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  • 23 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District completed maintenance dredging of the Houston Ship Channel barge lanes between Bayport and Morgan’s Point to relieve a critical navigation hazard caused by shoaling in the busy waterway. The district issued a modification to an ongoing contract in the amount of $675,000 to Orion Marine Construction Inc. […]

  • 1 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Work to refurbish and heighten the existing sea wall at Kirkcaldy is well underway and expected to be completed in October 2014. This project aims to reduce coastal flooding along the promeneade, improve access to the beach and transform the promenade into an attractive feature for both locals and tourists. VolkerStevin was appointed by Fife […]

  • 2 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    From the global warming debate, to reform efforts in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Sen. David Vitter, R-La., is set to become the top GOP member of the Senate’s primary environmental committee. Vitter, one of the Senate’s staunchest conservatives, becomes the ranking GOP member of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee in January, […]

  • 23 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    As part of land reclamation for the new Lugaport Terminal, Group of Companies Novotrans has successfully completed the sheet piling and sand filling operations. The volume of money currently invested into the project by the holding exceeded $80 million. Commenting the latest milestone, Konstantin Goncharov, the Group of Companies Novotrans President, said: “Upon completion of […]

  • 4 March 2010

    Two years of work on bolstering flood defences on the East Frisian island of Baltrum have ended with German authorities saying the €9m project has now closed the last gap in the North Sea island’s coastal protection network… [mappress] Source: Maritime Journal, March 4, 2010

  • 31 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has signed a $4.5 million agreement to remediate contaminated sediment in the St. Louis River Area of Concern (AOC) on Lake Superior. The St. Louis River AOC is one of 43 toxic hotspots identified by the United States and Canada in the Great Lakes basin, and is the second […]

  • 16 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Plans to have the Nawi Island Marina operational by May 2020 has received a major boost with the involvement of the Fiji Navy and its Hydrographic Unit. The Fiji hydrographic office is the national charting agency and is responsible for the conduct of hydrographic surveys. The office will be sending out a team to Savusavu […]

  • 31 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Fox River Cleanup Project – Season 2015, designed to reduce risk to human health and the environment due to the presence of PCBs in Fox River sediment, started yesterday, announced the Fox River Cleanup Group. This cleanup program is a multi-year cleanup effort that includes dredging, capping and covering over a 13-mile stretch of the Lower Fox River. […]

  • 30 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (April 24-30, 2017).   Port Arthur’s Expansion Project on Display The Port Arthur is ready to hold mandatory pre-bid conference for the port’s Berth 5 Expansion Project.   Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger Tommy Norton Hits the Water The trailing suction […]

  • 12 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On Friday, a bipartisan coalition led by Rep. Bill Huizenga (R-MI) and Rep. Louise Slaughter (D-NY) continued to push the federal government to properly maintain ports, harbors and waterways to their authorized width and depth within the Great Lakes Navigation System (GLNS). In the omnibus funding measure that passed in January, the U.S. Army Corps […]

  • 13 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will hold two open house sessions on October 27 and 28 in Glen Jean, West Virginia. The two sessions will answer questions about soil and water sampling conducted this past summer at three locations around Minden, West Virginia that detected low levels of Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs). The open house sessions […]

  • 25 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The United States House of Representatives passed their Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) bill with a vote of 417-3, with bi-partisan support and hard work from the Florida Congressional Delegation. Florida Delegation and Rules Committee members Rep. Daniel Webster (R-Winter Garden) and Rep. Alcee Hastings (D-Ft. Lauderdale) led the discussion for the House […]

  • 27 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    From a new boat ramp in Somerset County to citywide harbor upgrades in Annapolis, 59 public water access projects in 19 Maryland counties will receive a total of $6 million in state Waterway Improvement Fund grants for fiscal year 2016.  This total, the largest amount Maryland has received since 2009, includes $2.2 million for dredging projects […]

