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  • 15 December 2020
    Infrastructure

    Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) has officially started construction on an emergency beach nourishment project to repair the damaged shoreline at the West End of Grand Isle. The work, undertaken by Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation, involves emergency restoration work on the severely eroded storm damaged shoreline at Grand Isle in Louisiana. […]

  • 14 December 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) last week released its 2020 Year in Review, outlining the agency’s accomplishments in coastal protection and restoration. The past year saw the advancement of 112 coastal projects, including 49 projects in construction, surpassing last year’s record of 40 projects in active construction. “In a year of unprecedented […]

  • 11 December 2020
    Infrastructure

    New Jersey Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. yesterday announced the completion of beach replenishment projects in Sea Bright, Monmouth Beach and Long Branch. Under the beach-fill program, a total of 2.8 million cubic yards of sand was placed on beaches along the three towns.  Pallone announced the beginning of these projects in September – the work […]

  • 8 December 2020
    Infrastructure

    USACE’s Southwestern Division Commander Brig. Gen. Christopher G. Beck and Galveston District Commander Col. Timothy R. Vail met with the Port of Harlingen administration on December 1. Beck assumed command of the Southwestern Division in June 2020 and was visiting facilities in his division as part of an outreach initiative to improve communication and project […]

  • 19 November 2020
    Business development

    The Impact Assessment Agency of Canada is conducting a federal environmental assessment of the proposed Contrecoeur Port Terminal Expansion Project, located approximately 40 kilometers downstream from Montréal. The Agency invites the public and Indigenous groups to comment on the draft Environmental Assessment Report, which includes the Agency’s conclusions and recommendations regarding the potential environmental effects […]

  • 17 November 2020
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    Harwood Marine – situated on the Clarence River in Northern New South Wales Australia – has completed regular maintenance of the hopper dredge David Allan. The dredger is one of the most familiar vessels in the Port of Newcastle (NSW). The vessel recently underwent its five yearly docking and major refit at Harwood Marine. After […]

  • 11 November 2020
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    Port of Townsville has marked another major achievement in its biggest ever upgrade, the $193 million Channel Upgrade project. “It’s taken seven months and 570,000 tonnes of rock, and we’re thrilled to advise we have now joined the eastern and western sides of the port’s 2.2km rock wall,” reported Hall Contracting. The scope of the […]

  • 9 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Port of Vancouver, BC, Canada, has announced the latest update on the ongoing Centerm Expansion Project. In the update, the port said that the land over the lagoon in the eastern expansion area continues to settle and will be removed in January 2021. The northeast perimeter dyke is now complete. They also added that […]

  • 2 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Lake Saint Louis Community Association (LSLCA) is preparing for their upcoming dredging program. Hydraulic dredging is scheduled in Dauphine Cove no less than every seven years, per the LSLCA By-Laws. Magruder Construction has been awarded the dredging bid for Dauphine Cove and Regatta Bay. Also, Magruder is currently on-site at Jefferson Point fusing the […]

  • 19 October 2020
    Environment

    In an effort to de-list the Muskegon Lake Area of Concern, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has contracted Sevenson Environmental Services to complete the Ryerson Creek Outfall remediation dredging project. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is providing on-site quality assurance for the project. To date, approximately 1,900 cubic yards of debris, including large hand […]

  • 16 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    Dredging work on the Intracoastal Waterway in the vicinity of St. Lucie Inlet and Jupiter Inlet will start today. The project will include the dredging of approximately 48,000 cubic yards of material from the vicinity of the St. Lucie Inlet with placement within the St. Lucie Impoundment Basin, and approximately 95,000 cubic yards dredged from […]

  • 5 October 2020
    Authorities & Government

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, and Ohio Environmental Protection Agency are planning a ceremony to mark the signing of a project partnership agreement for the Ashtabula Harbor project, informs the Star Beacon. As reported, the ceremony will take place 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the Ashtabula Port Authority public docks, 498-400 Morton Drive. […]

  • 30 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    The USACE Jacksonville District is currently directing a Coastal Storm Risk Management Project in St. Johns County. The coastal program will include both dune and beach berm construction along approximately 2.6 miles of coastline from Vilano Beach to South Ponte Vedra Beach. “Construction will proceed from south to north along the beach and is projected […]

