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  • 21 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Lee Zeldin has announced the approval of his request for an extended dredging period for North Sea Harbor. Pummeled by a series of unprecedented nor’easters, North Sea Harbor suffered from increased shoaling and dangerous navigational conditions. The needed dredging equipment arrived at North Sea Harbor on June 7th with the original dredging period scheduled to […]

  • 20 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Following 18 months of litigation, the State of Florida granted final approval for a coastal permit Monday that clears the way for the much-needed joint federal-local Lido Beach shoreline restoration and protection project. The Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s final order adopted the recent recommendations of Administrative Law Judge Bram Canter and granted the joint […]

  • 20 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, has just confirmed its plans to perform maintenance dredging of the Plymouth Harbor Federal navigation project in Plymouth, Mass. “Natural shoaling processes have reduced available depths to as little as 7.0 feet in the 18-foot main channel, 7.0 feet in the 15-foot channel, and 4.0 feet […]

  • 20 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) has selected the Archer Western-Alberici Joint Venture to provide Construction Management At-Risk (CMAR) services for the Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion Project. According to CPRA, the CMAR model integrates the construction contractor during the early design phase of the project to obtain input on cost, scheduling and constructability, which […]

  • 19 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Damen Shipyards Group has awarded Alewijnse Marine a contract for the complete electrical outfitting of the group’s first Marine Aggregate Dredger (MAD) 3500. The highly advanced and efficient dredger – ordered by CEMEX UK Marine Limited – is designed to extract sand and gravel from the sea bed at depths of up to 55 meters, in challenging locations […]

  • 18 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    A global study has assessed the potential risk from dredging to coastal fish and fisheries and identified guidelines that could protect 95 per cent of fishes from dredging‐induced mortality. Dredging operations worldwide are forecast to intensify in the future to meet the demands of an increasing rate of coastal development and shipping activities and up […]

  • 15 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Natural Resources Wales (NRW) has commissioned marine specialist ABPmer to provide guidance on physical processes Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) baseline survey and post consent monitoring requirements for major development projects. Major developments within the marine environment such as port expansion or offshore wind farms have the potential to cause changes to sediment transport, hydrodynamics (waves, […]

  • 14 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Mr. Ron M J Gardner, MSc, CEng FICE, was recently invited by the ICE Kolkata Local Association (LA) members to deliver a technical talk on “Challenges of Dredging for Port & Harbor: Development in the UK and its relevance to Indian Conditions”, Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) said in their latest release. Mr. Gardner was […]

  • 13 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced earlier this week that Presque Isle State Park in Erie, Pennsylvania, will receive $1.5 million for beach nourishment in the USACE’s work plan for fiscal year 2018. On March 8, 2018, U.S. Representative Mike Kelly sent a personal letter to the Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works) to formally […]

  • 8 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    DSC Dredge LLC and Stichweh LLC have entered into a manufacturer’s cooperation agreement to promote each other’s products. Stichweh, LLC is a joint venture company formed with Andrew Snoby and Richard Snoby and SMT-Stichweh Maschinen & Service GmbH (Germany). The main product of SMT-Stichweh, which is approaching its 100 year anniversary, is their washing and […]

  • 7 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Sean Casey, Member of Parliament for Charlottetown, has announced funding of over $12 million towards the expansion of the Charlottetown Marine Terminal, the Government of Canada said in their recent announcement.  The Governments of Canada and Prince Edward Island (PEI) are both contributing up to $4 million through the New Building Canada Fund. The Charlottetown […]

  • 4 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) is warning boaters that excessive sediment buildup at the entrance to Walnut Creek Marina in Fairview, Erie County, may make it difficult to enter and leave the channel until it can be fully dredged. The PFBC started dredging the marina channel earlier in May but found that excessive […]

  • 4 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will host a series of public engagement sessions this summer to update the public on the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) and to seek their input on future priorities. The first engagement session will be held on June 13 in Toledo, followed by sessions in Rochester, Duluth, Milwaukee, Saginaw, and […]

