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Beach nourishment still underway in Atlantic Beach; Marinex Construction on the job

Beach nourishment still underway in Atlantic Beach; Marinex Construction on the job

NC, United States

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ (ACE) project to dredge channels at the N.C. Port in Morehead City and place the dredged sand on the strand in Atlantic Beach is still underway. Atlantic Beach Town Manager John O’Daniel said this week the nourishment project is expected to continue until May 20. Marinex Construction Inc., a… Read More

Massive Hydraulic Salvage Grabber has arrived in Baltimore for bridge debris—impressive picture

Massive Hydraulic Salvage Grabber has arrived in Baltimore for bridge debris—impressive picture

MD, United States

Baltimore District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Massive Hydraulic Salvage Grabber arrived this weekend from Galveston Texas and now lay-berthing at one of Trade Point Atlantic’s piers in Sparrows Point. This Grabber will connect to Donjon Marine Co., Inc.’s Chesapeake 1000T Crane and assist with clearance efforts on several sections of the collapsed FSK bridge. DCA’s William… Read More

Neptune Americas & Marine introduces E-Gator 45

Neptune Americas & Marine introduces E-Gator 45

TX, United States

Introducing the E-Gator 45: A Testimony of Neptune’s Commitment to Environmental Conservation and Superior Performance! Meet Neptune’s E-Gator 45, the epitome of sustainable dredging technology. Crafted with meticulous attention to detail, this Electric Dredge stands as a beacon of our unwavering dedication to preserving the environment while delivering unmatched performance. Designed to operate with zero… Read More

Baltimore bridge collapse highlights outdated safety standards, BUT, data shows bridges getter safer. See two analyses

Baltimore bridge collapse highlights outdated safety standards, BUT, data shows bridges getter safer. See two analyses

MD, United States

For article about new data on American bridges being safer, please scroll to the end U.S. standards for keeping bridges from collapsing when hit by ships hail from a different era. They rely on half-century-old West German experiments on model ships for a key mathematical formula. Their minimum specifications cite the danger of empty 195-foot… Read More


Company & People News | Dredge Mining

Blog: APM Terminals – a committed partner to governments and communities – by Jon Goldner, Chief Executive Asia and Middle East

World ,

Our office in Singapore is right at the junction of global trade. Every year, about 140,000 vessels call the port heading from Asia to all parts of the world. And of course, we have Tanjung Pelepas located right across the border in Malaysia. I cannot help but think that the upcoming years will be some… Read More

Jerry Newton Named Venture Boat Group President

IL, United States

Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC) today named Jerry Newton president of its Venture Boat Group division effective immediately. Newton will be responsible for the overall business performance, strategic growth and operational execution of the Venture Boat Group portfolio including brands Bayliner, Heyday, Quicksilver, and Uttern in North America, Europe, and Australia. Newton brings nearly 30 years of… Read More

Greensea IQ and VideoRay Announce Transformative Five-Year, Multi-Million Dollar Partnership to Advance ROV User Experience

PA, United States

Richmond, VT and Pottstown, PA – April 18, 2024 – Greensea IQ, a pioneer in marine technology development, and VideoRay, a global leader in underwater robotics, have announced the extension of their strategic partnership. The renewed five-year, multi-million dollar agreement underscores both companies’ dedication to improving the performance and dependability of their products, as well as… Read More

Maersk Market Update Latin America April 2024

World ,

As part of our commitment to provide you with the most up-to-date and relevant information on the logistics industry, we share our Market Update on the Latin American market. You will find information and interesting data on the update of the state of the ports, the most important transport routes and relevant news. We hope… Read More


Events & Conferences

Community Conversations for the 2029 Coastal Master Plan

LA, United States

BATON ROUGE, LA — The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) is partnering with Restore the Mississippi River Delta to bring you a series of “Community Conversations” as we begin to develop the 2029 Coastal Master Plan. The Abbeville meeting previously set to take place on Thursday, April 11th, has been rescheduled to Thursday,… Read More

Community Conversations for the 2029 Coastal Master Plan

LA, United States

The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) is partnering with Restore the Mississippi River Delta to bring you a series of “Community Conversations” as we begin develop the 2029 Coastal Master Plan. We are coming to you early in the process to ask questions, share concerns, and hear what is most important to your… Read More

WEDA Dredging Summit & Expo ’24

FL, United States

Mon Jun 24, 2024 8:00 AM – Thu Jun 27, 2024 5:00 PM PDT JW Marriott Tampa, 33602 For Exhibitor Registrations – click here Visit the Dredging Summit & Expo website – click here Registrations Include: Access to all technical sessions & panels Access to our Expo featuring 116 exhibitors Ice Breaker / Welcome Reception on Monday evening Breakfast on Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday Extended AM & PM… Read More

