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  • 27 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Dennis is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ New England District to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with dredging and disposal works in Dennis and Yarmouth areas, Mass. The proposed work involves the selective dredging of multiple navigation and mooring basins within multiple waterways in […]

  • 26 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has begun a coastal resiliency project at Assateague State Park, aimed at reducing shoreline erosion. The park improvement project will occur on a tidal marsh area located on the west side of the Verrazano Bridge, adjacent to the park’s boat ramp and fishing pier. The project seeks to construct a […]

  • 25 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    New Zealand’s Port Nelson said in its latest announcement that Heron Construction has completed site disestablishment and restoration works at their Calwell Slipway, meaning that the project is now fully completed. “We have been successful in achieving the remediation targets. The target concentrations for residual sediments remaining in the Calwell Slipway Basin was 270 mg/kg for […]

  • 25 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Galveston District has announced that RLB Contracting, Inc., was the apparent low bidder in the amount of $33.9 million for emergency dredging of the West Fork of the San Jacinto River. “This emergency project funded by FEMA involves the removal of 1.8 million cubic yards of material within 270 […]

  • 21 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said in their latest release that they will dredge a problematic shoal located within the Crossroads reach of the Intracoastal Waterway (IWW) in Martin County starting this week and ending work in mid-July.  The shoal is causing hazardous navigation conditions for mariners within the area. The Crossroads reach of […]

  • 21 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On a tight 57-day turnaround from order to delivery, Innovo has supplied its modular pontoon – Innofloat – to create a dredging barge for Petromar’s (a Saipem company) operations offshore Angola. Each pontoon was supplied with its own CSC certificate and plate, enabling them to be shipped as a standard container within standard shipping procedures […]

  • 20 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, has just confirmed its plans to perform maintenance dredging of the Plymouth Harbor Federal navigation project in Plymouth, Mass. “Natural shoaling processes have reduced available depths to as little as 7.0 feet in the 18-foot main channel, 7.0 feet in the 15-foot channel, and 4.0 feet […]

  • 20 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, opened the stone dike wall between the Niagara River and Unity Island’s North Pond this week, which will allow fresh water from the Niagara River to enter the pond, providing better connectivity for aquatic species. The opening is approximately 50 feet wide, at the water line, and […]

  • 19 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Plans to construct flood walls at an industrial estate in Mytholmroyd to provide better protection for both businesses and residents have been approved by Calderdale Flood Recovery and Resilience Partnership Board, reports the Environment Agency. They have given the go ahead for walled defenses at Greenhill Industrial Estate as part of the £30m Mytholmroyd Flood […]

  • 19 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore and Norfolk districts, in partnership with the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF), released June 14 the draft Chesapeake Bay Comprehensive Water Resources and Restoration Plan and Restoration Roadmap. The draft comprehensive plan identifies 43 candidate restoration projects within Virginia, 316 within the District of Columbia, 2,592 within […]

  • 18 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    A global study has assessed the potential risk from dredging to coastal fish and fisheries and identified guidelines that could protect 95 per cent of fishes from dredging‐induced mortality. Dredging operations worldwide are forecast to intensify in the future to meet the demands of an increasing rate of coastal development and shipping activities and up […]

  • 18 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently delivered to Congress its Fiscal Year 2018 (FY 2018) work plan for the Army Civil Works program, including $70.835 million for the Chicago District. In late March, President Trump signed into law the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2018, Public Law 115-141, of which Division D is the Energy and Water Development […]

  • 18 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Savannah Harbor Expansion Project is on schedule for completion in late 2021, reports Georgia Ports Authority. “The Georgia Ports Authority is on track to have the most successful year in its history, on a number of fronts,” said GPA Board Chairman Jimmy Allgood. “Record growth in trade, teamwork and a strong relationship with our local […]

  • 18 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Royal HaskoningDHV has just announced three key new appointments within its Water Business Line, to further drive the company’s successful partnerships in water– particularly flood resilience and smart water – and enhance its digital service development. The new appointments are: Lennart Silvis to the role of Global Director Water Partnerships & Business Development; Lisette Heuer […]

  • 15 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Natural Resources Wales (NRW) has commissioned marine specialist ABPmer to provide guidance on physical processes Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) baseline survey and post consent monitoring requirements for major development projects. Major developments within the marine environment such as port expansion or offshore wind farms have the potential to cause changes to sediment transport, hydrodynamics (waves, […]

  • 15 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A contract to improve flood defenses and raise ground levels at Strood in Medway, South East England, has been awarded to VolkerStevin by Medway Council. The scope of work includes the construction of a new 850 meter long steel sheet pile river wall, demolition of an existing concrete storage building, remediation works and the installation […]

  • 12 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers last week delivered to Congress its Fiscal Year 2018 (FY 2018) work plan for the Army Civil Works program. On March 23, 2018, President Trump signed into law the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2018, Public Law 115-141, of which Division D is the Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies […]

  • 11 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will hold a public meeting on Tuesday, June 12, at the Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center in Washburn, North Dakota, to seek input on the draft environmental assessment for a proposed Emergent Sandbar Habitat (ESH) site within the Missouri River between Garrison and Oahe dams in North Dakota. The […]

  • 8 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Large seagoing vessels can only reach the Port of Antwerp thanks to ongoing maintenance dredging work along the River Scheldt. DEME’s 5.230 m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Pallieter is a constant feature on the river, steadfastly and efficiently carrying out this vital work. Over the years, a lot of innovation has been applied both […]

  • 6 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The largest construction project ever undertaken by the Northland Regional Council – a $15 million flood scheme upgrade massively boosting flood protection in and around Kaitaia – is about to start within the next two years, reported the Council. The new seven-year Awanui scheme project is one of the crucial projects at the heart of […]

  • 5 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Stromag engineering team recently designed a hybrid Periflex CR (PCR) shaft coupling for a manufacturer of dredging systems who needed a reliable coupling solution with a small footprint for use on a new dredging vessel platform.  “The system features a 1200 HP diesel engine that drives a complex, custom-designed, eight-pad gearbox with primary output to […]

  • 5 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District, has awarded a $2.28 million contract to J.E. McAmis of Chico, Calif., for the 2018 Oregon Coast Maintenance Dredging works. According to the FedBizOpps, the $2,282,500.00 contract was awarded on June 1, 2018. The project includes dredging works along the Oregon and Washington Coast and within the Lower Columbia River Estuary, […]

  • 5 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Hong Kong Marine Department (MARDEP) said in their latest marine department notice that, with immediate effect and for a period of approximately 9 months, dredging operations will be carried out at the Marina Cove Basin and its Entrance Hebe Haven in Sai Kung. The works will be carried out by a dumb lighter, a hopper […]

  • 4 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Shire of Gingin has temporarily closed access to Grace Darling Park in Lancelin owing to recent storm activity which has badly eroded the beach and undercut the gazebo making it unsafe for members of the public. “The gazebo structure and barbeque facility will be relocated to a safer area within the park until a […]

  • 4 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore and Norfolk districts, in partnership with the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) announced the release of the main report of the draft Chesapeake Bay Comprehensive Water Resources and Restoration Plan, May 31, 2018. As USACE reported, the plan provides a single, comprehensive and integrated restoration roadmap to inform […]

  • 1 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana’s coastal basins need help, the state Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) reported at the biennial State of the Coast Conference at the New Orleans Morial Convention Center yesterday. During a panel discussion led by CPRA Operations Chief Ignacio Harrouch, officials also said that much has been done in each of the basins, and […]