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  • 6 January 2012

    Tony Pratt, DNREC Spokesman, said that the sand replenishment project at the Dewey Beach has been completed. The contractor instantly began the job of landfalling the hydraulic pipe in Rehoboth Beach. Pratt added that the replenishment project at Rehoboth Beach should be completed in less than a month. A total of about 1 million cubic […]

  • 30 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The special purpose vessel Currituck begins the day at Rudee’s Inlet in southeastern Virginia. The project provides access to the Chesapeake Bay and Atlantic Ocean for commercial fishing vessels, charter fishing boats, head boats and a wide range of private recreational vessels. The dredging is being done as a result of significant shoaling across the […]

  • 31 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Hobbyist drone pilot and photographer Jeff Wenzel has just posted a video about the North Topsail Beach – New River Inlet works. This Onslow County/North Topsail Beach joint project consists of performing channel maintenance dredging along approximately 10,600 linear feet (approximately two miles) of existing navigation channels within the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway (AIWW) in the vicinity […]

  • 19 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Aberdeenshire-based Aleron Subsea has deployed AUXROV subsea system as a part of a wrecks salvage project in the Atlantic Ocean. Aleron’s AUXROV was selected by James Fisher Marine and Britannia’s Gold to assist with the salvage operation, targeting wrecks that were sunk during the WWI and WWII. During both wars, some 7,500 merchant ships were […]

  • 15 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District awarded a Duval County Shore Protection construction contract for $15,682,725 August 13 to restore critically eroded beaches and dunes to their original engineered design. USACE awarded the contract to Manson Construction Company of Seattle, Washington. The construction will place roughly 850,000 cubic yards of sand on about […]

  • 21 August 2020
    Business & Finance, Business development, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) of Oak Brook, IL has just reported the receipt of several major dredging awards totaling $117.8 million. The awarded work includes: Mississippi River, Baton Rouge to Gulf of Mexico, Head of Passes Hopper Dredge Disposal Area Project (Maintenance, Louisiana, $44.9 million) Brigantine Inlet to Great Egg Harbor Inlet, […]

  • 12 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Panama Canal commemorated 100 years of dredging Culebra Cut, removing the last barrier during its construction for the free movement of vessels along the 80-kilometer waterway. Following the calendar of activities in the countdown to the centennial, the Panama Canal highlighted the significant role played by dredging to ensure the safe navigation through the […]

  • 13 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Marco Rubio has welcomed the Senate’s continued advancement of the Central Everglades Planning Project (CEPP), as well as three more Florida provisions included in the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA). Rubio voted yesterday in support of a procedural motion that passed the Senate, bringing the bill itself one step closer to final passage. In the […]

  • 26 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Panama Canal expansion project will double the capacity of the Panama Canal by 2015 by creating a new lane of traffic and allowing more and larger ships to transit. The program consists of the construction of two new sets of locks – one on the Pacific and one on the Atlantic side of the […]

  • 16 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Maersk Line CEO Søren Skou visited the Panama Expansion construction site accompanied by Panama Canal Administrator Jorge L. Quijano during his recent trip to Panama. Skou and other Maersk Line executives had the opportunity to see the construction site of the new locks in the Atlantic side, which will allow the transit of Post-Panamax vessels […]

  • 8 May 2012

    The Panama Maritime Authority has announced the approval of a new US$600 million container terminal in Colon at the Atlantic entrance to the Panama Canal. According to the JOC , the terminal will be constructed by a consortium of Asian developers under the name Panama Colon Container Port LLC (PCCP), while Chicago-based Jones Lang LaSalle […]

  • 27 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The North Carolina Coastal Resources Commission (CRC) meeting, scheduled for September 27-28 at the New Hanover County Government Center in Wilmington, has been canceled due to potential impacts on the Outer Banks from Hurricane Maria. Items on the agenda will be moved to the meeting on November 7-8, which will be held at the Hilton Double […]

  • 20 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Maryland Lieutenant Governor Boyd K. Rutherford last weekend visited a shoreline resiliency and restoration project at Assateague State Park. The innovative project seeks to enhance habitat, improve public access and reduce erosion through the use of nature-based structures, including boulders, cobble and clean sand, and native wetland vegetation. The Maryland Department of Natural Resources recently completed […]

