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  • 23 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    The USACE Walla Walla District completed repairs for the Dayton Levee Project on November 16 and began repairs on the Milton-Freewater Levee Project on November 18. The Touchet River and Walla Walla River had near record flood events in early February 2020, causing extensive erosion damage to both levee systems in multiple locations. Damage to […]

  • 20 November 2020
    Business development, Operations & Maintenance

    Totland Pier has been a landmark on the Isle of Wight since the 1880’s where it’s been used with public access until 1980. The new owners, Totland Pier Ltd., has been progressing the re-development project to transform the pier back into a public venue as a restaurant at the end of the pier that would […]

  • 18 November 2020
    Business & Finance

    Orion Group Holdings, Inc. (ORN) recently reported net income of $11.8 million ($0.39 diluted earnings per share) for the third quarter ended September 30, 2020. During the third quarter an explosion and fire occurred in the Port of Corpus Christi Ship Channel while the company’s dredge Waymon Boyd was working near a pipeline, which resulted […]

  • 16 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    The St. Louis River Area of Concern (AOC) is one step closer to delisting following completion of a contaminated sediment cleanup project at AZCON/Duluth Seaway Port Authority’s Slip on November 12. The Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) and Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA)-funded project removed 850 cubic yards of contaminated sediment and capped an additional […]

  • 12 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    Pop Denison Park will reopen Saturday, November 21, when beach replenishment and landscaping works along the Shaws Bay foreshore are completed, reports Ballina Shire Council. The temporary closure of the park has been extended by 10-days due to recent wet weather. “Up until the reopening date access to Pop Denison Park will remain closed to […]

  • 11 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Loch Lomond dredging work in Cary, NC, is continuing to move forward, according to the latest project update. The local contractor, MEC, has been able to directly load sediment that was dry enough to be hauled off site without having to stage it and wait for drying.  As more wet material is encountered, it […]

  • 11 November 2020
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    Port of Townsville has marked another major achievement in its biggest ever upgrade, the $193 million Channel Upgrade project. “It’s taken seven months and 570,000 tonnes of rock, and we’re thrilled to advise we have now joined the eastern and western sides of the port’s 2.2km rock wall,” reported Hall Contracting. The scope of the […]

  • 9 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Port of Vancouver, BC, Canada, has announced the latest update on the ongoing Centerm Expansion Project. In the update, the port said that the land over the lagoon in the eastern expansion area continues to settle and will be removed in January 2021. The northeast perimeter dyke is now complete. They also added that […]

  • 3 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    Central Coast Council’s dredging program has wrapped up for 2020 with approximately 25,000 cubic meters of sand removed from the channel. Under the cleanup plan, two dredges were used simultaneously to ensure the dredge program was completed in the compressed timeframes. Council’s Environment and Planning Director, Scott Cox, said that the use of two dredges […]

  • 2 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    The USACE Huntington District recently hosted a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony celebrating the completion of the Continuing Authorities Program, Section 14 Streambank Stabilization Project at Water Street in Barboursville, West Virginia. Colonel Evers was joined by Congresswoman Carol Miller, Barboursville Mayor Chris Tatum to cut the ribbon marking the project completion. A series of river bank […]

  • 30 October 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    Construction works on the East Rockaway Inlet to Rockaway Inlet and Jamaica Bay project are progressing along nicely, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District latest update. In general, the project includes construction of nature based and structural features on the Jamaica Bay shoreline. The main aim of the project is […]

  • 30 October 2020
    Vessels

    The Marine Group’s Harbour Management Division has now expanded its dredging capabilities with the recent completion of their bespoke built Water Injection’ dredger, CMS Seaka. Having conducted sea trials off Cardiff in recent weeks, CMS Seaka has now arrived at Burry Port. According to the company, the vessel is currently performing technical trials within the […]

  • 29 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    Rohde Nielsen A/S recently completed beachfill operations on a project in Viveiro and Celeiro, Spain. At the beginning of April 2020, the company started the works in the north-western part of Spain – for the Public Entity Portos de Galicia. The project posed a great challenge for both the crew and the project team in […]

