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  • 30 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The California State Coastal Conservancy (SCC) has welcomed two new members to its Oversight Board, Assemblymember Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher (D-San Diego) and Assemblymember Monique Limón (D-Santa Barbara).  The appointments, made by Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Lakewood), entrust the new Board members to provide legislative oversight and support the Conservancy in its mission to protect, restore […]

  • 28 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    In their Summer 2017 Issue of the Company Magazine, Jay Cashman, Inc. said that the company’s hydraulic barge offloader Kraken has been refitted recently so it can now operate either as a barge offloader or as a booster barge. The American heavy-construction company based in Quincy, Massachusetts, said in the magazine that the Kraken can […]

  • 28 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Port of Tauranga Limited, the New Zealand’s busiest port, last week announced record annual earnings as freight volumes increased across all major cargoes. Port of Tauranga Chair, David Pilkington, said that the results were a satisfying culmination to the company’s $350 million expansion program, which included a major harbor dredging project to widen and deepen […]

  • 28 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Gladstone’s port master plan is open for public input in the latest milestone for an initiative that will drive economic development in and around the port and protect the Great Barrier Reef. Minister for State Development, Dr Anthony Lynham, said that the draft master plan sets out growth opportunities and an environmental management framework to […]

  • 25 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    VolkerStevin has just announced that the company is working on a £19 million project that will upgrade and improve defense infrastructure of berths at Mare Harbor, Falkland Islands. The contract forms part of work planned by the Defense Infrastructure Organisation over the next decade, to modernize the local military infrastructure and capabilities for the Islands. […]

  • 23 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Phase 1 of the Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme has scooped the Large Project of the Year award at this year’s NEC awards in London. The awards were announced at a recent NEC Users’ Group Annual Seminar. The driving force behind the award winning scheme is a project team made up of experts from Leeds City […]

  • 21 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Teekay has just released the latest update on their LNG import terminal project in Bahrain, located in Hidd Industrial area and aimed to help the Kingdom meet the increasing demand for gas supplies to satisfy its industrial and urban development. The terminal layout comprises of an offshore dual jetty and regasification module which is protected by […]

  • 18 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Weeks Marine cutterhead dredge C.R. McCaskill has finally resumed pumping operations in Buxton, according to the Dare County. The county announced that pumping resumed Wednesday afternoon around 3 p.m. and that the work in the section of beach just north of the subline has been completed. “Also, crews will flip the pipeline and begin working south towards […]

  • 18 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    An underwater rock mound has been constructed in Fremantle Inner Harbor to protect the Fremantle Rail Bridge from the risk of ship impact, the Fremantle Ports said in its latest release. The underwater rock mound is about 60 meters long and 20 meters wide. Rocks used for this project were a minimum of 20cm in diameter and […]

  • 14 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The town of Surfside Beach, SC, has just released the latest update on their beach fill project, saying that the Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD) is now beyond the northern limits of the town and will proceed north to the Myrtle Beach City limits. This should take approximately 20-25 days, depending on the […]

  • 11 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Roches Beach has been identified as the most vulnerable site in Tasmania to coastal erosion and inundation, according to the Clarence City. After a major storm in 2011, the council rebuilt dunes and constructed timber access steps. The council has decided to take a pro-active approach to protect the area and also residents’ property and […]

  • 11 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The restoration work on the Caillou Lake Headland barrier island, also known as Whiskey Island, is in full swing with approximately 20% of the project already completed. The restoration of Whiskey Island is located along the south central coastline of Louisiana and is being constructed with funds from the settlement of the Deepwater Horizon oil […]

  • 10 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Decision Making Committee (DMC), appointed by the Board of the Environmental Protection Authority to decide a marine consent application by Trans-Tasman Resources Ltd (TTR), has granted consent, subject to conditions, for the company to mine iron sands off the South Taranaki Bight. The Environmental Protection Authority’s (EPA) DMC decision is the first approval for […]

