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  • 22 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    FSUE Rosmorport General Director, Andrey Lavrishchev, has delivered an interesting presentation about the company’s plans for 2019 during the recent 2nd Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging Congress in Moscow. On the first day of the congress (Feb 20), Andrei Lavrishchev gave a speech titled “Perspective projects for the development of the sea port infrastructure, including the construction of hydraulic […]

  • 20 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging works to remove approximately 150,000 cubic yards of sand from the Sebastian Inlet in Florida are moving ahead, Sebastian Inlet District said in its latest announcement.  Ferreira Construction of Stuart, Florida, has been using its 18-inch hydraulic dredger Lori Hill, equipped with Hypack software, to remove sand from the inlet’s sand trap and navigation channel. At […]

  • 20 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Dinish Wharf extension scheme, located on Dinish Island, Castletownbere and undertaken by L&M Keating Ltd., is moving forward.  In addition to doubling of the Dinish Island facility through the provision of 216 meters of extra landing berth, the project will deliver approximately 2.2 acres of highly usable reclaimed quay storage area, two new major […]

  • 14 February 2019
    Business & Finance

     HTV Houston Television, with its mission to effectively communicate relevant information concerning municipal and related governmental and community services, has just released a very interesting video update about ongoing  San Jacinto River dredging program. This emergency cleanup program was awarded to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company (GLDD) on July 6, 2018 and covers about two […]

  • 11 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Palaszczuk Government is about to make a $1 million investment in Bundaberg’s popular boating facilities at Burnett Heads, according to the Transport and Main Roads Minister Mark Bailey. The minister announced last Sunday (February 10) that Sunshine State-based businesses will deliver the million-dollar package of works, thanks to the Palaszczuk Government’s Buy Queensland strategy. “Burnett […]

  • 5 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Monroe County-led $49.2 million project to cleanup Hurricane Irma marine debris is at 78 percent completion, with 134 of the 172 federally approved canals completed, the county said in its last week’s release.  The project has used only $14.2 million (38%) of the available $45.8 million marine debris clearing budget for unincorporated Monroe County, […]

  • 5 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    In 2017, UAE-based port developer and operator Abu Dhabi Ports signed a 35-year concession agreement with the Port of Fujairah, under which Fujairah Terminals, a new operational arm of Abu Dhabi Ports was established, with over AED 1 billion earmarked for infrastructural investment. Commercial operations at Fujairah Terminals were officially kick-started in September 2017 as […]

  • 22 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Land & Water’s Managing Director, Adrian Gascoyne, and Contracts Manager, Lucy Lee, recently completed a site visit at Stoke Bruerne, on behalf of the Canal & River Trust. Under the Stoke Bruerne scheme, Land & Water is currently installing a new jetty in this area for the waterside moorings refurbishment. “Our piled marine waterway structures […]

  • 21 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Over the last few years, ECTMarine has delivered several cutter heads to different contractors with different types cutter suction dredgers. Recently, one of the cutters supplied to a Dutch dredge contractor has been inspected after about 100.000 m3 of dredging sand, silt and clay, to see how it held up. “We, as well as the […]

  • 17 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    As part of its ongoing commitment to restore Delta ecosystems and habitat, the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) recently took a significant step in launching a 3,000-acre multi-benefit tidal wetlands restoration project in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta. At the end of 2018, DWR entered into a partnership with Ecosystem Investment Partners (EIP), a private company […]

  • 10 January 2019
    Business & Finance

     An $18 million project to restore sand to 3.5 miles of beaches, from Port Canaveral’s Jetty Park to south of Cocoa Beach Pier, is moving forward.  Dredging and beach fill works, conducted by Norfolk Dredging, resumed on December 30 and will continue mostly uninterrupted through April, excepting rough seas and equipment maintenance. Beach fill placement […]

  • 4 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, has just released the latest update on their ongoing Harpersfield Dam project in Geneva, Ohio. Current work – including removing sediment and excavating abutment walls – is aided by a water diversion system serving as a temporary dam, said USACE. The Buffalo District is constructing a new […]

