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  • 19 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    U.S. Congressman Dr. Charles Boustany issued the following statement after the United States Senate passed the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2016, S. 2848, which includes language authorizing the signed Chief’s Report from USACE for the Southwest Coastal Louisiana Feasibility Study. Following news of the signed Chief’s Report in July 2016, Dr. Boustany wrote to […]

  • 8 October 2020
    Authorities & Government

    The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources and City of Portage have started phase two of the canal restoration works. The project is a continuation of remediation and dredging work on the approximately 2.5-mile canal. According to the Portage Public Works Director Aaron Jahncke, DNR contractors are preparing the site at the end of Mullett Street […]

  • 5 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    DeepOcean UK, a subsidiary of DeepOcean Group Holding BV, today announced two key appointments, to strengthen its Management Team in Aberdeen. Mervyn New joins DeepOcean as Trenching Business Line Manager – Aberdeen. Mervyn brings over 30 years’ experience in the subsea oil & gas industry, with a strong track record in trenching with various contractors, […]

  • 20 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg District, has announced that its Work Plan for the 2020 fiscal year includes $102 million in funding for its civil works program, the largest amount of funding since the 2013 fiscal year. The Work Plan will fund projects, programs and activities that received funding in the three previous […]

  • 12 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-3) released the following statement applauding President Obama’s inclusion of $8.6 million for New Haven harbor maintenance in his 2014 budget request. In December, DeLauro asked the Administration to include funds for the maintenance in his budget. “This is good news for New Haven and I applaud the Administration for including the […]

  • 13 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Ten design teams that entered the San Francisco Resilient by Design Challenge have been selected to map how the cities’ bay area can best respond to rising sea levels. Three of these selected teams include Dutch participants (One Architecture, Deltares and Arcadis) that can contribute directly with knowledge and experiences from flood risk mitigation in […]

  • 31 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    A dredging program at the Pier Sixty-Six Marina in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, aimed to remove silt and other material from the marina’s bottom, is moving ahead. Commenting the latest news, Marine Director Megan Lagasse said: “We have recently started the process of dredging on the west side of our North Marina, including where the Intracoastal […]

  • 26 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Congressman Charlie Crist yesterday applauded the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ decision to fully fund the Pinellas County Shore Protection Project. This announcement followed months of advocacy by Rep. Crist and Pinellas County, led by Chair Janet C. Long, which included a meeting with the Army Corps officials in Washington, D.C. “I thank Commissioner Long […]

  • 29 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Nakheel, a Dubai-based real estate developer, has appointed marine engineering contractor Van Oord to deliver 23.5 km of coastline and breakwaters at Deira Islands, its new 15.3 sq km waterfront city in Dubai.  The AED387 million (around $105 million) contract, signed today with Van Oord Middle East Limited Dubai Branch, includes beaches, quay walls, rock […]

  • 15 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V., the Dutch services provider operating in the dredging, maritime infrastructure and maritime services sectors, said that they have acquired all shares of the Gardline Group as of today. The UK based company’s main activities include marine geophysical surveys, offshore geotechnical services and environmental surveys. Gardline operates 15 survey related vessels in addition […]

  • 28 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The New South Wales Government has announced a tender for dredging of the Swansea Channel in Lake Macquarie. According to the government, the dredging project will remove up to 100,000 cubic metres of sand from the channel. The project also includes pumping of material via pipes to Blacksmiths Beach and spreading of spoil along Blacksmiths […]

  • 15 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Sen. David Vitter (R-La.) emphasized the need to include reforms to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in the next Water Resources Development Act (WRDA). Sens. Vitter and Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.) along with all Republicans on the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee wrote to Chairman Barbara Boxer expressing their desire to work in […]

  • 25 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    A major dredging project on Winnetka Pond, City of Crystal, MN, aimed to remove more than 18,000 cubic yards of sediment, is moving forward, CCX Media reports.  Commenting the latest news, Crystal Public Works Director, Mark Ray, said that the removal will help control flood capacity as well as help improve the habitat of the pond […]

