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  • 2 July 2020
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District announced today that beginning the week of July 5, 2020, the District will commence dredging operations on the Mobile Bar Channel. The dredge vessel Robert M. White will conduct the operations, reported the Army Corps. Approximately 800,000 to 1,200,000 cubic yards of sand will be dredged from […]

  • 26 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    The $193 million Port of Townsville Channel Upgrade Project  has undergone  a project milestone, with the delivery of more than half of the total rock required to build a protective sea wall. Over 375,000 tonnes of rock has now been supplied to the Port of Townsville to build the 2.2-kilometre sea wall that will eventually […]

  • 25 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    Ports of Auckland (POAL) has applied to Auckland Council for consent to deepen the city’s shipping channel and a resource consent hearing on the matter will be held next week. Auckland’s population is forecast to grow significantly, with a million more people expected to live here by 2050. More people means more demand for the […]

  • 9 June 2020
    Business development

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, will hold the first of four planned virtual scoping meetings today for the forthcoming Port of Corpus Christi Channel Deepening Project Environmental Impact Statement (EIS). Additional meetings will be held June 11, 16 and 18, said USACE. The proposed project, located in Port Aransas, Nueces County, Texas, […]

  • 18 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, has scheduled a virtual public meeting regarding the Port of New Orleans Access Channel Deepening Feasibility Study (PONO) at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, May 20, 2020. A Tentatively Selected Plan (TSP) has been identified to deepen the access channel and reduce shipping and transportation cost to […]

  • 14 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    As the largest commercial port in northern Australia, the Port of Townsville is an essential component of Queensland’s transport network, but, at just 92 metres wide, its shipping channel is one of the narrowest in the country. The 14.9-kilometre shipping channel is dredged annually to maintain navigable depths. At present, vessels up to 238 metres […]

  • 12 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Contracted crews working for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, began maintenance dredging of the York Spit Channel in the Chesapeake Bay Saturday, May 9th to maintain safe passage for container ships calling at the Port of Baltimore. The channel is being dredged to a depth of 51 feet and width of 800 […]

  • 8 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Gold Coast Waterways Authority (GCWA) is pushing ahead with dredging works on the Gold Coast, ensuring vital transport links remain open for the city’s marine industries. “Dredging is starting in the West Crab Island Channel in the section from the Ephraim Island bridge down to the intersection with the North Channel,” CEO Hal Morris […]

  • 27 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Galveston District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers received a signed Chief of Engineers Report (Chief’s Report) for the proposed Houston Ship Channel (HSC) Expansion Project on April 23. Signed April 24 by Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite, USACE Chief of Engineers and Commanding General, the report culminates a four-year, $10 million study […]

  • 6 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge and Dock of Oak Brook, Illinois, is making good progress dredging one of the channels associated with the Baltimore Harbor. According to the Army Corps, crews are currently dredging roughly 950k cubic yards of material from the Brewerton Channel Eastern Extension, ensuring continued safe navigation for vessels going in and out of the […]

  • 25 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Army Corps’ Wilmington District has received an application from the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) Ferry Division seeking authorization to dredge a 2.5-mile segment of the Hatteras-Ocracoke ferry route identified as Sloop Channel. According to the applicant, the purpose of this project is to allow for the safe passage to and from Ocracoke […]

  • 24 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    SumCo Eco-Contracting LLC of Peabody Massachusetts, has won a $1.6 million contract to perform maintenance dredging on Waterway of Coastal Virginia Bradford Bay Channel. The channel, located in Accomack County, Virginia, serves as a vital waterway for commercial fishermen and U.S. Coast Guard vessels stationed at U.S. Coast Guard Station Wachapreague. According to the Army […]

  • 19 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Central Coast Council yesterday (Wednesday, 18 March 2020) released an update on dredging operations at the Entrance channel. According to the Council, the 2020 dredging program for the Entrance is well underway with technical surveys of the channel and the surrounding beaches completed in the past four weeks. “Central Coast Council acted quickly after […]

  • 25 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    A new Coastal Management Program under development at Lake Macquarie City Council will help guide the future for the city’s beaches, lake and Swansea Channel, the council informs. The program is a new requirement for coastal councils under NSW Government legislation, with the aim of creating consistent principles of ecologically sustainable development for the State’s […]

