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  • 20 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Rep. Michael G. Grimm (R,C-SI/Brooklyn) sent the following letter to the NYC Parks Commissioner urging Parks to work with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to use the sand dredged from Great Kills Harbor to replenish the storm-ravaged beaches along Staten Island’s coastline. “When it comes to our recovery efforts, we have to think creatively […]

  • 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 […]

  • 18 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Despite being peak tourist season, the schedule for work on the South Beach Marco Island beach requires completion within the next couple of weeks before the start of turtle nesting season on May 1. “We have been making very good progress,” said Gary McAlpin, the Collier County coastal zone management director who updated Marco Island […]

  • 6 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has announced the kickoff off a $60 million “Living Breakwaters” barrier that will provide critical defenses against coastal erosion and grow the natural habitat for finfish, shellfish and crustations on the south shore of Staten Island. The water-based barrier, which includes an oyster reef to further break waves and filter sea […]

  • 17 July 2012

    The Rhode Island Bar Association honored Rhode Island real estate and environmental lawyer John M. Boehnert with the Rhode Island Bar Journal Lauren E. Jones Writing Award for his article “Rhode Island’s Coastal Resources Management Program and the Coastal Zone Management Act’s Federal Consistency Program”. The federal consistency program gives States the ability to challenge, […]

  • 23 December 2011

    Senator Josh Green’s ‘talk story’ session Thursday evening in Kona turned into a transportation update session. Green invited state Department of Transportation Director Glenn Okimoto, who addressed about two dozen people at King Kamehameha’s Kona Beach Hotel. Included in the updates were state highways, airports and commercial harbors. Harbors Hawai‘i Island has two commercial harbors: […]

  • 24 April 2012

    The town officials said that the sediment buildup in the Lake Worth Lagoon is hampering navigation and could threaten property values on and near Everglades Island, according to the Palm Beach Daily News. Also, the town is asking the Florida Inland Navigation District to share the cost of dredging channels in the area to a […]

  • 18 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Two research experts from Coastal Carolina University will lead a public forum, “Sizing Up The Waccamaw Neck,” from 7 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, December 4, at the Strand Theater in downtown Georgetown. Paul Gayes, director of CCU’s Burroughs & Chapin Center for Marine and Wetland Studies, will discuss beach renourishment in Georgetown County, and […]

  • 21 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded a nearly $48 million contract for the completion of Phase One of the Site 1 Impoundment Project to Munilla Construction Management LLC (d/b/a MCM) of Miami, Fla., Jan. 18. “The Corps successfully worked through recent construction issues and the project is back on track,” said Corps Project Manager, […]

  • 1 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ contractor Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company (GLDD) completed the Holgate beachfill operations on November 23, 2016, marking the conclusion of initial construction of Long Beach Island’s dune and berm system. Dune grass planting is also in progress, with completion anticipated by mid-February. As the USACE said on its […]

  • 7 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The environment secretary Liz Truss has praised the new £6 million flood defenses on Portsea Island’s northern shore following a recent visit to the site. This is the second time in a matter of a few weeks that Ms Truss has visited and praised a scheme delivered by Team Van Oord working on behalf of […]

  • 2 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Town of Hilton Head Island beach renourishment project continues to make progress with the area between Painted Bunting Road and Bald Eagle Road currently being restricted for beach construction. The town and its contractor, Weeks Marine Inc., began this $20.7 million beach renourishment project in late June 2016. So far, around 700,000 cubic yards of sand […]

  • 26 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, has just released the latest update on their 2016 beach nourishment project, conducted by Weeks Marine. As a result of weather related delays encountered by the passage of Hurricane Matthew, the town has revised the schedule for the completion of the remaining segments of the beachfill scheme. Work […]

  • 22 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Town of Hilton Head Island has just announced that the town’s contractor will next week begin tilling all portions of the Island’s beach which were recently renourished. Beginning Monday, March 26, the McGraley Company will mobilize in order to begin tilling the beach. “The beach renourishment project permits require that the sand placed be loose enough to […]

