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  • 18 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Indonesian and Dutch water experts – during the recent seminars in Jakarta and Surabaya –  discussed options to integrate the concept of Building with Nature in future infrastructural projects in Indonesia. The seminars took place on 10 and 12 March and were part of a trade mission and a state visit by Dutch King Willem-Alexander and […]

  • 18 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES) has been awarded a $500,000 grant by the National Science Foundation (NSF) to lead a coalition of scientists from around the country to study the impact of storms, sea-level rise, and climate change on estuaries and bays. This national Research Coordination Network (RCN), part of NSF’s […]

  • 17 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Ducks Unlimited’s Phil’s Cut Marsh Enhancement Project is currently under construction in Terrebonne Parish.  This project will enhance 2,700 acres of fresh and intermediate marsh in the Terrebonne Basin, where rates of coastal land loss are high. The project includes the installation of a new flap gate water-control structure and construction of earthern terraces along […]

  • 12 March 2020
    Business & Finance

     Officials of the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) joined yesterday St. Bernard Parish Government for the ground breaking of the Bayou Terre Aux Boeufs Ridge Restoration project. The armoring project was designed by Royal Engineering and Deep South Construction and Salvage are in charge of the project. St. Bernard Parish Government paid […]

  • 10 March 2020
    Business & Finance

     Eko Atlantic has just released this amazing video, named ‘How Does Eko Atlantic City Get Its Sand?’ Eko Atlantic is a new coastal city being built on Victoria Island adjacent to Lagos, Nigeria, to solve the chronic shortage of real estate in the world’s fastest-growing megacity. It is a focal point for investors capitalizing […]

  • 10 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Van den Herik’s trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Charlock is back at the Niestern Sander shipyard, in Farmsum, the Netherlands. This week only some priority works will be executed at the dock location, after which the dredger will leaver for a project in France. “Later on this year, we expect the Charlock back at our […]

  • 10 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite, USACE Commanding General and the 54th U.S. Army Chief of Engineers, has signed the Chief’s Report for the “Delaware Beneficial Use of Dredged Material for the Delaware River Feasibility Study” — a key milestone for the proposed project. The signing of the report advances the project to Congress for authorization. […]

  • 9 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Works to construct a temporary rock wall to protect coastal assets at Port Beach from erosion are currently underway, Western Australia’s Fremantle Council informs.  In December last year, the council approved the construction of a rock wall as the preferred interim measure to protect facilities including the change rooms, surf club annex and the Coast […]

  • 6 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Western Dredging Association (WEDA) annual Dredging Summit & Expo ’20 will take place at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in downtown Houston from June 9-12, 2020. The theme for this year’s conference is “Dredging: The Impacts of Climate Change”. WEDA’s technical sessions at the Dredging Summit and Expo are the premiere venue to discuss the […]

  • 6 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The McGowan Government has opened its latest round of coastal grant applications –  available to local governments or community groups with projects to protect and improve Western Australia’s coastline. More than $1.6 million of grant funding is available towards projects that address the impact of coastal erosion, deliver local coastal management and monitoring programs or […]

  • 5 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Work is complete on the restoration of the main pier in Seahouses after a multi-million pound improvement project, informs the Northumberland County Council. The £3m scheme, which was led by the Council and fully funded by the Environment Agency, involved the whole pier being “re-skinned” to ensure it remained in good condition for years to […]

  • 4 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. has announced additional beach replenishment projects in Long Branch, Sea Bright, and Monmouth Beach. In the announcement, Pallone said that additional federal dollars will allow for expanded work in these Monmouth County towns. “I’m pleased to announce these additional replenishment projects that will be critical to our beaches and communities in […]

  • 3 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) has announced the receipt of several major dredging awards totaling $71.6 million. David Simonelli, President of Dredging commented, “Great Lakes is pleased to announce these important, coastal protection, maintenance and restoration dredging awards. These projects are aligned with our strategy to support the overall improvement and resiliency of […]

