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  • 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 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Swansea Channel dredging program has officially started. Roads and Maritime Services, a NSW Government agency delivering safe and efficient journeys throughout NSW, said that boaters are advised to keep clear of dredging work and exercise extreme caution in the Swansea Channel between Pelican Marina and “The Dropover” for about two months. The dredge barge […]

  • 18 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Port Houston recently hosted a briefing for the City of Houston’s Chief Resiliency Officer Stephen Costello. Port staff highlighted the impacts of Hurricane Harvey on the Houston Ship Channel and discussed the need for strategies to minimize the effects of future flood and rain events on the waterway. Much of the floodwaters resulting from Harvey […]

  • 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 […]

  • 14 April 2010

    When low tide arrives, Jardar Nygaard, co-owner of Cos Cob-based Fjord Fisheries, knows there’s a good chance his clam boat will scrape the river bottom as it sails the Mianus River… [mappress] Source:greenwichtime,April 14,2010;

  • 1 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The project to deepen, widen and lengthen the Lyttelton Harbor’s shipping channel is now complete and ready for use, the New Zealand’s Lyttelton Port Company (LPC) said in its latest release.  The trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Fairway wrapped up the project late last year, and now twenty-two new navigation aids see Lyttelton become one of […]

  • 11 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Lyttelton Port Company (LPC) has 14 monitoring buoys around the harbor and the wider coastal area, measuring water clarity, currents, wave height, salinity, dissolved oxygen and temperature. Dr Leonie Andersen from Vision Environment installed the buoys in September 2016 to provide baseline data on the harbor’s natural fluctuations before channel deepening/dredging begins this year. The […]

  • 30 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Port of Gulfport dredging works that will bring the port’s shipping channel to its federally authorized depth of 36 feet are progressing as planned. The channel leading to and from the port was 33 feet deep, 3 feet less than its authorized depth. Dredging of the channel began on September 7th and so far approximately 16,000 […]

  • 26 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The permit to dredge the East Gregerie Channel in Crown Bay, St. Thomas has been approved by the US Army Corp of Engineers, announced the Virgin Islands Port Authority.  VIPA can now begin dredging the channel and the northern side of the Austin Monsanto Marine Terminal cruise ship pier to provide safer berthing conditions for large cruise […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 29 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    A lifeline has been thrown to the Gulf community with Member for Mount Isa Robbie Katter confirming a $1.7 million dredging package for the Port of Karumba. The State Government funds come after constant lobbying from the local member calling for the Minister to step in and commit to the upkeep of this essential piece of […]

  • 5 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Antwerp Port Authority has invited bidders to submit their offers for the 4th Harbor Dock channel dredging project. This contract aims to carry out dredging on the harbor floor in the Antwerp Dock Complex on the right bank with the main goal to creating more depth for shipping. The overall objective of this framework is to make […]

  • 12 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    After a little over 2 years of deepening and widening the Bayport Channel, the Port Houston dredging is finished. The channel was deepened by five feet to match the 45 ft. depth of the Houston Ship Channel and was also widened between 50 to 100 feet, reported the port. The project will improve navigational safety […]

  • 4 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The deepening of the Arthur Kill Channel is part of the ongoing construction of the overall 50 foot Harbor Deepening Project.  The contract area is along the Arthur Kill Channel between Richmond County, New York and Union County, New Jersey from the New York Container Terminal southward to the Conoco Phillips 66 Refinery and Oil […]

  • 9 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Ferry services between Wagstaffe, Ettalong and Palm Beach could resume in a matter of weeks, if not days, according to Member for Terrigal Mr Adam Crouch. In a speech to the NSW Parliament, Mr Crouch said: “It hopes to resume permanent services as quickly as possible.” “To date, around 15,000 cubic meters of sand has […]

  • 2 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance dredging will begin at Dawesville ocean entrance this week, helping maintain the navigational channel for boating, according to the Western Australia Department of Transport’s latest announcement. Department of Transport’s General Manager of Coastal Infrastructure, Donna West, said the annual sand replenishment at Dawesville helps to maintain the natural northward flow of sand along the […]

  • 29 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Ukrainian Port Authority has just announced that on March 24th the Environment Ministry granted the Mariupol seaport an indefinite permit to dredge the waters and approach channel of the seaport throughout the period of the port’s operation. The authority was able to obtain the indefinite permit because of the simplification of the procedures for obtaining […]

  • 27 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Port of Houston Commission has approved “critical-path” professional services for the Houston Ship Channel expansion project. The ship channel expansion work approved by the Port Commission includes critical-path professional services for engineering, design and project coordination. According to Port Houston Executive Director Roger Guenthe, the widening and deepening of the ship channel will allow […]

  • 30 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Government Department of the Environment and Energy has granted conditional approval for Gladstone Ports Corporation’s Clinton Vessel Interaction Project. According to the government, the approval was given to GPC to dredge approximately 800 000m³ from the existing Clinton channel and dispose the dredged material in the Western Basin Reclamation Area in Gladstone, Queensland. […]

  • 7 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Westport-based grab hopper dredger Kawatiri has arrived in Eastland Port and is ready to undertake some cleanup work in the area. “It’s here for a routine three week dredging operation to remove the sediment that builds up in the harbor navigation channel and turning basin,” Eastland Group said in its latest announcement. According to the […]

  • 15 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The Great Lakes Council has hired Neumann Contractors to undertake the much needed dredging works in the Corrie Channel. The Corrie Channel is situated at the confluence between the Lower Myall River and Port Stephens Estuary on the north-western side of Corrie Island. The required dredge site itself is located approximately 2km from the town of […]

  • 31 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Tangipahoa Parish President, Robby Miller, has announced that the dredging project on the Tangipahoa River is set to begin today, Tangipahoa Parish Government said in its latest release.  Miller said that dredging operations on the Tangipahoa Bar Channel will start Tuesday, October 31, and is expected to continue through Thursday, November 2, at the mouth of the river. […]

  • 23 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Port of Frederikshavn has just released a video about their major port expansion project which will create many new opportunities for this area. This development scheme involves establishment of the new breakwaters, deepening and widening of the approach channel, turning basin and stopping area as well as some 1,000 meters of quay and 300,000 m² hinterland. The […]

  • 8 June 2011

    The former Labor government has been accused of lying when it said shortly before the March election it had bought a dredge for Swansea… BY DAMON CRONSHAW (theherald) [mappress] Source: theherald, June 8, 2011  

  • 25 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The West Beach Boat Launch will close until 31 August to allow for the removal of seagrass wrack clogging the boat ramps and channel, the Government of South Australia said in its latest release. Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources (DEWNR) Manager, Coastal Management, Murray Townsend, said that storms last Saturday had caused severe […]