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  • 21 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance dredging of a portion of the Saco River Federal navigation project (FNP) in Biddeford and Saco, Maine, will be completed under the terms of a $3.9 million contract issued recently by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. The dredging work, to be accomplished by H&L Contracting, Inc. LLC, of Bay Shores, […]

  • 21 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Detroit District announces a contract option award to dredge stamp sands in the Keweenaw Peninsula of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula between Gay, Michigan and the Grand Traverse Harbor. The Environmental Protection Agency, EPA, provided USACE with an additional $946,000 in Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, GLRI, funding to award the three options on […]

  • 20 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    MAN Energy Solutions has won the order to supply the engine for a new dredger in southern China. The MAN 9L48/60CR unit will power the newbuilding vessel currently under construction at Dongguan Xiandai Shipbuilding Co. for sister company, Dongguan Rundong Shipping Co., Ltd., which will produce sand for the local construction industry. Commenting the latest […]

  • 20 November 2018
    Business & Finance

     Pumping and dredging works have begun for the Lido Beach emergency renourishment project, the City of Sarasota, FL, said in its latest announcement.  The work will be proceeding from the north end of the public beach area to the south over the next 90 days, according to the update. The emergency renourishment program, conducted […]

  • 20 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, has just released these beautiful photos from the Folly Beach renourishment project.  “The project has been a huge success in reducing risk to the people and property behind the dunes. We are on track to finish pumping this week,” said USACE in their latest project update. The Charleston […]

  • 19 November 2018
    Business & Finance

     Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) Chief Commercial Officer, Kristen DeMarco, recently welcomed the first port call from a ZIM Integrated Shipping Services Ltd. (ZIM) vessel. The 10,070-TEU (container) Tianjin vessel made its maiden call to the port’s Blount Island Marine Terminal during the last month. During the visit, DeMarco discussed how JAXPORT’s strategic advantages, including […]

  • 19 November 2018
    Business & Finance

     The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Baltimore District, through a contract with Coastal Design & Construction Inc., recently completed the construction of two jetties to prevent shoaling in the channel and to reduce the continual need for dredging at Rhodes Point on Smith Island. The construction of a stone sill was also completed along […]

  • 19 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Great Lakes Dredging and Dock Company (GLDD) survey boat Pearl River, in coordination with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineering and Southern Dredging, located a capsized workboat Sunday morning on the Cooper River in Charleston Harbor, the U.S. Coast Guard reports.  “The Coast Guard and port partners are monitoring the salvage efforts for Miss Anne, a steel 25-foot […]

  • 18 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency will hold 3 drop-in sessions this month in Hildenborough and Tonbridge to discuss plans for the scheme that will better protect properties in the area from flooding. The existing Leigh Flood Storage Area currently reduces flood risk to approximately 1,200 homes and businesses in Tonbridge. Working in partnership with Kent County Council […]

  • 16 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The community reference groups (CRGs) were held at the ports of Mackay and Hay Point as part of NQBP’s ongoing commitment to public consultation and engagement. “The CRGs are integral to connecting the ports and the community,” NQBP Chief Executive Officer Nicolas Fertin said. “I was pleased to be on hand with senior NQBP representatives […]

  • 16 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Manson Construction crews have begun staging equipment for the upcoming Nassau County project at Fernandina Beach. According to the Army Corps’ Jacksonville District, maintenance dredging of U.S. Naval Station Kings Bay and sand placement at Fernandina Beach and Fort Clinch State Park is anticipated to begin mid-December. The Corps estimates that the contractor will place about 340,000 cubic […]

  • 15 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District yesterday released the latest update and progress map for the Duval County beach project. The $15.7 million Duval County Shore Protection construction contract was awarded this summer to Manson Construction of Seattle, Washington. Under the deal, the contractor will place around 850,000 cubic yards of sand on about 8 miles […]

  • 14 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Work to repair the sea defenses for a coastal village in North Wales is underway, according to the Natural Resources Wales (NRW). Contractors for the NRW will install around 20,000 tonnes of rock armor to protect the village of Fairbourne at Friog corner. The project, undertaken by Jones Bros, started in early November 2018 and is […]

