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  • 7 April 2010

    US. Sen. Dianne Feinstein has asked Congress for $23.7 million in federal funding to clean up Newport Harbor.City officials expect to have word on whether the project will get a chunk of federal money later this year. Congress isn’t expected to approve appropriations until after the November election… [mappress] Source:dailypilot,April 7,2010;

  • 17 January 2013

    The Ventura Port District will receive $2.5 million for the Ventura Harbor dredging program, according to vcstar.com. During the past 10 months, the port officials met with the Army Corps of Engineers in Los Angeles, Oakland and Washington, D.C. to discuss this issue. The Ventura Harbor dredging project will commence after Manson Construction completes dredging […]

  • 28 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    In the wake of the tragic bluff collapse in Encinitas earlier this month that took the lives of three people, Senator Patricia Bates announced yesterday that she supports the efforts of U.S. Senators Dianne Feinstein and Kamala Harris, and U.S. Representative Mike Levin, to request the White House budget office approve funding that would help […]

  • 14 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The head of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has approved a plan designed to protect South San Francisco Bay from tidal flooding and rising sea levels. It includes the construction of new levees and the restoration of nearly 3,000 acres of land to tidal marsh habitat. Officials at the Corps’ San Francisco District call […]

  • 22 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    In what amounts to the largest estuary restoration project in the Western United States, leaders of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ San Francisco District have proposed a nearly $175 million plan to help protect the heart of Silicon Valley from catastrophic flooding. It’s a region that is home not only to the giants of […]

  • 18 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Phase one of critically needed maintenance dredging of the Redwood City Harbor and Channel was completed this week, bringing the Port’s channel to a depth of 28 feet. The $12.8 million project, completed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, will enable ships to operate more efficiently when navigating the Port’s channel. The last time […]

  • 23 July 2014

    Rep. Lois Capps (CA-24) led a letter from members of the California Congressional Delegation to U.S. Department of Interior Secretary Sally Jewell, urging her and the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) to prohibit any new offshore oil and gas lease sales in the Northern California, Central California, and Southern California Outer Continental Shelf Planning […]

  • 8 October 2015

    U.S. Democratic Senators Barbara Boxer (CA), Maria Cantwell (WA), Dianne Feinstein (CA), Patty Murray (WA), Ron Wyden (OR), and Jeff Merkley (OR) have introduced the West Coast Ocean Protection Act, legislation to permanently prohibit offshore drilling on the outer continental shelf of California, Oregon and Washington. According to a joint press release published on Wednesday, the legislation, […]

  • 20 April 2018

    U.S. Senators Maria Cantwell and Patty Murray have introduced the Clean Coast Act to protect coasts from catastrophic oil spills.

  • 1 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Shoreline erosion has now reached Surfside Drive, the first road paralleling the ocean at Hueneme Beach. To help protect the street and inland property from flooding, officials at the City of Port Hueneme are proceeding with emergency shoreline protection by placing rock below the eroded scarp face of Surfside Drive. It is hoped that the […]

  • 26 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    City of Port Hueneme officials are seeking the assistance of Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District Commander Mark Toy and his senior staff to obtain emergency funding to restore the rapidly eroding Hueneme Beach. A May 14, 2013 meeting with Commander Toy will include officials from the Oxnard Harbor District, County of Ventura, Channel […]

  • 23 July 2018

    U.S. senators are opposing the Trump administration’s rollback of environmental protections for offshore oil and gas drilling operations.

  • 18 October 2012

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is awarding $6.5 million in grants to state and local agencies, and non-profit organizations to restore water quality and wetlands throughout the San Francisco Bay watershed. Grants range from $75,000 to $1.5 million and will support ten projects that prevent pollution, restore streams and tidal marshes, and manage floodwaters in […]

  • 18 November 2016

    US Senator Bill Cassidy from Louisiana saw its proposed offshore revenue sharing bill, shot down on the floor of the US Senate, on Thursday. Cassidy’s proposed bill called for more equitable revenue sharing for states involved in existing, new or future energy production from both onshore and offshore leasing areas. This would, it has been said, […]

  • 16 April 2013
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    U.S. Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus announced the nation’s newest research vessel will be named R/V Sally Ride, in honor of the former UC San Diego faculty member who was the first American female astronaut and the youngest American to fly in space. The ship is owned by the U.S. Navy, will be operated […]

  • 20 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Blackbird International Corporation (BBRD) has hired Dov Weinstein in an effort to seize the many opportunities the growing renewables energy market offers. BBRD is the sole shareholder of Wave Electricity Renewal Power Ocean Ltd (WERPO), an Israeli wave energy developer. Dov Weinstein is an accountant with years of experience operating his own certified public accounting […]

  • 11 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Offshore drilling contractor Seadrill has named two new members to the board of directors, effective from January 10, 2017. Seadrill said on Wednesday that Michael Grant and David Weinstein bring additional industry and cross-border transaction expertise to the company. Grant has held senior management positions in several companies including Al Jaber Group (UAE), Cable & Wireless […]

  • 26 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee’s Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development completed its mark up of the fiscal 2014 appropriation bill for the U.S. Department of Energy and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, which includes a record $1 billion draw from the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund for maintaining America’s federal navigation channels and related infrastructure. […]

  • 6 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    DOF Rederi has signed a five-year contract for the platform supply vessel Skandi Feistein with Esso Australia.

  • 27 April 2012

    U.S. Senator Mary L. Landrieu, D-La., secured $16.8 million for the Louisiana Coastal Area Program (LCA) to begin construction on LCA Ecosystem Restoration projects and $9.36 million to study future projects. The funding was included during a markup by the Senate Energy and Water Appropriations Subcommittee of the FY13 Energy and Water Development appropriations bill. […]

  • 4 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Principle Power, Inc. has merged with Marine Innovation & Technology (MI&T), an offshore engineering consulting firm and long time partner of Principle Power in the development of the WindFloat technology. The merger of MI&T and Principle Power ensures that all the know-how and key staff members reside under one corporate roof, resulting in increased operational […]

  • 4 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Principle Power, Inc. has merged with Marine Innovation & Technology (MI&T), an offshore engineering consulting firm and long time partner of Principle Power in the development of the WindFloat technology. The merger of MI&T and Principle Power ensures that all the know-how and key staff members reside under one corporate roof, resulting in increased operational […]