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  • 2 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Cork Company (POCC) said in its latest announcement that their latest dredging campaign is currently underway and will last six weeks, until the end of October. Under the project’s timeline, the city quays element is scheduled to be completed by October 9th. “The Port of Cork Company (POCC) are responsible for maintaining […]

  • 16 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Cork City Councillors yesterday voted to give Part 8 planning permission to the €6 million public realm and flood defense plans for Morrison’s Island which will remove 80% of the flood threat in the city center. Councillors voted  22 to 6 in favor of the proposed scheme. Commenting the latest news, Lord Mayor, Cllr Tony […]

  • 14 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Cork City Council is seeking Part 8 planning permission for a €6 million Morrison’s Island Public Realm and Flood Defense Project. The proposed scheme includes the remedial/strengthening works to the existing quay walls and the construction of integrated flood defense works. These quays are the lowest lying in the city center and are a source of […]

  • 27 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite, Commanding General of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and 54th Chief of Engineers, yesterday inked the Raritan Bay and Sandy Hook Bay, Highlands, New Jersey, Coastal Storm Risk Management Chief’s Report. This project spans a geographic distance of approximately 8,000 linear feet along the bay shoreline of Highlands, which […]

  • 27 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The CEDA – IADC book Environmental Aspects of Dredging (Ed. Nick Bray) published by Taylor & Francis in 2008 is now available in Russian language. The idea to translate the book emerged during the seminar ‘Eco-friendly Dredging in the Modern World’ that took place in 2009 in St. Petersburg, Russia. The seminar was organized in […]

  • 2 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    Port of Coos Bay, OR, has just released this amazing photo from their recent dredging project at the shoaled area off Point Adams. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers contracted with JE McAmis to conduct coastal dredging at ports throughout the coast. Following completion of their work to conduct annual maintenance dredging of the Charleston […]

  • 24 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    A large tidal marsh restoration project at Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge in Delaware is progressing according to schedule. Located along the marshes of the western Delaware Bay, Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge protects more than 10,000 acres of valuable coastal habitat. During severe storms, most notably Hurricane Sandy in 2012, the dunes along the […]

  • 24 January 2020
    Business & Finance

     Harbor Media, the Hingham community’s media hub, has just released this amazing video named Hingham Harbor Dredging Project 2019. In the video, Harbor Master Ken Corson meets Cashman Dredging Superintendent Corey Welch and taking a look at what’s it like to live and work on a a dredge. This tour provides the viewer with […]

  • 14 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The next European Marine Sand and Gravel Group (EMSAGG) seminar on Marine Sand and Gravel – Ireland will take place on November 16th 2017 in Cork, Ireland. According to CIRIA, this event is free to attend and will bring together experts from across Europe, with experiences in winning and the use of marine aggregate, to explore marine […]

  • 16 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Cork yesterday outlined plans for Phase 1 of the Bantry Inner Harbor Development which the Port of Cork will undertake on behalf of its subsidiary company, Bantry Bay Port Company. The scheme marks the start of the regenerating of the inner harbor and is in keeping with the total Inner Harbor Development scheme […]

  • 11 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A $38 million marsh restoration project to build storm and sea-level rise resilience into the natural landscape is underway at Delaware’s Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge. The project is repairing breached marshes and reconstructing severely damaged shoreline, including critical dune restoration. Approximately 4,000 acres of back-barrier tidal marsh are being restored, which will enhance and […]

  • 7 December 2009
    Project & Tenders

    Bahrain Bay’s CEO Bob Vincent says despite a tough year, the US $2.5 billion mega project has delivered on its infrastructure requirements and greater momentum is forecast for 2010… Source: Arabian Business; December 5, 2009

  • 16 June 2020
    Business development

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District (USACE), is seeking public comment on the Coos Bay North Jetty Maintenance and Repairs draft Environmental Assessment (EA) in Coos County, Oregon. The draft EA was prepared in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), the Council on Environmental Quality’s NEPA regulations (40 C.F.R. parts 1500–1508), […]

