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  • 23 June 2020
    Authorities & Government

    The Environment Agency in partnership with Arun District Council and Elmer Sands Limited has completed major coastal defence works at Elmer in West Sussex. During construction 20,000 tonnes of rock were used to improve the existing rock revetment and 12,500 cubic metres of shingle were recharged across the defences. A new boat ramp for Elmer […]

  • 22 June 2020
    Business development

    Port Everglades received unanimous approval on its 20-Year Master/Vision Plan Update from the Broward County Board of County Commissioners last week. The Port Everglades Master/Vision Plan, updated from 2014, is a comprehensive blueprint for 5, 10 and 20 years of development and capital improvements. “This 20-Year Master/Vision Plan update is comprehensive and strategically paves the […]

  • 19 June 2020
    Authorities & Government

    A plan to issue a Special Use Permit (SUP) to Dare County to utilize a privately-owned hopper dredge to perform maintenance dredging within Oregon Inlet has been approved by the National Park Service (NPS). In compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act, the NPS adopted an Environmental Assessment (EA) drafted by the Army Corps for […]

  • 5 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Urgent sand replenishment works are now underway to restore the beach near Rockingham Street at West Beach, the City of Charles Sturt, SA, informs.  Recent weather conditions including high tides and winds have escalated erosion of the dunes at the location, prompting the South Australian Government Coastal Protection Board to begin an immediate replenishment program. […]

  • 15 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District has just announced the approval of a planned temporary deviation to the 1981 Lake Kissimmee, Hatchineha and Cypress Interim Regulation Schedule. Major General Diana Holland, Commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, South Atlantic Division, approved the planned deviation to raise the regulation schedule to facilitate […]

  • 14 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The recently announced U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 Work Plan includes $19 million in funding for the Freeport Harbor Channel Improvement Project (FHCIP). Port Freeport, Texas, is one of two seaports nationwide to receive a “new start” designation for commencement of construction. The estimated total cost of the project is […]

  • 13 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Canaveral Port Authority (CPA) has been awarded a $14.1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Port Infrastructure Development Program to modernize and expand Port Canaveral’s North Cargo Berth 3. “This is the largest federal grant ever awarded to Port Canaveral, and we thank Secretary Chao for her commitment to us,” Port CEO […]

  • 11 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    A new rock revetment has been constructed on the western side of Cockle Bay beach to reduce severe coastal erosion, reports the Auckland Council. The revetment, consisting of rock weighing between 300kg and 1tonne, dissipates wave energy, reducing the height of the waves reflecting eastward toward the beach that were contributing to the erosion. According […]

  • 13 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Environment Minster Rebecca Pow MP and Environment Agency Chair, Emma Howard Boyd, joined local partners last Friday (January 10) to mark the start of work on an innovative £40 million project to upgrade vital flood defenses in Great Yarmouth. The work, which is expected to complete next year, will upgrade the level of protection from […]

  • 9 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Coos Bay City Council voted earlier this week to approve the latest step towards developing the Jordan Cove liquefied natural gas (LNG) pipeline. The decision, passed four to three by council members, gives approval to dredge a section of Coos Bay for the Jordan Cove Energy Project, KLCC reports. Dredging for a navigation channel could […]

  • 19 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    FEMA has approved $1.2 million for the State of Florida to help Nassau County defray the cost of repairing beach and dune erosion on South Amelia Island following Hurricane Irma. This grant money will allow Nassau county to use contract services to supply, deliver and place 126,050 cubic yards of beach and dune fill to […]

  • 29 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Congressman Dan Crenshaw, along with Texas Senators John Cornyn and Ted Cruz and Representative Kevin Brady, sent a letter recently to Acting FEMA Administrator Peter Gaynor requesting FEMA’s swift approval of the City of Houston’s new San Jacinto river mouth bar dredging plan. While FEMA has already completed its initial debris removal mission, sediment brought […]

  • 24 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The National Port Authority (APN), a specialized body involved in promoting ports development programs in Peru, has officially approved the technical documents for an additional investment in the infrastructure works at the Paita Port Terminal. These works include a significant amount of dredging work up to a depth of -14 meters and the expansion of […]

  • 13 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Pinellas County, located in the Tampa Bay Area in Central Florida, approved a major beach renourishment project on Pass-a-Grille beach earlier this week, ABC Action News reports. Under this coastal protection plan, crews will fill in the shoreline from around 24th Avenue South with new sand to help stop beach erosion and prevent damage to […]

