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  • 13 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley, working together with local officials, has secured funding for the dredging of Depoe Bay Harbor to be included in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers 2019 budget. Dubbed the “World’s Smallest Navigable Harbor,” Depoe Bay Harbor is home to several small fishing charters, as well as an arm of the Oregon […]

  • 15 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Two vessels sank in Mobile Ship Channel north of Gaillard Island, Tuesday while conducting dredging operations in the area, the Coast Guard reported today. Towing vessel Miss Sammy Lee was the first on the scene of the incident and successfully managed to save both crews. There were no reported injuries. A Coast Guard Station Dauphin […]

  • 12 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Rep. Peter DeFazio has announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will allocate nearly $15 million this year towards operations and maintenance projects at small ports along Oregon’s south coast. “Our ports along the Oregon coast are the lifeblood of coastal communities, and our coastal infrastructure supports communities all throughout the state,” said Rep. […]

  • 4 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Three people were injured yesterday after a pipe burst on a dredging vessel located off Grant Avenue in Seaside Heights in Ocean County, New Jersey, local media reports.  According to Chief Petty Officer 3rd Class, Shannon Kearney, the U.S. Coast Guard received a report at 2:40 p.m. of three men being injured when the dredge […]

  • 8 September 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    The Central Coast Council, NSW, is about to begin next round of dredging operations at the Tuggerah Lake. According to the NSW Government latest report, dredging works will take place in the vicinity of The Entrance Bridge. The start date of the works is Friday, 11 September 2020 with the completion set for Monday, 30 […]

  • 6 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Construction works on the deepening of the Grays Harbor Navigation Channel to its fully authorized depth of -38 feet MLLW will get underway in 2015. The $8 million needed for this critical project was included in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Fiscal Year 2015 (FY2015) work plan that was released Tuesday. President Barack Obama’s FY2016 […]

  • 13 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Coast Guard Sector Upper Mississippi River coordinated last Friday with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Louis and Omaha Districts to provide for the safe transit of the vessel Tate Oglesby and its tow through St. Louis Harbor’s high water closure zone and the previously-closed Locks 27. The vessel Tate Oglesby is towing the […]

  • 9 September 2011

    The feasibility study into offshore reefs to protect Old Bar’s eroding coast should be finished within a couple of weeks.   BY HELEN MANUSU (manningrivertimes) [mappress] Source: manningrivertimes, September 9, 2011

  • 16 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    A U.S. Army Corps of Engineers contractor is staging equipment near LaPush, Washington, in anticipation for upcoming dredging operations. Portable Hydraulic Dredging, Inc, from Eagle Creek, Oregon, is tentatively scheduled to start September 25 on the $1.7 million project. The company will dredge about 70,000 cubic yards, working until December, barring weather delays. The dredging […]

  • 11 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    A major annual scheme to replenish Lincolnshire beaches has once again drawn to a successful close for 2015, reducing flood risk to thousands of homes and businesses along the coast. The Environment Agency’s flagship Lincshore scheme will reduce the risk of waves reaching and overtopping the main sea defenses, prevent rapid deterioration of these and protect […]

  • 23 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of Infrastructure, Communities and Intergovernmental Affairs and Minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec, has announced an investment of $12 million for construction work on the Queen’s Wharf at the Canadian Coast Guard base in Quebec. The work will involve rebuilding piers 97 and […]

  • 21 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Coast Guard harbormaster is working to secure dredging barges after one of the barges broke free from its mooring in Gloucester Harbor. According to the USCG news, the Coast Guard and Gloucester harbormaster responded Sunday to a grounded barge on Niles Beach in Gloucester Harbor. High winds and heavy seas caused the barge, owned by […]

  • 22 February 2010
    Research & Development

    Dredging work at Finnish harbours and along shipping routes are stirring up sediments on the sea bottom significantly more than the laying of the planned undersea natural gas pipeline would. [mappress] Source: Helsingin Sanomat, February 22, 2010

