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  • 24 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    J.E. McAmis said in its latest announcement that their crews in Longview, WA yard are putting a new timber deck on the ABS Deck Barge – Ellis Island. The Ellis Island (250′ x 76′) will be put into service at the Mouth of the Columbia River to provide critical infrastructure at the South Jetty for […]

  • 20 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Today, on the 10 year anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) reflects on the tragedy and the decade of coastal restoration progress that has contributed to the state’s overall recovery.  On April 20, 2010, the Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion initiated an immense tragedy that took […]

  • 15 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) will host a webinar named ‘Deepwater Horizon 10: A Decade of Restoration’ today. “Join CPRA’s Chief of Engineering, Rudy Simoneaux, for a presentation on CPRA’s efforts to restore our coast since the Deepwater Horizon oil spill that occurred on April 20, 2010,” said CPRA in their latest release. […]

  • 28 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has applied to the Federal Court for a review of the Australian Competition Tribunal’s recent decision on the terms of access by Glencore Coal Assets Australia Pty Ltd to certain services at the Port of Newcastle. The Tribunal re-arbitrated an access dispute between Glencore and Port of Newcastle […]

  • 6 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Wasa Dredging, Finnish specialists in underwater blasting and dredging, is gearing up to kick off a dredging project in Farsund, Norway. According to Wasa, for this over $4 million cleanup program they plan to use the combined dredger and drilling rig Hector, split barges Miika II and Dana II and a tugboat. Scope of the […]

  • 28 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    New Jersey Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. has announced that the Army Corps of Engineers beach replenishment projects in Long Branch, Sea Bright, and Monmouth Beach will begin in December. As a result of Congressman Pallone’s advocacy, the beach replenishment works will restore more than 1.3 million cubic yards of sand to beaches that suffer from […]

  • 9 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Topsail Beach, North Carolina, awarded their channel dredging and beach nourishment project contract to Weeks Marine during a special meeting last week. The $24.6 million project, often referred to as the Local Storm Damage Reduction Plan or SDR, includes dredging the New Topsail Inlet and the side channels in Banks Channel and […]

  • 17 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Construction of Port City Colombo, a brand new city development built as an extension of the Central Business District of Sri Lanka’s vibrant commercial capital, is steaming ahead, creating history for Sri Lanka day by day.  According to the Port City Colombo’s latest announcement, the Parliament of Sri Lanka is scheduled to take up a […]

  • 28 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Fargo Moorhead Diversion Board of Authority has voted to appeal the decision by the Buffalo-Red River Watershed District (BRRWD) to deny a permit for the FM Area Diversion Project and to direct legal counsel to explore all other legal actions. The BRRWD voted 3-3 on the permit application June 24, 2019 at which time […]

  • 20 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The next round of dredging operations in the Metedeconk River is now underway, according to the Brick Township officials. The project, which began late last year, is part of a $16 million scheme to continue returning channels in Barnegat Bay to a state of good repair. The first few days will consist of work during […]

  • 25 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    NextDecade, a Houston based liquefied natural gas (LNG) company, has entered into an agreement with the Port of Brownsville to deepen nearly half of Brownsville Ship Channel, the Texas Secretary of State’s office said in its latest announcement.  During their April 24th meeting, NextDecade CEO, Matt Schatzman, signed the deal to privately fund the deepening […]

  • 17 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    At yesterday’s monthly board meeting of the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA), sediment diversions lead Brad Barth announced that the agency will expand the study for the Mid-Breton Sediment Diversion from 35,000 to 75,000 cubic feet per second (cfs). Scientists and engineers hired to analyze the project have concluded that expanding the study […]

  • 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, […]

  • 17 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Manson Construction Co. will soon begin preparations for the upcoming maintenance dredging of U.S. Naval Station Kings Bay and sand placement at Fernandina Beach and Fort Clinch State Park. According to the Army Corps’ Jacksonville District, Nassau County residents and visitors will begin seeing construction equipment and dredging pipes on Fernandina Beach around November 1 getting […]

