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  • 25 April 2010

    Metro Vancouver’s marine communities complain that rising silt levels in the region’s secondary channels are leaving them high and dry and threatening to cause widespread chaos in the region. At times, commercial fishermen have to wait hours to get into Steveston Harbour to deliver their catch… [mappress] Source:vancouversun,April 25,2010;

  • 12 April 2011

    Property developers here are hoping for a long-term solution to the shortage of sand in the state.   (thestar) [mappress] Source: thestar, April 12, 2011  

  • 6 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Wattle Range Council is concerned about rising sea levels, erosion and the increased cost of coastal protection and care, according to ABC South East SA. Wattle Range mayor Peter Gandolfi said that they want the Local Government Association to take up the issue on behalf of rural coastal councils. “We’ve seen substantial erosion in […]

  • 23 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The joint budget committee of the Louisiana state legislature held a hearing last week to discuss the state’s mid-year budget cuts to reduce a budget deficit. Proposed cuts include a more than $6 million reduction of the state’s Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority’s budget – more than seven percent of the agency’s total budget. “Coastal […]

  • 6 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Additional ferry trips are being provided for people traveling between mainland Surat Thani province and the popular island of Koh Samui as a protest by local fishermen partially obstructs the ferry traffic. Since yesterday, fishermen from Don Sak district of Surat Thani have been demonstrating at the entrance of Seatran Ferry Pier to demand compensation […]

  • 2 May 2011

    Surging water levels in rivers north of Louisiana prompted Gov. Bobby Jindal to declare a state of emergency for Louisiana on Thursday as of… By AMY WOLD (2theadvocate) [mappress] Source: 2theadvocate, May 2, 2011;

  • 4 September 2012

    The Baillieu Government is ignoring departmental advice to consider placing Melbourne’s second major container port at Bay West Port, claims the State Opposition. “There are significant environmental and transport concerns about the Government’s preferred choice, Hastings,” the Opposition said. “The Government is refusing to listen to its own departmental advice,” stated Tim Pallas, the Shadow […]

  • 13 August 2012

    The Wrightsville Beach residents fear that the maintenance dredging will result in fresh erosion of the small beaches along Banks Channel. According to SF Gate, they said that as a result of regular dredging over the decades adjacent properties have lost more than 60 feet of dry sand since the station opened nearly four decades […]

  • 31 October 2011

    The waterway at Haiphong’s Dinh Vu port is drying up. Designed to handle 20,000 deadweight tonnage ships (DWT), the port can currently handl…  atimes [mappress] Source: atimes, October 31, 2011;

  • 10 March 2011

    Shortage of sand in the city has compelled developers to import the building material from Pakistan. By Sudhir Suryawanshi (dnaindia) [mappress] Source: dnaindia, March 10, 2011

  • 2 August 2013

    A final report on sick fish in Gladstone Harbour says flooding – not dredging – was the main cause of the problem, reports Some scientists, environmentalists and commercial fishermen have blamed suspended dredging sediments for a prolonged disease outbreak affecting seafood, turtles, dugong and other marine life, but Gladstone Ports Corporation and government scientists […]

  • 22 January 2013

    Silt is piling up in the Petaluma River and at least one company is finding it extremely bad for business. The river naturally deposits silt as water flows downstream, requiring it to be dredged every four years to keep the channel clear for boats. But a full dredging hasn’t happened in 10 years. As a […]

  • 7 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Burke Mountain Naturalists (BMN) are calling on Pacific Coast Terminals (PCT) to reconsider its plans to dump dredged materials into the Burrard Inlet, the Tri City News reports. Elaine Golds, a spokesperson for BMN, said in a letter to the city of Port Moody and the company that the few samples that were taken for […]

  • 13 July 2010

    Illegal sand dredging has caused severe erosion to the banks of Tien River, threatening the lives, farmland and houses of hundreds of … [mappress] Source: vietnamnews, July 13, 2010;

  • 14 December 2010

    Illegal sand dredging and storage is destroying dyke systems along the banks of the Red River in Ha Noi and a shortage of staff and facilities is… (vietnamnews) [mappress] Source: vietnamnews, December 14, 2010

  • 10 March 2011

    Erosion of the sandy beach at the centre of the resort city of Pattaya has been moving at a fast, severe pace, and some parts of the… More info: (pattayadailynews) [mappress] Source: pattayadailynews, March 10, 2011    

  • 5 May 2011

    With the Mississippi River on the rise, shippers, ports and the gas and oil industry are keeping a close eye on the commercial artery, hopin… By ALAN SAYRE (businessweek) [mappress] Source: businessweek, May 5, 2011

  • 27 August 2010

    This week’s powerful, protracted summer storm raked the state’s coastline, eroding fragile sections of ocean beaches but causing little of… By Peter Schworm (boston) [mappress] Source: boston, August 28, 2010;

  • 19 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Thames-Coromandel District Council staff and contractors on Monday and Tuesday quickly carried out repair work to the coastline around Mercury Bay, caused by Tropical Cyclone Pam. The four areas that were affected were Cooks Beach, Buffalo Beach, Brophy’s Beach and Whangapoua. “Council put in some geofabric, rock and sand push-up as a temporary repair,” said Area Manager […]

  • 13 December 2010

    Critics claim a council could put lives and taxpayers’ money at risk at a waterside tourist spot as it tries to make amends for a bungled… (walesonline) [mappress] Source: walesonline, December 13, 2010;

  • 6 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    A moored dredger in Stranraer has caused serious damage to the harbour walls, according to The boat, which was tied to the west wall, has pulled at the structure in front of the new harbour master’s office, lading to cracks in the wall and pulling at the pontoons. A council spokesperson said: “Part of […]

  • 2 August 2011

    Beach renourishment equipment that is now sharing the beach with many sunbathers in Jacksonville. Sunday morning, Channel 4 news got… (news4jax) [mappress] Source: news4jax, August 2, 2011

  • 31 January 2011

    Deepening the Columbia River’s shipping channel to 43 feet already has boosted exports of farm crops and other goods from Oregon. But the… By DEAN BRICKEY (eastoregonian) [mappress] Source: eastoregonian, January 31, 2011;

  • 9 November 2011

    Waterways Ireland has insisted that dredging work being carried out on the Shannon – to clear the way into Limerick Marina – is in complianc… By Mike Dwane (limerickleader) [mappress] Source: limerickleader, November 9, 2011

  • 2 November 2011

    Now that the Town of Nags Head has wrapped up its massive beach replenishment project, the question now is will the sand stick? Some critic…  (wvec) [mappress] Source: wvec, November 2, 2011;

  • 24 October 2011

    John Redmond Reservoir averages just 6 feet deep. The lake, which supplies water to several Kansas towns and the Wolf Creek nuclear plant, n… More info: kansas BY MICHAEL PEARCE [mappress] Source: kansas, October 24, 2011;