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  • 3 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD), an Illinois based provider of dredging, environmental and infrastructure services, announced yesterday the receipt of a several major dredging awards totaling $164 million. The awarded work includes: Long Beach project (Coastal Protection, New York, $54.4 million); Myrtle Beach project (Coastal Protection, South Carolina, $34.8 million); Nags Head Beach project […]

  • 20 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, has conducted an environmental analysis in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 for the Los Angeles River Estuary and Port of Long Beach Entrance Channel Maintenance Dredging. The draft Environmental Assessment (EA) January 2020 addresses the need to remove shoals in Los Angeles […]

  • 20 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The USACE’s New York District has announced the completion of the emergency restoration of the Atlantic Ocean’s Gilgo Feeder Beach in the Town of Babylon, Long Island, to restore coastal storm risk reduction measures that reduce the risk of barrier island breaches and protect critical infrastructure. The work restored the beach that protects the undermining of Ocean […]

  • 16 November 2011

    The Board of Supervisors approved a plan Tuesday to move about 760,000 cubic yards of contaminated sediment from a Marina del Rey dredge …   By Kristopher Hanson (contracostatimes) [mappress] Source: contracostatimes, November 16, 2011;

  • 19 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Port of Long Beach modernization projects created 5,166 new construction-related jobs in the region in 2012, mainly linked to the award of contracts for the design and building of the Gerald Desmond Bridge replacement and an ongoing terminal makeover. In 2012, the Port awarded a $650 million design-build contract for the bridge project and major […]

  • 6 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Fire Island Inlet to Moriches Inlet Coastal Storm Risk Management Project (FIMI) continues making progress, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ New York District said in its latest project update.  “Some 2.3 million cubic yards of sand is being pumped onto the beach, a dune is taking shape, and walkways for public access are […]

  • 24 January 2012

    The Port of Long Beach has reached a tentative agreement on a 40-year, $4.6 billion lease with Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) for the Middle Harbor property, in what would be the largest deal of its kind for any U.S. seaport, Port of Long Beach Executive Director J. Christopher Lytle announced Thursday. The lease has […]

  • 9 November 2011

    Officials are moving forward with a plan to build a sand trap in Fort Pierce Inlet that could help renourish the beach just south of the inl… By Laurie K. Blandford (tcpalm) [mappress] Source: tcpalm, November 9, 2011

  • 24 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin yesterday sharply criticized a USACE’s contractor for making plans to remove dredging equipment from an ongoing beach and dune construction project on Long Beach Island in order to perform a dredging project in another part of the country. Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, which since May has […]

  • 29 February 2012

    State Representative Lonnie Reed (D-Branford) testified before the Commerce Committee today on SB 220, An Act Concerning Navigation, Coastal Access and Clean Marinas. Rep. Reed said the bill represents a common sense strategy designed to support and grow marina businesses and create more maritime jobs while also incentivizing the safe disposal of paints, cleaning products, […]

  • 15 April 2011

      Innovation, diversity and long term relationships with customers and business partners will continue to be the main drivers of DP World, UAE Region’s future development. Addressing a visiting team from the International Institute of Management Development (IMD), Switzerland, this week Mohammed Al Muallem, Senior Vice President and Managing Director, DP World, UAE Region, said the premier regional port […]

  • 20 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (August 14-20, 2017).   Introducing Dredging Today Conference Speaker Sander Dekker Sander Dekker, sustainability manager at Van Oord, has confirmed his participation to our first Dredging Today Conference (DTC).   TSHD Minerva Completes Sea Trials The sea trials of DEME’s 3.500m³ LNG-powered […]

  • 5 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The West Bay dredging program will take place on Monday 8 December and Tuesday 9 December, according to West Dorset District Council. Recent weather/sea conditions have led to a significant build up of beach material along the west end of East Beach, West Bay. The build up has been so great that material has now […]

  • 5 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Co., based on Oak Brook, Ill, has completed an $18.4 million project to rebuild storm-damaged beaches and dunes in southern Long Beach Island while creating a safe navigation channel for nearby Little Egg Inlet. As a result, the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) will place a request with the U.S. […]

  • 29 July 2010

    The Valhalla’s huge “clamshell” scoops into the channel bottom, hauls up a dripping load of sediment, swings it over the water’s surface to a receiving scow and drops it in. Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week, the Manson Co. vessel is hard at work dredging the Port of Long Beach’s main channel and […]

  • 24 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Balfour Beatty, the international infrastructure group, today announces that their 50:50 Far East joint venture, Gammon Construction, has been awarded two contracts worth a total value of £705 million. The first award is for £568 million contract for the Highways Department of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region to construct the Kai […]

  • 26 June 2010

    Port of Los Angeles officials’ concerns about where to put dredged sediment if they approve a new $50 million shipyard may have just become… [mappress] Source: Log, June 27, 2010;

  • 21 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) was recently awarded several coastal protection and dredging contracts with an approximate value of $93 million. GLDD received two awards for coastal protection work required along the East Coast as a result of the extensive damage caused by Super Storm Sandy in 2012 and other more recent storms. The first […]

  • 24 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Broads Authority has taken charge of a second new mud wherry as part of a ten year strategy to replace old equipment. Named Gleaner after an old timber sailing wherry that carried cargo into Norwich, the new wherry has been built to a bespoke design by local naval architect Andrew Wolstenholme to transport sediment […]

  • 4 December 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Chinese dredger “Jie Long” has been redesigned by Damen Dredging Equipment to adapt it to cutter dredging at the important depth of -50 m. This deep dredging is required for its contribution to the infrastructural works of the Macau-Hong Kong-Zhu Hai transport link. Damen not only engineered and delivered the components, but also supervised […]

  • 28 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    New Jersey Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. has announced that the Army Corps of Engineers beach replenishment projects in Long Branch, Sea Bright, and Monmouth Beach will begin in December. As a result of Congressman Pallone’s advocacy, the beach replenishment works will restore more than 1.3 million cubic yards of sand to beaches that suffer from […]

  • 31 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Environmental Protection’s Division of Coastal Engineering has launched a major project utilizing sand dredged to create a safe boat channel for Little Egg Inlet to repair beaches and dunes on southern Long Beach Island that have sustained significant erosion from storms, reports the DEP. Oak Brook, Ill.-based Great Lakes Dock and Dredge […]

  • 15 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The USACE’s Philadelphia District, has just posted on its official facebook page the latest photo from the Long Beach Island sand replenishment scheme. The Corps and its contractor Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company began dredging and beachfill operations in early May in the borough of Ship Bottom. Great Lakes mobilized two dredgers, the Padre Island […]

  • 25 April 2011

    Creating a special tax district in Sea Pines could provide an equitable, long-term funding solution for dredging the south-island… (islandpacket) [mappress] Source: islandpacket, April 25, 2011    

  • 20 October 2010

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, contractor began the second phase of maintenance dredging in the Moriches Bay reach of the Long Island Intracoastal Waterway federal channel this week. Paul Howard Construction, of Greensboro, N.C., was awarded a $1.45 million contract to perform maintenance dredging in the Moriches Bay area of the channel […]

  • 3 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer, Congressman Gregory Meeks and Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder yesterday urged the USACE to choose the “Alternative III” proposal, the alternative with the maximum number of jetties and groins, as part of the Rockaway Reformulation Study. The officials said that, after their push, the Army Corps held a public meeting on the long-delayed Rockaway Reformulation […]