  • 28 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    USACE Deputy Commander MAJ, Brandon Drobenak, toured ongoing dredging operations along the New Jersey Intracoastal Waterway last week. “We’re placing sediment on Gull and Sturgeon Island, two low lying marsh islands being restored to replace lost marsh habitat for wading birds and enhance marsh resilience for coastal communities,” said USACE in theri latest announcement. Work […]

  • 3 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    FSUE Rosmorport said in their latest release that its Far East Basin Branch has completed dredging in the Bolshoy Kamen bay under the contract with OOO Shipbuilding Complex “Zvezda” for completion of the shipyard’s fourth phase. The construction of a canal intended for installation of the bateau port (a watertight gate) of the shipyard’s dry […]

  • 13 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    About 110,000 cubic metres of sand are being dredged from the Tweed River entrance to maintain a clear channel for safer boating in the region, the National Party of Australia reports. NSW Nationals Member for Tweed, Geoff Provest, said that the dredging of one of the most dynamic channels in Australia had happened annually since […]

  • 10 August 2020
    Business development

    City of Newcastle’s (New South Wales) long-term plan to manage erosion along Stockton’s coastline has been certified by the State Government. This sees Newcastle become the first in NSW to have a coastal management program (CMP) confirmed under the Government’s new coastal management framework. With the CMP included in the NSW Government Gazette published Friday, […]

  • 29 July 2020
    Business development, Infrastructure

    VBA, a joint venture between VolkerStevin, Boskalis Westminster and SNC Lavalin’s Atkins business, has completed the final section of the sea defense works at Fairhaven Lake, and the promenade is now open to the public. The Fairhaven coastal protection scheme involved the replacement of the sea defense walls, as the existing coastal defences were time […]

  • 17 July 2020
    Authorities & Government

    Earlier this week, the House Appropriations Committee approved FY21 funding package for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers by a party line vote of 30 to 21. Overall proposed funding for the Corps is $7.63 billion, a decrease of $21 million below FY20’s record-setting appropriated level, but $1.7 billion above the President’s FY21 budget request. […]

  • 16 July 2020
    Equipment, Vessels

    Two Australian companies – Hall Contracting and Atlas Heavy Engineering – have recently banded together to build one of the toughest marine digging buckets in the country. The custom backhoe bucket has been purpose designed for excavating hard rock. Hall Contracting CEO Cameron Hall said that the company had been eager to engage an Australian […]

  • 9 July 2020
    Business development

    NOAA Fisheries is recommending nearly $20 million in Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) funding. It will support new and existing multi-year partnerships to implement seven projects to restore shoreline, fish passage, and wetlands. These efforts will restore habitat and improve resilience in degraded Great Lakes ecosystems. Specifically, recommended projects will open river systems to fish […]

  • 9 July 2020
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    The Port Authority of Rijeka, Croatia, has signed a contract for the execution of works within the project “Improvement of infrastructure in the port of Rijeka – dredging of the south berth at Adriatic Gate Container Terminal (POR2CORE-AGCT dredging). The contract includes works on dredging the seabed in the length of 100 m along the […]

  • 10 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    Plans for state-of-the-art new coastal defences in Southsea have been given the green light as government awarded nearly £100m of funding to the project. Funding from the Environment Agency was the final hurdle the Portsmouth City Council project had to overcome and work is now set to start on site later this year. Cllr David […]

  • 23 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Washington State Department of Ecology has secured seven National Coastal Wetlands Conservation grants worth more than $5 million. The 2020 federal grants will help local partners restore and enhance nearly 500 acres of coastal wetlands and 17,500 feet of marine shoreline in Jefferson, Kitsap, Snohomish, Thurston, and Whatcom counties. More details about the each […]

  • 21 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Portland City Council has approved a $20 million federal grant application for the Portland Harbor Commercial Revitalization Project. According to the Portland Press Herald, the $20 million Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development (BUILD) grant would pay for roughly two-thirds of the $30 million dredging project. The City Council also confirmed the story saying […]

  • 14 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has refinanced its revolving credit facility (RCF) providing the company with EUR 500 million committed bank financing until April 2025. The new facility was coordinated by ING Bank and is provided by a syndicate of seven banks (ABN AMRO Bank, BNP Paribas, HSBC, ING Bank, MUFG, Rabobank and NatWest). With […]