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  • 7 March 2011

      Sealed bids for the Loxahatchee River Central Embayment and Southwest Fork Dredging Project will be received by the Jupiter Inlet District at its offices at 400 North Delaware Blvd., Jupiter, Florida 33458 until 2:00 p.m., local time, March 28, 2011, and then at said offices publicly opened and read aloud. Project work generally consists […]

  • 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;

  • 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;

  • 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

  • 11 January 2021
    Business development

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, said in their latest announcement that the dredging operations are well underway at the Port of Hueneme main channel. According to USACE, a projected completion date is March 27. Curtin Maritime Corp., the contractor for the project, will be deepening the port’s federal navigation channels by […]

  • 30 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    Five regional engineering projects were put into the spotlight at the East of England Merit Awards 2020. Among the award winners was Bacton to Walcott Sandscaping Scheme, who won the Exceptional Merit Award. The Bacton to Walcott scheme is a large-scale beach nourishment, designed to protect the Bacton Gas Terminal and surrounding communities from cliff […]

  • 27 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The IQPC Middle East will be the organizer of the Island Development Middle East Conference that will take place from 5-7 December in Dubai. With the man-made developments like Dubai palm islands and the World project in the UAE, Amwaj islands in Bahrain and the Pearl island in Qatar, and recently announced mega projects like $1.7 […]

  • 18 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD), last Friday announced the receipt of a combined $87.3 million in awarded work across four projects, including the $47.2 million award for the Post 45 Foot Charleston Entrance Channel Maintenance Dredging. The scope of work for Charleston I includes excavation of approximately 6.1 million cubic yards of material […]

  • 8 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Charlotte County, Florida, confirmed last week that the deadline for the completion of Stump Pass maintenance dredging and beach re-nourishment project has been prolonged to May 15th. According to the county, the dredge contractor, Great Lakes Dredge and Dock, has dredged and placed over 125,000 CY out of 150,000 CY on the Updrift Beach Fill […]

  • 20 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    For Delaware River Ports, dredging has always been first and foremost about navigation, and that’s not about to change, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District said in its latest release. What is changing is that more and more, dredging’s benefits are extending to other areas as well. “Why dredge? In the maritime community, the […]

  • 29 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Hilton Head Island’s contractor Weeks Marine, Inc. restarted sand placement activities near Singleton Beach on November 27, 2016, after relocating its dredger, pipeline and other equipment. “Work will advance southward along the Palmetto Dunes oceanfront to near Captain’s Walk,” the Town said in its latest update. In order to finish the project, […]

  • 18 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Weeks Marine Inc. is about to restart the beach renourishment activities at the Town of Hilton Head Island. According to the town’s latest beach nourishment update, the contractor expects to restart beach renourishment activities in South Forest Beach no later than October 19, 2016. The town is aiming to replace the sand washed from the design template along […]

  • 4 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, has just released the latest update on their 2016 Beach Nourishment Project. At 6:00 AM yesterday, the Town’s contractor Weeks Marine, Inc., ceased sand placement activities and began preparing for the worsening sea conditions expected as a result of the approach of Hurricane Matthew, Hilton Head Island stated […]

  • 7 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Following the passage of Tropical Storm Hermine, Weeks Marine yesterday resumed sand placement activities associated with the Island-wide beach renourishment project, according to the Town of Hilton Head Island’s latest announcement. Currently, the active work zone is located adjacent to North Forest Beach between Bittern Street and Heron Street. Work on this segment of the project will […]

  • 10 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    A $21.5 million beach restoration project on south Siesta Key, that will add approximately 700,000 cubic yards of new sand onto the beaches, will begin today, according to the Herald-Tribune. Sarasota County Project Manager Paul Semenec said that the contractor, New Jersey-based Weeks Marine, will start dredging of sand from an offshore site about nine miles away and […]

  • 22 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Work on the next phase of the Leith Flood Protection scheme improvements in north Dunedin will start next month, according to the Otago Regional Council (ORC). ORC director engineering, hazards and science, Gavin Palmer said that Downer EDI Works Ltd. has been awarded the contract to complete planned works from Dundas Street to St David Street. The […]

  • 30 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    A Dubai-based real estate developer Nakheel yesterday appointed Van Oord to deliver the new waterfront of Deira Islands.  Deira was constructed by Van Oord between 2005 and 2008. Deira Islands will become a new 15.3 km2 waterfront city in Dubai. Part of the new scope is building a 23.5 km coastline and breakwaters. The two-year contract covers […]

  • 29 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Nakheel, a Dubai-based real estate developer, has appointed marine engineering contractor Van Oord to deliver 23.5 km of coastline and breakwaters at Deira Islands, its new 15.3 sq km waterfront city in Dubai.  The AED387 million (around $105 million) contract, signed today with Van Oord Middle East Limited Dubai Branch, includes beaches, quay walls, rock […]

  • 20 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Florida’s Brevard County is embarking on a large-scale environmental dredging project for the Indian River Lagoon. Decades of excessive pollution has overwhelmed the natural resilience and assimilative capacity of this National Estuary. This legacy of pollutant load contributed to record breaking algae blooms in 2011 and 2012, loss of 60% of the seagrass beds, and unusual mortality […]

  • 15 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Historic Egmont Key will soon receive critical sand thanks to maintenance on the Tampa Harbor channel. The small island has experienced large-scale erosion and structural damage on its western shoreline. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District awarded a $13.4 million contract to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company of Oak Brook, Ill., to […]

  • 15 February 2013
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Meraas Development LLC has again contracted Van Oord to build an island in the emirate of Dubai. Jumana Island will lie 500 metres off the coast and will be used for urban development. A bridge will connect the island to the coast. The contract is worth approximately EUR 100 million. Work on the project has […]

  • 19 September 2012

    The City of Clearwater released its 2012 progress report on implementing its Floodplain Management Plan. The plan, which helps to identify areas in the city that are prone to flooding, enables residents to obtain discounts on flood insurance. The plan serves as a five-year outlook of what residents can expect when it comes to stormwater […]

  • 15 August 2012

    A plan for the dredging project near Boynton Inlet is moving forward. This plan includes dredging of about 1,800 feet of the Intracoastal Waterway and 700 feet of the Boynton Beach Boat Club Channel, which goes from the inlet to the boat ramp at Harvey Oyer, Jr. Park, formerly Boat Club Park. According to palmbeachpost.com, […]

  • 31 January 2012

    The town should abandon plans to dredge offshore sand for future beach fills and instead import sand from the Bahamas, an independent …   (palmbeachdailynews) [mappress] Source: palmbeachdailynews, January 31, 2012;

  • 15 January 2012

    A state navigation agency decided Friday to negotiate with American Vibracore Service of Delray Beach for a contract to conduct sediment …   By George Andreassi (tcpalm) [mappress] Source: tcpalm, January 15, 2012;

  • 4 November 2011

    Sand that ocean tidal currents have sucked into Sebastian Inlet during recent years will soon be dredged onto a nearby public beach, a $1.3 … By James Kirley (tcpalm) [mappress] Source: tcpalm, November 4, 2011;