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  • 14 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) announced the completion of a project to stabilize and restore the ecological functions of the Emerald Isle and Pine Knoll Shores shorelines on Bogue Banks island, North Carolina, which were damaged by Hurricane Irene in 2011. BOEM and Carteret County signed an agreement in December 2012 that authorized […]

  • 1 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ $10.6 million emergency beach renourishment project for North Myrtle Beach ended October 30. About 400,000 cubic yards were placed on the the beach in areas where USACE determined the protective berm needed to be enhanced in order to protect exposed oceanfront structures from storm surge, the city said in […]

  • 17 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    A recent NOAA study, published in the journal PLOS One, shows “living shorelines” – protected and stabilized shorelines using natural materials such as plants, sand, and rock – can help to keep carbon out of the atmosphere, helping to blunt the effects of climate change. This study, the first of its kind, measured carbon storing, […]

  • 5 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Barnhill Construction crew is halfway through with the habitat restoration activities on Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge. Partners at the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) and the contractor are excavating sand behind the Oregon Inlet Terminal Groin in order to improve habitats for migratory birds. Sections within a 3-acre area will be dug out to […]

  • 26 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Lerwick Port Authority’s current three-phase development program will significantly upgrade facilities for the important fishing industry at the Shetland port – with the second phase due for completion in the autumn. Following completion of the £3.2 million, 150-meter Mair’s Quay for the fishing industry in 2013, the Port Authority embarked on the current construction phase […]

  • 11 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    After sustaining damage during Winter Storm Juno in 2015, the Scituate Harbor North Jetty in Scituate, Massachusetts has been successfully repaired, reports the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. The $1.23 million project, issued by the New England District, was recently completed by Classic Site Solutions, Inc. of Framingham, Mass. “The North Jetty at […]

  • 29 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released yesterday to the public a report detailing the results of a two-year study to address coastal storm and flood risk to vulnerable populations, property, ecosystems, and infrastructure in the North Atlantic region of the United States affected by Hurricane Sandy in October, 2012.  Congress authorized this report in […]

  • 6 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Town of North Hempstead Supervisor Judi Bosworth has joined with Senators Charles Schumer (D-NY), Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), and Congressman Steve Israel (D-Huntington) in announcing a federal grant totaling $4.1 million to repair damage done to Manhasset Bay during Hurricane Sandy. The grant, provided by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), along with $460,312.83 in funding […]

  • 20 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    Hyde County and East Carolina University contracted the North Carolina Coastal Federation recently to advance community engagement and implementation of the Lake Mattamuskeet Watershed Restoration Plan. This restoration plan outlines steps that need to be taken to maintain the way of life within the county and improve water management and water quality in the lake’s […]

  • 28 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Thanks to the Palaszczuk Government’s investment in a $127 million project to widen and deepen the shipping channel, the largest ship ever to enter the Port of Cairns berthed today marking a historic evolution for Far North Queensland’s cruise ship industry. This time last year, the 294-meter-long Queen Elizabeth would have been forced to drop […]

  • 30 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Ports North said in their latest announcement that they have welcomed the Commonwealth Government environmental approval for the Cairns Shipping Development Project. Commenting the news, Ports North Chairman Russell Beer said: “This is a major milestone in the approval process and underlines the confidence Federal Government has in our environmental management credentials.” “Ports North is […]

  • 7 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will be completing navigation maintenance dredging in Bogue Inlet in early April in an effort to promote a safe navigation channel for the spring and summer boating season, Town of Emerald Isle, North Carolina, said in its latest release. The dredging area includes the connector channel and across the ocean […]

  • 3 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Ellicott Dredge Technologies (EDT) has announced the successful launch of a Mud Cat™ Multi-Function Dredge (MFD) at the SouthBay Residential Development in Bismarck, North Dakota. The dredge will remove 20,000 cubic yards (15,290m³) of sand and clay from a private residential lake where developers are busy constructing high-end single family homes situated on 3 miles (5km) […]

