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  • 23 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Kananook Creek entrance maintenance dredging project is completed, according to the Frankston City Council. Dredging works were carried out by a vessel-based sub-dredge with submersible electric slurry pump. Dredged material was deposited for beach renourishment at the adjacent Frankston beach. On-water plant, equipment and potential hazards to navigation arising from the works have been removed. […]

  • 13 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation has been named winner of the Western Dredging Association’s (WEDA) 2017 Annual Safety Excellence Award for a Dredging Project for the John Redmond Dredging Project performed under contract to the Kansas Water Office. WEDA’s annual Safety Excellence Awards are presented to organizations and project teams with exceptional safety performance in […]

  • 29 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Although it is still dry season, the city administration is accelerating the dredging works on the Jakarta waterways, according to TEMPO.CO. The rivers, reservoirs and water channels dredging operations are being carried out as an anticipation strategy of flood threat during rainy season, said Jakarta Deputy Governor Djarot Saiful Hidayat. “Dry season is the right time […]

  • 21 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Works to upgrade the Jurong Terminal Berth J10 will start tomorrow and last until March 21, 2016, according to Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA). This development scheme will involve dredging, rock revetment, shore protection work, demolition and reconstruction of berth J10. Dredging work will be carried out by a grab dredgers and the dredged […]

  • 2 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The construction project to rebuild the Bathtub Beach/Sailfish Point beach area is entering its final phase, with construction expected to continue through mid-May, Martin County said in its latest project update.  The 86,000 cubic yards of sand, needed for the project, is being borrowed from the Sailfish Point Navigational Channel. Martin County has contracted with Ferreira […]

  • 4 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Secora AS, a Svolvær based dredging contractor, has won the Hovden Harbor dredging project, worth approximately EUR 778,000. The harbor in Hovden is well shielded and it is a short distance to travel to fishing grounds. The fishery company Hovden Fiskeindustri AS is an active company that provides services related to the reception of fish in Hovden. […]

  • 25 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The West Beach Boat Launch will close until 31 August to allow for the removal of seagrass wrack clogging the boat ramps and channel, the Government of South Australia said in its latest release. Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources (DEWNR) Manager, Coastal Management, Murray Townsend, said that storms last Saturday had caused severe […]

  • 20 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    DEME picked up the prestigious International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) Safety Award at IADC’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) last week at Cascais, Portugal. The award is given to honor companies that have shown outstanding achievement in the area of safety, IADC said in its announcement. The award was presented by Peter de Ridder, president […]

  • 16 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    During the past year the Freeport of Riga has reached the unprecedented volume of cargo handling – a threshold of 41 million tons (+ 15.8%) was exceeded, which is the largest amount ever handled during the year by one of the Latvian ports. This year’s first month results show that the growth trend continues – […]

  • 24 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) has awarded funding for eleven habitat restoration projects, through its RI Coastal and Estuarine Habitat Restoration Trust Fund (CEHRTF). The Council approved the funding at the February 28 semi-monthly meeting in Providence. Projects approved for funding include a salt marsh restoration and enhancement project, a statewide salt […]

  • 23 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Hamble Point Marina maintenance dredging operations will start during the week commencing 26 January 2015. Depending on the weather, the expected completion date for these works is 13 February 2015. The dredger will then return to the Royal Southern Yacht Club to complete the dredging in this area. The estimated completion date for this […]

  • 20 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Plans to invest millions improving flood defenses in the region have been welcomed by Northumberland County Council. Investment projects in the county for 2016/17, highlighted by the Northumbria Regional Flood and Coastal Committee (NRFCC), include Blyth Tidal Flood Alleviation Scheme, Haltwhistle Flood Alleviation Scheme and the Morpeth Surface Water Flood Alleviation Scheme. Council leader Grant […]

  • 3 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) has just announced that the second site visit to the Shoreham Adur Tidal Walls Scheme will be organized on Thursday, July 13, 2017. Following on from last year’s visit to Shoreham as work began on the scheme, the visitors will have a chance to return and hear how the project […]

  • 11 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is hosting a public meeting to present project details and receive public input on a restoration project proposed for Kingsbury Bay and Grassy Point in the St. Louis River. The meeting will be held on Wednesday, May 24, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at City Center West/Evergreen Center […]

  • 22 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) has praised the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee for passing legislation that funds key provisions contained in the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) enacted last year. The Senate Energy & Water Appropriations bill would provide $1.254 billion from the Harbor Maintenance Tax (HMT) Trust Fund to the […]

  • 3 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Highland Council has awarded a contract to AECOM to carry out comprehensive flood protection studies for two Highland coastal towns.   Thurso, on the north coast, and Golspie, on the east coast, have both suffered from flooding incidents over the years that has affected domestic and business properties and resulted in both towns being identified […]

  • 16 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Shoalhaven City Council is inviting community participation in three community workshops about how Council should manage coastal storm damage in the Shoalhaven, as part of its “Our Coast, Our Lifestyle” community engagement project. Mayor Joanna Gash said that the recent storm has demonstrated that damage can occur at any time and Council needs to understand […]

  • 22 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance dredging works at the Tankerton jetty and channel are scheduled to take place from 25 July to 16 August 2016, weather permitting. According to the Parks Victoria’s latest Notice to Mariners, these dredging operations will be carried out by a cutter suction dredge. The material dredged during this project will be deposited for beach renourishment directly […]

  • 30 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    At its meeting Tuesday night, the Unalaska City Council approved an agreement with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to dredge the entrance channel of Unalaska Bay, KUCB Unalaska Community Broadcasting reports. The project will begin with a study to determine the feasibility of dredging. It will take USACE about two years to study the potential […]

  • 18 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency has begun construction works on the flood storage area under the Badsey Brook flood risk management scheme. This includes earth works and the removal of topsoil along the footprint of the proposed embankment and the flood storage area. The flood storage area will be able to hold up to 135,000 cubic meters of water […]

  • 7 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The dredging operations on the Hagerstown City Park’s lower lake, conducted by Edwin A. and John O. Crandell Inc., are moving forward as planned. This cleanup scheme started last week and is expected to be completed in about a month. Through the dredging process, about 18,000 cubic yards of sediment will be removed to increase […]

  • 12 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Odessa division of the Ukrainian Port Authority will use its own funds to finance operational dredging at the Odessa seaport, the Center for Transport Strategies (CTS) informs. According to the Ukrainian Port Authority, the Ministry of Environment granted it permission to perform work (except construction work) on lands of the Water Fund on September 1. […]

  • 26 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency has started work to repair flood defenses in Corbridge as part of their £3 million North East recovery program. Recovery work at Corbridge will be carried out by the Environment Agency and will permanently repair flood defenses. The project started on Monday, August 22, and will take place in three locations. At […]

  • 29 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator John Cornyn this week introduced legislation to speed up the process by which the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers studies and begins construction of a federally-funded coastal protection project along the Texas Gulf Coast. The Corps’ Obligation to Assist in Safeguarding Texas (COAST) Act expedites the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ process for […]

  • 7 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Redwood City has just announced that a large amount of dredging works will be conducted on the port waterways in the following days. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will kick off the channel maintenance dredging operations on the inner turning basin adjacent to port’s wharf 5 on October 9. This part of the Port […]

  • 7 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The thousands of boaters visiting the Lancaster Canal each year are set to benefit from improved facilities, as the Canal & River Trust has completed work to rebuild the moorings at Hest Bank. The project has been shaped by The Lancaster Canal Focus Group which is responsible for coordinating the views of local boat owners who […]