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  • 13 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, introduced a plan for the Jones Inlet dredging program. The project includes maintenance dredging of the Federal Navigation channel and deposition basins at Jones Inlet with subsequent placement of the dredged material along the designated downdrift beach west of the inlet. The proposed maintenance dredging and beach […]

  • 14 May 2013

    With the passing of winter’s strongest storm surges, it’s time for spring cleaning at San Elijo Lagoon’s ocean passage. From May 13 to May 17, earthmovers will be seen at the Cardiff State Beach lagoon inlet to reconnect San Elijo Lagoon to its Pacific headwaters. San Elijo Lagoon Conservancy (SELC) is the organization overseeing the […]

  • 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 July 2020
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Dredge CURRITUCK is in Ocean City, Md., for a sand bypassing operation to Assateague Island National Seashore (ASIS). The dredge is scheduled to work in the area for about a month, and will be removing material from in and around the channel, with an emphasis on the ebb and […]

  • 24 November 2011

    The Town of Jupiter Island is threatening to sue Martin County if it does not come up with a source of permanent funding for the dredging of the St. Lucie Inlet by June 1. The town insists on finding a permanent way to pay for a maintenance program that will keep sand out of the […]

  • 18 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Norfolk Dredging Company was recently awarded a maintenance dredging contract for the St. Lucie Inlet and Impoundment Basin in Martin County, Florida. According to the FedBizOpps, the project work consists of maintenance dredging of shoal material from St. Lucie Inlet. The work will entail maintenance dredging of Cut‐1 to depths varying from 16 to 18 feet […]

  • 28 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    New York Congressman Lee Zeldin and Chief Engineer of the Suffolk County Department of Public Works William Hillman carried out a site visit of Hamptons Bays’ Dune Road on Tuesday, November 26. The visit took place after multiple recent storms caused severe damage to the dunes along the ocean side and led to severe flooding […]

  • 14 December 2012

    A recent Corps of Engineers survey of the historically turbulent Oregon Inlet indicates a controlling depth of two-foot at the navigation span of the bridge, which is too shallow for the dredges used by the Corps of Engineers. The Corps of Engineers sidecast dredge MERRITT was scheduled to begin dredging operations in the inlet today. […]

  • 25 September 2012

    After the state’s Co-ordinator General declared it a significant project, plans to dredge Trinity Inlet will need to pass a rigorous environmental assessment to get the green light. Jeff Seeney, the Deputy Premier, stated: “The proposed upgrades to the Port of Cairns promised significant benefits for the local economy, if approved.” According to cairns.com, these […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 9 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The St. Lucie Inlet dredging project, conducted by the Chesapeake, VA, based Norfolk Dredging Company, is currently underway, Martin County said in their announcement.  The project is a partnership between the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District and the Martin County Board of County Commissioners. According to the latest update, the clamshell dredger Virginian is positioned in […]

  • 5 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, has awarded two contracts to repair navigation projects in Nassau County totaling approximately $13.5 million. The larger of the two contracts, for $ 9.7 million, was awarded to Weeks Marine of Cranford, N.J., to perform needed maintenance dredging of the Jones Inlet Federal Navigation Channel, with […]

  • 3 September 2012

    Today, the LNP Government will take the first steps to allow the Trinity Inlet dredging. “The Ports North would lodge an Initial Advice Statement with the Queensland Co-ordinator General for dredging of the inlet to be declared a significant project,” said Cairns MP Gavin King. According to cairns.com, that would enable the approvals process for […]

  • 18 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality has just announced that the state officials will hold four meetings in September to gather public input on the North Carolina Beach and Inlet Management Plan. Initially developed by the state environmental agency in 2011, the Beach and Inlet Management Plan aims to preserve and enhance the value […]

  • 21 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Collier County said in its latest announcement that the Clam Pass maintenance dredging project officially started yesterday.  Last week, the Collier County Board of County Commissioners declared that emergency conditions existed at Clam Pass and authorized staff to move forward with a contract with Donald Dachuk Tractor Service to mechanically dredge the pass. Recent […]

  • 15 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand announced recently that a $15 million Army contract has been awarded for emergency dredging and beach nourishment for the Fire Island Inlet and Shore Westerly to Jones Inlet. Schumer and Gillibrand successfully secured approval from the Army Corps to begin this multi-purpose project which will provide much-needed […]

  • 28 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance dredging of the St. Lucie Inlet will be underway from November through February. Equipment to be used in the four-month long project, such as vessels and barges, will begin arriving in the area in the coming days. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded the dredging contract to Cashman Dredging and Marine Contracting. […]

  • 12 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In the next two weeks the North Carolina Department of Transportation’s Ferry Division will be adding boats and runs to some of its most popular coastal routes. On May 13, the Hatteras Inlet ferry will be switching from hourly departures to runs every 30 minutes from both terminals. Ferries will initially be running the longer, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 7 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, commenced emergency dredging operations at Oregon Inlet two days ago. This cleanup program will remove the shoaling that has been obstructing the federal channel passage for commercial fishing vessels. The side casting dredger Merritt will clear a path for the District’s special purpose dredger Currituck. Excessive shoaling […]

  • 9 August 2012

    According to Frank Rush, the Emerald Isle Town Manager, the long awaited dredging project at the Bogue Inlet is underway. The Merritt, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ sidecast dredger, has been in the inlet since August 1, and could be there as long as August 14. “There are some tight spots out in the inlet, […]

  • 30 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Congressman Walter B. Jones (NC-3) yesterday called for a meeting with top federal officials and Dare County leaders regarding funding for maintenance dredging of Oregon Inlet. In a letter to Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works) Jo-Ellen Darcy, Congressman Jones explained that although the White House Council on Environmental Quality promised in 2003 to […]

  • 15 November 2012

    In a continuing effort to reduce annual costs associated with maintaining federal navigation channels in the Commonwealth of Virginia, the Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is conducting a federal interest determination study at the entrance of the Lynnhaven Inlet. The federal study will determine if jetties or a combination of coastal structures is […]

  • 20 August 2012

    New Hanover County commissioners will meet today to discuss the Mason Inlet dredging project because the County and the Army Corps of Engineers are beginning a new round of dredging. According to charlotteobserver.com, the Corps say dredging can occur from November to March, and the costs are expected to be around $2 million. The Mason […]