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  • 30 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation and NOAA’s Office for Coastal Management has announced more than $43 million in grants to improve the resilience of local communities and wildlife habitat in the face of increasingly severe and frequent natural disasters. The grants will support natural and nature-based infrastructure that will help people and wildlife recover […]

  • 18 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES) has been awarded a $500,000 grant by the National Science Foundation (NSF) to lead a coalition of scientists from around the country to study the impact of storms, sea-level rise, and climate change on estuaries and bays. This national Research Coordination Network (RCN), part of NSF’s […]

  • 11 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) has announced the last planting of the 54 acres restoration of degraded wetlands on Staten Island’s West Shore. The wetland was successfully restored through the Saw Mill Creek Mitigation Bank pilot program, a first-of-its-kind program in New York City. Mitigation banking provides the opportunity to use public-private financing […]

  • 17 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Redwood City, California, announced last week that Fiscal Year 2017-18 was its best year in history, generating $8.6 million in revenue and over 2.3 million metric tons of cargo moving across the port docks, a 49% percent increase in cargo over the prior year.  Commenting the latest release, Lorianna Kastrop, Port Commission chair, […]

  • 4 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    It’s the end of an era for American River levee work as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers contractors began installing the last stretch of seepage cutoff wall at the Natomas East Main Drainage Canal in north Sacramento this week. Once this and related levee work at the city’s H Street and Howe Avenue bridges […]

  • 13 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Ten design teams that entered the San Francisco Resilient by Design Challenge have been selected to map how the cities’ bay area can best respond to rising sea levels. Three of these selected teams include Dutch participants (One Architecture, Deltares and Arcadis) that can contribute directly with knowledge and experiences from flood risk mitigation in […]

  • 30 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. announced that Oceanport, NJ will be receiving more than $3.69 million in federal funding to replace the city’s Borough Hall, which sustained severe damages as a result of Superstorm Sandy.  Pallone also announced that $2.98 million will be allocated to repair the seawall in Monmouth Beach and Sea Bright, which was […]

  • 16 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Construction activity continues on the foundation of the New NY Bridge with the ongoing installation of permanent piles. Excavation and preparation work for installation of permanent sound barriers continues along I-87 northbound/I-287 westbound in the area south of exit 10 in Rockland County. On Monday, Dec. 16, and Tuesday, Dec. 17, the northbound right-hand lane […]

  • 16 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards outlined the details of a $160 million project to restore and nourish two barrier islands and one headland on the southern perimeter of the Terrebonne Basin on September 13. Weeks Marine, a marine construction and dredging contractor with a branch headquarters in Covington, Louisiana, won the construction bid. According to […]

  • 31 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite, USACE Commanding General and 54th U.S. Army Chief of Engineers, has signed the the Adams and Denver County Chief’s Report recommending to implement flood risk management solutions along Weir Gulch and Harvard Gulch in Adams and Denver County, CO, and restore aquatic, wetland, and riparian habitat along the South Platte […]

  • 19 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Large Diameter Drilling (LDD), an Acteon company, has won a contract to supply drilling equipment and personnel for the delivery of foundation installation services at Liverpool 2, the new deepwater container terminal for the UK port. The contract is part of a major initiative to expand Liverpool’s dock area and to improve local infrastructure; the […]

  • 22 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) has received an Environmental Protection Award at the prestigious International Bulk Journal Awards 2011, organized last week in Antwerp, Belgium. Upon acknowledging the dedication to protecting the environment in which it operates, ADPC was praised for its investment in the building of a USD 240 million Environmental Breakwater that ENCOMPASSES […]

  • 16 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards yesterday announced that Louisiana’s Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) has received $2.2 million from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) Board of Directors to be used toward the completion of the East Timbalier Island Project design. “This is another significant step to help advance this important project as part of […]

