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  • 20 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    MidCoast Council announced today the start of the Jimmys Beach replenishment project, thanks to financial assistance from the NSW Office of Environment and Heritage. “The plan is to undertake the sand replenishment in two stages – placing 5,000 cubic meters each time – onto the Beach along the Boulevarde at Winda Woppa,” said Council’s Coastal […]

  • 9 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Council for Dredging and Marine Construction Safety (CDMCS) recently held its quarterly meeting in Washington, D.C., with an excellent turnout from both the dredging industry and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Dredging Contractors of America said in its release.  According to the official announcement, the agenda was dynamic and forward leaning, addressing hot topics with […]

  • 6 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report yesterday that approximately 5,300 gallons of crude oil leaked from a pipeline after it was struck by a Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company’s dredger. The vessel was conducting dredging operations near Bay Long, Louisiana. The pipeline – owned by Harvest Pipeline Company – is reported as […]

  • 17 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Calumet Harbor dredging project started this week, on April 13th, the U.S. Coast Guard announced. Roen Salvage Company, a Sturgeon Bay-based dredging contractor, is conducting the Calumet Harbor dredging operations. The completion of this very important dredging project is scheduled for May 11th, 2015. The Calumet Harbor and River navigation project is a vital part of […]

  • 25 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Sunshine Coast community has been assured they will be consulted on any proposed works at the Maroochy River entrance which are designed to protect the Cotton Tree precinct from erosion, reports the council. Report from today’s (Jan 25) Sunshine Coast Council Ordinary Meeting investigated options to replace the geotextile groynes which are coming to […]

  • 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 […]

  • 8 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging and Reclamation Solutions Pty Ltd (DRS) has successfully completed full installation of the sand delivery (reclamation) pipeline that will be used for the Sunshine Coast Airport Expansion (Runway) Project. Working closely with MP Dredging, DRS wrapped up temporary construction operations including the establishment of the sand pumping pipeline. With the pipeline now complete, sand placement operations for the […]

  • 15 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Jack Reed was joined yesterday by Admiral Linda Fagan, the 1st U.S. Coast Guard District Commander, representatives from the USCG and Naval Station Newport, and Rhode Island construction workers for a ribbon cutting ceremony marking the completion of the new Coast Guard wharf project at Naval Station Newport. The project consisted of both […]

  • 17 June 2010

    Louisiana won another incremental battle in the oil war to save its gulf coast Friday. Gov. Bobby Jindal announced on the grounds of this… [mappress] Source: postsouth, June 17, 2010;

  • 30 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) has announced the tenth in this highly-regarded series of specialist conferences: Coasts, Marine Structures and Breakwaters 2013. Known for offering the best international forum for the discussion of the latest developments as well as informed debate – every event in the ‘Breakwaters’ series has ensured that advances in coastal […]

  • 7 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    On 22 April the port of San Pedro (Côte d’Ivoire) paid a visit to the port of Antwerp, followed by a reception at Antwerp town hall hosted by port alderman Marc Van Peel. Port of Antwerp International signed a partnership agreement with San Pedro in 2011 to help develop this West African port. On 28 […]

  • 25 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Last week, the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council voted to approve two amendments to the Initial Funded Priorities List (FPL), one regarding the State of Louisiana Lowermost Mississippi River Management project (LMRM) and the other regarding the State of Florida Palm River Restoration Project Phase II, East McKay Bay project. With respect to LMRM, the […]

  • 13 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    A landmark environmental project made possible due to a unique partnership between Crossrail and the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) reached a significant milestone this weekend. The first phase of the Wallasea Island Wild Coast project was completed when the new sea walls of ‘Cell 1’ were successfully breached to allow for […]

  • 20 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Governor Rick Scott yesterday announced 5 proposals for 20 projects totaling $77 million were submitted to the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council (Council) for consideration under the Council-Selected Restoration Component portion of funding through the Resources and Ecosystems Sustainability, Tourist Opportunities, and Revived Economies of the Gulf Coast Act of 2012 (RESTORE Act). Governor Scott […]

  • 12 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Central Coast Council has successfully secured NSW Government funding to help tackle the issue of public safety and beach erosion at Ocean and Umina Beaches. As part of the Gosford Beaches Coastal Zone Management Plan, the funding – to be matched by the council – will ensure nearly $500,000 is put towards addressing the risks of […]

  • 21 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Three of Royal HaskoningDHV’s maritime experts will present at Coasts and Ports 2017 – the pre-eminent sector conference in the Australasian region. Taking place from 21-23 June, the three day conference – sponsored by Royal HaskoningDHV – will explore the theme of ‘Working with Nature’, and will include keynote speakers, exhibitions, technical presentations, field trips […]

  • 17 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Coast Guard responded Wednesday to a capsized barge near Surfside Beach. Coast Guard Sector Charleston Command Center watchstanders received a National Response Center report stating an unmanned 30-foot construction barge had capsized, said the press release. Sector Charleston deployed a Coast Guard Station Georgetown 29-foot Response Boat-Small and Coast Guard Air Facility Charleston […]

  • 6 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Texas Gulf Coast is a national treasure from both an economic and environmental standpoint. Attracting millions of tourists to the coastline annually, the Texas Gulf Coast also serves as an important hub for fishing, provides habitat for millions of migratory birds and is home to four of the top 10 ports in the nation, […]

  • 8 June 2010

    Today, Governor Bobby Jindal, Plaquemines Parish President Billy Nungesser and Grand Isle Mayor David Carmardelle took BP Managing Director… [mappress] Source: bayoubuzz, June 8, 2010;

  • 22 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    A Turkish-flag sand carrier sank earlier today after colliding with another sand coaster vessel west of the Bosphorus entrance.  The accident happened around 2.30 a.m. near Riva, in the Turkish Black sea, when vessel AKEL hit another vessel, the SENGUL K, and sank shortly after the collision. Two units from the General Directorate of Coastal Safety and Turkish Coast Guards Command were dispatched […]

  • 25 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The MidCoast Council (NSW) has commenced works on a long awaited Harrington Back Channel Dredging project. The work will be undertaken by Dredging Solutions Pty Ltd of Castle Hill, Australia. Dredging works are anticipated to take 10 weeks and will be completed in time for the busy Christmas period. According to the Council, the project will […]

  • 2 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    New Hanover County is actively working with state partners and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to begin the Carolina Beach Inlet dredging project as early as this month.  “The U.S. Coast Guard had expressed a concern that its vessel used to move buoys could not access and relocate the buoys, which aid navigation, until […]

  • 5 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (December 31, 2018 – January 6, 2019).   GLDD Bags Corpus Christi Dredging Project Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) has announced the receipt of a $93 million contract award for the Corpus Christi Ship Channel Improvement Project.   Canaipa […]

  • 10 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council voted yesterday to approve the Initial Funded Priorities List (FPL) pursuant to the Resources and Ecosystems Sustainability, Tourist Opportunities and Revived Economies of the Gulf Coast States Act of 2012 (RESTORE Act). The FPL includes funding for seven projects in Louisiana totaling approximately $52 million. “We are very pleased […]

  • 1 July 2012

    According to nola.com, Steve Miller traveled to New Orleans this week on the chance that someone from a Louisiana coastal community might stop by his booth at the State of the Coast conference to ask him about how Ellicott Dredges might help them rebuild coastal wetlands. “I read about the show and saw it as […]

  • 25 May 2010

    Increasingly defiant of British Petroleum executives and federal officials, state and local officials in Louisiana say they are prepared… [mappress] Source: csmonitor, May 25, 2010;