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  • 3 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is providing $13.5 million in Waterway Improvement Fund grants in Fiscal Year 2021 to enhance and improve public boating access facilities, water safety, and navigation throughout the state. This funding will go toward 43 projects in 17 counties, along with grants for statewide projects and emergency needs. Funded projects […]

  • 23 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    Works are underway to improve sea defenses along a 3.7km stretch of the Kent coastline between Hythe and Dymchurch, the beach frontage of a Ministry of Defence (MoD) firing range, said Mackley in their latest release. The Hythe Ranges Sea Defence project is being carried out by Van Oord working in partnership with Mackley and […]

  • 19 June 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    BAM Nuttall Ltd has just announced that work is back on track to improve flood protection in a section of the York Flood Alleviation Scheme. According to the release, construction work is starting again to improve flood defences in the Lower Bootham area in a bid to help better protect 134 properties. The flood alleviation […]

  • 4 June 2020

    The Government of Bangladesh has taken up a dredging master plan to improve navigability of the internal waterways across the country, The Financial Express reports. Under the official plan, around 10,000 kilometres of river routes will be made navigable through excavating 178 waterways. The Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA) is expected to conduct the […]

  • 2 June 2020
    Authorities & Government, Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite, commanding general of the Army Corps and 54th U.S. Army Chief of Engineers, has approved the recommended plan for navigation improvements at the Port of Nome, Alaska. With the completion of the Chief’s Report for the Port of Nome Modification Feasibility Study, the proposal advances to Congress for authorization and […]

  • 26 May 2020

    Beginning today, Dredgingtoday.com readers can enjoy an optimised news website with enhanced usability, performance and a fresh look & feel. Great news for all those readers interested in the latest and in-depth news on all things related to dredging industry, as the whole process of improving the website was driven by user experience. Articles are […]

  • 14 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite, USACE Commanding General and 54th U.S. Army Chief of Engineers, has signed the New Haven Harbor Navigation Improvement Project Chief’s Report. The existing New Haven Harbor deep draft ship channel, turning basin, and maneuvering area are currently authorized at a depth of -35 feet at mean lower low water (MLLW). […]

  • 28 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Nature Conservancy (TNC) is partnering with the Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) and the City of East Providence to test the effectiveness of “living shoreline” erosion controls at Rose Larisa Park. The construction contract was awarded to SumCo Eco-Contracting of Salem, Mass. through a competitive bidding process. The project is funded in […]

  • 21 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Portland City Council has approved a $20 million federal grant application for the Portland Harbor Commercial Revitalization Project. According to the Portland Press Herald, the $20 million Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development (BUILD) grant would pay for roughly two-thirds of the $30 million dredging project. The City Council also confirmed the story saying […]

  • 16 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The RECOVER Lake Okeechobee Stage Performance Measure used to evaluate regional scenarios for the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP) has been approved by the RECOVER (Restoration, Coordination & Verification) Executive Committee. RECOVER (REstoration COordination & VERification) is a multi-agency team of scientists, modelers, planners and resource specialists who organize and apply scientific and technical information […]

  • 10 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has just released more info about their $97.9 million construction contract, awarded to Callan Marine earlier this week, to complete the second phase of the four phase Corpus Christi Ship Channel Improvement Project. The project increases the channel depth from -47 feet Mean Lower Low Water (MLLW) to […]

  • 20 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Congressman Ralph Abraham has applauded the inclusion of funding for the dredging of Lake Providence Harbor he had previously requested in President Trump’s 2021 budget. “Lake Providence Harbor is Louisiana’s largest inland port in terms of tonnage and among the most important in the nation,” Abraham said. “Every year, around one million tons of […]

  • 14 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Adam Crouch MP – Parliamentary Secretary for the Central Coast – has just announced that the NSW Government will provide $600,000 for dredging works at the Entrance channel. In the release he said that this funding is required to be matched dollar-for-dollar by the Central Coast Council, allowing for a $1.2 million project. According to […]

  • 31 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Port Houston’s new strategic plan was approved on January 28 by the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority, setting in motion a roadmap for its continued growth and success. Port Houston’s team, led by Executive Director Roger Guenther, presented the 2020 Strategic Plan for approval following many months of work. In addition to […]

