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  • 17 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Maine Coastal Program, a Division of the Maine Department of Marine Resources has announced the release of the Program Statement for the FY19 Shore and Harbor Planning Grant Program. According to the official statement, funding from this program can be used for municipal/regional projects in Maine’s Coastal Zone that fall under one of the […]

  • 7 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Warrnambool City Council has just revealed its plan to re-apply for funding to improve boat-launching facilities at the Port of Warrnambool. According to local media, the council had applied for $2.16 million of the financing through the Victorian Government’s 2016-2017 Boating Safety and Facilities Program but has been advised the project will not be funded […]

  • 16 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency has analysed the results of the recent engineering surveys of the river defenses in Arundel. They have begun to share this information with riverside property owners and explain what it means for them. Since October 2018 their contractors have completed drone surveys, visual inspections, surveys of the river bed and thickness tests […]

  • 1 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Lake Newport dredging project started in mid- January with the deployment of equipment and closing of specific areas surrounding the lake, reports Reston Association. The association is working with Lake Services, Inc. to dredge the accumulated sediment from the main coves of Lake Newport. During the works, approximately 5,000 cubic yards of material will be removed from […]

  • 24 May 2013

    Low water levels at Kanopolis Reservoir have made all but one boat ramp unusable this spring. And that ramp, located at Langley Point in Kanopolis State Park, has been difficult for boaters due to shallow water. To improve boating conditions near the ramp, Kanopolis State Park staff have been overseeing a dredging operation. Crane Rental […]

  • 28 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Augustine Beach Boat Ramp near Port Penn and adjacent intertidal beach located on the south side of the existing groin, which has been closed for maintenance dredging of the boat ramp access channel, will be open for the long Labor Day weekend. The boat ramp, closed Monday through Thursday each week since Aug. 4, […]

  • 30 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Because of the dredging of shallow area, the Dunedin Marina boat ramp will close to the general public effective Friday, May 8, 2020. The City of Dunedin reported that they will begin dredging the marina on Monday, June 1st, with staging in the parking lot areas possibly starting a week prior. As reported, the boat […]

  • 19 January 2012

    Congressman Steve Scalise yesterday issued the following statement after the Army Corps of Engineers sent a dredging vessel to Head of Passes, the site where a ship ran aground Tuesday  morning. Scalise applauded the Corps’ quick action, along with their decision to dedicate an additional $55 million to dredging the Lower Mississippi River. “Our river […]

  • 19 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    Lundquist Urban Ecology Lab has just released this amazing video about the past, present and future of the Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn, NY. The dredging operations on the canal are currently underway. In fact, the dredging and capping are taking place in the upper canal – denominated as Remediation Target Area (RTA) 1 – which […]

  • 28 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Last Friday, March 25th, the Salton Sea State Recreation Area (Salton Sea), California State Parks and its partners reopened Varner Harbor and Launch Ramp. This new boat launch ramp, located on the eastern shore of the Salton Sea, is one of two public access points for recreational boaters. The re-opening of the Salton Sea’s boat […]

  • 26 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    A team of marine scientists have completed a marine mapping survey of the sea floor of Bynoe Harbor in the Northern Territory.  The survey was conducted by scientists from Geoscience Australia, the Australian Institute of Marine Science, and the Northern Territory Government. The survey mapped the depths and hardness for approximately 725km² of sea floor […]

  • 7 August 2013

    All boat ramps in the Bundaberg region, some extensively damaged during the January floods, will be reopened by Christmas thanks to a cash injection from the Newman Government. Local Government, Community Recovery and Resilience Minister David Crisafulli today confirmed more than $500,000 had been set aside to repair the Kalkie, Burnett Downs and Woodgate boat […]

  • 11 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Augustine Beach Boat Ramp near Port Penn, Delaware, and adjacent intertidal beach located on the south side of the existing rock groin will be periodically closed starting June 12 through July 11, for maintenance dredging of the boat ramp access channel. DNREC’s Division of Fish and Wildlife said in its latest release that during […]