  • 4 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Emerald Isle, NC, has just reported that the planned beach nourishment project for eastern Emerald Isle is to be considered later in October. As stated in the report, the new, post-Florence beach profile survey work has been completed, and the new data will be analyzed by coastal engineers in the next few weeks. […]

  • 31 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos yesterday announced the deployment of materials to create a new marine habitat at Fire Island Reef, as part of the state’s ongoing efforts to develop a stronger marine ecosystem off New York’s shores. Fire Island Reef is a 744-acre site located in the Atlantic […]

  • 18 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Northland Regional Council has granted resource consent to New Zealand Refining regarding the proposed Whangarei Harbor dredging project. According to the Council, on the basis of the assessment of effects on the environment, consideration of the measures proposed to offset or compensate adverse effects, and consideration of the relevant objectives and policies of the statutory […]

  • 29 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner, Basil Seggos, yesterday announced that DEC has completed revisions to the Lake Ontario General Permit related to erosion and shoreline damage caused by the historic high-water levels of Lake Ontario during 2017-18, and is extending the permit authority to September 30, 2019. The revisions and extension […]

  • 3 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    BAM International’s project team at Moín Container terminal in Costa Rica has completed the final pour of the 650 metres long and 35 metres wide concrete wharf deck last week. This marks the completion of a significant part of BAM’s scope of the container terminal for APM Terminals. In the coming months BAM International will […]

  • 14 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner, Basil Seggos, has announced that $350,000 in competitive grant funding is available to help communities in the Hudson River Estuary watershed increase resiliency to flooding, protect water quality and enhance natural resources. The grants are provided through New York’s Environmental Protection Fund (EPF) and are administered […]

  • 11 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has just announced that it fully supports the administration’s One Federal Decision Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that was signed Monday by numerous secretaries of federal agencies, including the Department of the Army. President Donald J. Trump established the policy of One Federal Decision for the federal government’s processing of […]

  • 12 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District, has completed the Record of Decision (ROD) for proposed commercial dredging permits on the Kansas River. Five applicants have received proposed permits to extract sand and gravel from the river by hydraulic dredging. The Corps regulates the proposed dredging under the authority of Section 10 of […]

  • 7 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    New York Sea Grant and New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) yesterday announced that $200,000 is available for Great Lakes ecosystem-based management projects through the New York Great Lakes Basin Small Grants Program, which is administered by New York Sea Grant in partnership with DEC. “These grants support eco-based recreation and tourism projects […]

  • 28 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    London City Airport has awarded a contract to BAM Nuttall for a new 75,000m² concrete deck extension. The deck is an important first stage of construction, as part of the £480m City Airport Development Program. According to BAM, the piling and decking contract value is approximately €95 million (£85 million) and BAM Nuttall is supported […]

  • 20 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    HMSML Gleaner, the Royal Navy’s smallest ship and with a crew of just eight sailors, has decommissioned at Devonport Naval Base after 35 years of service. The vessel began her career as the Royal Navy’s Inshore Survey Vessel in 1983. Since then she has operated in the majority of ports around the UK ensuring that […]

  • 9 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos announced yesterday that $1.4 million in grant funding is available to help communities in the Hudson River Estuary watershed, Jamaica Bay, Long Island Sound, Peconic Estuary, and South Shore Estuary Reserve watersheds improve water quality, increase flood resiliency, and conserve natural resources. “At Governor […]

  • 4 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has delayed a certificate of completion for General Electric Company’s massive Hudson River polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB) dredging work. The EPA sent a letter to GE earlier this week, saying that the agency needs more time to complete its review. New York Governor, Andrew M. Cuomo, released the following statement after […]

  • 29 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has published the latest edition of their Terra et Aqua magazine. The new Terra et Aqua shines a spotlight on the dredging industry’s proactive mentality, according to IADC. “The December issue delves into the subject through articles on the following aspects: a methodology for the sustainable development of ports, […]

  • 21 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging for the St. Augustine Beach renourishment project is now scheduled to kick-off December 29 due to a combination of weather and dredge maintenance, reports the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District. According to the Corps, the contractor will temporarily suspend dredging operations the evening of December 31 for the Beach Blast event. The […]