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  • 15 October 2012

    Officials from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, the city of Boston, the town of Brookline and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers broke ground on Oct. 10 on Phase 1 of the $30.9 million Muddy River Flood Risk Management and Environmental Restoration project in Boston, Mass. “The overall project objectives are to reduce flood risk and […]

  • 6 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Work is progressing well on a scheme to provide vital flood protection to over 160 homes in Axminster, the Devon County Council said in its latest announcement.  This scheme in Willhay Lane is now half way through its six month program and is currently on schedule to be completed in September. Councillor Roger Croad, Devon […]

  • 4 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    DTA Engenharia, a Brazilian-based company, was the winning bidder of a massive $134.5 million worth Port of Paranaguá dredging contract, reported the Secretariat for Ports (SEP). The next step in the bidding process is the qualification phase. The contract comes as a part of the National Dredging Program II, under which approx. $1.6 billion is going to be invested by the […]

  • 25 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, has released the Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (DSEIS) for the Mississippi Coastal Improvements Program Comprehensive Barrier Islands Restoration Project, Jackson, Harrison and Hancock Counties, Mississippi for public review and comment. The DSEIS is a supplement to the MsCIP Comprehensive Plan and Integrated Programmatic EIS, prepared in […]

  • 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 […]

  • 16 October 2012

    Miami-Dade County yesterday announced that the contracting phase of its project to deepen Port Miami’s channel to minus 50 feet has begun with the solicitation of bids by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Construction is scheduled to begin in early 2013 and be completed in time for the opening of the expanded Panama Canal […]

  • 7 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Los Angeles Harbor Commission has adopted a 2013-14 fiscal year (FY) budget of approximately $1.1 billion for the Port of Los Angeles, including one of the largest annual Capital Improvement Programs – $399.9 million or 37% of the total budget – in Port history. The budget supports more than 8,500 jobs, 6,870 of which […]

  • 6 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. President Obama’s Budget for fiscal year 2015 has been released and included $825 million in funding for the civil works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mississippi Valley Division. “The fiscal 2015 civil works budget for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reflects the Administration’s priorities of supporting and improving the […]

  • 12 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) delivered to Congress its Fiscal Year 2018 (FY 2018) work plan for the Army Civil Works program on Thursday, June 7. The work plan includes nearly $37.5 million additional funding for Seattle District projects. Those projects include: Skokomish River Basin Ecosystem Restoration engineering and design – $1,055,000; Tacoma […]

  • 21 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    This year’s dredging at Indiana Harbor, happening 24/7, began on September 13, and will continue through winter 2016, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District. The current dredging and confined disposal facility (CDF) operation is being done by a joint venture between Durocher Marine (a division of Kokosing Construction Company, Inc.) and […]

  • 14 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Stratford Waterfront and Harbor Management Commission in coordination with the US Army Corps of Engineers announces that the Housatonic River is being dredged. The last time Connecticut’s second longest river was dredged was in 1976. “Leading the efforts to dredge the Housatonic River to improve safe navigation and promote economic development while at the […]

  • 21 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On the shores of Lake Victoria in Kenya, a jetty has been built to accommodate vessels such as fuel barges. The complete project included a 95 m long jetty, an approach road and 237 m long bridge and the embankment. A Damen’s DOP200 submersible dredge pump was used before and after the project to prepare […]

  • 23 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    A public meeting to share details about the South Platte River Section 1135 ecosystem restoration study, being conducted in partnership with the City and County of Denver and USACE’s Omaha District, will be held on Tuesday, February 28, at the Fleming Mansion in Denver, Colorado. The proposed project area includes approximately 1.8 miles of the South […]

  • 2 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    During the autumn of 2017, Carmarthenshire County Council instructed Cardiff Marine Services to undertake a 20 day water injection dredging trial at Burry Port Marina, working one tide a day to establish if this method would improve the access around the marina. The area was dredged with an average of 1m depth of silt cleared, […]

  • 17 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Maintenance dredging in now underway to restore navigation channels and sand to beaches at Exmouth Boat Harbor. Department of Transport (DoT) Coastal Infrastructure General Manager Steve Jenkins said that maintenance dredging, last completed in 2004, would restore depths and ensure safe navigation of the harbor. “Dredging will also deepen wharf, trawler pen and breakwater areas […]

  • 29 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Work has begun to revamp facilities in Portsmouth Naval Base so it can accommodate Britain’s biggest warships. It will take 18 months and £34 million to turn the 90-year-old structure at Middle Slip Jetty into 21st Century moorings meeting all the needs of Britain’s future flagship. In due course, the more modern Victory Jetty – […]

  • 19 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency has begun works on the on phase 2 of the Perry Barr and Witton flood risk management scheme. According to the EA, the scheme will provide additional flood storage at Forge Mill in Sandwell Valley which lies upstream of Perry Barr and Witton and will control the passage of flood water downstream. Until May […]

  • 23 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    ACI’s 3rd Maximising African Port Capacity conference (4th and 5th June, 2014, Lagos, Nigeria) will address the key challenges faced by African ports when faced with operational change and site expansion. “This will include issues in construction, infrastructure, access, hinterland and storage. Hear case studies of how ports have faced and overcome these challenges and […]

  • 4 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The contractors wrapped up the Seahouses Harbour dredging program last week. This very important cleanup project, funded by North Sunderland Harbour Commissioners, will ensure that this area remains navigable for fishing and leisure boats, reports berwick-advertiser.co.uk. Regarding the Seahouses dredging work, Captain Philip Brabban, harbourmaster, stated: “If we stopped dredging, the silt and sand would […]

  • 21 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    33,23 million tons of seaborne cargo were handled in Klaipeda Seaport within the period of January – December of 2013. Although it was less by 5,4 pct. (or -1,92 mln tn.) comparing with the corresponding period of 2012, the long-term cargo handling tendencies obviously demonstrate the increase – this cargo handling result was the third […]

  • 18 July 2012

    Aberdeen Harbour Board has awarded a £5.2m contract involving major improvements to the port entrance and for widening and deepening the navigation channel. Harbour Board chief executive, Colin Parker said: “As the centre of activity for the energy industry’s marine operations in North-west Europe, the importance of targeted investment and development has been a top […]

  • 26 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Port Everglades is planning for the year 2033 with an updated roadmap for future growth over the next 20 years that identifies $1.6 billion in capital investments to improve productivity for cargo, cruise and petroleum businesses that operate at the South Florida seaport. The Broward County Board of County Commissioners, which governs the Port as […]

  • 2 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) has been awarded two grants totaling approximately $7.5 million from the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council for engineering and design of the Golden Triangle Marsh Creation ($3.2M) project and the Biloxi Marsh Living Shoreline ($4.3M) project under the RESTORE Act. These projects represent two out of seven […]

  • 11 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    A consortium consisting of Van Oord and BAM International, has been awarded the contract for the design and construction of Phase 2A of the new container terminal for APM Terminals in Moín, Costa Rica. The total contract value amounts to USD 460 million which is split between Van Oord and BAM International on an almost […]

  • 14 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    A statement presented by the Directors of Port Otago Limited in accordance with the requirements of Section 9 of the Port Companies Act 1988, reflects the intentions of Port Otago Limited, its subsidiaries and associates (“the Group”) for the three years of the Company’s operations from July 2012 to June 2015. Year ending June 2013 […]

  • 2 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    “The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District contributes to the well-being, economic success and quality of life of local communities by employing environmentally and economically responsible ways to use dredged materials to improve eroded coastlines through beach nourishment and beneficial use programs,” said Navigation Branch Chief Christopher Frabotta, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston […]