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  • 11 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer, Colonel David Caldwell of the Army Corps of Engineers, Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano and several other officials broke ground yesterday on the Long Beach Island shore protection project. This coastal scheme includes seven miles of protected shoreline, between East Rockaway Inlet and Jones Inlet. Overall, the finished project will […]

  • 28 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (State Parks) announced the completion of three renovated boating facilities in the Thousand Islands and one in the Finger Lakes in time for the 2014 summer boating season. “The enduring traditions of boating and fishing in the Thousand Islands […]

  • 1 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The second phase of the Hulhumalé Dredging & Reclamation project in the Maldives is about to begin in the next few weeks. The $50 million project was awarded to Dredging International NV, Belgium earlier this year.  Arrival of Dredging International’s vessel that will take part in the project has been set for late December. Preparations for the […]

  • 10 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten E. Gillibrand announced that, after their push, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has determined that five Long Island farms are eligible for funding to repair 4.5 miles of levees that were damaged by Superstorm Sandy. The levees protect over 700 acres of farmland and Suffolk County […]

  • 28 September 2011

    A short-term plan to dredge Hilton Head Island’s Harbour Town Yacht Basin has been derailed. The board of directors of the Calibogue Cay …   By TOM BARTON (islandpacket) [mappress] Source: islandpacket, September 28, 2011;  

  • 4 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Work on the £36m Clacton to Holland on Sea Coast Protection Scheme is now fully underway. The old groynes along the first kilometer of beach, opposite the Port of London Authority Radar Mast, have been removed and the Sospan Dau, a shallow draft dredging vessel, has recharged with sand and shingle to ensure a solid […]

  • 30 December 2011

    The expansion of the Panama Canal has created a highly competitive environment between US ports on opposing coasts. The Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach in California are the most active shipping ports in the United States and serve as the integral link between Asian goods and the America marketplace. But as the Panama […]

  • 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 […]

  • 15 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Two Missouri River Recovery Program sites have been temporarily closed to all public entry: Cranberry Bend project in Saline County and Cora Island project in St. Charles County, Mo. These closures allow construction of habitat improvement projects to commence at these locations to benefit native fish and wildlife resources including the endangered pallid sturgeon. Each site […]

  • 30 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Goczałkowice Lake project, commissioned by the Regional Directorate for Environmental Protection in Katowice, Poland, is underway. The goal of the scheme is to protect the habitats of the common tern, which have been nesting in this area for many years. The works are part of the LIFE.VISTULA.PL program. The 450m2 artificial bird island will […]

  • 14 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Baltimore District, in partnership with the Maryland Department of Transportation Maryland Port Administration (MDOT MPA), is preparing a supplemental environmental assessment (sEA) for the Barren Island component of the Mid-Chesapeake Bay Islands Ecosystem Restoration Project. Barren Island is an element of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) […]

  • 19 November 2020
    Business development

    The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has upheld Electric Boat’s request to use an eastern Long Island Sound dredging disposal site, according to a news release from the Connecticut Congressman Joe Courtney’s office. NOAA’s decision will allow dredging work that is essential to EB’s new South Yard Assembly Building – which will house upcoming construction […]

  • 23 October 2020
    Environment

    The Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District will next week hold a ceremony celebrating the completion of the Unity Island Aquatic Ecosystem Restoration Project. As reported, a ceremonial ribbon cutting event, and media site tour will take place at 1 pm, October 26, 2020. The ceremony celebrates the completion of the Unity Island project that […]

  • 9 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) has won a contract to upgrade R. Angolhitheem Harbor. The estimated value of the project is $2.8 million. Also, this development scheme will be completed within one year, MTCC reports. The R. Angolhitheem Harbor project consists of; dredging and reclamation operations of 42,000cbm; construction of a 221m breakwater; 166m […]

  • 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 […]

  • 2 November 2020
    Authorities & Government

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and its Upper Mississippi River Restoration Program partners are in the early stages of planning for a habitat rehabilitation project in Pool 13 of the Mississippi River near Green Island, Iowa. The Green Island project is part of the Upper Mississippi River Restoration Program and is being constructed through […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 10 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    Works 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, continue to progress, Mackley reports. The £58m North Portsea Island Coastal Defense Scheme, which is being delivered by the Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership, is being completed in five phases. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 28 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    The next phase of berth reconstruction at Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) Blount Island terminal is set to be complete in December 2020. Contractors are making significant progress on the latest phase in a total of $109 million in berth enhancements at the existing SSA Jacksonville Container Terminal at JAXPORT’s Blount Island Marine Terminal. An additional […]