KSK grain terminal in the seaport of Novorossiysk. According to the company’s press release, the volume of dredging is 218 thousand cubic meters on an area of​ more than 56.9 thousand square meters with bringing the bottom marks to minus 17.5 m.


Shrimper begins hunger strike to pressure Biden Administration to withdraw Matagorda Bay, TX dredging permit for oil exports

4th-generation shrimper, activist, and author Diane Wilson began a hunger strike at the waterfront of Lavaca Bay to demand that the Biden Administration stop the dredging of the mercury-contaminated Matagorda Ship Channel permitted by the US Army Corps of Engineers. The dredging, which has not begun, would allow for the construction and operation of a new crude oil export terminal proposed by oil company Max Midstream.


Hogan visits Seagirt Marine Terminal, new dredging operation

Governor Larry Hogan hailed the project to create a second-deep container berth at the Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore’s Seagirt Marine Terminal as critical to Maryland’s economic and job growth. During a visit to the Port, the governor saw firsthand the dredging work underway to create a second 50-foot-deep berth, which will allow the Port to accommodate two ultra-large ships simultaneously. The visit coincided with release of new cargo volume numbers at the Port showing continued strong recovery from lows during the COVID-19 pandemic.