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  • 6 January 2011

    Construction of Topsail Island’s first beach nourishment project has begun. On the morning of Tuesday, Jan. 4, sand started being pumped … By Connie Pletl (carolinacoastonline) [mappress] Source: carolinacoastonline, January 6, 2011;

  • 15 February 2012

    Finishing nearly three years of study on the potential economic opportunities associated with Rhode Island’s ports, a Joint Legislative Commission reported today that development of port infrastructure and growth of maritime industries can result in 1,000 new jobs, $70 million in personal income, $127 million in business revenue and $8.1 million in state and local […]

  • 15 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Walla Walla District invites public comments on a draft Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) and Feasibility Study/Environmental Assessment (FS/EA) for the Clover Island Ecosystem Restoration Project. USACE will receive comments no later than Thursday, July 6, 2017. The Corps proposes to partner with the Port of Kennewick to improve […]

  • 10 February 2011

      The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced a decision to require all dischargers of urban stormwater in Guam to obtain permits to control pollution in runoff from urbanized areas of the island. Today’s action designates all current and future municipal stormwater sources in Guam to follow Clean Water Act permitting requirements. Municipal stormwater is […]

  • 4 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) has awarded the contract to restore Queen Bess Island to Pontchartrain Partners, LLC. The $9.8 million construction contract is being funded through the Deepwater Horizon oil spill Natural Resource Damages settlement administered by Louisiana’s Trustee Implementation Group. Queen Bess Island is a vital nesting habitat for colonial […]

  • 18 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    CCCC Guangzhou Dredging Co., Ltd. has won the Haihua Island inland dredging project, with the total dredging volume of 7.1 million cubic meters and the construction period of 400 days. The contract is a major milestone for CCCC Guangzhou, following previously won land reclamation deal for the Island 3 project. Located at Baimajing, Danzhou, facing Yangpu Port across […]

  • 26 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that a $32.2 million project to restore Ocean Parkway on Long Island is reaching a milestone this week with the start of pavement reconstruction only four months after Superstorm Sandy devastated the oceanfront roadway and miles of beaches along it. “Ocean Parkway and its connections to Robert Moses State Park […]

  • 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 […]

  • 7 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Maldives President, Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom, visited this morning G. Dh. Madaveli to inaugurate the island’s new harbor and to celebrate the completion of the island’s coastal protection project. Under this scheme, a 17.926 kilometer area affected by beach erosion was filled with new sand and a 454.5-meter seawall was built around the area. The […]

  • 10 April 2013

    From April 9, boaters will once again be able to navigate the River Avon between Bristol and Bath, after a large quantity of silt, built-up throughout a torrid winter of downpours and flooding, has been removed from Hanham Lock. The lock has been closed since October due to excessively high water levels, which carried silt […]

  • 22 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    NY Congressman Dan Donovan and Council Member Joe Borelli yesterday called for resiliency investments on Staten Island’s South Shore to fill a gap between existing flood protection projects. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is constructing a comprehensive line of protection from Fort Wadsworth to Great Kills Park, and the Governor’s Office of Storm Recovery […]

  • 23 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    VolkerStevin has been awarded a £19 million contract by the Defense Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) to upgrade Mare Harbor. The announcement comes after Defense Secretary Michael Fallon visited the Falkland Islands in February, and forms part of his commitment for £180 million investment over the next decade to modernize the military infrastructure on the Islands. The contract is […]

  • 18 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Australian dredging and civil construction company Hall Pacific recently started work on the Plantation Island channel dredging project in Fiji. The works began in early June and are expected to be completed by 29 June 2018. Hall Pacific CEO Cameron Hall said that the dredging works will enable vessels greater access to Plantation Island and are a […]

  • 9 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) has won a $40.8 million (AED150 million) contract for the marine and infrastructure works at Al Hamra’s Falcon Island project in Ras Al Khaimah, the UAE’s most northern emirate. Designed to house the first LEED Platinum Certified real estate of its kind in the Gulf, Falcon Island, will feature 150 of […]

