Project Updates & Industry Developments
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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...

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Full Utilization of HMTF Passes in U.S. House of Representatives by Super Majority Vote

DC, United States

This evening the U.S. House of Representatives passed by a recorded vote the Full Utilization of the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund (HMTF), H.R. 2440. The vote was 296 in favor and 109 opposed. The...

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Commission hears sand concerns, works on budgets

WA, United States

Wahkiakum County commissioners revisited concerns about placement of dredged sand inside Puget Island dikes and handled other business on Tuesday. East Sunny Sands Road resident Bob Getchell...

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The White Rock Lake Dredging Feasibility Study Is Official

TX, United States

Be gone, silt. The City Council approved paying for it today.Good news today for fans of White Rock Lake: the city will pay for a feasibility study on dredging its silt-filled asset.City Council swept...

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Cuomo: $49 million for 20 Lake Ontario REDI projects in Niagara & Orleans counties

NY, United States

Community-identified projects selected after expert evaluation, reviewTotal $300 million appropriated for shoreline communities includes $15 million for regional dredging, $30 million for private...

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Tuckerton Seeks NJ Dredging Aid

NJ, United States

The Tuckerton Borough Council approved a resolution to have Borough Engineer Frank Little apply to the New Jersey Environmental Infrastructure Trust for funds to dredge Tuckerton’s waterways. The...

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City to file riverfront redevelopment application with DNR

IN, United States

Columbus is filing its application with the Indiana Department of Natural Resources for a proposed $8.6 million riverfront redevelopment.The 300+ page application, which is to be filed by end of...

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Workshop explains Flagler dune restoration project

FL, United States

A workshop and public hearing on the next step in Flagler County’s dune restoration project attracted abouty 70 residents to the Government Services Building in Bunnell.BUNNELL — Defining the...

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B.C. government supports proposal for LNG ship-refuelling facility

Canada

To help address the increased need for LNG in the maritime sector, the B.C. government is joining the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority and FortisBC to establish the first ship-to-ship (STS) LNG...

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Florida: Perdido Key beach access plan clears critical hurdle, cost and timeline still unknown

FL, United States

A controversial new beach access point on Perdido Key will start moving through the county's development review process, but it remains unclear how much the new access point will cost or when it...

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ENTERPRISE EDITORIAL: Sand dunes seem to be least-bad option for protecting coast

TX, United States

To its credit, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is open about some of the problems that accompany plans to fortify the upper Texas Gulf Coast with new sand dunes. But with no silver bullet out...

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BOEM Gives Approval for First Wind Farm in Federal Waters

VA, United States

Public utility Dominion Energy has secured final approval from the federal Bureau of Ocean and Energy Management (BOEM) to move forward with a two-turbine offshore wind demonstration project off...

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Read the Environmental Protection Agency’s five-year plan to restore the Great Lakes

DC, United States

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Months after President Donald Trump reversed course on plans to eviscerate the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday released a...