  • 4 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Schleswig-Holstein recently granted Hamburg permission to continue to deposit dredged material near Buoy E3 in the North Sea. The new permission substantially increases the scope for action to continuously keep the water level deep in the Port of Hamburg. “For the around 10,000 seagoing vessels annually calling at the Port of Hamburg, reliable water depths throughout […]

  • 4 October 2011

    Dr. Lucien Halleux, explains that some of the risks associated with dredging and land reclamation projects cover multiple financial, technical and operational aspects. And as with any other industrial activity, the risk control of dredging operations starts with a thorough understanding of the processes and a comprehensive analysis of the associated risks, in order to […]

  • 30 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Abbott Government has announced an independent review of how two leaking incidents occurred in the protective wall of Gladstone Harbour. “”It is clear that there has been a failure in the bund wall at the Port of Gladstone. An Independent Review of the Port of Gladstone was commissioned by the Australian Government in February […]

  • 4 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Three Rhode Island communities will serve as new pilot projects to increase coastal resilience to climate change impacts, such as sea level rise, flooding, and increased storminess, according to the Rhode Island Sea Grant. The project will explore landscape methods that are natural – or that mimic nature – to restore ecosystem services (habitat and stormwater […]

  • 15 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin has announced £1.7 million funding to help repair small ports and harbors across England damaged by winter storms. Twenty one communities will benefit ranging from Cornwall to East Riding. McLoughlin said: “Our small ports are vital to the livelihoods of the communities they serve and are the lifeblood of the local […]

  • 20 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Mornington Peninsula Shire Mayor Sam Hearn, Nepean Councillors Bryan Payne and Hugh Fraser and John Baker CEO are leading a plan with DELWP and scientists to restore Portsea beach. Aided by David Kramer from the Futurefish Foundation, who has a history of steering tricky but successful State Government funded projects, Mr Kramer has joined Mayor […]

  • 17 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) has provided more than $2.5 billion to clean up contaminated harbors, restore fish habitat and keep invasive species out of the Great Lakes, according to a study by the University of Michigan’s Research Seminar in Quantitative Economics. According to the study, every federal dollar spent on GLRI projects between 2010 through […]

  • 7 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    EcoShape, the foundation that carries out the public-private Building with Nature innovation program, said in their latest announcement that the preparations for the Clay Ripening pilot project are in full swing now. “Yesterday we started digging the drainage trenches to remove excess water from the Delfzijl location,” said EcoShape. Excessive levels of sediment in the Eems-Dollard […]

  • 30 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded a contract to Kimrick Performance Group LLC, a small business, in the amount of $1,877,831 for construction of a wider channel bottom that will enable larger storm water conveyance at Sims Bayou, in the vicinity of Hiram Clarke and Buxley bridges. The contractor is required to […]

  • 23 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    On August 5th following the construction of the International Port of Colombo South Container Terminal Project in Colombo, Sri Lanka, an opening ceremony was held to officially open the Port for use. President of Sri Lanka, Mahinda Rajapaksa was present at the site, as well as China Communications Construction Company’ s Assistant President, Song Hai […]

  • 11 November 2014

    U.S. Senator Patty Murray yesterday delivered remarks at the Washington Council on International Trade (WCIT) Conference to discuss steps the next Congress can take to promote trade and global competitiveness. Murray called for both parties to build on bipartisan work done this year on the budget, appropriations, and other issues, and work across the aisle […]

  • 16 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Tigers Realm Coal (TIG) has completed acquisition of the Beringovsky Port and Coal Terminal located 35km to the north east of the Amaam North deposit and the proposed Project F mine. The port is presently fully operational and under the terms of the sales agreement, the port will continue to ship up to 70,000 tonnes of […]

  • 21 January 2014

    Last week an agreement was finalised and signed between CT Offshore and Gwynt y Môr Offshore Wind Farm Limited, covering free-laying, installation and burial of 63 cables of the in total 161 inter-array cables at one of Europe’s largest offshore wind farms. The cable laying and installation will be conducted by the company’s own cable […]