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  • 22 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency is bidding to secure £500,000 in government funding to better protect homes and businesses in East Cowes from tidal flooding. According to the EA, if the bid is successful, the scheme would bring increased flood protection to property and public areas of the town, better protecting families and businesses who have experienced […]

  • 9 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Cowes Harbor’s Eastern Channel dredging project on the the Isle of Wight is moving forward according to schedule.  The dredging operations, conducted by Jenkins Marine, are being carried out by the dredge barge ‘Doreen Dorward’, with the spoil being deposited into two split hopper barges ‘Nab’ and ‘Needles’. Cowes Harbor Commission, the statutory harbor authority for Cowes Harbor, […]

  • 28 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Cowes Harbor Commission has just announced that the Eastern Channel dredge works will begin in January 2019. The dredging will be carried out before the end of the MMO (Marine Management Organization) consented window that runs through to the end of March 2019, added the CHC. The dredging can only be done over the winter due […]

  • 27 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Red Funnel has applied for licences for the construction of the new lay-by berth in East Cowes, reports the Cowes Harbor Commission (CHC). According to the report, this application, submitted to CHC by Ramboll on behalf of the Red Funnel Group, seeks to secure consent to complete dredging and construction work to establish the new lay-by […]

  • 31 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    At the October Board meeting, Cowes Harbor Commissioners discussed the three strategic, interlinked harbor and marine employment sites that are currently at various stages of development. These are the Cowes Outer Harbor Project/Venture Quays development in East Cowes, Kingston Marine Park at Whippingham, and Medina Yard in Cowes. Cowes Outer Harbor Project (OHP) CHC continues […]

  • 19 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Cowes Harbor Commission Annual Report for 2016-2017 has just been published online. Harbor Master Capt. Stuart McIntosh will deliver a presentation of the Annual Report at CHC Annual Public Meeting on Thursday, 25th May 2017, at 1900 at the Island Sailing Club. The Annual Public Meeting is an opportunity to report on the commission’s […]

  • 31 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Cowes Harbor Commission (CHC) is working on a ‘Sustainable Maintenance Dredging Management Plan’, which will be suitable for, and involve all dredging stakeholders in the harbor. According to CHC, the main aim is to develop the plan by the end of the year. All dredging stakeholders will be invited to contribute to the development of the […]

  • 23 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A ‘Port Master Plan’ for Cowes, that aims to address harbor and marine stakeholder development issues, is being proposed by Cowes Harbor Commission (CHC) and major stakeholders following extensive consultation. The Commission’s objective proposes the agreement of a: “Port Master Plan that identifies current and long-term growth strategies to future-proof the port’s infrastructure and services […]

  • 13 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Cowes Harbor Commission recently reported that the harbor maintenance dredging project will be carried out in the early part of 2017. The dredging works will be performed at Shepards Wharf Marina and approaches, the Town Quay mooring basin and the Royal Yacht Squadron basin. These maintenance dredge works were originally planned to take place in 2016 […]

  • 22 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Cowes Harbor Commission (CHC), Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) and the developer of the HCA’s Victoria Quay marina in East Cowes, are working their way to reach the ‘Harbor Infrastructure Funding Agreement’ (HIFA). According to CHC, Negotiations continue towards finalizing the agreement between the parties which will enable delivery of Phases 2 and 3 of the […]

  • 20 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Cowes Harbor Commission (CHC) has just released maintenance dredging schedule for the early part of 2017. According to CHC, the dredging will be carried out at Shepards Wharf Marina and approaches, the Town Quay mooring basin and the Royal Yacht Squadron basin. These maintenance dredge works were originally planned to take place in 2016 but have been re-scheduled […]

  • 25 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Over the past month, progress has continued towards finalizing the ‘Harbor Infrastructure Funding Agreement’ between Cowes Harbor Commission, the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) and their developers Camper & Nicholsons and Westcourt Real Estate. This agreement is essential to provide the funding for the Shrape Breakwater extension and Eastern Channel dredge, the Cowes Harbor Commission said […]

  • 25 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Cowes Harbor Commission’s (CHC) public presentation and review of the Outer Harbor Project was held on 19th May 2016 at the Island Sailing Club in Cowes. Hydrodynamic consultants ABPmer and program managers Marina Projects were also present. The purpose of the meeting was to deliver an update on progress with the Outer Harbor Project (OHP), […]

  • 17 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Cowes Harbor Commission (CHC) undertook a review of the Cowes Breakwater Project in 2015 following concerns and stakeholder comments on the changes to tidal flows and apparent increased sedimentation in the harbor. CHC also committed to carrying out another project review and stakeholder consultation before any decisions are made on the second and third phases […]

