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  • 11 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, recently awarded a contract for Ontonagon Harbor maintenance dredging about 140 miles east of Duluth, Minnesota, on the south shore of Lake Superior. The contract (award number W911XK20C0016) was for $725,500 to dredge 84,000 cubic yards of material from Ontonagon Harbor. Material from the dredging sites will […]

  • 24 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, Inner Harbor Navigation Canal (IHNC) Lake Borgne Surge Barrier project was recognized last week by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) with the 2014 Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement (OCEA) award, the organization’s highest and most prestigious honor. The IHNC Surge Barrier is part of the […]

  • 28 April 2011

    Facilities at the south east UK port of Ramsgate are once again being upgraded with the installation of new breakwaters, pontoons… By Peter Barker (maritimejournal) [mappress] Source: maritimejournal, April 28, 2011    

  • 2 March 2011

    Marine access to a fishing port on Tasmania’s east coast is set to become safer with dredging in the area due to start next week… (abc) [mappress] Source: abc, March 2, 2011;    

  • 24 October 2009
    Equipment, Technology

    GIANT metal buckets designed and manufactured in the North East and exported to mining and construction companies worldwide are helping a family business to hold its own in the teeth of the recession… Read more: nebusiness

  • 31 August 2012

    Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine, has announced tender for the Dunmore East dredging project. The services of a suitably qualified and experienced consultancy firm with expertise in civil and marine engineering is required for the proposed maintenance dredging at the Dunmore East Fishery Harbour Centre (FHC), Co. Waterford, Ireland. The proposed works involve […]

  • 11 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Thousands of flood defences across the South East coastline have been inspected and repaired by the Environment Agency. Some of the worst hit flood assets were found along the South Coast, where flood defences were seriously put to the test. The tidal surge in December, combining high spring tides with a coastal surge, resulted in […]

  • 1 February 2012

    With the continued unpredictability of world markets, the shipping and port industry needs to watch for new frontiers for growth and emerging new patterns in global trade, said Mohammed Al Muallem, Senior Vice President and Managing Director, DP World, UAE Region. In a keynote speech to the second Middle East Liner Shipping Conference (MELSC) 2012, […]

  • 23 November 2011

    One of the Tacoma Port main containership terminals requires dredging since sediments limited its use making it difficult to berth ships at the terminal. The Port officials plan to spend $1.5 million to deepen water adjacent. Conducted test proved that sediments have significantly reduced the depth along Piers 3 and 4. According to the port’s […]

  • 11 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Environment Secretary Theresa Villiers announced Tuesday, 10 September, a new round of flood defense investment for communities across Yorkshire, Cumbria, the North East and the South East of England. Thirteen projects across England will benefit from a share of over £62 million, which as well as helping develop existing flood defenses, reported the Environment Agency. […]

  • 2 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    An emergency shoreline project will get underway Monday, August 5, to protect the main entry road on the east end of Porcupine Mountains Wilderness Park from erosion aggravated by high Lake Superior water levels and storm damage.  The Michigan Department of Natural Resources and the Ontonagon County Road Commission have teamed up to protect County […]

  • 4 June 2010

    The East London Shipyard (ELSY), which is equipped to offer services not only in ship repair but also in general marine engineering, steel… [mappress] Source: engineeringnews, June 4, 2010;

  • 13 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Frankston City Council sent letters last week to every member of the Victorian Legislative Council, asking them to block the State Government’s bill for a long-term lease of the Port of Melbourne in a show of support for the environment and Melbourne’s outer south east. Mayor Sandra Mayer said that the Council understands that […]

  • 29 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    Governor Christie yesterday announced the award of $8.5 million in state dollars to Sea Bright for a post-Sandy project to construct a portion of new sea wall and repair an adjacent damaged section of sea wall that is vital to the protection of this northern Monmouth County town from future storms. The project, to be […]

  • 26 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The dredging operations at Dingle (An Daingean) Fishery Harbor Center in Co Kerry officially started this week, the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport of the Government of Ireland informs. The dredging works involve the removal of an existing disused slipway and dredging of the seabed material within the vicinity of the slipway in the eastern basin. […]

  • 9 January 2013

    The long-awaited dredging project in the Accabonac Harbor has officially commenced, reports 27east.com. County Legislator Jay Schneiderman stated that this nearly $1.15 million dredging program will continue through January 15. Gibson & Cushman Contracting Inc. is conducting this very important project, according to patch.com. The Accabonac Harbor dredging project will include opening the inlet and […]

  • 28 March 2010

    Karachi—Intensive dredging in the approach channel of both East and West wharves and widening/realignment of the navigational channel has enabled KPT to accommodate large vessels during 2008-10. [mappress] Source:pakobserver,March 28,2010;

  • 7 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Dublin Port Company has announced a plan for the development of its deep water berths. Part of the river Liffey at Dublin Port will be dredged to create a 12m deep channel for some of the world’s biggest liners, up to 340m long, to dock beside the East Link toll bridge. The development will be […]

  • 7 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    After years of postponing the project, dredging of a new 9.5 kilometer-long channel that will allow vessels in the Mediterranean a twenty-four hour access to the East Port Said is about to become a reality.  The project, estimated to be worth around $60 million, was originally scheduled to be completed by 2012, but was delayed on […]

  • 11 October 2011

    A $120 million port and multimodal transport project in Myanmar will open up international trade with India’s isolated North East provinces… (portnews) [mappress] Source: portnews, October 11, 2011;

  • 13 January 2011

    The Port of Astoria is looking at developing North Tongue Point, located east of Astoria, in a three-phase plan that could include the … By KATIE WILSON (dailyastorian) [mappress] Source: dailyastorian, January 13, 2011;

  • 8 April 2010

    Led by regional powerhouse Brazil, ports on the East Coast of South America are enjoying the early years of what looks set to be a period of enviable prosperity… [mappress] Source:americananews,April 8,2010;

  • 27 December 2011

    The beach renourishment project which began on Panama City Beach’s west end has moved east. The three month long project has migrated to its final staging area in the east end on near the Regency Towers on Thomas Drive. The US Army Corps of Engineers pumped sand onto the beach. The project will extend the […]

  • 12 October 2012

    The Victorian Coalition Government has today announced a $5 million program to restore flood damaged catchments and improve environmental conditions for tourism businesses and irrigators in flood affected areas. Deputy Premier and Minister for Regional and Rural Development Peter Ryan said the 2012 Flood Support Program would provide further assistance for regions impacted by severe […]

  • 10 January 2011

    The Environment Agency has been accused of delaying in their plans to dredge part of the Burstwick Drain. John Ledger, from the East Hull… (thisishullandeastriding) [mappress] Source: thisishullandeastriding, January 10, 2011;

  • 27 January 2011

    A feasibility study into an offshore reef to address coastal erosion at Old Bar, east of Taree, is due to start in March. The reef would … (abc) [mappress] Source: abc, January 28, 2011;