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  • 22 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District has awarded a $7.3 million contract to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company of Oak Brook, Ill., to place approximately 600,000 cubic yards of sand along the beach at Coney Island in the area of the previously constructed coastal storm risk reduction project there. The work […]

  • 23 November 2010

    DSC Dredge LLC, a U.S. dredge manufacturer, welcomed Mr. Md. Fakhruddin (Executive Director) and Mr. Mohammed Ismail (Senior General Manager) representing Bashundhara Dredging Company Limited, as they visited the manufacturing facility this week to inspect the progress of their newly purchased dredging equipment. Bashundhara Dredging Company Limited, a subsidiary of worldfamous Bashundhara Group, purchased two 24” x 24” Dual […]

  • 2 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Leading global companies Costain, Atkins, and Van Oord have reached agreements to partner with Tidal Lagoon Power Limited to design, build and deliver the world’s first tidal lagoon in Swansea Bay, Wales as the company prepares for formal consultation due to begin on Thursday 4 July. Costain is one of the UK’s leading Tier One […]

  • 25 April 2012

    Environmental investigation will resume this week at the I & J Waterway cleanup site in Bellingham Bay. Contractors working for the Port of Bellingham will collect sediment samples from the bay and the beach Tuesday, April 24, and Wednesday, April 25, 2012. They expect to collect samples from storm drains the following week. This round […]

  • 7 June 2012

    The communities along the New Jersey shoreline have suffered significant storm damages from nor’easters and hurricanes and are at risk to suffer further damages from coastal storms. The project is designed to reduce the damages to homes and infrastructure from the waves, high tides and storm surges associated with these events. Atlantic City and Ventnor […]

  • 2 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency yesterday released for public comment its second review of the historic cleanup of PCB-contaminated sediment from the upper Hudson River. The EPA review concludes that the Hudson River cleanup is working as designed and, while not yet protective, is expected to accomplish its long-term goal of protection of human health […]

  • 20 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    When a river runs through it, there will be opinions aplenty on how to manage that river. And as emeritus geography professor Will Graf knows, science has a lot to offer when competing interests are entrenched in positions that might seem impossible to reconcile. Take the Savannah River. South Carolina and Georgia are engaged in […]

  • 30 November 2012

    Local yacht builder Pendennis Shipyard announced this week that it had received approval from Cornwall Council for its marine based development plans. The plans focused on improvements to the shoreline at their facility within Falmouth docks and included the creation of two wet docks and a wet basin to hold back the tide alongside the […]

  • 31 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    At the October Board meeting, Cowes Harbor Commissioners discussed the three strategic, interlinked harbor and marine employment sites that are currently at various stages of development. These are the Cowes Outer Harbor Project/Venture Quays development in East Cowes, Kingston Marine Park at Whippingham, and Medina Yard in Cowes. Cowes Outer Harbor Project (OHP) CHC continues […]

  • 3 December 2010
    Business & Finance

    Biologists and project managers from the Savannah District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, will explain the various environmental issues raised by the proposed deepening of the Savannah Harbor during a public workshop to be held 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., Dec. 15, at the Savannah Civic Center. The public may “come and go” at any […]

  • 20 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    Today’s global economy is making the world smaller, and traditional trade patterns are shifting. Ensuring Canada is prepared to navigate this new reality is crucial to the country’s economic growth and success. It is also a unique opportunity for Canada to advance its global leadership. Canada’s Port Authorities gathered in Belledune, NB, on August 17th, […]

  • 17 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Nags Head has completed a three-year study of the biological impacts of its 2011 beach nourishment project. The $450,000 study was a requirement of the state permit to dredge offshore sand and pump it onto 10 miles of beachfront. The results confirm that beach organisms can re-colonize quickly after nourishment, becoming a viable biological resource […]

  • 6 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency yesterday announced that more than 612,000 cubic yards of river bottom sediment contaminated with PCBs were removed from the upper Hudson River during 2013, exceeding the annual goal of 350,000 cubic yards for this historic dredging project. This is similar to the amount dredged in 2012 when more than 650,000 […]

