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  • 11 November 2020
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    Port of Townsville has marked another major achievement in its biggest ever upgrade, the $193 million Channel Upgrade project. “It’s taken seven months and 570,000 tonnes of rock, and we’re thrilled to advise we have now joined the eastern and western sides of the port’s 2.2km rock wall,” reported Hall Contracting. The scope of the […]

  • 9 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Port of Vancouver, BC, Canada, has announced the latest update on the ongoing Centerm Expansion Project. In the update, the port said that the land over the lagoon in the eastern expansion area continues to settle and will be removed in January 2021. The northeast perimeter dyke is now complete. They also added that […]

  • 5 November 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, LLC is making nice progress on the St. Johns County’s Coastal Storm Risk Management Project. The scheme, managed by the Army Corps Jacksonville District, includes both dune and beach berm construction along approximately 2.6 miles of coastline from Vilano Beach to South Ponte Vedra Beach. Construction is proceeding from […]

  • 2 November 2020
    Authorities & Government

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and its Upper Mississippi River Restoration Program partners are in the early stages of planning for a habitat rehabilitation project in Pool 13 of the Mississippi River near Green Island, Iowa. The Green Island project is part of the Upper Mississippi River Restoration Program and is being constructed through […]

  • 2 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    The USACE Huntington District recently hosted a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony celebrating the completion of the Continuing Authorities Program, Section 14 Streambank Stabilization Project at Water Street in Barboursville, West Virginia. Colonel Evers was joined by Congresswoman Carol Miller, Barboursville Mayor Chris Tatum to cut the ribbon marking the project completion. A series of river bank […]

  • 30 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    On the 8th Anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, Mayor Bill de Blasio and USACE Colonel Matthew W. Luzzatto yesterday announced the start of construction on the Rockaways – Atlantic Shorefront Project. The scheme will protect communities and strengthen the shoreline along six miles of the Rockaway Peninsula. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-led […]

  • 29 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    The dredging activities will continue to progress on Phase 2 of the $36.5 million Muddy River Flood Risk Management project in Boston and Brookline, Massachusetts, USACE reports. Beginning November 2, work will progress to Work Area #2 in the vicinity of Brookline Avenue and Riverway. Also, temporary construction fencing will go up in Work Area […]

  • 28 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    The USACE St. Paul District, will host a virtual public meeting on November 4, from 1-2 p.m., to introduce an island-building project the agency is proposing for the Mississippi River in Hastings, Minnesota. The plan includes constructing a protective island near the Lock and Dam 2 upstream embankment to prevent erosion. The island would reduce […]

  • 28 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    The next phase of berth reconstruction at Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) Blount Island terminal is set to be complete in December 2020. Contractors are making significant progress on the latest phase in a total of $109 million in berth enhancements at the existing SSA Jacksonville Container Terminal at JAXPORT’s Blount Island Marine Terminal. An additional […]

  • 27 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, yesterday hold a ceremony celebrating the completion of the Unity Island Aquatic Ecosystem Restoration Project. The ceremony celebrates the completion of the Unity Island project that restored 10 acres of coastal wetland habitat. It is an example of a much larger campaign for beneficial use of dredged material […]

  • 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 […]

  • 26 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    FUSE Morspassluzhba has begun installation of piles for the berth No. 2 of the new ferry and passenger terminal under construction in the village of Ugolnye Kopi (Chukotka), reports FSUE Rosmorport. The project envisages construction of three new berths – cargo, cargo-passenger, and passenger-only. According to Aleksandr Druzhinin, Deputy Head of the Marine Service for […]

  • 26 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    Suffolk County has successfully completed the dredging works on Accabonac Harbor near Louse Point in Springs, NY. Ideally, the entrance has a depth of six feet. Periodic dredging is necessary to maintain the depth. The last dredge was in 2013 and over the past few years, the littoral current and storms have deposited sand, etc. […]

