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  • 11 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Geological Survey, in cooperation with the Fort Monroe Authority, has installed a new tide gauge station at Fort Monroe to help emergency planners protect the shorelines in the Hampton Roads region. Tide gauges provide real-time water levels and local meteorology data in areas that are susceptible to the effects of storm-tide flooding. The […]

  • 29 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Governor Pat McCrory joined officials from the Department of Transportation’s Ferry Division yesterday to officially christen the division’s newest vessel, the Dredge Manteo. The 154-foot cutter suction dredge will help keep North Carolina waterways navigable, help stabilize inlets, and support the state’s vital ferry system and emergency routes. “Our state’s connections across the water are just as […]

  • 9 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The final phase of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District’s $30 million Folly Beach Renourishment project is underway. “We fence and grass along the existing dune line to capture the recently placed sand,” said David Warren, project manager. “This concept has proven to be very effective in the past and new dunes up […]

  • 4 June 2012

    According to the ABC News, the dredging work begins this week on the channel at Lake George near Beachport. During this project, the channel’s mouth will be excavated so that high tides can enter the lake. The Water Department is hoping that this dredging project will help to improve the lake’s water levels, after minimal […]

  • 15 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has approved Tacoma’s updated shoreline master program. Tacoma’s program will guide future development along approximately 46 miles of shoreline including Commencement Bay, the Tacoma Narrows and portions of the Puyallup River, Hylebos Creek and Wapato Lake. Sally Toteff, director of Ecology’s southwest region, said: “Through Tacoma’s updated master program […]

  • 2 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Unique System FZE has recently supported a significant hydrographic project that included the installation of Kongsberg’s EM 2040 multibeam echo sounder units for “Bayanat for Mapping & Surveying Services (Bayanat)” in 2 different vessels at Abu Dhabi, UAE. Bayanat is a wholly-owned Mubadala company that was born from the commercialization of the UAE Armed Forces […]

  • 15 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Historic Egmont Key will soon receive critical sand thanks to maintenance on the Tampa Harbor channel. The small island has experienced large-scale erosion and structural damage on its western shoreline. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District awarded a $13.4 million contract to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company of Oak Brook, Ill., to […]

  • 9 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology has approved the city of Milton’s updated shoreline master program. Milton’s shoreline program will guide development and use along some 1.5 miles of shoreline on Surprise Lake and Hylebos Creek, which drains to Commencement Bay. The program will result in significant improvements in water quality as well as improved protection […]

  • 16 February 2012

      Minister of MND, Hua-chu Kao went to Chiayi to supervise engineer troops’ first supporting mission of the dredging project of Dabang Section, Tseng-Wen River. He urged the responsible army 52nd Engineering Troops of 10th Legion to value safety, follow disciplines and strictly abide by the standardized procedure of process, steps, essentials so they can […]

  • 10 October 2013

    The Shire of Esperance has received $50,000 in Western Australian Government funding to help protect the coastal town’s beachfront, according to abc.net.au. One million dollars has been distributed to 10 local shires or coastal management group across Western Australia, to protect the state’s coastline. Funding for Esperance will go towards maintaining beach amenities and infrastructure […]

  • 23 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Every marine construction project involves its own unique challenges and requirements. No matter how complex the project can be, Trimble has marine construction hardware, software and positioning sensors that can help in meeting and exceeding these challenges. The company offers complete marine GNSS positioning solutions that include hardware, software, and connectivity between the construction site and the main office. This […]

  • 16 August 2012

    The government will soon finalise the modalities for two new Major Ports in Andhra Pradesh and West Bengal, according to Exim India. These new ports will help in creating a target capacity of 244 million tonne through 42 projects, which will cost R14,500 crore in 2012-13. A plan for 2012-13 also includes awarding a total […]

  • 12 November 2012

    The dredging project at the Spetsmornefteport Kozmino’s Berth Number 2 has been wrapped up. To complete the dredging program, the contractor deployed one dredger, three floating cranes, four barges and two tugboats. The completion of this very important project would ensure access of 120,000DWT tankers to the port, according to portnews.ru. The port officials stated […]