  • 25 May 2012

    According to Steveston Harbour Authority general manager Bob Baziuk, the 24-metre tug boat Jose Narvaez ran aground in the waters off Steveston around noon Saturday, an incident that points to the need for regular dredging of the area. The vessel listed to its port side in the shallow channel that runs between Steveston and Shady […]

  • 21 August 2020
    Business & Finance, Business development, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) of Oak Brook, IL has just reported the receipt of several major dredging awards totaling $117.8 million. The awarded work includes: Mississippi River, Baton Rouge to Gulf of Mexico, Head of Passes Hopper Dredge Disposal Area Project (Maintenance, Louisiana, $44.9 million) Brigantine Inlet to Great Egg Harbor Inlet, […]

  • 23 June 2020
    Business development

    Preparations for the Anna Maria Island’s beach renourishment project are currently underway, Manatee County said in their latest announcement. In the following days, Marinex Construction – a contractor for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) – will begin an extensive beachfill project to restock a 5.5-mile stretch of beach on Anna Maria Island from […]

  • 29 October 2010

    The Department of Natural Resources and Environment announced today that the Maxton Bay Boating Access Site, located on Drummond Island in Chippewa County, will be closed until Dec. 31 for dredging operations. The dredging, to be completed by Drummond Island Yacht Haven, Inc., is the first phase of planned upgrades to the boating access site. […]

  • 12 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD), a dredging contractor from Oak Brook, Illinois, has won a $26.2 million contract for maintenance dredging of Fire Island Inlet and Shores Westerly to Jones Inlet. Bids were solicited via the internet with three received, reports the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD). “Work will be performed in Copiague, New York, […]

  • 13 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Government of the Virgin Islands has just announced that the Cane Garden Bay Revetment project is now officially underway. Although construction works on the project began on March 30, government representatives together with the contractor, Smith Warner International, launched the project with the symbolic splash of the first rock on Tuesday, April 11. The […]

  • 23 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Sacramento District, has awarded a $12,560,131 contract to Nordic Industries Inc. of Olivehurst to build the oxbow bypass project in Napa. Nordic Industries’ was the best value out of four submittals received Nov. 20 in response to a request for proposals. Flood walls will be built under the contract […]

  • 11 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The ability of the Port of Umm Qasr in Iraq to receive direct calls from larger container vessels is being progressively boosted by the new terminal development program at Basra Gateway Terminal (BGT). A significant milestone was reached at the end of August with the servicing of Evergreen’s 5652-TEU capacity Ever Useful with a LOA of 285 […]

  • 8 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    International Container Terminal Services, Inc (ICTSI) is forging ahead with investment in the second phase of new container terminal infrastructure at its Basra Gateway Terminal (BGT) at the Port of Umm Qasr. The port operator said in a press release that this expansion phase will be completed in stages by the third quarter of 2019. The […]

  • 9 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has just introduced the latest issue of Terra et Aqua, their official quarterly publication. The magazine is supported solely by the IADC as a service to the world-wide dredging community and represents IADC’s commitment to the highest standards of professional conduct. IADC is the global umbrella organisation for contractors in […]

  • 12 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Lyttelton Port of Christchurch (LPC) will lodge a Resource Consent Application (RCA) tomorrow for a further expansion of the reclamation at Te Awaparahi Bay, the company said in its latest announcement.  “The reclamation is needed to provide space for the port to meet the South Island’s growing freight requirements. It will ensure we can […]

  • 10 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Last week, Congressman Tim Bishop led a bipartisan effort to safeguard funding for the National Estuary Program (NEP). He and Congressman Frank LoBiondo were the authors of a letter to the House Appropriations Committee that asked for equal funding for all 28 programs funded by the NEP. Estuaries have been shown to be some of […]