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  • 26 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, announced two days ago that test results of samples taken from the bottom of the Cuyahoga River shipping channel were clean enough to allow open-lake disposal of dredged sediment. In an open letter to Lake Erie stakeholders, Lt. Col. Karl Jansen, the commander of the USACE Buffalo District, said […]

  • 4 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    A new report by the Centre for Policy Development finds that Queensland has enough coal port capacity until at least 2017, with further capacity unlikely to be necessary until 2020 at the earliest. As the mining investment boom wanes, ‘Too many ports in a storm’ finds Queensland’s port capacity has already shifted from a shortfall […]

  • 21 January 2011

    The state government will provide an extra $1.4 million to enable the dredging of major navigation channels in Port Hacking to go ahead… BY MURRAY TREMBATH (theleader) [mappress] Source: theleader, January 21, 2011;

  • 1 March 2010

    MYRTLE BEACH — The director at the port of Georgetown said the dredging situation there is now bad enough that the port turns away cargo and diverts it to Charleston… [mappress] Source: The Post and Courier, March 1, 2010;

  • 25 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    Ports of Auckland (POAL) has applied to Auckland Council for consent to deepen the city’s shipping channel and a resource consent hearing on the matter will be held next week. Auckland’s population is forecast to grow significantly, with a million more people expected to live here by 2050. More people means more demand for the […]

  • 19 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Gold Coast’s Sand Bypass System is about to receive a new lease of life with work underway on upgrading its high voltage switch gear. “We’ll invest about $1.9 million in upgrade works over the next 12 months,” said Gold Coast Waterways Authority in their latest release. The upgrade is expected to generate about 20 […]

  • 11 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    People of Namoli Village in Lautoka, Fiji, will now have peace of mind after the commissioning of their new seawall today – built to maximum protection from coastal erosion. During the commissioning of the coastal protection works at Namoli Village, Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama said that the stone-masonry seawall structure includes a pitching drain with […]

  • 9 June 2020
    Equipment, Technology

    Jenkins Marine has just announced investment in new Prolec dig control system for dredging works. Supplied and installed by locally based James Fisher Prolec, the new electronic dig control system can be programmed with a customer’s detailed dredge design profile and existing seabed survey. The excavator operator can control the bucket with much greater accuracy […]

  • 8 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    While working on the busy waters of the Humber, ABP’s dredging team yesterday witnessed the explosion of an undiscovered World War II bomb. According to the release, UK Dredging – the dredging company owned by ABP Group – were completing routine maintenance dredging of the Humber, when they heard a loud bang and saw a […]

  • 30 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock has successfully completed Phase II of the Post Florence Renourishment Project. According to the Carteret County Shore Protection Office, GLDD’s hopper dredge Ellis Island delivered the last load of sand to West Emerald Isle (“reach 2”) at approximately 1:30 pm, on April 29th signifying the conclusion of the beach nourishment […]

  • 25 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The obvious solution to a sea defense problem is usually the easiest one to accept, because it’s indeed so obvious. If a sea dyke is not strong enough for the consequences of future climate change, then it should be reinforced to meet the new requirements. However, beside an estuary on the southern shoreline of the […]

  • 29 January 2020
    Business & Finance

     The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) teamed up with USACE Mobile District’s Regional Sediment Management Team, kicking off a sediment study on January 13, 2020, at North Blakeley Island in Mobile, Alabama.  The study will determine if sediment currently stored on North Blakeley Island could be used to […]

  • 20 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The past three years have proved challenging for the St. Paul District’s channels and harbors team. As Mother Nature continues serving up records for volume of water, river flows and sediment, the team responsible for managing the Mississippi River’s navigation channel from Minneapolis to Guttenberg, Iowa, is also actively seeking permanent locations along the river […]

  • 3 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) Harbors Division has announced that it is moving forward with Phase 2 of the Kapalama Container Terminal (KCT) project at Honolulu Harbor – the cornerstone of the Harbors Modernization Plan. According to the HDOT, the project is the largest capital improvement project in Hawaii harbors history and will deliver […]

  • 25 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Santa Cruz Harbor (CA) has just presented an update on the ongoing entrance channel dredging project. In their December newsletter they said that during the first few weeks of the season, the crew made steady progress digging out toward the harbor mouth along the western side of the channel. “Addressing shoaling along the western margins creates […]