  • 13 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The President Trump has released the budget proposal for Fiscal Year 2019 (FY19) which includes funding for ongoing projects in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Wilmington District. The FY19 budget provides about $65-million for Operations & Maintenance (O&M) of the district’s projects including maintenance dredging of multiple deep and shallow draft navigation harbors and […]

  • 10 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has introduced a plan for the Sawpit Creek maintenance dredging program. The project includes maintenance dredging of approximately 591,000 cubic yards (cy) of material from the AIWW channel and settling basins in Cuts 24-26A, 27, 27A, 27C; and adjoining advance maintenance areas in the waters of Sawpit Creek, the Amelia […]

  • 23 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Coast Guard has issued a revised Notice to Mariners with updated safety information, including the establishment of a Regulated Navigation Area (RNA) 300 yards north and 200 yards south of the existing Tappan Zee Bridge. All boaters are required to use the main channel, reduce wake and use extreme caution while transiting the […]

  • 24 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    The City of Duluth, MN, will host a public information meeting today, in partnership with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District. The meeting will include presentations on the Duluth-Superior Harbor maintenance dredging and proposed Minnesota Point beach nourishment. Presenters will talk about the project purpose, plan for the potential placement of clean sediment […]

  • 28 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Two days ago, at the Gulf Property Show, Bahrain Marina Development Company took the opportunity to present the masterplan for its project, the Bahrain Marina. As the lead design consultant for the project, Benoy delivered the entire 316,000m² masterplan. Bahrain Marina Development also announced the appointment of Al Hassanain Contracting Company to implement the first phase of the project. […]

  • 24 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is expanding efforts to transition to paperless permitting. The Portland District Regulatory office is accepting electronic permit applications for several Oregon counties and some Washington ports. The Corps will continue to accept hard copies of applications from applicants who do not have the ability to submit an electronic version. Applicants […]

  • 18 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Terrapure Environmental, a Canadian environmental solutions provider, has acquired Consolidated Giroux Environment Inc. of Charlo, NB. The purchase includes all assets, including buildings, vehicles and equipment, as well as Giroux’s employees and existing customer relationships. Since 1972, Giroux has provided industrial dredging services primarily to the mining, municipal and pulp and paper sectors. “This acquisition significantly […]

  • 31 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    A six-member South Korean delegation earlier this week paid a visit to Pakistan National Shipping Corporation (PNSC) where they discussed possible partnership opportunities related to the ports and shipping sectors. The delegation led by Director of Port Investment Cooperation Division Hi Young Lee showed real interest in various projects including development and upgrading of the country’s port […]

  • 20 July 2012

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) will accept public comments from July 23 to Aug. 24, 2012, on these draft documents: A second legal agreement, called an agreed order, between Ecology and the city of Bremerton, which owns the site. The agreement describes the actions the city will take, including cleanup work and groundwater monitoring. […]

  • 4 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    TOC Events Worldwide has announced that H.E Ambassador Alfonso Múnera, Secretary General of the Association of Caribbean States (ACS) will give a keynote address at the 14th edition of its TOC Americas conference and exhibition, taking place on October 14-16 in Cartagena, Colombia. This will be the first time in Colombia for the pan-Americas’ container […]

  • 8 February 2013

    North West Basin Department of FSUE Rosmorport has invited bidders to submit their offers for the dredging program at the Kaliningrad area. This development project includes the dredging work in the water area of Kaliningrad seaway canal and seaport harbors. The project also includs auxiliary work on maintenance and routine overhaul of three deposition stations, […]

  • 27 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Société EMCC has landed a contract to dredge all waterways managed by VNF (Voies Navigables de France) on the Seine basin. This contract includes the network operations for remobilisation in the rivers with treatment, recovery and/or disposal of excavated material. EMCC will undertake dredging program on all waterways including the main channels, navigable or not, to […]

  • 22 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A major waterfront repair and re-development project on a storm-battered coastline in Perth Amboy, which was jointly funded by the State Department of Environmental Protection and the city, has been completed. The DEP approved $1.7 million in Shore Protection funds for the $3.55 million bulkhead and beach replenishment project along the weather-battered waterfront in Perth […]