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  • 11 May 2012

    U.S. Sen. David Vitter recently gave his opening remarks at the inaugural meeting of the conference committee tasked with finalizing the Highway Bill between the U.S. House and Senate. Vitter stated that he’ll work to make sure the RESTORE Act and the Realize America’s Maritime Promise (RAMP) Act will be included in the final version […]

  • 28 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The City of San Diego has just released the latest details about their plans for the Mission Bay Navigational Safety Dredging Project. In order to maintain navigational safety for boats in the bay, the project will dredge the bottom of the bay to restore it to its original survey elevation and then utilize the dredged […]

  • 6 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Gdansk Authority has been granted €20 million in the “2017 CEF Transport Blending MAP Call” competition. According to the port officials, the competition – with a pool of €1 billion coming from the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) – has just finished. The PGA applied to the European Commission for funds for the infrastructure project entitled: […]

  • 3 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Senate version of the Energy and Water Appropriations bill for FY 2016 will include $1.8 million in federal funding for the North Atlantic Coast Comprehensive Study, which will allow a feasibility study for mitigation and resiliency projects to protect Nassau Back Bay. President Obama recently requested that just $1 million in 2016 Appropriations be allocated […]

  • 12 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency is working in partnership with East Devon District Council to reduce flood risk in Exmouth, East Devon. Team Van Oord (TVO) was awarded the design and build contract for the Exmouth tidal defense scheme in October 2017. In February and March 2018 the EA will be carrying out a number of surveys […]

  • 22 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Language authored by Sen. Carl Levin, D-Mich., to improve funding for maintenance of the nation’s harbors was included this week in a water resources bill approved by the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee. The text of the Harbor Maintenance Act, which Levin introduced earlier this year, was included in the Water Resources Development Act […]

  • 2 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Michigan stands to gain relief from a significant backlog of harbor maintenance at Great Lakes harbors under a spending bill that passed a key committee hurdle last week, Michigan Sens. Carl Levin and Debbie Stabenow said today. The energy and water appropriations bill approved by the Senate Appropriations Committee and sent to the full Senate […]

  • 23 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    Cormac recently won an important award for the design and build of the Long Rock Coastal Protection Project. The company received the CEEQUAL’s “Excellent” Whole Team Award for this task. The project involves three elements to improve resilience to flooding and coastal erosion along the coastal front of Mount’s Bay. It also included a huge […]

  • 13 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The 8th International Conference on Scour and Erosion, ICSE 2016, kicked off yesterday in Oxford, bringing together scour and erosion specialists from more than 30 countries. Over 130 papers will be presented during the four-day event to an international audience of scientists and engineers from the broad areas of civil engineering, hydraulic engineering, geotechnical engineering, coastal […]

  • 29 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Peterhead Port Authority is looking for a best contractor that will perform harbor deepening, quay wall strengthening and other associated works and improvements, estimated to be worth around $34 million. The project will include deepening of the existing inner harbors consisting of rock (granite) dredging and where necessary, associated drilling and blasting pre-treatment. Quay wall strengthening […]

  • 17 August 2012

    The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine requires the services of a suitably qualified and experienced engineering consultancy firm in connection with dredging works, including dredging and disposal of both contaminated and uncontaminated sediments at the Castletownbere Fishery Harbour Centre. The works comprise dredging of the seabed, including (mainly) maintenance dredging and some capital […]

  • 18 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, has posted a notice requesting public comments and recommendations for the permit application for dredging that includes the entire back bay of the Ocean City, NJ. The applicant, the City of Ocean City, proposes dredging areas located along the back-bay shoreline area of the City of Ocean […]

  • 14 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Board of the Gulf Coast Chapter of the Western Dredging Association (WEDA) is hosting their Fall 2019 conference at the San Luis Resort, Spa & Conference Center in Galveston, Texas, from Tuesday, November 12th, through Thursday, November 14, 2019. Yesterday’s schedule included discussions about “Innovative partnering for an expanding Gulf Coast Market.” The meeting […]

