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  • 25 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    Tybee Island will gain greater protection against storms from additional sand reinforcing the beach there. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, awarded a $10 million contract Monday for the next shoreline protection project at this coastal Georgia community. The City of Tybee Island and the Corps of Engineers jointly sponsor the project. The […]

  • 9 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Riga City Council Deputy Chairman and Chairman of the Board of the Freeport of Riga Mr. Andris Ameriks and the Minister of Transport Mr. Anrijs Matiss have visited the site of the ambitious Krievu Island project to assess the infrastructure development progress. “Krievu Island project will be completed on time – in August 2015. […]

  • 22 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The City of Tybee Island and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District hosted a Sand Throwing Ceremony October 21st to signal the beginning of work on the shoreline protection project. The event was held on the beach side of Marlin Monroe. Participating in the event were Tybee Mayor Jason Buelterman, Corps Savannah District […]

  • 29 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Phillips Hardy from Boonville, Missouri, has won an $11.4 million firm-fixed-price contract for the majority of the Cora Island project, announced defense.gov. This development program will include dredging, land-based earthwork operations, rock placement and modifications to dike structures. Work will be performed in St. Charles, Missouri, with an estimated completion date of December 31, 2016. Bids […]

  • 4 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority opened bids two days ago for the construction of the NRDA Caillou Lake Headlands restoration project. The apparent low bidder as read is Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, LLC with a bid of $103,176,805. The project includes restoring the barrier shoreline along the entire length of Whiskey Island through beach and dune […]

  • 20 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency has just announced that it will hold a drop-in event to discuss proposals for the Alney Island flood risk management scheme. At the event, which will be held at Riverside Sports Club on Monday, 30 October, from 2pm until 7pm, Environment Agency’s project team will be on hand to provide information about the […]

  • 23 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Brunswick County Board of Commissioners has approved $500,000 that will be used for a channel dredging and beach nourishment at Oak Island. The funding, to be used for the phase I of the Lower Lockwood Folly Habitat Restoration and Navigation Project, will be paid in three annual equal installments of $166,666 beginning in FY 2015. This is one of two […]

  • 15 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    A draft supplemental environmental assessment for repairs to the Fawn Island chute in Harrison County, Iowa is currently available for public review. The EA evaluates the environmental impacts of repairing damages that occurred to the chute during the 2011 Missouri River flood. These repairs are needed to restore the intended habitat function of Fawn Island […]

  • 24 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    A dredging project to maintain safe, public access to the marina and docking facilities at Sailors Haven and Watch Hill on Fire Island is scheduled to begin next week.  In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy and multiple storm events in 2012 sediment accumulated in the Sailors Haven and Watch Hill navigation channels and marinas. In […]

  • 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 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, Senator Charles Schumer and Congressman Max Rose have successfully brokered a Project Partnership Agreement (PPA) with USACE and New York State to lock in funding for the construction of the Staten Island Levee project. This PPA also ensures that the $400 million federal contribution […]

  • 27 June 2010

    Villagers on a small island in China’s Guangdong province are worried about the threat to their lives and economic activity with the island… [mappress] Source: thaindian, June 27, 2010;

  • 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 […]

  • 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;

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 June 2010

    Property developer Rakeen has had an ecological challenge on its hands to complete the majority of the infrastructure work for the man…   [mappress] Source: constructionweekonline, June 20, 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 […]

  • 16 April 2013

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) joined the Government and people of the Cook Islands to officially open the upgraded Avatiu Port, which was substantially improved by the Avatiu Port Development Project. “The project has not only extended the life of Avatiu Port, but has already boosted the safety and efficiency of port operations in Cook […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]