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  • 21 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    Global energy giant Shell’s rethink of a planned fourth LNG plant at Curtis Island makes it the latest organisation to acknowledge projects contributing to the destruction of the Great Barrier Reef are a bad investment, according to the Australian Marine Conservation Society. AMCS Great Barrier Reef campaign director Felicity Wishart said a changing global marketplace […]

  • 4 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Australian Greens will introduce a Private Member’s Bill to the Senate today to ban offshore dumping in the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area and backdate it so that it is illegal for the Abbot Point offshore dumping to proceed. “The Senate Inquiry established by the Greens into the Great Barrier Reef yesterday tabled […]

  • 11 February 2014

    Fortescue Metals Group (FMG) has awarded the BAM Clough Joint Venture (BAM Clough) a design and construction contract for a fifth iron ore loading berth at its Anderson Point Facility (AP5) in Port Hedland, Western Australia. The works include the design and construction of a 306-metre long wharf extension, seven berthing dolphins, and the supply […]

  • 13 November 2009
    Project & Tenders

    Ex-Coast Guard captain brings new data to light. As Georgia Ports Authority officials continue to inch closer to getting the green light on a $500 million-plus harbor deepening that’s been more than 10 years in the making, the last thing they want to see at this point is a glitch… Source: Bluffton Today, November 12, […]

  • 16 December 2010

    This Coastal and Hydraulics Engineering Technical Note describes a collaborative strategy with a Federal navigation project sponsor for conducting operation and maintenance (O&M) dredging and disposal activities. A collaborative strategy increases opportunities for securing funding to conduct maintenance dredging and promotes responsiveness to local sponsor needs and capabilities. Dredge-ready or shovel-ready maintenance dredging plans compete well and may possibly be […]

  • 4 July 2011
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

      APL, the world’s seventh largest container shipping carrier, today confirmed a land purchase in the city of Joliet, Illinois, to develop its latest intermodal container terminal in the United States. The 43 acres of space was acquired from CenterPoint Properties within the CenterPoint Intermodal Center, the largest inland port in the US. “The purchase […]

  • 3 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently completed needed navigation dredging in Bogue Inlet, both through the connecting channel and across the ocean bar, Town of Emerald Isle, North Carolina, said in its latest release. In an effort to follow the deepest water and most efficient route, and also to promote a stable channel location away […]

  • 30 November 2012

    Galveston Park Board approves $4.2 million beach renourishment project on Galveston Island, reports chron.com. Beach renourishment project is scheduled to begin in September. The project includes replenishment of a mile-long beach area from the end of the Galveston Seawall to Park Board-run Dellanera Park. Galveston Island is a barrier island on the Texas Gulf Coast […]

  • 12 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The second season of dredging of the Manasquan Channels in Ocean and Monmouth County officially resumed last week, according to the New Jersey Department of Transportation’s (NJDOT) latest announcement.  This is a continuation of the $3.4 million project that began in the fall of 2016 in which dredging of the Lower Manasquan River Channel and […]

  • 8 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, has begun emergency dredging of Moriches Inlet navigation channel to remove hazardous shoals, a shallow formation of sand that is a navigation or grounding hazard to U.S. Coast Guard and recreational vessels, following a series of Nor’easters from March 2018. These conditions have created a safety […]

  • 13 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Queensland government should reject industry calls for an extension of tax breaks to any mineral developments in Queensland which would significantly increase pressure for approval of damaging dredging, dumping and port expansions along the Great Barrier Reef coast, according to the Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS). The Newman government has proposed reduced royalties for […]

  • 19 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Commenting on news today that a tourism industry body is mounting a legal challenge against the dredging approval for Abbot Point coal terminal in north Queensland, QRC Chief Executive Michael Roche said scientifically peer-reviewed studies specific to Abbot Point and of a broader nature were readily available. “Some 20 scientific studies and appendices covering the […]

  • 9 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co., Oak Brook, Illinois, has been awarded a $23.4 million firm-fixed-price contract with options for Fire Island Inlet to Montauk Point, Fire Island Emergency Stabilization, Robert Moses State Park to Lonelyville Reach, with an estimated completion date of April 15, 2015. Bids were solicited via the Internet with two received. Fiscal […]