Shifting Sands: Is Beach Nourishment the Best Option to Protect Oceanfront

NY, United States

Description: The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently completed an $11 million project that widened the beach to protect Montauk properties from rising oceans. Dredging and dumping sand on beaches is expensive, and it’s only a temporary measure — but it remains the preferred strategy, despite the costs. This Express Sessions event will discuss beach… Read More


Maritime hires and promotions

Jerry Newton Named Venture Boat Group President

IL, United States

Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC) today named Jerry Newton president of its Venture Boat Group division effective immediately. Newton will be responsible for the overall business performance, strategic growth and operational execution of the Venture Boat Group portfolio including brands Bayliner, Heyday, Quicksilver, and Uttern in North America, Europe, and Australia. Newton brings nearly 30 years of… Read More

Marine Corps plans to give some officers temporary promotions

United States

The Marine Corps is seeking the authority to promote some officers to the rank of lieutenant colonel and colonel temporarily, in a bid to fill jobs with a shortage of leaders. These officers would receive the pay and wear the rank insignia commensurate with the higher grades while they occupy particular billets, according to a March 29… Read More

Americraft Marine Appoints Peter Fetten as Chairman

NY, United States

NEW YORK, April 8, 2024 /PRNewswire/ — Americraft Marine, one of the maritime subsidiaries of Libra Group that owns and operates a Jones Act ship building facility in Palatka, Florida, has announced the appointment of Peter Fetten as Chairman of Americraft. A seasoned leader with four decades in the marine engineering and shipbuilding sectors, Fetten will help shape the strategic direction… Read More

Jeffrey Delli Paoli named chief operating officer of Axis Global Logistics

NJ, United States

Axis Global Logistics on Tuesday named Jeffrey Delli Paoli as chief operating officer of the Piscataway-based firm. Effective immediately, Delli Paoli will lead operations at the 25-year-old global third-party logistics company. With over 40 years of experience in the logistics industry, Paoli brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the Axis team. “We are thrilled… Read More


Offshore Wind Power News

Offshore wind projects have been dogged by inflation and culture wars. Now they’re making a comeback

World ,

After a disastrous year marked by high costs, accusations of environmental harm and project cancellations in 2023, there’s a sense the US offshore wind industry is on a rebound. There are now two dozen turbines spinning off the East Coast – a number set to more than double by the end of the year. New projects are being announced, and perhaps… Read More

US sets out cost benefits of offshore wind grid ahead of rule changes

United States

A new federal report proposes the buildout of interregional offshore wind transmission but looming rule changes must minimise development risks to drive the plan forward. As offshore wind developers deploy the first large arrays along the U.S. East Coast, plans are in motion to create an offshore grid network. The first large offshore wind farms,… Read More

3 offshore wind projects nixed in New York

NY, United States

This story was updated at 6 p.m. EDT. New York canceled power contracts for three offshore wind projects Friday, citing a turbine maker’s plans to scrap its biggest machines. The news is a heavy blow to the U.S. offshore wind industry and a major setback for the climate ambitions of New York — and President… Read More

Clearway begins construction on Dan’s Mountain wind project in Maryland

MD, United States

Clearway Energy Group (Clearway) has announced today it closed $174 million in construction financing and has begun construction on Dan’s Mountain, a 55 MW wind farm in Allegany County, Maryland, USA. Dan’s Mountain is the first new onshore wind farm to be constructed in Maryland in nearly ten years. The Dan’s Mountain project is fully… Read More


Port News

Port of Los Angeles Finishes First Quarter Up 30% Over Previous Year

CA, United States

The Port of Los Angeles handled 743,417 container units in March, a 19% increase over the previous year. It was the eighth consecutive month of year-over-year growth at the nation’s busiest port. For the first quarter ending March 31, local dockworkers moved 2,380,503 Twenty-Foot Equivalent Units (TEUs) across Los Angeles marine terminals––nearly 30% more than… Read More

Baltimore Bridge Collapse Tests U.S. Supply Chains

MD, United States

The accident that closed the Port of Baltimore initially raised concerns that supply chains would take another hit just as global shipping adjusted to disruptions from Houthi attacks on vessels in the Red Sea. But supply chains have been resilient thus far, and U.S. efforts to fortify them are accelerating. Have there been global economic repercussions from… Read More

Port of Los Angeles cargo volumes rise 19% YoY in March

CA, United States

Cargo volumes at the Port of Los Angeles rose 19% year over year to 743,417 total TEUs in March, the eighth consecutive month of YoY growth. “Moving into April and the second quarter, I expect robust cargo flow to continue here,” Port of Los Angeles Executive Director Gene Seroka said in a media briefing on Wednesday. “A… Read More

