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  • 20 July 2012

    Rock removal from portions of the 40-foot deep Main Ship Channel in the Boston Harbor Federal Navigation Project in Boston, Mass., will be conducted under the terms of a $2,231,250.00 contract issued recently by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. Work will be accomplished by Burnham Associates, Inc., of Salem, Mass. The […]

  • 6 June 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District is proposing maintenance dredging/excavation of the Inner Basin shoal at the Harbor of Refuge Federal Navigation Project on Block Island, Rhode Island. The proposed work involves removal of the northeast shoal in the 15-foot-deep Mean Lower Low Water (MLLW) Inner Basin of the Harbor of Refuge […]

  • 1 June 2012

    This is Cornwall reports that preparation for attempts to dredge and develop Falmouth harbour will end up costing about £1 million. So far, Falmouth Harbour Commissioners, one of the partners of the Falmouth Development Initiative, has spent £700,000. Colin Jarvis, of Cornwall Development Company said: “It just shows the level of commitment and manpower that’s […]

  • 22 May 2012

    As part of the habitat improvement and erosion protection works associated with Wightlink Ltd.’s investment into upgraded ferry facilities in Lymington -(Lymington to Yarmouth IOW Service), Land and Water Services Ltd (LAWS) were contracted for the first phase of the saltmarsh restoration works. The works comprised the collection of dredged spoils from marinas’ within the […]

  • 17 May 2012

    EPA and the states of Massachusetts and Connecticut will be holding public meetings in both states next week to discuss next steps for the potential clean up of the Housatonic River in western Massachusetts and Connecticut. EPA and the states have been working cooperatively for the last several months to discuss potential approaches to clean […]

  • 16 May 2012
    Vessels

    Today, IHC Merwede has successfully named and launched the stationary cutter suction dredger, MIONDO, at its shipyard in Sliedrecht, The Netherlands. The company is building the innovative vessel for Marina & Ports Services Ltd, which is based in England. The ceremony was performed by Mrs E. Currie, the wife of Mr D. Currie, Managing Director […]

  • 16 May 2012

    The Quonset Development Corporation is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District for work in waters of the United States to dredge in Narragansett Bay in North Kingstown, Rhode Island, and dispose of the material in the Rhode Island Sound Disposal Site. The proposed Quonset Development Corporation Port of […]

  • 9 May 2012

    Battelle has won a five-year, $15 million contract to support and consult with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), New England District, North Atlantic Division. Battelle will provide technical expertise in support of the District’s mission for maintaining the nation’s waterways, specifically focusing on contaminated sediments, restoration, and remediation. The indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) […]

  • 9 May 2012

    The Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District to conduct work in waters of the United States in conjunction with beach nourishment and shore protection along Winthrop Beach in Winthrop, Mass. The Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) proposes to perform […]

  • 9 May 2012

    The Town of Falmouth is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District to conduct work in waters of the United States in conjunction with dredging areas and using material for beach nourishment in Falmouth, Mass. The Town of Falmouth proposes to dredge a number of areas totaling approximately 418,375 […]

  • 3 May 2012

    The City of Beverly is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District to conduct work in waters of the United States in conjunction with dredging a section of Bass River in Beverly, Mass., and disposing of the material in the Massachusetts Bay Disposal Site. The City of Beverly proposes […]

  • 25 April 2012

    The Old Pin Shop, LLC is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District to conduct work in waters of the United States in conjunction with removal of The Old Pin Shop dam in Oakville, Conn. The Old Pin Shop, LLC is proposing to remove the dam and construct a […]

  • 24 April 2012

    The Tampa Port Authority, together with Hillsborough County and the Southwest Florida Water Management District, announced that a major environmental restoration project at Cockroach Bay has been completed and was dedicated on April 20 with a ceremony attended by about 100 stakeholders and environmental supporters. The Cockroach Bay Restoration Project represents one of the largest, […]

