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  • 1 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging of Santa Cruz’s north harbor in California is scheduled to begin today using the Port District’s 8″ dredge Squirt. According to a Santa Cruz Harbor official announcement, the dredging permit window ends on February 28, 2020, for fine-grained material, and continues through April 30, 2020, for sandy, coarse-grained material. “Dredging of the harbor is […]

  • 18 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The city of South Padre Island is about to receive $$1.25 million from the Coastal Erosion Planning and Response Act (CEPRA) Grant for the city’s beach renourishment project. This was announced by Reuben Treviño, Coastal Resource and Parks Administrator, following last week’s Shoreline Task Force meeting. According to the Texas General Land Office (GLO), the purpose of the CEPRA Program is […]

  • 12 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    A Grant Agreement has been signed between the Government of the Republic of the Maldives and the Government of the Netherlands to implement a project aimed at remedying the coastal erosion faced by the populations of Gn.Fuvahmulah, S.Maradhoo, Maradhoo-Feydhoo and S.Feydhoo. Minister Abdulla Jihad signed the agreement on behalf of the Government of the Republic […]

  • 16 July 2020
    Equipment, Vessels

    Two Australian companies – Hall Contracting and Atlas Heavy Engineering – have recently banded together to build one of the toughest marine digging buckets in the country. The custom backhoe bucket has been purpose designed for excavating hard rock. Hall Contracting CEO Cameron Hall said that the company had been eager to engage an Australian […]

  • 21 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Cowes Harbour Commission today issued a notice saying that dredge licences have been issued for dredging to begin of the new Eastern Channel from the 2nd January 2019. CHC expects that the main Eastern Channel dredge will be completed within 8 weeks. Once the Eastern Channel has been completed there will be additional dredging operations […]

  • 8 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The USACE, Buffalo District, awarded a $1.39 million contract last week to Tidewater Inc, in support of the Unity Island Aquatic and Riparian Invasive Species Management and Habitat Restoration Project for the removal of aquatic invasive species (AIS) from Unity Island, Buffalo, NY. As part of the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI), the Unity Island project […]

  • 23 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    People and vessels. These are the driving forces behind Jan De Nul Group. Thanks to skilled employees and the ultramodern fleet, Jan De Nul Group ranks at the top of the international dredging industry as well as being one of the largest civil engineering and environmental contractors. The supporting services of the dredging, civil and […]

  • 12 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Egyptian Minister of Transport, Engineer Kamel Al-Wazir, announced the completion of a new multi-purpose terminal in Damietta Port today. The multi-purpose terminal, established under the supervision of the Armed Forces Engineering Authority (AFEA), includes  a 630m long, 17m deep berth and is equipped with a backyard area of 50,000m² with anticipated capacity of about […]

  • 8 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    ConocoPhillips has joined forces with Ducks Unlimited to help enhance and manage coastal habitats in southeast Louisiana by identifying effective coastal restoration and mitigation projects and working closely with diverse stakeholders. The Coastal Restoration Partnership between these organizations focuses on restoration of Louisiana’s coastal marshes and their critical resources for waterfowl, communities and industry, Ducks Unlimited […]

  • 25 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

    Hycom BV, part of the HYDAC-group, has signed an international service agreement with Van Oord. The outline agreement contains a worldwide concentrated system in which partnership is central. The two parties agreed to cooperate exclusively over the next 3 years on maintenance and repairs of all hydraulics on board Van Oord’s 24 ships. The deal gives […]

  • 4 September 2012

    Port of Singapore Authority (PSA) and its partners, Aqeel Kareem Dedhi (AKD) Group of Karachi and the National Logistic Cell (NCL), are ready to sell their share of Gwadar Port to China Harbour Engineering Co Ltd (CHEC). According to atimes.com, CHEC will take over the Pakistan’s port after Singapore decided to pull out of a […]

  • 18 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District has just released this amazing photo from their Brevard County Shore Protection Project.        The project will renourish approximately 13.4 miles of shoreline using 1.1 million cubic yards of sand from the Canaveral Shoals Borrow Area II. The contractor, Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD), will place sand on […]

  • 27 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Universities in Wales and Ireland are joining forces to investigate how coastal defense schemes can be improved by more eco-friendly designs, reported the Welsh Government. More than €3 million of EU funds is being invested in the Ecostructure project, which will develop and trial new methods to enhance the quality of coastal structures, including sea-walls […]

