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  • 9 May 2011
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has recently been awarded a number of contracts in Nigeria with a total value of approximately € 90 million.  The largest contract was awarded by Prodeco International Limited and involves dredging and reclamation works for the expansion of the Federal Lighter Terminal and the Federal Ocean Terminal in Onne Port, which is […]

  • 6 May 2011

    Town officials have their fingers crossed as they embark on a funding plan that they hope will allow dredging of the entire Patchogue River… By Alexandra Sanders (newhavenregister) [mappress] Source: newhavenregister, May 6, 2011

  • 23 March 2011

    The Harbor Commission met Tuesday night to discuss funding options that will help members set a course to dredge the entire Patchogue…   By Alexandra Sanders (nhregister) [mappress] Source: nhregister, March 23, 2011  

  • 21 March 2011

      Coral reefs are large, long-lived bio-geological structures that include all associated marine plants and animals. Although Coral Reefs are robust and have often withstood the forces of storms, climatic change, sea level change and predators, the living elements are just a very thin veneer of delicate tissue, highly sensitive to the surrounding environment. Healthy coral reefs provide […]

  • 21 March 2011

    After examining the options, the town worked with Clinton and has requested $3 million from the state so both towns can complete…   By Alexandra Sanders (nhregister) [mappress] Source: nhregister, March 21, 2011

  • 16 March 2011

    Shell fragments pumped onto Topsail Beach’s shoreline during the town’s ongoing beach nourishment project are going to have to be… By Trista Talton (starnewsonline) [mappress] Source: starnewsonline, March 16, 2011

  • 22 February 2011

    Until November 2009, Bethany Beach looked pretty much like it does today — a wide expanse that drops off at the ocean. Then, two storms hit within days and waves and erosion cut away at a protective sand dune, leaving a 15-foot drop-off to the narrow beach that remains. Over the last several weeks, thousands […]

  • 11 February 2011

    Experts say the shoreline at Fort Myers Beach is shrinking. But that will soon change. Starting April 15, the county’s beach renourishment… (abc-7) [mappress] Source: abc-7, February 11, 2011;

  • 17 January 2011

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has been awarded a contract from Ocean Reef Island Inc to construct an artificial island off the coast near the residential area of Punta Pacifica in Panama City. The project, with a contract value of approximately € 55 million, is already underway and the project is expected to be completed mid […]

  • 10 January 2011

    Flagler County is going to push forward with a feasibility study to protect the shoreline and replace the tiny grains of sand regularly … BY JULIE MURPHY (news-journalonline) [mappress] Source: news-journalonline, January 10, 2011;

  • 5 January 2011

    It’s still not clear what the total costs will be and who pays for sand dredging along the Lake Erie shoreline of the new North Perry Park… By David W. Jones (news-herald) [mappress] Source: news-herald, January 5, 2011;

  • 30 December 2010

    The City of Sipalay is one of the cities in the province of Negros Occidental, Philippines, located in the most southwestern part of Negros Island . The place has a long history of land use that contributed to the degrading state of its watersheds. Being a highly mineralized area, mining exploration has been the first […]

  • 21 December 2010

    The town will not receive the nearly $1 million in federal funds for the dredging of the Patchogue River as a result of the omnibus spending… By Alexandra Sanders (nhregister) [mappress] Source: nhregister, December 22, 2010;

  • 13 December 2010

    Dubai A proposed new container port in the western Indian state of Gujarat built on a public-private partnership could tap funding from expatriate Indians or Indian-owned institutions for its development. There could even be opportunities for GCC-based port operators with the proposed project open to the idea of aligning with potential partners. The intention is […]

  • 15 November 2010

    Continued dredging in the state’s shorelines have been described as an illegal activity capable of causing major environmental challenge for… (234next) [mappress] Source: 234next, November 12, 2010;

  • 9 November 2010

    A new push is under way to protect some 30 miles of Delaware Bay shoreline from worsening floods and erosion during the next decade, while… By Jeff Montgomery (delmarvanow) [mappress] Source: delmarvanow, November 10, 2010;

  • 3 November 2010

    At the request of the Buchanan/Inks Regional Council, LCRA plans to lower Inks Lake in early January by eight feet for about six weeks. The drawdown will allow lakeside residents to do repair and maintenance work to shoreline structures such as retaining walls. This early notice is intended to give property owners time to line […]

  • 29 October 2010

    Governor Pat Quinn today visited Waukegan to announce $10 million from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (U.S. EPA) to fund the continued cleanup of the Waukegan Harbor. The project involves dredging and disposing of contaminated sediments from the former Outboard Marine Corporation (OMC) Superfund Site. “For years, the Waukegan Harbor has been in desperate need […]

  • 17 September 2010

    On the Waikiki shoreline, what’s here today will be gone tomorrow. From Kuhio Beach to the Royal Hawaiian Hotel erosion works overtime…   By Jim Mendoza (hawaiinewsnow) [mappress] Source: hawaiinewsnow, September 17, 2010;

  • 16 September 2010

    Masonboro Island in New Hanover County is known as an undeveloped treasure among the state’s barrier islands. Yet, its shoreline also … (wwaytv3) [mappress] Source: wwaytv3, September 16, 2010;

  • 26 August 2010

    Instead of killing two birds with one stone, Baltimore County’s Department of Environmental Protection and Resource Management (DEPRM) is… By Tad Wayne Taborn (dundalkeagle) [mappress] Source: dundalkeagle, August 26, 2010;

  • 10 August 2010

    DuPont expects to remove up to 80,000 cubic yards of mercury-laced sediment and soil from Pompton Lake and its shoreline in a project that… BY JAMES M. O’NEILL (northjersey) [mappress] Source: northjersey, August 10, 2010;

  • 10 August 2010

    NASA has selected the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers (USACE) in Norfolk, Va., for the Launch Facilities Protection Project at the agency’s Wallops Flight Facility in Wallops Island, Va. The total contract value is not to exceed $49.5 million. The period of performance is five years. The USACE provides an array of services that will […]

  • 5 August 2010

    The causeway linking Singapore to the southern tip of the Malaysian peninsula is normally clogged with cars and trucks making the short international journey, but things got particularly bad on Feb. 1, when traffic came to a grinding halt. Thirty-seven trucks were abandoned where they stood on the Malaysian side, just yards away from a […]

  • 3 August 2010

    The town is in line for nearly $1 million in federal funds in 2011 to resume dredging the Patchogue River. Work had stopped in May because… By Alexandra Sanders (nhregister) [mappress] Source: nhregister, August 3, 2010;

  • 22 July 2010

    Dredging, the task of scooping up sediment, branches and tossed-out junk that makes passing through waterways a hazard for boaters, is proceeding on the Chain ’O Lakes, though a sopping early summer has slowed the pace. “We had the wettest June in 108 years,” said Ron Barker, Fox Waterway Agency deputy director of operations. “We […]