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  • 15 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Federal flood control projects and navigation improvements in Mississippi will be funded by the State, according to U.S. Senator Thad Cochran. Senator Cochran yesterday reported that more than $400 million in disaster relief has been approved by Congress to address flood damage that occurred in the Lower Mississippi River Valley in the winter and spring of […]

  • 7 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Exmouth’s new £1.2 million Mamhead Slipway is almost finished and contractor working on behalf of East Devon District Council is aiming to complete this engineering feat in the late autumn. The council is funding the restoration of the slipway on the River Exe which will be larger and more practical than the previous structure and will […]

  • 19 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has announced $4.2 million in federal grants to local, regional, and national entities for projects to restore wetlands, improve water quality and “green” the urban landscape in and around San Francisco Bay.    “Protecting San Francisco Bay is a top priority for EPA,” said Tomás Torres, EPA’s Water Division Director […]

  • 10 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Prysm Group will be the host of Marine & Coastal Civil Engineering (M&CCE) 2016 conference. The event is scheduled to take place on October 12-13, 2016, at the Excel Exhibition Centre in London. The main aim of the gathering is to present global solutions and innovative concepts to professionals working in hard engineering, coastal and river management, […]

  • 29 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District recently awarded $54.6 million in dredging contracts for the work along the Texas coast. The following contracts were awarded: $26,571,750 awarded to Weeks Marine Inc., for deferred environmental restoration along the Houston Ship Channel. This contract will use material mined from the HSC beneficially to construct marsh […]

  • 12 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Infrastructure Minister Chris Hazzard recently visited East Belfast to view progress on a £12 million Flood Alleviation scheme in the area. 269 properties adjacent to Orangefield Park and Victoria Park have already benefited from upgrading works to provide an increased level of flood protection, costing around £1.7 million. Other parts of the scheme are ongoing and […]

  • 5 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    DP World has won a 30-year concession with an automatic 10-year extension for the management and development of a multi-purpose port project at Berbera, Republic of Somaliland. The Port of Berbera opens a new point of access to the Red Sea and will complement DP World’s existing port at Djibouti in the Horn of Africa. […]

  • 2 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Canada has just announced a major investment in Small Craft Harbors Infrastructure in the Province of New Brunswick. With more than 76,000 Canadians employed in this sector, the Government is making investments that will continue to support the growth of this industry and provide economic opportunities for middle-class Canadians. The announcement was made […]

  • 30 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Norfolk Dredging Company of Chesapeake, Virginia, has won a $10.4 million contract for Wilmington Harbor mid-river and military ocean terminal Sunny Point maintenance dredging. The work, to take place in New Hanover and Brunswick counties in North Carolina, will require the removal and disposal of shoaled material that has accumulated in the channels since they were last dredged. […]

  • 24 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Southwind Construction Corporation has won a $4.9 million maintenance dredging contract for the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway (AIWW) channel between Morehead City and the South Carolina state line and the U.S. Coast Guard Oak Island (USCG) channels and basin. The work will consist of removal and disposal of shoaled material that has accumulated in the channels since […]

  • 23 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Weeks Marine Inc. recently won a $15.7 million USACE Galveston District contract for the maintenance dredging of the Houston Ship Channel, Redfish Reef to Morgan’s Point. According to the Corps, the contractor will remove approximately 2.3 million cubic yards of shoal material from the channels using a hydraulic pipeline dredge to ensure waterways remain open for navigation. “Dredging allows the […]

  • 23 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, recently awarded a contract to Manson Construction in the amount of approximately $5.2 million for maintenance dredging within the Entrance Channel of the Sabine-Neches Waterway, Texas. A hopper dredge will remove around 3.15 million cubic yards of sediment from the Sabine-Neches Waterway Entrance Channel beginning in September 2016 […]

  • 21 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development, Technology

    Dr. Robert Randall, W. H. Bauer Professor in Dredging Engineering in the Department of Ocean Engineering at Texas A&M University, recently conducted laboratory experiments using a model dredge at the Haynes Coastal Engineering Laboratory. Three graduate students, Joe Girani, Josh Lewis and Paulo de Oliveira, Jr., and Haynes Laboratory staff members John Reed and Kirk […]

