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  • 11 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) said in their latest release that they have welcomed support in President Trump’s fiscal 2021 budget for two vital U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) competitive infrastructure grant initiatives, known as BUILD and INFRA.  The association also registered strong concerns over significant declines to other federally funded, port-related programs […]

  • 7 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Federal Government has positioned a dredge near the east end of Dune Road in Hampton Bays to rebuild the beach and dune that has repeatedly washed away in recent storms. Under the Army Corps plan, the dredge will pump 569,000 cubic yards of sand onto the beach during the next month to bring the […]

  • 7 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Port Houston Chairman Ric Campo yesterday testified before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Ways and Means – Subcommittee on Trade, concerning “Trade Infrastructure for Global Competitiveness”. In his testimony, Campo highlighted the critical need to expeditiously widen and deepen the Houston Ship Channel – “Project 11.” He stressed the economic impact of the […]

  • 6 February 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company is putting finishing touches on the Delaware River Deepening project. According to GLDD, the Delaware dredging scheme is almost complete. In their latest update, the company announced that the 12 year project to deepen the 103-mile shipping channel by a depth of five feet between Philadelphia and the Atlantic […]

  • 5 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    APM Terminals Poti has presented its plans for the creation of a deep-water port to the Government of Georgia. The plans require an investment of over $250 million of private capital for phase 1 and a substantial amount for phase 2 in an extensive development of the port infrastructure and superstructure. “This investment in the […]

  • 4 February 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Damen Shipyards recently delivered two new dredgers to the Mexican Navy, among which is the cutter suction dredger (CSD) 650 ARM Laguna Morelos (ADR-19). Following the delivery, the company congratulated the Mexican Navy for the flagging and entering into service the new vessels. The dredger will undertake various dredging, depth maintenance and land reclamation projects […]

  • 4 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Dredge Yard and their sole agent in Sri Lanka recently won an order for a standard cutter dredger (CSD) ECO 300. The order was placed in the last quarter of 2019 and earlier this month, the dredger was successfully delivered to Colombo, Sri Lanka. The company said in its latest announcement that they already commissioned […]

  • 31 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana Coastal Restoration and Protection Authority and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have signed an agreement to investigate the most feasible means of providing additional flood protection and ecosystem restoration for St. Tammany Parish. The agreement launches the feasibility evaluation of projects to reduce flood damages and restore the ecosystem authorized by Congress […]

  • 29 January 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Baggerbedrijf de Boer – Dutch Dredging BV is about to complete dredging works at the Queens Wharf and Caricom Wharves, Port of Spain, and ancillary works for the Government Shipping Service (GSS) of Trinidad and Tobago. According to the Dutch company, the dredging at the Queens Wharf in Port of Spain is being done by […]

  • 29 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The NSW Government has just released the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Western Harbor Tunnel which lays out the route for the project and how it will impact residents and the environment, Jamie Parker, the NSW Member of Parliament for the electorate of Balmain, announced today. It includes plans for: Tunneling under homes in […]

  • 28 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Liberia through the Management of the National Port Authority (NPA) announced recently that efforts are being advanced to ensure the dredging of the Freeport of Monrovia. An NPA Release issued in Monrovia last week said that the upcoming dredging exercise is part of series of plans for greater accomplishments for the Port […]

  • 24 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Environment Minister Rebecca Pow visited the Wallasea Nature Reserve yesterday to see first-hand the extensive efforts to help the coast and its wildlife adapt in the face of climate change. The Minister was touring the Essex site ahead of the introduction of the landmark Environment Bill in the near future, which will address the biggest […]

  • 23 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Dredging in the shallows of the West Arm of Kootenay Lake was completed in Fall of 2019 to avoid future service changes to the Kootenay Lake Ferry Service, the Government of British Columbia informs. During the works, the crews dredged three shallow areas in the West Arm of Kootenay Lake to ensure the long-term navigational […]

  • 22 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The State of North Carolina and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) have announced an additional $2.9 million to reimburse expenses to restore hurricane- and tropical storm-related beach damage. The funds include reimbursing the replacement of beach sand in the Village of Bald Head Island, NC. Hurricane Florence’s storm surge damaged the coastal community’s beach […]

  • 22 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency is bidding to secure £500,000 in government funding to better protect homes and businesses in East Cowes from tidal flooding. According to the EA, if the bid is successful, the scheme would bring increased flood protection to property and public areas of the town, better protecting families and businesses who have experienced […]

  • 20 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The McGowan Government will contribute $200,000 towards a temporary rock wall to protect the infrastructure at Port Beach in North Fremantle, Western Australia. Port Beach was identified as an at-risk location in the Coastal Erosion Hotspots in Western Australia report released last year. This $200,000 contribution follows a State Government grant of $50,000 provided to […]

  • 17 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    New Hampshire Senator Jeanne Shaheen is calling on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to speed up dredging projects for two Seacoast harbors in the coming year. Earlier this week, Shaheen led a letter with U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan and Representatives Annie Kuster and Chris Pappas to the White House Office of Management and Budget […]

  • 17 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The dredging of 1 Mile creek in Port Hinchinbrook, Cardwell is today one step closer with liquidator Offermans agreeing for Cassowary Coast Regional Council to use their existing dredging permits. While there are still significant steps needed to fulfill the Federal Government requirements, this is a positive development for the project, said the Council in […]

  • 13 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Environment Minster Rebecca Pow MP and Environment Agency Chair, Emma Howard Boyd, joined local partners last Friday (January 10) to mark the start of work on an innovative £40 million project to upgrade vital flood defenses in Great Yarmouth. The work, which is expected to complete next year, will upgrade the level of protection from […]

  • 9 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Coos Bay City Council voted earlier this week to approve the latest step towards developing the Jordan Cove liquefied natural gas (LNG) pipeline. The decision, passed four to three by council members, gives approval to dredge a section of Coos Bay for the Jordan Cove Energy Project, KLCC reports. Dredging for a navigation channel could […]

  • 30 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Maldives Transport and Contracting Company Plc (MTCC) has won a contract for the K. Himmafushi Harbor – Phase 2 Project. Director General of Planning Ministry, Fathimath Shana Faarooq, signed the agreement yesterday on behalf of the government and MTCC COO, Shahid Hussain Moosa, put his signature on behalf of the company. Under the contract, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, is currently working on a Coastal Storm Risk Management feasibility study in Fairfield and New Haven Counties, Connecticut and has developed a recommended draft plan for the “Long Wharf” area in New Haven. The non-Federal project partner for the study is the Connecticut Department of Energy […]

  • 20 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Maldives Transport and Contracting Company Plc (MTCC) has been contracted by the Maldives Government’s Ministry of National Planning and Infrastructure to upgrade L. Isdhoo harbor. Director general of Planning Ministry, Fathimath Shana Faarooq, signed the agreement on behalf of the government and the MTCC CEO, Shahid Hussain Moosa, put his signature on behalf of […]

  • 19 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    FEMA has approved $1.2 million for the State of Florida to help Nassau County defray the cost of repairing beach and dune erosion on South Amelia Island following Hurricane Irma. This grant money will allow Nassau county to use contract services to supply, deliver and place 126,050 cubic yards of beach and dune fill to […]

  • 18 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. House of Representatives yesterday overwhelmingly passed a sweeping FY 2020 budget (297 in favor and 120 opposed). If the U.S. Senate passes the Bill on Thursday, and President Trump signs the legislation, then there will not be a government shutdown. In the House approved domestic appropriations bill there is a section titled the […]