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  • 31 July 2013

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with United States Navy for oceanfront and dune system stabilization and restoration at the Dam Neck Annex at Naval Air Station Oceana, Virginia Beach, Va. BOEM and the Navy signed the agreement on July 12, 2013. The MOA will allow for the […]

  • 2 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) said Folly Beach will receive $20.4 million in beach renourishment funding. “I appreciate Secretary Darcy working with us to get these funds reprogrammed,” said U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham. “This should allow us to move to construction by the end of October. It’s an important project and I’m glad we’re […]

  • 5 June 2013

    Congressman Tim Bishop and state and local officials representing East Hampton Town announced that federal funding to begin the process of rebuilding heavily-eroded beaches of the South Fork, including Montauk, has been approved by the federal Office of Management and Budget as part of the implementation of the US Army Corps of Engineers’ (USACE) Fire […]

  • 27 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has announced a plan for the Captiva Island flood control and coastal emergency program. Project work will provide berm renourishment for approximately 4.6 miles of critically eroded shoreline on Captiva Island, Lee County Florida. A permitted offshore borrow area for the project is located approximately 9 miles west-southwest of […]

  • 25 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    USA: Stone Harbor Renourishment Moves Ahead Stone Harbor officials have learned that the ongoing beach nourishment project will now involve the entire beachfront.   USA: President Obama Visits Ellicott Dredges (VIDEO) President Barack Obama visited Moravia Park Elementary School, local manufacturer Ellicott Dredges and The Center for Urban Families in Baltimore last week as part […]

  • 10 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Following the recent approval of state and federal permits to begin reconstruction, the Folly Beach County Park Shore Stabilization Project is now in progress. While the park remains closed to the public at this time: the goal of the stabilization project is to replenish the beach and provide beach access for public use in the […]

  • 11 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The White House released the President’s Budget for fiscal year 2014, which included more than $22.7 million for the civil works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District. The budget includes $1.165 million for the Charleston Harbor Post 45 project to continue feasibility study efforts, which include completion of numerous environmental impact […]

  • 19 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) announced that the Port Monmouth flood control project will be funded by Army Corps of Engineers with federal dollars from the Sandy relief package passed by Congress in January. On a “telephone town hall” call to Port Monmouth residents late last week, Pallone announced that the Army Corps of Engineers […]

  • 17 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District is issuing a Sources Sought Announcement for a Maintenance Dredging project located in Wells Harbor, Maine. The project is planned to be issued on or about June 2013. The construction will occur in the fall and winter of 2013-14 and is expected to take several months. […]

  • 1 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps), Jacksonville District has issued Nationwide Permit 3, authorizing a one-time dredging event for Clam Pass, the inlet between Clam Bay and the Gulf of Mexico. Clam Pass has been closed off from the Gulf of Mexico due to the accumulation of sand that had migrated into the channel, […]

  • 28 January 2013

    U.S. Congressman Mike McIntyre has been named Southeast Region Tourism “Partner of the Year” for his work and commitment to enhancing and protecting North Carolina’s coast. Congressman McIntyre stated, “From Sunset Beach to Currituck, North Carolina’s beaches, waterways, and inlets are both an economic and environmental treasure! Helping local communities and our citizens to maintain […]

  • 9 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Mass Audubon and Three Bays Prerservation, respected conservation organizations and co-owners of Dead Neck/Sampson’s Island, have submitted plans designed to ensure the long-term survival of the eroding barrier island off the coast of Cotuit and Osterville. The project proposes a beach and bird habitat restoration program of periodically dredging sand from the westernmost tip of […]

  • 21 December 2012

      A major beach nour­ish­ment project that will repair the beach­front in Avalon and Stone Har­bor is expected to get under­way right before the Christ­mas hol­i­day. A dredge that will pump up to 710,000 thou­sand cubic yards on the beaches in both com­mu­ni­ties is expected to begin on or about Sun­day, Decem­ber 23rd. This project […]

