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  • 29 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The restoration of Noosa Main Beach following the June 3 storm event is progressing well with more than 10,000 cubic meters of sand pumped back on to the beach, according to the Noosa Council. Pumping has been temporarily shut-down for the school holidays, with work planned to resume on July 11. “Despite the volume of […]

  • 6 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Bega Valley Shire Council is working to stabilize dunes and infrastructure at the northern end of Merimbula’s Main Beach as large ocean swells continue to play havoc, heavily eroding the beach between Mitchies Jetty and Ford Park.   Director, Community, Environment and Planning, Alice Howe, said that movement of sand was a natural process, with […]

  • 5 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Queensland’s Noosa Council released the latest update on their coastal protection scheme today, saying that the works on the Noosa’s Main Beach have been in focus this week. “Our Sand Recycling System has recovered about 12,500m³ of sand since an unseasonal erosion event in July,” said the council. Two posi-track machines have been on […]

  • 25 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Dodge Island, a Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company hopper dredge, motors up the Delaware River during the dredging operations on July 23, 2014. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and its contractor Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company began dredging on July 18 as part of the next contract of the Delaware River […]

  • 6 June 2011
    Business & Finance

    Mozambique’s Ports Development Company (MPDC), part-owned by Dubai’s DP World, has announced a $1bn investment over the next 20 years… (arabianbusiness) [mappress] Source: arabianbusiness, June 6, 2011    

  • 25 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King have announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released its fiscal year 2018 work plan, which includes important dredging and maintenance projects in Maine, totaling $11,780,000.  The budget for the Army Corps of Engineers is overseen by the Senate Energy and Water Development Appropriations Subcommittee, of which Senator Collins […]

  • 26 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    CARIS successfully held its 15th international user group conference in Brest, France during the week of June 2-5, 2014. CARIS 2014, which brought together CARIS users from all over the world, was the largest user conference to-date with approximately 170 delegates from 25 different countries and over 75 organizations in attendance. Delegates were engaged in […]

  • 15 September 2011

    Philippines-based International Container (ICTSI) will make an offer to buy the two main Greek ports if the government were… By MIN HUN FONG (mb) [mappress] Source: mb, September 15, 2011

  • 8 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The dredging work at Cape Jaffa is ongoing with the dredge now working within the main internal channel, South Australia’s Kingston District Council said in their latest project update. “Progress has been very slow due to the significant amount of material, however, the dredge is moving forward each day,” according to the announcement. In terms of time […]

  • 29 July 2010

    Dredging work on the main access channel to the port of Beira in Mozambique’s Sofala province, with the aim of allowing ships with a draught… (macauhub) [mappress] Source: macauhub, July 29, 2010;

  • 16 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, has just released the latest update on the Cape Porpoise dredging scheme in Maine, saying that the work is now complete and the harbor can be opened back up to the local community. The project, conducted by Coastline Consulting and Development, involved maintenance dredging of approximately […]

  • 19 May 2011

    Peruvian President Alan García said Tuesday that the port of Callao has become South America’s main trade hub, as it is the deepest inland p… (livinginperu) [mappress] Source: livinginperu, May 19, 2011;

  • 11 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Nelson City Council and Tasman District Council owned Port Nelson Ltd have announced a further significant capital expenditure commitment with around $29 million to be spent in the next 12- 18 months on the redevelopment of the Main Wharf North berth and the purchase of a new Damen harbor tug. Port Nelson Chairman, Phil Lough, […]

  • 29 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Dodge Island, a Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company hopper dredger, motors up the Delaware River during the dredging operations on July 23, 2014. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and its contractor Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company began dredging on July 18 as part of the next contract of the Delaware River […]

  • 11 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Baggerbedrijf De Boer B.V. (Dutch Dredging B.V.) recently joined the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) as a main member. Dutch Dredging is a medium-sized dredging company that is based in Sliedrecht, the Netherlands. It is an independent private company and the organization’s total scope of activities includes dredging, surveying and marine-related operations. “We are happy […]

  • 18 March 2010

    The work consists of maintenance dredging of approximately 800,000 cubic yards using a pipeline dredge in Gulf Intercoastal Waterway Texas main channel across Aransas bay in Aransas and Calhoun counties.The contract is awarded at March 16, 2010 to King Fisher Marine Service with a value of $4,940,650.00… [mappress] Source:fbo.gov,March 18,2010;

  • 14 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Maine Department of Transportation (MaineDOT) is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, to conduct work in waters of the United States in conjunction with replacing the Route 11 bridge in Brownville, Maine. The Maine Department of Transportation proposes to place permanent and temporary fill material below the […]

  • 20 January 2012

    Burns Harbor in Portage rose 10 percent in 2011 as cargo volumes for limestone, steel, fertilizer, coal and salt improved compared to the…   By Bowdeya Tweh (nwitimes) [mappress] Source: nwitimes, January 20, 2012;

  • 25 July 2010

    After a five-year lull, construction restarted this week on the final phase of the Main Channel deepening project at the Port of Los … By Art Marroquin (dailybreeze) [mappress] Source: dailybreeze, July 25, 2010;

  • 2 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    A draft environmental assessment for Public Law 84-99 levee rehabilitation construction at the Main Ditch 6 levee near Hamburg, Iowa is currently available for public review. Rehabilitation construction will consist of in-line repairs to bring the levee back to pre-flood conditions. This draft EA is consistent with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as […]

  • 6 February 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company is putting finishing touches on the Delaware River Deepening project. According to GLDD, the Delaware dredging scheme is almost complete. In their latest update, the company announced that the 12 year project to deepen the 103-mile shipping channel by a depth of five feet between Philadelphia and the Atlantic […]

  • 13 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) and the State of Maine have signed a two-year cooperative agreement totaling $195,000 to evaluate sand resources for coastal resilience and restoration planning. Under this agreement, the Maine Coastal Program and Maine Geological Survey of the Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry (DACF) will develop an assessment to […]

  • 17 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, and the Maine Department of Transportation will hold a Water Quality Certification pre-application public information meeting as required by the Maine Department of Environmental Protection on Feb. 24, 2014 in Bangor on the proposal for maintenance and improvement dredging of the Searsport Harbor Federal Navigation Project […]

  • 23 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, has just announced a plan to stabilize approximately 1,500 feet of shoreline that is eroding at the Pleasant Point Reservation near Perry, Maine.   The work is being implemented under the Section 14 Emergency Shoreline Protection program. The Pleasant Point Reservation is home to members of […]

  • 12 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Maine Department of Transportation is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District to conduct work in waters of the United States in conjunction with installing scour protection for bridges at six locations throughout the state. The Maine Department of Transportation proposes to place permanent and temporary stone and […]

  • 19 January 2011

    The possible widening of Key West’s main channel to accommodate the massive cruise ships now being introduced to the industry will be a … BY MANDY MILES (keysnews) [mappress] Source: keysnews, January 19, 2011;