  • 8 April 2013

    Harlan County Lake’s Gremlin Cove boat ramp will be closed weekdays until April 20. The ramp is being closed for public safety to allow the U.S. Corps of Engineers to dredge in the vicinity, Park Manager Larry Janicek said. The ramp will be open for weekend use, but boaters should use caution while using the […]

  • 27 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Beginning Tuesday, May 2 through Thursday, May 4, the boat ramp at Huntington Park will be closed to the public due to the emergency dredging operations inside of the ramp area, the City of Newport, Virginia, just announced.  “Sediment build up on the ramps has made it difficult for boaters to use,” the city said […]

  • 21 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging of the Crowdy Harbor Boat Ramp facility was set to begin on November 11, but has been rescheduled to start on November 25 due to the recent bushfire event, the New South Wales’ MidCoast Council informs.  Under the plan, the council will undertake the dredging of sand that has built up on all four […]

  • 27 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Works to remove a silt build-up at the Clump Point boat ramp will be carried out this week just in time for a bumper summer season on Queensland’s waterways. Main Roads, Road Safety and Ports Minister, Mark Bailey, said that the Transport and Main Roads would carry out the works, taking advantage of the low tides and […]

  • 10 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The works will soon begin on the northern boat ramp reconstruction at Wellington Point, Queensland, Oodgeroo MP Mark Robinson said in his latest announcement. “The reconstructed ramp will give boaties a safer and better option in south easterly conditions at medium and high tides.A new boat ramp at Wellington Point is desperately needed,” said MP […]

  • 2 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The 10th Street Boat Ramp in Sarasota will be temporarily closed due to dredging, the City of Sarasota, FL, said in their latest release. All six boat ramps will be closed from October 9-12 and reopen on October 13, according to the announcement. “Prior to the brief closure, the number of boat ramps available for […]

  • 31 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The preparations for the first ever Dredging Today Conference (DTC), which will offer a forward-looking agenda for the dredging industry, are progressing according to schedule.  We are pleased to announce that DTC will be moderated by Alexander Verbeek, an Associate at the Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) and the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI). He has been […]

  • 29 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has announced that the parking lot and ramp at the Union Bay boating access site at Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park will reopen Friday, July 1. The access site and lot had been closed since October for boating access replacement work. Among the improvements with the new access site, the […]

  • 5 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Our first Dredging Today Conference (DTC) is set to take place next week, on October 9-10th at Amsterdam RAI Convention Center, under the theme ‘Changing Climate, Resilient Business’. There’s still time to register for the conference and join representatives from companies like; Jan De Nul | Myanmar Port Authority | GHD | Royal IHC | Port of […]

  • 23 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Great Lakes Dredge & Dock (GLDD) Company has adopted the ABS Subchapter M regulatory compliance mobile software for more than 40 vessels.  Implementing the NS Workboat application across the fleet, GLDD now has a user-friendly mobile platform for comprehensive Subchapter M compliance. According to the official announcement, crew can perform work order completions, checklist-based […]

  • 27 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    New York Governor, Andrew M. Cuomo, announced yesterday that the capping of the Onondaga Lake bottom is now complete. “The completion of this project to revitalize Onondaga Lake marks a major milestone for Central New York that will improve the quality of life for residents, and opens up additional opportunities for tourism, outdoor recreation and […]

  • 5 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Representatives Janice Hahn (D-CA) and Ted Poe (R-TX) will be honored on March 19 as the American Association of Port Authorities’ (AAPA) 2013 “Port Persons of the Year” during the association’s annual Spring Conference event, March 18-19, at The Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel. Marking its 101st year as the Western Hemisphere’s leading trade […]

  • 13 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    After weeks and weeks of hard work, the Maria Creek boat ramp upgrade and dredging scheme is almost done, reports the Kingston District Council (SA). In its latest update on the project, the Council said that the Maria Creek Boat Ramp facility is expected to reopen within the next couple of weeks. At the moment, excavators […]