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  • 11 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Thousands of stakeholders in Washington D.C., and across the country are coming together for Infrastructure Week, May 11-15.   They will highlight the critical importance of investing in and modernizing America’s infrastructure, including its seaports and their land- and water- side connections. American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) has a number of funding priorities that […]

  • 30 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    In testimony on Capitol Hill before the House Transportation and Infrastructure subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment, April 22, Lt. Gen. Thomas P. Bostick praised The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ proficiency in the Sandy recovery work. According to the Army’s chief of engineers, the Hurricane Sandy operations and maintenance program is more than 70 percent […]

  • 23 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Weeks Marine, Inc., Houma, LA, has announced the completion of two major investments that will increase the competitiveness and efficiency of the company’s dredging, sediment slurry pumping and placement capability in Coastal Louisiana and around the USA. Both cutter suction dredge EW Ellefsen and the Weeks 320 Unloader, a hopper barge unloader that pumps material from […]

  • 20 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Oceaneering International, Inc. will be recognized at the 2015 Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) with the presentation of two Spotlight on New Technology Awards. The Oceaneering Deepwater Pile Dredge (DWPD) was selected based on its innovative technology, broad appeal to the industry, proven capabilities through full-scale application, and significant impact with benefits beyond existing technologies. As […]

  • 8 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is investing $10 million this year in 27 new high-priority watersheds and 13 existing projects that will help improve water quality in the Mississippi River basin. This investment is part of a commitment of $100 million over four years to address critical water quality concerns […]

  • 3 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Representatives Joe Crowley (D-Queens, the Bronx), Vice Chair of the Democratic Caucus, and Grace Meng (D-Queens) yesterday announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will perform maintenance dredging of critical sandbanks in the Flushing Bay Federal Channel beginning this fall.  Dredging of the navigational channel, which is 15 feet deep and extends the length […]

  • 23 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator David Vitter (R-LA) and Mexico’s general coordinator of ports and merchant marine, Guillermo Ruiz de Teresa, have been jointly selected to receive the American Association of Port Authorities’ (AAPA) 2015 “Port Person of the Year” award. Marking its 103rd year as the recognized, authoritative and coordinated voice of the seaports industry in the […]

  • 19 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    A plan to remove contaminated sediment and soil from a Port of Bellingham-owned shipyard located at 201 Harris Avenue on the Bellingham waterfront is available for the public to review. Under a legal agreement between the Washington Department of Ecology and the port, the cleanup plan addresses a portion of the contaminated area, while an […]

  • 13 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Port Metro Vancouver, the federal Department of Fisheries and Oceans, the B.C. Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure, the Corporation of Delta, and the City of Richmond together celebrate the milestone of a $10-million collaboration to dredge the lower Fraser River in Ladner Harbor, Deas Slough, Sea Reach and Cannery Channel. Dredging involves the careful removal […]

  • 25 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Ireland’s largest bulk port company, Shannon Foynes Port Company (SFPC), has announced the first ports infrastructure project since the turn of the millennium, with a €50 million capital investment program at Foynes. Launched by Minister for Transport and Tourism Paschal Donohoe, the program is the implementation of the first key element of the port company’s […]

  • 25 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Coastal managers can now apply for State Government funds to help protect Western Australia’s 12,000 km coastline. Calling for submissions in the latest round of Coastal Adaptation and Protection grants, Transport Minister Dean Nalder said $1 million was again available to coastal managers in 2015-16. “Our coastline is one of the State’s most valuable assets,” […]

  • 23 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency together with its contractors today began working on annual maintenance of the shingle embankment and beach between Snettisham and Hunstanton.  The work, which helps protect people and 2,935 properties from tidal flooding, is expected to take 3 weeks. The embankment is a ‘soft’ sea defense, which requires annual maintenance to repair any damage […]

  • 20 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Sand placement on Venice Beach is temporarily delayed by a mechanical problem that’s caused the shutdown of dredging operations, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced today. Dredging is tentatively scheduled to resume in early March. The beach renourishment project helps protect landside infrastructure and property from storm damage. The side benefits of the project […]

