Dredging News for May 24, 2016

Dredging news provided by sandandgravel.com: Maintenance Dredging, Delaware River, Philadelphia to Sea Port of Houston managing ‘softness’ due to oil and gas downturn GPA planning new terminal on Savannah River UK: piling work planned at Chichester Harbour Industry Day – Maintenance Dredging Projects at Naval Submarine Base, Kings Bay, Georgia

Dredged Material Management Office Meeting Agenda for May 18, 2016

Click here to retrieve the agenda for the DMMO meeting on May 18, 2016.  Please review the DMMO web page at http://www.spn.usace.army.mil/Missions/DredgingWorkPermits.aspx for changes to this agenda.  NOTE: The meeting will be held at the San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission (BCDC).  The address is 455 Golden Gate Avenue, Suite 10600, San Francisco.  Please arrive a few […]

Pacific Maritime Magazine Online News for May 13, 2016

FORWARD SIGN UP TO RECEIVE PMM ONLINE SUBSCRIBE TO THE PRINT EDITION INSIDE PACIFIC MARITIME MAGAZINE Propulsion Options for Better Steering and Fuel Efficiency By Peter Marsh The last year has seen continued development of propulsion systems to meet the needs of operators of specialized vessels like harbor and escort tugs, ferries and fireboats. These […]

Measure AA Supported by Environmental Groups and Industry

Richmond Standard: Measure AA supported by both environmental groups and industry Lewis, who spoke Friday to a crowd of 200 at the Bay Planning Coalition’s annual Spring Summit on a panel entitled, “Can We Dig Ourselves Out of What’s Coming? Dredging, Beneficial Reuse, and Measure AA,” said the list of Measure AA supporters is long and includes not only residents but also Gov. Jerry Brown, […]

Short Courses at WODCON XXI June 13, 2016

The World Organization of Dredging Associations (WODA) and WEDA are proud to offer four (4) continuing education courses at WODCON XXI next month. These courses will be held at the Hyatt Regency Miami on Monday June 13, 2016. Slurry Transport & Dredge Material Capping are scheduled in the morning session, from 8AM to noon. Dredge Pump Application & Dredging Safety without Compromise are […]

Abstracts for Fall 2016 WEDA Conference

The Board of the Pacific Chapter of WEDA invites you to submit an abstract for a technical presentation at our Fall 2016 conference in San Diego, California. Presentations on all aspects of dredging and disposal, navigation structures, environmental restoration, and related topics are welcome and presentations specifically relevant to West Coast issues or projects are […]

In Search of Mud to Save Francisco Bay

  Guest Blog In Search of Mud to Save San Francisco Bay To restore the region’s salt marshes, scientists and engineers need to get their hands on huge quantities of the messy stuff By Venkat Srinivasan on March 28, 2016    Along the San Francisco Bay, just beyond the din of gridlock, industry and residential lawn mowers, an […]

Marine Highway Grant Applications Sought

MARAD – Marine Highway grant applications sought The Maritime Administration (MARAD) issued a notice announcing the availability of $5 million in funding for Marine Highway grants. Applications must be received by 27 May. 81 Fed. Reg. 24173

Pacific Maritime Magazine Online News for April 26, 2016

FORWARD SIGN UP TO RECEIVE PMM ONLINE SUBSCRIBE TO THE PRINT EDITION INSIDE PACIFIC MARITIME MAGAZINE 60 Years of Containers: The Pioneers in the Pacific Northwest By Fred McCague On April 26, 1956, the Pan-Atlantic Steamship tanker Ideal-X sailed from Newark, New Jersey to Houston with a deckload of 58 33-foot containers for the company’s […]

Congressman Garamendi’s Maritime Advisory Committee Meets at CSUM for Wide-Ranging Conversation

Congressman Garamendi’s Maritime Advisory Committee Meets at Cal Maritime Academy for Wide-Ranging Conversation Apr 25, 2016 Issues: Make it in America, Transportation and Infrastructure VALLEJO, CA – Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, Davis, Yuba City, CA), the Ranking Member of the Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on the Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation, convened his Maritime Advisory […]