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  • 18 July 2012

    The Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of National Defence and Regional Minister for Nova Scotia, on behalf of the Honourable Keith Ashfield, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, announced today that the Government of Canada will invest $8.4 million in repair, maintenance and construction projects at small craft harbours in Nova Scotia. “Our Government understands the important […]

  • 24 November 2011

    Developers of a recommended luxury marina in Victoria’s harbor are hoping the federal officials will reach a decision on the project by the end of the year. A navigable waters permit has been allowed by Transport Canada in May 2010 and green lights from Fisheries and Oceans Canada and Environment Canada for a 52-slip marina […]

  • 3 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada and Regional Minister for Nova Scotia, on behalf of the Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, today announced that the Government of Canada will invest $10.2 million in maintenance, repair, construction and dredging projects at small craft harbours in Nova Scotia. […]

  • 3 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    A massive land reclamation scheme around the Chek Lap Kok Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA), aimed to enable the addition of the third runway, has received the green light. The works, being carried out on behalf of the Hong Kong Airport Authority (HKAA), include formation of 650 ha of land by ground improvement and seabed filling, […]

  • 19 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Dawlish Warren beach recharge project, aimed to reduce the risk of flooding to over 2,900 properties around the River Exe, is well underway. The £14 million engineering project – led by the Environment Agency, the contractor BMMJV (BAM Nuttall and Mott MacDonald) and Teignbridge Council – comes as a part of the Exe Estuary Flood […]

  • 10 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Construction of a multi-million pound scheme to protect thousands of homes and businesses in Hull from flooding from the Humber has been given the go ahead, informs the Environment Agency. The £42 million flood alleviation scheme, approved by Hull’s planning committee earlier this month, has now had final sign off from the Secretary of State […]

  • 29 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, will host four public meetings to provide an update on rehabilitation efforts at the Herbert Hoover Dike surrounding Lake Okeechobee. Since 2007, the Corps has been engaged in projects to address concerns with the dike’s integrity. To date, work has focused on installation of a 22-mile “cutoff […]

  • 4 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    With Thames passenger and freight statistics at record levels, the Port of London Authority (PLA) officially introduced its £7 million multi-purpose river maintenance vessel, London Titan, in a ceremony held yesterday at Tower Pier. Officially named by Thurrock MP, Jackie Doyle-Price, London Titan will keep the river clear of obstructions and channels clearly marked for […]

  • 16 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The first joint workshop was organised in Dhaka recently to identify possible measures for the Bangladesh delta plan. It resulted in a series of measures to limit flooding, improve river and coastal management, and prevent water shortages. This was the first important step in the development of an adaptive delta plan for Bangladesh that is […]

  • 24 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Cape May County Chamber of Commerce will host its Dredging Forum “Our Economy is Aground” on Monday, October 19, 2015 at Stone Harbor Golf Club from 6:00 to 8:30 pm. Congressman Frank LoBiondo will be the keynote speaker addressing concerns on the federal level followed by a panel of speakers to discuss dredging issues […]

  • 13 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Cape May County Chamber of Commerce will host its Dredging Forum “Our Economy is Aground” on Monday, October 19, 2015 at Stone Harbor Golf Club from 6:00 to 8:30 pm. Congressman Frank LoBiondo will be the keynote speaker addressing concerns on the federal level followed by a panel of speakers to discuss dredging issues […]

  • 5 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency’s £100 million Boston Barrier – which will better protect more than 14,000 properties from tidal flooding – has been given the a green light by the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra), Michael Gove. Following approval for the scheme’s full business case from HM Treasury last week, the […]

  • 20 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Honorable Peter MacKay, Regional Minister for Nova Scotia, has announced that the Government of Canada will invest $60.3 million in major improvement projects at 48 harbors across Nova Scotia over the next two years. These projects will provide a safer and more efficient working environment for harbor users and local fishermen. Of this funding, […]

