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  • 23 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Lieutenant Governor of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Karyn Polito, joined Nantucket Town Manager, C. Elizabeth Gibson, and other state and local officials at a ribbon cutting ceremony last week to celebrate completion of the Polpis Harbor Dredging Project. Additionally, Lt. Governor Polito announced that Nantucket will receive a $500,000 award through the first-ever grant round […]

  • 23 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded the Gulf of Mexico Alliance (GOMA) a grant in the amount of $297,816 to improve coastal resilience in the Northern Gulf of Mexico with new pilot projects in Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana and Texas. “Investment in the Gulf of Mexico Alliance allows EPA to engage a broad network […]

  • 23 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, Jonathan Wilkinson, and the Member of Parliament for Miramichi - Grand Lake, Pat Finnigan, have announced that the Government of Canada is investing over $4.6 million in infrastructure for four New Brunswick fishing harbors in Pointe-Sapin, Loggiecroft, Bas-Neguac and McEachern’s point. Commenting the latest news, Mr. Wilkinson […]

  • 22 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Everett Commission has awarded a $3.37 million contract to American Construction Company for the fourth and final phase of Central Marina Improvements. This project completes the port’s six-year, $30 million re-investment into the northeast corner of the Central Docks. The work, anticipated to start in August and wrap up in spring 2020, […]

  • 22 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Maldives is an independent island nation in the north-central Indian Ocean, which consists of about 1,200 small coral islands and sandbanks (some 200 of which are inhabited). One third of the approximately 450,000 inhabitants live in the capital, Male’ city. While Male’ is relatively developed, the outlying islands require economic and social infrastructure development. […]

  • 19 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Yesterday, members of the Louisiana congressional delegation introduced H.R. 3814, which amends the Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act (GOMESA) to increase the share of offshore oil and gas revenues that flow to Gulf states impacted by the industry, and ensure that the additional revenue would be spent on coastal restoration and protection. Restore the […]

  • 19 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Townsville’ grab dredger is moving ahead with the sand removal operations from the Ross River channel which was deposited by the February 2019 flood. According to their latest release, the removal of 10,000 cubic meters of sand will improve safety for the multitude of private, commercial, research and military vessels that use […]

  • 18 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Honda Marine Science Foundation (HMSF) has awarded grants to fund four research projects that address the impact of climate change on the ocean and intertidal areas. Honda Marine Science Foundation supports “living shoreline” projects that implement natural approaches to protecting coastal habitats and communities while promoting harmonious interaction between humans and the ocean. According to […]

  • 17 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Llandudno Coastal Forum, working with Conwy County Borough Council and its consultants, will host a public drop-in session at the Victoria Center in Llandudno to introduce the shortlisted options for managing Llandudno’s beaches. The event will take place on Friday 26th and Saturday 27th July between 10am and 4pm. “Officers from Conwy’s Environment, Roads and […]

  • 16 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Manson/Connolly Seal Beach JV, Seattle, Washington, has won an $88.1 million firm-fixed-price contract for P-224 Causeway Boat Channel and Turning Basin and P-226 Ammunition Pier at Naval Weapons Station Seal Beach. The contract also contains five unexercised options and one planned modification, which if exercised would increase the cumulative contract value to $154.7 million. According […]

  • 15 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Cashman Dredging & Marine Contracting Co., LLC has announced that the dump scow Kurt Schulte departed the dredger Dale Pyatt last week to offload the 2,000th scow of dredged material on the USACE Boston Harbor Improvement Deepening Project. Cashman has just released this beautiful photo of the dredger Dale Pyatt crew and the survey vessel […]

  • 14 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (July 8-14, 2019).   Curtin Maritime Bags Crescent City Harbor Dredging Gig Curtin Maritime Corporation has been selected as the best bidder for the Crescent City Harbor maintenance dredging project in California.   Port Authority of Douala Expands Dredging Fleet […]

  • 12 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The United Soybean Board’s (USB) commitment to improve market conditions for farmers hits a new bottom – the Mississippi River bottom, USB said in its latest announcement.  USB has approved funding to support environmental assessments (research) and education of this important improvement to the infrastructure system located near the Port of New Orleans. “Every decision […]

