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  • 9 August 2012

    This week, a $800,000 dredging project in Clearwater Harbor has started. Bill Morris, the director of the Marine and Aviation department, stated: „The depth of the Clearwater Pass channels is supposed to be eight to 10 feet but in some places it is five and a half and six feet.“ Flowing below the Sand Key […]

  • 22 July 2020
    Authorities & Government

    Galveston District of the Army Corps has entered into a memorandum of understanding with the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) (a bureau of the U.S. Department of the Interior) and the Texas General Land Office (GLO) to streamline and synchronize Gulf of Mexico sediment resource identification data for use in Texas coastal protection and […]

  • 10 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Congressmen Curt Clawson and Mario Diaz-Balart have announced that dredging of the Gordon River Pass, connecting Naples Bay to the open waters of the Gulf of Mexico, is expected to start in 2016.  Since taking office in 2014, Clawson has worked with Diaz-Balart to convey the importance to the Army Corps of Engineers to allocate […]

  • 7 February 2012

    Leni Gas & Oil plc today announces a short delay to the start of drilling operations at the Eugene Island Field in the US Gulf of Mexico. The current operator of the Ocean Columbia jack-up rig at Eugene Island-51 has had difficulty in withdrawing the legs from the seafloor. Silt jetting and dredging operations are […]

  • 9 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards yesterday sent a letter to President Donald Trump detailing a list of high priority coastal protection infrastructure projects to be considered under the president’s executive order, Expediting Environmental Reviews and Approvals for High Priority Infrastructure Projects. Governor Edwards has proposed that the following five integrated coastal protection infrastructure projects for […]

  • 24 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, recently awarded a contract in the amount of $7.6 million to Manson Construction Company for maintenance dredging of the Freeport Harbor Entrance and Jetty channels in Brazoria County, Texas. The contractor is required to remove approximately 2,517,000 cubic yards of shoal material using a hopper dredge, with […]

  • 30 November 2012

    Galveston Park Board approves $4.2 million beach renourishment project on Galveston Island, reports chron.com. Beach renourishment project is scheduled to begin in September. The project includes replenishment of a mile-long beach area from the end of the Galveston Seawall to Park Board-run Dellanera Park. Galveston Island is a barrier island on the Texas Gulf Coast […]

  • 29 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The United Soybean Board (USB) recently announced a $2 million allocation to help offset the planning, design, and research costs of deepening the lower Mississippi River from 45 ft. to 50 ft. As the USB reported, the 256-mile stretch of the Mississippi River from Baton Rouge, Louisiana, to the Gulf of Mexico accounts for 60% […]

  • 27 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    In May 2013, Konecranes received an order worth USD 56 million (EUR 43 million) from the Port of Houston Authority (PHA) in the US. The order includes four Super Post Panamax STS (Ship-to-Shore) cranes and three RTG (Rubber Tired Gantry) cranes. These will be the biggest Konecranes STS cranes ever built. The STS cranes will […]

  • 18 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The restoration work on the Caillou Lake Headland barrier island, also known as Whiskey Island, is expected to begin within the next couple weeks, Houma Today reports. This rebuilding is part of $627 million in Gulf Coast restoration money BP paid for the 2010 oil spill. From that, Louisiana received $318 million for outer coastal […]

  • 5 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Wetlands Youth Summit, hosted by the South Louisiana Wetlands Discovery Center, will take place on September 9, 2017, at the Terrebonne North Library in Gray, La. The Wetlands Youth Summit aims to bring young leaders together to discuss the various challenges and potential solutions for gulf coast communities. This program is supported by proceeds from […]

  • 21 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Manson Construction from Seattle, Washington, has won an $11.5 million contract for the maintenance dredging works at the Freeport Harbor and Matagorda Ship Channel, according to the U.S. Department of Defense’s (DoD) latest announcement. Bids were solicited via the Internet with three received, DoD said. Work will be performed in Galveston, Texas, with an estimated completion date […]

  • 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 […]

