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  • 14 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Environmental Protection Agency has announced a plan for the Maamendhoo Harbour dredging program. The mentioned harbour is located in Gaafu Alifu Atoll, Maldives. The project involves new and maintenance dredging of an area of 22,230 m2 to a depth of -3.0 m MSL, extension of the existing breakwater and construction of quay wall and revetments. […]

  • 2 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (December 26-January 1, 2017).   Port of Baltimore VIDEO: Other Uses of Dredged Material The Port of Baltimore has just released this very interesting video named ‘Other Uses of Dredged Material’.   First Commercial Marine Biofuel Tested on CSD EDAX […]

  • 7 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, is proposing a shoreline erosion protection project on Enders Island in Stonington, Conn. A masonry seawall protects the Enders Island facility (St. Edmund’s Retreat) and associated property and facilities from storms, but the wall is currently in poor condition, especially on the southeast side, USACE said. […]

  • 28 February 2014

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, is extending the comment period until March 28, 2014 on the proposed maintenance dredging of the Mystic River Federal Navigation Project (FNP) in Groton and Stonington, Conn. This will allow people more time to comment. The state of Connecticut is the local sponsor for this proposed […]

  • 29 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Chris Murphy,Congressman Joe Courtney and U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal made the following statement after the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a proposed dredged material disposal site designation rule for eastern Long Island Sound.   In the proposed rule, the EPA recommended an environmentally suitable location to dispose of a portion of dredged material […]

  • 17 November 2009
    Project & Tenders

    The area around the pier is dredged to make it deep enough for the 220,000-tonne cruise ships it has been designed to berth. Sand will be stored on the land next to Dr. A.C. Wathey Cruise and Cargo Facilities until it is trucked to Pond Island or funnelled via a pipeline to Great Salt Pond […]

  • 27 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dredging of the Capt. L. A. I. Chance pier in Fort Bay began yesterday as the equipment to carry out the project arrived on the island. Contractor Devcon International is executing the work. When the project is complete the area inside harbor will have increased depth of 15 feet from its current depth of 11 feet. […]

  • 21 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Kirsten Gillibrand, Charles E. Schumer, Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy have announced their bipartisan legislation to continue to support the restoration of Long Island Sound passed out of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, bringing it one step closer to full Senate passage. The legislation now heads to the Senate floor and the […]

  • 9 November 2012
    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 will host a public meeting in Groton, Conn. on Wednesday, Nov. 14. The Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) is being developed with […]

  • 20 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Hong Kong Government yesterday revealed an ambitious plan for the construction of the Kau Yi Chau Artificial Islands and related key projects under the Lantau Tomorrow Vision plan. According to Secretary for Development Michael Wong, the cost for the construction of Kau Yi Chau Artificial Islands, reclamation at Sunny Bay and Lung Kwu Tan, and the […]

  • 6 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Suffolk County Executive, Steve Bellone, has announced approval for  plans to appropriate $2.1 million in funding for the dredging of various county waterways to improve navigability for boaters and to improve waterways. “It is critical that we continue to properly maintain our waterways so that everyone can use them safely,” said Suffolk County Executive Steve […]

  • 5 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Deputy Commanding General, Major General Rick Stevens, spent two days with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ North Atlantic Division this week. Major General Rick Stevens yesterday participated in a pre-construction inspection of areas on Staten Island where the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, will shortly […]

  • 25 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    A $9.3 million grant has been awarded to the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) to increase knowledge of the lower Mississippi River and how large-scale Coastal Master Plan projects will affect the ecosystem, navigation and economic activity. According to CPRA, the grant from the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council (RESTORE Council) will fund […]

  • 9 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Ocean City Mayor Jay Gillian said in his weekly address that the construction of dune crossovers and dune fence installation as part of the southend beach replenishment project will continue while the Liberty Island hopper dredger undergoes repair work. “The construction area will be tightened up and cleared of as much equipment as possible,” Gillian […]

  • 29 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Vortex Marine Construction was recently awarded a maintenance dredging contract for the Federal navigation channel on Smith Island in Somerset County, Maryland, reports the FedBizOpps. The $3.2 million project includes dredging of the Twitch Cove and Big Thorofare channels to their authorized depth of 7 feet (MLLW), plus two feet of allowable overdepth, and a width […]

  • 2 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Last weekend a Dutch Risk Reduction (DRR) team traveled to West Africa on request of the government of Guinea. The island of Kaback in Guinea is severely affected by the floods caused by dike breakthroughs and land erosion. This resulted into loss of agricultural land, siltation, water, and food security problems. These problems are increased […]

  • 30 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    This spring’s beach management activities at Hayling Island which consist of recycling beach material from Gunner Point and the Coast Guard Revetment to the Eastoke frontage are now complete, Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP) reports.  Contractor Les Searle Group moved over 33,000m³ of material for Havant Borough Council, making impressive progress in just three weeks. […]

  • 24 November 2009

    The Defense Department’s plans to build a deep draft wharf that can support a transient nuclear powered aircraft carrier inside of Apra Harbor may be considered a critical component of the buildup, but the construction of such berthing won’t come without some consequences on the island’s ecosystem… Source: Kuam News, November 24, 2009;

  • 26 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    As the sun on the dredging season in the Midwest inland areas began to set, operations were starting to heat up on the east coast for J.F. Brennan Company (Brennan). For a third straight year, Brennan has had the opportunity to procure work in the milder maritime climate throughout New England during the winter months. […]

  • 8 April 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District awarded a $3,410,000 contract, March 23, to restore Black Wall and Rulers Bar Marsh Islands in Jamaica Bay, N.Y. The contract was awarded to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company to beneficially use clean sand from the New York-New Jersey Harbor 50 foot deepening project to […]

  • 24 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (November 18 – 24, 2019).   Avalon Beachfill Scheme Completed The hydraulic beach fill project for Avalon, NJ, undertaken by Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD), successfully concluded on Sunday, November 10th.   Elbe River Dredging Project Remains on […]

  • 5 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Barnhill Construction crew is halfway through with the habitat restoration activities on Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge. Partners at the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) and the contractor are excavating sand behind the Oregon Inlet Terminal Groin in order to improve habitats for migratory birds. Sections within a 3-acre area will be dug out to […]

  • 15 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Arcadis Nederland BV has introduced a plan for the harbour construction works on the island of Aruba. This contract will include: – Construction and repair of embankments; – Land reclamation; – Dredging works; – Installation of bollards. The development works will be carried out on the island of Aruba in the Netherlands Antilles. The project […]

  • 9 October 2012

    According to the village’s newsletter, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is soliciting bids for the dredging of a channel adjacent to Bald Head Island. The dredging program will replace sand on South and West beaches on the island. The bid calls for dredging of sand that is expected to be used to shore up […]

  • 2 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Officials from the City of Tybee Island (GA), the Army Corps’ Savannah District and Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company personnel recently held a pre-construction kickoff meeting regarding the upcoming Tybee Island Supplemental Beach Renourishment Project. The $13.8 million renourishment deal, which will finish early in the new year, will place 1.25 million cubic yards […]

  • 2 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular photos published on our website during the past year.   DEME’s TSHD Marieke During Abidjan Project DEME – an international group specialized in dredging, land reclamation, dyke construction, flood defense work, port construction, etc – has released this beautiful photo taken during the reclamation works for a […]