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  • 24 January 2012

    Proposed legislation that would allow the Ventura Port District to contract for dredging services in a more timely and cost-efficient manner is set for a full Assembly vote. AB 482, authored by Assemblymember Das Williams, would make way for the Ventura Port District to utilize contractors for inner harbor dredging that have been selected through […]

  • 9 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The contract to dredge Portsmouth Harbour is expected to be awarded in April 2015 and is worth £20 mln to £40 mln (between $33 mln and $67 mln), according to the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Defence Mr. Philip Dunne. Work will commence following the appointment of the successful bidder, and will be completed ahead […]

  • 24 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Jan De Nul has successfully completed the dredging works in the Port of Broome in Australia. “By dredging the access channel, cruise ships will have better access at all tides. Cable Beach, known for its famous pristine white sand and stunning turquoise water, is now even more ready for the next cruise season,” the company […]

  • 9 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Docks of the Bay, a marine construction company from Irvington, VA, has successfully completed the Jackson Creek dredging project in Deltaville, VA, according to the Southside Sentinel. Middlesex County Administrator, Matt Walker, informed the Middlesex  Board of Supervisors earlier this week that the Jackson Creek dredging project is now wrapped up and the U.S. Army Corps […]

  • 11 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    McLaughlin & Harvey has just announced completion of the Fraserburgh North Harbor deepening works. This £12 million worth project involved the deepening and strengthening of the existing North Harbor to accommodate increasing vessel sizes. Fraserburgh Harbor deepening project included dredging of approximately 11,000m³ of rock down to -4.7m CD within the North Harbor Basin and approach channel; and construction of a […]

  • 21 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Van Oord’s trailing suction hopper dredger “Utrecht”, the first addition to the dredging fleet already working on the New Suez Canal project, has just passed the Strait of Hormuz and is on its way to Suez. The vessel, with a capacity of 16,000 m³, is the first of two giant dredgers that will help in the creation of the New […]

  • 18 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    This summer Portland State University (PSU) Civil and Environmental Engineering professors David Jay and Stefan Talke embark on a multi-year study to investigate the transport of contaminants in one of the most polluted Superfund sites in the United States. The goal of the study is to identify the most effective and practical remediation strategy tailored […]

  • 15 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, together with John Williamson, Member of Parliament for New Brunswick Southwest, yesterday said that the Government of Canada has completed a multi-year, major capital harbor development project at Seal Cove Harbor. This $13.8 million project, which began in 2007, included construction of a breakwater, marginal wharf […]

  • 11 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Philippine News Agency (PNA) said in their latest announcement that the Government’s Department of Transportation (DOTr) has completed 129 commercial port projects under the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA), and four social/tourism ports under its maritime sector in the last two years. In 2016 alone, 68 projects amounting to $59.2 million were completed, which include port […]

  • 4 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) has released a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for eligible contractors interested in providing Construction Management At-Risk (CMAR) services for the Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion Project. The Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion will be the first controlled sediment diversion to reconnect the Mississippi River with its delta. A cornerstone project of Louisiana’s […]

  • 28 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Salt Ponds Coalition has just released this very interesting video about recently completed Ninigret Pond dredging and marsh restoration project in Charlestown, R.I. Partners of this restoration program, conducted by the environmental services and marine construction firm J.F. Brennan, included Salt Ponds Coalition, Save the Bay, Coastal Resources Management Services, Towns of Charlestown and Westerly, RI, […]

  • 1 October 2012

    During the campaign for his third term, Senator Bill Nelson stated that he’s been working hard to secure JaxPort’s economic future. “The port of Jacksonville is a big economic engine for Northeast Florida,” he told WOKV. Nelson noted the Panama Canal Expansion, which is projected to be finished by the end of 2014, and said: […]

  • 30 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Hilton Head Island Government has just announced the completion of their 2016 Island wide Beach Renourishment Project. The Town’s contractor Weeks Marine, Inc. completed sand placement activities in the overnight hours on December 29. Since the start of the project in June, more than 2.5 million cubic yards of sand have been placed […]