  • 23 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, has awarded a $3.4 million contract to Huffman Equipment Rental, East Lake, OH, to create a 600-foot revetment along the Lake Erie shoreline that will protect the Lake County Raw Water Pump station. The bluff along Lake Erie is highly erosive due to strong ice and wave […]

  • 8 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The upper Hudson River dredging project, administered by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and General Electric (GE), will be in progress during the 2014 Navigation Season between Lock C-4 in Stillwater and Lock C-8 in Fort Edward. The dredging operations are lighted, have day shapes and arrow boards displayed. Additional informational signs have […]

  • 13 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers personnel and equipment from Kewaunee are mobilized at the City of Two Rivers’ Lake Michigan harbor to undertake emergency repairs to the south breakwater. According to the city report, the tugs Kenosha and Racine, and the crane barge Manitowoc are at work on this project. The south breakwater was extended further into Lake Michigan […]

  • 17 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The House Committee on Appropriations yesterday, May 16, marked up the FY19 Energy and Water Appropriations bill. Congressman Andy Harris, M.D. authored, and the committee passed, an amendment to prioritize funding for dredging projects in shallow channels, particularly in channels where shoaling can create hazardous barriers to maritime travel. He issued the following statement applauding […]

  • 14 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Col. David Caldwell of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, announced yesterday the completion of the Sea Gate Reach of the Coney Island Shore Protection Project. The $28 million project will increase resiliency and reduce the risks coastal storms pose to residents and businesses on Coney Island. It will also prevent sand […]

  • 23 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Working on behalf of the Environment Agency, Team Van Oord has successfully completed a major annual scheme to replenish Lincolnshire beaches. Under the Environment Agency’s flagship Lincshore scheme, sand was dredged from the seabed and pumped onto the beach, replacing levels lost to the sea during the winter months. This reduces the risk of waves […]

  • 9 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The coastguard is searching for a missing person after a yacht and dredger collided one mile off Felixstowe, announced MCA Press Office. One person on board was pulled to safety but another person is unaccounted for. The Felixstowe Coastguard Rescue Team, two lifeboats from Harwich, two pilot boats, a dive boat, the search and rescue helicopter […]

  • 10 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The EU-funded Mare Nostrum Project is holding a special training workshop focusing on applying the principles of PPGIS (Public Participatory GIS), to encourage coastal conservation and improve spatial planning in the Mediterranean Sea. The workshop, hosted by Mare Nostrum’s Maltese partner Integrated Resources Management (IRMCo), began today in Valletta, Malta and will be open until November 14th […]

  • 12 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Local residents will have the opportunity to view plans for the second phase of coastal protection works to the south beach in Lowestoft at a community drop-in session, announced the Waveney District Council. The drop-in session takes place on Friday 13 March at The Kirkley Centre, 154 London Road South, Lowestoft and will run from […]

  • 3 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Understanding the reverberating environmental impacts of the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project has been a sizable undertaking for the Corps’ and its partners. Preserving high water quality standards is at the forefront of the Corps’ efforts to minimize adverse environmental effects that may result from the expansive project. By deepening the Savannah River to the Garden […]

  • 9 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    One year since work began on the stabilization of the river bank in the Anse La Raye community in Saint Lucia, New Zealand High Commissioner H.E. Jan Henderson paid a visit to the site which has seen a marked difference in flooding incidents. The Grande Rivière river, which flows through the coastal village to the sea, […]

  • 3 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Steamship Authority has just released the latest update on their Woods Hole Ferry Terminal Reconstruction Project, saying that Jay Cashman, Inc. continues to work on the temporary dolphins.  The pile driving for the temporary dolphins has been completed and Cashman has begun welding the frames together. Cashman also continued work on the passenger platforms between […]

  • 24 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is continuing in the process of revising its policies relating to eligibility criteria for levee and coastal projects within its Public Law (P.L.) 84-99 Rehabilitation and Inspection Program (RIP), and is requesting stakeholder input. Under the authority of P.L. 84-99, an eligible flood risk management system can be rehabilitated […]