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  • 27 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    On the 24th of October the ¡VAMOS! consortium, Advisory Board Members, and interested external parties were invited for a live demonstration of the ¡VAMOS! technology at the Imerys Minerals Ltd. test site in Lee Moor, Devon, UK. The 29 visitors were divided up in small groups and guided around the premises by representatives of SMD […]

  • 25 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The McGowan Labor Government’s $7 million upgrade to Broome Port will enable 24-hour cruise ship access, paving the way for more international visitors and a boost to the local economy, the Government of Western Australia said in its latest release.  Cruise ships are currently required to visit the port in non-optimal times, due to navigational […]

  • 26 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Hilton Head Island’s contractor, Weeks Marine, Inc. will continue with pre-construction activities associated with the upcoming beachfill project which is expected to start by March 15, 2016. Rafts of submerged pipeline will be delivered to local waters in upcoming days, the Town of Hilton Head Island stated in its latest announcement. These sections of pipeline […]

  • 22 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ hopper dredger McFarland continues to remove shoaling from sediment that January floods brought south in the Mississippi River’s Southwest Pass. McFarland was deployed on short notice, making part of the Army Corps of Engineers’ ready reserve for rapidly emerging requirements like this one. The USACE, Philadelphia District, has released this […]

  • 19 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Cowes Harbor Commission (CHC) recently received an application for a maintenance dredge licence at Shepards Wharf – Town Quay. According to the CHC release, an application has been made for a maintenance dredge at Shepards Wharf Marina and approaches and the Town Quay mooring basin. The area to be dredged includes Shepards Wharf Marina and the […]

  • 18 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Much of the damage caused by Storm Frank, which hit the North East of Scotland on the 30th of December last year, has been well publicized in the press. In particular, the impact of the rise in height and flow rate of the River Dee, was very apparent to all. What has been less visible […]

  • 15 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    At its Monday, February 8, 2016, meeting, the Pacifica City Council approved a $450,000 for the repairs of the Beach Blvd. sea wall and promenade. The work that will be done is just to stabilize the area and will not fully restore it to its pre-disaster condition. “The cost to reconstruct the wall and promenade to […]

  • 15 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Brightlingsea Harbor Authority has just released a video about the Waterside Marina dredging project, which is currently underway. The dredging work is being undertaken by Port Flair Ltd, a small family owned company that operates from Bradwell Marina. The build up of mud is a natural occurrence and dredging is therefore one of Brightlingsea Harbor Commissioners […]

  • 16 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has just released an update on the Sungei Pandan dredging operations. According to the MPA announcement, the working period has been extended from 16 May to 15 July 2016 and the list of crafts has been revised. The dredging work will be carried out by grab dredgers held in position by spuds. […]

  • 5 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Dredging operations at the entrance to Eyemouth Harbor are nearing its completion. This work is being undertaken with the hopper barge MV Sandsend and dredging pontoon Saltwick, the Eyemouth Harbour Trust said in its Notice to Mariners. A berth in Gunsgreen Basin has been reserved for the dredging vessels, and other boats may be asked to move […]

  • 5 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has awarded a $11.9 million contract to Eastman Aggregate Enterprises, LLC for the Miami Beach Hotspots beach renourishment project, part of the Miami-Dade County Beach Erosion Control and Hurricane Protection Project. The contractor will place 220,000 cubic yards of beach-quality sand on more than 3,000 feet of […]

  • 28 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    MarineSpace Ltd., together with its partners, has entered into an agreement with the Peel Ports Group to update the environmental baseline documents for the Mersey and Medway estuaries in accordance with the Maintenance Dredging Protocol. The updated baseline documents will also include information to support Habitats Regulations Assessments (HRAs) and Marine Conservation Zone Risk Assessments (MCZ RAs) […]

  • 11 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The final stage of a three-year, $400,000 maintenance program to improve Turangi’s flood protection scheme has just got underway. According to the Waikato Regional Council, this third phase will focus on the existing rock structure at the end of Te Herekiekie St, Turangi. It follows two earlier phases of the work over the past several years. […]

