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  • 26 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Barnstable has just announced that the maintenance dredging operations within the Barnstable Harbor Entrance Channel are set to begin on or about November 1, 2017. Work is permitted seven days per week, and hours of operation will vary depending on tide cycles, reported the town. The work is anticipated to be completed […]

  • 26 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ $10.6 million emergency beach renourishment project for North Myrtle Beach has entered into its final leg, the City of North Myrtle Beach said in their latest release. The contractor, Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company, has completed work in the Windy Hill section and is in the process of demobilizing […]

  • 25 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Missouri River Recovery Implementation Committee (MRRIC) will hold its 39th meeting in Kansas City, Missouri, October 31 – November 2, 2017, USACE’s Omaha district said in its latest release.  The committee established three new adaptive management work groups in August that will help implement the Corps new adaptive management (AM) strategy. MRRIC tentatively approved seven recommendations to the Corps and the Fish and […]

  • 24 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Florida Governor Rick Scott announced yesterday that he will propose more than $1.7 billion to protect Florida’s environment as part of his 2018-2019 recommended budget. This $1.7 billion funding for the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) is a more than $220 million increase over the current year. Governor Scott said: “People from across the […]

  • 23 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) said in their latest release that two new bodies have been identified as the missing crew members of Dominican-registered dredger JBB DE RONG 19, following a collision with the tanker Kartika Segara in Singapore territorial waters last month. “The first body was found south of Raffles Lighthouse […]

  • 18 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The City of North Myrtle Beach has just released the latest update on their emergency beach renourishment project, saying that the work has now moved from the Cherry Grove section of the city to the Windy Hill section. “There is still more renourishment work to be done in the Cherry Grove section and the move […]

  • 17 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    All seven members of Oregon’s congressional delegation yesterday urged federal environmental officials to support the prompt transition of the Portland Harbor Superfund site from the prolonged study phase to active cleanup. The letter from U.S. Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley and U.S. Reps. Peter DeFazio, Earl Blumenauer, Greg Walden, Kurt Schrader and Suzanne Bonamici […]

  • 11 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded about $5.2 million for water protection and restoration projects in the San Francisco Bay Area. San Francisco Bay is a designated “estuary of national significance” under the Clean Water Act. The bay and its tributary streams, situated in an urban area with more than seven million people, provide […]

  • 6 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Netherlands has the best port infrastructure in the world, according to the World Economic Forum in ‘The Global Competitiveness Report 2016-2017’. “It is the sixth consecutive time that our country has taken the top position. In comparison with last year, Singapore remains in second place, Hong Kong takes third place and Belgium is seventh,” […]

  • 5 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The maintenance dredging of the Clinton Town Marina is now underway, reports the town’s website. According to the town, the dredging of the marina that is one year behind schedule, began yesterday, October 4th at the town docks. “The project will affect the use of the marina and the parking lot for the month of […]

  • 3 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Green Climate Fund (GCF) 18th Board meeting, convened in Cairo, has approved the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) Project entitled “Enhancing Climate Change Adaptation in the North Coast of Egypt” to be implemented by the Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation.  With a total budget of $31.4 million over seven years, the project aims to […]

  • 2 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    With high-tech equipment pumping up to 50,000 cubic yards of sand per day from a shoal area in the Gulf of Mexico, the U.S. Corps of Engineers’ project to renourish Cat Island’s East Beach is expected to conclude in mid-October. “Cat Island is an important asset to Mississippi because of its natural beauty and historical […]

  • 28 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Weather and mechanical factors permitting, a $10.6 million U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Emergency Beach Renourishment Project is scheduled to begin the week of October 2 in North Myrtle Beach. Sand will be dredged from offshore and piped on to the beach to renourish those sections of beach that do not have adequate protection. […]

  • 26 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials yesterday announced a project to dredge five State navigation channels in the Barnegat Bay Inlet area in Ocean County. The work is part of an $8.7 million dollar project to dredge State channels in Forked River and Barnegat Bay. This portion of the project will include the following […]

  • 21 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dragflow – a global player in solid pumping solutions – and Dragflow South will be present at the International Boat Show in Genoa, an important event for the sector in its fifty-seventh edition. In particular, on Saturday, September 23, the company will take part in the schedule of initiatives organized by Assonat (National Association of Ports) with a seminar titled “Dragflow, products […]

  • 19 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) has been awarded a $14.2 million grant from the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council for the Mississippi River Reintroduction into Maurepas Swamp project. This project is one of seven projects the RESTORE Council has selected for funding under its Initial Funded Priorities List that will directly benefit Louisiana. […]

  • 13 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Mackley is making good progress on the Shoreham Adur Tidal Walls scheme, according to the company’s latest report. Work is currently taking place at seven of the 10 reaches – or sections – of the scheme, a number of which are nearing completion. The Shoreham Adur Tidal Walls scheme is being carried out by Mackley, working as part […]

  • 4 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Superior Dredging of Illinois has announced that their Fall 2017 dredge projects n Jimmerson Lake, Indiana, are underway. The work, conducted by their brand new Ellicott Swinging Dragon Dredge Jenny-Kay, started at Site 1 by the dam on West Bachelor Road last week. It will continue its work on the channel towards the east. This area […]

  • 31 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Prime Minister of Tuvalu, Enele Sosene Sopoaga, along with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) yesterday officially launched the Tuvalu Coastal Adaptation Project (TCAP) marking the start of an ambitious, large-scale push to protect the Pacific island nation from climate change.  The Tuvalu Coastal Adaptation Project, set to run for seven years, is financed […]

  • 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 […]