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  • 10 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    South Hams District Council has just announced that the plans for repair of a 50m stretch of the damaged Kingsbridge’s Quay Wall are underway with the tender due to be issued in February by the council. Once the successful contractor has been agreed towards the end of March, work is due to start on site […]

  • 21 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Government of South Australia said in their latest release that dredging at the Murray Mouth will pause for about two weeks, starting today, for annual maintenance works. Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources (DEWNR) Water Resource Operations Manager, Jarrod Eaton, said that the dredging started in January 2015 to maintain connectivity between the Coorong […]

  • 5 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The South Australia’s Murray Mouth dredging program – with the main goal to keep the river connected to the sea – is moving ahead. Under the cleanup plan, Maritime Constructions crews operate two dredges at the Murray Mouth 24/7 in an intensive maintenance effort to keep the significant waterway open by dredging sand, shell grit and […]

  • 16 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The City of Whyalla, South Australia, has announced that the construction works on the third stage of the breakwater rock armor installation project are in full swing now. As reported, local company Whyalla Earthworks is continuing with the third stage of the breakwater project that will strengthen the inner-face of the breakwater. This work will […]

  • 25 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Department for Environment and Water Coastal Manager Dr Murray Townsend said recently that the loss of sand at West Beach is significant compared to other metropolitan beaches, and new research has shown that it is greater than previously estimated. “New approaches to address the issue in the long term have been outlined in a report […]

  • 20 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The South Florida Ecosystem Restoration Task Force will be holding a Working Group-sponsored public workshop for the Integrated Delivery Schedule (IDS) today, August 20 from 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. at the South Florida Water Management District Headquarters in West Palm Beach. The updated Integrated Delivery Schedule will provide the sequencing of federally cost-shared Everglades […]

  • 29 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    There will be no week-day access to the Whyalla marina’s southern and sea-facing breakwaters for about two weeks next month, the South Australia’s City of Whyalla said in their latest release.  Local company Whyalla Earthworks will be continuing with second stage of the breakwater rock armor installation project that will strengthen the sea-facing breakwater. This […]

  • 14 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Sand pumping to replenish the beaches between Kingston Park and Somerton Park is wrapping up ready for summer, informs the South Australian Department for Environment and Water (DEW). Around 100,000 cubic meters of sand has been successfully pumped via the sand recycling pipeline from Glenelg to the beaches between Kingston Park and Somerton Park. DEW […]

  • 10 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Eleven councils across South Australia have been granted a total of $2.2 million this year to help protect and conserve the state’s coastline, including from the impacts of climate change, Ian Hunter, Minister for Sustainability, Environment and Conservation said in its latest release. South Australia already has a number of policies and systems in place […]

  • 29 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Planning Minister Stephan Knoll announced today that the South Australian Government is giving Flinders Ports the green light to widen the Outer Harbor shipping channel to increase the region’s export capacity and grow the economy. In July 2017 Flinders Ports lodged a development application with the State Commission Assessment Panel (SCAP) to widen the existing Outer […]

  • 18 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Marshall Liberal Government is set to secure South Australia’s vulnerable coastline including a long-term solution to devastating erosion at West Beach thanks to significant funding in the 2019-20 State Budget. The 2019-20 State Budget delivers $52.4 million in funding over four years to improve both metropolitan and regional coasts which act as the state’s […]

  • 22 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The breakwaters at the marina have been fully re-opened following the completion of strengthening work, reports the Whyalla City Council, South Australia. Local company Whyalla Earthworks conducted the third stage of the breakwater rock armor installation project over the last two weeks to strengthen the inner-face of the breakwater. The first stage of the project […]

  • 14 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The South Florida Water Management District has approved a contract authorizing the start of early construction on the massive Caloosahatchee River (C-43) West Basin Storage Reservoir project. The work is a precursor for achieving water storage benefits before the entire reservoir is complete. “While just the first step in construction of the reservoir, this work […]

  • 1 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) will host a Boating Infrastructure Grant (BIG) Workshop on March 20, 2018 from 1:00 – 4:00 PM. The workshop will be held at the SCDNR Marine Center located at Ft. Johnson in Charleston, South Carolina. The BIG program provides grant funding to construct, renovate, and maintain tie-up facilities with […]

