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  • 7 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Georgetown County hit the jackpot when dredged material from USACE’s navigation project in Murrells Inlet was able to be placed on Garden City Beach earlier this year, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, said in its latest release.  The material met the state’s criteria of suitability for beach front placement by being 90 […]

  • 20 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Representatives from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District and New York City announced the beginning of sand replenishment efforts at Rockaway Beach. Crews are busy placing millions of cubic yards of sand as part of the Corps efforts to repair and restore the Rockaway coastline which was severely damaged by Hurricane Sandy. […]

  • 24 January 2012

    Several years ago, Howard Ruben and a team of other biologists with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, were performing environmental work along a New Jersey beach that had been newly restored by the Army Corps. “An onlooker approached us and said he had seen a baby sea turtle in the water,” […]

  • 5 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency has finished repairing Torcross sea defense after damage caused by the storms of February 2016. Those storms saw large waves hit the sea defense when beach levels were low, causing cracks to appear along the promenade. The repaired wall cost £2.4 million and reduces the risk of flooding to 51 properties. It […]

  • 13 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer announced that four major New York coastal protection projects worth over $1 billion dollars will receive full federal funding, after a month long campaign led by Schumer. The Sandy relief bill that was signed into law required only that the feds pick up 65% of the project cost, but that […]

  • 21 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has just released an update on the Vilano Beach dredging program, saying that the project will not cover as much of the beach as originally anticipated. The sand placement is using material dredged from the Intracoastal Waterway (IWW) and the St. Augustine Inlet. The federally authorized channels are […]

  • 8 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A public meeting on adaptive strategies in the preservation of threatened coastal wetlands is scheduled for Wednesday, October 22, 2014 from 6–8 p.m. at the URI Narragansett Bay Campus, Coastal Institute. This public stakeholder meeting is planned to explore this issue, as well as the collaborative efforts of both state and community-based options that may be able […]

  • 31 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Environmental Protection’s Division of Coastal Engineering has launched a major project utilizing sand dredged to create a safe boat channel for Little Egg Inlet to repair beaches and dunes on southern Long Beach Island that have sustained significant erosion from storms, reports the DEP. Oak Brook, Ill.-based Great Lakes Dock and Dredge […]

  • 7 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Emergency dredging at Port of Kalama’s TEMCO grain elevator, aimed to ensure safety and smooth sailing, is set to begin this week, the port said in its latest release.  The majority of dredged material will be placed in-water along the beaches at Ahles Point and the southern half of Rasmussen Park. “Port of Kalama day […]

  • 11 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A $38 million marsh restoration project to build storm and sea-level rise resilience into the natural landscape is underway at Delaware’s Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge. The project is repairing breached marshes and reconstructing severely damaged shoreline, including critical dune restoration. Approximately 4,000 acres of back-barrier tidal marsh are being restored, which will enhance and […]

  • 26 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    With the beginning of the summer beach season a few days away, the American Shore and Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA) has just released its much-anticipated annual list of the nation’s best restored beaches. This year’s list provides representation from the west, east, Great Lakesand the Gulf coasts. The 2016 winners are: Babe’s Beach, Galveston, TX; Rosewood […]

  • 24 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The development works, undertaken annually to maintain the shingle embankment which protects people and property from tidal flooding between Snettisham and Heacham, started today and will be completed within two weeks. The embankment is a type of ‘soft’ sea defence, designed to be eroded over the autumn and winter, with repairs made early each year […]

  • 12 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Los Angeles-Long Beach Harbor, located approximately 25 miles south of downtown Los Angeles in San Pedro Bay, is protected by three breakwaters: San Pedro Breakwater, Middle Breakwater, and Long Beach Breakwater. Two high-use ports are located within the harbor: the Port of Los Angeles and Port of Long Beach. On or about August 26, four […]

