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  • 23 September 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District recently completed dredged material placement at Pancake Point on Puget Island in Washington. The project provided beach nourishment to an approximately 3000-foot stretch of shoreline on the Washington side of the Columbia River. The Port of Portland’s Dredge Oregon began work on Aug. 29 and completed placement […]

  • 11 September 2020
    Environment

    Setting turbidity limits is a challenging task and requires a general understanding of dredging processes as well as the surrounding environment. An integrated approach, that takes into account all crucial concepts with a balance between protecting the environment and still allowing for dredging in a cost-effective way, is necessary. The turbidity limits will be the […]

  • 9 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    The USACE New England District has received a permit application from Quonset Development Corporation for proposed work in the West Quonset Channel in Narragansett Bay in North Kingstown, Rhode Island. The proposed project involves blasting of a rock ledge in the waters off property located at 165 Dillabur Avenue in North Kingstown. The rock ledge […]

  • 1 September 2020
    Authorities & Government

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District received a permit application from the city of New Bedford for proposed work in Clark’s Cove. The project’s purpose is shoreline protection at West Rodney French Boulevard in New Bedford, Massachusetts. The proposed project in Clark’s Cove involves work to construct a breakwater and perform beach […]

  • 27 August 2020
    Business development

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, has received a permit application from Cross Sound Ferry Services, Inc., for a proposed work in the Thames River. The project purpose is to reconfigure the existing site in New London, Connecticut, to maintain the function of the Cross Sound Ferry Service. The proposed work includes […]

  • 25 August 2020
    Safety, Vessels

    Orion Group Holdings, Inc. (ORN) has provided an update on the explosion and fire in the Port of Corpus Christi involving its dredge Waymon Boyd. On Friday morning a fire occurred in the Port of Corpus Christi Ship Channel near one of the company’s dredges, the Waymon Boyd, and the vessel caught fire. The Coast […]

  • 25 August 2020

    The next phase of work is due to start on a £27 million flood defence scheme in Rhyl in October. The East Rhyl Coastal Defence Scheme will protect 1,650 properties in East Rhyl and will be funded through the Welsh Government, as well as part funding by Denbighshire County Council. Work started on site in […]

  • 24 August 2020
    Safety, Vessels

    The Coast Guard has suspended its search Saturday for two missing crew members from the dredging vessel Waymon L Boyd. Two people are still missing and six have been hospitalized for injuries caused by a pipeline explosion after a dredging vessel hit a submerged gas pipeline in the Corpus Christi Ship Channel on Friday. “Our […]

  • 18 August 2020
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    DSC Dredge has just announced the successful delivery of its Marlin Class dredge to a valued DSC client. Over the past 20+ months, DSC Dredge teams in Poplarville, MS and Reserve, LA have worked tirelessly to design, build and ship out two custom Marlin dredges. “A huge thank you to all of our DSC team […]

  • 11 August 2020
    Authorities & Government

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Collier County, Florida, its nonfederal sponsor, have released the Collier County Coastal Storm Risk Management Draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Impact Statement. The community is invited to learn more about the study and its findings during two virtual public meetings, where USACE staff will be available to […]

  • 10 August 2020
    Business development

    The McGowan Government has allocated $7 million to help solve access issues at the Carnarvon Fascine as part of the $5.5 billion WA Recovery Plan. The funding will see immediate measures implemented to assist with access to the fascine, a long standing issue for Carnarvon residents and visitors. The $7 million will also go towards […]

  • 6 August 2020
    Business development

    A Construction Working Group has been established to provide direct community input during the early works and breakwater construction phases of the Ocean Reef Marina, the Government of Western Australia reports. Through an expression of interest process, 23 people have been selected to form the group, comprised of 18 local organisation and community group members […]

  • 5 August 2020
    Business development

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ New England District has received a permit application from the Connecticut Port Authority for proposed work in the Thames River at State Pier, New London, Connecticut. The proposed project would serve as a long-term, regional wind turbine generator port facility while continuing to support other existing long term break […]

  • 4 August 2020
    Business development, Infrastructure

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation, the largest provider of dredging services in the United States, today reported financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2020, saying that company ended the second quarter with a strong net cash position, balance sheet and substantial liquidity. “At GLDD we have been fortunate to be able to […]

