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  • 11 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) will be the organizer of the Managed Realignment Lecture 2015 in London. Managed realignment is an approach that involves altering the location of the line of defense against coastal, estuarine or fluvial flooding. The event will highlight two managed realignment schemes, drawing out the key learning points for application to future projects: […]

  • 31 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    At the Port of Corinto, on Nicaragua’s Pacific Coast, a DOP Submersible Dredge Pump 150 has started on a capital dredging project. The municipality of Corinto has decided to build a wave barrier that will protect the town against the wave intrusion. The delivered DOP150 is equipped with a cutter unit, and has been attached to a […]

  • 9 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    J.E. McAmis, a California based dredging contractor, wrapped up two projects in Coos Bay, Oregon this past weekend. The first included clearing the entrance channel into Charleston Harbor under an ongoing Army Corps’ project. The second project involved emergency dredging for the Port of Coos Bay at the Charleston Harbor fuel dock. The Port of Coos Bay […]

  • 27 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Littlehampton Harbour, located on the south coast between Chichester and Worthing and close to the South Downs National Park, has just issued local notice to mariners about the beginning of dredging works at the Shoal bank.  The mariners are advised that dredging will take place on the shoal bank on the west side of the main channel at […]

  • 18 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    In cooperation with the Van Oord – BAM International consortium, is constructing a world-class container terminal in Moín, Costa Rica. APM Terminals signed this $992 million 33-year concession contract with the Costa Rican government to design, finance, construct, operate and maintain the new Moín Container Terminal on the Caribbean coast back in 2011. The Moin terminal will be built […]

  • 7 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Anaklia Development Consortium (ADC) has just released the Anaklia Deep Sea Port Project Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) scoping report for public comment. The proposed deep sea project is located in the region of Samegrelo, on the Black Sea coast of Georgia. According to ADC, the Anaklia Port will be developed in a series of […]

  • 30 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The WEDA Pacific Chapter 2015 conference will be held in San Rafael, CA, from Wednesday, November 4th, to Friday, November 6th, 2015. Wednesday session will include Corps/Industry Meeting from 1-3 pm, Ports Meeting 1-3 pm, 2015/16 Federal Dredging Program presentation from 3-5 pm. Thursday’s agenda will consist of technical presentations and a luncheon program. Friday morning will […]

  • 10 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Baker-Polito Administration yesterday announced more than $2.2 million in funding to support local efforts to increase community preparedness and resilience to coastal storm and climate change impacts, including storm surges, flooding, erosion and rising sea levels, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts informs. These grants were provided by the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs’ […]

  • 25 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has announced the completion of several major initiatives undertaken with Hurricane Sandy emergency funding. They include updated maps and consolidated databases related to offshore sediment resources, made possible through cooperative agreements between BOEM and 13 Atlantic states from Florida to Maine in 2014. The second major accomplishment is […]

  • 7 April 2014

    Residents of the Capricorn and Curtis coast regions are being urged to participate in a discussion regarding water quality as the Newman Government delivers on its commitment to have a Gladstone Healthy Harbour Report Card in place by the end of the year. Queensland’s Environment and Heritage Protection Minister Andrew Powell has released new water […]

  • 28 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Lincshore, the Environment Agency’s multi-million pound flagship scheme, finished on Friday 23 May. This year’s campaign began on 17 April following on from work to rebuild the sand dunes north of Mablethorpe that were badly damaged by the December tidal surge. Mark Adams, Coastal Engineer, said: “Once again, we have been using the dredger Breughel, […]

  • 31 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency today published data, case studies and evidence about the role of natural flood management in reducing flood risk. Working with natural processes to reduce flood risk is not a new concept but this is the first time that all the evidence has been brought together, with the intention of enabling more uptake. […]

  • 6 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Conservation leaders, federal and state officials, and other partners gathered yesterday on the Patapsco River to celebrate the removal of Bloede Dam, the Maryland Department of Natural Resources said in their latest announcement.  “Water is life, and healthy rivers are absolutely vital to our health, economy, and communities,” said Bob Irvin, President of American Rivers, […]

