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  • 13 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Environment Minster Rebecca Pow MP and Environment Agency Chair, Emma Howard Boyd, joined local partners last Friday (January 10) to mark the start of work on an innovative £40 million project to upgrade vital flood defenses in Great Yarmouth. The work, which is expected to complete next year, will upgrade the level of protection from […]

  • 23 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Tidal defenses in Great Yarmouth are set to receive a £40.3 million refurbishment, according to the the Environment Agency latest report. The work will see 46 flood defense walls refurbished at locations across the town using an innovative technique that will extend their lifespan by up to 30 years. It follows on from the initial […]

  • 12 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Mackley has been commissioned to carry out major refurbishment works on the UK’s longest wooden pier. Opened in 1876, Yarmouth Pier on the Isle of Wight is an important historic landmark which stretches 186 meters into the Solent. The program of works involves the installation of 50 piles, a new pierhead structure and the refurbishment […]

  • 21 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    More than 2,000 homes and businesses in Great Yarmouth will be better protected from the risk of flooding after the first phase of an Environment Agency major flood defense project has been completed. The EA has recently finished the £28 million phase of work to replace over 500 meters of tidal defenses, which reduces the […]

  • 3 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    State Representative Timothy Whelan has announced that the Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs will be providing the Town of Yarmouth with $77.500 in grant funds through the Dam and Seawall Repair or Removal Program. The funds granted to the Town of Yarmouth will support planned improvements for an approximately 500 linear foot […]

  • 11 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Great Yarmouth Borough Council has started work on an important coast protection scheme for Scratby, which aims to give the community more time to adapt to coastal change. The project is to lay a 877-meter long revetment of about 1,300 gabions – stone-filled and crushed concrete-filled cages – from the existing rock berm at Little […]

  • 8 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency is carrying out essential repairs and upgrades of the flood defenses along the River Yare in Great Yarmouth. The £18m scheme being progressed has now moved to the western side of the River Yare that runs parallel with Southtown Road between the Sefton Lane junction (Seatrax) and the Tollgate Road junction (Silverton Aggregates). […]

  • 20 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The existing breakwater, which is constructed with old railway line and sleepers, is nearing the end of its useful life, so a replacement breakwater is required, announced Yarmouth Harbor Commissioners. Ideally, a new breakwater would be 75 m further north into the Solent than the existing one. It is likely to be of rock armour construction […]

  • 14 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In response to the recent tidal surge, people have been invited to talk about flood defences with the Environment Agency and Great Yarmouth Borough Council at a drop-in event. Approximately 20 properties in Great Yarmouth were flooded during the tidal surge, and other areas of the constituency were badly affected. The drop-in session will be […]

  • 15 January 2010
    Project & Tenders

    Final preparations are under way to get Great Yarmouth’s outer harbour ship-shape for the arrival of its first container vessel – with a pledge from bosses that the £30m scheme will not be a while elephant. [mappress] Source: The Advertiser 24, January 15, 2010;

  • 27 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Baker-Polito Administration has announced $2.7 million in state and federal grant funds for ecological restoration projects in the towns of Bridgewater, Falmouth, Kingston, Littleton/Westford, Newbury, Plymouth, Wellfleet/Truro, and Yarmouth to support river and wetland habitat restoration and climate adaptation.  Commenting the latest announcement, Lieutenant Governor of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Karyn Polito, said: “By partnering […]

  • 31 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito of Massachusetts announced $3.6 million earlier this week to support ten projects for the upcoming dredging season. These grants, awarded through the 2018 Navigational Dredging Pilot Program will benefit eleven communities, tapping into another $3.9 million in local funding. The projects are expected to remove nearly 188,000 cubic yards of harbor […]

  • 23 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The findings of a study, considering options for managing the coastline at Hemsby, were presented to the community on Thursday, July 19, said the Great Yarmouth Borough Council in its latest release.  In response to this year’s events, Great Yarmouth Borough Council brought forward the high-level study, funded through the Environment Agency, which as its […]

  • 27 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Dennis is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ New England District to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with dredging and disposal works in Dennis and Yarmouth areas, Mass. The proposed work involves the selective dredging of multiple navigation and mooring basins within multiple waterways in […]

