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  • 5 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Russia continues intense development of its port infrastructure that implies a considerable scope of dredging works. Some of the largest dredging projects in the country include dry cargo area of Taman port, Utrenny terminal, port in Pionersky, port Lavna. The country is also stepping up construction of its own dredging fleet, replacing old and obsolete […]

  • 21 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The final part of the Environment Agency and Northumberland County Council’s multi-million pound flood scheme in Morpeth is complete. Work to construct Cotting Burn dam was the last piece of work on the multi-million pound flood scheme. The dam works alongside other flood protection measures to reduce flood risk to around 1,000 properties in Morpeth. To […]

  • 29 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Local residents have given Team Van Oord a big ‘thumbs up’ for the way it is carrying out a coastal defense scheme in Portsmouth. Work is well underway for a £6 million flood protection scheme at Anchorage Park, Portsmouth. The scheme, which will reduce the risk of coastal flooding and erosion to the area over the […]

  • 16 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The Marine Group has announced that the reconfiguration of the layout at Aberystwyth Marina is now complete. Walcon Marine has been on site for the past 3 weeks, carrying out an extensive program of works to significantly improve the marina layout. Several new pontoons have been installed and others have been repositioned to considerably upgrade […]

  • 20 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has announced the release of the Port Everglades Feasibility Study and Final Environmental Impact Statement for public, state and agency review and comments.  The study and report will be available for review and comment during a 30-day period that starts today. “The release of this report is […]

  • 4 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Nearly 40 years after its last update, the city of Longview’s shoreline master program is ready for public comment as a part of a review process by the Washington Department of Ecology. The draft master program was approved by the Longview City Council in January 2015, and replaces the city’s 1977 shoreline master program. The […]

  • 21 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Eyemouth Harbor Trust has just announced that the Eyemouth Harbor dredging operations, conducted by Shearwater Dredging Ltd., are successfully completed. This cleanup scheme, which started on April 3, involved dredging works in the harbor entrance and an area called ‘the canyon’. “Soundings currently indicate minimum depths of 1.0m below datum in the harbor entrance, however […]

  • 15 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    A draft supplemental environmental assessment for repairs to the Fawn Island chute in Harrison County, Iowa is currently available for public review. The EA evaluates the environmental impacts of repairing damages that occurred to the chute during the 2011 Missouri River flood. These repairs are needed to restore the intended habitat function of Fawn Island […]

  • 15 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The capital dredging project to deepen the Port Klang South Channel entrance from 16.5m to current 18.5m has been completed, reported the Port Authority (PKA).  This will allow Port Klang to receive mega-sized container vessels, with a round-the-clock tidal free access into the Port and a quicker turn around time. “The project is aimed to ensure […]

  • 15 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Last year, with the completion of seabed dredging of the port’s Basin I to 14 meters, Luka Koper is now ready for the next phase of dredging that will deepen the port by an additional meter. In August, Dutch-based contractor Van Oord will utilize its hopper dredger Dravo Costa Dorada to perform the job. About 66,000 m³ of sea sediments […]

  • 23 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Martin County Beaches and Coastal Resources reports that the Bathtub Reef Beach/Sailfish Point renourishment has moved into the final phase of the project. With over 140,000 cubic yards of sand placed onto the beach, the dredging operations have been successfully completed. For the final phase of the renourishment project, construction crews are working to breakdown […]

  • 2 July 2012

    Governor Nikki Haley has vetoed a bill designed to create funding for dredging projects in North Myrtle Beach, according to wmbfnews.com. House Bill 4033 would have allowed the city to create a special tax district in Cherry Grove to dredge canals surrounding many homes in the area. In a written statement, Haley said she vetoed […]

  • 23 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District completed maintenance dredging of the Houston Ship Channel barge lanes between Bayport and Morgan’s Point to relieve a critical navigation hazard caused by shoaling in the busy waterway. The district issued a modification to an ongoing contract in the amount of $675,000 to Orion Marine Construction Inc. […]

  • 2 May 2011

    The dredging and cleaning of the lake must be finished quickly to serve the treatment of the legendary turtle… (vietnamnet) [mappress] Source: vietnamnet, May 2, 2011;

  • 21 October 2010

    More than four-month-long unrest in the Kashmir valley, following frequent strike calls by separatists and curfew restrictions, had badly… (newkerala) [mappress] Source: newkerala, October 21, 2010;

  • 18 February 2010
    Project & Tenders

    The cleanup of coal ash from the Emory River in East Tennessee has been “remarkable” with more than 70 percent removed from the waterway since the spill at TVA’s Kingston coal-fired plant, a state environment official told lawmakers Tuesday. [mappress] Source: Tennessean, February 17, 2010

  • 15 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District has opened public comment on the Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) and Proposed Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) regarding construction of features of the Picayune Strand Restoration Project (PSRP). The PSRP Draft EA and Proposed FONSI addresses the construction of design refinements for the Southwest Protection Feature […]

  • 13 June 2012

    On her tour to inspect flood prevention progress, Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra listened to progress and problems from the governors of six provinces in the middle stream of the floodway. Ms Yingluck held a teleconference with governors of those provinces located in the upper part of the central region to talk about their flood prevention […]

  • 30 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Newman Government is boosting flood protection for Dalby and Oakey with $243,916 in grants. The Western Downs Regional Council will receive $145,000 to study options for a Dalby levee to divert water around the town which flooded three times between 2010 and 2013. The Toowoomba Regional Council will receive $98,916 for a flood forecasting […]

  • 15 June 2010

    In Louisiana and other states on the Gulf of Mexico there is frustration over what many residents see as a slow response by the U.S…. (voanews) [mappress] Source: voanews, June 15, 2010;

  • 4 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Ramsgate Beach Nourishment Project in Botany Bay, NSW, has been completed on time and the Baths will be opened this weekend, local media reports.  The $770,000 project started in October and saw the Bayside Council moving 28,0000 cubic meters of sand from the spit near the Georges River 16ft Sailing Club at Sandringham to […]

  • 12 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    An emergency coastal restoration project at Lido Beach in the City of Sarasota, FL, is now complete, City Manager Tom Barwin said in his latest weekly newsletter. Last week, the contractors Coastal Dredging Corp. wrapped up dredging portion of the project, recycling approximately 205,000 cubic yards of sand accretions from the New Pass area to restore […]

  • 6 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Hydraulic dredging of the 36-acre portion of the Pompton Lake, known as the Acid Brook Delta (ABD), has been completed, according to the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP). The work was performed by the Chemours Company FC, LLC., through its contractor, Sevenson Environmental Services with EPA/NJDEP oversight. The first phase of this cleanup work started […]

  • 10 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, has just reported that the last load of sand has been pumped onto the Fenwick Island, Delaware. According to the Corps, the dredge Dodge Island, owned by Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, completed dredging and beachfill operations on August 9, 2018. The work included repairing the dune […]

  • 31 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The restoration of Walbut Lock on Pocklington Canal is now complete, meaning that this summer a further two miles of the waterway will become navigable for the first time in nearly a century, the Canal and River Trust said in its latest release.  Led by Pocklington Canal Amenity Society (PCAS), in partnership with Canal and […]

  • 20 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    After facing years of setbacks and obstacles, the long-awaited dredging project at Shark River has been completed, Monmouth County’s Department of Public Information & Tourism just announced. Equipment from the project, which included removing sediment and reopening the navigation channels in the Shark River, is now being removed. “I’m pleased to report that with help of […]