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  • 7 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Following the passage of Tropical Storm Hermine, Weeks Marine yesterday resumed sand placement activities associated with the Island-wide beach renourishment project, according to the Town of Hilton Head Island’s latest announcement. Currently, the active work zone is located adjacent to North Forest Beach between Bittern Street and Heron Street. Work on this segment of the project will […]

  • 11 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Work to repair hurricane damage to the previously constructed beach along the south central oceanfront (North and South Forest Beach) is complete, reports the Town of Hilton Head Island. The Town’s contractor, Weeks Marine Inc., has rebuilt the beach to the point where they were prior to Hurricane Matthew near Shipyard/Palmetto Dunes. “As a result of […]

  • 26 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Hilton Head Island’s contractor, Weeks Marine, Inc. will continue with pre-construction activities associated with the upcoming beachfill project which is expected to start by March 15, 2016. Rafts of submerged pipeline will be delivered to local waters in upcoming days, the Town of Hilton Head Island stated in its latest announcement. These sections of pipeline […]

  • 26 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, has just released the latest update on their 2016 beach nourishment project, conducted by Weeks Marine. As a result of weather related delays encountered by the passage of Hurricane Matthew, the town has revised the schedule for the completion of the remaining segments of the beachfill scheme. Work […]

  • 25 September 2013

    Sachem’s Head Yacht Club is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, to conduct work in waters of the United States in conjunction with authorizing existing docks and two mooring fields in Guilford, Conn. The work is proposed in Long Island Sound on a small island accessed via a […]

  • 2 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    OpenIJ – a consortium of construction companies building the world’s largest sea lock in IJmuiden, the Netherlands – has just released the latest update on the development project. In the coming months, the space between the walls of the dividing dam and the walls of the northern part of the flood barrier will be filled […]

  • 23 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Parts of the Hilton Head Island beach will be closing as soon as next week, as contractors will spend about three months placing new sand onto the beaches, according to WTOC. The 2016 beach renourishment of the Atlantic oceanfront shoreline is expected to be similar to the projects conducted in 1990, 1997 and 2006. Also, the […]

  • 15 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Eurobodalla Shire Council, together with its contractor, has begun dredging of the Tuross Head boat ramp area to make it easier for boats to navigate through the channel. The sand has built up over the last few years but became worse after the January floods. Up to 200 cubic meters of sand immediately east of the boat […]

  • 8 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Weeks Marine, Inc. cutterhead suction dredge, CR McCaskill, along with attendant tug boats, barges and support vessels, has arrived in local waters, gearing up for the upcoming Town of Hilton Head Island beach renourishment. The dredge will be temporarily anchored near the mouth of Skull Creek. The vessel will be taken off tow and will […]

  • 18 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Weeks Marine Inc. is about to restart the beach renourishment activities at the Town of Hilton Head Island. According to the town’s latest beach nourishment update, the contractor expects to restart beach renourishment activities in South Forest Beach no later than October 19, 2016. The town is aiming to replace the sand washed from the design template along […]

  • 8 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    In its latest update on their 2016 Beach Nourishment Project, the Town of Hilton Head Island said that the sand pumping activities at South Beach adjacent to the Sea Pines Resort have been completed. Pumping will resume on or about August 15th in South Forest Beach, according to the announcement. The town and its contractor, […]

  • 1 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Associated British Ports (ABP) has announced the appointment of James Leeson to the role of Head of Commercial, Humber. The move follows a number of significant developments for ABP’s Humber operations, including the announcement that Siemens and ABP will be investing more than £300 million in wind turbine manufacturing facilities at the Port of Hull, […]

  • 10 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, has issued an initial proffered permit to the Village of Bald Head Island for the construction of a 1900 foot terminal groin at the western end of South Beach.  This project is the first of four proposed terminal groins to be permitted in North Carolina following the passage […]

  • 9 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    November and December – under the New IJmuiden Sea Lock project – will be dominated by the transportation of the lock gates from South Korea, the sinking operation of the lock gate chamber of the outer head and the construction activities on the walls of the flood defense, reports the Port of Amsterdam. The three lock gates […]

  • 28 October 2011

    Nags Head’s beach nourishment project, the first of its kind on the northern Outer Banks, is done. Crews from Great Lakes Dredge and Dock co… By Sam Walker (outerbanksvoice) [mappress] Source: outerbanksvoice, October 28, 2011

  • 29 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) recently released a new article titled “Numerical investigation of the head and unsteady flow characteristics of a dredge pump loading high-concentration sands”. The article presents research which numerically simulates the unsteady water flow and silt-laden flow in a dredge pump and comparatively analyses the unsteady characteristics of the pump […]

  • 1 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Phase 1 of the Hill Head Coastal Protection Project is underway with contractors already on the site. As a part of the Phase 1 of the Hill Head project, re-nourishment of historically low beach levels at the beach will take place, protecting the promenade from further exposure to wave damage. Extensive maintenance on the 13 Fareham […]

  • 5 April 2012

    The Army Corps of Engineers commenced an urgent dredging project off the coast of Bald Head Island in the near-by channel, according to WWAY3. River pilots discovered a speed bump in the area of Reach Two, which caused the channel to be shallow, thus being dangerous for commercial shipping traffic. This problem was expected, according […]

  • 19 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The Town of Nags Head, North Carolina, has released new info about their beach nourishment project. Last evening, Tuesday, June 18, 2019, the town announced that the sand pumping operations have ceased temporarily as the Dredge Liberty Island needs to sail to Norfolk for re-fueling. At this time, the town officials anticipate that the construction […]

  • 6 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Nags Head’s beach nourishment is now underway with the Dredge Ellis Island pumping sand onto the beach just south of Limulus Street, reports the Town of Nags Head, NC. According to the report, the Town is conducting a 90-120 day-long beach nourishment maintenance project, which started May 1, 2019. The current schedule calls for the […]

  • 24 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    While others build gleaming edifices, sleek vessels, flashy vehicles or exquisite sculptures, the Dredged Material Management Office fashions scrupulously crafted, durable relationships and sensible consensus, turning bad-news misconceptions into a quarter-century of good-news sustainable performance. It’s a beautiful trade-off when one person’s discarded sediment becomes another creature’s beach nourishment or enhanced habitat for fish and […]

  • 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 […]

  • 30 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    A broad consortium of investors and industry partners from the dredging and offshore sectors and the existing international syndicate of banks of Royal IHC, including the three major Dutch banks, have reached a Heads of Agreement for the acquisition and refinancing. This gives Royal IHC, as an important Dutch maritime player with a strong balance […]

  • 19 May 2011

    An offshore dredge headed to the Outer Banks is expected to start pumping sand onto the Nags Head beach next week, getting the town’s $34 mi… By Rob Morris (outerbanksvoice) [mappress] Source: outerbanksvoice, May 19, 2011;

  • 26 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Town of Nags Head, North Carolina, has presented the latest update on the ongoing beach nourishment operations. According to the town officials, the dredge Liberty Island departed for Norfolk last evening for repairs. The vessel is expected to return to work tomorrow morning, June 27, 2019. Over the last few days, the dredge has […]

  • 10 August 2011

    Threats of a lawsuit could muddy a short-term plan to dredge Hilton Head Island’s Harbour Town Yacht Basin.   (islandpacket) [mappress] Source: islandpacket, August 10, 2011