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  • 5 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Coastal Engineering Consultants, a Naples, FL based company involved in coastal engineering, planning, survey and mapping, and coastal geology, has just released these amazing photos from the Caillou Lake Headland barrier island project, also known as Whiskey Island. The restoration of Whiskey Island is located along the south central coastline of Louisiana and is being constructed […]

  • 4 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Work has begun on a two-year, £17.5m coastal protection project along the Fylde coast, according to the VolkerStevin’s latest release.  The project is a partnership between Fylde Council, VBA and the Environment Agency. The work includes replacement of the current concrete defenses in poor condition along the two mile stretch between Fairhaven and Church Scar at […]

  • 27 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    A seawall at Nantasket Beach will have its center section fortified as part of the Nantasket Beach Hurricane and Storm Damage Reduction project in Hull, Massachusetts. George R. Cairns & Sons, Inc., of Windham, New Hampshire will do the work under a $2,696,200 contract. “The project consists of installing an approximately 2,200-linear-foot stone toe revetment […]

  • 27 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, recently awarded a $19.2 million contract to Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD) to dredge 1.2 million cubic yards of sand that will be used to fortify the beaches and dune system in Bethany, South Bethany and Fenwick Island. According to the latest project update, the […]

  • 26 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Barnegat Bay Dredging Company recently began dredging of the shoals within the NJ Intracoastal Waterway (NJIWW). According to the Stone Harbor (NJ), the company is using Dredge Fullerton to perform the NJIWW work near Markers 419 to 421. The town also reported that apart from dredging operations, the project also includes sand placement on the Ring Island nesting […]

  • 25 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana’s Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) has released for public feedback its project selections for the first $20 million installment of the 15-year, $100 million Parish Matching Opportunities Program under the Resources and Ecosystems Sustainability, Tourist Opportunities and Revived Economies of the Gulf Coast States Act of 2012 (RESTORE Act). The RESTORE Parish Matching […]

  • 23 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A new phase of ground investigation works for the Southsea Coastal Scheme will begin on Monday, 26 February, reports the Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP). The main program of ground investigation work took place throughout autumn 2017, however there are some areas along the seafront that need additional testing during February and March. According to […]

  • 23 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Work has begun on a two-year, £17.5 million coastal protection project along the Fylde coast. The work is a partnership between Fylde Council, VBA and the Environment Agency to replace the current concrete defenses in poor condition along the two mile stretch between Fairhaven and Church Scar at Lytham St Annes, which would have required […]

  • 21 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, is nearing completion of the Absecon Inlet seawall and boardwalk reconstruction at the northern end of Atlantic City, New Jersey. USACE just released the latest aerial view of the project, which is designed to reduce the risk of storm damages and help the city restore recreational access along the […]

  • 19 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Agriculture, Countryside and Land Management Services of the States of Guernsey has just released the latest update on their L’Ancresse coastal protection project.  The work has entailed the formation of a rock armor protection over the existing toe of the wall, predominantly in front of panels 4 and 5. Boulders in the region of 3-4 tonnes […]

  • 16 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Borough of Mantoloking has just released the latest update on their coastal protection scheme, saying that the beach from just a bit south of Herbert to the Mantoloking/Brick border has been replenished. Weeks Marine has flipped and is now working it’s way north to complete the Base Bid at 1071 Ocean Avenue which should happen […]

  • 16 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Coastal Wetlands Planning, Protection, and Restoration Act (CWPPRA) Program kicked off its 28th Priority Project List (PPL) on January 30th, January 31st, and February 1st. These Regional Planning Team meetings, held in Grand Chenier, Morgan City, and Lacombe, gave the public the opportunity to nominate projects that restore and protect Louisiana’s coastal wetlands. “Anyone […]

  • 14 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Wrightsville Beach Coastal Storm Damage Reduction Project, worth $9.4 million, is now officially underway. The project is Federally funded and under the supervision of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the Town of Wrightsville Beach said in its latest announcement. Earlier this month, Weeks Marine, Inc. began mobilization operations including installation of large pipes on […]