  • 10 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dredging operations related to the Fort Pierce Shore Protection Project are scheduled to begin next week, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, said. The project will place more than 300,000 cubic yards of sand on 1.3 miles of eroded beach in St. Lucie County. Sand placement will start immediately adjacent to the Fort […]

  • 17 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation announced yesterday the receipt of an award for a $23.4 million contract with an additional $11.2 million in options to construct a beach berm and dune at Fire Island Inlet to Moriches Inlet, New York. Fire Island is a barrier island that helps protect back-bay communities along Great South Bay […]

  • 9 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging operations are beginning today at the Murray Mouth in order to maintain connectivity between the river and the Southern Ocean. A dredging contractor has been engaged to undertake the work and during the past two weeks has been mobilizing in preparation for dredging. Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources Water Resource Operations manager Jarrod […]

  • 19 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    During the next two weeks a dredging contractor will be setting-up at the Murray Mouth to undertake preparatory works prior to commencing dredging operations in the near future. The mouth is at risk of closing due to lower than average flows in the River Murray which has allowed sand to build up. Department of Environment Water Resource […]

  • 19 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Representing Upstate Forever and Save Our Saluda, the Southern Environmental Law Center yesterday announced an agreement in principle with Duke Energy to remove all of its coal ash at its W.S. Lee facility from the banks of the Saluda River near Greenville and Anderson, South Carolina, to safer, dry lined storage away from the river.   “With […]

  • 18 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Royal HaskoningDHV has been commissioned by Scarborough Borough Council to undertake a “Coastal Sediment Transport Study” across its beaches. Both organisations were keen to invite students from the local University of Hull Scarborough Campus to observe the fieldwork.  The project, awarded via Lot 21 (Coastal Services) of the YorConsult Framework (framework for the procurement of construction […]

  • 15 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Washington Department of Ecology has approved Kitsap County’s updated shoreline master program. The county’s shoreline program will result in significant improvements in the protection, use, development and restoration of over 290 miles of lake, stream and marine shorelines throughout the county. “The county’s staff and commissioners are to be commended for an outstanding public […]

  • 10 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) Act of 2014, a bill which Rep. Tom Reed was an original cosponsor of, passed the House of Representatives yesterday. The bill authorizes clean-up endeavors and efforts to combat invasive species in the Great Lakes watershed including projects in Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Seneca and Tompkins counties. “The health of our […]

  • 2 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

      Genesis Water, pioneer of the Genesis Rapid Dewatering System™ (RDS), announced yesterday that the company’s dewatering technology has been granted European Patent No. 1286924 by the European Patent Office.  The patent, awarded for the “apparatus and method for high-speed dewatering of slurries,” covers a particular component of the company’s revolutionary Rapid Dewatering System, according to […]

  • 1 December 2014
    Business & Finance

      A new report into managing the impact of seas level rise was released today by the Local Government Association of South Australia (LGASA) and the Coast Protection Board. The report, Defining the Sea Level Rise Problem in South Australia, was co-funded by the State Government, Local Government Association and the Coast Protection Board and […]

  • 26 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Port of Seattle Commissioners yesterday approved the Port’s 2015 budget, which projects significant growth at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, stable revenue in the seaport division, and continuing recovery in the real estate business. “The port is a powerful economic engine that helps create more than 200,000 jobs across the region,” said Commission Co-President Courtney Gregoire. “This budget […]

  • 13 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Northbound commerce with as many as 49 barges moved through the restricted portion of the river at Fair Landing during daylight hours. This helps speed the clearing of the daily queue and reduces the wait time for southbound vessels. Work is also proceeding well in the narrowest reach of the restricted area and the Corps […]

  • 31 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Environmental Management Division of the Los Angeles Harbor Department and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have prepared a joint Notice of Intent/Notice of Preparation (NOI/NOP) for the proposed Everport container terminal improvement project at Berths 226-236 at the Port of Los Angeles. The Notice of Intent/Notice of Preparation is the first step in […]