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  • 21 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded a contract last week to conduct temporary emergency levee repairs on an eroded section of the Heise-Roberts Levee System, located on the Snake River near Lorenzo, Idaho, about 3.7 miles downstream from the U.S. Route 20 bridge.  High-flow conditions in the Snake River are eroding a segment of […]

  • 20 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is accepting public comments through April 18 on an environmental assessment worksheet (EAW) for the Kingsbury–Grassy Point Habitat Restoration Project. The Kingsbury Bay–Grassy Point project sites are located at the upper end of the Duluth-Superior Port in the St. Louis River Estuary. The DNR proposes to mitigate contaminated sediments, […]

  • 20 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Work is underway on the beach to open the mouth of White Point Swash so that it can drain, reports the City of North Myrtle Beach. Recent storms and hurricanes closed the mouth of the swash, negatively impacting the associated marsh and also causing flooding of streets and yards. The work is being done by Horry […]

  • 8 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Congressman C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger, along with U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen (all D-MD), yesterday announced that Baltimore County will receive $20 million in federal funding for the Sparrows Point redevelopment. The funding is made available through to the the Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant program. “The scale of this project cannot be overstated […]

  • 5 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    At today’s Georgia Foreign Trade Conference, Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director, Griff Lynch, announced that Savannah’s outer harbor dredging will be finished in March, bringing the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) to 50 percent completion. Deepening the inner harbor should be complete by late 2021, allowing Neo-Panamax vessels to take on more cargo and transit the […]

  • 29 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, is working on a project that will stabilize approximately 1,500 feet of shoreline at the Pleasant Point Reservation home to members of the federally recognized Passamaquoddy Tribe. According to the Corps, the purpose of the proposed project is to prevent ongoing shoreline erosion in front of […]

  • 29 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) last week announced two new appointments, Kathleen Mackie LaVoy joined the company as the new Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary and Annette Cyr as the Vice President of Human Resources. CEO Lasse Petterson commented: “We are excited to announce these changes to our executive […]

  • 26 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Following a nationwide executive search, JAXPORT has selected Frederick P. Wong Jr. as Chief Operating Officer.  On announcing Wong’s selection, JAXPORT CEO, Eric Green, said: “JAXPORT stands to benefit greatly from Fred’s energy, enthusiasm and experience, which ranges from working through the deepening of the Miami harbor to ensuring the daily safety and security of […]

  • 24 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Horry County, the Town of Briarcliffe Acres, and the City of North Myrtle Beach have been involved in a lengthy period of pre-application consultation with the Army Corps regarding a desire to realign the outlet of White Point Swash and to dredge material blocking water flow in the basin. Recent hurricanes and other storms affected […]

  • 22 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    With 50% of the work on the Shoreham Adur Tidal Walls scheme now complete, construction is expected to finish by the end of 2018. The project is being carried out by Team Van Oord (TVO) on behalf of the Environment Agency, Coast to Capital Local Enterprise Partnership, Adur District Council and West Sussex County Council. […]

  • 18 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Pointe Seraphine Berth One extension was formally opened on January 13, welcoming Royal Caribbean’s Anthem of the Seas, the first-ever mega ship to visit Saint Lucia. The upgrading of the cruise facility was undertaken by the Saint Lucia Air and Sea Ports Authority (SLASPA), in keeping with the government’s outlook for improving the tourism […]

  • 14 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, along with partners the Maryland Department of Natural Resources and Somerset County, is currently working on a navigation improvement project at Rhodes Point on Smith Island. The program consists of realignment of a portion of the federal navigation channel in Sheep Pen Gut through dredging; construction of […]

  • 21 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dr. Louise Comeau, director of the Environment and Sustainable Development Research Center at the University of New Brunswick, has been appointed to a federal panel examining how Canada is coping in the face of a warming planet. With nearly three decades of experience working to mitigate and adapt to climate change, Dr. Comeau will share […]

