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  • 7 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Avalon Department of Public Works has started the 2018 sand backpassing program, the Borough of Avalon, New Jersey, said in their latest release.  The Avalon Department of Public Works is conducting the project under the direction of Mott MacDonald, Avalon’s municipal engineering firm. According to the official announcement, sand is being backpassed from an authorized […]

  • 7 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Central Coast Council – serving the Central Coast region of New South Wales, Australia – recently kicked off $2,807,000 of important coastal foreshore and rehabilitation works at the southern end of Avoca Beach. The works, funded by the NSW State Government, will improve the infrastructure and amenity of the area as well as to deliver […]

  • 4 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Following a 26-day voyage across the North Atlantic, two floating docks have arrived at Damen Shiprepair Curaçao (DSCu) in the southern Caribbean. The two docks were delivered by the heavy-lift carrier Xin Guang Hua to the Port of Willemstad, Curaçao on 26 April 2018 following a trip with more than its share of bad weather. […]

  • 3 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Three schemes from a shortlist of 18 have been awarded for their excellence in civil engineering at the ICE Yorkshire and Humber Awards. Among the awarded projects was the Skipton flood alleviation scheme, which won the Centenary Award. Delivered by Arup on behalf of the Environment Agency, the £13.8m project was designed and built to protect […]

  • 3 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Knapps Narrows dredging program, undertaken by Southwind Construction to ensure continued safe navigation along the federal channel, is now officially completed.  “We are excited that the project has been completed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers just as boating season begins. This dredging will have an enormous impact on Talbot County and the […]

  • 2 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Southern California Chapter of the Construction Management Association of America (CMAA) has named the Port of Los Angeles recipient of two Project Achievement Awards for recently completed Port construction projects. The Berths 142-143 Backland Improvements project at the Port won in the over $100 million transportation infrastructure category. The project was part of phased […]

  • 2 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, recently awarded contracts for dredging in harbors, located in western Michigan, on Lake Michigan. The Corps signed two new maintenance dredging contracts, one for Manistee and Portage Lake (Outer) harbors and one for Holland (Inner) Harbor in April. MCM Marine, Inc., of Sault Ste. Marie, Mich., was awarded more […]

  • 2 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP) said in their latest release that they are set to begin maintenance dredging at Amrun, on behalf of Rio Tinto, between May 1-5 inclusive. “The dredge vessel ‘Brisbane’, as well as support vessels, have restricted maneuvering capability so boaties are asked to take note of the warning flags and […]

  • 2 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Blue Atlantic Industrial & Logistics Park is welcoming a ‘transformational’ dredging project which will unleash trade and export opportunities in the Port of Setubal, Portugal. The 96-hectare site is located 40km south of Lisbon in one of Europe’s leading maritime industrial zones. It is being offered for sale by Portuguese holding services company Sapec. Blue […]

  • 1 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Beach replenishment operations, undertaken as a part of the ongoing restoration efforts in the San Elijo Lagoon, are now underway at the Fletcher Cove in Solana Beach, reports Build NCC. The City of Solana Beach confirmed yesterday that the sand pumping operations began Saturday, April 28th and are anticipated to take approximately four weeks to complete. During […]

  • 30 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

     Baggerbedrijf de Boer – Dutch Dredging, a Sliedrecht based dredging company, has just released this amazing video of their trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Elbe during her work on the Oranjestad cruise-channel in Aruba. The dredging program, conducted earlier this month, included removal of approximately 200,000m³ from the waterway. Dredged material was used in a […]

  • 27 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    A multi-million pound defense to help protect residents in the Catterick area from flooding and keep traffic moving on one of England’s main north-south routes has been officially opened today, Friday 27 April. It is the first time Highways England and the Environment Agency have worked together on a jointly-funded flood scheme. The new flood […]

  • 27 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The opening ceremony of newly dredged Rauma channel and extended container terminal was held yesterday at the Finnish Port of Rauma. Commenting the latest developments, Hannu Asumalahti, Managing Director of the Port of Rauma, said: “The projects supported each other and the now completed projects will significantly improve the competitiveness of the Port of Rauma. The […]

