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  • 29 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    Fingal County Council is set to carry out emergency works in Portrane including protection works at Quay Road and the relocation of Seabees at Burrow beach. The works are required following serious coastal erosion caused by storm force winds and strong tidal surges during the summer. Engineering experts have recommended an extension of the existing […]

  • 23 October 2020
    Technology

    Somerset West and Taunton Council has commissioned Cardiff Marine to undertake a dredging regime in Watchet Harbor. Work will start next week (27 October) and is expected to last for nine days. Cardiff Marine has the most up to date Water Injection Dredging vessels available. Also, the work will ensure a safer channel to the […]

  • 20 October 2020
    Project & Tenders

    Etermar, one of the largest Portuguese companies specialised in marine construction, has won another tender for a port-development project. A year ago, hurricane Lorenzo destroyed the most western port in Europe. Now, the consortium led by Etermar – Engenharia e Construção, S.A., together with SACYR Somague and Tecnovia Açores won the tender launched by Portos […]

  • 20 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    A maintenance dredging program on Kananook Creek is set to begin this week, Victorian Regional Channels Authority reports. According to their official announcement, “Maintenance dredging works to be undertaken by Frankston City Council in the vicinity of Kananook Creek entrance.” Further, dredging operations will be carried out by two long reach excavators. Dredged material will […]

  • 20 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    Tonnes of sand will be placed onto Holloways Beach this week to help mitigate foreshore erosion, reports the Cairns Regional Council. This coastal erosion has been exacerbated by recent high winds and associated tidal conditions. As part of an urgent response, 600 tonnes of sand will be brought in soon and placed at the worst […]

  • 9 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Government of Western Australia has allocated $78.1 million in additional funding to continue transformation of Bunbury’s waterfront. Transforming Bunbury’s Waterfront – Stage Three will focus on the delivery of critical infrastructure that will provide foundations for long-term growth. The new funding will build on the considerable work already undertaken in Stages 1 and 2 […]

  • 7 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Port Mansfield dredging program is officially underway, the USACE Galveston District reports. The maintenance dredging will restore the channel to Port Mansfield to full channel depth and width. Also, the project is set to allow vessels to utilize the full draft of the channel. This $15 million scheme will be undertaken by Orion Group […]

  • 5 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    Shell Rock River Watershed District has just released the latest update on their Fountain Lake Restoration in Albert Lea, MN. In fact, over 271,300 cubic yards have been removed from the Main Bay and Dane’s Bay during the current phase of the project. According to the official announcement, this survey was undertaken by the dredging […]

  • 5 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    A Port of Blyth maintenance dredging scheme is set to begin this week, the port said in their latest release.  This dredging campaign will be undertaken at the port approaches, main navigational channel and operational commercial berths. The Port of Blyth dredging program, scheduled to last for a period of approximately ten days, will include […]

  • 1 October 2020
    Business development

    The Independent Technical Advisory Committee (ITAC) met yesterday to discuss the Port of Townsville’s $193 million Channel Upgrade project. The ITAC consists of marine experts who provide independent advice and input on the environmental monitoring programs, management plans and mitigation strategies. Consequently, ITAC Chair, Dr Brett Kettle, said that one of the important functions of […]

  • 21 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    Dorset Council has published their Weymouth Harbor & Esplanade Flood and Coastal Risk Management Strategy. The paper details how they will ensure that the town is protected from potential coastal flooding and erosion by developing the harbor walls and esplanade sea defenses. The strategy sets out the Council’s preferred approach – bringing together the findings […]

  • 20 September 2020
    Business development, Technology

    The $193 million Port of Townsville Channel Upgrade Project, a joint project of the Queensland and Australian governments and Port of Townsville Limited, is moving forward according to schedule. The Channel Upgrade forms part of the Townsville City Deal signed in December 2016. According to the latest project update, Hall Contracting is currently building a […]

  • 17 September 2020
    Equipment, Technology

    Kenmare Resources announced today that the relocation of the dredger, which forms part of the Wet Concentrator Plant B mining operation, has been completed safely. Kenmare, one of the leading global producers of titanium minerals and zircon, operates the Moma Titanium Minerals Mine in northern Mozambique. The dredger was transported 23 kilometres along a purpose-built […]

