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  • 16 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The South Carolina Department of Parks, Recreation & Tourism (SCPRT) is calling for dredging and beach nourishment project in Beaufort County, South Carolina. SCPRT recently submitted an application to the Department of the Army and the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control for a permit to perform dredging and beach nourishment, using sand from two offshore borrow areas near the […]

  • 14 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has been awarded the first phase of the Marker Wadden development scheme by the Department of Public Works (Rijkswaterstaat). The project scope includes the construction of an island with underwater landscaping. This contract carries a value of EUR 33 million and work will start in early 2016. The initiative for a group of islands (Marker […]

  • 11 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Maldives Transport and Contracting Company Plc (MTCC) CEO, Adam Azim, inspected the progress of Centara Three Island Reclamation Project today. Last year, MTCC signed a contract with a Thailand hospitality management and holding company, Centara Hotels and Resorts, for the reclamation works on three islands in Kaafu Atoll area in the Republic of Maldives. […]

  • 24 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Legislature of the Virgin Islands, during a special session held on July 21st, approved a Coastal Zone Management permit to dredge off the St. Thomas for larger cruise ships and legislation allowing the Virgin Islands Port Authority refinance bonds to save interest and fund the port improvements. Bill No. 30-0443, sponsored by the Senate President […]

  • 15 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Historic Egmont Key will soon receive critical sand thanks to maintenance on the Tampa Harbor channel. The small island has experienced large-scale erosion and structural damage on its western shoreline. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District awarded a $13.4 million contract to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company of Oak Brook, Ill., to […]

  • 10 January 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    J.F. Brennan Construction of La Crosse, Wisc., is ready to begin work on the 2020 Massey’s Ditch dredging project. Massey’s Ditch, an important navigation channel that runs between Rehoboth Bay and Indian River Bay, will be dredged starting this January. During the works, the waterway will be dredged to a width of 100 feet and […]

  • 22 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Board of Public Works recently approved funding for a new Coastal Resiliency Grant Program to help Maryland’s coastal communities enhance their resiliency to the effects of extreme storms and weather. The Maryland Department of Natural Resources program will help design four shoreline improvement demonstration projects across the state with an additional two projects pending. “Maryland is one of […]

  • 12 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Union Government has decided to develop Major Ports at Dugarajapatnam in Andhra Pradesh and Sagar Island in West Bengal through Public Private Partnership (PPP) mode. The Major Port at Dugarajapatnam is expected to be completed by 2018 at an approximate cost of Rs 4006 crores in the first phase. The Major Port at Sagar […]

  • 22 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, has introduced a plan for the High Island dredging project. This deepening program includes dredging of approximately 1,000,000 cubic yards of material from the areas between High Island, Bolivar & Channel and Port Bolivar. The solicitation will be issued on or about August 5, 2013, and the […]

  • 24 August 2012

    Shelby Tucker, project manager for the San Diego Association of Governments, said that the dredger Liberty Island will probably arrive on September 2 at the Imperial Beach. The dredger has finally finished its East Coast project and is coming west to give many North County beaches a massive influx of fresh sand. After Oceanside, the […]

  • 7 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone closing Pea Patch Island Anchorage No. 5 and the upper portion of Reedy Point South Anchorage No. 3 to anchoring operations in order to facilitate dredging in New Castle Range in the Delaware River. This regulation is necessary to provide for the safety of life on […]

  • 19 January 2011

    The Sand Engine project, an innovative approach to coastal reinforcement, will be commencing today along the coastline of the Dutch Province of Zuid-Holland. The project will involve extending the coast into the sea, making it safer and creating a new conservation and recreational area. The Dutch State Secretary for Infrastructure and the Environment, Joop Atsma, […]

  • 1 August 2013

    The Board of Trustees of Kandla Port Trust invites Application from interested parties in accordance with the Request for Qualification (RFQ) Document in order to pre-qualify competent Applicants who can subsequently bid for the Project as per Request for Proposal (RFP) Documents. Kandla Port Trust has emerged as the biggest cargo handler among all Major […]