  • 7 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The developers of the new Victoria Marina waterfront in East Cowes on the Isle of Wight have begun preparations for the start of the project following the recent completion of the new outer breakwater by Cowes Harbour Commission. Arrangements are now being put in place to secure the developers’ contribution towards the funding of the remaining […]

  • 29 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Boskalis Westminster has just completed the installation of rock armor layers to the new detached Cowes Breakwater. The final handover of the breakwater to CHC will to take place next month. As agreed by Cowes Harbor Commissioners following the July 2015 project review, CHC has prioritized the completion and verification of a new tidal model with consultant hydrodynamic engineers […]

  • 29 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Members of the Harbor Advisory Committee paid a site visit to the new Cowes Breakwater today, Tuesday 29th September, to get a close-up view of the 350-meter long structure and learn about the construction process from contractor Boskalis Westminster. Ben Willows, Chairman of the Advisory Committee (CHAC), said: “We are very appreciative to CHC for […]

  • 10 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Cowes Harbour Commission’s contractors Boskalis Westminster recently began the final stages of works on the Cowes Breakwater project. According to the CHC, this involves a final reshaping of the breakwater’s gravel core, bringing sections into profile before applying layers of small rock that act as a filter to prevent the gravel migrating out of the core structure. […]

  • 10 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Following on from the recent Breakwater Project Review, contractor Boskalis Westminster mobilized at the end of July for the last stage of the Cowes Breakwater build, which will be completed in October 2015. This involves a final reshaping of the breakwater’s gravel core, bringing sections into profile before applying layers of small rock that act […]

  • 6 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The CHC Commissioners met on Friday, July 3rd, for an Extraordinary Board Meeting to consider the formal Cowes Breakwater Project review that addressed the issues of changes in tidal flows and potential changes to the sedimentation regime as a result of the 2014 breakwater construction. The Commissioners received a presentation from their consultant hydrodynamic engineers, […]

  • 28 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Cowes Harbor Commission’s Annual Public Meeting, held recently, saw very good attendance at the Island Sailing Club in Cowes with over 70 people turning out to listen to the Harbor Master, Capt. Stuart McIntosh’s presentation of CHC’s Annual Report and key development projects taking place in Cowes Harbor during 2015. Capt. Stuart McIntosh delivered a […]

  • 20 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Cowes Harbour Commission Chairman Roger Mathias, together with the Commissioners, will be present at the Annual Public Meeting on May 21st where the Harbour Master Capt. Stuart McIntosh will give a short presentation on CHC’s Annual Report for 2014-2015 and the Breakwater Project. The Harbour Master will focus on presenting a full update on the […]

  • 30 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    2015 is set to be a landmark year for Cowes Harbor with the final stages of works on the new detached breakwater commencing in June and construction due to be completed by October. Following a successful winter settlement period of the breakwater’s gravel core, Cowes Harbor Commission (CHC) announced that contractors Boskalis Westminster will soon return […]

  • 13 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    A major dredging project is currently underway at Cowes Yacht Haven, which will allow the marina to continue to cater for small superyachts and large boats over coming years. Substantial investment has been made in dredging, which started on Monday (March 9) and is being carried out by Jenkins Marine. Once the dredging is complete, […]

  • 25 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Following a winter monitoring and settlement period of the new breakwater’s gravel core, Cowes Harbour Commission’s contractors Boskalis Westminster will return today, February 25th 2015, and continue with the project. Boskalis will carry out a week’s re-shaping work using the same plant as last year, an excavator and the Doreen Dorward barge. As part of the February works, […]

  • 13 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Construction works on the new detached breakwater, which started back in May 2014, have been completed for the winter period, reported the Cowes Harbour Commission. Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V., the contractor for the project, has completed the reshaping of the breakwater core in advance of a winter settlement period. A consolidation process, to take place over the winter, will allow for […]

  • 15 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    New detached Cowes Breakwater, delivered by Cowes Harbour Commission, unlocks the harbour’s potential and creates catalyst for investment and job opportunities. CHC appointed Boskalis Westminster to undertake construction of the new £7 million detached breakwater for Cowes on the Isle of Wight. The protection provided by the Cowes Breakwater has now enabled the planned marina […]

  • 17 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The 2014 winter dredging program at East Cowes Marina in the river Medina is in full swing. Dredging operation are being conducted by the Jenkins Marine with the expected completion date set for November 28th 2014. So far everything is going according to scheduled. The dredging is being carried by a dredge pontoon called Doreen Dorward with the […]

  • 3 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    A works license has been issued for dredging to commence at East Cowes Marina on 4th November 2014. The pontoons from Q to T have been removed including the two fixed red navigation lights marking the southern end of the marina. The navigation lights have temporarily been replaced with a yellow flashing light which will […]