Project Updates

GLDD Completes Rodanthe Dredging

GLDD Completes Rodanthe Dredging

Crews with Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, LLC of Oak Brook, Ill. have completed dredging and placing approximately 1.7 million cubic yards of sand in the location shown known as the “S-Curves” north of Rodanthe on Hatteras Island in Dare County. The crews are currently in the process of demobilizing from the project site, […]

All Ready for Leicester’s Flood Risk Scheme

All Ready for Leicester’s Flood Risk Scheme

The Environment Agency and Leicester City Council will start work to help reduce flood risk in Leicester on Monday, 22 September. The work will take place on a section of the River Biam near the Great Central Way and will remove a build up of silt from the 2 southernmost arches of the Biam Bridge. […]

Machado Lake Rehabilitation Project Photo Update

Machado Lake Rehabilitation Project Photo Update

JND Thomas Company, Inc. of Riverdale, CA and Orlando, FL has now been dredging and mechanically dewatering for more than 45 days, averaging well over 1,000 insitu cubic yards of hazardous contaminated sediment removed per day from the Machado Lake. Lake water returned from JND’s dewatering plant back to the lake has been clean enough […]

Nautilus 3rd Auxiliary Cutter Assembled and Ready

Nautilus 3rd Auxiliary Cutter Assembled and Ready

Secretary-General Nii Odunton accompanied by his Deputy and Legal Counsel, Michael Lodge, had the opportunity to visit the Soil Machine Dynamics (SMD) facility in Newcastle upon Tyne on 4 September 2014, to get a look at Nautilus Minerals’ Polymetallic Sulphides Mining Technology. The newly assembled Auxiliary Cutter (AC), is the third and final seafloor production […]

BMAPA and The Crown Estate Celebrate Milestone

BMAPA and The Crown Estate Celebrate Milestone

The British Marine Aggregate Producers Association (BMAPA) and The Crown Estate, have published a new ‘Fifteen-Year Review’ which provides a unique overview of the changes in the area of seabed licensed and dredged between 1998 and 2012, enabling greater understanding of the nation’s marine mineral dredging activity and more sustainable management over the long term. […]

China Invests in Hambantota Port Project

China Invests in Hambantota Port Project

China Merchants Holdings (International) Company and China Harbour Engineering Company Ltd. (the China Joint Venture) yesterday reached agreement with Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) on key terms in relation to the development of Phase II of the Hambantota Port Project. Under the deal, the China Joint Venture and SLPA will enter into a supply, operate and transfer […]

Engagement Strategy Launched for Aberdeen Harbor

Engagement Strategy Launched for Aberdeen Harbor

Planning consultants Barton Willmore have been commissioned by Aberdeen Harbor, with support from Scottish Enterprise, to consult on a Development Framework that will identify and consider the relationship between the proposed Nigg Bay Harbor expansion and the development of the surrounding areas. The study is designed to engage with communities and local businesses, and will […]

Shoalhaven City Gets Funds for Dredging Projects

Shoalhaven City Gets Funds for Dredging Projects

Shoalhaven City Council has received $700,000 from NSW government’s ‘Rescuing our Waterways’ program that will be used for funding three dredging projects. Joanna Gash, the city’s major, has welcomed the injection of over $700,000 funding into the area’s local waterways,. Member for South Coast, Shelley Hancock this morning announced that Council was successful in applying […]

MegaPEX 2014 to Bring New Data on Sand Engine

MegaPEX 2014 to Bring New Data on Sand Engine

The MegaPEX 2014, a large measurement campaign to study the behavior of the Sand Engine peninsula, both on the beach and in the sea, has just started. The campaign will run till October 27. The Sand Engine is a 128-acre artificial peninsula off the Dutch coast that has been created for an innovative way of beach […]

Coyote Island Permit Application Review on Hold

Coyote Island Permit Application Review on Hold

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has placed on hold its review of Coyote Island Terminals, LLC’s application for a Department of the Army permit to construct a shipping terminal facility on the Columbia River at the Port of Morrow near Boardman, Ore. The Corps’ Portland District has elected to pause its review process because […]







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