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  • 14 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, is seeking comments for the proposed maintenance dredging of the lower Kennebec River. According to the announcement, USACE calls for emergency maintenance dredging of portions of the Federal navigation project in the lower Kennebec River, between Phippsburg and Bath, Maine. The emergency dredging is needed to provide safe […]

  • 13 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Bathtub Reef Beach will undergo renourishment during the spring of 2017, reports Martin County, Florida. The 86,000 cubic yards of sand, needed for the project, will be borrowed from the Sailfish Point Navigational Channel. According to the county, the first step in the six-week project is the fusing and laying of pipes. Beginning today, March 13, a small […]

  • 13 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    An European engineering company, Bakker Sliedrecht, has completed the electrical restoration of trailing suction hopper dredger Volvox Terranova. The dredger Volvox Terranova was heavily damaged by an old sea mine while working on a project in Indonesia. Bakker Sliedrecht reported that during the repairs, the vessels’s two submersible motors in the suction tube were replaced by the more […]

  • 13 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    An Environment Agency funded partnership project to protect and preserve the Ouseburn River in the North East has officially started. “Groundwork North East & Cumbria is working with partners from across the region to protect and preserve the upper part of the Ouseburn River,” the agency said in its latest release. Working with partners including […]

  • 10 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The dredging operations at the Port of Kaliningrad, conducted by the trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Kronshlot, started in early March, FSUE Rosmorport said in its latest announcement. During this maintenance dredging scheme, performed along the entire seaway canal of Kaliningrad – from point 222 to the double level bridge, around 350.000m³ of material will be removed […]

  • 9 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    New York Senator Charles E. Schumer yesterday urged the Acting Secretary of Army Civil Works to approve an agreement with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to release critical funds to dredge the Ogdensburg Harbor. Last dredged in 1984, the Ogdensburg Harbor is still in desperate need of deepening, which will ease congestion, reduce shipping […]

  • 8 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Boskalis has just announced that they achieved an operating net profit of EUR 276 million in 2016. Including non-cash impairment charges of EUR 840 million after tax the company reported a net loss of EUR 564 million (2015: net profit of EUR 440 million). Revenue declined by 20 per cent to EUR 2.60 billion (2015: EUR 3.24 billion). Adjusted for consolidation, […]

  • 8 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Consulting Engineers Association of India (CEAI) has announced that their ‘Seminar on Ports & Industrial Corridors’ will take place on April 7, 2017 at Multi Purpose Hall India International Center in New Delhi. The mission of this seminar is to highlight the new and emerging opportunities in the Indian ports and new and existing industrial […]

  • 7 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Warrnambool City Council has just revealed its plan to re-apply for funding to improve boat-launching facilities at the Port of Warrnambool. According to local media, the council had applied for $2.16 million of the financing through the Victorian Government’s 2016-2017 Boating Safety and Facilities Program but has been advised the project will not be funded […]

  • 6 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The preparations for maintenance dredging work at the Lancelin jetty, aimed to restore channel width and depth, are well underway. “An area stretching from 60 meters south of the jetty to around 100 meters north and out well past the jetty will be dredged,” the township of Lancelin in Western Australia said in its announcement. […]

  • 6 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Government of South Australia, five local councils and the Stormwater Management Authority have reached an agreement on a $140 million infrastructure project to safeguard against flooding in the Brown Hill and Keswick Creek catchment – the most at risk area for flooding in Adelaide. Project Chair and City of West Torrens CEO, Terry Buss, […]

  • 1 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has awarded more than $24 million in funding for 12 recent projects to continue efforts to improve water quality in the Indian River Lagoon. These projects will help communities to reduce or eliminate nonpoint source pollution and eliminate muck sediments. “We are committed to partnering with local communities to expedite and implement […]

  • 28 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The first phase of the Arkhangelsk seaport’s deepwater area is to be put into operation by 2025, reported the press center of the Arkhangelsk Region Government. According to report, the Region Governor Igor Orlov, submitted a declaration for the creation of this facility to FSUE Rosmorport during the Russian Investment Forum “Sochi-2017”. Deepwater area of Arkhangelsk […]

