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  • 16 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Colonel Paul Owen assumed command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, during a formal change of command ceremony on September 14, 2012. Colonel John R. Boulé, who commanded the district since July 2009, relinquished command during the event in the Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House. A native of St. Louis, Missouri, […]

  • 22 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Brisbane has joined forces with the University of Queensland for a $2 million research project to develop new port-related engineering solutions. The three-year Port of Brisbane project is one of the first ventures by UQ’s Australian Institute for Business and Economics, set up last year as a new model for university-business research collaboration. […]

  • 2 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Much of Romney Marsh is below the present day high tide level and 14,500 homes, 700 businesses and nationally important critical infrastructure are at risk of flooding. In the Folkestone to Cliff End Strategy (FoCES), the Environment Agency set out plans to manage flood and erosion risks along the coastline of Romney Marsh over the […]

  • 5 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Maine Department of Marine Resources is about to hold a public hearing on a proposal to dredge Beals Harbor and Pig Island Gut Channel. Following the town of Beals request for maintenance dredging, approximately 100,000 cubic yards of clay, silt, and sand will be removed from the 10-foot anchorage in Beals Harbor. The project consists of a […]

  • 3 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Coastal Texas Protection and Restoration Feasibility Study (Coastal Texas Study) will host a series of public open houses this month to provide the public with updated information about study progress made since previously held public meetings in fall 2018. The purpose of the Coastal Texas Study is to identify coastal storm risk management and […]

  • 21 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Port Macquarie-Hastings Council is set to undertake dredging works to maximise the recreational benefits of lower Lake Cathie. Dredging works to deepen the lake and enhance the sand dunes south of the lake will commence in late July. Director of Development and Environment Matt Rogers said that the works would involve dredging sand from the […]

  • 16 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    EPA is extending the comment period on its Draft Modification to General Electric’s Reissued RCRA Permit (also referred to as the Proposed Cleanup Plan for the Housatonic River Rest of River). In response to several requests for extension, public comments on the Draft Permit will be accepted through Oct. 27, 2014. EPA will also hold […]

  • 23 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Fourteen sophomores from the Architecture, Construction, Mechatronics and Engineering (ACME) Career Academy at Vicksburg High School visited the Vicksburg District Harbor Facility Tuesday. At the harbor students got an inside look at the maintenance shed and the Dredge Jadwin while learning about potential career opportunities within the Corps, specifically civil and mechanical engineering. “There are […]

  • 28 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Cabinet Secretary for Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform, Roseanna Cunningham, officially opened Selkirk’s new flood protection scheme yesterday. The scheme provides protection to around 600 homes and businesses from major flood events, with the Scottish Government providing 80 per cent of the funding for the project. A total of two kilometers of flood defenses […]

  • 14 February 2013

    The Maritime Trades Department, AFL-CIO salutes President Obama for stating the need to upgrade America’s ports and harbors during his State of the Union address on February 12. As part of his “Fix-It-First” initiative, the President listed projects needed to improve the nation’s infrastructure. “And to make sure taxpayers don’t shoulder the whole burden, I’m […]

  • 19 January 2012

    The ESPO Award on Societal Integration of Ports is entering its fourth edition this year. The Award was established in 2009 to promote innovative projects of port authorities that improve societal integration of ports, especially with the city or wider community in which they are located. In this way, the Award wants to stimulate the […]

  • 8 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Maine Department of Marine Resources (DMR) will conduct a public hearing on the Searsport Harbor dredging project on June 9, 2015 at 6:00 PM, at the Searsport District High School, 24 Mortland Road, Searsport. Pursuant to 38 M.R.S. §480-D, sub-§9, the DMR is required to provide the Maine Department of Environmental Protection with an assessment of the impacts […]

  • 28 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The University of Miami’s (UM) Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science announced yesterday a two-year award from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to support coral conservation research.  The grant will support coral propagation and restoration efforts necessary to help with the recovery of threatened coral species and increased resilience of coastal communities […]