  • 5 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District started work on four New Jersey beaches as part of previously contracted work to include renourishment for three projects and repair to one project that was damaged by Hurricane Irene. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Philadelphia District awarded three contracts prior to Hurricane Sandy and work […]

  • 7 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Upon completion of a post-storm assessment after the effects of Superstorm Sandy, the Charleston District has determined that the estimated sand loss to the federal project at Folly Beach is approximately 75,000-100,000 cubic yards. In order to restore Folly Beach to pre-Sandy conditions, the District estimates that it would cost $2.7-3.5 million to replace the […]

  • 10 October 2012

    According to the ABC News, the Moyne Shire is seeking solution to fix the erosion problem at the Port Fairy East Beach. They plan to use the sand from the Warrnambool dredging project to replace the greatly damaged beach and dunes at the East Beach. The Moyne Shire officials have asked the Victorian Government to […]

  • 2 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded a contract in the amount $3,405,500 to Weeks Marine Inc. for maintenance dredging of the Brownsville Harbor Entrance Channel in Cameron County, Texas. The Texas General Land Office and City of South Padre Island partnered with the USACE Galveston District to contribute approximately $1.5 million in […]

  • 11 July 2012

    After being forced off the water by Tropical Storm Debby, the dredging of Blind Pass is finally underway – three weeks behind schedule. According to nbc-2.com, the crews on the project faced multiple setbacks, including the weather from Debby and broken pump motor, which has since been repaired. And Monday night, crews started pulling sand […]

  • 18 June 2012

    Dredging project begins on Sanibel Island, reports msn.com. Crews from Florida Dredging and Dock will be removing sand from Blind Pass. Approximately 120,000 cubic yards of sand will be removed. That sand will be used for Bowman’s Beach renourishment. The project is being funded through a grant from the Florida Department of Environmental Protection and  […]

  • 7 June 2012

    The communities along the New Jersey shoreline have suffered significant storm damages from nor’easters and hurricanes and are at risk to suffer further damages from coastal storms. The project is designed to reduce the damages to homes and infrastructure from the waves, high tides and storm surges associated with these events. Atlantic City and Ventnor […]

  • 22 May 2012

    Dredging International NV has contracted ITC Meltemi for an initial period of 60 days to assist with general dredging activities in support of the Lincshore 2012 campaign. This project includes beach renourishment work performed by a Trailer Suction Hopper Dredger. ITC Meltemi mobilized from Den Helder to Grimsby end March to start its contract. The […]

  • 26 April 2012

    According to the Nation, The new Minister for Environment and Energy, Dr Rolph Payet, visited La Digue last weekend to familiarise himself with the island’s environmental issues. The minister was accompanied on his one-day visit by secretary of state Barry Faure, principal secretary for environment and energy Wills Agricole, and a number of other high-ranking […]

  • 30 March 2012

    The dredging of the mouth of Parkers River had been completed, along with the beach renourishment of Sea Gull Beach, according to wickedlocal.com. Director of natural resources, Karl W. von Hone, said that a total of 9,286 cubic yards of sand was removed from the river and placed on Sea Gull Beach. This project has […]

  • 12 March 2012

    A scoping study, most probably worth $5000, aimed at determining the cost of dredging Ballina’s North Creek is expected to be undertaken in near future, reports The Northern Star. A decision on whether to approve the $5000 for the scoping study will be made by the council at this month’s meeting. Prior to conducting dredging […]

  • 27 February 2012

    The city of Bonita Springs has submitted an application for approximately $494,700 in beach and shoreline grants from the Lee County Tourist Development Council. The requests are as follows: 1. Maintenance of Bonita Springs River Park, located on the southern bank of the Imperial River off the west side of U.S. 41: $34,700. 2. Beach […]

  • 14 February 2012

      The President’s Budget for fiscal year 2013 (FY13) includes $4.731 billion in discretionary funding for the Civil Works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE). The Honorable Jo-Ellen Darcy, Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works, said, “The fiscal 2013 Civil Works budget for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reflects […]