  • 18 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator David Vitter has announced that the Office of Gulf Coast Restoration in the Department of the Treasury will be awarding a $16 million grant to the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority of Louisiana (CPRA) under the RESTORE Act to aid in coastal restoration. Funds from this grant will be used for the engineering […]

  • 5 July 2016
    Project & Tenders

    Pindan Contracting Pty Ltd has been awarded a tender to design and construct the $70.7 million Integrated Marine Operations Center (IMOC) at the port of Port Hedland, Australia. The IMOC has been described as an operations facility with best-in-class vessel traffic services systems and state-of-the-art equipment. The IMOC includes provisions for the Port Harbor Master […]

  • 23 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Robert Menendez and Cory Booker have announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) awarded New Jersey a combined $11.8 million in federal grants to help the Garden State on its road to recovery from Superstorm Sandy. The announced funding will provide $4.6 million to the Department of Environmental Protection to repair the […]

  • 14 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Christie Administration is making $60 million in competitive grants available for projects along the Lower Passaic River and associated tributaries and the Newark Bay Complex that will improve public access to these waterways and result in restoration of wetlands. The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) is earmarking $50 million for projects that […]

  • 3 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Gary Peters and Debbie Stabenow have announced that the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is awarding the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality $3.8 million to help continue the cleanup of contaminated sediment from industrial waste in the Manistique River. This will help MDEQ develop and implement measures to remediate poly-chlorinated biphenyls (PCB) contamination […]

  • 24 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Crowley Puerto Rico Services is continuing to invest in Puerto Rico with new $21 million terminal construction contract. The contract is the third awarded that is associated with Crowley’s investment in its Isla Grande terminal in preparation for the arrival of the company’s first of two LNG-powered Commitment Class ships, now under construction in Pascagoula, Miss. The latest […]

  • 29 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) announced today the signing of two subcontracts valued around $55 million for work in the Middle East as well as the receipt of a $38 million award for a coastal protection project in North Carolina. The first subcontract in the Middle East is for a land development project […]

  • 20 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    According to a recent, award-winning study conducted by The Nature Conservancy and CH2M in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, incorporating nature-based defenses into traditional infrastructure solutions provides the most effective protection against climate-related flooding. Hurricane Sandy’s storm surge caused more than $19 billion in damages in New York City. In the city’s Special Initiative for […]

  • 4 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Thad Cochran, chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, has announced that Mississippi will receive $13.3 million in federal funding for recovery from recent severe storms and flooding. Mississippi will receive $13,306,631 through the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Emergency Watershed Protection (EWP) program to complete work on 129 projects in at least 29 counties. […]

  • 24 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has been awarded a contract by KSO Ciputra Yasmin to construct the land for the Centre Point of Indonesia Project located off the coast of Makassar. The contract value is approximately EUR 80 million. Work is scheduled to begin in the coming months and will last two years. Boskalis will deploy […]

  • 19 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Manson Construction Co., a Washington-based marine contractor, has just won another dredging contract from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.  The Corps’ Portland District awarded this $17.7 million worth channel dredging contract for Astoria and Coos Bay, Oregon. Work will be also performed in Longview and Ocean Shore, Washington; and San Francisco and Eureka, California. Estimated completion date for the works is […]

  • 18 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) announced yesterday the receipt of three awards with an approximate value of $58 million. Valued at approximately $34.5 million, the first award is for the construction of a protective beach berm along the Chesapeake Bay near Norfolk, VA. This project includes dredging portions of the Auxiliary Channels of the […]

  • 11 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Congresswoman Julia Brownley has announced that around $9.85 million in funding has been included in the President’s FY2017 budget request, that will be made available to dredge Channel Islands Harbor and to replenish sand at Hueneme Beach. Funding will come from $7.98 million in President’s FY2017 budget request for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. […]