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  • 4 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Maritiem Cluster Friesland delivered another DP1 Multi Purpose Support vessel 3512 to Acta Marine. Lady sponsor Mrs. E. (Litsa) Kwantes, named the ‘’Coastal Chariot’’ of Acta Marine on 20th February in Rotterdam. The multi-purpose vessel has been custom-built and constructed within only 12months. The vessel will be deployed upon projects in dredging, geotechnical and offshore […]

  • 26 November 2012

    Pangasinan Provincial Administrator Rafael Howard F. Baraan pointed out the difficulty that the provincial government went through to implement coastal management efforts and river clean up projects. The provincial government underwent dismantling of illegal fish pens, dredging, mangrove planting and dispersal of fingerlings along the river systems of the province to revitalize the ecosystem there. […]

  • 20 November 2013
    Equipment, Technology

    Eighteen European partners are joining forces to develop a toolkit for making coasts less vulnerable to flooding and the impact of floods. The new toolkit provides policymakers with concrete instruments and methods for enhancing protection of their coast from the dangers of sea flooding, coastal erosion and sudden floods caused by rainfall. Deltares in coordinator […]

  • 9 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The state Senate’s Ports and Marine Resources Committee visited coastal ports last week, committee chairman Sen. Brice Wiggins said. The group inspected Bienville Port in Hancock County and the state Port of Gulfport. After that, they were in Jackson County to tour the Port of Pascagoula. “Every year we travel to Jackson for the Port […]

  • 4 December 2017
    Business & Finance

     Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has just released a very interesting video about their Sharjah coastal protection project in the United Arab Emirates. This shoreline development scheme, undertaken by the trailing suction hopper dredger Coastway, involved a significant amount of dredging works and demolition of existing rock armor groynes and revetments for reuse in the new structures. […]

  • 1 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Funding has been confirmed for the development of Redland City Council’s comprehensive Coastal Adaptation Strategy. Council will receive $195,650 from the State Government’s QCoast2100 Program for phases 1-5 of the strategy, which will identify and develop management plans for coastal hazard. Redland City Mayor, Karen Williams, said that the funding, approved by the Local Government […]

  • 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 […]

  • 21 September 2011

    Councils along the NSW coast have just received a $7.5 million windfall from the State government for coastal and estuary management … (manningrivertimes) [mappress] Source: manningrivertimes, September 21, 2011;

  • 30 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    New coastal defenses are being built as part of the North Portsea Island Coastal Scheme which have been designed to reduce the risk of coastal flooding and erosion to the area over the next 100 years. To increase the flood risk management in this area, the seawall height will need to be increased by approximately […]

  • 2 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The first project to investigate the role of biological processes on the future evolution of the UK coastline is expected to produce valuable insights that will shape coastal protection policy. This project, called BLUE-coast, is led by the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) alongside nine partner organisations. The research will improve the ability to accurately predict […]

  • 7 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, will host informational outreach events featuring discussions about coastal processes, erosion and the Corps’ Regulatory Program. These events, facilitated by the Corps staff, will discuss: effects of lake levels on coastal erosion, other things affecting coastal erosion, the role of dunes in protecting coastal bluffs, coastal geology […]

  • 23 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) will hold a Coastal Connections event in Plaquemines Parish on September 12, 2018, to showcase land building capability of Mississippi River. According to CPRA, the event will offer attendees the opportunity to learn more about the Mid-Barataria and Mid-Breton Sediment Diversions – coastal restoration projects that will rebuild […]

  • 3 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Indonesian and Dutch government today launched a comprehensive five-year multi million public-private partnership initiative for enhancing coastal safety at the North Coast of Java. The partnership aims to build stable coastlines with reduced erosion risk through a unique integration of mangrove restoration, small scale hard-engineering and sustainable land use. The initiative, financed by the […]

  • 12 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The damage caused to beaches by extreme storms on exposed energetic coastlines and the rate at which they recover can now be accurately predicted thanks to new research led by the University of Plymouth. Working with the University of New South Wales, scientists have developed a computer model which uses past wave observations and beach […]

