Project Updates & Industry Developments
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STATE OF THE BEACH: Investment, nourishment result in healthy strand

NC, United States

PINE KNOLL SHORES — Bogue Banks’ economically crucial beaches are in good shape, thanks to millions of dollars spent on ongoing beach nourishment efforts, according to a report presented...

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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to conduct 5-year inspection at Tuttle Creek Lake

KS, United States

MANHATTAN, Kan. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District announced an upcoming periodic inspection at Tuttle Creek Lake, to include dewatering of the stilling basin below the dam....

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Indiana Harbor dredging begins

IN, United States

Dredging began at Indiana Harbor yesterday and will continue through the fall of 2020, a continuation of the dredging that stopped in 2019 for the winter season.The contractors, a joint venture with...

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Letter to the Publisher regarding: Waymond L. Boyd Dredge Pipeline Explosion in Corpus Christi Channel.

TX, United States

“With respect to the August 21, 2020 incident, although certain news articles and other sources of information have reported that the Dredge Waymon L. Boyd struck a pipeline resulting in an...

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Stratford Shoreline Protection Project Gets National Recognition

CT, United States

An erosion control project led by two universities and a climate adaptation group has won a “Restored Shore” award from a coastal protection organization.The project — called the Stratford...

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Petaluma's D Street Bridge Closing For River Dredging

CA, United States

The city's historic bridge will close through mid October for a river dredging project that is expected to bring more tourism to the city. PETALUMA, CA — Petaluma's historic D Street Bridge...

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Cameron LNG facility still offline, Sabine Pass exports resume

LA, United States

The Sabine Pass and Cameron LNG natural gas liquefaction and export terminals located in Louisiana were both affected by Hurricane Laura, which made landfall as a Category 4 hurricane in late...

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Ceremony for Ashtabula Harbor project is Thursday

NY, United States

ASHTABULA — The Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, is planning a ceremony to mark the signing of a project partnership agreement with the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency.The...

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Corps Asks State to Eliminate Dredge Window

NC, United States

The Army Corps of Engineers’ Wilmington District is requesting the state drop its environmental window for hopper dredging within the federally maintained channels at North Carolina’s...

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Portage canal dredging project nearing phase two, installation of pedestrian bridge begins

WI, United States

The Department of Natural Resources and city of Portage started phase two of the canal restoration project this week. DNR contractors are preparing the site at the end of Mullett Street to continue...

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Va. Offshore Wind Industry Could Create 5.2K Jobs, Study Finds

VA, United States

Dominion wind farm projected to create 1.1K+ jobs, generate $209MThe offshore wind industry could create up to 5,200 jobs in Virginia (with a majority in Hampton Roads) and an estimated $740 million...

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Trump Administration ‘Slow-Walking’ Offshore Wind Permits: Sen. Whitehouse

United States

“Every year you don’t have offshore wind off New England’s shores, the gas industry is selling more gas to keep homes warm,” says the Rhode Island senator.Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, Democrat of Rhode...

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Toxic Beaches: Hundreds of Closures and Health Warnings in 2020

United States

Spotty Tracking, Confusing Language and Limited Public Outreach Hamper Water Contamination Monitoring WASHINGTON – Toxic algae and bacteria forced the closure of at least 116 U.S. beaches and...

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NTSB: Dredge Waymon L. Boyd Struck Submerged Liquid Propane Pipeline Before Explosion

TX, United States

The National Transportation Safety Board says the dredge Waymon L. Boyd struck a submerged liquid propane pipeline during dredging operations in the Corpus Christi Ship Channel, causing the...

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Major dredging project kicks off at Port Mansfield

TX, United States

PORT MANSFIELD — With the channel silting up at times to just three feet, there were times offshore fishing boats, commercial trawlers and sailboats here were pretty much trapped in harbor,...