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  • 18 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    USACE, Maryland Department of Natural Resources and Worcester County signed a Project Partnership Agreement last week to start work on a navigation improvement project to address sediment accumulation, or shoaling, within the Ocean City Inlet. “This navigation channel is regularly used by commercial fishermen, recreational boaters, the U.S. Coast Guard and others. The Corps removes […]

  • 16 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council is about to close public comment period on the proposed amendment to the Initial Funded Priorities List (FPL) for the Palm River Restoration Project Phase II, East McKay Bay Project. According to the release, the Council is proposing to approve $768,680 in implementation funding for the State of Florida Palm […]

  • 18 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Coast Guard said in their latest announcement that they are scheduled to open their two southern Oregon seasonal stations in Bandon and Gold Beach again this summer.  The seasonal station in Gold Beach is planned to open after dredging of the Rogue River Federal Navigation Project is complete. Weather permitting, this will occur […]

  • 17 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Coast Guard said in its latest announcement that the cutter suction dredger Charleston will begin maintenance dredging operation for the upper Delaware River on or about October 21 through December 15, 2017, in between Keystone Range and the Fairless Hills turning basin. The dredger, owned by Norfolk Dredging Company, will begin north of […]

  • 25 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The 111-meter trailing suction hopper dredger Balder R, which has been operating offshore of the Gold Coast for the past month, has broken down, the Gold Coast Bulletin reports. The dredger, owned by Danish company Rohde Nielsen, stopped work yesterday after maintenance issues. Mechanics are working to get the dredger working again in the next couple of […]

  • 8 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    MidCoast Council, NSW, Australia, has just announced that their dredging operations in the Lower Myall River are progressing according to schedule with 27,000 cubic metres of sand removed from the eastern channel so far. The contractor, Dredging Solutions Pty Ltd, is now one month in to the 27 week project that will remove a total […]

  • 16 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District is about to hold industry telephone conference calls in order to discuss proposed West Coast hopper dredging work for 2017. A total of two industry telephone conference calls will be conducted. The first call is scheduled for Thursday, 17 November 2016 at 10:00 AM Pacific Standard Time and […]

  • 5 September 2011

    While Duval County beaches recently replenished with sand held up under high tides and pounding surf from Hurricane Irene, officials say, … By Drew Dixon (jacksonville) [mappress] Source: jacksonville, September 5, 2011;

  • 20 September 2012

    Community action group, Save Our Keppel Island Taskforce (SOKIT), hold grave concerns for local marine life if GKI Resort Pty Ltd proposed Revitalisation Plan goes ahead. GKI Resort’s environmental impact statement (EIS) identifies large volumes of acidic soil in the area of the proposed marina with up to 300 000m3 of material to be exposed […]

  • 26 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District, is about to release an Invitation for Bids (IFB) for dredging works along the Oregon and Washington Coast and within the Lower Columbia River Estuary. Port Orford, Rogue River, and Baker Bay are the projects to be included in the solicitation. According to the Corps, dredge material […]

  • 5 March 2014

    Gold Coast residents will get improved access to local waterways with the finalisation of the 10-year Waterways Management Strategy. Transport and Main Roads Minister Scott Emerson said the final strategy is the largest overhaul of Gold Coast waterways in 30 years. “Following several months of community consultation, the strategy has been finalised and ensures Gold […]

  • 15 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    EOMAP, a value-added service provider of satellite data was contracted by the Mexican National Commission for Knowledge and Use of Biodiversity (CONABIO) to deliver high resolution environmental information for the entire Maya coast. This coastline extends 600 km south from the Yucatan Peninsula to the border of Belize. In total more than 5000 sq km […]

  • 20 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Boaties have received an early Christmas present with dredging work in the South Wave Break Island channel on the Gold Coast being finished sooner than originally planned, the Gold Coast Waterways Authority (GCWA) reports.  “Dredging works started on 22 November and were originally due to finish on 20 December however, the works finished early on […]

