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  • 10 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    With the Mile Point project currently underway, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers asks boaters to slow down and use extra caution within the Mile Point construction area on the St. Johns River. The construction zone contains a variety of large vessels, including a crane barge, an excavator barge, several support barges and a dredge with […]

  • 27 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Kennedy Point Boatharbour Limited has released preliminary conceptual design plans for an approximately 200-berth marina proposed to be built at Kennedy Point in Putiki Bay, on the south-west side of Waiheke Island. A New Zealand marina developer Tony Mair and an expert team of specialist consultants are conferring with interested parties on the concept designs and […]

  • 16 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The USACE, New York District, has announced the availability of the Draft Environmental Assessment with Draft Finding of No Significant Impact for the proposed Montauk Point, NY, Coastal Storm Risk Management Project and the opening of a 30-day review period for the public to submit written comments. With the passage of Public Law 113-2, the […]

  • 29 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand yesterday announced that the beach renourishment project at Smith Point County Park is complete. The project is part of the larger New York Fire Island to Montauk Point Reformulation Study known as FIMP. “After more than 50 years of planning and praying, beach renourishment at Smith Point […]

  • 21 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Executive Board of Van Oord has appointed two new Area Directors. Ronald Schinagl, the present Area Director America & Africa, will be the new Area Director Netherlands from 1 September. He succeeds Jan Schaart who will be retiring at the end of 2016. Mark Roelofs, the present Area Manager North & Central America, has been appointed […]

  • 24 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and The Nature Conservancy are working to restore and strengthen salt marsh habitat at Sachuest Point National Wildlife Refuge to better withstand impacts of sea-level rise and coastal storm surge. The project focuses on the Maidford River marshlands, adjacent to Third Beach. The work is part of a $1.98 […]

  • 5 February 2016

    After the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers refused to stop Lake Erie sediment dumping, Congresswoman Marcia L. Fudge released the following statement: “I am deeply disappointed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ decision to reject the Port of Cleveland’s request and continue its push to dump potentially harmful sediment from the Cuyahoga River into […]

  • 2 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Heavy construction is ongoing in the Chicopit Bay and Helen Cooper Floyd Park area near Mayport Naval Station and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, is asking the public to use caution in the waterways at Mile Point on the St. Johns River.  Earlier this month, Manson Construction Co. started construction on the […]

  • 8 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Preparations for the Dana Point Harbor dredging program are currently underway, according to a recent update posted by the County of Orange. The county has awarded a contract for the 2015/2016 Maintenance Dredging Project and mobilization and staging has already begun in the Pier parking lot. According to the county’s press release, the project contractor has placed […]

  • 24 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Starting in January 2016 and continuing through November 2016, Manson Construction Co. will construct the Mile Point Training Wall Reconfiguration Project for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. This project will reroute the navigable waters in the Chicopit Bay and the Inter-Coastal Waterway system. Several changes will occur in the waterway, including removing some existing […]

  • 22 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Palaszczuk Government today welcomed the Commonwealth Government’s decision to approve the final environmental impact statement for the Abbot Point Growth Gateway Project. State Development Minister Dr Anthony Lynham said that the decision meant that if one or more of the proposed Galilee Basin coal mine projects go ahead, the port could be developed to […]

  • 16 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has officially opened the new third berth at BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance’s (BMA) Hay Point Coal Terminal, which lifts the export capacity from 44 million tonnes per annum (mtpa) to 55 mtpa. The Premier was joined by BHP Billiton President Coal, Mike Henry, and Mitsubishi Corporation COO, Mineral Resources Investment Division, […]

  • 9 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Port Stephens Council has engaged Whitehead & Associates in conjunction with Coastal Environment Pty to develop options for the removal of the 80m seawall that currently extends along the foreshore to the north of Kangaroo Point Foreshore.  This seawall is currently failing; eroding on both the landward and seaward side of the wall. Vertical seawalls […]