Maersk Publishes Updates On Baltimore Blockage

MD, United States

MAERSK Line has begun publishing advisories to customers about the Baltimore bridge situation on its website, including confirmation that the owners of containership Dali have declared General Average. “General Average is a long established procedure in the maritime industry and is included in our Terms and Conditions of carriage,” Maersk said. “The owners of the vessel have… Read More


Project Updates & Industry Developments

Surf City completes emergency beach renourishment project

NC, United States

An emergency beach renourishment project involving more than 5,000 cubic yards of sand has been completed. Beach access 19 and 24 have reopened, according to the Town of Surf City. The project addresses erosion from back in February when several big storms and high tides hit the town. The work was finished well ahead of… Read More

Ponte Vedra Beach Restoration Project begins

FL, United States

At the start of any new project, local dignitaries often gather to “break ground,” symbolizing the forthcoming construction. But on Friday, April 12, county and state officials poured sand onto the beach, signifying the beginning of a major coastal restoration project. For the $38.6 million Ponte Vedra Beach Restoration Project, 2 million cubic yards of… Read More

U.S. Increases Grant Availability to $316M to Modernize Ferry Services

United States

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced today the availability of $316 million to support and modernize passenger ferry service in communities across the country. With additional money from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, the 2024 initiative will increase by more than 40 percent federal support for ferry service improvements. “I have seen… Read More

St. Joseph River dredging permit still not approved

MI, United States

Berrien County leaders are still waiting on a permit to dredge the St. Joseph River this year. Berrien County Community Development Director Dan Fette has been working with the city of St. Joseph, St. Joseph Township, and the city of Benton Harbor to collect funding for the permit application to the Michigan Department of Environment,… Read More


Sand & Gravel News

Company behind controversial gravel mine pledges to curtail impacts, replace water

WY, United States

The much-maligned company exploring a potential gravel mining operation at the base of Casper Mountain is moving forward with its highly controversial plans that nearby residents and recreationalists say would spoil the area, while offering a long list of commitments in hopes to assuage public concerns. Prism Logistics LLC will consider drilling deep water wells… Read More

Mississippi River Lime Rebrands to MIC & Launches New Global Identity for Futrue of Co. & UK Subsidary

World ,

Mississippi Lime Company has launched a new global brand platform and will begin operating under the name MLC. The transformation of the company’s identity reflects MLC’s progress as an international lime solutions partner with an unwavering commitment to safety, sustainability and service. “MLC has been a trusted partner in lime for over a century. Our… Read More

Sand Aggregate Emerging Trends May Make Driving Growth Volatile| Martin Marietta Materials, CRH

World ,

The latest study released on the Global Sand Aggregate Market by HTF MI evaluates market size, trend, and forecast to 2030. The Sand Aggregate market study covers significant research data and proofs to be a handy resource document for managers, analysts, industry experts and other key people to have ready-to-access and self-analyzed study to help… Read More

Sublime Systems Lands $87 Million Funding from DOE for Low-Carbon Cement

United States

Sublime Systems, a startup pioneering a revolutionary method of producing fossil-fuel-free cement, has been chosen by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Clean Energy Demonstrations (OCED) to start negotiations for up to $87 million in funding under the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law and Inflation Reduction Act. The funding, part of the Industrial Demonstrations Program, aims… Read More


Shipbuilding | Marine Products | Technology

Arcadis to provide innovative curbside management solutions to the US Cities of West Hollywood and Kirkland with CurbIQ

United States

Arcadis (EURONEXT: ARCAD) today announced that it will provide curbside management solutions for the City of West Hollywood, California and the City of Kirkland, Washington. Leveraging CurbIQ, a technology-driven product developed by parking and curbside management experts at Arcadis, the team will help optimize parking, reduce congestion, and enhance mobility within these cities. Similarly for the… Read More

Wärtsilä engines again the choice for major Texas utility power plant project

TX, United States

Technology group Wärtsilä has again been awarded a major contract by the Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA), a river authority based in Austin, Texas, that provides wholesale power to the Texas power grid. Following an order by LCRA for ten Wärtsilä engines generating an output of approximately 190 MW in 2022, the new order for… Read More

Massive Hydraulic Salvage Grabber has arrived in Baltimore for bridge debris—impressive picture

MD, United States

Baltimore District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Massive Hydraulic Salvage Grabber arrived this weekend from Galveston Texas and now lay-berthing at one of Trade Point Atlantic’s piers in Sparrows Point. This Grabber will connect to Donjon Marine Co., Inc.’s Chesapeake 1000T Crane and assist with clearance efforts on several sections of the collapsed FSK bridge. DCA’s William… Read More

