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  • 3 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    In March, the Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) completed a dredging and beneficial use effort on Sturgeon Island near Stone Harbor, New Jersey. USACE’s contractor Barnegat Bay Dredging Company dredged a section of the Intracoastal Waterway and the sediment was pumped onto the low lying island. Work is part of their Seven Mile Island Innovation […]

  • 1 April 2020
    Business & Finance

     In preparation for the arrival of the USNS Comfort to New York, USACE New York District Operations Division moved quickly and approved the necessary dredging permits that allowed Donjon Marine of Hillside, New Jersey, to expedite dredging operations at Manhattan Cruise Terminal, using a crew of 60 and working two 12-hour shifts each day. […]

  • 9 July 2012

    The dredger David Church whilst operating within Dover harbor picked up what is believed to be an old World War II explosive. Dover Coastguard has been coordinating with the Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) team from Portsmouth and with the Dover Port Authority, to have the explosive taken to a remote area and detonated. Tony Chester, […]

  • 14 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    EPA has announced that they will review site clean ups and remedies at 27 Superfund Sites across New England this year by doing routine Five-Year Reviews at each site. EPA conducts evaluations every five years on previously-completed clean up and remediation work performed at Superfund sites and Federal Facilities listed on the “National Priorities List” […]

  • 7 January 2011

    A new national ports strategy, an Australian first, could accelerate work on infrastructure projects such as the M5 expansion and freight… By Jacob Saulwick (smh) [mappress] Source: smh, January 7, 2011;

  • 29 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    APT Global has delivered newly built modular Jack-Up Barge “Fugro Oceanus” to Fugro Middle East. “Fugro Oceanus” is a modular self-elevating drilling platform built under RINA classification and is designed to carry out marine soil investigation works related to dredging in coastal waters, ports and tidal waters in depths of up to 25m. Measuring 12.2 […]

  • 14 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is seeking public input on plans to construct a flood risk management project for Arcadia, Wisconsin. The draft plan calls for a combination of levees, floodwalls, railroad closures and other elements commonly associated with a flood risk management project like this one. “We have been working […]

  • 11 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP) said in their latest announcement that the beach nourishment works on Hayling Island are now successfully completed. The 2nd November storm event, which occurred the day after the dredger left site, overtopped the beach, leaving shingle and seawater on the promenade (typical of a storm event of such magnitude). “We […]

  • 19 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The dredging operations at Ventura Harbor, CA, have been completed with 470,000 cubic yards of sand relocated from the entry channel, Ventura Harbor Village said in its latest announcement.  During the end of March and much of April, Manson Construction’s crew was busy dredging the entrance to Ventura Harbor as well as the sand trap, […]

  • 30 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Options for improving long-term water quality in the ACT and Murrumbidgee River catchment are now on display for community comment. “Initial water monitoring and research has identified a range of potential options to improve water quality in each of six priority catchments across the ACT,” ACT Minister for the Environment Simon Corbell said. Federal Parliamentary […]

  • 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 […]

  • 28 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Officials from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Pierce County, Washington, are seeking public comments on the Draft Feasibility Report and Environmental Impact Statement for the Puyallup River Basin Flood Risk Management General Investigation Study. The 45-day public comment period is from March 25 to May 9, 2016. The document is available for viewing […]

  • 1 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    A proposed legal agreement is designed to shape a major cleanup project that will address decades-old contamination in Everett’s East Waterway, part of Port Gardner Bay. Historical industrial activities deposited contamination, including various chemicals and metals, into and near the waterway. The public can comment on the legal agreement that includes Kimberly-Clark Corp., which operated […]

  • 1 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, seeks comments on the draft Environmental Assessment for the Marsh Lake ecosystem restoration project. The Marsh Lake project will improve the nearly 4,500-acre lake, near Appleton, Minnesota. The nearly $11.5 million project also includes re-routing the Pomme de Terre River and modifying the existing dam to […]

  • 30 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The City of Dunedin, Florida, has just announced that the $4.6 million beach renourishment work on Honeymoon Island is now completed. During this 14-month coastal reconstruction scheme, around 165,000 cubic yards of new sand was pumped onto the beach. The project was funded by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection by way of the state Legislature, which funnels […]

  • 16 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Wasa Dredging, a Finnish dredging equipment manufacturer and contractor, has completed the Pietarsaari Fairway dredging program ahead of schedule. This project included dredging of very hard moraine and boulders as well as drilling and blasting of bedrock. During the project, Wasa removed about 970 000 m3 of hard moraine, sand and clay. The work also included removal of a […]

  • 12 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Abu Dhabi’s Department of Transport has announced the completion of the Yas Channel Expansion Project – just before the start of Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Formula 1, Emirates New Agency WAM informs.  The project included a significant amount of dredging work to ensure the safety of the passing yachts towards Yas Marina. The shallow channel […]

  • 10 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Pilbara Ports Authority has successfully wrapped up capital dredging works for the Channel Risk and Optimization Project (CROP) at the Port of Port Hedland, the world’s largest bulk export port. The $120 million, three-year project supports trade capacity growth in Port Hedland by optimizing channel depth and extending sailing windows, allowing port users to optimize […]

  • 20 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Liberal National Government has completed a $3.8 million reconstruction of the biggest jetty at Fremantle Fishing Boat Harbor. Transport Minister Bill Marmion said that the two-year improvement project had transformed Jetty 2 and was an important part of the harbor’s ongoing jetty replacement program. “The project involved a partial demolition, piling work and implementation […]

  • 18 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    In little over two months’ time, the Inauguration Ceremony of the new Panama Canal will mark the completion of the largest infrastructure undertaking in the waterway since the original canal construction back in 1914. The official opening ceremony of the expanded canal will take place on Sunday, June 26th 2016, reports the Panama Canal Authority (ACP). The project was initially set […]

  • 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 […]

  • 24 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Building on a record year, during the first five months of 2015, the Port of Houston Authority (PHA) handled more than 16 million tons of cargo, an increase of 9 percent compared to the same period last year. Additionally, activity at the Bayport and Barbours Cut terminals continues to grow at an accelerated pace, with […]

  • 9 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    People who live and work in the Black Sluice catchment area of Boston are being invited to give their views on a number of options to manage flood risk there. The Black Sluice catchment describes the area of land emptying into the South Forty Foot Drain, which extends from Boston across the South Lincolnshire fens. […]

  • 27 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) recently released a draft report for a flood risk management feasibility study and are accepting public comments on the proposal. USACE and NJDEP will host a public workshop on July 29 from 4-7:30 p.m. at the Lambertville Justice Center to […]

  • 5 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The River Weaver Navigation, in Cheshire, is ship shape again, thanks to a major dredging program by the Canal & River Trust charity. The Trust, which cares for the Weaver Navigation and 2,000 miles of waterways, has just finished an extensive five month project to deepen a two mile stretch of the river from Saltersford […]

  • 21 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The channel safety dredging program for the largest regional port in Victoria, the Geelong Dredging Project 2014 has been finished, according to the Victorian Regional Channels Authority (VRCA). Dredging was conducted in the vicinity of No 4 Corio Quay North in an area off the corner of the Hopetoun and City Channels commonly referred to […]