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  • 11 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, and the Coast Guard are urging boaters to steer clear of a construction area that will be marked by cautionary buoys near Poplar Island in the Chesapeake Bay. “Crews working on the island have witnessed several incidents where recreational vessels have crossed the work zone and struck […]

  • 14 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, along with partners the Maryland Department of Natural Resources and Somerset County, is currently working on a navigation improvement project at Rhodes Point on Smith Island. The program consists of realignment of a portion of the federal navigation channel in Sheep Pen Gut through dredging; construction of […]

  • 9 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, will participate in a national Corps of Engineers pilot program to use dredged material to improve habitat. The Upper Pool 4 Islands Complex Project is one of 10 projects selected out of 95 proposals submitted throughout the United States. USACE’s engineers plan to develop islands in […]

  • 29 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Nakheel, a Dubai-based real estate developer, has appointed marine engineering contractor Van Oord to deliver 23.5 km of coastline and breakwaters at Deira Islands, its new 15.3 sq km waterfront city in Dubai.  The AED387 million (around $105 million) contract, signed today with Van Oord Middle East Limited Dubai Branch, includes beaches, quay walls, rock […]

  • 15 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Stephanie Wilson, Senior Project Scientist with ESS Group, Inc., chaired the EBC 8th Annual Ocean Resource Management Conference: Update on Dredging In New England – Disposal and Beneficial Reuse held on Thursday, June 26, 2014 in Boston, MA. Under Wilson’s leadership, this program brought together speakers from state and federal government and private industry to […]

  • 16 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) Acting Administrator Chip Jaenichen joined Guam Gov. Eddie Calvo, Sen. Tom Ada, local official and port representatives to break ground on the final stage of the Port of Guam modernization project. This $50 million port improvement project, administered by MARAD on behalf of the Department of Defense […]

  • 3 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Isle of Man Department of Infrastructure has engaged a specialist contractor to dredge the outer harbor at Peel, according to the Isle of Man Government’s latest release. Work will start soon to remove sand deposits from the area around the breakwater, the lifeboat slipway and the groyne. This essential maintenance will support the safe operation […]

  • 21 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Elia Asset NV is looking for contractor to conduct study, construction and maintenance of an artificial island, Alpha, which is to be located approx. 45kms offshore from the port of Zeebrugge on the Lodewijk bank and characterised by a depth of approx. 30m LAT. The entire island must be designed, built and maintained so that […]

  • 21 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The beach nourishment operations at Hayling Island are set to begin today with the dredger expected to arrive at the dredge site, Chichester Harbor Approach Channel, at approximately midday, Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership – ESCP reports.  Once the first dredge has been carried out, the material will be pumped ashore on the next high tide. […]

  • 10 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    EPA has released a Notice of Intent to prepare a Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement to evaluate the potential designation of one or more dredged material disposal sites in Eastern Long Island Sound, and hosted a public meeting in Riverhead, N.Y. on Wednesday, Jan. 9. The Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) is being developed with the input […]

  • 16 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards outlined the details of a $160 million project to restore and nourish two barrier islands and one headland on the southern perimeter of the Terrebonne Basin on September 13. Weeks Marine, a marine construction and dredging contractor with a branch headquarters in Covington, Louisiana, won the construction bid. According to […]

  • 6 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP) will be holding a series of public events over the next couple of days about the North Portsea Island Coastal Flood Defense Scheme. The team behind the scheme will organize two information events this week about the next phase of the project, which will run from Kendall’s Wharf along the […]

  • 21 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Sunoco Partners Marketing and Terminals is proposing to perform maintenance dredging of three berthing areas to their Docks 2, 3, and 4, at the Hog Island Wharf, including 10 years of maintenance dredging, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District reports.  The proposed dredging is located at 11 Hog Island Road, within the Delaware […]

  • 13 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    A landmark environmental project made possible due to a unique partnership between Crossrail and the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) reached a significant milestone this weekend. The first phase of the Wallasea Island Wild Coast project was completed when the new sea walls of ‘Cell 1’ were successfully breached to allow for […]

  • 7 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    A tender has been awarded to Coady Construction & Excavating Limited for improvements to the Bell Island wharf. Just over $3 million is being allocated to prepare the wharf for the arrival of the new 80-meter ice class ferry, the MV Legionnaire in February 2016. “In total, government is investing close to $7 million to […]

  • 10 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and Congressmen Jim Langevin and David Cicilline have announced $891,243 in federal funding for a partnership between Rhode Island and four other New England states to study the effects of coastal storms and develop tools and solutions to help communities respond to these events. The partnership will include researchers […]

  • 19 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Southwind Construction Corp. will start dredging operations on or about 23 November near Sullivan’s Island at the intersection of Breach Inlet and Jeremy Creek. These operations will be undertaken with the dredger Wilko and will run 7 days per week/24 hours per day until approximately 16 February, 2016. Floating rubber and submerged polyethylene pipeline associated […]

  • 7 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Approximately 10,000m3 of dredged shingle has been deposited on the beaches of Eastoke, Hayling Island. The 73 m-long trailing suction hopper dredger “Sospan Dau” used a technique known as ‘rainbowing’ to discharges a mixture of sediment and water and create a mound of material high on the foreshore. This project took place during the last weekend […]

  • 20 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA), Representative Jim Merrill and Senator Larry Grooms yesterday announced the completion of a lease agreement granting oversight of a 50-acre land parcel on Daniel Island to the South Carolina Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism (SCPRT) for public benefit. The 99-year lease fulfills a state budget proviso requiring the […]

  • 8 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The USACE, Buffalo District, awarded a $1.39 million contract last week to Tidewater Inc, in support of the Unity Island Aquatic and Riparian Invasive Species Management and Habitat Restoration Project for the removal of aquatic invasive species (AIS) from Unity Island, Buffalo, NY. As part of the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI), the Unity Island project […]

  • 29 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Cayman Islands Government has approved a $150 million new cruise ship port plan, reported Office of the Premier Alden McLaughlin yesterday. According to McLaughlin, the Cabinet on Wednesday formally approved the cruise berthing facility recommendations regarding project delivery, making room for the next phase. He acknowledged potential environmental risks associated with the project, because of the dredging of the coral and dive […]

  • 8 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, partnered with the Texas General Land Office and the City of South Padre Island to begin a beach renourishment project this week using beach-quality sand harvested from the Brazos Island Harbor Jetty and Entrance channels in South Texas, maintenance dredging project. “We’re very excited about this year’s […]

  • 25 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The first training for Small Island States within the SimpleCoast initiative has just been successfully concluded. The training has taken place in São Tomé, as a joint effort between the GFDRR (The World Bank), Deltares and with great support from the local government. The training has involved participants of most of the organizations operating on […]

  • 11 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has informed shipping, harbor craft and pleasure craft communities in Singapore’s waters that the working period for reclamation work at Jurong Island, off Pesak Basin, has been extended. The operations will now be conducted from 15 June to 15 October. These reclamation works involve removal of existing rocks […]

  • 13 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Work to repair, upgrade and strengthen Island Bay’s seawall will begin next week, according to the Wellington City Council. Contractors Fulton Hogan will have workers on site setting up from next Wednesday 18 November. They plan to complete the job by mid-June next year. Mayor Celia Wade-Brown said that the upgrade work will address structural issues […]

  • 16 April 2013

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) joined the Government and people of the Cook Islands to officially open the upgraded Avatiu Port, which was substantially improved by the Avatiu Port Development Project. “The project has not only extended the life of Avatiu Port, but has already boosted the safety and efficiency of port operations in Cook […]