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  • 29 August 2012

    “Maritime industry has great potential for development of infrastructure, competitiveness, creation of workplaces. Government policy in respect of ports should be very clear: the state should provide all necessary conditions for the development projects,” stated the deputy Natalya Korolevskaya during her visit to the port of Odessa. The Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada Committee on […]

  • 24 January 2012

    Expansion of one of the world’s most important shipping routes brings with it a unique opportunity to reduce the carbon footprint of the marine industry, experts claim. Expanded sections of the Panama Canal are due to open in 2014 following an eight-year programme to widen and deepen the waterway in order to increase capacity for […]

  • 26 July 2010

    A Burmese-Thai joint development project to build the Dawei (Tavoy ) deep-sea port has sparked hope of growth in logistical and transport… (bangkokpost) [mappress] Source: bangkokpost, July 27, 2010;

  • 19 April 2011

    Terminated from his role as construction manager on the Hernando dredge project, Greg Jarque is now asking county commissioners to…   By MICHAEL D. BATES (hernandotoday) [mappress] Source: hernandotoday, April 19, 2011  

  • 19 July 2012

    Fugro Chance Inc. recently provided surveying services in the Gulf of Mexico for the installation and tie-in of a wye sled subsea structure. The scope of the services included surface navigation, ultra-short baseline (USBL) and long baseline (LBL) positioning, dimensional control survey, acoustic spool piece metrology and real-time 3D visualization navigation for subsea installations. The […]

  • 13 September 2011

    As another federal budget battle gears up, funding for South Carolina’s port projects are again being sought.   By Gina Vasselli (thesunnews) [mappress] Source: thesunnews, September 13, 2011

  • 3 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Natural Resources Wales (NRW) has just announced that people living and working in Cardiff are invited to a drop in event to find out more about the latest plans to reduce the risk of flooding to more than 400 properties in Roath. NRW has also appointed the contractor Dawnus to carry out the flood scheme […]

  • 3 June 2010

    Enterprise Cape Breton Corp. has shut the door on any chance the federal government will provide funding for the Sydney harbour dredging…   [mappress] Source: capebretonpost, June 3, 2010;

  • 16 August 2011

    The historic Mississippi River dredge William A. Thompson is being given one last chance to be used as a floating museum before it’s sold…   By John Weiss (postbulletin) [mappress] Source: postbulletin, August 16, 2011

  • 14 April 2010

    When low tide arrives, Jardar Nygaard, co-owner of Cos Cob-based Fjord Fisheries, knows there’s a good chance his clam boat will scrape the river bottom as it sails the Mianus River… [mappress] Source:greenwichtime,April 14,2010;

  • 7 April 2014

    British Prime Minister David Cameron discussed flood recovery and funding on a visit to Somerset. The PM toured flood-affected villages on the Levels and Moors and inspected the current dredging work as part of the visit to review the Somerset County Council-led recovery effort. He also met Local Authority Leaders including Councillor John Osman, Leader […]

  • 26 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Exmouth residents will have a chance to learn more about the benefits of the Environment Agency’s £12 million tidal defense scheme at a drop-in event next week. The event is being held on Wednesday, 5 September, at Ocean on Queens Drive, EX8 2AY between 11am and 8pm. Rob Butler, project manager for the Environment Agency, […]

  • 25 May 2012

    The Gladstone community learnt first hand about the Western Basin Dredging and Disposal Project (WBDDP) in Gladstone this week. More than 140 people attended Gladstone Ports Corporation’s WBDDP BBQ update held at CQ University to speak to the people directly involved in the dredging project currently underway in the Gladstone Harbour. Gladstone Ports Corporation CEO […]

  • 30 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Taiwan International Ports Corporation will host the 102nd Annual Conference of the Association of Pacific Ports from August 17th – 19th in Kaohsiung. The Corporation Vice President Liou Shy-tzong said that the conference is an opportunity for the seaports officials to gather, exchange and verify information about similar operations around the world, particularly from the […]

  • 25 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Efforts to mend the Orchard Homes Levee are scheduled to begin March 30 when U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ officials begin repairs to a 200-foot-long damaged segment located on the Clark Fork River in Missoula, Mont. The $148,000 project will address scouring, erosion, sloughing and a loss of levee armor as a result of high […]

  • 7 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    People in Gloucestershire, Worcestershire and South Wales are being encouraged to give their ideas on how to improve the region’s historic canals, with the Canal and River Trust’s South Wales and Severn Waterway Partnership holding their Annual Public Meeting in Gloucester this week. The event will also be a chance to find out more about […]

  • 20 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Work to mend and strengthen Ford Levee is set to begin today, when U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ officials begin repairs to a 175-foot-long damaged segment located on the Puyallup River south of Orting, Wash. The $136,000 project will address scour damage which reduced the levee’s flood defense to a two-year level of protection, or […]

  • 18 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Repairs to the Union Slough Levee started in earnest yesterday as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials commenced construction on a 100-foot-long damaged segment on the southwest corner of Smith Island, just south of Everett’s Water Pollution Control Facility. Located on the Snohomish River’s right bank, the $86,000 project will address sloughing, slope scour, […]

  • 24 February 2012

    The Liberal Opposition is calling on the Weatherill Labor Government to immediately start dredging the narrows between Lake Alexandrina and Lake Albert to ensure the work is completed before the high flows coming down the Darling System reach the Lower Lakes. The Liberal Opposition has been told by the NSW Department for Water that it […]

  • 21 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Work has started on the next stage of a major scheme to reduce the risk of flooding in Leeds, BAM Nuttall Ltd reports.  Construction on the second phase of the Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme will see flood defenses being built on the River Aire upstream of Leeds Station as part of a catchment wide approach […]

  • 27 August 2012

    Steve Pomers, the spokesman for the Southport Volunteer Marine Rescue, said that the silted-up entrance to the Broadwater was dangerous for all users but especially for recreational boaties. He stated: “The deeper the Broadwater is, the less chance there is of waves breaking within it.” According to, the Broadwater dredging program has been an […]

  • 12 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Young professionals and potential trainees have appointed Van Oord’s traineeship as ‘Traineeship of the Year’ in the technology category. This title is the result of a large National Traineeship survey, that consisted of a quantitative and a qualitative study and assessment by the target audience. Over the course of a year, the Van Oord traineeship offers […]

  • 14 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    People living in Hull will have a chance to learn more about the upcoming multi-million scheme aimed at protecting thousands of properties from flooding from the Humber at two events this month (May). They will be held at Mr Chu’s Chinese Restaurant in St Andrew’s Quay Retail Park on Tuesday 15th May and Victoria Dock Village […]

  • 16 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will host a public meeting 5 to 7 p.m. today, in the Canton City Hall to discuss dredging and replacement of dredge materials near Lock and Dam 20. The meeting will start with an open house, followed by a presentation and a chance to discuss and propose placement sites […]

  • 30 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    ACI’s European Dredging Summit 2015, set for 7th and 8th October in Antwerp, will be focused on discussing the essential dredge strategies and environmental monitoring for project approval. Meeting will provide a global analysis of dredging projects, environmental regulation and essential recommendations for dredging activity including equipment and contractor selection. The participants will have a […]

  • 31 January 2012

    The Bangladesh’s leading shipyards recently have been awarded contracts for the construction of six dredgers. Details: – Karnaphuli Ship Builders Limited (KSBL) – 3 dredgers, – Ananda Shipyard and Slipways Limited – 2 dredgers, – Western Marine – 1 dredger. Also, the officials have decided to procure 10 more dredgers for capital dredging projects on […]