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  • 4 June 2014
    Project & Tenders

    Work has commenced to remove more seagrass wrack from Jurien Boat Harbour to maintain improved water flow and navigation at the facility. Department of Transport A/Executive Director of Coastal Infrastructure Donna West said the wrack trawling operation was a pro-active measure to prevent a build-up of material. “It’s expected the operation will remove approximately 7,000 […]

  • 11 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    For (future) decision makers and their advisors in governments, port and harbour authorities, off-shore companies and other organisations that have to execute dredging projects, the International Association of Dredging Companies organises the International Seminar on Dredging and Reclamation. The IADC Seminar will be held from Monday 21 October through Friday 25 October 2013 at Grand […]

  • 22 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    A second Poe-sized Lock is critical to the future of Michigan and the United States declared Michigan Governor Rick Snyder in his State of the State address on January 19. Gov. Snyder pledged to work with Congress to build the second lock. He noted that 4,000 commercial vessels transit the locks at Sault Ste. Marie, […]

  • 11 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Illinois State Senator, Dale Fowler, said in its latest announcement that a total of $1 million in capital funding has been released for the proposed river port terminal in the city of Cairo in Southern Illinois. “This funding is a commitment to a project that is critical to the people of Cairo and surrounding communities, […]

  • 18 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Baltic Connector Oy said in its latest release that the excavation works for the Balticconnector project were completed earlier this week. According to the official announcement, in the following days, the operations will continue with blasting work in the outer archipelago, around 20 kilometers from the shore. “By beginning preparatory work in July, we were able to save enough time […]

  • 30 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Bradley Byrne used debate on the Energy and Water Appropriations Act last week to bring attention to critical Army Corps of Engineers projects in Southwest Alabama. Byrne encouraged the Army Corps of Engineers to prioritize important local projects such as dredging Fly Creek, Dog River and Fowl River. “My amendment would allow for a […]

  • 17 September 2012

    The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) has investigated concerns from some Isle of Wight residents about dredging activity in the area. Under the Marine and Coastal Access Act 2009, the MMO regulates development at sea around the English coast and as part of this is responsible for licensing dredging activity. It takes any dredging out of […]

  • 10 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Officials at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey have confirmed that their port will be able to handle 14,000 TEU vessels toward the end of 2017. The planned completion of the 50-foot Harbor Deepening Project later this summer and the anticipated completion of the navigational clearance project at the Bayonne Bridge late […]

  • 19 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, and the New Haven Port Authority will hold a public information meeting for the New Haven Harbor Navigation Improvement Feasibility Study and Environmental Impact Statement (EIS). The meeting will be held on Tuesday, January 24th 2017, at the Hall of Records in New Haven, Connecticut. In response […]

  • 17 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Meetings have started with stakeholder groups as part of the citywide engagement process on how the maintenance of revetment walls and canal and lake waterways at Raby Bay, Aquatic Paradise and Sovereign Waters are managed and funded into the future, announced today the City of Redland. The Council provides maintenance by dredging the waterways so […]

  • 14 October 2020
    Research & Development

    Licencing of dredging activities is based on environmental analysis, including measuring levels of contamination. The contaminated dredged materials may upset the ecosystem balance at their disposal site. In these cases, officials take actions before the licence is granted. The types of contaminants in the environment can change over time, due to new or modified human […]

  • 26 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency has now finalized and adopted the Medway Estuary and Swale Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management Strategy (MEASS). This sets out the best economic, environmental and technically appropriate approach to managing flood and coastal erosion risk over the next 100 years. As reported, the strategy identifies the best technical solutions for flood […]

  • 11 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    An underwater wall installed in the Savannah River in Augusta, Georgia, more than a century ago will be the subject of a just-funded study by the USACE’s Savannah District. The so-called “training wall” in the Savannah River runs from just downstream of 8th Street and ends 1,800 feet downstream of Boathouse Community Center. It aided […]

