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  • 18 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency recently hosted an event for school pupils and local residents in Teesside to see the flood defenses that reduce the risk of flooding to their community. Pupils at High Clarence Primary School were shown around the state-of-the-art £4.5 million flood defenses at Port Clarence which reduce the risk of flooding from the River […]

  • 4 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District recently awarded a contract to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company (GLDD) for $23.8 million to complete periodic nourishment of the Absecon Island Coastal Storm Risk Management project in Atlantic County, N.J. The contract calls for placing approximately two million cubic yards of sand onto the beach […]

  • 4 June 2020

    With immediate effect and for a period of approximately 4 months, dredging operations will be carried out at West Kowloon Refuse Transfer Station, Stonecutters Island, the Marine Department of the Hong Kong Government informs. The works will be carried out by one derrick lighter and one tugboat, one split hopper barge and one work boat […]

  • 12 June 2020
    Business development

    Mackley has overcome supply issues caused by the Covid-19 pandemic to ensure continued progress on the latest phase of a scheme which will reduce the risk of coastal flooding for more than 4,500 homes and businesses on Portsea Island. The £58m North Portsea Island Coastal Defence Scheme, which is being delivered by the Eastern Solent […]

  • 21 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is conducting maintenance dredging of the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway (AIWW) within the Sawpit Reach in Nassau County. The project will remove approximately 600,000 cubic yards of sand from the AIWW, restoring the channel to the authorized depth of 12 feet. According to the Corps, material dredged from the AIWW […]

  • 16 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Freeport of Riga ambitious Krievu Island project will be officially commissioned today, November 16 at 14:00 EET, in Latvia. Built under the framework of “Development of Infrastructure on Krievu Island for the Transfer of Port Activities from the City Centre” – the €133.65 million project represents one of the largest infrastructure projects in the country. Four dry bulk […]

  • 17 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Puerto Rico Government is looking for a major international port operator to partner with on the development of the Port of the Americas, located in Ponce, on the southern coast of the island. The Port of the Americas site sits on over 300 acres, located just 5 miles from Mercedita Airport, representing a tremendous opportunity for […]

  • 5 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District partnered with the Texas General Land Office, Cameron County and the City of South Padre Island to renourish approximately one half mile of South Padre Island’s beaches using beach-quality sand harvested from a local dredging project. A large ocean-going hopper dredge, with pump out capability, began dredging […]

  • 30 November 2010

    A prominent attorney plans to apply for a judicial review in the Supreme Court this week to get a judge to disallow dredging on Bell Island. The government recently granted billionaire philanthropist, Prince Karim al-Hussaini, the Aga Khan IV permission to dredge a seabed in the Exuma Cays Land and Sea Park. The move angered many […]

  • 28 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and The Nature Conservancy are working with partners, including the Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council, to restore and strengthen saltmarsh habitat at John H. Chafee National Wildlife Refuge. The project, aimed to enhance wildlife habitat and enable the marsh to withstand the impacts of sea-level rise and coastal […]

  • 19 June 2012

    The Virginia Port Authority and the Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently signed an agreement reaffirming Craney Island’s Eastward Expansion project. Jerry Bridges, VPA executive director, and Col. Paul Olsen, Norfolk District commander, signed the Project Partnership Agreement for the Eastward Expansion, which formalized the federal/state partnership and cost-sharing agreement between the two […]

  • 5 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    A massive tourism and marina development approved today by the Federal Government will put the unique environment of Great Keppel Island at risk, say the Australian Greens. “Tourism is vital for Queensland’s economy and locals suffered when Great Keppel Island’s last resort shut down but this new resort has a far larger ecological footprint and […]

  • 14 March 2014

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced New York State has allocated $23 million in federal funds to begin the beach stabilization and infrastructure protection project at Robert Moses State Park in Suffolk County, Long Island. The program will nourish park beaches and strengthen the shoreline buffers protecting the Robert Moses traffic circle and Ocean Parkway from […]

