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  • 27 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The San Mateo Resource Conservation District (RCD) has officially marked the start of the dredging process along lower Butano Creek, aimed to alleviate flooding on Pescadero Creek Road and mass fish kills. The Butano Creek cleanup program, located in Pescadero, California, will remove the sediment that has filled the creek. As of this week, the […]

  • 25 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) spent a few days in Rhode Island last week to evaluate the RI Coastal Resources Management Program, part of a periodic review the NOAA Office for Coastal Management (OCM) performs of all U.S. coastal programs. A team of three representatives from NOAA, as well as a fourth representing […]

  • 30 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Ports North said in their latest announcement that they have welcomed the Commonwealth Government environmental approval for the Cairns Shipping Development Project. Commenting the news, Ports North Chairman Russell Beer said: “This is a major milestone in the approval process and underlines the confidence Federal Government has in our environmental management credentials.” “Ports North is […]

  • 27 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The next 5 years at the Port of Gdansk will see the implementation of the largest ever investment program, in terms of both scope and expense. The program initiated by the Port of Gdansk Authority and worth approximately $225 million, covering almost the entire area of the port, including the Inner and Outer Port, will be […]

  • 1 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Dredging program is currently underway at the mouth of the Qawa River in Labasa, the Fiji Broadcasting Corporation (FBC) reports.  The works involve the removal of sediments from the river floor in order to deepen and widen the waterway. Minister for Waterways, Dr. Mahendra Reddy, said that the silt deposits that come down the water ways accumulate […]

  • 22 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Panama Canal expansion project will double the capacity of the Panama Canal by 2015 by creating a new lane of traffic and allowing more and larger ships to transit. The project is expected to create demand for ports to handle post-Panamax ships. The program also entails the widening and deepening of existing navigational channels […]

  • 6 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Tallebudgera Creek dredging project is currently underway, announced City of Gold Coast. “This $913,000 dredging campaign is an integral part of our efforts to maintain and replenish sand on our beaches ready for summer,” Mayor Tom Tate said. “Each day some 1000m3 of sand is being pumped around the Burleigh Headland and along southern Burleigh Beach […]

  • 12 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Palaszczuk Government is providing Gladstone Regional Council with an initial grant of $47,000 for the Gladstone Regional Council to develop a Coastal Hazard Adaptation Strategy (CHAS). Member for Gladstone, Glenn Butcher, said that the money is part of the Palaszczuk Government’s $12 million QCoast2100program. “The program helps communities understand and prepare for coastal erosion […]

  • 22 June 2010
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    In compliance with its commitment to protect and preserve the environment, the ACP along with the contractors for each component of the program and in coordination with Panama’s National Environmental Authority (ANAM), conducts wildlife rescue and relocation operations as it progresses in the various projects being executed under the Expansion Program. These activities are developed […]

  • 21 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Beatrixhaven, one of Eemshaven Port’s docking basins, is undergoing its final expansion phase to become a specialised offshore wind hub. Groningen Seaports invested over EUR 56 million in the project, and it is gearing up to become a big player in the offshore wind industry. Beatrixhaven will feature a depth of 10.40 meters below the […]

  • 21 June 2010
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    ACP personnel is responsible for all dredging work to be conducted for the deepening and widening of Gatun Lake, as well as the deepening of Culebra Cut, from which 27 million cubic meters of material will be removed. To complete this project, the ACP is using the drill boats Thor and Baru and dredges Mindi […]

  • 24 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator David Vitter announced yesterday that his bipartisan legislation reauthorizing the National Estuary Program (NEP) for the first time since 2010 has been signed into law. Vitter’s bill will provide critical funding for the Barataria-Terrebonne National Estuary Program (BTNEP), which spans 4.2 million acres of wetlands in Louisiana and includes many of the state’s […]

  • 17 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator David Vitter has announced that his bipartisan legislation reauthorizing the National Estuary Program (NEP) has passed both the U.S. Senate and the U.S. House of Representatives, and will now head to the President’s desk to be signed into law. Vitter’s bill provides critical funding for 4.2 million acres of wetlands in Louisiana. Authorization for […]

