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  • 21 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Jackson has been awarded the £3.9 million Clacton Slope Stabilization Scheme on behalf Tendring District Council. The Council has a coastline of 60km and maintains the sea defense structures along 18.5km of this frontage. With this coastline, Jackson will install a new access ramp down the cliff, a new drainage system and sheet piled walls […]

  • 16 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority Board (CPRA), which sanctioned potential legal action against Plaquemines Parish earlier this June, has been just informed that CPRA was able to proceed without the need to resort to legal action to conduct soil borings as part of a geotechnical study for a potential sediment diversion in that […]

  • 8 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Weeks Marine Inc., headquartered in Cranford, NJ, has won an $112.8 million contract for the Mississippi Coastal Improvements Program (MsCIP), comprehensive barrier island restoration plan and Ship Island Project – Phase Two. Bids for this project were solicited via the Internet with three received, reports the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD). Work will be performed in Ship Island, […]

  • 7 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Maldives President, Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom, visited this morning G. Dh. Madaveli to inaugurate the island’s new harbor and to celebrate the completion of the island’s coastal protection project. Under this scheme, a 17.926 kilometer area affected by beach erosion was filled with new sand and a 454.5-meter seawall was built around the area. The […]

  • 1 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) has just reported financial results for the three and six months ended June 30, 2018. For the three months ended June 30, 2018, GLDD reported revenue of $150.6 million, net loss from continuing operations of $1.0 million and Adjusted EBITDA from continuing operations of $21.4 million. During the second quarter, GLDD was awarded 46% of […]

  • 31 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Royal HaskoningDHV has formed part of a risk reduction team that last week visited Havana, Cuba, to share expertise on flood and climate change protection in the wake of Hurricane Irma. “The Dutch Risk Reduction Team (DRR-Team) is an initiative created by the Dutch government and water sector to share the country’s well-respected flood prevention […]

  • 16 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority has just released an interesting photo of the Cameron-Creole Marsh Creation project. The $27.1 million Cameron-Creole Watershed Grand Bayou Marsh Creation project is located in the Calcasieu-Sabine Basin in Cameron Parish, Louisiana. Using dredged sediment from Calcasieu Lake, this project will restore 609 acres and nourish 7 acres of degraded […]

  • 16 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    A combination of king tides and the extreme weather event over the weekend has resulted in significant erosion at Flaxmill Bay and Cooks Beach, Thames Coromandel District Council said in their latest release.  “Emergency works to protect and stabilize the embankment at this location will start this week,” said Area Manager North, Allan Tiplady. The weather event […]

  • 6 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    K. Guraidhoo harbor was officially inaugurated last month, June 24, by Yameen Abdul Gayoom, the President of the Maldives, the Maldives Transport and Contracting Company Plc (MTCC) said in their latest announcement.  The construction of the 281 long and 142m wide harbor started in February, 2014 and the project was successfully completed in October, 2017. According […]

  • 3 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Scarborough Borough Council Cabinet members recently visited Runswick Bay on the North Yorkshire coast to view the latter stages of the construction project to enhance the village’s sea defenses. The coastal protection works, valued at around £1.5 million, started in March and will be completed later this month. The scheme, which has been designed to […]

  • 3 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Congressmen Garret Graves and Seth Moulton yesterday introduced the Creating Opportunity and Sustainability Through Science (COASTS) Act, which will help ensure that coastal communities are more resilient and sustainable in the face of coastal degradation. Specifically, this legislation: Directs the Secretary of Commerce, through NOAA, to develop and carry out a competitive grant program focused on […]

  • 3 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD), an Illinois based provider of dredging, environmental and infrastructure services, announced yesterday the receipt of a several major dredging awards totaling $164 million. The awarded work includes: Long Beach project (Coastal Protection, New York, $54.4 million); Myrtle Beach project (Coastal Protection, South Carolina, $34.8 million); Nags Head Beach project […]

