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  • 4 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Angus Council scheme to dredge Arbroath’s flagship marina and keep it as navigable as possible is still on the table, waiting for the approval of the authorities. Shearwater Dredging Ltd. has been awarded the contract to remove 12,000cum of silt from the inner and outer harbors as well as the navigational channel. According to the Council, they are […]

  • 7 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    A new Moray Council’s dredging vessel, called Selkie, is expected to begin sea trials later this week. The £2.4 million vessel, built by Macduff Shipyard Ltd, will be the only dredger in Scotland operated by a local council. It will service the council-owned harbors at Buckie, Burghead, Hopeman, Findochty, Portknockie and Cullen as well as […]

  • 3 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Stone Harbor Council approved this week an extension of the dredge period to April 30, with demobilization by May 14, in order to allow the separated sand to be placed on the beach, according to the Stone Harbor Property Owners Association. Stone Harbor recently received permits to place recovered dredge sand on the beaches from […]

  • 6 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Practical completion of the $3 million Whisper Bay Breakwater and Boat Ramp Project has been achieved, with the facility to be open for public use from Monday, 11 January 2016, according to the Whitsunday Regional Council. Mayor Jenny Whitney said that the civil works for the breakwater and causeway were completed before Christmas, with the site […]

  • 10 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council voted yesterday to approve the Initial Funded Priorities List (FPL) pursuant to the Resources and Ecosystems Sustainability, Tourist Opportunities and Revived Economies of the Gulf Coast States Act of 2012 (RESTORE Act). The FPL includes funding for seven projects in Louisiana totaling approximately $52 million. “We are very pleased […]

  • 10 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Greater Wellington Regional Council has decided that Option A is the preferred approach to providing flood protection in the stretch of the Hutt River between Ewen Bridge and Kennedy-Good Bridge, accepting the Hutt Valley Flood Management Sub-committee’s recommendation on the options.  This means that the scheme will now go forward for preliminary design, costings and implementation […]

  • 17 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council (Council) will next month meet to vote on approval of the Initial Funded Priorities List (FPL) and the Spill Impact Component Rule (Rule), pursuant to the Resources and Ecosystems Sustainability, Tourist Opportunities, and Revived Economies of the Gulf Coast States Act of 2012 (RESTORE Act). U.S.Secretary of Commerce Penny […]

  • 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 […]

  • 19 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Phase one of the Barnstable Harbor dredging project that will remove some 8,000 cubic yards of sand has been approved by the town council. The decision to approve the $490,000 worth request for dredging of the outer entrance of Barnstable Harbor was reached at Thursday’s town council meeting. Work on the phase one will begin in November, with the second […]

  • 16 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The global engineering, project management and construction company, Bechtel has become a member of the World Ocean Council (WOC), the international business alliance for Corporate Ocean Responsibility. Bechtel brings considerable experience and expertise in the design, engineering and construction of sustainable ports and coastal infrastructure. The company has worked on more than 80 ports and […]

  • 16 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Rheudasil Park Pond is now just few steps closer to receive its long-awaited makeover after the Flower Mound City Council approved funding for the bank stabilization and dredging project. The decision to proceed with this dredging and bank stabilization project was reached at the Council’s September 8th meeting. In addition, the Council agreed to add dredging and stabilization of the two ponds at Wilkerson […]

  • 14 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council (the Council) has just released a draft Initial Funded Priorities List (draft FPL). Using funds from the settlement with Transocean Deepwater Inc., the Council is seeking to provide near-term, on-the-ground ecosystem benefits, while also conducting planning activities designed to build a foundation for future success as additional funds become available […]

  • 10 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    At an extraordinary meeting on Monday, August 3, 2015, Grey District Council, after an in-depth consideration of all its options, resolved to purchase a Launceston dredger from Tasmania, Australia. “The dredger has been fully inspected on behalf of the Council and found to be in very good condition and ideal for our purposes,” they stated. […]

  • 7 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Councillors got their first close-up view yesterday of a new custom-built harbor dredger being built for Moray Council. The £2.4million vessel will be the only dredger in Scotland operated by a local council. The 25.7m (90ft) dredger is under construction at the Macduff Shipyard Ltd fabrication facility at Buckie, and is expected to be completed […]

  • 26 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Alton City Council has given preliminary approval to Parrott Pointe Marine, Inc. to solicit bids for the Alton Marina dredging scheme, according to Alton Daily News. The cleanup plan for the marina, operated by Parrot Pointe and located at MM 202, just north of the Melvin Price Lock and Dam, includes removal of accumulated […]

  • 9 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    IHC Mining, part of Royal IHC (IHC), has become a member of the World Ocean Council (WOC) to add to the growing global industry alliance for “corporate ocean responsibility”. As a leader in responsible dredging and offshore mining activities, IHC Mining is expanding its scope as one of the pioneers in deep-sea mining with initiatives […]

  • 2 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    DHI – a global leader in marine, coastal and water science and sustainability – has joined the World Ocean Council. The company is seeking to better engage in sustainable development and stewardship of the marine and coastal environment through collaboration with the diverse international ocean business leadership community formed by the WOC. DHI is a […]

  • 18 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The Moray Council and Macduff Shipyards Ltd. have entered into a £2.4 million contract for the construction of new dredger. The vessel will be a replacement for the Shearwater, which the council sold more than two years ago. The new vessel will be built at Macduff Shipyards’ fabrication facility at Buckie harbor which the company acquired last year. Construction […]

  • 18 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The North Myrtle Beach City Council has scheduled a Special Called Council Meeting for Saturday, February 21, at 10:00 a.m. at City Hall, which will include a Public Hearing on the proposed Cherry Grove canals dredging project. At the start of the hearing, the City will provide an overview of the proposed dredging project. Following […]

  • 29 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dean E. Corgey was unanimously reappointed Port Commissioner of the Port of Houston Authority yesterday by Houston City Council. Mayor Annise D. Parker cited Corgey’s broad experience and how it qualifies him to be a member of the Port Commission. “Not only does he bring a labor perspective to the commission, but he also brings an […]

  • 20 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) Governing Board last week approved entering into an interlocal agreement that expands protection efforts and opportunities under the Indian River Lagoon National Estuary Program (IRL NEP) and creates the Indian River Lagoon Council to lead the work. In the coming weeks, the agreement is set to go before each of the partners […]

  • 7 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    During a special meeting on January 12, at City Hall, the North Myrtle Beach City Council will consider a Resolution describing the proposed Cherry Grove Canals Dredging Project improvement district and improvement plan. The proposed Resolution will also identify the proposed project time schedule, estimated cost of improvements, and the amount of those costs to be derived from assessments, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 15 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Angus Council has invited bidders to submit their offers for the Arbroath Harbor maintenance dredging project. This deepening scheme will involve a dredging activity to remove 8,250 m³ of material from the inner and outer harbor and navigation channel. The dredged material from each activity is to be deposited at sea approximately 1.75 nautical miles […]

  • 4 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A draft supplemental environmental assessment for repairs to the Council Bend chute in Pottawattamie County, Iowa is currently available for public review. The draft supplemental EA evaluates the environmental impacts of repairing a chute scour hole that formed along the southern bank during the 2011 Missouri River flood. The purpose and scope of this supplemental […]

  • 29 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Waikato Regional Council said it is committed to working closely with Thames-Coromandel District Council (TCDC) and local communities to manage coastal hazard risks, such as erosion and flooding, in the face of any increased sea level and climate change pressures. The comment follows the release of a statement from TCDC focusing on the need to […]