  • 24 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    This spring City of Marco Island residents will be able to enjoy a wider and more robust section of South Beach between the Belize at Cape Marco Condominiums and Marbelle Club Condominiums, Collier County said in their latest release.  The beach in that section will soon be refurbished with approximately 80,000 cubic yards of sand. […]

  • 14 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Adam Crouch MP – Parliamentary Secretary for the Central Coast – has just announced that the NSW Government will provide $600,000 for dredging works at the Entrance channel. In the release he said that this funding is required to be matched dollar-for-dollar by the Central Coast Council, allowing for a $1.2 million project. According to […]

  • 11 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The federal government has allocated $93 million for the next phase of deepening the Jacksonville shipping channel to 47 feet from its current depth of 40 feet. A milestone for the project and a major victory for JAXPORT, the federal government has now fully funded the government’s portion of deepening through JAXPORT’s Blount Island Marine […]

  • 7 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Port Houston Chairman Ric Campo yesterday testified before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Ways and Means – Subcommittee on Trade, concerning “Trade Infrastructure for Global Competitiveness”. In his testimony, Campo highlighted the critical need to expeditiously widen and deepen the Houston Ship Channel – “Project 11.” He stressed the economic impact of the […]

  • 6 February 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company is putting finishing touches on the Delaware River Deepening project. According to GLDD, the Delaware dredging scheme is almost complete. In their latest update, the company announced that the 12 year project to deepen the 103-mile shipping channel by a depth of five feet between Philadelphia and the Atlantic […]

  • 23 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Hall Contracting Pty Ltd has been engaged to undertake dredging and land reclamation works at Gladstone Harbor as part of the Clinton Vessel Interaction Project. “Our team will use backhoe dredge Woomera to widen the channel, creating safer conditions for vessels,” the company said in their latest release. The $80 million Clinton Vessel Interaction Project […]

  • 22 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Coast Guard has just announced that the Matagorda Ship Channel is now open for vessel traffic following the successful removal of cutter suction dredge Everett Fisher. According to the Coast Guard report, USCG lifted the safety zone and reopened the Matagorda Ship Channel to vessel traffic Tuesday evening near Port Lavaca, Texas. The […]

  • 10 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The City of Los Angeles Department of Sanitation (LASAN), through the Los Angeles County Flood Control District (LACFCD), recently requested permission from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to alter the Sepulveda Channel. According to the Corps, the proposed action would construct a diversion channel within the Sepulveda Channel. The proposed features are in-river, which […]

  • 27 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Cottrell Contracting are set to begin dredging the Norfolk Harbor Inner Channel and channel to Newport News on Saturday. Norfolk District will manage the operations and maintenance project as part of an effort to remove shoaling, allowing safe and unrestricted navigation for the largest commercial and military vessels […]

  • 24 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Los Angeles District and the Orange County Flood Control District have successfully completed flood channel repairs before Southern California’s flood season. The agencies hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony to highlight the completion of repair work on Ocean View Channel, December 20, in Huntington Beach, California. Ocean View Channel was […]

  • 11 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The NSW Government has awarded a $250,000 contract for more dredging work in Swansea Channel. Member of the NSW Upper House for the Hunter, Taylor Martin MLC, said that Sandpiper Dredging Pty Ltd won the contract following a tender by the Department of Planning, Industry and Environment – Crown Lands. “Sandpiper Dredging has just completed […]

  • 4 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, will begin operations and maintenance dredging of the Kings Bay Entrance Channel and sections of the inner channel this month. USACE awarded a $15.5 million contract in September to the Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, LLC, to execute the project. According to the Corps, Great Lakes […]

  • 3 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A dredging project that will make the Port of Virginia the deepest port on the U.S. East Coast is now underway, according to the port officials. Following the finalization of the contract, the project’s initial phase started Sunday, reported the Virginia Port Authority. “The container ships are getting bigger and require more water depth to […]

  • 2 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The City of Newport Beach will host a meeting on the Lower Newport Harbor Channel Dredging and Confined Aquatic Disposal Construction on December 4 at Friends Meeting Room, 1000 Avocado Avenue, Newport Beach, California. The goal of the proposed project is to improve navigation in Newport Harbor and identify a safe and effective disposal location […]

  • 26 November 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging operations at Harrington Back Channel have just passed the half way mark, with the beach renourishment phase of Manning Point Beach about to get underway, informs the MidCoast Council, NSW. As reported, Manning Point locals and visitors to the area will have noticed slurry being pumped onto the beach over the last few weeks […]