Project Updates & Industry Developments
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General Land Office Awards South Padre Island $4.6 Million for Beach Renourishment

TX, United States

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND - The Texas General Land Office recently awarded a $4.6 million grant to South Padre Island for beach renourishment.“The last time we had a beach renourishment on South Padre...

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North Kingstown Approves Shipping Channel Blasting

RI, United States

NORTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. — The Town Council recently approved a controversial plan to allow underwater blasting for a new shipping lane in the waters off Quonset Point.The Quonset Development...

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Landowners at odds with Army Corp of Engineers over river dyke project

OH, United States

MILLER CITY (WSIL) -- A legal fight is brewing in Alexander County over farmland near the Mississippi River.Residents in Miller City are fighting actions by the Army Corps of Engineers who are...

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Beechmont Lake Restoration Resumes in New Rochelle

NY, United States

Driving past Beechmont Lake in New Rochelle, you may be amazed to see a guy in a wet suit standing up in the water, as well as some huge, black “dewatering bags” running alongside Pinebrook...

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New Phase of $52M Jersey Shore Beach Replenishment Project Starts This Week in 3 Towns

NJ, United States

A trio of Jersey Shore towns is set to undergo a new round of beach replenishment work.On Thursday, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will begin adding new sand to beaches in Long Branch, Monmouth...

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Cape Hatteras National Seashore announces four storm-recovery projects

NC, United States

Ocracoke Boat Slip Utility Pedestal Replacement (Ocracoke, NC) On October 13, Achuti LLC (Raleigh, NC) will begin a project to install 15 new utility pedestals and utility lines at the Seashore’s...

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New site off Maine coast could make it easier, safer to dredge the state's harbors

ME, United States

By William Hall A patch of seabed off the coast of Kittery could make it easier to dredge — and ultimately,...

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Major project proposed to repair Kennebunk River jetties and wing walls

ME, United States

CONCORD, Mass. — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District is proposing to repair the east and west jetties and wing walls of the Kennebunk River Federal Navigation Project (FNP)...

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Wind energy project up for discussion in Falmouth

MA, United States

FALMOUTH — Wind energy could soon touch down in Falmouth — again.Mayflower Wind recently got approval from the Falmouth Conservation Commission to conduct geotechnical boring...

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Major harbor dredge starts Thursday in Wellfleet Harbor

MA, United States

Federal channel should take a month; town officials are seeking an early start this year on the harbor basin as wellWELLFLEET — The long-awaited dredging project of Wellfleet Harbor will begin...

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City working on dredging plan for sediment deposit

KY, United States

The city of Paducah is working on a request for quotation, or RFQ, for professional agencies that will help it acquire a permit for dredging work on a large sediment deposit near the transient boat...

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$215M in BP Oil Spill Money to Restore Louisiana Marshes

LA, United States

BATON ROUGE, La. — Louisiana will get nearly $215 million in BP oil spill money for two projects planned to restore more than 4,600 acres of marsh and other habitat in the New Orleans area,...

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Beach nourishment effort reverses erosion's damage

IN, United States

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has, since August, been dredging sand to ease navigation at the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor. Because of that effort, an estimated 45,000 cubic yards of sand is being...

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Bidder found for Gwen Lake restoration

FL, United States

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB) - Gwen Lake in Columbia County has become a mess, but after years of neglect, it is set to get a makeover.Homeowners near the lake say the eyesore needs to be restored and...

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Ørsted and Eversource charter first-ever Jones Act SOV

World

Edison Chouest Offshore (ECO), Ørsted, and Eversource have signed a long-term charter agreement for the provision of the first-ever US-flagged, Jones Act-compliant Service Operations Vessel (SOV)....