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  • 16 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The City of Chesapeake, Virginia, will hold its Citizen Information Meeting on a dredging project on June 18, from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM, at the Great Bridge Middle School in Chesapeake. The purpose of this gathering is to receive public input on the City’s conceptual design for the Cooper’s Ditch Dredging Project. The project will restore the hydraulic […]

  • 24 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The City of Chesapeake, Virginia, has just release a video update on their Cooper’s Ditch Dredging Project. Public Works and contractor crews have been working this summer to dredge Cooper’s Ditch, a key element in Chesapeake’s Stormwater Management Program. This edition of Chesapeake Minutes goes behind the scenes to show how this vital work takes place. […]

  • 29 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    A draft environmental assessment for repairs to Missouri River levee unit L-550 near Langdon in Atchison County, Missouri is currently available for public review. The draft EA evaluates the environmental impacts of repairing damage within a drainage ditch located between L-550 and Rock Creek caused by high precipitation events in 2015 and 2016. Repairs are […]

  • 2 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    A draft environmental assessment for Public Law 84-99 levee rehabilitation construction at the Main Ditch 6 levee near Hamburg, Iowa is currently available for public review. Rehabilitation construction will consist of in-line repairs to bring the levee back to pre-flood conditions. This draft EA is consistent with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as […]

  • 11 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    DNREC’s Shoreline & Waterway Management Section is preparing for the upcoming dredging of a vital channel for Delaware boaters, Massey’s Ditch, which is the main waterway connecting Rehoboth Bay to Indian River Bay. The northern portion of the waterway – known as Baker’s Channel – will also be dredged as part of the project. Baker’s […]

  • 10 May 2012

    Aberdeen Coastguard has confirmed that a helicopter has been forced to ditch into the North Sea 30 miles east of Aberdeen. 14 people on board have been confirmed to be in a liferaft and rescue units are now on scene. Aberdeen Coastguard was alerted at 12.15pm that a Bond helicopter was on route from Aberdeen […]

  • 13 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Massey’s Ditch Channel dredging scheme in Delaware is finally set to begin in November, WMDT (47 ABC) reports.  The waterway, which has caused some problems for boaters over the years, is scheduled to be dredged either on or a little after November 1. According to 47 ABC, the project had been delayed after no […]

  • 7 May 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will begin the first phase of construction in May on the Big Spring Creek Restoration Project on the Enumclaw Plateau in southeast King County. This project will relocate a major section of Big Spring Creek from the current ditched system into a channel consistent with its historic route. This […]

  • 10 May 2012

    Aberdeen Coastguard has confirmed that a helicopter has been forced to ditch into the North Sea 30 miles east of Aberdeen. 14 people on board have been confirmed to be in a liferaft and rescue units are now on scene. Aberdeen Coastguard was alerted at 12.15pm that a Bond helicopter was on route from Aberdeen […]

  • 8 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Dismal Swamp Canal is scheduled to reopen to vessel traffic by the end of September, with the Lake Drummond Reservation and Feeder Ditch opening to canoes and kayaks on August 18, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District. Crews continue to dredge the canal, which officials at the Norfolk District closed due to […]

  • 19 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has awarded one of the four remaining construction contracts for the Kissimmee River Restoration project, moving this large-scale Everglades restoration project one step closer to completion. The $4.65 million MacArthur Ditch Backfill construction contract was awarded to Herve Cody Contractor from Robbinsville, North Carolina on Jan. 15. […]

  • 18 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Officials at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Norfolk District have announced a goal of opening the Dismal Swamp Canal to its full 6-foot depth late this summer.  The canal, which was closed due to extensive damage from Hurricane Matthew in October, has ongoing debris and tree removal, and investigations of shoaling at many locations in […]

  • 4 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Lawyers representing several passengers injured when a Eurocopter Super Puma helicopter came down in the North Sea 32 miles south west of Shetland in October 2012 have welcomed an acceptance of responsibility from the helicopter manufacturer which, they say, now paves the way for settlements to be agreed. Irwin Mitchell’s specialist Aviation Law team represents […]

  • 10 January 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    J.F. Brennan Construction of La Crosse, Wisc., is ready to begin work on the 2020 Massey’s Ditch dredging project. Massey’s Ditch, an important navigation channel that runs between Rehoboth Bay and Indian River Bay, will be dredged starting this January. During the works, the waterway will be dredged to a width of 100 feet and […]

  • 12 December 2013

    A Sikorsky-76 helicopter carrying eight persons this morning ditched off the coast of Sarawak, Malaysia, after a sudden weather change, Malaysian news agency Bernama has reported.   According to the Malaysian oil company Petronas the aircraft ditched about 159 km off the shore of Bintulu at about 7.45 am, today. All the passengers, six oil workers […]

  • 7 February 2006

    Brunel is expected to announce tomorrow (Thursday) that it is prepared to ditch all current points and pay a second entry fee for the Volvo Ocean Race in order to race from Baltimore under a new configuration.

  • 10 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A draft environmental assessment for repairs to levee unit R-627, Grace Street Ditch, in Douglas County, Neb. is currently available for public review. The draft (EA) evaluates the environmental impacts of repairing erosion damage to the levee caused by high flows in June 2014. The damaged area is located along the left descending bank of […]

  • 23 February 2009

    Eighteen people have been rescued after a Eurocopter Super Puma helicopter ditched into the sea about 125 miles east of Aberdeen on its way to a BP oil production platform. The helicopter ditched in the sea approximately 500 metres from the platform at about 1915 GMT on Wednesday night. Workers on the platform saw the […]

  • 21 September 2017

    Environmental protesters from Greenpeace have boarded K Line’s car carrier Elbe Highway, which is transporting Volkswagen cars from Germany, earlier today. The protesters climbed on board the ship at Sheerness in Kent in an attempt to prevent the cars from being unloaded and demanding that they are returned to Germany. “25 Greenpeace volunteers in kayaks […]

  • 28 December 2010

    After looking to buy land in other countries, Maldives is making a last-ditch effort to avoid its citizens becoming climate refugees. It is… By Shine Jacob (business-standard) [mappress] Source: business-standard, December 28, 2010;

  • 5 September 2011

    As Miami prepares to dredge its port to accommodate supersize freighters, environmentalists are making a last-ditch effort to protect threat… More info: nytimes By LIZETTE ALVAREZ [mappress] Source: nytimes, September 5, 2011;

  • 14 May 2012

    Bond Offshore Helicopters Ltd., operator of the helicopter that ditched into the North Sea last Thursday, concurs with the initial findings of the AAIB interim Service Bulletin S2/2012 which indicates component failure. The UK Air Accidents Investigation Branch’s  bulletin states that, “An initial visual inspection of the main gearbox has identified a 360° circumferential crack on […]