  • 27 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The deadline is approaching for public comments on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District’s environmental review of the South Florida Water Management District’s Everglades Agricultural Area (EAA) storage reservoir study. According to USACE, comments on the EAA are being accepted through April 30, 2018. The Corps is preparing an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to evaluate and […]

  • 26 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator for New York, Charles E. Schumer, is calling on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to build a new, safer and more durable stone barrier to shield Route 5 against crashing waters from Lake Erie during large storms. According to Schumer, the new barrier is critical to ensure the safety of drivers trying […]

  • 25 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) has announced a $26.5 million award to the Texas General Land Office to restore approximately 17 miles of the beach dune ridge system along McFaddin National Wildlife Refuge (NWR), from High Island, Texas to Sea Rim State Park. The award will leverage more than $25 million from Natural […]

  • 25 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA), at today’s Maritime Technology Conference (SMTC), awarded a contract worth approximately $1.1 billion for the Tuas Terminal Phase 2 land reclamation project. According to the MPA, the contract was awarded to the consortium of Penta Ocean (Japan), Hyundai (South Korea) and Boskalis (The Netherlands). Boskalis’ share in the consortium […]

  • 24 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Researchers from Geoscience Australia have developed a new tool-kit that is helping coastal managers to better understand how beaches are impacted by storm events. The Australian coast is dynamic with an ever changing shoreline shaped by the normal action of tides, waves and storms. However, some storms cause significant erosion, causing an ongoing problem for […]

  • 24 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Freeport Mayor, Robert Kennedy, Hempstead Town Councilwoman, Erin King Sweeney, and other Freeport Village officials yesterday toured the Hurricane Protection Barrier located in New Bedford, Massachusetts. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ teams are currently analyzing the feasibility of building a similar facility, in order to protect Nassau’s south shore from future flooding devastation. Mayor Kennedy […]

  • 23 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    TTC Land Estate Investment Group and Royal HaskoningDHV have signed a contract for the design of an artificial island in Phu Quoc, a new Special Economic Zone in the South West of Vietnam. The signing ceremony took place at the Vietnamese Embassy in The Hague in the presence of Her Excellency, Madame Chairwoman of the […]

  • 23 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The official website of the eThekwini Municipality, KwaZulu-Natal province of South Africa, has just announced that portions of the North Beach, Dairy Beach, Country Club and Battery Beach will be closed over the next couple of weeks for sand pumping operations. According to the eThekwini, the beaches will be closed to public for approximately 4 weeks. “Beach […]

  • 23 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    SOHAR Port and Freezone has signed an agreement with Dredging International NV – Earth Moving Worldwide LTD. (DINV-EMW JV) for the development of Phase 1 of the SOHAR Port South Construction Package. According to the official statement, the $24 million agreement will see the development of the first 50 hectares of usable land within the […]

  • 23 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Weeks Marine Inc. has won an $11.4 million contract for the Wilmington Harbor Inner Ocean Bar maintenance dredging program in Brunswick County, North Carolina. Bids for this project were solicited via the Internet with two received, reports the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD). The dredging program, set to be accomplished by hydraulic cutter suction dredger, will be […]

  • 20 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Rep. Fred Upton has sent a letter to Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works) R.D. James asking to include critical operation and maintenance funding for dredging of harbors in Southwest Michigan. As the U.S. Army Corps has already provided robust funding for commercial harbors such as St. Joseph Harbor for its dredging in […]

  • 19 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Pinellas County has just released the latest update on their upcoming Sand Key and Treasure Island beach nourishment project, saying that the first sand pumping operations are set to begin on April 23, 2018. Norfolk Dredging, the contractor selected for the 2018 Sand Key and Treasure Island Nourishment Projects, plans to fill Sand Key areas […]

  • 19 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    A Port of Blyth maintenance dredging campaign is set to begin on Saturday, 21st April, and will last for a period of approximately 7 days, the port said in their latest release.  According to the port’s announcement, this dredging program will be conducted at the port approaches, main navigational channel and operational commercial berths. The […]