  • 27 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed TD, yesterday launched new major marine project in Killybegs, Co. Donegal – the new Killybegs Small Craft Harbor. “This new harbor, fully funded by the State, is a first class facility capable of accommodating 63 boats ranging up to 15 meters in length with one berth […]

  • 5 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, is inviting comments on the Mission Bay Navigational Safety Dredging Project, San Diego, CA. This cleanup scheme, proposed by the City of San Diego Public Works Department, includes the dredging (clamshell or suction pipeline dredging) of up to 220,850 cubic yards of sediment from Mission Bay. The […]

  • 12 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) will host a public meeting on May 20, 2015, in Vermilion, Ohio to receive feedback on the implementation of the Ohio Coastal Management Program by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). This public meeting is part of the federal government’s periodic review of the state-led federally-funded program […]

  • 4 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Isle of Wight council and the Environment Agency have launched a three month public consultation on a draft Coastal Strategy for the West Wight shoreline. The strategy coastline includes the towns of Yarmouth, Cowes, East Cowes, Freshwater, Totland, Colwell, Newport Harbor and surrounding areas. The public consultation opened 31 March and will run to […]

  • 9 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Governor of Edo State, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with China Harbor Engineering Company Limited (CHEC) for the development of the Gelegele Seaport and other transport infrastructure in the state. The Gelegele project will include the development of the seaport that will serve as the gateway for exporting manufactured […]

  • 19 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Kevin Moran T.D., Minister of State for the Office of Public Works (OPW) and Flood Relief, was in Kilkenny July 17 where he met with John Paul Phelan, T.D., Minister of State for Local Government and Electoral Reform to put in place arrangements for the advancement of flood relief schemes in County Kilkenny. Minister Moran […]

  • 9 September 2011

    U.S. Senator Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ), a member of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water, has announced the full Appropriations Committee approved the fiscal year 2012 Energy and Water Development Appropriations bill. The bill includes $119.5 million for critical flood mitigation, harbor maintenance and beach renourishment projects in New Jersey. Included in this […]

  • 29 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Western Dredging Association’s (WEDA) 2015 Annual Membership Meeting will be conducted in Houston, Texas, on June 24th, 2015 during the conference luncheon. The Membership meeting will follow the address by the Panama Canal luncheon speaker, Mr. Esteban Saenz. Meeting agenda will include the annual address by the WEDA President, covering topics including, but not […]

  • 5 September 2012

    The City of St. Augustine has announced that the $2.3 million inlet dredging work will begin this week. This project includes dredging of 162,000 cubic yards of beach quality sand from the St. Augustine Inlet flood shoal just north and south of the Vilano Bridge. According to staugustine.com, the 24-inch pipeline will be placed as […]

  • 3 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Middle East District intends to solicit names of construction firms experienced in working in the Middle East region who are interested in submitting a firm-fixed price offer for the Umm Qasr dredging project. MED is anticipating a project at an Iraqi Naval installation located at the Port of Umm […]

  • 31 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Havenbedrijf Rotterdam NV has announced a tender for the construction of a container terminal quay at the Rotterdam area. The work consists of supplying and applying a combined wall (about 300m including wing walls), delivery and installation of the anchoring, carrying out concrete work, supply and installation of inhibition, and construction and led work. This […]

  • 12 October 2012
    Equipment, Technology

    Moray Council, Environmental Services, has introduced a plan for the design and tender preparation for the dredger replacement. The scope of work will include preparation of specification, design, and completion of plans to Classification Society approval and Moray Council, based on the scoping study “Proposed New 25.7m Twin Screw Dredger for Moray Council” by Macduff […]

  • 9 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Royal IHC, one of the world’s leaders in dredging and mining vessels and equipment, recently organized a seminar on ‘An outlook on the future of dredging in Turkey’. The topics covered included the challenges that lie ahead and how modern technology can be utilized for the long term national benefit. The seminar also included a workshop […]