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  • 26 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    A tourist vessel on its way to St Martin’s island collided with a dredging vessel on the Naf River yesterday, United News of Bangladesh (UNB) reports.  Dalim Barua, assistant sub-inspector of Taknaf Model Police Station, said that this accident took place on Teknaf-Saint Martin’s naval route in Naf River around 10am, as the tourist vessel Keari […]

  • 18 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance dredging scheme on the Redwood City Harbor Channel in California will be commencing soon, the Port of Redwood City said in its latest announcement.  The Port and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, San Francisco District, will host a meeting about boating safety during the dredging project on July 26, at the Port of […]

  • 21 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    At the Climate Data Initiative launch at the White House Wednesday, NASA Chief Scientist Ellen Stofan announced the inclusion of a new challenge focused on coastal flooding, developed by NASA and NOAA, and based on federal cross-agency data. The Coastal Inundation in Your Community challenge is one of four climate-related challenges using data provided by […]

  • 30 May 2013

    The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) plans to install additional water pumps and construct a flood drainage tunnel on Sri Nakarin Road, which is one of the flood-prone areas of the capital. Bangkok Governor MR Sukhumbhand Paribatra said that as Sri Nakarin Road has experienced severe flooding during the past few years, more measures are set […]

  • 11 January 2013

    Sunergy Inc. has announce that on December 28, 2012 it sold and delivered an initial shipment of 27.5 tons of Pampana Black sands containing both Gold and Rare Earth Elements to a substantial Sierra Leone private Company for further processing and ultimate disposition. Gary Houck , Director, comments, “I am excited that we are starting […]

  • 3 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    A program to manage five-and-a-half miles of shoreline along the Columbia and Wenatchee rivers within the city of Wenatchee has been approved by the Washington Department of Ecology. Approval of the locally tailored program puts the final stamp on a significant effort that increases protection and restoration of wildlife habitat and water quality, provides more […]

  • 15 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, announces the availability of the Shrewsbury River Basin, Sea Bright, NJ Feasibility Study and a 30 day review period for the public to submit written comments. With the passage of Public Law 113-2, the Disaster Relief Appropriations Act of 2013, the Army Corps has been provided […]

  • 12 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, and the Maryland Port Administration will host a Poplar Island update meeting at Tilghman Island Elementary School in Tilghman Island, Maryland, on September 19, 2016. The meeting will inform the public on current and future activities at the Poplar Island ecosystem restoration project, including planned activities associated […]

  • 18 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Meeting during a time when some are calling for sharp cuts in government spending despite the obvious needs to the nation’s infrastructure, members of the MTD Executive Board pledged to work to gain proper funding of vitally important maritime programs. As the board noted in several statements during its 2013 winter meeting in Buena Vista, […]

  • 7 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Off the west coast of Norway, Van Oord has successfully stabilized the wreck of a World War II submarine. The Norwegian Coastal Administration awarded the contract to Van Oord at the end of 2015. The wreck, containing toxic mercury, was located at the top of a steep slope in the seabed. This slope was stabilized […]

  • 31 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    China Harbor Engineering Company (CHEC) has completed dredging works at the Ukraine’s Black Sea Port of Yuzhny. In the course of the dredging works, 4.4 million cubic meters of material was removed and a depth of 16 meters was reached. According to the Ukrainian Ministry of Infrastructure, the project was due for completion by 31 March […]

  • 12 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The 2014 Inland Waterways Conference (March 5 – 7, 2014, 601 Loyola Avenue, New Orleans) is the only maritime industry event aimed squarely at the Inland Rivers of the United States and involves all segments of the maritime community in important deliberations and sessions. The 2014 Inland Waterways Conference will engage leaders from the United […]

  • 5 October 2012

    The recently purchased 2010 IMS 7012 HP 51-foot Versi dredger was unveiled Wednesday afternoon in Albert Lea. District Administrator Brett Behnke stated: “We’ve seen a significant reduction in sedimentation coming into the lakes, but what we’re still seeing is an immense internal loading. To reduce internal loading you need to remove the sediments and the […]