  • 28 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has granted a permit for the Fargo-Moorhead Flood Risk Management Project known as “Plan B.”  The permit approval followed the DNR’s completion of a supplemental environmental review that examined revisions to an earlier iteration of the project. The Fargo-Moorhead Diversion Authority now has the combined dam safety and public […]

  • 25 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Co. LLC, (GLDD) of Oak Brook, Illinois, has won a contract for maintenance dredging of the North Carolina’s Morehead City Harbor federal navigation channel reaches including Range A and the Cutoff, fbo.gov reports.  The $18.3 million project will require removal and disposal of shoaled material that has accumulated in the channels […]

  • 18 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The owner of a marina and boatyard along the Duwamish Waterway in Seattle, WA, and two local governments have negotiated an agreement with the Washington Department of Ecology to test the site for soil and groundwater contamination, a step toward planning a future cleanup. The Washington Department of Ecology invites the public to review and comment on […]

  • 14 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has issued a Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (Final SEIS) for the Fargo-Moorhead Flood Risk Management project. The Final SEIS describes the potential environmental and social effects of the revised Fargo-Moorhead flood diversion project, known as Plan B. The DNR received 107 comment submittals on the Draft SEIS, which […]

  • 13 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority (USPA), one of the largest state enterprises, is working on some major dredging projects that will be total game-changers for the country’s ports. Over the next five years, USPA is planning to perform capital and maintenance dredging works in Ukrainian ports, canals and inland waterways with the volume of dredged […]

  • 2 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Construction of the Cardiff Beach Living Shoreline Project, aimed to improve habitat and protect Cardiff State Beach and Highway 101 from coastal flooding, is moving forward, with a projected completion date of late February 2019. The City of Encinitas awarded a construction contract for the Cardiff Beach Living Shoreline Project at the City Council meeting […]

  • 31 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Sydney based BH Developments QLD Pty Ltd (BHD) has officially lodged a development application with Bundaberg Regional Council for a integrated marina and resort project at Burnett Heads in Queensland. According to an official announcement, the proposed new Gateway Marina development on the south western shore of the Burnett Heads Boat Harbour includes plans for […]

  • 22 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    A ton of work – around 23,000 tons – is being done on the MI-1 4th Avenue phase of the Mouse River flood protection project in City of Minot, ND, in the form of rip rap, according to the latest project update. Rip rap is the big rocks that are being placed along the banks […]

  • 15 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Cowes Harbor Commission (CHC) delivered a detailed briefing on the Outer Harbor Project (OHP) to the Harbor Advisory Committee (CHAC) at its September meeting. In summary, CHC reported that it has continued negotiations with the developer Victoria Quay Estate Limited (VQEL) and its investors, but have been unable to reach agreement on the final form of the […]

  • 11 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Dredging in the Charleston Harbor Entrance Channel is underway as the first part of the Post 45 Harbor Deepening Project.  Working on the first two contracts for the $529 million project, three dredges and roughly 40 support vessels began deepening and extending the Entrance Channel to 54 feet in March. “The first two contracts revolve […]

  • 3 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) yesterday announced the selected cleanup plan to remove mercury, PCBs, and chromium contamination from the Berry’s Creek Study Area, which is part of the Ventron/Velsicol Superfund site in Bergen County. Acting EPA Administrator, Andrew Wheeler, signed off on the cleanup plan on September 25. At yesterday’s event in Moonachie, New […]

  • 27 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ beach re-nourishment operations along Myrtle Beach, S.C., following Hurricane Florence, are moving forward. These operations, undertaken by Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD), are designed to help rehabilitate shorelines in order to mitigate the risk of storm-related damage to coastal communities and infrastructure. This project was part of […]

  • 26 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Installation of rock on the 150m section of embankment adjacent to Princess Avenue in Wauchope, NSW, and restoration of park areas has progressed ahead of schedule, with the nearby pedestrian path expected to re-open on Friday 28 September.  Further restoration work will now move onto the section of embankment between Pebble Beach and the boat […]

  • 6 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, will host a meeting on the Corps’ draft Supplemental Environmental Assessment for the Fargo, North Dakota/Moorhead, Minnesota, Metropolitan Area Flood Risk Management Project on September 13. The meeting, to be organized in cooperation with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, will take place at the Courtyard […]