  • 23 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Works on the Rossall sea defenses are now in the last year of a 4 year construction program, reports the Wyre Council. According to the council, last year was spent constructing the bulk of the project which has the same cross section throughout and hence was relatively quick to construct, including rock groynes, rock revetment, precast […]

  • 23 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The public is invited to an upcoming open house to learn more about a recently completed draft study for the Occidental Chemical cleanup site in Tacoma’s Hylebos Waterway, Washington State Department of Ecology just announced. The study lays out potential cleanup options and methods. The site was contaminated from decades of chemical manufacturing, ship building and […]

  • 21 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Madison County Board Chairman, Kurt Prenzler, met with Col. Anthony P. Mitchell, commander and district engineer of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ St. Louis District, last week to discuss the American Bottom levee system. The officials talked about how the county can get its levee system to the 500 year flood protection level and if […]

  • 20 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Work to reduce the flood risk to over 400 properties in Teignmouth from flooding will get underway this month, Teignbridge District Council just announced. Teignbridge is working to ensure that people, homes and businesses are protected from flooding by carrying out essential repairs and renewal to the sea defense structure at The Point. This coastal protection […]

  • 20 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    West Dorset District Council recently appointed Raymond Brown Construction to carry out works that will strengthen the quay walls at West Bay’s deep water berth. The project is set to begin today and will run for around 16 weeks. According to the council, normal working hours will be Monday to Friday between 7.30am and 6pm, while […]

  • 20 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Stephan van der Biezen has been nominated by the Board of Directors of Witteveen+Bos as a new director of the engineering and consultancy firm. The announcement was made at a meeting of the entire workforce on 16 February 2017. Van der Biezen will succeed Henk Nieboer who has served as a board member since 12 […]

  • 17 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The East Devon District Council (EDDC) has now begun the tender process to find and appoint a consultant who can undertake the necessary analysis of flooding and coastal erosion issues affecting Seaton and to write the town’s beach management plan (BMP). The council has already received a good response to its tender with expressions of […]

  • 17 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    A project has kicked-off in London that will create artificial storms to help predict worst-case scenarios for coastal flooding, National Oceanography Center (NOC) just announced. Using computer models to make real storms more extreme, this NOC led project will help inform the planning of coastal defenses and emergency response. NOC Professor, Kevin Horsburgh, said: “The worst case […]

  • 6 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Ukrainian Seaport Authority (USPA) last Friday took the opportunity to present the upcoming dredging projects during the Ukrainian Dredging Day conference. According to USPA, the meeting was held jointly with the American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine under support of the Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine. During the opening speech, the Minister of Infrastructure of Ukraine, Volodymyr Omelyan, […]

  • 2 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    A study on the potential effects of coastal erosion and inundation from Cape Burney to Greys Beach will be presented at a community information session on 8 February 2017, reported today the City of Greater Geraldton. The city CEO Ken Diehm said that the Cape Burney to Greys Beach Inundation and Coastal Processes Study was […]

  • 1 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    A multi-disciplinary Coastal Management Group has been formed to focus on Old Bar and Manning Point as an interim step in developing a Coastal Management Program for the MidCoast region. With coastal erosion posing an ongoing challenge along the NSW coastline, the State Government has placed a high priority on Coastal Management, acknowledging MidCoast hot-spots […]

  • 26 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) today announced that Lawrence R. Dickerson and D. Michael Steuert have been appointed to the Board of Director’s 2019 director class, effective January 24, 2017. Mr. Dickerson has been appointed to the Compensation Committee, and Mr. Steuert has been appointed to the Audit Committee. With the addition of […]

  • 25 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Port of Rauma (Rauman Satama) has just released a video update about the progress on the Rauma entrance channel deepening scheme. WASA Dredging, a Finnish marine offshore and inland water construction company, is the principal contractor appointed for this dredging program. Under the contract, the waterway will be deepened to 12 meters maximum authorized draught. The newly […]