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  • 5 January 2012

    Just months after the city scraped sand out of the harbor, dredge work is once again needed to clear out the choked-up navigation channel…   By Matt Algarin (thedestinlog) [mappress] Source: thedestinlog, January 5, 2012;

  • 10 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer called for federal Hurricane Sandy relief funds to be used to create a new dune flood-protection system in Breezy Point that would make its residents safer and enable the community to be better prepared to withstand subsequent storms. Similar dune protection systems are already under way across the rest of […]

  • 10 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Australia’s Federal Minister for the Environment, Greg Hunt, has announced that he has completed the approvals process for four Queensland projects. He said that “after rigorous assessment, I have completed the approvals process for four Queensland projects under National Environmental Law. I have approved: • The capital dredging program for the proposed Terminals 0, 2 […]

  • 20 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP) has announced that it has made a request to the Queensland Coordinator-General to cancel the declaration of the Dudgeon Point Coal Terminals Project as a coordinated project. In 2013, the Environment Impact Statement (EIS) studies were paused by the preferred developers as demand for the new terminals was reassessed […]

  • 2 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The construction project to rebuild the Bathtub Beach/Sailfish Point beach area is entering its final phase, with construction expected to continue through mid-May, Martin County said in its latest project update.  The 86,000 cubic yards of sand, needed for the project, is being borrowed from the Sailfish Point Navigational Channel. Martin County has contracted with Ferreira […]

  • 23 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District and Cottrell Contracting Corp. last Sunday (July 21) started the three-year, $30 million James River dredging project. As reported, USACE and Cottrell are now dredging the 7.6-mile Dancing Point-Swann Point channel. It’s part of a three-year, $30 million Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract awarded in March to […]

  • 20 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Exchange Club Park, located along the Intracoastal Waterway in north Pompano Beach, Florida, will be closed to the public during a maintenance dredging project that the City of Lighthouse Point is carrying out in some of its residential canals, according to the Point! Publishing latest announcement.  The dredging project is just getting underway and is […]

  • 24 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology, Whatcom County and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have revised their working agreement for the proposed bulk cargo marine terminal and related railroad connections at Cherry Point. The three agencies have agreed to produce two separate environmental impact statements (EISs) for the proposed Gateway Pacific Terminal in north Puget […]

  • 2 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP) is the organisation responsible for managing and monitoring Abbot Point’s port environment, and they have recognised that seagrasses are an important and sensitive component of marine habitats within the port and are committed to monitoring and maintaining the health of these habitats. The baseline assessments and experimental program at […]

  • 26 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    New York Congressman Lee Zeldin announced yesterday that the Fire Island to Montauk Point (FIMP) Project continues to move forward and is now in its design phase. FIMP is an over $1 billion project that includes funding for essential dredging and shoreline projects spanning 83 miles of coastline, 80% of which is in the First […]

  • 25 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging operations have moved from Borrow Area A and into the south end of the Sailfish Point Navigation channel, reports the Martin County. According to the County, the project is in the final phase of operations in the channel and all dredge equipment will be moved out of the Sailfish Point Navigation channel and into the […]

  • 9 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dredging work at Mile Point, located on the St. Johns River near Naval Station Mayport, is nearing completion, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District said in its latest announcement. The Mile Point area experienced limited navigation during ebb tide because of difficult cross-currents at the convergence of the river with the Intracoastal Waterway, USACE […]

  • 10 May 2011

    Plans to make Abbot Point Australia’s biggest coal terminal are afoot and it’s hoped the Federal Government will further advance them today… By Melissa Grant (dailymercury) [mappress] Source: dailymercury, May 10, 2011;

  • 20 May 2010

    As the Port of Sydney in Nova Scotia celebrates Ports Day tomorrow, Liberal MPs are calling on the Harper Conservatives to make an…   [mappress] Source: liberal, May 20, 2010;

  • 18 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The period for public comment on the draft Public Environment Report (PER) for the proposed coal export terminal expansion at Abbot Point closed on 15 February 2013. Capital dredging of six new berth pockets and ship apron as part of the Terminal 0, Terminal 2 and Terminal 3 is being proposed. Public comments are being […]

  • 15 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, will begin annual Grays Harbor maintenance dredging in the Outer Harbor on April 1, utilizing their hopper dredger vessel Yaquina. Working around-the-clock through April 16, the Yaquina will dredge the Grays Harbor Entrance, Point Chehalis and South Reach channels, USACE said in its latest release. The Yaquina […]

  • 6 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Environmental Protection Authority of Western Australia (EPA) has advised on the extension of the start of construction of an onshore marina and associated boating infrastructure on the western side of Point Grey, near Dawesville. Releasing the report, EPA Chair Dr Tom Hatton said that there had been no changes to the proposal or significant […]

  • 11 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Americas Styrenics LLC is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with proposed dredging in the Thames River in Gales Ferry, Connecticut. The proposed work involves maintenance dredging of two distinct areas adjacent to the federal navigation channel in […]

  • 9 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The East Gippsland Shire is about to begin the maintenance dredging of the approach channel to the Bastion Point boat ramp and also the area around the western launching lane of the concrete ramp. The shoaling around the western launching lane will be removed with land based excavation equipment to clear sand surrounding the area close to […]

  • 31 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) recently awarded MGN Civil Pty Ltd a contract for the delivery of element one of the Clump Point Mission Beach Safe Boating project. Element Two of the Clump Point Mission Beach boating infrastructure project is still under tender evaluation, with a contract expected to be awarded in the coming […]

  • 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 […]

  • 9 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    To accommodate high public interest, the three agencies gathering public comment on the scope of an upcoming environmental impact statement (EIS) for a proposed bulk-cargo shipping terminal and rail spur improvements at Cherry Point, have rescheduled a public meeting originally set for next week in Seattle. The new location will have room for a larger […]

  • 13 September 2013

    The Pillar Point Harbor dredging project has officially commenced this week, reports hmbreview.com. During this three-week cleanup program, the contractor plans to remove around 3,500 cubic yards of sand from the harbor’s boat launch ramps area. The dredged material will be placed at Perched Beach, according to hmbreview.com. Background The Harbor District’s boat launch ramp […]

  • 20 February 2012

    From the Irish town of Wicklow, to the countries of Nigeria, Oman, Dubai, Australia, Ghana and the U.S., people around the world gathered Feb. 2, 2012 to celebrate the importance wetlands play in sustaining the environment. The day marked the 15th anniversary of the signing of the Convention on Wetlands (Ramsar Convention) in Ramsar, Iran, […]

  • 26 May 2011

    After years of storm driven seas battering the Point Lookout shoreline, a bay-like depression was carved out of the northeast coast of the waterfront community. The erosion that resulted posed a threat to area homes, local roadways and a community park. What’s more, the depression served as a collecting pool for seaweed left behind by […]

  • 21 October 2011

    Engineers have completed the dredging project at Norriego Point at Destin Pass, but some fishermen aren’t happy with the results… By Danielle Koleniak (wjhg) [mappress] Source: wjhg, October 21, 2011;