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  • 15 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Despite the delay in the construction of the IJmuiden sea lock reported this month, activities are continuing apace, Port of Amsterdam said in its latest release.  According to the official announcement, July is devoted to construction work on the lock gate chamber of the outer head – the lock gate chamber on the seaward side. Also […]

  • 13 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure of British Columbia is working on the Kootenay Lake Ferry Dredging Project aimed to improve the route that runs between Balfour and Kootenay Bay across Kootenay Lake. Masse Environmental Consultants was hired by the Ministry to conduct an environmental assessment to support permitting requirements for the Kootenay Lake ferry […]

  • 13 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Representative Harold Rogers earlier this week announced nearly $200 million for flood control projects in Floyd and Johnson Counties. The federal funding will complete long-term disaster recovery projects, including the Town of Martin Redevelopment Plan and provide flood protection in Johnson County. The Town of Martin Redevelopment Plan, a flood control project orchestrated by […]

  • 12 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    First Selectman Mike Tetreau and the Connecticut Port Authority (CPA) have announced that two Southport Harbor projects, being funded by grants recently awarded to the Town of Fairfield, are about to get underway. At the request of the Harbor Management Commission, $266,000 was awarded for dredging of the Town Boat Yard (Ye Yacht Yard) marina […]

  • 11 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, is currently reconstructing a sand dune in Willapa Bay near the Shoalwater Bay Indian Reservation. Crews from Manson Construction Co. of Seattle started staging heavy equipment in the repair area yesterday, and dredging and repair work is scheduled to start July 27 and last until mid-October. “Impacts […]

  • 11 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The CEDA Dredging Management Commission (DMC) had a busy agenda for their 8th meeting recently, taking place at the premises of the Corporate Member Femern A/S. Amongst the subjects discussed were their proposed outputs for the rest of the year. DMC will follow the CEDA Checklist for Successful Dredging Management (published in November 2017 and available free of […]

  • 10 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Philippines Government has allocated $18.7 million for a development program at Naval Base Rafael Ramos in Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu, aimed to make the base accessible to the present and future frigates that will be acquired by the Philippine Navy (PN). Commenting the latest announcement, PN spokesperson Cmdr. Jonathan Zata said that the bidding process […]

  • 9 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The McGowan Labor Government is getting on with the job of bringing more Western Australian, interstate and overseas visitors to Broome, the Government of Western Australia said in its latest release. Commenting the latest development plans, Premier Mark McGowan, said: “As a government, we’ve been working hard to bring more tourists to Broome and the […]

  • 6 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Anaklia Development Consortium (ADC) has awarded the early dredging and reclamation works for the Phase 1 Anaklia Deep Sea Port project to Van Oord. Commenting the latest release, Ronny Solberg, CEO of Anaklia Construction Management team, said: “This is a historical moment, since Georgia has never witnessed marine works of this kind taking into consideration […]

  • 3 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Congressmen Garret Graves and Seth Moulton yesterday introduced the Creating Opportunity and Sustainability Through Science (COASTS) Act, which will help ensure that coastal communities are more resilient and sustainable in the face of coastal degradation. Specifically, this legislation: Directs the Secretary of Commerce, through NOAA, to develop and carry out a competitive grant program focused on […]

  • 3 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The effort to make The Port of Virginia the deepest and safest port on the U.S East Coast continues to advance as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers yesterday issued its critical, final authorization to move ahead with the Wider, Deeper, Safer project. According to the Port, the Army Corps’ Chief of Engineers’ Report is […]

  • 29 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Coastal bird populations face multiple threats, including habitat loss and degradation, human disturbance, increased predation and sea level rise, the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) said in its latest release.  In fact, their populations have declined by 70 percent during the last forty to sixty years, according to SCDNR. South Carolina is a critical […]

  • 28 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    King County will begin repairing two sections of bank erosion  along the Sammamish River on July 9, requiring brief, rolling closures of the popular Sammamish River Trail until the project is completed in September.  The work is to repair two areas where the levee along the river is eroding, threatening the integrity of the Sammamish […]