  • 2 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    With the 2019 dredging season now behind us, Dredging Today presents a recap of the most popular stories from the past year.   Colombo Port City Land Reclamation Project Complete China Communications Construction Company (CCCC) has completed the majority of dredging and land reclamation works for the Sri Lanka’s Colombo Port City Project.   $1.36 Billion Ghasha […]

  • 3 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer, Congressman Gregory Meeks and Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder yesterday urged the USACE to choose the “Alternative III” proposal, the alternative with the maximum number of jetties and groins, as part of the Rockaway Reformulation Study. The officials said that, after their push, the Army Corps held a public meeting on the long-delayed Rockaway Reformulation […]

  • 27 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Almost 100 pupils from Hamford Primary Academy made a visit to the new coast protection scheme at Holland-on-Sea. The youngsters are learning all about the coastal region and also taking part in a competition to design new beach huts for the area. Each of six groups was given a talk on the project being carried […]

  • 17 June 2011

    The Management Board of Luka Koper d.d. was delighted to receive news that at its session held of 16th June, the Government of the Republic of Slovenia endorsed the National Spatial Plan (NSP) for a comprehensive spatial arrangement of the Port of Koper. The NSP is the principal document that will facilitate the port’s development […]

  • 28 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Top water experts from Royal HaskoningDHV will present seven papers including the latest innovations in sandscaping and flood resilience at Flood and Coast 2017, 28-30 March at the Telford International Centre, UK. The three-day conference, convened by the Environment Agency, is seen as a key forum for the flood and coastal erosion risk management (FCRM) […]

  • 9 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Recently completed dredging of the Crown Bay in St. Thomas, allowed for the first time a Solstice-class cruise ship to berth along the Austin “Babe” Monsanto Marine Terminal. On Wednesday, the Celebrity Silhouette was berthed along the northern side of the pier, thanks to dredging work that increased the depth of the terminal. This was announced by the Virgin Islands […]

  • 2 August 2020
    Equipment

    Callan Marine has announced construction commencement of the General Bradley, a new 28” dredge that will join the fleet in 2021. The General Bradley is diesel-electric driven and will have three ABC 12DZC engines installed with a total of 9,260 horsepower. At 341’ in length with a 6.6’ draft, the General Bradley will focus on […]

  • 10 August 2020
    Business development

    The McGowan Government has allocated $7 million to help solve access issues at the Carnarvon Fascine as part of the $5.5 billion WA Recovery Plan. The funding will see immediate measures implemented to assist with access to the fascine, a long standing issue for Carnarvon residents and visitors. The $7 million will also go towards […]

  • 15 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency announced yesterday that everything is ready for the beginning of the Portreath sea wall repair project. A large section of the wall collapsed during Storm Eleanor earlier this year, leaving the village of Portreath exposed to the sea. Cormac, on behalf of Cornwall Council, carried out temporary repairs in the immediate aftermath of […]

  • 13 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Philadelphia District’s medium hopper dredger McFarland has been activated and deployed to do emergency dredging in the Mississippi River’s Southwest Pass, USACE said in its latest announcement.  According to the release, the Mac will be conducting urgent dredging operations at the mouth of the Mississippi River in the following […]

  • 12 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Western Dredging Association presented its 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award to Gregory Hartman at the organization’s annual Summit and Expo held at Westin Hotel in Houston, Texas, June 22-25, 2015. The award was given to Mr. Hartman in recognition of his 45 years of exceptional accomplishments and his outstanding service to the dredging industry and […]

  • 19 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    North Lincolnshire Council is investing over £13m to improve flood defenses as part of the £1.2bn Lincolnshire Lakes project that will create six new villages and thousands of new homes, new football stadium and schools, plus business and leisure opportunities on the outskirts of Scunthorpe.   Work will start as early as spring 2016. Lincolnshire […]

  • 24 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Dawlish Warren Beach Management Scheme will be presented at the upcoming Institution of Civil Engineers (South West) lecture in Plymouth. The event is set to take place at the Devonport Lecture Theater, Plymouth University, on June 6th 2017. As part of the Exe Estuary Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management Strategy, the beach management scheme will be […]