  • 9 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A 2.5-ton capacity SP Radiolink plus load cell is being used to measure tension on a line stretching across a lagoon, upon which a dredge travels at a biosolids management facility, part of the City of Eugene Waste Water Dept., in Oregon, USA. The RLP was added to inventory at the start of the latest […]

  • 9 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, San Francisco District, recently awarded a $4.5 million Bodega Bay Channel maintenance contract to Curtin Maritime Corp. of Long Beach, CA. The work includes maintenance dredging of the federal navigation channel in Bodega Bay, Sonoma County, California. According to the Federal Business Opportunities site, the project has a base contract for the entrance […]

  • 7 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Emergency dredging at Port of Kalama’s TEMCO grain elevator, aimed to ensure safety and smooth sailing, is set to begin this week, the port said in its latest release.  The majority of dredged material will be placed in-water along the beaches at Ahles Point and the southern half of Rasmussen Park. “Port of Kalama day […]

  • 4 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Nearly a fifth of Scotland’s coastline is at risk of erosion, threatening some of the country’s most prized land and infrastructure within the next 30 years, the Scottish Government said in its latest release.  The potentially devastating effects of climate change and coastal erosion came to light after experts from the Scottish Government, Scottish Natural […]

  • 3 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Buxton Beach nourishment project resumed yesterday just around 4:00 p.m. after brief shut down, reports the County of Dare. The beach operations were closed on Friday morning, July 29, due to rough sea conditions. According to Weeks Marine, construction is now moving to the south and has approached the north end of Buxton. The county also […]

  • 3 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Mampaey Offshore Industries has developed and delivered the first iMSL Small Scale system for the world’s first LNG-powered trailing suction hopper dredgers (TSHD) Minerva and Scheldt River. The transfer of the liquefied natural gas from ships required a linked ESD system to ensure a controlled shutdown of the transfer operation in the case of a detected […]

  • 1 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Croatian shipbuilder Uljanik has completed installation of the cutter ladder for Newbuilding 500, a self-propelled cutter suction dredger the shipyard is constructing for their longtime partner Jan De Nul Group. The shipyard reported that on Monday, July 31st the cutter ladder – one of the most complex parts of the ship – was successfully installed. According to the yard, it […]

  • 26 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    By 2020 Bulgaria will have three new specialized vessels for surveying the condition of the Danube River and new equipment for dredging the critical sections, Transport, Information Technology and Communications Minister Ivaylo Moskovski said at Tuesday’s meeting with Romanian Transport Minister Razvan Cuc in Sofia. Minister Moskovski pointed out that a project for the delivery […]

  • 24 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    New York Senator, Charles E. Schumer, last week called on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to conduct repairs to protect Sodus Bay including the Sodus Bay Breakwater, the Charles Point steel wall, and a washout at Crescent Beach.  These three key improvements are needed in order to fix the only barrier protecting all of Sodus Bay […]

  • 21 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Manson Construction from Seattle, Washington, has won an $11.5 million contract for the maintenance dredging works at the Freeport Harbor and Matagorda Ship Channel, according to the U.S. Department of Defense’s (DoD) latest announcement. Bids were solicited via the Internet with three received, DoD said. Work will be performed in Galveston, Texas, with an estimated completion date […]

  • 20 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    A multi-state project, including a research team from the Biology Department at Sacred Heart University (SHU), was selected for funding to monitor, evaluate and provide recommendations for the design and placement of living shorelines or nature-based infrastructure as part of a $1 million 2017 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Coastal Resilience Grant. The grant will be […]

  • 19 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Local government officials in the coastal areas of Bulacan and Pampanga, together with various institutions, have formed an alliance that will address flooding and rise of sea levels caused by the ill effects of climate change and global warming, the Philippine News Agency informs.  Malolos City Mayor, Christian Natividad, who was appointed as chairman of […]

  • 13 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Hill International has received a contract to provide construction supervision services in support of a €350 million ($399 million) Capital Expenditure Program for the Piraeus Port Authority in Greece.  The four-year contract has an estimated value to Hill of approximately €2.4 million ($2.7 million). “This is a major foreign direct investment and a project of […]