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  • 9 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Following on from the Delta Scenarios for the Delta Plan in the Netherlands, Deltares is now also involved in drafting the socio-economic scenarios for the Mekong Delta Plan in Vietnam. Alongside climate change, socio-economic developments in that country are vital factors determining the use of land and water in the Mekong Delta. Scenarios important in […]

  • 9 July 2020
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics, Vessels

    American Construction Company, contracted by the Army Corps, has started maintenance dredging operations in the Coos Bay harbor from River Miles twelve to fifteen. According to the Port of Coos Bay, maintenance dredging work will be performed continuously, 24 hours per day and 7 days per week, and is scheduled to be completed October 31, […]

  • 5 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Urgent sand replenishment works are now underway to restore the beach near Rockingham Street at West Beach, the City of Charles Sturt, SA, informs.  Recent weather conditions including high tides and winds have escalated erosion of the dunes at the location, prompting the South Australian Government Coastal Protection Board to begin an immediate replenishment program. […]

  • 22 June 2012

    Governor Scott Walker today announced a emergency Harbor Assistance Program (HAP) grant to the town of Bell County.  Recent storms damaged Cornucopia Harbor, which is home to a commercial fishery. The grant will assist with emergency dredging and seawall repairs to keep the harbor open. “Nearly 40 jobs are dependent on this emergency grant,” said […]

  • 15 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Borough of Stone Harbor has just released the latest update on the Avalon and Stone Harbor Beach Fill Project, saying that over 830,000 cubic yards of sand have been placed on the 20th Street beach in Avalon with only 100,000 cubic yards remaining in this main area of the project. There are only two and a […]

  • 21 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Many of the flood risk assets that were damaged in the extreme weather since December are already being repaired by the Environment Agency – with repairs to over 350 defences already completed, restoring protection to over 115,000 homes. A further 650 assets have repairs planned or underway, to restore protection to a further 180,000 properties. […]

  • 29 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Chittagong Port Authority (CPA) has an important role in increasing foreign trade and supporting sustainable development for Bangladesh. The port, which is the country’s main port, handles approximately 92 per cent of international trade. It is therefore essential that CPA be able to efficiently and accurately determine least depths in the port environment to […]

  • 26 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Great Lakes Dredge and Dock (GLDD) has officially begun beach nourishment operations in the Town of Duck with the arrival of the company’s dredge Liberty Island. According to Dare County, NC, the dredge started pumping sand late Tuesday night, May 23rd, at the Widgeon Dr. subline and will continue progress North for a few days. The […]

  • 22 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Contractors are dredging navigation channels near the town of Wachapreague. Cottrell Contracting Corporation’s dredge Marion began dredging Bradford Bay August 10 and is working its way northwest into Finney Creek and finally into Wachapreague Channel. The channels, which provide tourism and commerce to Wachapreague and navigation abilities to the U.S. Coast Guard, have naturally silted […]

  • 26 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    IADC (International Association of Dredging Companies) has just released their Annual Report for 2014. In this report, the board gives an overview of the state of affairs of the Association and its activities in the last year. Highlights of the year include the start of the ecosystem services project in which the theoretical concept will […]

  • 30 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Avalon Borough Council authorized a bid process last week for a back bay dredging project in the public channel west of 21st Street in Pennsylvania Harbor, the Cape May County Herald informs. Estimates are that the channel has filled with as much as 1,750 cubic yards of a silt-like material. Commenting the latest news, Borough Engineer […]

  • 16 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The long-awaited Fawn Lake dredging project is scheduled to start in the following days, the Town of Bedford, Massachusetts, said in their latest announcement. The Town has contracted with Dredgit Corp. to dredge the pond and to reconstruct the outlet dam at Springs Road. The work includes hydraulic wet dredging of the bottom sediments to […]

  • 24 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    SumCo Eco-Contracting LLC of Peabody Massachusetts, has won a $1.6 million contract to perform maintenance dredging on Waterway of Coastal Virginia Bradford Bay Channel. The channel, located in Accomack County, Virginia, serves as a vital waterway for commercial fishermen and U.S. Coast Guard vessels stationed at U.S. Coast Guard Station Wachapreague. According to the Army […]

