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  • 20 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has unveiled plan for the maintenance dredging project at the Channel Islands Harbor federal navigation channel. This very important project consists of biennial maintenance dredging of the Channel Islands Harbor federal navigation channel and sand trap, and maintenance dredging of Port Hueneme Harbor as needed. Majority of the dredge material […]

  • 2 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The Town of Duck’s beach nourishment project continues to progress with the arrival of Great Lakes Dredge & Dock (GLDD) dredge Dodge Island. The dredge arrived on site on Sunday, May 28, to begin pumping operations near the Ocean Bay Boulevard beach access. According to Dare County latest video update, GLDD continues to work south and build a […]

  • 7 June 2011

    Florida Gov. Rick Scott struck $615 million from the state’s 2011-12 budget, but his pen didn’t strike much-sought after funding for… (islander) [mappress] Source: islander, June 7, 2011    

  • 12 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Governor Lincoln D. Chafee, the Rhode Island Congressional delegation, Providence Mayor Angel Taveras, and ProvPort officials announced two new state-of-the art mobile harbor cranes for the Port of Providence have been ordered and are now being manufactured by Austria-based Liebherr Group. The two cranes are part of a $20-million enhancement project funded by a federal […]

  • 5 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The island of Kerrera is set to benefit from a significant upgrade to its ferry berthing facilities, Minister for Transport and Islands Derek Mackay announced today. Around £1.7 million will be invested in the construction of a new breakwater and the extension of the slipway. The project also includes an extension to the Gallanach slipway […]

  • 18 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The restoration work on the Caillou Lake Headland barrier island, also known as Whiskey Island, is expected to begin within the next couple weeks, Houma Today reports. This rebuilding is part of $627 million in Gulf Coast restoration money BP paid for the 2010 oil spill. From that, Louisiana received $318 million for outer coastal […]

  • 1 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Maintenance dredging of a portion of Little Narragansett Bay in Westerly, Rhode Island and Stonington, Connecticut will be completed under the terms of a $1.4 contract awarded recently by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. Work will be accomplished by H&L Contracting, LLC, of Bay Shore, N.Y. Construction is scheduled to start […]

  • 14 December 2010

    The amount of built-up mud and silt recently pulled from in front of Mare Island’s dry docks 2 and 3 could fill Vallejo’s Corbus Field up… By Jessica A. York (contracostatimes) [mappress] Source: contracostatimes, December 14, 2010;

  • 8 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Gold Coast Waterways Authority (GCWA) is pushing ahead with dredging works on the Gold Coast, ensuring vital transport links remain open for the city’s marine industries. “Dredging is starting in the West Crab Island Channel in the section from the Ephraim Island bridge down to the intersection with the North Channel,” CEO Hal Morris […]

  • 5 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, intends to issue an Invitation for Bids (IFB) for the Grand Encampment Island Unloading project, located on the Mississippi River, River Mile 756.5, Pool 4, Buffalo County, WI. Project will involve removal of dredged and other materials from Grand Encampment Island in strict accordance with the […]

  • 20 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The City of Rockingham has just announced that the maintenance dredging of the Bent Street navigation channel will begin in October, with completion scheduled January 2017. The works are located within the Shoalwater Islands Marine Park and the Tern Island C Class Nature Reserve. The sand bypassing maintenance is necessary to prevent sand from the Tern […]

  • 30 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife & Fish Refuge has just posted on its facebook page the latest photos from the Harper’s Slough restoration project. The Harper’s Slough Habitat Rehabilitation and Enhancement Project was planned and designed under the authority of the Upper Mississippi River Restoration Program. A single construction contract was awarded in September 2014 […]

  • 3 December 2009
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A Beirut developer planning an $8-billion artificial island off Lebanon says it is not worried by the debt debacle of Nakheel, the real estate developer behind Dubai’s similar man-made Palm Islands that revealed last week it needs more time to pay it debt… Source: Maktoob, December 3, 2009

