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  • 11 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

     Royal IHC, a Dutch company specializing in shipbuilding and equipment for maritime construction, has just released this amazing video of the cutter suction dredger (CSD) Jarash during her work in the Dead Sea in Jordan. The 3,557kW custom-built stationary cutter suction dredger was launched on 7 March, 2018, at IHC’s shipyard in Kinderdijk. Named after an […]

  • 10 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Senators Edward J. Markey and Elizabeth Warren, and Representative Bill Keating have announced the release of a $15.4 million Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development (BUILD) grant to improve the infrastructure and environment of the Port of New Bedford, Massachusetts. According to the announcement, this funding from the federal Department of Transportation will help the […]

  • 10 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S.-Flag dredging industry is commemorating the 77th anniversary of the Japanese air raid on the United States Naval Base at Pearl Harbor, highlighting the critical need for a robust American shipbuilding capacity to ensure for the preparedness of the nation. “The American-Flag dredging industry is building ships, creating jobs, and ensuring the economic and national […]

  • 7 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District awarded a $7.86 million contract on December 6 to Eastman Aggregate Enterprises, LLC of Lake Worth, Florida, for Contract A of the Broward County Segment III Flood Control and Coastal Emergency Beach Erosion Control Project 2018. Eastman Aggregate will renourish 7.2 miles of critically eroded shoreline along the beaches […]

  • 7 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Redwood City has just announced the allocation of $7.95 million from the United States Army Corps of Engineers Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 Work Plan. As reported, this appropriation advances a critical federal dredging project in 2019, supporting the port operations, ensuring continued ship access to the port and furthering economic activity to […]

  • 6 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    A ship loaded with 4,500 tonnes of equipment needed for building a new wharf at Rothera Research Station in Antarctica has begun its month-long journey to the white continent, announced BAM International. The new wharf, being built over the next two Antarctic seasons, will provide safe berthing and efficient unloading for the new polar research […]

  • 6 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves formally announced on Wednesday, December 5 that it has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. setting out the general terms for a new long-term business agreement for the development and operation of a new cruise terminal. While specific designs and costs […]

  • 6 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The largest sand bypass project in the Florida’s Port Canaveral area in more than two decades is set to get underway this week.  The five-month effort will move approximately 1.34 million cubic yards of sand to replenish 3.5 miles of beach south of Port Canaveral. The Canaveral Harbor Federal Sand Bypass Project (Phase V) will […]

  • 5 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    State Sen. Gayle Manning has announced Ohio State Controlling Board approval of $9.9 million in capital funds for the Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority. The Department of Natural Resources recently requested Controlling Board approval to release capital funds in the amount of $9,900,000 from the Healthy Lake Erie fund in SFY2019 to the Toledo-Lucas County Port […]

  • 5 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The third phase of the Port of Everett’s Central Marina Improvements is well underway, reports the Port. Earlier this month, American Construction began dredging the waterway to authorized depths in the Central Marina. The public works contract to complete the Central Marina Improvements, was awarded to American Construction on September 11, 2018. When complete, the […]

  • 4 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Federal funding of $12.455 million that will be used for improvements to the Buffalo Harbor was announced Monday by Congressman Brian Higgins and the Army Corps in Buffalo, NY.  “Advancing a vibrant waterfront and realizing the community benefits that go along with it requires due diligence in protection of the water’s edge and maintenance of […]

  • 4 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Beach replenishment operations in Lavallette (NJ) are set to begin December 19, the town officials announced yesterday, following the Council meeting. This was confirmed by the Army Corps, Philadelphia District, which revealed plans for the Lavallette beach works. According to the plans, the current construction estimate is mid December through late April 2019. Weeks Marine hopper dredges, […]

  • 4 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    A multi-million pound coast protection scheme passed an important hurdle last week after members of North Norfolk District Council’s Development Committee agreed to grant it planning permission. The sandscaping project will see up to 1.8 million cubic meters of sand placed on to the beaches covering a 5.7km length starting north west of Bacton Gas […]