  • 2 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Virginia Congressman Bobby Scott delivered the following testimony before the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure’s Subcommittee on Waters Resources and Environment about programs he would like to see included in the Water Resources Development Act of 2020 – authorization legislation for programs operated and projects completed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers: “I […]

  • 1 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (February 24-March 1, 2020).   Port Solent Dredging Scheme Begins Today ML (UK) Dredging Ltd of Portsmouth, Hampshire, is about to begin a routine maintenance dredging of the Port Solent Approaches, according to the Queen’s Harbor Master Portsmouth.   TSHD […]

  • 28 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Planning & Zoning Director Mary Young has announced that on March 5, 2020 the Planning & Zoning Commission will review an amendment to the Westport Zoning Regulations, the Town of Westport, CT, reports.  Authored by the Planning and Zoning Commission’s Zoning Regulation Revision Subcommittee, Text Amendment #775 proposes to add definitions and remove regulatory obstacles […]

  • 27 February 2020
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Logistics and Assistance S.A., a dredging contractor from Cotonou, Benin, was awarded a tendered contract by the Ministry of Living Environment and Sustainable Development to help control seasonal flooding in the region. Nearly one-third of the population in West Africa reside in communities that are exposed to the effects of poor coastal development and climate […]

  • 26 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    New York Congressman Lee Zeldin announced yesterday that the Fire Island to Montauk Point (FIMP) Project continues to move forward and is now in its design phase. FIMP is an over $1 billion project that includes funding for essential dredging and shoreline projects spanning 83 miles of coastline, 80% of which is in the First […]

  • 26 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers yesterday announced a $29 million Harbor Assistance Program grant for improvements needed at the Port of Marinette to allow for the production of the next generation of navy ships. Fincantieri Marinette Marine, a premiere shipbuilder located at the port, intends to continue a site improvement project. That project includes the construction […]

  • 25 February 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Jan De Nul Group’s newest trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Sanderus just arrived in Belgium to execute maintenance dredging works in the coastal ports. Not just any dredger, but an ULEv with ultra-low emissions as this vessel has a two-stage catalytic filter system on board, said Jan De Nul. The dredger Sanderus is company’s fourth […]

  • 25 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    A new Coastal Management Program under development at Lake Macquarie City Council will help guide the future for the city’s beaches, lake and Swansea Channel, the council informs. The program is a new requirement for coastal councils under NSW Government legislation, with the aim of creating consistent principles of ecologically sustainable development for the State’s […]

  • 25 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    After successfully securing funding from the Environment Agency, Havant Borough Council is carrying out the next beach recycling campaign along the Eastoke frontage. The aim of this campaign is to reinstate the beach to the 1:200 year design standard of protection, reducing the risk of coastal flooding and erosion to properties and infrastructure. According to […]

  • 24 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The City of Newcastle Council has been directed to prepare its Coastal Management Program (CMP) for Stockton as an urgent matter of priority. Minister for Local Government Shelley Hancock said that the Council has been given until June 30 this year to complete its CMP to address the issue of erosion at Stockton Beach. “Last […]

  • 23 February 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (February 17-23, 2020).   PHOTO: DEME’s Breydel Busy in Italy DEME Group is currently carrying out several dredging projects in Southern European ports.   Exceptional Year for GLDD Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation has reported financial results for the […]

  • 19 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Jan De Nul Group has just announced the completion of the maintenance dredging operations in the Port of Maputo, Mozambique. This dredging campaign restored the depths created after JDN’s 2016 capital dredging campaign. Since 2017, the Port of Maputo is open for vessels up to 80,000 tonnes. Jan De Nul Group executed capital dredging works […]

  • 19 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Federal, state and local elected officials joined local business leaders yesterday to welcome the news that Broward County’s long-awaited Port Everglades Navigation Improvements Project to deepen and widen the port’s navigational channels can now begin with $29.1 million in funding under the Army Corps FY 2020 Work Plan. The funding will be used to build […]