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  • 13 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority Board yesterday approved the following five projects for submission to the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council for consideration under the Council-Selected Restoration Component of the RESTORE Act. – Golden Triangle Marsh Creation Project – a project to restore and protect wetland, fish, and wildlife habitat to help maintain landscape […]

  • 26 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council (RESTORE Council) is beginning the process to develop the next Funded Priorities List (FPL), targeted to be finalized in mid-2020. The FPL is a vehicle through which funds from the Council-Selected Restoration Component, commonly referred to as “Bucket 2”, are approved for specific ecosystem restoration activities in the Gulf […]

  • 5 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council will host a series of webinars to review the process used to develop its Initial Funded Priorities List (FPL) as part of the Council-Selected Restoration Component. The goal of the webinars is to identify what worked and what could be improved to further the cause of comprehensive Gulf restoration. […]

  • 20 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Governor Rick Scott yesterday announced 5 proposals for 20 projects totaling $77 million were submitted to the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council (Council) for consideration under the Council-Selected Restoration Component portion of funding through the Resources and Ecosystems Sustainability, Tourist Opportunities, and Revived Economies of the Gulf Coast Act of 2012 (RESTORE Act). Governor Scott […]

  • 17 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection and Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission will host a Resources and Ecosystems Sustainability, Tourist Opportunities and Revived Economies of the Gulf Coast Act of 2012 (RESTORE Act) funding and projects webinar on October 22nd 2014. There will not be a public meeting in Panama City, as this webinar […]

  • 26 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council (Council) voted on Wednesday, January 24th 2018, to approve funding $1,790,546 in implementation funding for the Robinson Preserve Wetlands Restoration project sponsored by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. These funds will be used to restore 118.2 acres of coastal habitat and restore more natural hydrology, along with related […]

  • 29 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council has made significant progress in finalizing the processes for implementing large-scale restoration projects throughout the Gulf of Mexico. Approval of this process means council members can begin submitting projects as early as next month, with project-vetting activities taking place later this fall. The Council will invest in specific actions, […]

  • 21 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Moray Council’s new £2.4 million dredger is to be named MV Selkie. The name was chosen by members of the council’s economic development and infrastructure committee yesterday. It was selected from a shortlist drawn up from more than 300 suggestions submitted by children from coastal schools in Moray. MV Selkie, being built by Macduff Shipyard Ltd. as […]

  • 29 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    An extraordinary meeting of Shoalhaven City Council, scheduled for this Tuesday, will discuss the tender for the Shoalhaven dredging project. Council called selective tenders following an expression of interest process to undertake dredging works and beach nourishment at Lake Conjola, Currambene Creek and Sussex Inlet. Three companies registered interest for this project and were invited […]

  • 4 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Waikato Regional Council has confirmed a $170,000 contribution to the cost of investigating ways of retaining sand at Buffalo Beach on the Coromandel. The decision, at the council’s latest meeting, will come as part of the regional council’s ongoing support for the Whitianga Coastal Futures project and be a critical next step in identifying long […]

  • 16 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority Board (CPRA), which sanctioned potential legal action against Plaquemines Parish earlier this June, has been just informed that CPRA was able to proceed without the need to resort to legal action to conduct soil borings as part of a geotechnical study for a potential sediment diversion in that […]

  • 31 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Texas Draft State Expenditure Plan (SEP), developed pursuant to the Spill Impact Component of the RESTORE Act (commonly referred to as “Bucket 3”), is now available for public comment until August 27, 2018, reports the RESTORE Council. According to the RESTORE Council, the “Bucket 3” provides funding to the five Gulf Coast states (Alabama, […]

  • 26 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A coastal defence project has pioneered the use of BIM in a new field, proving that the technology is worth pursuing in every area of infrastructure design. It is often thought that building information modelling (BIM) is for buildings. BIM’s advantages are obvious on complex structural projects with building services systerns, convoluted sequencing and endless […]

