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  • 21 February 2014

    Officials announced that the Port of Geelong dredging contract, worth $6 million, has been awarded to New Zealand-based Heron Construction Company. The contract has been awarded for the multi-million dollar channel-widening work in Corio Bay as part of an ongoing push to improve safety, capacity and efficiency in the shipping lanes for the Port of […]

  • 20 February 2014

    The Environment Agency is to build up flood defences on the Lincolnshire coast which were damaged by December’s tidal surge. Beach levels in front of the sand dunes at Mablethorpe will be increased early next month after the storm surge lowered sand levels and eroded the dunes. Sand will be borrowed from other areas of […]

  • 6 February 2014

    A public meeting about the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Grays Harbor Navigation Improvement Project draft limited reevaluation report including a draft supplemental Environmental Impact Statement begins at 6:30 p.m., Feb. 27, at the Rotary Log Pavilion in Aberdeen, Wash. The meeting will focus on the Corps’ reevaluation report and draft supplemental EIS resulting from […]

  • 2 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Australia: Walker Shoal Dredging Completed, INPEX Says The most technically challenging phase of the Darwin Harbour dredging program is wrapped up, INPEX announced.   CHEC Nabs Ras Al-Khair Port Dredging Contract (Saudi Arabia) On January 15, CHEC won the bid for Phase 4 of extension of Ras Al-Khair Port in Saudi Arabia, with a construction […]

  • 24 January 2014

    Total traffic through the Port of Cork in 2013 reached 9.1 million tonnes compared to 9.05 million tonnes in 2012. Like most Ports worldwide, the Port of Cork has experienced very challenging trading conditions in 2013, however some cargos have shown an increase compared to 2012 levels and this is very encouraging, according to the […]

  • 22 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Orion Marine Group, Inc., a leading heavy civil marine contractor serving the infrastructure sector, provided its investors with an update on the Company’s outlook and end markets. “As the Company begins a new year, it remains pleased with strong market fundamentals and continued steady demand for its heavy civil marine construction services. The private sector […]

  • 26 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    The City of Dunedin consultant, Taylor Engineering, has completed a Draft Alternative Analysis Report on the dredging of Lake Sperry and Cedar Creek. That report will be discussed by the City Commission at their regularly-scheduled meeting of January 23, 2014. This is preliminary to completion of their final report which is anticipated for April 2014. […]

  • 21 November 2013

    First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced that the Town has received a Certificate of Permission from the State of Connecticut to begin dredging Pine Creek. The project will be performed by Coastline Consultants, a contractor which is located in Madison Connecticut. The contractor should begin the project before the end of November with some preparation work […]

  • 13 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo inspected the start of formal construction on the New NY Bridge project and toured the construction site to see firsthand the progress of the new bridge to replace the Tappan Zee. This tour included a briefing from the project’s lead construction officials including New NY Bridge Project Manager Peter Sanderson, and […]

  • 12 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    De-silting work is about to start on Dawlish Brook to help reduce future flooding, protect the town centre, residents and businesses and its world-famous waterfowl. Work is scheduled to start today and is set to last two weeks. Signs have been put up at the waterfowl warden’s building and the Tourist Information Centre to tell […]

  • 6 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) is seeking public comment on Leavenworth’s recently updated shoreline master program as it begins review of the document adopted by the city council on Jan. 22, 2013. Leavenworth’s locally tailored shoreline program is designed to help minimize environmental damage to shoreline areas, reserve appropriate areas for water-oriented uses, and […]

  • 1 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congresswoman Janice Hahn (CA-44) issued the following statement regarding her vote on the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2013: “I was very pleased to vote in support of the bi-partisan Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2013. This important legislation provides long-needed investment to our nation’s ports, creates good paying jobs and […]

  • 23 October 2013

    All four of the super post-Panamax ship-to-shore cranes that arrived at the Port of Savannah in June are now fully operational at Georgia Ports Authority’s Garden City Terminal. The cranes arrived on a specialized vessel June 5. After the cranes were offloaded, crews began raising the booms, and the electrical and machinery housings roughly 100 […]