  • 15 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will fund a flood and storm damage reduction project (beach nourishment) for the Town of Surf City, Mr. R. D. James, assistant secretary of the Army of Civil Works announced earlier this week. According to the announcement, Surf City and North Topsail Beach will be receiving $237 million for […]

  • 20 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Alabama Senator Richard Shelby yesterday voted to approve the first of two comprehensive appropriations packages that together contain all 12 Fiscal Year 2020 (FY2020) appropriations measures, H.R. 1865.  The legislation, which passed the Senate by a vote of 71-23, contains funding for various Alabama priorities. “Completing the Fiscal Year 2020 appropriations process is good news […]

  • 17 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Hansel Marine, a Chinese manufacturer of dredgers and dredging equipment, completed the construction of a new HS-50 cutter suction dredger (CSD) earlier this month. The CSD is now ready for delivery to an owner based in Jiaxing, Zhejing Province, China. The HS-50 dredger is designed and built for Chinese domestic market, which is complied with […]

  • 28 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Damen has just released this very interesting story about their recent dredging project in the far east of Indonesia, where amphibious excavator turns into dredger instantly on a harbor maintenance task. At Tangguh, West Papua, the harbor had to be made accessible for vessels bringing in the equipment for the construction of a new oil […]

  • 26 November 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    J.F. Brennan Company, Inc. has begun work on a significant dredging project along the Providence River, reports the Providence Foundation. The project is being done jointly by the City of Providence, the Nature Conservancy, the Coastal Resources Management Council, 195 Redevelopment District Commission, the Providence Foundation and the WaterFire. Under the project, the Woonasquatucket and […]

  • 23 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Port of Seattle Executive Director Stephen. P. Metruck yesterday officially released the proposed 2020 Budget and five-year capital development and investment plans. Port Commissioners will consider the budget and capital development and investment plans at their November 12 and November 19 public meetings. “The Capital Investment Plan (CIP), which amounts to $3.4 billion over the […]

  • 15 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    A team co-led by Associate Professor Christopher Hein of William & Mary’s Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS) has won a three-year, $687,850 federal grant to study how natural and constructed dunes respond when impacted by coastal storms and rising seas. According to VIMS, their goal is to provide resource managers with knowledge and tools […]

  • 15 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Corpus Christi, located on Corpus Christi Bay in the western Gulf of Mexico, has just released their latest business results, saying that the port set three new tonnage records recently, including the highest volume in a single month.  September tonnage was 12.2 million tons, a 27% gain over the previous record set […]

  • 7 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    A former factory site had stood empty for several years in Ealing, London. Bisected by the Grand Union Canal, this site was ripe for redevelopment into housing, retail outlets and public amenities. To support this project, The Rothen Group, a national independent civil engineering and maintenance business, was chosen to help incorporate canal-side bank stabilization […]

  • 4 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, recently awarded a contract for channel improvements in Algiers, Louisiana. According to USACE, the construction contract is a part of the Southeast Louisiana Drainage Project (SELA), Orleans Parish – Algiers Subbasin Plan. The $14.2M construction contract was awarded to B&K Construction Co. Inc. and represents the […]

  • 3 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Texas Senator Ted Cruz voiced strong support for the Houston Ship Channel Improvement Project earlier this week, after being briefed by Port Houston leadership and top executives representing industry along the channel. Senator Cruz said that the widening and deepening project is important to Texas and the nation and lauded the leadership of Port Houston […]

  • 27 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Port of Houston Commission has approved “critical-path” professional services for the Houston Ship Channel expansion project. The ship channel expansion work approved by the Port Commission includes critical-path professional services for engineering, design and project coordination. According to Port Houston Executive Director Roger Guenthe, the widening and deepening of the ship channel will allow […]

  • 25 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Galveston District and the Cedar Bayou Navigation District (CBND) are set to begin construction of the Cedar Bayou Channel Improvement Project.  Construction of the project is expected to begin February 2020. A Project Partnership Agreement was formally signed by USACE Galveston District and CBND on September 23, which initiates […]

  • 23 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Mr. Kabir Bin Anwar, Secretary at the Ministry of Water Resources in Bangladesh has been just confirmed as a keynote speaker at the IADC Conference Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure Conference which will be held on 18 October in New Delhi, India. He will address the generic political and economic developments in Bangladesh, related to the […]