  • 17 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The custom-built cutter suction dredger QUIBIÁN I and the backhoe dredger ALBERTO ALEMÁN ZUBIETA were selected by the Panama Canal Authority to help with expansion and maintenance work. The expansion project will make the Canal wider and deeper to handle larger ships and increased traffic. This development program consists of the construction of two new […]

  • 13 February 2012

    Congressman Jerry McNerney (CA-11) announced that the United States Army Corps of Engineers will fund several important projects in the Central Valley this year. $800,000 was awarded for the San Francisco Bay to Stockton project. Additionally, $4,491,720 was awarded for operations and maintenance dredging at the Port of Stockton. “The San Francisco Bay to Stockton […]

  • 6 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    To protect the Netherlands against high water, Van Oord’s crane vessels are restoring the foreshore at 10 locations in the Western Scheldt Estuary. According to the company’s latest announcement, erosion has affected the foreshore in various places and therefore no longer meets the safety standards. “In this combined project we are also giving the flora […]

  • 19 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Gold Coast’s Sand Bypass System is about to receive a new lease of life with work underway on upgrading its high voltage switch gear. “We’ll invest about $1.9 million in upgrade works over the next 12 months,” said Gold Coast Waterways Authority in their latest release. The upgrade is expected to generate about 20 […]

  • 4 June 2020

    The Port of San Diego is about to begin a beach replenishment project at Kellogg Beach. The project is anticipated to kick off sometime next week, and most of the work is anticipated to be completed by July. According to the port, replenishing the sand will enhance the experience for visitors and help protect the […]

  • 2 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Somerset County Council Leader John Osman was elected chairman of the Somerset Rivers Authority (SRA) Board at its first meeting that was held on Friday, 27 February. Cllr Osman, who has been Chair of the Flood Action Plan Leaders Implementation Group, was elected by fellow board members and Tony Bradford, Vice Chair of the Parrett Internal […]

  • 15 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies announced that it has partnered with Genesis Water, the pioneer of the Genesis Rapid Dewatering SystemTM (RDS). As the exclusive Genesis partner in the global mining market, Veolia will deploy the Genesis RDS to help mining companies improve tailings management, recycle water and reduce reliance on tailings ponds, providing a […]

  • 26 September 2011

    On September 15, the main works of the extension of 3 berth in west Yantian Port passed acceptance. Launched in September 2010, the project involves a 50,000t high-piled container terminal with a width of 33.4m and a coastline of 140m. Yantian Port is one of the world’s busiest terminals. The project will help to alleviate […]

  • 17 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) has been awarded $3.25 million in funding from the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) for habitat restoration and coastal resilience work in the state’s salt ponds. U.S. Senator Jack Reed (D-RI) yesterday announced the funding, which will also include $870,000 toward the Shoreline Change (Beach) Special […]

  • 12 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Senator Maggie Hassan and Chris Pappas issued the following statements in response to the Army Corps release of their fiscal year 2020 work plan, which includes $4 million to complete dredging work at Rye Harbor. Just last month, Shaheen led a New Hampshire congressional delegation letter to the White House Office […]

  • 31 January 2012

    A new charity to look after England and Wales’ network of 200-year old canals and rivers will be given over £1 billion of Government help to give it the best possible start, Environment Minister Richard Benyon, announced today. This unprecedented funding for a new charity paves the way for the launch of the new Canal […]

  • 10 July 2013

    The U.S. Forest Service is planning to dredge and restock three western South Dakota lakes that have been degraded by silt contamination, reports argusleader.com. This dredging project includes Horse Thief, Bismarck and Lakota lake. Silt pollution which can be caused by: Rainwater run off from topsoil stripped areas of site, pumping out and dewatering of […]

  • 23 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senator Roy Blunt highlighted his support for several key provisions passed in the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA). The bill authorizes critical funding for the operation of the inland waterways, ports, and harbors and passed in the Senate yesterday. Blunt co-chairs the bipartisan Senate Mississippi River Caucus, serves on the Senate Appropriations […]