  • 4 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Diversion Board of Authority yesterday accepted a new cost estimate and adjusted funding plans for the FM Diversion Project and endorsed the proposed funding approach. After reviewing the updated costs, design changes from Plan B, and modifications to utility relocates along the channel and revised contingencies, the total project is now estimated to cost $2.75 billion. The […]

  • 4 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Weather and other factors permitting, a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ beach renourishment project in North Myrtle Beach, SC, is set to begin this week. According to the city’s latest release, the project replaces 200,000 cubic yards of sand lost to Hurricane Irma. Based on U.S. Army Corps of Engineers beach profile measurements, sand is […]

  • 3 December 2018
    Business & Finance

     The Portcoast Consultant Corporation has been busy lately working on the Lach Huyen Port Infrastructure Construction Project in Vietnam. The Port – to be developed in two phases – will be equipped with comprehensive infrastructure and handling technology. It will be able to accommodate container ships between 4,000TEU and 6,000TEU, with the potential to accommodate […]

  • 3 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Weeks Marine Inc., a Covington, LA, based maritime construction company, has won a $17.4 million contract for two dredging projects in North Carolina. “Two bids were solicited with two bids received,” according to the latest U.S. Department of Defense’s (DoD) release. Work will be performed in Carolina Beach and Kure Beach, North Carolina, with an estimated completion […]

  • 30 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The dredging operations on the Inner Harbor in Syracuse, NY, are officially underway, the CNYCentral reports.  The New York State Canal Corporation has started dredging work in this area to allow more water from Onondaga Creek to make its way into the harbor on Onondaga Lake. This $10.3 million cleanup program is expected to be completed in […]

  • 30 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Yesterday’s ground-breaking ceremony marked the next phase of a port improvement project that will drive economic growth for Ziguinchor, the main economic city in southern Senegal’s Casamance region.  The ceremony marked the start of construction for a new fishing port within the overall Ziguinchor port area. According to an official announcement, this is the second […]

  • 28 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Jan De Nul Group has received another award for its sustainable and innovative approach. Today in Dubai, Lloyd’s List presented their South Asia, Middle East and Africa Environment Award to Jan De Nul Group for its innovative and green design of Ultra-Low Emission Vessels. “Our starting point is different than others who have chosen clean […]

  • 28 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has announced an additional $3 million in funding for the Port of Morgan City, located within the community of Morgan City in St. Mary Parish, LA. The funds will be used to dredge the Atchafalaya River and Bayous Chene, Boeuf and Black. Commenting the latest news, Louisiana Congressman Clay […]

  • 22 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced yesterday $41.4 million for the Charleston Harbor Deepening Project in the Fiscal Year 19 Work Plan, funds that will further the progress of deepening the Charleston Harbor to 52 feet. “This funding is tremendous for the continued construction activities for the Charleston Harbor Deepening Project,” said Bill Stern, […]

  • 22 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance dredging continues on the Wilmington Harbor Anchorage Basin project just south of the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge near downtown Wilmington, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Wilmington District said in their latest project update.  The project is being dredged to 42 feet by contractor Southern Dredging. Wilmington District project managers expect the dredging to […]

  • 21 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Work on a new £4.5 million flood alleviation scheme in the Surrey town of Godalming has recently got underway – with the local MP Jeremy Hunt paying a visit to site on 9 November. Situated on the River Wey, Godalming has a long history of flooding, with four notable events in recent years (1968, 1990, […]

  • 21 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Alabama Governor Kay Ivey announced earlier this week that the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) has approved more than $48 million for eight new projects, which focus on the restoration and conservation of Alabama’s natural resources. “Alabama’s Gulf Coast is of great ecological importance to our state, and it is imperative we protect and […]

  • 21 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The City of Rochester, MN, said in its latest release that the Zumbro River dredging scheme is expected to begin on Monday, November 26.  The removal of sediment from the Broadway Bridge (near Soldiers Field) to the Bear Creek Confluence (near Mayo Civic Center) will help maintain the proper channel capacity to handle flood events. […]