Search results for: Bell Island

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  • 20 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Construction is well underway on wharf upgrades in Portugal Cove and on Bell Island to accommodate the new ferry MV Legionnaire, according to Government of Newfoundland and Labrador’s Department of Transportation and Works. The timeline for this project has been extended due in part to the addition of a new mooring system for the vessel and […]

  • 7 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    A tender has been awarded to Coady Construction & Excavating Limited for improvements to the Bell Island wharf. Just over $3 million is being allocated to prepare the wharf for the arrival of the new 80-meter ice class ferry, the MV Legionnaire in February 2016. “In total, government is investing close to $7 million to […]

  • 11 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Preparations for the February 2016 arrival of the new ferry MV Legionnaire are currently underway, announced the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador. Regarding this, tenders are being released for required wharf upgrades for Portugal Cove and Bell Island. The new ferry, which is being constructed by Damen Shipyards Group, will significantly increase the reliability and capacity on the province’s […]

  • 31 August 2011

    Dredging has begun on Bell Island, Guardian Business can confirm, after the government approved the request of Prince Karim Aga Khan IV to c… More info: (thenassauguardian) By Jeffrey Todd [mappress] Source: thenassauguardian, August 31, 2011

  • 9 June 2011

    Excavation of a yacht basin at Big Bell Island in the Exuma Cays Land and Sea Park is underway as owner the Aga Khan forges ahead with… By MEGAN REYNOLDS (tribune242) [mappress] Source: tribune242, June 9, 2011  

  • 6 December 2010

    Progressive Liberal Party leader Perry Christie yesterday stated that if the PLP was in office it would have never approved dredging on the… By JUAN McCARTNEY (thenassauguardian) [mappress] Source: thenassauguardian, December 6, 2010;

  • 30 November 2010

    A prominent attorney plans to apply for a judicial review in the Supreme Court this week to get a judge to disallow dredging on Bell Island. The government recently granted billionaire philanthropist, Prince Karim al-Hussaini, the Aga Khan IV permission to dredge a seabed in the Exuma Cays Land and Sea Park. The move angered many […]

  • 27 October 2010

    As approval for a controversial development in Bell Island was revealed yesterday, The Tribune was frustrated in its efforts to obtain the… By Megan Reynolds (tribune242) [mappress] Source: tribune242, October 27, 2010;

  • 30 June 2020
    Authorities & Government

    Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) will tomorrow, July 1, hold a webinar about the restoration of the Terrebonne Basin Barrier Islands. CPRA’s Greg Grandy and April Newman are to present the Barrier Islands project. The presentation will provide an overview of the restoration of the Terrebonne Barrier Island chain. According to CPRA, the […]

  • 5 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) said in their latest announcement that the work is currently underway on the West Belle containment dikes. This scheme is a part of the Terrebonne Basin Barrier Island and Beach Nourishment project which will construct approximately 1,100 acres of beach, dune, and marsh habitat on West Belle Headland, […]

  • 12 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Savannah Belles ferry services will have a few changes this holiday season, Chatham Area Transit (CAT) reports.  Due to the Savannah River dredging program, the Savannah Belles Ferry boats will only operate between the Savannah Convention Center on Hutchinson Island and the Waving Girl landing at Morrell Park, on the east side of the […]

  • 16 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards outlined the details of a $160 million project to restore and nourish two barrier islands and one headland on the southern perimeter of the Terrebonne Basin on September 13. Weeks Marine, a marine construction and dredging contractor with a branch headquarters in Covington, Louisiana, won the construction bid. According to […]

  • 21 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The long awaited Beaver Island Habitat Restoration and Enhancement Project – aimed to dramatically improve the habitat and environmental health on this Mississippi River island – is finally underway and moving forward according to schedule.    “The $10 million habitat restoration project is funded by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Upper Mississippi River Restoration […]

  • 20 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards with Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority yesterday announced an award of $161.4 million from The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund (GEBF) to fund Louisiana projects that support restoration of the Terrebonne Basin barrier island system: West Belle Headland, Timbalier Island and Trinity Island. “This is […]

  • 11 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

     In a lake close to Amsterdam, land is being reclaimed to make room for 8000 new homes along with a large public beach. The new island, covering 150 hectares, is the fifth one to be formed in the lake IJmeer. The BELL 300 dredging pump, powered by an ICE 600 hydraulic power pack, is being […]

