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  • 10 March 2014

    Charleston, Winchester Bay, Port Orford, Yaquina Bay, and Rogue River, located on the Oregon Coast, will be dredged under the South Coast Clamshell Maintenance Dredging 2014 plan. This dredging contract, worth between $1 mln and $5 mln, will include removal of approximately 400,000 cubic yards of material from the mentioned areas. The U.S. Army Corps […]

  • 6 March 2014

    Oregon’s Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has heeded their call to fund dredging operations at Oregon’s ports. As a result, Oregon’s ports will receive $19 million more in assistance – $4.2 million of it to six small ports that would have otherwise received $0 in federal […]

  • 5 March 2014

    Gold Coast residents will get improved access to local waterways with the finalisation of the 10-year Waterways Management Strategy. Transport and Main Roads Minister Scott Emerson said the final strategy is the largest overhaul of Gold Coast waterways in 30 years. “Following several months of community consultation, the strategy has been finalised and ensures Gold […]

  • 4 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Patrick Administration announced a grant program to reduce or eliminate risks associated with coastal storms, erosion and sea level rise through natural and nonstructural approaches called green infrastructure. These grants, available to cities, towns and nonprofit groups, are part of the Patrick Administration’s $50 million investment in climate change initiatives. “As we face the […]

  • 4 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, announced the availability of the Draft Hurricane Sandy Limited Re-evaluation Report – Atlantic Coast of Long Island, Jones Inlet to East Rockaway Inlet, Long Beach Island, New York, Storm Damage Reduction Project (DHSLRR). The Draft Environmental Assessment Atlantic Coast of Long Island, Jones Inlet to East […]

  • 4 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Maritiem Cluster Friesland delivered another DP1 Multi Purpose Support vessel 3512 to Acta Marine. Lady sponsor Mrs. E. (Litsa) Kwantes, named the ‘’Coastal Chariot’’ of Acta Marine on 20th February in Rotterdam. The multi-purpose vessel has been custom-built and constructed within only 12months. The vessel will be deployed upon projects in dredging, geotechnical and offshore […]

  • 26 February 2014

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District, plans to issue a tender invitation for the North Coast Pipeline Maintenance Dredging 2014. This contract will consist of dredging work at South Beach Marina, Depoe Bay, and Garibaldi Boat Basin, located on the Oregon Coast. The quantities of the dredged material will be as follows: – […]

  • 22 January 2014

    The Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, has announced a plan for the US Coast Guard Boat Basin dredging program. This deepening project, located on the Pennsylvania side of the Delaware River, close to the intersection of Christian Street and Delaware Avenue, Philadelphia, PA, will include the removal of approx. 40,000 cubic yards of material […]

  • 17 January 2014

    Senator Lisa Murkowski sent a letter to President Obama, calling out his administration for its contradictory messages on rising sea levels, after visiting with Shishmaref residents earlier this week who were sounding the alarm on Capitol Hill about the dire coastal erosion they face. The Shishmaref representatives informed Murkowski they’ve been told there is no […]

  • 15 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    EOMAP, a value-added service provider of satellite data was contracted by the Mexican National Commission for Knowledge and Use of Biodiversity (CONABIO) to deliver high resolution environmental information for the entire Maya coast. This coastline extends 600 km south from the Yucatan Peninsula to the border of Belize. In total more than 5000 sq km […]

  • 13 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, activated its Emergency Operations center Jan. 9th and has sent three teams to assist coastal tribal communities with flood protection measures before a storm hits overnight and coincides with high tide Saturday morning. One team is assisting the QuileuteTribe at La Push, Wash., with placement of as […]

  • 9 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, in partnership with the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority of Louisiana, is hosting public meeting this week to discuss the “Southwest Coastal Louisiana Draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement,” which is currently available for a 45-day public review period ending Sunday, January 26, […]