  • 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 […]

  • 1 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Last Friday, June 28th, marked the official start of work on a major Environment Agency flood scheme for the town of Burton-upon-Trent. The £30 million project will reduce flood risk for 5,500 properties currently facing possible flooding from the River Trent, including 4,500 homes and 1,000 businesses. The project – funded by the Government with […]

  • 11 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Jan De Nul Group has revealed its commitment to reduce CO₂ emissions by 15% a year during maintenance dredging works at the Nieuwpoort coastal marina. In collaboration with the Flemish government, the company wants to include by 2020 a minimum requirement of 15% CO₂ reduction in 80% of maintenance dredging contracts in Flanders. Upon issuing […]

  • 10 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    A major milestone has been reached as construction work gets underway on the Environment Agency’s York Flood Alleviation Scheme, in partnership with City of York Council. Contractors have started preparing to raise and improve flood defenses from Westgate Apartments to the Park Inn hotel on North Street, reported the EA today. This section of the […]

  • 23 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The California State Coastal Conservancy has received $2 million in grant funding for coastal wetland restoration from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s National Coastal Wetlands Conservation Grant Program. The grant program annually provides grants of up to $1 million to coastal and Great Lakes states, as well as U.S. territories to protect, restore and […]

  • 23 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    After a long and often frustrating permitting process, Wahkiakum County has received the final, authorized permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for the 10 Year Sand Placement Program at Puget Island and Cape Horn.  On Wednesday, May 15, Public Works Director, Charles Beyer, signed and received the final, completed permitting package with USACE […]

  • 2 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Schuylkill River in Philadelphia is set to be dredged for the first time in 20 years to remove silt buildup. After an extended funding campaign led by Philadelphia and the rowing community to raise the $4.5 million estimated cost needed to dredge the Schuylkill River along Boathouse Row and the race course, USACE has […]

  • 29 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Government of New South Wales has given planning approval for Australian Industrial Energy to construct the gas terminal at Port Kembla. According to an official announcement, the new terminal will accommodate Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) carrier ships, a floating LNG handling facility, wharf infrastructure and a pipeline to connect to the existing NSW east […]

  • 18 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Mouse River Flood Protection Plan received a major boost April 16 when the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Chief of Engineers signed the Chief’s Report, endorsing the Corps’ Final Feasibility Report and Environmental Assessment on this project. Lt. Gen. Todd Semonite, 54th Chief of Engineers and Commanding General for the Corps of Engineers, signed […]

  • 17 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Teignbridge District Council yesterday approved Network Rail’s plans to deliver a new seawall at Dawlish that will provide increased protection from extreme weather and rising sea levels for generations to come. Commenting the latest news, Network Rail’s managing director for the Western Route, Mark Langman, said: “We know the local community in Dawlish feel strongly about […]

  • 16 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The South African Port of Ngqura, the first port in the world to have a fixed jet pump sand bypass system, is meeting its stringent dredging targets of 240 000 tonnes of sand per year, Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) said in its latest release.  “This is an achievement as we are complying with the Record […]

  • 19 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Secretary of State for Transport, Chris Grayling, has approved development plans for the expansion of the Port of Tilbury, on the River Thames at Tilbury in Essex, England. Currie & Brown is providing project management, commercial management and procurement services on the Tilbury2 project. Commenting the latest news, Peter Ward, commercial director at the […]

  • 15 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Work to restore Queensland’s Golden Beach will soon be underway thanks to a grant from the Palaszczuk Government. The funding provided to Take Action for Pumicestone Passage Inc delivers on an election commitment and will allow the group to re-establish the natural ecosystem along the foreshore of the TS Onslow Australian Navy Cadets base on […]

  • 20 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Tilbury received development consent from the Secretary of State for Transport yesterday to build Tilbury2 – a new multi million pound port terminal adjacent to the current 930 acre site in Thurrock, on the outskirts of Greater London. With construction scheduled to start in a matter of weeks, the privately funded port […]

  • 4 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The North Queensland Bulk Ports (NQBP) was granted Commonwealth permits last week to conduct maintenance dredging at the Port of Hay Point following a thorough consultation and assessment process. The 10-year permits, issued by the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority, carry conditions that protect the marine environment. Maintenance dredging at the Port of Hay Point […]