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  • 30 December 2020
    Business development

    Maintenance dredging works on the federal Grays Harbor Inner Harbor Navigation Channel are set to begin on January 4, 2021. USACE awarded this three-year dredging contract to HME Construction, which was $4.2 million dollars for the first of three work windows. Approximately 1.8 million cubic yards of material will be dredged via clamshell dredge from […]

  • 28 December 2020
    Infrastructure

    Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) and the Maldives’ Ministry of National Planning, Housing and Infrastructure (MNPHI) signed a contract today for the V. Fulidhoo coastal protection program. MTCC CEO, Adam Azim, signed the deal on behalf of the company and Director General, Ms. Fathimath Shaana Farooq, put her signature for MNPHI. Scope of the […]

  • 25 December 2020
    Business development, Project & Tenders

    The tender for dredging and reclamation for the Spoilbank Marina project has been released to the market, reports the Pilbara Ports Authority. The authority is leading the delivery of the $121.5 million Spoilbank Marina in Port Hedland. As reported, the authority requires dredging and reclamation activity to be carried out at the marina being developed […]

  • 23 December 2020
    Infrastructure

    Pier 10 Yacht Club has requested Department of the Army authorization for dredging with 10-years maintenance of an existing basin in Great South Bay, located at the North End of Seabay Walk on Fire Island, NY. The regulated work would involve the dredging of approximately 250-cubic yards of material to a depth of four-feet below […]

  • 23 December 2020
    Business development

    Earlier this week, Congress passed the 2020 Water Resources Development Act. The bill formally authorized the expansion of the Houston Ship Channel, which was recently ranked the #1 U.S. Port in total waterborne tonnage. The channel is the busiest waterway in the nation, averaging 50 deep-draft vessel transits every day. “The authorization to widen and […]

  • 22 December 2020
    Infrastructure

    The USACE Buffalo District and its contractor Dean Marine & Excavating, Inc. will resume repairs of the Rochester Harbor east pier, located in Rochester, New York, in Spring 2021.  The remaining repairs, the concrete cap and pier lighting, are expected to be completed within a month of resuming construction, said USACE. Despite COVID-19 related delays […]

  • 21 December 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    Manson Construction, together with the Army Corps’ Los Angeles District and in coordination with the County of Ventura, is performing maintenance dredging near the entrance of Channel Islands Harbor. Dredging began at the end of October and is expected to be completed in mid-January. The project is a 24/7 operation; however, land operating hours – […]

  • 17 December 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    Cavache, Inc., of Pompano Beach, Florida, has won a maintenance dredging contract for the Okeechobee Waterway in sections of the St. Lucie River in Martin County. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District awarded the Okeechobee Waterway, Reach 3 and 4 contract on December 8, 2020. The project work consists of dredging shoal material […]

  • 17 December 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) and North Topsail Beach and Surf City Towns met Wednesday, December 9th via WebEx to gain a status update on the federal storm mitigation project. USACE has developed a draft policy waiver for real estate acquisition and parking/access analysis waiver. This draft has been sent for comments, it is […]

  • 17 December 2020
    Business development

    The £350 million Aberdeen Harbor Expansion Project is in the “final sprint” towards a phased opening next year. The project, which is the largest marine infrastructure project underway in the UK, is 70 per cent through construction, following commencement at the start of 2017.  Once complete, Aberdeen Harbor will be the largest berthage port in […]

  • 15 December 2020
    Business development

    Boskalis has received a Letter of Confirmation of Acceptance of Bid for the Land Development Design and Construction of the Manila International Airport (MIA) in the Philippines. The Letter of Confirmation was issued by San Miguel Aerocity Inc (SMAI), a subsidiary of San Miguel Corporation (SMC). SMAI is the concession holder of MIA, which is […]

  • 15 December 2020
    Infrastructure

    South Korean Samsung Construction & Trading, EPC contractor for the construction of the new 2.4GW Fujairah F3 gas-fired combined-cycle power plant, awarded the marine subcontract for the intake and outfall installation to Jan De Nul Group. The Fujairah F3 Independent Power Plant (IPP) will be built between the existing Fujairah F1 and Fujairah F2 Water […]

  • 14 December 2020
    Business development

    After years in the planning, Eastland Port in Gisborne has received the official go ahead to proceed with two major infrastructure projects. On December 2, the Environment Court advised that they had signed off the resource consents for the rebuild of Wharf 7 and the slipway. “This is the culmination of a process we started […]

