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  • 16 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    After years of trying to dredge the East Pass, the Army Corps of Engineers – in partnership with the City of Destin and Okaloosa County – is beginning the dredging operations on the navigational channel under a joint FDEP Permit issued to the City and County.   The project is expected to take approximately 30 […]

  • 10 March 2020
    Business & Finance

     Eko Atlantic has just released this amazing video, named ‘How Does Eko Atlantic City Get Its Sand?’ Eko Atlantic is a new coastal city being built on Victoria Island adjacent to Lagos, Nigeria, to solve the chronic shortage of real estate in the world’s fastest-growing megacity. It is a focal point for investors capitalizing […]

  • 6 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The McGowan Government has opened its latest round of coastal grant applications –  available to local governments or community groups with projects to protect and improve Western Australia’s coastline. More than $1.6 million of grant funding is available towards projects that address the impact of coastal erosion, deliver local coastal management and monitoring programs or […]

  • 4 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The City of Oceanside Harbor, CA, has just introduced the latest update on their upcoming dredging project, saying that the harbor dredge mobilization work is moving forward swiftly.  Pipe has landed on the beach, pipe has been delivered to the riverbed, tractors are on the beach, the survey vessel has arrived and barges are being […]

  • 28 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Lee Zeldin yesterday held a meeting with the Army Corps of Engineers, including Commander of the New York District of the Army Corps, Colonel Thomas Asbery. “Yesterday, I met with the Army Corps to reiterate the gratitude for their 24/7 operations all up and down our shores. For example, three of the area’s dredging […]

  • 26 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    New York Congressman Lee Zeldin announced yesterday that the Fire Island to Montauk Point (FIMP) Project continues to move forward and is now in its design phase. FIMP is an over $1 billion project that includes funding for essential dredging and shoreline projects spanning 83 miles of coastline, 80% of which is in the First […]

  • 26 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    A landmark study into the light sensitivity of Gold Coast seagrass meadows has pinpointed how much light these vital sea life breeding and feeding grounds need to grow and thrive, Gold Coast Waterways Authority (GCWA) reports. The study, undertaken by Griffith University on behalf of GCWA, looked at the impacts of light levels on growth […]

  • 25 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    After successfully securing funding from the Environment Agency, Havant Borough Council is carrying out the next beach recycling campaign along the Eastoke frontage. The aim of this campaign is to reinstate the beach to the 1:200 year design standard of protection, reducing the risk of coastal flooding and erosion to properties and infrastructure. According to […]

  • 25 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Norfolk District’s navigation team arrived at Croatan Point in early February to replace pilings and a floating dock in preparation for the next iteration of dredging. Located at the south end of the Oceanfront, the Rudee Inlet is a hub for fishing charters, jet skiing, parasailing and serves as […]

  • 21 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments (CSBA) recently completed its historic study of the American maritime industry and national security.  Titled “Strengthening the U.S. Defense Maritime Industrial Base,” the study made several key points about America’s Jones Act. According to the Dredging Contractors of America (DCA), the report is historic because it is the […]

  • 20 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Jones Bros Civil Engineering UK has taken steps to deliver an active travel project and coastal defense works in Old Colwyn. The contractor was hired by Conwy County Borough Council to improve the coastal defenses and active travel route at Splash Point, at the arches end of the Old Colwyn promenade. The scheme, scheduled to […]

  • 19 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Federal, state and local elected officials joined local business leaders yesterday to welcome the news that Broward County’s long-awaited Port Everglades Navigation Improvements Project to deepen and widen the port’s navigational channels can now begin with $29.1 million in funding under the Army Corps FY 2020 Work Plan. The funding will be used to build […]

  • 18 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) has signed a SEK 445 million (EUR 41.75 m) loan agreement with the Municipality of Ystad to expand harbor facilities, so that new, larger LNG vessels can access the harbor. The port in the southern-Swedish town is a busy connection point to the Polish Port of Swinoujscie and the Danish […]