  • 20 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    President Donald Trump recently appointed Maj. Gen. Richard G. Kaiser as the president of the Mississippi River Commission (MRC) and Col. Paul E. Owen as a member of the commission. Commission appointments are nominated by the President of the U.S. and vetted by the U.S. Senate. Kaiser is the commander and division engineer of the […]

  • 15 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The TRCA (Toronto and Region Conservation Authority) and the City of Toronto are hosting a public meeting for the Gibraltar Point Erosion Control Project, Class Environmental Assessment Addendum. The meeting is set to take place at the Harbourfront Centre – Brigantine Room, November 16th 2017, from 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm. The session will include […]

  • 7 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) has just shared this amazing Reel Big Media’s video about the recently completed repair project at the Camp Cronin Fishing Area and overlook at Point Judith in Narragansett. Hurricane Sandy caused extensive damage to the area surrounding Camp Cronin and washed out a portion of the access road […]

  • 6 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Point Roberts Marina has started a long-awaited dredging of the marina entrance and channel, according to the company latest update. “Dredging of the marina channel began Monday, October 2nd. The crews will be operating Monday to Friday from 7 am to 7 pm,” the marina reported. It took the marina two years to receive all […]

  • 4 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Baltimore District awarded a contract on September 29 to Coastal Design & Construction Inc., from Gloucester, Virginia, in the amount of approximately $6.88 million for construction of a navigation improvement project at Rhodes Point on Smith Island. The scheme consists of realignment of a portion of the federal navigation […]

  • 28 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The City of Biloxi, MS, said in its latest announcement that the dredging work is currently underway at Point Cadet Marina. This cleanup scheme is part of a $711,000, year-long project that includes deepening of the Sherman L. Canaan Back Bay Fishing Dock, and canals at Hiller Park and three areas north of the bay, […]

  • 20 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Transport WA announced today that jetty construction works are underway at Mersey Point Shoalwater, Rockingham. According to the department, the works to construct a new jetty at Mersey Point are expected to be completed by 30 January 2018. “The works will take place Monday to Friday from 7:00 am to 5:00 pm, with provision […]

  • 6 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Coast Guard said in its latest announcement that the maintenance dredging operations on the Delaware River – Deepwater Point Range – have been completed.  The cutter suction dredger Illinois will begin pipe laying operations this week in Anchorage 5, southeast of Pea Patch Island. According to the U.S. Coast Guard, the following safety […]

  • 16 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, recently awarded a $6.05 million contract to Marinex Construction, Inc. for the maintenance dredging of Military Ocean Terminal in Sunny Point, Brunswick County, North Carolina. According to the Corps, the work will consist of removal and disposal of shoaled material that has accumulated in the basins and […]

  • 16 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has just revealed another nominee for its Safety Award 2017 – Royal IHC’s 4 Points of Attention Plan. To improve daily safety operations on its shipyards, Royal IHC tasked a multi-disciplinary team of representatives from senior and operational management, the work floor and Safety Department with identifying high-risk working […]

  • 1 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Warrenpoint Port, the second largest port in Northern Ireland, recently proposed a new placement site for dredged material within Carlingford Lough. Mr Peter Conway, Chief Executive said “As with most ports, Warrenpoint must clear its berths and channel from time to time to maintain depths to allow ships to berth. The dredged material in and around […]

  • 18 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    International Marine and Dredging Consultants (IMDC) has just announced that Piet Haerens will replace Jos Smits as the company CEO. After 35 years of service, of which 21 as CEO, Jos Smits asked the Board of Directors to reduce his involvement and to transfer the responsibility of managing IMDC to a successor. “Piet will be […]

  • 18 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Kennedy Point Boatharbor Limited has been given the go-ahead to build a new 186-berth floating marina at Kennedy Point in Putiki Bay, Waiheke Island. An independent panel of five commissioners delegated by Auckland Council granted the project resource consent today after a week-long hearing in early April this year. The Kennedy Point Marina will be […]