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Ohio EPA Pleased with New Dredging Strategy for Toledo Harbor

Ohio EPA Pleased with New Dredging Strategy for Toledo Harbor

The Ohio Environmental Council is praising Ohio Gov. John Kasich’s administration for engineering a pilot project to find beneficial new uses for sediments dredged from the Toledo harbor. Underwritten by a $10 million fund championed by State Sen. Randy Gardner (R-Bowling Green), the project aims to divert the dredgings from disposal in the open waters […]

Ireland: Bids Invited for Bandon Dredging Scheme

Ireland: Bids Invited for Bandon Dredging Scheme

The Office of Public Works (OPW) has invited bidders to submit their offers for the Bandon dredging project. This development program, named the Bandon Flood Relief Scheme, will involve dredging of the Bandon Town canal for approximately 3.6km and construction of new defense walls. The Bandon flood protection project will also include construction of new […]

Man Fined for Illegal Dredging in NSW Waters (Australia)

Man Fined for Illegal Dredging in NSW Waters (Australia)

To better protect the local native fish habitat landholders along the Murray River are being reminded that unauthorised dredging works, removal of river snags and the destruction of riverbanks is not permitted. Department of Primary Industries (DPI) Supervising Fisheries Officer, Peter Tilbrook, said that current work by the Murray Darling Basin Authority on the Mildura […]

“Environmental Aspects of Dredging” Training Course Approaches

“Environmental Aspects of Dredging” Training Course Approaches

The Training Course “Environmental Aspects of Dredging” will next be presented in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Organised by the Postgraduate Academic Programme (PAO) of the Delft University of Technology, it will take place 24-25 November 2014.  The Training Course is based on the book Environmental Aspects of Dredging that was produced as a joint effort by […]

Dredging at Able Seaton Port Completed (UK)

Dredging at Able Seaton Port Completed (UK)

A major dredging operation by Able UK means greatly improved access to its Able Seaton Port facility on the Tees. The operation, which took 12 days to complete at a cost of over a quarter of a million pounds, saw two vessels dredge the Seaton Channel providing access to Able Seaton Port – the 126 […]

Update Released on Oceanica Resources EIA

Update Released on Oceanica Resources EIA

Odyssey Marine Exploration, Inc., a pioneer in the field of deep-ocean exploration, yesterday released an update on the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) for the proposed “Don Diego” project, which is currently undergoing final reviews prior to government filing. As previously reported, the EIA for the proposed “Don Diego” project to extract phosphate sands was completed […]

Picture of the Day: UDDP Program Underway (Bangladesh)

Picture of the Day: UDDP Program Underway (Bangladesh)

Dhaka WASA Drainage (O&M) Circle, has recently launched the Urban Dredging Demonstration Project (UDDP) as part of the Water Operators Partnership (WOP) between Dhaka WASA and Vitens Evides International (VEI). The launch is part of a recently started 10 years dredging program by Dhaka WASA to clean all canals in the capital of Bangladesh. Dredging […]

NOAA: “Nuisance Flooding” Is Increasing Problem (USA)

NOAA: “Nuisance Flooding” Is Increasing Problem (USA)

Eight of the top 10 U.S. cities that have seen an increase in so-called “nuisance flooding” – which causes such public inconveniences as frequent road closures, overwhelmed storm drains and compromised infrastructure – are on the East Coast, according to a new NOAA technical report. This nuisance flooding, caused by rising sea levels, has increased […]

Mississippi River Dredging Operations Continue

Mississippi River Dredging Operations Continue

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, continues its Mississippi River dredging operations to reopen the river to commercial navigation following recent high water. The Corps is still dredging the 9-foot navigation channel between Wabasha, Minn., and Alma, Wis., in Pool 4. The Corps estimates completing a 200-foot wide pilot channel Aug. 10. […]

Australia: Great Future for Brisbane Container Terminals

Australia: Great Future for Brisbane Container Terminals

Brisbane Container Terminals has increased it ship handling capabilities and reduced truck turnaround times, as development of the new terminal continues. Container Terminal Manger, Matt Carley, said the improvement is a result of the growing expertise of the BCT team and new equipment coming on line. Since taking over the reins as Terminal Manager in […]







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