  • 20 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Official beginning of the Port of Corpus Christi Ship Channel Improvement Project (CIP) is set to take place on Wednesday, May 29, marking a significant milestone in the United States’ progress to becoming the net exporter of the nation’s energy production. In January 2019, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded a $92 million construction […]

  • 15 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Shoalhaven City Council is seeking input from the community regarding available management options for the risk of coastal erosion along the Shoalhaven coastline. Mayor Joanna Gash said Council is launching a community engagement initiative title ‘Our Coast, Our Lifestyle’ to ensure community views and preferences inform decision making about how the 165 kilometers of Shoalhaven coastline […]

  • 25 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Orion Marine Group, Inc. (ORN) today provided its investors with an update on the company’s outlook and end markets. During the fourth quarter, ORN bid on approximately $560 million of opportunities and was successful on $118 million, representing a 21% win rate. Both equipment utilization and job performance were solid in the company’s Heavy Civil Marine […]

  • 30 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Senator John Hoeven advanced flood protection for the Red River Valley and a flood study for the Minot region earlier this week. He also secured support for the projects in meetings with Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works Jo-Ellen Darcy, Army Corps Chief of Engineers Lieutenant General Thomas P. Bostick and Office of […]

  • 4 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Congressman C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger last week supported more than $48.6 million in federal funding to protect Maryland’s environment and keep commerce moving through the Chesapeake Bay and Baltimore Harbor. “The Chesapeake Bay and Baltimore Harbor are among Maryland’s greatest natural and economic resources,” Congressman Ruppersberger said. “We must protect these resources so that our children and […]

  • 11 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, accomplished a major milestone on the Marsh Lake ecosystem restoration project yesterday. The St. Paul District and the Upper Minnesota River Watershed District (UMRWD) officially completed the design agreement for the project. The Corps and the sponsor will now work together to design the ecosystem restoration […]

  • 24 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Senator John Hoeven, chairman of the Senate Agriculture Appropriations Committee and a member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, yesterday announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development has awarded a $128,000 loan and $100,000 grant to the City of Marmarth. The funds will be used to restore the city’s levee, which was damaged […]

  • 27 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Surfside Beach renourishment scheme, conducted by Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD), is moving forward according to plan.  The contractor continues to shift the operation northward as progress is made, the Town of Surfside Beach, SC, said in its latest release. The second hopper dredger arrived yesterday and is now actively engaged in the […]

  • 17 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. House of Representatives passed the Omnibus appropriations bill, which includes critical funding to move forward the Port of Charleston’s deepening project and opportunities for maintenance funding for the Port of Georgetown. The bill passed 359-67 with support from S.C. Congressmen Joe Wilson, Trey Gowdy, Mick Mulvaney, Jim Clyburn, and Tom Rice. “The South […]

  • 17 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler voted with a bipartisan majority of her colleagues late Thursday night to advance a responsible spending bill that secures funding for waterway maintenance on the Pacific Coast and Columbia River, as well as Hanford cleanup. The U.S. House of Representatives voted to approve the FY 2015 Energy and Water Appropriations […]

  • 11 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    This week, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) allocated more than $85 million in its 2016 work plan to support dredging this year for 12 Oregon coastal ports. Governor Kate Brown, Oregon’s congressional delegation, and local legislators secured this funding following a collaborative effort to ensure the state’s coastal economies can thrive. “Oregon’s coastal […]

  • 8 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has released the revised final report for the Central Everglades Planning Project (CEPP) for public, state and agency review today. A notification has been published in the Federal Register announcing the availability of the report for its required 30-day review. “All of the recommended revisions to the […]

  • 28 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The arrival of the carrier ship Transshelf marks the beginning of the Port of Kitimat dredging program, aimed to ensure safe passage of vessels by increasing the depth of berthing areas. “This seasonally-sensitive work ensures the project is well-positioned to meet schedule requirements should LNG Canada’s Joint Venture Participants take a Final Investment Decision later […]