  • 29 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Efficiently-designed and well-constructed sea ports are viewed as the bedrock upon which a region’s infrastructure is developed and maintained, Fact.MR said in their latest study on global dredging market. Across the globe, freight transportation is widely achieved by sea, urging regional governments to employ dredging throughout their shores, according to the Dublin headquartered market research firm. Capital […]

  • 20 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) has selected the Archer Western-Alberici Joint Venture to provide Construction Management At-Risk (CMAR) services for the Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion Project. According to CPRA, the CMAR model integrates the construction contractor during the early design phase of the project to obtain input on cost, scheduling and constructability, which […]

  • 19 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Projects in six Louisiana coastal parishes have been approved by the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council (RESTORE Council) to receive a total of $20 million in matching funds through the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) Parish Matching Opportunities Program. The parishes will put up a total of $6.1 million as their RESTORE matching […]

  • 31 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    As the City of Boston advances solutions to protect neighborhoods from climate change-induced flooding, a new independent report released earlier this week by the Sustainable Solutions Lab at UMass Boston advises against pursuing a harbor barrier in coming decades as part of larger resilience efforts. According to the University of Massachusetts Boston’s latest announcement, the analysis found […]

  • 29 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Transnet National Ports Authority’s trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Ilembe, built by Royal IHC, recently took part in a trial for a special beach nourishment program along sections of the Golden Mile in Durban, South Africa. Under this major coastal protection scheme, the TNPA’s 5,500m³ dredger was used to collect sand from the ‘sand trap’ area […]

  • 28 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    An Egyptian delegation recently visited the Netherlands for a series of meetings with Dutch experts on a variety of water issues that urgently need to be addressed by Egypt. The issues that were discussed include integrated coastal zone management (ICZM), rural waste water treatment and agricultural water management, reported the Dutch Water Sector. During one […]

  • 26 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority is partnering with The Water Institute of the Gulf and hosting Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana to produce the fifth biennial State of the Coast Conference at the Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, from May 30 to June 1, 2018. “State of the Coast is the largest […]

  • 7 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Central Coast Council – serving the Central Coast region of New South Wales, Australia – recently kicked off $2,807,000 of important coastal foreshore and rehabilitation works at the southern end of Avoca Beach. The works, funded by the NSW State Government, will improve the infrastructure and amenity of the area as well as to deliver […]

  • 7 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Dredging operations related to the Fort Pierce Shore Protection Project are currently underway, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, said in their latest announcement.  According to USACE, the project will place 385,000 cubic yards of sand on just under one mile of eroded beach in St. Lucie County. The $6.8 million coastal protection program, […]

  • 3 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) yesterday reported financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2018. For the first three months GLDD reported revenue of $146.6 million, net loss from continuing operations of $9.3 million and Adjusted EBITDA from continuing operations of $11.7 million. According to the company, excluding the charges relating to GLDD’s previously announced […]

  • 25 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    A $9.3 million grant has been awarded to the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) to increase knowledge of the lower Mississippi River and how large-scale Coastal Master Plan projects will affect the ecosystem, navigation and economic activity. According to CPRA, the grant from the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council (RESTORE Council) will fund […]

  • 20 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Federal Permitting Improvement Steering Council (Permitting Council) has successfully reduced the permitting timetable by 22 months on the proposed Mid Barataria Sediment Diversion Project (Mid Barataria Project), allowing all permit decisions to be finalized by 2020. As the General Services Administration (GSA) announced yesterday, this expedited timeline should allow the State of Louisiana to […]

  • 19 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Board (CPRA) at its meeting yesterday presented the agency’s 3rd Quarter Progress Report. The report was presented by CPRA Deputy Executive Director Jason Lanclos. It features 72 total active projects: 5 projects in planning, 23 in construction, and 44 in engineering and design. “Implementation of these projects will benefit more than 130,800 acres […]

  • 18 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    DEME’s new trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) ‘Bonny River’ was launched last Sunday (April 15) at COSCO Guangdong Heavy Industry shipyard in China. The 15,000 cubic-meter dual fuel dredger – one of DEME’s newest generation vessels – is named after the Nigerian river of the same name. Thanks to the hull’s optimized design, the ‘Bonny River’ […]