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  • 28 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Natural Resources Wales (NRW) has completed its assessment of the sample results of proposed dredged material from the Bristol Channel set for disposal in Welsh waters. Analysis of the samples by independent experts, against international guidelines, found the chemical and radiological results were within acceptable, safe limits, said NRW in its release. “Following the results, […]

  • 16 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released its final Bristol Bay Assessment describing potential impacts to salmon and ecological resources from proposed large-scale copper and gold mining in Bristol Bay, Alaska. The report, titled “An Assessment of Potential Mining Impacts on Salmon Ecosystems of Bristol Bay, Alaska,” concludes that large-scale mining in the Bristol Bay watershed […]

  • 21 February 2013

    After a three-month absence, HMS Bristol is back where she belongs – at the foot of Whale Island – after being moved to a new berth. Tugs moved the veteran destroyer to her new berth, created to allow larger vessels to use the nearby international port. Shielding their eyes against the bright February sun, workers […]

  • 17 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The city of Bristol is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District to conduct work in waters of the United States in conjunction with stabilizing two river banks in Bristol, Conn., damaged by a storm in 2011. The proposed work includes the discharge of fill material to stabilize two […]

  • 21 May 2012

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency last week released for public comment a draft scientific study of the Bristol Bay watershed and its natural resources. EPA’s report responds to growing interest in large-scale mining in the watershed from a number of stakeholders and local communities with a range of views and will lead to a better […]

  • 29 March 2012

    Commercial Fishermen for Bristol Bay announced that 77 commercial fishing groups from Alaska to Maine have sent a letter to the Obama Administration urging it to protect Bristol Bay, its epic salmon runs and the commercial fishing jobs that rely on them. The groups include the Maine Lobstermen’s Association, Gloucester Fishermen’s Wives, Maryland Watermen’s Association […]

  • 31 January 2011

    The Bristol Port Company has contracted ABPmer to lead a team that will design and deliver a habitat creation scheme on the Steart Peninsula. ABPmer will be working with Jacobs to design a scheme that will create over 120 hectares of intertidal habitat for birds and other wildlife. The scheme is needed to compensate for […]

  • 10 December 2010

    Investigation work has started ahead of a scheme to build a £500m deep sea container terminal at Avonmouth Docks in Bristol…   (bbc) [mappress] Source: bbc, December 11, 2010;

  • 14 October 2010

    The British Port Company has taken a significant step towards the next stage in building its new £500 million Bristol Deep Sea Container … (porttechnology) [mappress] Source: porttechnology, October 14, 2010;

  • 11 October 2010

    The Bristol Port Company has appointed specialist maritime engineers to carry out detailed site investigation work for its new £500 million… (logisticsmanager) [mappress] Source: logisticsmanager, October 12, 2010;

  • 26 March 2010

    Work on the new deep-sea terminal will take between three and four years to complete, Government says.Plans to build a major new container terminal in the Severn estuary have been approved.The new deep-sea terminal at Avonmouth will be built partly… [mappress] Source:motorboatsmonthly,March 26,2010;

  • 5 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Natural Resources Wales (NRW) has started discussions with EDF Energy about a new marine licence application to dispose of dredged material from the Bristol Channel into a disposal site off the coast of Cardiff, South Wales. EDF has submitted its plan to NRW for the sampling and testing of the sediment from the construction site […]

  • 6 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) and its partners are launching the Shoreline Adaptation Inventory and Design (SAID) program, beginning with an instructional webinar today and field trips to different coastal locations June 12 and 13, 2019. CRMC, the University of Rhode Island Coastal Resources Center, Rhode Island Sea Grant, Save The Bay, […]

  • 18 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The coastal community of Stolford has become the first location in the UK to benefit from innovative flood defense technology pioneered in the Netherlands, Royal HaskoningDHV said in its latest release.  The solution to be implemented is known as Hillblock, a type of block revetment, that uses a series of specially-shaped concrete blocks positioned on the […]

  • 14 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    South Gloucestershire Council’s Cabinet, a unitary authority in the South West of England region, has given the green light to progress the next stage of the Avonmouth Severnside Enterprise Area (ASEA) ecological mitigation and flood defense project. Cabinet approved the council’s financial contribution of up to £31.95m for the construction of flood defenses and ecology mitigation […]

