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  • 4 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Federal funding of $12.455 million that will be used for improvements to the Buffalo Harbor was announced Monday by Congressman Brian Higgins and the Army Corps in Buffalo, NY.  “Advancing a vibrant waterfront and realizing the community benefits that go along with it requires due diligence in protection of the water’s edge and maintenance of […]

  • 15 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    New York Congressman Lee Zeldin has announced that the final sand placement for the Army Corps of Engineers’ Fire Island to Moriches Inlet Stabilization Project was completed by Weeks Marine. The project entailed the placement of an estimated 2.3 million cubic yards of sand at Davis Park, Water Island, Fire Island Pines, Cherry Grove, Point […]

  • 5 June 2013

    Congressman Tim Bishop and state and local officials representing East Hampton Town announced that federal funding to begin the process of rebuilding heavily-eroded beaches of the South Fork, including Montauk, has been approved by the federal Office of Management and Budget as part of the implementation of the US Army Corps of Engineers’ (USACE) Fire […]

  • 1 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The City of Henderson (KY) is about to begin a dredging project that will remove sediment and silt from the downtown boat ramps. As reported in the release, for the first time this summer season, the Ohio River has dropped low enough and will remain that way so the city can clean out the silt […]

  • 30 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Anaklia Development Consortium has appointed Eiffage, a French civil engineering construction company, as the general construction contractor for the Phase 1 of Anaklia Deep Sea Port. According to the Anaklia Development Consortium’s latest announcement, the French giant will provide the construction of the first phase for Anaklia Port together with its local and international partner companies: […]

  • 29 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    J.E. McAmis crews have been working hard over the last couple of months making the Columbia River North Jetty Rehabilitation Project a dream come through. In an effort to rebuild the MCR North Jetty, the company is reshaping the existing jetty, extending it 250′ further into the Pacific. During the length of the project, McAmis will […]

  • 21 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The launch ceremony of ARZANA – a 6,000m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) – took place yesterday, September 20, at Royal IHC’s shipyard in Kinderdijk, The Netherlands. “The keel-laying took place on 6 March 2017, and the vessel is expected to be delivered as scheduled in early 2018. This success is due to the excellent […]

  • 12 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Working on behalf of the Environment Agency, Team Van Oord is making good progress on the latest phase of major works to maintain the sea defenses between Sea Palling and Winterton in North Norfolk. The latest phase is part of the Environment Agency’s long-term Coastal Management Plan to protect the coast in this part of […]

  • 25 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) recently awarded New Jersey a major regional coastal resilience grant to help communities in 15 municipalities in Monmouth County develop a resiliency plan. Louis Berger, an engineering, architecture, planning, environmental and construction management firm based in Morristown, NJ, partnered with the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) […]

  • 3 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) announced recently the completion of the Grand Isle Bayside Breakwaters project. According to CPRA, the project will close a large gap in the protective breakwater alignment on the bayside of Grand Isle. During construction, workers installed thousands of yards of a permeable geotextile fabric as the base […]

  • 4 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Palaszczuk Government has moved to update a key plan for the Great Barrier Reef to reflect its proactive approach to protecting the Reef and address UNESCO’s concerns about the protection of the state’s single biggest natural asset. Minister for the Great Barrier Reef, Dr Steven Miles said that the new Queensland government had already acted […]

  • 9 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, recently completed the maintenance dredging of nearly 680,000 cubic yards of sand from the Jones Inlet Federal Navigation Channel in Nassau County, NY, to a depth of more than 14 feet. The channel, approximately 2.3 miles long, separates Point Lookout and Jones Beach State Park on […]

  • 25 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Department for Environment and Water Coastal Manager Dr Murray Townsend said recently that the loss of sand at West Beach is significant compared to other metropolitan beaches, and new research has shown that it is greater than previously estimated. “New approaches to address the issue in the long term have been outlined in a report […]

