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  • 6 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    South Africa’s largest wetland rehabilitation project, the restoration of Lake St Lucia estuarine system, recently achieved an important milestone, according to iSimangaliso CEO Andrew Zaloumis. Mr Zaloumis said that iSimangaliso has accelerated the pace of work in the Lake St Lucia Estuary Restoration Program. As at 30 May 2017, 1.290 million cubic meters had been moved. “This […]

  • 26 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Work to remove a portion of the artificially created ‘island’ of sand in the Lake St Lucia mouth area will begin in 2015. This follows the completion of iSimangaliso Wetland Park Authority’s Global Environment Facility (GEF) study aimed at finding long term solutions to improve the hydrological and ecological functioning of the Lake St Lucia […]

  • 26 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Work on the second phase of the John Compton Dam Rehabilitation Project, named ‘JCD02 – Dredging of the Reservoir and Transport of Sediment’, is set to begin in June 2019, WASCO St. Lucia Inc. said in its latest release.  The announcement was made by WASCO’s representatives, as well as the contractor for JCD02, VINCI Construction […]

  • 14 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Coastal Protection for Climate Change Adaptation in the Small Island States in the Caribbean (CPCCA) Project, has been officially launched in St. Vincent and the Grenadines on 12th December. According to the government officials, the CPCCA Project will focus on protecting the valuable coastal resources from the negative impacts of climate change through local […]

  • 21 September 2011
    Business & Finance

    Virginia Port Authority Executive Director Jerry Bridges was formally installed on Sept. 15 as the American Association of Port Authorities’ (AAPA) chairman of the board for 2011-12. Mr. Bridges accepted his new chairmanship duties at a membership meeting in Seattle during which the entire slate of 2011-12 officers was inducted as part of AAPA’s 100th […]

  • 16 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Saint Lucia National Trust will be implementing a project entitled “Increasing the resilience to Climate Change and Natural Hazards, and reducing the rate of coastal erosion for Pigeon Island National Landmark and Pointe Sable Environmental Protection Area through Beach Stabilization, Restoration & Enhancement”. The project, which will be launched on Thursday, November 17th at […]

  • 24 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    In-keeping with the Government of Saint Lucia’s plans to build a resilient Saint Lucia, the essential desilting works on The John Compton Dam (JCD) are finally starting with phase one. The Water and Sewerage Company Incorporated (WASCO) is spearheading the JCD Rehabilitation project which will see the construction of a Sediment Disposal Area (SDA) as […]

  • 16 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    Dredging work on the Intracoastal Waterway in the vicinity of St. Lucie Inlet and Jupiter Inlet will start today. The project will include the dredging of approximately 48,000 cubic yards of material from the vicinity of the St. Lucie Inlet with placement within the St. Lucie Impoundment Basin, and approximately 95,000 cubic yards dredged from […]

  • 5 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    At its October 28 meeting, the Martin County Board of County Commissioners voted 4-0 to approve an interlocal agreement with the Town of Jupiter Island relating to the St. Lucie Inlet. With this agreement, the parties will work collaboratively regarding Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) permits and the development of a new Inlet Management […]

  • 5 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Starting in mid-April, St. Lucie County will begin placing as much as 100,000 cubic yards of sand on the beach immediately south of the Fort Pierce Inlet to combat the severe erosion that has occurred there. According to the county, the sand is being provided through an agreement with the Florida Inland Navigation District (FIND), […]

  • 2 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Martin County has announced that they have been awarded grant for the St. Lucie Inlet dredging project from the Florida Inland Navigation District (FIND). Since 1999, FIND has provided periodic funding on four previous occasions for projects in the St. Lucie Inlet including dredging and north jetty improvements. The planned maintenance dredging of the St. […]

  • 9 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The St. Lucie Inlet dredging project, conducted by the Chesapeake, VA, based Norfolk Dredging Company, is currently underway, Martin County said in their announcement.  The project is a partnership between the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District and the Martin County Board of County Commissioners. According to the latest update, the clamshell dredger Virginian is positioned in […]

