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  • 28 January 2021
    Technology

    Dredging is the removal of sediments that build up in shipping channels – a critical process for providing safe passage for ships that travel the channels. Approximately 150 nautical miles of channels run through the Chesapeake Bay, Patapsco River and Baltimore Harbor. On average, 4.7 million cubic yards of sediment must be dredged every year […]

  • 28 January 2021
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. EPA and Minnesota Pollution Control Agency have signed a $16 million project agreement to remediate contaminated sediment in the “ponds behind Erie Pier,” two backwater ponds surrounded by shallow marsh wetlands in Duluth, Minnesota. “EPA’s partnership with Minnesota continues to produce results in the St. Louis River Area of Concern,” said acting EPA Regional Administrator, […]

  • 26 January 2021
    Business development

    Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) contractors have completed the latest phase in a total of $104 million in berth enhancements at the existing SSA Jacksonville Container Terminal at Blount Island. This work added an additional 700 linear feet of newly rebuilt deepwater berthing space. The final phase of the project, another 700 linear feet, is anticipated […]

  • 26 January 2021
    Technology

    Large-scale coastal dredging projects have the potential to add significant stress to coral reef, communities in surrounding areas, especially if impacts are undetected or fail to be detected in time. Therefore, extensive monitoring is needed at a timely scale, relevant to allow adaptive management of projects during dredging. How do scientists get to the bottom […]

  • 25 January 2021
    Technology

    Van Oord has launched the Climate Risk Overview, a global online tool that combines multiple data layers and enables users to identify the world’s most-at-risk coastal areas. The tool is in the public domain and anyone can use it. Van Oord unveiled the new tool during the international Climate Adaptation Summit (CAS) 2021. The Climate […]

  • 25 January 2021
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, has received an additional $56.02 million boost for fiscal 2021, including funds for beach renourishment in Ocean City, the dredging and south jetty rehabilitation of Fishing Creek in Calvert County, completion of engineering and design work to restore James and Barren islands, and more. This funding is […]

  • 22 January 2021
    Infrastructure

    A new beach maintenance project for Waikīkī Beach is set to begin next week, the Hawai’i Department of Land and Natural Resources informs. The project is a collaboration between the DLNR Office of Conservation and Coastal Lands (OCCL) and the Waikīkī Beach Special Improvement District Association (WBSIDA). Mobilization of equipment will begin on January 25, […]

  • 22 January 2021
    Business development

    The recently announced USACE Fiscal Year 2021 Work Plan includes $24.9 million in funding for the Freeport Harbor Channel Improvement Project (FHCIP). To date, Port Freeport has received $43.9 million in federal funding for the project. Mobilization and preparation for dredging the first component of the FHCIP is underway. Great Lakes Dredge and Dock is […]

  • 22 January 2021
    Equipment

    Cashman Dredging and Marine Contracting Company yesterday announced the execution of a design contract with IHC America Inc. for a new 6,500 cubic yard trailing suction hopper dredger. The new vessel will complement Cashman Dredging’s current fleet of specialized dredging equipment and will primarily service the coastal protection and navigation maintenance markets when it enters […]

  • 21 January 2021
    Operations & Maintenance

    The Environment Agency, in partnership with Lewes District Council, is putting finishing touches to the Newhaven flood alleviation scheme. The scheme, estimated to cost around £18 million, will reduce the risk of flooding to approximately 430 homes and 390 businesses in and around the East Sussex town of Newhaven. According to the latest update, the […]

  • 20 January 2021
    Equipment

    New dredging of the River Parrett has got off to a good start this week between Northmoor and the M5, Somerset Rivers Authority (SRA) reports. “Thanks to Somerset Drainage Boards Consortium and contractors Van Oord for getting on with this important job for Somerset Rivers Authority, within some challenging coronavirus restrictions,” SRA said in their […]

  • 20 January 2021
    Infrastructure

    Local authorities have just released Winter 2021 Newsletter for the Southsea Coastal Scheme. The start of the scheme, UK’s largest local authority-led coastal defences’ project worth more than £100M, was the culmination of seven years of work including wide-ranging public consultation. Some of the highlights since the September launch include: TSHD Sospan Dau visited the […]

  • 20 January 2021
    Infrastructure

    Congressman Garret Graves and House Republican Whip Steve Scalise announced yesterday that the Morganza-to-the-Gulf Hurricane Protection project will receive $12.46 million in New Start Construction funding from USACE. The funding will increase flood protection and further protect economic activity in South Louisiana. “This marks the first time the federal government has appropriated funds through a Corps of Engineers […]

