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  • 26 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Turkey Bay, Wiggins Channel and Caxambas Pass Dredging Project is progressing well, according to the Collier County latest update. In mid-February crews completed work at Turkey Bay and Wiggins Channel then moved to the next phase of the multi-location project. That phase was dredging sand from Caxambas Pass to replenish the upland area (beach […]

  • 25 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    On the Eastern Shore’s lacey, Atlantic-facing coast, two main channels in Finney Creek and Bradford Bay cut their way inland toward the Victorian-era town of Wachapreague, Virginia. The channels, which provide tourism and commerce to Wachapreague and navigation abilities to the U.S. Coast Guard, have naturally silted over time, but the process was given a […]

  • 19 June 2012
    Project & Tenders

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers employees and retirees, river residents and those affectionately known as river rats lined the banks of the Upper Mississippi River to see the Dredge William A. Thompson make its final voyage, June 12-13. The Thompson left the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers service base in Fountain City, Wis., around 11:30 […]

  • 23 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The construction of the Exeter flood defense scheme is now well advanced with completion of the whole scheme expected at the end of 2018, reports the Environment Agency. The project – a partnership between the Environment Agency, Devon County Council and Exeter City Council – will reduce the risk of flooding to more than 3,200 […]

  • 23 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Louisiana’s Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA), along with the other state and federal agencies of the Louisiana Trustee Implementation Group, announced last week the release of its “Final Restoration Plan #1”. The plan selects restoration projects that will continue to address injuries to the natural resources in Louisiana caused by the Deepwater Horizon oil […]

  • 13 September 2016
    Project & Tenders

    U.S. Senator David Vitter issued the following statement regarding yesterday’s vote in the U.S. Senate to move forward with the Water Resources Development Act of 2016 (WRDA), which will improve flood control and coastal hurricane protection throughout Louisiana. As the Chairman of the Senate Subcommittee on Transportation and Infrastructure, Vitter helped author and advance WRDA […]

  • 6 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has concluded that the proposed use of alternative sand sources throughout the remaining period of federal participation in the Dade County, Florida Beach Erosion Control and Hurricane Protection Project will cause no significant impacts to the environment. A recently finalized Environmental Assessment (EA) contains the finding. The […]

  • 4 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency and their partners are working together to develop a flood alleviation scheme to reduce flood risk to properties, transport links and infrastructure in Oxford. The scheme will involve lowering parts of the floodplain and widening some of the existing rivers and streams that run through it, to increase capacity for flood water […]

  • 25 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Nearly 1,000 acres of environmentally and historically significant properties in the Cooper River watershed are being permanently protected, under a $1-million land preservation program by the South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA). The effort is part of the SCPA’s $12-million environmental and community mitigation package related to the new container terminal under construction at the former […]

  • 11 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District completed its review of the 2012 periodic inspection of the Freeport and Vicinity Hurricane Flood Protection Project, which concluded in an overall rating of unacceptable. The local sponsor, Velasco Drainage District, will host a public meeting June 13 at 6 p.m. at the Lake Jackson Civic Center, […]

  • 12 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A program to manage 330 miles of shoreline, including portions of the Columbia and Yakima rivers, in Benton County is open for comment through the Washington Department of Ecology. The locally tailored shoreline program is designed to help minimize environmental damage to shoreline areas, reserve appropriate areas for water-oriented uses and protect people’s access to […]

  • 5 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Sacramento District, released its final general re-evaluation report and environmental impact statement for the Berryessa Creek project for public review and comment. The document outlines the study’s recommended plan to reduce flood risk from Berryessa Creek which would build new flood walls and box culverts and widen the channel […]

  • 1 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has finalized a plan to clean up the Gowanus Canal Superfund site in Brooklyn, New York, one of the nation’s most seriously contaminated bodies of water. The final plan, announced on the banks of the canal by EPA Regional Administrator Judith A. Enck with Congressmember Nydia Velázquez, state and local […]

