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  • 24 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has begun demolition work along the Absecon Inlet in the northern end of Atlantic City. USACE and its contractor are building a sections of a seawall and rebuilding a part of the boardwalk in partnership with the state and city. The $43 million project will provides flood and coastal […]

  • 4 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The USACE’s Wilmington District will hold a public hearing on a proposed terminal groin and beach renourishment project at Rich Inlet on Figure Eight Island on September 2 at Ogden Elementary School, 3637 Middle Sound Loop Road, Wilmington. The commenting period, originally set to end on August 24, was extended to September 14. The Figure Eight Beach […]

  • 22 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Yesterday, Martin County and the Town of Jupiter Island made significant progress toward achieving a long term management agreement for the St. Lucie Inlet. County Commissioners approved a new Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) between the county and the Town of Jupiter Island, taking a first step relating to a cooperative plan for managing the valuable Inlet […]

  • 20 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the city of Virginia Beach announced the initiation of the Lynnhaven Inlet Jetties Study on July 2. They are now inviting the public to attend a National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) scoping meeting, scheduled for July 22, 6-8 p.m., at the Frank W. Cox High School auditorium lobby, […]

  • 4 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    This week Congressman Walter B. Jones urged the Obama administration to allocate federal funding for dredging on the New River Inlet. Rep. Jones’ call comes after Onslow County leaders provided him with new information from Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune stating that the Corps needs New River Inlet dredged to its authorized depth in order […]

  • 28 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Queensland’s Coordinator-General is inviting people to have their say on the draft environmental impact statement (EIS) for the Cairns Shipping Development project. Prepared by Far North Queensland Ports Corporation trading as Ports North, the draft EIS describes the project and its potential environmental impacts, both positive and negative. The draft EIS was prepared in accordance […]

  • 7 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Ponce De Leon Inlet dredging project, located near AICW Statute Mile 840-843, is currently underway, according to the U.S. Coast Guard’s announcement. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, started dredging operations in this area on May 5, 2015. This cleanup work, aimed to make navigation in the inlet channel easier, will run from 6:00am to […]

  • 2 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ (USACE) dredger Merritt is on site at Oregon Inlet, but heavy winds have delayed the crew’s ability to begin dredging operations.  The Wilmington District’s crew will stay at the inlet, and will attempt to move through the navigation span to the east side of the bridge during high tide […]

  • 2 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dredging operations within Topsail Inlet, Topsail Creek and Banks Channel, undertaken with the dredger Chesapeake, have been extended until 15 April, 2015. The pipeline will be placed from the dredging location to the Topsail Beach and the operations continue to take place 24 hours a day 7 days a week, announced the Cruisers’ Net. New Topsail […]

  • 31 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    If shoaling and weather conditions permit, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, will begin emergency dredging operations at Oregon Inlet tomorrow to remove the shoaling that has been obstructing the federal channel passage for commercial fishing vessels. The U.S. Coast Guard recently closed the Oregon Inlet waters near the Bonner Bridge to any vessels […]

  • 4 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Minister for Natural Resources, Lands and Water Kevin Humphries and Member for Tweed Geoff Provest said dredging of the lower Tweed River and Terranora Inlet valued at $1 million will be undertaken over the next few months. “Contracts for the two dredging projects have been awarded to local firm Sandpiper Dredging, which is based at […]

  • 6 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society has hired James Cook University to conduct research on the current and future economic opportunities of the Cairns’ Cruise Liner Terminal. The project is comprised of an economic analysis of the current contribution of cruise ship visits to the region, and of the implications of expansions at Trinity Inlet, AMCS reported. The […]

  • 4 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Congressman Walter B. Jones has just announced that additional $1.2 million has been granted to dredge Oregon Inlet in Eastern North Carolina.  Last month, Congressman Jones wrote a letter to Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works) Jo-Ellen Darcy and Lt. General Thomas P. Bostick at the Army Corps of Engineers and explained that […]

