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  • 6 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    A Port of Blyth maintenance dredging scheme is set to kick off today, the port said in their latest release.  According to the official announcement, this dredging campaign, scheduled to last for a period of approximately 7 days, will be undertaken at the port approaches, main navigational channel and operational commercial berths. The Port of […]

  • 7 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District, has just announced that in order to achieve the authorized project depth in the Calumet Outer Harbor, bedrock will be removed starting on August 10, 2017 through July 2018. The Corps awarded the $6.05 million contract to Roen Salvage Company of Sturgeon Bay, Wis., on September 30, […]

  • 1 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    A beach stabilization project is scheduled to begin at Upham Beach this week, the Pinellas County said in its latest announcement.  The $9.5 million permanent T-groin installation project will slow erosion at the popular beach, located at the north end of St. Pete Beach. Currently, yellow sand-filled tubes form five T-groin structures on the beach. […]

  • 13 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Bathtub Reef Beach will undergo renourishment during the spring of 2017, reports Martin County, Florida. The 86,000 cubic yards of sand, needed for the project, will be borrowed from the Sailfish Point Navigational Channel. According to the county, the first step in the six-week project is the fusing and laying of pipes. Beginning today, March 13, a small […]

  • 1 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has finalized a cleanup plan that will remove contamination in the creek corridor of the Eighteen Mile Creek Superfund Site in Lockport, N.Y. The creek corridor is approximately one mile in length and extends from the Erie Canal to Harwood Street in Lockport. According to EPA, the Creek and […]

  • 7 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Townsville Port Expansion Project has been approved by the Federal Government. The government’s approval of the EIS for the project means that preliminary works on Stage 1, the $193 million Channel Widening Project, could kick off before April this year, pending a resolution on final funding between the […]

  • 19 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Bega Valley Shire Council is about to start rehabilitation work on one of the region’s favorite beaches – Eden’s Cocora Beach. “The area of dune next to the formal car park has become increasingly degraded by foot traffic, lack of native vegetation and stormwater,” Kyran Crane Council’s Coastal Management Officer said. The Council will be reshaping […]

  • 8 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    By pressing the red button, Melanie Schultz van Haegen, Dutch Minister of Infrastructure and the Environment, officially started the construction of a new sea lock at IJmuiden, the Netherlands. The lock chamber will be 70 meters wide, 500 meters long and 18 meters deep, giving excess to the Port of Amsterdam to larger sea vessels by […]

  • 5 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Mornington Peninsula Shire Council has announced that dredging project within the near shore area of Rye Boat Ramp will be undertaken from 9 March until 3 April 2015, weather permitting.  The dredge zone will extend up to 350 meters from the boat ramp along the Rye Boat Channel. Dredged material will be used to renourish the beach […]

  • 11 April 2014

    People in Rossall and Anchorsholme in Lancashire will be better protected from the risk of flooding thanks to £85 million of government funding towards two new major sea defences. The new sea defences near Blackpool form part of one of the UK’s biggest coastal defence schemes. In total, they will protect 12,000 homes and businesses […]

  • 4 December 2012

    Gator Dredging will begin dredging operations in the Chantry Canal by the end of this week. The site being used by the company is across from the Rosen Park boat launch. Boaters using the ramp are advised to use caution in the area, and watch for equipment and machinery. Submerged pipe will be part of […]

  • 21 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Port Macquarie-Hastings Council is set to undertake dredging works to maximise the recreational benefits of lower Lake Cathie. Dredging works to deepen the lake and enhance the sand dunes south of the lake will commence in late July. Director of Development and Environment Matt Rogers said that the works would involve dredging sand from the […]

  • 22 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance dredging works at the Tankerton jetty and channel are scheduled to take place from 25 July to 16 August 2016, weather permitting. According to the Parks Victoria’s latest Notice to Mariners, these dredging operations will be carried out by a cutter suction dredge. The material dredged during this project will be deposited for beach renourishment directly […]