  • 25 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Nebraska Environment Trust (NET) has awarded Ducks Unlimited four grants to restore miles of degraded wetland habitat along the North Platte and South Platte rivers. “The restoration will increase the properties’ capacity to provide wetland habitat in Platte River sloughs,” said John Denton, DU’s Nebraska manager of conservation programs. DU will make the wetlands […]

  • 19 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The City of North Myrtle Beach has been abuzz with activity for the last couple of days with surveying, dune repairs and dune walkover stabilization activities. The Coastal Carolina University personnel are taking measurements to help determine sand loss from the recent storms. The resulting information will be submitted to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers […]

  • 12 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The City of North Myrtle Beach has applied to the South Carolina Department of Health & Environmental Control’s Office of Ocean & Coastal Resource Management (OCRM) for authorization under OCRM General Permit 17-SMD to place more sand onto the dune system fronting the Atlantic Ocean. The new locations include areas between 41st Avenue South and […]

  • 19 October 2012

    The dredging project on the rivers in the North Jakarta is currently underway. During his visit to the Pademangantimur recently, the Jakarta Governor Joko Widodo has ordered Jakarta Public Works Department to undertake a dredging program on the waterways in that area. Ery Basworo, the Head of Jakarta Public Works Department, has announced that his […]

  • 6 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Jetty stone is arriving and crews are preparing for some heavy lifting at the North Jetty in Cape Disappointment State Park, Washington. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is staging equipment and material to repair the 100-year-old navigation structure.  The construction is required to maintain the jetty system, which provides safe transit to ships travelling between […]

  • 17 July 2020
    Business development

    The redevelopment of Main Wharf North is tracking well and already half way through piling for the new berthing facility, Port Nelson said in their latest project update. The redevelopment, which is expected to be completed early 2021, is part of a wider program of works. This includes the purchase of a new 70-ton bollard […]

  • 9 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The North Carolina State Ports Authority (NC Ports) is now ready to welcome the largest containerships calling on the United States East Coast following the completion of Phase II of the Turning Basin Expansion Project at the Port of Wilmington. The expansion allows the port to accommodate ultra-large container vessels (ULCVs) with a length of […]

  • 18 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Atlantic Beach, North Carolina, has successfully wrapped up their annual dredging project, reports WNCT9.  Last week, the town completed removing a couple of thousand cubic yards of sand in five channels at Atlantic Beach. The $126,000 project is a benefit for residential and commercial boaters. Commenting the latest news, Morgan Kerns, director […]

  • 14 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Ports North has just released the latest update on their Cairns Shipping Development Project, saying that the construction phase of the $20 million wharf upgrades is currently underway. The dredging phase of the project was successfully completed in September with the 111m-long trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Balder R. “A deeper channel means more opportunities […]

  • 4 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    North Myrtle Beach and Horry County officials met with the Army Corps, Senator Lindsey Graham, Senator Tim Scott, and Congressman Tom Rice on October 3 in Washington to talk about the Myrtle Beach Shore Protection Project. They requested a reevaluation of the Myrtle Beach Shore Protection Project, the Grand Strand’s continuing federal beach renourishment project. […]

  • 5 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Following public consultation with residents, North Lincolnshire Council is ready to press ahead with a £13.3m flood defense scheme to protect towns and villages on both sides of the Trent, according to the council’s latest announcement. The building contract for the Trent flood defenses has been awarded to VBA Joint Venture (VolkerStevin) who will start […]

  • 18 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality has just announced that the state officials will hold four meetings in September to gather public input on the North Carolina Beach and Inlet Management Plan. Initially developed by the state environmental agency in 2011, the Beach and Inlet Management Plan aims to preserve and enhance the value […]

  • 20 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The North Carolina Senate yesterday passed the SB 160 (Enhance Safety & Commerce for Ports/Inlets) legislation that will addresses the issue of open and navigable channels at the state’s inlets and ports. Senator Bill Cook, Senator Harry Brown and Senator Michael V. Lee are the primary sponsors of the legislation. The Senate passed the SB 160 […]