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  • 12 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    J.E. McAmis, a California based heavy-civil, marine and environmental contractor, has just released an update on its Illwaco dredging scheme. The project is moving forward and the company plans to remove more than 120,000 cubic yards of material from the areas near USCG Station Cape Disappointment at Illwaco, Washington. Dredging work is being conducted with […]

  • 17 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Environment and Water announced yesterday that Councils across South Australia can now apply for coast protection grants from a $350,000 funding pool. Coast Protection Board Presiding Member Allan Holmes said that the grants could fund up to 80 per cent of projects to help address coastal erosion and flooding hazards. “These grants […]

  • 25 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Hurricane Harvey left its mark on much of the Texas coast, leaving at least $100 billion in damages, but it very likely worsened a problem that has been plaguing the coast for years – beach erosion. How much erosion occurred is still being determined, said a Texas A&M University at Galveston expert. Jens Figlus, assistant […]

  • 17 May 2012

    East Timor is planning two new ports to help ease congestion at the capital, Dili, with both the north and south coasts set to benefit from the ambitious development plan, Port Strategy reports. The officials will use its oil revenues to establish new sea ports at Tibar on the north coast and Suai on the […]

  • 7 October 2011

    One year ago today, President Obama established the Task Force by executive order, in response to recommendations from a report by Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus, to continue the Administration’s ongoing commitment to the Gulf region. The group is made up of representatives from the five Gulf States and 11 federal agencies, including the […]

  • 4 October 2011

    The expansion of the Panama Canal is expected to significantly increase vessel numbers and sizes calling at US east coast ports, but Paul… By Pete Goldin (ifw-net) [mappress] Source: ifw-net, October 4, 2011;

  • 19 December 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers rock removal work is underway on the Mississippi River near Thebes, Ill. Work began Saturday, Dec. 15, upstream of the Thebes railroad bridge. Low water on the river has allowed rock removal to be accomplished using excavating equipment. The progress of the excavation reduces the need for marine blasting, […]

  • 21 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Hazardous shoaling in the Thimble Shoals federal navigation channel launched action between local and federal agencies as they raced to reopen a closed navigation lane. The Virginia Pilots Association alerted the Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, of the hazard on March 13, and within hours, a survey team was mobilized. The results of […]

  • 23 July 2012

    Six Chinese deckhands on a sand dredger have been arrested in waters off the outlying island of Kinmen for illegal sand dredging, Kinmen Coast Guard officials said Sunday, reports focustaiwan.tw. Fujian-registered Hairun No. 99269 had trespassed into waters off northeastern Kinmen and illegally dredged sand from the seabed. Disciplinary action will be taken against the […]

  • 2 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular videos from the past year.   VIDEO: Keeping Hamburg Port Dredged and Maintained Hamburg Port Authority has released this amazing dredging video named “Keep the Port on Depth” – XXL dredging ship in use.   VIDEO: Testing Holland Dredge Design’s New CSD Holland Dredge Design BV […]

  • 21 April 2010

    Opponents of a massive cargo terminal along North Carolina’s coast have filed a complaint challenging the conclusions of a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers study recommending that state and federal officials move forward with a feasibility study… [mappress] Source:wral,April 21,2010;

  • 1 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    NASA recently completed an intensive study of Louisiana Gulf Coast levees and wetlands, making measurements with three advanced imaging instruments on three research aircraft. NASA instruments fly over the Gulf Coast one to three times per year to keep consistent records of ground subsidence — the gradual sinking of an area of land — which […]

  • 29 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    In recent years (2009-2015), Deltares has studied the impact of sand nourishment on the functioning and the quality of the coastal ecosystem. As a part of Knowledge for Primary Processes – Coastal Management and Maintenance (KPP BenO Kust), Deltares programmed the research questions and commissioned or implemented a range of studies. “The results provide an […]

