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  • 2 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ study of potential improvements to the Houston Ship Channel is nearing completion, Port Houston informs.  The study, that began in 2015, has been conducted in partnership with Port Houston and has examined the feasibility and national benefits of various widening, deepening and other improvements for the channel. According to […]

  • 1 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Ian Borg, the Government of Malta’s Minister for Transport, Infrastructure and Capital Projects, and Aaron Farrugia, Parliamentary Secretary for European Funds and Social Dialogue, earlier this week toured the ongoing works for the construction of the Qrejten breakwater, in the locality of Marsaxlokk. According to local media, the breakwater will be 110 meters long and […]

  • 1 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has this week opened various wharf and ramp structures built by Sunshine Coast dredging and civil construction company Hall Contracting in the remote territory of Tokelau, a dependent territory of New Zealand in the southern Pacific Ocean. The wharves – funded by the New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs […]

  • 1 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The beach nourishment operations have passed Jennette’s Pier and are now progressing south near Mile Post 16.5 in the 8000 block of South Old Oregon Inlet Road, reports the Town of Nags Head, NC. In the update they said that sometime on Thursday, August 1, construction will jump to the submerged pipeline located near Mile […]

  • 1 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The next phase of plans to protect North Portsea Island from the risk of coastal flooding are underway following approval of the planning application for the first package of work in the Kendall’s Wharf area of North Portsea Island. The principal design for Phase 4 of the North Portsea Island Coastal Defense Scheme is now […]

  • 31 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Royal IHC reported today that 2018 was a difficult year and due to cost overruns in the execution of a number of challenging innovative projects, the loss for 2018 ultimately amounted to €80.6 million. IHC has initiated a number of clear actions in order to restore profitability. For example, the organisation has applied focus to […]

  • 31 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded a $5.9 million maintenance dredging contract earlier this week for portions of the Intracoastal Waterway (IWW) in St. Johns and Flagler counties to Southwind Construction Corporation of Evansville, Indiana. It is expected that the dredging operations will start in September and take approximately six months to complete. The work […]

  • 31 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) today reported financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2019. According to the company’s Chief Executive Officer, Lasse Petterson, the second quarter was another active period for GLDD, marking their fourth consecutive quarter showing improvement in both revenue and adjusted EBITDA from continuing operations when comparing to […]

  • 30 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) and the Sabine-Neches Navigation District (SNND) have signed the Project Partnership Agreement (PPA) to begin the construction of the Sabine-Neches Waterway Channel Improvement Project (CIP). Construction of the deepening project is expected to begin in late September, said USACE. “The role that the Sabine-Neches Waterway plays in providing […]

  • 30 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has been awarded the contract for the seabed intervention and shore crossing activities for Woodside’s proposed Scarborough export gas pipeline in North West Australia. According to Boskalis, the awarded contract potentially carries a value of EUR 145 million if all options are called and is subject to a final investment […]

  • 29 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District has awarded a contract to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company to complete periodic nourishment of the Cape May Inlet to Lower Township (Cape May City) Coastal Storm Risk Management project. The $7.6 million project is a joint effort of the Army Corps’ Philadelphia District, the U.S. […]

  • 26 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The second stage of the Cairns Shipping Development Project officially started today with the arrival of the backhoe dredger Woomera, which will soon begin clearing the hard clays from the Trinity Inlet. The 111m-long, German-built dredging vessel Balder R began its task on July 1 to open up the inlet for large cruise ships after […]

  • 25 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) today announced a contract award by the Ministry of Works of Bahrain in relation to the North Manama Causeway. The contract carries a value of approximately EUR 70 million. The causeway forms part of the Ministry of Works strategic plan to improve the existing road network by developing new road […]

  • 24 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, and Flagler County have now finalized a project partnership agreement for construction of the Flagler County Coastal Storm Risk Management Project in Flagler Beach, Fla. As USACE reported, this project is expected to reduce annual storm damage costs, protect the areas major hurricane evacuation route, and provide […]

