Project Updates & Industry Developments
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‘Champion’ Richard Shelby secures potential funding to complete Mobile Harbor improvements

AL, United States

The U.S. Senate on Thursday gave final passage to a domestic appropriations package that will fund the government through the end of Fiscal Year 2020, with Senator Richard Shelby (R-AL) once again...

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WaterLog Update (12/20): The Corps Funding Bill Sent To The White House

DC, United States

WaterLog Update (12/20): Corps Funding Bill Sent to White House

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Gone with the wind? Will internecine wrangles wreck US offshore windfarm plans?

United States

For its adherents, the benefits of offshore wind are self-evident: abundant, clean, emission-free power. But for supporters of a new development off the Eastern Seaboard - billed as the first...

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Auditor finds wrongdoing in Manteo dredge project

NC, United States

A long-awaited report from the Office of the State Auditor released Tuesday found that former Manteo Mayor Lee Tugwell, former Manteo Commissioner Hannon Fry and current Manteo Finance Officer...

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Contaminants put dredging on hold

NJ, United States

Bass River delay costing contractor thousands a day BEVERLY – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has changed course and is now saying sediment scheduled to be dredged from the Bass River cannot...

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Recap: Surf City's fight with FEMA, state regulations to repair sand dunes

NC, United States

SURF CITY — Since Hurricane Florence washed away much of Topsail Island’s beach dunes — the first line of defense for the island’s homes and infrastructure — the town of Surf City...

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Ocean wind turbines on the horizon

OR, United States

Oregon’s coast is drawing the attention of ocean wind turbine installation planning for production of clean energy by the US Bureau of Ocean Energy (BOEM).Let’s take a look at a planned Coos Bay...

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Chevron Approves $5.7B Deepwater Gulf Of Mexico Oil Project

LA, United States

Chevron said on Thursday it had approved the development of a deepwater high-pressure oil project in the Gulf of Mexico, which will require US$5.7 billion investment for the initial development, in...

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Miami beach saved by dumping 300,000 tons of sand

FL, United States

How Florida‘s coast is being saved with huge dumps of sand: Before and after pics show $11.5million project to move 300,000 tons to save coastal resortsAn area of arguably America‘s most iconic...

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FEMA approves $18 million for beach repairs at Topsail Beach

NC, United States

TOPSAIL BEACH — The southernmost town of Topsail Island has received more than $18.8 million from federal and state funds to restore its beach from damages inflicted by Hurricane...

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One step ahead of the muck: Vital dredging keeps river ports alive

WA, United States

ILWACO — The list reads like a local garage sale: bikes, tires, power tools, and lots of miscellaneous fishing equipment, from old rods to lead weights.Instead it’s the list of items...

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Rehoboth and Dewey Beach Replenishment Sand Not Lost

DE, United States

REHOBOTH BEACH/DEWEY BEACH, Del. - 409,000 cubic yards of sand was pumped onto Rehoboth and Dewey beaches this fall, but some worry it washed away during recent storms. The U.S. Army Corps of...

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HSDRRS levee lift Draft General Re-evaluation Reports available for review

LA, United States

NEW ORLEANS – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released its Draft General Re-evaluation Reports for the Lake Pontchartrain and Vicinity (LPV) and West Bank and Vicinity (WBV), which comprise the...

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Waterlog Update (12-18): Corps Appropriations

United States

WaterLog Dec 17 Appropriations

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Energy Transfer, Shell issue tender package for Lake Charles LNG project

LA, United States

Energy Transfer and energy giant Shell have issued a commercial tender package to EPC contractors for final commercial bids on the proposed Lake Charles LNG liquefaction project.The project, if...