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  • 25 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Bay of Plenty Regional Council has just released the latest video update on their Opureora Channel Dredging Project. For many years, the Opureora Channel has been used as a primary accessway for boat traffic between Matakana Island and the mainland at Omokoroa. It provides a critical lifeline for island residents that need to access emergency services, […]

  • 22 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Mackinac Island State Harbor is one of 58 waterways around the state which received muchneeded emergency funding to dredge its marinas. Ronald Olson, Chief of DNR Parks and Recreation, stated that the state included the Island and other harbors when the Michigan Department of Natural Resources learned there would be money left over in the […]

  • 10 December 2012

    The proposed dredging project on the Cedar Island Harbour will be the main topic of tonight’s meeting between the members of the Cedar Island Yacht Club and the Kingsville council. The current siltation of the harbor is making difficulties for boaters to access launch ramps, docks and fuel stations, according to blackburnnews.com. This venture should […]

  • 5 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, intends to issue an Invitation for Bids (IFB) for the Grand Encampment Island Unloading project, located on the Mississippi River, River Mile 756.5, Pool 4, Buffalo County, WI. Project will involve removal of dredged and other materials from Grand Encampment Island in strict accordance with the […]

  • 17 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Representatives Rosa DeLauro, Steve Israel and Nita Lowey have announced that $10 million in funding for Long Island Sound was included in the Fiscal Year 2017 Department of Interior, Environment and Related Agencies appropriations bill. The nearly $6.1 million increase in funding for Fiscal Year 2017 will be used for projects to improve water quality, habitat restoration […]

  • 30 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife & Fish Refuge has just posted on its facebook page the latest photos from the Harper’s Slough restoration project. The Harper’s Slough Habitat Rehabilitation and Enhancement Project was planned and designed under the authority of the Upper Mississippi River Restoration Program. A single construction contract was awarded in September 2014 […]

  • 25 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Wilmington District said in their latest announcement that the dredging operations are progressing well on the Wilmington Harbor Inner Ocean Bar Contract. The contractor, Weeks Marine, is dredging shoaled material from the federal navigation channel, and placing it on the Oak Island beachfront. According to USACE, this contract is […]

  • 7 June 2011

    Florida Gov. Rick Scott struck $615 million from the state’s 2011-12 budget, but his pen didn’t strike much-sought after funding for… (islander) [mappress] Source: islander, June 7, 2011    

  • 12 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Governor Lincoln D. Chafee, the Rhode Island Congressional delegation, Providence Mayor Angel Taveras, and ProvPort officials announced two new state-of-the art mobile harbor cranes for the Port of Providence have been ordered and are now being manufactured by Austria-based Liebherr Group. The two cranes are part of a $20-million enhancement project funded by a federal […]

  • 14 December 2010

    The amount of built-up mud and silt recently pulled from in front of Mare Island’s dry docks 2 and 3 could fill Vallejo’s Corbus Field up… By Jessica A. York (contracostatimes) [mappress] Source: contracostatimes, December 14, 2010;

  • 1 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dutch Prime Minister, Mr. Mark Rutte will from Friday 10 to Sunday 12 April 2015 visit Panama, having been invited by President Juan Carlos Varela to attend the Summit of the Americas, the triennial summit of the Organization of American States. Mr Rutte’s visit will also focus on strengthening the Netherlands’ economic ties with Panama. […]

  • 20 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The City of Rockingham has just announced that the maintenance dredging of the Bent Street navigation channel will begin in October, with completion scheduled January 2017. The works are located within the Shoalwater Islands Marine Park and the Tern Island C Class Nature Reserve. The sand bypassing maintenance is necessary to prevent sand from the Tern […]

  • 29 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has just released a photo of their dredger Currituck taking a load of sand dredged from Ocean City Inlet to be deposited in the surf zone off of Assateague Island, on December 22, 2016. The dredger, based out of the Corps’ Wilmington District in North Carolina, is carrying out […]

