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  • 18 January 2011

    Predictions that an unprecedented storm period could continue along Australia’s east coast for 10 years have reinforced the desire of an Old… BY HELEN MANUSU (manningrivertimes) [mappress] Source: manningrivertimes, January 18, 2011;

  • 27 September 2011

    A sand bar that accumulated near the mouth of Oceanside Harbor after strong surf pounded the California coast earlier this month has made…   By Nathan Scharn (signonsandiego) [mappress] Source: signonsandiego, September 27, 2011;

  • 2 December 2011

    On Wednesday, Nov. 16, over 50 people gathered at the Bar Harbour Library to attend the 11th annual meeting of the Friends of Massapequa …   By Joe Scotchie (antonnews) [mappress] Source: antonnews, December 2, 2011;

  • 2 December 2011

    Alarmed at a severe deterioration, Leslie Williams, Member for Port Macquarie, has called on the State government to carry out dredging of the Manning River.  “At the current rate of deterioration, it is feared the river will be impassable within the next month which will have an intolerable impact on business and tourism in the […]

  • 12 April 2010

    MILLIONS of dollars in State Government funding for dredging is needed to save the Gold Coast’s popular bar crossings from dire straits which could result in loss of life… [mappress] Source:goldcoast,April 12,2010;

  • 10 February 2012

    Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson has today attacked the State Labor Government for their flip flop over promised action to improve safety at the Mooloolah river mouth. “Only weeks ago, at a meeting I convened with Maritime Safety Queensland, the government said they were investigating more effective upgrades to the dredging programme at the Mooloolaba […]

  • 8 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Mobile District has announced the availability of the Draft Mobile Harbor, Mobile, Alabama Integrated General Reevaluation Report with Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (Draft GRR/SEIS). This document is being circulated to federal, state and local agencies and interested public for a 45-day comment period, said USACE in its latest release. […]

  • 1 July 2020
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics, Vessels

    Cutter suction dredge Kalimna recently completed maintenance dredging operations at the confluence of The Narrows and Reeve Channel, according to the Gippsland Ports latest report. CSD Kalimna has been relocated to the area near the Entrance swing basin at the confluence of The Narrows, Hopetoun Channel and Cunninghame Arm, reported Gippsland Ports. The officials added […]

  • 10 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite, commanding general of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and 54th U.S. Army Chief of Engineers, has signed the Unalaska (Dutch Harbor) Channels Chief’s Report in Washington, D.C. The signing progresses the proposed project to Congress for authorization. Located in the Aleutian Islands and about 800 miles southwest from Anchorage, […]

  • 12 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has allocated $274,300,000 for the Port of Mobile in its Fiscal Year 2020 (FY2020) Work Plan, officially providing the resources to dredge Alabama’s premier port, according to U.S. Senator Richard Shelby. The funding – which accounts for the full federal share of the project cost – will initiate and […]

  • 22 September 2010

    Barring any unforeseen delays, project engineer Matthew Trammell says the emergency sand project on Holiday Isle’s critically eroded beaches… By Matt Algarin (thedestinlog) [mappress] Source: thedestinlog, September 22, 2010;

  • 22 June 2012

    As construction workers maneuver bulldozers and spread sand to restore the degrading marsh island, Yellow Bar Hassock in Jamaica Bay, N.Y., their work is being closely observed by an area resident. “For the past few months we’ve seen him on the site. He just keeps doing his thing,” said Melissa Alvarez, a Senior Project Biologist […]

  • 19 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Wagstaffe to Killcare Community Association said in their latest announcement that a survey of the sand bar has been completed ahead of dredging the Ettalong channel. Commenting the latest news, Association president Ms Peta Colebatch said: “The sand bar build-up has been surveyed and a design prepared for dredging works to enable a clear […]

  • 13 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A few days ago, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, captured this unique view of the dredge working in the Ferry Bar Channel. With the city skyline in the background, Great Lakes Dredge and Dock (GLDD) is performing maintenance dredging operations to ensure continued safe navigation in and out of the Port Baltimore. According to the […]

