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  • 19 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Minister for Natural Resources, Lands and Water, Kevin Humphries and Minister for Roads and Freight Duncan Gay announced that the work is now underway on a $2.5 million dredging project to boost safety for boaters using Swansea Channel. Mr Humphries said the work would provide a more reliable navigation access through the channel to make […]

  • 17 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    American Construction Co., Inc., from Tacoma, Washington, has won a $6.7 million firm-fixed-price contract for Ice Harbor and Lower Granite navigation channel maintenance, announced defense.gov. This project will be performed in Clarkston, Washington, with an estimated completion date of March 28, 2015. Bids were solicited via the Internet, with two offers received. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, […]

  • 10 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The La Quinta Channel dredging project included extending of the channel approximately 1.4 miles (to a depth of 39 feet) and constructing ecosystem restoration features to protect endangered species, wetlands and seagrass. Also, the ecosystem restoration was part of the project, consisting of an offshore rock breakwater and shore protection to protect and enhance approximately 40 acres […]

  • 25 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Bay of Plenty Regional Council has just released the latest video update on their Opureora Channel Dredging Project. For many years, the Opureora Channel has been used as a primary accessway for boat traffic between Matakana Island and the mainland at Omokoroa. It provides a critical lifeline for island residents that need to access emergency services, […]

  • 30 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    At its meeting Tuesday night, the Unalaska City Council approved an agreement with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to dredge the entrance channel of Unalaska Bay, KUCB Unalaska Community Broadcasting reports. The project will begin with a study to determine the feasibility of dredging. It will take USACE about two years to study the potential […]

  • 26 May 2010

    Representative Gene Green introduced a bill (H. R. 5329) to modify the project for navigation and environmental restoration, Houston-… [mappress] Source: marinelink, May 26, 2010;

  • 3 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Member for Terrigal, Mr Adam Crouch, has announced that emergency dredging works on the Ettalong Channel started last week (June 25). “The NSW Government has committed to substantial emergency dredging of the Ettalong Channel to ensure it is safe and accessible for all waterway users,” said Mr Crouch. According to him, this $660,000 project […]

  • 16 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    This week, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced plans to dredge the Sandy Hook Channel and place the dredged sand in the Sea Bright Offshore Borrow Area. The Sandy Hook Channel was last dredged in 2015. The plan calls for dredged material to be used to replenish the Sea Bright Offshore Borrow Area, which […]

  • 28 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The New South Wales Government has announced a tender for dredging of the Swansea Channel in Lake Macquarie. According to the government, the dredging project will remove up to 100,000 cubic metres of sand from the channel. The project also includes pumping of material via pipes to Blacksmiths Beach and spreading of spoil along Blacksmiths […]

  • 11 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority met in special session earlier this week and moved to accelerate widening of the Houston Ship Channel, the nation’s busiest waterway. “The Houston Ship Channel is open for business for all and will continue to be,” said Port of Houston Authority Chairman, Ric Campo, during the meeting. The Port […]

  • 10 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Crews are working on a Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) project to improve the channel between Lake Jackson and Little Lake Jackson in Sebring. This development program, undertaken by the contractor Douglas N. Higgins, Inc., includes the channel dredging operations, debris removal, rip-rap replacement, etc. Starting Monday, December 21, 2015, the contractor will temporarily close the […]

  • 28 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Dredging has started on the first of two improvement projects to deepen the Huston Port Authority’s container terminal channels from 40 feet to 45 feet, matching the depth of the Houston Ship Channel. The contractor has been onsite preparing the dredge material placement areas to receive material since May. The Barbours Cut Channel is being […]

  • 8 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    According to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, approximately 65,000 cubic yards of sediment will be dredged from the Swinomish Channel from September 2014 until February 2015. This deepening scheme will involve clamshell dredging in the southern channel near Goat Island and Skagit Bay with placement of the dredged material at the Rosario […]