  • 22 October 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    The Environment Agency has started work on a £1.1 million scheme that will improve the resilience of the sea defences at Seawick, Essex. According to the EA, the scheme will reduce the risk of erosion to the existing sea defences. The plan is to place rock armour around the sea wall at Hutley’s Gap and […]

  • 22 October 2020
    Technology

    WEDA’s webinar on Restoring the Coastal Marsh Habitat in West Bay, Louisiana with Beneficial use of Riverine Dredged Sediment, to be presented by Dr. Andrew McQueen, will begin at 2 PM EST today. The webinar will provide an overview of the restoration efforts accomplished in West Bay, Louisiana to offset the substantial coastal land losses that threatened […]

  • 21 October 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District has announced the closure of Albeni Cove Recreation Area for the 2021 season in order to stage materials for Strong’s Island bank stabilization work. Strong’s Island encompasses a mid-channel island of the Pend Oreille River in Bonner County, Idaho. The island is approximately three miles downstream from […]

  • 19 October 2020
    Project & Tenders

    Wasa Dredging and joint-venture partners Van Oord have completed the Kokkola dredging project according to schedule. The Kokkola fairway opened on the 30th of September 2020 with a new navigational depth of 14m, Wasa reported. The project started in May 2018 when Wasa mobilised two vessels: the 360-ton backhoe dredger “Optimus” alongside the 250 ton, […]

  • 19 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    Lekki Port, under construction at the Lagos Free Zone, has commenced construction of the 680m long quay wall with the driving of the first pile. According to the Chief Executive Officer of Lekki Port, Mr Ruogang Du, the commencement of piling symbolises a significant step towards the timely delivery of the project. “We are actively […]

  • 19 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    A $5.2 million development project that will make much-needed improvements at the Port of Galilee is now officially underway, according to the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management. Last weekend, DEM Director Janet Coit joined RI Congressional Delegation in launching this $5.2 million port development project. This project is a key investment in maintaining and […]

  • 19 October 2020
    Environment

    In an effort to de-list the Muskegon Lake Area of Concern, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has contracted Sevenson Environmental Services to complete the Ryerson Creek Outfall remediation dredging project. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is providing on-site quality assurance for the project. To date, approximately 1,900 cubic yards of debris, including large hand […]

  • 15 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    Van Oord has won a contract to dredge the water intake basin of the Taiwanese Da Tan power plant. Cutter suction dredger HAM 218 and trailing suction hopper dredger HAM 318 will join forces on this project. According to Van Oord, this project will kick off in early 2021. Driven by the growing demand for […]

  • 14 October 2020
    Authorities & Government

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is seeking public input on its draft Environmental Assessment (EA) for a proposed island project near Hastings, Minnesota. USACE is planning to construct a protective island near the Lock and Dam 2 upstream embankment to prevent erosion. The island would reduce wind fetch and ice action […]

  • 9 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    Representatives of federal, state and local government agencies gathered yesterday to sign a project partnership agreement along the Ashtabula River. The main goal of the project is to restore wetlands habitat and provide cost-effective disposal of approximately 336,000 cubic yards of dredged material in the Ashtabula Harbor. “Ashtabula Harbor is an important part of Northeast […]

  • 8 October 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    The long-awaited Wellfleet Harbor Dredging Project in Massachusetts is now underway, according to the town officials. As reported, the dredging of the federal channel started on October 1, 2020. The works will continue through the allowable dredging seasons, October 1 through December 31, of 2020, 2021, and 2022. The dredging project consists of two phases, […]

  • 8 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    U.S. Department of Commerce is investing $7.9 million to make flood control infrastructure improvements needed to protect businesses from flooding in Hamburg, Iowa. According to U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross, this $7.9 million grant to the city of Hamburg will help protect businesses along the Missouri River from flooding. “The levee infrastructure improvements implemented […]

  • 7 October 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, LLC is ready to begin restoration of the critically eroded shoreline along the coast of St. Johns County, Florida. The project will include both dune and beach berm construction along approximately 2.6 miles of coastline from Vilano Beach to South Ponte Vedra Beach. As soon as the pipeline assembly […]