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  • 22 March 2013

    During the first three month’s of 2013 some 13 vessels (tugs, 2 of which were towing barges, an OSV, a Landing Craft and 3 Dredgers) were mobilized and safely delivered to their new destinations under the management of Redwise Maritime Services B.V. with crewing arrangements fixed by Redwise Maritime Recruitment B.V. UDC AQUA The estuary […]

  • 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 […]

  • 5 January 2012

    Contractors are expected to start the township’s portion of Long Beach Island’s beach replenishment in early February, federal officials …   By Nicholas Huba (app) [mappress] Source: app, January 5, 2012;

  • 9 August 2013

    Controversy over Enbridge’s dredge pad site is causing the company to ask the United Stated Environmental Protection Agency for an extension to complete dredging of the Kalamazoo River. Senior vice president of operations for Enbridge, Rich Adams asks for the EPA to extend its deadline past Dec. 31, 2013. “Enbridge’s preparation for dredging in the […]

  • 6 July 2010

    Kuwaiti government officials are expected to sign a contract that will see the development of Boubyan Island’s port…   By CW Staff [mappress] Source: constructionweekonline, July 6, 2010;

  • 24 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and The Nature Conservancy are working to restore and strengthen salt marsh habitat at Sachuest Point National Wildlife Refuge to better withstand impacts of sea-level rise and coastal storm surge. The project focuses on the Maidford River marshlands, adjacent to Third Beach. The work is part of a $1.98 […]

  • 30 April 2012

    Aberdeen Harbour Board has announced early information about widening and deepening the harbour navigation channel in order to accommodate the latest generation of vessels servicing the oil & gas and renewables industries, and infilling of the River Dee Dock with a view to creating an extra 20,000m2 of operational space. Aberdeen Harbour is a world […]

  • 18 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand announced 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 dredging […]

  • 12 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, in partnership with the Port of Everett as local sponsor, recently completed a $1.2 million dredging project in the lower Snohomish River. The project, which was completed by Portable Hydraulic Dredging, LLC. of Alaska, resulted in the placement of approximately 90,000 cubic yards of dredge sands on […]

  • 12 January 2011

    President Mohamed Nasheed launches the work of Hulhudhoo-Meedhoo harbour construction project and the island’s sewerage system during his… [mappress] Source: mediawitty, January 12, 2011;

  • 16 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer, Congressman Dan Donovan and Staten Island Borough President James Oddo have announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plans to hold public community forums regarding their plans for the Staten Island Sea Wall Project. The meetings will take place on August 19th and August 20th from 6-9pm at Staten Island […]

  • 6 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer called on FEMA to formally assign the Army Corps of Engineers to prioritize storm protection projects, including beach berms, dunes, and temporary sea walls, on Staten Island’s shoreline after the protective beaches were destroyed by Superstorm Sandy. The neighborhoods of South Beach, Midland Beach, New Dorp Beach and Oakwood Beach […]

  • 6 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The 18,300 TEU EEE-Class Marstal Maersk became the largest vessel to call the new Maasvlakte II expansion of the Port of Rotterdam, arriving Monday morning January 5th as part of the testing phase prior to regular weekly calls starting in February.  The vessel is 399-meters (1,310 feet) long and 59-meters (194 feet) wide and sails […]

  • 7 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Westports Malaysia has decided to embark on the “Container Terminal 8 Expansion Plan” which is critical in ensuring the continuous growth of the company moving forward. The company recorded a 12% surge in its container volume throughput to 6.18 million TEU in the first 9 months of 2014. The company’s container volume has hit the 700,000 TEU mark […]

  • 15 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The land reclamation operations for new airport development project at Funadhoo island of Shaviyani Atoll are now underway, local media reports.  The project, conducted by the Maldives Transport and Contracting Company’s new trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Mahaa Jarraafu, will be completed in a month’s time. According to the island’s council, the dredging pipes have already been […]

  • 19 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The United States Environmental Agency (EPA) has launched informational “Full Court Press” to help Portland-Metro communities prepare to comment on the proposed Portland Harbor cleanup plan. According to EPA, residents of the greater Portland area interested in learning more about the why, when and how, of the approaching Portland Harbor Superfund cleanup will have many […]

  • 18 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Marshall Liberal Government is set to secure South Australia’s vulnerable coastline including a long-term solution to devastating erosion at West Beach thanks to significant funding in the 2019-20 State Budget. The 2019-20 State Budget delivers $52.4 million in funding over four years to improve both metropolitan and regional coasts which act as the state’s […]

  • 27 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Officials from the City of Tybee Island and the Army Corps are about to sign an agreement Aug. 29 that will lead to more sand on the island community’s beach for additional protection from future storm damage. According to the Corps, at 2 p.m. Thursday, Mayor Jason Buelterman of Tybee Island and Col. Daniel Hibner, […]

  • 12 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) along with its partners has been awarded grant funding from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation to continue work to make Rhode Island’s shoreline and coastal habitats more resilient in the face of rising seas and increased storm events. With the awarded funds, the CRMC and project […]

  • 16 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Gold Coast Waterways Authority (GCWA) will invest more than $35 million in their waterways city over the next four years. The main goal of this investment is to upgrade facilities for boaties, maintain navigation and improve access through dredging navigation channels. The centrepiece of their Waterways Management Program 2020-2024 is a $5.5 million investment […]

  • 21 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The long awaited Beaver Island Habitat Restoration and Enhancement Project – aimed to dramatically improve the habitat and environmental health on this Mississippi River island – is finally underway and moving forward according to schedule.    “The $10 million habitat restoration project is funded by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Upper Mississippi River Restoration […]

  • 23 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Queen Bess Island restoration project in Barataria Bay, conducted by Pontchartrain Partners, is in full swing now, the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) said in its latest announcement.  The $9.8 million construction contract, awarded in July 2019, is being funded through the Deepwater Horizon oil spill Natural Resource Damages settlement administered by […]

  • 17 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Rhode Island’s Congressional delegation today joined with Governor Lincoln D. Chafee and the Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) to announce $193,090 in federal funding to make the state’s coastline more resilient to future storms and rising sea levels. The funds were made available through the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) National Coastal Zone Management […]

  • 25 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    Earlier this week, Friends of Hunting Island State Park, Inc. hosted a celebration to mark completion of the $17 million Hunting Island beach renourishment project. The ribbon cutting was held Monday, June 22, in the presence of SC State Representative Michael Rivers from District 121, SC State Representative Shannon Erickson from District 124, and SC […]

  • 9 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    With a $35 million loan from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), The Bahamas will seek to build the country’s resilience to coastal risks through sustainable coastal protection, including natural infrastructure and integrated management of the coast. The program will finance shoreline stabilization and coastal flooding control measures on Grand Bahama Island, Central Long Island, and […]

  • 8 August 2013
    Project & Tenders

    The exact date of the start of dredging works at Lexington Harbor remains unknown, official states, however, the Sanilac County News reports that the water at the harbor is still deep enough for boats to enter. Meanwhile, Busch Marine of Bay City was dredging out the Port Sanilac Harbor entrance last week. Mark Sine, person […]