  • 21 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul, New York State Department of Labor Commissioner Roberta Reardon, and Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services Commissioner Patrick Murphy recently showcased 33 shoreline resiliency projects in Monroe County that are receiving an estimated $43 million in state funding through Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s Lake Ontario Resiliency and Economic Development Initiative […]

  • 9 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Robert Moucha, assistant professor of geophysics, and Gregory Ruetenik, a Ph.D. student in Earth sciences, have collaborated with Gregory Hoke, associate professor of Earth sciences, on a unique numerical modeling study that simulates changing terrain over millions of years. Their study shows that moderate changes in dynamic topography produce an erosional response in the form […]

  • 8 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Mineral raw materials from the sea may contribute to ensuring the long term supply of industrial nations with important raw materials, Bosch Rexroth said in its latest announcement. The DeepSea Mining Alliance (DSMA) supports the development of deep sea mining projects in order to allow for an environmentally friendly extraction of these raw materials in the […]

  • 18 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Western Australia Department Of Transport (DoT) is about to start work on a project that will provide safe navigation at Mandurah Ocean Entrance and widen the Town Beach. According to DoT General Manager of Coastal Infrastructure Steve Jenkins, the annual sand bypassing and replenishment project, funded by the State Government and City of Mandurah at […]

  • 10 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, said in their latest release that Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite, Chief of Engineers, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, has signed the Chief’s Report for the Hashamomuck Cove, NY, Coastal Storm Risk Management Feasibility Study. The project will help reduce coastal storm damages to residents who […]

  • 4 February 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District is issuing a Sources Sought Announcement for a combined maintenance dredging project located in Norwalk and New Haven harbors, Connecticut. The project is planned to be issued on or about May 2013. The construction will occur in the winter of 2013-14 and is expected to take […]

  • 9 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Chief of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Lt. Gen. Thomas P. Bostick, has signed the Chief’s Report for the Flagler County, Fla., Hurricane and Storm Damage Reduction Project. The report outlines the national benefits of the project, including reduced risk of storm damage to coastal infrastructure and improvements to eroding beach conditions. With […]

  • 28 April 2010

    No visitor in Korea this week will be more excited to see the completed 33.9-km-long seawall on the country’s southwestern coast than Dutch Prime Minister Jan Peter Balkenende. The Saemangeum land reclamation project was recently finished after nearly two decades of work… [mappress] Source:koreatimes,April 28,2010;

  • 26 March 2012

    According to Business Line, the ‘build, own and transfer’ project, which is to take place at Chennai port will soon have its winner. The estimated value of the biggest container terminal projects outside Gujarat is Rs 3,700-crore. When it comes to the project details, it is said that the port trust is to cover the […]

  • 5 July 2012

     In a break with tradition this year, the Central Dredging Association’s trademark conference and exhibition, CEDA Dredging Days 2012, will be held in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates on 12-13 December. The main conference topics will be ‘Infrastructure and Trade Development’ and ‘Dredging for the Offshore Oil and Gas Industry’. This unique opportunity takes advantage […]

  • 18 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Flood Diversion Authority has just released an extended flyover video, taken on Friday, June 16, 2017, of the construction work being done at the future site of the Fargo-Moorhead Area Diversion Inlet and Control Structure south of Horace, North Dakota. The diversion project includes a 30-mile long diversion channel in North Dakota with upstream […]

  • 17 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Port of London Authority (PLA) has launched an Investment Plan aimed at accelerating delivery of the goals in the Thames Vision and diversifying the PLA’s income streams. The plan is to target three broad categories of investment: commercial investments supporting river/port use; long term investments with a long payback period, which also deliver public […]

  • 4 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Cargill and the Port of Rotterdam Authority have reached agreement on expanding the current site in the Botlek area by 28,000m2. Cargill has been operating from the Botlek area since 1984, and has both an inland shipping jetty and a sea jetty there. Thanks to a previous agreement with the Port of Rotterdam Authority, the […]