  • 11 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Staff members from Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) will host their ‘Coastal Connections’ meeting in Belle Chasse today to discuss the Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion Project. “Come connect with staff members from the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority to learn about what we are doing to tackle this coastal crisis by dredging sediment and […]

  • 13 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, has awarded a small business contract in the amount of $2.3 million to Affolter Contracting Company Inc., for dewatering of the Spilman Island Placement Area. “Spilman Island Placement Area provides capacity for maintenance material dredged from the Houston Ship Channel and Barbours Terminal Channel projects,” said Tricia […]

  • 7 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, has awarded a small business contract in the amount of $2.6 million to RLB Contracting Inc, for replacement of the drop-outlet structures at Spilman Island Placement Area. “Spilman Island Placement Area provides capacity for maintenance material dredged from the Houston Ship Channel and Barbours Terminal Channel projects,” […]

  • 29 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and contractors on Dredge Material Placement Facility 3-D in Tampa Bay recently earned warm-n-fuzzies as they assisted the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) in effort to collect data. The Corps and its contractors, Carter’s Contracting Services, Inc. and LG2 Environmental Solutions (LG2ES), hosted and volunteered as assistants […]

  • 12 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Congressman Tim Bishop released the following statement regarding the announcement that the Army Corps of Engineers, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and Suffolk County have signed agreements for the Fire Island to Moriches Inlet project: “I, along with Senator Schumer, have remained committed to working together with the federal, state and local […]

  • 30 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District awarded a contract in the amount $1,369,515.74 to Integris Projects LLC (a Small Business Administration 8(a) contractor), for dewatering of the Alexander Island Placement Area relating to the Houston Ship Channel in Harris County, Texas. “Dewatering allows for the outflow of excess water and increases the placement […]

  • 8 October 2012

    Kevin Stewart, the Commerce and Employment minister, recently suggested that the States should re-explore potential Belle Greve Bay land reclamation scheme to solve a series of major headaches for the island. He stated that a large amount of the island is reclaimed land. “This is what Guernsey has done in the past,” Stewart added. According […]

  • 20 October 2010

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, contractor began the second phase of maintenance dredging in the Moriches Bay reach of the Long Island Intracoastal Waterway federal channel this week. Paul Howard Construction, of Greensboro, N.C., was awarded a $1.45 million contract to perform maintenance dredging in the Moriches Bay area of the channel […]

  • 15 September 2010

    Approval of plans to dredge 8.8 acres of sea bed and excavate sand and rock at Bell Island in the Exuma Cays Land and Sea Park is … By Megan Reynolds (tribune242) [mappress] Source: tribune242, September 15, 2010;

  • 12 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Caminada Headland Back Barrier Marsh Creation – Increment 2 (BA-193) project is moving into the next phase, officials announced on the CWPPRA website. The project entails dredging suitable marsh fill material from designated offshore borrow areas to create an eight mile long stretch of marsh. During the works, dredged material from the Gulf of […]

  • 24 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    This spring City of Marco Island residents will be able to enjoy a wider and more robust section of South Beach between the Belize at Cape Marco Condominiums and Marbelle Club Condominiums, Collier County said in their latest release.  The beach in that section will soon be refurbished with approximately 80,000 cubic yards of sand. […]

  • 20 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Falkland Islands Government (FIG) has selected a development partner to design and build a new port in Stanley Harbor. According to the government, they selected BAM Nuttall Ltd as the development partner. The aim is for the contract to be agreed and signed by the end of March 2020. FIG Chief Executive Barry Rowland […]

  • 11 February 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Congressman Lee Zeldin was joined yesterday by Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone, Town of Southampton Supervisor Jay Schneiderman and New York District Commander of the Army Corps Colonel Thomas Asbery, to announce the start of a 100% federally funded project to place an estimated 600,000 cubic yards of sand just West of Shinnecock Inlet (WOSI). […]

  • 4 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The $18.7 million Queen Bess Island restoration project is now officially complete – making the Brown Pelican habitat ready for the 2020 nesting season. Standing on the shore of a remote island in Louisiana’s Barataria Basin, Gov. John Bel Edwards yesterday declared the newly-restored island officially reopened for nesting. “Before we started this restoration last […]