  • 3 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Federal Highway Administration has approved a post-Superstorm Sandy infrastructure protection project to construct and install four miles of steel sheet piling to be driven deep into the beaches in Mantoloking and Brick to safeguard Route 35 and nearby homes and businesses from future catastrophic storms, Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner (DEP) Bob Martin announced. […]

  • 30 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Rep. Tim Bishop (D-NY) and Senator Charles Schumer (D-NY) announced a new plan that will allow the construction of storm protection dunes at Smith Point County Park and Robert Moses State Park to begin in early 2014, as originally scheduled. Schumer and Bishop brokered a deal between federal and state agencies that will break the […]

  • 20 December 2013

    The APM Terminals-led consortium formally signed the agreement with the Government of the Ivory Coast on December 19, 2013 for the construction and operation of a new terminal at the Port of Abidjan. Known as TC2, the terminal will be the second in operation at the port, which handled approximately 600,000 TEUs in 2012, making […]

  • 20 December 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has completed and released the findings of the Hurricane Sandy Coastal Projects Performance Evaluation Study that was conducted in accordance with the Disaster Relief Appropriations Act of 2013 (Public Law 113-2, or often referred to as the Hurricane Sandy Relief Bill). USACE was directed by Chapter 4 of […]

  • 19 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Queensland’s Coordinator General has approved the proposed $390 million Gold Coast International Marine Precinct project on the Coomera River, subject to the proponent meeting a number of stringent environmental and operational conditions. The proposal by Harbour Island Pty Ltd is to develop a 63.5 hectare site adjacent to the existing Gold Coast Marine Precinct in […]

  • 18 December 2013

    Governor Bobby Jindal, officials from the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA), Department of Economic Development and the Baton Rouge Area Foundation (BRAF) joined leaders from the City of Baton Rouge, The Water Institute of the Gulf, Louisiana State University and other coastal research institutes to unveil plans for the establishment of The Water Campus […]

  • 18 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A new resource about Fire Island, N.Y. is now at the fingertips of coastal managers, planners and the public that will be useful for understanding and predicting future change on the island. The United States Geological Survey created the public website that details a decade’s worth of research that focuses on changes to the beaches […]

  • 17 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Governor Bobby Jindal and local officials yesterday highlighted a shoreline restoration project east of Holly Beach in Cameron Parish. The project is restoring miles of eroded beach devastated over many years, most recently as a result of Hurricanes Ike and Rita. The restoration project mines sand from federal waters in the Gulf of Mexico and […]

  • 16 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, in partnership with the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority of Louisiana, has released the “Southwest Coastal Louisiana Draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement” for a 45-day public review period ending Sunday, January 26, 2014. The proposed Southwest Coastal Louisiana project would provide non-structural […]

  • 13 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), in partnership with the Coastal Marine Institute at Louisiana State University, has launched an economic study of the Gulf of Mexico Coastal Ocean Observing System (GCOOS). The three-year cooperative project between BOEM and the LSU will enhance understanding of the social and economic value of GCOOS, while providing […]

  • 11 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District, has announced a plan for the West Coast Hopper Maintenance Dredging 2014 scheme. This deepening program will include maintenance dredging at the San Francisco Mainship Channel, Humboldt Bay, Mouth of Columbia River, and selected Columbia River areas. During the West Coast Hopper Maintenance Dredging 2014 project, approximately […]

  • 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 […]

  • 9 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Ville de Marseille has invited bidders to submit their offers for the major repairs of the coast near Marseille, including the islands. This coastal development program will include repairs and maintenance of: – Blocks; – Concrete structures such as docks, ramps, jetties and all other masonry or reinforced concrete structural works; – Recharging the sand […]

  • 2 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Kuwait Coastal & Marine Engineering Conference and Exhibition (4-5 Dec. 2013, Hilton Kuwait Resort) will be the most comprehensive and in-depth supply of technical and practical insight into the planning, design, development and maintenance of coasts, ports and marine structures, the officials announced. This technical event aims to provide a platform for the exchange of […]