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  • 12 August 2016

    The Department of Environmental Protection’s artificial reef deployment program is back on course as a result of restoration of federal funding. The DEP’s Division of Fish and Wildlife plans to sink as many as 10 vessels by the end of fall to become part of the its network of artificial reefs. Three ships were deployed at […]

  • 30 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    A new state-of-the-art artificial reef is now on the horizon for recreational fishers in the Mandurah region, as one of the major new projects to be supported in the latest round of the Recreational Fishing Initiatives Fund (RFIF) grants program. Fisheries Minister Troy Buswell said the artificial reef project would draw on the benefits and […]

  • 1 February 2017

    Video Courtesy: Texas Parks and Wildlife The US Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s Artificial Reef Program sank a 371-foot cargo vessel, named the Kraken, on January 20, 2017. The ship was sunk 67 miles off the coast of Galveston to create a new artificial reef. Over time, this sunken ship will become an artificial reef […]

  • 26 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Sen. David Vitter (R-La.), top Republican on the Environment and Public Works Committee, sent a letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary of the Department of the Interior, requesting that the Department allow a collapsed structure to remain serving as an artificial reef in the Gulf of Mexico. “Decommissioned, idle platforms that develop into artificial reefs […]

  • 25 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Recreational fishers are set to get their first artificial reef in the Peel region with the preferred location for a new reef off Mandurah now selected, Fisheries Minister Ken Baston said today. Mr Baston said that the success of the South-West artificial reef trials helped secure funding from the Recreational Fishing Initiatives Fund (RFIF) to […]

  • 30 September 2013

    A new state-of-the-art artificial reef is now on the horizon for recreational fishers in the Mandurah region, as one of the major new projects to be supported in the latest round of the Recreational Fishing Initiatives Fund (RFIF) grants program. Fisheries Minister Troy Buswell said the artificial reef project would draw on the benefits and […]

  • 17 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The City of Gold Coast has just announced that the Phase 2 of the Palm Beach Shoreline Project in now underway. According to the release, the City is constructing an artificial reef offshore from Nineteenth Avenue to enhance coastal protection at the Palm Beach. Phase 1 was completed in September 2017 and saw the successful […]

  • 25 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Building blocks that will make up two new artificial reefs in Hervey Bay, weighting a total 690 tonnes, will leave Gladstone on a barge today.  The 30 modules are destined for reefs located on the western side of Fraser Island. Minister for National Parks and the Great Barrier Reef Dr Steven Miles said the two […]

  • 17 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell presented the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) and the National Ocean Council with the Partners in Conservation Award in a ceremony at the Sidney R. Yates Auditorium of the Stewart Lee Udall Main Interior Building in Washington, DC. The award was given for the bureau’s collaborative efforts […]

  • 8 February 2018
    Equipment

    “These reefs will provide excellent habitat for marine species and will offer recreational opportunities for divers and fishermen”

  • 8 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    The New South Wales Department of Primary Industries (NSW DPI) will be deploying two offshore artificial reefs off the southern Sydney coast to increase fishing opportunities in the region. The reefs will be accessible from Port Botany and Port Hacking. Australian reef specialists, Subcon have been engaged to execute the design, fabrication and installation of […]

  • 31 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    NSW Minister for Primary Industries, Niall Blair, today announced that the NSW Government has chosen Merimbula as the site for a new offshore artificial reef. “The Merimbula reef is one of five offshore artificial reefs DPI will deploy over the next three years,” said Mr. Blair. “Over 50 different species of fish have been identified on […]

  • 28 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection’s (DEP) artificial reef program has secured a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers permit to proceed with construction of two new artificial reefs off Ocean County’s Manasquan Inlet, Commissioner Bob Martin announced yesterday. “We are very excited to move forward with this expansion of the state’s network of artificial reefs, […]

  • 25 May 2015

    Building blocks that will make up two new artificial reefs in Hervey Bay, weighting a total 690 tonnes, will leave Gladstone on a barge today (May 25, 2015).  The 30 modules are destined for reefs located on the western side of Fraser Island. Minister for National Parks and the Great Barrier Reef Dr Steven Miles […]

  • 6 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    Shoalhaven is set to become the State’s latest recreational fishing hotspot, with the final location for the South Coast’s first offshore artificial reef unveiled by the NSW Minister for Primary Industries, Katrina Hodgkinson, and Member for Kiama, Gareth Ward. Hodgkinson said the South Coast artificial reef will be located about four kilometres offshore from Shoalhaven […]

  • 18 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Mayor Marilyn Hatley and the members of the North Myrtle Beach City Council participated in an update on the status of the Jim Caudle Reef (PA-01), which is located about 2.5 nautical miles from the south jetty of Little River and lies under about 30 feet of water. The event was hosted by the North […]

  • 21 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    With the creation of several new artificial reefs deployed over the last three weeks, Martin County has grown its Artificial Reef Program, adding new sites for fisherman and divers to explore offshore. Approximately 3,000 tons of concrete material was deployed in the waters off southern Martin County, south of the St. Lucie Inlet, including 400 […]

  • 21 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    With the creation of several new artificial reefs deployed over the last three weeks, Martin County has grown its Artificial Reef Program, adding new sites for fisherman and divers to explore offshore. Approximately 3,000 tons of concrete material was deployed in the waters off southern Martin County, south of the St. Lucie Inlet, including 400 […]

  • 9 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Member for Bega Andrew Constance is asking the community to show support for construction and funding of an artificial reef for Eurobodalla. Mr Constance said in its release that the Eurobodalla Recreational Fishing Action Group (ERFAG) has prepared a submission to support a new Offshore Artificial Reef to be situated off the coast of the […]

  • 26 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana’s U.S. Sen. David Vitter has sent a letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary of the Department of the Interior, asking that the Department allow a collapsed structure to remain serving as an artificial reef in the Gulf of Mexico. “Decommissioned, idle platforms that develop into artificial reefs are becoming an indispensable resource for aquatic life in the Gulf […]

  • 25 June 2012

    Under the auspices of HE Sheik Hamad bin Salim Al Aghbari, Wali of Liwa, a handover ceremony of the artificial reef project in the Wilayat of Liwa was held on Sunday the 24th of June 2012 at the Sohar Industrial Port Company SAOC offices, Sohar. Mr. Andre Toet, Group CEO of Port of Sohar handed […]

  • 28 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Sixty custom-made reef structures and more than 800 tonnes of locally sourced limestone is being deployed off the coast of Ardrossan, as part of the Yorke Peninsula shellfish reef project. Port Adelaide-based Maritime Constructions’ deployment vessel MV Andrew Wilson is currently out on the reef site building South Australia’s reef – the first of its […]