  • 11 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A major repair project of the north jetty at Barnegat Inlet, which creates a more resilient navigational channel and safeguards the southern tip of state-owned Island Beach State Park in Ocean County, is now complete, announced the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Commissioner Bob Martin. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ (USACE) Philadelphia District awarded a $7.6 […]

  • 5 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    At its October 28 meeting, the Martin County Board of County Commissioners voted 4-0 to approve an interlocal agreement with the Town of Jupiter Island relating to the St. Lucie Inlet. With this agreement, the parties will work collaboratively regarding Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) permits and the development of a new Inlet Management […]

  • 27 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Philadelphia District’s project at Barnegat Inlet requires dredging to provide a safe, reliable navigation channel for one of the most dangerous inlets on the east coast. The project is critical to a large fishing fleet consisting of full-time commercial, charter and recreational vessels that contribute to the economic value […]

  • 22 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Lake Worth Inlet emergency maintenance dredging project began yesterday, October 21st, right after the contracted dredging vessel arrived at the scene. The vessel will perform 24-hour continuous dredging to address “severe shoaling” in the Inlet.  Lake Worth Inlet connects Palm Beach Harbor to the Atlantic Ocean. The Port of Palm Beach is the fourth […]

  • 2 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Martin County has announced that they have been awarded grant for the St. Lucie Inlet dredging project from the Florida Inland Navigation District (FIND). Since 1999, FIND has provided periodic funding on four previous occasions for projects in the St. Lucie Inlet including dredging and north jetty improvements. The planned maintenance dredging of the St. […]

  • 16 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Congressman Tim Bishop issued the following statement yesterday regarding the granting of a TRO for the Fire Island to Moriches Inlet project: “The final Fire Island to Moriches Inlet Stabilization plan that was released by the Army Corps of Engineers and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service represents a carefully-crafted plan that received sign-off from every […]

  • 5 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Martin County has been granted a draft permit from the Florida Department of Environmental Protection for periodic maintenance dredging of the St. Lucie Inlet. This will allow the County to continue maintaining the impoundment basin and navigation channel of the Inlet and bypass the sand onto beaches in the county both north and south of […]

  • 21 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    Jameel McCline, a Democratic candidate to represent Florida’s 20th Congressional District, has announced his support for the Lake Worth Inlet dredging project. “The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has given the proposed expansion of the Port of Palm Beach’s entrance channel its final approval stating that the project is environmentally sound and economically beneficial,” said […]

  • 12 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Congressman Tim Bishop released the following statement regarding the announcement that the Army Corps of Engineers, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and Suffolk County have signed agreements for the Fire Island to Moriches Inlet project: “I, along with Senator Schumer, have remained committed to working together with the federal, state and local […]

  • 11 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, and its contractor Agate Construction Company are making repairs along a section of the Barnegat Inlet North Jetty from damages sustained during Hurricane Sandy. The $7.6 million project began in the spring of 2014 and is expected to be complete in the fall of 2014. Photo by […]

  • 6 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, and its contractor Agate Construction Company make repairs along a section of the Barnegat Inlet North Jetty from damages sustained during Hurricane Sandy. The $7.6 million project began in the spring of 2014 and is expected to be complete in the fall of 2014. Photo by Tim […]

  • 22 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Lynnhaven Inlet Federal Navigation Channel is fully navigable after a $2 million maintenance dredging project, managed by the Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, removed critical shoaling conditions exacerbated by Hurricane Sandy in 2012. The project, contracted to Southwind Construction Corporation, a small business based in Evansville, Ind., came in ahead of schedule […]

  • 21 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Lynnhaven Inlet Federal Navigation Channel is fully navigable after a $2 million maintenance dredging project, managed by the Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, removed critical shoaling conditions exacerbated by Hurricane Sandy in 2012. The project, contracted to Southwind Construction Corporation, a small business based in Evansville, Ind., came in ahead of schedule […]