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  • 10 August 2020
    Business development

    City of Newcastle’s (New South Wales) long-term plan to manage erosion along Stockton’s coastline has been certified by the State Government. This sees Newcastle become the first in NSW to have a coastal management program (CMP) confirmed under the Government’s new coastal management framework. With the CMP included in the NSW Government Gazette published Friday, […]

  • 7 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    Weather permitting, the City of Port Huron, MI, is set to begin sand dredging operations on the mouth of the Black River Canal today. During the dredging work, the Black River Canal will be closed to watercraft from the Tainter gate, located east of Gratiot Avenue, to Lake Huron. Also weather permitting, sand dredged from […]

  • 7 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    About 110,000 cubic metres of sand will be dredged from the Tweed River entrance to maintain a clear channel for safer boating starting next week, Transport for NSW reports. Member for Tweed Geoff Provest said that the dredging of one of the most dynamic channels in Australia has happened annually since 2001 as a joint […]

  • 7 August 2020
    Business development

    Construction of the Hugh K. Leatherman Terminal is on schedule for a March 2021 opening, S.C. Ports said in their latest release. “We look forward to opening the first phase of the Hugh K. Leatherman Terminal, which will be the country’s first container terminal in more than a decade,” S.C. Ports President and CEO Jim […]

  • 6 August 2020
    Business development

    The Flemish government, Port of Antwerp and contractor SeReAnt (a partnership between the Jan De Nul GROUP and DEME environmental companies) will begin dredging and processing the most polluted dredging sludge at the port, the so-called TBT sludge, this month. “After years of research, there is now finally a solution to this historical pollution. This […]

  • 6 August 2020
    Business development

    During yesterday’s videoconference, Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry signed legislation approved by City Council for additional funding for the ongoing deepening project at JAXPORT. “This bill represents a significant win for our city, the growth of our local economy, and our reputation as a logistics hub for the southeastern United States,” said Curry. “With my signature, […]

  • 5 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    Enough sand to fill 16 Olympic sized swimming pools will be pumped from Tallebudgera Creek to Burleigh Heads over the next two months as part of the City of Gold Coast’s coastal management program. The annual ‘beach boost’ dredging program started today and forms part of a $35 million body of coastal management works undertaken […]

  • 5 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards and Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development Secretary Shawn D. Wilson last week joined officials with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers  to announce an agreement for the deepening of the Mississippi River from the Gulf of Mexico through Baton Rouge has been authorized and signed.    “This is a […]

  • 5 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District awarded a $7 million contract on July 28, 2020, to Kiewit Infrastructure South Co. of Omaha, Neb., for the Ponce De Leon Inlet North Jetty Rehabilitation and Aid to Navigation Replacement Project at Ponce de Leon Inlet in Volusia County, Fla. The Ponce de Leon Inlet north […]

  • 31 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District has just announced the completion of maintenance dredging project in Wells Harbor, Maine. According to the Corps, the trailing suction hopper dredge Currituck worked in Wells Harbor from July 6 to July 17, 2020. The aim of this maintenance dredging project was to increase the navigability […]

  • 30 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    Work is now underway to place sand on Lido Key near Sarasota on Florida’s Gulf Coast, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, said in their latest release. Contractors working for the USACE’s Jacksonville District mobilized earlier this month to begin restoration of the shoreline to reduce risks from future coastal storms. Sand placement […]

  • 28 July 2020
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Dredge CURRITUCK is in Ocean City, Md., for a sand bypassing operation to Assateague Island National Seashore (ASIS). The dredge is scheduled to work in the area for about a month, and will be removing material from in and around the channel, with an emphasis on the ebb and […]

  • 27 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Department of Transport (DoT) has completed its latest maintenance dredging campaign at Lancelin (WA) – ensuring safe navigation and access to Lancelin Jetty and wider local beaches this spring. DoT Maritime Executive Director Steve Jenkins said that the $600,000 three-month project had been completed on time and on budget with the help of the […]

