Agenda for DMMO Meeting on September 7, 2016

The next Dredged Material Management Office (DMMO) meeting is on Wednesday, September 7, 2016. Projects being looked at include WETA San Francisco Ferry Terminal, USACE Napa River, and Strawberry Channel.  View the agenda here. Any updates can be found on the San Francisco Bay Dredging and Disposal Database web page at:  http://www.dmmosfbay.org/site/alias__dmmo/173106/default.aspx or the Corps’ DMMO web page […]

PIANC August 2016 Newsletter

              August 2016  For many of us the summer recess has come to an end, the out of office messages have been switched off and it’s back to work again! Get ready for many interesting events on the agenda: the 4th International Ports and Terminal Engineering Congress, organised with […]

2017 Sediments Conference: Hotel Reservation Update

Hotel/Travel Agency Caution If you receive a call or an email offering assistance in making hotel reservations or changing existing reservations, we advise caution.The Sediments Conference does not have group rate agreements with any property other than the Sheraton New Orleans nor have we partnered with any travel agency or third-party for travel/hotel discounts. We […]

Agenda for DMMO Meeting on Wednesday, August 24, 2016

The Dredged Material Management Office is meeting this Wednesday, August 24, 2016. Click here to view and download the agenda. Any updates can be found on the San Francisco Bay Dredging and Disposal Database web page at:  http://www.dmmosfbay.org/site/alias__dmmo/173106/default.aspx or the Corps’ DMMO web page at: http://www.spn.usace.army.mil/Missions/DredgingWorkPermits.aspx NOTE: The meeting will be held at the San Francisco Bay […]

BPC Joins In Letter to SWRCB Regarding Procedures for Discharges of Dredged or Fill Materials

In a letter addressed to the State Water Resources Control Board on August 18, 2016, BPC joined a coalition of organizations to comment on the Procedures for Discharges of Dredged or Fill Materials to Waters of the State (“Procedures”), formerly known as the Wetland and Riparian Protection Policy. The letter addresses stakeholders’ concerns, including vague […]

Dredging News for August 16, 2016

Dredging News for August 2 Through August 16, 2016  Great Lakes concludes strategic review and reports second quarter results US$500 million made available for TIGER grants US: Corps to launch new resource for dredging community Ireland: IFA flood chairman says dredging required to save farmland Key role for Partrac in sand tracking study for Gulf Coast […]

Agenda for DMMO Meeting on August 10, 2016

Click here to download the agenda for the Dredged Material Management Office(DMMO) meeting this Wednesday, August 10, 2016. The Corps’ web page at http://www.spn.usace.army.mil/Missions/DredgingWorkPermits.aspx is currently experiencing a minor glitch therefore updated agendas may be temporary unavailable. NOTE: The meeting will be held at the San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission (BCDC).  The address is 455 […]

Pacific Maritime Magazine Online News for August 9, 2016

FORWARD SIGN UP TO RECEIVE PMM ONLINE SUBSCRIBE TO THE PRINT EDITION INSIDE PACIFIC MARITIME MAGAZINE NW Builders Continue to Launch Innovative High-Speed Craft By Peter Marsh In 2016, Northwest boat builders have continued to win contracts for innovative high-speed designs for a wide range of users from commuter ferries to military patrol boats. With […]

Pacific Maritime Magazine Online News for August 5, 2016

FORWARD SIGN UP TO RECEIVE PMM ONLINE SUBSCRIBE TO THE PRINT EDITION INSIDE PACIFIC MARITIME MAGAZINE Feeling Flushed By Chris Philips, Managing Editor In January, 2014 in this space, we discussed the state’s interest in the levels of fecal coliform bacteria in Puget Sound, and the claim by the Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) that […]

Pacific Maritime Magazine Online News for August 2, 2016

FORWARD SIGN UP TO RECEIVE PMM ONLINE SUBSCRIBE TO THE PRINT EDITION INSIDE PACIFIC MARITIME MAGAZINE Feeling Flushed By Chris Philips, Managing Editor In January, 2014 in this space, we discussed the state’s interest in the levels of fecal coliform bacteria in Puget Sound, and the claim by the Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) that […]