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  • 15 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Governor Kay Ivey last Friday announced that on March 29, 2019, the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council approved Alabama’s State Expenditure Plan for Gulf Coast recovery. This plan, developed by the Alabama Gulf Coast Recovery Council (AGCRC), proposes 28 activities for the Spill Impact Component of RESTORE funding (also known as Bucket 3) for a […]

  • 20 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council announced the approval of the Comprehensive Plan Update at the meeting on Friday, December 16th, 2016. The plan update was unanimously adopted by the Council, which includes the five Gulf States (Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas) and six federal agencies (U.S. Departments of the Interior, Commerce, Agriculture, and […]

  • 3 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Western Dredging Association (WEDA) Gulf Coast Chapter has announced that their annual meeting is set to take place on November 7th and 9th at Mobile Convention Center in Mobile, AL. The meeting will provide a forum for the exchange of information of interest to the dredging industry and its associates. Representatives from all areas of […]

  • 29 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council (Council) is seeking public comment on the Council’s proposal to amend its FPL in order to approve implementation funding for the Mobile Bay National Estuary Program (MBNEP), specifically for restoration of a portion of Twelve Mile Creek, Alabama. In 2015, the Council approved $358,000 in planning funds for this […]

  • 9 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council has released an update to its 2013 Comprehensive Plan. According to the Council, the update provides additional strategic guidance for them to follow as they make decisions on funding projects and activities aimed at restoring the Gulf of Mexico. The Council will meet to vote on the Comprehensive Plan Update and […]

  • 31 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council is seeking public comment on a proposal to amend its Initial (2015) Funded Priorities List to approve $1,790,546 in implementation funding for the Robinson Preserve Wetlands Restoration project sponsored by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. According to the council, these funds would be used to restore 118.2 acres […]

  • 6 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    In anticipation of the tropical storm Nate’s arrival on the United States Gulf Coast, the US Coast Guard has set port condition X-Ray for New Orleans sector. Due to the lack of available space in the Lower Mississippi River, the Captain of the Port has closed the river to all inbound vessels that do not […]

  • 18 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Orion Group Holdings, Inc. (ORN) yesterday announced contract awards totaling approximately $24 million. According to ORN, the Company’s Marine segment has been awarded two separate contracts to construct energy-related infrastructure on the Gulf Coast. “These projects enhance the backlog of our marine operations and position our resources well to maximize utilization,” said Mark Stauffer, Orion’s President […]

  • 28 August 2006

    NEW YORK: The shipbuilding industry in the US Gulf Coast is still struggling to expand and grow one year after Hurricane Katrina caused widespread devastation in the several Gulf coast states, industry sources said last Friday. Shipyards in Mississippi, Louisiana, Texas and Alabama are being squeezed by a labour shortage and an increased work load […]

  • 20 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council (Council) recently released a draft Initial Funded Priorities List that would fund approximately $139.6 million in restoration activities. The funds are derived from the recent settlement with Transocean Deepwater Inc. The Council will host a series of public meetings across the Gulf Coast to discuss the priorities, and seek public […]

  • 14 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Gulf Coast Chapter of the Western Dredging Association (WEDA) – representing Alabama, Florida (West Coast), Georgia (Western), Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas – will host its annual meeting on November 18-19, 2015 at Marriott’s AC Hotel New Orleans. The meeting will provide a forum for the exchange of information of interest to the dredging industry […]

  • 17 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council (Council) will next month meet to vote on approval of the Initial Funded Priorities List (FPL) and the Spill Impact Component Rule (Rule), pursuant to the Resources and Ecosystems Sustainability, Tourist Opportunities, and Revived Economies of the Gulf Coast States Act of 2012 (RESTORE Act). U.S.Secretary of Commerce Penny […]

  • 28 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Texas Congressman Randy Weber has announced that the Office of Gulf Coast Restoration in the Department of the Treasury plans to award a $27.1 million Direct Component grant to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) for the FY19 RESTORE Flood Protection Program. According to Weber, the goal of this program is to protect the […]

  • 21 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    As announced earlier this month, the Marriott’s AC Hotel in New Orleans will be the host to the WEDA 2015 Gulf Coast Annual Meeting. The Gulf Coast Chapter of the Western Dredging Association – representing Alabama, Florida (West Coast), Georgia (Western), Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas – annual meeting is set for November 18-19, 2015. The meeting will provide […]

  • 28 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) has just announced the initial round of grants from the Gulf Coast Conservation Grants Program (GCCGP). The announced 29 grants total nearly $13 million and will generate an additional $15.8 million in matching funds, for a total conservation impact of nearly $28.8 million that will enhance coastal watersheds, […]

  • 26 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Gulf Coast Chapter of the Western Dredging Association (WEDA) conducted its annual meeting on November 19, 2015 at the AC Marriot Hotel in New Orleans, Louisiana. The meeting provided a forum for the exchange of information of interest to the dredging industry and its associates. Representatives from all areas of the industry, including regulatory, […]

  • 22 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Mississippi River Ship Channel could be the first port complex on the Gulf Coast to reach a depth of 50 feet now that the Director’s Report has been signed by the Army Corps. Elected officials and industry leaders have long worked to increase the channel’s depth to 50 feet, which is the same depth […]

  • 26 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council (RESTORE Council) is beginning the process to develop the next Funded Priorities List (FPL), targeted to be finalized in mid-2020. The FPL is a vehicle through which funds from the Council-Selected Restoration Component, commonly referred to as “Bucket 2”, are approved for specific ecosystem restoration activities in the Gulf […]

  • 29 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Orion Group Holdings, Inc. a Houston based construction company, yesterday announced a contract award of approximately $80 million. Orion Marine Group, the company’s Heavy Civil Marine Construction segment, was recently awarded a contract for a project along the Gulf Coast of Texas for a private sector client in the downstream energy business. The project entails dock […]

  • 8 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The boat launch at the University of Southern Mississippi’s Gulf Coast Research Laboratory, which has been open for public use during weekends, will close March 11 due to the beginning of a construction project. “As GCRL proceeds with much-needed improvements to our Halstead campus harbor area, access to our boat launch will be impacted,” said […]

  • 5 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council will host a series of webinars to review the process used to develop its Initial Funded Priorities List (FPL) as part of the Council-Selected Restoration Component. The goal of the webinars is to identify what worked and what could be improved to further the cause of comprehensive Gulf restoration. […]

  • 24 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council (Council) has just released a proposed update to its 2013 Comprehensive Plan. The draft provides important additional strategic guidance for the Council to follow as it makes decisions on funding projects and activities aimed at restoring the Gulf of Mexico. The Council is updating its Initial Comprehensive Plan now in […]