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  • 21 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    A new flow-way is now open in Chicopit Bay on the St. Johns River, and boaters there are helping the Mile Point construction crew by remaining alert in the busy construction area. Restoring the historical flow-way in Chicopit Bay and its connection to the Intracoastal Waterway system is necessary for the Mile Point project, which […]

  • 20 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    With more than $300 billion paid out by insurers for coastal storm damage in just the past 10 years, losses from natural disasters are reaching all-time highs, according to The Nature Conservancy. As coastal communities seek to maximize the cost-effectiveness of their infrastructure solutions, The World Bank’s Wealth Accounting and Valuation of Ecosystem Services (WAVES) […]

  • 20 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The town of Chatham is seeking a permit from the USACE, New England District, to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with modifications to a previous permit to dredge and dispose of material as beach nourishment in Chatham, Mass. The town of Chatham has applied for permit modification to a previous permit […]

  • 19 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    Two major construction projects, totaling EUR 62 million, will start this month at the Port of Rauma, Finland. The port, in cooperation with the Finnish Transport Agency, will increase the maximum authorized draught of Rauma channel from 10 meters to 12 meters. WASA Dredging is the principal contractor appointed for the channel deepening project. The company will use […]

  • 19 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, last Friday, April 15th 2016, took local residents for a tour of the Pearce Creek Dredged Material Containment Field (DMCF) in Earleville, MD. Although progress with the installation of the impermeable liner at the Pearce Creek DMCF has been slow, project engineer Gavin Kaiser led residents from Bay View Estates, West View Shores, […]

  • 19 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski, Vice Chairwoman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, has just announced that the fiscal year (FY) 2017 Energy and Water Development funding bill includes $105 million to invest in the Port of Baltimore. In the next step of the appropriations process, the bill will move to the Senate floor this week. “From […]

  • 6 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Honolulu District, is ready to begin with the planned dredging operations of the Kahului Harbor, Maui, Hawaii. The project, which is set to take place between April 10-25, will be carried out by the Corps’ trailing suction hopper dredge Essayons. Dredged material, to be taken from the area during the works, will be disposed of at […]

  • 6 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    Representatives from the USACE, Buffalo District, the Presque Isle Advisory Committee and the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources gathered last week to walk the entire length of Presque Isle’s western beach to assess the condition of the beach ahead of the summer swimming season. The annual spring beach walk is conducted to determine […]

  • 5 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord, a Dutch contracting company that specializes in dredging and land reclamation, has announced that their Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Arjan van de Kerk, will retire at the end of the year after having been employed at the company for 18 years. In consultation with the Executive Board, the Supervisory Board of Van Oord has […]

  • 4 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    Annual harbor dredging and beach works are set to take place in Lyme Regis this week. The works will be carried out between 7 and 13 April when the tides are at one of their lowest points in the year. Works are restricted to these dates as tide levels dictate the amount of access hired […]

  • 4 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers asks the public to use extra caution in the waterways and on land features within the Mile Point construction area on the St. Johns River.  The construction zone contains a variety of vessels, including large barges and a dredge with pipelines, in the Chicopit Bay area and Intracoastal Waterway, […]

  • 1 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Havant Borough Council has begun with the beach management operations along the Hayling Island seafront in accordance with the Beach Management Plan for this area. The works started on 29th March 2016 and will last for approximately 3-4 weeks. Beach management comprises both beach recycling and beach nourishment. The council has appointed Boskalis Westminster Limited to undertake the beach […]

  • 29 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The U.S. Coast Guard began temporarily moving aids to navigation in Hilo Harbor, Hawaii, Sunday, to assist the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers with planned dredging operations. As previously released, the Corps hopper dredge Essayons will conduct maintenance dredging in March and April starting in Nawiliwili last week, and then at Kalaeloa (Barbers Point), Hilo, Kahului, and Honolulu harbors. […]

