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  • 20 August 2010

    The federal government is determined to fast-track the completion of the dredging of the lower Niger River, the resuscitation of the Ajaokuta Steel Company, as well as the resuscitation of the National Iron Ore Mining Company, in Itakpe, Goodluck Jonathan said yesterday. Speaking while delivering an address at the official commissioning of some key projects […]

  • 9 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    Ryba Marine Construction recently completed multi-million dollar federal project to repair the Buffalo South breakwater. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District identified the completed 625 feet as the most degraded area to repair based on available funding. Repairs to the remaining reach are dependent upon receiving additional funding. The contractor started construction work […]

  • 29 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, and its partner, the Illinois Department of Natural Resources, celebrate the completion of the Peoria Upper Island Critical Restoration Project with a ribbon cutting ceremony August 1 at 11 a.m. outside the Gateway Building located at 200 NE Water Street, Peoria, Ill. The nearly $8 million […]

  • 6 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    With 9-day consecutive efforts, China International Water & Electric Corporation (CWE) completed the flood control and emergency works of the Canar Flood Control Project on the Tixay River in Ecuador. The Tixay River, located at the upper reaches of the San Francisco River, Naranjal City, has become an aboveground river as its bed height exceeds […]

  • 18 January 2010
    Project & Tenders

    The Tuticorin Port Trust (TPT) is planning to award projects worth Rs 1,690 crore over the next two years. The proposed investment would enable the port to increase its cargo handling capacity by another 20 million tonnes. [mappress] Source: Business Standard, Janaury 18, 2010

  • 3 April 2012
    Vessels

    In the shipbuilding hall of the Sietas shipyard in Hamburg, a start has now been made on the construction of a German premiere: production  of the first sections and blocks of the offshore wind power jack-up vessel for the prestigious Dutch marine engineering company Van Oord has started. In the presence of Peter de Ridder, […]

  • 4 September 2020
    Business development

    Land and Water, inland waterway and coastal environmental engineering company based in the UK, has completed its works at Colchester Hospital in Essex to regenerate the lake within the grounds. The lake was dredged so a new liner could be fitted and all remaining silt was re-used at Land & Water’s Habitat Creation Scheme at […]

  • 15 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District has opened public comment on the Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) and Proposed Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) regarding construction of features of the Picayune Strand Restoration Project (PSRP). The PSRP Draft EA and Proposed FONSI addresses the construction of design refinements for the Southwest Protection Feature […]

  • 4 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Ramsgate Beach Nourishment Project in Botany Bay, NSW, has been completed on time and the Baths will be opened this weekend, local media reports.  The $770,000 project started in October and saw the Bayside Council moving 28,0000 cubic meters of sand from the spit near the Georges River 16ft Sailing Club at Sandringham to […]

  • 12 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    An emergency coastal restoration project at Lido Beach in the City of Sarasota, FL, is now complete, City Manager Tom Barwin said in his latest weekly newsletter. Last week, the contractors Coastal Dredging Corp. wrapped up dredging portion of the project, recycling approximately 205,000 cubic yards of sand accretions from the New Pass area to restore […]

  • 6 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Hydraulic dredging of the 36-acre portion of the Pompton Lake, known as the Acid Brook Delta (ABD), has been completed, according to the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP). The work was performed by the Chemours Company FC, LLC., through its contractor, Sevenson Environmental Services with EPA/NJDEP oversight. The first phase of this cleanup work started […]

  • 10 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, has just reported that the last load of sand has been pumped onto the Fenwick Island, Delaware. According to the Corps, the dredge Dodge Island, owned by Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, completed dredging and beachfill operations on August 9, 2018. The work included repairing the dune […]

  • 31 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The restoration of Walbut Lock on Pocklington Canal is now complete, meaning that this summer a further two miles of the waterway will become navigable for the first time in nearly a century, the Canal and River Trust said in its latest release.  Led by Pocklington Canal Amenity Society (PCAS), in partnership with Canal and […]