  • 28 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The second stage of a £1.4m scheme to help alleviate flooding in Wrington will start on Monday, 2 July, North Somerset Council said in its latest release.  The project, jointly funded by North Somerset Council, the Environment Agency, Wessex Water and developer contributions, will see the construction of a new bank over the Rye Brook. […]

  • 27 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Canada yesterday announced maintenance and repairs to Anse-Bleue Harbor aimed to improve services and benefit the local economy. The Honorable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, and Serge Cormier, Member of Parliament for Acadie-Bathurst, unveiled plans for the construction of a new containment cell to house materials […]

  • 26 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    New groynes and a seawall will help fight erosion at Shelly Beach in Kaipara Harbor, Auckland Council said in its latest release.  Groynes are structures that modify sea currents and wave energy to help trap sand on the beach. At the beach’s northern end is a mangrove colony that developed after a seawall was built […]

  • 25 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Galveston District has announced that RLB Contracting, Inc., was the apparent low bidder in the amount of $33.9 million for emergency dredging of the West Fork of the San Jacinto River. “This emergency project funded by FEMA involves the removal of 1.8 million cubic yards of material within 270 […]

  • 22 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Initial sketches of how the next phase of the Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme to reduce flood risk in the city could look were released yesterday. The indicative images offer early examples of how elements of the scheme could look to reduce flood risk upstream of the city centre including the Kirkstall corridor which was badly […]

  • 20 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Following 18 months of litigation, the State of Florida granted final approval for a coastal permit Monday that clears the way for the much-needed joint federal-local Lido Beach shoreline restoration and protection project. The Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s final order adopted the recent recommendations of Administrative Law Judge Bram Canter and granted the joint […]

  • 20 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, has just confirmed its plans to perform maintenance dredging of the Plymouth Harbor Federal navigation project in Plymouth, Mass. “Natural shoaling processes have reduced available depths to as little as 7.0 feet in the 18-foot main channel, 7.0 feet in the 15-foot channel, and 4.0 feet […]

  • 19 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Plans to construct flood walls at an industrial estate in Mytholmroyd to provide better protection for both businesses and residents have been approved by Calderdale Flood Recovery and Resilience Partnership Board, reports the Environment Agency. They have given the go ahead for walled defenses at Greenhill Industrial Estate as part of the £30m Mytholmroyd Flood […]

  • 18 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency recently hosted an event for school pupils and local residents in Teesside to see the flood defenses that reduce the risk of flooding to their community. Pupils at High Clarence Primary School were shown around the state-of-the-art £4.5 million flood defenses at Port Clarence which reduce the risk of flooding from the River […]

  • 18 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Australian dredging and civil construction company Hall Pacific recently started work on the Plantation Island channel dredging project in Fiji. The works began in early June and are expected to be completed by 29 June 2018. Hall Pacific CEO Cameron Hall said that the dredging works will enable vessels greater access to Plantation Island and are a […]

  • 14 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Orion Group Holdings’ Marine Segment has won a $18 million contract from the Port of Corpus Christi for the design, construction and dredging of a new cement unloading dock, set to be located on the Corpus Christi ship channel.   Commenting the latest contract, Port of Corpus Christi CEO, Sean Strawbridge, said: “The P3 paradigm (Public Private Partnerships) is a proven model […]

  • 13 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Asia’s largest and most advanced dredging vessel – Tian Kun Hao – returned to Qidong City in East China’s Jiangsu Province on Tuesday, after completing its first sea trial.  The cutter suction dredger, built for China Communications Construction Co. Ltd. (CCCC), was designed by the China State Shipbuilding Corporation, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Guangzhou Wenchong […]

  • 11 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Permit and contracting issues are delaying dredging work planned for this spring and summer off the Keweenaw Peninsula that will help save Buffalo Reef from being covered by drifting stamp sands, the State of Michigan said in its latest release.  “While the Grand Traverse Harbor will likely be dredged this fall, the project may be […]