  • 17 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler voted with a bipartisan majority of her colleagues late Thursday night to advance a responsible spending bill that secures funding for waterway maintenance on the Pacific Coast and Columbia River, as well as Hanford cleanup. The U.S. House of Representatives voted to approve the FY 2015 Energy and Water Appropriations […]

  • 27 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    A proposal to bolster sea defenses at Bacton Gas Terminal, Bacton and Walcott villages will be discussed by North Norfolk District Council’s Cabinet on July 3. The proposed scheme would involve ‘sandscaping’ the shoreline, in front of the terminal and down the coast; effectively using high volumes of sand to protect the coast. The volume […]

  • 24 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Sembawang of Singapore – Global Project Underwriters will complete and publish an economic feasibility study to unequivocally prove a casino was necessary for the financial sustainability of its now withdrawn Wavebreak development in the Gold Coast’s Broadwater. Sembawang has cancelled its $4.9 billion mixed-use Wavebreak proposal – including a cruise ship terminal, casino, marine facilities, […]

  • 27 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council, which includes the governors the five Gulf states and members of the Obama Administration, has the power to direct unprecedented resources from the RESTORE Act, a bill passed Congress in June 2012 to direct civil fines from BP and the responsible parties in the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill, […]

  • 25 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Boskalis has just been announced as a winner of the contract to construct new land for the Centre Point of Indonesia Project, located off the coast of Makassar. The project involves the construction of five artificial islands off the coast of Makassar. Approximately 75 hectares of land will be reclaimed using 9 million cubic meters of sand sourced […]

  • 18 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On October 17, the signing ceremony of general contract for investment and construction of BT Project of New Bohe Port District Breakwater Project in Maoming Port was held in Maoming, Guangdong. President Mo Wenhe of CHEC, on behalf of the Company, and Maoming Coast Development and Construction Co., Ltd. and Maoming New Bohe Port District […]

  • 15 April 2012
    Vessels

    According to the Sunshine Coast Daily, a heavy duty dredge, Port Frederick, sailed into Mooloolaba harbour to begin its work dredging the dangerous sandbar at the Mooloolah River mouth. The dredge, from the Gold Coast, will start to pump sand off the bar as soon as its initial testing is completed. Member for Maroochydore Fiona […]

  • 17 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Coasts and Marine Structures conference will take place from 23-25 March, 2015, at Pullman Brisbane King George Square, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Times are changing for the Coast and Marine industry and over the last 15 years the mining construction boom has allowed the industry to expand rapidly and enjoy record-breaking demands for increased services. But […]

  • 7 May 2010
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Two Dutch organisations – Deltares, an expertise centre for delta technology located in Delft and Rotterdam-based dredging company Van Oord – have together come up with an innovative concept to combat the oil spill threatening the US’s southern coast. Their proposals consist of a set of radical measures that will do more to limit the […]

  • 30 August 2012
    Business & Finance

    Orion Marine Group, Inc., a leading heavy civil marine contractor serving the infrastructure sector, today announced a contract award of approximately $10 million. Orion Marine Group was recently awarded a contract for the construction of a bulkhead at a liquid terminal facility for a private customer in the Gulf Coast region. Onsite construction of the […]

  • 1 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Sen. David Vitter, along with U.S. Reps. Steve Scalise (R-La.) and Bill Cassidy (R-La.), accepted an invitation from the Department of Treasury for a briefing on concerns surrounding the development of regulations necessary for full implementation of the Resources and Ecosystem Sustainability, Tourist Opportunities, and Revived Economies of the Gulf Coast States Act of […]

  • 2 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The first project to investigate the role of biological processes on the future evolution of the UK coastline is expected to produce valuable insights that will shape coastal protection policy. This project, called BLUE-coast, is led by the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) alongside nine partner organisations. The research will improve the ability to accurately predict […]

  • 12 October 2012

    The Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) has lined up more development projects in the country in addition to a number of projects that it has earlier announced. The latest listing includes the Caminawit Port development project in San Jose, Occidental Mindoro and the construction of buildings for the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) at the […]