  • 30 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Damen recently delivered their DOP dredge pump as a complete turnkey package to Israel, for a unique coastal protection project.  The DOP doing the job is a DOP200 fitted out with a jet water assisted leveler head. It will mine sand at a max depth of -7m. “The discharge distance to the geotubes varies between 200m […]

  • 8 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Rep. Fred Upton, recently joined 17 colleagues in sending a bipartisan letter to Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney and Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Army (Civil Works) R.D. James requesting sufficient funding for the Great Lakes Coastal Resiliency Study (GLCRS) in the Fiscal Year 2019 budget. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers proposed […]

  • 6 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The 2017 National Coastal Restoration Conference will take place in Christchurch, New Zealand, from March 22 – 26, 2017. The theme for the 2017 conference is ‘Diverse coastal environments in a time of change’ and being based in Christchurch will show-case the wide variety of coastal landscapes in and around Christchurch/North Canterbury and the Banks Peninsula. […]

  • 4 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    An overwhelming 88 percent of Louisiana voters want their legislators to vote for the 2017 Coastal Master Plan, according to a new statewide poll released yesterday, ‘Restore the Mississippi River Delta’ just announced. The master plan is the state’s science-based blueprint for large-scale restoration and protection of Louisiana’s critical coastal areas. The draft plan will […]

  • 4 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) has announced the release of the 2019 Request for Proposals for the National Coastal Resilience Fund (NCRF), which provides grant funding to restore, increase and strengthen natural infrastructure to protect coastal communities. This year, Congress has again provided funding for Title IX of the National Oceans and Coastal Security Act, […]

  • 24 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Governor Scott Walker announced recently that the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has awarded Wisconsin a three-year $840,000 Coastal Resilience Grant to help Lake Michigan communities and property owners in Southeastern Wisconsin reduce damages from coastal hazards and sustain the operation of their coastal economic assets. The grant entitled “Improving Economic Security in Coastal Wisconsin” […]

  • 25 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Colac Otway Shire, a local government area in the Barwon South West region of Victoria, Australia, is calling on the State Government to commit $4.3 million to urgently address coastal erosion which is severely impacting the coastline in and around Apollo Bay. Colac Otway Mayor, Cr Jason Schram, said that the Council had been advocating […]

  • 11 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Construction works on the Fairhaven to Church Scar Coastal Protection Scheme are now complete, according to the Fylde Council. VBA – a joint venture between VolkerStevin, Boskalis Westminster and SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business – worked together with Fylde Council on this £22m coastal protection scheme along the Fylde coast. Under the project, the contractor replaced the […]

  • 12 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership and Portsmouth City Council’s coastal engineering team have started work on the Tipner Lake Coastal Defense scheme. The scheme, part of the overall North Portsea Island Coastal Flood Defenses, will run from the Mountbatten Centre, Twyford Avenue to the Ports Creek roundabout. The work will take place in three phases from April – […]

  • 22 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    A ribbon-cutting ceremony for the opening of a very important seawall reconstruction scheme took place on September 14 at Cape Lisburne, USACE’s Alaska District reports. The seawall serves as a buffer of protection between the Chukchi Sea and the runway at a remote radar site near Point Hope. Lt. Col. Penny Bloedel, deputy district commander […]

  • 23 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Washington State Department of Ecology has secured seven National Coastal Wetlands Conservation grants worth more than $5 million. The 2020 federal grants will help local partners restore and enhance nearly 500 acres of coastal wetlands and 17,500 feet of marine shoreline in Jefferson, Kitsap, Snohomish, Thurston, and Whatcom counties. More details about the each […]

  • 1 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dr Alice Hall has won the Innovation Award at the CIRIA BIG Biodiversity Challenge Awards for her research in coastal infrastructure and defences. Bournemouth University (BU) ecologist worked with Scarborough Borough Council and University of Hull (Dr Sue Hull) on a scheme to protect houses and coastal infrastructure in Runswick Bay in North Yorkshire with […]