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  • 5 June 2014

    Sunday, June 1, marked the beginning of the 2014 Atlantic hurricane season. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) predicts a relatively inactive June-November hurricane season this year, following the quietest hurricane season in the past two decades in 2013. NOAA projects a 70% probability of 8-13 named storms this hurricane season, of which 3-6 […]

  • 28 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    As BSEE Safety Month draws to a close, the Bureau released a video highlighting the work of Hurricane Response Team members in monitoring potential impact and damage to oil and gas operations in the Gulf of Mexico. BSEE’s focus is protecting oil and gas industry personnel and the environment during extreme weather events associated with […]

  • 31 August 2015

    U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) has said that there is now a lower than before risk of a hurricane jeopardising the U.S. oil and gas production. The reason for this is a record low Gulf of Mexico offshore energy production, combined with a below-normal 2015 hurricane season. According to EIA, In 2003, 27% of the […]

  • 1 September 2010

    Hurricane Earl and the rest of the hurricane season can have a huge impact on beach erosion. Topsail Beach is planning a big beach … By Hailey Winslow (wwaytv3) [mappress] Source: wwaytv3, September 2, 2010;

  • 25 May 2010

    With hurricane season looming right around the corner, Holiday Isle is still waiting for its emergency sand.   [mappress] Source: thedestinlog, May 25, 2010;

  • 3 June 2010

    With hurricane season under way, Holiday Isle is still waiting for its emergency sand.   [mappress] Source: nwfdailynews, June 3, 2010;

  • 11 November 2011

    As hurricane season wraps up at the end of the month, the Army Corps of Engineers​ says their projects to protect Folly Beach from erosion…   By Nicole Johnson (live5news) [mappress] Source: live5news, November 11, 2011;

  • 8 May 2007

    Palm Beach tycoon Peter Halmos has spent $1 million to gently free his mega-yacht from a federal marine sanctuary off Key West. But the effort has failed. With another hurricane season beginning June 1, he may have no choice but to drag the vessel out.

  • 28 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection has awarded $500,000 in grant funding for a beach stabilization project that also provides recreational opportunities at the North Shore Public Beach Access to residents and visitors of the town of Longboat Key. “The department is committed to helping fund and implement projects that offer direct benefits to local communities […]

  • 10 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Cruise lines rerouted their ships due to hurricane Florence, which is gaining strength in the central Atlantic.

  • 17 September 2018

    North Carolina ports of Wilmington and Morehead City will remain closed through September 19.

  • 2 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    For travelers looking to book a significant deal on a cruise vacation, timing is everything. Therefore, it is of utmost importance to know what to take in mind especially if you want to strike a good deal.   “A great deal for a cruise fare can range anywhere from $50 to $100 per person, per […]

  • 18 September 2013

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers continues to make progress on the north shore of the Indian River Inlet in Delaware. The Army Corps is pumping approximately half a million cubic yards of sand onto the north shore as part of Hurricane Sandy recovery efforts. The beach nourishment project involves dredging more than 500,000 cubic yards […]

  • 1 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Carla Quinn, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, National Hurricane Program (NHP) lead, has provided updates on the program to attendees at the Interagency Coordinating Committee on Hurricanes Annual Meeting at the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Region III offices in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on February 28, 2018. NHP is administered by FEMA in partnership with the NOAA […]

  • 18 August 2010
    Business & Finance

    Royal Haskoning and partners HKV Lijn in Water and Fugro, have been appointed to develop an electronic management system for water control structures in New Orleans. The team is now racing Mother Nature to meet a very tight deadline. The project involves making an emergency management module that will allow a levee operator to monitor […]

  • 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 […]

  • 7 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company LLC (GLDD) said today that over 600,000 cubic yards of new sand is on the Avalon beachfront in the northern end of the community. The sand pumping operations, worth $6.3 million, are expected to conclude this week. At the moment, the Avalon beach from 19th Street south to 26th Street is closed for […]

  • 20 May 2019
    Business & Finance

     The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has just released the latest edition of their On the Road Again videos, bringing more details about the recently completed East Rockaway Inlet Maintenance Dredging and Beach Restoration Project in New York.  In the video, Lt. Gen. Todd Semonite, USACE Commanding General and 54th U.S. Army Chief of […]

  • 2 June 2014
    Project & Tenders

    Since the Atlantic Hurricane Season began on Sunday, the Brevard County announced that it has spent millions of dollars to prepare for it. For more than five months the County conducted a beach renourishment project to get Space Coast ready for a potential storm. MyNews13 quoted Mike McGarry, Brevard County beach project manager, as saying: […]

  • 10 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District has awarded a contract in the amount of $12.2 million to Pontchartrain Partners, LLC., to repair damages caused by Hurricane Harvey on the Texas City Hurricane Flood Protection Project. “The project will correct erosion damages to the levee and Moses Lake Floodgate inlet area caused by Hurricane […]

  • 18 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Commander and District Engineer of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District, Colonel Andrew Kelly, and other Jacksonville District officials conducted a site assessment recently at Herbert Hoover Dike (HHD) to discuss preparations for the 2019 hurricane season. During the visit, geotechnical engineers and the Dam Safety Program Managers inspected the 143 miles of HHD embankment to identify […]

  • 20 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Virginia Beach Hurricane and Storm Damage Reduction Project, a joint effort by the city of Virginia Beach and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Norfolk District, is slated to begin this week. According to USACE, the Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD) crews will work in roughly 1,000-feet sections of the beach, closest […]