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  • 29 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has just released a photo of their dredger Currituck taking a load of sand dredged from Ocean City Inlet to be deposited in the surf zone off of Assateague Island, on December 22, 2016. The dredger, based out of the Corps’ Wilmington District in North Carolina, is carrying out […]

  • 30 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Congressman Frank A. LoBiondo has announced that several provisions he secured to benefit South Jersey under the 2016 “Water Resources Development Act” have been approved by the House of Representatives. Included within the bill is a $55 million authorization for the construction Hereford Inlet to Cape May Inlet replenishment project. “As we have seen from […]

  • 20 November 2012

    Topsail Beach commissioners on Thursday approved funding for the routine dredging program at the New Topsail Inlet. This very important project is scheduled to commence in a few weeks and will last through next fall, reports jdnews.com. Regarding the plan to keep the New Topsail Inlet open, Topsail Beach Mayor Howard Braxton stated: “The Corps is […]

  • 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, […]

  • 10 December 2012

    Congressman Walter B. Jones (NC-3) urged President Barack Obama not to forget the damage to North Carolina’s coastal inlets caused by Hurricane Sandy. The Obama administration is putting together a funding request to address damage caused by the storm that it will soon submit to Congress. In a letter sent to the president, Congressman Jones […]

  • 25 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    New Hanover County Commissioners approved a budget amendment for the fourth quarter dredging of the Carolina Beach Inlet to ensure property inlet access. The total project cost of $206,900 is split between the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and New Hanover County. New Hanover County is allocating about $80,000 with the remaining being appropriate by […]

  • 27 April 2012

    As JDNews reports, the dredging work has been completed at an area inlet to repair damage from last year’s Hurricane Irene. “We just completed dredging New River Inlet using the Sidecast Dredge Merritt from April 1 to April 15,” wrote Ann Johnson of the Wilmington District’s public affairs office. “The funds were provided as a […]

  • 21 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a maintenance dredging contract for Palm Beach Harbor, Palm Beach County. The works on the project will start as soon as late January. The Corps awarded a roughly $1.8 million contract on 16 January to Cashman Dredging and Marine Contracting Co., LLC., of Quincy, Mass., to improve harbor navigation. […]

  • 9 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

     Last Friday, Congressman Lee Zeldin went behind the scenes on the CR McCaskill, the dredge currently completing the emergency dredge of Moriches Inlet. He used the opportunity to announce the official launch of the Moriches Inlet Emergency Dredge operations. Following the kick-off, Congressman Zeldin boarded the CR McCaskill Dredging Vessel in the inlet to observe operations and thank […]

  • 3 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging operations related to the Fort Pierce Shore Protection Project halted Saturday as a result of a barge that sank February 24 in the Fort Pierce Inlet. Operations are ongoing to remove the wreck and its debris field, which are limiting navigation, including the dredge, in the Federal channel. On Saturday the U.S. Coast Guard […]

  • 7 February 2012

    As part of ongoing agreements with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) and Indian River County, the Sebastian Inlet District will be dredging sand from the Sebastian Inlet sand trap and its interior navigation channel and placing the sand on the downdrift beaches in Indian River County. The project will include placing sand along […]

  • 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 […]

  • 14 February 2012

    Recently, Congressman Walter B. Jones (NC-3) announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has followed his request and will allocate $4.5 million in disaster dollars recently appropriated by Congress to Oregon Inlet. Jones has been actively working with the Corps of Engineers on the need to direct disaster funding to Oregon Inlet, including a […]

  • 6 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The largest sand bypass project in the Florida’s Port Canaveral area in more than two decades is set to get underway this week.  The five-month effort will move approximately 1.34 million cubic yards of sand to replenish 3.5 miles of beach south of Port Canaveral. The Canaveral Harbor Federal Sand Bypass Project (Phase V) will […]

  • 14 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Georgetown County Public Services Department has scheduled a public meeting in the Murrells Inlet community to present plans for an inlet dredging project expected to begin this fall. The meeting is scheduled to take place at 6 p.m. on Thursday, July 21 at the Murrells Inlet Community Center. Officials said that a main component […]

  • 13 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Army Corps of Engineers will begin dredging the Rudee Inlet Federal Navigation Project on Monday. The Corps’ dredge Meritt, based out of Wilmington, N.C., will dredge for four days to remove shoaling in the channel. Engineers expect to dredge about 20,000 cubic yards of material, which will be placed directly north of the entrance […]

  • 19 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Tim Bishop visited the site of the Shinnecock Inlet dredge last week; he was joined by New York State Assemblyman Fred Thiele, Suffolk County Legislator Jay Schneiderman, and officials from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and other local officials. The dredge, part of an Army Corps project known as WOSI (West of Shinnecock […]

  • 8 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Construction of the New Brighton Park Shoreline Habitat Restoration Project is expected to begin as early as mid-September 2016. According to the Vancouver Port, the project will be complete by end of summer 2017. The key components of the construction will include earthworks, park feature construction and planting. The project is joint collaboration the Vancouver Board of […]

  • 20 December 2012

    During its regular meeting on December 17, the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved the nearly $2.2 million contract for the Masons Inlet dredging program. According to luminanews.com, a brief presentation about the $2,178,600 dredging contract has been delivered by the County engineer Jim Iannucci, who also stated that the bid by Norfolk […]

  • 16 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    State of the North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory together with leaders of 20 coastal counties will gather October 22-23 in Wilmington at the N.C. Coastal Resources Commission meeting to discuss among others topics on inlet management, land use planning and dredging. Coastal management staff will present a draft report on the CRC’s inlet management study […]

  • 28 January 2013

    The New York District Army Corps of Engineers proposes to perform emergency maintenance dredging and beach nourishment for the Fire Island Inlet and Shore Westerly to Jones Inlet, New York Beach Erosion Control and Navigation project. The work consists of dredging of the Federal Navigation channel and deposition basin at Fire Island Inlet Federal Navigation […]

  • 26 July 2012

    Yesterday morning saw representatives of Kure Beach and Carolina Beach meet with New Hanover County Commissioners, with whom they tabled various issues of local importance, one of them being dredging of the Carolina Beach Inlet. “The three beach communities and the county all need to be on the same page,” Ted Davis New Hanover County […]

  • 5 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A long-awaited beach and dune project by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers that will bring critical coastal protection for homes, businesses and infrastructure between Brigantine Inlet to Great Egg Inlet is going out to bid, Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin announced last Friday. The Brigantine Inlet to Great Egg Harbor Inlet, Absecon […]

  • 12 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Army Corps’ Philadelphia District has awarded a $7.5 million contract to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company to complete periodic nourishment of the Townsends Inlet to Cape May Inlet (Avalon and Stone Harbor) Coastal Storm Risk Management project. The project is a joint effort of USACE, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection and […]

  • 20 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The North Carolina Senate yesterday passed the SB 160 (Enhance Safety & Commerce for Ports/Inlets) legislation that will addresses the issue of open and navigable channels at the state’s inlets and ports. Senator Bill Cook, Senator Harry Brown and Senator Michael V. Lee are the primary sponsors of the legislation. The Senate passed the SB 160 […]

  • 14 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Ponce de Leon Inlet dredging operations, aimed to remove approximately 130,000 cubic yards of material in the vicinity of the U.S. Coast Guard Buoy R8B, are moving forward, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said in its latest update. The dredged sand will be placed in the nearshore, off New Smyrna Beach, south of […]