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  • 5 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The new public boat ramp at 64th Street in Ocean City, MD, was officially opened earlier this week, according to the city’s latest announcement.  The opening ceremony took place on May 1 after an ambitious construction schedule with a target date for completion before the start of the summer season, The Maryland Coast Dispatch reports. This very […]

  • 5 August 2020
    Outlook & strategy

    The USACE Los Angeles District has reissued Regional General Permit No. 74, which authorizes discharges of dredged or fill material into waters of the United States associated with maintenance activities in the San Diego Creek Watershed and San Juan Creek/Western San Mateo Creek Watershed Special Area Management Plan areas. RGP 74 authorizes temporary impacts to up […]

  • 27 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Eye4Software B.V., specialized in developing GPS and GIS software for Windows, has released the latest version of its professional hydrographic survey package, the Hydromagic version 7.0. The main purpose of this software is to map the bottom of rivers, reservoirs, frac pits, ponds and oceans in 3D. This is done by using a connected RTK receiver […]

  • 20 September 2012

    According to the ABC News, plans for the repair and upgrade needed to Taylor’s Landing boat ramp at Port Augusta are in the final stages. “A 350 cubic metres of material needs to be dredged from the harbour sea floor,” said Brenton Daw, the Port Augusta City Council senior technical officer. He stated that the […]

  • 26 August 2020
    Authorities & Government

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers commanding general, Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite has signed the Chief’s Reports for two flood damage reduction studies in the U.S. Virgin Islands. The signing of these reports for the Savan Gut Phase II and Turpentine Run projects, marks a crucial milestone and progresses the proposed projects to Congress […]

  • 28 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Jacks Point boat ramp is now open to the public following a fortnight of dredging to remove mud and silt in Fureys Creek, according to the Thames-Coromandel District Council. The boat ramp, which is beside the Patukirikiri Reserve in Coromandel Town had been closed temporarily due to health and safety concerns around deep mud at the […]

  • 7 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Contract work crews for the City of Henderson, KY, have begun the dredging project at the Second and Third Street boat ramps on the Henderson riverfront, the city said in its latest announcement.  The goal for the project is to clear mud, silt and debris that collects with the fluctuation of the Ohio River. Dredging […]

  • 25 March 2014

    With more than 220 home, property, and business owners in Allen County potentially facing drastic increases in the price of their flood insurance, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown applauded passage of a new bipartisan that would protect Ohioans from huge increases for their flood insurance premiums. Brown fought to pass the bipartisan Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability […]

  • 31 March 2011

    U.S. Congressmen Charles W. Boustany, Jr., MD (R-Southwest Louisiana) and Joe Courtney (D-Connecticut) today encouraged Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan and Ranking Member Chris Van Hollen to use all funds collected by the Harbor Maintenance Tax (HMT) for FY 2012 dredging of the nation’s ports, harbors and waterways. Maintenance dredging is required to maintain authorized […]

  • 24 November 2011

    South Gippsland Shire Council is giving consideration to the Corner Inlet Tourism Development Project. Further discussion will include a recommendation that Council allocates funds of between $1.5 million and $2.1 million as a partnership contribution to the project. The project consists of four related however distinct developments indicated as Priority Projects. They are: – The […]

  • 29 May 2013

    Eye4Software B.V. announces that the latest version of their Hydrographic Survey Package, Hydromagic version 5.1, has been released to the public. The main purpose of this software is to map the bottom of a river, pond or ocean in 3D, by using a (D)GPS or RTK positioning system combined with an echosounder or fishfinder. Once […]

  • 14 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Darren Chester was today at Triabunna to celebrate the completion of the $1.3 million Swansea Boat Ramp redevelopment project. According to the Minister, the boat ramp redevelopment was the final phase of the $1.55 million Lower East Coast Marine Infrastructure project. “This investment will boost economic growth in the region for many decades to […]

  • 3 January 2012

    Dredging of the Fernandina Harbour Marina commenced, and the boat ramp at the west end of Ash Street may be closed as a result. Dredging started yesterday and will continue through March 30. Boat ramp closures will be unscheduled and may occur without further prior notice. Boaters are encouraged to use the Nassau County or […]

