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  • 14 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On 17 June 2016, Deltares researcher Dirk-Jan Walstra will be awarded a doctorate for his research into the anatomy of (submerged) sandbars off the coast. “Walstra’s study, entitled ‘On the anatomy of nearshore sandbars’, offers insight into sandbanks’ behavior and how we can reinforce our coastlines through the targeted positioning of underwater sand deposits,” Deltares […]

  • 25 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    America’s coastal nearshore is in need of further integrated research and the nurturing of a “nearshore community” to ensure its fragile resources are being properly managed and protected. That’s the conclusion of a recently published extensive report which sprang out of a 2014 workshop engaging academic, industry and governmental stakeholders. This report, along with a […]

  • 26 June 2020
    Business development

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Los Angeles District has conducted an environmental analysis in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended. The draft Environmental Assessment, for the Lower Newport Bay Maintenance Dredging Project addresses the need to remove shoals in the entrance channel and main channel Balboa Reach of the […]

  • 25 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District, and the Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) are conducting a study to better understand the effectiveness of nearshore placement of dredged sediment to reduce shoreline erosion. In Southern Lake Michigan, sandy dredged sediment suitable for beach nourishment has repeatedly been placed in designated nearshore areas just […]

  • 2 March 2012

      The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking comments on a draft environmental assessment proposing three additional nearshore sediment placement sites at the Mouth of the Columbia River. The purpose of the proposed action is to add additional, long-term dredged material placement sites to the existing network of disposal sites for the MCR project. […]

  • 8 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dr. Bill Dally, an associate professor in the School of Engineering at the University of North Florida, was awarded a grant for more than $500,000 by the National Science Foundation to develop an amphibious remotely operated vehicle (ROV) for coastal research and education. With this funding, Dally, a coastal engineer, will develop an amphibious ROV, […]

  • 20 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord’s crane vessel Werkendam has arrived at the IJsselmeer to start working on the Windpark Fryslân nearshore wind farm project. The vessel will be involved in the construction of an artificial island off the Frisian coast, Windpark Fryslân reports. With a land area of 2ha and a submerged, shallow water area of 25ha, the […]

  • 1 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has introduced a plan for the maintenance dredging project in the Morehead City Harbor Cutoff, Carteret County, North Carolina. The work will consist of removal and disposal of shoaled material that has accumulated in the channels since they were last dredged. The dredging may be performed by a mechanical dredge […]

  • 12 March 2012

    Based on early feedback on a recent public notice regarding a draft environmental assessment, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is clarifying a portion of the document. The purpose of the draft environmental assessment is to identify three locations that may be used for dredged material placement.The footprint of the South Jetty Nearshore and Benson […]

  • 9 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) officials are seeking public comments on the Puget Sound Nearshore Ecosystem Restoration Project (PSNERP) Draft Feasibility Report and Environmental Impact Statement. Together, government and non-government agencies, organizations, tribes and scientists evaluated more than 500 potential restoration sites, identifying the best places and […]

  • 7 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    As part of a maintenance dredging scheme planned for the entrance to Wells Harbor, the Army Corps of Engineers dredger “Currituck” returned to Wells this week. The Corps will dredge approximately 5,000 cubic yards of sandy sediment to reduce shoaling conditions and will place the material at a nearshore site off Wells Beach, approximately one […]

  • 24 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials are extending the public comment period for comments on the Puget Sound Nearshore Ecosystem Restoration Project (PSNERP) Draft Feasibility Report and Environmental Impact Statement. The public comment period has been extended to January 8, 2015. Documents pertaining to the project are available for viewing online. Together, government and […]

  • 4 April 2014

    CSA Ocean Sciences Inc. is currently conducting six nearshore hardbottom monitoring projects in Brevard, Broward, Indian River, Martin, and St. Lucie Counties in Florida. These projects, which typically include several years of annual environmental monitoring, are conducted under subcontract to engineering firms or directly with the Counties. Nearshore hardbottom monitoring programs typically comprise four primary […]

