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  • 6 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, has received supplemental funding for disaster recovery projects on Folly Beach, Myrtle Beach, Edisto Beach, Pawleys Island, the Charleston Harbor and the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway as part of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018. The Charleston District has already received and used $29 million of this funding […]

  • 7 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Commissioner Bob Martin will join U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials, U.S. Congressman Frank LoBiondo (NJ-02), Ocean County officials and local officials in launching a major coastal construction project on Long Beach Island today. A news conference will be held at the beach on East 5th Street in Ship Bottom […]

  • 18 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Over $1.6 million in shared grants funding has been awarded to 45 projects across Western Australia’s coastal regions to support coastal management work and improved coastal amenities, Government of Western Australia said in its latest release.  Coastal Adaptation and Protection (CAP) and Coastal Management Plan Assistance Program (CMPAP) grants support the planning and sustainable management of […]

  • 9 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Baker-Polito Administration’s Seaport Economic Council (SEC) has announced a total of $5 million in awards for 13 coastal communities. These grant awards will advance collaborative initiatives to improve public infrastructure and promote maritime economic development in a wide array of coastal cities and towns. “The Blue Economy is an integral component of Massachusetts’s long-term […]

  • 3 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Deputy Minister of Roads and Urban Transportation and Managing Director of Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO) said that currently as many as 150 projects on port and coastal areas are underway in the country in partnership with the private sector. These project mainly concern port infrastructures and superstructure such as providing operational equipment for the […]

  • 22 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Louisiana’s Governor John Bel Edwards yesterday unveiled the newly-completed restoration of the Caminada Headlands, a 13-mile stretch of beach and dune running from the Belle Pass outlet of Bayou Lafourche eastward to Caminada Pass at the end of Elmer’s Island. “This is the largest single ecosystem restoration the state Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority has […]

  • 2 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant has announced 17 projects totaling more than $20.85 million that will be funded through the most recent Phase II Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act (GOMESA) disbursement. GOMESA was created in 2006 by Congress and shares leasing revenues among the four Gulf oil and gas producing states of Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas […]

  • 2 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    ABPmer, a leading UK marine consultancy, has been commissioned by AMEC Environment & Infrastructure UK Limited to undertake coastal process impact assessments of two coastal projects on the Gibraltar coast. The assessments will form part of the Environmental Statements being prepared by AMEC for HM Government Gibraltar in relation to a reclamation scheme at Western […]

  • 29 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Transport Minister Dean Nalder today officially opened Port Geographe reconfiguration project in Busselton. The completion of the $28.15 million reconfiguration of coastal structures will offer a positive future for the environment, recreation and housing in the area. At the opening today, Minister Nalder said that the State Government’s significant investment at Port Geographe had provided the right setting […]

  • 10 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council voted yesterday to approve the Initial Funded Priorities List (FPL) pursuant to the Resources and Ecosystems Sustainability, Tourist Opportunities and Revived Economies of the Gulf Coast States Act of 2012 (RESTORE Act). The FPL includes funding for seven projects in Louisiana totaling approximately $52 million. “We are very pleased […]

  • 11 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Gibraltar Ornithological and Natural History Society (GONHS) has expressed its concern with the ongoing coastal protection works at Camp Bay. “These works, which have been attributed to emergency measures, should nevertheless have followed the proper procedures and should have sought advice from locally-available expertise,” stated GONHS. “Although GONHS understands that the Department of the […]

  • 24 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    University College London (UCL) and HR Wallingford, the specialist hydraulic research and consultancy, are collaborating to construct the largest tsunami simulator in Europe, to better understand the impact of these devastating natural phenomena on buildings and coastal defences. The facility, which is being funded by a €1.9 million European Research Council (ERC) Starting Grant “URBAN […]

  • 28 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    DEP’s Florida Coastal Management Program (FCMP) has partnered with Florida Sea Grant to fund the completion of seven Coastal Partnership Initiative (CPI) grant-funded, community-based coastal projects around the state. Florida Sea Grant has committed $150,000 this year to fund these projects, which will immediately benefit their communities and are matched dollar-for-dollar by the communities. “The […]