  • 21 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In another major milestone for the Panama Canal Expansion Program, the electro-mechanical installation phase, one of the most important of the project, has begun with the installation of the first steel rolling gate at the Atlantic side.  “This year, the Expansion Program completed several milestones towards the completion of the project,” said Panama Canal Administrator […]

  • 24 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    The USACE Jacksonville District and St. Johns County Government Connection celebrated the groundbreaking of the Vilano and South Ponte Vedra Beach restoration project yesterday. “The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has entered into another enduring partnership with St. Johns County to protect and preserve America’s Atlantic coastline over the next 50 years,” said Jacksonville District […]

  • 21 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer and Mayor Bill de Blasio have announced that, after their push, and following Schumer-secured vital construction funds, a greatly expedited timeline on the Rockaway Reformulation Study has been secured. According to the Army Corps of Engineers, the draft report will now be issued in August, followed by a final report […]

  • 29 November 2012

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has announced details about the maintenance dredging project at the Kings Bay Entrance Channel. Base work consists of maintenance dredging of Kings Bay Entrance Channel from Station 80+00 to Station 350+00 to a required depth of 49 feet. Option A consists of dredging shoal material of the North Settling Basin […]

  • 21 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    In order to keep commercial shipping vessels navigating safely and efficiently to and from the Port of Wilmington, the Army Corps’ Wilmington District conducts daily surveys of the federal channel and periodically dredges it to remove debris. The Cape Fear River carries tons of sediment that gradually settles along the way of its 202-mile path […]

  • 7 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    CHEC, a China Communications Construction’s subsidiary, recently completed the Abidjan Port Expansion Project in Cote d’Ivoire – reaching 11.12 million safe man-hours during the project construction. The project mainly includes building three new container berths, a ro-ro berth, a general cargo berth and shipping channels to improve the cargo handling volume of Abidjan Port. “It […]

  • 9 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    NOAA’s Hydrographic Services Review Panel, which advises the NOAA administrator on products, services and science related to navigation, water levels and currents, and positioning, will hold a public meeting Sept. 16-18 in Charleston, South Carolina. The panel will receive updates on regional activities requiring support from NOAA’s hydrographic and geospatial services. NOAA’s Hydrographic Services Review […]

  • 31 March 2014

    IHC Beaver Dredger and a Workboat were recently loaded onto MV Fairload in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, and are now destined for Lazaro Cardenas, Mexico. Jumbo’s experienced crew assisted in dismantling the cutter ladder part of the dredger utilizing the Fairload’s cranes. The cutter ladder was stowed below deck together with the workboat. The main unit […]

  • 9 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service recently completed the first of 31 Hurricane Sandy coastal resilience projects focusing on rebuilding natural areas along the Atlantic Coast. The $1.65 million beach restoration project restored five beaches on Cape May’s inner shoreline, including Kimbles Beach, Reeds Beach, Moores Beach, Cooks Beach and Pierces Point. Along with the […]

  • 7 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) has just shared this amazing Reel Big Media’s video about the recently completed repair project at the Camp Cronin Fishing Area and overlook at Point Judith in Narragansett. Hurricane Sandy caused extensive damage to the area surrounding Camp Cronin and washed out a portion of the access road […]

  • 16 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina, has received a federal permit to build a 750-foot terminal groin, the town said in its latest announcement.  The project will consist of the construction of a 750 linear feet terminal groin structure, which includes a 300 linear foot anchorage system. The 3,214 foot section of shoreline […]

  • 27 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    USACE Norfolk District is seeking interested firms capable of performing environmental dredging and dredged material handling of dense non-aqueous phase liquid (DNAPL) creosote contaminated sediments at the Atlantic Wood Industries Superfund Site located on the Southern Branch of the Elizabeth River in Portsmouth, Virginia. Approximately 330,000 cubic yards of contaminated sediments are anticipated to be […]

  • 15 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Dunkirk has launched the construction of the Flanders Terminal Extension, aimed to ensure that the world’s largest container carriers berth there in all sea conditions. This extension scheme will enable the container terminal operator, as of 2019, to berth two new-generation mega-max container carriers simultaneously. On completion of the works, set for the […]