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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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) […]

  • 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 […]

  • 13 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    In a Gold Coast tradition spanning 26 years, 35,000 cubic meters of sand is being dredged from Currumbin Creek to renourish southern Palm Beach. Last month, in the first stage of the beach nourishment program, 30,000 cubic meters of sand was dredged from Tallebudgera Creek and placed onto Burleigh Beach. Mayor Tom Tate inspected the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Palm Beach Board of Commissioners agreed yesterday to exclude funding for a proposed U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Lake Worth Inlet navigational improvement project from the port’s Master Plan Update. In discussing the 10-year time span between the study and the Thursday evening decision, the port’s board of commissioners recognized that its Master Plan […]

  • 25 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, announced yesterday that maintenance operations on Palm Beach Harbor (Lake Worth Inlet) will start early next week and continue through mid-April.  The work includes placing all dredged materials on the beach immediately south of the southern jetty, extending the beach (between monuments R76-R79) seaward approximately 60 feet. Beneficially […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 June 2012

    South Florida beach renourishment program will get a new plan to avoid frequent sand storms in these areas, according to SunSentinel. Florida Department of Environmental Protection presented a plan to make Palm Beach Island a model of cooperative beach projection. Danielle Fondren, chief of the environmental agency’s Bureau of Beaches and Coastal Systems stated: “We […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 April 2012

    Cashman Dredging has completed the Palm Beach Inlet dredging that began in March. Cashman dredged over 70,000 cubic yards of sand using their hopper dredge, the Atchafalaya. The project was successfully completed within the 30 day time period and followed all environmental protocols in order to not disturb the sea turtle nesting season. [mappress] Dredging […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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  

  • 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;

  • 29 October 2010

    There will be no large-scale beach nourishments this winter, but that doesn’t mean there’s no coastal protection in the works for the town’s… By William Kelly (palmbeachdailynews) [mappress] Source: palmbeachdailynews, October 29, 2010;