  • 14 December 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) last week released its 2020 Year in Review, outlining the agency’s accomplishments in coastal protection and restoration. The past year saw the advancement of 112 coastal projects, including 49 projects in construction, surpassing last year’s record of 40 projects in active construction. “In a year of unprecedented […]

  • 11 December 2020
    Infrastructure

    California Congressman John Garamendi has secured key provisions in the “Water Resources Development Act of 2020” for the California Delta and Central Valley. The legislation passed the House earlier this week and is expected to pass the Senate with strong bipartisan support and become law this year.  “This bipartisan legislation supports levee projects throughout the […]

  • 10 December 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Scottish Government continues to invest in the islands’ expanding infrastructure with £49 million package for new Stornoway Deep Water Terminal. Secretary Fergus Ewing confirmed £49 million investment from a number of partners to strengthen transport links and support a range of diverse industries in the Western Isles. The project includes a facility for berthing […]

  • 10 December 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Houma Navigation Canal (HNC) Lock Complex Project is advancing to construction using an alternative financing solution, reports the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA). CPRA is utilizing recent legislative authority via Act 89 of the 2020 Regular Legislative Session, giving CPRA the authority to finance coastal restoration projects by entering into debt obligations […]

  • 10 December 2020
    Equipment

    Royal IHC has successfully installed the spud towers on the Suez Canal Authority’s cutter suction dredger Hussein Tantawy. “With the towers installed, we are now heading towards the next milestone, the installation of both spuds,” the company said in their latest announcement. The CSD is one of two vessels currently under construction at IHC for […]

  • 9 December 2020
    Infrastructure

    Hall Contracting has won the largest contract in Port of Townsville’s $232 million Channel Upgrade Project. The works include capital dredging to widen 14.9 kilometers of sea channels over two years and reclamation of 62 hectares of land through beneficial reuse of dredged material. Employing a local workforce of more than 70 full-time employees, the contract […]

  • 9 December 2020
    Infrastructure

    A $2.5 million dredging campaign in northern Gold Coast waterways will benefit boaties in one of the city’s fastest growing areas, Gold Coast Waterways Authority (GCWA) reports. Work is underway on dredging Main Channel (North and South) in the Jacobs Well area. The south east Queensland company Hall Contracting is conducting the dredging operations. The […]

  • 7 December 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    Contractors continue to work on the steel sheet piling that will provide support for the Southsea Coastal Scheme new sea defences. The works are being undertaken by VolkerGround Engineering from the recently constructed working platform on the beach that was formed from dredged material rainbowed from the hopper dredger Sospan Dau. “This week has involved […]

  • 3 December 2020
    Infrastructure

    Kenmare Resources plc has just released an update following the relocation of Wet Concentrator Plant B to Pilivili, Mozambique, in late October 2020. “The ramp-up of WCP B is progressing well, having been operating for more than a month, and production is in line with expectations. The temporary measures we implemented to mitigate project delays, […]

  • 2 December 2020
    Infrastructure

    It’s all go on the seafront this week, with the first of the 17.6m long sheet piles being driven into the ground, according to the Southsea Coastal Scheme latest update. The contractors have commenced steel sheet piling works to provide support for the sea defences construction work. The works are being undertaken by VolkerGround Engineering […]

  • 2 December 2020
    Infrastructure

    New York Congressman Lee Zeldin joined local elected officials and residents yesterday at North Sea Beach to survey the North Sea Harbor dredging works. The program will restore the harbor to a depth of 6 feet for navigational purposes, and the replenishment of 15,000 cubic yards of sand is expected to bolster the community’s bulkheads […]

  • 2 December 2020
    Infrastructure

    Construction on the United States Army Corps of Engineers’ project to deepen and widen the Corpus Christi Ship Channel is underway, Callan Marine informs. Awarded this past April, this project will provide an additional 130 feet of width and 7 feet of depth to the Lower Reaches of the channel. Dredging requires removal of 12 […]

  • 1 December 2020
    Infrastructure

    In conjunction with a major dredging operation currently underway in the Eastern Channel of the Lower Myall River to remove 120,000 cubic meters of sand, MidCoast Council is in the process of placing 20,000 cubic meters onto Jimmys Beach to renourish and provide a buffer for upcoming storm events. June and July’s storms and large […]