  • 25 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Senator Rob Portman, chairman of U.S. Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations (PSI), has sent a letter to Secretary of Defense Ashton B. Carter requesting information regarding the Army Corps of Engineer’s efforts to dredge the Cleveland Harbor. PSI will examine allegations that the Corps deliberately reduced its budget for the Cleveland Harbor project in order to […]

  • 29 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The UK’s first investigation into the use of beach widening to reduce coastal flooding and erosion is being led by the National Oceanography Center (NOC) in partnership with the University of Liverpool. Dr. Jenny Brown, who is leading this project from the NOC, said: “Rising sea levels and the expansion of built up areas around […]

  • 15 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Gator Dredging, a Florida based dredging contractor, is restoring King’s Bay in Crystal River by using a hydraulic dredging method. The King’s Bay Restoration Project is a public-private partnership that will clean King’s Bay, engage Citrus County students increase tourism and restore aquatic habitat for the marine plants and animals that depend on it. Gator is teamed […]

  • 2 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    PHI Group Inc, a U.S. public company engaged in energy and natural resources, has signed agreements with two Vietnam-based companies to secure more than one billion cubic meters of sea sand in the southern provinces of Vietnam for export to Singapore, Brunei and other Asian markets.  These agreements are in addition to the existing contracts […]

  • 12 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Aquaculture producers and members of the Irish Farmer Association have expressed concerns over the Government’s proposal to dump almost 100.000 tonnes of fine peaty silt in Donegal bay. “We are all in favor of coastal economic development and the extension of facilities in Killybegs which require dredging, but the consequences of the Department’s proposals to […]

  • 19 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance dredging works on the Patterson River entrance will take place from October 19 to November 19, 2016, weather permitting, according to the Parks Victoria’s latest Notice to Mariners. Dredging works will be carried out by a cutter suction dredger and the dredged material will be deposited for beach renourishment at the adjacent beach. “On-water plant, equipment […]

  • 7 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Lincshore beach renourishment works, undertaken by Team Van Oord in 2015 and 2016 on behalf of the Environment Agency, were showcased recently at an annual gathering of Europe’s coastal engineers. Around 80 delegates who attended ‘KRING 2016’ made a site visit to Project Lincshore as part of the three-day event held on 25-27 September. […]

  • 27 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    U.S. Sens. Rob Portman and Sherrod Brown have called on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to stop delaying the Cuyahoga River channel dredging project. According to the senators, irresponsible refusal to dredge the Cuyahoga River shipping channel is putting at risk the 18,000 Ohio jobs that depend on the Port of Cleveland. “For the […]

  • 12 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Fugro’s coastal oceanographic team has been awarded a contract extension by England’s Regional Coastal Monitoring Programs (RCMP) for a further five years to manage the Southwest, Northwest and Northeast regional programs. The network monitors 5,672 kilometers of English coastline. Operated by six lead authorities, the RCMP continuously observes and records coastal processes, providing data in […]

  • 24 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Phipps Ocean Park in the Town of Palm Beach, Florida, has been named by the American Shore and Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA) as one of the beast restored beaches for 2017. This award was established by the ASBPA to recognize the considerable efforts undertaken by coastal communities to manage and where necessary restore beach […]

  • 10 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Canal and River Trust (CRT) today published its draft winter maintenance program for 2017-18, saying that throughout this period the trust intends to spend £26.9 million on dredging and repairs to bridges and embankments. Dredging is planned across the network, at sites including the Macclesfield, Chesterfield, Lancaster and Grand Union amongst others, with a […]

  • 23 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, in cooperation with the Flood Diversion Board of Authority, will continue its field surveys for the Fargo-Moorhead flood diversion project starting this week, announced the Corps. USACE staff; Gulf South Research Corporation, from Baton Rouge, Louisiana; and Ecological Specialists, Inc., from O’Fallon, Missouri, are conducting the biological […]

  • 23 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Enhancing sediment retention of diversions and improving flood risk assessment are just two of thirteen research projects recently funded through the first round of Louisiana’s RESTORE Act Center of Excellence grant process. Announced June 22, the two-year grants fund projects that directly relate to the implementation of Louisiana’s Coastal Master Plan. “The Louisiana Coastal Master […]