  • 29 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A program to manage 5.5 miles of shoreline within Wenatchee’s city limits is open for comment through the Washington Department of Ecology. The locally tailored shoreline program is designed to help minimize environmental damage to shoreline areas, reserve appropriate areas for water-oriented uses, and protect people’s access to public land and waters. Previously covered by […]

  • 14 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is completing a Dredge Readiness and Operations Plan (DROP) for the 160-mile Gulf Intracoastal Waterway (GIWW) to Anclote River. According to the Corps, the plan will outline maintenance dredging locations and anticipated completion timeframes for identified dredging priorities. It is anticipated that all required dredging will take place over […]

  • 21 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency recently held two final public exhibitions on Shoreham Adur tidal walls scheme. The scheme that will reduce the risk of flooding to Shoreham-by-Sea and Lancing is being developed jointly by Coast to Capital Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP), Adur District Council, West Sussex County Council and the Environment Agency. It will provide protection for extreme events with 0.33% […]

  • 24 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Frank Pallone kicked off the start of the final phase of a federally funded beach replenishment project from Sea Bright to Manasquan earlier this week. He was joined at the press conference by Col. David Caldwell, Commander of the New York District of the Army Corps of Engineers. This final phase will cover the […]

  • 27 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The final phase of works to alleviate flood risk to the communities of Smithton and Culloden has begun, according to the Highland Council. Local firm Morrison Construction are now on site for the largest phase of the Smithton & Culloden Flood Protection Scheme which will protect 129 properties that would otherwise be at risk of a […]

  • 10 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The self-propelled megacutter suction dredger Helios will be transported with a semi-submersible heavy transport vessel from Croatia to the Netherlands for the final outfitting at the Royal IHC yard. The launching ceremony for the CSD Helios took place on May 21st 2016 at Uljanik Shipyard in Pula, Croatia. Contract for the vessel (Yard No. 512) was signed in […]

  • 16 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) Acting Administrator Chip Jaenichen joined Guam Gov. Eddie Calvo, Sen. Tom Ada, local official and port representatives to break ground on the final stage of the Port of Guam modernization project. This $50 million port improvement project, administered by MARAD on behalf of the Department of Defense […]

  • 26 July 2010

    The entrance channel to the Port of Nassau will be restricted to a single-lane passage once dredging work resumes to widen the entrance, … By Noelle Nicolls (tribune242) [mappress] Source: tribune242, July 26, 2010;

  • 15 February 2012

    Finishing nearly three years of study on the potential economic opportunities associated with Rhode Island’s ports, a Joint Legislative Commission reported today that development of port infrastructure and growth of maritime industries can result in 1,000 new jobs, $70 million in personal income, $127 million in business revenue and $8.1 million in state and local […]

  • 3 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Frank Pallone (NJ-06), a senior member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, stood with U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Regional Administrator Judith A. Enck and Old Bridge Mayor Owen Henry at the Raritan Bay Slag Superfund Site to announce that EPA has finalized its plan to clean up the site containing dangerously high […]

  • 26 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The final stage of the innovative reed bed creation at Duck Broad has begun with the dredging of Heigham Sound which will increase water depth for boat users. Contractors Goodchild Marine Services are pumping 10,000 m³ of sediment from the navigation channel into a void created by 250 mud-filled gabion baskets. Once the spit of […]

  • 28 May 2012

     Crews are expected to begin removing diesel-contaminated sediment this week from Whitefish Lake, reports flatheadbeacon.com. Jennifer Chergo of the Environmental Protection Agency said a mechanical dredge mounted on a barge will excavate and remove about 400 cubic yards of sediment. The sediment will then be transported by boat to trucks and taken to BNSF’s nearby […]

  • 11 April 2012

      Officials from the Savannah District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have released the final report on the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project. The final report—consisting of a General Re-evaluation Report (GRR) and an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS)—concludes that deepening the harbor from its current depth of 42 feet to 47 feet is economically viable, environmentally […]