  • 15 January 2021
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    The Port of Gdynia Authority S.A. has formally launched a procedure to select a private partner for the “Construction of the Outer Port” project. “The procedure is conducted in the form of a competitive dialogue. The most optimal form of conducting an order provided for in the Public Procurement Law and Public-Private Partnership Act, for […]

  • 12 January 2021
    Technology

    A new section of the River Parrett is to be dredged in the following days, Somerset Rivers Authority reports. Large quantities of silt will be removed from 1.37miles (2.2km) of the river between the village of Moorland and the M5, to increase its capacity to carry flood water. Dredging is due to start this week, […]

  • 8 January 2021
    Business development

    Encore Dredging Partners (EDP), a newly formed premier specialty dredging and marine infrastructure services firm, has acquired Inland Dredging Company for an undisclosed purchase price. EDP completed the transaction with the support of AV Capital who is the sole financial sponsor of EDP and will continue to support future growth and provide oversight. According to […]

  • 8 January 2021
    Operations & Maintenance

    Somerset Rivers Authority has just announced that a new round of dredging of the River Parrett is due to start on Thursday 14 January, between Moorland and the M5. The officials are planning to remove about 22,000 cubic metres of silt in order to increase the Parrett’s capacity to carry flood water. The job’s being […]

  • 7 January 2021
    Environment

    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has awarded a $1 million National Coastal Wetlands Conservation Grant to the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) for wetland restoration on the Lower Middleton complex at Samworth Wildlife Management Area in Georgetown County. The grant was completed and submitted through a partnership between Ducks Unlimited and SCDNR. […]

  • 5 January 2021
    Infrastructure

    Max Midstream and the Calhoun Port Authority have announced that the Calhoun Port expansion project will begin in 2021.  The national legislation – the Water Resources and Development Act – included language pursued by both Max and the CPA that authorizes the deepening and widening of the port. “This is another great step forward for Texas energy […]

  • 5 January 2021
    Infrastructure

    The Report to Congress on the progress of the restoration of America’s Everglades is now available to the public. The United States is implementing the restoration of America’s Everglades in partnership with the State of Florida, the Miccosukee Tribe of Indians of Florida, the Seminole Tribe of Florida, local governments and a diverse set of […]

  • 5 January 2021
    Business development

    Lantis, as Client for the Oosterweel Link, has awarded the contract for the construction of the Right Bank sub-project to the Tijdelijke Maatschap Rechteroever Compleet (“Temporary Partnership Right Bank Complete”), abbreviated to TM ROCO, for an amount of EUR 2,350 million excluding VAT. TM ROCO is composed of the Belgian construction companies BAM-Contractors, BESIX, CORDEEL, […]

  • 31 December 2020
    Business development

    The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA), chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, yesterday approved the project of deepening and optimization of inner harbor facilities to handle cape size vessels at Paradip Port. This program includes Development of Western Dock on Build, Operate and Transfer (BOT) basis under Public-Private Partnership PPP mode, CCEA said […]

  • 30 December 2020
    Infrastructure

    U.S. EPA yesterday announced the completion of two multi-million-dollar Great Lakes Legacy Act (GLLA) projects in Michigan through the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI). These two projects remediated a total of 23,600 cubic yards of contaminated sediment within the Muskegon Lake and Detroit River Areas of Concern (AOCs), two of 43 areas identified in the […]

  • 22 December 2020
    Environment

    After months of hard work, the $162.5 million-Esquimalt Harbour Remediation Project has reached a major milestone with the completion of remediation at the Y-Jetty & Lang Cove site, reports Fraser River Pile and Dredge (FRPD). Beginning in January 2019, the Y-Jetty & Lang Cove Remediation Project focused on addressing contamination that had accumulated in the […]

  • 21 December 2020
    Infrastructure

    After 10 years of planning and executing, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mobile District’s Mississippi Coastal Improvements Program (MsCIP) completed the second largest restoration project in the history of the National Park Service, the restoration of Ship Island. Ship Island, a barrier island on the western tip of Gulf Islands National Seashore, 10 miles […]

  • 17 December 2020
    Equipment

    Moran Iron Works and Ann Arbor-based Watermaster NA have partnered in a venture to manufacture the Finnish-engineered AMD 5000 amphibious dredging machine in North America.  The Watermaster machine has been sold worldwide for thirty years but not in the U.S.A. due to an import policy called the Jones Act.  Because the AMD 5000 is now […]