  • 15 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V., the Dutch services provider operating in the dredging, maritime infrastructure and maritime services sectors, said that they have acquired all shares of the Gardline Group as of today. The UK based company’s main activities include marine geophysical surveys, offshore geotechnical services and environmental surveys. Gardline operates 15 survey related vessels in addition […]

  • 21 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dredging work, using a special mud pumping method to minimize disturbance to sediment, will soon be getting underway at the Trinity Broads, Essex & Suffolk Water just announced. The Trinity Broads are one of Britain’s most important wildlife habitats, an important source of drinking water, as well as being enjoyed by the local community and visitors. […]

  • 9 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Baker-Polito Administration has announced over $10 million to assist communities and groups across the Commonwealth in addressing deteriorating dams and refurbishing critical coastal infrastructure.  The awards, funded by the Dam and Seawall Repair or Removal Fund and the Governor’s annual capital budget, include engineering or construction phase support for seven dam repair projects, five […]

  • 12 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Colin Fraser, Member of Parliament for West Nova, announced yesterday that the Government of Canada is investing $5.7 million this year in six small craft harbor improvement projects in West Nova. Two of these harbors will see their investment extend into future years for an additional $1.2 million. Small craft harbors play an important role […]

  • 1 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The report into MAIB’s investigation of the fatal engine room fire on the suction dredger Arco Avon is now published. The accident occurred on 18 August 2015 while Arco Avon was loading a sand cargo approximately 12 miles off Great Yarmouth, UK. The fire claimed the life of the vessel’s third engineer, who was attempting to repair a failed […]

  • 26 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Following on from contract awards including Leeds and Great Yarmouth, the BAM Nuttall Mott MacDonald (BMM) JV has now picked up two further contracts through the WEM (Water and Environment Management) framework with the Environment Agency. These latest successes involve the delivery of the Exeter Flood Alleviation Scheme and the North Asset Recovery Program. Commenting […]

  • 4 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Isle of Wight council and the Environment Agency have launched a three month public consultation on a draft Coastal Strategy for the West Wight shoreline. The strategy coastline includes the towns of Yarmouth, Cowes, East Cowes, Freshwater, Totland, Colwell, Newport Harbor and surrounding areas. The public consultation opened 31 March and will run to […]

  • 27 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Massachusetts Department of Transportation – Highway Division (MassDOT) is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with a rail extension project in Dennis and Yarmouth, Mass. The proposed work involves the excavation of 2,150 cubic yards of material […]

  • 26 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Winter is always a busy time for dredging with Marinas traditionally having less boats on the pontoons, as owners take their vessels ashore for maintenance; working in the winter avoids disruption to marina and harbor users. This year is no exception…. So far this season Jenkins Marine has dredged and disposed of over 40,000m3 of […]

  • 4 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Dredging operations on the River Ant, aimed to restore navigation and the river depth, are scheduled to begin in early December, according to the Broads Authority. According to the Broads latest notice, dredging operations on the River Ant between How Hill and Barton Broad may restrict passage during week days from Monday 1 December 2014 […]

  • 27 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Yankee Marina Inc. has recently awarded a contract to dredge an area 840 foot long by 140′ wide which is occupied by the floats and the area of the marina that is immediately landward of the federal channel at their facility located on the Royal River in Yarmouth, Maine. Dredging operations will commence around November […]

  • 16 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The New England District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has recently awarded a contract to dredge the channel and anchorage of the Royal River Federal navigation project (FNP) in Yarmouth, Maine. Dredging operations have been revised to commence on October 20, 2014 and will be completed by April 1, 2015. The dredged sediments […]

  • 30 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The New England District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has recently awarded a contract to dredge the channel and anchorage of the Royal River Federal navigation project (FNP) in Yarmouth, Maine. Dredging operations will commence on or about October 1, 2014 and will be completed by April 1, 2015. The dredged sediments will […]

  • 22 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Maintenance dredging of a portion of the Royal River Federal Navigation Project in Yarmouth, Maine, will be completed under the terms of a $ $2.1 million contract recently awarded by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. Work will be accomplished by Burnham Associates, Inc., of Salem, Mass. Dredging is scheduled to start […]

  • 17 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    According to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, the Royal River dredging project will be undertaken in the coming months. During this cleanup scheme, located in in Yarmouth, Maine, around 82,000 cubic yards of sediment will be removed from the river and placed at the Portland Disposal Site. The Corps said that dredging […]