  • 14 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    With the release of the President’s Budget for fiscal year 2021 (FY21) for the Army Corps Civil Works program, the Corps’ New England District anticipates continued operations and funding in fiscal year 2021 that starts on Oct. 1, 2020. In Connecticut, the FY21 budget proposes continuing funding for the operation and maintenance of the 8 […]

  • 13 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    More than $188 million in flood risk management work for Northern California were outlined in two separate budget releases on February 10, adding to an already robust Sacramento District workload, reports the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Sacramento District.  President Donald Trump’s fiscal year 2021 budget proposal would fund two District projects in his plan […]

  • 11 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The federal government has allocated $93 million for the next phase of deepening the Jacksonville shipping channel to 47 feet from its current depth of 40 feet. A milestone for the project and a major victory for JAXPORT, the federal government has now fully funded the government’s portion of deepening through JAXPORT’s Blount Island Marine […]

  • 11 February 2020

    Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) late last year won a contract by the Ministry of National Planning and Infrastructure, Republic of Maldives, in relation to the development of Maafushi, Island, South Male’ Atoll. The proposed project involves land reclamation in the shallow lagoon on the southern side of the island and shore protection works. […]

  • 7 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Federal Government has positioned a dredge near the east end of Dune Road in Hampton Bays to rebuild the beach and dune that has repeatedly washed away in recent storms. Under the Army Corps plan, the dredge will pump 569,000 cubic yards of sand onto the beach during the next month to bring the […]

  • 29 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The NSW Government has just released the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Western Harbor Tunnel which lays out the route for the project and how it will impact residents and the environment, Jamie Parker, the NSW Member of Parliament for the electorate of Balmain, announced today. It includes plans for: Tunneling under homes in […]

  • 27 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District recently completed a busy fiscal year 2019 awarding 204 contracts totaling nearly $75 million. This includes 28 construction and dredging contracts worth almost $57 million. Apart from completing projects in 2019, the Corps also announced that they will be awarding new contracts in 2020 including the award […]

  • 23 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Dredging in the shallows of the West Arm of Kootenay Lake was completed in Fall of 2019 to avoid future service changes to the Kootenay Lake Ferry Service, the Government of British Columbia informs. During the works, the crews dredged three shallow areas in the West Arm of Kootenay Lake to ensure the long-term navigational […]

  • 20 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Siuslaw, Oregon, has just released these beautiful photos from their latest dredging project.  The Oregon International Port of Coos Bay and the Port of Siuslaw have partnered to complete dredging at the Port of Siuslaw inner boat basin. The dredger Laura and her support tug Ms. SoCo started the dredging Wednesday afternoon, […]

  • 19 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (January 13 – 19, 2020).   Port of Corpus Christi Closes 2019 with Success The Port of Corpus Christi, Texas, ended 2019 with record tonnages for December – 13.8 million cargo tons and 122.2 million cargo tons for the entire […]

  • 15 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Oregon International Port of Coos Bay and the Port of Siuslaw have partnered to complete dredging at the Port of Siuslaw inner boat basin. The basin has collected sand and silt to a point where some slips were unusable for the commercial and recreational fleet or are only accessible during high tide. Inadequate depth […]

  • 13 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Baltimore District has just announced that dredging works on upper portion of the Wicomico River are moving ahead, ensuring that the vessels can continue safely carrying fuel, materials and agricultural supplies to and from Eastern Shore communities. USACE awarded an approximately $3.4 million contract to Cottrell Contracting out of […]

  • 10 January 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The first season of the Annisquam River federal navigation project in Gloucester, Massachusetts, is moving on nicely, according to Gloucester Harbormaster T.J. Ciarametaro. Last Wednesday, Ciarametaro briefed Waterways Board members about the progress made so far saying that almost half of the targeted sand and debris has been already removed from the river. Ciarametaro also said […]