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  • 28 May 2020
  • 10 March 2020
    Business & Finance

     Eko Atlantic has just released this amazing video, named ‘How Does Eko Atlantic City Get Its Sand?’ Eko Atlantic is a new coastal city being built on Victoria Island adjacent to Lagos, Nigeria, to solve the chronic shortage of real estate in the world’s fastest-growing megacity. It is a focal point for investors capitalizing […]

  • 18 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Atlantic Beach, North Carolina, has successfully wrapped up their annual dredging project, reports WNCT9.  Last week, the town completed removing a couple of thousand cubic yards of sand in five channels at Atlantic Beach. The $126,000 project is a benefit for residential and commercial boaters. Commenting the latest news, Morgan Kerns, director […]

  • 27 September 2018
    Business & Finance

     The President of Togo, Faure Essozimna Gnassingbe, who pays particular attention to the issues of fight against global warming and protection against coastal degradation in Africa, has commended Eko Atlantic City on its technique adopted to provide a permanent solution to coastal erosion. Gnassingbe gave the commendation during a tour of the new city, led […]

  • 23 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Maj. Gen. Jeffrey L. Milhorn assumed command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ North Atlantic Division from out-going commander Maj. Gen. William H. Graham during a ceremony at Fort Hamilton on July 20.  The U.S. Army’s 54th Chief of Engineers Lt. Gen. Todd Semonite, officiated and performed the symbolic transfer of the division colors […]

  • 17 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has just released the latest edition of its Ocean Science magazine, which focuses on the multi-faceted work of BOEM’s Marine Minerals Program (MMP). BOEM’s MMP program helps coastal communities recover from major storm events that erode beaches and threaten infrastructure, but it also helps towns proactively prepare before these storms […]

  • 2 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The North Carolina Coastal Resources Commission will meet in Atlantic Beach next week to provide new commissioners with an overview of the state’s coastal program, consider amendments to rules on erosion control and other coastal issues, the NC Department of Environmental Quality said in its release.  The commission plans to meet November 7 and 8 at […]

  • 14 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway (AIW), the famed 1100-plus mile coastal waterway stretching from Norfolk, Virginia to Miami, Florida, is getting ‘thin’, the Boat Owners Association of the United States (BoatUS) said in its latest announcement.  Shoaling has created hazardous conditions in some areas with depths reported less than 5 feet, which reflects a remarkable 7 […]

  • 28 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a $63.3 million contract to build engineered beaches and dunes in Margate and Longport and to replenish beaches in Atlantic City and Ventnor. The Absecon Island Coastal Storm Damage Reduction project is a joint effort of the Army Corps’ Philadelphia District and the NJ Department of Environmental […]

  • 25 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has announced the completion of several major initiatives undertaken with Hurricane Sandy emergency funding. They include updated maps and consolidated databases related to offshore sediment resources, made possible through cooperative agreements between BOEM and 13 Atlantic states from Florida to Maine in 2014. The second major accomplishment is […]

  • 21 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) and the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory (LDEO) will dedicate the Atlantic Sand Assessment Project (ASAP) core storage repository on Tuesday, October 25 at 11:00 a.m. The collection is a result of the BOEM-funded project to create a new inventory of potential offshore sediment resources in Federal waters in the […]

  • 17 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Commissioner for Waterfront Infrastructure Development, Engr. Adebowale Akinsanya, yesterday provided an update on one of the most ambitious real estate developments in Africa – the Eko Atlantic City project in Lagos. Engr. Akinsanya spoke about the project at the Y2016 Ministerial Press Briefing of the Lagos State Government at the Bagauda Kaltho Press Center, Alausa, in commemoration […]

  • 23 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The dredging of two critical reaches in the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway near Breach Inlet, off Sullivan’s Island and the Isle of Palms, and Jeremy Creek in McClellanville has been completed. The Wilco, an 18 inch cutterhead dredge, owned and operated by Southwind Construction, was hard at work in the waters, making the waterway safer for passage […]

  • 30 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The USACE’s Philadelphia District recently wrapped up demolition and began placing concrete piles as part of the seawall and boardwalk construction works at the northern end of Atlantic City, New Jersey. ‪ The works are part of the Absecon Inlet Coastal Storm Damage Reduction Structures project designed to provide critical protection during storm events. Overall, the project will […]

  • 23 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, and its contractors recently completed demolition and began placing concrete piles as part of the seawall and boardwalk construction works at the northern end of Atlantic City, New Jersey. ‪ The contract for the USACE – funded seawall construction was awarded to Hackensack-based J. Fletcher Creamer & Son late […]