  • 9 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Children at primary schools in the Buckie area are to help decide the name of Moray Council’s new £2.4 million dredger. A competition is being run over the next few weeks when pupils will be asked to suggest a suitable name for the vessel, which is currently under construction at the Macduff Shipyard site at […]

  • 7 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    During the June 29 Special Called North Myrtle Beach City Council meeting, Council passed second (final) reading of an ordinance confirming financing of the Cherry Grove Dredging Project. The ordinance confirms the selection of Branch Banking and Trust Company (BB&T) as the lender for the upcoming financing for the Cherry Grove Improvement District, and also confirms that BB&T […]

  • 28 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The City of San Luis Obispo Council approved a contract award to MNS Engineers, Inc. last week, for phase I of the Laguna Lake Dredging and Sediment Management Project. The MNS team will provide engineering design options for this dredging project, expected costs and financing options, as well as environmental review and permitting for the project. Public […]

  • 19 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Projects in six Louisiana coastal parishes have been approved by the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council (RESTORE Council) to receive a total of $20 million in matching funds through the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) Parish Matching Opportunities Program. The parishes will put up a total of $6.1 million as their RESTORE matching […]

  • 30 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The dredging scheme on Winnwood Ponds, the naturally occurring waterways located in the eastern section of Addison, TX, will take place in early August. Since they were last dredged in 2000, a considerable amount of silt and sediment has built up in the ponds and now must be removed to restore the storage capacity. This $1.6 million dredging/desilting project […]

  • 8 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC) has developed and is administering a Biodiversity Offset Strategy (BOS) to provide for the long-term conservation of threatened and migratory species, including their habitats in the Western Basin area. TAngler bins have recently been deployed at various boat ramps and fishing structures throughout Central Queensland. The initiative forms part of th […]

  • 20 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    One of the jewels in Brookhaven’s park system – Murphy Candler Lake – should be shining brighter by summer thanks to a maintenance dredging project slated to begin shortly. The Brookhaven City Council recently selected Merrell Bros., Inc, Kokomo, Indiana, to conduct a much needed underwater reclamation project at the lake. The venture is an […]

  • 24 April 2012

    As zvire.com reports, the Paw Paw Village Council members during their April 9 meeting continued their efforts to clean up Maple Lake with approval of a bid for dredging the LaCantina Basin and other selected parts of the lake. John Small, the Public Services Director, presented two bids for the project to the council, with […]

  • 27 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Kingston District Council, in partnership with the Cape Jaffa Development Group, has recently taken delivery of a cutter suction dredger (CSD) from Damen Shipyards Group. The CSD350 will be used to dredge along the breakwater at Cape Jaffa, the Cape Jaffa marina and within Maria Creek Boat Launch Facility in Kingston. “This is the only dredger owned […]

  • 16 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Nigeria’s Federal Executive Council (FEC) has formally approved the ongoing development of the Ibom Deep Seaport & Free Trade Zone in Akwa Ibom State. Felak Concept Limited (Abuja, Nigeria) and MTBS (Rotterdam, the Netherlands) are the Transaction Advisors for the project. The project is monitored by the Ministerial Project Development and Steering Committee (MPDSC). FEC […]

  • 18 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Residents from across Portsmouth will have a chance to come and meet the team behind the Southsea Coastal Scheme at a series of public events. The scheme is responsible for delivering new flood defenses along 4.5km of seafront, from Old Portsmouth to Eastney, to help protect Southsea from major flood events. “The ambition is to create […]

  • 23 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A new phase of ground investigation works for the Southsea Coastal Scheme will begin on Monday, 26 February, reports the Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP). The main program of ground investigation work took place throughout autumn 2017, however there are some areas along the seafront that need additional testing during February and March. According to […]

  • 25 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The World Ocean Council (WOC) is part of a growing coalition of maritime leadership companies, industry organizations and knowledge institutes that has launched “Our Oceans Challenge” – a competition for innovation and solutions to address key issues affecting responsible ocean industry operations. One of the newest WOC members, Heerema Marine Contractors, has catalyzed “Our Oceans […]