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  • 2 March 2011

    The U.S. Army Corps plans to remove about 100,000 cubic years of sand from the Chincoteague Inlet to keep the navigation channel open for watercraft. The Virginian-Pilot reports that the annual dredging will begin March 6 and is scheduled to continue for 21 days. The corps says the work isn’t expected to interfere with vessels […]

  • 20 April 2012

    Cashman Dredging has completed the Palm Beach Inlet dredging that began in March. Cashman dredged over 70,000 cubic yards of sand using their hopper dredge, the Atchafalaya. The project was successfully completed within the 30 day time period and followed all environmental protocols in order to not disturb the sea turtle nesting season. [mappress] Dredging […]

  • 3 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) has spoken out against plans that could see Cairns become a mega-port, and warned of the huge impacts this could have on the Great Barrier Reef. “If Cairns is designated a ‘priority port’ under the Queensland Government’s new ports legislation, the door will be open not just to millions […]

  • 8 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Reinforcing his commitment to a strong and resilient shore, the Christie Administration jointly announced with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers the schedule for critical Army Corps beach and dune construction projects that will reduce risk to lives, properties and infrastructure by rebuilding 44 miles of New Jersey coastline and providing the state with the […]

  • 7 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Portland District dredger Essayons traveled north recently to lend a hand in the Alaska district. During this time, the ship and her crew removed nearly 300 thousand truck loads of sand from the Cook Inlet navigation channel. The Essayons is one of only two Corps-owned dredgers on the West Coast. The ship was built in […]

  • 18 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, and its contractor Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company continue with the beachfill construction project on Long Beach Island, NJ. The two companies are building a dune and berm system that will reduce the risk of storm damages. Long Beach Island is an 18-mile barrier island in southern Ocean […]

  • 19 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (November 13-19, 2017).   Royal IHC Lays Keel for TSHD D11 21 De Julio Royal IHC has just released a photo from the keel laying ceremony of the new trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) D11 21 De Julio.   DEME: […]

  • 27 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Shoalhaven City Council has developed a strategy to deal with increased demand from the community for improving navigation and boating safety at a number of estuarine locations within the Local Government area on the NSW South Coast.  This strategy was documented in the Shoalhaven City Wide Dredging Feasibility Study in which the following projects are […]

  • 11 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, and the state of North Carolina have finalized an agreement to again allow dredging in North Carolina’s coastal waters so fishing and transportation vessels can more easily move through shallow inlets and channels. “This agreement is critical to keeping our shallow-draft navigation channels navigable,” said Tom Reeder, […]

  • 16 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD), provider of dredging, environmental and remediation services, has announced contract for project along the New Jersey shore with an aggregate value of over $185 million, with additional options still to be awarded valued at over $25 million. The New Jersey shore projects will provide risk reduction to coastal regions […]

  • 20 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The USACE’s New York District has announced the completion of the emergency restoration of the Atlantic Ocean’s Gilgo Feeder Beach in the Town of Babylon, Long Island, to restore coastal storm risk reduction measures that reduce the risk of barrier island breaches and protect critical infrastructure. The work restored the beach that protects the undermining of Ocean […]

  • 15 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, is currently conducting beachfill operations in Mantoloking, Ocean City and Longport, New Jersey – part of the Manasquan Inlet to Barnegat Inlet coastal scheme. These are three separate projects with the same purpose – reducing the risk of coastal storm damages, USACE said. “The Christie Administration is pleased that […]

  • 29 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, has released the latest aerial photo of the Absecon Inlet Seawall project in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Work is ongoing in the two sections as the wall takes shape, the Corps said in its announcement. The Absecon Island project is one of several along the New Jersey […]

  • 20 April 2011

    Several residents continued the cleanup Tuesday two days after floodwaters spilled into about a dozen homes on Kern Street and Zeisner… By TODD MCHALE (phillyburbs) [mappress] Source: phillyburbs, April 20, 2011    

  • 3 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer, Congressman Gregory Meeks and Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder yesterday urged the USACE to choose the “Alternative III” proposal, the alternative with the maximum number of jetties and groins, as part of the Rockaway Reformulation Study. The officials said that, after their push, the Army Corps held a public meeting on the long-delayed Rockaway Reformulation […]

  • 1 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ contractor Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company (GLDD) completed the Holgate beachfill operations on November 23, 2016, marking the conclusion of initial construction of Long Beach Island’s dune and berm system. Dune grass planting is also in progress, with completion anticipated by mid-February. As the USACE said on its […]

  • 18 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The shallow draft dredger “Murden” is working to clean up shoaling in Barnegat Inlet, New Jersey. This area requires dredging to provide reliable maritime navigation for the U.S. Coast Guard and a large fishing fleet consisting of full-time commercial, charter and recreational vessels. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, June 18, 2014

  • 18 January 2010
    Project & Tenders

    Contractors have finished dredging the Shinnecock Inlet, removing more than 500,000 cubic yards of sand from the navigation channel, and the project came in $3 million under budget, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, which oversaw the work. [mappress] Source: 27 East News, January 15, 2010;

  • 9 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Topsail Beach, North Carolina, awarded their channel dredging and beach nourishment project contract to Weeks Marine during a special meeting last week. The $24.6 million project, often referred to as the Local Storm Damage Reduction Plan or SDR, includes dredging the New Topsail Inlet and the side channels in Banks Channel and […]

  • 18 April 2013

    Stone Harbor’s much-anticipated beach fill project may begin as early as Saturday, April 20th. The beach project has been delayed due to rough seas and strong winds in the Hereford Inlet where a dredge currently rests. Stone Harbor Mayor Suzanne Walters, Councilman Al Carusi, and other Stone Harbor officials attended a progress meeting on Wednesday, […]

  • 12 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Borough of Mantoloking, NJ, has just posted the latest update on their beach replenishment project, saying that Weeks Marine, the contractor, has completed the Base Bid option of their contract, finishing 100 feet north of 1071 Ocean Avenue on April 6. Weeks crews will be working on the 3 crossovers there as well as cleaning […]

  • 10 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dredging operations related to the Fort Pierce Shore Protection Project are scheduled to begin next week, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, said. The project will place more than 300,000 cubic yards of sand on 1.3 miles of eroded beach in St. Lucie County. Sand placement will start immediately adjacent to the Fort […]

  • 26 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    With the beginning of the summer beach season a few days away, the American Shore and Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA) has just released its much-anticipated annual list of the nation’s best restored beaches. This year’s list provides representation from the west, east, Great Lakesand the Gulf coasts. The 2016 winners are: Babe’s Beach, Galveston, TX; Rosewood […]

  • 17 February 2012

    Congressman Allen West has announced the designation of $4.6 million to Port Everglades as part of the United States Corps of Engineers 2012 Work Plan for Operations and Maintenance dredging. In addition, another $600,000 has been designated for a Port Everglades feasibility study. “I am pleased to announce this project will finally be able to […]

  • 23 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Washington State Department of Ecology has secured seven National Coastal Wetlands Conservation grants worth more than $5 million. The 2020 federal grants will help local partners restore and enhance nearly 500 acres of coastal wetlands and 17,500 feet of marine shoreline in Jefferson, Kitsap, Snohomish, Thurston, and Whatcom counties. More details about the each […]

  • 22 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Agate Construction Co., a Clermont, New Jersey based company specialized in heavy marine and highway construction, has won a $9.2 million contract for repairs to the Hereford Inlet seawall. The project area is entirely within the municipality of North Wildwood City, New Jersey, and an estimated completion date is April 30, 2021. Bids for this […]