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  • 27 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The remote island nation of Tuvalu is benefiting from increased land space and improved living conditions following the completion of dredging works delivered by Australian-based Hall Contracting. Hall Contracting Managing Director, Cameron Hall, said that the works – funded by the New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade on behalf of the Government of Tuvalu […]

  • 26 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, has just released an updated schedule for the Long Beach Island beach replenishment scheme. The Army Corps’ contractor, Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, mobilized two dredges, the Padre Island and the Dodge Island, for this bechfill program, which is a joint effort between the Corps and the New Jersey […]

  • 25 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Defense Infrastructure Organisation submitted an application to the Marine Management Organisation in August 2015 for a marine licence to undertake navigational maintenance dredging in and adjacent to Her Majesty’s Naval Base (HMNB) Devonport, Plymouth. The application, submitted on behalf of the Ministry of Defense, includes disposal of the dredged material at the Rame Head South disposal […]

  • 19 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Congresswoman Marcia L. Fudge, along with five other members of the Ohio Delegation (Marcy Kaptur, Bob Gibbs, Tim Ryan, David P. Joyce, James Renacci) sent a letter to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers expressing support for the Port of Cleveland’s plan modification to permanently stop sediment dumping in Lake Erie. Following the recent dispute over […]

  • 18 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Panama Canal has just released its latest video about the waterway expansion project for November 2015. The largest infrastructure project since the waterway’s original construction, the Panama Canal Expansion Program, will create a new lane of traffic along the Canal through the construction of a new set of locks, increasing the waterway’s capacity. The new locks […]

  • 17 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection (DEEP) has just released November update on the cleanup of lead impacted sediment from the Mill River. DEEP – together with the contractor TRC – is currently dredging, dewatering, treating the filtrate water and discharging treated water back to the Mill River at the facility on Exide’s property in […]

  • 17 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, is soliciting public comments on an application from the North Carolina Department of Transportation seeking Department of the Army authorization to discharge dredged or fill material into waters of the United States associated with the proposed Complete 540 Project. NCDOT proposes to construct a 27 miles long Triangle […]

  • 16 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Natural Resources Wales (NRW) has been working to clear 225 meters of overgrown drainage channel that will protect homes in Peterstone from flooding. The Internal Drainage Districts (IDD) have been working on projects like this since joining NRW earlier this year and were due to carry out work on the Gwent Levels, a Site of Special Scientific […]

  • 10 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S Environmental Protection Agency has announced the award of new funding for major Great Lakes Restoration Initiative projects in the Clinton River Area of Concern totaling nearly $20 million. Senior Advisor to the EPA Administrator Cameron Davis was joined by U.S. Sen. Gary Peters, U.S. Rep. Sander Levin, U.S. Rep. Candice Miller, Clinton River Public […]

  • 6 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis), has just released a video about the Açu Port Project in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, one of the largest port-industry projects in Latin America. The new port consists of two terminals: T1, an offshore terminal for handling iron ore and oil; and T2, an onshore terminal built around the inner navigation channel which accommodates offshore […]

  • 5 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) and WWF-Australia have welcomed the announcement that new laws to restrict sea-dumping and port expansion in the Reef World Heritage Area will be voted on in Queensland Parliament next week. “We now call on all members of Parliament to support these laws to provide important new safeguards for the […]

  • 4 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, has announced the completion of the Fort Pulaski Shoreline Stabilization Project. The monthlong shore stabilization project used dredged material from the Savannah Harbor Navigation Project to restore a 1.5-mile section of beach along Cockspur Island’s north shore. Erosion over the past decade was threatening the park’s historic […]

  • 3 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Wandsworth Council has introduced a plan to remove the half-tide weir on the River Wandle at Wandsworth with the main goal to allow the tidal river to return to its natural state to support biodiversity in central London. Funding for the project is being provided by Tideway, the company responsible for delivering the Thames Tideway […]

