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  • 5 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The South Australia’s Murray Mouth dredging program – with the main goal to keep the river connected to the sea – is moving ahead. Under the cleanup plan, Maritime Constructions crews operate two dredges at the Murray Mouth 24/7 in an intensive maintenance effort to keep the significant waterway open by dredging sand, shell grit and […]

  • 6 May 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will host a public meeting on the Lake Worth Inlet Feasibility Study Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) on Thursday, May 9th at the Port of Palm Beach, Executive Boardroom, One East 11th St., Suite 600, Riviera Beach, Fla. 33404. The meeting will begin at 5:30 p.m. with an open […]

  • 26 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging for the Outer Harbor Channel Widening Project at Port Adelaide was successfully completed within the anticipated schedule of June to September 2019, Flinders Ports Pty Limited reports. “This is a significant milestone for South Australia and securing the future of our trade and tourism industries,” the company said in its release. The completion of […]

  • 3 March 2014

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) has accused the Queensland government of running a misinformation campaign called “Reef Facts” to cover up the damage its decisions will cause to the Great Barrier Reef, and says recent FOI documents prove it. “The Queensland government’s campaign “Reef Facts” has been launched to cover up the fact that […]

  • 9 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, and the Port of Corpus Christi have celebrated the completion of the $74 million La Quinta Channel dredging project. The project, which began November 2011, included extending the channel approximately 1.4 miles (to a depth of 39 feet) and constructing ecosystem restoration features to protect endangered species, wetlands […]

  • 17 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation, the largest provider of dredging services in the United States announced receipt of an award of a $122 million contract for deepening of the Miami Harbor. Dredging on this project is scheduled to begin in the fourth quarter and will deepen the Port of Miami channel to minus 50 […]

  • 9 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society has welcomed news that the Federal Environment Minister Greg Hunt is now seeking further information about how the Adani Carmichael coal mine would impact two endangered species. Imogen Zethoven, the Great Barrier Reef campaign director for AMCS, said that expanding coalmines in Australia would further threaten the Reef. “To go […]

  • 10 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Government is providing $4.86 million for five organisations to work with landholders to address the vast issue of gully erosion in the Great Barrier Reef catchments. Under the Reef Trust Gully Erosion Control Program, five organisations will undertake projects in six priority catchments to reduce the erosion of sediment into the Great Barrier […]

  • 27 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Skippers navigating waters at Port Geographe are being urged to take extra care following the opening of a new channel to enter the marina. Department of Transport (DoT) Manager of Navigational Safety and Moorings Mark Briant said the relocated channel entrance was approximately 70 metres further east. “Skippers need to be aware of the new […]

  • 11 May 2012

    GLADSTONE Ports Corporation’s Western Basin Dredging and Disposal Project (WBDDP) held a community information stall at the Calliope Markets last Sunday. The WBDDP stall had information about environmental conditions, water quality, seagrass and dredging in the Gladstone harbour. Gladstone Ports Corporation’s (GPC) media advisor Lee McIvor said the information stall was set-up for local people […]

  • 27 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Kingston District Council, South Australia, has agreed to dispose of its original cutter suction dredger following a unanimous decision at their September meeting. In making this decision, Mayor Kay Rasheed said that “it simply came down to the fact that the vessel is no longer able to be effectively utilized.” Given the significant increase […]

  • 8 August 2012

    The fast-track sealing works inside the eastern bund wall at Fisherman’s Landing reclamation area have been completed ahead of schedule. The Transitional Environmental Program (TEP) was approved on 25th June to allow for works to be undertaken up to the 6th August, however the works were surveyed and deemed a success on August 4; two […]

  • 8 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The dredging work at Cape Jaffa is ongoing with the dredge now working within the main internal channel, South Australia’s Kingston District Council said in their latest project update. “Progress has been very slow due to the significant amount of material, however, the dredge is moving forward each day,” according to the announcement. In terms of time […]

