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  • 21 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The UK Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) officials have published report on the investigation of the man overboard from the dredger Cherry Sand that resulted in one fatality in the non-tidal basin at Port Babcock Rosyth, Scotland on 28 February 2019. According to the report, on 28 February 2019, the master of Cherry Sand was […]

  • 7 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Alaska District has prepared a draft integrated feasibility report and environmental assessment on the proposed navigation improvements at Elim, about 90 miles east of Nome. The proposed project and preliminary analysis of potential environmental impacts are described in the draft report, which is being submitted to elicit public review […]

  • 27 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Chornomorsk branch of the Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority (USPA) has released a tender for the Sukhyi estuary dredging works. According to USPA, the Chornomorsk Sea Port Authority will select a contractor for the reconstruction of the operating water area of the 1st boot basin of the Sukhyi estuary in the port of Chornomorsk, in […]

  • 10 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Associated British Ports Ltd (ABP) has released a tender to the market for dredging and pumping works in Southampton, UK. The notice, published in the Tenders Electronic Daily (TED), said that ABP Southampton is seeking a supplier that will carry out deepening and widening of existing berth pockets by dredging and potentially install scour protection […]

  • 10 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The independent review panel has released its report on the Roberts Bank Terminal 2 Project. The project is a proposed new three-berth marine container terminal located at Roberts Bank in Delta, British Columbia, approximately 35 km south of Vancouver. The release of the review panel’s report marks a significant milestone in the environmental assessment process. […]

  • 5 March 2020
    Business & Finance

     Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has published both its Annual Report 2019, which includes the new corporate business plan 2020-2022, and their Sustainability Report 2019. The new business plan is also discussed in this online interview with Peter Berdowski, CEO Boskalis. The corporate business plan is drawn up with a clear eye on the long-term […]

  • 11 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The President’s Budget for Fiscal Year 2021 (FY 2021) includes $5.967 billion in gross discretionary funding for the Civil Works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. “The Army Civil Works FY 2021 budget focuses on investments that enhance and protect our nation’s water-related infrastructure and resources through partnerships and innovative programs that improve […]

  • 13 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Council for Dredging and Marine Construction Safety (CDMCS) has unveiled Pipeline Incident Prevention (PIP), a recommended best practices guide for safe dredging near underwater gas and hazardous liquid pipelines located in the Army Corps federal navigation channels. According to CDMCS, this completes a milestone project for the dredging and pipeline industries that will raise […]

  • 9 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) recently released the latest edition of their Terra et Aqua magazine.  New Terra features articles covering dredging projects as well as the topics of safety, socio-economics, technical innovations and the environment, including: MAPPING WATER QUALITY WITH DRONES: TEST CASE IN TEXEL Winning co-author Liesbeth De Keukelaere the Young […]

  • 25 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Santa Cruz Harbor (CA) has just presented an update on the ongoing entrance channel dredging project. In their December newsletter they said that during the first few weeks of the season, the crew made steady progress digging out toward the harbor mouth along the western side of the channel. “Addressing shoaling along the western margins creates […]

  • 20 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) has released a draft version of the agency’s annual spending plan for Fiscal Year 2021, which runs from July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021. The Integrated Ecosystem Restoration & Hurricane Protection in Coastal Louisiana: Fiscal Year 2021 Annual Plan anticipates investing $958 million in Louisiana’s coast. This is the largest […]

  • 12 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Ocean City Mayor, Jay Gillian, has announced a rough timeline for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’s beach replenishment project that affects Ocean City, NJ. Three Jersey Shore towns – Strathmere, Sea Isle City and Ocean City – are part of the $32.5 million contract, awarded to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company of Oak […]

  • 4 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    A draft Masterplan to revitalize Port Hedland through construction of the McGowan Government’s $94 million Spoilbank Marina and waterfront redevelopment has been released for public comment, the Government of Western Australia reports.  The Spoilbank Marina project represents an important step toward the activation of the Port Hedland waterfront for the local community and those from […]

