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  • 3 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Norfolk Coastal Storm Risk Management project just got another boost from city officials and the Army Corps’ Norfolk District. Col. Patrick Kinsman, district commander, and City Manager Doug Smith signed the design agreement Friday, clearing a path for USACE and Norfolk to share costs in funding and developing full designs for the first construction […]

  • 2 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Work on a £2 million scheme to help protect the Yorkshire coast town of Whitby from tidal flooding is now underway and is expected to be completed by the end of spring 2020, Scarborough Borough Council reports.  The flood alleviation project will involve the construction of a flood wall, 303 meters long with an average […]

  • 1 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Cairns’ $127 million Shipping Development is one step closer to unlocking a tourism bonanza for the region with works now underway to deepen Trinity Inlet and make it ready for bigger vessels. Assistant Treasurer, Glenn Butcher MP, who visited the port last week, said that the 111m-long, German-built dredging ship Balder R began its task […]

  • 14 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Since 2012, there have been several major infrastructure projects to improve or renovate various areas of the Port of Boston. One of those projects initiated in the last several years is the Boston Harbor Dredging Project. The ongoing Boston Harbor dredging scheme is a $350 million partnership between the Army Corps, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, […]

  • 10 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The preparations for the Port of La Ceiba modernization program in Venezuela – part of the President Nicolás Maduro’s National Port System strengthening plan – are currently underway.  This capital development scheme is set to kick off with the execution of dredging operations at this port terminal in Trujillo, the Venezuela’s Ministry of Ground Transport […]

  • 10 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership – ESCP said in its latest announcement that the repair works along Cador Drive Seawall in Portchester, undertaken by Earlcoate Construction & Plant Hire Ltd, are currently underway. This primary coastal defense scheme, conducted on behalf of Fareham Borough Council, will protect the residential estate from flooding and erosion. The project […]

  • 9 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (June 3-9, 2019).   Maritime Constructions Opts for Damen CSD 500 Damen Shipyards Group has delivered a Cutter Suction Dredger (CSD) 500 and a Multi Cat 1506 to Maritime Constructions of Port Adelaide, Australia.   Damietta Port Ready for Giants […]

  • 3 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Port Kembla Gas Terminal (PKGT), owned by Australian Industrial Energy (AIE), has reached another important milestone with the wharf facility and pipeline construction contract being awarded.  The contract was awarded to the SCSB joint venture which comprises Spiecapag and Soletanche Bachy, which are international specialists in the core construction works required to build the […]

  • 2 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (May 27-June 2, 2019).   Damen to Build New Dredger for Hanson Damen Shipyards Group and Hanson Aggregates Marine signed a contract earlier this month for construction of a Marine Aggregate Dredger (MAD) 3500.   Cutter Dredger JULIA Launching Ceremony […]

  • 30 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The long-awaited expansion of the Corpus Christi Ship Channel is now officially underway. At a special ceremony that included area dignitaries and community partners, U.S. dredging contractor Great Lakes Dredge & Dock’s CEO Lasse Petterson kicked off this highly anticipated Channel Improvement Project Wednesday, May 29, 2019. During the ceremony, the Port of Corpus Christi’s […]

  • 21 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, awarded an $249,218 contract yesterday to close a breach in the L594 levee along the Missouri River southwest of Bartlett, in Mills County, Iowa. USACE awarded the contract to Diamond Group Engineering of Santa Ana, California. The breach closure is a temporary measure until the levee system […]

  • 17 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The first of the 10-canal Hurricane Irma sediment removal projects in the Florida Keys are underway, reports the Monroe County. Tavernier-based Adventure Environmental, Inc. began the sediment removal project in three Marathon canals. The two Islamorada canal projects are also on the way and the five Big Pine Key canals are waiting for final permit […]

  • 16 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, awarded an $8.5 million contract Wednesday to close a breach in the L601 levee along the Missouri River near river mile 583, northwest of Bartlett, in Mills County Iowa. USACE awarded the contract to Newt Marine Service out of Dubuque, Iowa. The breach closure will ensure that […]

  • 15 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Gasparilla Island Hurricane and Storm Damage Reduction Project is now officially underway, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District said in its latest announcement. According to the Corps, work on the Gasparilla Island beach renourishment project began on Monday, May 13. USACE awarded this $6.4 million Gasparilla Island contract to Weeks Marine of […]

  • 13 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Buffalo District’s team put ‘boots on the ground’ on May 10 in the Town of Greece and the Village of Wilson, to better understand shoreline conditions and mitigation efforts underway in response to the rising Lake Ontario water levels.  The USACE team was joined by staff members from Senators […]

  • 9 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency’s Lincolnshire Beach Management (LBM) scheme gets underway on 13 May, reports the EA. Over the course of the £7 million LBM scheme, the EA’s contractors will pump around 400,000 cubic meters of sand onto Lincolnshire’s beaches. Mark Robinson, senior flood risk adviser for the Environment Agency, said: “While our annual beach nourishment […]

  • 9 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    A public consultation is underway about proposals to dredge the River Parrett between Stathe and Burrowbridge and will continue until Saturday, 1 June. The scheme is being led for Somerset Rivers Authority (SRA) by the Parrett Internal Drainage Board (IDB), working closely with the Environment Agency and Natural England. The aim of the proposed works […]

  • 6 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Nags Head’s beach nourishment is now underway with the Dredge Ellis Island pumping sand onto the beach just south of Limulus Street, reports the Town of Nags Head, NC. According to the report, the Town is conducting a 90-120 day-long beach nourishment maintenance project, which started May 1, 2019. The current schedule calls for the […]

  • 2 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, is planning to begin a storm damage reduction (beach nourishment) project in North Myrtle Beach on May 13th, the city said in the report. According to the officials, Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company, LLC will execute the project. It will take 30-45 days to complete the […]

  • 1 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Sanibel Mayor Kevin Ruane has been re-appointed to serve on the South Florida Ecosystem Restoration Task Force by Governor Ron DeSantis. The Task Force is comprised of 14 members including federal, tribal, state, and local representatives, to develop policies, strategies, plans, programs, projects, and activities that address the restoration, preservation, and protection of the South […]

  • 25 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Buffalo Bayou desilting program is currently underway in a ‘2 1/2 mile segment’ of the bayou at the north end of Barker Reservoir, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Galveston District said in its latest project update.  The Galveston District grants local drainage and flood control districts easements in local waterways to maintain adequate […]

  • 19 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Odaw River Dredging Program in Ghana’s capital Accra, aimed to reduce possibility of flooding, is officially underway, local media reports.  According to the contractor Dredge Masters, dredging of major drains in Accra must become a routine exercise to avert flooding. After inspecting the dredging works on the Odaw River, Operations Manager for Dredge Masters, Sena […]

  • 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. […]

  • 16 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Works are progressing well at the new Tilbury 2 port site where Graham Construction are building a new deep water berthing facility. Early marine works currently underway include the investigation of archaeology, obstructions and unexploded ordnance (UXO) using specialist dive teams and excavation equipment. A CAT 385 long reach excavator, fitted with GPS equipment and […]

  • 15 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Plans to provide new flood defenses for the Southsea Seafront continue to progress with a tender for detailed engineering designs now underway, Southsea Coastal Scheme said in its latest release.  “The successful consultant will further refine and add detail to the coastal defense principal designs so construction can begin in 2020,” according to the announcement. […]

  • 11 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is taking two distinct steps on the Upper Hudson River PCB cleanup in New York state. These steps include: The issuance of the five-year review, which includes EPA’s decision to defer a determination of the protectiveness of the remedy in the Upper Hudson River until more years of Hudson […]