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  • 26 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Ventura Port District officials, working with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the U.S. Coast Guard, have launched a two-phased program to address safety issues at the Ventura Harbor entrance. This scheme is aimed to ensure that the upcoming dredging operation that is already scheduled can be expanded to address the heavy shoaling due […]

  • 19 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    A new marine community monitoring initiative, led by the University of Otago’s Department of Marine Science and the New Zealand Marine Studies Center, is set to begin exploring the consequences of dredging on Otago Harbor’s rocky shore communities. Funded by the Otago Pilot of the Participatory Science Platform, the Sediment and Seashores monitoring project is […]

  • 5 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District awarded a $7 million contract on July 28, 2020, to Kiewit Infrastructure South Co. of Omaha, Neb., for the Ponce De Leon Inlet North Jetty Rehabilitation and Aid to Navigation Replacement Project at Ponce de Leon Inlet in Volusia County, Fla. The Ponce de Leon Inlet north […]

  • 13 December 2012

    The dugongs have been sighted in the central Queensland city’s harbour since a massive dredging program began, announced the Gladstone Ports Corporation. A report on the environmental impacts of dredging has just been updated, reports ABC News. Around 12-million cubic metres of sediment has been dug out of the Gladstone Harbour since May last year, […]

  • 16 September 2020
    Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) announced today the receipt of several major dredging awards totaling $118.8 million. The awarded work includes: Post 45 Contract 4 Charleston Lower Harbor New Work Dredging Project (Capital, South Carolina, $52.9 million) Emerald Isle, North Carolina Post-Florence Renourishment – Phase 3 Project (Coastal Protection, North Carolina, $30.6 million) […]

  • 7 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Dredging operations related to the Fort Pierce Shore Protection Project are currently underway, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, said in their latest announcement.  According to USACE, the project will place 385,000 cubic yards of sand on just under one mile of eroded beach in St. Lucie County. The $6.8 million coastal protection program, […]

  • 21 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    An emergency dredging project to remove shoaled material from the Federal Channel at Port of Palm Beach is underway, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District said in its latest announcement.  During the work, approximately 15,000 cubic yards of dredged material will be removed from the channel utilizing the Cashman Dredging’s trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) […]

  • 13 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Gail Shea, the Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, has announced that the federal government is investing in a major project to improve the harbor at Skinners Pond, PEI. The project will provide a safer and more efficient working environment for harbor users and local fishermen. This year at Skinners Pond, plans will be developed for extending […]

  • 11 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Avalon Mayor Mar­tin Pagli­ughi and Stone Har­bor Mayor Suzanne Wal­ters announced that a major beach renour­ish­ment project autho­rized ear­lier this year by the United States Army Corps of Engi­neers will com­mence on or about Decem­ber 15th. The project will result in up to 450,000 cubic yards of new sand to be placed on the Seven […]

  • 12 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Government of India has accorded approval for implementation of the project “Upgradation of the existing facility at outer harbour and creation of new facility at inner harbor for handling iron ore” at Visakhapatnam Port. In a statement laid down in the table of the Rajya Sabha today, Shri G.K. Vasan, the Union Minister for Shipping, […]

  • 3 May 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, announced today that it will begin Phase 2 work of the Miami-Dade County Shore Protection project in Miami Beach on May 7th. During this phase of construction sand will be removed from an accreted portion of the beach between 10th Street and 18th Street and will be […]

  • 31 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District contractor Eastman Aggregate Enterprises, LLC of Lake Worth, Florida, has just started of the beachfill operations on the Miami Beach. Construction work is underway near the 46th Street location and will continue to the 54th Street location. During the works, the contractor will place around 220,000 cubic yards of beach-quality sand on more […]

  • 3 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    BAE Systems has offered an insight into the latest shipbuilding activities which includes major shipping companies that supply the offshore energy industry, dredging operations and cargo transportation. “Having completed in 2012 the American Phoenix¸ a 616-foot-long chemical tanker, we are now under contract to build several additional vessels,” announced baesystems.com. The Jacksonville, Florida shipyard is on […]

  • 31 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Hobbyist drone pilot and photographer Jeff Wenzel has just posted a video about the North Topsail Beach – New River Inlet works. This Onslow County/North Topsail Beach joint project consists of performing channel maintenance dredging along approximately 10,600 linear feet (approximately two miles) of existing navigation channels within the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway (AIWW) in the vicinity […]

  • 13 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, will host a Western Everglades Restoration Project Delivery Team Meeting on Friday, September 16. The Corps will host this virtual meeting in order to discuss and seek input on the Western Everglades Restoration Project (WERP). Interested individuals, groups and agencies are encouraged to attend the meeting to see […]

  • 19 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Diane Lebouthillier, Minister of National Revenue and Member of Parliament for Gaspésie – Les Îles-de-la-Madeleine, on behalf of Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, announced last week that the Government of Canada is investing $16 million in small craft harbor improvement projects across Quebec. Commenting the latest news, Minister Wilkinson said: “Investments that help improve […]

  • 2 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Representative Bill Keating earlier this week joined Marshfield Harbormaster Mike Dimeo, Senator Patrick O’Connor and Marshfield Selectman Michael Bradley aboard USACE’s dredger Currituck as it performed maintenance dredging in Green Harbor’s federal channel. “As we watched the ship and crew in action, Col. Christopher Barron, Commander of the New England District of USACE, explained […]

  • 21 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The City of Jacksonville Beach said in its latest announcement that the work to redistribute the sand to areas south of 16th Avenue South is set to begin next week, July 24. These operations are expected to take about a week, the city said. Last October, Hurricane Matthew damaged the dunes along the Duval County […]

  • 22 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District will host a virtual information session for people interested in rehabilitation efforts at the Herbert Hoover Dike surrounding Lake Okeechobee in south Florida. The information session will be conducted at 3 p.m. on Thursday, February 26. Interested individuals can listen to audio of the presentation via teleconference, […]

  • 13 August 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers maintenance dredging project is now underway at the Ponce de Leon Inlet. Jenn Miller, a public affairs specialist with the Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville office, said: “The dredging, which began Friday and is expected to wrap up in 20 days, will remove about 80,000 cubic yards of sand from […]

  • 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, […]

  • 11 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Progress on the navigational dredging project within Oceanside Harbor continued last week with the contractor, CJW Construction, returning to the site to restart the operations. The contractor restarted the dredging on July 6th, and in just two days managed to remove some 5,000 cubic yards of material from the harbor’s entrance channels. To date, CJW has dredged about […]

  • 16 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Planning consultants Barton Willmore have been commissioned by Aberdeen Harbor, with support from Scottish Enterprise, to consult on a Development Framework that will identify and consider the relationship between the proposed Nigg Bay Harbor expansion and the development of the surrounding areas. The study is designed to engage with communities and local businesses, and will […]

  • 26 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Maintenance dredging within Oceanside Harbor continued last week with the contractor, CJW Construction, reporting having removed approximately 34,220 cubic yards of material from the harbor’s entrance channels from September 15 through 21. According to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, the contractor reported one day lost to large ocean swells in this reporting period. […]

  • 20 February 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has announced start of the Kings Bay Entrance Channel dredging project. A contract was awarded this week to Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company for approximately $6.2 million. During this phase of work, approximately 50,000 cubic yards of beach quality sand will be placed at Fort Clinch […]

  • 4 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The US Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, recently awarded Manson Construction Co. a $23.6 million Kings Bay maintenance dredging contract. According to the fbo.gov site, the Kings Bay dredging contract was awarded on December 21, 2016. Under the deal, the contractor will perform maintenance dredging of the Kings Bay Entrance Channel and Kings Bay Inner […]