  • 3 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance dredging of the upper and lower channel of the Everett Harbor and Snohomish River’s upper and lower channel is expected to be completed by the end of this month. The $1.5 million project, which began November 18, is being done by Portable Hydraulic Dredging, LLC. of Anchorage, Alaska. The work involves removal of around 100,000 […]

  • 17 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Robbins Rest Coastline Resiliency Project which is aimed to reduce significant coastal erosion threat on Fire Island has been completed now. According to Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, the contractors have completed all emergency repairs of Robbins Rest on Fire Island. The work on the project that will address coastal erosion and improve coastal resiliency in the area began in […]

  • 12 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Deepwater Wind’s proposal to build a five-turbine wind farm in waters off Block Island has received its first permits. The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (RIDEM) issued Deepwater Wind Water Quality Certificates, deeming the Block Island Wind Farm and Transmission System in compliance with state water quality regulations and the Clean Water Act. These […]

  • 26 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    New York’s Congressman Lee Zeldin today joined Commanding General of the USACE Headquarters, Lieutenant General Todd Semonite, and New York District’s USACE Commander, Colonel Thomas Asbery, as they surveyed Smith Point County Park, following the emergency dredge of Moriches Inlet and the Long Island Intracoastal Waterway. An upcoming major milestone will be LTG Semonite’s final approval […]

  • 29 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Hilton Head Island’s contractor Weeks Marine, Inc. restarted sand placement activities near Singleton Beach on November 27, 2016, after relocating its dredger, pipeline and other equipment. “Work will advance southward along the Palmetto Dunes oceanfront to near Captain’s Walk,” the Town said in its latest update. In order to finish the project, […]

  • 20 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Town of Oak Island will receive at least $1.1 million in state funding for the Town’s Lower Lockwood Folly Habitat Restoration Plan. The project will also put much-needed sand on the island’s west end. The Town received notice of the tentative award from the NC Department of Environment and Natural Resources Tuesday. It’s possible […]

  • 25 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer, Congressman Dan Donovan and Borough President James Oddo have announced $2 million in federal funding to kick start the design phase of the Staten Island Sea Wall project. The funds have been provided to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and will go towards field surveys and geo-technical work. “When […]

  • 24 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    [mappress mapid=”23290″] The Town of Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, has just released the latest update on their 2016 Beach Nourishment Project, undertaken by Weeks Marine. All beachfill activities between South Forest Beach (near Marriott’s Grande Ocean Resort) and southern Palmetto Dunes (near Captain’s Walk) are complete. The dredger, pipeline and equipment will be repositioned during […]

  • 10 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Soil and Water Conservation Society’s (SWCS) Southern New England Chapter (SNEC) will today (August 10) host an annual Summer Meeting for SWCS members and the public at the South Kingstown Land Trust Barn in Wakefield, Rhode Island. Rhode Island government staff will discuss the BeachSAMP, followed by a field tour to coastal erosion sites, lunch, and a SWCS SNEC membership […]

  • 4 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    In its latest update on their 2016 Beach Nourishment Project, the Town of Hilton Head Island announces the pending completion of sand placement activities at South Beach adjacent to the Sea Pines Resort. “Once finished here, 4 of 6 project segments will have been completed with approximately 1/2 of the project’s total sand volume in […]

  • 15 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, has released the required supplemental environmental study for a proposed project to build a terminal groin and pump sand onto the beach to protect homes threatened by erosion on Figure Eight Island in New Hanover County. The so-called Figure Eight Island Shoreline Management Project includes plans to […]

  • 12 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Port Corpus Christi Authority (PCCA) Commissioners awarded the contract for the Pelican Island Shore Protection Project – Phase 2 to RLB Contracting Inc. Pelican Island is located in Corpus Christi Bay along the south side of the Corpus Christi Ship Channel between Port Aransas and the former Naval Station Ingleside. Pelican Island is owned by […]