  • 27 July 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    J.E. McAmis out of Chico, CA, was recently awarded a $3.7 million Oregon and Washington clamshell dredging project. According to the company, the maintenance dredging project covers multiple ports along the Oregon Coast and up the Columbia River into Washington. The contract, awarded by the the Army Corps’ Portland District, will include over 300,000 cubic […]

  • 21 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Environment Agency (EA) has started works to repair a 40 metre slip on a flood defense embankment in Doncaster, which was damaged by last November’s floods. The embankment, which lies between the River Don and the South Yorkshire Navigation canal at Mile Thorn in the Wheatley Park area of Doncaster, suffered from damage before […]

  • 20 July 2020
    Authorities & Government

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District has released the final Chicago Area Waterway System (CAWS) Dredged Material Management Plan (DMMP) and integrated Environmental Impact Statement for a 30-day public review prior to issuing a Record of Decision. The public review period will last through August 17, 2020. The purpose of the study is […]

  • 17 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The USACE Jacksonville District awarded a $15.1 million contract on July 7, to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company (GLDD) of Oak Brook, Ill., to restore critically eroded shoreline along the coast of St. Johns County, Florida. The Coastal Storm Risk Management Project will include both dune and beach berm construction along approximately 2.6 miles […]

  • 15 July 2020
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    Damen Shipyards Group has sold a full option Cutter Suction Dredger (CSD) 500 to the Argentinian dredging contractor Servimagnus, the company announced today in a press release. The CSD will work on the ambitious waterways programme in the province of Buenos Aires. “Currently, there is an important dredging project taking place in Argentina,” said Ezequiel […]

  • 15 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The State of Hawaii’s Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) has just released the latest update on their Ala Wai Canal dredging project, saying that in order to reduce nighttime impacts of the dredging work, DLNR is changing work hours, effective immediately. The $21 million dredging and canal improvements project started last October and not only involves dredging accumulated silt […]

  • 14 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    Marine Specialist Contractors, a Wexford based company led by John McKeown, has been busy lately undertaking a dredging programme at Kilmore Quay harbour, Ireland. The dredging involves the removal of up to a maximum of 40,000 tonnes of clean sand/gravel material from the entrance of the harbour. The dredged material is being taken approximately 11 […]

  • 14 July 2020
    Business development

    A severe weather system is expected to impact the MidCoast region today, with damaging winds and surf along the coast and the potential for coastal erosion, reports MidCoast Council. The council is closely watching erosion hot spots at Jimmys Beach, Hawks Nest and Old Bar Beach, where previous sand buffering operations have been undertaken in […]

  • 13 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The City of Sarasota (FL) has just announced that the much-anticipated Lido Beach Hurricane and Shoreline Damage Reduction project is set to begin on Monday, July 13, weather permitting. According to Tom Barwin, Sarasota City Manager, they’re just awaiting the arrival of the contractor’s dredging barge, which is en route from Lake Okeechobee. “If you’ve […]

  • 13 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    A major beach renourishment project started last week on Anna Maria Island, Manatee County, Florida Government, said in their latest announcement. Fresh white sand just offshore will be delivered to the Island from 78th Street North on Holmes Beach to 5th Street South in Bradenton Beach. The work should be done by mid-November. The U.S. […]

  • 10 July 2020
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics, Vessels

    The FSUE “Rosmorport” North-Western Basin Branch is carrying out dredging works in the waters of the seaport of Bolshoy Port Saint Petersburg, the federal state unitary enterprise reported today. According to Rosmorport, the dredging is being carried out in order to maintain navigation depths in the approach channel and the port itself. The scheme will […]

  • 10 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The works will soon begin on the northern boat ramp reconstruction at Wellington Point, Queensland, Oodgeroo MP Mark Robinson said in his latest announcement. “The reconstructed ramp will give boaties a safer and better option in south easterly conditions at medium and high tides.A new boat ramp at Wellington Point is desperately needed,” said MP […]

  • 9 July 2020
    Business development

    An application has been submitted to the Department of the Army and the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control by the Peninsula Property Owners Association for a permit to conduct beach nourishment along the south end of Litchfield Beach, SC.  The proposed project is a revision of the plan previously advertised on April 14, […]