  • 31 July 2020
    Business & Finance

    Orion Group Holdings, Inc. (ORN) yesterday reported net income of $2.0 million ($0.07 diluted earnings per share) for the second quarter ended June 30, 2020. “Once again, I would like to thank all of our employees and team members for continuing to safely and diligently work on our projects and in our yards, shops and […]

  • 21 July 2020
    Business development, Infrastructure

    Louisiana Congressman Clay Higgins’ amendment expediting access to viable dredge fill sites for the Calcasieu River & Pass project was added to the 2020 Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) during a House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee markup last week. The House of Representatives is expected to vote on the full bill later this month. Due […]

  • 16 July 2020
    Business development, Infrastructure

    Registration for the Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference – Europe’s leading gathering of the entire offshore energy industry – is now live!  From now on it is possible to register yourself for Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference 2020 (OEEC) taking place on 27 & 28 October in Amsterdam. OEEC is where the energy transition takes place. It is […]

  • 6 July 2020
    Authorities & Government, Environment

    The British Ports Association (BPA) has published a white paper with Augean on alternative routes for dealing with dredged contaminated sediments. Part of the BPA’s Port Futures thought leadership programme, the paper provides an insight into alternative disposal routes for contaminated sediments. Dredging is a major part of most ports’ conservancy efforts and is critical […]

  • 6 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Headquarters in Washington, D.C., recently selected Lakeville, Minnesota, resident and St. Paul District senior hydraulic engineer Ann Banitt as the recipient of its Hydrology, Hydraulics and Coastal Community of Practice Professional of the Year Award. The award was virtually presented June 24. This award recognizes the water resource engineering […]

  • 29 June 2020
    Authorities & Government

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Monroe County, its nonfederal sponsor, recently released the Florida Keys Coastal Storm Risk Management Draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Impact Statement. The Draft IFR and EIS, prepared pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act, identifies coastal storm flood risks to residents, industries and businesses; develops risk-management measures, […]

  • 12 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    Redland City Council, QLD, is inviting community members to provide input into Phase 6 of its Coastal Hazard Adaptation Strategy. A city-wide strategy for the protection of the city’s coastline, including islands and inland rivers and creeks; the project will assess the vulnerability of infrastructure, assets and property to coastal hazards, and recommend actions to […]

  • 9 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    Memphis District Corps of Engineers Harbor Dredging Project Delivery Team has awarded a contract for dredging of four local harbors: Elvis Stahr Harbor in Hickman, Ky.; Memphis Harbor-McKellar Lake and Wolf River Harbor in Memphis, Tenn.; and Helena Harbor in Phillips County, Ark. Dredging of the four harbors involves removing sediment to maintain a specific […]

  • 5 June 2020

    The acquisition and recapitalisation of Royal IHC has been finalised. The newly established Foundation Continuiteit IHC, has taken over all shares of IHC Merwede Holding BV. The recapitalisation has now also been completed. As a result of this injection of capital, Royal IHC has a healthy liquidity, strong balance sheet and future prospects once again, the […]

  • 3 June 2020

    The Eastern Chapter has been working hard to develop a robust program and great opportunities for their meeting at the Francis Marion Hotel in Charleston, SC, the Western Dredging Association (WEDA) said in their latest release. “Normally at this point in time, we would be reaching out to you, our members for abstracts, and looking […]

  • 2 June 2020
    Authorities & Government, Infrastructure

    There are officially three weeks left to provide input on the draft report for the Charleston Peninsula Flood Risk Management Study. The $3 million Charleston Peninsula study investigates solutions to address coastal storm risk to people, property and infrastructure on the peninsula. It was jointly developed by the Army Corps and the City of Charleston […]

  • 28 May 2020

    Barkmeijer Shipyards has just released this beautiful photo from the sea trials of the 3000m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Anchorage. This dredger is equipped with a smart diesel-electric system, developed in close collaboration between Barkmeijer Shipyards and D&A Electric, that efficiently regulates the energy supply for sailing, dredging and unloading the ship. This dredger, […]