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  • 29 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The £30 million Broomhill Sands Coastal Defense Scheme, delivered by Team Van Oord, has been named a winner in the 2016 Environment Agency Project Excellence Awards. The Project Excellence Awards recognize work undertaken by the Environment Agency and its partners. Broomhill Sands has been named winner of the ‘Innovation’ category. For 2016 there were 60 […]

  • 7 September 2011

    Fierce waves over the past several days have piled up sand at the entrance to Oceanside Harbor, creating a sandbar that could pose problems… By RAY HUARD (nctimes) [mappress] Source: nctimes, September 7, 2011;

  • 3 May 2011

    After years of delays and wrangling over the price tag, Tampa officials are finally moving ahead with a plan to dredge miles of silt-clogged… By CHRISTIAN M. WADE (tbo) [mappress] Source: tbo, May 3, 2011;  

  • 12 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Two weeks after Hurricane Isaac’s U.S. landfall, BP’s Gulf Coast Restoration Organization provided an update yesterday of the storm’s impact on Deepwater Horizon clean up operations and how the company proposes dealing with the limited amounts of residual Macondo oil Isaac uncovered. “It was not unexpected to find Macondo oil in areas where we were […]

  • 26 February 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Marine Scotland Science (MSS) recently undertook CARIS HIPS and SIPS training conducted by CARIS BV’s Michal Borkowski at the Marine Laboratory in Aberdeen, UK. The purpose of the training was to focus on streamlining workflows and processes with their multibeam data. MSS received training a number of years ago, but wanted to update staff on […]

  • 2 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Oregon State Parks’ rangers joined the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Portland District’s officials last month for a site visit to Fort Stevens State Park in the state of Oregon. “We met with construction companies interested in the upcoming work to south jetty at the Mouth of the Columbia River. South jetty construction, scheduled to […]

  • 22 August 2011

    Environment Minister Bill Marmion has determined appeals against the Environmental Protection Authority’s (EPA) report on the Wheatstone LNG development at Onslow. In determining the appeals, Mr Marmion said there was a need for world’s best practice standards and as a result has approved 24 tough conditions to limit environmental impacts. “These strict conditions will protect […]

  • 7 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    State Senator Bob Duff (D-Norwalk) announced Monday that the State Bond Commission is set to approve critical funding for the Wall Street Place mixed-use development when it meets this Friday in Hartford. In September, Sen. Duff joined Governor Dannel P. Malloy and Norwalk Mayor Harry Rilling for the start of construction at the site, which […]

  • 11 November 2011

    For Spicer Bak at Stevens Institute of Technology, being a beach bum and a PhD candidate go hand-in-hand. That is because this Ocean Engineering graduate student studies beach erosion to better understand how to protect America’s coastlines. Coastal protection is a major topic for government agencies, ocean scientists, and beach bums around the world. It’s […]

  • 27 December 2010

    Musaffah Port has reopened for business and expects soon to begin a Dh1.5 billion (US$408.4 million) channel that opens the industrial area… By Ivan Gale (thenational) [mappress] Source: thenational, December 27, 2010;

  • 4 January 2011

    DP World will wind down its management of Abu Dhabi’s Mina Zayed port in January following the end of its five-year contract, says the Dubai… By Ivan Gale (thenational) [mappress] Source: thenational, January 4, 2011;

  • 29 November 2010

    A tidal pool where children can doggie-paddle or learn to surf on gentle rolling waves will close during December, while track hoes dig part… By Jim Waymer (floridatoday) [mappress] Source: floridatoday, November 29, 2010;

  • 9 January 2012

    The US Government body that will be deciding if Prince Rupert enjoys an unfair advantage over west coast ports in America, has made …   By Alan S. Hale (thenorthernview) [mappress] Source: thenorthernview, January 9, 2012; Image: Prince Rupert Port

  • 16 March 2011

    Crews are expected to replenish sand on beaches in Anna Maria and Bradenton Beach starting April 1.   By Dale White (heraldtribune) [mappress] Source: heraldtribune, March 16, 2011  

  • 15 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    A project to deposit 150,000cm of sand on Fremantle’s Port Beach has been supported by Fremantle Council. Port Beach has been subject to a number of severe erosion events in recent years. The last year, a state government report put the beach at the top the list of WA’s coastal erosion hotspots. Transport and Planning […]

  • 28 July 2010

    Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) has awarded a Dh1.02 billion (US$277.9m) contract to a German-UAE joint venture for building work at the … by Ivan Gale (thenational) [mappress] Source: thenational;

  • 12 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The completion of St George’s new levee system will provide a more certain future for its residents. Community Recovery and Resilience Minister David Crisafulli said the town had suffered three major floods in the past five years. The 2.6 kilometre block wall and earthen embankment levee is designed to withstand a flood even higher than […]

  • 13 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Work to repair a damaged seawall in Falmouth, located behind the Greenbank Hotel, off Stratton Place, has started and is expected to be completed in a few weeks. Jim Driscoll, Cormac’s project manager, said: “Thanks to a combination of wear and tear, high tides and extreme weather, a corner of the wall has fallen away. […]

  • 23 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Maritime and Port Authority Singapore (MPA) and the Joint Venture comprising of Dredging International Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd. – Daelim Industrial Co. Ltd. today officially signed a $1.8 billion worth Tuas Terminal Phase 1 contract.  The Joint Venture will be responsible for the construction of 8.6 kilometers of quay wall, the reclamation of about 300 hectares […]

  • 6 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Construction of the new improved sea defenses at the Central Lower Promenade in Whitley Bay is coming along nicely, according to Phil Welton of the Environment Agency. As the North Tyneside Council put it, the two-tiered promenade acts as a sea defense protecting the whole structure, the road and premises above. However it is around 100 […]

  • 25 November 2009
    Business & Finance

    A private investment group led by Highstar Capital has agreed to invest as much as $1.3 billion to expand the Port of Baltimore as ports in the eastern U.S. push to make changes needed to serve a new generation of supersize cargo vessels… Source: The Wall Street Journal, November 21, 2009

  • 4 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The City of Encinitas will receive 45,000 cubic yards of sand just south of Ponto State Beach as a result of the Encinitas Beach Hotel Project. The sand placement started earlier this week, and will continue through the end of February, reported the City officials. “The sand is a great match for Encinitas beaches, as […]

  • 30 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Conference on Water Resources, Coastal and Ocean Engineering (ICWRCOE 2015) will take place from March 12-14, 2015, in Surathkal, Mangalore, India. This conference will provide a platform for researchers, engineers, scientists and academicians as well as industrial professionals from all over the globe to present their research results and developmental activities in the […]

  • 24 February 2011

    Associated British Ports (ABP) has received consent from the Marine Management Organisation for the construction of a new quay wall at … (abports) [mappress] Source: abports, February 24, 2011;

  • 4 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) is warning boaters that excessive sediment buildup at the entrance to Walnut Creek Marina in Fairview, Erie County, may make it difficult to enter and leave the channel until it can be fully dredged. The PFBC started dredging the marina channel earlier in May but found that excessive […]

  • 1 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency is nearing completion of a £15.3 million flood alleviation scheme to reduce the risk of flooding from Salmons Brook in north London. The scheme will be formally opened soon by Amanda Nobbs, Chair of the Thames Regional Flood and Coastal Committee. Parts of Edmonton and Enfield have historically had a high risk […]