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  • 11 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The South Carolina Ports Authority has been awarded a $10.8 million Transportation Infrastructure Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant for planned upgrades and improvements to its Wando Welch Terminal. “We are deeply appreciative for the support of our Congressional delegation and the Obama Administration, who were instrumental in elevating the visibility of our port, an important asset […]

  • 17 December 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District has completed a new setback levee along the Sacramento River in West Sacramento. Crews completed construction of the new setback levee’s seepage cutoff wall last week. Cutoff walls strengthen levees and help prevent water leaking through or under them. The setback levee, near South River Road, was […]

  • 20 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance dredging of the federal project at Buttermilk Bay in Bourne, Mass., will be completed under the terms of a $552,650.00 contract recently awarded by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. Work will be accomplished by Burnham Associates, Inc. of Salem, Mass. Construction is scheduled to start on or about Dec. 9, […]

  • 6 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    In his letter to the residents of Ocean City, Mayor Jay Gillian said that the city will continue to pursue easements required for beach replenishment even if that means by taking. “The City continues to pursue all of the easements required for beach replenishment and dune building to protect public and private property throughout the […]

  • 16 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Last month, after nearly 9 years of scientific studies and regulatory work with state and federal agencies, the Port of Everett received its marina maintenance dredging permit for the South and Central docks. The permit was issued based on a unique scientific study, called a bioaccumulation study, that demonstrated the dredge material is environmentally acceptable […]

  • 17 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Chief of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Lt. Gen. Todd Semonite, officially signed the Chief of Engineers Report for the St. Johns County, Fla. – Coastal Storm Risk Management Feasibility Study on August 8. The recommended plan includes approximately 3 miles of beach and dune renourishment within  Vilano Beach and a small portion in […]

  • 22 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Canaipa Passage navigation channel has reopened. Dredging works to realign the channel have been completed in this important link between Brisbane and the Gold Coast. In March, long time local business Neumann Contractors was engaged to carry out dredging of the channel at the southern end of North Stradbroke Island near the Slipping Sands, […]

  • 7 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Tyne has appointed Paul Foster to a new post as Director of Projects with a remit to drive forward its ambitious development plans. Before joining the Port, Paul was project director for an international renewable energy business based in Manchester. His career began with 15 years’ service in the Royal Engineers, and […]

  • 11 August 2020

    The harbor development and upgrade works at Sh. Komandoo are well underway, with overall 73% project progress, the Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) reports. “The installation of quay wall blocks is now complete, and concreting work is ongoing on the insitu wall & capping beam of quay wall structures,” said MTCC in their latest […]

  • 10 January 2013

    Container traffic at the Port of Charleston was up nearly 12 percent in November, in results announced at the regular South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) Board meeting. Last month, the Port of Charleston handled 125,780 20-foot-equivalent units (TEUs), an 11.9 percent increase from the same month last year. Gains for containers handled at the SCPA’s […]

  • 24 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District awarded a contract to Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company LLC of Oak Brook, Illinois for $7.21 million to conduct periodic nourishment of the Rehoboth Beach and Dewey Beach Coastal Storm Risk Management project. The project is a joint effort of USACE and the Delaware Department of […]

  • 29 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District has awarded a contract to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company to complete periodic nourishment of the Cape May Inlet to Lower Township (Cape May City) Coastal Storm Risk Management project. The $7.6 million project is a joint effort of the Army Corps’ Philadelphia District, the U.S. […]

  • 7 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    This week marked another milestone for the New NY Bridge project: The first steel girder assembly for the westbound (northern) span was placed near the Rockland County landing. The first girder assembly for the eastbound (southern) span was placed on June 17. To date 11 girder assemblies have been hoisted into place by the I […]

  • 25 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Work has begun on dredging the Cripps River on the Somerset Levels, as part of a Somerset Rivers Authority plan to improve flood defenses across the county. Desilting of the full 1.6 miles of the Cripps is being done by the Environment Agency on behalf of Somerset Rivers Authority, with long-reach excavators being used on […]

  • 24 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has signed a key ecosystem restoration report that allows Congress to consider the project for future authorization. The “chief’s report” for the Central Everglades Planning Project was signed yesterday by Lt. Gen. Thomas Bostick, USACE Commander and Chief of Engineers. It is the culmination of […]

  • 31 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District is seeking representatives from federal, state and local governments and agencies, Indian tribes, non-governmental organizations, academia, business and industry and individuals interested in participating in public workshops for the purpose of gathering ideas for addressing coastal storm risk management and ecosystem restoration in the coastal Texas region. […]

  • 7 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    In his State of the State address, Governor Rick Scott emphasized the need for strategic infrastructure investments to grow Florida’s economy, highlighting his budget recommendation of $288 million in seaport improvements, including more than $35 million for Port Everglades in the state’s 2013/14 budget. “Governor Scott clearly recognizes the need to invest in Florida’s future […]

  • 8 September 2020

    Work on K. Maafushi Land Reclamation and Shore Protection project is well underway, with overall 78% project progress, the Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) informs. Revetment works for the project is currently ongoing, the company stated. The K. Maafushi Land Reclamation and Shore Protection project consists of; 25 hectares of land reclamation work; construction […]

  • 16 February 2010
    Project & Tenders

    CHITTAGONG, Feb 15: After a lapse of over two decades the physical work of the capital dredging of the heavily silted areas of the River Karnaphuli is likely to begin this year. [mappress] Source: The Financial Express, February 16, 2010;

  • 27 December 2009

    Canals in Dhaka, Narayanganj, Gazipur and Munshiganj will soon become non-existent unless the authorities concerned immediately bring them under the ongoing river-saving drive, said district administration officials and environmentalists of the four districts… Source: The Daily Star, December 28, 2009; [mappress]

  • 17 November 2009
    Business & Finance

    National Mineral Development Corporation (NMDC), is a life line for steel makers like JSW, Ispat and Essar and now its huge cash reserves of over Rs 20,000 crore is set to become a new lifeline for Karnataka… Source: NDTV, November 17, 2009;

  • 13 November 2009
    Project & Tenders

    Under the Government initiatives to set up a modern port system in the country, many ports are being constructed throughout the coastal belt… Source: Ceylon Daily News, November 14, 2009;

  • 8 January 2010
    Project & Tenders

    The government has taken initial step for setting up the deep-sea port at Sonadia Island of Cox’s bazar through appointing consultant for preparing work plan and financial arrangement. [mappress] Source: The New Nation, January 8, 2010

  • 17 January 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the Army Corps yesterday announced measures to reverse flood damage west of Shinnecock Inlet after two storms in October 2019 resulted in severe erosion and large losses of sand along the shoreline. The damage threatened properties west of the Shinnecock Inlet, including Dune Road, an evacuation route, commercial fishing plants, […]

  • 8 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Dredging work in Stromness Harbour is due to take place later this month. According to the OIC, surveys have shown that silt has built up in the south, middle and north basins in the harbour. Dredging is now needed to ensure that the areas of the harbour closest to the shore remain accessible to vessels. […]

  • 10 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredgers are now in operation at the new canal in Suez, according to Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority (SCA) Mohab Mamish was on the site on Tuesday as dredgers “Tariq bin Zeyad” and “10th of Ramadan” entered the new canal from the south. “Salahuddin al-Ayyoubi” and “Mecca” are also operating in the canal. Mamish […]