  • 11 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District, has announced a plan for the West Coast Hopper Maintenance Dredging 2014 scheme. This deepening program will include maintenance dredging at the San Francisco Mainship Channel, Humboldt Bay, Mouth of Columbia River, and selected Columbia River areas. During the West Coast Hopper Maintenance Dredging 2014 project, approximately […]

  • 17 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Orion Group Holdings today announced the award of multiple contracts with a total value of approximately $35 million. According to their latest announcement, the company’s Marine Segment has been awarded three contracts for dredging services along the Texas Gulf Coast. The project calls for the dredging of ship docks and berths for private clients in […]

  • 9 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Coasts & Ports 2015 Conference will be held in Auckland, New Zealand, from 15-18 September 2015. The Coasts and Ports Conference series is the pre-eminent forum in the Australasian region for professionals to meet and discuss issues extending across all disciplines relating to coasts and ports. Coasts & Ports 2015 will bring together engineers, […]

  • 19 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Over 800 meters of riprap sea-defense works have been completed on the West Coast of Demerara, Guyana, reports the Department of Public Information. According to the DPI, the project, which commenced in November 2017, was completed in three phases. BK International has executed 300 and 260 meters respectively of riprap sea-defense in two phases and Toolsie Persaud […]

  • 17 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    According to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, a dredging project at the U.S. Coast Guard Boat Basin on the Pennsylvania side of the Delaware River will soon commence. Approximately 56,000 cubic yards of material will be dredged and placed at Fort Mifflin Area B, the Government-furnished disposal area. The solicitation will be […]

  • 1 April 2011

    Region Lazio – Dipartimento Istituzionale e Territorio announces tender for improvement works along the coastal defences of the coast east of Ostia, the fishermens’ channel at the beach of Castel Fusano by the reconstruction of beaches through replenishment works. Ostia is a large neighbourhood in the XIII Municipio of the comune of Rome, Italy. Ostia […]

  • 27 May 2010

    PETALING JAYA: Villagers affected by rampant sand mining at Sungai Kuang in northern Selangor are threatening to pour sand into the engines…   [mappress] Source: thestar, May 27, 2010;

  • 19 January 2010
    Project & Tenders

    $22 million is being spent to pump sand onto local beaches. [mappress] Source: WWAY3, January 18, 2010

  • 10 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Coasts and Marine Structures conference will take place in Brisbane on 18 & 19 March 2014. Topics that will be addressed include: – Strategic Approach to Ports Masterplan from a Governmental Perspective; – Perspectives of Investments in the Oil & Gas Sector and Infrastructural Challenges; – Best Practice in Masterplanning – Moving Into Future […]

  • 30 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Triumph Gulf Coast’s board of directors voted last week to approve nearly $19 million in grants to promote economic diversification in four coastal Northwest Florida counties. The grants are the first in what is expected to be $1.5 billion worth of job-creating initiatives funded over the next twelve years by an economic damages settlement between […]

  • 2 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    A dredging campaign in the Coomera River supporting safe and navigable waterways access for the Gold Coast’s multi-billion dollar tourism and marine industries has passed the half-way mark. The Gold Coast Waterways Authority (GCWA) said that dredging of an 8 kilometer stretch of the river from Shipper Drive at Coomera to the river mouth near […]

  • 24 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, partnered with the U.S. Coast Guard to provide maintenance dredging, construction oversight, environmental coordination and hydrographic surveying services for nine U.S. Coast Guard stations located along the Texas coast, increasing navigation safety while saving taxpayers thousands of dollars annually. “After learning that the Coast Guard was having […]

  • 21 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    A team of coastal scientists, engineers and economists have become the first in Queensland to finish a 10-year scientific strategy that will give Douglas Shire the tools to proactively manage and mitigate the impacts of coastal hazards. “Douglas Shire Council used the highest level of technical analysis and feedback from locals to develop a draft […]