  • 30 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Senator John Hoeven advanced flood protection for the Red River Valley and a flood study for the Minot region earlier this week. He also secured support for the projects in meetings with Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works Jo-Ellen Darcy, Army Corps Chief of Engineers Lieutenant General Thomas P. Bostick and Office of […]

  • 29 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Boskalis Westminster has just completed the installation of rock armor layers to the new detached Cowes Breakwater. The final handover of the breakwater to CHC will to take place next month. As agreed by Cowes Harbor Commissioners following the July 2015 project review, CHC has prioritized the completion and verification of a new tidal model with consultant hydrodynamic engineers […]

  • 22 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Congressman Joe Courtney has released the following statement on the U.S. Navy and Electric Boat joining the broad coalition of supporters in Connecticut, including the state’s congressional delegation, of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Long Island Sound Dredged Material Management Plan (LIS DMMP). “The U.S. Navy and Electric Boat – which are pillars of the Long […]

  • 22 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection (DEEP) has just released October update for the cleanup of lead impacted sediment by hydraulic dredging in the Mill River. CT DEEP, together with the contractor TRC, is currently dredging, dewatering the sediment, treating the filtrate water from the dewatering process and discharging treated water back to the Mill River. […]

  • 22 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Northwest Seaport Alliance takes another step toward modernizing Terminal 5 to “big ship readiness” capable of meeting growing marine cargo industry needs. After receiving additional information from potential partners interested in the terminal, the NWSA determined that additional environmental review is required by the State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA). The NWSA will prepare an […]

  • 19 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Galveston beach renourishment project, using about 725,000 cubic yards of sand dredged from the Galveston Ship Channel, is creating new beaches from 61st Street to 103rd Street, an area in front of the seawall that has been without a beach for decades. The $23 million project is a collaborative effort sponsored by the Galveston Park […]

  • 14 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Cornet Bay Marina environmental cleanup site near Oak Harbor is ready to come off the state’s list of contaminated sites, according to a proposal by the Washington Department of Ecology. The 1.1 acre site at 200 Cornet Bay Road underwent cleanup in 2014, followed by a year of groundwater monitoring. Ecology has determined that […]

  • 13 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has just released an update on the Temasek Fairway reclamation works, west of Jurong Island. According to the MPA notice, the working period and the working area have been extended. The project will include reclamation, soil investigation and dredging. Dredging work will be carried out by grab dredgers. Each grab dredger […]

  • 13 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency held 9 public drop-in events on the River Thames Scheme throughout August and September 2015. The River Thames Scheme is a proposed program of projects and investment to reduce flood risk in communities near Heathrow, including: Datchet, Wraysbury, Egham, Staines, Chertsey, Shepperton, Weybridge, Sunbury, Molesey, Thames Ditton, Kingston and Teddington. The River […]

  • 9 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Mark Kirk yesterday voted for critical funding to enhance shipping on Illinois waterways. According to Senator Kirk, the fiscal year (FY) 2016 Energy and Water Development Appropriations Act was blocked by 47 senators despite passing the Appropriations Committee 26-4 and is the third funding bill to be filibustered this year. “This bill to keep […]

  • 8 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    With immediate effect and for a period of approximately 4 months, dredging operations will be carried out within the Eastern Fairway, Marine Department of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) informs. These works will be carried out by a flotilla of vessels including one grab dredger, four hopper barges, three tug boats and one survey […]

  • 7 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    With only one month left to go, preparations for the 2015 Pacific Chapter Meeting are now entering the final phase. The event will be held at the Embassy Suites San Rafael/Marin County hotel from November 4-6, 2015. According to WEDA, this year’s meeting is shaping up to be an extraordinary event, with a great lineup of presentations. […]

  • 6 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    One of the largest cleanup projects ever undertaken in the United States, dredging of New York’s Upper Hudson River, is finally finished, announced GE in a release. According to the release, since 2009, GE has removed the majority of PCBs from the Upper Hudson River. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has called the project an historic […]