  • 20 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has unveiled plan for the maintenance dredging project at the Channel Islands Harbor federal navigation channel. This very important project consists of biennial maintenance dredging of the Channel Islands Harbor federal navigation channel and sand trap, and maintenance dredging of Port Hueneme Harbor as needed. Majority of the dredge material […]

  • 5 April 2012

    The Army Corps of Engineers commenced an urgent dredging project off the coast of Bald Head Island in the near-by channel, according to WWAY3. River pilots discovered a speed bump in the area of Reach Two, which caused the channel to be shallow, thus being dangerous for commercial shipping traffic. This problem was expected, according […]

  • 2 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The Town of Duck’s beach nourishment project continues to progress with the arrival of Great Lakes Dredge & Dock (GLDD) dredge Dodge Island. The dredge arrived on site on Sunday, May 28, to begin pumping operations near the Ocean Bay Boulevard beach access. According to Dare County latest video update, GLDD continues to work south and build a […]

  • 22 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The State of North Carolina and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) have announced an additional $2.9 million to reimburse expenses to restore hurricane- and tropical storm-related beach damage. The funds include reimbursing the replacement of beach sand in the Village of Bald Head Island, NC. Hurricane Florence’s storm surge damaged the coastal community’s beach […]

  • 1 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Maintenance dredging of a portion of Little Narragansett Bay in Westerly, Rhode Island and Stonington, Connecticut will be completed under the terms of a $1.4 contract awarded recently by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. Work will be accomplished by H&L Contracting, LLC, of Bay Shore, N.Y. Construction is scheduled to start […]

  • 3 May 2012
    Equipment, Technology

    As News-press reports, the Bonita Springs City Council voted 7-0 yesterday to adopt an ordinance establishing a Little Hickory Island beach renourishment fund. This money may not be used for other purposes without the vote of at least five council members. The Bonita Beach Alliance had pushed for the fund, which was proposed by Councilman […]

  • 13 September 2012

    The Dutch company Van Oord International, leading international contractor specialising in dredging, marine engineering and offshore projects, has won the $28.6 million contract to carry out beach profiling work on Dubai’s man-made Palm Jumeirah island. According to Zawya Dow Jones, this work will begin in the third week of September and should be completed in seven […]

  • 3 December 2009
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A Beirut developer planning an $8-billion artificial island off Lebanon says it is not worried by the debt debacle of Nakheel, the real estate developer behind Dubai’s similar man-made Palm Islands that revealed last week it needs more time to pay it debt… Source: Maktoob, December 3, 2009

  • 5 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers yesterday announced the publication of the Draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Assessment for the Pinellas County, Florida, Coastal Storm Risk Management Study. The three-year, $2 million study considers the feasibility of providing a variety of environmental engineering projects to address erosion issues and lessen potential storm damage susceptibility […]

  • 16 May 2018
    Business & Finance

     As part of its Continuing Authorities Program Section 204, USACE Buffalo District is creating a new wetland habitat on Unity Island using clean, dredged materials. The District hosted a site visit earlier this week for the Unity Island Ecosystem Restoration Project, to focus on the topic of ‘beneficial use’. Beneficial use is the concept […]

  • 7 December 2009
    Project & Tenders

    PLUM ISLAND — A contract for the Plum Island-Salisbury beach replenishment project could be awarded next week, if the low bidder for the job satisfies questions from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers… Source: Newbury Port News, December 5, 2009

  • 18 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Under the ‘SimpleCoast’ banner, Deltares is supplying knowledge notes and tools to the small island states, helping them to investigate coastal erosion problems in a relative simple way. This allows managers and practitioners from small islands to investigate coastal erosion problems and determine courses of action. The facility is therefore primarily for those islands with little experience […]

  • 14 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    MARIN (Maritime Research Institute Netherlands) tested an innovative concept for a floating mega island earlier this week. The island comprises 87 large floating triangles that are flexibility connected to one another. Together they form a flexible floating island that can be as large as 1 to 5 km in cross-section. Olaf Waals, project manager and […]