  • 5 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    A Winston-Salem-based nonprofit granted $5 million in state funds aimed to complete what could turn out to be several long-term, storm-mitigation projects along Topsail Island, informs the Coastal Review Online. Resource Institute (RI), which received the multi-million-dollar Division of Water Resources grant last year, will spearhead a yet-to-be formed committee that will prioritize a list of […]

  • 17 October 2011

    Krishnapatnam Port, a dynamic new generation world class port located in the East Coast of India has been adjudged the winner in the category of Port Operator Award at the Lloyd’s List Awards, Global 2011. The maritime industry’s prestigious award took place on September 20, 2011 at the London Hilton Park Lane. The award was […]

  • 27 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    Dredging and beachfill operations began yesterday in South Bethany Beach, Delaware. Work is part of a periodic nourishment to maintain the dune and beach system that helps protect the community, said USACE. The project is the result of a partnership between USACE and the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control. Work, conducted by […]

  • 24 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The $25 million southern Monmouth County beach replenishment project is completed, said Congressman Chris Smith (NJ-04) yesterday. Hurricane Sandy caused severe beach erosion along the five-mile stretch of the project. The massive beach renourishment work to repair and restore the beach to better than pre-Sandy conditions began November 7 in Manasquan and worked southward. “I […]

  • 28 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Lincshore, the Environment Agency’s multi-million pound flagship scheme, finished on Friday 23 May. This year’s campaign began on 17 April following on from work to rebuild the sand dunes north of Mablethorpe that were badly damaged by the December tidal surge. Mark Adams, Coastal Engineer, said: “Once again, we have been using the dredger Breughel, […]

  • 10 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    MidCoast Council said in its latest release that they are expecting more erosion along their coastline today, with five metre south-easterly swells predicted for late this afternoon and evening. While Council is watching the coastal erosion hotspots of Old Bar and Jimmys Beach most closely,  erosion could occur along most of the MidCaost coastline, they […]

  • 16 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Construction of new sea defenses at Rossall has reached a major milestone as installation of the stepped revetment begins and the project passes the halfway mark. Two kilometers of defenses from Rossall Hospital to Rossall Point are being replaced in a £63 million coastal defense scheme that will protect 7,500 properties from the risk of […]

  • 13 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Warrnambool City Council (VIC) is preparing a 10-year dredging strategy for the Port of Warrnambool and will seek community feedback on options for disposal of dredged sand. The strategy will help ensure that dredging is done in a way that best meets community needs and those who use the port’s boat launching facilities. “Dredging has […]

  • 22 May 2012

    Dredging International NV has contracted ITC Meltemi for an initial period of 60 days to assist with general dredging activities in support of the Lincshore 2012 campaign. This project includes beach renourishment work performed by a Trailer Suction Hopper Dredger. ITC Meltemi mobilized from Den Helder to Grimsby end March to start its contract. The […]

  • 23 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Time is running out for property owners to provide easements in the affected areas of the Pinellas County Shore Protection Project Sand Key Segment. According to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, owners in the affected areas and individual parcels have until June 2 to provide the perpetual storm damage reduction easements to […]

  • 18 September 2010

    County commissioners will hold a public hearing regarding the Hernando Beach channel dredging project at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Hernando County Government Center, 20 North Main St. in downtown Brooksville. Representatives from the dredge contractor and consultant, Orion Dredging Services and Halcrow Inc., respectively, will attend. The special session was called after Orion announced […]

  • 27 April 2012

    Birse Civils has commenced its annual protection of Lincolnshire’s coastline and flood defence for the Environment Agency as part of its Lincshore 2010-2015 Framework Contract with the arrival of the dredger Breughel, one of the biggest the project team has ever used. Lincshore, the Environment Agency’s £6-million flagship scheme, aims to combat the decrease in […]

  • 11 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    A major annual scheme to replenish Lincolnshire beaches has once again drawn to a successful close for 2015, reducing flood risk to thousands of homes and businesses along the coast. The Environment Agency’s flagship Lincshore scheme will reduce the risk of waves reaching and overtopping the main sea defenses, prevent rapid deterioration of these and protect […]