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  • 11 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP) together with the Environment Agency is about to hold the first out of three public exhibitions about the Coastal Defense Improvements in Gosport. Gosport Borough Council is undertaking a project to recommend the replacement and improvement of sea defenses at three Gosport sites; Forton, Seafield and Alverstoke. Once built, the […]

  • 3 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana’s Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) will host a Coastal Connections event at St. Bernard Government Building in Chalmette, LA, on Thursday, July 6, to talk with residents about the Mid-Breton and Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion projects. A cornerstone project of Louisiana’s Coastal Master Plan, the sediment diversion, is key to a long-term sustainable strategy […]

  • 30 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    New coastal defenses are being built as part of the North Portsea Island Coastal Scheme which have been designed to reduce the risk of coastal flooding and erosion to the area over the next 100 years. To increase the flood risk management in this area, the seawall height will need to be increased by approximately […]

  • 27 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The McGowan Government will invest more than $750,000 towards protecting vulnerable coastal areas across Western Australia, the Government of Western Australia just announced.  The funding will be provided to coastal managers such as local government authorities as part of the Coastal Adaptation and Protection (CAP) Grant scheme. A total of 10 projects across the State […]

  • 27 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Project manager for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, Justin Callahan, discussed the importance of the coastal storm risk management project at Ocean City, Maryland, yesterday at an event with senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen, along with other local officials. The Corps anticipates awarding a contract for beach renourishment, important to […]

  • 26 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Environment Land Water and Planning (DELWP) will soon begin design of a new rock seawall to protect the foreshore, coastal road and community assets at Portsea front beach. The new seawall will provide long term protection for Portsea foreshore and additional works will improve access to the beach east of the seawall […]

  • 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 […]

  • 19 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    In a white paper, issued last Friday by Louisiana’s Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA), the State summarized a number of challenges regarding federal environmental reviews and permitting that have the potential to slow important coastal restoration projects and began to discuss some options for remedy. According to CPRA, this white paper continues to build […]

  • 15 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP) sea defense inspections following the first storm of 2016 (Storm Angus) identified damage to the fragile coastal revetments at Broadmarsh. In light of the regular failures of this defenses, ESCP made proposal to replace the section of damaged concrete revetment with rock revetment (used already by the ESCP at North […]

  • 15 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The City of Gold Coast just announced that the biggest offshore dredging program in the city’s history will start today, shifting millions of cubic meters of sand onto the beaches. The 111-meter Balder R hopper dredger, owned by Danish company Rohde Nielsen, will spend 16 weeks working along Palm Beach and the coastal strip from Miami […]

  • 13 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, is inviting comments on a proposed shoreline stabilization project which includes a 140 foot long by 20 foot wide concrete seawall along the bluffs and coastline in the City of Solana Beach, California. “The development would protect the above residential properties and would be located on city-owned […]

  • 11 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The just-concluded 2017 regular session of the Louisiana Legislature contained good news for the state’s ongoing program to protect and restore the coast. According to the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority, the approved legislation allows the continuation of established successful efforts while adding new mechanisms to increase productivity and results. First and foremost, the 2017 update […]

  • 8 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    ConocoPhillips has joined forces with Ducks Unlimited to help enhance and manage coastal habitats in southeast Louisiana by identifying effective coastal restoration and mitigation projects and working closely with diverse stakeholders. The Coastal Restoration Partnership between these organizations focuses on restoration of Louisiana’s coastal marshes and their critical resources for waterfowl, communities and industry, Ducks Unlimited […]

  • 8 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Coasts & Ports Conference will take place from June 21-23, 2017, at the Cairns Convention Center in Cairns, Queensland, Australia The event will bring together engineers, planners, scientists and researchers to Cairns, to focus on the technological, scientific, policy, planning and design issues related to the region’s diverse and developing coasts. The main aim of […]

  • 7 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The NSW Government has awarded a contract to repair a 15-meter length of the Narooma North Breakwater channel which was damaged by storms in 2016. The contract for the repair work was awarded to Coastwide Civil Pty Ltd at Albion Park following a competitive tender process undertaken by the Department of Industry – Lands and […]

  • 6 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    A £50,000 coastal defense repair scheme at Portaferry Road in Greyabbey is officially underway, the Northern Ireland’s Department for Infrastructure said in its latest release. The scheme will greatly improve the structural stability of the existing seawall and thereby lessen the risk of undermining the carriageway of this important A Class Road on the Ards Peninsula […]

  • 5 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Indian Coast Guard and Coastal Security Police of Karnataka have rescued 27 workers of the dredger Ibis, which suffered damage after hitting the reef in the Arabian Sea, about a kilometer from the Ullal beach. The Indian Coast Guard headquarters at Panambur in New Mangalore received information about the incident through a telephone message […]

  • 5 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Florida Coastal Office’s Florida Coastal Management Program (FCMP) recently welcomed more than 100 attendees at its second annual meeting to expand partnerships and discuss local coastal management issues in Northeast Florida. The theme of this year’s meeting was Strong Local Communities, with an emphasis on risk reduction and preparedness. The agenda featured guest speakers from state […]

  • 4 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana’s State Legislature on Friday passed SCR1, a resolution approving the 2017 Coastal Master Plan, the state’s blueprint for coastal restoration and protection activities. The master plan prioritizes $50 billion in coastal restoration and risk reduction activities over the next 50 years to address the state’s increasingly severe land loss and sea level rise. “The […]

  • 31 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo yesterday announced a $151 million state investment to build a multi-use elevated promenade to improve the resilience of Staten Island’s east shore and enhance waterfront access for surrounding communities. The coastal resiliency project, a seven-mile long seawall stretching from Fort Wadsworth to Oakwood Beach, will protect communities from severe coastal flooding, […]

  • 30 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Irish Government’s Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed TD, today announced details of an extended program to assist nine coastal local authorities undertake and complete 16 development and repair projects on harbors and slipways owned by them. This €1 million package augments the €2.8 million already approved by the minister in […]

  • 29 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    International Parking Institute (IPI) has awarded the underground parking garage Kustwerk Katwijk, the Netherlands, with a top award in the category for Architectural Achievement in the 2017 Awards of Excellence competition in New Orleans. The handout ceremony took place in New Orleans on 24 May. Every year since 1982, the IPI Awards of Excellence competition […]

  • 26 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) is inviting the public to attend a community information session on three different coastal projects at Black Rock, Hampton and Sandringham, the State Government of Victoria said. The community information session, on Saturday 3 June, will give people the opportunity to hear more about the three […]

  • 24 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has just announced that they will aid Dare County, North Carolina, in rebuilding its coastal shoreline in several locations over coming months. The Town of Southern Shores plans to conduct a small beach nourishment project at the southern portion of the town in late May, rebuilding about 2,500 feet […]

  • 24 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Central Coast Council has revised its Coastal Zone Management Plan for the northern coastal areas and is seeking community feedback on the proposed changes. Council has worked with the NSW Office of Environment and Heritage to review the Wyong Coastal Zone Management Plan (WCZMP 2017) in response to changes to NSW legislation and improved information […]

  • 18 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Coastal Rambler, one of Acta Marine’s shoalbusters, has been supporting the construction of Dubai’s Deira Island. The vessel’s main duties on the Deira job are handling barges loaded with the rocks that form the basis of the artificial island structure. “Considering the dimensions of the barges involved – up to 10,000 DWT – Coastal Rambler […]