  • 25 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, said in its latest announcement that the St. Lucie Inlet maintenance dredging operations are set to begin in early September. The channel maintenance will remove roughly 384,000 cubic yards of material. The contractor, Norfolk Dredging, will place all material in a permitted disposal area located about 10.6 nautical […]

  • 5 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Army Corps’ dredge Murden arrived in Martin County August 1st to dredge a problematic shoal creating a safety concern within the Crossroads reach of the Intracoastal Waterway (IWW). The Crossroads reach is where three federal channels come together: the IWW, the Okeechobee Waterway and the St. Lucie Inlet. Due to the confluence of these […]

  • 6 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The State of Florida and St. Lucie County together have committed more than $1 million to stormwater system improvement projects that will help reduce nutrient pollution reaching the St. Lucie River. Specific projects include upgrades to the existing stormwater conveyance system and the construction of a 4-acre detention lake, which will reduce both erosion and […]

  • 11 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection has invited local governments, scientists, environmentalists, agricultural producers and other interested parties to a meeting to discuss the status of the restoration plan covering the St. Lucie River and Estuary. At this meeting, scheduled for Wednesday, August 13, 2014, in Stuart, Florida, DEP staff will provide a progress report concerning […]

  • 18 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Pointe Seraphine Berth One extension was formally opened on January 13, welcoming Royal Caribbean’s Anthem of the Seas, the first-ever mega ship to visit Saint Lucia. The upgrading of the cruise facility was undertaken by the Saint Lucia Air and Sea Ports Authority (SLASPA), in keeping with the government’s outlook for improving the tourism […]

  • 22 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Yesterday, Martin County and the Town of Jupiter Island made significant progress toward achieving a long term management agreement for the St. Lucie Inlet. County Commissioners approved a new Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) between the county and the Town of Jupiter Island, taking a first step relating to a cooperative plan for managing the valuable Inlet […]

  • 23 February 2012

    A long awaited beach renourishment project is underway at the Fort Pierce Inlet. Approximately 416,000 cubic yards of sand are being pumped onto the beach on the south side of the St. Lucie County’s inlet. “It’s a recreational benefit,” said Richard Bouchard, St. Lucie County coastal engineer. Reauthorized as part of the Water Resources Development […]

  • 24 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dredging operations related to the Fort Pierce Shore Protection Project are currently underway. The project will place more than 300,000 cubic yards of sand on 1.3 miles of eroded beach in St. Lucie County. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, awarded a $6.24 million contract to Manson Construction Co. of Seattle Washington in September […]

  • 29 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Construction began last week on a beach renourishment project that will create a new and improved Bathtub Reef Beach, according to the Martin County’s latest announcement. The project is expected to be completed in May, prior to the start of the new sea turtle nesting season. The northern half of Sailfish Point Beach will also […]

  • 10 October 2011

    Martin County needs an additional $4 million to remove 300,000 cubic yards of sand from the navigation channel and impoundment basin in the… (tcpalm) [mappress] Source: tcpalm, October 10, 2011;

  • 1 May 2012

    The Martin County Engineering Department announced that dredging of the St. Lucie Inlet is complete. Approximately 470,000 cubic yards of sand has been removed from the waterway. The hydraulic dredge Charleston left Martin County Friday. The project was complete well before the start of turtle nesting season. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, May 1, 2012;

  • 3 June 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has introduced a plan for the St. Lucie Inlet dredging program. Project work consists of maintenance dredging on the Federal navigation channel at St. Lucie Inlet and the adjoining impoundment basin to their authorized depths with disposal in the designated beach placement area approximately 4.5 miles south […]

  • 10 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dredging operations related to the Fort Pierce Shore Protection Project are scheduled to begin next week, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, said. The project will place more than 300,000 cubic yards of sand on 1.3 miles of eroded beach in St. Lucie County. Sand placement will start immediately adjacent to the Fort […]

  • 5 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Martin County has been granted a draft permit from the Florida Department of Environmental Protection for periodic maintenance dredging of the St. Lucie Inlet. This will allow the County to continue maintaining the impoundment basin and navigation channel of the Inlet and bypass the sand onto beaches in the county both north and south of […]