  • 18 May 2012

    The City of Yerington dredging project is funded from a $1.2 million grant the city received from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF), which is the administrator of the federally-funded Walker River Basin Restoration Project. This dredging project is nearing completion, with an operations test of the dredging equipment and system slated for Thursday […]

  • 30 November 2012

    Attendees from Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Philippines and Thailand successfully completed an International Hydrographic Organization (IHO) capacity building workshop on Marine Spatial Data Infrastructure (MSDI), hosted by the Korea Hydrographic and Oceanographic Administration (KHOA). Fourteen students spent five days in the city of Incheon, Republic of Korea, learning theoretical concepts and SDI best […]

  • 10 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Envisan France, the French branch of the environmental division of Jan De Nul Group, recently launched the construction of its Soil and Sediment Treatment Center in La Seyne-sur-Mer. This center will be specifically designed for the treatment and recycling of polluted sediments and soil. Based on its expertise gathered in Belgium, where legislation allows for […]

  • 30 July 2012

    The city government has earmarked a P13.5-million fund to start the dredging of the silted Chico River within this year, after the dredging task force comes out with the guidelines, according to the Philippine Information Agency. Mayor Ferdinand B. Tubban said that the city government has already organized the Chico River Dredging Task Force, a […]

  • 6 August 2013

    On Monday, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers representatives, together with the state officials, held an on-site construction update of the Indian River Inlet dune replenishment project. This project, which also aims to dredge 500,000 cubic yards of sand, began on July 23. Gov. Jack A. Markell said: “For a state like Delaware, a low-lying state, […]

  • 27 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The 2014 Inland Waterways Conference (March 5 – 7, 2014, 601 Loyola Avenue, New Orleans) is the only maritime industry event aimed squarely at the Inland Rivers of the United States and involves all segments of the maritime community in important deliberations and sessions. The 2014 Inland Waterways Conference will engage leaders from the United […]

  • 16 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The federal government of Brazil has awarded a $103 million worth contract for the dredging of the Port of Paranaguá. According to the Port Administration of Paranaguá and Antonina (APPA) announcement, the contract for the deepening of the port’s access channel was signed with DTA Engenharia and represents first federal investment in the port in the last 26 years. “This is […]

  • 28 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. EPA has finalized the designation of a disposal site for dredged material off the coast of southern Maine and New Hampshire. This designation, published in the Federal Register on September 25, 2020, will provide a new, long-term disposal site for federal, state and commercial marine dredging projects in this region, said EPA The […]

  • 23 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Senator John Hoeven on Tuesday met with Office and Management and Budget (OMB) Director Mick Mulvaney and Fargo-Moorhead leaders, including Fargo Mayor Tim Mahoney and Moorhead Mayor Del Rae Williams. Hoeven arranged the meeting to secure funding for comprehensive flood protection for the Red River Valley in the Army Corps of Engineers Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 […]

  • 16 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Poplar Island Environmental Restoration Project has been awarded the Innovation in Sustainable Engineering Award from the American Society of Civil Engineers. Located in Talbot County, Poplar Island is one of Maryland’s top environmental restoration projects built with dredged material from shipping channels leading to the Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore. “Together with the U.S. Army Corps […]

  • 30 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Region 2 of the U.S. EPA will evaluate, in close coordination with the State of New York, approximately 1,800 sediment samples taken in 2017 by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) from the Upper Hudson River. EPA also will continue efforts to complete the study of the Upper Hudson River and conduct […]

  • 3 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Officials from Avalon and Stone Harbor yesterday attended the weekly progress meeting about the upcoming beach fill project. The Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company’s cutter suction dredger Texas will be finishing up some emergency work in the Christiana River likely by Sunday, February 5th, the meeting revealed. Once that work is completed, the dredger […]

  • 26 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    Texas Congressman, Filemon Vela, has announced that the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) have awarded $150,000 to the City of South Padre Island as part of the National Coastal Resilience Fund (NCRF). These were the only funds awarded in the state of Texas.  The funds will support the City […]