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  • 15 March 2011

    The Chesapeake Bay area has some of the highest rates of sea-level rise on the East Coast due to a combination of rising sea and sinking… By Sabri Ben-Achour (wamu) [mappress] Source: wamu, March 15, 2011  

  • 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  

  • 16 November 2009

    The big idea of launching Sydney Harbour into a new era of shipping, putting it among the major ports on the east coast of North America, is approaching a critical decision point… Source: The Cape Breton Post, November 16, 2009

  • 1 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) Secretary, David Bernhardt, last week announced that the Department will disburse nearly $215 million in FY 2018 energy revenues to the four Gulf oil and gas producing states – Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas. Commenting the latest announcement, Louisiana Representative Steve Scalise made the following statement: “Revenues from […]

  • 16 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Research & Development, Technology

    The MegaPEX 2014, a large measurement campaign to study the behavior of the Sand Engine peninsula, both on the beach and in the sea, has just started. The campaign will run till October 27. The Sand Engine is a 128-acre artificial peninsula off the Dutch coast that has been created for an innovative way of beach […]

  • 24 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Goodloe Marine Inc., from Wimauma, Florida, has won a $9.3 million contract for the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway maintenance dredging project. Bids were solicited via the internet with three received, reports the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD). Work will be performed in Charleston, South Carolina, with an estimated completion date of November 30, 2019, according to DoD. The U.S. Army […]

  • 6 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    J.E. McAmis has just announced the wrap up of their third maintenance dredging project this summer. According to the company, they will successfully complete the third port in their summer, West Coast small port and harbor dredging schedule later this week. “After stops at Port Orford, OR, Coos Bay and completion of work this week at […]

  • 10 September 2012

    The State Government has announced a $1.8 million dredging program of the Coomera River which could generate up to $60 million over the next two to three years as the big boats come to town. Ryan Leigh-Smith, the Director of the Gold Coast City Marina and Shipyard at Coomera stated: “The industry had been lobbying […]

  • 16 March 2012

    According to the Ghana Nation, work on the 60 million euro Ada Sea Defense project scheduled to be completed in December 2013, is about 30 percent ready. Contractors for the project, Dredging International have already procured all materials including armor rocks, gravel and scour material to ensure a speedy completion of the project. Work is […]

  • 16 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The 11th International Conference on Coasts, Ports and Marine Structures is scheduled for 24-26 November 2014 in Tehran, Iran, announced icopmas.pmo.ir. ICOPMAS, as one of the oldest and the most important scientific events in Iran and the Persian Gulf region, provides an appropriate ground for exchange of the latest scientific innovations and technical executive achievements by gathering […]

  • 8 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    JAXPORT’s TraPac Container Terminal at Dames Point welcomed the largest vessel to ever call on Jacksonville’s seaport two days ago. The 8,100 TEU (containers) MOL Competence traveled from Southeast Asia through the Suez Canal and called on other U.S. East Coast ports before arriving at TraPac. The Competence is more than 1,000 feet in length […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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;

  • 18 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards yesterday announced $60 million in new coastal projects to be built and paid for with funds from the settlement of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill. “The oil spill impacted Louisiana’s environment and natural resources, but it also took a toll on our way of life and the recreational opportunities that make Louisiana […]

  • 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 […]

  • 9 January 2012

    The US Government body that will be deciding if Prince Rupert enjoys an unfair advantage over west coast ports in America, has made …   By Alan S. Hale (thenorthernview) [mappress] Source: thenorthernview, January 9, 2012; Image: Prince Rupert Port

  • 19 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Spanning construction operations over three Gulf Coast shipyards, Galveston, Texas based Callan Marine is now placing into service its new Jones Act cutterhead suction dredger (CSD) General MacArthur and its accompanying Idler Barge.  Last week, the U.S. Coast Guard cleared the MacArthur with its Certificate of Inspection (COI) and the American Bureau of Shipping classified […]

  • 15 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, will host a series of four public meetings to explain revised setback guidance to be used in the review of structures proposed for placement along certain federal channels. Identical meetings will be held on each of the following dates, with all meetings beginning at 6:30 p.m.: Monday, […]

  • 24 August 2011

    Even if a powerful storm hits more than 100 miles off Florida’s coast, it could cause some serious damage in terms of beach erosion… (wftv) [mappress] Source: wftv, August 24, 2011;

  • 28 December 2009

    NEALE Hollier believes as much as $100 million each year floats past the Gold Coast and is buoying the economies of other towns and cities because of the state of the Broadwater… Source:goldcoast.com,December 29,2009 [mappress]

  • 22 December 2010

    Starting in February, the U.S. Coast Guard will move about 33,000 cubic yards of sand from the southern end of Point Loma below a Naval Submarine Base and… By Louis Bohan (imperialbeach) [mappress] Source: imperialbeach, December 22, 2010

  • 23 December 2009

    The construction of a slurry pipeline from Peruvian company Cuervo Resources’ proposed Cerro Ccopane Iron Ore Project to the Peruvian coast has been found to be the most economic according to a study by Sandwell Engineering… Source: Pipeline International, December 23, 2009

  • 26 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Ranking Member Peter DeFazio recently announced that the Army Corps will allocate an additional $34.5 million in Fiscal Year 2019 to critical maintenance and safety projects at ports along the Oregon coast. “Oregon’s ports are the lifeblood of coastal economies and rely on federal funding to maintain navigation channels […]

  • 29 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Nova Scotia’s Environment Minister, Iain Rankin, launched public consultations on future coastal protection legislation earlier this week, June 26. Commenting the latest announcement, Mr Rankin said: “Nova Scotia is leading the way in fighting climate change. We’ve increased our sources of renewable energy, reduced greenhouse gas emissions, and we’re developing a cap and trade program […]

  • 5 August 2010
    Business & Finance

    Orion Marine Group, Inc., a leading heavy civil marine contractor serving the infrastructure sector, today announced a contract award of approximately $13 million. Orion Marine Group’s wholly owned subsidiary, King Fisher Marine Service, LP., was recently awarded a contract by Cameron Parish to dredge approximately 2.7 million cubic yards of material for maintenance dredging and […]