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  • 20 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The USACE, New England District, is conducting the Pawcatuck River Coastal Storm Risk Management (CSRM) feasibility study and is proposing a plan to reduce potential storm and flooding impacts to Westerly, Charlestown, South Kingstown and Narragansett, Rhode Island. The study area includes about 28 miles of moderately developed coast in the mentioned towns in Washington […]

  • 14 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has signed an agreement authorizing the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, and Horry County, South Carolina, to use up to one million cubic yards of sand from federal waters to renourish the Garden City and Surfside Beach areas of Horry and Georgetown Counties. The project area, known as […]

  • 28 January 2013

    Over the next decade the 50 countries that border the Indian Ocean, one of the greatest seaborne trade routes of the world for oil, bulk freight and containers, are expected to show some of the world’s highest rates of economic growth. Port development and trade in the region is central to achieving this goal. However, […]

  • 16 March 2012

    Transnet’s plans that would focus on expanding shipping container berths in Durban harbor have provoked concerns about the ecological degradation of one of the country’s most important sea fish nurseries, reports Pretoria News. The proposed project would focus on deepening, widening and lengthening the existing quayside from berth 203 to 205, right to the central […]

  • 4 January 2012

    Authorities have started the removal process of 70 tons of fuel oil and six tons of hydraulic oil from the sunken dredger in the Ngqura Harbour. “We anticipate that it will have a minimal impact. There are ships being unloaded and loaded and ships can come in and out of the port without any interference. […]

  • 20 April 2011

    Dredging is well underway and reclamation is set to commence again following the commissioning of a new dredger at the Port of Richards… By Ronelle Ramsamy (zululandobserver) [mappress] Source: zululandobserver, April 20, 2011    

  • 20 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Boaties have received an early Christmas present with dredging work in the South Wave Break Island channel on the Gold Coast being finished sooner than originally planned, the Gold Coast Waterways Authority (GCWA) reports.  “Dredging works started on 22 November and were originally due to finish on 20 December however, the works finished early on […]

  • 30 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) granted $3 million to San Mateo County to improve the Colma Creek Flood Control Channel recently. Upgrades will protect the City of South San Francisco from tributary flooding, mitigate the effects of sea level rise beyond the year 2060, and double the channel’s level of flood protection to 100-year […]

  • 24 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    A multi-million pound scheme to build coastal defenses in Withernsea has moved a step closer after East Riding of Yorkshire Council successfully secured £3 million of European funding for the project. The south Withernsea coastal defense scheme will receive funding from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) to go towards the £5.5 million cost of […]

  • 22 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Fairfield, CT, has announced that the South Benson Marina Channel Dredging and Jennings Beach Reclamation Project will begin on Wednesday, October 23, 2019. Mobile Dredge and Video Pipe, Inc. of Chester, PA was awarded the dredging project on September 26, 2019. According to the town, starting on Wednesday, October 23, the contractor […]

  • 23 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Dredging operations in the vicinity of Nigg Dock and Nigg South Quay started yesterday, the Port of Cromarty Firth announced in its latest Notice to Mariners. The multi-cat vessel UKD Seahorse will be carrying out plough dredging in these areas for a period of 21 days. The trailing suction hopper dredger UKD Bluefin will arrive around 28th […]

  • 16 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Town of Hilton Head Island announced yesterday the completion of the South Island Emergency Beach Fill project. According to the town, at about 9:30 AM on November 15, 2017, crews from Marinex Construction completed all planned sand placement activities including the extension of the project from East Beach Lagoon Drive to near Duck Hawk Road. In coming […]

  • 21 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) will host the Africa Economic Maritime Integration Conference on 4 and 5 November 2013 at the International Convention Centre in Durban, South Africa. The conference will feature 20 world-class speakers in the fields of economics, commerce and industry, banking sector, port operations, technology and innovation. “We envisage about 200 senior […]

  • 18 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    South Korea’s state auditor on Friday panned President Lee Myung-Bak’s $20 billion effort to dredge, dam and beautify four major rivers, saying it was riddled with costly flaws. Revitalizing the Han, Nakdong, Geum and Yeongsan rivers was the centrepiece of the outgoing president’s “Green New Deal”, a bold plan to create jobs after the 2008 […]

  • 4 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Trelleborg Marine Systems, part of Trelleborg Engineered Systems, has been contracted by Costain, a leading UK engineering solutions provider, to supply fender systems for berths eight and nine, as part of a £300 million reconfiguration known as the Felixstowe South development. With global patterns showing that vessel sizes are steadily on the rise, the pressure […]

  • 12 September 2011

    Antwerp Port Authority has expanded its presence in South America with the appointment of three new representatives: Fernando Bustamante, German Calderon and Henrique Machado Rabelo. Together they will make the advantages of Antwerp as a port better known throughout South America, and will strengthen existing contacts. Each of the new representatives will exploit his own […]

  • 28 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Preliminary activities associated with the South Island Emergency Beach Fill Project are set to start in the upcoming weeks, the Town of Hilton Head Island said in its latest release. In particular, pre-project surveys of both the beach and offshore borrow sites will be conducted, the town said. Both land and water based survey crews […]

  • 1 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    ACI’s 3rd Maximising African Port Capacity conference (6th and 7th August, 2014, Cape Town, South Africa) will address the key challenges faced by African ports when faced with operational change and site expansion. “This will include issues in construction, infrastructure, access, hinterland and storage. Hear case studies of how ports have faced and overcome these […]

  • 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 […]

  • 9 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District has awarded J.E. McAmis a $140 million contract for the Mouth of the Columbia River (MCR) South Jetty Rehabilitation project located in Clatsop County, Oregon. The requirement of this project is to rehabilitate the South Jetty located at the Mouth of the Columbia River in Clatsop County, […]

  • 29 October 2013

    Marinex Construction Inc has won the South Boca Raton beach renourishment project, reports bocaratontribune.com. During this beach fill program approximately 150,000 cubic yards of sand dredged from the mouth of the Boca Raton Inlet will be placed between the South County Park and the City of Boca Raton/Deerfield limits. The contractor plans to commence dredging […]

  • 5 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, is inviting comments on a draft Environmental Assessment (EA) for the proposed South San Diego Harbor dredging project in San Diego, California. USACE, as part of its Operations and Maintenance Program, is proposing to perform maintenance dredging in South San Diego Harbor Federal Channel to re-establish […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 May 2012

    The Council of the Borough of South Tyneside has announced plan for the coastal defence upgrade works at the South Shields area. The Council now wishes to appoint a suitably qualified contractor for the scheme to upgrade the coastal defence which protects the frontage at Littlehaven Beach, South Shields and runs between the South Groyne […]

  • 5 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    A program to manage about a half mile of Yakima River shoreline within South Cle Elum is open for comment through the Washington Department of Ecology. The proposed shoreline program will guide construction and development in South Cle Elum’s roughly half mile of shoreline. It combines local plans for future development and preservation with new […]

  • 5 October 2011

    South Carolina threw another monkey wrench into Georgia’s years-long plan to deepen the port at Savannah claiming “significant degradation… By Dan Chapman (ajc) [mappress] Source: ajc, October 5, 2011;