Project Updates & Industry Developments
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CPRA leading delegation to Washington to seek more offshore drilling revenues for Louisiana

LA, United States

The state’s Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority will lead a delegation of representatives from four gulf coast states to Washington D.C. this week, where they will lobby for a greater...

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Lake Michigan shoreline homes in peril after storms swallow duneland

MI, United States

FERRYSBURG, MI -- Tom Cotter and his wife, Mary Carole, moved into their dream home on the Lake Michigan shoreline about a week ago.They owned the property next to North Beach Park in Ferrysburg for...

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Military Bases Move to Phase Two of Florence Repairs

NC, United States

WILMINGTON, N.C. -- Military personnel from our coastal bases are looking for contractors to help with phase two of Hurricane Florence recovery.Colonel Todd Ferry with Marine Corps Installations...

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B.C. eyes LNG ship refuelling facility at Port of Vancouver

Canada

VANCOUVER — The Port of Vancouver is expected to become home to the first LNG ship-refuelling facility on North America’s West Coast. The B.C. government, the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority...

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Louisiana's coast needs solutions, not shakedowns

LA, United States

On Monday, President Donald Trump’s administration has proposed opening up nearly all of America’s offshore waters to oil and gas drilling. The industry says it is mainly interested in the the...

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Army Corps OK With Sandwich 'Borrowing' Sand From Scusset Beach

MA, United States

After a wait of several years, the town has received permission from the US Army Corps of Engineers to “borrow” much-needed sand from Scusset Beach.The news, which came from the Army Corps late...

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Marina, Beach Access To Be Limited As Dredging Project Begins

CT, United States

Fairfield residents will have limited access to the South Benson Marina and Jennings Beach in the coming weeks and months. Via the Town of Fairfield: FAIRFIELD, CT — The town is pleased...

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'Sand wars': the battle to replenish Florida’s beaches amid climate crisis

FL, United States

Surfside’s postcard beach is experiencing a disappearing act amid hurricanes. rising sea levels – and a worldwide sand shortagehe sun is out, as usual, in the town of Surfside. Less than 10 miles...

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Ocean City’s dredging success makes lobbying look worthwhile

NJ, United States

Ocean City has solved one of the major problems facing shore communities — how to keep waterways usable for boating residents and visitors.The work isn’t cheap. The city and its property...

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City Council approves White Rock Lake dredging study

TX, United States

Good news for the White Rock Lake community, bad news for silt.The Dallas City Council approved the White Rock Lake dredging feasibility study in a meeting Wednesday.The proposal pulled $99,300 from...

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How Dredging 550,000 Cubic Yards of Ocean Sand Will Change Flagler Beach’s Dunes

FL, United States

The U.S. Corps of Engineers briefed the public about its dunes-reconstruction project set to begin next spring in Flagler Beach, at a public hearing in Bunnell earlier this week. From left,...

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Dredging underway at Hampton Harbor

NH, United States

HAMPTON, N.H. — Long-awaited emergency dredging operations have begun in Hampton Harbor to remove silt that has built up. Fishermen and pleasure boaters said they have been running aground at...

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Corps Studying Multiple-Port Dredging Concept

United States

If funded, plan's focus expected to be on lower Mississippi RiverThe Army Corps of Engineers is exploring the idea of a new type of contract package to deepen channels at multiple ports in the same...

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Silt clogs Waimea River

HI, United States

LIHUE — Sediment buildup is obstructing the flow of the Waimea River, causing silt to accumulate in the county’s drainage system and increasing the likelihood of a flood that could endanger...

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JV aims to build and operate U.S. offshore wind support vessels

United States

Bernhard Schulte Offshore GmbH (BSO) and MidOcean Wind LLC (MOW) have entered into a joint venture to build and operate support vessels for the U.S. offshore wind industry as well as to explore...