  • 11 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Omaha District, in cooperation with the Papio-Missouri River Natural Resources District, will host a public open house to share information about the Papillion Creek Basin flood risk management study July 23, 2019. The purpose of the study is to develop alternatives to reduce flood risks and improve public safety […]

  • 11 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners have unanimously agreed to fund a $26.3 million project to improve water and habitat quality of the Colorado Lagoon in Long Beach, in exchange for environmental mitigation credits that would allow for future development at the nation’s second-busiest seaport. The project calls for re-establishing the tidal flow between […]

  • 9 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Coastal Conservation Association Texas and the Building Conservation Trust have committed $250,000 to support efforts by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department and Ducks Unlimited (DU) to restore Dagger Island and protect important seagrass beds in Redfish Bay, Texas. Commenting the latest news, DU Director of Development Matt Bunn, said: “Partners like CCA and BCT […]

  • 9 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Chairman of Houston Port Commission, Ric Campo, joined Chief of Engineers and Commanding General of USACE, Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite, on a helicopter tour of the Houston Ship Channel recently, witnessing first-hand the busiest ship channel in the nation and the constant vessel activity it experiences every day. During the tour, Campo reiterated the […]

  • 8 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Long-term coastal management works to address erosion along Quinns Beach will continue in the coming financial year, reports the City of Wanneroo, Western Australia. As outlined in the city’s recently adopted 2019/20 budget, $2.1 million has been allocated for stage three works, which encompass the extension of groyne three, near the intersection of Camira Way […]

  • 4 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Dorset Coast Forum has just released the latest update on the multi-million pound sea defense project at West Bay, West Dorset. According to the update, the works are progressing ahead of schedule with the East Beach being now fully open. The contractor’s compound will remain at East Beach car park until w/e 26 July […]

  • 2 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Work on a £2 million scheme to help protect the Yorkshire coast town of Whitby from tidal flooding is now underway and is expected to be completed by the end of spring 2020, Scarborough Borough Council reports.  The flood alleviation project will involve the construction of a flood wall, 303 meters long with an average […]

  • 2 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Waterways and wellbeing charity, Canal & River Trust, working together with the European Regional Development Fund, Highways England and Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council, have secured £3.1 million to improve the water quality and encourage wildlife back to the Titford Pools in Oldbury. Hidden away under the M5 motorway Titford Pools is located along the Titford […]

  • 28 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    APM Terminals Medport Tangier container terminal, a collaboration between Moroccan port TangerMed and Danish shipping major A.P. Moller – Maersk, has officially opened its doors. The construction of APM Terminals MedPort Tangier took two years and a total investment of $800m to make this facility become reality. This new transshipment terminal is designed, constructed and […]

  • 28 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance dredging work of the Rosslyn Bay Harbor in Queensland, conducted by Hall Contracting, is nearing its completion. According to Member for Keppel and Assistant Education Minister, Brittany Lauga, Hall Contracting’s work in this area will provide greater access for deeper draft vessels to the popular harbor. Commenting the progress on the Rosslyn Bay project, […]

  • 28 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Texas Congressman Randy Weber has announced that the Office of Gulf Coast Restoration in the Department of the Treasury plans to award a $27.1 million Direct Component grant to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) for the FY19 RESTORE Flood Protection Program. According to Weber, the goal of this program is to protect the […]

  • 27 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The extension of the Dunkerque Port’s Quai de Flandres was officially inaugurated on June 20 in the presence of Patrice Vergriete, Mayor of Dunkerque, Christine Cabau-Woehrel, Executive Vice-President in charge of assets for the CMA CGM Group, Stephane Raison, President of the Executive Board of Dunkerque-Port, and other officials. The length of the Quai de […]

  • 27 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Baker-Polito Administration has announced $2.7 million in state and federal grant funds for ecological restoration projects in the towns of Bridgewater, Falmouth, Kingston, Littleton/Westford, Newbury, Plymouth, Wellfleet/Truro, and Yarmouth to support river and wetland habitat restoration and climate adaptation.  Commenting the latest announcement, Lieutenant Governor of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Karyn Polito, said: “By partnering […]