  • 2 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District will host two public scoping meetings and the opening of the public scoping comment period for the Biscayne Bay and Southeastern Everglades Ecosystem Restoration (BBSEER) Feasibility Study. Public scoping comments are due October 1, 2020. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is in the initial scoping phase […]

  • 4 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The City of Whyalla is set to begin its annual foreshore sand replenishment project today. Earthmoving contractors and their associated machinery (dump trucks and excavators) will be operating along the Whyalla Foreshore in the week beginning Monday, February 4, until Friday, February 8. Council’s Project Manager Landscape, Sam Bourne, said that the work was done […]

  • 18 March 2013
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The trailing suction hopper dredge Rotterdam has completed its work on the Western Basin Dredging and Disposal Project (WBDDP) and is currently demobilising to leave the Gladstone harbour. The Rotterdam arrived in the Gladstone harbour in October 2012 to perform dredging works in order to provide access for Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) shipping vessels to […]

  • 30 November 2011

    Gladstone Ports Corporation CEO Leo Zussino welcomed the opportunity to meet and speak with the protestors in Gladstone. Mr Zussino met with representatives of the protest action yesterday to discuss the Western Basin Dredging and Disposal Project.  “The right to protest and free speech is important, and GPC is willing to listen to the views […]

  • 7 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, is set to host two National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) scoping meetings for the Miami Harbor Navigation Improvements Study. The meetings will be held today, at Cruise Terminal F on Port Miami, 1103 North Cruise Blvd., Miami, Fla, The first meeting will take place from 1:30 to […]

  • 13 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Twenty-nine communities across the State will share in $652,000 from the State Government to undertake projects to improve the condition and amenity of Western Australia’s coastline. Projects range from seagrass monitoring in Broome, coastal dune restoration in Perth, reef fish monitoring in Albany and coastal risk and foreshore management plans for the Mid-West and Pilbara. […]

  • 16 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District will continue to receive public comments on the proposed Lemon Bay Cove project in Charlotte County through June 4. Lemon Bay Cove LLC. had applied to the Corps for a Department of the Army permit to fill nearly two acres of jurisdictional tidal saltwater forested mangrove wetlands […]

  • 17 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Marco Rubio is urging the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to support the South Florida Water Management District’s (SFWMD) proposed operational plan to allow for much-needed freshwater to flow into Florida Bay. In a letter sent recently, Rubio asked the Corps to “review the required permitting necessary for the SFWMD to begin its […]

  • 19 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) has rejected as out of touch with community expectations, claims by Michael Roche of the Queensland Resources Council about the efforts of conservation groups to stop the mining industry from industrialising the coastline of the Great Barrier Reef. Felicity Wishart, the AMCS Great Barrier Reef campaign director, said: “The […]

  • 21 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (January 15-21, 2018).   VIDEO: Royal IHC Launches Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger DC Orisant The launching ceremony of new multi-purpose 5.450m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) DC Orisant took place earlier this week at the Royal IHC’s shipyard in Krimpen aan den […]

  • 4 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Shire of Murray, situated in the center of the Peel Region, Western Australia, has engaged CGC Dredge Contractors to undertake a maintenance dredge of the Yunderup Channel as it approaches the Yunderup Canals residential development area. According to the news release, the works will employ a cutter suction dredge operation with in-estuary disposal and are […]

  • 4 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Moravian Church Conference Sirius (T-Rex) Marina plans have entered the Army Corps permitting process and just been released for Public Comment, with a due date of January 25th. The plans call for construction of a 92 slip marina for vessels 35 to 70 feet in length, an on-shore 30 powerboat dry stack storage building […]

  • 21 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP) is keen to back scientific research and actions which improve the future of the Great Barrier Reef. NQBP said that the focus on the debate about dredging has taken necessary focus and investment away from the real issues impacting the Great Barrier Reef and action to preserve the Reef […]