  • 21 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Revegetation of the dunes along Maroochydore Beach is underway this week, as council begins planting the first of more than 17,000 native species to help build dunal resilience following the sand-pumping. Division 8 Councillor Jason O’Pray said the revegetation is an important part of the sand renourishment project. “The sand-pumping has taken the beach from […]

  • 17 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced the beginning of formal construction of the New NY Bridge to replace the Tappan Zee with installation of the first permanent piles that will comprise the foundation of the new bridge. The bridge is scheduled to be completed in just under five years from the start of formal construction making […]

  • 16 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Per Aarsleff A/S has entered into a contract with the Norwegian Coastal Administration for an extension of the fishing port in the village of Myre in Vesterådalen in Norway. Myre Harbour is one of the most important bases for cod fishing in the area at Lofoten. The project is to improve the entrance to Myre […]

  • 12 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    APM Terminals held a formal contract signing at the company’s global headquarters with the Van Oord-BAM consortium for the construction of the new Moin Container Terminal (called locally “Terminal de Contenedores de Moín” -TCM) now in development on the Caribbean coast of Costa Rica. The consortium, comprised of Dutch-based Van Oord and BAM International, has […]

  • 11 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The public is invited to an Oct. 17 meeting in Tacoma to comment on the scope of environmental review for a proposed coal export terminal near Longview. Millennium Bulk Terminals-Longview LLC proposes to build and operate a terminal to export coal from the site of the former Reynolds Aluminum smelter in Cowlitz County. Cowlitz County, […]

  • 6 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    VIDEO: How Expanded Panama Canal Will Work The Panama Canal expansion project will double the capacity of the Panama Canal by 2015 by creating a new lane of traffic and allowing more and larger ships to transit.   Conquest MB1 on Its Way to London Gateway (UK) Accompanied by tugs En Avant 20 and Sea […]

  • 2 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The International Joint Commission (IJC) released two reports on a suite of indicators for assessing the health of the Great Lakes. Prepared by members of the Commission’s Great Lakes Water Quality Board, Science Advisory Board and outside experts, the “Technical Report on Ecosystem Indicators: Assessment of Progress towards Restoring the Great Lakes” is a report […]

  • 1 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has finalized a plan to clean up the Gowanus Canal Superfund site in Brooklyn, New York, one of the nation’s most seriously contaminated bodies of water. The final plan, announced on the banks of the canal by EPA Regional Administrator Judith A. Enck with Congressmember Nydia Velázquez, state and local […]

  • 25 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The public is invited to an Oct. 1 meeting to comment on the scope of environmental impact statements (EISs) for a proposed coal export terminal near Longview. Millennium Bulk Terminals-Longview LLC proposes to build and operate a terminal to export coal from the site of the former Reynolds Aluminum smelter in Cowlitz County. Cowlitz County, […]

  • 23 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The management and operation of the Port Edgar Marina is to be taken on by Port Edgar Holding Ltd following a decision by the City of Edinburgh Council to grant the company a thirty-year lease. A report to both Economy and Finance & Budget Committee was approved by councillors this week and would see new […]

  • 19 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, recently completed a draft Environmental Assessment for a proposed Sand Hill River Ecosystem Restoration Project, 20 miles southeast of Crookston, Minn. The Corps, in partnership with the Sand Hill River Watershed District, is proposing to construct rock fill rapids to serve as a fish passage at […]

  • 15 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Rabobank Publishes Outlook for Dredging Sector CEDA Corporate Member Rabobank has published its newest outlook for the dredging sector, and for the first time, made it available to the general public.   Greens: Abbott OKs Great Barrier Reef Destruction (Australia) Tony Abbott’s Great Barrier Reef policy, reported on today, completely ignores the impacts of mining […]

  • 10 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Fiscal Year 2013 Work Plan was released in June by the Office of Management and Budget and included $20.4 million for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, to perform a beach renourishment at Folly Beach; the first since 2005. The funds received, along with the City of Folly Beach’s 15 percent cost […]