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  • 15 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The New York City Mayor, Bill de Blasio, has released findings of a study that determined the city’s comprehensive strategy for the Lower Manhattan Coastal Resiliency (LMCR) project. The study evaluated dozens of adaptation measures and identified a set of strategies to build resilience in Lower Manhattan. The recommendations include developing a plan to extend […]

  • 8 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the city of Manhattan are hosting a Public Workshop on April 17, 2013, in Manhattan, Kan., from 5:30 to 7:30 at the Manhattan Fire Station located at 2000 Denison Ave. The meeting offers the general public, agencies and stakeholders an opportunity to see and hear information about the […]

  • 29 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Kansas Senator Jerry Moran yesterday announced the inclusion of provisions he advocated for in the USACE Work Plan for FY2019, including funding for the Kansas River Reservoirs and Sediment Study, and a flood protection project in Manhattan.  “The provisions we worked for that were included in the Army Corps of Engineers’ FY2019 Work Plan are critical […]

  • 31 August 2011

    Tuesday was a beautiful day for fishing in New York Harbor, but members of the Army Corps of Engineers were on the hunt for potentially dead… By Tina Redwine (manhattan) [mappress] Source: manhattan, August 31, 2011;

  • 13 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The third public workshop for the Lower Manhattan Coastal Resiliency (LMCR) Project to design and implement a flood protection project for Lower Manhattan takes place on Tuesday, December 19, 1017, at Shuang Wen School, NY. This workshop will focus on the Two Bridges neighborhood from Montgomery Street to the Brooklyn Bridge. The Lower Manhattan Coastal Resiliency (LMCR) […]

  • 1 April 2020
    Business & Finance

     In preparation for the arrival of the USNS Comfort to New York, USACE New York District Operations Division moved quickly and approved the necessary dredging permits that allowed Donjon Marine of Hillside, New Jersey, to expedite dredging operations at Manhattan Cruise Terminal, using a crew of 60 and working two 12-hour shifts each day. […]

  • 5 October 2018
    Exploration & Production

    Jack-up rig specialist Shelf Drilling has scored drilling work with Eni in the Adriatic Sea offshore Italy.

  • 1 July 2006

    The Clipper Fleet, currently berthed in Manhattan’s North Cove, is open to the public on Sunday afternoon giving New Yorkers a chance to see what it is like aboard one of the ten 68-foot racing yachts. Between 2pm-6pm members of the public can take a tour of one of the yachts and find out more […]

  • 30 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Donjon Marine Co., Inc. is expediting dredging operations at Manhattan Cruise Terminal to make way for the U.S. Navy’s hospital ship USNS COMFORT.  The USNS COMFORT received orders from President Trump to dock in Manhattan as a relief hospital facility for individuals needing hospital care but who are not necessarily infected with COVID-19. According to […]

  • 30 June 2006

    With all ten Clipper 68s now moored up in Manhattan

  • 4 July 2006

    The ten-strong fleet of Clipper 68s headed out from Manhattan

  • 25 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Arcadis today announced its selection as Engineer of Record for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) flood protection multiphase design of New York City’s East Side Coastal Resiliency (ESCR) Project in the borough of Manhattan. Arcadis is part of a team supporting New York City’s efforts to safeguard the Lower East Side against severe weather events and […]

  • 5 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Florida-based Eastern Shipbuilding Group has won a contract to construct three double-ended 4,500 passenger ferries for The City of New York Department of Transportation (NYCDOT) and the Staten Island Ferry Division. The three Staten Island-Ollis Class Ferries are from a design provided by Elliot Bay Design Group, and will operate between the boroughs of Staten Island and Manhattan. The first […]

  • 12 January 2011

    The murky waters of the East River between Manhattan and Queens could become home to the country’s next new source of clean, green power.   By Jon Chesto (wickedlocal) [mappress] Source: wickedlocal, January 12, 2011

  • 12 January 2011

    The murky waters of the East River between Manhattan and Queens could become home to the country’s next new source of clean, green power.   By Jon Chesto (wickedlocal) [mappress] Source: wickedlocal, January 12, 2011

  • 23 May 2006

    New Jersey residents who commute to Manhattan by ferry will have a gleaming new terminal to use in Weehawken, N.J., starting today

  • 10 May 2013

    OCEA Shipyard has introduced a new superyacht design: the OCEA Commuter 230. The OCEA Commuter 230 takes her name after the historical private yachts used by Manhattans affluents of the past century for commuting at racing speed from their Long Island estates to their Manhattan offices. Inspired by these historical private yachts, OCEA has created […]

  • 14 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Rockefeller University formally broke ground last week on a project that will repair, and ultimately refurbish, a crumbling seawall and dilapidated stretch of public parkland along the East River. Initial work on the project will rehabilitate the seawall that supports the esplanade, spanning from midway between 63rd and 64th Street to 68th Street. The […]

  • 5 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (March 30-April 5, 2020).   Donjon Wraps Up Manhattan Dredging In preparation for the arrival of the USNS Comfort to New York, USACE New York District Operations Division moved quickly and approved the necessary dredging permits that allowed Donjon Marine […]

  • 1 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The New York City Department of Design and Construction (DDC) has selected CH2M as part of a team to deliver preliminary and final design services for the East Side Coastal Resiliency (ESCR) project in the borough of Manhattan. A mitigation outcome of Hurricane Sandy, ESCR is an integrated coastal protection system that will reduce the […]

  • 14 November 2006

    Navy divers probed the murky Hudson River on Tuesday to figure out how to free the USS Intrepid from the mud that has stranded the World War II ship at its Manhattan pier. Crews are working around the clock to remove the mud, including digging a 35-foot trench on one side of the ship, according […]

  • 26 May 2005

    Petty Officer 3rd Class Francisco Menacheca was a high school junior in Queens when the hijacked airliners struck the twin towers. Ensign Andrea Zenn was a student at SUNY Maritime College in the Bronx that day. Both of them saw the devastation in downtown Manhattan from their classrooms.