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  • 14 February 2019
    Business & Finance

     HTV Houston Television, with its mission to effectively communicate relevant information concerning municipal and related governmental and community services, has just released a very interesting video update about ongoing  San Jacinto River dredging program. This emergency cleanup program was awarded to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company (GLDD) on July 6, 2018 and covers about two […]

  • 7 February 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Army Corps’ beach replenishment project has begun off Jersey City Avenue in Lavallette (NJ), according to USACE project website. Weeks Marine vessels RN Weeks and Magdalen are currently engaged in this dredging and beachfill operations. The City officials reported that during the works there will be three pipe landings in Lavallette at following locations: Between […]

  • 5 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, yesterday released a Draft Environmental Assessment titled “Louisiana Coastal Area (LCA) Beneficial Use of Dredged Material Program, Barataria Bay Waterway at Jefferson Parish, Louisiana”. This environmental assessment covers a proposal to place fill material in the narrow corridor of wetlands that separate Bayou Perot and Bayou […]

  • 5 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    A Winston-Salem-based nonprofit granted $5 million in state funds aimed to complete what could turn out to be several long-term, storm-mitigation projects along Topsail Island, informs the Coastal Review Online. Resource Institute (RI), which received the multi-million-dollar Division of Water Resources grant last year, will spearhead a yet-to-be formed committee that will prioritize a list of […]

  • 20 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (January 14 – 20, 2019).   Coast Guard Recovers Body of Volvox Asia Crew  After two day of intensive search operation, the Indian Coast Guard earlier this week recovered the body of a crew member of the trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) […]

  • 4 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Beach replenishment operations in Lavallette (NJ) are set to begin December 19, the town officials announced yesterday, following the Council meeting. This was confirmed by the Army Corps, Philadelphia District, which revealed plans for the Lavallette beach works. According to the plans, the current construction estimate is mid December through late April 2019. Weeks Marine hopper dredges, […]

  • 26 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has been selected as a contractor on Saudi Aramco’s Long Term Agreement for Offshore Facilities (LTA) program. Boskalis acquired the agreement in consortium with the United Arab Emirates-based company Lamprell. Lamprell will focus on the engineering, procurement and construction of offshore structures, such as topsides and jackets, and Boskalis will be […]

  • 12 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) along with its partners has been awarded grant funding from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation to continue work to make Rhode Island’s shoreline and coastal habitats more resilient in the face of rising seas and increased storm events. With the awarded funds, the CRMC and project […]

  • 31 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Over the next fortnight, the North Portsea Island Coastal Defense Scheme will reach two major milestones, Portsmouth City Council said in its latest announcement.  The first of these is the re-opening of the coastal path at the Tipner Lake site between the Mountbatten Centre and Horsea Lane allotments at the beginning of November, with landscaping continuing for the […]

  • 23 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is proposing changes to the cleanup plan for the Portland Harbor Superfund site, a 10-mile stretch of the Lower Willamette River in Portland, Oregon. “The proposed changes are based on updated research on one of the chemicals targeted for cleanup. The changes will result in reduced cleanup costs and a […]

  • 18 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency has just released the latest update on the £12 million Exmouth tidal defense scheme. According to the update, a planning application for the project was submitted on 26 September 2018 to the local planning authority East Devon District Council. The Environment Agency is currently carrying out ground investigation works in the area; these include up […]

  • 2 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District in cooperation with non-federal sponsors, the NY State Department of Environmental Conservation and the NJ Department of Environmental Protection announced recently the extension of the public comment period and additional public meetings for the New York/New Jersey Harbors and Tributaries Focus Area Feasibility Study. This coastal […]

  • 1 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Dredging International, a DEME Group subsidiary, and Van Oord have been awarded a major contract for the modernization of the Świnoujście – Szczecin fairway in Poland. The contract, co-financed by the European Union, has a value of approximately EUR 313 million and covers the deepening and widening of the fairway along a section of approximately 62 km, […]

  • 26 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has confirmed awarding the second Jacksonville Harbor Deepening contract (Contract B) to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, LLC, of Oak Brook, Illinois. USACE awarded the base contract earlier this week in the amount of $113,167,400 with a total contract value of $209,813,750. Contract B will deepen […]

  • 23 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, has just released a couple of photos of the FEMA funded emergency dredging operation in the West Fork of the San Jacinto River. “We faced some recent delays due to weather and dredge assembly but the dredge is on station and is now removing debris to help reduce flood risks,” said Alton […]

  • 20 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    According to the latest info sent out by the Army Corps of Engineers’ Galveston District, dredging work on the San Jacinto River is officially underway, Kingwood.com reports. The $69.8 million project, located near Kingwood, Texas, involves dredging and debris removal of 1.8 million cubic yards of sediment that has contributed to recent flooding in the […]

  • 19 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Applicants Mark Lender and Harry Bajraktari are seeking a permit from USACE’s New England District to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with construction of a bulkhead and groins in Clinton, Conn. This work is proposed in Long Island Sound at 155 and 157 Shore Road in Clinton. The project includes the […]

  • 10 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, has just released this very interesting photo of a tender boat towing a dredge pipe for placement within the West Fork of the San Jacinto River dredging project. This 1,000 foot, 24 inch diameter section will be part of a 4.5 mile pipeline and these pipes will […]

  • 7 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District recently awarded a contract to Ryba Marine Construction to repair a portion of the Buffalo South breakwater. The 10,200-foot Buffalo South breakwater protects the Buffalo Harbor and nearby dredged sediment confined disposal facilities. The south breakwater is exposed to deep water wave and ice action, which has […]

  • 31 August 2018
    Business & Finance

     The preparation activities for emergency dredging and debris removal along the West Fork of the San Jacinto River are moving forward. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ contractors launched a 27 ton dredger last Thursday into the river. Two dredgers, measuring 90 feet long, 25 feet wide, were transported in and are being reassembled […]

  • 28 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ contractors launched a 27 ton dredger last Thursday into the San Jacinto River as preparations continue for emergency dredging and debris removal along the West Fork of the river. Two dredgers, measuring 90 feet long, 25 feet wide, were transported in and are being reassembled with dredging set to […]

  • 14 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S Army Corps of Engineers contractors are busy constructing a staging area for the FEMA funded emergency dredging and debris removal along the West Fork of the San Jacinto River near Kingwood, Texas. Last week, over 150 trucks begin moving in floating barges and 24 inch diameter High Density Polyethylene Pipes, reported the Corps. […]

  • 31 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    A joint venture (JV) consisting of Van Oord and Wasa Dredging has secured a contract for the Kokkola harbor and fairway dredging operations.  On July 27, the JV signed an arrangement with Liikennevirasto – Finnish Transport Agency and the Port of Kokkola which covers two dredging contracts in the Kokkola area, Finland. Under the agreement, […]

  • 31 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    One certainty under climate change is that global ocean levels are rising and a new report, led by Washington Sea Grant and the University of Washington’s Climate Impacts Group, provides the clearest picture yet of what to expect in Washington state. The report includes projections for more than 150 different sites along the Washington coastline, […]

  • 20 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The USACE Galveston District announced yesterday that an Illinois based dredging contractor is about to begin initial staging operations for the removal of sediment and debris from the West Fork of the San Jacinto River. Representatives from Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, LLC of Oak Brook, IL, met with USACE’s contracting and project managers for […]

  • 18 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Baltic Connector Oy said in its latest release that the excavation works for the Balticconnector project were completed earlier this week. According to the official announcement, in the following days, the operations will continue with blasting work in the outer archipelago, around 20 kilometers from the shore. “By beginning preparatory work in July, we were able to save enough time […]