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  • 24 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Central Coast Council is working on the next phases of the 2020 Entrance dredging program, following initial works completed earlier in April under the advice and guidance of expert coastal engineers engaged by council. About 5,000 cubic metres of sand have been removed from the eastern reaches of the channel and used to repair eroded […]

  • 3 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Central Coast Mayor, Lisa Matthews, is calling out the politics being played on the waterways by the Parliamentary Secretary for the Central Coast and Member for Terrigal, Adam Crouch. “We waited five months for the NSW Government to approve a funding grant to support the Central Coast Council’s dredging program, an announcement that was made […]

  • 19 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Central Coast Council yesterday (Wednesday, 18 March 2020) released an update on dredging operations at the Entrance channel. According to the Council, the 2020 dredging program for the Entrance is well underway with technical surveys of the channel and the surrounding beaches completed in the past four weeks. “Central Coast Council acted quickly after […]

  • 14 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Adam Crouch MP – Parliamentary Secretary for the Central Coast – has just announced that the NSW Government will provide $600,000 for dredging works at the Entrance channel. In the release he said that this funding is required to be matched dollar-for-dollar by the Central Coast Council, allowing for a $1.2 million project. According to […]

  • 4 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, will begin operations and maintenance dredging of the Kings Bay Entrance Channel and sections of the inner channel this month. USACE awarded a $15.5 million contract in September to the Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, LLC, to execute the project. According to the Corps, Great Lakes […]

  • 1 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The City of Port Phillip and Parks Victoria have just announced that Brighton Harbor Main (Eastern) Entrance Channel Maintenance Dredging project is about to begin in the next couple of days. According to the notice, dredging of the harbor main entrance channel will be carried out with a cutter suction dredge. Dredged material removed during […]

  • 17 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Public Works, in collaboration with Barnstable Clean Water Coalition, Massachusetts Audubon Society, and Barnstable County, will begin operations for Phase 2 of the dredging of the Cotuit Bay Entrance Channel and the western tip of Sampson’s Island during this week. Dredging program is anticipated to begin on or about October 30th, the […]

  • 20 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Humboldt Bay – California North Coast’s only deep-water port – is once again safe for shipping after roughly 1.1 million cubic yards of sediment were removed from the bay entrance channel. In its latest release, the Humboldt Bay Harbor, Conservation and Recreation District announced that all shipping restrictions have been lifted following the completion of […]

  • 8 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    An annual coastal maintenance work to ensure safe navigation at Mandurah Ocean Entrance and to widen Town Beach is officially underway, the Government of Western Australia’s Department of Transport (DoT) announced today.  DoT General Manager of Coastal Infrastructure, Steve Jenkins, said that the annual sand bypassing and replenishment project, funded by the State Government and […]

  • 24 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging operations in the Charleston Harbor Entrance Channel – part of the Post 45 Harbor Deepening Project – are moving forward, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, informs. Executing the first two contracts for this $529 million project, three dredgers and roughly 40 support vessels began deepening and extending the Entrance Channel to […]

  • 11 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The first key milestone has been reached on the project creating the stage for the 36th America’s Cup in Auckland in 2021, the Auckland Council said in their today’s release.  The Wynyard Edge Alliance (WEA), the organization formed by the New Zealand Government and Auckland Council to deliver the infrastructure required for the event, has […]

  • 11 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Dredge Ellis Island, which is the largest hopper dredger in the U.S., is currently removing limestone from the entrance channel of the Charleston Harbor, as part of the Post 45 Deepening project. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, has just released this amazing photo of a skimmer on the dredger, removing water […]

  • 15 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The New South Wales’ Shoalhaven City Council has continued works to create a pilot channel along the northern alignment of Lake Conjola, as identified in the Lake Conjola Interim Entrance Management Policy. “This continued work follows on from works just prior to Christmas, where a preparatory channel was established to meet any emergency scenarios that […]

  • 17 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, last Friday (Dec. 14) unveiled a photo from the Port of Baltimore dredging project. The Baltimore District is managing this $17.5 million contract that was awarded to Norfolk Dredging for the removal of approximately 2 million cubic yards of material from shipping channels leading to the Port of Baltimore. The project […]

  • 18 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Western Australia Department Of Transport (DoT) is about to start work on a project that will provide safe navigation at Mandurah Ocean Entrance and widen the Town Beach. According to DoT General Manager of Coastal Infrastructure Steve Jenkins, the annual sand bypassing and replenishment project, funded by the State Government and City of Mandurah at […]