  • 14 June 2012

    Regarding the letter that Rep. Gus Bilirakis, Rep. C.W. Bill Young, and Rep. Rich Nugent sent to the Army Corps of Engineers recently, Rep. Nugent issued the following statement: “The Sunwest Park and Channel Project is about two things: jobs and public access to the Gulf. The county has spent six years undergoing scientific studies […]

  • 19 January 2012

    The Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund Fairness Coalition applauds Congressman Charles Boustany (R-LA) and Congressman Joe Courtney (D-CT) for their outstanding efforts in surpassing 150 co-sponsors for H.R. 104, the RAMP Act. The RAMP Act, introduced by Congressman Charles Boustany (R-LA) and Congressman Joe Courtney (D-CT), and supported by a broad bi-partisan group of Congressional interests, […]

  • 19 November 2012

    The Pequea Boat Ramp will reopen on Nov. 21. Dredging of the Pequea Creek area, which will improve boating conditions during lower lake levels outside of normal recreation season, has been completed. The York Furnace Boat Ramp will be closed from Nov. 28 through Dec. 21 for boat ramp rehabilitation. “The dredging at Pequea is […]

  • 28 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Launch ramp conditions at Lake Mead have improved significantly thanks to an ongoing $1.5 million construction project that began in late July. The project involves underwater excavation, dredging, grading and construction of reinforced concrete ramps. The concrete ramps will extend down to the water’s edge, and concrete panels or steel pipe mat will extend roughly […]

  • 10 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Kailua Beach Park sand replenishment project has officially commenced. During this beach fill project, the boat ramp, boat ramp parking lot, and parking area near the concession stand comfort station will be closed, reports khon2.com. The project will last two weeks and the crews will be replenishing the beach near the boat ramp. Kailua […]

  • 8 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    In mid-January, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) will mail letters to property owners along Ohio’s Lake Erie coast whose properties are located within a preliminarily-identified Coastal Erosion Area (CEA). The letters will initiate a 120-day comment period for coastal erosion maps that have been updated since the previous release in 2010. Under Ohio’s […]

  • 27 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance dredging works at Tooradin Boat Ramp are scheduled to begin tomorrow, according to the Parks Victoria’s latest Notice to Mariners. Dredging operations will be carried out by a cutter suction dredger and the dredged material will be deposited south east of the boat ramp. The boat ramp will be closed to the public on week days whilst […]

  • 16 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Queensland Government has just announced that a $1.7 million contract has been awarded for the upgrades of the popular St Helens Beach boat ramp. Main Roads and Ports Minister Mark Bailey announced today that Queensland marine civil contractor, Pensar Building won the contract to complete the works. “Works include upgrades to the existing Carpet Snake […]

  • 8 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Intergovernmental and Northern Affairs and Internal Trade, announced yesterday that the Government of Canada is investing over $10 million in small craft harbor improvement and transfer projects along the eastern shore of New Brunswick. Commenting the latest announcement, Minister LeBlanc said: “I’m thrilled to announce this major investment for our province. […]

  • 20 February 2012

    The Davenport Landing Development – 28 Southfield 2011, LLC, is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District to conduct work in waters of the United States in conjunction with constructing a marina and doing other work in the West Branch of the Stamford Harbor in Stamford, Conn. Davenport Landing […]

  • 21 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. EPA and partners will soon begin work at two projects funded by the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative in the St. Louis River Area of Concern. Cleanup activities are slated to begin at Azcon Slip in Duluth, Minn., and Howards Bay in Superior, Wis. Both projects will remediate contaminated sediment under the authority of […]

  • 6 May 2011

    It’s called a boat ramp, but you’d be hard-pressed to even get a canoe in. At low tide, the water at Brunswick River Park’s ramp is only kne… By Andrew Dunn (starnewsonline) [mappress] Source: starnewsonline, May 6, 2011;

  • 30 July 2018
    Business & Finance

     J.F. Brennan Company Inc., a marine construction and environmental remediation company, has just released the latest update on the 2018 Fox River Cleanup Project. For the 10th year, the equipment is back in the water, dredging PCB sediment left behind from decades of pollution by the paper industry. Since 2009, more than 4.8 million […]