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  • 5 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Urgent sand replenishment works are now underway to restore the beach near Rockingham Street at West Beach, the City of Charles Sturt, SA, informs.  Recent weather conditions including high tides and winds have escalated erosion of the dunes at the location, prompting the South Australian Government Coastal Protection Board to begin an immediate replenishment program. […]

  • 10 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Eleven councils across South Australia have been granted a total of $2.2 million this year to help protect and conserve the state’s coastline, including from the impacts of climate change, Ian Hunter, Minister for Sustainability, Environment and Conservation said in its latest release. South Australia already has a number of policies and systems in place […]

  • 3 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Charles Darwin, a Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger (TSHD), used for dredging loose material such as sand, clay or gravel, has arrived to Brisbane. The dredger will be crucial in building Brisbane Airport’s second runway, Brisbane Times has reported. Charles Darwin will dredge the seafloor section of Moreton Bay, called Middle Banks, and transport the sand […]

  • 31 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal IHC Starts Building EasydredgeTM 2700 for Stock Royal IHC is constructing the first vessel in its range of competitively priced standard trailing suction hopper dredgers (TSHD). It has started to build the Easydredge™ 2700 for stock in response to the increasing global demand for TSHDs with an extremely short delivery time.    Infrastructure Technology Development Award […]

  • 28 May 2020
  • 21 August 2012

    According to the Fairplay 24, a group of 25 U.S. Senators sent a letter to the White House last week urging the Obama administration to spend more on dredging federal harbors. “In stark contrast, over the past few years, the budget requests for operations and maintenance of harbours and ports for which this trust fund […]

  • 31 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Final preparations for the Cape Charles Federal Navigation Project are in full swing now, with the actual maintenance dredging work set to begin in September through December 2015. The Cape Charles harbor is maintained to a maximum depth of -22 feet MLLW including a minimum depth of -18 feet MLLW plus -3 feet paid overdepth and -1 […]

  • 3 May 2010

    Circumstances are aligning to help kick start a proposed $1 billion development along the Missouri River in St. Charles, say officials with… [mappress] Source: suburbanjournals, May 3, 2010;

  • 6 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Cebu Port Authority (CPA) is all set to implement a P480-million dredging project at the Cebu port to allow the entry of bigger vessels, a CPA official said. CPA committee on business and finance chairman, CPA commissioner Charles Co said the dredging will include sea lanes from Pier 1 near the South Road Properties […]

  • 29 May 2012

    Bangladesh Coast Guard last week seized seven dredgers and one sand carrying vessel from Bakalia Char in Karnaphuli river near Chittagong Port for extracting sands illegally. According to The Daily Star, the seized vessels were: dredger TMSG and vessel Gangchil, owned by Pacific Marine Services; MV Shah Amanat-2, MV Buriganga and MV Bismillah, of Mohammad […]

  • 18 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer reported two days ago that federal appropriators have heeded his request, and included $1.28 million in federal funding to fully dredge the Port of Oswego. This funding had been requested by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in its Fiscal Year 2016 Civil Works Budget. In March Schumer urged the federal […]

  • 22 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Charles W. Boustany has issued a statement after the Lake Charles Harbor and Terminal District released a new study measuring the economic impact of the Calcasieu Ship Channel at the local, state and national levels. “The Calcasieu Ship Channel supports job creation and economic growth not just in Southwest Louisiana, but across our entire […]

  • 18 March 2014

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, recently awarded a contract to construct a levee to replace an existing levee in Plaquemines Parish from Augusta to Cedar Grove. The project is a part of the Resilient Features Westbank and Vicinity (WBV), Hurricane and Storm Damage Risk Reduction System (HSDRRS). It provides risk reduction […]

  • 4 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    CARIS informs that Dr. Salem Masry, President and CEO of CARIS, was awarded the 2014 C.C. Kirby Award, by the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of New Brunswick (APEGNB), in recognition of his world-beating land and marine mapping software. Dr. Masry founded CARIS in 1979 to commercialize the research into digital charting systems he […]

  • 22 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, recently awarded a contract to construct a floodwall on top of the existing Mississippi River levee in Plaquemines Parish from English Turn Bend to Belle Chasse. The project is a part of the Resilient Features Westbank and Vicinity (WBV), Hurricane and Storm Damage Risk Reduction System […]

  • 1 April 2010

    LAKE CHARLES, LA – Operating as the 11th largest in the country, the Port of Lake Charles is the gateway to the Gulf of Mexico for industry and refineries in Southwest Louisiana. But every year the struggle to keep the vessels moving in and out comes to a head as port officials try to make budget… […]

  • 25 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer, Congressman Dan Donovan and Borough President James Oddo have announced $2 million in federal funding to kick start the design phase of the Staten Island Sea Wall project. The funds have been provided to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and will go towards field surveys and geo-technical work. “When […]

  • 28 November 2011

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has decided not to put dredging spoils from the Calcasieu Ship Channel into an open water site in Big Lake. Constant silting makes it necessary to dredge the ship channel in order to maintain a depth of 40 feet and a width of 400 feet from the Port of […]

  • 20 July 2010
    Business & Finance

    A large ring of yellow buoys floats on the surface of Pegan Cove, marking the area where contractors have started removing sediment … By Charlie Breitrose (metrowestdailynews) [mappress] Source: metrowestdailynews, July 21, 2010;

  • 27 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    New York Senator Charles E. Schumer is pushing to secure federal funding to fully repair the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-owned infrastructure in Sodus Bay, including the Sodus Bay Breakwater and the Charles Point steel wall that were damaged in last summer’s Lake Ontario floods.  Specifically, Schumer is calling on the Army Corps to add Sodus […]

  • 17 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    One year ago, Service Hydrographique et Océanographique de la Marine (SHOM) set up a pilot project at their cartography department with five cartographers for the implementation of the CARIS Hydrographic Production Database (HPD) suite tools. Tests were conducted for paper chart and Electronic Navigational Chart (ENC) productions in order to replace the current production system […]

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

    One of the newest ships in the Jan de Nul fleet, the trailer suction hopper dredger “Charles Darwin”, will arrive in Queensland in mid-2014 to start dredging clean marine sand from Moreton Bay, for Brisbane’s New Parallel Runway (NPR). About 13 million cubic metres of clean marine sand is required to provide the superior quality […]

  • 1 February 2011

    Owners of 14,000 acres of property in St. Charles Parish are suing to stop the Corps of Engineers from dredging a private canal. St. Charles… By Michelle Massey (louisianarecord) [mappress] Source: louisianarecord, February 1, 2011;

  • 12 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, recently awarded a contract to construct a floodwall on top of the existing Mississippi River levee in Plaquemines Parish from Augusta to Oakville, LA. The project is a part of the Resilient Features Westbank and Vicinity (WBV), Hurricane and Storm Damage Risk Reduction System (HSDRRS). It […]

  • 27 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Thirteen senators from Great Lakes states wrote yesterday to leaders of a House-Senate conference committee considering major water resources legislation, asking them to include funding for Great Lakes navigation projects as they resolve differences between House and Senate bills. The letter, from members of the Senate Great Lakes Task Force to the chairs and ranking […]

  • 13 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will hold a public meeting on April 19 in Millis, Mass., to discuss the draft Master Plan for project operations and federal land management of the Charles River Natural Valley Storage Area (NVSA) flood risk reduction project. The public will have an opportunity to provide comments on the draft […]