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  • 31 July 2013

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced that Enbridge has begun a new round of dredging in Michigan’s Kalamazoo River to clean up oil from the company’s July 2010 pipeline spill. The cleanup work is required by EPA’s March 2013 administrative order, which requires Enbridge to complete additional dredging by the end of the year above […]

  • 20 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Caledonian Maritime Assets Ltd (CMAL) has awarded a contract to Wallace Stone Consulting Engineers for design development work in advance of the introduction of a new ferry on the ‘Skye Triangle’ in 2018. The work will include design development at Tarbert ferry terminal, owned by CMAL, and Lochmaddy ferry terminal, owned by Comhairle Nan Eilean […]

  • 29 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    For the past 25 years, the Paul S. Sarbanes Ecosystem Restoration Project at Poplar Island has built island habitat in the Chesapeake Bay.  Since 1994, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, and its partners have been working to restore remote island habitat in the Chesapeake Bay by beneficially using dredged material at Poplar […]

  • 4 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency has started work on the £11 million project that will increase flood protection from Greatham Creek in Teesside and create around 30 hectares of extra habitat. The first phase of the project, which saw new flood defenses built at Port Clarence to reduce flood risk from the River Tees at a cost […]

  • 4 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency yesterday notified Enbridge that more work is needed in Michigan’s Kalamazoo River to clean up oil from the company’s pipeline spill in July 2010. EPA is proposing further action upstream of Ceresco Dam, upstream of the Battle Creek Dam (Mill Ponds area), and in the delta upstream of Morrow Lake. […]

  • 30 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    There are signs that a beach renourishment project at South Carolina’s Pawleys Island is set to begin soon, WMBF News reports. On September 27, the Pawleys Island Police Department posted the photos of a tugboat maneuvering a massive pipe in the south end, in order to prepare it for the beach renourishment project. During their […]

  • 4 November 2010

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 5, joined by its government partners for the Enbridge oil spill response, will hold an expo and public meeting Nov. 8 in Battle Creek, Mich., to update residents on the status of the cleanup and the long-term role of EPA. EPA is the federal On-Scene Coordinator for this incident. EPA […]

  • 19 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    In its latest update on their 2016 Beach Nourishment Project, the Town of Hilton Head Island said that the beachfill activities adjacent to Port Royal Plantation are now completed. To date, 3 of 6 project segments have been wrapped up with approximately 1/3 of the project’s total sand volume in place. Approximately 650,000 cubic yards of sand have […]

  • 4 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The $18.7 million Queen Bess Island restoration project is now officially complete – making the Brown Pelican habitat ready for the 2020 nesting season. Standing on the shore of a remote island in Louisiana’s Barataria Basin, Gov. John Bel Edwards yesterday declared the newly-restored island officially reopened for nesting. “Before we started this restoration last […]

  • 19 March 2014

    Vice President of the Maldives, Dr. Mohamed Jameel Ahmed this week inaugurated the harbor reconstruction project of Gulhi Island of Male’ Atoll. Speaking at the ceremony, the Vice President said that the initiation of the island’s harbor project would in turn lead to a better life for the people. The Vice President also underlined the future projects […]

  • 11 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Maldives President, Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom, has attended the ceremony to mark the completion of a land reclamation project in Muli Island of Mulaku Atoll.   According to an official announcement from the Maldives Ministry of Housing and Infrastructure, the ceremony was held yesterday at the harbor area of Muli Island. During the ceremony, […]

  • 5 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo yesterday announced that the New York State will take legal action against the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to prevent the designation of new permanent sites off the coast of eastern Long Island. In a letter signed by more than 30 federal, state and local elected officials, the Governor provided […]

  • 29 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has announced a joint state-federal effort to address coastal erosion and improve coastal resilience on Fire Island in the Town of Islip. “This project will strengthen Fire Island’s natural defense to protect its coastline and keep residents safer and better prepared for the next extreme weather event,” Governor Cuomo said. Suffolk […]

  • 8 January 2010

    Wrightsville Beach is still hoping that its beaches might be nourished before Masonboro Island’s as Great Lakes Dredging begins phasing in equipment Dredge and Dock for stage one, of a two-stage program to nourish the barrier island beaches. Source: Lumina News, January 7, 2010;

  • 4 March 2010

    Two years of work on bolstering flood defences on the East Frisian island of Baltrum have ended with German authorities saying the €9m project has now closed the last gap in the North Sea island’s coastal protection network… [mappress] Source: Maritime Journal, March 4, 2010

  • 8 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A public meeting on adaptive strategies in the preservation of threatened coastal wetlands is scheduled for Wednesday, October 22, 2014 from 6–8 p.m. at the URI Narragansett Bay Campus, Coastal Institute. This public stakeholder meeting is planned to explore this issue, as well as the collaborative efforts of both state and community-based options that may be able […]

  • 14 June 2011

    President Mohamed Nasheed has visited Rasdhoo of North Ari Atoll. During the visit, the President reviewed the status of health and education infrastructure of the island visiting AA Atoll Hospital and AA Atoll Education Centre in Rasdhoo. In the hospital, the President discussed with the management and the members of the Island Council ways of […]

  • 9 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor completed a landmark year in 2017 and is poised for significant future growth as a result of several historic developments, Ports of Indiana said in its latest announcement.  “We had a strong year in part because our world-class companies continue to drive new business through our port,” said Port Director […]

  • 15 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand announced recently that a $15 million Army contract has been awarded for emergency dredging and beach nourishment for the Fire Island Inlet and Shore Westerly to Jones Inlet. Schumer and Gillibrand successfully secured approval from the Army Corps to begin this multi-purpose project which will provide much-needed […]

  • 13 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer has secured nearly $730 million in federal funding for the construction of Sandy-related USACE projects, including storm protection projects in Long Island’s Fire Island to Montauk Point plan, the Rockaway and Jamaica Bay Reformulation and Staten Island’s South Shore Sea Wall. The $730 million in funding was previously trapped in […]

  • 22 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    New Zealand’s international freight gateway Port of Tauranga has today reported another record annual result as it reaps the rewards of its twenty-year investment programme to extend its freight catchment across the country. Revenue rose 7% from $227.2 million to $244.1 million. Underlying Group Net Profit After Tax rose 5% from $73.5 million to a […]

  • 5 December 2019
    Business & Finance

     The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) has just announced the latest video update from their Queen Bess Island restoration project, showing sand pumping operations onto the island to elevate its interior and install protective rock dike. The Queen Bess Island restoration project in Barataria Bay, conducted by Pontchartrain Partners, is moving ahead […]

  • 23 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer, Kirsten Gillibrand and Congressman Tim Bishop urged the Army Corps of Engineers to immediately approve and begin work on emergency stabilization projects at Fire Island dunes and downtown Montauk for hurricane protection, flood control and beach nourishment. The stabilization projects, which are part of the larger New York Fire Island […]

  • 22 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Members of Parliament from the Czech Republic, the Marshal of the Senate of the Republic of Poland Stanislaw Karczewski, and the Pomeranian Governor Dariusz Drelich visited the Port of Gdansk last week. The meeting between the representatives of the Port of Gdansk Authority and the delegates from the Czech Republic was held at the Port […]

  • 1 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in partnership with local sponsor Port of Everett, began maintenance dredging of the lower channel of the Everett Harbor and Snohomish River on October 31. The Corps awarded a contract to Portable Hydraulic Dredging, LLC. for $1.2 million. Around 90,000 cubic yards of dredged material will be placed beneficially […]

  • 5 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer yesterday announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will begin working with the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation on short-term protective measures along the the East and South Shores of Staten Island. In February, Schumer called on the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to formally assign […]