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  • 1 May 2012

    South Carolina’s Blue Ribbon Committee on Shoreline Management will meet today at 9:30 a.m. at the State House Senate Chambers, third floor conference room, 1100 Gervais Street in Columbia. The meeting agenda includes continued committee discussion regarding the issuance of emergency orders and the use of sandbags to protect coastal property. There will be a […]

  • 9 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) last week announced additional work that they plan to accomplish with the funding provided for disaster recovery in Public Law 115-123, the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018, signed into law February 9, 2018.  Among other things, Public Law 115-123 provided $17.398 billion for disaster recovery in six appropriations […]

  • 28 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Indian Infrastructure Magazine is organizing its sixteenth annual conference on ‘Ports in India: New Projects & Initiatives; Opportunities & Challenges’, on January 29-30, 2019 at The ITC Maratha, Mumbai. The mission of the conference is to analyse the key trends and developments in the port sector, discuss the impact and progress under key government […]

  • 24 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Office of Public Works (OPW) will provide €456,000 to fund interim emergency coastal erosion measures in Portrane, set to begin this week, said Fingal County Council in its latest release.  The funding towards the installation of 380 ‘Seabee’ reinforced concrete units along the beach above the Mean High Water Level has been announced by Minister […]

  • 14 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Parks Victoria conducted a site visit with key users of the Cape Conran boat ramp earlier this week to continue discussions on improving distribution of information and updates surrounding the ramp’s condition. Parks Victoria’s District Manager for East Gippsland, Will McCutcheon, said that this was a great opportunity to come together and talk through all aspects […]

  • 11 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District staff executed a modification to the West Fork San Jacinto River Emergency Debris Removal contract June 7, 2019, to dredge an additional 497,400 cubic yards of material that was deposited in the mouth of the San Jacinto River from Hurricane Harvey. “This contract modification will ensure a […]

  • 17 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) announced $59,741,909 in new Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) funding to reimburse the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) for the use of contractors to remove an estimated 850,000 cubic yards of sand and other sediment from waterways in the central region of the state. The additional sand and […]

  • 21 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Boaters at Port of Brookings in Curry County will be navigating deeper waters thanks to a $416,250 disaster recovery grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Damage to the harbor, the busiest recreational port in Oregon, resulted from severe weather of December 10, 2015. Soaking rains triggered heavy silt deposits shed by floodwaters from stream […]

  • 6 October 2011

    Mundra Port and Special Economic Zone, India’s largest private port, has emerged as the sole bidder for Chennai port’s Rs 3,680-crore mega… By Ruchika Chitravanshi & T E Narasimhan (business-standard) [mappress] Source: business-standard, October 6, 2011;

  • 14 January 2010
    Project & Tenders

    AVALON — A major emergency beach fill project that may result in more than 1 million cubic yards of sand being placed on beaches here and Sea Isle City this spring took a major step forward on Friday, Jan. 8. [mappress] Source:capemaycountyherald,January 13,2010;

  • 18 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Royal HaskoningDHV will be the lead sponsor of the networking drinks reception on the first day of the UK Ports Conference. The company has been involved in the successful delivery of many of the major developments at UK ports and terminals including the container terminal Liverpool2, work on Dover Harbor Board port capacity and the […]

  • 7 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    East Devon District Council has completed the excavation of eight trial pits in Exmouth as part of its Beach Management Plan for the town. Exmouth’s 2015 Beach Management Plan (BMP), which was produced by coastal flood and erosion risk management consultants CH2M, established the need for the trial pits. The aim of the BMP is […]

  • 29 October 2012

    Environment Agency has invited bidders to submit their offers for the riverbank R&M work at the Solihull area. This work will cover the following: 1. Channel and defence maintenance activities: The control of aquatic weed across the channel, managing vegetation growth on the channel, desilting activities, raised embankment maintenance and blockage removal. The contractor will […]

