• EPA: Quincy's Cashman Dredging violated...

    Quincy construction and real estate giant Jay Cashman's dredging company has been fined $185,000 after the federal Environmental Protection Agency says it illegally dumped dredged materials.  


  • 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.


  • 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.


  • 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.



Conrad Shipyard lays keel for GLDD trailing suction hopper dredge

Morgan City, La., headquartered Conrad Shipyard recently hosted a ceremony at its Deepwater shipyard in Amelia, La., to mark the laying of the keel of a 6,500-cubic-yard trailing suction hopper dredge under construction for Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company (GLDD). Delivery of the dredge is scheduled before the end of first quarter 2023.


Port of Baltimore completes dredging for second 50-foot deep berth

The Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore completed dredging operations this week to create a second, 50-foot deep container berth at its Seagirt Marine Terminal. The project, accomplished as part of the public-private partnership between the Maryland Department of Transportation Maryland Port Administration (MDOT MPA) and Ports America Chesapeake, will allow the Port to accommodate two ultra-large ships simultaneously by the end of this year.


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.