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  • 17 May 2012

    Woods Hole Group, Inc., an international environmental, scientific, and engineering consulting organization based on Cape Cod, has been awarded a contract to review the Coastal Protection Plan for the Town of Palm Beach, Florida. The Palm Beach Town Council unanimously voted to hire Woods Hole Group to do a thorough review of the town’s long-term […]

  • 8 August 2010
    Research & Development

    For many years there have been little ground-breaking developments in the world of dredging according to Tore Hansen-Tangen, Executive Chairman of Viking Development Group. “The vessels have become larger, the control systems and other equipment have become more sophisticated, but the industry still uses the same types of vessels and basically the same methods as […]

  • 3 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer, Congressman Gregory Meeks and Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder yesterday urged the USACE to choose the “Alternative III” proposal, the alternative with the maximum number of jetties and groins, as part of the Rockaway Reformulation Study. The officials said that, after their push, the Army Corps held a public meeting on the long-delayed Rockaway Reformulation […]

  • 26 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Progress is being made but plenty of work remains in the longstanding battle to minimize erosion on Kaipara hill country and reduce sedimentation of the sensitive Kaipara Harbor and waterways, the Northland Regional Council (NRC) said in its latest release.  The milestones have been achieved with funding from the Ministry for Primary Industries’ (MPI) Hill […]

  • 6 September 2010

    For many years there have been little ground-breaking developments in the world of dredging according to Tore Hansen-Tangen, Executive Chairman of Viking Development Group. “The vessels have become larger, the control systems and other equipment have become more sophisticated, but the industry still uses the same types of vessels and basically the same methods as […]

  • 12 April 2011

    Property developers here are hoping for a long-term solution to the shortage of sand in the state.   (thestar) [mappress] Source: thestar, April 12, 2011  

  • 8 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The City of Sarasota (FL) announced yesterday that the crews have begun staging equipment at Lido Beach in preparation for an emergency renourishment project that is scheduled to begin as early as this weekend. The contractor for the City’s short-term project, Coastal Dredging Corp., will spend the next few days laying pipe and bringing in […]

  • 4 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Sunset Beach carpark is being eroded by sea level rise and natural beach processes and the Waikato District Council and the community are looking at options for the long term relocation of community assets. A Council-led focus group has been working with the wider community in Port Waikato to identify solutions and GHD consultants have been […]

  • 12 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Central Coast Council has successfully secured NSW Government funding to help tackle the issue of public safety and beach erosion at Ocean and Umina Beaches. As part of the Gosford Beaches Coastal Zone Management Plan, the funding – to be matched by the council – will ensure nearly $500,000 is put towards addressing the risks of […]

  • 11 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Joint cooperation between the NSW Government and Coffs Harbour City Council is the only long-term option to deal with the problems caused by sand infilling the harbour, a report to Council has concluded. “Scientific studies have shown that the breakwaters and land reclamation associated with the harbour captures virtually all of the sand that used […]

  • 23 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    UK government is bringing forward more than £140 million of the £2.3 billion six-year flood defense program announced in December to better protect more than 31,000 homes and businesses from flooding sooner than planned. Over 45 brand new schemes have been given the green light as part of the long-term investment program and work will start […]

  • 11 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is seeking applications by Friday, September 1, for short-term action request (STAR) funding for projects in Minnesota’s coastal area. These grants, offered through Minnesota’s Lake Superior Coastal Program, help local communities, agencies and organizations balance protection of coastal resources while providing places for people to live, work and play. […]

  • 5 June 2013

    Weifang Port is planning an expansion of its capacity with an investment worth approximately USD 1.6 Billion, reports SinoShip News Portal. The plan is to build thirteen 5000- ton class berths and at least nineteen 20,000- ton class berths in the next three years. Speaking in the long-term, Weifang Port intends to raise its capacity […]

  • 16 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The East Devon District Council has just announced that local people responded positively to the council’s Seaton Beach Management Plan (BMP) public consultation, which was held on Thursday 25 May at Seaton Town Council’s Marshlands Center. The event was well attended with members of the public able to discuss the proposed BMP with East Devon’s BMP […]

  • 5 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Sedimentation is reducing the capacity of the Nurek reservoir in Tajikistan, threatening the long term viability of a nationally important hydropower operation. HR Wallingford is leading a project to analyse, map and model the scale of the sedimentation, in order to help the national power company, Barqi Tojik, develop their long term management strategy for the […]

  • 9 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    North Dakota Senator, Heidi Heitkamp, has announced that a new bipartisan water infrastructure bill includes a provision to provide federal funding for long-term maintenance and operation costs related to the permanent levee protecting the City of Devils Lake and the surrounding area from flood waters. From 1993 to 2011, Devils Lake rose more than 30 […]

  • 4 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Deltares’ coastal morphodynamics expert, Alessio Giardino, was in Ecuador this month to train employees of INOCAR (the Oceanographic Institute of the Navy) on the use of the Delft3D software. The particular focus was on projects related to sediment management in the marine and coastal environment. The training consisted of several topics within Delft3D: hydrodynamics, waves, sediment […]

  • 14 June 2010

    The consortium that won the long-term operating contract of the Manila North Harbor wants the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) to clear the… [mappress] Source: tmcnet, June 14, 2010;

  • 6 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, has received supplemental funding for disaster recovery projects on Folly Beach, Myrtle Beach, Edisto Beach, Pawleys Island, the Charleston Harbor and the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway as part of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018. The Charleston District has already received and used $29 million of this funding […]

  • 10 August 2011

    Threats of a lawsuit could muddy a short-term plan to dredge Hilton Head Island’s Harbour Town Yacht Basin.   (islandpacket) [mappress] Source: islandpacket, August 10, 2011

  • 30 April 2012

    According to Businessday, operators in the gas distribution channel have raised alarm over what they termed threat to the gas pipelines particularly in the Badagry axis of Lagos State, by the activities of illegal sand dredgers. Adesegun Oniru, the state commissioner for Waterfront Development and Infrastructure said: “Sand dredgers are depleting the sand along the […]

  • 20 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Cowes Harbour Commission Chairman Roger Mathias, together with the Commissioners, will be present at the Annual Public Meeting on May 21st where the Harbour Master Capt. Stuart McIntosh will give a short presentation on CHC’s Annual Report for 2014-2015 and the Breakwater Project. The Harbour Master will focus on presenting a full update on the […]

  • 22 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Last week, a roundtable discussion was held on the topic of the proposed dredging at Ettalong Channel in the NSW Central Coast. Chaired by Parliamentary Secretary for the Central Coast Scot MacDonald MLC, the meeting was attended by representatives from Department of Premier & Cabinet, Department of Industry – Lands and Forestry (DoI), Roads and […]

  • 24 May 2012

    APM Terminals of Portsmouth, Va., has submitted a proposal to the Commonwealth of Virginia for a strategic partnership with the Port of Virginia. APM Terminals is offering to be responsible for the operation of all Port of Virginia facilities in Hampton Roads and related inland locations. APM Terminals will bring efficient operations through global knowledge, […]

  • 4 July 2011
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

     Xiangyu Dredging Holdings Limited, the largest privately owned dredging company in China in terms of dredging volume in 2010, announced … (itnews) [mappress] Source: itnews, July 4, 2011;

  • 27 July 2010
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance dredging of the Newburyport Harbor Federal Navigation Project in Newburyport, Mass., will be completed under the terms of … (nae.usace) [mappress] Source: nae.usace, July 28, 2010