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  • 17 May 2012

    Woods Hole Group, Inc., an international environmental, scientific, and engineering consulting organization based on Cape Cod, has been awarded a contract to review the Coastal Protection Plan for the Town of Palm Beach, Florida. The Palm Beach Town Council unanimously voted to hire Woods Hole Group to do a thorough review of the town’s long-term […]

  • 21 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    Jameel McCline, a Democratic candidate to represent Florida’s 20th Congressional District, has announced his support for the Lake Worth Inlet dredging project. “The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has given the proposed expansion of the Port of Palm Beach’s entrance channel its final approval stating that the project is environmentally sound and economically beneficial,” said […]

  • 22 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Slip Three, the Port of Palm Beach southernmost slip, underwent major renovations recently including increased depth of 35 feet (from 33’) and a northward shift of approximately 10 feet. The improvement will allow vessels to fully load without waiting on a rising tide. While the slip was still under construction, the Louis Howland was able […]

  • 11 April 2011

    City officials want Palm Beach County commissioners to reconsider their March 22 decision to jettison the breakwater proposed for… By WILLIE HOWARD (palmbeachpost) [mappress] Source: palmbeachpost, April 11, 2011  

  • 19 March 2012

    Dredging on the Palm Beach Inlet is scheduled to begin this week depending on weather conditions, reports Palm Beach Daily News. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded Cashman Dredging and Marine Contracting Company of Quincy, Mass, with a $1.4 million contract which calls for removal of approximately 60,000 and 125,000 cubic yards of […]

  • 21 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, is taking comments for the next 30 days on an environmental impact statement report for two shoreline stabilization projects proposed by the Town of Palm Beach and Palm Beach County. The 30-day comment period for the two shoreline stabilization projects opened June 17 and ends July 18. […]

  • 19 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Port of Palm Beach has announced its support to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ (USACE) decision to withdraw Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) Permit for Lake Worth Inlet Dredging project. Due to a rapidly-approaching deadline and additional funding needed for further research, the USACE decided to withdraw its permit application with the […]

  • 20 August 2012

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has announced plans for the maintenance dredging at the Palm Beach Harbor. Base work for this project consists of maintenance dredging the Palm Beach Harbor Entrance Channel to a depth of 39 feet plus 2 feet of overdepth from Sta. 30+00 to Sta. 47+00. This excavation depth includes 2 feet […]

  • 24 November 2020
    Business development, Operations & Maintenance

    The Port of Palm Beach has just released the latest update on their Lake Worth Inlet dredging project. According to the port, Cashman started dredging of the Lake Worth Inlet on October 27th. The hopper dredge Atchafalaya conducted work for about a week before dredging came to a halt due to Tropical Storm Eta. Officials […]

  • 4 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Neumann Contractors has once again been engaged by the Gold Coast City Council to undertake the dredging of Currumbin Creek for 2017. These works are part of a 4-6 year contract with the Gold Coast City Council for dredging and beach nourishment works at both Tallebudgera and Currumbin Creek. Neumann Contractors has undertaken the dredging […]

  • 15 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The City of Gold Coast just announced that the biggest offshore dredging program in the city’s history will start today, shifting millions of cubic meters of sand onto the beaches. The 111-meter Balder R hopper dredger, owned by Danish company Rohde Nielsen, will spend 16 weeks working along Palm Beach and the coastal strip from Miami […]

  • 15 January 2010
    Project & Tenders

    JUNO BEACH — Nesting sea turtles may be endangered because a $9 million beach renourishment project is about three weeks behind schedule. [mappress] Source: The Palm Beach Post, January 15, 2010

  • 19 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The preparations are progressing according to schedule for the Phipps Ocean Park Beach Nourishment Project in Palm Beach, Florida. For this beachfill scheme, the Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company will mobilize its dredge Alaska, tugs Lady Theo, Mary Virginia, Miss Emily, Freestate, Crew Vessel Shirley Mae and survey vessel Cooper River. The first phase of […]