  • 23 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Minister for Environment, Hannah Blythyn has approved funding of nearly £700,000 in an important step towards protecting one of South Wales’ most popular seaside villages, Mumbles, from flooding. The Welsh Government funding of £682,500 will contribute 75% towards the cost of carrying out detailed design work for a coastal defense scheme to reduce the flood […]

  • 24 June 2010
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development, Technology, Vessels

    Transnet National Ports Authorities (TNPA) Transnet Ltd. is the largest state-owned enterprise active in the logistics chain in South Africa. Every day, the company delivers thousands of tons of goods in and around the country. It administers and maintains railways, trains, logistic centres, fuel and gas pipelines, pump stations and cargo terminals in seaports. So […]

  • 27 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Bomo Edith Edna Molewa, the Minister of Water and Environmental Affairs of South Africa, has introduced a white paper which will allow government and private entities to begin the process of reclaiming land from the ocean for development. “The regulations seek to provide an administrative framework to implement sections 7B and 7C of the National Environmental […]

  • 10 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Port of South Louisiana (POSL) held a meeting last week with U.S. Congressman Charles Boustany at the Guesthouse, located within the grounds of Globalplex Intermodal Terminal. Congressman Boustany spoke to an audience of industry, river region and port leaders about issues important to the maritime industry and the citizens of Louisiana, such as infrastructure maintenance and improvements […]

  • 19 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Revetments made with BASF’s solution for coastal protection, Elastocoast, now cover the shoreline of Goseong, Gyeong-nam Province, in South Korea. The solution helps manage sediment and provides protection against coastal erosion during typhoon season. Instead of paving the coastline with concrete or tar, the Elastocoast polyurethane binder bonds rocks and aggregate into a stable yet porous structure that absorbs wave energy. […]

  • 24 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Construction works are about to begin on the Phipps Ocean Park/Reach 7 beach nourishment project in the Town of Palm Beach, Florida. The project will place over 1,000,000 cubic yards of sand on the beach, along the shoreline between the north end of Phipps Ocean Park and the north end of the County’s Kreusler Park. Sand needed for […]

  • 11 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The grab hopper dredger “Italeni” last week arrived in Durban on her maiden voyage from the Bulgarian shipyard where she was constructed. She will replace the aging grab hopper dredger “Crane”, which has recently been equipped with a new grab crane that will now be transferred to “Italeni”. The dredger was built by IHC Merwede […]

  • 7 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District is hosting two public meetings to gather input on the feasibility study for hurricane protection and storm damage reduction for the South Central Coast of Louisiana. As the company reported yesterday, the study area includes Iberia, St. Martin, and St. Mary parishes and will look at […]

  • 14 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Plans for the South Basin Marina, that were submitted by the West End Development Corporation (WEDCO) partnering with South Basin Development Ltd. (SBD), have been given green light by planning authorities, according to Grant Gibbons, the Minister of Economic Development. The new South Basin Marina, located at the former Royal Naval Dockyard, will provide a maximum of 100 new berths for […]

  • 27 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Kingston District Council, in partnership with the Cape Jaffa Development Group, has recently taken delivery of a cutter suction dredger (CSD) from Damen Shipyards Group. The CSD350 will be used to dredge along the breakwater at Cape Jaffa, the Cape Jaffa marina and within Maria Creek Boat Launch Facility in Kingston. “This is the only dredger owned […]

  • 17 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Buffalo District is repairing 625 feet of a 1,000 foot degraded section of the Buffalo Harbor south breakwater. Repairs are scheduled for completion in Fall 2020, said USACE in their latest project update. The 10,200-foot Buffalo south breakwater protects the Buffalo Harbor and nearby dredged sediment confined disposal facilities […]

  • 30 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Government of South Korea’s Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries said in their latest announcement that the Busan Newport dredging operations will be completed in the following days, Yonhap News Agency informs. The development project, with the main goal to bring larger vessels to the port, began in December 2014 with a budget of $53 million. “By […]