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  • 1 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    Governor Patrick yesterday visited Peddock Islands to tour improvements and celebrate Administration’s investment in the Harbor Islands. The Commonwealth of Massachusetts purchased Peddocks Island in 1970. Since its acquisition, the state has been actively developing and improving the island as a historical and recreational resource. In 2010, DCR worked with the Massachusetts Department of Transportation […]

  • 28 November 2019
    Business & Finance

     Dredging of the River Parrett on the Somerset Levels is a major spectacle. See how it’s being done for Somerset Rivers Authority by the Parrett Internal Drainage Board and contractors WM Longreach in this short video. The work is reducing flood risks for up to 200 properties across a wide area. The Environment Agency […]

  • 23 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) has just released the latest video update from Mispillion Harbor Restoration Project. This new video offers a look at ongoing beach restoration work to restore and protect vital wildlife habitat along the shoreline at Mispillion Harbor on Delaware’s Bayshore east of Milford. “The video tells of crucial […]

  • 27 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Beaches and dunes on Fire Island, New York, lost more than half of their pre-storm volume during Hurricane Sandy, leaving the area more vulnerable to future storms. While the damage and destruction on Fire Island was immediately evident after the storm, a new U.S. Geological Survey study released today is the first to quantify the […]

  • 24 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Republic of Maldives’ President, Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom, has inaugurated the new harbor in Nolhivaranfaru Island, South Thiladummadulu Atoll. During the ceremony the President unveiled the monuments placed to inaugurate the island’s new harbor. The Nolhivaranfaru Island’s harbor is 700 feet long and 250 feet wide. During this visit, the President also attended the […]

  • 11 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) has announced the last planting of the 54 acres restoration of degraded wetlands on Staten Island’s West Shore. The wetland was successfully restored through the Saw Mill Creek Mitigation Bank pilot program, a first-of-its-kind program in New York City. Mitigation banking provides the opportunity to use public-private financing […]

  • 28 February 2012

    The Senate Corporations Committee will meet today to hear several bills recommended by a legislative commission to encourage development and marketing of Rhode Island’s ports. On the committee’s calendar are three bills that were among the recommendations of the Special Legislative Commission to Study Potential Economic Opportunities in the Development of Port Facilities in Rhode […]

  • 29 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    For the past 25 years, the Paul S. Sarbanes Ecosystem Restoration Project at Poplar Island has built island habitat in the Chesapeake Bay.  Since 1994, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, and its partners have been working to restore remote island habitat in the Chesapeake Bay by beneficially using dredged material at Poplar […]

  • 30 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    There are signs that a beach renourishment project at South Carolina’s Pawleys Island is set to begin soon, WMBF News reports. On September 27, the Pawleys Island Police Department posted the photos of a tugboat maneuvering a massive pipe in the south end, in order to prepare it for the beach renourishment project. During their […]

  • 11 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Maldives President, Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom, has attended the ceremony to mark the completion of a land reclamation project in Muli Island of Mulaku Atoll.   According to an official announcement from the Maldives Ministry of Housing and Infrastructure, the ceremony was held yesterday at the harbor area of Muli Island. During the ceremony, […]

  • 19 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    In its latest update on their 2016 Beach Nourishment Project, the Town of Hilton Head Island said that the beachfill activities adjacent to Port Royal Plantation are now completed. To date, 3 of 6 project segments have been wrapped up with approximately 1/3 of the project’s total sand volume in place. Approximately 650,000 cubic yards of sand have […]

  • 4 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The $18.7 million Queen Bess Island restoration project is now officially complete – making the Brown Pelican habitat ready for the 2020 nesting season. Standing on the shore of a remote island in Louisiana’s Barataria Basin, Gov. John Bel Edwards yesterday declared the newly-restored island officially reopened for nesting. “Before we started this restoration last […]

  • 19 March 2014

    Vice President of the Maldives, Dr. Mohamed Jameel Ahmed this week inaugurated the harbor reconstruction project of Gulhi Island of Male’ Atoll. Speaking at the ceremony, the Vice President said that the initiation of the island’s harbor project would in turn lead to a better life for the people. The Vice President also underlined the future projects […]

