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  • 24 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (November 18 – 24, 2019).   Avalon Beachfill Scheme Completed The hydraulic beach fill project for Avalon, NJ, undertaken by Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD), successfully concluded on Sunday, November 10th.   Elbe River Dredging Project Remains on […]

  • 20 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Hong Kong Government yesterday revealed an ambitious plan for the construction of the Kau Yi Chau Artificial Islands and related key projects under the Lantau Tomorrow Vision plan. According to Secretary for Development Michael Wong, the cost for the construction of Kau Yi Chau Artificial Islands, reclamation at Sunny Bay and Lung Kwu Tan, and the […]

  • 6 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Suffolk County Executive, Steve Bellone, has announced approval for  plans to appropriate $2.1 million in funding for the dredging of various county waterways to improve navigability for boaters and to improve waterways. “It is critical that we continue to properly maintain our waterways so that everyone can use them safely,” said Suffolk County Executive Steve […]

  • 5 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Deputy Commanding General, Major General Rick Stevens, spent two days with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ North Atlantic Division this week. Major General Rick Stevens yesterday participated in a pre-construction inspection of areas on Staten Island where the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, will shortly […]

  • 2 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular photos published on our website during the past year.   DEME’s TSHD Marieke During Abidjan Project DEME – an international group specialized in dredging, land reclamation, dyke construction, flood defense work, port construction, etc – has released this beautiful photo taken during the reclamation works for a […]

  • 17 November 2009
    Project & Tenders

    The area around the pier is dredged to make it deep enough for the 220,000-tonne cruise ships it has been designed to berth. Sand will be stored on the land next to Dr. A.C. Wathey Cruise and Cargo Facilities until it is trucked to Pond Island or funnelled via a pipeline to Great Salt Pond […]

  • 12 March 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is planning to begin a Holden Beach replenishment project, free of charge and compliments of the federal government, reports StarNews Online. Sand from an area two to three miles offshore of Oak Island will be dredged and placed on Holden Beach which has been devoted to replenishing its beachfront […]

  • 27 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dredging of the Capt. L. A. I. Chance pier in Fort Bay began yesterday as the equipment to carry out the project arrived on the island. Contractor Devcon International is executing the work. When the project is complete the area inside harbor will have increased depth of 15 feet from its current depth of 11 feet. […]

  • 21 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Kirsten Gillibrand, Charles E. Schumer, Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy have announced their bipartisan legislation to continue to support the restoration of Long Island Sound passed out of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, bringing it one step closer to full Senate passage. The legislation now heads to the Senate floor and the […]

  • 26 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    As the sun on the dredging season in the Midwest inland areas began to set, operations were starting to heat up on the east coast for J.F. Brennan Company (Brennan). For a third straight year, Brennan has had the opportunity to procure work in the milder maritime climate throughout New England during the winter months. […]

  • 8 April 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District awarded a $3,410,000 contract, March 23, to restore Black Wall and Rulers Bar Marsh Islands in Jamaica Bay, N.Y. The contract was awarded to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company to beneficially use clean sand from the New York-New Jersey Harbor 50 foot deepening project to […]

  • 15 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley and local officials celebrated the beginning of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers dredging of Channel Islands Harbor, which will provide sand to replenish Hueneme Beach. “Since coming to Congress, I have worked tirelessly to advocate for the funding necessary to dredge Channel Islands Harbor, which provides desperately needed sand to […]

  • 18 April 2012

    Sand and stone will provide better protection for rocket launch pads, as well as Commonwealth of Virginia and Navy facilities located on Virginia’s Eastern Shore from the advancing Atlantic Ocean. The construction of a 14-foot-high seawall, as well as a widened beach, at NASA’s Wallops Island Flight Facility’s launch range will help slow erosion along […]

  • 2 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Last weekend a Dutch Risk Reduction (DRR) team traveled to West Africa on request of the government of Guinea. The island of Kaback in Guinea is severely affected by the floods caused by dike breakthroughs and land erosion. This resulted into loss of agricultural land, siltation, water, and food security problems. These problems are increased […]

  • 21 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    J.E. McAmis, a heavy-civil, marine and environmental contractor, has just released a couple of updates on two new additions to the JEM Marine barge fleet. The San Clemente Island (250′ x 72′ x 15′) just came off of Vigor’s drydock in Portland and is headed back to WCT in Astoria for final outfitting and the […]

  • 25 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The maintenance dredging operations in Chichester Harbor Approach Channel and nourishment of the Hayling Island are progressing nicely, according to the Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership – ESCP. After securing funding from the Environment Agency, Havant Borough Council started this week with the beach nourishment of the Eastoke frontage. Material for this operation is being dredged […]

  • 15 January 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plans to speed up Fire Island dredging, reports nbc. This $33.2 million project is supposed to protect sections of Sandy-damaged Ocean Parkway. Financing of the project is included in the Sandy Supplement Aid Package, which is waiting for approval. Charles Schumer, United States Senator for New York, said that […]

  • 27 February 2013

    The Executive Committee of Abu Dhabi Executive Council today approved funds for a designing and constructing a new port on Delma Island. The approval was given at a meeting chaired by Sheikh Sultan Bin Tahnoun Al Nahyan, Chairman of Abu Dhabi Tourism and Cultural Authority (TCA) and member of the Executive Council. The project which […]

  • 13 October 2014

    More than 100 people attended the Hamilton Island Reef Hour on Thursday night to hear guest speakers including finance and energy expert Tim Buckley and former GBRMPA director Dr Adam Smith discuss ongoing threats to the Great Barrier Reef. Dr Adam Smith, Director of Reef Ecologic and former Director of GBRMPA said: “There are some […]

  • 6 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Virgin Islands Port Authority has approved a resolution to fund its capital projects plan by refinancing existing 2003 bonds in the amount of about $24 million and issuing about $29 million in new bonds, the Virgin Islands Daily News reports. The newspaper said that the refinancing is expected to save the Port Authority about […]

  • 27 August 2012

    The Port of Gulfport dredging project will bring major benefits to the Deer Island area. “The partnership with the Port of Gulfport sets a precedent with the beneficial use of dredge material,” said George Ramseur, a DMR marine administrator. According to clarionledger.com, this dredged material can be used to re-create marsh habitats that are beneficial […]

  • 8 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM), in partnership with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, hosted a special ceremony earlier this week to mark completion of a restoration project at the Camp Cronin Fishing Area in Narragansett. “This is an excellent example of the Corps of Engineers working with the state of Rhode […]

  • 28 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) yesterday approved a request from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Norfolk District for $3M in reprogrammed funds that will go towards the Craney Island Eastward Expansion (CIEE) Project. This approval comes after a strong collaborative effort by Congressmen Bobby Scott and Scott Taylor who had been working […]

  • 15 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Republic of Maldives’ Ministry of Environment and Energy, together with Heavy Force Private Limited, recently signed an agreement for construction of the coastal protection structures in Gaaf Dhaalu atoll Gahdhoo Island. The project includes construction of 950 meter rock revetment in the Gahdhoo area. The main goal of this development scheme is to nourish, protect and prevent the spots of the […]

  • 26 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and Congressman Steve Israel are calling for an extension of the public comment period for the recently released U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Draft Dredge Material Management Plan (DMMP) and the Draft Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (DPEIS). The extension of the comment period will allow stakeholders the time necessary to fully review the extensive report […]

  • 5 December 2010

    The Channel Islands Harbor is set to be dredged beginning Monday, December 6th. Not a moment to soon according to our calculations. The … (sailtimechannelislands) [mappress] Source: sailtimechannelislands, December 5, 2010;