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  • 30 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Oregon’s Depoe Bay city officials are seeking funding from the U.S. Corps of Engineers 2019 Work Plan for the Depoe Bay Harbor dredging project, the News Lincoln County informs.  Members from the harbor commission and city council were in Washington DC last week to meet with Oregon Congressmen, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) […]

  • 18 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Initial work is due to get underway on a new £5 million scheme to stabilize cliffs along the coastline at Clacton and Holland-on-Sea. Mott MacDonald has been appointed to carry out ground investigation and design works for the project. It will follow on from the highly successful coastal protection scheme completed by Tendring District Council […]

  • 18 May 2012

    Container volume in the Port of Charleston rose nearly 8 percent last month over 2011 levels, in results announced during the South Carolina Ports Authority’s (SCPA) Board meeting. In April, the SCPA handled 123,439 20-foot equivalent units (TEUs) in the Port of Charleston, the strongest April seen at the port since 2008 and a 7.7 […]

  • 1 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Havant Borough Council has begun with the beach management operations along the Hayling Island seafront in accordance with the Beach Management Plan for this area. The works started on 29th March 2016 and will last for approximately 3-4 weeks. Beach management comprises both beach recycling and beach nourishment. The council has appointed Boskalis Westminster Limited to undertake the beach […]

  • 4 April 2012

      A final inspection was performed by County staff last week and found the project site to be restored per the contract terms. The surveys of the channel and Snapper Canal were sent to FDEP for their final approval. The County is waiting for releases from some citizens who are having repairs done by BCPeabody. […]

  • 13 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The first quarter of 2020 was above expectations for Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis). In light of the worldwide developments of the COVID-19 virus, Boskalis closed a good first quarter. According to the company, a modest increase in revenue was accompanied by a higher result compared to the same period last year. The order book […]

  • 12 January 2012

    The Douglas County and Port of Umpqua boards of commissioners met last Wednesday for the first time since 2007…   By Sarah Haase (theumpquapost) [mappress] Source: theumpquapost, January 12, 2012;

  • 18 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    California Representative Mike Levin announced last week that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will allocate $400,000 in federal funding for the Planning, Engineering & Design (PED) phase of the Encinitas-Solana Beach Coastal Storm Damage Reduction Project. The Army Corps also allocated $505,000 for the PED phase of the San Clemente Shoreline Project. The announcement […]

  • 18 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) held a five-day Dredging Seminar in Panama last week (April 11-15). During the first two days of the seminar, 32 participants from 13 countries visited the Boskalis’ Punta Pacifica land reclamation project and a rock loading facility in Vacamonte. The third day included the presentations on topics such as site investigation, […]

  • 4 March 2010

    Two years of work on bolstering flood defences on the East Frisian island of Baltrum have ended with German authorities saying the €9m project has now closed the last gap in the North Sea island’s coastal protection network… [mappress] Source: Maritime Journal, March 4, 2010

  • 23 February 2012

      Dredging process of the Oconto River is moving ahead and it might be completed in 2013. Five years have passed since the river was last dredged. Back then the project cost $1.5 million and the state provided 80% of the expenses. The dredging is needed again since shoaling and sandbars at the mouth of […]

  • 10 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Last week, Governor Rick Scott issued a statement regarding the U.S. President Obama’s budget that makes significant reductions to the Lake Okeechobee dike system and Everglades projects. “Last year, Florida communities experienced a rainy season that exposed the short comings of the federal government’s inaction in funding projects to protect South Florida estuaries,” said Governor Scott. […]

  • 5 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    A Winston-Salem-based nonprofit granted $5 million in state funds aimed to complete what could turn out to be several long-term, storm-mitigation projects along Topsail Island, informs the Coastal Review Online. Resource Institute (RI), which received the multi-million-dollar Division of Water Resources grant last year, will spearhead a yet-to-be formed committee that will prioritize a list of […]

  • 12 May 2010
    Business & Finance

    · Revenue slightly down on the same period last year   [mappress] Source: Boskalis, May 12, 2010 ;

  • 15 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A $1.8 million dredging project to restore navigable depths through the entrance of Jurien Bay Boat Harbor has been completed. Department of Transport (DoT) Coastal Infrastructure General Manager Steve Jenkins said that the completion of the dredging project ends the first stage of a works and investigation plan to address navigation and seasonal water quality […]

  • 28 June 2011

    On 27 June last, at the age of 88, Mr Jan van Oord passed away. In 1948 Mr Jan van Oord was one of the founders of the company Jac.G. van Oord and Sons, predecessor of Van Oord nv. He was managing director of the company until 1984 and from 1984 until 1994 he was […]

  • 10 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Royal HaskoningDHV’s flood defenses for five locations in Moray have been put to the test following heavy rain across the area. The flood event came just three months after the official opening of the £84 million Elgin scheme, the largest flood alleviation scheme in Scotland and last of five schemes in the Moray Flood Alleviation […]

  • 4 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    U.S. Senators David Vitter and Bill Cassidy sent a letter last Friday to senior officials within the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, urging them to reallocate any possible funds toward the dredging of an important segment of the Red River, which has experienced historic flooding in the last 12 months. “Not only has the historic […]

  • 29 July 2013

    Beach restoration work has begun in Delaware, reports worldnow.com. The Fenwick Island project is expected to take 3-4 weeks, depending on the weather. As the mdcoastdispatch.com reports, during the project, roughly 389,000 cubic yards of sand will be pumped onto the beach in Fenwick from offshore borrow sources and spread over about 6,500 feet of […]

  • 16 July 2012

    Kenosha harbor dredging started at the mouth of the channel Monday morning, reports kenoshanews. The dredged material is being pumped two miles north to holding ponds in Pennoyer Park. Dave Anderson is the owner of Shoreline Builders said the channel will be dredged to a depth of 12 feet. The Kenosha Harbor was last dredged […]

  • 29 July 2013

    A new container and general goods terminal at the port of Sillamäe on Estonia’s northern coast will be finished by the end of the year, marketing manager of the port company AS Sillamäe Sadam Andrei Birov said. “Right now dredging works are in progress at the terminal, the last finishing touches, so to say. Goods […]

  • 1 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Maputo recently received an award for being the Biggest Investor in the Infrastructure area in Mozambique during the period 2012-2016. The port went through an enormous transformation in the last 5 years, under the developments of the port’s Masterplan. The biggest infrastructure milestones were the two channel deepening projects (the first in […]

  • 12 March 2012

    The Special Adviser to Governor Rauf Aregbesola on Environment, Bola Ilori, stressed that the Osun state government last year spent approximately N500 million on dredging about 53 kilometers of waterways in several parts of the state. He has also disclosed that the stretch of the three streams would be completed within the next few weeks. […]

  • 14 December 2012

    Dredging of the Kenosha Harbor could be completed if tests reveal that the harbor has reached an acceptable depth, reports kenoshanews. Kenosha Harbor dredging started this summer and it was expected to be completed by the end of August, but weather and equipment issues led to some delays. The Kenosha Harbor was last dredged in […]

  • 18 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A new video has just been released on the Panama Canal Expansion Program, the largest infrastructure project since the waterway’s original construction. The Expansion Program will create a new lane of traffic along the Canal through the construction of a new set of locks, increasing the waterway’s capacity. The new locks will have three chambers, water-saving […]

  • 21 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (May 15-21, 2017).   Galveston Beach Nourishment Project Complete Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush, Galveston Park Board, City of Galveston officials and parts of the Federal Emergency Management Agency last week celebrated the completion of the largest beach nourishment […]