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  • 6 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Practical completion of the $3 million Whisper Bay Breakwater and Boat Ramp Project has been achieved, with the facility to be open for public use from Monday, 11 January 2016, according to the Whitsunday Regional Council. Mayor Jenny Whitney said that the civil works for the breakwater and causeway were completed before Christmas, with the site […]

  • 5 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The New York State Parks announced yesterday that the Black Lake Boat Launch in Morristown, St. Lawrence County is about to undergo major improvements. The boarding dock and other boater amenities will be upgraded with funding from the “I Love NY Waterways” boating fund. Access from the launch is periodically hampered by seasonal changes in the […]

  • 22 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Work on the Exmouth Boat Harbor upgrade, made possible by a Royalties for Regions investment of $18.3 million, is progressing on time with the awarding of the contract for the biggest component of the project. Transport Minister Dean Nalder said that Wangara-based Ertech Pty Ltd. won the $8.34 million contract following an extensive expressions of […]

  • 24 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Willow Grove Boat Launch will be closed from November 28th until December 2nd to complete maintenance and dredging. With boater safety and facility usability set as the top priority, the Port of Longview is dredging to remove years’ worth of accumulated sediment. “We’ve completed dredging along our cargo docks and are excited to get […]

  • 14 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Parks Victoria conducted a site visit with key users of the Cape Conran boat ramp earlier this week to continue discussions on improving distribution of information and updates surrounding the ramp’s condition. Parks Victoria’s District Manager for East Gippsland, Will McCutcheon, said that this was a great opportunity to come together and talk through all aspects […]

  • 26 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Mercury Bay Community Board has just approved a plan to improve existing boat and wharf facilities around Whitianga over the next few years, as part of a new Boat Ramp Strategy for Whitianga. “Over the years there have been many investigations and proposals into possible sites for the development of a single “Destination Boat Ramp,” […]

  • 7 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Warrnambool City Council has just revealed its plan to re-apply for funding to improve boat-launching facilities at the Port of Warrnambool. According to local media, the council had applied for $2.16 million of the financing through the Victorian Government’s 2016-2017 Boating Safety and Facilities Program but has been advised the project will not be funded […]

  • 28 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Last Friday, March 25th, the Salton Sea State Recreation Area (Salton Sea), California State Parks and its partners reopened Varner Harbor and Launch Ramp. This new boat launch ramp, located on the eastern shore of the Salton Sea, is one of two public access points for recreational boaters. The re-opening of the Salton Sea’s boat […]

  • 11 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Two 70 foot narrow beam mud boats, funded by Stroud Town Council, were launched into the Stroudwater Navigation at Stonehouse on 5th November 2016. The dredger “Augustus Gloop” had been craned out of the Ham Mill pound east of Stroud where it had been working, and transported to Stonehouse by road transport. The addition of […]

  • 13 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Monroe County has just completed repair works on the dock next to the boat ramp at Harry Harris Park in Tavernier. The dock was stripped down to the pylons, the old decking was removed and the support structure was repaired. The County also is working on two boat ramp projects. On June 20th, construction work […]

  • 30 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The dredging operations have been completed at the Mallacoota Ocean Access Boat Ramp and the boat ramp has been reopened for traffic by the East Gippsland Shire Council. The excavation dredging included the mobilization of plant and equipment to the Boat Ramp site and lower car park. This is the first time since the ramp was opened […]

  • 10 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Larger commercial fishing, charter industry and recreational vessels now have safe access to Bandy Creek Boat Harbor after the success of an innovative dredging method trialed at the Department of Transport (DoT) facility. DoT Coastal Infrastructure General Manager, Steve Jenkins, said that the recent routine maintenance dredging operation, costing $1.1 million and undertaken every two […]

  • 29 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Maryland Governor Larry Hogan joined Maryland Department of Natural Resources Secretary Mark Belton and Ocean City Mayor Rick Meehan two days ago to officially open the public 64th Street Boat Ramp. “The boating industry is incredibly important to our state; it supports thousands of jobs and contributes $2 billion to our state economy,” said Governor Hogan. […]

  • 5 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The new public boat ramp at 64th Street in Ocean City, MD, was officially opened earlier this week, according to the city’s latest announcement.  The opening ceremony took place on May 1 after an ambitious construction schedule with a target date for completion before the start of the summer season, The Maryland Coast Dispatch reports. This very […]

  • 27 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Beginning Tuesday, May 2 through Thursday, May 4, the boat ramp at Huntington Park will be closed to the public due to the emergency dredging operations inside of the ramp area, the City of Newport, Virginia, just announced.  “Sediment build up on the ramps has made it difficult for boaters to use,” the city said […]

  • 8 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The boat launch at the University of Southern Mississippi’s Gulf Coast Research Laboratory, which has been open for public use during weekends, will close March 11 due to the beginning of a construction project. “As GCRL proceeds with much-needed improvements to our Halstead campus harbor area, access to our boat launch will be impacted,” said […]

  • 12 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    A boat propeller cut off a man’s legs below the knees after he fell into the water on Tuesday during the Port Canaveral channel dredging project. The stricken man, who’s name has not been released, was somehow able to cling to a rope and was rescued, WESH 2 News reports. Paramedics said that quick action […]

  • 29 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has announced that the parking lot and ramp at the Union Bay boating access site at Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park will reopen Friday, July 1. The access site and lot had been closed since October for boating access replacement work. Among the improvements with the new access site, the […]

  • 6 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The City of Victor Harbor, South Australia, will be undertaking maintenance dredging at the Bluff Boat Ramp in the following weeks to remove built up sand that will enable sea rescue boats and other craft to launch at any time. The council has engaged Maritime Constructions to undertake the dredging. Works are scheduled for up […]

  • 16 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A North Jersey tugboat captain died, and three crew members needed to be rescued from the Atlantic Ocean after their vessel sank off Fire Island, N.Y. two days ago. The boat, owned by Wittich Brothers Marine, Inc, was working in Moriches on a dredging project and was traveling back to its base in Bayonne when […]

  • 10 June 2011

    Areas of the Seward Small Boat Harbor are in critical need of repair, according to the existing Harbor Enterprise Fund.   More info: alaskadispatch By Cinthia Ritchie [mappress] Source: alaskadispatch, June 10, 2011    

  • 26 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Government of Western Australia has awarded a $4.9 million contract to Italia Stone Group (Pty Ltd) for the construction of the new weir at Bandy Creek Boat Harbor in Esperance. The contractor will begin work on the nine-month project in July, which will include 10,000 tonnes of earthworks and rockworks and see 400 tonnes […]

  • 21 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Centerville Builders, Inc., is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with constructing a 6-slip boating facility in Warwick, Rhode Island. The proposed project includes the construction of a new 6-slip boating facility called Pawtuxet by the Sea. The […]

  • 15 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A $1.8 million dredging project to restore navigable depths through the entrance of Jurien Bay Boat Harbor has been completed. Department of Transport (DoT) Coastal Infrastructure General Manager Steve Jenkins said that the completion of the dredging project ends the first stage of a works and investigation plan to address navigation and seasonal water quality […]

  • 22 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The entrance to Ventura Harbor reopened on Friday to all boating traffic, according to the Ventura Port District. Oscar Peña, the port district’s general manager, said that the harbor is returning to normal and is pleased that there were no major boating incidents reported during the closure. Sand deposits from big waves, strong currents and […]

  • 10 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance dredging to remove the accumulated sediment from both the navigation channels and within the boat harbor has begun in the Iluka Boat Harbor. The dredging areas are frequently used by commercial fishing boats and other commercial and recreational vessels. The area to be dredged within the boat harbor is within close proximity to several […]