  • 31 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Nearshore artificial reef construction at Mid-Reach in Brevard County is underway and progressing smoothly, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District said in its latest announcement.  The reefs are being built in advance of future beach renourishment from Satellite Beach to Indialantic, said USACE. About 4.8 acres of reef will be constructed to mitigate […]

  • 18 February 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, has hired a contractor to remove sediment along the channels in the Santa Ana River Marsh. The project will restore design channel depths to improve circulation and tidal flushing – both necessary to maintain the salt marsh habitat which includes many endangered species. The Corps’ project […]

  • 20 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The town of Chatham is seeking a permit from the USACE, New England District, to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with modifications to a previous permit to dredge and dispose of material as beach nourishment in Chatham, Mass. The town of Chatham has applied for permit modification to a previous permit […]

  • 27 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking public comments on a proposal to expand the nearshore dredge material placement site that is currently being used for the maintenance of navigation channel near Port Orford. The Corps’ proposal would double the size of the placement area, expanding the southern boundary of the existing 800-by-800 feet area […]

  • 3 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The consortium including Van Oord and Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has been selected by Windpark Fryslan B.V. as the preferred contractor for the construction of the Fryslan nearshore wind farm. The wind farm will contain 89 wind turbines with a capacity of 4.3 MW each in the Frisian section of the IJsselmeer Lake, next to […]

  • 8 March 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is hosting two public information meetings on a proposal to add three nearshore sediment placement sites near the mouth of the Columbia River. The meetings will be held March 15, 2012 at the Port of Ilwaco, 165 Howerton Ave., Ilwaco, Wash., and March 22, 2012 in the Port of […]

  • 25 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Co. LLC, (GLDD) of Oak Brook, Illinois, has won a contract for maintenance dredging of the North Carolina’s Morehead City Harbor federal navigation channel reaches including Range A and the Cutoff, fbo.gov reports.  The $18.3 million project will require removal and disposal of shoaled material that has accumulated in the channels […]

  • 4 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineer’s dredger Currituck will next week begin the Ponce de Leon Inlet maintenance dredging project. According to the Corps, the maintenance dredging of the inlet is scheduled to begin April 11 and provides an interim solution to sand deposited in the inlet by Hurricane Matthew. The project will remove approximately 130,000 cubic yards […]

  • 2 December 2013

    Back in 2012, the Alfred Wegener Institute Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research (AWI) began assessing the pace of coastal erosion and the nature of sediment and organic matter transfer in nearshore areas of the southern Canadian Beaufort Sea. Coastal dynamics on arctic coasts are highly seasonal: ice is present from October to late […]

  • 3 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, is proposing periodic maintenance dredging of the Chatham Stage Harbor Federal Navigation Project (FNP) in Chatham, Mass. The congressionally authorized FNP provides for an entrance channel 150 feet wide and 10 feet deep below Mean Lower Low Water, extending from Chatham Roads through Harding Beach for […]

  • 2 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, is revising its proposal for maintenance dredging of portions of the Milford Harbor Federal Navigation Project in Milford, Conn. The proposed work involves removal of approximately 14,000 cubic yards of sandy material from portions of the 10-foot entrance channel of the Federal navigation project in Milford […]

  • 1 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    A workshop about shorelines, erosion and alternatives to hard armoring will take place from 1-4 p.m. Saturday, May 2, at the Guy Cole Convention Center, 202 N. Blake Ave. in Sequim, WA. The workshop topics include: coastal and beach processes; how to manage beach and bluff erosion; alternatives to hard shoreline armoring; benefits of bulkhead […]

  • 21 June 2012

    A dredging project on the approach channel of San Diego Harbor will soon commence. The channel will be dredged to a depth of -55 ft MLLW. It is estimated that about 300,000 cubic yards of material will be dredged. It will then be placed in the nearshore at Coranado Beach, approximately 2.5 miles east of […]