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  • 28 November 2011

    Increasing nitrogen levels are affecting the vegetation and marine life on the west coast of Cape Cod generating an ecological and infrastructure issue. The problem threatens to affect the industry, the tourism and the beaches. Estuaries, bays and other bodies of water, from Bourne to Orleans, have been constricted by algae and seaweed. The presence […]

  • 9 August 2010
    Project & Tenders

    Dredging of the Broadwater near West Crab Island is expected to start today and the sand will be used to repair damage to Surfers Paradise beach. About 30,000 cubic metres of sand will be dumped on the beach thanks to the $1 million in dredging work, which is due to be completed in October. There […]

  • 19 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) has been awarded a $14.2 million grant from the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council for the Mississippi River Reintroduction into Maurepas Swamp project. This project is one of seven projects the RESTORE Council has selected for funding under its Initial Funded Priorities List that will directly benefit Louisiana. […]

  • 12 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Yesterday, the U.S. Senate Democratic Caucus confirmed Senator Mary Landrieu as chairwoman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. National and local conservation organizations committed to Mississippi River Delta restoration – Environmental Defense Fund, National Wildlife Federation, National Audubon Society, Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation and the Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana – […]

  • 6 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A delivery plan to make Wales more resilient to coastal flooding has been officially launched by Natural Resources Wales (NRW). Since the devastating storms that hit communities along the coast of Wales 12 months ago the priority has been to repair and restore defenses damaged in the storms. The delivery plan issued yesterday outlines how the 47 […]

  • 18 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The City of Gold Coast took a major step in responding to Palm Beach’s significant erosion and storm surge challenges by releasing the Palm Beach Shoreline Project Feasibility Report. Engineering Services Committee chair, Councillor Daphne McDonald, said she was eager to see a solution that would provide adequate protection for the Palm Beach shoreline. “The […]

  • 7 September 2012

    Benalec Holdings Bhd has announced the signing of development agreements on its two Johor land reclamation concessions in Pengerang and Tanjung Piai. Benalec said its 70% owned units, Spektrum Budi Sdn Bhd (SBSB) and Spektrum Kukuh Sdn Bhd (SKSB), will bear all costs of reclaiming the two concession areas that span a gross area of […]

  • 22 August 2012

    After the U.S. Coast Guard closed an 11-mile stretch of the Mississippi River for dredging, hundreds of barges are today stranded by low water. On Monday, dredging operations near St Louis were halting river traffic for 12 hours at a time, according to the Mail Online. There are currently several dredgers working to clear the […]

  • 22 March 2013

    The National Waterway (Lakhipur – Bhanga stretch of the Barak River) Bill, 2013 was introduced in the Rajyasabha by the Union Minister for Shipping Shri G.K. Vasan. The bill proposes to declare the navigable stretch of the Barak River between Lakhipur and Bhanga (121 km) in Southern Assam as a National Waterway. The bill also […]

  • 7 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Portland District dredger Essayons traveled north recently to lend a hand in the Alaska district. During this time, the ship and her crew removed nearly 300 thousand truck loads of sand from the Cook Inlet navigation channel. The Essayons is one of only two Corps-owned dredgers on the West Coast. The ship was built in […]

  • 18 June 2012

    A second section of beach at Bay St. Louis is closed, because of dredging for beach restoration. The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality says dredging can release bacteria trapped in the floor of Mississippi Sound and cause dangerous physical conditions including terrain, surf, and quicksand. It also brings heavy equipment into the area. The beaches […]

  • 17 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The first phase of a 17-year program to protect Bournemouth’s coast from erosion is progressing according to schedule. Bournemouth’s famous golden beach is being replenished in order to replace sand gradually washed away over the years due to coastal erosion. Crews working on the project will pump a total of 320,000 cubic meters of new beach material onto the […]

  • 17 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Queensland pride is on the line tonight with wildlife warrior and conservationist Bob Irwin appearing in an advertisement during State of Origin to encourage Queenslanders to stand up and fight to protect the Great Barrier Reef from industrialisation. The advertisement featuring Irwin will be aired in Brisbane and explains the dangers the Reef and its […]