  • 20 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    A dredging program on The Entrance Channel is currently underway, the Central Coast Council said in their latest announcement. Mike Dowling, the council’s Director of Assets and Infrastructure, said that the dredging program is carried out to maintain tidal exchange between the ocean and the estuary. “Council must balance the delicate environment of The Entrance […]

  • 4 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The NSW Government is calling for tenders for the construction of a rock groyne to control erosion at South Entrance beach. Parliamentary Secretary for the Central Coast, Scot MacDonald MLC, said that the NSW Government has allocated $2 million to the project to increase the length of time that sand stays on the beach at […]

  • 10 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Savannah River entrance channel deepening is approximately 60 percent complete, Griffith V. Lynch, the executive director of the Georgia Ports Authority (GPA), said in the latest project update. In the near future, this portion of the project will benefit ship traffic by opening a wider tidal window and greater scheduling flexibility for neo-Panamax vessels. […]

  • 17 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging operations on the Port of Puducherry entrance channel, undertaken by the Dredging Corporation of India Ltd (DCI), are moving ahead according to schedule, the company said in its latest release. DCI’s new inland cutter suction dredger ID Ganga, which joined their dredging fleet in December 2016, has been mobilized for this work. After initial preparations, […]

  • 3 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The NSW Government’s Roads and Maritime Services has just announced that the Tweed River entrance dredging scheme is set to begin next week. This maintenance cleanup opeartions will be undertaken by the 49.5m shallow draught trailing suction hopper dredger ‘Port Frederick’. “These works will be undertaken between sunrise and sunset from Tuesday 10 January to Monday […]

  • 20 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    At the Georgia Ports Authority board meeting Monday, September 19th, Executive Director Griff Lynch updated the board on the progress of the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project. During the meeting, Lynch said that to date, approximately 25 percent of the SHEP entrance channel dredging has been completed. The $134.5 million contract for the deepening of the […]

  • 6 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Trailing suction hopper dredge Pelican is about to begin a maintenance dredging of the Lakes Entrance Bar in Victoria, Australia. According to the Gippsland Ports notice to mariners (NO. 260T – 2016), the Pelican will be carrying out dredging operations on the Lakes Entrance Bar for a period of approximately 6 weeks starting Friday 9th September 2016. The Pelican will […]

  • 30 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    At its meeting Tuesday night, the Unalaska City Council approved an agreement with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to dredge the entrance channel of Unalaska Bay, KUCB Unalaska Community Broadcasting reports. The project will begin with a study to determine the feasibility of dredging. It will take USACE about two years to study the potential […]

  • 9 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Emergency dredging of the Humboldt Bay Harbor entrance is scheduled to begin May 20, 2016, according to the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office. The project will take 25-35 days of work to restore the entrance to 48’ deep. Sheriff Mike Downey has advised the public of the dangerous conditions near the Humboldt Bay Bar entrance during the upcoming […]

  • 28 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Wyong Shire Council has denied recent claims that widening the mouth of The Entrance Channel will assist with flood relief, confirming its commitment to keep the channel open to the ocean through its dredging program. According to Council’s Director of Infrastructure and Operations, Mr Greg McDonald, the width of the mouth of the channel has little impact on the […]

  • 26 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Wyong Shire Council decided at the November 25th meeting to extend dredging of the Entrance Channel for another week. The council resolved, as a matter of urgency, to extend the dredging, allowing further renourishment of the Entrance Beach. Council’s Mayor, Doug Eaton said: “This is an important, iconic beach in our Shire and we want to ensure […]

  • 19 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Trailing suction hopper dredge (TSHD) Pelican, operated by Van Oord Australia, is currently carrying out dredging operations on the Lakes Entrance Bar. According to Gippsland Ports’ CEO, Nick Murray, this will be the eighth consecutive year that Gippsland Ports has engaged the services of ‘Pelican’ to undertake maintenance dredging of the bar and inner channels. “This year, […]

  • 6 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Wyong Shire Council’s dredging works are on track to restore the Entrance Beach despite recent inclement weather. More than 900 meters of pipes are connected from the dredge to the Entrance Channel to pump sand directly onto the Entrance Beach to help address erosion issues. Council’s Waterways and Coastal Section Manager, Mr Luke Sulkowski, has […]

  • 3 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Just a few days from now, trailing suction hopper dredge Pelican will begin maintenance dredging of the Lakes Entrance Bar in Victoria, Australia. According to the Gippsland Ports announcement, the Pelican will be carrying out dredging operations on the Lakes Entrance Bar for a period of approximately six weeks starting Friday 6th November 2015. During the works, the Pelican will […]