  • 29 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has just released this very interesting video about recently completed restoration project at Delaware’s Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge. Beginning in 2015, the federally funded project increased storm resiliency and remediated damage to the marsh from Superstorm Sandy in 2012. Specifically, the project aimed to restore over 4,000 acres of […]

  • 25 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Tidal Marsh and Barrier Beach Restoration Project at Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge, located east of Milton, Delaware, is the recipient of a 2019 Climate Adaptation Leadership Award for Natural Resources in the “Federal Government” category.  The award was established in 2016 to recognize outstanding and innovative projects “that are advancing the resilience of […]

  • 23 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The US Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District recently awarded a $28.6 million contract to Mike Hooks LLC of Westlake, Louisiana, for the Calcasieu River Ship Channel maintenance dredging project. The channel was formed by channelization of the Calcasieu River from Lake Charles to the Gulf of Mexico—36 miles—and an additional 32 miles out […]

  • 24 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Van Oord, a Dutch contracting company that specializes in dredging and land reclamation, has just published its annual report 2014. The annual report 2014 looks back on an exceptional year, according to CEO Pieter Van Oord: “The year was special because for the first time in our history, our turnover broke the two billion euro […]

  • 1 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Chesapeake Technology, Inc., (CTI) is launching its biggest SonarWiz release since 2010 at the Ocean Business show in April.  The new SonarWiz has a modern look, visible enhancements to all modules (sidescan, sub-bottom, bathymetry, and magnetometry), more integrated plan-view and 3D visualizations, and for the first time introduces bathymetry amplitude processing. John Gann, V.P. Software […]

  • 24 May 2012

    Ocean Trenching Technologies Pty Ltd.’s Board of Directors confirms current market speculation that the company is looking for a buyer. Director of OTT Mr. Tom Wilson said “Due to unforeseen personal circumstances OTT, Australia’s largest registered and wholly Australian owned subsea trenching company is currently on the open market for sale.” Established in early 2011, […]

  • 23 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Since the beginning of 2014, DEME managed to  maintain its order book at a fairly high level of about 3.0 billion EUR thanks to new orders, well spread worldwide across dredging, energy related and environmental activities. The total value  of these new orders represents approximately 660 million EUR. Dredging and port construction In Porto Sudeste, Brasil, […]

  • 4 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    American Construction Company is working away in the Upper Bay this morning, completing dredging between River Miles 12 and 15, Port of Coos Bay reports. Contracted by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, American will remove approximately 1,000,000 cubic yards of material between now and October 31st of this year. The project will take the […]

  • 29 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Chris Coons yesterday delivered remarks at the Energy and Water Development Subcommittee hearing on President Trump’s funding request and the budget justification for the Corps of Engineers and the Department of Interior’s Bureau of Reclamation. Following his opening remarks, Senator Coons questioned Lieutenant General Todd Semonite, Commanding General and Chief of Engineers, U.S. […]

  • 26 February 2014

    Dredging, maintenance, environmental legislation and the Dutch example topped the agenda during a flooding early bird meeting at #NFU14 this morning. The session saw the publication of the NFU’s flooding manifesto, suggesting that farmland and rural communities are too often sacrificed as the lowest priorities when water levels rise. And it provided an opportunity to […]

  • 26 December 2011

    Environmental groups are blasting a decision this week by Oregon’s Department of State Lands, because it could open the door to controversial export facilities in Coos Bay. Oregon officials say they have never approved such a large dredging project in an estuary. “We did look at the projects that the port had tried to establish, […]

  • 2 July 2020
    Business development, Infrastructure, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Mobile Pulley Works (MPW) recently won the Capital Improvements Contract from Mike Hooks, LLC for the design and construction of the 27-inch Cutter Suction Dredge (CSD). To improve efficiency and promote innovation within the industry, Hooks will be adding a new, state-of-the-art, 27-inch Cutter Suction Dredge to the existing 4 dredge fleet. The new CSD […]

  • 9 July 2020
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics, Vessels

    American Construction Company, contracted by the Army Corps, has started maintenance dredging operations in the Coos Bay harbor from River Miles twelve to fifteen. According to the Port of Coos Bay, maintenance dredging work will be performed continuously, 24 hours per day and 7 days per week, and is scheduled to be completed October 31, […]