  • 9 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    November and December – under the New IJmuiden Sea Lock project – will be dominated by the transportation of the lock gates from South Korea, the sinking operation of the lock gate chamber of the outer head and the construction activities on the walls of the flood defense, reports the Port of Amsterdam. The three lock gates […]

  • 9 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, recently awarded a contract for the maintenance dredging in the River Rouge. Ryba Marine Construction Company from Cheboygan, Michigan, will receive almost $736,000 to dredge the River Rouge in southwest Detroit, Michigan, reported the Army Corps. Under the contract, the company will remove approximately 66,500 cubic yards […]

  • 9 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Boeing South Carolina has announced it would donate $100,000 to aid fundraising efforts to restore Crab Bank in the Charleston Harbor, critical sea and shorebird nesting habitat that has significantly eroded in recent years due to wind, waves, and storms. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is currently dredging as part of the Charleston Harbor […]

  • 8 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The dredging work at Cape Jaffa is ongoing with the dredge now working within the main internal channel, South Australia’s Kingston District Council said in their latest project update. “Progress has been very slow due to the significant amount of material, however, the dredge is moving forward each day,” according to the announcement. In terms of time […]

  • 6 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The New South Wales’ Wagstaffe-Killcare Community Association vice president Mr Mike Allsop has been named chair of the newly-formed Peninsula Waterways Committee. “The association has been maintaining a close watch on the dredging program and its impact on resumption of ferry services to Ettalong and Wagstaffe,” Mr Allsop said. “Needless to say, we have all […]

  • 6 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    A Port of Blyth maintenance dredging scheme is set to kick off today, the port said in their latest release.  According to the official announcement, this dredging campaign, scheduled to last for a period of approximately 7 days, will be undertaken at the port approaches, main navigational channel and operational commercial berths. The Port of […]

  • 5 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Public Works, in collaboration with Three Bays Preservation, Massachusetts Audubon and Barnstable County, will begin the dredging operations of the Cotuit Bay Entrance Channel and the western tip of Sampson’s Island this week. The Town of Barnstable, MA, said in its latest announcement that this phase of the project will widen the […]

  • 5 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Kingston District Council, South Australia, has just released the latest update on their Maria Creek boat ramp upgrade and dredging scheme, saying that over the past few weeks there has been some positive progress at the Maria Creek Recreation Boat Launching Facility. According to the announcement, more than 10,000 cubic meters of seagrass were removed […]

  • 2 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Construction of the Cardiff Beach Living Shoreline Project, aimed to improve habitat and protect Cardiff State Beach and Highway 101 from coastal flooding, is moving forward, with a projected completion date of late February 2019. The City of Encinitas awarded a construction contract for the Cardiff Beach Living Shoreline Project at the City Council meeting […]

  • 2 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Duval County Shore Protection Project – aimed to restore critically eroded beaches and dunes – is now underway, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District informs.  Approximately 850,000 cubic yards of sand will be placed on about 8 miles of eroded beaches, including Jacksonville, Neptune and Atlantic beaches and the southern mile of Hanna Park. […]

  • 1 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) has given Transnet National Ports Authority’s (TNPA) Port of Richards Bay, South Africa, the green light to construct its multi million-rand floating dock infrastructure. The new $96 million floating dock facility, which will be located at the port’s Small Craft Harbor, forms part of the $302 million capital investment plans […]

  • 31 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Sydney based BH Developments QLD Pty Ltd (BHD) has officially lodged a development application with Bundaberg Regional Council for a integrated marina and resort project at Burnett Heads in Queensland. According to an official announcement, the proposed new Gateway Marina development on the south western shore of the Burnett Heads Boat Harbour includes plans for […]

  • 30 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Beach renourishment continues in the Myrtle Beach with Great Lakes Dredge and Dock crews working on the project 24-hours-a-day, seven- days-a-week, to get it complete before the December 15 deadline. According to the Myrtle Beach City Government, the contractor has completed the work from the southern city limits to approximately 43rd Avenue North. The City […]