  • 19 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Agriculture, Countryside and Land Management Services of the States of Guernsey has just released the latest update on their L’Ancresse coastal protection project.  The work has entailed the formation of a rock armor protection over the existing toe of the wall, predominantly in front of panels 4 and 5. Boulders in the region of 3-4 tonnes […]

  • 26 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Underwater system specialists MacArtney UK are to host the 52nd Marine Measurement Forum at its Aberdeen premises on Wednesday May 1, 2013. Topics will be of particular interest to scientists, surveyors, engineers and business representatives from institutions and research bodies, societies, manufacturers, survey companies, port and monitoring authorities, dredging organizations, offshore oil and gas concerns. […]

  • 3 September 2012

    The Environmental Protection Agency has awarded the Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium and the Coastal Bend Bays and Estuaries Program $597,333 each to assist in the restoration of disappearing coastal habitats along the U.S. Gulf Coast in Louisiana and Texas. The National Estuary Program (NEP) was established by the federal Clean Water Act to protect and […]

  • 9 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Cowes Harbor’s Eastern Channel dredging project on the the Isle of Wight is moving forward according to schedule.  The dredging operations, conducted by Jenkins Marine, are being carried out by the dredge barge ‘Doreen Dorward’, with the spoil being deposited into two split hopper barges ‘Nab’ and ‘Needles’. Cowes Harbor Commission, the statutory harbor authority for Cowes Harbor, […]

  • 7 December 2017
    Business & Finance

     Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V., global services provider operating in the dredging, maritime infrastructure and maritime services sectors, has just released a very interesting video about their coastal protection work near Heemskerk, the Netherlands. The Papendrecht based company said that the main goal of this capital project was to restore sand at the Dutch coastline, to strengthen […]

  • 23 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Great Lakes Commission will tomorrow, October 24, organize a webinar named “Sediment Choreography: Using natural forces to maintain harbors”. This informational webinar, which starts at 10 a.m. EDT / 9 a.m. CDT, will explore new approaches to upstream management practices using a river’s natural energy to reduce sediment load – and thus the amount of […]

  • 8 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Work is starting on the Environment Agency’s £2.4 million flood risk management scheme in Selly Park South. The Selly Park Flood Risk Management Scheme has been developed by the EA in partnership with St Andrew’s Healthcare, Birmingham City Council and other organisations. The area of Selly Park South has a history of flooding from the […]

  • 29 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO) is partnering Madam Comfort Doyoe Ghansah, Member of Parliament for Ada East, to complete a water project for the people. Wasakuse Water Project involves the dredging of the 12-kilometre water body, which is an extension of the Volta River to Wasakuse and Toflokpoe in the Dangme East District of […]

  • 6 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Additional ferry trips are being provided for people traveling between mainland Surat Thani province and the popular island of Koh Samui as a protest by local fishermen partially obstructs the ferry traffic. Since yesterday, fishermen from Don Sak district of Surat Thani have been demonstrating at the entrance of Seatran Ferry Pier to demand compensation […]

  • 17 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    CARIS has announced the release of the highly anticipated, near real-time data processing and mapping application, CARIS Onboard™. The development of this new technology will revolutionize the way in which bathymetry and imagery data is processed. CARIS Onboard automatically converts data as it becomes available and applies a range of pre-determined corrections, the data can then […]

  • 24 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Environment Agency’s annual flood defence work to protect thousands of coastal properties from flooding is almost complete for 2020. According to the EA, the £7m scheme saw 400,000 cubic metres of sand replaced on Lincolnshire’s beaches. The sand is pumped from the seabed back onto the beach to replace levels lost to the sea […]

  • 2 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has entered into a consent agreement with Pharmacia LLC on a cleanup plan to address dioxin contamination at the Kanawha River Superfund Site in Putnam and Kanawha counties. The cleanup work focuses on a 14-mile stretch within the Kanawha River beginning at the confluence of the Kanawha and Coal […]

  • 25 April 2012

    The Environmental Protection Agency stated that in the following months (probably august) it will start cleaning up a nearly 3-mile portion of Bayou Verdine. This cleanup project calls for dredging and removing hazardous chemicals and debris from the bayou. Activist Charlie Atherton said the development is welcome news after environmentalists pushed for 30 years to […]