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  • 6 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) is seeking public comment on Leavenworth’s recently updated shoreline master program as it begins review of the document adopted by the city council on Jan. 22, 2013. Leavenworth’s locally tailored shoreline program is designed to help minimize environmental damage to shoreline areas, reserve appropriate areas for water-oriented uses, and […]

  • 23 October 2013

    ACI’s 6th Optimising Port Development conference (London, 4th – 5th December 2013) will address the key challenges faced by modern ports and terminals in order to present an efficient and attractive option to the shipping lines. The meeting will explore best practices and strategies for port and hinterland competitiveness in Europe. The meeting will cover […]

  • 2 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    ACI’s 6th Optimising Port Development conference (4th and 5th December 2013, London, UK) will address the key challenges faced by modern ports and terminals in order to present an efficient and attractive option to the shipping lines. The meeting will explore best practices and strategies for port and hinterland competitiveness in Europe. The meeting will […]

  • 14 March 2013

    The Glace Bay harbour dredging program is nearing its completion, reports capebretonpost.com. The dredging project, undertaken by J&T Van Zutphen of Port Hood, commenced on Janary 8, 2013. The Department of Fisheries and Oceans conducted a sound test to ensure the appropriate depth of the harbour. Regarding this, Herb Nash, chair of the Glace Bay […]

  • 15 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The USACE’s Philadelphia District, has just posted on its official facebook page the latest photo from the Long Beach Island sand replenishment scheme. The Corps and its contractor Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company began dredging and beachfill operations in early May in the borough of Ship Bottom. Great Lakes mobilized two dredgers, the Padre Island […]

  • 17 May 2012

    The Alpenhorn News reports that the San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors recently approved a license agreement with the Arrowhead Lake Association. This agreement is two-year, three-month licensed arrangement for the Arrowhead Lake Association (ALA) to operate a stockpile site for dredged materials on an acre of county-owned land in Lake Arrowhead. Each year, the […]

  • 19 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Port of Palm Beach has announced its support to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ (USACE) decision to withdraw Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) Permit for Lake Worth Inlet Dredging project. Due to a rapidly-approaching deadline and additional funding needed for further research, the USACE decided to withdraw its permit application with the […]

  • 23 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Transportation Secretary James T. Smith, Jr., last Friday praised U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski (D-Md.), Chairwoman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, for her hard work to deliver funding for key Maryland transportation projects as part of the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act of 2015 that passed Congress last weekend and signed by President Barack Obama. […]

  • 10 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards and U.S. Representaive Garret Graves have announced that the federal government will allocate an additional $1.213 billion in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding for hazard mitigation projects in parishes that were impacted by the 2016 floods.  Commenting this, Governor Edwards said: “This new investment from HUD is critically important to […]

  • 27 April 2012

      U.S. Senators Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ), a member of the Appropriations Committee, and Robert Menendez (D-NJ) announced Committee approval of $119 million in funding for New Jersey projects in the Fiscal Year 2013 Energy and Water Development Appropriations bill. The legislation provides $68 million to complete the channel deepening project that will allow bigger […]

  • 31 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, has just released this amazing photo of the Absecon Inlet seawall and boardwalk construction project in Atlantic City, New Jersey.  The Absecon Island project is one of several along the New Jersey coastline being funded by $1.2 billion appropriated by Congress to rebuild and strengthen the state’s […]

  • 5 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Water Injection Dredging is a hydrodynamic dredging technique that should be taken into consideration as a cost-effective, environmentally sound solution to some specific dredging operations. Dredging works can be complex and costly, accounting for a substantial proportion of the budget of a maritime project. To effectively plan and execute a dredging operation, to be able […]

  • 17 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The timber section of Bowen Wharf will be closed to public access for several months from Monday 10th March 2014 while North Queensland Bulk Ports (NQBP) carries out significant maintenance work. Works are scheduled to continue on the Wharf until around mid-August 2014. During this period it will be unsafe for any member of the […]

