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  • 24 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Cashman Dredging and Marine Contracting Company, LLC of Quincy, Massachusetts, has won a $9.3 million contract for the Housatonic River dredging project. Work will be performed in Madison, Connecticut, with an estimated completion date of March 15, 2018. Maintenance dredging is required in order to restore most of the authorized depth and width of the channel, […]

  • 5 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Repairs to the shoreline stone revetment at Camp Cronin fishing area in Narragansett, Rhode Island, and emergency repairs to the adjacent East Shore Arm Breakwater of the Point Judith Harbor of Refuge Federal Navigation Project, also in Narragansett, will be completed under the terms of a $5.4 million contract issued recently by the U.S. Army […]

  • 12 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Lessons learnt from last winter’s floods have helped build a new approach so the nation is better prepared and more resilient to flooding, according to the UK Government’s Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs. Improved rain and flood modelling, a significant increase in new temporary flood defenses and greater protection to infrastructure were all outlined […]

  • 3 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Milford Pond Aquatic Ecosystem Restoration program is scheduled for August 2014, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. In order to restore open water habitat suitable for resident fish species and water birds, this project will involve dredging of about 250,000 cubic yards of material from approximately 17 acres of […]

  • 8 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, in partnership with the Maine Department of Transportation, is proposing maintenance and improvement dredging of the Searsport Harbor Federal Navigation Project in Searsport, Maine. The Corps has prepared a Draft Feasibility Study/Environmental Assessment (FS/EA) to examine improvements to the navigation channel for Searsport Harbor. The Maine […]

  • 19 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, has presented a plan for the Guilford Harbor area dredging program. The proposed project will involve maintenance dredging of the Congressionally-authorized Federal Navigation Project (FNP) located in Guilford Harbor, CT, an anchorage located in the East River and Sluice Creek Channel. In addition to these areas, […]

  • 27 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Massachusetts Senator Bruce Tarr visited dredging operations on the Annisquam River in Gloucester last week. Senator Tarr was instrumental in getting the contributed funds from the MA Dredging Program, allowing USACE to award the dredging contract. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, awarded this contract to Coastline Consulting on October 10, 2019. […]

  • 11 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    CLA, the membership organisation for owners of land, property and businesses in rural England and Wales, has welcomed Environment Secretary Owen Paterson’s written ministerial statement on reducing the threat of future flooding. CLA President Henry Robinson said: “Mr Paterson’s written ministerial statement and in particular his commitment to dredging – initially of eight kilometre stretches […]

  • 12 August 2011

      BAM Nuttall has won contract for Pier construction work at Dover Port. Extension of pier A, Eastern Docks, Installation of fendered monopile and piled deck extension to existing pier to accomodate vessels of greater length. Contract was awarded on 28th July, 2011 in Restricted Tendering Procedure. Value of contract is £3 967 884. The […]

  • 23 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    The USACE New England District has received a permit application from Quonset Development Corporation for a work in Narragansett Bay. The project is located at the seaward end of MacNaught Street in North Kingstown, Rhode Island. The proposed scheme includes: the installation of a bulkhead, a pile-supported pier, a catwalk and dolphin system, removal of […]

  • 4 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    At the request of the town of Cohasset, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, is proposing urgently-needed maintenance dredging of the Cohasset Harbor Federal Navigation Project (FNP) in Cohasset and Scituate, Mass. The town of Cohasset is the local sponsor. The immediate proposed work involves dredging of an area in the Cohasset […]

  • 15 October 2012

    Maintenance dredging of the Federal navigation channel into Clinton Harbor in Clinton, Conn., will be completed under the terms of a $1,011,042.00 contract issued recently by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. Work will be accomplished by Select Transportation, Inc., of Hilliard, Ohio. The project is scheduled to start on or about […]

  • 15 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District is proposing to perform maintenance dredging of portions of the Housatonic River Federal Navigation Project in Stratford and Milford, Conn. The proposed work involves removal of up to 300,000 cubic yards of sandy material from portions of the 18-foot main channel. The state of Connecticut is […]

