Project Updates & Industry Developments
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COVID-19: FMC to investigate how cruise industry can resume operations

United States

Federal Maritime Commissioner Louis E. Sola will lead a fact finding investigation and work with key industry stakeholders to identify commercial measures passenger cruise lines can adopt to...

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Sand All Placed in Bogue Banks Project

NC, United States

Drone footage taken April 27 in Emerald isle shows renourishment work for the $28.2 million phase 2 project to repair Hurricane Florence’s damage to the beach in 2018. Planting sea oats on...

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Crews wrap up Pelletier Creek dredging

NC, United States

MOREHEAD CITY — Crews last week finished dredging the Pelletier Creek harbor, a project more than a year in the making.The actual dredging work began April 21 and was complete Tuesday,...

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Sempra delays Port Arthur LNG FID to 2021

CA, United States

San Diego-based energy company and LNG operator Sempra Energy has pushed back its decision on the Port Arthur LNG project. To remind, in March this year, Sempra Energy tagged the contractor Bechtel...

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WaterLog Update (5/5): Senate's WRDA2020 Discussion Draft

United States

Author: Dan GinolfiImportant WRDA 2020 ProvisionsThe Senate Environment and Public Works Committee has scheduled a markup of the Water Resources Development Act for this Wednesday at 10 am [Click...

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Army Corps of Engineers still looking for places to dump dredged material in Winona area

MN, United States

While the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has yet to make definitive plans for the placement of dredged material pulled from Pools 5 and 6 near Winona, it is studying potential land — with a...

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Contractor completes $28.2M nourishment project, moves to dune planting

NC, United States

EMERALD ISLE — After more than a year of planning and nearly three months of work, the dredging-and-sand-spreading portion of the $28.2 million Bogue Banks beach nourishment project that...

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Third year of dredging begins on Fountain Lake

MN, United States

After a break for the winter, dredging on Fountain Lake’s Edgewater Bay started again last week. Shell Rock River Watershed District Administrator Andy Henschel said roughly 20,000 cubic yards of...

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Letter: Makes sense to dredge sandbar at same time as pond

RI, United States

I write with optimism and concern for the proposed dredging of the Winnapaug Pond in Westerly on behalf of a number of local taxpayers.We applaud the pond project, as it is decades overdue.On...

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USNS Comfort departs NYC

NY, United States

The hospital ship USNS Comfort departs New York Harbor after treating patients in New York and New Jersey. The ship and its embarked medical task force remain prepared for future tasking. The...

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Seabed surveys to start at Atlantic Shores offshore wind site

NJ, United States

Fugro’s vessels Brasilis and Enterprise are set to mobilise for geophysical surveys at New Jersey’s Atlantic Shores offshore wind site on 1 May.The vessels will carry out surveys within the Atlantic...

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Dredging equipment removed along Crystal Coast

NC, United States

MOREHEAD CITY, Carteret County — The beach is looking much different now on parts of Carteret County's beachfront.Workers say they spent Thursday removing the dredging equipment along the...

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Update on levee rehabilitation in the Kansas City District

MO, United States

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Kansas City District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers would like to update our partners and the public on progress made in our levee rehabilitation program. There...

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Consultant To Oversee County Dredge Program

MA, United States

After a season of dredging disrupted repeatedly by high winds and the outbreak of the coronavirus, Barnstable County is using a contracted engineering firm to develop a five-year business plan for...

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Dredging operations starting at Cobourg Harbour

Canada

Essential dredging operations should be done by May 31, says townCOBOURG — Dredging operations are starting at the harbour, staff are advising residents.“Dredging operations are completed...