  • 20 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    After facing years of setbacks and obstacles, the long-awaited dredging project at Shark River has been completed, Monmouth County’s Department of Public Information & Tourism just announced. Equipment from the project, which included removing sediment and reopening the navigation channels in the Shark River, is now being removed. “I’m pleased to report that with help of […]

  • 3 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently completed needed navigation dredging in Bogue Inlet, both through the connecting channel and across the ocean bar, Town of Emerald Isle, North Carolina, said in its latest release. In an effort to follow the deepest water and most efficient route, and also to promote a stable channel location away […]

  • 7 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    East Devon District Council has completed the excavation of eight trial pits in Exmouth as part of its Beach Management Plan for the town. Exmouth’s 2015 Beach Management Plan (BMP), which was produced by coastal flood and erosion risk management consultants CH2M, established the need for the trial pits. The aim of the BMP is […]

  • 16 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The latest phase of the River Parrett dredging scheme was successfully wrapped up last week, according to thisisthewestcountry.co.uk. Contractors have spent the past three months removing 13,000 cubic meters of material from a 750 m stretch of the Parrett between Northmoor Pumping Station and Linden Farm. Some of the equipment that was used for the […]

  • 7 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Cutter Suction Dredger Vessel Directory, the ultimate tool for the suppliers, owners and shipyards within the dredging industry, is now almost finished. The unveiling of the first edition of the Directory will take place at the World Water Works 2016, March 23-24, in Antwerp. Most of the major players in the industry have already confirmed their […]

  • 13 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee is inviting public comment on a draft recovery plan for the damaged Lyttelton Port and its surrounding area. The Draft Lyttelton Port Recovery Plan will be publicly notified and available on Saturday, and feedback is due by 5pm on Monday 31 August 2015. While the focus of the draft […]

  • 14 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology is seeking comment on amendments to Douglas County’s shoreline master program that incorporate recent changes to critical areas regulations and the county’s comprehensive plan. Proposed changes modify regulations related to boat mooring, common line setbacks, and view corridors. Revisions to the mooring section require piers, ramps, and floats to be […]

  • 31 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Great Lakes Commission (GLC), U.S. Rep. Brian Higgins, Buffalo Niagara Waterkeeper and other guests celebrated the completion of the Buffalo River Habitat Restoration Project yesterday. Eight project sites have been restored since 2013, enhancing nearly two miles of shoreline and 20 acres of fish and wildlife habitat along the lower Buffalo River. Work was led by the GLC […]

  • 20 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The dredging works have been completed on a four-mile section of the Shropshire Union Canal between Salmons Bridge and Hoole Lane Lock, creating a 6.7 meter wide and 1.35 meter deep channel. “We have removed over 7,000 tonnes of silt from this area to make the canal easier for boaters to cruise along,” announced the Canal […]

  • 8 September 2011

    Douglas has taken a key step in setting up a new harbor authority with Saugatuck. The council approved creating a Water Resource … By JIM HAYDEN (hollandsentinel) [mappress] Source: hollandsentinel, September 8, 2011;

  • 9 February 2010

    Bureau Veritas has moved ahead of the Maritime Labour Convention 2006 and set up a system to audit and certify manning agencies for seafarers. Source: Baird Maritime, February 9, 2010

  • 15 June 2010

    In Louisiana and other states on the Gulf of Mexico there is frustration over what many residents see as a slow response by the U.S…. (voanews) [mappress] Source: voanews, June 15, 2010;

  • 29 May 2020

    Australasian Marine Associates (AMA) has just completed the dredging works within Sanctuary Cove Marina for Mulpha Australia Limited, as part of their multimillion dollar marina upgrade incorporating a super-yacht facility. AMA was commissioned from project inception to design and implement the environmental surveys in accordance with permit requirements. The works included dredging and disposal of […]