  • 20 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The long awaited Calabar Channel dredging project that will boost economic activities in Cross River and neighboring states was inaugurated on Friday by Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan. The inauguration of the project, a joint venture between the Nigeria Ports Authority (NPA) and Niger Global Engineering, ends years of controversy and apprehension concerning the feasibility of opening the […]

  • 19 August 2012

    The dredging of Pentwater channel at Lake Michigan has been completed. The project was undertaken to increase the water depths at the channel mouth to accommodate large watercraft with significant drafts. “We are very pleased to have this project completed so that boaters can confidently access Pentwater Harbor and enjoy everything that the village has […]

  • 19 June 2010

    City Council will vote on contract to clear decades’ worth of toxins buildup, later to possibly be sent to Port of Long Beach project.   [mappress] Source: dailypilot, June 20, 2010;

  • 28 November 2013

    On the orders of Makati Mayor Jejomar Erwin S. Binay, the city’s Department of Engineering and Public Works (DEPW) on Wednesday started to conduct dredging operations at the Makati Diversion Channel where the Calatagan and Ayala Creeks intersect, as part of intensified flood control measures being undertaken by the city government. The mayor said priority […]

  • 10 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Adam Crouch MP – Member for Terrigal has just released the following statement after a public meeting in Ettalong Beach, NSW, on applying for ‘Rescuing Our Waterways’ dredging funding. “The collective voice of our community was loud and clear at tonight’s meeting: Central Coast Council urgently must take action at Ettalong Channel, and apply for State funding […]

  • 16 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) said in its latest announcement that the dredging works off West Jurong Channel and Pesek Basin are set to continue until May 30, 2019. According to MPA’s notice, these operations will be carried out by a fleet of dredging vessels, held in position by 3 spuds system. There will be […]

  • 17 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging operations on the Port of Puducherry entrance channel, undertaken by the Dredging Corporation of India Ltd (DCI), are moving ahead according to schedule, the company said in its latest release. DCI’s new inland cutter suction dredger ID Ganga, which joined their dredging fleet in December 2016, has been mobilized for this work. After initial preparations, […]

  • 11 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    FSUE Rosmorport has just announced that the Phase 1 of the access channel and water area of MSCC Bronka (Multipurpose Sea Cargo Complex Bronka, Big Port St. Petersburg) has been put into the operations. The construction of the access channel and the water area lasted from April 2013 till December 2015. During the works, around 20.2 mln […]

  • 20 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    UNC Coastal Studies Institute, a Roanoke Island-based inter-university research institute, has just released a video about the Rodanthe ferry channel dredging program. The video shows how an interdisciplinary team of scientists from the UNC Coastal Studies Institute works with the North Carolina Department of Transportation to provide recommendations for the deposit of dredge sediments that will result […]

  • 19 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Port Freeport Commissioners have passed a resolution calling an election on May 5, 2018, on a ballot measure authorizing the port to issue up to $130 million in bonds for the Freeport Harbor Channel Improvement Project. The proposed bond package, coupled with approximately $165 million in federal funds, would pay for the deepening and partial […]

  • 17 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Coos Bay is ready for tomorrow’s Channel Modification Public Meeting that will provide additional information about the proposed deepening and widening of the Federal navigation channel. The meeting will take place at the Coos Bay Library Thursday, October 18, 2018, from 4:00 PM  5:00 PM. The Port of Coos Bay has proposed to deepen […]

  • 31 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, has awarded a contract in the amount of $6.2 million to Bertucci Contracting Company LLC, for shoreline stabilization along the Houston Ship Channel’s Mid Bay Placement Area and Placement Area 15 in Chambers County, Texas. Work will consist of replacement of damaged riprap along the shoreline in […]

  • 3 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Vitol Virgin Islands Corporation and the Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority (WAPA) are beginning with the Richmond Channel dredging works and dock improvements at the Richmond facility. Dredging activity is anticipated to last for a period of four weeks and will be conducted intermittently in order to accommodate other construction activities. All work will be performed […]