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  • 25 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Portsmouth City Council is working to repair the seawall at Clarence beach in Southsea, which has been exposed to years of wave action, shingle abrasion and storm damage. According to the Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP), the work was expected to start on the 24th September, taking three weeks to complete. Concrete at the top of […]

  • 25 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Department for Environment and Water Coastal Manager Dr Murray Townsend said recently that the loss of sand at West Beach is significant compared to other metropolitan beaches, and new research has shown that it is greater than previously estimated. “New approaches to address the issue in the long term have been outlined in a report […]

  • 25 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    A crucial Bay Area project to protect residents and businesses from sea level rise and intense storms will now be eligible to receive state flood control reimbursements funds under Senate Bill 881, authored by California Senator Bob Wieckowski, and signed Saturday by Governor Jerry Brown. The South San Francisco Bay Shoreline Project will safeguard the north […]

  • 24 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    New York Senator Charles E. Schumer announced last week that the U.S Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has provided over $4 million in funding for the Athol Springs Route 5 barrier project through 2018 Supplemental funding. Specifically, USACE will use the funding to construct a new, safer and more durable stone barrier to shield Route […]

  • 24 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Goodloe Marine Inc., from Wimauma, Florida, has won a $9.3 million contract for the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway maintenance dredging project. Bids were solicited via the internet with three received, reports the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD). Work will be performed in Charleston, South Carolina, with an estimated completion date of November 30, 2019, according to DoD. The U.S. Army […]

  • 24 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, together with the contractor, Great Lakes Dredge and Dock (GLDD), last weekend resumed works on the Myrtle Beach Shore Protection Project. According to the Myrtle Beach City Government, GLDD is remobilizing for Reach 2 of the Myrtle Beach scheme. Following the Hurricane Florence, both the Army Corps and Great Lake Dredge […]

  • 24 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    President Donald Trump last Friday, September 21, signed into law the Energy and Water, Legislative Branch, and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, a three-part package called a “minibus” at a signing ceremony at VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System in Las Vegas, Nevada. The legislation accounts for dredging activities in harbors and channels, important infrastructure […]

  • 21 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    At the Savannah State of the Port event yesterday, GPA Executive Director Griff Lynch presented details of GPA’s 10-year, $2.5 billion plan to expand the capacity of the nation’s fastest growing terminal from 5.5 million twenty-foot equivalent unit containers (TEUs) to 8 million. “We’re preparing to redefine the Port of Savannah as not simply the load […]

  • 20 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, in partnership with the Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council, is proposing improvement dredging to the Point Judith Harbor Federal Navigation Project (FNP) in Narragansett, Rhode Island. The proposed project includes the widening of the existing 15-foot deep Mean Lower Low Water (MLLW) West Bulkhead channel by […]

  • 20 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, will host a community meeting today in Jacksonville, Fla, regarding the Big Fishweir Creek Aquatic Ecosystem Restoration Project. The meeting takes place at the Willowbranch Branch Library, 2875 Park St., Jacksonville. A poster session/meet and greet is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. followed by a formal […]

  • 19 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Work will soon begin to repair the sea wall at Clarence Beach in Southsea, which has been exposed to many years of strong currents, shingle abrasion and storm damage, the Portsmouth City Council said in its latest announcement.  The work is expected to start on September 24th and take three weeks, and will be delivered by […]

  • 19 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, is set to begin a levee repair work within Diking District 22, at a cost of about $960,000.  The project is located along the landward slope of the levee adjacent to the Skagit River near Wylie Road southwest of Conway, Washington. The repair operations will start today […]

  • 17 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    For the first time since its redevelopment nearly 20 years ago, the Department of Transport (DoT) is dredging Johns Creek Boat Harbor in Point Samson, Western Australia. DoT Coastal Infrastructure General Manager Steve Jenkins said that the maintenance dredging campaign started in late August. “It is one of the largest dredging projects DoT will undertake this year, […]