Neptune Americas & Marine introduces E-Gator 45

TX, United States

Introducing the E-Gator 45: A Testimony of Neptune’s Commitment to Environmental Conservation and Superior Performance! Meet Neptune’s E-Gator 45, the epitome of sustainable dredging technology. Crafted with meticulous attention to detail, this Electric Dredge stands as a beacon of our unwavering dedication to preserving the environment while delivering unmatched performance. Designed to operate with zero… Read More


Upcoming Projects | Contracts | Tenders

Akima Subsidiary Books $499M USACE Design-Build Construction Services Contract

MD, United States

An Akima subsidiary has secured a five-year, $499 million contract to provide design-build construction services to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Baltimore District. Jade Creek Construction will perform design-build and design-bid-build renovations and new construction projects and conduct repairs, modifications and alterations of existing buildings within the USACE Baltimore District’s areas of responsibility, Akima said. “The U.S. Army… Read More

Part of Pass-A-Grille beach to be replenished

FL, United States

A plan for a portion of Pass-a-Grille Beach renourishment, called a Beneficial Dredge Material Project, will utilize sand from the Grand Canal Channel to improve the beach from Fourth to Ninth avenues. Meanwhile, Assistant City Attorney Matthew McConnell told St. Pete Beach commissioners the city is closer than ever before to potentially securing the perpetual… Read More

Beach nourishment still underway in Atlantic Beach; Marinex Construction on the job

NC, United States

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ (ACE) project to dredge channels at the N.C. Port in Morehead City and place the dredged sand on the strand in Atlantic Beach is still underway. Atlantic Beach Town Manager John O’Daniel said this week the nourishment project is expected to continue until May 20. Marinex Construction Inc., a… Read More

ERDC’s Ship/Tow Simulator used to assist the Francis Scott Key Bridge Response

MD, United States

Francis Scott Key Bridge Response Unified Command is utilizing simulation resources from the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center’s (ERDC) Coastal and Hydraulics Laboratory (CHL) to test shipping runs around the Key Bridge accident site. Baltimore’s Francis Scott Key Bridge collapsed March 26, 2024, when a container ship struck a supporting pier which destroyed… Read More


USACE

Akima Subsidiary Books $499M USACE Design-Build Construction Services Contract

MD, United States

An Akima subsidiary has secured a five-year, $499 million contract to provide design-build construction services to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Baltimore District. Jade Creek Construction will perform design-build and design-bid-build renovations and new construction projects and conduct repairs, modifications and alterations of existing buildings within the USACE Baltimore District’s areas of responsibility, Akima said. “The U.S. Army… Read More

Beach nourishment still underway in Atlantic Beach; Marinex Construction on the job

NC, United States

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ (ACE) project to dredge channels at the N.C. Port in Morehead City and place the dredged sand on the strand in Atlantic Beach is still underway. Atlantic Beach Town Manager John O’Daniel said this week the nourishment project is expected to continue until May 20. Marinex Construction Inc., a… Read More

ERDC’s Ship/Tow Simulator used to assist the Francis Scott Key Bridge Response

MD, United States

Francis Scott Key Bridge Response Unified Command is utilizing simulation resources from the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center’s (ERDC) Coastal and Hydraulics Laboratory (CHL) to test shipping runs around the Key Bridge accident site. Baltimore’s Francis Scott Key Bridge collapsed March 26, 2024, when a container ship struck a supporting pier which destroyed… Read More

Atlantic Ocean Channel Phase II Groundbreaking Ceremony

VA, United States

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Norfolk District, Port of Virginia and the City of Virginia Beach will host a groundbreaking ceremony for the commencement of the Atlantic Ocean Channel Phase II on Thursday, April 25, 2024, from 10:00 am to 11:00 am. The ceremony will celebrate the commencement of construction for the final Norfolk… Read More


Videos | C-Suite Interviews

Offshore Maritime Labor—GO Marine Services’ Jody Broussard ​on How Outsourcing Can Mitigate Risk

NY, United States

GO Marine Services Managing Director Jody Broussard talks with recruiter Heather Mequet about how using a third-party contractor recruitment firm for supplemental  staffing and direct hire placement can help mitigate maritime risks. Jody Broussard stands out as a visionary leader in the realms of operational management, strategic planning, and human resources, bringing over twenty years… Read More

DREDGEWIRE EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW with Chris Gunsten, Senior VP of Project Services & Fleet Engineering, Great Lakes Dredge & Dock

World , United States

GLDD recently launched the Cape Hatteras and the Cape Canaveral Damen 3013 Multicats, that were built at Conrad shipyard. DredgeWire sat down with Chris Gunsten, Senior VP of Project Services & Fleet Engineering to discuss their new Damen 3013 Multicats. DW: Why did GLDD not build their own Multicats? CG: Over many years GLDD has… Read More

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