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  • 7 September 2020

    The Kahnawà:ke Environment Protection Office, a department within the Mohawk Council of Kahnawà:ke, Quebec, Canada, said in their latest release that there is a delay in the dredging component of the Tekakwitha Island and Bay restoration project. The contractor, Rice Mohawk Landscaping, has been building a dredging platform to carry out the work. Unfortunately, they […]

  • 29 December 2011

    In a letter to the Army Corps of Engineers, MPOA Director Arline Barhke rebuts a response by MPOA President Dick Hilton to public comments about the Wonder Lake dredging project. The Master Property Owners Association plans to dredge 500,000 to 600,000 cubic yards of sediment from Wonder Lake to improve navigability. The $5.9 million dredging […]

  • 24 May 2012

    The Collier County Commission on Tuesday unanimously approved spending $2 million for the Marco Island’s South Beach renourishment project. According to news-press.com, the project includes: • Adding at least 77,000 cubic yards of sand; • Extending the beach about 80 feet into the Gulf of Mexico; • Repairing five erosion-prevention structures known as T-groins. “It […]

  • 11 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Dauphin Island said that a public meeting about the Alabama Barrier Island Restoration Assessment (ABIRA) will be held today at the Dauphin Island Sea Lab Shelby Auditorium. This project is a collaborative effort between the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and the State of Alabama funded by the […]

  • 29 September 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    Luedtke Engineering Company has returned to Green Bay Harbor for the fourth time in the last five years to complete maintenance dredging of the federal navigational channel, informs the Wisconsin Domestic Maritime Coalition. Each year clean dredge material is beneficially reused and pumped into island cells of the Cat Island Chain restoration project. Environmental windows […]

  • 18 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The University of Rhode Island has been awarded $870,000 in funding from the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) for data gathering to build upon the Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council’s (CRMC) Shoreline Change (Beach) Special Area Management Plan (SAMP). U.S. Senator Jack Reed (D-RI) announced the funding, which will also include $3.25 million […]

  • 26 August 2020
    Authorities & Government

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers commanding general, Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite has signed the Chief’s Reports for two flood damage reduction studies in the U.S. Virgin Islands. The signing of these reports for the Savan Gut Phase II and Turpentine Run projects, marks a crucial milestone and progresses the proposed projects to Congress […]

  • 23 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, Texas General Land Office, Galveston Park Board of Trustees and the Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company representatives marked the completion of a major beach restoration project in Galveston last week. The project used 725,000 cubic yards of sand from the Galveston Ship Channel to create 20 […]

  • 11 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Last week construction began on a $50 million project to improve the Port of Guam. The project is administered by the Maritime Administration (MARAD) of the Department of Transportation on behalf of the Department of Defense (DOD). Guam is an island in the central Pacific with important United States military bases. The port is designated […]

  • 23 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) celebrated the completion of the Kawaihae Harbor Pier 2 Terminal Improvements Project in a dedication ceremony last week. The project resurfaced 3.1 acres of cargo yard area at Pier 2, relocated the Harbors Division Office/Maintenance Facility and comfort station structures and included other infrastructure improvements. “The new container yard provides additional […]

  • 17 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District announced yesterday its plans to dredge a section of the Upper Chesapeake Bay in late February of 2017. According to USACE, this maintenance dredging project will be completed by the end of March 2017. The project area extends from the Sassafras River to Fairlee Creek. Dredged material […]

  • 27 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    A customized Damen cutter suction dredger – type CSD500 – has arrived on site at Port of Umm Qasr, Iraq. The dredger was named recently by her owner, Basra Gateway Terminal (BTG), at the Damen Dredging yard in the Netherlands. Immediately after the ceremony, the dredger was made ready for transport and towed to Rotterdam, from where it […]

  • 14 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Col. David Caldwell of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, announced yesterday the completion of the Sea Gate Reach of the Coney Island Shore Protection Project. The $28 million project will increase resiliency and reduce the risks coastal storms pose to residents and businesses on Coney Island. It will also prevent sand […]