  • 12 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Mercury Marine is partnering with the Fond du Lac City Parks Department and Fond du Lac Festivals to build a permanent fishing dock on the south side of Oven Island in Lakeside Park. The dock, scheduled to be completed by June, will provide a 130-foot by 10-foot fishing platform. It also will enable the Mercury National […]

  • 9 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    Work on K. Guraidhoo Land Reclamation and Shore Protection Project is moving forward according to schedule, with overall 22% project progress. Reclamation works for the project is currently ongoing, with 20% completion, Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) informs. The K. Guraidhoo Land Reclamation and Shore Protection project consists of 15 hectares of land reclamation […]

  • 24 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The development works, undertaken annually to maintain the shingle embankment which protects people and property from tidal flooding between Snettisham and Heacham, started today and will be completed within two weeks. The embankment is a type of ‘soft’ sea defence, designed to be eroded over the autumn and winter, with repairs made early each year […]

  • 25 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, awards a $1.4 million contract for a construction and dredging project at Northwestern Michigan College in Traverse City, Mich. Located on West Grand Traverse Bay, the college prepares students to be merchant marine officers and business professionals at its Great Lakes Maritime Academy. The $1,471,501 contract was […]

  • 7 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Almost 1.4 million cubic yards, or 70,000 semitrailer loads – that’s the amount of material the Dredge Goetz has removed from the navigation channel in the Rock Island District over the last five years. This figure represents only a fraction of the total amount that has been dredged by the Goetz throughout the St. Paul, […]

  • 9 October 2013

    The Crown Estate has spent £450,000 to upgrade the flood protection and drainage system on its Sunk Island Estate. The works are designed to protect the high grade agricultural land and heritage of the Island. Improvements will be made to the Spragger Clough Drainage Outfall, the structure which prevents the River Humber flooding the Estate […]

  • 12 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Vox Maxima, Van Oord’s largest trailing suction hopper dredging vessel, recently started the dredging operations for the creation of Pluit City, an artificial island in the bay of Jakarta, Indonesia. The Pluit City scheme is being developed by Van Oord–Boskalis joint venture with the completion date set for 2018. Trailing suction hopper dredgers are now dredging the sand that […]

  • 26 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Rep. Bill Posey praised the soon-to-be-completed Canaveral Harbor Sand Bypass Project (Phase 5) as a unified effort that keeps the region’s economic engine running while restoring 3.5 miles of shoreline south of Canaveral Inlet to the pre-inlet levels of the early 1950s. Ealier this week, Canaveral Port Authority Commission Chairman Micah Loyd led a […]

  • 31 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District joined elected officials and partners on May 25, 2018 to celebrate the completion of the Absecon Inlet seawall and boardwalk rebuild in Atlantic City. The project – one of the more complex construction efforts undertaken by the District in recent years – involved building two separate seawall […]

  • 7 August 2012

    Today, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett will host a news conference at the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority’s Packer Avenue Marine Terminal to discuss the progress of the ongoing Delaware River Main Channel-Deepening Project, which is currently deepening the Delaware River’s main shipping channel from 40 to 45 feet. The event will begin at 1:00 p.m. Joining […]

  • 2 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, began a $2,455,000 maintenance dredging contract yesterday to relieve channel draft restrictions in the Brazos Island Harbor (Brownsville Ship Channel) navigation project. “Unanticipated shoaling within the federal ship channel prompted the Brazos Santiago Pilots Association (Brownsville Harbor pilots) to issue a draft restriction limiting vessels calling the […]

  • 20 April 2011

      The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, has awarded a $2.58 million contract to Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company of Oak Brook, Ill., to perform maintenance dredging of the South Brother Island Channel in the East River. Crews will remove approximately from 216,000 cubic yards of material from the bottom of the channel so that […]

  • 4 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    MacArtney France SAS has successfully delivered a portable Multi-Beam Echo Sounder Hydrographic System – designed for small vessels – to the French government organization Collectivité de Corse, in Corsica, France. With 1000 km of coastline, the island attracts many tourists and cruise ships creating the need for an MBES hydrographic system, but one small enough […]