  • 12 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Work has been ongoing since December 1 along the Narrow River as part of the salt marsh restoration and elevation pilot scheme, State of Rhode Island official website said in its latest project update. The contractor, Patriot Marine, has been dredging down near Sedge Island. The crew is approximately one-third of the way dredging one of […]

  • 29 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    With immediate effect and for a period of approximately 3 months, dredging operations will be carried out within the West Kowloon Refuse Transfer Station, Stonecutters Island area, the Hong Kong Marine Department (MARDEP) reports. The works will be carried out by one derrick lighter, one tugboat, one split hopper barge and one work boat will assist […]

  • 15 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The USACE’s Philadelphia District, has just posted on its official facebook page the latest photo from the Long Beach Island sand replenishment scheme. The Corps and its contractor Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company began dredging and beachfill operations in early May in the borough of Ship Bottom. Great Lakes mobilized two dredgers, the Padre Island […]

  • 10 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    J. F. Brennan Company Inc., from La Crosse, Wisconsin, has won a $13.6 million firm-fixed-price contract for dredging of Duluth-Superior Harbor. Bids were solicited via the internet with three received, according to the latest U.S. Department of Defense’s (DoD) release. Work will be performed in Superior, Wisconsin, with an estimated completion date of November 22, 2022. Under […]

  • 16 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (September 10 – 16, 2018).   Florida ICWW Dredging Plan Introduced The Florida Inland Navigation District will be receiving sealed bids for the construction of the Intracoastal Waterway Maintenance Dredging project at its offices in Jupiter, Florida until 2 PM, […]

  • 30 June 2020
    Authorities & Government

    Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) will tomorrow, July 1, hold a webinar about the restoration of the Terrebonne Basin Barrier Islands. CPRA’s Greg Grandy and April Newman are to present the Barrier Islands project. The presentation will provide an overview of the restoration of the Terrebonne Barrier Island chain. According to CPRA, the […]

  • 1 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    Governor Patrick yesterday visited Peddock Islands to tour improvements and celebrate Administration’s investment in the Harbor Islands. The Commonwealth of Massachusetts purchased Peddocks Island in 1970. Since its acquisition, the state has been actively developing and improving the island as a historical and recreational resource. In 2010, DCR worked with the Massachusetts Department of Transportation […]

  • 27 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Tim Bishop, Senator Kenneth LaValle, Assemblyman Fred Thiele and Southampton Town Supervisor Anna Throne-Holst applauded the decision of the United States Army Corps of Engineers to conduct a study of the feasibility of elevating Dune Road. The environmental, economic and engineering assessment will be completed as part of the storm damage reduction component of […]

  • 11 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The next phase of Portsmouth’s coastal defense work will begin today on the eastern side of Portsea Island. Plans include 750 meters of rock to prevent flooding and further erosion of the coastline and work will stretch from Great Salterns Quay, near Tangier Road, to the University of Portsmouth’s Langstone Campus, off of Locksway Road. […]

  • 11 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary, Ben Carson, is approving a disaster recovery plan to help citizens in the U.S. Virgin Islands to recover from Hurricanes Irma and Maria. In November, HUD allocated $243 million to the U.S. Virgin Islands to support long-term recovery efforts. The U.S. Virgin Islands’ action plan approved yesterday is […]

  • 16 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is seeking comments on its draft Sturgeon Lake Island Erosion Project Environmental Assessment released earlier this week. Corps staff will accept comments until July 15. The proposed project, planned in collaboration with the Prairie Island Indian Community; the Minnesota and Wisconsin Departments of Natural Resources; and […]

  • 10 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) officially kicked off the land reclamation operations in Shaviyani Atoll Komandoo last week, local media reports. Under this major development program, MTCC’s trailing suction hopper dredger ‘Mahaa Jarraafu’ will reclaim about ten hectares of new land within a period of approximately seven days. Commenting the project’s progress, the Vice […]

  • 16 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Seattle District, in partnership with local sponsor Port of Everett, will begin maintenance dredging of the upper and lower channel of the Everett Harbor and Snohomish River on November 18. USACE awarded a contract to Portable Hydraulic Dredging, LLC. of Anchorage, Alaska., for $1.5 million. During the project, approximately […]