  • 9 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council has released an update to its 2013 Comprehensive Plan. According to the Council, the update provides additional strategic guidance for them to follow as they make decisions on funding projects and activities aimed at restoring the Gulf of Mexico. The Council will meet to vote on the Comprehensive Plan Update and […]

  • 12 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    An affiliate of Gulf Coast Specialty Energy Services, which is a portfolio company owned by Grey Mountain Partners, has acquired Frogco Amphibious Equipment, LLC and Frogco Rentals, LLC.  Steve Saucier, CEO of GCSES, said: “Frogco is a first-rate service provider in a unique market, with a reputation for unmatched equipment quality and a customer-centric approach […]

  • 9 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Weeks Marine Inc. will be busy over the next couple of months with the maintenance dredging of the Southwest Pass in Plaquemines, Louisiana. The $12.2 million contract was awarded by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, the Department of Defense reported yesterday. According to the Corps, the work will be completed with the use […]

  • 8 April 2011
    Business & Finance

      Van Oord will join forces with Canadian based CSL Group Inc. for the technical and commercial management of flexible fallpipe vessels including the MV Tertnes, the MV Nordnes and the MV Stornes. The MV Tertnes, as well as the underlying contracts for each of the three vessels, were acquired by CSL as part of […]

  • 12 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    James Fisher has purchased the assets and intellectual property rights of X-Subsea Holding Limited for a total consideration of £14.8m.   Headquartered in Aberdeen, X-Subsea went into administration on 27 April 2015 following the collapse of its Norwegian parent company Reef Subsea AS. X-Subsea, a designer and operator of specialized excavation, trenching and dredging equipment, was the […]

  • 17 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

      The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management is sponsoring a meeting focused on understanding and maintaining habitat values of offshore shoals on the outer continental shelf (OCS) on Friday, January 24, 2014, in Charleston, S.C. Offshore shoals are commonly proposed for use in coastal restoration projects. BOEM’s objectives for the meeting are: – to foster […]

  • 8 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, has just released a photo of the dredge Mike Hooks working in the Calcasieu Ship Channel. The channel was formed by channelization of the Calcasieu River from Lake Charles to the Gulf of Mexico—36 miles—and an additional 32 miles out into the Gulf. It provides deep draft access […]

  • 13 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    One of the largest ecosystem restoration projects ever undertaken by the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) has restored the Caminada Headland, a 13-mile stretch of beach and dune running from the Belle Pass outlet of Bayou Lafourche eastward to Caminada Pass at the end of Elmer’s Island. The new beach covers an area […]

  • 24 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council (Council) has just released a proposed update to its 2013 Comprehensive Plan. The draft provides important additional strategic guidance for the Council to follow as it makes decisions on funding projects and activities aimed at restoring the Gulf of Mexico. The Council is updating its Initial Comprehensive Plan now in […]

  • 12 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Caminada Headland Back Barrier Marsh Creation – Increment 2 (BA-193) project is moving into the next phase, officials announced on the CWPPRA website. The project entails dredging suitable marsh fill material from designated offshore borrow areas to create an eight mile long stretch of marsh. During the works, dredged material from the Gulf of […]

  • 1 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord‘s flexible fallpipe vessel (FFPV) Tertnes has been to the east coast of Mexico (Bay of Campeche) to execute subsea rock installation projects on pipelines and cables for various main contractors. The ultimate client is state oil and gas company PEMEX. FFPV vessel Tertnes was deployed to the Far East via the Panama Canal […]

  • 11 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Lido Key Hurricane and Storm Damage Reduction Project is scheduled to begin in July, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District reports. The scheme is located on Lido Key, a 2.4 mile long barrier island on the Gulf of Mexico in Sarasota County. The island is approximately 45 miles south of Tampa Florida. The […]

  • 11 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards has announced a state commitment of $6 million to St. Charles Parish for needed levee improvements along Magnolia Ridge and the construction of a gate on the Paradis Canal. The Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) is providing the funding via the Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act (GOMESA) and […]