Project Updates & Industry Developments
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Our View: Lake Havasu City should take lead on idled channel dredging plan

AZ, United States

The Bridgewater Channel gets as much traffic as some other Lake Havasu City thoroughfares, but it gets far less maintenance. That’s because, thanks to a lot of overlapping jurisdictions, it’s...

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Offshore leaseholders welcome Vineyard study

United States

BOEM's supplement to the environmental impact statement for 800MW wind farm described as both positive and negative The five New England offshore wind leaseholders in the US – Equinor, Mayflower...

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City of Duluth, US Army Corps of Engineers to hold public meeting on Park Point beach project

MN, United States

In partnership with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the city of Duluth will host a virtual public information meeting at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday on the proposed Park Point beach nourishment...

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AMH offsets container-on-barge service carbon emissions

FL, United States

SEACOR Holdings Inc. (NYSE: CKH) subsidiary SCF Marine reports that its container-on-barge service, operated by SEACOR AMH, is participating in a 12-month accredited U.S.-based carbon offset program...

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Southern Shores votes to pursue beach nourishment project; “No Left Turn” weekends set

NC, United States

After many months of discussion, the Southern Shores Town Council unanimously decided to pursue a beach nourishment project at their meeting on June 16.This will be the first time the town engages...

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Life after the storm

NJ, United States

How living shorelines can restore communities damaged by severe weather eventsSince Superstorm Sandy devastated communities all over the state, storm resilience and shoreline restoration have become...

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‘Living Shoreline’ Projects Protect Vulnerable Coast

RI, United States

By TIM FAULKNER/ecoRI News staffEAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. — There is no foolproof approach to stopping coastal erosion, but an experimental “living shoreline” is being tested at a local beach in an...

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Park Service OKs Oregon Inlet Dredge Plan

OR, United States

The National Park Service has approved a plan to issue a special use permit to Dare County to use a privately owned hopper dredge to perform maintenance dredging within Oregon Inlet.In compliance...

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After delays, N.J. beach replenishment project to get underway

NJ, United States

A $32.5 million beach replenishment and dune building project in Cape May County that was scheduled to begin earlier this year will soon get underway, officials said.According to a notice posted on...

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Dredging project in shallow waters of Gulf Shores falling off the pace, residents say

AL, United States

GULF SHORES, Ala. (WALA) - It's hard to miss out in the unusually shallow waters of Little Lagoon Pass; a big black and yellow barge, that some residents are worried will overstay its welcome.Though...

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Marsh Lake project completed

MN, United States

It has taken some time, but the Marsh Lake Ecosystem Restoration Project has reached its completion. Last Thurs­day, on what proved to be a very windy day at Marsh Lake, long-time DNR employee Walt...

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Ditch committee votes to proceed with dredging

MN, United States

The work is contingent upon the city removing more trees and approval of Pipestone County CommissionersPipestone County’s Ditch Committee voted on Monday, June 8 to dredge the county ditch from the...

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Dredging starts for new Soo Lock construction

MI, United States

Questions remain if Buy America policy, U.S. defense department rules will allow Canadian firms to fully participate in US$922.4-million projectOne of the biggest construction projects in the Twin...

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Opponents to drop Lafayette tax districts lawsuit, councils soften on Vermilion dredging

LA, United States

The group suing the city of Lafayette over five new sales tax districts set to go into effect July 1 is dropping its suit, one of the plaintiffs has announced.“We cannot afford to compete with the...

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Offshore Wind Turbines Are Popping Up On The East Coast. Could They Help The Great Lakes?

IL, United States

Human beings have been turning the power of the wind into energy for over a thousand years. Across about 100 countries, wind is harnessed — often with the familiar, sometimes elegant technology...