  • 15 March 2012

    The Senate yesterday approved a resolution calling on Congress to address the chronic backlog of harbor maintenance projects, embracing the approach of legislation introduced by Sen. Carl Levin, D-Mich. The “sense of the Senate” resolution is included in the surface transportation bill that the Senate approved today. The measure calls for Congress to appropriate the […]

  • 18 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    At the urging of Florida Congressman Brian Mast, the U.S. House of Representatives yesterday passed a critical increase in funding for Everglades restoration. The appropriations package will nearly triple funding for South Florida Ecosystem Restoration, which funds the Everglades Agricultural Area Southern Storage Reservoir Project, from $67.5 million in FY 2019 to $200 million for […]

  • 22 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency and Leicester City Council are working together on a high-level plan, the Flood Risk Management Strategy (IFRMS), which is aimed to mitigate the risk in the city. “Through the appraisal of a number of options, we have developed a range of flood risk management measures. These were chosen based on their effectiveness […]

  • 26 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    As part of a future Corio Bay Channels Upgrade Project, investigative works in the vicinity of No 1 and No 2 Beacons in the Wilson Spit Channel will be conducted between October 28 and November 9, 2015. These works will be undertaken by the Heron Construction’s backhoe dredger Machiavelli, the Victorian Regional Channels Authority said. The Machiavelli, with […]

  • 23 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Boskalis Westminster Ltd is about to begin maintenance dredging operations within the Portsmouth Harbor, reports the Queen’s Harbor Master. According to the notice given by the Harbor Master, surveying operations and maintenance dredging will be conducted in the maintained areas within Portsmouth Harbor and its approach channels from 28 to 31 August 2018. The contractor for the works, […]

  • 20 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Despite recent setbacks in the operations, the Murray Mouth dredging works are progressing well and are on schedule to be completed by the end of June 2015. Dredging at the Murray Mouth began on 9 January 2015 to maintain connectivity (exchange of water) between the river and the Southern Ocean. In late January, works were stopped for a few […]

  • 7 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency is conducting a comprehensive study environmental assessment for the Randle Reef Sediment Remediation Project located in Ontario. The public is invited to comment on the Comprehensive Study Report for this proposed project. The Comprehensive Study Report includes the conclusions and recommendations regarding the implementation of appropriate mitigation measures and whether […]

  • 6 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, said in their latest announcement that one section of the Absecon Inlet seawall in Atlantic City, New Jersey, is now complete while construction continues on the other section. The Absecon Island project is one of several along the New Jersey coastline being funded by $1.2 billion appropriated by […]

  • 15 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. House has released the Energy and Water Development Appropriations bill for fiscal year 2020. The bill provides $7.355 billion in annual funding for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, which builds on last year’s record appropriation of $7 billion for USACE. The FY 2020 funding is 5.1 percent above the FY 2019 amount […]

  • 25 June 2013

    Legislation (A-2675) sponsored by Assembly Republicans Dave Russo and Scott Rumana, both R-Passaic, Bergen, Essex and Morris, that re-appropriates $3 million to dredge waterways of municipalities in the Passaic River Basin was released by the Assembly Budget Committee. The funds never used from the 2003 bond act were made available due to project deferrals or […]

  • 13 July 2020
    Authorities & Government

    Dredging is the foundation of almost all maritime infrastructure projects and addresses a broad range of society’s economic, social and environmental needs. Waterborne transport has been proven time and time again to be economically viable and environmentally preferable to overland transport. Nonetheless, few ports are naturally deep and most modern ports, given the increasing size […]

  • 2 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Eastland Port’s dredger Pukunui is going about its work in the bay, maintaining the depth of the channel. “Eastland Port, like all ports in New Zealand, is designated an essential service by the government for COVID-19 Level 4,” said chief operating officer Andrew Gaddum. “We’re required to keep the port fully operational at all times, […]

  • 19 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The North Carolina Senate yesterday passed a balanced $21.47 billion state budget. The budget provides additional appropriations to the Shallow Draft Inlet Dredging Fund, total estimated funding in FY 2015-16 is at $20 million. It reserves $4 million of that fund for Oregon Inlet dredging needs. While also appropriating $900,000 to the Department of Administration […]