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  • 2 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer, Congressman Dan Donovan, Borough President Oddo, State Senator Savino, State Senator Lanza and Councilman Steven Matteo called on the Army Corps of Engineers yesterday to officially approve plans for the Staten Island Sea Wall Project. The Army Corps’ Staten Island Sea Wall project, that the Staten Island lawmakers have long […]

  • 23 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) said in their latest release that two new bodies have been identified as the missing crew members of Dominican-registered dredger JBB DE RONG 19, following a collision with the tanker Kartika Segara in Singapore territorial waters last month. “The first body was found south of Raffles Lighthouse […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 1 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Fenwick Island beach replenishment project, scheduled to start in early July, has been postponed and is now set to begin on July 19, the Town of Fenwick Island said in their latest release.  Last year, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District awarded a $19.2 million contract to Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company […]

  • 23 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Boskalis has unveiled a sculpture on the man-made island Punta Pacifica, constructed off the coast of Panama City. The sculpture called Ocean Reef I was presented by Boskalis CEO Peter Berdowski to José Isabel Blandón (alcalde del Distrito de Panamá) in the presence of Alfredo Aleman (CEO Ocean Reef Marina). Boskalis constructed the first Punta […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards with Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority yesterday announced an award of $161.4 million from The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund (GEBF) to fund Louisiana projects that support restoration of the Terrebonne Basin barrier island system: West Belle Headland, Timbalier Island and Trinity Island. “This is […]

  • 4 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    After almost 40 years of discussion and planning, Bridgeport Harbor Marina, just off Long Island Sound in Connecticut, is now open, Marina Dock Age reports.  The marina – part of the Steelpointe Harbor development – is located on an old industrial/commercial site in Bridgeport. The site required dredging both to reduce the pollutants along the […]

  • 3 August 2011

      After months of permitting delays, work to rebuild the beach at Hilton Head Island’s heel can begin as soon as October.   (islandpacket) [mappress] Source: islandpacket, August 3, 2011

  • 7 September 2011

    At the island’s south end, many dune walkovers no longer span dunes. The dunes and their sea oats are gone.. By Edward Fennell (postandcourier) [mappress] Source: postandcourier, September 7, 2011;

  • 9 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, and its Upper Mississippi River Restoration Program partners are constructing a habitat rehabilitation project in Pool 14 of the Mississippi River near Princeton, Iowa, and are seeking comments on the project plan through June 15. Steamboat Island HREP is a 2,620-acre island and backwater complex located […]

  • 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 […]

  • 27 October 2011

    Upgrading the island’s infrastructure, in particular the seaports, has been one of the major objectives of the Ministry of Transport and Wor… (jis.gov) [mappress] Source: jis.gov, October 27, 2011

  • 6 January 2010

    THE Port of Brisbane Corporation has denied recent dredging of the shipping channel off Bribie Island will contribute to alarming erosion on the island. [mappress] Source:sunshinecoastdaily,January 6,2010

  • 19 July 2011

    Gulf Islands National Seashore officials say the sand on West Ship Island will be replenished starting about Aug. 1…   (sunherald) [mappress] Source: sunherald, July 19, 2011;

  • 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, […]

  • 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;

  • 8 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) has wrapped up the land reclamation works for the first part of the K. Maavaru contract – Lagoon Island One. MTCC was contracted last year to reclaim four islands in the lagoon, located  in North Male’ (K.) Atoll, by a tourism property development and management company – Good Catch […]

  • 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 […]