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  • 14 January 2021
    Operations & Maintenance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District has just announced that dredging activities continue to progress on Phase 2 of the $36.5 million Muddy River Flood Risk Management project in Boston and Brookline, Massachusetts. Beginning Jan. 20, 2021, work will progress to Work Area #3 in the vicinity of Brookline Avenue, Riverway and […]

  • 7 December 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    Contractors continue to work on the steel sheet piling that will provide support for the Southsea Coastal Scheme new sea defences. The works are being undertaken by VolkerGround Engineering from the recently constructed working platform on the beach that was formed from dredged material rainbowed from the hopper dredger Sospan Dau. “This week has involved […]

  • 1 December 2020
    Infrastructure

    AW Maritime was recently appointed – along with SMC Marine – to deliver the construction of the new Broome Town Beach Jetty. The new 112m long jetty will be constructed as part of a $24 million redevelopment project and will provide access for recreational fishing, boating and a viewing platform for the Staircase to the […]

  • 18 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, has announced that dredging activities continue to progress on Phase 2 of the $36.5 million Muddy River Flood Risk Management project in Boston and Brookline, Massachusetts. “On Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020, a temporary lane closure will take place at Work Area #2 in the vicinity of […]

  • 12 November 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    The Environment Agency is making good progress on the £30 million Burton-upon-Trent flood defence project. According to the EA, a further section of the flood defence scheme has been opened to the public. “Members of the public are now able to access the embankment between the Riverside Hotel and the edge of the golf course. […]

  • 26 October 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    Dredging works for the Świnoujście – Szczecin fairway project in Poland are coming along nicely, according to DEME Group’s latest report. Together with their joint venture partners, Van Oord, DEME is responsible for deepening and widening the fairway along a section of approximately 62 kilometres. After starting the works in May, the cutter suction dredger […]

  • 28 September 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    J.F. Brennan Company, Inc. is working in full swing to complete the Fountain Lake restoration project. According to Shell Rock River Watershed District (SRRWD), the past week was another productive one for crews working on this dredging program. The dredging operations are part of the overall phase two of the Fountain Lake restoration project in […]

  • 24 September 2020
    Business development

    USACE’s Alaska District has just released this beautiful photo of their cutterhead pipeline dredge during her work at Homer Harbor, Alaska. The main goal of the project is to collect sand and gravel and to keep the entrance channel open. In April, dredging operations cleared the U.S. Coast Guard berth by removing 8,012 cubic yards […]

  • 10 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    Works on the latest phase of a scheme, which will reduce the risk of coastal flooding for more than 4,500 homes and businesses on Portsea Island, continue to progress, Mackley reports. The £58m North Portsea Island Coastal Defense Scheme, which is being delivered by the Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership, is being completed in five phases. […]

  • 19 August 2020
    Authorities & Government

    Works are progressing well to repair a 40 metre slip on a flood defence in Doncaster damaged by last November’s floods. According to the Environment Agency, rock bags are being installed to reinforce the bank. The £1.6 million works at Wheatley Park are expected to be complete by mid-September and are part of an overall […]

  • 4 August 2020
    Authorities & Government

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has updated the status and shared the implementation timeline of the Mid-Breton Sediment Diversion on the Federal Permitting Dashboard. The update indicates that the expected release of the draft environmental impact statement for this project will be November 2022, and a record of decision is expected by February 2024. […]

  • 2 August 2020
    Equipment

    Callan Marine has announced construction commencement of the General Bradley, a new 28” dredge that will join the fleet in 2021. The General Bradley is diesel-electric driven and will have three ABC 12DZC engines installed with a total of 9,260 horsepower. At 341’ in length with a 6.6’ draft, the General Bradley will focus on […]

  • 22 July 2020
    Business development

    The Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) today released an update on their work on the N. Miladhoo harbor development, saying that the scheme is moving forward with overall 24% project progress. Dredging works on a new harbor and existing channel are currently ongoing. The N. Miladhoo harbor project consists of channel dredging operations of […]

