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  • 6 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Isle of Man’s Department of Infrastructure has set out its maintenance program for Peel marina for the next three years, together with its proposals for the long-term management and disposal of silt. At the January sitting of Tynwald – the legislature of the Isle of Man, the members will be asked to note a report […]

  • 6 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Chatham Rock Phosphate and its technical partners Boskalis and Deltares have received a Dutch government research funding to improve the environmental management of marine mining. This co-funding has been awarded by the Netherlands based Topsector Water TKI Delta technology. The increased global interest in the economic and environmental outcomes of marine mining for resources such […]

  • 5 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The R.I. Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) recently celebrated the impending start of work on the Ninigret Pond Salt Marsh Restoration and Enhancement project in Charlestown. Starting the first week of December, crews will be dredging within the Charlestown Breachway, and will then reuse that material on the adjacent Ninigret salt marsh to increase its […]

  • 5 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Guayaquil, a city situated on the Guayas River and the most important port in Ecuador, has often suffered flooding due to its location and urban growth. With a tidal range of 3.5 meters and severe squalls, water management of the city is one of the authorities’ biggest worries. Sedimentation in the Guayas River is considered […]

  • 2 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    A portion of the Congressionally-authorized Back Channels portion of the Portsmouth Harbor and Piscataqua River Federal navigation project known as “Sagamore Creek” in Portsmouth and Rye, New Hampshire, will undergo maintenance dredging under the terms of a $542,970.00 contract issued recently by the USACE’s, New England District. Work will be accomplished by Prock Marine Company […]

  • 24 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. has received a single-award contract from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, to provide environmental remediation and restoration, technical support and facility maintenance at the New Bedford Harbor Superfund Site in New Bedford, MA. Jacobs has supported USACE in this capacity at the site since early 2004. The […]

  • 21 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Association of Dredging Contractors (IADC) has just released a new ‘Facts About’ publication named ‘Selecting a Destination for Dredged Material‘. ‘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 […]

  • 16 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) has approved five projects totaling more than $245 million for funding from its Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund (GEBF) to the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) of Louisiana. The projects, developed in consultation with CPRA and federal resource agencies, are designed to advance critical river diversion projects within […]

  • 25 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has announced the completion of several major initiatives undertaken with Hurricane Sandy emergency funding. They include updated maps and consolidated databases related to offshore sediment resources, made possible through cooperative agreements between BOEM and 13 Atlantic states from Florida to Maine in 2014. The second major accomplishment is […]

  • 21 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) and the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory (LDEO) will dedicate the Atlantic Sand Assessment Project (ASAP) core storage repository on Tuesday, October 25 at 11:00 a.m. The collection is a result of the BOEM-funded project to create a new inventory of potential offshore sediment resources in Federal waters in the […]

  • 5 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    New York State has formally objected to the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed plan to designate one or more dredged material disposal sites in the Eastern Long Island Sound. Following an examination of the plan by the state’s Department of State, New York has found that the EPA’s plan is inconsistent with New York State coastal […]

  • 30 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Sea level has been rising in the Chesapeake Bay region for thousands of years, since the end of the last Ice Age. The difference today is that the rate of sea-level rise is accelerating, and millions of people and billion of dollars in property occupy the Bay’s shifting shoreline. Now, a grant of $941,590 from […]

  • 21 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance dredging of the Mianus River Federal Navigation Channel in Greenwich, Conn., will be completed under the terms of a $2.2 million contract recently awarded by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. Work will be accomplished by Coastline Consulting and Development, LLC of Branford, Conn. Dredging is scheduled to start on or […]

  • 21 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    This year’s dredging at Indiana Harbor, happening 24/7, began on September 13, and will continue through winter 2016, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District. The current dredging and confined disposal facility (CDF) operation is being done by a joint venture between Durocher Marine (a division of Kokosing Construction Company, Inc.) and […]

  • 19 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Developing ecological sites, sediment monitoring and working to achieve community-set water quality targets are among the projects Bay of Plenty Regional Council will lead this year, having allocated 23 percent of its $108.8 million annual budget on work to care for the region’s water. Water quality and quantity work across the Bay of Plenty includes […]

  • 14 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has signed an agreement authorizing the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, and Horry County, South Carolina, to use up to one million cubic yards of sand from federal waters to renourish the Garden City and Surfside Beach areas of Horry and Georgetown Counties. The project area, known as […]

  • 12 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Fugro’s coastal oceanographic team has been awarded a contract extension by England’s Regional Coastal Monitoring Programs (RCMP) for a further five years to manage the Southwest, Northwest and Northeast regional programs. The network monitors 5,672 kilometers of English coastline. Operated by six lead authorities, the RCMP continuously observes and records coastal processes, providing data in […]

  • 5 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The 2nd European Dredging Summit will be taking place in Hamburg, Germany on the 14th and 15th September, 2016. Key industry players will give in-depth presentations and get involved in the panel discussions with senior level audience covering the most important topics in the market. It will provide practical solutions from expert dredging experiences with […]

  • 25 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Construction progresses on the Brevard County site that will receive muck from the Eau Gallie River Muck Dredging Project, which is set to begin this winter. The construction of the Dredge Material Management Area (DMMA) started earlier this year and will be completed before the summer ends. The dredging is scheduled to begin immediately after construction of the DMMA, and […]

  • 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 […]

  • 27 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    One of the world’s biggest dredging and land reclamation events will return to Singapore during the next week. At the event, global maritime & land authorities, port operators and engineering contractors will gather to discuss latest developments in the industry. “Equip Global’s 6th Dredging & Land Reclamation Asia Summit 2016 is a crucial hub to […]

  • 5 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Construction activities are coming to a close on Phase 1 of the $30.9 million Muddy River Flood Risk Management and Environmental Restoration project in Boston, Massachusetts. On Monday, June 27th, the final temporary river diversion steel sheeting was removed from upstream of the new Riverway Culvert and the Muddy River was flowing freely and completely […]

  • 1 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The 35th International Conference on Coastal Engineering (ICCE 2016) will take place on July 17-22, in Istanbul, Turkey. The International Conference on Coastal Engineering (ICCE) is a biennial conference held under the auspices of the Coastal Engineering Research Council (CERC) of Coasts, Oceans, Ports and Rivers Institute (COPRI) of American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). […]

  • 22 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Lyttelton Port of Christchurch (LPC) has just announced that the company is seeking public feedback on the proposed channel deepening project in Lyttelton Harbor/Te Whakaraupō. “Internationally, container ships have been getting bigger for many years. To accommodate these larger ships we are proposing to dredge the channel to increase its depth by 5-6 meters and deepen the container berths at the […]

  • 21 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Boaters at Port of Brookings in Curry County will be navigating deeper waters thanks to a $416,250 disaster recovery grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Damage to the harbor, the busiest recreational port in Oregon, resulted from severe weather of December 10, 2015. Soaking rains triggered heavy silt deposits shed by floodwaters from stream […]

  • 20 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The World Organization of Dredging Associations (WODA), during the gala dinner of its triennial international conference in Miami (WODCON) last week, presented four Environmental Excellence Awards in two categories, Environmental Dredging and Dredging for Coastal Reinforcement. The First Prize for WODA’s Environmental Excellence Award for Environmental Dredging was presented to the Project Team for Boeing’s […]