  • 12 April 2019
    Business & Finance

      The U.S. Coast Guard – together with the crews from the partner agencies – is searching for a missing mariner after a dredge workboat capsized near Charleston Harbor Thursday. According to the USCG report, the two mariners were on the workboat when it capsized, one was recovered by the dredge. Coast Guard Sector Charleston […]

  • 20 November 2013
    Equipment, Technology

    Eighteen European partners are joining forces to develop a toolkit for making coasts less vulnerable to flooding and the impact of floods. The new toolkit provides policymakers with concrete instruments and methods for enhancing protection of their coast from the dangers of sea flooding, coastal erosion and sudden floods caused by rainfall. Deltares in coordinator […]

  • 26 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    OW Bunker, one of the world’s largest suppliers and traders of marine fuels and lubricants, announced that the North American bunker market faces significant regional changes and challenges in coming years. In addition to planned regulatory change, the company believes that the US’s impending energy independence, as well as the widening of the Panama Canal, […]

  • 15 February 2012

    President Obama’s new budget, to be submitted to Congress Monday, includes $31 million for continued deepening of the Delaware River navigation channel, two members of Congress said Sunday night. Supporters say deepening the 102-mile channel by five feet will allow bigger ships – and greater commerce – between Philadelphia and Camden and the Atlantic Ocean. […]

  • 13 June 2011

    The operator of Dhamra port in Orissa plans to build India’s first liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal on the east coast at an estimated… By P. Manoj & C.H. Unnikrishnan (livemint) [mappress] Source: livemint, June 13, 2011  

  • 3 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    FSUE Rosmorport has officially started the construction works on a passenger ferry berth on the left coast of the Anadyr liman, located in the Ugolniye Kopi village, Russia. According to Rosmorport, the project will be implemented with the involvement of a contractor. The works, estimated to cost $10.3 million and completion scheduled for October 2021, […]

  • 25 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Three U.S. East Coast port directors will come together for a roundtable discussion on March 24 at JAXPORT’s 2015 Logistics & Intermodal Conference. JAXPORT’s CEO Brian Taylor will be joined by Curtis Foltz, Executive Director, Georgia Ports Authority and Paul Cozza, CEO, North Carolina State Ports Authority for a candid conversation about common issues facing […]

  • 24 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Gulf of Mexico Program yesterday awarded $285,744 in grants to the Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana to help restore the swamp forest habitat near the City of New Orleans. “This grant will help protect and restore the habitat along the Louisiana coast,” said EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt. “This is a welcome […]

  • 16 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Coast Guard aids to navigation team successfully installed eight buoys in Little Egg Inlet, New Jersey, Monday, reports the USCG. The buoys were originally removed by the Coast Guard on March 3, 2017, when shoaling reduced the depth of the inlet. The Coast Guard, the state of New Jersey and the Army Corps of […]

  • 28 June 2011

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa P. Jackson, joined by U.S. Department of the Interior Secretary Ken Salazar and Council on Environmental Quality Chair Nancy Sutley , convened an official meeting of the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Task Force on Monday in Galveston, TX. This was the fifth public meeting of the task force, which […]

  • 3 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Coast Guard and partner agencies are conducting the search for a 25-year-old Emanuel Gatling in the Christina River near the Port of Wilmington after a crane barge capsized Tuesday night, reported the CBS. According to the Coast Guard, an employee from Norfolk Dredging Company contacted Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay Command Center watchstanders around 6:45 […]

  • 14 June 2012

    A pair of bills authored by Assemblymember Das Williams that will have a direct impact on Ventura County residents passed the Senate Transportation Committee. One of those bills will allow an extension in the length of bike racks on the front of Gold Coast Transit buses to accommodate three bikes, instead of two. The other […]

  • 18 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Coast Guard responded to a gas pipeline fire near Port O’Connor, TX, on Tuesday evening. The Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi received a mayday call from the cutter suction dredger (CSD) Jonathon King Boyd, owned by RLB Contracting Inc., which was on fire after hitting a gas pipeline while conducting dredging operations. All crewmembers aboard the CSD were […]