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  • 4 March 2014

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) have released the 2014 South Florida Environmental Report detailing a year of science, engineering and environmental restoration progress to improve the Everglades, Lake Okeechobee, the Kissimmee Basin and South Florida coastal areas. The 2014 report marks the 16th year of […]

  • 20 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer announced that he is pushing to secure $36 million in federal funding to construct a series of off-shore breakwaters and a living shoreline along the coast of Conference House Park that will reduce the risk of damage to homes and infrastructure along the South Shore of Staten Island during major […]

  • 20 February 2014
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    The Environment Agency is continuing its work to repair flood defences on the South Humber bank which were damaged by December’s tidal surge. So far, more than 7 km of defences have been repaired, from Barton to Goxhill Haven. Work has also started this week on the stretches of flood bank at Far Ings, west […]

  • 13 February 2014
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    The Queensland Government has concluded an assessment of proposals for a cruise ship terminal on the Southport Broadwater undertaken for the Gold Coast City Council. Deputy Premier and Minister for State Development, Infrastructure and Planning, Jeff Seeney, said the preliminary assessment found it is possible for one of two proposed projects to proceed and it […]

  • 10 February 2014
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    North Queensland Bulk Ports (NQBP) today announced that damage caused by Tropical Cyclone Dylan unfortunately means the southern breakwater at the Mackay Marina will not reopen to the public by mid-February as originally scheduled. Maintenance work on the breakwater has been ongoing since November during which time the breakwater has been closed to the public. […]

  • 4 February 2014
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    As part of the 45-day National Environmental Policy Act required public comment period for the “Southwest Coastal Louisiana Draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement,” the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, established the Southwest Coastal Feasibility Study project email, [email protected], as a tool to collect public comment. Due to a […]

  • 29 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife (VDFW) 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 placing fill and dredging at a state fishing access area in South Hero, Vermont. The Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife […]

  • 27 January 2014

    International civil engineering hydraulics specialist, HR Wallingford, has teamed up with Fourth Element Consulting, Johannesburg to offer sustainable environmental solutions to the rapidly developing economies in southern Africa. HR Wallingford brings extensive international experience in maritime engineering, coastal management, flood management and environmental hydraulics to clients in the region. Fourth Element has international project experience […]

  • 23 January 2014
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    Florida Governor Rick Scott announced a $130 million investment to continue work on restoring the Everglades and South Florida’s ecosystem as part of the “It’s Your Money Tax Cut Budget.” Governor Scott said: “This $130 million investment from the ‘It’s Your Money Tax Cut Budget’ will fund critical projects that will improve water quality for […]

  • 21 January 2014
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    ABPmer has been contracted by the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) to undertake the scoping phase for the South Inshore and Offshore Marine Plans Habitats Regulations Assessment (HRA). Under the Habitats Directive 92/43/EEC any plan or project that may have an impact on European Natura 2000 Sites requires an Appropriate Assessment. In marine planning, the HRA […]

  • 17 January 2014
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    The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) has requested the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers temporarily lower the level of Caesar Creek Lake in Warren County by 10 feet to allow for an archaeological study to be conducted as part of the planned marina construction project. This archaeological study is the first step in attaining […]

  • 9 January 2014
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    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, in partnership with the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority of Louisiana, is hosting public meeting this week to discuss the “Southwest Coastal Louisiana Draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement,” which is currently available for a 45-day public review period ending Sunday, January 26, […]

  • 31 December 2013
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    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, has introduced a plan to issue an Invitation for Bid (IFB) for maintenance dredging of the Great South Bay Channel, New York, in the Moriches Bay section of the channel. During this cleanup program, approximately 100,000 cubic yards of material will be removed from these areas. It […]

  • 18 December 2013
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    The Newburyport Harbor south jetty Phase II repair project in Newburyport, Mass. will be completed under the terms of a $2,588,414.00 contract issued recently by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. Work will be accomplished by Classic Site Solutions, Inc. of Springfield, Mass. Construction is scheduled to start on or about Dec. […]

  • 16 December 2013
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    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, in partnership with the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority of Louisiana, has released the “Southwest Coastal Louisiana Draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement” for a 45-day public review period ending Sunday, January 26, 2014. The proposed Southwest Coastal Louisiana project would provide non-structural […]

  • 12 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    The 3rd Annual Dredging and Port Expansion Africa will again be the premier meeting place for port and dredging professionals in Africa. The event will dock in Durban, South Africa, from 28-29 January 2014. Case studies and updates from the latest port development projects in Africa including Angola, Ghana, Namibia, South Africa and more will […]

  • 11 December 2013

    Transport Minister Stephen Hammond visited the work to expand Southampton container terminal. The £150m project is in its advanced stages with construction of the four new high cranes, together worth £28m, well advanced. The Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Transport saw the new 500m quay designed to accommodate the latest generation of ultra large […]

  • 11 December 2013
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    International Association of Dredging Companies IADC, in its latest edition of Terra et Aqua, has posted an article about the Geotextile Tubes as a replacement for rockfill for the Polder Dike in Saemangenum, South Korea. The 33.9-km-long Saemangeum Sea Dike links Gunsan in the north to Buan in the south. As of now it is […]

  • 5 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Phase II of the canal dredging project in the Town of Southern Shores commenced on October 1, 2013. Owners of watercrafts are advised that all remaining undredged canals may be blocked until February 15, 2014, due to required placement of silt-screens across canal openings. Due to the narrow width of the canals and the required […]

  • 2 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Associated British Ports (ABP) has recently appointed Boskalis Westminster to carry out major dredging work in the approach channel to the Port of Southampton. Work on the £30m contract is due to get underway shortly, with the new facilities at Southampton’s container terminal due to open in the first quarter of 2014. The dredging works […]

  • 19 November 2013
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    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has acquired a contract from Associated British Ports for the capital dredging of the approach channel to the port of Southampton in the United Kingdom. The contract has a value of approximately EUR 35 million and the activities are due to commence shortly. The dredging activities are related to the deepening […]

  • 14 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The South Baltic Conference on Dredged Materials in Dike Construction will take place in Rostock / Hohe Düne, 10-11 April 2014. The conference is organised in the frame of the project DredgDikes in which the application of dredged materials in dike construction is investigated. There are a variety of research groups dealing with this topic […]

  • 13 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Fan Pier Development, LLC, received a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District in 2007 to install structures and discharge fill material within the waters of the U.S. in conjunction with redevelopment of the Fan Pier in South Boston, Mass. The authorized work included the placement of fill material for reconstruction […]

  • 12 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The City of Boca Raton has hired the dredge contractor Marinex Construction Inc. to undertake the South Boca Raton beach renourishment project. The contractor will dredge material from the Boca Raton Inlet Ebb Shoal and place it south of the Boca Raton Inlet. This renourishment program is scheduled to be completed on or before November […]

  • 8 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The long-awaited $25 million southern Monmouth County beach replenishment project kicked off yesterday with a ground-breaking ceremony on Manasquan Beach. Hurricane Sandy caused severe beach erosion along the five-mile stretch of the project. The massive beach re-nourishment work to repair and restore the beach to better than pre-Sandy conditions starts tomorrow. “I was here on […]

  • 7 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Representatives of the Port of Long Beach and the Busan Port Authority met this week in South Korea to sign a “sister port” agreement to establish a mutually beneficial exchange of technology, ideas and culture. Both ports face the challenge of modernizing to better serve customers and to reduce their environmental impacts. The ports welcomed […]