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  • 18 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The City of Gold Coast took a major step in responding to Palm Beach’s significant erosion and storm surge challenges by releasing the Palm Beach Shoreline Project Feasibility Report. Engineering Services Committee chair, Councillor Daphne McDonald, said she was eager to see a solution that would provide adequate protection for the Palm Beach shoreline. “The […]

  • 22 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Lake Worth Inlet emergency maintenance dredging project began yesterday, October 21st, right after the contracted dredging vessel arrived at the scene. The vessel will perform 24-hour continuous dredging to address “severe shoaling” in the Inlet.  Lake Worth Inlet connects Palm Beach Harbor to the Atlantic Ocean. The Port of Palm Beach is the fourth […]

  • 26 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance dredging program in the Lake Worth Inlet began last week, the Port of Palm Beach reports. The hopper dredger Atchafalaya is expected to remove approximately 60,000 cubic yards of sand from the inner and outer harbor channel. “Removing the shoal would deepen the sea floor to 37 feet in the inner channel and 39 […]

  • 17 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The City of Gold Coast has just announced that the Phase 2 of the Palm Beach Shoreline Project in now underway. According to the release, the City is constructing an artificial reef offshore from Nineteenth Avenue to enhance coastal protection at the Palm Beach. Phase 1 was completed in September 2017 and saw the successful […]

  • 29 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The City of Gold Coast said in its latest announcement that one of their most vulnerable stretches of coastline will be given significant protection. The city yesterday awarded a contract for the construction of an $18.2 million artificial offshore reef to better project Palm Beach. Palm Beach has a narrow beach width which makes it […]

  • 8 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has awarded a maintenance dredging contract for the Palm Beach Harbor. According to the FedBizOpps, the $5.5 million dredging contract was awarded to Weeks Marine Inc., of Covington, Louisiana. The project calls for maintenance dredging of the Palm Beach Harbor Entrance Channel, Southern and Northern Turning Basins, and Settling Basins. The Port of […]

  • 21 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Royal HaskoningDHV has been engaged by the City of Gold Coast to carry out the design of beach nourishment works at the iconic Palm Beach. This project forms part of the largest offshore dredging and beach nourishment project in the city’s history, reported Royal HaskoningDHV. The Gold Coast Beach Nourishment Project (GCBNP) will increase the […]

  • 26 January 2011

    Dredging has been completed in the Intracoastal Waterway in Palm Beach and West Palm Beach, Fla., increasing mean low water depths to 10 … (fangaroo) [mappress] Source: fangaroo, January 27, 2011;

  • 6 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    A maintenance dredging project on a 4.5-mile section from the Port of Palm Beach to the Town of Palm Beach Docks, sponsored by the Florida Inland Navigation District (FIND), is currently underway.  This portion of the Intracoastal Waterway (IWW) channel has not received maintenance dredging since its original construction in the 1960’s, said the Town of […]

  • 27 March 2013

    The Port of Palm Beach District Board of Commissioners Chairman, George E. Mastics, and the Port’s Executive Director, Manuel Almira, were honored by Governor Rick Scott during the Governor’s visit to the Port of Palm Beach, Thursday, March 21, 2013. “For your commitment to making sure Florida is a global hub of business, I would […]

  • 17 October 2012

    A special budget committee meeting of Council has endorsed the development of a concept design for a future Shoreline Project at Palm Beach. The committee endorsed $1.2 million being allocated to complete the concept design and commence community engagement activities. Mayor Tom Tate said the project would improve the resilience of Palm Beach against the […]

  • 3 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    In response to Tropical Storm Debby and Hurricane Sandy impacts to Florida’s beaches, 16 project implementation reports (PIRs) were initiated and completed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District. The PIRs were used to determine which Hurricane/Shore Protection Projects (HSPP) sustained damages resulting from Debby and Sandy. Of those 16 projects, 12 of […]

