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  • 22 July 2011

    Container shipping giant Maersk says it is abandoning Port Taranaki — the North Island’s main west coast port…   (odt) [mappress] Source: odt, July 22, 2011;

  • 28 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Nature Conservancy (TNC) is partnering with the Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) and the City of East Providence to test the effectiveness of “living shoreline” erosion controls at Rose Larisa Park. The construction contract was awarded to SumCo Eco-Contracting of Salem, Mass. through a competitive bidding process. The project is funded in […]

  • 2 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The $7.2 million contract awarded by the Army Corps of Engineers to place 600,000 cubic yards of sand along Coney Island officially commenced. The Coney Island Reach project, which extends from West 37th Street to Brighton Beach, consists of approximately 3 miles of beachfront which provides storm damage reduction to the densely populated communities and […]

  • 23 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Boskalis has unveiled a sculpture on the man-made island Punta Pacifica, constructed off the coast of Panama City. The sculpture called Ocean Reef I was presented by Boskalis CEO Peter Berdowski to José Isabel Blandón (alcalde del Distrito de Panamá) in the presence of Alfredo Aleman (CEO Ocean Reef Marina). Boskalis constructed the first Punta […]

  • 1 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Fenwick Island beach replenishment project, scheduled to start in early July, has been postponed and is now set to begin on July 19, the Town of Fenwick Island said in their latest release.  Last year, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District awarded a $19.2 million contract to Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company […]

  • 23 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    About 40 percent of the coastal wetlands in the contiguous United States are in Louisiana, but hundreds of thousands of acres of vital habitat have been washed away by natural and man-made disasters, the NOAA Fisheries Service said in their latest announcement. Storms, erosion, and increased sea levels, combined with construction of hard levees, digging […]

  • 9 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, will participate in a national Corps of Engineers pilot program to use dredged material to improve habitat. The Upper Pool 4 Islands Complex Project is one of 10 projects selected out of 95 proposals submitted throughout the United States. USACE’s engineers plan to develop islands in […]

  • 29 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Nakheel, a Dubai-based real estate developer, has appointed marine engineering contractor Van Oord to deliver 23.5 km of coastline and breakwaters at Deira Islands, its new 15.3 sq km waterfront city in Dubai.  The AED387 million (around $105 million) contract, signed today with Van Oord Middle East Limited Dubai Branch, includes beaches, quay walls, rock […]

  • 5 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD) is continuing work on the Town of Duck Beach Nourishment project. Last weekend the town reported that the GLDD dredge Liberty Island is still undergoing repairs. On June 1, the town announced that the Liberty Island, the vessel working at the southern end of the project zone, has experienced some […]

  • 19 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The USACE Rock Island District and its Upper Mississippi River Restoration Program partners are constructing a habitat rehabilitation project in Pool 14 of the Mississippi River near Princeton, Iowa, and are seeking comments on the project plan through June 15. The draft feasibility report, which includes the project’s tentatively selected plan and an environmental assessment […]

  • 27 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Lee Zeldin has been appointed co-chair of the Congressional Long Island Sound Caucus in the House of Representatives, which he served on during the 114th Congress. The First Congressional District of New York contains over 55 miles of Long Island Sound shoreline, and in the 114th Congress Congressman Zeldin was the lead Republican sponsor […]

  • 21 January 2013

    Contract signing for dredging and reclamation of six Islands was held at the Ministry of Housing and Infrastructure. The ceremony, which was held on January 17, was attended by Minister of Housing and Infrastructure, Dr.Mohamed Muizzu and Managing Director of Housing Development Corporation (HDC) Mr. Suhail Ahmed, Council members of the six Islands and senior […]

  • 18 May 2010

    FLOOD defence bosses have refloated the idea of Hayling getting a breakwater which will not only protect the Island’s south eastern shore… [mappress] Source: haylingtoday, May 18, 2010;

  • 13 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the State of Wisconsin, and Brown County announced that they are wrapping up work on the foundation for the Cat Island chain restoration project in Lower Green Bay. “Thanks to the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative – and our […]

  • 15 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Axis Midstream Holdings, LLC is proposing the construction of crude oil export facilities from Taft, San Patricio County, to Harbor Island with associated infrastructure and pipelines in the Corpus Christi Ship Channel in Port Aransas, Nueces County, Texas. According to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the proposed project is located in several towns, waterways, […]

  • 17 January 2011

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has been awarded a contract from Ocean Reef Island Inc to construct an artificial island off the coast near the residential area of Punta Pacifica in Panama City. The project, with a contract value of approximately € 55 million, is already underway and the project is expected to be completed mid […]

  • 20 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) has taken delivery of the new build ATB hopper dredge Ellis Island and tug Douglas B. Mackie after successful completion of United States Coast Guard and American Bureau of Shipping regulatory sea trials. David Simonelli, President, Dredging Division commented: “We are excited to take delivery of this advanced vessel […]

  • 15 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Stephanie Wilson, Senior Project Scientist with ESS Group, Inc., chaired the EBC 8th Annual Ocean Resource Management Conference: Update on Dredging In New England – Disposal and Beneficial Reuse held on Thursday, June 26, 2014 in Boston, MA. Under Wilson’s leadership, this program brought together speakers from state and federal government and private industry to […]

  • 1 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, awards a contract for covering Renard Island, an inactive dredged material placement site located in Green Bay, Wis. The $1,909,300 contract was awarded to Peters Concrete Co., Green Bay, Wis. The firm will remove about 250,000 yards of clean sediment from the Bayport Confined Disposal Facility, CDF, […]

  • 21 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Elia Asset NV is looking for contractor to conduct study, construction and maintenance of an artificial island, Alpha, which is to be located approx. 45kms offshore from the port of Zeebrugge on the Lodewijk bank and characterised by a depth of approx. 30m LAT. The entire island must be designed, built and maintained so that […]

  • 15 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, reported today that the Channel Islands Harbor dredging project is progressing well and is expected to be completed before the end of February. Channel Islands Harbor Director Lyn Krieger and Los Angeles District Commander Col. Kirk Gibbs recently visited the area, where they were briefed on the […]

  • 16 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) Acting Administrator Chip Jaenichen joined Guam Gov. Eddie Calvo, Sen. Tom Ada, local official and port representatives to break ground on the final stage of the Port of Guam modernization project. This $50 million port improvement project, administered by MARAD on behalf of the Department of Defense […]

  • 3 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Isle of Man Department of Infrastructure has engaged a specialist contractor to dredge the outer harbor at Peel, according to the Isle of Man Government’s latest release. Work will start soon to remove sand deposits from the area around the breakwater, the lifeboat slipway and the groyne. This essential maintenance will support the safe operation […]

  • 19 April 2011

    The beach was as bright as a football field under Friday night lights as the bulldozers shoved, sculpted and shaped the sand in the… By Lisa Neff (islander) [mappress] Source: islander, April 19, 2011  

  • 19 June 2010

    Tucked away in the Town of Hilton Head Island’s budget is a relatively small amount of money for a study that could have big implications…   [mappress] Source: islandpacket, June 19, 2010;

  • 10 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    EPA has released a Notice of Intent to prepare a Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement to evaluate the potential designation of one or more dredged material disposal sites in Eastern Long Island Sound, and hosted a public meeting in Riverhead, N.Y. on Wednesday, Jan. 9. The Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) is being developed with the input […]