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  • 31 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dredging equipment is soon to arrive in Eden for works on the $44 million Breakwater Wharf Extension project, Member for Bega Andrew Constance said in its latest release.  The dredge due to leave Melbourne on Friday, 1 September bound for Eden Port, is expected to arrive early next week, weather permitting. Mr Constance said that dredging […]

  • 24 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Dare County, NC, yesterday reported that due to the upcoming marine forecast, the cutter dredge C.R. McCaskill will be leaving Buxton today, August 24. According to the county, the move is aimed to ensure safety for the crew and equipment. Since the dredge is likely to be be offsite for at least seven to ten […]

  • 24 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP), one of the most important infrastructure projects in the nation, will deepen the Savannah Harbor 5 feet, down to 47 feet below mean sea level at low tide. That will enable modern deep-draft cargo vessels, akin to floating islands, to call more easily on the port here. According to […]

  • 14 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The docks have been rebuilt, rip-rap replaced in two areas, and the dredging of the Muscatine Municipal Boat Harbor has begun, according to Nick Gow, Park Maintenance Superintendent for the City of Muscatine, IA. “I haven’t seen the water this low for the last two or three years,” Gow said. “I don’t think it got […]

  • 28 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Surfside Beach, SC, said in its announcement that their beach renourishment scheme is being put on hold at the moment. According to the latest project update, sand pumping operations have stopped due to a mechanical issue with the pump station. “Beach fill will resume when the problem is resolved. There is no […]

  • 27 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Surfside Beach renourishment scheme, conducted by Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD), is moving forward according to plan.  The contractor continues to shift the operation northward as progress is made, the Town of Surfside Beach, SC, said in its latest release. The second hopper dredger arrived yesterday and is now actively engaged in the […]

  • 25 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials yesterday announced a project to dredge five State navigation channels in the Forked River area in Ocean County. The work is part of a $2.5 million project to dredge the Forked River and Barnegat Bay Channels. It is necessary to ensure safe navigation and to maintain the Forked […]

  • 25 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service announced last week that the agency will award $13 million to projects in seven states to protect, restore and enhance wetlands on private and tribal agricultural lands. The projects are being funded under the Wetland Reserve Enhancement Partnership (WREP). “These locally-led partnerships are instrumental in achieving greater wetland acreage […]

  • 25 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Surfside Beach renourishment scheme, conducted by Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD), is officially underway, the the Town of Surfside Beach, SC, said in its latest release. The hopper dredger arrived on site yesterday and the GLDD crew started with the sand pumping operations immediately. An area from approximately the Myrtle Swash (between 4th […]

  • 21 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Collier County said in its latest announcement that the Clam Pass maintenance dredging project officially started yesterday.  Last week, the Collier County Board of County Commissioners declared that emergency conditions existed at Clam Pass and authorized staff to move forward with a contract with Donald Dachuk Tractor Service to mechanically dredge the pass. Recent […]

  • 20 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    A Damen trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) 650 has successfully completed sea trials in Shanghai and is now on its way to the new owner – Gippsland Ports in Australia. The TSHD, named Tommy Norton, is the first Damen dredger built for Australia. Having left Shanghai on 14th July, a Damen team is sailing Tommy […]

  • 19 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The preparation activities for the Surfside Beach renourishment project are well underway.  The contractor, Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD), has been staging more and more equipment and pipes at the Garden City laydown area over the last couple of days, the Town of Surfside Beach, SC, said in its latest release. GLDD expects […]

  • 19 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Boskalis has been awarded a contract by Ports of Stockholm to construct the quay wall for the new Stockholm Norvik Port in Sweden. The project, worth approximately EUR 60 million, is set to begin in the autumn of 2017 and should be completed in the spring of 2020. Stockholm Norvik Port, the new freight port […]

  • 18 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has signed an agreement with Martin County, Florida, and USACE’s Jacksonville District, authorizing the use of sand from federal waters as part of a hurricane and storm damage reduction project for Hutchinson Island. Benefits from the beach nourishment are expected to reduce erosion along Hutchinson Island and restore […]

  • 14 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Western Dredging Associations (WEDA) during its annual conference in Vancouver has presented Environmental Excellence Awards in three categories: Environmental Dredging, Navigation Dredging, and Mitigation and Adaptation to Climate Change. The 2017 WEDA Environmental Excellence Award for Environmental Dredging was presented to the project team for Onondaga Lake Restoration in Syracuse, New York, USA. Project team members are Honeywell […]

  • 11 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Seven coastal communities will get grants totaling $100,000 to help them prepare for hurricanes, storms and growth, North Carolina Governor, Roy Cooper, announced yesterday.  The N.C. Division of Coastal Management uses a portion of its federal funding from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to support local land-use planning and management projects in North Carolina’s 20 […]

  • 3 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The capacity of the Port of Dar es Salaam will be increased to 25 million tons over the next seven years following the World Bank Board of Executive Directors’ approval of a $345 million credit and a $12 million grant to the new Dar es Salaam Maritime Gateway Project (DSMGP).  DSMGP is to be implemented […]

  • 30 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Prime Minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau, the Premier of Ontario, Kathleen Wynne, and Mayor of the City of Toronto, John Tory, joined Waterfront Toronto CEO Will Fleissig earlier this week to announce joint funding of $1.185 billion for Waterfront Toronto. The Government of Canada will contribute up to $384 million to this project, and […]

  • 23 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Port Manatee’s Berth 9 is now able to accommodate heavier loads thanks to completion of a reconstruction project in concert with the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT). At a dedication ceremony last week, officials cut a ribbon signaling the formal opening of the fortified 625-foot-long berth, which can now handle uniform loads of as many […]

  • 22 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority (USPA) and the American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine held the Ukrainian Shipyard Day yesterday and presented the enterprise’s fleet renewal plans for the future period. During the event, the USPA experts introduced a prospective program of acquisition and construction of the enterprise’s vessels for the period 2017-2021. “It is […]

  • 16 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt yesterday appeared before the House Interior and Environment Appropriations Subcommittee, facing questions on the proposed EPA budget, which will cut the agency’s spending by roughly 30 percent. According to national and local organizations working on Gulf of Mexico and Mississippi River Delta restoration – Environmental Defense Fund, the National Wildlife […]

  • 14 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    CH2M will once again provide planning and design services for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, civil works program. Over the past seven years, CH2M has assisted the Mobile District with a wide variety of projects including coastal restoration and planning, ecosystem planning and design, water resources planning and design services for civil works and environmental […]

  • 13 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand yesterday announced $1.1 million in federal funding for the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) through the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI). The DEC will use these vital resources to support projects along the Great Lakes in New York. “It is imperative that we […]

  • 5 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The City of Fort Lauderdale is currently seeking input on a new canal dredging assessment program, the city said in its latest release.  The city owns 57 miles of canals that require periodic dredging to remain navigable. In an effort to improve the level of service to its neighbors and maintain property values, the city has developed a proactive […]

  • 31 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dredging work, aimed to boost safe access for mussel farmers and the ferry service, is scheduled to start after the Queen’s birthday weekend (June 12) inside Portarlington’s new safe harbor, according to the Government of Victoria’s latest release. Parks Victoria dredged the area last year but natural coastal processes have deposited sand around the new […]

  • 31 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo yesterday announced a $151 million state investment to build a multi-use elevated promenade to improve the resilience of Staten Island’s east shore and enhance waterfront access for surrounding communities. The coastal resiliency project, a seven-mile long seawall stretching from Fort Wadsworth to Oakwood Beach, will protect communities from severe coastal flooding, […]