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  • 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, […]

  • 26 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    A new, long-term approach to coastal management in England is urgently needed given the expected impacts of climate change, the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) said in their latest announcement. “Climate change will almost certainly cause sea levels around the UK to increase by 1 meter or more at some point in the future, and […]

  • 12 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The New South Wales Government today announced an $8 million coastal dredging strategy, aimed at improving the state’s ports and harbors. “These waterways are the lifeblood of many communities and the NSW Liberal & Nationals Government is pleased to fund this essential dredging,” New South Wales Minister for Lands and Forestry, Paul Toole, said in […]

  • 1 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Taranaki Regional Council today released a new report on sensitive habitats and threatened species in the Taranaki coastal marine area. According to KASM, the report shows plenty of marine life in the South Tarankai Bight in the area a seabed mining company wants to dig up. The report, commissioned by the Taranaki Regional Council and prepared by the Cawthron Institute, […]

  • 24 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana Trustee Implementation Group has released its first restoration plan to address natural resource injuries from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, according to the NOAA’s Gulf Spill Restoration website. The draft restoration plan covers engineering and design activities for six proposed projects, which will restore: wetlands, coastal and nearshore habitats in Barataria, Terrebonne, and Pontchartrain basins, habitat projects on […]

  • 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 […]

  • 3 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Following the conclusion of CHC’s consultation with stakeholders on the planned design optimization and changes to the next phases of the Cowes Outer Harbor Project (OHP), the Harbor Advisory Committee has confirmed its support for the completion of the optimized scheme as proposed by CHC. No definitive and final decision has been made as yet […]

  • 23 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee has released a bipartisan draft of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2016. This legislation will address the needs of America’s harbors, locks, dams, flood protection and other water resources infrastructure and help strengthen the Nation’s economic competitiveness. Committee leaders plan to formally introduce the bill this week and […]

  • 21 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency yesterday released its final plan to remove mercury contamination from areas of Pompton Lake in Pompton Lakes, New Jersey, including the areas where the Acid Brook flows into the lake, called the Acid Brook Delta. These areas are collectively referred to as the Pompton Lake Study Area. Areas of the sediment […]

  • 5 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority (USPA) has started a public bidding process for the maintenance dredging of the Chernomorsk seaport approach channel to the level of 16m. According to USPA, the project is estimated to be worth around $4.2 million. The total volume of dredging will be approximately 504,400m3, covering the area of 25.6 hectares. […]

  • 16 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Center for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (Cefas) has just released a paper named ‘Dredged Material Disposal Site Monitoring Round the Coast of England: Results of Sampling (2015-16)’. This report presents the scientific findings of, and implications for subsequent monitoring based on the results from dredged material disposal site monitoring conducted under a Cefas/Marine […]

  • 22 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers delivered to Congress its Fiscal Year 2019 (FY 2019) Work Plan for the Army Civil Works program yesterday. On September 21, 2018, President Trump signed into law the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2019, Public Law 115-244, of which Division A is the Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations […]

  • 19 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Northern Territory Environment Protection Authority (NT EPA) has considered the Port Melville development project and decided that no further assessment is required under the Environmental Assessment Act. Chair of the NT EPA, Bill Freeland, said that the determination comes after a detailed consideration of the port components, including those yet to be constructed in […]

  • 18 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Orion Group Holdings, Inc. (ORN) today announced preliminary results for the quarter ended September 30, 2018. According to ORN, during the third quarter 2018, the company experienced unanticipated delays in commencing certain work due to customer schedules. The company also experienced significant production delays in its concrete segment, primarily due to continuous rain throughout its market areas […]

  • 6 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) has released a Request for Statement of Interest and Qualifications (RSIQ) for eligible firms interested in providing engineering and design services for the Mid-Breton Sediment Diversion project. This project is part of the Mississippi River Mid-Basin Sediment Diversion Program, which also includes the proposed Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion. These […]

  • 18 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has just released the Miami Harbor Deepening Project one-year post-construction assessment for hard-bottom middle and outer reef benthic communities. The report includes data relevant to an assessment of temporary and permanent project effects at channel-side sites as per the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) permit conditions for […]

  • 2 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Plans for a new multi-million dollar cruise ship berth released yesterday by the Lyttelton Port Company will open up new tourism opportunities for Christchurch, said Tourism Minister Paula Bennett. The $56 million dollar berth, funded by the Christchurch City Council, through its port company will enable large cruise liners to return to Lyttelton for the […]

  • 3 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The President’s Budget for fiscal year 2016 (FY 2016) includes $4.732 billion in gross discretionary funding for the Civil Works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. “The 2016 Civil Works budget for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reflects the Administration’s priorities to support and improve the Nation’s economy, protect the American people, […]

  • 14 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, in partnership with Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) has released the draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Assessment (EA) for the Resacas at Brownsville Ecosystem Restoration Study in Cameron County, Texas. According to the Corps,  the goal of the study is to identify degraded areas for potential […]

  • 3 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Officials from Avalon and Stone Harbor yesterday attended the weekly progress meeting about the upcoming beach fill project. The Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company’s cutter suction dredger Texas will be finishing up some emergency work in the Christiana River likely by Sunday, February 5th, the meeting revealed. Once that work is completed, the dredger […]

  • 30 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    As reported in late October, contractor Boskalis Westminster has finished the rock armoring of the new Cowes Breakwater. The removal of surplus gravel material to the north of the breakwater has been delayed due to the requirement for contractor to obtain a new MMO (Marine Management Organisation) consent for its removal and disposal. According to the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 1 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Mercator Ltd. has started the arbitrations for claims arising out of wrongful deductions made by DCI from Invoices and damages arising out of the wrongful termination by DCI. It is clarified that the Tribunal has directed DCI to pay nearly 100% of the amounts they had wrongfully deducted from the Invoices, has held that the […]

  • 22 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Initial sketches of how the next phase of the Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme to reduce flood risk in the city could look were released yesterday. The indicative images offer early examples of how elements of the scheme could look to reduce flood risk upstream of the city centre including the Kirkstall corridor which was badly […]