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  • 11 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ hopper dredger Essayons is currently undergoing annual maintenance in Sand Island, also known as Kush Island, a small island within the city of Honolulu, Hawaii. Commander of the Pacific Ocean Division, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Thomas Tickner,USACE Honolulu District Commander Lt. Col. Kathryn Sanborn, Commander of the Honolulu District, Damon […]

  • 24 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The new slips at Port Allen Small Boat Harbor opened last week, the State of Hawaii’s Hawaii Dept. of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) said in their latest release.  This $3.8 million project was initially scheduled to start in April 2017 and was delayed due to permitting requirements. The DLNR Division of Boating and Ocean Recreation […]

  • 6 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency’s innovative flood defense scheme in Medmerry is being showcased at the IUCN World Conservation Congress in Hawaii. As well as being presented as a case study for nature-based solutions, the multi-award winning scheme has also been selected to form part of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) 2016 report. James […]

  • 4 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ hopper dredge Essayons just finished vital maintenance dredging of the federal navigation channels in Honolulu, Barbers Point, Kahului, Hilo, and Nawiliwili commercial harbors. The last time the federal navigation channels in these harbors were dredged was in 1999. Hawaii is a maritime state over 2,400 miles from the mainland […]

  • 29 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The U.S. Coast Guard began temporarily moving aids to navigation in Hilo Harbor, Hawaii, Sunday, to assist the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers with planned dredging operations. As previously released, the Corps hopper dredge Essayons will conduct maintenance dredging in March and April starting in Nawiliwili last week, and then at Kalaeloa (Barbers Point), Hilo, Kahului, and Honolulu harbors. […]

  • 11 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Coast Guard is scheduled to temporarily move aids to navigation in four of the main Hawaiian Islands commercial harbors to assist the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers with planned dredging operations beginning this week. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ hopper dredger Essayons will conduct maintenance dredging in March and April starting in Nawiliwili […]

  • 10 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    A National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration office has awarded the University of Hawaii $845,160 in grant funding to help Hawaii communities reduce their vulnerability to natural hazards and climate change. Hawaii is particularly vulnerable to coastal hazards. Since the state is heavily reliant on tourism, and most of the development and infrastructure in Hawaii are […]

  • 22 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Makai Ocean Engineering, Inc. and the University of Hawaii (UH) have jointly developed a novel autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) that can effectively deploy seafloor sensing equipment by combining features of a free-swimming AUV and those of a bottom crawling vehicle. This ‘hybrid’ autonomous underwater vehicle is called the Bottom-Skimming AUV, or B-SAUV. The B-SAUV is […]

  • 20 September 2013

    The Hawai‘i Kai Marina Community Association, the permittee of a dredging project, may face questions from the Army and Department of Land and Natural Resources following reports that tons of dredged sludge had been transported from the Hawai‘i Kai Marina to agriculture land in Wai‘anae. Newly released documents call into question the project’s compliance with […]

  • 25 September 2012

    Hawaiian Dredging Construction Co., Inc., Honolulu, Hawaii, is being awarded $7,997,000 for firm-fixed-price task order #0011 under a previously awarded multiple award construction contract for the repair of ammunition handling wharves W4/5 at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. The work to be performed provides for repairing the concrete underdeck and pile spalls; replacing existing deteriorated fender […]

  • 24 July 2012

    Gov. Neil Abercrombie has announced the release of more than $92.8 million for various Capital Improvement Projects (CIP) designed to maintain, upgrade and expand transportation infrastructure across Hawaii. “Our highways, airports and harbors are essential to island commerce and our way of life; everyone depends on the daily reliability and functionality of this core infrastructure,” […]

  • 11 November 2011

    A 25 million tonne marine debris field created by the Japanese tsunami in March is currently floating across the North Pacific and will …   (portworld) [mappress] Source: portworld, November 11, 2011;

  • 25 February 2010

    Hawaiian Dredging Construction Co has secured an additional US$5.6 million contract from the US Department of Defence to repair a wharf at Naval Station Pearl Harbour. [mappress] Source:worldnews,February 25,2010;

  • 29 November 2009
    Project & Tenders

    American Marine Co. is waiting for permit approval to dredge Kíkíaola Harbor. Work could resume as soon as Monday… Source: Honolulu Advertiser, November 28, 2009;

  • 16 November 2009

    Jenn Boneza remembers when the white sandy beach near the boat ramp in her hometown was wide enough for people to build sand castles… Source: The Associated Press, November 15, 2009;

