A federal appeals court in Pennsylvania rejected appeals by New Jersey and ruled on July 3 that the U.S Army Corps of Engineers can proceed to deepen a 102-mile stretch of the Delaware River from the mouth of the bay to Camden N.J. In a 67-page ruling the U.S. Court of Appeals refused New Jerseys demand for new studies to protect the environment. The administration of New Jersey Governor Chris Christie said it would review its options in the rulings wake. Christie and his Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) oppose the Corps plans to deepen the Delaware River channel from 40 to 45 feet. Read More

A federal appeals court in Pennsylvania rejected appeals by New Jersey and ruled on July 3 that the U.S Army Corps of Engineers can proceed to deepen a 102-mile stretch of the Delaware River from the mouth of the bay to Camden N.J. In a 67-page ruling the U.S. Court of Appeals refused New Jerseys demand for new studies to protect the environment. The administration of New Jersey Governor Chris Christie said it would review its options in the rulings wake. Christie and his Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) oppose the Corps plans to deepen the Delaware River channel from 40 to 45 feet. Read More

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District awarded a contract to Mike Hooks Inc. in the amount of $4397500 for maintenance dredging of the Texas City Channel and placement… Read More

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District awarded a contract to Mike Hooks Inc. in the amount of $4397500 for maintenance dredging of the Texas City Channel and placement… Read More

On August 3 Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (NASDAQ: GLDD) announced the execution of definitive contracts for the construction of a 15000-cubic-yard-capacity trailing suction hopper barge and 14000-horsepower tug. Read More

On August 3 Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (NASDAQ: GLDD) announced the execution of definitive contracts for the construction of a 15000-cubic-yard-capacity trailing suction hopper barge and 14000-horsepower tug. Read More

The Hydrographic Society of America (THSOA) has issued a call for papers for their U.S. HYDRO 2013 Conference to be hosted by the Louisiana Chapter at the Sheraton New Orleans… Read More

The Hydrographic Society of America (THSOA) has issued a call for papers for their U.S. HYDRO 2013 Conference to be hosted by the Louisiana Chapter at the Sheraton New Orleans… Read More

Guyana's Demerara River channel leading to the country's major port is having maintenance dredging problems because its aging hopper dredge Steve N is unable to dredge the hardened material. Gaico Construction Inc. is stepping in by purchasing dredging equipment to use for maintenance dredging on Guyana's rivers. Read More

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