  • 9 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Panama Canal Expansion continues to make steady progress, currently 93% complete. After an initial testing phase where the lower chamber of the new locks were filled, preliminary tests of the new gates were executed successfully. The process of removing the plug separating the ocean waters from Agua Clara locks in the Atlantic has begun. Parallel work presses ahead […]

  • 2 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The bucket dredger Atlantic, owned by Norfolk Dredging Company, will begin dredging operations at the Military Ocean Terminal Sunny Point (MOTSU) on the Cape Fear River on or around 10 July, 2015. Dredging works, located adjacent to Reaves Point Channel Range, are expected to continue until 30 November, 2015. The dredger will be loading Mud Scows and towing them to […]

  • 19 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently completed a report detailing the results of a two-year study to address coastal storm and flood risk to vulnerable populations, property, ecosystems, and infrastructure affected by Hurricane Sandy in the United States’ North Atlantic region. The North Atlantic Coast Comprehensive Study is designed to help local communities better […]

  • 24 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Eko Atlantic City in Nigeria is one of the most ambitious real estate developments in Africa. The new city is being built on Lagos’ Bar Beach – on land that is reclaimed from the sea. The City is being built in six phases that will ultimately result in the creation of 9 km² of prime land, […]

  • 29 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released yesterday to the public a report detailing the results of a two-year study to address coastal storm and flood risk to vulnerable populations, property, ecosystems, and infrastructure in the North Atlantic region of the United States affected by Hurricane Sandy in October, 2012.  Congress authorized this report in […]

  • 19 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    Eko Atlantic city, a creative and ambitious development project, is about to change the face of Africa, transforming the Lagos State into a megacity. The city, currently under construction off Bar Beach, Victoria Island, will become the new financial epicenter of West Africa by the year 2020.  The newly released video update on the continuing development of Eko Atlantic […]

  • 18 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Off the coast of Lagos, mighty dredgers are working daily to reclaim land lost to the sea. Eko Atlantic City is being constructed in six phases – and the first phase entails creating 10 square kilometers of prime land along the Great Wall of Lagos. When the dredging is completed, a total volume of sand […]

  • 10 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Associated British Ports’ (ABP) Port of Newport is to invest £2.5m refurbishing its Atlantic Shed warehouse to provide additional covered space for its growing steel and bulks business. The project takes the total for new investment by ABP in the docks at Newport to more than £10m in the past 18 months. The programme of […]

  • 17 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    As part of the Obama Administration’s commitment in the Climate Action Plan to make local communities more resilient against future storms, Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell announced $102.7 million in competitive matching grants to support 54 projects along the Atlantic coast. The grants will fund science-based solutions to restore wetlands and other natural areas, […]

  • 22 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Peel Ports Group has awarded a multi-million pound contract to Shanghai-based Zhenhua Heavy Industries Co (ZPMC) to supply state-of-the-art ‘mega’ container cranes for its new Liverpool2 development. ZPMC will initially supply five ship-to-shore (STS) megamax quay cranes and 12 cantilever rail-mounted gantry cranes (CRMGs) for phase 1 of the contract, and a further 3 STS […]

  • 4 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, announced the availability of the Draft Hurricane Sandy Limited Re-evaluation Report – Atlantic Coast of Long Island, Jones Inlet to East Rockaway Inlet, Long Beach Island, New York, Storm Damage Reduction Project (DHSLRR). The Draft Environmental Assessment Atlantic Coast of Long Island, Jones Inlet to East […]

  • 27 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Point Judith Harbor east jetty in Narragansett, Rhode Island, will be repaired under the terms of a $627,000.00 contract issued recently by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. Work will be accomplished by Atlantic Support Installations, Inc., of Hopedale, Mass. Construction is scheduled to start on or about Feb. 15, 2014 […]

  • 30 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Canadian Land Reclamation Association (CLRA), Atlantic Chapter, in co-operation with Ducks Unlimited Canada and the Town of Sackville, NB, scheduled “The 6th Annual Atlantic Reclamation Conference ARC 2013″ for October 2-4, 2013, in Sackville, New Brunswick. The following themes will be covered at this conference: – Dyke Lands and Climate Change Adaptation; – Watercourse […]

  • 3 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Canadian Land Reclamation Association (CLRA), Atlantic Chapter, in co-operation with Ducks Unlimited Canada and the Town of Sackville, NB, scheduled “The 6th Annual Atlantic Reclamation Conference ARC 2013″ for October 2-4, 2013, in Sackville, New Brunswick. The following themes will be covered at this conference: – Dyke Lands and Climate Change Adaptation; – Watercourse […]