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  • 19 November 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The Port of Hamburg yesterday released the latest update on the Elbe River dredging project. Overall, the fairway adjustment project is going according to plan, so that completion at the end of the coming year remains firmly in focus, reported the company. The deepening and widening of the 116 km long fairway between Cuxhaven and […]

  • 27 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The NSW Government is being urged to explore the fast-tracking of dredging for the proposed Port of Newcastle liquified natural gas import terminal, with the extracted river sand used to restore Stockton beach. The Maritime Union of Australia said that dredged sand from the Hunter River, which would have naturally joined Stockton beach before the […]

  • 23 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) has presented an update on the new Hugh K. Leatherman Sr. Terminal which is being built on the old Navy Base in North Charleston along the Cooper River. According to SCPA, the new terminal is on track to open in spring 2021, marking the first new container terminal to open […]

  • 1 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The beach nourishment operations have passed Jennette’s Pier and are now progressing south near Mile Post 16.5 in the 8000 block of South Old Oregon Inlet Road, reports the Town of Nags Head, NC. In the update they said that sometime on Thursday, August 1, construction will jump to the submerged pipeline located near Mile […]

  • 18 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Construction of a new bayfront marina at the end of Higbee Avenue in Somers Point is underway with completion expected in the summer of 2019. Wickberg Marina Contracting, Inc. of Belford, NJ recently completed the dredging phase of the project, and Walters Marine Construction of Ocean View, NJ has begun construction on the marina itself. […]

  • 7 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Tema (Ghana) – a $1 billion investment by Meridian Port Services (MPS) – is on schedule to open on June 28 this year. According to the company officials, the breakwater and access channel – designed to accommodate the world’s largest container ships – and the first 2 deep-water berths are expected to be able to […]

  • 7 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District has received $13.6 million in the Corps Fiscal 2019 Work Plan to complete the Skokomish River Basin Ecosystem Restoration Project design and construction phases. “The project includes removing a levee, placing large woody debris, restoring wetlands at two sites and reconnecting a side channel,” said Corps project […]

  • 27 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson, David Perdue, and U.S. Representative Buddy Carter, have secured additional federal funding to keep the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) on track in 2019. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently released its fiscal year 2019 work plan, which includes $52.12 million in additional funds for the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project. This […]

  • 22 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced yesterday $41.4 million for the Charleston Harbor Deepening Project in the Fiscal Year 19 Work Plan, funds that will further the progress of deepening the Charleston Harbor to 52 feet. “This funding is tremendous for the continued construction activities for the Charleston Harbor Deepening Project,” said Bill Stern, […]

  • 10 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Construction work on Phase 3 of the North Portsea Island Coastal Flood Defense Scheme is now in its 68th week, reports the Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership. Phase 3 – the Tipner Lake: is the construction of 1.9km of a seawall which commenced April 2017 and is programmed for completion by the end of Autumn 2019; According to ESCP, as works […]

  • 12 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Progress of the Charleston Harbor Deepening Project will remain on track with $49 million awarded in the Army Corps FY18 Work Plan. According to the South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA), the critical funds that will be coupled with financial support from the State of South Carolina will further secure the progress of deepening the Charleston Harbor to […]

  • 6 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The construction work continues to progress well on the Badsey Brook flood risk management scheme, reports the Environment Agency. The Badsey Brook scheme is aimed to reduce flood risk for approximately 290 properties along the Broadway, Childswickham and Murcot. The project includes construction of a flood storage area which will be able to hold up […]

  • 20 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) today announced financial results for the last quarter of 2017, reporting revenue of $191.7 million and net loss from continuing operations of $8.8 million. “Excluding the charges relating to our previously announced restructuring, for the three months ended December 31, 2017, Great Lakes reported net income from continuing […]

  • 4 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP) has released an update of all work completed through November at Tipner Lake North Portsea Island Coastal Defense Scheme. Working over the winter period has allowed the project to remain on schedule, reported ESCP. “Through the month of November we have completed 24 stepped revetment sections and 13 walls,” the Partnership […]

  • 5 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Government of the Philippines’ Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has recently kicked off work on a major flood control system which is seen to alleviate the problem of overflowing and erosion along Subang Daku River in Southern Leyte. DPWH Region 8 Director Edgar Tabacon said that the project development along the largest […]

