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  • 17 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    In collaboration with local and international partners, Ramboll has been engaged to undertake a feasibility study and master plan for a new multi-purpose port in Bangladesh. The port will be central to a special economic zone being established in Mirasarai, north of Chittagong. The project involves wide-ranging environmental and traffic impact assessments, and economic feasibility studies as well as operational […]

  • 17 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The last pile has been put in place at Tacoma’s Husky Terminal Pier 4, according to the Northwest Seaport Alliance. Since awarding the contract to Manson Construction Company and launching the first phase of the project in May 2016, the construction is now more than halfway complete. “The last of the 1,245 piles on Pier 4 was […]

  • 22 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, has coordinated with the contractor for the Downtown Montauk Stabilization Project and the contractor has indicated that it will begin physical, on-site construction of the coastal storm risk management project in the fall in October. A notice to proceed has been issued for the construction of […]

  • 12 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Reservoirs are notoriously tricky to maintain: from the surrounding area plenty of sand and silt is brought in by the river and the material deposits at the dam. As reservoirs are usually rather deep, dredging can be quite a challenge. For the Tablachaca dam in Peru another challenge was added; the location high up in […]

  • 17 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection has formally adopted an aggressive 10-year restoration plan, known as a basin management action plan or BMAP, covering Lake Okeechobee. The long-term restoration plan was carefully developed through a series of public meetings that included environmental groups, agricultural interests, local governments as well as the public. The plan identifies […]

  • 17 June 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded a task order to Sol Engineering LLC, an 8(a) small business, in the amount of $239,380.19 for environmental services to include a study comprised of collection and chemical analyses of water and sediment samples from the federally-maintained Brazos Island Harbor, Entrance Channel and Brazos Island Harbor, […]

  • 2 November 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Deltares is helping the city of New York to devise a New York City Comprehensive Waterfront Plan. The plan describes a vision for restructuring a number of districts close to the coast, with the aim of combining urban development with water safety. The main reason for taking action is a pressing lack of space in […]

  • 28 June 2013

    Coastal Administration Ålesund has invited bidders to submit their offers for the Myre dredging project. This development program will include the expansion and deepening of the sailing approach to Myre to an 80m width and 8.5m below sea chart zero. The removed material will be put in a disposal site at Kartneset, where a jetty […]

  • 23 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    WWF-Australia said the final Reef 2050 plan, released two days ago, includes a number of good initiatives but the $100 million in new funding announced by the federal government falls short of what’s required to halt the Reef’s decline and remove the threat that it is listed ‘World Heritage in danger’. The joint Australian/Queensland Government blueprint […]

  • 9 April 2014

    The Environment Agency will be inspecting more than 30,000 flood defence assets across the south west. This will include defences around the whole south west coast from Bristol to Bournemouth and along the many thousand miles of main-river within the region. Flood defences across the South West have been put under significant pressure following the […]

  • 26 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Chelsea Technologies Group is participating in The UK Integrated Marine Observing Network (UK-IMON) workshop hosted by PML on 27-28 November 2012. The aim of the UK-IMON initiative is to ensure that a national marine observatory is in place to improve the evidence base for future assessments of environmental status, using the most cost-effective technologies available […]

  • 13 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Van Oord, a Dutch dredging company, has won the Kingsbridge and Salcombe Estuary dredging contract. The dredging operations could start as soon as 21st January – weather permitting, according to the Salcombe Harbor Authority. Adam Parnell, Harbor Master at Salcombe Harbor, said that the type of dredging to be undertaken is known as water injection dredging. This is a proven technique for small-scale […]

  • 9 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The City of Renton (WA) is working on a project that will dredge 1.25-mile stretch of the lower Cedar River this summer, reducing the risk of seasonal flooding in the area.  The city has selected the Coast and Harbor Engineering (CHE) team to assist with planning, permitting, developing plans and specifications for the Cedar River Maintenance Dredge […]

  • 7 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Repair work began last week on the dune and berm at Bethany Beach, Delaware, to help get the community ready for Hurricane season, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District said in their latest announcement. USACE’s contractor, Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD), is set to place more than 650,000 cubic yards of sand onto the […]

  • 31 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Indonesian Government’s Ministry of Transportation announced last Friday that the construction works on the Patimban Port Development Project (Package 1) are set to begin sometimes next month. The project, located in Subang, West Java, will be conducted by a joint venture including Penta-Ocean Construction Co., Ltd., TOA Corporation, Rinkai Nissan Construction Co., Ltd., PT PP Tbk. […]

  • 24 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Morpeth flood scheme, opening today, Monday 24th August, will protect residents by storing millions of gallons of flood water upstream – one of the largest projects of its kind built by the Environment Agency.  The Morpeth flood scheme will benefit more than 1,000 homes and businesses in the town and is the largest flood […]

  • 8 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will host a series of listening sessions (via webinar) for public input regarding the agency’s implementation of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2014 (WRRDA 14). Each of the listening sessions will cover a different aspect of the general program policy provisions of WRRDA 14. These policy […]

  • 17 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Policymakers from a range of national Colombian government authorities visited Deltares last week for a knowledge-exchange program about water management. The emphasis was on governance aspects, the planning process and the use of information from model studies. The participants included Claudia Pineda, the water director of the Ministry of the Environment and Sustainable Development, and […]

  • 17 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal HaskoningDHV has been appointed by Mauritius Ports Authority (MPA) to carry out Port Masterplan studies for Port Louis (the gateway port of the Island of Mauritius) and for Port Mathurin on the Island of Rodrigues. The work involves identifying new business opportunities for Mauritius ports and forecasting cargo and traffic flows. It includes the […]

  • 7 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    To the best interest of each of the parties involved and abiding by the contract, the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) issued a proposal to the contractor of the new locks, Grupo Unidos por El Canal S.A. (GUPC), for the joint contribution of $283 million to the project by the contractor and ACP. This contribution would […]

  • 5 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Sediments in the bottom of Central Puget Sound show declining environmental health over a 10-year period, according to a just-released report from the Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology). Central Puget Sound is the area south of Whidbey Island to the Tacoma Narrows. It includes industrialized and urbanized Elliott and Commencement bays, Sinclair Inlet and Bainbridge […]

  • 13 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    In his State of the Port address, Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director Curtis Foltz reported record cargo volumes, an influx of new business, and more than 1 million square feet of distribution center space leased or developed. “Not only did the ports authority achieve strong growth across major segments of our business, but the private […]

  • 19 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, is offering a variety of federal programs that will assist the public with the preparation of comprehensive plans for the development, use and conservation of water and related land resources along the Texas coast. These programs are either available on a 50 percent federal/50 percent non-federal cost-shared […]

  • 27 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Galveston District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers received a signed Chief of Engineers Report (Chief’s Report) for the proposed Houston Ship Channel (HSC) Expansion Project on April 23. Signed April 24 by Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite, USACE Chief of Engineers and Commanding General, the report culminates a four-year, $10 million study […]

  • 15 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The President’s proposed fiscal 2020 Civil Works Budget released March 12 includes $4.827 billion in gross discretionary funding for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Civil Works program. The overall Civil Works Budget includes $2.308 billion for commercial navigation; $1.011 billion for flood and storm risk management; $249 million for recreation; $187 million for aquatic […]

  • 29 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine have applauded Senate passage of the bipartisan Water Resources Development Act (WRDA), which authorizes $10.6 billion in water infrastructure projects across the nation. This bill makes investments in harbor dredging, maintenance of locks and dams, flood control, ecosystem restoration and other water-related priorities around the nation. Additionally, […]