  • 9 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The naming and launch ceremony of the 5,500m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) ILEMBE took place this morning at Royal IHC’s shipyard in Kinderdijk, the Netherlands. The dredger is being built for Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA), the national port authority of South Africa. The ceremony was performed by Ms Lunga Ngcobo, General Manager Corporate […]

  • 14 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is seeking public input on plans to construct a flood risk management project for Arcadia, Wisconsin. The draft plan calls for a combination of levees, floodwalls, railroad closures and other elements commonly associated with a flood risk management project like this one. “We have been working […]

  • 28 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    A $670,000 dredging program started last week on the Rewa River to ensure the quick discharge of upstream water in the river and to minimize spillover water from flooding nearby communities, the Fijian Government informs.  During the commissioning of the dredging operations in Nasali Landing in Rewa, Minister for Waterways, Mahendra Reddy, said that the government […]

  • 28 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Professor Edmund Penning-Rowsell, Distinguished Research Associate at the School of Geography and the Environment, is managing a new research and knowledge transfer project to better protect society from coastal hazards. The EcosHaz project will develop a framework to assess the costs and benefits of prevention and response to coastal hazards such as flooding, shoreline erosion, […]

  • 22 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The $4.1 billion capital spending plan, introduced by the Baker-Polito administration last week, includes $35 million for the Boston Harbor dredging program. The collaborative plan addresses the needs of communities and public sector agencies across state government and invests the taxpayers’ money prudently across several essential areas while responsibly managing the Commonwealth’s debt. “Communities in every […]

  • 25 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Works to dredge a critical sand shoal in Swansea Channel will start in the first week of December to improve boating safety ahead of the Christmas holidays. The $666,000 contract awarded by the NSW Government will reduce shoaling that had reformed in the navigation channel between the southern entrance to Swan Bay and the drop […]

  • 2 June 2020

    Aberdeenshire Council said in their latest release that preparatory works on the Stonehaven Flood Protection Scheme will resume this week. Contractors McLaughlin and Harvey Ltd – who first began construction back in March last year – came off site in March following Scottish Government advice on construction sites in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. Aberdeenshire […]

  • 16 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is accepting grant applications for projects through its Lake Superior Coastal Program. According to DNR, about $450,000 will be available for projects to begin after September 1, 2018. Applications are due Thursday, November 30. Funding for these grants is provided by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Office for […]

  • 30 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    A contractor has been appointed to deliver a flood protection scheme for Stonehaven which will offer comfort and security to local residents and businesses, according to the Aberdeenshire Council’s latest release.  Northern Ireland-based McLaughlin and Harvey Ltd will carry out the work on behalf of the council, following a detailed and rigorous competitive tender process. […]

  • 10 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is hosting a public informational meeting to discuss its draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement and Mount St. Helens Long Term Sediment Management Plan. The meeting will be held today, from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at the Cowlitz County Expo Center, 1900 Seventh Ave, Longview, Washington. USACE is evaluating several […]

  • 17 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a grant of $9.6 million to the Republic of the Maldives to expand Kulhudhuffushi Harbor. The project will construct a dedicated passenger and cargo harbor that can cater to larger cargo vessels and accommodate a long-distance passenger service from the central and southern regions. “The lack of transport […]

  • 17 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Memorial University Fisheries and Marine Institute will inaugurate the new Master of Marine Studies in Marine Spatial Planning (MSP) and Management, the first graduate program of its kind in Canada, in September 2016. “Marine spatial planning is an emerging and important field that is gaining prominence as global demands on our coastal spaces and […]

  • 10 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Legazpi City Government has just announced plans to purchase heavy dredging equipment for the desilting and year-round maintenance of all the river channels, including those in interior villages.  The City Mayor, Noel E. Rosal, said that the maintenance of the rivers would be included in the city administration’s solid waste management program. He said […]