  • 28 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has provided more than $116 million in grants over the last three years to coastal communities to assist with the nourishment of some of Florida’s beaches. Grants are administered through the Beach Management Funding Assistance Program, which develops and implements a long-term, comprehensive beach management program for Florida. Nearly half, or 409.9 miles, of the […]

  • 28 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Last Friday, March 25th, the Salton Sea State Recreation Area (Salton Sea), California State Parks and its partners reopened Varner Harbor and Launch Ramp. This new boat launch ramp, located on the eastern shore of the Salton Sea, is one of two public access points for recreational boaters. The re-opening of the Salton Sea’s boat […]

  • 27 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (March 21-27).   MMO’s Strategic Review of Dredge Disposal Sites Underway UK’s Marine Management Organisation (MMO) is nearing the conclusion of a review of all dredging disposal sites in England.   Kerjaya Prospek Awarded Penang Dredging Contract China Communications Construction […]

  • 25 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Boskalis has just been announced as a winner of the contract to construct new land for the Centre Point of Indonesia Project, located off the coast of Makassar. The project involves the construction of five artificial islands off the coast of Makassar. Approximately 75 hectares of land will be reclaimed using 9 million cubic meters of sand sourced […]

  • 24 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Port of San Diego has been awarded a grant in the amount of $3,350,000 from the California Natural Resources Agency, Department of Fish and Wildlife, Wildlife Conservation Board for the Shelter Island Boat Launch Facility Improvement Project. The award was officially accepted by the Board of Port Commissioners at its March 8, 2016 regular […]

  • 24 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has been awarded a contract by KSO Ciputra Yasmin to construct the land for the Centre Point of Indonesia Project located off the coast of Makassar. The contract value is approximately EUR 80 million. Work is scheduled to begin in the coming months and will last two years. Boskalis will deploy […]

  • 23 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    VolkerStevin has been awarded a £19 million contract by the Defense Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) to upgrade Mare Harbor. The announcement comes after Defense Secretary Michael Fallon visited the Falkland Islands in February, and forms part of his commitment for £180 million investment over the next decade to modernize the military infrastructure on the Islands. The contract is […]

  • 17 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord, a Dutch contracting company that specializes in dredging and land reclamation, has purchased a suite of Gemini 720is multibeam imaging sonars, in the week of its launch at Oceanology 2016, in London.  The Gemini 720is sonars, combined with customized Gemini SeaTec software, will enable Van Oord to automate basic tasks such as monitoring the […]

  • 16 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Construction of new sea defenses at Rossall has reached a major milestone as installation of the stepped revetment begins and the project passes the halfway mark. Two kilometers of defenses from Rossall Hospital to Rossall Point are being replaced in a £63 million coastal defense scheme that will protect 7,500 properties from the risk of […]

  • 16 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The $21.7 billion Carmichael coal project has passed a significant milestone with agreements reached with all landholders, State Parliament heard today. Minister for State Development and Minister for Natural Resources and Mines, Dr Anthony Lynham, told Parliament that mine proponent Adani now had 16 permits and approvals at local, state and federal level, including six […]

  • 16 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    An incident associated with the Stone Harbor Maintenance Dredging Project occurred last week at the Stone Harbor Marina Parking lot. Two geotextile tubes located on the south side of the parking lot failed, releasing fluid mud at the project site. Some of the dredge material from Shelter Haven flowed through the perimeter security fencing to the […]

  • 15 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Queensland Parliament supported the approval of Adani’s $21.7 billion Carmichael Coal project today. State Development and Natural Resources and Mines Minister, Anthony Lynham, said that the House agreed a motion that all State Government approvals be provided to help create jobs in North and Central Queensland. Government and Opposition speakers, including Dr Lynham and Treasurer […]

  • 11 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Coast Guard is scheduled to temporarily move aids to navigation in four of the main Hawaiian Islands commercial harbors to assist the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers with planned dredging operations beginning this week. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ hopper dredger Essayons will conduct maintenance dredging in March and April starting in Nawiliwili […]