  • 1 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Dredging work in the area of Parker Island off Beach Haven is expected to be completed by Memorial Day weekend – Monday, May 25, The SandPaper reports. Commenting the latest announcement, Steve Schapiro, NJDOT spokesman, said that the 4.3-acre island, located in the bay west of Morrison’s Marina, is being used as a confined disposal […]

  • 15 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Colonel Jason Kirk, commander of USACE’s Jacksonville District, yesterday presented an update on ongoing efforts to rehabilitate the Herbert Hoover Dike surrounding Lake Okeechobee and implement the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP). Other components of the South Florida Ecosystem Restoration Program were also mentioned during the presentation, USACE said. Regarding the ecosystem restoration projects in the Everglades […]

  • 8 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Governor Larry Hogan yesterday held Maryland’s first Conowingo Dam Summit, and announced the formation of a multi-agency work group to seek innovative solutions for reducing pollution that threatens the Chesapeake Bay. The Hogan administration also announced a formal Request for Information to help find solutions, and determine if dredging of the Conowingo Dam and re-use of […]

  • 20 May 2012

    According to The Washington Post, dozens of dredging boats scour the bottom of the Vaitarna creek, Narangi, all day as workers build pyramids of excavated sand in the villages along its banks. Villagers say the rampant sand dredging is depleting groundwater tables, increasing the risk of floods and ruining the quality of soil. The unprecedented […]

  • 5 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Broads Authority has given a notice saying that dredging operations in Haddiscoe New Cut may restrict passage during week days from Tuesday 6th January 2015 until Friday 6th February 2015.  During this period dredging will be in operation between 08:00 and 16:00 daily, excluding weekends. During each period of operation delays of up to 2 […]

  • 9 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Governor Larry Hogan yesterday held a second Conowingo Dam Summit in Darlington, Maryland, to discuss solutions to the growing threat posed to the Chesapeake Bay by sediment flowing through the dam. Earlier in the morning, the governor addressed a seminar sponsored by the National Governors Association’s Water Policy Learning Network, which he co-chairs along with […]

  • 11 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    Middle Park Beach Renourishment works have kicked off in Melbourne, with 35,000m3 of sand from a borrow site just offshore to be dredged and pumped to renourish Middle Park Beach. These works, conducted by Maritime Constructions, will help protect this part of the coastline from storm erosion. “Work is extra challenging in these times, with […]

  • 6 July 2012

    According to greenbaypressgazette.com, NCR Corp. and Appleton Papers Inc. will not have to pay for the cleanup of PCBs from Little Lake Butte des Morts and southern portions of the lower Fox River, a federal judge ruled this week. U.S. District Judge William Griesbach of Green Bay issued the ruling based on testimony he heard […]

  • 20 December 2011

    A two-month project to pump sand on to an eroding part of Hilton Head Island has begun. The Island Packet of Hilton Head reports that crews started laying pipe for the nearly $10 million project on Friday and hope to start pumping sand from a mile offshore on to the northeast tip of the island […]

  • 26 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Roads and Maritime Services NSW has announced that dredging operations will be undertaken in Batemans Bay during October and November. As reported, the dredging will take place in the vicinity of the Clyde River Bar, Batemans Bay, from Monday, 7 October to Wednesday, 20 November 2019. Vessel operators should exercise caution in the vicinity […]

  • 7 September 2011

    With dredging works being carried out at Brunei Bay, mariners have been asked to keep well clear of at least 200 metres from activity zones… By Bandar Seri Begawan (brudirect) [mappress] Source: brudirect, September 7, 2011;

  • 26 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Walla Walla District, extended the public scoping period for the Boise River Feasibility Study. Study planners added 30 days to the scoping period, which now runs from April 24 to June 23. The Corps and the Idaho Water Resources Board (IWRB) conducted a series of scoping meetings May 6-8 […]

  • 10 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Capt’n Ray made its way into Charleston Harbor on a sultry August afternoon. Like many other vessels entering the harbor, she was headed to one of the South Carolina State Ports Authority’s terminals to take on some cargo. But the cargo Capt’n Ray was picking up wasn’t containers or BMW’s. It was actually picking […]