  • 18 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    A new report released earlier this week by Dr. Loren C. Scott & Associates, Inc. details the regional economic impacts of building the Mid-Barataria and Mid-Breton sediment diversions. The report, “The Economic Impact of Constructing the Mid-Barataria and Mid-Breton Sediment Diversion Projects” showcases how local and state businesses, governments and residents will benefit economically during […]

  • 11 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    UniSite Group, a Ningbo based company involved in dredging, land reclamation, offshore projects, marine, mechanical engineering and green remediation projects, took part in some very significant projects all over the world in the third quarter of 2019. Q3 Highlights: UniSite successfully supplied numbers of ship building parts for maintenance for world famous hopper and cutter […]

  • 27 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP) has delivered strong financial results in 2018/19, while continuing to lead environmental research, develop new trade opportunities and administer a busy community support program. Total throughput facilitated through NQBP’s ports was 177.5 million tonnes via the ports of Hay Point (118.32 million), Abbot Point (28.9 million), Weipa (27.34 million) […]

  • 23 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ St. Paul District has released a draft Environmental Assessment (EA) for its proposed dredged material management plan in Pool 5, near Kellogg, Minnesota. The draft plan outlines the transportation methods and necessary land requirements to permanently place dredged material removed from the Mississippi River in Pool 5 for the […]

  • 16 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Army Corps’ Galveston District, has received a signed Chief of Engineers Report (Chief’s Report) for the proposed Jefferson County Ecosystem Restoration Project. According to the Corps, the report outlines the feasibility of providing shore protection and related improvements between Sabine Pass and the entrance to Galveston Bay, Texas, in the interest of protecting and […]

  • 26 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Governor Ralph Northam last Friday, August 23, released the final restoration plan for Virginia’s portion of the Chesapeake Bay and its tidal rivers. The clean-up plan, referred to as the Phase III Watershed Implementation Plan (WIP), will guide local, state, and federal actions through 2025 and is designed to meet the Commonwealth’s commitments to reduce […]

  • 6 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Galveston District has released a public notice for the Port of Corpus Christi Authority’s proposed Channel Deepening Project, for which an Environmental Impact Statement will be prepared.  “The Channel Deepening Project was also determined to be a covered project under Title 41 of the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation […]

  • 12 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    More than 21,500 Queensland jobs will be supported by a record $23 billion investment in roads and transport infrastructure over the next four years, the Queensland Government announced yesterday.  Transport and Main Roads Minister, Mark Bailey, said that the Queensland Transport and Roads Investment Program (QTRIP) 2019-20 to 2022-23, released yesterday, would continue the Palaszczuk […]

  • 24 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Michigan Port Collaborative (MPC) last week released the results of the first ‘Full Spectrum’ economic impact study of Michigan ports ever conducted in this state. According to Felicia Fairchild, President of the Michigan Port Collaborative (MPC),”While a number of economic impact studies have been conducted over the years, those studies focused on traditional maritime […]

  • 11 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Western Dredging Association (WEDA) has just released its latest edition of the Journal of Dredging. The Journal of Dredging is published to provide dissemination of technical and project information on dredging engineering topics. The peer-reviewed papers in this practice-oriented journal will present engineering solutions to dredging and placement problems, which are not normally available from […]

  • 4 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) has announced the release of the 2019 Request for Proposals for the National Coastal Resilience Fund (NCRF), which provides grant funding to restore, increase and strengthen natural infrastructure to protect coastal communities. This year, Congress has again provided funding for Title IX of the National Oceans and Coastal Security Act, […]

  • 3 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Port of Kalama (WA) announced today that the tender for TEMCO Berth Maintenance Dredging Project is open for submissions. The port will be receiving sealed bids at the Port Office, 110 West Marine Drive, Kalama, Washington 98625 until May 3rd, 2019 at 2PM (PST). Bid packets containing plans, specifications, proposal, contract, bond, and detailed instructions […]

  • 15 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush has announced the release of the 2019 Texas Coastal Resiliency Master Plan, which addresses natural and man-made coastal environments. This Resiliency Plan also recommends 123 projects compiled by the Texas General Land Office coastal team with input from a Technical Advisory Committee to mitigate issues that negatively impact coastal […]