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  • 9 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    NOAA and its federal and state trustee partners urged the public to provide comments on a draft plan to restore the Gulf after the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill. The plan outlines and describes 44 proposed restoration projects, totaling approximately $627 million. The plan was released by the Natural Resource Damage Assessment Trustees for the […]

  • 3 June 2011

    The Coast Guard has prepared a brochure to warn people of the hazards of boating in many of the region’s inlets that aren’t likely to be…   By Shannan Bowen (shorelines) [mappress] Source: shorelines, June 3, 2011  

  • 18 January 2011

    Predictions that an unprecedented storm period could continue along Australia’s east coast for 10 years have reinforced the desire of an Old… BY HELEN MANUSU (manningrivertimes) [mappress] Source: manningrivertimes, January 18, 2011;

  • 2 November 2010

    The nesting beaches of famous Olive Ridley sea turtles on the Orissa coast have eroded due to illegal sand dredging carried out by a major… (newkerala) [mappress] Source: newkerala, November 2, 2010;

  • 3 June 2020

    Dredging and land reclamation operations in Hernesaari are currently underway, the City of Helsinki reports. The new residential area will be partially built on reclaimed sea areas. In preparation for this, the dredging on Hernesaari’s eastern coast already started in early June. In the first stage, soft topsoil will be removed and transported to the […]

  • 3 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The City of South Padre Island and PARTRAC, a UK based marine and coastal survey consultancy group, have formalized a working partnership. Through successful grant awards they will combine their knowledge, resources and technical capabilities to improve understanding of coastal zone processes affecting beach morphology and sediment transport at South Padre Island, reported PARTRAC. South Padre […]

  • 12 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Indian Government and the World Bank yesterday signed two financing agreements aimed at reducing vulnerability of coastal communities from cyclones and hydro meteorological hazards. The National Cyclone Risk Mitigation Project-I (NCRMP-I) and NCRMP-II, valued at $104 million and $308.4 million respectively, will help eight Indian states – with coastlines on either sides of the peninsula – improve […]

  • 7 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Ministry of Earth Sciences, National Institute of Ocean Technology and Puducherry Government have just released the latest video about the Puducherry Beach Restoration Project. Since the construction of the Puducherry harbor in 1989, 8 kilometers of beach has disappeared and 30 kilometers of Puducherry and neighboring Tamil Nadu coast have been eroding dramatically. Short term […]

  • 7 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Naismith Marine Services (NMS) has acquired a new vessel at an optimum time in the hydrographic surveying field. The vessel is a 22-foot C-Dory with a large cabin. It is rigged with a generator, A/C, and permanent over-the-side boom mount, Naismith said. Compared to Naismith’s other vessels, it is relatively small with very shallow draft. […]

  • 23 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    Hurricane Isaias stormed up the east coast of the United States in early August, bringing heavy rain and winds up to 85 mph to the shores of flood-prone Port Monmouth, NJ. Immediately, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, reached out to the community to find out how they were doing and how […]

  • 25 November 2011

      Chilean logistics firm SAAM aims to invest some US$23mn in a multi-use public terminal at Mexico’s Mazatlán port in west coast state Sinaloa… By Juan Andres Abarca (bnamericas) [mappress] Source: bnamericas, November 25, 2011;

  • 22 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (September 16-22, 2019).   Van Oord and Shell Testing the Use of Biofuel Together with Shell, Van Oord is testing the use of biofuel on its fleet with the aim of achieving a 70% emission reduction by 2050 compared with […]

  • 2 October 2020
    Business development

    A couple of weeks ago, the CMA CGM Brazil was brought alongside the berth at VIG during the course of her 24-hour stay in Virginia. At more than 1,200 feet long and nearly 170 feet wide, the containership is massive. Moreover, it is bigger than any containership to call The Port of Virginia or come to the U.S. […]

  • 28 April 2011

    With fishing boats and a Coast Guard cutter docked outside, Lake Montauk was both backdrop and focus at an April 20 meeting at the… More info: 27east [mappress] Source: 27east, April 28, 2011  

  • 11 February 2011

    Two 47-foot patrol boats ferried representatives of the Coast Guard, State Legislature, Army Corps of Engineers, and East Hampton Town into… By Russell Drumm (easthamptonstar) [mappress] Source: easthamptonstar, February 11, 2011;

  • 13 November 2009

    Delaware’s beaches have been hammered over the past few days as the remnants of Tropical Storm Ida brought soaking rain, strong wind, and high tides to the coast… Source: WHYY, November 23, 3009;

  • 13 April 2010

    A SMALL company with giant aspirations says it could develop a billion-dollar ironsands dredging business within a few years off the west coast of the North Island… [mappress] Source:dominionpost,April 13,2010;

  • 3 June 2011

    Two U.S. Army vessels are lining up with naval and Coast Guard ships from the U.S. and Canada for the 2011 Portland Rose Festival. (dvidshub) [mappress] Source: dvidshub, June 3, 2011;    

  • 9 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Works to construct a temporary rock wall to protect coastal assets at Port Beach from erosion are currently underway, Western Australia’s Fremantle Council informs.  In December last year, the council approved the construction of a rock wall as the preferred interim measure to protect facilities including the change rooms, surf club annex and the Coast […]

  • 11 October 2010

    Jan De Nul Group is pleased to inform that on September 28th a contract was signed with the Peruvian Government for the further deepening of the access channel to the port of Callao. The scope of works consists in deepening the port from current 14 meters to 16 meters, converting Callao in one of the […]

  • 24 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has been awarded a contract by KSO Ciputra Yasmin to construct the land for the Centre Point of Indonesia Project located off the coast of Makassar. The contract value is approximately EUR 80 million. Work is scheduled to begin in the coming months and will last two years. Boskalis will deploy […]

  • 13 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The MOL Benefactor is the first vessel to call on Savannah through the new locks of the expanded Panama Canal. At a capacity of 10,100 twenty-foot equivalent container units, the Benefactor is also the largest ship ever to call the Port of Savannah. The massive container ship, scheduled to move over 3,000 containers at GPA’s […]

  • 2 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Indian Coast Guard (ICG) has successfully rescued 13 crew members of the trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Tridevi Prem, following flooding in the dredger’s pump room, local media reports. According to Indian Coast Guard Karnataka Commander S S Dasila, the dredger owned by Mercator Limited – anchored within port limits of New Mangalore Port Trust […]

  • 26 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The second stage of the Cairns Shipping Development Project officially started today with the arrival of the backhoe dredger Woomera, which will soon begin clearing the hard clays from the Trinity Inlet. The 111m-long, German-built dredging vessel Balder R began its task on July 1 to open up the inlet for large cruise ships after […]

  • 22 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Since starting dredging in November, the crews working on the Santa Cruz small craft harbor dredging project have dredged over 250,000 cubic yards of material from the area. Dredging of the harbor is required because of the constant easterly movement of sand along the coast and thus, across the harbor entrance. Constantly moving, the sand mass builds up against the […]

  • 21 April 2011

    The Seaway will finally be made safe for large boats entering and leaving the Gold Coast via open water when $2 million in dredging work…   By Lucy Ardern (goldcoast) [mappress] Source: goldcoast, April 21, 2011