  • 24 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    J.F. Brennan Company, Inc. has just announced that their newest dredge, the shiny ‘Kevin Zenke’ is currently operating on its first job site. The dredge is working on the highly-anticipated Lake Zumbro dredging project in southern Minnesota. The Lake Zumbro scheme includes dredging at nine specified locations to remove accumulated sediments and transport these sediments […]

  • 24 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Survey works are starting at a listed bridge in Bradford, to create a detailed design to reduce flood risk in the area for the Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme, informs the Environment Agency. The work is being carried out by contractors BMMjv at Apperley Bridge and is expected to last 4 weeks. The survey is being […]

  • 23 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    A keel laying ceremony for Jan De Nul Group’s 18,000m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) has taken place at the COSCO Shipping Heavy Industry shipyard in Dalian, China.  The new vessel was named Galileo Galilei, after the famous Italian astronomer, physicist and engineer. The TSHD will be equipped with a two stage highly efficient exhaust […]

  • 23 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Army Corps will be holding a public meeting to present alternatives for expanding the boundaries of the existing Humboldt Open Ocean Disposal Site (HOODS), which is nearing full capacity. The meeting will take place on Monday August 5, 2019, at the Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center, Room 203, […]

  • 19 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) has signed a partnership agreement with the Grand Isle Independent Levee District to close a large gap in the protective breakwater alignment on the bayside of Grand Isle. The estimated $6.5 million project will be fully funded by the CPRA. According to their official announcement, the Levee […]

  • 18 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    It’s full steam ahead for the City of Gold Coast, Queensland, ongoing coastal protection program, with construction underway on the $18.2 million Palm Beach Artificial Reef and the $1.1 million Kurrawa Park seawall at Broadbeach. Mayor Tom Tate said: “We’ve invested more than $30 million into a range of beach measures over 2018/19 to ensure […]

  • 17 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Construction of Port City Colombo, a brand new city development built as an extension of the Central Business District of Sri Lanka’s vibrant commercial capital, is steaming ahead, creating history for Sri Lanka day by day.  According to the Port City Colombo’s latest announcement, the Parliament of Sri Lanka is scheduled to take up a […]

  • 17 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Orion Group Holdings, Inc. (ORN) announced yesterday it has won a contract worth up to $52 million for dredging services in Texas. As ORN reported, the company’s Marine segment has been awarded the $52 million dredging contract for the South Texas Gateway Terminal project under development in Ingleside, TX. The facility will be constructed on […]

  • 16 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Manson/Connolly Seal Beach JV, Seattle, Washington, has won an $88.1 million firm-fixed-price contract for P-224 Causeway Boat Channel and Turning Basin and P-226 Ammunition Pier at Naval Weapons Station Seal Beach. The contract also contains five unexercised options and one planned modification, which if exercised would increase the cumulative contract value to $154.7 million. According […]

  • 15 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The UK’s first ever sandscaping coastal flood scheme is officially underway in the villages of Bacton and Walcott. The project – named ‘Bacton to Walcott Coastal Management Sandcaping Scheme’ – is being carried out by Van Oord and Royal Haskoning DHV, working as part of Team Van Oord. During the works, approximately 1.8 million cubic […]

  • 15 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The technology group Wartsila has again been selected by the Netherlands-based shipbuilding company Damen Shipyards Group to provide the main propulsion solutions for a large Marine Aggregate Dredger (MAD). The dredger is being built for the U.K. company Hanson Aggregates. The order with Wartsila was signed in May 2019 and the steel cutting ceremony took […]

  • 15 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) has just announced the extension of Augustine Beach Boat Ramp intermittent closure for maintenance dredging through August 1. According to DNREC, the closure of the Augustine Beach Boat Ramp near Port Penn and adjacent intertidal beach located on the south side of the existing rock […]