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  • 24 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, and St. Johns County yesterday finalized a critical agreement for construction of the St. Johns County Coastal Storm Risk Management Project – South Ponte Vedra Beach and Vilano Beach areas. “The Project Partnership Agreement (PPA) is the next step towards construction of the project. It is a […]

  • 14 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Cornet Bay Marina environmental cleanup site near Oak Harbor is ready to come off the state’s list of contaminated sites, according to a proposal by the Washington Department of Ecology. The 1.1 acre site at 200 Cornet Bay Road underwent cleanup in 2014, followed by a year of groundwater monitoring. Ecology has determined that […]

  • 8 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has released the revised final report for the Central Everglades Planning Project (CEPP) for public, state and agency review today. A notification has been published in the Federal Register announcing the availability of the report for its required 30-day review. “All of the recommended revisions to the […]

  • 26 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    New groynes and a seawall will help fight erosion at Shelly Beach in Kaipara Harbor, Auckland Council said in its latest release.  Groynes are structures that modify sea currents and wave energy to help trap sand on the beach. At the beach’s northern end is a mangrove colony that developed after a seawall was built […]

  • 27 February 2012

    There is a possibility that a great deal of pressure might be imposed on the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park to accept more than 100 million tons of dredging waste under plans to expand coal production and export port facilities in central Queensland. MacKay Conservation Group co-ordinator Patricia Julien stressed that the plans to impose […]

  • 10 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Santa Barbara Harbor dredging project started on March 1st and already created a narrow, passable channel with a depth of 20ft at zero tide, according to Dominique Samario, an administrative analyst and public information officer with the city’s waterfront department. The February 17 storm that brought torrential rains, high winds and large ocean swells […]

  • 3 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The International Seabed Authority (ISA) General Assembly on July 14th approved the World Ocean Council (WOC) as an official Observer. Established by the Law of the Sea treaty, the ISA is the intergovernmental body which organizes, regulates and controls all mineral-related activities in the international seabed area of the world. With formal ISA Observer status, […]

  • 6 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Congresswoman Lois Frankel, with fellow members of the Florida Congressional delegation, has introduced the Sand Acquisition, Nourishment and Development (SAND) Act. During the last week, Senator Marco Rubio introduced a companion bill in the Senate. If passed, the SAND Act will repeal archaic law that does not allow communities to buy sand from the Bahamas […]

  • 8 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    All of the beaches in Ocean County will have their dunes and beaches replenished by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers starting early next year. Toms River Township officials met with members of the Army Corps of Engineers to learn the latest details of the massive $100 million plus project. After going to out to […]

  • 23 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Australian Greens call on the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority to reject dredge spoil dumping for the Abbot Point coal port in light of further evidence today from Goldman Sachs that world demand for coal is slowing. “The Authority is legally allowed to consider the economic viability of the Abbot Point coal terminal […]

  • 12 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer has announced that the Long Beach Island Dune Project Partnership Agreement (PPA), which is a legally binding agreement necessary to commence with a water resources project, has officially been approved by the Army Corps of Engineers. The necessary step to advance this project now means that the Long Beach Island […]

  • 8 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The City of Sarasota (FL) announced yesterday that the crews have begun staging equipment at Lido Beach in preparation for an emergency renourishment project that is scheduled to begin as early as this weekend. The contractor for the City’s short-term project, Coastal Dredging Corp., will spend the next few days laying pipe and bringing in […]

  • 12 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A new poll has just shown that 62 percent of Louisiana voters favor Louisiana’s Coastal Master Plan – the state’s blueprint for prioritizing large-scale coastal restoration and protection projects – while only 6 percent oppose it. The poll, conducted in December 2016 by Applied Technology Research Corporation and commissioned by Restore the Mississippi River Delta, comes […]