  • 28 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    New York Congressman Lee Zeldin and Chief Engineer of the Suffolk County Department of Public Works William Hillman carried out a site visit of Hamptons Bays’ Dune Road on Tuesday, November 26. The visit took place after multiple recent storms caused severe damage to the dunes along the ocean side and led to severe flooding […]

  • 16 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Colonel Paul Owen assumed command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, during a formal change of command ceremony on September 14, 2012. Colonel John R. Boulé, who commanded the district since July 2009, relinquished command during the event in the Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House. A native of St. Louis, Missouri, […]

  • 22 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Vale, a global mining company headquartered in Brazil, has started dredging the tailings from Paraopeba River, which was affected by the breach of B1 dam. The company officials reported yesterday that this dredging process is essential for recovery of the river. Dredging activities are planned to continue until July 2020, beginning at the confluence of […]

  • 26 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society has today welcomed the decision from Lend Lease to withdraw their involvement in any future port development at Abbot Point saying that most of the Australian public would welcome it. Felicity Wishart, the campaign director, said that no one should be industrialising the Reef’s coast just 50 kms from the […]

  • 6 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Suffolk County Executive, Steve Bellone, has announced approval for  plans to appropriate $2.1 million in funding for the dredging of various county waterways to improve navigability for boaters and to improve waterways. “It is critical that we continue to properly maintain our waterways so that everyone can use them safely,” said Suffolk County Executive Steve […]

  • 21 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Damen: Partnership with Van Oord (The Bahamas) Following a six-year acquisition program, the Government of the Bahamas has announced the signing of a Letter of Intent to acquire 9 vessels for the Royal Bahamas Defence Force and construction work for their naval bases.   Boskalis: Port of Mombasa Expansion Underway (Kenya) In week 14 Cofra […]

  • 15 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Manson Construction Co. of Seattle, Washington has been announced as the winner of a $6.7 million worth contract for Richmond Harbor maintenance dredging project. According to the U.S. Department of Defense, the estimated completion date of this dredging scheme is December 29, 2015. Bids were solicited via the Internet with two received. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, […]

  • 9 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    A jetty in Mare Harbor, aimed to improve military capability in the Falkland Islands and improve life for personnel on the Islands, has been completed by VolkerStevin for the Defense Infrastructure Organization (DIO). Work to upgrade the jetty was officially opened recently by Geoff Robson, DIO’s Chief Operating Officer. This £19m contract is part of […]

  • 12 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Florida Department of Transportation Secretary Kevin Thibault toured the ongoing JAXPORT development projects last week, and also received an update on port growth. The visit, hosted by JAXPORT Chief Executive Officer Eric Green and other port executives, included a look at how the projects – from berth enhancements to Mile Point and harbor deepening – […]

  • 10 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Greens congratulate community campaigns to protect the Great Barrier Reef, which have brought about Labor’s change of policy on offshore dumping today. “Finally Labor has realized that Australians will not accept dumping in our Reef, after Labor failed to refuse the Abbot Point dumping and approved the Gladstone Harbor dumping disaster when in […]

  • 21 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Member of Parliament Gerald Keddy, on behalf of the Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, said that the Government of Canada will invest $1.75 million in five harbour projects in South Shore – St. Margaret’s. The Harbours are as follows: – Bush Island for the construction of a launch ramp; – Falls Point […]

  • 13 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) announces that its associated company Smit Lamnalco has been awarded a significant annual contract by Petrofac to support Single Point Mooring operations 20 km off the Al Fao Peninsula for the Iraq Crude Oil Export Expansion Project (ICOEEP). The annual contract value is approximately USD 70 million (Boskalis share 50%) […]

  • 26 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Redland City’s reputation as a city of islands will be enhanced, thanks to almost $14 million of marine infrastructure projects in the 2014-15 Budget. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the funding would include new jetties and boat ramp upgrades. “Redland City has a large coastal population including about 10,000 residents who live on islands, […]