  • 16 October 2012

    As the Centre is able to spend less than 15 per cent of its entire expenditure budget on creating capital assets, the only way left for India to build infrastructure such as roads, ports and airports is to push the public-private partnership (PPP), an ASSOCHAM study pointed out. Of the total expenditure of Rs 14.90 […]

  • 7 September 2012

    A major works project to dredge St Aubin’s inner harbour is due to commence in early October 2012 and is expected to take up to four months to complete. Dredging was last carried out in late 1998 and since this time silt and mud has built up and rendered some of the moorings unusable. Once […]

  • 2 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Krishnapatnam Port Container Terminal (KPCT), a world-class container terminal operated by Krishnapatnam Port has set a new benchmark in operational efficiency. On December 24, 2013 during MSC’s weekly service to Colombo from KPCT, its vessel MV MSC SIERRRA-II became part of an historic moment when 641 TEUs were exchanged with the vessel, with a record […]

  • 10 February 2012

      U.S. Senator Mary L. Landrieu announced that the Army Corps of Engineers will provide $22.1 million in additional funding for major waterways in Louisiana. The decision comes after Sen. Landrieu and the Louisiana congressional delegation urged the Corps to provide the necessary investments in underfunded waterway projects in Louisiana. This announcement by the Corps […]

  • 13 May 2010

    While driving alongside Beach Boulevard in Pascagoula, MS, the average person would never know that just six months earlier the majority of that beach didn’t exist. It’s hard to imagine a beach was just created out of nowhere, but that’s exactly what the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mike Hooks, Inc., and Gulf Sand & […]

  • 13 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer announced that four major New York coastal protection projects worth over $1 billion dollars will receive full federal funding, after a month long campaign led by Schumer. The Sandy relief bill that was signed into law required only that the feds pick up 65% of the project cost, but that […]

  • 7 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The big dredger looks menacing as it towers over the houses next to it. Children run around the ship, playing and seemingly unaware of the tragedy that placed it there. Somebody has nonetheless scribbled a message on the ship’s hull, which tells a different story: Stupid Yolanda. The dredger was home to Bartolome and his […]

  • 9 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Our first Dredging Today Conference (DTC) is starting today at Amsterdam RAI Convention Center, under the theme ‘Changing Climate, Resilient Business’. The two-day event, collocated with the Offshore Energy and Exhibition Conference (OEEC), will gather expert conference speakers and panelists to discuss how the world in which the dredging industry operates is changing. Climate change, […]

  • 24 February 2014

    In January 2014, Under Secretary of the Army Joseph W. Westphal met with leaders from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, North Atlantic Division and New York District to receive various updates regarding the Corps’ efforts post Hurricane Sandy and observe the significant progress of the New York and New Jersey Harbor Deepening Project. “Given […]

  • 3 December 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, has reached the milestone of awarding the final contract for the repair and restoration of previously constructed coastal storm risk reduction projects impacted by Hurricane Sandy in New York and northern New Jersey. The late October award for the repair and restore of the Westhampton Coastal […]

  • 7 December 2011

    The US Interior Secretary Ken Salazar has issued a statement about proposed projects to restore the coastal ecosystem in Gulf states. “These days we took a major step forward toward meaningful restoration that will benefit the natural resources of the Gulf Coast for generations to come. I commend the leadership of the Gulf Coast states […]

  • 29 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Governor Rick Scott signed into law HB 7065, which provides $32 million, annually, in state funding for the Governor’s $880 million long-term Everglades restoration plan. The $32 million is an historic step forward in restoring America’s Everglades by improving water quality and water flow. The Governor signed the bill as part of a ceremony at […]

  • 4 March 2012

    The director of a company contracted to carry out work on the development of a marina in Falmouth docks has been sentenced at Truro Crown Court for environmental offences leading to the illegal dumping of heavily contaminated silt in a Special Area of Conservation. On Friday 17 February Peter Frampton, company director of Oil and […]