  • 21 January 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research (AWI) in Germany has engaged in the coastal permafrost erosion research project (COPER) funded by the Helmholz Association and the institute. Kongsberg Geoacoustic’s GeoSwath Plus Compact system is playing a vital part in this important project. A stark seasonal contrast characterizes coastal dynamics on arctic coasts. […]

  • 11 March 2012

    Queensland’s 750,000 recreational fishers and boaties have been offered a new deal with the LNP committing to a $120 million package to build more boat ramps, artificial reefs, fishing pontoons and deepen channels over the next four years. LNP Leader Campbell Newman promised to fix Labor’s long neglect of marine infrastructure. “The LNP understands fishing […]

  • 19 February 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers yesterday held a pre-dredge conference call regarding the upcoming Oceanside Harbor dredging project. According to USACE, Manson Construction will finish the Ventura Harbor dredge by the end of this week. The plan is to begin mobilization effort on Monday, February 24, 2020. The first item will be to install […]

  • 29 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    A scheme which has significantly reduced flood risk to thousands of properties on the West Sussex coast has been recognized with a prestigious environmental award, Mackley reports.  The Shoreham Adur Tidal Walls Scheme, officially opened in March 2019, was presented with a Green Apple Environment Award on 25 November. The Shoreham scheme was carried out by […]

  • 8 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    A scheme which has significantly reduced flood risk to thousands of properties on the West Sussex coast has been awarded a prestigious national accolade. The Shoreham Adur Tidal Walls scheme, currently in its final phase of works, is being recognized through the Considerate Constructors Scheme (CCS) National Site Awards. The Shoreham scheme is being carried out […]

  • 14 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    On the heels of record-breaking container volumes in March and April, South Carolina Ports Authority yesterday celebrated another milestone with the arrival of the biggest container ship ever to call the US East Coast. “The deployment of 13,000 twenty-foot equivalent (TEU) vessels to East Coast ports marks a new era in the global container shipping […]

  • 13 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Coast protection work has begun which will protect and enhance the Children’s Corner area of the south beach at Lowestoft. The work, which started yesterday, will include protection measures against high erosion pressure, restored beach access and installation of a promenade guard-rail. This is the second part of a two-phase scheme funded by a £2.9m […]

  • 11 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Orion Marine Group, Inc., a leading heavy civil marine contractor serving the infrastructure sector, yesterday announced Chris DeAlmeida, Orion Marine Group’s Chief Financial Officer will be presenting at the 2014 8th Annual Imperial Capital Global Opportunities Conference on Tuesday, September 18, 2014. The intensive one-day conference has consistently delivered valuable insights and unique investment opportunities […]

  • 20 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded a contract worth around $150,000 to IEA Inc., a small business, to install RADAR reflectors along the outer one mile of the Sabine Neches Waterway (SNWW) southern rock jetty in Jefferson County, Texas. Jetties, also known as stone breakwaters, minimize wave action along the shoreline and […]

  • 13 March 2012

    The NSW Government today announced $891,100 in funding to assist local councils to plan for and reduce the impacts of coastal hazards and erosion. Minister for the Environment Robyn Parker said the funds were allocated under the second round of the 2011-2012 Coastal Management Program. “An additional 16 projects have been allocated funds to help […]

  • 10 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection’s Division of Coastal Engineering is expediting a project that will clear dangerous shoals from Little Egg Inlet, a major thoroughfare for boat traffic between southern Long Beach Island and Brigantine to the south. The sand will be used to replenish beaches on portions of southern Long Beach Island […]

  • 9 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    State Representative David Gomberg announced that the legislative Coastal Caucus has worked with the Governor’s office to secure emergency strategic funding for dredging in Yaquina Bay. The Bay was previously scheduled to be cleaned and deepened by the Army Corp of Engineers. However, approaching winter weather means the project would be delayed due to the […]

  • 14 December 2012

    Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) CEO Alicia Barton McDevitt today announced the release of the construction bid for the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal. The announcement closely follows the project’s environmental approval on Nov. 19 by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Once constructed, the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal will be the first facility in […]