  • 13 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Warrnambool City Council (VIC) is preparing a 10-year dredging strategy for the Port of Warrnambool and will seek community feedback on options for disposal of dredged sand. The strategy will help ensure that dredging is done in a way that best meets community needs and those who use the port’s boat launching facilities. “Dredging has […]

  • 10 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Moray Council has expanded its dredging capabilities with the James Fisher Prolec’s guidance system pcX-Pro. The pcX-Pro system, built into the Council’s dredger Selkie, allows the user to see detailed digital terrain models and designs of the environment around them. On water-based projects this system allows the operator to ensure that they dredge the sea […]

  • 14 November 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    C-Job Naval Architects revealed its concept design of an Autonomous Underwater Maintenance Dredger (AUMD) today. The design was presented by the independent ship design and engineering company at the combined Maritime and Port Technology and Development Conference (MTEC) and international Conference on Maritime Autonomous Surface Ships (ICMASS) in Trondheim, Norway. The Autonomous Underwater Maintenance Dredger […]

  • 5 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    UniSite Group, a Ningbo based company involved in dredging, land reclamation, offshore projects, marine, mechanical engineering and green remediation projects, took part in some very significant projects all over the world during the last months. Just in the third quarter of 2019, UniSite successfully supported maintenance of world famous trailing suction hopper dredgers (TSHDs) and […]

  • 25 October 2019
    Business & Finance

     Coastal islands and marshes in Chesapeake Bay are disappearing, along with the ecosystem services and shoreline protection benefits they provide. Within the last half century, the cumulative effects of shoreline erosion, land subsidence, inadequate sediment supply, and sea level rise have accelerated the rate of island submergence. NOAA’s National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science […]

  • 4 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    North Myrtle Beach and Horry County officials met with the Army Corps, Senator Lindsey Graham, Senator Tim Scott, and Congressman Tom Rice on October 3 in Washington to talk about the Myrtle Beach Shore Protection Project. They requested a reevaluation of the Myrtle Beach Shore Protection Project, the Grand Strand’s continuing federal beach renourishment project. […]

  • 13 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Pinellas County, located in the Tampa Bay Area in Central Florida, approved a major beach renourishment project on Pass-a-Grille beach earlier this week, ABC Action News reports. Under this coastal protection plan, crews will fill in the shoreline from around 24th Avenue South with new sand to help stop beach erosion and prevent damage to […]

  • 21 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A celebration to recognize the end of dredging for the Kopeopeo Canal Remediation Project was held yesterday as part of the final Community Liaison Group meeting. Bay of Plenty Regional Council Chair Doug Leeder explained that the project had successfully completed the removal and storage of around 35,000m³ of sediment into two containment sites. “This […]

  • 14 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The 68m long, 14m wide, 1300 tonne dredger Arco Dee was scheduled to enter Littlehampton Harbor on Saturday, August 3, carrying a cargo of 1200 tonnes of sand dredged from the seabed off Littlehampton.​ “Piloting large vessels into the harbor can be a challenging business as the entrance is just 31 meters wide at its […]

  • 1 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The City of Henderson (KY) is about to begin a dredging project that will remove sediment and silt from the downtown boat ramps. As reported in the release, for the first time this summer season, the Ohio River has dropped low enough and will remain that way so the city can clean out the silt […]

  • 30 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Cardwell community has been left in limbo by the Federal Coalition Government after Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack refused to commit to an election promise of up to $1.5 million to dredge One Mile Creek, Hinchinbrook MP Nick Dametto said in its latest release.  Speaking after his meeting with Mr McCormack in Canberra today, […]

  • 23 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District and Cottrell Contracting Corp. last Sunday (July 21) started the three-year, $30 million James River dredging project. As reported, USACE and Cottrell are now dredging the 7.6-mile Dancing Point-Swann Point channel. It’s part of a three-year, $30 million Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract awarded in March to […]

  • 25 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The North Carolina state officials, lawmakers and community partners took an up-close look at how rising sea levels and more severe storms are impacting Currituck Sound during the last week’s tour of the Donal C. O’Brien, Jr. Sanctuary at Pine Island. North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality Secretary Michael S. Regan, Senator Bob Steinburg, Representative […]

  • 21 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton has just announced that her amendment to the fiscal year 2020 Energy and Water Development Appropriations bill to increase funding for the Anacostia Watershed Restoration Program by $5 million passed the House of Representatives on Jun 19, 2019. Building on Norton’s work to restore the Anacostia River, the funding would help […]