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  • 1 November 2012

    The urgent need for dredging at Ballina’s sand bar causes concerns for local fishermen, reports echonews. Although the dredging project was discussed several times, nothing has been done yet. Before the dredging begins, an impact study has to show how the project would affect the environment. After the analysis of this study, a lot of […]

  • 26 October 2012

    During the winter, the Borough of Avalon will receive a very significant beach fill project, reports nbc40.net. Avalon Mayor Martin Pagliughi said: “This will be one of the most significant and important beach fill projects the Borough has conducted in our history. This base of the beach fill project will be totally financed by the […]

  • 24 October 2012

    Bathers and surfers will find Cove Beach larger next summer following a dredging and beach replenishment over the winter. City Manager Bruce MacLeod attended a pre-construction meeting October 3 for the Lower Cape May Meadows Beach restoration project. He said the contract was awarded to Weeks Marine Inc. of Cranford. MacLeod said the work is […]

  • 24 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District has concluded this year’s construction of a setback levee along South River Road in West Sacramento with plans to resume next spring. The construction site will be shut down for the winter and South River Road from Marina Green Drive to Linden Road will continue to be […]

  • 10 October 2012
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    A new dredger called the Rotterdam will be arriving in Gladstone next week to continue project works for the Western Basin Dredging and Disposal Project (WBDDP). It is expected to remain on the project until February 2013. The Rotterdam, a trailer suction hopper dredger, is a self propelling vessel designed to dredge material and transport […]

  • 28 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District recently awarded construction on a 28-month contract to make improvements to the northern portion of Murphy Canal on the west bank of Jefferson Parish. The project, which is part of the Southeast Louisiana Urban Flood Damage Reduction Project (SELA), will reduce the risk of damages from […]

  • 5 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Yesterday, engineer Jorge Luis Quijano, with 36 years of experience at the waterway and who has been in charge of key projects such as the Expansion Program, became the third Panamanian Canal Administrator. Quijano was sworn in as Administrator for a seven-year period before Minister for Canal Affairs and Panama Canal Authority (ACP) Board Chairman, […]

  • 3 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    WEDA’s Eastern Chapter Annual Meeting is scheduled for October 9-11 at the Eden Roc Renaissance Miami Beach. The theme of this year’s conference is “Partnering for the Future of America’s Maritime Infrastructure and Access to the World’s Markets”. The WEDA program begins Tuesday at 1:00 PM and concludes Thursday at noon. Thursday’s session will afford […]

  • 22 August 2012

    WEDA Eastern Chapter Regional Workshop will be held from October 9-11 at the Eden Roc Renaissance Miami Beach. The theme of this year’s conference is “Partnering for the Future of America’s Maritime Infrastructure and Access to the World’s Markets”. The WEDA program begins Tuesday at 1:00 PM and concludes Thursday at noon. An icebreaker reception […]

  • 17 August 2012

    Shamel Abou-El-Seoud, a lead engineer and chief of construction and operations for the Army Corps’ Chicago district, told the state port commission that USACE will request funds to complete an important dredging project for the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor. According to nwitimes.com, these funds likely wouldn’t be available until the fiscal year that begins Oct. […]

  • 17 August 2012

    At a special meeting yesterday, the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority took action on two important matters, the Port Authority’s application to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for a permit for improvements to the Bayport Ship Channel, and the Port Authority’s formal response to the Texas Sunset Advisory Commission Staff Report. […]

  • 14 August 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District has completed an Environmental Assessment to update water release guidance in the Savannah River Basin during periods of drought. Col. Jeff M. Hall, commander of the Savannah District, approved and signed the Finding of No Significant Impact on July 30, after months of research and collaboration with […]

  • 12 August 2012

    According to jacksonville.com, the Brunswick Bar Pilots Association has written letters to the federal legislators warning that the storms filled in the channel to the point that pilots may have to wait for high tides to move ships to and from the Port of Brunswick. The Army Corps of Engineers has requested additional funding to […]

