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  • 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 […]

  • 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;  

  • 24 November 2009

    TRENTON, N.J. (CN) – The Army Corps of Engineers ignored new information about environmental damages in approving a 102-mile-long, $310 million project to dredge the Delaware River all the way up to Philadelphia, six environmental groups say in Federal Court… Source: Courthouse News Service, November 24, 2009

  • 19 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    In its latest update on their 2016 Beach Nourishment Project, the Town of Hilton Head Island said that the beachfill activities adjacent to Port Royal Plantation are now completed. To date, 3 of 6 project segments have been wrapped up with approximately 1/3 of the project’s total sand volume in place. Approximately 650,000 cubic yards of sand have […]

  • 2 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Dormac Durban recently completed work on the Sagar Manthan, a water injection dredging vessel (WID). During the work, the Sagar Manthan received a dry docking where the tail shafts were replaced with two brand new tail shafts and two spare propellers. The sea chests, overboard valves and bow thruster were overhauled whilst the Port and […]

  • 22 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency and Leicester City Council are working together on a high-level plan, the Flood Risk Management Strategy (IFRMS), which is aimed to mitigate the risk in the city. “Through the appraisal of a number of options, we have developed a range of flood risk management measures. These were chosen based on their effectiveness […]

  • 13 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Ohio Lake Erie Commission (OLEC) will hold its quarterly meeting today, December 13, 2017, at 10 a.m. at the Ohio Department of Natural Resources in Columbus. During the meeting, the commission will act on three recommended Lake Erie Protection Fund grant project proposals, hear updates on the Lake Erie Lakewide Action and Management Plan, Ohio’s […]

  • 17 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Western Australia said in their latest announcement that boat owners throughout Western Australia can look forward to improvements to recreational boating facilities following the allocation of $1.5 million in State Government grants.   Nine projects have been successful in securing funding in the latest round of the Recreational Boating Facilities Scheme (RBFS). “Once […]

  • 15 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Work to protect homes from flooding in a County Durham village has been completed, according to the Durham County Council. This scheme will help to protect 50 properties which were affected by flooding during severe weather in 2012. The project was designed following an investigation into the flooding in 2012 and has involved the creation of a […]

  • 29 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand yesterday announced that the beach renourishment project at Smith Point County Park is complete. The project is part of the larger New York Fire Island to Montauk Point Reformulation Study known as FIMP. “After more than 50 years of planning and praying, beach renourishment at Smith Point […]

  • 25 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Sunshine Coast Airport expansion project has reached another significant milestone, with the completion of sand dredging and pumping operations ahead of schedule, the Sunshine Coast Regional Council said in its latest release. Around 1.3 million cubic meters of sand is now on site and will form the foundation of the runway which remains on […]

  • 19 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging operations on the Port of Sabetta and at the seaway canal in the Gulf of Ob scheduled for 2016 have now been wrapped up, according to the FSUE Rosmorport’s latest announcement. The scope of the performed dredging work in 2016 totaled 17.5 million m³, involving 23 units of equipment. These dredging operations resulted in […]

  • 1 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Natural Resources Wales (NRW) is asking for people’s views on further information submitted by the company behind the Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon. Tidal Lagoon (Swansea Bay) Plc project would see a 9.5 km long sea wall built in Swansea Bay, between the Rivers Tawe and Neath. This will generate electricity and house a visitor center […]

  • 7 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Canal & River Trust has recently completed a £250,000 project to dredge part of the Leicester section of the Grand Union Canal. The work focused on areas along the waterways where boaters were having difficulty mooring and navigating. Four locks were cleared of silt and about 150 tons of soil, which was the result […]

  • 9 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    VOSTA LMG and Karnafuly shipyard recently delivered 10 cutter-suction dredgers for BIWTA / BWDB. Out of the ten vessels, six are CSD 450 type dredgers built for the Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority and four CSD 500 type vessels for the Bangladesh Water Development Board. The dredgers are already employed in keeping the Bangladesh waterway […]

  • 26 February 2010

    Port Otago’s up to $100 million plans for deepening 13km of the its shipping channel is its largest single capital expenditure project. Dredging began in 1866 and has since removed about 34 million cubic metres of spoil. [mappress] Source:odt,February 26,2010;

  • 11 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    When the banks of a marsh channel accumulate sediment at a faster rate than relative sea level rise, it may seem like the marsh is resilient, Louisiana State University said in its latest paper. The new study proposes a new framework to look at sediment fluxes in marsh channels that takes into account the natural process of […]

  • 23 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The River Dargle Flood Defense Scheme was officially opened earlier this month by Mr Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran T.D., Minister of State at the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform with special responsibility for the Office of Public Works and Flood Relief. This project was one of the key capital investment projects by Wicklow County Council […]

  • 2 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, has completed fall 2017 dredging of the Cleveland Harbor federal navigation channel, with 70,000 cubic yards of sediment removed and stored in a confined disposal facility. “We look forward to continuing with the positive momentum we have made with our Cleveland stakeholders,” said USACE Buffalo District Commander […]

  • 8 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Ted Schiafone, the harbor manager of the City of Oceanside Harbor, CA, has just released the latest update on the Oceanside Harbor Dredging Program, saying that the dredge work is done, but demobilization will take place during the next week. During the work, Manson Construction has dredged 285,000 cubic yards of clean material and placed it […]

  • 20 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Speaking at the contract signing between the International Seabed Authority (ISA) and Ifremer on Tuesday, November 18,  Secretary-General Nii Allotey Odunton said the new contract marked the beginning of a new era in what has been a productive relationship between Ifremer and the ISA. He said the contract being signed was also a pioneering contract […]

  • 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 […]

  • 17 May 2011

    In a time where the state is working to find ways to cut spending, leaders of North Carolina coastal towns are looking for ways to keep the… (wect) [mappress] Source: wect, May 17, 2011;

  • 21 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    After completion of an emergency dredging operation, the Wheatland Ferry is now open and operational, moving people, vehicles and equipment across the Willamette River north of Salem, Oregon. Dredging work on the waterway, aimed to remove rock deposits left behind by high river flows, was successfully wrapped up two days ago. The Wheatland Ferry was […]

  • 25 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Piles removed, navigation aids relocated, debris from seabed cleaned up, dredge equipment mobilized, baseline water sampling completed and marine fauna observers trained – all the prep work to enable dredging of the Western Australia’s Port of Broome navigational channel is now complete. According to the Kimberley Ports Authority’s latest announcement, Total AMS Pty Ltd has […]

  • 6 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Works on widening and deepening the Vridi Canal in Ivory Coast, implemented by China Communications Construction Company’s (CCCC) subsidiary China Harbor Engineering Company (CHEC), are officially completed – eight months ahead of schedule. The inauguration ceremony of the expanded waterway took place on February 21, in the presence of Amadou Gon Coulibaly, the Prime Minister of the […]