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  • 4 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    From the 14th September, Salterns Recreation Ground Seawall is to be repaired taking around 3 weeks to complete, Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership – ESCP reports. The blockwork seawall has undergone many repairs since it’s construction over 50 years ago. “Working with Fareham Borough Council we are now preparing to reconstruct a 25m x 1.4m section […]

  • 14 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials announced the start of a multi-year, multi-million dollar State Channel Dredging Program that will begin to return New Jersey’s waterways affected by Superstorm Sandy to a state of good repair. Typically the state would not dredge in the summer, but the new program features an aggressive schedule to […]

  • 6 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Sacramento District, awarded a $20.46 million contract on January 31 to Kiewit Infrastructure West Co. of Fairfield to construct levee improvements for the Natomas Basin. Construction, which is set to begin in May and continue through the end of the year, would build a seepage cutoff wall along an […]

  • 12 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Sen. Bob Wieckowski yesterday introduced new state legislation to ease the financial burden on local jurisdictions working to prevent flooding in residential and business communities along the southern end of San Francisco Bay. According to Wieckowski, SB 881 would add the Shoreline Project to the list of flood control projects that can receive state flood […]

  • 25 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Canada said in their latest release that Graham’s Pond Harbor will soon see some critical repairs, aimed to improve services and benefit the local economy in the community of Gaspereaux. Coastal communities across Canada are supported by small craft harbors that provide the commercial fishing industry with safe and accessible facilities. “With […]

  • 4 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers appropriations for fiscal year 2015 will provide more than $141 million for Sacramento District flood risk reduction, ecosystem restoration, and operations and maintenance work in the Central Valley. In addition to work plan funding for Natomas levee improvements design, President Barack Obama’s proposed fiscal year 2016 budget, released February […]

  • 27 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A number of projects that will require large scale dredging, including the ones in the Arctic, have been announced in Russia. The announcement was made at the recently held Dredging Conference in Moscow, where participants discussed current issues and challenges in the dredging industry. According to the government officials, the scope of this year’s dredging works […]

  • 18 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Scarborough Borough Council has approved the appointment of a contractor to design a scheme to repair and improve Robin Hood’s Bay’s main coastal defense asset. Previous studies have shown that the concrete seawall in the popular Yorkshire coast village is in poor condition and has an estimated serviceable life of approximately ten years, said the […]

  • 20 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Honorable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, announced yesterday that the Government of Canada is investing $550,000 in six small craft harbors in Quebec in order to ensure they continue to operate safely and securely. This investment is in addition to the $10.3 million investment announced last August for maintenance, repair, construction and dredging […]

  • 6 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The 6,000 m³ trailing suction hopper dredger Reimerswaal was moored, in late December, alongside Kooiman BV jetty in Zwijndrecht, the Netherlands, for regular maintenance. The Reimerswaal, having a length over all of 130.25m and a (moulded) width of 22.00m, has been built by Kooiman in 2012 by the order of Reimerswaal Dredging/Den Herder. Amongst others, […]

  • 2 September 2011

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, has activated the New York District Regional Permit 15 in an effort to help streamline the Department of Army permitting process for property owners in eastern New York who might need to carry out repairs related to Tropical Storm Irene. The Army Corps of Engineers has […]

  • 10 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Parliamentary Secretary for the Illawarra, Gareth Ward, has announced that a $330,000 contract has been awarded to repair the storm damaged Lake Illawarra entrance northern breakwater. “The contract for the repair works has been awarded to Coastwide Civil who won the competitive tender process undertaken by the Department of Industry – Lands,” Mr Ward said. The […]

  • 28 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Fife Council is looking to engage a suitably experienced contractor to undertake the Pittenweem Harbor Breakwater Repairs project. The main goal of this program is to repair the storm damage sustained by the existing 100m long concrete breakwater that protects the entrance channel to Pittenweem Harbor. The repair works to the breakwater will include: – […]