  • 22 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has received an award for its rehabilitation work at the Herbert Hoover Dike surrounding Lake Okeechobee in south Florida. The Palm Beach Branch of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) announced the Reach 1 portion of the rehabilitation project was the winner of its Outstanding Project of the […]

  • 7 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Representatives from the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers will be attending a public meeting about the proposed dredging project of the Lake Worth Inlet. This meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, May 13, 2014, at Palm Beach Government Center, Commission Chambers 301 N Olive Ave., West Palm Beach. Business leaders and elected officials will attend the […]

  • 21 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a maintenance dredging contract for Palm Beach Harbor, Palm Beach County. The works on the project will start as soon as late January. The Corps awarded a roughly $1.8 million contract on 16 January to Cashman Dredging and Marine Contracting Co., LLC., of Quincy, Mass., to improve harbor navigation. […]

  • 9 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Citizens, groups, and stakeholders will have a chance to voice their protest of the Proposed Port of Palm Beach expansion project to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at a meeting 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 13, at the Palm Beach County Commission chambers. “They are trying to industrialize our marine park, recreation area, and environmental […]

  • 22 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District announced today that the maintenance dredging of the Intracoastal Waterway (IWW) channel for Palm Beach and Broward counties is underway. Dredging in Palm Beach County is limited to a small shoal and will bring the channel down to a depth of 9 feet, plus one foot of […]

  • 9 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Cavache Inc. is about to begin dredge operations in portions of the Intracoastal Waterway near the Port of Palm Beach, Florida. The channel west side of Peanut Island will be dredged. Dredging operations will start on or about October 12th 2015, with the completion set for March 10, 2016. Dredge MAYA CAELYN will be disposing of the material via […]

  • 22 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Yesterday, Governor Rick Scott visited the Port of Palm Beach where he highlighted $26 million of state and local investments in the port development program. The $20.4 million state investment was matched with $6.3 million locally to add freight capacity. Governor Scott also highlighted the relationship between Florida’s manufacturing industry and Florida’s Port System. Florida […]

  • 28 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has provided more than $116 million in grants over the last three years to coastal communities to assist with the nourishment of some of Florida’s beaches. Grants are administered through the Beach Management Funding Assistance Program, which develops and implements a long-term, comprehensive beach management program for Florida. Nearly half, or 409.9 miles, of the […]

  • 11 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    A dedicated and collaborative effort between numerous local, state, federal and private organizations is providing essential benefits to the Lake Worth Lagoon through the completion of the Grassy Flats Restoration Project in Palm Beach County, Florida.  The 22-acre Grassy Flats Restoration Project was a cooperative effort between the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Palm Beach […]

  • 24 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Phipps Ocean Park in the Town of Palm Beach, Florida, has been named by the American Shore and Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA) as one of the beast restored beaches for 2017. This award was established by the ASBPA to recognize the considerable efforts undertaken by coastal communities to manage and where necessary restore beach […]

  • 11 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A group of experts from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District, Port of Palm Beach and the local Harbor Pilots Association, achieved a victory when they received approval to release the final Integrated Feasibility Report for the Lake Worth Inlet study. This significant milestone was achieved after the report was presented to Corps […]

  • 17 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Sand pumping operations for the City of Isle of Palms restoration project are finally underway, the city said in their latest announcement.  This major coastal protection scheme, worth $11.8 million, is being undertaken by the Oak Brook based dredging contractor Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD). The sand pumping works are set to take place […]

  • 11 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, announced today that construction activities are ongoing with the Palm Beach County Beach Erosion Control Project. The work is in response to impacts from Hurricane Sandy’s passage in 2012. Beach renourishment provides significant storm damage protection benefits for upland structures in addition to restoring shorebird and marine […]

  • 13 January 2011

    The Corps of Engineers is mobilizing for their annual maintenance dredging of the Lake Worth Inlet (Palm Beach) channel. The Corps are going… By James Wieland (wptv) [mappress] Source: wptv, January 13, 2011;