  • 15 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council (RI CRMC)) is currently seeking pre-proposals for habitat restoration project funding through its R.I. Coastal and Estuarine Habitat Restoration Program and Trust Fund. Proposed projects should seek to restore or enhance ecological conditions that have been degraded by human impacts in coastal or estuarine habitats such as coastal […]

  • 21 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The State of California’s Coastal Conservancy awarded a series of grants, totaling over $2.6 million, to seven projects that will protect coastal land, improve watershed health, restore habitat and increase public access to the coast. The full list grants, authorized on January 18 at the Coastal Conservancy’s Board meeting in San Diego, is as follows: […]

  • 7 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    NOAA’s National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science has awarded more than $1.1 million for research to give coastal communities new ways to incorporate natural infrastructure, such as restored wetlands, into their coastal resilience planning for sea level rise and coastal flooding. Coastal communities and their ecosystems are threatened by rising seas and coastal flooding that […]

  • 19 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Board of the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) held its monthly meeting in Belle Chasse in Plaquemines Parish and used the opportunity to spotlight billions of dollars in projects in the Southeast Louisiana region, and to report on innovative funding ideas being pursued to enable more Coastal Master Plan projects to get […]

  • 18 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards yesterday announced $60 million in new coastal projects to be built and paid for with funds from the settlement of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill. “The oil spill impacted Louisiana’s environment and natural resources, but it also took a toll on our way of life and the recreational opportunities that make Louisiana […]

  • 16 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer, Congressman Jerrold Nadler, Congressman Hakeem Jeffries, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and City officials two days ago broke ground on a long-awaited Coney Island shoreline protection project that will construct a series of T-groin rock jetties between West 37th Street and Brighton Beach. The Coney Island Reach project consists of approximately three […]

  • 13 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Since receiving a one-year extension on a project to beneficially re-use dredged material for marsh elevation and restoration in Ninigret Pond, the R.I. Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) and its project partners have refined the project design and soon will be going out to bid for construction. Because the breachway and delta are very dynamic […]

  • 24 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Construction has begun on the £36 million Clacton and Holland-on-Sea coast protection scheme in Essex, UK. Designed by Mott MacDonald, the project will cover a 5km stretch from Clacton Pier to Holland Haven, protecting over 3,000 homes and businesses for the next 100 years. Mott MacDonald is now delivering project management, site supervision and construction […]

  • 6 April 2012

    $60 million worth of projects will be performed in and around the Cape Fear waterways during this year. For the beach towns in New Hanover, Brunswick and Pender Counties beach renourishment and dredging are crucial to both the local and regional economy. Holden Beach Mayor Alan Holden said: “Now our inlet is in such bad […]

  • 22 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Western Australia has announced more than $1.6 million in funding for projects that help manage WA’s world-renowned coastline. Coastal Adaptation and Protection (CAP) grants fund projects that identify and adapt to coastal hazards: Coastal Management Plan Assistance Program (CMPAP) supports sustainable use of coastal areas through strategic planning; Coastwest funds projects that […]

  • 25 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    County residents in 170 homes in flood-hit areas will benefit from a six-year investment in flood protection, announced Northumberland County Council. Another 380 homes affected by coastal erosion will also see significant investment. The Council secured the DEFRA agreement, which will ensure that vulnerable areas are protected, following work over the past 15 months with the government […]

  • 18 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Environment Secretary Owen Paterson is to officially launch Europe’s most ambitious man-made coastal nature project that will guarantee a place for tens of thousands of migratory birds, and combat the threats from climate change and coastal flooding. Wallasea Island in the Thames Estuary will be transformed from levee-protected farmland into a thriving wetland, twice the size […]

  • 27 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The National Oceanography Centre (NOC) and the University of Liverpool have developed a new visualization tool to predict the maximum cost of coastal flooding to communities around estuaries. This method works by combining high impact flooding scenarios with land use maps. Researchers used this method to find that the economic damage of coastal flooding increased […]