  • 11 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In early 2014 the Somerset Levels and Moors experienced widespread flooding, particularly within the Parrett and Tone river catchments. The Environment Agency estimated there were more than 65 million cubic meters of floodwater covering an area of 65 square kilometers. Residents of Northmoor (Moorland, Chadmead and Fordgate) had to leave their homes at the height […]

  • 20 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    New Jersey’s last major Post-Sandy recovery project, the Absecon Island scheme is set to begin this April, according to the Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin. The $63 million beach fill project will be carried out jointly by the Cranford-based Weeks Marine company, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and DEP. The Absecon Island project covers […]

  • 8 February 2013

    U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) reintroduced legislation that would ensure increased funding for maintenance and operations of federal ports—including Toledo’s. The Harbor Maintenance Act would ensure that funds deposited in the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund go toward maintenance, operations, and construction at federal ports. Toledo Harbor supports more than 2,640 jobs and generates an estimated […]

  • 1 April 2011
    Vessels

    The large dredger “Hu Men” entered the CIC BLM Shipyard in late February, the main works included regular docking jobs, the repair of… (csgcic) [mappress] Source: csgcic, April 1, 2011;    

  • 18 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has concluded that no significant impacts to the environment will result from a proposal for additional embankment repairs on Herbert Hoover Dike (HHD) surrounding Lake Okeechobee. The finding is contained in an environmental assessment report prepared by the Corps this spring. It focused on a proposal to […]

  • 7 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The restoration of Kaikoura Harbor after last year’s magnitude 7.8 earthquake is expected to be completed by the middle of the year, according to the New Zealand Government’s latest release. Civil Defense Minister, Gerry Brownlee, has announced progress on the slipway, ramp and channel deepening as a result of the November 14 earthquake lifting the […]

  • 5 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The National Audit Office has published its 2014 report on flood defense spending. It welcomes improvements in the way the Environment Agency is prioritizing its spending, including on flood defense maintenance, and how it achieves value for money. However, the report claims the underlying spending on flood defenses has gone down. On NAO’s funding claims, […]

  • 2 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    During the winter storms of 2013/14, areas of revetment along Southsea Seafront sustained significant damage. Repairs for the revetment, costing approximately £40,000, around the Blue Reef Aquarium, Southsea Castle & Clarence Beach were recently completed. The contract for repair was awarded to Colas Ltd, under the Coastal Engineering Minor Works Framework. During the storm period, some […]

  • 1 June 2012

    Colombo has been attracting many dredgers for repairs over the past decade from all over the globe, on the good track record the owners automatic choice was Colombo Dockyard for their repairs. The owners Mercator Ltd., have been a regular caller patronising Colombo with their dredgers and tankers, yard has been servicing their fleet successfully. […]

  • 18 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    A decision on approving emergency repairs to coastal defenses and piers is currently being considered by Sunderland City Council’s cabinet. The council’s meeting, set for Wednesday 25 April, will hear how repairs are needed at the Old North Pier, New South Pier and Stonehill Wall following recent extreme storms. The repairs are being estimated at […]

  • 16 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    BSE Maritime Solutions, an Australian ship repair specialist, has completed repairs of the cutter suction dredger WOMBAT. The WOMBAT entered BSE Brisbane Slipways in mid-January and just after few weeks of work, this Hall Contracting’s 63 meter cutter suction dredger is now ready for the new challenges. BSE Maritime Solutions involves three full service ship repair dockyards on […]

  • 29 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    A section of Southsea seafront has been closed while work is carried out to repair coastal defenses, according to the Portsmouth City Council. An area directly behind the Pyramids Center has been cordoned off following the breakdown of part of the sea wall. Portsmouth City Council is working with the Environment Agency and East Solent […]

  • 5 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Van den Herik’s trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Charlock last month underwent a program of maintenance and repairs at Niestern Sander Ship Repair in Delfzijl, the Netherlands. The TSHD arrived at the Niestern Sander shipyard’s floating docks on November 26th. “Moored between the two docks, the dredging vessel was scheduled for several repair works in the […]