  • 25 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    A program to manage roughly 19,400 linear feet of shoreline within Friday Harbor’s city limits is under state review. The Washington Department of Ecology is seeking public comment on the recently updated shoreline master program through April 24, 2015. The updated shoreline program will guide construction and development in the town’s saltwater and freshwater shoreline […]

  • 8 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    A program to manage 1,400 linear feet of shoreline within the city of Sedro-Woolley is open for comment through the Washington Department of Ecology. The locally tailored shoreline program is designed to protect the shoreline environment, reserve appropriate areas for water-oriented uses, and protect people’s access to public land and waters. The proposed updated shoreline […]

  • 5 February 2013

    The Calabar Port Manager, Mr Musa Wada, says the dredging of Calabar Port will be realised before the end of the year. Wada told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Calabar that the project was captured in this year’s budget. He said that an efficient and vibrant port would boost the Tinapa Business and […]

  • 8 October 2012

    Today, the Environment Agency will start work to reduce flood risk for 297 properties in Coton, north Tamworth. The construction work will be undertaken by Jackson Frameworks Ltd through a £1.8 million contract. The work will take approximately six months to complete, and will include a mixture of flood walls and flood banks along Lichfield […]

  • 26 July 2010

    Thousands of tonnes of sand will be put back on to eroded beaches at Blairgowrie, Rosebud and Rye as part of the State Government’s beach renourishment program. The beaches will be back in top shape by summer, the Department of Sustainability and Environment said. Work started at Blairgowrie Beach last week to dredge 10,000 cubic […]

  • 1 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The EU’s TEN-T Program will co-finance with over €600,000 a market and technical design study to extend Corsica’s Port of Bastia. The project will allow increased traffic to the port, leading to better transport connections between Corsica and the rest of Europe. As the traffic from mainland Europe to the Port of Bastia is steadily […]

  • 25 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Baker-Polito Administration recently announced more than $2.9 million in Seaport Economic Council Grants to support nine maritime projects in seven communities. “Massachusetts’ coastal assets are incredibly important to the state’s overall economic health, and our administration’s investments through the Seaport Economic Council continue to expand capacity, resiliency and opportunity in cities and towns throughout […]

  • 26 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    At the end of February, the Training Institute for Dredging (TID) successfully conducted a three-day training program for the Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) in Durban, South Africa. The program’s main focus was to provide harbour masters with valuable insights into the fundamentals of dredging projects, types of equipment, working methods and contract responsibilities – […]

  • 24 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The City of Ocean City, New Jersey, has restarted its bayside dredging program with two contracts awarded to Charter Contracting of Boston, MA. According to the officials, Ocean City will be completing two mechanical dredging programs in the fall/winter of 2019‐2020. In addition, USACE is planning to dredge the shallow areas of Intracoastal Waterway behind […]

  • 8 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has just announced that construction mobilization will begin today for the $17.9 million Surfside beach renourishment project, part of the Miami-Dade County Beach Erosion Control and Hurricane Protection Project. The project will renourish critically eroded shoreline in Surfside, placing a total of 330,000 cubic yards of sand […]

  • 25 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    A major dredging project on Winnetka Pond, City of Crystal, MN, aimed to remove more than 18,000 cubic yards of sediment, is moving forward, CCX Media reports.  Commenting the latest news, Crystal Public Works Director, Mark Ray, said that the removal will help control flood capacity as well as help improve the habitat of the pond […]

  • 23 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) announced that the flood prevention program is currently underway. The Bangkok Governor M.R. Sukhumbhand Paribatra stated that the agency has been dredging canals and cleaning up sewers in preparation for future flooding. Given there will be more rain during September and October, the governor has ordered officials to make sure […]

  • 9 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Panama Canal has received three Communicator Awards for the production of two corporate videos: one showing the Expansion Program progress and the other one highlighting the Canal’s commitment to employee training. This clip received the best video award under the “Corporate Image” category at the 19th Annual Communicator Awards: “We are honored to receive […]