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  • 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 […]

  • 22 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Aberdeen Harbor has just announced that progress is continuing apace at South Harbor, with 120,000 tonnes of infill material behind the caissons on Dunnottar Quay creating the first operational quay. The fill material used behind the caissons has been quarried from Norway, and will provide these quays with significant heavy-lift capacity, supporting activity associated with […]

  • 4 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, announced the availability of the Draft Hurricane Sandy Limited Re-evaluation Report – Atlantic Coast of Long Island, Jones Inlet to East Rockaway Inlet, Long Beach Island, New York, Storm Damage Reduction Project (DHSLRR). The Draft Environmental Assessment Atlantic Coast of Long Island, Jones Inlet to East […]

  • 17 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer, Congressman Jerrold Nadler, Congressman Hakeem Jeffries, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and City officials recently broke ground on a long-awaited Coney Island shoreline protection project that will construct a series of T-groin rock jetties between West 37th Street and Brighton Beach. The Coney Island Reach project consists of approximately three miles of […]

  • 25 February 2011
    Business & Finance

      DOCKWISE Ltd., today publishes results for the three month period and full year ended 31 December 2010. Financial highlights Q4 2010 Revenues of USD 123 million (Q3 2010: USD 109 million); Adjusted EBITDA of USD 50 million (Q3 2010: USD 46 million); Operating margin of 41% (Q3 2010: 42%); Adjusted net profit of USD 17 […]

  • 3 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Representatives from KS Associates attended a ribbon cutting ceremony last month to celebrate the grand opening of the new Painesville Township Park Pier. The new 200-foot-long pier, designed by KS Associates, is now open to the public. The pier is part of a shoreline protection initiative undertaken by Lake Metroparks and the Painesville Township Board […]

  • 26 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    New York’s Congressman Lee Zeldin today joined Commanding General of the USACE Headquarters, Lieutenant General Todd Semonite, and New York District’s USACE Commander, Colonel Thomas Asbery, as they surveyed Smith Point County Park, following the emergency dredge of Moriches Inlet and the Long Island Intracoastal Waterway. An upcoming major milestone will be LTG Semonite’s final approval […]

  • 24 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    As part of the flood risk management operation of the reservoirs and dams in the Muskingum River Watershed, the USACE is conducting annual temporary drawdown of the normal pool elevation of the lake levels. The lakes will be lowered by 5 to 8 feet over the next 30 to 45 days so that they can […]

  • 25 September 2018
    Business & Finance

     The V&A Museum in Dundee that reaches out into the River Tay was officially opened this month. The iconic structure required extensive marine works to build the foundations in this challenging tidal environment. Back in 2015 a large steel piled temporary cofferdam was installed using a 45 tonne long reach excavator along with heavy […]

  • 1 August 2012

    According to vietnamnews.com, illegal sand dredging in the Tien River has encroached the safety corridor of the 1.53 km My Thuan Bridge linking Vinh Long and Tien Giang provinces. Vinh Long Department of Natural Resources and Environment informs that in an area near the bridge, one of the most important in the Cuu Long (Mekong) […]

  • 18 May 2011

    A year-long public consultation exercise will be launched later this year on whether Hong Kong needs to reclaim land or develop rock caverns… By Colleen Lee (thestandard) [mappress] Source: thestandard, May 18, 2011;

  • 13 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer announced that four major New York coastal protection projects worth over $1 billion dollars will receive full federal funding, after a month long campaign led by Schumer. The Sandy relief bill that was signed into law required only that the feds pick up 65% of the project cost, but that […]

  • 23 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    WM Plant Hire, a Bridgnorth-based company that operates one of the largest fleet of long reach excavators in the UK, has just released a video about the River Parrett maintenance dredging scheme. The project used a wide range of long reach excavators to dredge a 2.5 km stretch of the River Parrett in Somerset. Work was carried […]

