Project Updates & Industry Developments
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Oriental Begins Living Shoreline Project

NC, United States

Construction has begun on a living shoreline at Whittaker Pointe peninsula in Oriental.More than 15 acres of the peninsula’s shoreline that defends nearly 300 structures against the waves and surge...

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Phase Two of San-Cap Road Project Finished

FL, United States

Last week, the second phase of the emergency shore protection project on Sanibel-Captiva Road near Blind Pass wrapped up, with the installation of a new guardrail and other features set for this...

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UN Agencies Call for Action on Crew Change

The heads of the maritime, labor and aviation organizations of the United Nations have issued a plea for urgent action on crew changes and for keyworker designation so that sea and air workers can be...

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Callan Marine’s General Pershing Begins Work on Bolivar Ferry Terminal

TX, United States

Callan Marine is proud to serve as the prime contractor to the Texas Department of Transportation for a maintenance dredging project located at the Bolivar Ferry Terminal. The project consists of the...

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Tekmar Reveals Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind Project Roles

VA, United States

Tekmar Group has revealed the involvement of its operating companies in the 12 MW Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) project in the U.S.Tekmar Energy supplied Seaway 7 with TekLink cable protection...

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Dunedin Boat Ramp Closed For Dredging

FL, United States

The Dunedin Marina boat ramp and day docks are now closed. The City of Dunedin will begin dredging the marina on Monday, June 1st, with staging in the parking lot areas possibly starting a week prior....

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Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority of Louisiana FY 2021 Coastal Annual Plan

LA, United States

“Moments ago the Louisiana Legislature approved the FY 2021 Coastal Annual Plan, which includes a record $1B for coastal restoration and hurricane protection projects. The Annual Plan development and...

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Roots of Shoreline Repair: In E. Providence, Trying a Soft Approach to Erosion Control

RI, United States

Rhode Island’s inaugural “living shoreline” project passed its first test before it was even finished.Built over the last three weeks on a stretch of beach below Rose Larisa Memorial Park that opens...

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Lorain Breakwater Repairs Underway

OH, United States

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, began repairs to the Lorain breakwater in Lake Erie on May 12.The contractor, Great Lakes Dock and Materials LLC, from Muskegon, Michigan, will...

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Connecticut Utilities Move Forward with Park City Wind PPAs

CT, United States

Connecticut’s utilities Eversource Energy and United Illuminating have filed with the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA) executed power purchase agreements for the 804 MW Park City Wind...

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Free Dredging Will Help Sturgeon Point Marina Open

NY, United States

Memorial Day weekend is usually a big one for boating, but the slips are empty and the boat launch is closed at Sturgeon Point Marina on Lake Erie.A large sandbar blocking the channel from the marina...

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Lido Beach Building on Target

FL, United States

One area project that has not been slowed or stalled by coronavirus, is the plan to rebuild Lido Beach.The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has not waivered from its anticipated commencement in...

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Manson Construction's CSD Robert M. White Working in Mobile, Al

AL, United States

Manson Construction's Cutter Suction Dredge Robert M. White in Mobile Harbor, Alabama this week performing critical infrastructure maintenance dredging during COVID-19 and National Maritime Day...

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Removal of Brecksville Dam Begins in Cuyahoga Valley

OH, United States

A project years in the making to allow the Cuyahoga River to flow freely through Cuyahoga Valley National Park moved one step closer to reality Thursday.Crews worked on the first step in removing the...

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Dane County Starts Years-long Dredging of Yahara River to Improve Flow, Reduce Flood Risk

WI, United States

Dane County this summer is kicking off an expansive four-year effort to dredge the Yahara River and reduce future risks of flooding like the county experienced two years ago — potentially...