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  • 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, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 26 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for the completion of the Oswego Harbor Detached Breakwater repair work, on Wednesday, November 25, in Oswego, NY. The Oswego Harbor Detached Breakwater experienced extensive damage during Superstorm Sandy due to oversized waves and the extreme angle they were hitting the structure. […]

  • 26 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    A program to manage about four miles of Yakima River shoreline within the city of Prosser is open for comment through the Washington Department of Ecology. The proposed shoreline program will guide construction and development along Prosser’s shoreline. It combines local plans for future development and preservation with new development ordinances and related permitting requirements. […]

  • 14 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Manson Construction Company of Seattle, Washington, one of the nation’s leading heavy civil marine construction and dredging companies, has just won two dredging contracts from the government. The first one, worth approx $10.6 million and awarded by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District, is for maintenance dredging of the Savannah and Brunswick harbor entrance channel. […]

  • 26 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Portsmouth City Council is currently conducting the repair works on the Bandstand sea defense scheme. This primary coastal defense protects historic buildings and recreational land from flooding and erosion. Norse Commercial Services Ltd. was appointed by the city council to undertake the repairs, with a start date of Monday, 25th February, 2019. It is expected that […]

  • 23 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Missouri River Basin Water Management office will host a conference call on Monday, Oct. 28, to take comments and answer questions from stakeholders regarding the 2013–2014 Draft Annual Operating Plan (AOP) for the Missouri River Mainstem System. Five public meetings had been scheduled throughout the basin Oct. 8–10 but were cancelled due to the […]

  • 21 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and its partners will hold their next conference call April 24 at 1:30 p.m. to plan Rogue River Basin Project summer water management operations. Public questions and comments will not be addressed at this session, but can be directed to representatives of the appropriate agencies at other times. The […]

  • 27 April 2012

    Governor Rick Scott signed into law a $70.8 billion dollar spending plan for Florida during an event in St. Johns County. The General Appropriations Act for FY 2012-13 provides nearly $22 million for statewide beach management projects. The Legislature provided funding for the top seven beach projects of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s local […]

  • 7 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    ACI’s 2nd Maximising African Port Capacity Summit is scheduled for 22nd-23rd May 2013, and will take place in Durban. This event will address the fundamental issues faced by African ports and terminals in order to present an efficient and attractive option to the shipping lines. The conference will explore terminal operations and appropriate expansion, inner-port […]

  • 7 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    As part of President Obama’s continuing commitment to help coastal communities recover from Hurricane Sandy and promote resilient coastal systems, beachfill construction to complete the remaining sections of the Storm Damage Reduction Project on Long Beach Island, New Jersey, began this week. Sand dredged from federal offshore waters is being placed along 11.5 miles of […]

  • 23 July 2010

    Missing out on federal funds for dredging of the Saginaw River would have a serious impact on the river’s condition for shipping within two years, said the chief of operations for the Detroit District Army Corps of Engineers. Wayne Schloop said a nearly $4.2 million chunk of federal funds U.S. Rep. Dale E. Kildee, D-Flint, […]

  • 13 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Longboat Key dredging project is expected to begin tomorrow, and it will last until the middle of July. Dredging operations will typically run six days a week, 12-hours, excluding Saturdays, but may extend to seven days, 24-hour operations. Heavy equipment will be moving around the beach supporting the dredging operations. An excavator and a […]

  • 15 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Chris Murphy yesterday applauded committee passage of the Energy and Water Development Appropriations bill. Murphy secured $500,000 in the bill to conduct a feasibility study to deepen New Haven Harbor – Connecticut’s largest deep water commercial industrial port that is essential to the state’s economy. “Commercial ports and manufacturing businesses are bedrocks of Connecticut’s […]

  • 29 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, has released the latest aerial photo of the Absecon Inlet Seawall project in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Work is ongoing in the two sections as the wall takes shape, the Corps said in its announcement. The Absecon Island project is one of several along the New Jersey […]

  • 29 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A program to manage 5.5 miles of shoreline within Wenatchee’s city limits is open for comment through the Washington Department of Ecology. The locally tailored shoreline program is designed to help minimize environmental damage to shoreline areas, reserve appropriate areas for water-oriented uses, and protect people’s access to public land and waters. Previously covered by […]

  • 26 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    During the XVIII St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, Andrey Tarasenko, General Director of FSUE “Rosmorport”, and Alexander Vinokurov, the President of the “Summa” group of companies, signed the agreement on cooperation in implementation of investment project for construction of universal and specialized handling terminal for transshipment of cargo in Zarubino Seaport. The Agreement provides for […]

  • 3 June 2013

    U.S. Senators Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) and Robert Menendez (D-NJ) announced more than $3 million in federal Sandy aid for beach renourishment in North Wildwood. The grant, which totals $3,152,734.53, is provided by the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Public Assistance grant program and will go towards repairing the beach and dunes following damage caused […]

  • 27 February 2013

    U.S. Senator Susan Collins announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has informed her that it intends to allocate $3.5 million in federal funding to complete the full dredging of Wells Harbor this fall during the fall /winter dredge availability 2013-2014 window. Since Wells Harbor sustained damage as a result of Hurricane Sandy, it […]

  • 19 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) is seeking public comment on Langley’s proposed update to its shoreline master program. The draft shoreline program update will guide construction and development along the city’s 1.73 miles of marine shorelines. Langley’s locally-tailored shoreline master program is designed to help minimize environmental damage to shoreline areas, reserve appropriate areas […]

  • 18 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Queen’s Harbor Master Portsmouth has just announced that a routine maintenance dredging scheme within the Heritage Area of HMNB Portsmouth, to the north of HMS Warrior, is currently underway. The vessel conducting this task is the 26.7m multi-cat dredger Stour, displaying the appropriate signals when conducting her operations. The spoil will be loaded into […]