  • 4 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Minister Melanie Schultz van Haegen (Infrastructure and the Environment) and Hubert Bruls, Mayor of Nijmegen, pulled a life-size thumb out of a dyke yesterday to illustrate the fact that the River Waal now has more room around Nijmegen. As a result, the water level of the river has dropped by 34 centimeters. The Nijmegen Room […]

  • 20 October 2010

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, contractor began the second phase of maintenance dredging in the Moriches Bay reach of the Long Island Intracoastal Waterway federal channel this week. Paul Howard Construction, of Greensboro, N.C., was awarded a $1.45 million contract to perform maintenance dredging in the Moriches Bay area of the channel […]

  • 25 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Missouri River Recovery Program’s Cranberry Bend Project, managed by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, is progressing very well. Construction of this side-channel chute, and moving an existing levee further inland, will create 41 acres of aquatic habitat with the intent to benefit the endangered pallid sturgeon and other native fish and wildlife along […]

  • 22 June 2012

    As construction workers maneuver bulldozers and spread sand to restore the degrading marsh island, Yellow Bar Hassock in Jamaica Bay, N.Y., their work is being closely observed by an area resident. “For the past few months we’ve seen him on the site. He just keeps doing his thing,” said Melissa Alvarez, a Senior Project Biologist […]

  • 29 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    JadeWeserPort, Germany’s first deep water container port, started operation on 21 September 2012 and will be the focus of a case study at Intermodal Europe 2012. “The most important feature of the newly opened JadeWeserPort is the tide independent 18 metre depth that enables JadeWeserPort to call ultra large container ships at any time” says […]

  • 23 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A leading dive hotelier in Cayman told a local TV station there Wednesday that Cayman officials and dive business operators were looking at Bimini in the Bahamas as an example of what not to do in pitting protection of fragile marine life and coral reefs against mass development. Keith Sahm, General Manager of the world-famous […]

  • 2 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC), the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), and the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation (NYC Parks) will host an Informational Open House on Tuesday, June 10 on Coney Island to explain an upcoming $35 million construction project. The primary purpose of the proposed […]

  • 29 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The RI Coastal Resources Management Council and its project partners have released the Rhode Island Sea Level Affecting Marsh Migration (SLAMM) project summary report that details the findings and results of an evaluation of the response of the state’s coastal wetlands to sea level rise scenarios of one, three and five feet. Coastal wetlands, especially […]

  • 27 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The remote island nation of Tuvalu is benefiting from increased land space and improved living conditions following the completion of dredging works delivered by Australian-based Hall Contracting. Hall Contracting Managing Director, Cameron Hall, said that the works – funded by the New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade on behalf of the Government of Tuvalu […]

  • 3 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Pressed by environmental groups, the federal agency that oversaw a study of the proposed terminal groin on Figure Eight Island has decided to take another look at the structure after property owners submitted a new design and location that aren’t included in the original study. The Army Corps of Engineers will update its 2012 draft […]

  • 28 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (State Parks) announced the completion of three renovated boating facilities in the Thousand Islands and one in the Finger Lakes in time for the 2014 summer boating season. “The enduring traditions of boating and fishing in the Thousand Islands […]

  • 1 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The second phase of the Hulhumalé Dredging & Reclamation project in the Maldives is about to begin in the next few weeks. The $50 million project was awarded to Dredging International NV, Belgium earlier this year.  Arrival of Dredging International’s vessel that will take part in the project has been set for late December. Preparations for the […]

  • 11 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer, Colonel David Caldwell of the Army Corps of Engineers, Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano and several other officials broke ground yesterday on the Long Beach Island shore protection project. This coastal scheme includes seven miles of protected shoreline, between East Rockaway Inlet and Jones Inlet. Overall, the finished project will […]