  • 1 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Balfour Beatty, the international infrastructure group, has successfully completed the £63 million Rossall coastal defense scheme for Wyre Council, in partnership with the Environment Agency. To successfully complete the Rossall project, over 10,000 specially manufactured precast concrete units were lifted into position, alongside 86,342 tonnes of rock underlayer and 241,000 tonnes of rock armor sourced from […]

  • 1 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana’s coastal basins need help, the state Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) reported at the biennial State of the Coast Conference at the New Orleans Morial Convention Center yesterday. During a panel discussion led by CPRA Operations Chief Ignacio Harrouch, officials also said that much has been done in each of the basins, and […]

  • 30 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, officials have extended the advertisement for bid invitations for emergency dredging near the West Fork of the San Jacinto River with bidders now having until June 12, 2018. The Corps contracting officers posted the announcement amendment on May 24, 2018 at Federal Business Opportunities website. “Many contractors […]

  • 29 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Jan De Nul Group has just presented the company’s Annual Report 2017 with an overview of its activities and a financial report. According to the release, in 2017, JDN realised a turnover of 1,758 million euro. More important, the company reported continued and even increasing profitability of Jan De Nul Group’s activities. The EBITDA in 2017 […]

  • 29 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. engineering expert Mike Schmidt joined Local Government Minister Stirling Hinchliffe and Bundaberg Mayor Jack Dempsey today to inspect a potential site for the Bundaberg East Levee ahead of community information sessions on 6 June. Minister Stirling Hinchliffe said that this was a great opportunity for locals to hear from a world-renowned engineer about the […]

  • 28 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A series of free guided walks around the Shoreham Adur Tidal Walls flood defense scheme, organised by Mackley, will take place over the summer months, reports the company. The Shoreham Adur Tidal Walls scheme is being carried out by Mackley, working as part of Team Van Oord and on behalf of the Environment Agency, Coast to […]

  • 28 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    An Egyptian delegation recently visited the Netherlands for a series of meetings with Dutch experts on a variety of water issues that urgently need to be addressed by Egypt. The issues that were discussed include integrated coastal zone management (ICZM), rural waste water treatment and agricultural water management, reported the Dutch Water Sector. During one […]

  • 25 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance dredging that will widen and restore safe navigation depths to the Point Grey Channel – the waterway linking the Peel Inlet, Dawesville Channel and Harvey Estuary – is about to begin any time now, reports the WA Department of Transport. DoT Coastal Infrastructure General Manager, Steve Jenkins, said that dredging was vital for continued safe access for […]

  • 23 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Nine teams have presented their final design to make specific areas in San Francisco more resilient to sea level rise, severe storms, floods and earthquakes, reports the Dutch Water Sector. The teams made their final design public during a special meeting in San Francisco, USA, on 17 and 18 May. In 2017, the design challenge started […]

  • 23 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    About 40 percent of the coastal wetlands in the contiguous United States are in Louisiana, but hundreds of thousands of acres of vital habitat have been washed away by natural and man-made disasters, the NOAA Fisheries Service said in their latest announcement. Storms, erosion, and increased sea levels, combined with construction of hard levees, digging […]

  • 22 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The chances of a catastrophic flood again threatening a densely populated South Bay community have been significantly diminished with the completion of the Berryessa Creek project in Milpitas, a $27 million endeavor that is also critical to the extension of BART’s new Milpitas station. The Corps San Francisco District Deputy Commander MAJ Kevin McCormick was […]

  • 21 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Port of Amsterdam recently released the latest update on the IJmuiden Sea Lock Project. In its update for May, the port said that the new fendering system between the Middle Lock and the new sea lock will be completed this month, ending closures of the Middle Lock. The lock gate chambers of the inner and outer […]

  • 21 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Partrac, a Scottish-based marine survey and coastal consultancy group, has been commissioned to assist Universidade Federal do Rio Grande (FURG) in a large scale dredge and spoil disposal monitoring campaign. Under the contract, Partrac is to employ their proprietary dual signature particle tracking technology to improve understanding of the spatiotemporal distribution of dredge spoil, disposed […]