Project Updates

Meeting on Hudson River Dredging Set for Tomorrow (USA)

Meeting on Hudson River Dredging Set for Tomorrow (USA)

The next meeting of the Hudson River PCBs Site Community Advisory Group (CAG) will be on December 5, 2013 at the Saratoga State Park Administration Building (19 Roosevelt Drive, Saratoga Springs, NY, 12866), Gideon Putnam Room. Meeting Agenda 1:00 Welcome, Introductions, Review September Meeting Summary 1:10 Project Update: Review of 2013 Dredging Season and Plan […]

Michigan to Get Cash Injection for Manistique River Cleanup (USA)

Michigan to Get Cash Injection for Manistique River Cleanup (USA)

The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality will receive $5.2 million from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to help continue the cleanup of contaminated sediment from industrial waste in the Manistique River, U.S. Sens. Carl Levin and Debbie Stabenow announced on September 13. The funding for the cleanup effort is part of the Great Lakes […]

Australia: Environment Minister Postpones Abbot Point Dumping Case

Australia: Environment Minister Postpones Abbot Point Dumping Case

Australian Environment Minister Mark Butler has decided to delay making a decision on an application to dump 3 million cubic metres of dredge spoil in the waters of the Great Barrier Reef, 50kms from the Whitsunday Islands. The Minister’s decision has come just hours after his Government released a new report into the impacts of […]

Port Sanilac Ready for Dredging (USA)

Port Sanilac Ready for Dredging (USA)

The exact date of the start of dredging works at Lexington Harbor remains unknown, official states, however, the Sanilac County News reports that the water at the harbor is still deep enough for boats to enter. Meanwhile, Busch Marine of Bay City was dredging out the Port Sanilac Harbor entrance last week. Mark Sine, person […]

Sabetta Port Construction to Include Huge Dredging Operation (Russia)

Sabetta Port Construction to Include Huge Dredging Operation (Russia)

Nineteen vessels will be part of the dredging operation on Sabetta arctic port construction project on the Yamal Peninsula this year. With the start of the summer navigation season, the vessels will leave from the Port of Murmansk and will be headed to the Gulf of Ob. The dredging operations at Sabetta will be carried […]

EPA to Start Final Stage of Portage Creek Cleanup (USA)

EPA to Start Final Stage of Portage Creek Cleanup (USA)

This week, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will begin the final stage of cleanup work on Portage Creek, which flows into Michigan’s Kalamazoo River. Approximately 4,000 cubic yards of contaminated sediment will be removed from the creek. EPA expects to complete the Portage Creek cleanup this year — months ahead of the initially-projected Summer 2014 […]

Australia: East Shores Waterfront Redevelopment Kicks Off

Australia: East Shores Waterfront Redevelopment Kicks Off

Gladstone residents are being urged to take a last look at the East Shores waterfront this weekend before it receives a major facelift. Construction of the $45 million Gladstone Coal Exporter’s Maritime Precinct started on Monday, July 29. The major community project, which is being delivered by Wiggins Island Coal Export Terminal (WICET) and Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC) […]

Top News in 2012

Top News in 2012

Jan: Dutra Group Acquires Hopper Dredger “Stuyvesant” The Dutra Group has announced that it has added a hopper dredge, the Stuyvesant, to its fleet of dredges, marking an historic day in the company’s history.   Feb: DEME Nabs Wheatstone LNG Dredging Deal Dredging International (Australia) Pty Ltd, member of the DEME Group, has been awarded […]

To Our Valued Readers – Happy New Year 2013

To Our Valued Readers – Happy New Year 2013

Dredging Project at Batemans Bay Ready to Commence (Australia)

Dredging Project at Batemans Bay Ready to Commence (Australia)

Dredging project at Batemans Bay, New South Wales, is ready to commence, ABC News reports. About $450,000 from the year’s budget was allocated for this project which is expected to start in late July. The Government stated that the project will focus on dredging of the entrance bar of Clyde River. The Long Beach Community […]







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