  • 11 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The just-concluded 2017 regular session of the Louisiana Legislature contained good news for the state’s ongoing program to protect and restore the coast. According to the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority, the approved legislation allows the continuation of established successful efforts while adding new mechanisms to increase productivity and results. First and foremost, the 2017 update […]

  • 29 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Last Friday, U.S. Senator Tom Carper, Senator Chris Coons, and Congresswoman Lisa Blunt Rochester, applauded the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers funding for the completion of three priority projects in Delaware. The Congressional Delegation highlighted USACE fiscal year 2017 work plan, which includes a total of $40 million for crucial Delaware public work projects, including full funding […]

  • 17 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Without major efforts to rebuild Louisiana’s wetlands, particularly in the westernmost part of the state, there is little chance that the coast will be able to withstand the accelerating rate of sea-level rise, according to the Connecticut and Tulane Universities’ new study. The study shows that the rate of sea-level rise in the region over […]

  • 21 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Minister for Grand Bahama, the Hon. Dr. Michael Darville, recently announced that the construction work on Smith’s Point Seawall in Grand Bahama is now back on track. The minister told the Smith’s Point community during the last week’s meeting that there were initial delays in getting the project started because of essential information gathering that was […]

  • 24 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The expansion of the PSA terminal in Panama as well as the construction of the 800-meter long quay wall are taking shape. With the beginning of the quay and dredging works, a major step forward has been taken to transform PSA Panama International Terminal into a 2 million-TEU (20-foot equivalent units) facility, PSA Panama said […]

  • 31 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Santa Cruz Harbor announced recently that the entrance channel dredging operations are scheduled to begin on November 7, 2016. The dredge crew will mobilize the Port District’s new 16″ hydraulic dredge Twin Lakes for the dredging project. The Entrance dredging will continue through April 30, 2017. Also, the announcement said that the North Harbor dredging began on October […]

  • 16 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Navigational dredging within Oceanside Harbor continued this week with the contractor, CJW Construction, reporting having removed approximately 5,000 cubic yards of material from the harbor’s entrance channels from September 8 through 14. CJW also reported six-days lost to large ocean swells in this working period. Since operations began on June 6, CJW has dredged approximately 180,670 cubic […]

  • 9 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Sediment tracing specialist Partrac has been assisting academic staff and researchers from Mississippi State University to implement a beach sediment tracking study on Deer Island, the closest barrier island to the Mississippi Gulf Coast. The study was commissioned and funded by the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources’ (DMR) Mississippi Tidelands Trust Fund Program. It is […]

  • 14 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    In just a few weeks from now, Royal IHC will be launching a dual-track study program for engineers from universities of applied sciences. The company’s Technical Training Centre (TTC) will begin with this dual training program in September 2016. The program is aimed for students of mechanical engineering, naval architecture and maritime engineering at universities of applied sciences. […]

  • 6 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The first step necessary to clean up the Eau Gallie River, an Indian River Lagoon tributary, began last week as crews started constructing a facility to store the muck that will be dredged later this year from the river’s bottom. “It is exciting to know that work has begun on the dredged material management area,” […]

  • 22 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Auckland Council is going to seek consent to build a permanent seawall at the northern end of Orewa Beach between Kohu Street and Marine View. Last week the Hibiscus and Bays Local Board approved the design that will be used when applying for resource consent to build the seawall. The recommended design is for a […]

  • 13 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Since receiving a one-year extension on a project to beneficially re-use dredged material for marsh elevation and restoration in Ninigret Pond, the R.I. Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) and its project partners have refined the project design and soon will be going out to bid for construction. Because the breachway and delta are very dynamic […]

  • 29 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Construction work on the Green Port Hull Alexandra Dock site is progressing well and is on schedule for an early 2017 completion, Associated British Ports (ABP) has announced. The 54-acre site, which ABP and its main contractor GRAHAM Lagan Construction Group Joint Venture (JV) are preparing for Siemens’ offshore wind turbine manufacturing facility, is being […]

  • 8 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Plans for a Yorkshire Harbor and Marina in Bridlington are progressing very well, the East Riding of Yorkshire Council and Bridlington Harbor Commissioners announced. The Council and the Commissioners have now entered into a Memorandum of Understanding to reflect the commitment of the parties to work together to deliver the proposal. Councillor Stephen Parnaby OBE, leader […]