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  • 28 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Abu Dhabi based National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC) has awarded a $113 million contract to Stevin Rock for the supply of rock to ADNOC’s Ghasha artificial island construction project. Last month, ADNOC awarded a $1.4 billion deal to NMDC for the construction of artificial islands to develop, drill, and produce gas from the Ghasha offshore […]

  • 15 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, reported today that the Channel Islands Harbor dredging project is progressing well and is expected to be completed before the end of February. Channel Islands Harbor Director Lyn Krieger and Los Angeles District Commander Col. Kirk Gibbs recently visited the area, where they were briefed on the […]

  • 22 March 2011

    Manatee County commissioners are lobbying state officials to continue Florida’s commitment for renourishment projects. By Lisa Neff (islander) [mappress] Source: islander, March 22, 2011    

  • 11 May 2010

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Facility, Staten Island New York City 2705 Richmond Terrace, Staten Island NYC Source: GLDD May 11, 2010

  • 9 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer announced that the $7.2 million contract awarded by the Army Corps of Engineers to place 600,000 cubic yards of sand along Coney Island commenced last weekend. Schumer fought for and secured approval for this emergency project as part of the Coney Island Reach project, which extends from West 37th Street […]

  • 2 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer, Kirsten Gillibrand, Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy, and Representatives Lee Zeldin, Tom Suozzi and Rosa DeLauro have announced that the Omnibus Appropriations bill, which is set to pass Congress, includes $8 million in federal funding for the Long Island Sound program. The federal investment is over $4 million more than […]

  • 19 April 2011

    The beach was as bright as a football field under Friday night lights as the bulldozers shoved, sculpted and shaped the sand in the… By Lisa Neff (islander) [mappress] Source: islander, April 19, 2011  

  • 19 June 2010

    Tucked away in the Town of Hilton Head Island’s budget is a relatively small amount of money for a study that could have big implications…   [mappress] Source: islandpacket, June 19, 2010;

  • 19 September 2013

    PT Intiland Development Tbk (DILD) plans to develop an artificial island megaproject in Pluit, North Jakarta. The project is applying the concept similar with Palm Islands in Dubai, Uni Arab Emirates. According to the plan, the artificial island is located not far from one of Intiland’s signature projects, Regatta. For the initial phase, the 150-hectare […]

  • 26 October 2010

    Abu Dhabi National Oil Company has awarded the development of Das Island reclamation and shore protection contract to Van Oord. The contract value amounts to EUR 200 million. Execution of the project will start at end of October and is scheduled for completion in December 2011. Das Island, situated 110 km off the coast of […]

  • 30 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Hilton Head Island Government has just announced the completion of their 2016 Island wide Beach Renourishment Project. The Town’s contractor Weeks Marine, Inc. completed sand placement activities in the overnight hours on December 29. Since the start of the project in June, more than 2.5 million cubic yards of sand have been placed […]

  • 21 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Gov. John Bel Edwards announced yesterday that $796 million in projects for coastal protection and restoration are currently in progress according to the January 2018 report by the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA). There are 71 total active projects: 24 projects currently in construction, 39 projects in engineering and design, and 8 in the […]

  • 18 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, announced the availability of the Draft Environmental Assessment (DEA) for the Fire Island Inlet to Moriches Inlet Stabilization Project and the opening of the window for the public to submit written comments regarding it. With the passage of the Disaster Relief Appropriations Act of 2013, the […]

  • 28 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    TMS Ltd crews are currently in the Shetland Islands, a subarctic archipelago in the Northern Isles of Scotland, working on Toft Pier development. According to their latest project update, the weather has been testing them, but the sixth pile gate has now been set up on the seaward side. “Now that the piles are complete […]

  • 9 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    A jetty in Mare Harbor, aimed to improve military capability in the Falkland Islands and improve life for personnel on the Islands, has been completed by VolkerStevin for the Defense Infrastructure Organization (DIO). Work to upgrade the jetty was officially opened recently by Geoff Robson, DIO’s Chief Operating Officer. This £19m contract is part of […]

  • 26 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Conservation groups lost an appeal last week in Fulton County Superior Court challenging the Georgia Shore Protection Committee’s issuance of a permit to Sea Island Acquisition LLC for construction of a groin in an ecologically-sensitive area of Sea Island. The Southern Environmental Law Center representing One Hundred Miles and GreenLaw representing Altamaha Riverkeeper argued that […]

  • 29 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The USACE, St. Paul District, and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will celebrate the completion of the Capoli Slough Islands Habitat Rehabilitation and Enhancement Project during a public ceremony at public boat launch in Ferryville, Wisconsin, on May 13. The ceremony will include remarks from representatives of the USACE, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, […]

  • 9 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is seeking public comments on plans to unload 500,000 cubic yards of dredged material from Corps Island, near river mile 799 of the Upper Mississippi River.  The project would involve unloading dredged material from Corps Island, a temporary placement site within the Corps’ 9-Foot Navigation Channel Maintenance Management […]

  • 16 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is seeking public comments for two proposed new dredging locations on the Mississippi River within the navigation channel in Pool 10, adjacent to Clayton County, Iowa, and Grant County, Wisconsin. The proposed action would include the establishment of new dredge cuts near Catfish Slough and Hovie […]

  • 2 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, said in its latest announcement that their Poplar Island development program is progressing very well.  This work is part of Baltimore District’s Poplar Island expansion project, which is a partnership with the Maryland Port Administration, to create an additional 575 acres using clean material dredged from the […]

  • 13 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, has awarded a small business contract in the amount of $2.3 million to Affolter Contracting Company Inc., for dewatering of the Spilman Island Placement Area. “Spilman Island Placement Area provides capacity for maintenance material dredged from the Houston Ship Channel and Barbours Terminal Channel projects,” said Tricia […]

  • 17 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The waters off Gallops Island were identified as the ideal location for a proposed reef that would be built out of rock material dredged from Boston Harbor during a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers harbor deepening project slated for 2018, the Nature Conservancy just announced. Along with Northeastern University, the Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries […]

  • 25 September 2012

    Sen. James C. Sheehan, who led the battle against a mega-container port, stated that aside from quality of life issues, a mega-container port is undesirable because it is not economically viable. Senator Sheehan, who also served on a recent legislative commission studying port development in the state, said “the idea of building a mega-container port […]

  • 11 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The president’s budget for fiscal 2017 (FY 2017) includes roughly $109.3 million in gross discretionary funding for the Civil Works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District. Colonel Edward P. Chamberlayne, Baltimore District Commander, said: “In addition to funding our flood risk management projects across the Mid-Atlantic region, the proposed budget includes […]

  • 23 December 2010

    Hilton Head Island officials should navigate very carefully as they consider what role, if any, to play in dredging south-island marinas…  (islandpacket) [mappress] Source: islandpacket, December 23, 2010;

  • 23 December 2011

    Sri Lanka will use sand nourishment to shore up defences against sea erosion in Marawila, a fishing and tourism area north of the island’s…   (lankabusinessonline) [mappress] Source: lankabusinessonline, December 23, 2011;