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  • 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 […]

  • 20 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Minister for Natural Resources and Mines, Andrew Cripps, has slammed today’s grandstanding from green groups about the future management of North Stradbroke Island. Mr Cripps said comments by conservation multi-national the Australian Conservation Foundation (ACF) are just predictable politicking from blow-in groups purporting to represent local concerns. “The reality is that their extreme green views […]

  • 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 […]

  • 10 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (RIDEM) yesterday announced the award of $6.8 million in matching grants for 33 projects, spread across the state, to mitigate water pollution from stormwater and nonpoint sources, reduce flooding, and strengthen Rhode Island’s climate resilience. The grants are made possible through funding from the Narragansett Bay and Watershed […]

  • 14 September 2012

    Sen. William A. Walaska yesterday offered his congratulations and compliments on the hiring by the Quonset Development Corporation of a Rhode Island firm to run the new container operation at the Port of Davisville. The QDC announced the hiring of R.I. Port Services to handle the planned expansion of short-sea shipping at the port. Under […]

  • 2 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    With high-tech equipment pumping up to 50,000 cubic yards of sand per day from a shoal area in the Gulf of Mexico, the U.S. Corps of Engineers’ project to renourish Cat Island’s East Beach is expected to conclude in mid-October. “Cat Island is an important asset to Mississippi because of its natural beauty and historical […]

  • 17 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    In front of a mostly packed house in the island’s combined-school cafeteria, a panel of Norfolk District leaders, engineers and scientists briefed the community on progress of the jetty project. The group announced the study period for the project was nearing an end and was moving to review by higher headquarters. Under the guidelines of […]

  • 27 March 2018
    Business & Finance

     Ayia Napa Marina, situated on the southeastern coast of Cyprus, has just released the latest video update on their marina development project.  Phase 2 of construction, which refers to all residential and commercial buildings of the project, started on 1st March 2018, with Terna S.A. and the Ayia Napa Marina engineering teams mobilizing new staff, […]

  • 29 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand yesterday announced that the beach renourishment project at Smith Point County Park is complete. The project is part of the larger New York Fire Island to Montauk Point Reformulation Study known as FIMP. “After more than 50 years of planning and praying, beach renourishment at Smith Point […]

  • 12 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Senate Committee of Environment and Public Works (EPW) has accepted Senator Tim Kaine’s provisions to start new flood-resilience projects that would protect Tangier Island and Coastal Virginia.  The EPW Committee’s draft of the America’s Water Infrastructure Act includes two provisions that will result in roadmaps for new resilient infrastructure – a broad plan for the […]

  • 15 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer, Congressman Dan Donovan, NY Mayor Bill de Blasio and Staten Island elected representatives have announced that the planned line of protection for Staten Island’s east shore cleared a major hurdle on the path toward construction.  In October, the lawmakers urged the Assistant Secretary of the Army to swiftly approve the […]

  • 28 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In its latest issue of Terra et Aqua, the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has introduced an article about the Horseshoe Bend project in Louisiana. According to the paper, the capacity for the placement of shoal material dredged from Horseshoe Bend at eight wetland development sites located along the river’s bank lines adjacent to the channel was nearly exhausted in […]

  • 6 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    Barnstable County has just released the latest update on their dredging project. Dredge operations continued during the last week on Sampsons Island/Dead Neck for the Town of Barnstable. The first phase was completed on Thursday, October 1, and the next step will be moving the pipe around to the inside of the island along the […]

  • 12 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and Congressmen Jim Langevin and David Cicilline yesterday joined Governor Gina M. Raimondo in announcing $1.6 million in federal funding to upgrade key infrastructure at the Port of Galilee in Narragansett, RI. The main goal of this development plan is to help protect jobs and promote investment at […]

  • 17 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in partnership with local sponsor Port of Everett, started the maintenance dredging of the upper and lower channel of Everett Harbor and Snohomish River October 16. The Corps awarded a contract to Portable Hydraulic Dredging, LLC., of Anchorage, Alaska., for $1.5 million. Approximately 60,000 cubic yards of material will […]

  • 19 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Progress towards constructing a navigation improvement project for Tangier Island is hitting a major milestone this month. The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, issued a solicitation for an unrestricted, firm fixed price, invitation for bid (IFB) for construction of a jetty located on the small island in the middle of the Chesapeake Bay. […]

  • 3 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed T.D., last month attended the signing of a contract for a €23.5 million, 216m long quay development project and associated works on Dinish Island, Castletownbere. Commenting the signing of the document with contractor L&M Keating Ltd, Minister Creed said: “This is a very significant investment […]

  • 28 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A major beach expansion is moving ahead in Galveston, representing the largest sand nourishment project to take place on the Texas Gulf Coast this summer. The project will use 725,000 cubic yards of sand dredged from the Galveston Ship Channel to create 20 blocks of additional beach along the island’s seawall between 61st and 81st streets. […]

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  • 17 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Locals and visitors to North Stradbroke Island will benefit from a stronger “Straddie” following the introduction into the Queensland Parliament today of the North Stradbroke Island Protection and Sustainability Amendment Bill 2013. Minister for Natural Resources and Mines Andrew Cripps said the legislation provided for sand mining to continue on the island until 2035 to […]

  • 21 December 2010

    Since its first edition in 1983, Dredging for Development has been recognised as the standard work for a clear, non-technical introduction to the complex field of dredging. This newly updated sixth edition, edited by Nick Bray (HR Wallingford /DRL) and Marsha Cohen (editor, Terra et Aqua) and jointly published by the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC ) and […]

  • 15 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, recently completed the maintenance dredging of nearly 680,000 cubic yards of sand from the Jones Inlet Federal Navigation Channel in Nassau County, to a depth of more than 14 feet. The channel, approximately 2.3 miles long, separates Point Lookout and Jones Beach State Park on Long […]

  • 19 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Congressman Frank A. LoBiondo (NJ-02) announced more than $13,7 mln in federal funding to 5 South Jersey environmental restoration projects from the National Fish & Wildlife Foundation under the U.S. Department of the Interior’s Sandy Coastal Resiliency Grants. The Hurricane Sandy Coastal Resiliency Competitive Grant Program supports projects that reduce communities’ vulnerability to the […]

  • 24 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    J.E. McAmis said in its latest announcement that their crews in Longview, WA yard are putting a new timber deck on the ABS Deck Barge – Ellis Island. The Ellis Island (250′ x 76′) will be put into service at the Mouth of the Columbia River to provide critical infrastructure at the South Jetty for […]