  • 22 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Cowes Harbor Commission (CHC), Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) and the developer of the HCA’s Victoria Quay marina in East Cowes, are working their way to reach the ‘Harbor Infrastructure Funding Agreement’ (HIFA). According to CHC, Negotiations continue towards finalizing the agreement between the parties which will enable delivery of Phases 2 and 3 of the […]

  • 16 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The release of Expressions of Interest for four key feasibility phase work packages is an important step forward in the container expansion project, said Mr Mike Lean, CEO at the Port of Hastings Development Authority. “The Authority is working hard to gather a team of specialist professionals to guide and inform the Port of Hastings […]

  • 10 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District commander, Col. Lars N. Zetterstrom, and the Harris County Flood Control District (HCFCD) have executed the Project Partnership Agreement (PPA) for construction of the Clear Creek Flood Risk Management Project in Galveston, Texas. According to USACE, HCFCD will construct the Clear Creek Project, using its own funds […]

  • 29 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Germany’s Federal Administrative Court in Leipzig has dismissed actions of the cities of Cuxhaven and Otterndorf and the Environmentalists against the deepening of Hamburg’s Elbe River. According to the release, the Court decided to rule in favor of the dredging of the Elbe River so giant container ships can reach Hamburg. Dredging the Elbe River 38-mile […]

  • 10 June 2010
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    This is the latest in the IADC series of concise, easy-to-read “management summaries”, which give overviews of essential information on specific dredging and maritime construction subjects. Facts About Environmental Monitoring explains why monitoring is necessary before, during and after most maritime construction projects. Dredging and maritime construction operations are a necessary element in the development […]

  • 24 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    A San Bernardino County Superior Court judge ruled yesterday against an attempt by the mining community to start suction dredge mining in California waterways this summer. Suction dredge miners had asked the court to prevent the California Department of Fish and Wildlife from enforcing the current moratorium on the destructive practice, which has been in place […]

  • 10 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Waterking, a Dutch company involved in the production of amphibious excavators, has won a patent lawsuit against the Finnish company Remu Oy. On January 17 last, the The Hague Court of Appeal confirmed the 2013 judgment of the District Court: Remu’s patent on amphibious working machines with breadth-adjustable undercarriage is invalid. Waterking is awarded its full […]

  • 25 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Rotterdam District Court has passed judgment in the dispute about the way in which the Port of Rotterdam Authority developed the Maasvlakte 2 project. The court ruled that the Port Authority did not abuse a position of economic power when allocating new port sites. According to the court’s ruling, “The Port Authority did not act […]

  • 25 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Crews will collect additional soil, sediment and groundwater samples from a shipyard in Fairhaven to better locate and define the extent of contamination on the property located at 201 Harris Ave. This area has been used as a shipyard since the early 1900s, and past shipbuilding and ship maintenance operations contaminated portions of the site. […]

  • 12 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Shannon Flood Risk State Agency Co-ordination Working Group at its recent meeting in Carrick-on-Shannon took a major decision to develop a plan for a strategic maintenance program on the River Shannon. Programmed maintenance works have not been carried out on the Shannon for a significant period of time and silt and vegetation has built up […]

  • 18 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A century-old practice to drop dredge material in the Great Barrier Reef area has been put to an end. Regulations to implement the Coalition’s historic ban on the disposal of capital dredge material in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park have been signed off by the Government. “This is another major milestone in strengthening our […]

  • 17 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Speaking at the recent 88th meeting of the Ocean Studies Board of the National Academies of Science in Washington, the Secretary-General of the International Seabed Authority, Michael Lodge said that ISA had approved 29 contracts for deep sea exploration covering more than 1.3 million square kilometers of the seabed. During the speech, he highlighted the […]

  • 18 April 2011
    Business & Finance

    An interactive forum and networking event for project owners, financiers, insurers, contractors, construction lawyers, regulators, government agencies and NGOs, advisors to decision makers in the maritime infrastructure construction industry. This two-day forum with the theme Partnering Creates Possibilities will bring together top-level experts and advisors responsible for construction projects for an in-depth exchange of knowledge. […]