  • 3 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Weeks Marine, the contractor for the City of Boca Raton’s Central Beach Renourishment Project, is gearing up to restart this beach fill program, according to the city’s latest announcement. “If weather conditions cooperate, the contractor could begin pumping sand onto the beaches the week of February 6, 2017,” the release said. The work will start […]

  • 29 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) recently finished the 2017 dredging season, having removed 1.053.042 cubic yards of dredge material from state park lakes and other state properties. Last year, a total of 1,011,458 cubic yards of sediment were removed statewide, ODNR said. “Dredging is critical at our state park lakes to improve boater […]

  • 12 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Beacon Marine Construction, LLC., a Massachusetts based full service marine contractor, has completed a dredging and beach nourishment project in Osterville, MA. The project included removal of approximately 1000 CY of material from the Seapuit River and West Bay. The dredged material was then beneficially reused to protect Indian Point from continuing erosion. We took the opportunity couple […]

  • 16 February 2010
    Project & Tenders

    SLUDGE-LIKE sediment containing lead, copper, chromium and mercury is washing up onto river-side rocks in East Fremantle, activists say. [mappress] Source: Perth Now, February 16, 2010

  • 23 September 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    Manson Construction is putting finishing touches on the Oceanside emergency dredging project in California. As of today, Manson has dredged over 140,000 cubic yards of sand from the Harbor Inlet. The company plans to complete dredging operation on Thursday, September 24. However, they will dredge approximately 40,000 to 50,000 more cubic yards of sand before […]

  • 14 February 2013

     U.S. Representative Candice Miller (MI-10) issued the following statement after the Michigan State Waterways Commission approved emergency spending for Great Lakes Harbor Dredging in line with a plan put forward by Governor Snyder.  Miller said: “I applaud the quick action taken today by the Michigan State Waterways Commission on the first step in the plan […]

  • 24 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    Van Oord and its partner Boskalis have reinforced the 25-kilometre-long Dutch Houtribdijk with a new rock layer and enormous sand packages. The dike, which connects the cities of Enkhuizen and Lelystad, was handed over to client Rijkswaterstaat yesterday. “We have created a new beach near Lelystad especially for windsurfers and kitesurfers and we have developed […]

  • 19 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Jan De Nul Group has just announced the completion of the maintenance dredging operations in the Port of Maputo, Mozambique. This dredging campaign restored the depths created after JDN’s 2016 capital dredging campaign. Since 2017, the Port of Maputo is open for vessels up to 80,000 tonnes. Jan De Nul Group executed capital dredging works […]

  • 28 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Collier County 2019 Beach Renourishment Project is wrapping up ahead of schedule, the county said in their latest announcement.  The crews have completed their mission of placing 165,000 tons of sand to a 2.4 mile stretch of Collier County beach extending from Park Shore South to Clam Pass. According to the project update, they […]

  • 29 July 2019
    Business & Finance

     MAXAM, a global technology company specializing in energetic materials and blasting solutions, has successfully concluded underwater blasting for the Singapore Port extension, a project awarded to DIAP-Daelim JV (DDJV), with the support of Asia Tunneling & Construction Pte Ltd. The operation consists of reclaiming 294 hectares from the sea for the construction of an […]

  • 30 May 2011

    United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) experts have drawn up a plan to widen Syria’s Lattakia Port northwards, through the construction… (bairdmaritime) [mappress] Source: bairdmaritime, May 30, 2011;  

  • 22 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The chances of a catastrophic flood again threatening a densely populated South Bay community have been significantly diminished with the completion of the Berryessa Creek project in Milpitas, a $27 million endeavor that is also critical to the extension of BART’s new Milpitas station. The Corps San Francisco District Deputy Commander MAJ Kevin McCormick was […]

  • 4 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Weeks Marine, the contractor for the Boca Raton beach renourishment project, has finished placing sand on the central and southern beaches, the city said in its latest announcement. As a measure to help mitigate beach erosion, the project added approximately 450,000 cubic yards of sand to the central beach area, widening it by about 125 feet on […]