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  • 29 July 2020
    Authorities & Government, Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    Glavgosexpertiza (Russia’s Main Department of State Expertise) recently approved the design documentation for reconstruction of the access canal to the Port of Sabetta aimed to ensure safe shipping and approved expansion of the transit passage in 2020-2030. The access canal to the port of Sabetta was built and put into operation in 2019 to ensure […]

  • 28 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    MidCoast Council is watching Jimmys Beach closely as weather forecasts indicate that further coastal erosion is possible this week, the council said in their latest release. “Wind and swell direction resulting from the current east coast low weather event could result in further erosion at Jimmys Beach,” said Council’s Coastal Management Coordinator, Andrew Staniland. Although […]

  • 24 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    Morgan & Eklund, Inc (M&E), a Florida-based land and hydrographic survey firm, has released details of critical pre-and post-construction surveys for Eastman Aggregate Enterprises LLC, a contractor working with the USACE, together with the City of Miami Beach and Miami-Dade County, of the completed Miami Beach Hotspots Beach Renourishment Project. Despite the challenges posed by […]

  • 23 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    OpenIJ – a consortium of construction companies building the world’s largest sea lock in IJmuiden, the Netherlands – and the Port of Amsterdam have just released the Summer 2020 Construction Update. The following activities are scheduled for the coming months: the connection of the lock sill to the lock gate chamber of the inner head; […]

  • 22 July 2020
    Authorities & Government

    Attorney General William Tong and Congressman Joe Courtney (CT-2) on Monday welcomed a decision by the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York in dredging case vital to CT maritime economy. In the press release, the attorney general applauded the court decision in Rosado v. Pruitt upholding the lawful selection of […]

  • 20 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    Eyemouth Harbour Trust, Scotland, has just announced the beginning of dredging operations in the harbour area. According to the official notice released by the Trust, the dredging works will be conducted by the contractor – Shearwater Dredging. The dredging is set to take place at the entrance, canyon, Gunsgreen basin and the inner harbour basin, […]

  • 20 July 2020
    Environment

    Shell Rock River Watershed District (SRRWD) and the contractor, J.F. Brennan Company, Inc. are continuing works on the Fountain Lake restoration project in Albert Lea, MN. At the moment, the contractor is working on the next phase of this restoration project, dredging the Main Bay and Dane’s Bay with a second smaller dredge. The first […]

  • 20 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    Hyde County and East Carolina University contracted the North Carolina Coastal Federation recently to advance community engagement and implementation of the Lake Mattamuskeet Watershed Restoration Plan. This restoration plan outlines steps that need to be taken to maintain the way of life within the county and improve water management and water quality in the lake’s […]

  • 17 July 2020
    Authorities & Government

    Earlier this week, the House Appropriations Committee approved FY21 funding package for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers by a party line vote of 30 to 21. Overall proposed funding for the Corps is $7.63 billion, a decrease of $21 million below FY20’s record-setting appropriated level, but $1.7 billion above the President’s FY21 budget request. […]

  • 17 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The USACE Jacksonville District awarded a $15.1 million contract on July 7, to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company (GLDD) of Oak Brook, Ill., to restore critically eroded shoreline along the coast of St. Johns County, Florida. The Coastal Storm Risk Management Project will include both dune and beach berm construction along approximately 2.6 miles […]

  • 14 July 2020
    Business development

    A severe weather system is expected to impact the MidCoast region today, with damaging winds and surf along the coast and the potential for coastal erosion, reports MidCoast Council. The council is closely watching erosion hot spots at Jimmys Beach, Hawks Nest and Old Bar Beach, where previous sand buffering operations have been undertaken in […]

  • 10 July 2020
    Business development, Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, has just released the latest update on their New Lock at the Soo project, saying that the works are proceeding according to schedule. At the end of June, Trade West Construction – the contractor for the New Lock at the Soo project’s upstream channel deepening – installed […]

  • 10 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The works will soon begin on the northern boat ramp reconstruction at Wellington Point, Queensland, Oodgeroo MP Mark Robinson said in his latest announcement. “The reconstructed ramp will give boaties a safer and better option in south easterly conditions at medium and high tides.A new boat ramp at Wellington Point is desperately needed,” said MP […]