  • 7 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Redwood City has just announced that a large amount of dredging works will be conducted on the port waterways in the following days. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will kick off the channel maintenance dredging operations on the inner turning basin adjacent to port’s wharf 5 on October 9. This part of the Port […]

  • 15 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Northern Beaches Council is about to begin the task of clearing the entrance of Narrabeen Lagoon.  During the works, around 50,000 cubic meters of sand will be shifted and used to replenish Collaroy–Narrabeen Beach which suffered devastating erosion in the June East Coast low. While the overall size of the lagoon is large the entrance is […]

  • 2 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance dredging began at Ocean Reef Boat Harbor this week, helping to restore safe navigational access for recreational boat users, reports the Department of Transport. According to DoT General Manager of Coastal Infrastructure, Donna West, the dredging will take place over the next two months. “The $300,000 project will involve approximately 6,000 cubic meters of sediments being […]

  • 1 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Otago Regional Council has just announced that the flood mitigation works along the Water of Leith, between the Union Street Bridge and the Leith Street Footbridge, will start shortly. Being conducted as part of the Leith Flood Protection Scheme, this project will involve riverbank excavation and associated works. These works will take place between January and […]

  • 2 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    A land reclamation project will be carried out west of Tuas View Extension from April 3 until October 3, according to the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore. This reclamation program will include soil improvement, shore protection, sand filling, and construction of rock revetment. Excavation will be carried out by grab dredgers and sand filling will be […]

  • 29 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Nassau County residents and visitors will begin seeing construction equipment and dredging pipes on Fernandina Beach around the first week of January in preparation for the next scheduled maintenance dredging of U.S. Naval Station Kings Bay and sand placement at the beach which will get underway in mid-February. The awarded beach placement area starts near […]

  • 1 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    During the week of June 4-12, the inlet to San Elijo Lagoon will be breached from sand and cobble obstruction. This annual inlet excavation reconnects San Elijo Lagoon to the Pacific Ocean. San Elijo Lagoon Conservancy is the organization overseeing the process. “The lagoon’s inlet and channel appears open but is approximately 80 percent blocked,” said […]

  • 18 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Western Australia Department Of Transport (DoT) is about to start work on a project that will provide safe navigation at Mandurah Ocean Entrance and widen the Town Beach. According to DoT General Manager of Coastal Infrastructure Steve Jenkins, the annual sand bypassing and replenishment project, funded by the State Government and City of Mandurah at […]

  • 18 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The restoration work on the Caillou Lake Headland barrier island, also known as Whiskey Island, is expected to begin within the next couple weeks, Houma Today reports. This rebuilding is part of $627 million in Gulf Coast restoration money BP paid for the 2010 oil spill. From that, Louisiana received $318 million for outer coastal […]

  • 31 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Coast Guard said in its latest announcement that the Shark River dredging program in Neptune City, NJ, is set to begin on September 5, 2017. The Captain of the Port, Delaware Bay, has determined that the hazards associated with dredge piping and dredge operations in the main navigational channel create the need for […]

  • 24 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    ML (UK) Dredging Ltd of Portsmouth, Hampshire, is about to begin a routine maintenance dredging of the Port Solent Approaches, according to the Queen’s Harbor Master Portsmouth. As reported, dredging of the Port Solent Approaches will begin today (24 February 2020). Dredging operations – to be conducted 24 hours a day – are set to […]

  • 13 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Coast protection work has begun which will protect and enhance the Children’s Corner area of the south beach at Lowestoft. The work, which started yesterday, will include protection measures against high erosion pressure, restored beach access and installation of a promenade guard-rail. This is the second part of a two-phase scheme funded by a £2.9m […]

  • 13 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Western Dredging Association (WEDA) Gulf Coast Chapter 2019 Conference kicked off yesterday in San Luis Resort, Spa & Conference Center in Galveston, Texas. Dredging is vital to the Texas coast and ports, and as a Galveston based dredging company, Callan Marine is excited to welcome all the participants and sponsors to this important annual dredging […]