  • 17 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Working on behalf of the Environment Agency, Team Van Oord is about to begin work on an innovative scheme aimed to provide improved protection from flooding to households, infrastructure and agricultural land adjacent to the West Somerset coast. The village of Stolford and surrounding area – located on the Bristol Channel, just east of Hinckley […]

  • 26 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The 2018 Severn Estuary Forum, under the name “Making the Most of Our Estuary’s Resources”, is set to take place on Tuesday, 9th October, 2018, at the Riverfront Theatre and Arts Center in Newport, located on the west bank of the River Usk on the Bristol Packet Wharf in the city center. The forum will discuss the latest research […]

  • 25 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    SMS Avonmouth, part of the Southampton-based SMS Group, has completed a major refit alongside in Bristol Port for Tarmac, and relocated to larger premises to meet localized demand. The business has completed a major refit onboard the hopper dredger the City of Cardiff for Tarmac whilst simultaneously relocating to a new, larger, footprint. “The City […]

  • 13 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Marshlands in the south east of England could start to disappear from the year 2040 due to rapid sea level rise, according to new research involving Durham University scientists. Using data from more than 800 sediment cores which record how salt marshes responded to variable rates of sea-level rise over the past 10,000 years, the […]

  • 16 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    An annual dredging program at the Dillingham small boat harbor is set to begin this week, reports KDLG – Public Radio for Alaska’s Bristol Bay. Every year, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is tasked with pumping a slurry of mud and water out of the harbor and back into the bay. On average, dredgers […]

  • 12 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is proposing to withdraw its July 2014 Clean Water Act Proposed Determination that would, if finalized, have imposed restrictions on the discharge of dredged or fill material associated with the potential “Pebble Mine” in Alaska’s Bristol Bay watershed. EPA is seeking public comment on whether to withdraw the Proposed Determination. […]

  • 4 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    A joint £80 million project by South Gloucestershire and Bristol City Councils and the Environment Agency, is being designed to protect the Avonmouth Severnside Enterprise Area (ASEA) and 2,500 homes against the possibility of rare but severe flooding. The scheme will also create at least 80 hectares of new wetland habitats for internationally important birdlife. […]

  • 29 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The Bristol Port Company has taken delivery of a new 23-meter long Damen Shoalbuster 2308S. Modified with several customized options, the vessel will be able to take on a multifunctional role that includes plough dredging, towing, pilotage and survey duties. During the handover ceremony on 17 March, the newbuild was officially named Graham Robertson. Addressing the […]

  • 8 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Beaver Creek Flood Damage Reduction Project Completion Ceremony will take place on Wednesday, November 9, 2016, at Jerry Goodpasture Plaza in Bristol, Tenn.  The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Nashville District, partnered with the cities of Bristol, Va., and Bristol, Tenn., along with the Tennessee Valley Authority to reduce the risk of flooding along […]

  • 8 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Fort Worth District, continues its efforts to repair the 161-foot long embankment slide which occurred during the floods last year at the Lewisville Lake Dam. Bristol General Contractors, LLC, the slide repair contractor, has been on site since last month and is constructing haul roads on government property next to […]

  • 8 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The British coast’s newest and largest natural flood defense scheme, carried out by Team Van Oord on behalf of the Environment Agency, has proved its worth by comfortably fending off the biggest tides in more than a decade. Located next to the Severn Estuary, the Steart Coastal Management Project will help protect homes and businesses […]

  • 13 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Work to restore the Desimone-Briscoe School Levee continues this week as U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ officials repair a 775-foot-long damaged segment on the right bank of the Green River in Tukwila. The levee provides flood protection to more than 7.5 square miles of warehousing, light industrial, retail and residential structures with an estimated value […]

  • 8 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    West Dorset District Council’s engineers have scooped one of the top awards at a recent ceremony hosted by the Institute of Civil Engineers (ICE) in Bristol. The pioneering Lyme Regis Environmental Improvements Phase IV scheme beat off 14 competitors to take home the ICE South West Major Project of the Year award at the ceremony […]

  • 7 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Bristol Harbor Group, Inc. (BHGI) has been awarded an Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract for naval architecture and marine engineering services for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Marine Design Center. This is BHGI’s second IDIQ contract with the Marine Design Center which located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, relatively close to BHGI’s Rhode Island office. “Working with […]