  • 27 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Works to remove a silt build-up at the Clump Point boat ramp will be carried out this week just in time for a bumper summer season on Queensland’s waterways. Main Roads, Road Safety and Ports Minister, Mark Bailey, said that the Transport and Main Roads would carry out the works, taking advantage of the low tides and […]

  • 22 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, has awarded a $577,000 contract to Western Contracting of Sioux City, Iowa, for adaptive management at the Sandy Point Bend chute complex in Harrison County, Iowa. Work will begin this month with completion expected by the end of December 2015. The chutes at Sandy Point Bend were […]

  • 21 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Orion Marine Group (ORN) today announced preliminary results for the quarter ended September 30, 2015. During the quarter, the company bid on approximately $682 million worth of opportunities and was successful on approximately $161 million, representing an overall win rate of 24%. Also during the third quarter of 2015, five projects in the company’s Heavy […]

  • 19 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Orion Marine Group, Inc., has announced the appointment of L. Dwayne Breaux to the position of Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. Dr. Breaux brings over 30 years of experience in the engineering and construction industry with strong marine contracting expertise. Prior to joining the Company, Dr. Breaux was President of Wison Offshore & […]

  • 12 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Monitoring surveys carried out by the Warrenpoint Harbor Authority during the summer identified an elevated accumulation of material in the center of the turning basin which resulted in a draft restriction being placed on all vessels. This restriction resulted in significant disruption to the harbor and its clients. Attempts were made to relocate that material […]

  • 22 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    An innovative Noosa Council sand replenishment project is bringing back the beach at erosion-plagued Munna Point. Infrastructure Planning and Design Manager Nick Wellwood this week confirmed that the project has increased the beach profile by at least eight meters. Three 15-meter geo-fabric in-situ sand-filled groynes with toe mattresses extend into the river to curtail erosion […]

  • 14 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, has awarded a contract in the amount of $4.2 million to Midwest Construction Company, for construction repairs of Shoal Point Placement Area 3, 4 and 5. The contractor is required to repair several sections of the containment levee. “Dredge material placement areas are necessary for the USACE […]

  • 24 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    A draft supplemental environmental assessment for adaptive management to the Sandy Point Bend chute complex in Harrison County, Iowa is currently available for public review. The EA evaluates the environmental impacts of adaptive management measures to maintain shallow water habitat quality within the chute complex and prevent impacts to the adjacent navigation channel. The original […]

  • 21 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Last Friday, Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch, U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal, and U.S. Congressman Jim Himes announced the completion of the Transportation Investment Generation Economic Recovery (TIGER) Grant funded infrastructure work at Steelpointe Harbor.   “Developers are coming back to Bridgeport because they once again trust us to do the right thing. And, the state and federal […]

  • 8 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Governor Rick Scott yesterday officially kicked-off JAXPORT’s Mile Point harbor improvement project which will remove existing navigational restrictions on the St. Johns River at Mile Point. This project will ensure larger ships can travel the channel more efficiently, saving shippers and businesses time and money in loading and unloading cargo. The state invested $43.5 million for […]

  • 7 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Florida Governor Rick Scott together with other dignitaries and JAXPORT officials today marked the start of the Mile Point dredging project. In January 2013, Florida Governor Rick Scott announced a commitment of $38 million in state and local funding to complete the Mile Point project. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) conducted a comprehensive, years-long economic, engineering […]

  • 24 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Expressions of interest have been called for construction work to expand the Abbot Point port. Minister for State Development, Dr Anthony Lynham, said that the construction and dredging works at the port would generate up to 155 jobs for about six months. “We are calling for expressions of interest from suitably qualified companies to undertake […]

  • 22 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Since the commencement of the dredging program, Abell Point Marina has welcomed some new vessels to the marina due to deep berth availability. Berths on L arm have now been dug to a depth of 5m LAT which has attracted superyacht vessels such as Indio and Sarissa to berth in the marina. First mate of […]