  • 9 July 2020
    Vessels

    Prime BMD, a new player in South East Asian dredge market, has announced the completion of the Tanza maintenance dredging project in the Philippines. Prime BMD established their dredging business in August 2018 with the inauguration of the cutter suction dredge, MV Lady Denise and her accompanying workboat, MV Lady Felicia. Since that time, the […]

  • 8 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    MidCoast Council, NSW, Australia, has just announced that their dredging operations in the Lower Myall River are progressing according to schedule with 27,000 cubic metres of sand removed from the eastern channel so far. The contractor, Dredging Solutions Pty Ltd, is now one month in to the 27 week project that will remove a total […]

  • 7 July 2020
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    All summer long, a crimson and white boat moves back and forth through the waters near the Port of Alaska collecting silt, sand and gravel off the seafloor to allow vessels to navigate the harbor in Anchorage. The boat is a dredging vessel called the Westport, operated by Manson Construction of Seattle, Wash., which the […]

  • 7 July 2020
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    This month, work in the water and on the Centerm Expansion Project continues, according to the Port of Vancouver. In the latest update on the project, the port said that infilling is continuing this month at the west end dykes 24 hours a day, six days a week (with Sunday being the off-day). This work […]

  • 7 July 2020
    Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) has announced the receipt of several dredging awards totaling $51.1 million. The awarded work includes: CPRA Cameron Meadows Marsh Creation Project (Coastal Protection, Louisiana, $28.6 million) Oak Island Beach Project (Coastal Protection, North Carolina, $15.4 million) New York and New Jersey Harbor, Port Jersey Channel Maintenance Dredging Federal […]

  • 7 July 2020
    Authorities & Government

    The Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority of Louisiana (CPRA) has applied to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for permits and permission to construct, maintain and operate the Mid-Breton Sediment Diversion project on the east bank of the Mississippi River near Willis Point in Plaquemines Parish. In compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act, the […]

  • 2 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    A Port of Blyth maintenance dredging project is set to begin on July 4, the port said in their latest release.  This maintenance dredging scheme will be conducted at the port approaches, main navigational channel and operational commercial berths. The Port of Blyth dredging work will include frequent trips to and from the spoil deposit […]

  • 2 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    Heron Construction Company Ltd. has just released this amazing photo of their backhoe dredge GPK, taken during the Napier Port dredging program. “Heron’s backhoe dredge GPK, tugs Capricorn Alpha and Pacific Way with split hopper barges WH761 and WH762 have just commenced the capital dredging of 1.2M m3 for the new 6 Wharf project,” the […]

  • 1 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    Work is progressing on the Portsmouth City Council North Portsea Island Phase 4 scheme, informs the Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP). According to ESCP, before the contractor Mackley starts work on the defences next to the coastal path, a section of the coastal path will be temporarily closed from 1st July 2020. The fourth of […]

  • 1 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has just released the latest progress photos of construction at Herbert Hoover Dike. Herbert Hoover Dike (HHD) is a 143-mile earthen dam that surrounds Lake Okeechobee, the heart of the Kissimmee-Okeechobee-Everglades system. The project reduces impacts from flooding as a result of high lake levels for a […]

  • 30 June 2020
    Authorities & Government

    Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) will tomorrow, July 1, hold a webinar about the restoration of the Terrebonne Basin Barrier Islands. CPRA’s Greg Grandy and April Newman are to present the Barrier Islands project. The presentation will provide an overview of the restoration of the Terrebonne Barrier Island chain. According to CPRA, the […]

  • 30 June 2020
    Business development

    The Suez Canal Authority (SCA) has asked HR Wallingford for support in its continual quest to maximise the potential of this crucial maritime route. HR Wallingford is to supply numerical and physical modelling systems to the SCA, which will help it to further develop the canal, ports and coastline, keeping it abreast with the evolution […]

  • 26 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    Three creeks in Novato, California, are being cleared of sediment this summer to reduce flooding during the rainy season by improving creek capacity. The $1.55 million flood mitigation project, overseen by Marin County Flood Control and Water Conservation District, will start in early July and is expected to continue through the end of October. Sediment, […]