  • 16 May 2018
    Business & Finance

     As part of its Continuing Authorities Program Section 204, USACE Buffalo District is creating a new wetland habitat on Unity Island using clean, dredged materials. The District hosted a site visit earlier this week for the Unity Island Ecosystem Restoration Project, to focus on the topic of ‘beneficial use’. Beneficial use is the concept […]

  • 18 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Under the ‘SimpleCoast’ banner, Deltares is supplying knowledge notes and tools to the small island states, helping them to investigate coastal erosion problems in a relative simple way. This allows managers and practitioners from small islands to investigate coastal erosion problems and determine courses of action. The facility is therefore primarily for those islands with little experience […]

  • 14 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    MARIN (Maritime Research Institute Netherlands) tested an innovative concept for a floating mega island earlier this week. The island comprises 87 large floating triangles that are flexibility connected to one another. Together they form a flexible floating island that can be as large as 1 to 5 km in cross-section. Olaf Waals, project manager and […]

  • 7 December 2009
    Project & Tenders

    PLUM ISLAND — A contract for the Plum Island-Salisbury beach replenishment project could be awarded next week, if the low bidder for the job satisfies questions from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers… Source: Newbury Port News, December 5, 2009

  • 25 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Bay of Plenty Regional Council has just released the latest video update on their Opureora Channel Dredging Project. For many years, the Opureora Channel has been used as a primary accessway for boat traffic between Matakana Island and the mainland at Omokoroa. It provides a critical lifeline for island residents that need to access emergency services, […]

  • 11 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Preparations for the February 2016 arrival of the new ferry MV Legionnaire are currently underway, announced the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador. Regarding this, tenders are being released for required wharf upgrades for Portugal Cove and Bell Island. The new ferry, which is being constructed by Damen Shipyards Group, will significantly increase the reliability and capacity on the province’s […]

  • 13 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In conjunction with the opening of hurricane season, volunteer members of the Bay Area Coastal Protection Alliance (BACPA), along with government, community and industry leaders, recently introduced a storm surge protection concept designed to save the entire Houston-Galveston region from a direct hit by a hurricane. “In 2008, Hurricane Ike caused loss of life and […]

  • 17 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Representatives Rosa DeLauro, Steve Israel and Nita Lowey have announced that $10 million in funding for Long Island Sound was included in the Fiscal Year 2017 Department of Interior, Environment and Related Agencies appropriations bill. The nearly $6.1 million increase in funding for Fiscal Year 2017 will be used for projects to improve water quality, habitat restoration […]

  • 9 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Piedroba Consulting Group (PCG) has just announced that they will receive proposals on behalf of its client for the maintenance dredging of the Leeward Channel in the Turks and Caicos Islands. The Turks and Caicos Islands are an island chain in the North Atlantic Ocean, southeast of the Bahamas, northwest of Puerto Rico and north of Hispaniola. The works include maintenance dredging (-12 […]

  • 11 September 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    The McGregor Lake Habitat Rehabilitation and Enhancement Project, or HREP, located in Pool 10 of the Upper Mississippi River, recently completed its dredging phase. The 580-acre McGregor Lake HREP includes the mid-river McGregor Lake and adjacent island and slough habitat between the main channel and east channel. The HREP will enhance fish and wildlife habitat […]

  • 13 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    One of the largest ecosystem restoration projects ever undertaken by the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) has restored the Caminada Headland, a 13-mile stretch of beach and dune running from the Belle Pass outlet of Bayou Lafourche eastward to Caminada Pass at the end of Elmer’s Island. The new beach covers an area […]

  • 16 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Jacksonville Harbor Deepening Project is gaining momentum with more and more vessels joining the fleet of workboats that are currently stationed in the area. That’s why the Army Corps’ Jacksonville District has just released a notice asking public to use extra caution in the waterways within the Jacksonville Harbor construction area on the St. […]

  • 3 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (February 25 – March 3, 2019).   PHOTO: IHC Beaver for the Middle East Royal IHC said in its latest announcement that their first IHC Beaver ever built in the Middle East was officially launched last week.   Wasa Dredging […]