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  • 3 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Works on the £100 million Boston Barrier project, which received final Government approval just before Christmas, are about to begin, according to the Boston Borough Council. The scheme – which will better protect more than 14,000 properties from tidal flooding – was given the green light by the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural […]

  • 3 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance dredging of the upper and lower channel of the Everett Harbor and Snohomish River’s upper and lower channel is expected to be completed by the end of this month. The $1.5 million project, which began November 18, is being done by Portable Hydraulic Dredging, LLC. of Anchorage, Alaska. The work involves removal of around 100,000 […]

  • 3 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Construction continues to progress on the $60 million South East Flows Restoration Project (SEFRP) to reduce salinity in the Coorong, improve water flows to upper South East wetlands and reduce drainage outfall at Kingston. Assistant Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources, Anne Ruston and SA Minister for Water and the River Murray, Ian Hunter said […]

  • 29 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Col. William Conde, New England District Commander, recently joined Senator Jack Reed, Senator Sheldon Whitehouse and partners Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management and HUD in celebrating the completion of the Camp Cronin Restoration Project during a ceremony in Point Judith, Rhode Island. Hurricane Sandy damaged portions of the Point Judith Harbor of Refuge project. […]

  • 26 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Port of Antwerp International (PAI), the consultancy and investment subsidiary of Antwerp Port Authority, has been appointed by the Council of Ministers of the West African country of Benin to modernize the Port of Cotonou. “This port is the economic heart of Benin, handling an annual freight volume of around 12 million tonnes. In the […]

  • 25 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    One of South Australia’s largest port operators, the Flinders Ports has applied to the State Planning Commission to widen the existing shipping channel at the Outer Harbor, Adelaide. The project involves widening the Outer Harbor Channel by approximately 40 meters for a distance of 7 kilometers. This will require dredging approximately 1.55 million cubic meters of material […]

  • 25 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Royal Phuket Marina has just announced that the maintenance dredging project inside the marina is now complete. According to RPM, the dredging project was completed on 9 December 2017. At the same time, the Marine Department also announced that the long-awaited dredging of Kohkaew channel started on 5 December 2017. “The dredging has begun to improve low-tide conditions outside the […]

  • 22 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The first three phases of the Mouse River flood protection have been given the green light from the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers to begin construction, the City of Minot said in their latest announcement.  The Souris River Joint Board was notified Wednesday, December 20, that USACE has issued a Record of Decision for the […]

  • 21 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The keel laying ceremony for the trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Lesse was held today in Bulgaria, Royal IHC said in their latest announcement.  The event for the 2,300m³ vessel took place at IHC’s partner shipyard MTG Dolphin in Varna. According to Maarten Nieuwdorp – Project Manager of Baggerbedrijf de Boer – Dutch Dredging placed […]

  • 21 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Boskalis has been awarded a contract by the Port of Rotterdam Authority to build quay walls and a jetty, as well as to execute related activities for the construction of a new tank terminal in the port. The contract, won in a consortium with Van Hattum en Blankevoort (Royal VolkerWessels) and TBI subsidiary Mobilis, is […]

  • 21 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Alabama State Port Authority (ASPA) and APM Terminals have approved a $49.5 million expansion of the container facility at the Port of Mobile. The parties will deliver a Phase 3 expansion that includes a dock extension and an additional 20 acres of improved yard to maintain excess capacity to accommodate new business opportunities. When […]

  • 21 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Government of South Australia said in their latest release that dredging at the Murray Mouth will pause for about two weeks, starting today, for annual maintenance works. Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources (DEWNR) Water Resource Operations Manager, Jarrod Eaton, said that the dredging started in January 2015 to maintain connectivity between the Coorong […]

  • 20 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The St. Johns River Water Management District has started work on a sump dredge project designed to help improve water quality at Lake Apopka. According to the District, the project is not expected to impede navigation on the canal or lake. “Our focus remains centered on projects that bring us closer to our goal of […]