  • 17 September 2020
    Business development

    A new Liberal National Party Government will deliver a sustainable solution to a long running problem by directing Ports North to assume responsibility for the future maintenance of the canal at One Mile Creek. LNP Candidate for Hinchinbrook, Scott Piper, along with Queensland LNP Senator, Susan McDonald, made the announcement in Cardwell last week, along […]

  • 16 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    The USACE Jacksonville District awarded a $6.4 million contract on September 10 to Cashman Dredging & Marine Contracting Co. for maintenance dredging of Tampa Harbor. The project provides for the dredging of several cuts in Tampa Harbor, from the Sunshine Skyway Bridge to the Port of Tampa container terminal. It is expected to remove up […]

  • 15 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Town of Barnstable, Massachusetts, started the Phase 3 of the Dead Neck Sampson’s Island Dredging & Beach Nourishment project yesterday. The project, undertaken in cooperation with Barnstable County Dredge, includes dredging of approximately 40,000 cubic yards of sand on the west end of the island. This material will be re-used onsite for habitat and […]

  • 15 September 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    Following the successful completion of Napier Port dredging works, trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Albatros is ready for the next job. This week, TSHD Albatros is dredging the Eastland Port in order to maintain the shipping channel at the correct depth for ships to transit to the port safely. If all goes according to schedule, […]

  • 8 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Minister of State with responsibility for the Office of Public Works (OPW), Patrick O’Donovan TD, visited Rosslare Strand last week to announce €7 million funding for further coastal protection and flood relief projects in the area. Minister O’Donovan met with local public representatives, Council officials and local business interests to see where flood protection […]

  • 8 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    Fingal County Council, Ireland, will hold six live online consultation events in the following days on coastal defense proposals for Portrane and Rush. The consultation sessions will include a presentation by RPS on the studies undertaken, the proposed coastal defence scheme and a Question and Answers session. Fingal County Council has commissioned a Coastal Flood […]

  • 3 September 2020
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    A permanent entrance (the Entrance) to the port of Gippsland Lakes from Bass Strait was completed in 1889. Since its construction, there has been continual ingress of oceanic sand into the Inner Channels. In addition, an offshore bar (the Bar) has formed outside the Entrance. This sand on the Bar creates navigation hazards requiring almost […]

  • 2 September 2020
    Business development, Infrastructure

    North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP) has applied for permits to enable the continuation of maintenance dredging at the Port of Weipa. The 10-year permit application, to be assessed by the Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment (DAWE), will allow NQBP to continue its maintenance dredging program when needed until 2031. Commenting the latest […]

  • 1 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    Three high priority coastal projects in Drummond Cove, Beachlands and Cape Burney will go ahead thanks to funding from the State Government, the City of Greater Geraldton, WA, reports. Part of $5 million the allocated to address erosion hotspots across WA and the $5.5 billion WA Recovery Plan, the City of Greater Geraldton has received […]

  • 31 August 2020
    Ports & Logistics, Safety

    Boating at Kalbarri (WA) is safer following the completion of maintenance dredging to widen the channel and restore safe navigational depths at the mouth of Murchison River. According to the Department of Transport (DoT) Director Coastal Facilities, Donna West, the work which started in January included dredging of the land back wharf and boat pens […]

  • 31 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    Work on the L. Isdhoo Harbor Upgrade Project officially started on August 27, 2020, Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) said in their latest release. Dredging and excavation operations are currently ongoing, the company stated. Scope of works for the project include dredging and excavation operations of 27,129cbm; construction of a 230m quay wall and […]

  • 28 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    From the 7 September, VSBW, a joint venture between VolkerStevin and Boskalis Westminster, will commence work on the Southsea Coastal Scheme. The first phases of construction works will commence with the establishment of the temporary site compound adjacent to Pier Road. Works will include the establishment of site fencing, creating a hardstanding, installation of services […]

  • 13 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    A multi-million pound program of coastal protection works looks set to reduce the risk of flooding and coastal erosion to more than 1,000 Island homes and businesses, the Isle of Wight Council reports. The Isle of Wight Council and the Environment Agency have agreed to work together over the next six years on several flood […]