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  • 8 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Corporation of India Ltd (DCI) has won a contract for the maintenance dredging works for the Kolkata Port Trust (KoPT), a statutory body under the Ministry of Shipping, Government of India. This project will include dredging operations on the shipping channels leading to Haldia Dock Complex in the Hooghly Estuary for a period of five years, beginning […]

  • 3 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The £1 million Staffordshire and Worcestershire dredging project is finally completed, according to the Canal & River Trust. The project started in February this year and involved the Trust dredging sections of the canal from Tixall Lock in Staffordshire to Debdale near Kidderminster. The work focused on areas along the canal where boaters were having […]

  • 3 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District and City of Jacksonville officials have just announced that the work will continue on the Duval County Shore Protection Project throughout the Sea & Sky Spectacular Airshow this weekend. This will limit public access to the area and beachgoers will need to use 1st St. or 2nd St. […]

  • 2 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) has been awarded two grants totaling approximately $7.5 million from the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council for engineering and design of the Golden Triangle Marsh Creation ($3.2M) project and the Biloxi Marsh Living Shoreline ($4.3M) project under the RESTORE Act. These projects represent two out of seven […]

  • 28 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Since Hurricane Sandy pounded the Northeast on Oct. 29, 2012, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has worked diligently, together with its federal, state, local and industry partners, to complete construction on more than 106 authorized and funded coastal storm damage risk reduction projects.     Extending from Maine to Virginia, the efforts of the […]

  • 19 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has announced $4.2 million in federal grants to local, regional, and national entities for projects to restore wetlands, improve water quality and “green” the urban landscape in and around San Francisco Bay.    “Protecting San Francisco Bay is a top priority for EPA,” said Tomás Torres, EPA’s Water Division Director […]

  • 18 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The new Port of Vartahamnen and Varta Terminal were officially inaugurated today, according to the Ports of Stockholm. Värtahamnen has been under reconstruction since 2013. This rebuilding scheme is part of the development of a completely new city district in Stockholm, the Stockholm Royal Seaport. To free-up space for a new city district, the port area […]

  • 11 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) is focusing on three key priorities for the 2016 Water Resources Development Act, or WRDA, in advance of it being finalized by a House-Senate conference committee. The U.S. House overwhelmingly approved its version of the bill (H.R. 5303) on September 29 by a vote of 399 to 25, while […]

  • 6 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has begun maintenance dredging of the navigational channel in the outer harbor of Green Bay, north of Long Tail Point. Work started on Monday, October 3, 2016 and will continue for the next six to seven weeks. It is anticipated that all work will be completed by Thanksgiving. “It is the […]

  • 3 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) has been awarded a $7.3 million grant from the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council for engineering and design of the West Grand Terre Beach Nourishment and Stabilization Project. This project is the first of seven projects the RESTORE Council has selected for funding under its Initial Funded Priorities List that will […]

  • 30 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Nearly two decades in the making, the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) continues to gain momentum with more contracts awarded and new ground broken. In addition to progress made on the Raw Water Storage Impoundment and Dissolved Oxygen Injection System, work advanced this month on the dike raising and tide gate removal mitigation feature. Herve Cody Construction […]

  • 29 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has announced the nomination of Ms. Ilona Haaijer as member of the Supervisory Board. The nomination of Ms. Haaijer follows a decision by the Supervisory Board to increase the number of its members from six to seven. Therefore a vacancy in the Supervisory Board needs to be fulfilled. Ms. Haaijer has formerly occupied the positions […]

  • 29 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District Commander Col. Kirk Gibbs recently visited the multi-purpose Murrieta Creek project designed to provide flood risk reduction, ecosystem restoration and recreation adjacent to the City of Temecula historic Old Town. “This is a challenging project because of its location right in the middle of the City,” […]

  • 20 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Northumbrian Water and the Environment Agency announced today completion of the £7 million flood reduction scheme in Brunton Park, Newcastle. The scheme will reduce the risk of flooding to more than one hundred properties in Mitford Gardens, Princes Close, Fairway Close, Princes Road, Waterbury Road and Clayworth Road. The three sources of flooding in Brunton Park were from […]

  • 19 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has just announced that the Duval County Shore Protection Project is officially underway with dredge Terrapin Island pumping sand at the south end of Jacksonville Beach. The Corps contractor, Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company will place sand on seven miles of eroded beaches, including Jacksonville, Neptune and a portion of Atlantic […]

  • 16 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) has applauded leaders of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works and the Senate’s Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee for their success in advancing S.2848, the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2016.  The Senate passed its version of the legislation yesterday by a vote of 95 to 3. “AAPA commends EPW […]

  • 16 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Senate yesterday passed the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2016, a significant milestone that moves the 52-foot Charleston Harbor Deepening Project to the U.S. House of Representatives for final authorization. “WRDA is critical legislation for port and port-related infrastructure modernization projects across the country, and we are grateful to Senators Graham and […]

  • 15 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Lyttelton Port of Christchurch (LPC) has just started its baseline water quality monitoring program for its proposed Channel Deepening Project, the largest environmental monitoring program ever undertaken for a dredging project in New Zealand. LPC is planning to dredge the shipping channel in Lyttelton Harbor/Te Whakaraupō to deepen it in preparation for the visits of larger container […]

  • 15 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Oregon’s Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden have announced that the Columbia River Restoration Act is moving forward as part of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA), which is expected to pass the Senate as soon as this week. The legislation would authorize the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to establish a voluntary, competitive Columbia Basin […]

  • 12 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Lessons learnt from last winter’s floods have helped build a new approach so the nation is better prepared and more resilient to flooding, according to the UK Government’s Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs. Improved rain and flood modelling, a significant increase in new temporary flood defenses and greater protection to infrastructure were all outlined […]

  • 29 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Waterking BV recently completed the production of a new generation WK 220 NG-5 amphibious excavator. The new excavator, which is already at work, is the first in a series of seven. The new WK 220 NG-5 model undercarriage has several improvements such as newly designed tracks with a slightly different shape which enhances the movability of the amphibious […]

  • 19 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Duval County beach visitors will soon see work on local beaches that will improve the coastal area’s resiliency and reduce risk to infrastructure, according to the USACE’s Jacksonville District. The Duval County Shore Protection Project will place roughly 700,000 cubic yards of sand on seven miles of eroded beaches, including Jacksonville, Neptune and a portion […]

  • 17 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    For more than 30 years the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) has been leading research and technology development to minimize the risk of entrainment of sea turtles (and other protected species) during dredging projects. “Entrainment of sea turtles (direct uptake by the suction field generated at the draghead) during hopper dredging has […]

  • 15 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Ocean City officials and ACT Engineers, a firm hired by the city to tackle the severely silted lagoons with long-term dredging strategies, will host two meetings on Saturday, August 20, for residents in areas affected by Ocean City’s 2016 back bay dredging program. This year’s program includes Snug Harbor (between Eighth Street and Revere Place), […]

  • 15 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has awarded one of the three remaining construction contracts for the Kissimmee River Restoration Project, a massive Everglades restoration project in Okeechobee and Highlands counties. The $26.13 million Reach 2 Backfill construction contract was awarded to J.E. McAmis from Chico, California, on August 5. The contract involves […]

  • 11 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer, Colonel David Caldwell of the Army Corps of Engineers, Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano and several other officials broke ground yesterday on the Long Beach Island shore protection project. This coastal scheme includes seven miles of protected shoreline, between East Rockaway Inlet and Jones Inlet. Overall, the finished project will […]