  • 6 July 2020
    Authorities & Government, Environment

    The Western Dredging Association has announced that the Pacific Chapter WEDA Fall 2020 Conference will take place at the Motif Hotel in Downtown Seattle from Wednesday, October 28th to Friday, October 30th 2020. The Board of the Pacific Chapter is currently inviting submission of abstracts for a technical presentation at their Fall 2020 conference in […]

  • 11 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Healy Tibbitts Builders Inc., Aiea, Hawaii, has won a $9.7 million firm-fixed-price contract for the Honolulu Harbor maintenance dredging.  According to the US Department of Defense (DoD), bids were solicited via the internet with two received. Work will be performed in Honolulu, Hawaii, with an estimated completion date of November 20, 2021. This project will […]

  • 20 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    While work to repair two sections of the Ala Wai Canal wall has been ongoing since last October, dredging to remove accumulated silt and sediments from the canal is scheduled to start sometime next week, reports Department of Land and Natural Resources Hawaii. Equipment fabrication and mobilization for the dredging started in December and will […]

  • 5 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (December 30, 2019 – January 5, 2020).   MTCC Wins Himmafushi Dredging Contract The Maldives Transport and Contracting Company Plc (MTCC) has won a contract for the K. Himmafushi Harbor – Phase 2 Project.   PHOTO: Fresh Green Jacket for […]

  • 3 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) Harbors Division has announced that it is moving forward with Phase 2 of the Kapalama Container Terminal (KCT) project at Honolulu Harbor – the cornerstone of the Harbors Modernization Plan. According to the HDOT, the project is the largest capital improvement project in Hawaii harbors history and will deliver […]

  • 2 December 2019

    All-round system integrator Van der Leun, based in Sliedrecht, the Dutch home of dredging, has opened a new operations base in Atlanta to bring its knowledge and expertise closer to the US market. ‘We’re passionate about dredging vessels. By developing and installing complete electrical systems, we can offer our customers added value.’ Van der Leun […]

  • 2 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    A new beach improvement and shoreline stabilization project for Waikīkī Beach has been successfully completed, the Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources said in their latest announcement.  “The effort between the DLNR Office of Conservation and Coastal Lands (OCCL) and the Waikīkī Beach Special Improvement District demonstrates a successful public-private partnership with the district […]

  • 24 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Western Dredging Association is gearing up for the Pacific Chapter WEDA Fall 2019 Conference that will be held in Newport Beach, CA from Tuesday, October 29, through Thursday, October 31, 2019. WEDA has released a tentative agenda for the Fall 2019 Conference, set to take place at the Hyatt Regency Newport Beach, 1107 Jamboree Road, Newport […]

  • 11 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging work on the Ala Wai Canal to remove accumulated silt and sediments, remove abandoned Hawaiian Electric Company cables, and to repair two sections of canal wall, is set to begin this month, the Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources reports. Dredging is expected to remove 186,000 cubic yards of material from depths ranging […]

  • 18 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Honda Marine Science Foundation (HMSF) has awarded grants to fund four research projects that address the impact of climate change on the ocean and intertidal areas. Honda Marine Science Foundation supports “living shoreline” projects that implement natural approaches to protecting coastal habitats and communities while promoting harmonious interaction between humans and the ocean. According to […]

  • 28 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The State of Hawaii DLNR Division of Boating and Ocean Recreation (DOBOR) has awarded a $680,880 contract to Goodfellow Bros., LLC to dredge the entrance channel of Kihei Boat Ramp in Maui. The dredging is set to begin on July 1, 2019 with an estimated completion of November 4, 2019. According to DLNR, DOBOR specifically […]

  • 14 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Kahana Beach on the island of Maui, Hawaii has been subject to severe coastal erosion due to sea level rise (SLR), frequent storm events, and past construction of individual seawalls and shoreline armoring. Looking for a long-term solution, the Kahana Bay Steering Committee (KBSC) in consultation with the Maui County Planning Department recently presented plans for […]

  • 8 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers project managers and engineers attended the Hawaiian blessing ceremony earlier this week for the Corps’ emergency repair of the seawall at the Piilaau Army Recreation Center (PARC). The $4 million project will demolish and replace 700 linear feet of the existing seawall that protects the PARC shoreline along Pokai […]

  • 8 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Portland District’s trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Essayons was lifted into drydock earlier this week in Honolulu for annual repairs and maintenance. “Many components of a ship can only be inspected while in drydock. Crews visually check everything below the waterline for damage that may have occurred to the […]