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  • 9 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The construction of a new reef in the Piankatank River is set to start this week, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District, has just announced. USACE’s crews will be working about a half-mile from shore, Monday through Thursday for 10 hours a day initially, using barges and cranes to place granite rock within the […]

  • 23 June 2010
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    USACE proposed contract action for FY10 Maintenance Dredging of Norfolk Naval Shipyard, Portsmouth, Virginia.   [mappress] Source: fbo.gov, June 23, 2010

  • 8 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Southern Shores Town Council, NC, is now taking public input later this month on whether or not to move forward with a beach nourishment project in 2022. A public hearing on the project is scheduled for June 16, 2020 at 9:00 a.m in the Pitts Center located at 5377 N. Virginia Dare Trail. The […]

  • 2 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure has made its debut in Norfolk, Virginia, the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) said in its latest announcement.  Last week, IADC Secretary General, Rene Kolman, presented the forthcoming CEDA-IADC publication at the WEDA Dredging Summit & Expo ‘18. The guidebook will be launched worldwide in November 2018, during the Dredging […]

  • 14 October 2011

    A legal battle is brewing over dredging in the Long Creek area in Virginia Beach…   By David Ham (wvec) [mappress] Source: wvec, October 14, 2011;

  • 11 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The President’s Budget for fiscal 2014 (FY14) includes $4.826 billion in gross discretionary funding for the Civil Works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), which is offset in part by a proposal to cancel $100 million in unobligated carryover of funding appropriated prior to fiscal year 2013. “The fiscal 2014 Civil Works […]

  • 26 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency yesterday provided the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection (WVDEP) a proposed list of impaired waterways in West Virginia. The list includes 1,176 waterways previously designated as impaired by the State, and an additional 255 waterways identified by EPA, based on the State’s current water quality standards. EPA took this […]

  • 11 July 2011

    Here’s a situation you rarely see: Virginia Beach is all but begging the federal government to take its money…   (hamptonroads) [mappress] Source: hamptonroads, July 11, 2011;

  • 23 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Center for Coastal Resources Management (CCRM) has just announced that the Living Shoreline funding assistance applications are now being accepted. The Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) recently announced the FY 2017 annual solicitation of applications for financial assistance through the Virginia Clean Water Revolving Loan Fund (VCWRLF). This year for the first time governments can […]

  • 21 February 2012

    A plan for the Oceanfront Beach sand replenishment project is officially put on hold. The last sand replenishment project was more than ten years ago. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers had planned to replenish sand eroded from the beach this year, but the only bid for the project exceeds the budget by $10 million. […]

  • 17 December 2012

    Région Bretagne has announced tender for the expansion program at the Port of Brest. This tender involves: – The clean-up of the site in accordance with environmental standards with regard to its future use; – Soil stabilisation compressible Ha of 19 to a value approaching to date 4 T / m2; – Construction of a […]

  • 25 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Hernando County Port Authority Board will meet on Wednesday, November 7, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. at the Linda Pedersen Park at Jenkins Creek Recreation Building, 6340 Shoal Line Blvd., Hernando Beach. The Port Authority Board meets the first Wednesday of every month. Members are appointed by the Board of County Commissioners to review and […]

  • 21 December 2011

    The South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) Board yesterday said deepening of the Savannah River up to the future Jasper Ocean Terminal should be an alternative to the currently proposed deepening project. Until that happens, it has suspended future funding related to the Jasper Ocean Terminal and set out a path for the two states to […]

  • 24 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The management of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has expressed optimism that the long-awaited dredging of the Escravos Bar would begin in the following months, The Sun Nigeria informs. The Escravos Bar dredging program is part of measures being put in place to make the Warri Port commercially viable. Managing Director of the NPA, Ms Hadiza […]

  • 16 March 2011

    President and chief executive officer of the Port Authority of Jamaica (PAJ), Noel Hylton says negotiations are underway with… BY INGRID BROWN (jamaicaobserver) [mappress] Source: jamaicaobserver, March 16, 2011    

  • 8 April 2011

    The Dampier Port Authority says plans to expand the port still need funding approval from the Western Australian Government before they… (abc) [mappress] Source: abc, April 8, 2011  

  • 27 September 2010

    The Port Authority of Guam now has $50 million in the bank — free from the Defense Department — to begin modernizing its seaport to handle… (guampdn) [mappress] Source: guampdn, September 27, 2010;

  • 3 January 2011

    Gothenburg Port Authority, which also includes the largest energy harbour in Sweden, has decided to be totally climate neutral by 2015…   [mappress] Source: transportweekly, January 3, 2011;

  • 27 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Lerwick Harbor is on course for record cruise traffic next year, with advance bookings currently at the highest level yet, with 87 ships scheduled to arrive between March and October, the Lerwick Port Authority said in its latest release. The latest forecast is revealed on the final day of the season (Wednesday, 27 July 2017) […]

  • 18 July 2011

    Virginia Beach might get to give $15 million to the federal government to replenish the Sandbridge beaches after all…   (wvec) [mappress] Source: wvec, July 18, 2011;

  • 8 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Hampton’s Public Works Department has devised a way to add sand to Buckroe Beach and save taxpayers more than $100,000 at the same time.  The stormwater team has been working on a project to retain more water and reduce flooding at Indian Creek in the Wythe area. As part of that project, they arranged for […]

  • 18 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) announced that the Port of Zamboanga dredging project is scheduled to begin by the second quarter of this year. This dredging project will cover the expanded portion of the port which has a length of 170 meters and the project has already been awarded to a contractor who won the bidding. […]

  • 26 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    As part of President Obama’s continuing commitment to help protect and restore coastal areas damaged by Hurricane Sandy, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) today announced an agreement with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) authorizing the dredging of up to one million cubic yards […]

  • 24 August 2012

    PortMiami and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have signed the construction agreement that will allow the Deep Dredge project to go out for bid. The Project Partnership Agreement (PPA) was executed on August 21, 2012. “The project agreement with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is the final step prior to advertising for the […]

  • 12 August 2011

    A City of Virginia Beach commission has come up with a list of proposed destinations for sludge if they move forward with a dredging project… (wavy) [mappress] Source: wavy, August 12, 2011

  • 23 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded a contract to replenish the Virginia Beach oceanfront. The $11.92 million renourishment project, which will begin Dec. 1, includes the placement of 1,250,000 cubic yards of sand from 17th Street to 70th Street. “These sand replenishment projects are vital to our coastline in terms of tide […]