  • 20 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    The annual “State of the Port Address” hosted by the Port of Long Beach, will be held the morning of Jan. 23 at the Westin Long Beach Hotel in downtown Long Beach. The State of the Port Address, presented by Acting Executive Director Al Moro and Harbor Commission President Doug Drummond, will feature updates on […]

  • 23 January 2013

    Port of Long Beach Executive Director J. Christopher Lytle will deliver the annual “State of the Port” address on Thursday, Jan. 31, at the Long Beach Convention Center’s Grand Ballroom. This will be the second State of the Port for Lytle, who assumed the Port’s top post in late 2011 just as it embarked on […]

  • 4 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Upon receiving the contract earlier this week, the City of Long Beach has now signed the partnership agreement with New York State, allowing the Army Corps of Engineers to formally put together the plans and specifications and put their federally funded project out to bid. “On the oceanside of our city, we will soon see […]

  • 13 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    NOAA administrator Kathryn Sullivan, Ph.D., has appointed six members to the Hydrographic Services Review Panel, a federal advisory committee that gives NOAA independent advice for improving a range of services and products that support navigation and coastal resilience. “Providing coastal communities, boaters, and the commercial maritime industry with timely, reliable, accurate, and authoritative information is […]

  • 10 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    EPA has released a Notice of Intent to prepare a Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement to evaluate the potential designation of one or more dredged material disposal sites in Eastern Long Island Sound, and hosted a public meeting in Riverhead, N.Y. on Wednesday, Jan. 9. The Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) is being developed with the input […]

  • 19 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Conseil régional Languedoc-Roussillon has invited bidders to submit their offers for the Masselin Quay development program. This contract involves the rehabilitation of the 420m long quay by building a new dock, the demolition of the current East Wharf and replacement by the 200m long bank rockfill, the 50m long rockfill embankment, the establishment of two ro-ro […]

  • 4 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Maldives Transport and Contracting Company Plc (MTCC) has won a contract for the Dhoonidhoo Harbor Construction Project and related shoreline protection works, located in the Nord Male Atoll area of the Maldives.  The agreement was signed today by the MTCC CEO, Hassan Shah, and Assistant Commissioner of Police, Ahmed Mohamed, on behalf of the […]

  • 31 January 2013

    The Rs.3,375 crore Kattupalli Port and Shipyard have been inaugurated on Wednesday by the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa. According to nydailynews.com, this very important construction project has been undertaken by Larsen and Toubro, Tamil Nadu Investment Development Corporation Ltd (TIDCO) and Tamil Nadu Newsprint and Papers Ltd (TNPL). The port facility comprises of […]

  • 10 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Last week, Congressman Tim Bishop led a bipartisan effort to safeguard funding for the National Estuary Program (NEP). He and Congressman Frank LoBiondo were the authors of a letter to the House Appropriations Committee that asked for equal funding for all 28 programs funded by the NEP. Estuaries have been shown to be some of […]

  • 13 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    NY State Senator Phil Boyle toured Superstorm Sandy damaged areas in the 4th Senate District. He used this occasion to speak with those in charge of crews and contractors who are fiercely working to get the Long Island Beaches back in shape with dredging, sand remediation, debris removal and beach plantings in time for the […]

  • 10 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Land & Water Plant, the UK’s rental business for long reach excavators, amphibious excavators and specialist marine plant, has just released this beautiful photo from their dredging project in Manchester. The Land & Water Plant team has been working at a sand and gravel quarry in Manchester using its specialized plant, including a ZX490 […]

  • 13 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Michigan Senate Outdoor Recreation and Tourism Committee Chairman Sen. Goeff Hansen, R-Hart, addresses the media at a press conference announcing the Senate’s plans to develop both short- and long-term solutions to the dredging and accessibility problems facing Michigan’s waterways. Michigan’s ports, harbors and waterways must be adequately and consistently maintained to provide for long-term protection […]

  • 24 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dover Harbor Board has announced a major tender for construction works on marine structures and bridges worth approximately £135 million. The tender is part of the port’s Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) project that will transform Dover’s waterfront for future generations. The marine civil engineering works under the contract include the construction of two new berths 250 meters […]