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  • 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 […]

  • 22 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A program to manage 1,700 acres of shoreline within Yakima’s city limits is open for comment through the Washington Department of Ecology. Previously covered by a county-wide shoreline program, the city embarked on developing its own shoreline master plan in November 2012 and adopted a final plan in November 2013. Once approved by Ecology, the […]

  • 28 December 2011

    U.S. Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski last week announced she secured $51.7 million for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers projects in Maryland. The money is in the Fiscal Year 2012 Energy and Water Development Appropriations Bill, and includes $11.8 million for Poplar Island, $2.45 million for the Chesapeake Bay Restoration program and $58,000 for James and […]

  • 11 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has informed shipping, harbor craft and pleasure craft communities in Singapore’s waters that the working period for reclamation work at Jurong Island, off Pesak Basin, has been extended. The operations will now be conducted from 15 June to 15 October. These reclamation works involve removal of existing rocks […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 13 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Queen’s Harbor Master Portsmouth has just reported that routine maintenance dredging is about to begin within the Heritage Area of HMNB Portsmouth, to the north of HMS Warrior. In the notice LNTM NO 22/20, the Harbor Master said that the works will start March 16, 2020 with completion expected by the late March. “The […]

  • 4 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, recently awarded a contract for channel improvements in Algiers, Louisiana. According to USACE, the construction contract is a part of the Southeast Louisiana Drainage Project (SELA), Orleans Parish – Algiers Subbasin Plan. The $14.2M construction contract was awarded to B&K Construction Co. Inc. and represents the […]

  • 10 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Mariners are advised of marina construction works as part of development works at St Kilda Harbour by Royal Melbourne Yacht Squadron (RMYS) on the existing breakwater and the marina to provide a safe boat harbour facility. Development works will consist of installation of new piles and construction of a new marina to the western side […]

  • 9 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Queen’s Harbor Master Portsmouth has just announced that a routine maintenance dredging is about to begin in the vicinity of Heritage Pontoon in the South Camber of HM Naval Base. According to the notice, the dredging will start on October 11th and will last for approximately 3 weeks. The vessel conducting this task will be […]