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  • 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, […]

  • 12 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Walter B. Jones has called on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to allocate additional funding for several dredging projects in Carteret County. These projects include maintenance dredging of  Morehead City Harbor, the Beaufort Harbor complex (Bulkhead Channel, Taylor’s Creek and Morgan Creek), the channel from Back Sound to Lookout Bight, and Bogue Inlet. […]

  • 5 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    It was only last week that water depths at Oregon Inlet, a Federal channel authorized at 14 feet, declined to less than four feet in some areas, prohibiting recreational and commercial vessels from accessing the Atlantic Ocean. Favorable winds have improved conditions this week and emergency dredging operations have begun (weather permitting), allowing passage for […]

  • 11 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer has announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will deliver $200K in federal funding to the Nassau Back Bays resiliency study. According to Schumer, these federal funds will zero-in on specific coastal protections to best shield south shore communities from another Sandy. This study will examine the coastal flooding that occurred […]

  • 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 […]

  • 14 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    A recent funding bonanza is set to benefit local boaties, with MidCoast Council securing $1.3 million in NSW Government grants to deliver improvements to waterways across the MidCoast region, the council said in its latest release.  In the NSW Boating Now program, council’s Natural Systems team was successful earlier this year in applications for six different […]

  • 13 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Restoration work has begun at Mispillion Harbor Reserve and the Ted Harvey Conservation Area on two key DNREC projects that will repair and restore beaches, critical wetlands and other natural defenses. Both Division of Fish and Wildlife projects protect and restore wildlife habitat, improve coastal resiliency and preparedness to storms, and protect public safety and […]

  • 18 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    County of Dare, North Carolina, yesterday released a new video on the status of the Hatteras Inlet dredging program. According to the project update, the planned dredging within the connecting channel of Hatteras Inlet is currently underway. USACE’s sidecaster dredger Merritt is back in the inlet, working on the connecting channel. The dredging operations will continue […]

  • 2 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    New Hanover County is actively working with state partners and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to begin the Carolina Beach Inlet dredging project as early as this month.  “The U.S. Coast Guard had expressed a concern that its vessel used to move buoys could not access and relocate the buoys, which aid navigation, until […]

  • 20 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging works to remove approximately 150,000 cubic yards of sand from the Sebastian Inlet in Florida are moving ahead, Sebastian Inlet District said in its latest announcement.  Ferreira Construction of Stuart, Florida, has been using its 18-inch hydraulic dredger Lori Hill, equipped with Hypack software, to remove sand from the inlet’s sand trap and navigation channel. At […]

  • 24 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) Ferry Division will once again be testing the waters of its original “short route” in Hatteras Inlet this week, after an Army Corps of Engineers dredge departed the area Monday. The M/V Merritt, an Army Corps of Engineers side caster dredge, has been working on the ferry channel […]

  • 14 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, in conjunction with the Town of Southold and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, announce the placement of nearly 100,000 cubic yards of sand replenishing severely eroded beaches to the east of Mattituck Inlet that will improve coastal-storm risk reduction. “We’re extremely pleased to […]

  • 18 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    An emergency dredging operation in the Moriches Inlet is just one step away from becoming a reality, according to the yesterday’s announcement made by Congressman Lee Zeldin. The Congressman announced that the Commander of the U.S. Army Corps New York District, Colonel Thomas Asbery, has received the needed Emergency Declaration from the Army Corps North Atlantic Division […]

  • 8 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Ferreira Construction Co. Inc., a heavy construction company from Stuart, FL, is mobilizing their dredging equipment for the Sebastian Inlet District’s scheduled channel maintenance and beach renourishment project. According to an official announcement, the crews will hydraulically dredge 150,000 cubic yards of sand from the inlet’s sand trap and navigation channel leading to the Intracoastal […]

  • 2 February 2012

    The third cycle of the St. Augustine Beach renourishment project is to begin on Monday. During the project, crews will place 2.1 million cubic yards of sand on the shore from the south boundary of Anastasia State Park to the Bermuda Run. The project involves dredging sand around the inlet that will have been carried […]

  • 24 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, will begin emergency dredging operations at Oregon Inlet today to remove the shoaling that has been obstructing the federal channel passage for commercial fishing vessels. The side cast dredge MERRITT will, once again, try to open the channel at the navigation span of the Bonner Bridge. Recent […]

  • 26 January 2012

    The Martin County Board of County Commissioners  approved the award of a $6.4 million dollar contract to dredge the St. Lucie Inlet to Norfolk Dredging Company of Virginia. The company met all the requirements of the bidding process and was the lowest qualified bidder, therefore winning the contract. Norfolk Dredging has extensive experience in coastal […]

  • 5 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The split hull dredger Murden is currently very busy working in and around Ocean City Inlet as part of the Assateague Island Restoration project, conducted in partnership with the Assateague Island National Seashore, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Baltimore District said in its latest announcement.  This project involves dredging sand from in and around […]

  • 23 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers conducted dredging operations at Barnegat Inlet in New Jersey earlier this month. The work involved removing 60,000 cubic yards of sand and material from the federal channel prior to the summer boating season. The dredger “MURDEN” owned and operated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Wilmington District conducted […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten E. Gillibrand called on the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Army Corps of Engineers (ACOE) to combine Army Corps “operations and maintenance funding” with federal disaster aid for the dredging of Fire Island Inlet and beach replenishment at Robert Moses and Fire Island Beaches. Fire Island […]

  • 16 January 2014

    Congressman Tim Bishop announced that the United States Army Corps of Engineers will start a project in Mattituck that includes the dredging of Mattituck Inlet, addresses significant beach erosion that has occurred east of the inlet, and removes sand build-up to the immediate west of the inlet’s jetties. “I am pleased to announce that this […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 April 2011

    Unless a new funding source emerges, dredging at Oregon Inlet will cease in early June and conditions there will be at the mercy of Mother… By Erin James (hamptonroads) [mappress] Source: hamptonroads, April 20, 2011    

  • 17 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials have announced a project to dredge three State navigation channels; one in Absecon Inlet in Atlantic County, one in Hereford Inlet in Cape May County and one in Cape May Harbor. The work is part of a $1.6 million dollar project to dredge the state channels that were […]

  • 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 […]