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  • 29 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Hutchinson Island residents and visitors will see work on local beaches this winter that will improve the barrier island’s resiliency to storm events and help reduce risks to infrastructure. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District awarded the Martin County Hurricane and Storm Damage Reduction contract September 26 to take sand from offshore and […]

  • 4 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, has just released the latest update on their 2016 Beach Nourishment Project. At 6:00 AM yesterday, the Town’s contractor Weeks Marine, Inc., ceased sand placement activities and began preparing for the worsening sea conditions expected as a result of the approach of Hurricane Matthew, Hilton Head Island stated […]

  • 31 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Florida Governor Rick Scott will use his executive authority to allocate nearly $15.8 million in state funds for emergency beach restoration projects in response to the damage caused by Hurricane Matthew in St. Johns, Flagler, Volusia and Brevard Counties. Funding will be used to immediately address critically eroded beaches where there is an imminent threat […]

  • 5 October 2016

    The US Coast Guard has set port condition X-Ray for a number of ports in Florida and port condition Whiskey for one South Carolina’s port in response to Hurricane Matthew, which is currently located in the Caribbean sea and moving towards the US East Coast. Effective October 4, 2016, the USCG set port condition X-Ray for Port […]

  • 25 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, said in its latest announcement that the St. Lucie Inlet maintenance dredging operations are set to begin in early September. The channel maintenance will remove roughly 384,000 cubic yards of material. The contractor, Norfolk Dredging, will place all material in a permitted disposal area located about 10.6 nautical […]

  • 13 October 2016

    Following the passing of Hurricane Matthew, the Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) said that its ports are now fully operational after the Savannah River channel reopened. The Savannah River channel reopened for commercial traffic on Wednesday, October 12 at 7 am local time, with 11 vessels transiting the channel by mid-afternoon, nine of which will be worked […]

  • 18 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Weeks Marine Inc. is about to restart the beach renourishment activities at the Town of Hilton Head Island. According to the town’s latest beach nourishment update, the contractor expects to restart beach renourishment activities in South Forest Beach no later than October 19, 2016. The town is aiming to replace the sand washed from the design template along […]

  • 6 October 2016

    The US Coast Guard has set port condition Zulu for South Florida ports, closing the ports to all vessel traffic due to the passing of the Hurricane Matthew. The USCG has closed Port Canaveral, Port Miami, Miami River, Port Everglades, Port of Palm Beach, Port of Fort Pierce and all other South Florida terminals and […]

  • 26 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    As communities across the Southeast United States and the Caribbean count the cost of flood and wind damage during Hurricane Matthew, a pioneering study led by scientists at UC Santa Cruz, Coastal Wetlands and Flood Damage Reduction, has quantified how much protection natural coastal habitats provide during hurricanes. Using the latest modeling techniques, scientists from […]

  • 10 October 2016

    Following the passing of Hurricane Matthew, seaports in North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia and Florida are returning to normal operating conditions. The North Carolina State Ports Authority said the Ports of Wilmington and Morehead City will return to a normal operating schedule on October 10, 2016. In addition, the South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) said it […]

  • 1 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Work on the Duval County Shore Protection Project will continue through December 3 and then reinitiate again in May 2017, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The goal remains to restore the protection features. The Duval County shore project is nourishing seven miles of eroded beach and additionally rebuilding dunes devastated by Hurricane […]

  • 14 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Officials at the Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, have announced that the Dismal Swamp Canal will be closed indefinitely.  The canal, which was closed due to extensive damage from Hurricane Matthew in October, requires dredging, debris and tree removal, and an investigation into reports of shoaling at various locations in the canal. The […]

  • 27 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Sunset Beach Town Council has announced a new date for its community meeting to discuss a planned dredging project. The meeting, originally set for October 8 but postponed because of Hurricane Matthew, will now take place on November 12 at the Jones/Byrd Clubhouse, 75 Clubhouse Road, Sunset Beach, NC. Moffatt & Nichol, an engineering […]

  • 26 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Tom Rice yesterday announced $16 million in federal funding will go to beachfront renourishment projects in Myrtle Beach to repair damages caused by Hurricane Matthew and other storms. “Over the past few years beaches along the Grand Strand have taken a beating from Hurricane Matthew and other storms,” said Congressman Rice. “My office has […]

  • 4 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    US shipping company TOTE Maritime is reportedly planning to continue its operations as planned despite warnings about the Hurricane Matthew located near southwestern Haiti in the Caribbean, according to local media. A vessel belonging to TOTE Maritime was scheduled to depart Jacksonville, Florida, today, while another ship was set to sail from San Juan, Puerto Rico. The company was cited […]

  • 20 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    A City of Tybee coastal project, aimed to repair damage to the dune system caused by Hurricanes Matthew and Irma and to protect this area in Georgia against future storm surge, is moving forward according to schedule.  “The first phase of our dune construction project is approaching completion. We received $5,000,000 grant to rebuild our […]

  • 2 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, said in its latest release that Duval County beach goers are now enjoying a newly engineered beach that improves the area’s resiliency to wave action and reduces risk to infrastructure. Contractors completed the dredge work last week, achieving the goal of restoring protection features prior to hurricane […]

  • 21 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Duval County Shore Protection Project was recognized yesterday by the American Shore and Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA) as one of the nation’s best restored beaches for 2019. Actually, the project includes four county beaches that were recognized: Atlantic, Neptune and Jacksonville beaches, and Hannah Park, reported the Corps. “The Duval County Shore Protection Project […]

  • 5 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Sunset Beach Town Council has canceled its planned community meeting to discuss shoreline management because of the threat of Hurricane Matthew, according to the Coastal Review Online. The meeting was scheduled for Saturday, October 8, and an alternate date has not been scheduled. Moffatt & Nichol, an engineering company hired by the Sunset Beach Town, was to […]

  • 6 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    A $10.6 million emergency U.S. Army Corps of Engineers beach renourishment project is scheduled to begin during the September/October 2017 time frame in the city of North Myrtle Beach, SC. The city of North Myrtle Beach will not have to pay for the emergency project, according to the city’s latest announcement. Around 400,000 cubic yards […]

  • 7 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Georgetown County hit the jackpot when dredged material from USACE’s navigation project in Murrells Inlet was able to be placed on Garden City Beach earlier this year, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, said in its latest release.  The material met the state’s criteria of suitability for beach front placement by being 90 […]

  • 18 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has signed an agreement with Martin County, Florida, and USACE’s Jacksonville District, authorizing the use of sand from federal waters as part of a hurricane and storm damage reduction project for Hutchinson Island. Benefits from the beach nourishment are expected to reduce erosion along Hutchinson Island and restore […]