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  • 30 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Draft General Reevaluation Report (GRR) on the next phase of the Fire Island to Montauk Point (FIMP) Project will be released in mid-July. The announcement was made yesterday by Congressman Lee Zeldin, member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, who said that the Corps GRR, which determines what projects will […]

  • 2 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Hamburg Port Authority yesterday released a video named “Creating Space for Container Giants – Last Pile Removed”. The video celebrates completion of the Vorhafen Harbor Basin Deepening project. According to the HPA, the deepening of the Vorhafen entry has improved ship access connection to the central port. Through the deepening the big ships now have more […]

  • 11 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Foreshore Technology have released Dredge Master Pile, a monitoring and guidance system specifically designed to improve operators efficiency on piling projects. Dredge master pile is based on Foreshore’s ground breaking Dredge Master platform and provides the operators with an intuitive system to help them with their piling work. With a built in pile library of […]

  • 13 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has published a draft Environmental Assessment (EA) to evaluate potential environmental impacts related to sand survey activities in the Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico (GOM) Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) regions. The proposed offshore sand surveys are be conducted as part of BOEM’s Marine Minerals Program (MMP), which under […]

  • 9 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    EPA has released updated “Site Management and Monitoring Plans” for the Central and Western Long Island Sound Dredged Material Disposal Sites for public review and comment. These plans, required for all EPA-designated disposal sites, guide monitoring and management of the two sites to ensure disposal is not causing any adverse impacts to the marine environment. […]

  • 16 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Hamburg Port Authority (HPA) has just released a tender for the dredging works in the port area, involving a charter contract for the rental of two loader dredgers for sludge and sand dredging. “With this award, two loader bucket excavators for (wet) dredging work should be permanently rented during the contract period,” HPA said. […]

  • 20 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Riverkeeper released its second report on sewage contamination in the Hudson River Estuary today, “How Is the Water? 2012” detailing the ongoing widespread problem of sewage pollution in our local waterways. 24% of Riverkeeper’s samples, taken from NY Harbor to Troy between 2006-2011, failed EPA guidelines for safe swimming. This is up from a failure […]

  • 5 March 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, released a draft environmental assessment on the proposed modifications to the existing levee system at Oslo, Minn., March 1. The City of Oslo proposed to modify the existing levee system that was constructed by the Corps of Engineers in the 1970s. Modifications include raising the existing […]

  • 11 June 2012

    Environmental Services Director Susan Goebel-Canning announced that the Florida Department of Transportation has released the $6 million for the Hernando Beach Channel Dredge Project. In a letter sent to Ms. Goebel-Canning, the FDOT acknowledged that the project had been completed in accordance with the Joint Participation Agreement with Hernando County. “I am very pleased with […]

  • 18 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The City of Gold Coast took a major step in responding to Palm Beach’s significant erosion and storm surge challenges by releasing the Palm Beach Shoreline Project Feasibility Report. Engineering Services Committee chair, Councillor Daphne McDonald, said she was eager to see a solution that would provide adequate protection for the Palm Beach shoreline. “The […]

  • 24 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    ICE’s Maritime Expert Panel released a discussion paper entitled The Role of Coastal Engineers in the Delivery of No Net Loss through Biodiversity Offsetting. A working group of the Maritime Expert Panel, led by Jan Brooke, delivered the paper which explores the concept of biodiversity offsetting, the opportunities for its application in coastal areas of […]

  • 24 January 2012

    Recently, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its draft feasibility study for the Gowanus Canal, proposing a series of options for remediating the 1.8-mile long Brooklyn Superfund site. All of the remedial options, aside from a mandatory ‘no action’ alternative, involve a combination of dredging the canal’s sediment and reducing external sources of contamination, including […]

  • 17 November 2010

    The Savannah District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, today released a Draft General Re-evaluation Report (GRR) and Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) on a proposal to deepen the Savannah Harbor from its current depth of 42 feet up to a maximum depth of 48 feet. The public comment period on the proposals will open officially for […]

  • 23 September 2011

    A war of words has broken out in the Queensland industrial city of Gladstone, after this afternoon’s release of preliminary tests on fish…   More info: abc BY MARK COLVIN [mappress] Source: abc, September 23, 2011;

  • 21 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Bureau of Reclamation has released for public review a Draft Environmental Assessment/Initial Study on the Trinity River 2014 Channel Rehabilitation Project sites Bucktail and Lower Junction City. Reclamation and the Bureau of Land Management, federal co-lead agencies, and the North Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board, California state lead agency, are working together to […]

  • 14 June 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    CodaOctopus has announced the release of the latest version of its unique underwater Construction Monitoring System software (CMS™). CMS™ is designed for monitoring the placement of concrete armour units in breakwater construction projects and makes full use of the unique capabilities of our real time Echoscope® 3D sonar to give crane and excavator operators a […]

  • 6 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Inspections by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District rated maintenance of nearly 120 miles of levees along the Sacramento River’s west bank as unacceptable. The Sacramento District conducted a periodic inspection of the levee system in August and September of 2010. The inspection was funded through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) […]

  • 24 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, has released its Southwest Coastal Louisiana Study Revised Integrated Draft Feasibility Report and Environmental Impact Statement for a 45-day public comment period. This report revises the draft “Southwest Coastal Louisiana Draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement” previously released in December 2013 and contains […]

  • 29 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, has released the Record of Decision (ROD) for the Port of Gulfport Expansion Project for 30-day public and agency review. According to USACE, the ROD details the Corps of Engineers’ decision on all of the issues discussed in the Final Environmental Impact Statement, including the environmental impacts […]

  • 26 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The President’s Budget for fiscal year 2018 (FY 2018) includes $5.002 billion in gross discretionary funding for the Civil Works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. “The fiscal 2018 Civil Works budget for the Corps reflects the administration’s priorities to support and improve the nation’s economy and infrastructure,” said Mr. Doug Lamont, senior […]

  • 23 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Louisiana’s Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA), along with the other state and federal agencies of the Louisiana Trustee Implementation Group, announced last week the release of its “Final Restoration Plan #1”. The plan selects restoration projects that will continue to address injuries to the natural resources in Louisiana caused by the Deepwater Horizon oil […]

  • 18 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Contractors (IADC) has released a new ‘Facts About’ publication on Adaptive Management. ‘Facts About’ is a series of concise, easy-to-read leaflets which give an effective overview of essential facts about specific dredging and maritime construction subjects. Each leaflet provides a kind of ‘management summary’ for stakeholders who need a quick understanding […]

  • 27 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Kennedy Point Boatharbour Limited has released preliminary conceptual design plans for an approximately 200-berth marina proposed to be built at Kennedy Point in Putiki Bay, on the south-west side of Waiheke Island. A New Zealand marina developer Tony Mair and an expert team of specialist consultants are conferring with interested parties on the concept designs and […]

  • 31 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Significant progress has been made in restoring America’s Everglades over the past five years and a comprehensive report highlighting these efforts has recently been submitted to Congress. The 2015 Report to Congress for the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP) was jointly submitted to Congress last week by the secretaries of the Army and the Interior. […]

  • 7 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Honolulu District, is accepting comments for the $173 million plan to construct concrete canal walls, pump stations and floodwater repositories along streams in Manoa, Palolo and Makiki. The project aims to minimize damage to Waikiki and surrounding neighborhoods if a “100-year flood” causes the Ala Wai Canal to overflow. The […]

  • 23 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has released an independent report on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) review of the cleanup of PCB contamination in the Hudson River. Using EPA’s guidance, DEC found out that the cleanup is not protective of the public or the environment. In an effort to improve the […]