  • 1 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Baker-Polito Administration yesterday announced state grant funds for two river restoration efforts in Chester and Halifax. “These projects will enable these water bodies to be restored to their natural state, improving ecological conditions and allowing wildlife to thrive,” said Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito. The Department of Fish and Game’s (DFG) Division of Ecological Restoration (DER) […]

  • 1 March 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District is proposing to perform repairs to the east breakwater of the Stonington Harbor Federal Navigation Project in Stonington, Conn. The Corps estimates that approximately 3,000 tons of new stone will be needed to restore the damaged sections of the east breakwater to its authorized dimensions. “Several […]

  • 1 September 2020
    Authorities & Government

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District received a permit application from the city of New Bedford for proposed work in Clark’s Cove. The project’s purpose is shoreline protection at West Rodney French Boulevard in New Bedford, Massachusetts. The proposed project in Clark’s Cove involves work to construct a breakwater and perform beach […]

  • 22 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    From October 1, 2014, until January 31, 2015, approximately 60,000 cubic yards of sandy material will be dredged from the Federal Navigation Channel at Little Narragansett Bay. According to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, this deepening scheme will cost between $1 million and $5 million. Under the project planning, a hydraulic […]

  • 1 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) and Hermes Infrastructure have signed an agreement to invest approximately £1.6 billion (C$2.9 billion) in Associated British Ports (ABP). According to the agreement, CPPIB and Hermes Infrastructure will acquire at least 30% stake in ABP and may acquire a further 3.33% subject to pre-emption rights. The transaction is conditional on customary […]

  • 17 February 2011

      The owner and general contractor of a residential development in Ayer, Mass., have agreed to pay a penalty of $27,500 and to donate a 7.6-acre parcel to the town to settle EPA claims that they discharged pollutants into nearby waters without the required stormwater permit and failed to apply for this permit. According to […]

  • 8 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, is issuing an Invitation for Bids for Maintenance Dredging of the Menemsha Creek, in Aquinnah and Chilmark, Martha’s Vineyard, MA. Approximately 60,000 cubic yards of predominantly sandy sediment will be dredged from the 10-ft entrance channel, 8-ft navigation channel, and 6-ft anchorage by hydraulic cutterhead dredger. […]

  • 23 February 2012

    The Board of Selectmen has authorized approximately $200,000 from the town’s Harbor Dredge Fund to be used for an emergency dredging of 10,000 cubic yards of sand in Wells Harbor. The release of town funds is precautionary according to Town Manager Jon Carter since it was made clear on February 8 that the project would […]

  • 22 September 2020
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels

    Associated British Ports (ABP) recently began their annual maintenance dredging programme at the Port of Lowestoft, England. The first on the site was 1968 built grab dredger UKD Cherry Sand. The vessel started dredging operations on September 8th and will stay in Lowestoft until September 20. In early October, two more dredgers will arrive in […]

  • 16 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The New England District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has recently awarded a contract to dredge the channel and anchorage of the Royal River Federal navigation project (FNP) in Yarmouth, Maine. Dredging operations have been revised to commence on October 20, 2014 and will be completed by April 1, 2015. The dredged sediments […]

  • 2 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The 9th International Port & Terminal Technology Conference 2013 will take place in Amsterdam on 27 & 28 November. Abstracts already received from companies such as Kalmar, Inform GmbH, Trelleborg Marine Systems, Marine Construction and Technologies Ltd, Rapiscan Systems, International Terminal Solutions, Englander Knabe & Allen… Established as a relevant, technical and informative event, the […]

  • 17 February 2012

      Graham Construction has announced a £19m deal to build a new port in the north of England. The Company has also recently won business on major marine projects in Scotland including Kennacraig Ferry Terminal and Fife Energy Park. Graham will construct a new 250m jetty, a 195m pier jetty, a floating pontoon and a […]

  • 26 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    An Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (ID/IQ) Remedial Action Contract was awarded recently by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, for cleanup work at the New Bedford Harbor Superfund site in New Bedford, Mass. Work will be accomplished by Jacobs Field Services North America, Inc., of Oak Ridge, Tenn. The contract was awarded on […]