  • 1 December 2009
    Project & Tenders

    The work consists of furnishing one fully crewed and equipped self-propelled trailing suction-type hopper dredge on a rental basis for the removal and satisfactory disposal of shoal material in the Calcasieu River Bar Channel, Cameron Parish, Louisiana… Source: fbo.org

  • 25 January 2010
    Project & Tenders

    QUIETLY but steadily, the whitish sand-water mix is churned out of giant underwater pipes as the roaring waves of the Atlantic Ocean give way to advancing machines, and the foundations of a new city literally emerge off the shores of the famous Bar Beach in Lagos… [mappress] Source: Guardian, January 25, 2010

  • 12 December 2011

    Ballina Bar dredging works may at last be initiated. Dona Page, member for Ballina, has announced a call for bids to conduct a feasibility study in order to assess the viability of dredging. Competing offers from four companies will be generated next week. Prior to starting the dredging works, a legal process has to be […]

  • 6 January 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredge Yard has delivered ball joint 1000 and 900 to MEDCO in Qatar. The ball joints for the pipes size of 1000 mm are suitable for 30 bar working pressure while the ball joints for the pipes size of 900 mm are suitable for 20 bar working pressure. All the ball joints have been designed […]

  • 4 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The United States Congress last week passed the Fiscal Year 2016 Energy and Water Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Bill. The bill, which passed 240 to 177, would provide $35.4 billion in FY16 spending – $29 billion for the Department of Energy and $5.6 billion for the Army Corps of Engineers. “The Energy and Waters […]

  • 3 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Col. Sebastien P. Joly, commander of USACE Mobile District, and James Lyons, director and chief executive officer of the Alabama State Port Authority (ASPA), signed the Design Agreement yesterday at the Port of Mobile, which begins the design phase for improvements to the Mobile Harbor, Alabama Project. “Signing of the Pre-Construction, Engineering and Design Agreement […]

  • 5 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Due to Tropical Storm Gordon, the public meeting concerning the Mobile Harbor Draft General Reevaluation Report with Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (Draft GRR/SEIS) previously scheduled for Sept. 6, 2018 has been rescheduled to Tuesday, Sept. 11 from 5:30 to 8:00 p.m.  The meeting will be held at the Mobile Convention Center, located at 1 South […]

  • 30 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Walla Walla District, invites public comments on an environmental assessment (EA) for habitat improvements at locations along the lower Snake River. Comments are due by Sept 6. The Corps is proposing to plant native vegetation on three Habitat Management Units (HMUs) along the lower Snake River to create or […]

  • 17 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District, has just released a video about their TSHDs Essayons and Yaquina, named ‘Drydock: Repairing the Massive Ships that Dredge the Columbia River’. These Portland District’s hopper dredgers work to ensure a safe ‘highway’ for container ships and other vessels. The Essayons, operated by a merchant marine crew, […]

  • 10 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Virginia processed more than 241,416 TEUs (twenty-foot equivalent units) in September 2019 – an increase of more than 9 percent vs. September 2018 – putting the port’s cargo volume growth for the first quarter of fiscal year 2020 at more than 4 percent. Commenting the latest news, John F. Reinhart, the CEO […]

  • 29 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Congressman Dan Crenshaw, along with Texas Senators John Cornyn and Ted Cruz and Representative Kevin Brady, sent a letter recently to Acting FEMA Administrator Peter Gaynor requesting FEMA’s swift approval of the City of Houston’s new San Jacinto river mouth bar dredging plan. While FEMA has already completed its initial debris removal mission, sediment brought […]

  • 19 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Peel Ports Group has just released a video about the Liverpool2 project, their new $500 million container terminal being built at the Port of Liverpool. Contractors Bam Nuttall and Van Oord have completed the first phase of the infilling, using 1.43 million tonnes of sand and silt deposited from dredged material. The piling process, which […]