  • 28 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    A dredging work to remove 120,000cm of sand from the eastern channel of the Lower Myall River at Hawks Nest is now complete. Following a highly successful campaign, MidCoast Council’s contractor Dredging Solutions will demobilize the dredger tomorrow. The Moira Parade Boat Ramp at Hawks Nest will be closed to the public this Friday, weather […]

  • 26 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    Plans to provide new flood defenses for the Southsea Seafront continue to progress. This week saw demolition works finally getting underway on the beach, starting with the removal of three dilapidated groynes from the eastern side. “This was easier than expected as they were found to be fairly shallow at only 3m long. We then […]

  • 26 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    Suffolk County has successfully completed the dredging works on Accabonac Harbor near Louse Point in Springs, NY. Ideally, the entrance has a depth of six feet. Periodic dredging is necessary to maintain the depth. The last dredge was in 2013 and over the past few years, the littoral current and storms have deposited sand, etc. […]

  • 26 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    Work to install a containment dike at the Caminada Back Barrier Marsh Creation project in Lafourche Parish is now underway. This $30 million project, a partnership with Coastal Wetlands Planning, Protection and Restoration Act (CWPPRA) and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, will provide support to the headland and increase longevity of the beach and dune. Furthermore, […]

  • 23 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    Madsen Giersing recently completed a marine project for Curtain Bros on their Motukea Island complex in Papua New Guinea. Since 1998, the company has been involved in the design and development of many of the facility’s marine structures. Also, their latest project saw the team design a new general loading and unloading wharf. Designed to accommodate […]

  • 23 October 2020
    Project & Tenders

    Upgrades to the popular Canal Rocks boat ramp and jetty are now one step closer with the tender awarded for construction, informs the Government of Western Australia. Advanteering Civil Engineers won the tender to upgrade the jetty and boat ramp. The work site is located along the pristine Leeuwin-Naturaliste coast, about four kilometres south of […]

  • 22 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    Rohde Nielsen A/S has successfully completed the dredging and reclamation works for the Swedish Ystad Harbor expansion project. The main goal of this development program was to accommodate the construction of two new ferry terminals. The Copenhagen based company started the Ystad dredging and reclamation operations in May 2019. BHD Gungner R, BD Ajax R […]

  • 20 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Town of Bedford, MA, yesterday released the latest update about their Fawn Lake Dredging Program. As of October 16th, the Dredgit crew has completed the dredging operation at Fawn Lake. Also, they have removed the dewatering equipment. The materials storage bin has been dismantled and the lawn area will be regraded, said the Town. […]

  • 19 October 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    The Barnstable County, MA, has just released the latest update on the county’s Dredge Program. According to the update, the 25th season of work continues as the dredge crew worked on Columbus Day and throughout the week. “A few windy days, a minor hydraulic hose that had to be repaired and all in all it […]

  • 16 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    Dredging work on the Intracoastal Waterway in the vicinity of St. Lucie Inlet and Jupiter Inlet will start today. The project will include the dredging of approximately 48,000 cubic yards of material from the vicinity of the St. Lucie Inlet with placement within the St. Lucie Impoundment Basin, and approximately 95,000 cubic yards dredged from […]

  • 15 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    A project to deposit 150,000cm of sand on Fremantle’s Port Beach has been supported by Fremantle Council. Port Beach has been subject to a number of severe erosion events in recent years. The last year, a state government report put the beach at the top the list of WA’s coastal erosion hotspots. Transport and Planning […]

  • 15 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    Rohde Nielsen A/S recently completed the Paldiski South Harbor dredging work for the client Port of Tallinn. This dredging program included the dredging operations on the entrance channel and turning basin areas. The dredging started in December 2019 and was completed in less time than initially planned. “This was possible due to of the efficient […]

  • 14 October 2020
    Authorities & Government

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is seeking public input on its draft Environmental Assessment (EA) for a proposed island project near Hastings, Minnesota. USACE is planning to construct a protective island near the Lock and Dam 2 upstream embankment to prevent erosion. The island would reduce wind fetch and ice action […]