  • 9 August 2012
    Vessels

    Last month, BAE Systems teamed with Mid Ocean Tanker Company and Alterna Capital to complete the American Phoenix, a U.S. flag/Jones Act-qualified product chemical tanker. Measuring 616 feet long and 105 feet wide, it is the largest vessel ever built and launched in the State of Alabama. BAE Systems has also begun construction on the […]

  • 30 July 2012

    Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has informed the shipping, harbour craft and pleasure craft communities in Singapore’s waters that the dredging work off Pasir Panjang Ferry Terminal begins. Dredging works will be carried out by the dredgers “ Ebisu”, “Musashi” and “Hitachi”. The dredgers will be held by spuds and there will be […]

  • 24 July 2012

    During its July meeting the Captiva Erosion Prevention District (CEPD) heard from its new coastal project manager Justin McBride, who told the board dredging was fully under way, informs island-reporter.com. The dredging work will be performed by Florida Dredge and Dock, the contractor for the recent Ft. Myers Beach project. Work should be completed by […]

  • 23 July 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are scheduled to begin dredging of the Indiana Harbour and Ship Canal on September 4, i.e., in six week time, East Chicago Community news site informs. The dredging project, which encompasses removal of 400,000 cubic yards of polluted sediment from the waterways on annual basis, comes after 40 years […]

  • 17 July 2012

    The Association of Bay Area Governments and the Coastal Sediment Management Workgroup invite the public to provide input on a Coastal Regional Sediment Management Plan being developed for Fort Point, San Francisco, to Point San Pedro, Pacifica, at two identical meetings to be held in July, 2012. “Regional sediment management” refers to sand. These meetings […]

  • 9 July 2012

    The Monona City Council awarded the proposed 2012 Dredging Project construction contract to the Veit & Company Inc. A preconstruction meeting will take place before any work begins at a date in early August 2012. The 2012 Dredging Project will include site clearing and grubbing, grading, and temporary erosion control at dewatering basin in Fireman’s […]

  • 6 July 2012

    Progress on the sealing of the northern section of the front bund wall at Fisherman’s Landing is on schedule. The 8.8km bund wall created to reclaim 274 hectares at the northern end the current Fisherman’s Landing site was completed in August 2011, since then 4 million cubic metres of dredge material have been stored inside […]

  • 29 June 2012

    In a  meeting the board of creditors decided on solutions involving industrial partners. The individual offers for the three companies of the Sietas Group are higher in total than the overall offer submitted and also offer greater security for the future, since they involve strategic investors, i.e. companies from the shipbuilding industry. Amongst the individual […]

  • 18 June 2012

    Dredging project begins on Sanibel Island, reports msn.com. Crews from Florida Dredging and Dock will be removing sand from Blind Pass. Approximately 120,000 cubic yards of sand will be removed. That sand will be used for Bowman’s Beach renourishment. The project is being funded through a grant from the Florida Department of Environmental Protection and  […]

  • 15 June 2012

    The Minister of Natural Resources and Environment held discussions with relevant authorities to accelerate the dredging of canals and tributaries in the Chao Phraya River basin in the national attempt at flood prevention. Natural Resources and Environment Minister Preecha Rengsomboonsuk today presided over a meeting to discuss the dredging of waterways in the upstream, midstream […]

  • 15 June 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, and the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection have both signed a cost-sharing agreement that officially begins the Passaic River Basin General Reevaluation Study, analyzing and comparing flood risk management alternatives for communities throughout the basin. The reevaluation is one of the 15 recommendations made by […]

  • 12 June 2012

    The recent completion of a $52 million project to rid Roxana Marsh of contaminated sediment will speed the recovery of Indiana’s Grand Calumet River, marking a step forward for one of the Great Lakes’ most complex Area of Concern cleanups. Representatives from U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the State of […]

  • 21 May 2012

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that soil cleanup at the Smalley-Piper Superfund Site in Collierville, TN is scheduled to start May 30, 2012. The soil cleanup is expected to be completed by August 2012. The cleanup is being funded by the EPA. Black & Veatch, an EPA contractor, will manage the cleanup performed […]