  • 12 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    On Wednesday, August 3, the first of a new class of “Neo-Panamax” shipping vessels called the Port of Philadelphia to begin a new phase of transport along the Delaware River.  The MSC Sofia Celeste, an 8,800 TEU (Twenty-foot Equivalent Unit) vessel operated by the Mediterranean Shipping Company, docked at the Packer Avenue Marine Terminal in […]

  • 13 December 2012

    CMA CGM, the world’s third-largest container shipping line, has purchased a stake in the Port of Long Beach’s Pier J, a move that will bring an additional 2.6 million container units to the Port and increase Port revenues by about $70 million over the next five years. The investment makes the Marseille, France-based ocean carrier […]

  • 10 July 2012

    According to noozhawk.com, Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday signed a piece of legislation authored by Assemblyman Das Williams, D-Santa Barbara, that streamlines dredging services in the Ventura Harbor in a more timely and cost-efficient manner. Assembly Bill 482 clears way for the Ventura Port District to utilize contractors for inner harbor dredging that have been […]

  • 6 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The 2017 National Coastal Restoration Conference will take place in Christchurch, New Zealand, from March 22 – 26, 2017. The theme for the 2017 conference is ‘Diverse coastal environments in a time of change’ and being based in Christchurch will show-case the wide variety of coastal landscapes in and around Christchurch/North Canterbury and the Banks Peninsula. […]

  • 25 April 2012

    U.S. Senators Frank R. Lautenberg, a member of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water, and Robert Menendez announced the Subcommittee’s approval of $68 million to make critical improvements to the channels at the Port of New York and New Jersey. This funding would deepen the harbor, allowing larger ships to enter the port […]

  • 28 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    An Egyptian delegation recently visited the Netherlands for a series of meetings with Dutch experts on a variety of water issues that urgently need to be addressed by Egypt. The issues that were discussed include integrated coastal zone management (ICZM), rural waste water treatment and agricultural water management, reported the Dutch Water Sector. During one […]

  • 25 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A two-year post-Hurricane Sandy study led by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to evaluate measures to reduce the risk of flood damage from coastal storms in the Northeast passed a milestone in June 2014, with the completion of a draft report. Now, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, North Atlantic Division, which was directed […]

  • 5 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Co., based on Oak Brook, Ill, has completed an $18.4 million project to rebuild storm-damaged beaches and dunes in southern Long Beach Island while creating a safe navigation channel for nearby Little Egg Inlet. As a result, the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) will place a request with the U.S. […]

  • 26 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Oregon’s Senator Jeff Merkley spoke at the Oregon Coast Economic Summit last week, highlighting his work for Oregon’s coastal communities and promising to keep pushing to maximize funds for small port dredging, a major driver of local coastal economies and an important source of jobs. Merkley also received recognition from the Oregon Legislative Coastal Caucus […]

  • 29 March 2019
    Business & Finance

     The North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP) said in its latest announcement that they are about to undertake a 40 day maintenance dredging program at the Port of Hay Point. Environmental monitoring and management measures are already in place, said NQBP. Maintenance dredging at the Port of Hay Point is critical for maintaining port infrastructure […]

  • 2 May 2013

    The Port of Gulfport is asking the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to study the feasibility of a 47-foot-deep ship channel in Gulfport, reports The Sunherald. The expansion would be needed to handle the larger ships already docking at other Gulf and East Coast ports. One of the Port’s restoration goals is achieving a deeper […]

  • 1 August 2012

    On July 21, CCCC Guangzhou Dredging Co., Ltd. signed an EPC contract for the reclamation and coast restoration project at Xiongyue estuary, Yingkou Economic and Technical Development Zone, with a contract value of 710 million yuan. Located at Xiongyue estuary, Liaodong Bay, with a land area of 2.05 square kilometers, a reclamation area of 1.3 […]

  • 29 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Waterschap Hollandse Delta has invited bidders to submit their offers for the dredging works of waterways which are located in the Barendrecht area. This deepening contract will involve: – Removal of dirt and zinc flotation – 20 t; – Dredging and transporting dredged material to dredge depot; – Dredging and transport of dredged material within a […]