The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has awarded approximately US$25 million in funding to support coastal protection and restoration projects around Louisiana. Around US$22.2 million will support the West Fourchon Marsh Creation and Nourishment Project, which will create and restore approximately 217 ..
The future USNS Newport, the 12th Spearhead-class expeditionary fast transport (EPF) being built for the US Navy’s Military Sealift Command, has successfully completed sea trials in the Gulf of Mexico. The vessel is currently undergoing final preparations at Austal USA before its delivery to the navy, which is ..
The US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has awarded a US$4.1 million contract for the dredging of Cheesequake Creek, a shallow-draught recreational channel of the Raritan River in Middlesex County, New Jersey. Work is expected to begin in early August and will take one month to complete. In recent years, sediment deposition ..
Valuing anything in these hyper-litigious times is surely a very dangerous business. Given the intensely cyclical nature of the shipping business, it would seem that valuing ships has to be one of the most dangerous professions of all. It seems, though, that doesn’t have to be the case if the valuer behaves ..
Checkoff-funded research, planning, analysis, and design, led by the United Soybean Board (USB), has led to the launch of a dredging project to provide upgrades to the lower Mississippi River, which has been regarded as a major channel for soybean exports. The dredging project, which will be funded by the US Army Corps of ..
Bollinger Shipyards has delivered the future USCGC Oliver Henry, a Sentinel-class fast response cutter (FRC), to the US Coast Guard. The 46-metre vessel is the 40th FRC to be built by Bollinger and will be the second of three FRCs to be homeported in Guam for operations in the Indo-Pacific theatre. The FRC honours the late ..
Otherwise known as dredging and marine construction, our focus area this week remains highly active. Despite the Covid-19 virus, there is much still to be done around our ..
Located in the centre of Sri Lanka’s capital city of Colombo, Biera Lake is a reservoir originally built by Portuguese colonisers in the 1500s to defend the capital ..
The Royal Navy Echo-class survey ship HMS Enterprise will sail to Lebanon as part of a wide-ranging package of military support made available by the UK Ministry of ..