  • 5 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo yesterday announced that the New York State will take legal action against the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to prevent the designation of new permanent sites off the coast of eastern Long Island. In a letter signed by more than 30 federal, state and local elected officials, the Governor provided […]

  • 8 January 2010

    Wrightsville Beach is still hoping that its beaches might be nourished before Masonboro Island’s as Great Lakes Dredging begins phasing in equipment Dredge and Dock for stage one, of a two-stage program to nourish the barrier island beaches. Source: Lumina News, January 7, 2010;

  • 29 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has announced a joint state-federal effort to address coastal erosion and improve coastal resilience on Fire Island in the Town of Islip. “This project will strengthen Fire Island’s natural defense to protect its coastline and keep residents safer and better prepared for the next extreme weather event,” Governor Cuomo said. Suffolk […]

  • 4 March 2010

    Two years of work on bolstering flood defences on the East Frisian island of Baltrum have ended with German authorities saying the €9m project has now closed the last gap in the North Sea island’s coastal protection network… [mappress] Source: Maritime Journal, March 4, 2010

  • 1 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular videos from the past year.   Royal IHC VIDEO: Assembly of the 2000th Pump The 2,000th pump is one of two onboard double-walled dredge pumps for Jan De Nul Group’s new self-designed 18,000m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) that is currently being built.   Cutter Dredger JULIA Launching […]

  • 25 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    Earlier this week, Friends of Hunting Island State Park, Inc. hosted a celebration to mark completion of the $17 million Hunting Island beach renourishment project. The ribbon cutting was held Monday, June 22, in the presence of SC State Representative Michael Rivers from District 121, SC State Representative Shannon Erickson from District 124, and SC […]

  • 5 December 2019
    Business & Finance

     The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) has just announced the latest video update from their Queen Bess Island restoration project, showing sand pumping operations onto the island to elevate its interior and install protective rock dike. The Queen Bess Island restoration project in Barataria Bay, conducted by Pontchartrain Partners, is moving ahead […]

  • 15 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand announced recently that a $15 million Army contract has been awarded for emergency dredging and beach nourishment for the Fire Island Inlet and Shore Westerly to Jones Inlet. Schumer and Gillibrand successfully secured approval from the Army Corps to begin this multi-purpose project which will provide much-needed […]

  • 14 June 2011

    President Mohamed Nasheed has visited Rasdhoo of North Ari Atoll. During the visit, the President reviewed the status of health and education infrastructure of the island visiting AA Atoll Hospital and AA Atoll Education Centre in Rasdhoo. In the hospital, the President discussed with the management and the members of the Island Council ways of […]

  • 8 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A public meeting on adaptive strategies in the preservation of threatened coastal wetlands is scheduled for Wednesday, October 22, 2014 from 6–8 p.m. at the URI Narragansett Bay Campus, Coastal Institute. This public stakeholder meeting is planned to explore this issue, as well as the collaborative efforts of both state and community-based options that may be able […]

  • 23 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer, Kirsten Gillibrand and Congressman Tim Bishop urged the Army Corps of Engineers to immediately approve and begin work on emergency stabilization projects at Fire Island dunes and downtown Montauk for hurricane protection, flood control and beach nourishment. The stabilization projects, which are part of the larger New York Fire Island […]

  • 13 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer has secured nearly $730 million in federal funding for the construction of Sandy-related USACE projects, including storm protection projects in Long Island’s Fire Island to Montauk Point plan, the Rockaway and Jamaica Bay Reformulation and Staten Island’s South Shore Sea Wall. The $730 million in funding was previously trapped in […]

  • 28 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    At a meeting held with the council members of the Gulhi Island Council, President of the Maldives Ibrahim Mohamed Solih has reiterated his commitment to resolving issues faced by the populace. During the meeting, the council members highlighted the most pressing necessities of the island’s residents, especially noting the need for land reclamation and proper […]