  • 1 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has just released the latest progress photos of construction at Herbert Hoover Dike. Herbert Hoover Dike (HHD) is a 143-mile earthen dam that surrounds Lake Okeechobee, the heart of the Kissimmee-Okeechobee-Everglades system. The project reduces impacts from flooding as a result of high lake levels for a […]

  • 25 June 2020
    Business development

    South Carolina Ports Authority said in its latest release that their long-term planning for infrastructure and business has prepared the port to thrive for years to come as it pushes through current economic challenges. “We are in the final year of a six-year capital improvement plan,” S.C. Ports Authority President and CEO Jim Newsome said. […]

  • 5 June 2020

    The repairs works on the Lorain Harbor breakwater, conducted by Great Lakes Dock and Materials, LLC, are going strong. The breakwater is the first line of defense for lake-front communities against the powerful Great Lakes, said the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, in their latest release. Under the repair plan, the contractor will […]

  • 1 June 2020
    Environment

    A survey conducted last Friday (May 29) by J.F. Brennan Company of La Crosse, Wisc., showed the great progress being made by this dredging contractor in the restoration of Fountain Lake. During the duration of the project, over 691,000 cubic yards have been dredged from Edgewater Bay of Fountain Lake, reported J.F. Brennan. Fountain Lake […]

  • 26 May 2020

    The King Company started dredging Grand Haven Harbor in Grand Haven, Michigan this month, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, said in their latest release. The dredge material is being utilized for beach nourishment. According to USACE, a wide, nourished beach system absorbs wave energy, protects upland areas from flooding, and mitigates erosion. […]

  • 12 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Neath Port Talbot Council and their contractor Knights Brown are making good progress on the vital scheme to repair and strengthen the iconic Aberavon Seafront Promenade. The work is part funded by the Welsh Government through its Coastal Risk Management Program – first announced by the Welsh Government in 2014. It aims to reduce flood […]

  • 12 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dock and Materials has been making good progress in Muskegon, Michigan this spring – repairing the Muskegon South Breakwater Connector. According to the Corps, Detroit District, demolition of the grouted caps between the concrete monoliths is 3/4 complete and the first concrete placement is expected to occur this week. A contract for the […]

  • 7 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Mayor, Whitsunday Regional Council, Andrew Willcox, joined Member for Dawson, George Christensen, this week to check out the progress of the Shute Harbor Restoration project. Piling works to support the new wharf and pontoons started last week and the full restoration project is expected to be completed by mid-2021, weather permitting. The overall $54.5 million […]

  • 6 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The HA. Hoarafushi airport development project is moving forward according to schedule, Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) reports. At the moment, an asphalt plant and accessories have been transferred to HA. Hoarafushi. “Asphalt plant installation and testing works will be carried out during this month and we plan to start asphalt works in June,” […]

  • 22 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Sandbridge Beach Coastal Storm Damage Reduction Project’s 2020 renourishment cycle kicked off sand-borrow and placement operations earlier this month. The project is crucial in lessening storm-damage risk to this section of Virginia Beach’s infrastructure, according to USACE. “The nourishment project at Sandbridge is a critical project for both the Corps and the city of […]

  • 15 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Work is progressing well on Timor-Leste’s new $490 million deepwater container port, reports BMC Line Shipping. The company announced that the main contractor is shipping the first batch of steel pipes for the construction of new port this week. Chinese state-owned construction group China Communications Construction Company (CCCC) has won the contract for this port […]

  • 2 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Acta Marine’s Crew Transfer Survey Vessel (CTV) Offshore Progress was successfully loaded onto container vessel APL Detroit on the island of La Réunion on March 31 for transport to Rotterdam. Offshore Progress has been working on the construction project for the Route du Littoral since 2016. As the works progress towards completion, the number of […]

  • 18 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    S.C. Ports Authority (SCPA) announced yesterday that construction work on the Hugh K. Leatherman Terminal’s new wharf is about 80% complete as construction progresses on Phase One of the new container terminal. The country’s newest container terminal, the Hugh K. Leatherman Terminal , is on track to open in March 2021 as construction advances in early 2020. […]