  • 16 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (September 10 – 16, 2018).   Florida ICWW Dredging Plan Introduced The Florida Inland Navigation District will be receiving sealed bids for the construction of the Intracoastal Waterway Maintenance Dredging project at its offices in Jupiter, Florida until 2 PM, […]

  • 14 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Greater Lafourche Port Commission (GLPC) took a major step forward in its plans to develop the next generation of Deepwater port facilities at Port Fourchon, thanks to an agreement signed by the Edward Wisner Donation Trust granting GLPC a lease of over 900 acres of property immediately south of the port. Also, this week, […]

  • 13 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Senate yesterday approved the final conference agreement to the FY19 Minibus appropriations package (H.R. 5895) that includes funding for Energy and Water Development, Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Legislative Branch. Advanced by U.S. Senator Marco Rubio, the bill includes funding for critical infrastructure projects administered by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, […]

  • 13 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Final plans for the £245,000 River Rom restoration project will be displayed at a launch event in Grenfell Park this weekend, the London Borough of Havering said in its latest announcement. The restoration, part of the River Catchment Project, aims to improve the physical condition of the River Rom, reduce the risk of flooding and […]

  • 12 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    H&L Contracting, LLC of Bay Shore, NY, has won a contract for the maintenance dredging of Lake Montauk Harbor, New York. According to the FedBizOpps, the $776,553 contract was awarded by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District. The project calls for the maintenance dredging of the Montauk Harbor channel and deposition basin. The sand to be removed during the works […]

  • 12 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Orion Group Holdings, Inc. (ORN) has announced a contract award of approximately $97 million for a construction project in Port Everglades, Florida. According to the company, ORN’s Marine segment was recently awarded a contract from a joint venture of Moss & Associates and Kiewit Infrastructure South Co. (Moss/Kiewit JV) for the construction of the Southport Turning Notch Extension in Port Everglades. The company’s […]

  • 11 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Detroit District’s Commander, Lieutenant Colonel Gregory E. Turner, recently visited the Portage Lake Revetment repairs on the east shore of Lake Michigan. According to USACE’s latest project update, their team is hard at work installing new steel sheet piling walls with a concrete cap and splash stone the entire length of the […]

  • 10 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The $34 million beach re-nourishment project along the Grand Strand is on hold temporarily, thanks to Hurricane Florence, reports the Myrtle Beach City Government. According to the report, the contractor – Great Lakes Dredge and Dock – finished work in Garden City and Surfside Beach (SC) this weekend. Instead of beginning the Myrtle Beach part of the scheme, […]

  • 10 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency, together with its partners, is working on the Leigh expansion and Hildenborough embankments scheme aimed to reduce the risk of flooding to homes and businesses in Tonbridge and Hildenborough. The scheme – being delivered by the EA in partnership with Kent County Council, Tonbridge and Malling Borough Council and the South East […]

  • 7 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, has announced a contract award for dredging of the stamp sands in the Keweenaw Peninsula between Gay, Michigan and the Grand Traverse Harbor. Petersen Companies, Inc., of Minocqua, Wisconsin, will dredge approximately 27,500 cubic yards of stamp sands from in and around the Grand Traverse Harbor, according […]

  • 5 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Due to Tropical Storm Gordon, the public meeting concerning the Mobile Harbor Draft General Reevaluation Report with Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (Draft GRR/SEIS) previously scheduled for Sept. 6, 2018 has been rescheduled to Tuesday, Sept. 11 from 5:30 to 8:00 p.m.  The meeting will be held at the Mobile Convention Center, located at 1 South […]

  • 3 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    A Port of Blyth maintenance dredging program is set to begin on September 5 and will last for a period of approximately 7 days, the port said in their latest release.  According to the official announcement, this dredging campaign will be undertaken at the port approaches, main navigational channel and operational commercial berths. The Port […]

  • 3 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed T.D., last month attended the signing of a contract for a €23.5 million, 216m long quay development project and associated works on Dinish Island, Castletownbere. Commenting the signing of the document with contractor L&M Keating Ltd, Minister Creed said: “This is a very significant investment […]