  • 18 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    It’s full steam ahead for the City of Gold Coast, Queensland, ongoing coastal protection program, with construction underway on the $18.2 million Palm Beach Artificial Reef and the $1.1 million Kurrawa Park seawall at Broadbeach. Mayor Tom Tate said: “We’ve invested more than $30 million into a range of beach measures over 2018/19 to ensure […]

  • 20 March 2012

    Dredging on the Dania Cutoff Canal that will boost the economy of Broward and Palm Beach counties by $18 million a year is scheduled to begin next month. Following almost 15 years of planning and permitting, the $6.5 million yearlong project will deepen the canal’s water from 10 feet to 17 thus megayachts will be […]

  • 21 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    An emergency dredging project to remove shoaled material from the Federal Channel at Port of Palm Beach is underway, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District said in its latest announcement.  During the work, approximately 15,000 cubic yards of dredged material will be removed from the channel utilizing the Cashman Dredging’s trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) […]

  • 25 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Palm Beach Board of Commissioners last Thursday broke ground on the port’s latest infrastructure enhancement project, the construction of a mini-slip at its southernmost berth. The project will add/replace 376 feet of seawall and accommodate vessels up to 300 feet in length. Berth 17 Expansion and Infrastructure Improvement Project will include the […]

  • 16 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

     Port of Palm Beach, Florida, has just released a new video on their YouTube Channel giving a unique look inside the 2019 Lake Worth Inlet dredging operations. The Inlet is undergoing the dredging in order to remove sand shoals from the inlet that caused draft restrictions at the Port. The U.S. Army Corps of […]

  • 12 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Florida Inland Navigation District will be receiving sealed bids for the construction of the Intracoastal Waterway Maintenance Dredging project at its offices in Jupiter, Florida until 2 PM, October 4, and then the bids will be publicly opened. “The District will award the project to the qualified, responsible, and responsive bidder presenting the lowest […]

  • 4 May 2012

    The Port of Palm Beach District Commission voted unanimously, Thursday, April 19, 2012 to approve a $26 million restoration project to Slip Number 3 at the Port of Palm Beach. This historic infrastructure improvement project includes expanding the Slip on the north side to increase the width of the basin. A Roll-On/Roll-Off (Ro/Ro) ramp will […]

  • 14 April 2010

    The Army Corps of Engineers will begin limited dredging at the Lake Worth Inlet at the northernmost point of Palm Beach this evening, the Town Council learned today… [mappress] Source:palmbeachdailynews,April 14,2010;

  • 4 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Edward R. Oppel has been elected as the Chairman of the Port of Palm Beach District Board of Commissioners for 2014. Fellow members of the five-member Port Board unanimously elected Edward Oppel during the January Board of Commissioners Meeting. “We have a great staff and excellent Board of Commissioners who are totally in sync to […]

  • 23 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    The dredging equipment for the Lake Worth Inlet works is to be mobilized sometime between Sunday and Monday, October 26. The contractor assigned to the project is Cashman Dredging and Marine Contracting Co., LLC. Cashman owns the dredge Atchafalaya, which is the expected plant to accomplish the work. The dredging depth is set for 39 […]

  • 30 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Jacksonville District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has received an application from the Town of Palm Beach, Florida, for the shoreline stabilization and water access activities, located in the Lake Worth Lagoon. The applicant seeks authorization to stabilize the shoreline and improve water access at an existing marina by conducting the following […]

  • 30 July 2010
    Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company gets the maintenance dredging work on Palm Beach Harbor, Florida. The Palm Beach Harbor maintenance dredging consists of dredging material from the entrance channel, settling basins, Cut-1, Cut-2, and the North and South Turning Basins. Financial value of this project is $2,410,860.64. The project depth varies from 25 feet […]

  • 26 January 2010
    Vessels

    HIGHLAND BEACH — A tug boat sent to rescue a drifting dredging barge this morning instead collided with it, leaving a gash in the tug’s hull and forcing the captain to beach the craft rather than have it sink, the U.S. Coast Guard reports… Source: The Palm Beach Post, January 25, 2010