  • 6 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority is continuing field studies in February 2018 as part of ongoing environmental and technical work for the Roberts Bank Terminal 2 Project. The Project is a proposed new three‐berth container terminal that would provide 2.4 million TEUs of additional container capacity annually. The Scheme is undergoing a federal environmental assessment […]

  • 5 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Deltares, in association with Witteveen+Bos, will conduct a study focusing on the natural and man-made dynamics of the Aruba coastline and propose possible solutions. The objective of the study is to get a better understanding of the physical system on the island in order to improve resilience and derive sustainable solutions; ‘Why is coastal erosion […]

  • 31 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, has received an application for a DA permit regarding the proposed Cricket Cove Marina Dredging project. According to USACE, the permit is for maintenance dredging of an existing mooring basin located adjacent to the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway (AIWW) at the terminus of Baker Street, Litter River, Horry County, South […]

  • 26 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council (Council) voted on Wednesday, January 24th 2018, to approve funding $1,790,546 in implementation funding for the Robinson Preserve Wetlands Restoration project sponsored by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. These funds will be used to restore 118.2 acres of coastal habitat and restore more natural hydrology, along with related […]

  • 23 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    KS Associates has announced that Mark P. Cencer, P.E., has been promoted to Director of Coastal Engineering Services. In his new role, Mark leads the KS Coastal Engineering Group in providing planning, design, and construction engineering services for all types of waterfront infrastructure, with a focus on projects along the Great Lakes and inland bodies […]

  • 18 January 2018

    U.S. Senators Rob Portman, co-Chair of the Senate Great Lakes Task Force, and Task Force member Sherrod Brown, sent a letter to the Director of the Office of Management and Budget as well as the Acting Assistant Secretary of the Army Corps requesting funding for a Great Lakes coastal resiliency study in the President’s FY 2019 budget […]

  • 15 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    HR Wallingford is to undertake physical modelling studies for a major breakwater which forms part of the proposed port expansion of San Antonio, Chile. According to the company, the recently awarded Outer Port project – known as the Puerto de Gran Escala (PGE) – represents a major expansion of the existing port infrastructure of San […]

  • 12 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Sen. Bob Wieckowski yesterday introduced new state legislation to ease the financial burden on local jurisdictions working to prevent flooding in residential and business communities along the southern end of San Francisco Bay. According to Wieckowski, SB 881 would add the Shoreline Project to the list of flood control projects that can receive state flood […]

  • 11 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Governor Scott Walker yesterday announced over $8 million in grants for five harbor maintenance and improvement projects in Wisconsin. Improvements will promote waterborne freight and assist economic development in the communities where they are located, according to the Walker’s announcement. Grantees include: City of Superior (Douglas County) – $1.7 million to install new sheet piling […]

  • 9 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Mackley is making good progress with a scheme designed to maintain the structural integrity of the harbor arm in the historic town of Hastings on the Sussex coast, the company said in their latest release.  Under the scheme, which is being carried out on behalf of Hastings Borough Council, 6-9 tonne rock armor with crest […]

  • 9 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Neptune Marine together with C-Job Naval Architects has successfully designed and delivered a 200m³ Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger (TSHD), the EuroHopper 200. Representing a new design for the yard’s portfolio, the vessel’s engineering package was a collaborative effort between the two companies. “After receiving an initial 3D design from Neptune, we started with the naval architecture, […]

  • 5 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Dynamic Coast research project continues in 2018, building on the earlier National Coastal Change Assessment. The next phase will map and categorize the resilience of Scotland’s natural coastal defenses (identifying where low dunes may breach), it will estimate how future climate change may exacerbate erosion on a soft (erodible) coast. It will also incorporate […]

  • 21 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Restore the Mississippi River Delta organization said in their latest announcement that 2017 has been a busy year for coastal restoration in Louisiana. Louisiana’s 2017 Coastal Master Plan passed unanimously and progress was made on several large-scale restoration projects. In their latest post, The Restore the Mississippi River Delta presented a few of the […]