  • 24 May 2012

    Lt. Gen. Thomas P. Bostick became the 53rd U.S. Army Corps of Engineers commanding general and U.S. Army chief of engineers during an assumption of command ceremony May 22 at Baruch Auditorium, Fort Lesley J. McNair. Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Lloyd J. Austin III hosted the event. “I absolutely believe Lt. Gen. Bostick […]

  • 20 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Assembly Natural Resources Committee has approved Mark Stone bill aimed to protect California’s coast in the face of sea-level rise, intense weather events, and other impacts of a changing climate. According to Stone, the Assembly Bill 1129 guards coastal access and coastal resources by promoting natural alternatives to seawalls and other defense structures. He added that while coastal […]

  • 20 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, will perform emergency maintenance dredging of the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway (GIWW) at Caney Creek and the Brazos River Floodgates in Brazoria and Matagorda counties, Texas, beginning July 21, 2015. A contract was awarded to Orion Marine Construction in the amount of $1.6 million to remove a combined […]

  • 11 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, began surveying levels of sediment deposits last weekend within the West Fork of the San Jacinto River in response to a State of Texas and FEMA request. To determine the level of shoaling and silt accumulation within the West Fork of the San Jacinto River, a New […]

  • 8 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Congresswoman Janice Hahn has renewed a call that she made last month to the Army Corps of Engineers to make immediate repairs to the San Pedro breakwater.  El Niño storms hit the region this week and battered the already damaged breakwater. As long as the breakwater remains unrepaired, it will be vulnerable to breaching and […]

  • 19 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    In a new effort to protect fish threatened by drought, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) is taking steps to limit activities including suction dredging and certain construction projects in sun-baked rivers around the state. Effective immediately, emergency regulations filed by WDFW prohibit or restrict suction dredging for gold and mechanical removal of […]

  • 13 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Rula Deeb, Ph.D., BCEEM, PHP, has joined Geosyntec Consultants as a principal civil and environmental engineer based in California. She has more than 25 years of experience in private practice and academia addressing the cross-media fate and transport of contaminants and the remediation of complex soil and groundwater sites impacted by nonaqueous phase liquids. Dr. […]

  • 15 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Central Coast Council has agreed to apply for State Government funding to contribute to the cost of dredging the Ettalong Channel and called for the State Government to provide emergency funding in the short term. During the yesterday’s council meeting, Mayor Jane Smith said that the decision on dredging Ettalong Channel provides a clear path […]

  • 30 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The dredger “McFarland” recently cruised down the Elizabeth River in Norfolk, Virginia. The ‘Mac’ is one of four U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ hopper dredges. It conducts emergency and national defense dredging as well as planned projects in the Delaware River and Bay. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, April 30, 2014

  • 24 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is continuing in the process of revising its policies relating to eligibility criteria for levee and coastal projects within its Public Law (P.L.) 84-99 Rehabilitation and Inspection Program (RIP), and is requesting stakeholder input. Under the authority of P.L. 84-99, an eligible flood risk management system can be rehabilitated […]

  • 13 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Governor Scott Walker issued a letter last week to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Director of Civil Works requesting federal assistance for the Village of Mount Pleasant to control severe bluff erosion along the shoreline of Lake Michigan. “The erosion of shoreline is threatening residential housing and the village’s infrastructure,” Governor Walker said. “The […]

  • 26 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    People from Niutao and Nanumanga, outer islands of Tuvalu, rely heavily on shipping operations for the supply of life’s necessities but also to prepare and respond to a crisis or emergency, according to Deltares’ latest announcement. New maritime infrastructures are expected to improve livelihoods for the local population and the resilience of Tuvalu’s maritime sector, […]

  • 7 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Abdullah Al Masabi, Vice President Khalifa Port, spoke about the emerging importance of the Middle East as a growing maritime hub at the conference on 5 November. The forum provided a platform for local and international maritime professionals and industry financiers to discuss the challenges and investment opportunities in the maritime industry in the region. […]