  • 23 April 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District is proposing maintenance dredging of Cuttyhunk Harbor Federal Navigation Project in Gosnold, on Cuttyhunk Island, Mass. The authorized Federal Navigation Project provides for a channel, 10 feet deep and 75 feet wide, from the outer harbor to the westerly terminal in the inner harbor. It also […]

  • 23 April 2012

    Continuing its long association with the City & County of Swansea Council (CCS), Anthony D Bates Partnership (ADBP) have completed the first ever water injection dredging license application in Wales. Although the Marine Management Organisation in England recently decided to delay the introduction of a license requirement for water injection dredging and plough dredging for […]

  • 19 April 2012

    EPA has issued an enforcement order to AVX Corp. to implement the ongoing cleanup work at New Bedford Harbor, including dredging PCB-contaminated sediment from the Harbor and disposing the dredged sediment to an appropriately licensed off-site facility, into a confined aquatic disposal cell in the Harbor, and into confined disposal facilities to be built along […]

  • 18 April 2012
    Equipment, Technology

      Coda Octopus Group, Inc. announced that the world-renowned survey department of Rijkswaterstaat in the Netherlands has just taken delivery of their first integrated Underwater Inspection System (UIS(TM)) from Coda Octopus Products. Rijkswaterstaat’s survey department, whose remit covers mainly inshore rivers and canals, plans to put their new UIS(TM) to a diverse range of applications […]

  • 13 April 2012

    The dredging works on Fleet Pond, Hampshire’s largest freshwater lake, have been postponed until the middle of August. The project will turn the lake from a stagnant ditch into a wildlife haven. But for now the works have been postponed so that they do not disturb nesting birds. During the last few years, the pond […]

  • 11 April 2012

    The Darien Boat Club is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District to conduct work in waters of the United States in conjunction with performing dredging with open water disposal and expanding an existing municipal docking facility in Darien, Conn. The Darien Boat Club proposes to perform new dredging […]

  • 4 April 2012

    The city of Meriden is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District to conduct work in waters of the United States in conjunction with activities to reduce flood risk in downtown Meriden, Conn. The proposed work by the city of Meriden includes excavation and the discharge of excavated and […]

  • 2 April 2012

    Marmon Utility, LLC is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District to conduct work in waters of the United States in conjunction with remediating streambank damages along Bladens River in Seymour, Conn. Marmon Utility, LLC sustained significant streambank damages along the Bladens River during Hurricane Irene at its Keyrite […]

  • 30 March 2012

    Cornwall’s business leaders have welcomed plans to carry out a small-scale dredging trial in Falmouth harbour to measure potential environmental impacts. Last week Falmouth Harbour Commissioners (FHC) revealed it hoped the scientific trial would begin in May, subject to consent being granted by the Marine Management Organisation (MMO), and last for approximately six months. The […]

  • 30 March 2012
    Vessels

    Kotug will soon take over three Damen ASD Tugs 2810 for utilization. The construction of these tugs was commissioned by Elizabeth Ltd in Malta and chartered by Kotug, both part of the Kooren Maritime Services Group (KMS). Two tugs are deployed in the port of Rotterdam and the third will serve in the port of […]

  • 28 March 2012

    The official opening of the new marina at Davis’s Boatyard, Poole, in early March marked the successful completion of another Walcon Marine project on the south coast of England. With the sailing events for the 2012 Olympic Games taking place in August just a few miles down the coast at Portland, Poole Harbour will be […]

  • 19 March 2012

    The Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District to conduct work in waters of the United States in conjunction with improvements to a state fishing access area in Addison, Vermont. The applicant proposes to place fill material and perform dredging in Lake […]

  • 14 March 2012

    During Oceanology International, Coda Octopus Products  and the world’s largest marine electronic equipment rental company, Seatronics, have signed an agreement with an initial investment worth over $1.5m to increase the number of Echoscope(R) systems available for rental worldwide through a joint Technology Access Program, (“TAP(TM)”). TAP(TM) now means clients can contact any Coda Octopus or […]