  • 19 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Marine access to the island of Montserrat is set to improve, as the Board of Directors of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has approved a grant of £14.4 million to develop the port at Little Bay. The funds are being provided through the United Kingdom Caribbean Infrastructure Partnership Fund (UKCIF), and will assist in financing […]

  • 19 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    One of the largest container ports on the Swedish east coast, the Port of Gavle is working on an expansion project that will double the port’s capacity by the end of 2019. Since its inception ten years ago, the port has reported large volume increases in its container traffic almost annually. “In order to achieve continued […]

  • 19 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Sinn Fein TD for Wicklow/East Carlow, John Brady, has received an update from the Environmental Protection Agency about the coastal protection works at Bray North Beach landfill. Commenting the latest information on this capital coastal scheme, John Brady said: “After numerous discussions with Dún Laoghaire Rathdown County Council, Wicklow County Council and the EPA for many months, […]

  • 19 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Appalachian Power will temporarily close the Hardy Ford Public Access area on Smith Mountain Lake for maintenance work beginning December 20, the company said in their latest announcement.  The work will include a major underwater dredging operation in the channel adjacent to the public boat ramp and fishing area located in Bedford County. An estimated […]

  • 18 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    New York State Attorney General, Eric T. Schneiderman, last week announced New York’s intent to sue the U.S. EPA if the agency accepts the Upper Hudson River dredging of polychlorinated biphenyls as complete. Additionally, with this plan of legal action, New York is also prepared to withdraw from the 2002 Record of Decision which guided the cleanup and […]

  • 18 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Kingston District Council and Cape Jaffa Development Company have bought a $3 million cutter suction dredger from Dutch shipbuilder DAMEN, the Coastal Leader reports. The CSD will be transported from the Netherlands to Port Adelaide in seven shipping containers before being assembled at Cape Jaffa. During the announcement ceremony at Cape Jaffa, Kingston mayor, Reg Lyon, said: “It will […]

  • 18 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    VIPs, including the Environment Agency chief executive Sir James Bevan, attended an open day to see the latest work on Ipswich the flood defense scheme, which will significantly reduce the risk of flooding for 2,000 homes and businesses in the town. Huge hydraulic arms that will operate the new tidal flood gate have been installed, taking the […]

  • 15 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Nantasket Beach Hurricane and Storm Damage Reduction project in Hull, Mass., will be completed under the terms of a $2.7 million contract recently issued by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. Work will be accomplished by George R. Cairns & Sons, Inc. of Windham, New Hampshire. Construction is scheduled to start […]

  • 15 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    NY Governor Andrew M. Cuomo yesterday introduced the second proposal of the 2018 State of the State and the first part of a comprehensive environmental program: New York will immediately take action against the U.S. EPA if they accept the Upper Hudson River dredging of PCB as complete. Under this plan, Governor Cuomo and Attorney […]

  • 13 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) has signed a $136 million agreement for the Port of Fujairah development project, Emirates News Agency (WAM) reports.  The contract, which is supervised by the Ministry of Presidential Affairs, was signed by Ahmed Juma Al Zaabi, Deputy Minister for Presidential Affairs and Chairman of the Follow-Up Committee of the Initiatives […]

  • 12 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Port Canaveral was the site for a conference that outlined plans to renourish Brevard County beaches as part of the Brevard County Shore Protection Project. The pre-construction meeting was organized by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers as the lead coordinator to provide details of the $17.4 million dollar project, which is expected to get […]

  • 12 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Works on the £4.8 million Highfields Park Restoration Scheme are in full swing now, according to Carillion plc of Wolverhampton, West Midlands. The contractor yesterday announced that so far, crews working on the project, have dredged approximately 3600 cubic meters of silt out of the boating lake. This major redevelopment project that will remove silt from the […]

  • 11 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) will – at its next board meeting on Wednesday, December 13 – release a draft of its 2019 fiscal year plan. CPRA reported that the plan outlines the next year in restoration work by the state, providing updates on current projects, some of which are located in Terrebonne and Lafourche […]