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  • 11 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    CAFNEC has welcomed the announcement that Federal Labor will formally ban the dumping of dredge spoil in the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area if it is elected in 2016. CAFNEC Marine Programs Coordinator and Marine Biologist Josh Coates said: “CAFNEC welcomes this announcement of sensible policy to protect our Great Barrier Reef and call […]

  • 31 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    After rigorous assessment, the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority has approved an application by North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation to dispose of dredge spoil at a deepwater location offshore of Abbot Point, subject to strict environmental conditions. Authority Chairman, Dr Russell Reichelt, said he recognised the amount of debate and community concern that the […]

  • 5 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society has delivered a pledge to Prime Minister Kevin Rudd’s office to end dumping of dredge material in the Great Barrier Reef. The pledge has been delivered with a demonstration of dumping and dredging by protesters from the AMCS who staged a mock dump of sludge at the Prime Minister’s office […]

  • 27 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society has welcomed the Australian Labor Party’s decision to support the Australian Greens motion to end offshore dumping in the waters of the Great Barrier Reef. Felicity Wishart, the Great Barrier Reef campaign director, said the motion to end the dumping of dredge material in the Great Barrier Reef’s waters would […]

  • 30 December 2009

    The Maryland Port Administration has ceased dumping sediment dredged from Baltimore’s harbor at Hart-Miller Island… Source: Baltimore Business Journal, December 29, 2009; [mappress]

  • 4 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Schleswig-Holstein recently granted Hamburg permission to continue to deposit dredged material near Buoy E3 in the North Sea. The new permission substantially increases the scope for action to continuously keep the water level deep in the Port of Hamburg. “For the around 10,000 seagoing vessels annually calling at the Port of Hamburg, reliable water depths throughout […]

  • 17 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown has announced that the year-end appropriations bill being considered in Congress this week will include language to prevent the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers from dumping harmful dredged material into Lake Erie. “It’s essential to the Port of Cleveland and northeast Ohio businesses that the Cuyahoga River navigation channel is maintained. […]

  • 20 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) has welcomed the decision by the Australian Marine Park Tourism Operators (AMPTO) to issue a legal challenge to the decision to dump three million cubic metres of dredge spoil in the waters of the Great Barrier Reef. Felicity Wishart, AMCS Great Barrier Reef campaign director, said that this challenge […]

  • 14 March 2012

    Australians are overwhelmingly opposed to the Government’s approvals for dumping of dredge spoil in the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area, revealed by a new Galaxy poll released today. “This is a stunning result – 91 per cent of Australians are against turning our World Heritage Great Barrier Reef into a rubbish dump, with only […]

  • 12 July 2010

    Campaigners have called for an end to the dumping of dredged waste at Whitsand Bay in Cornwall. Millions of tonnes of silt from the nearby… [mappress] Source: news.bbc, July 12, 2010;

  • 26 May 2010

    Environmental and Lake Erie boating groups are suing to try to stop the Army Corps of Engineers from dumping massive amounts of sediment… [mappress] Source: wksu, May 26, 2010;

  • 24 November 2009

    NEW ORLEANS — State officials are urging the Army Corps of Engineers to stop discarding sediment it dredges from the Mississippi River and use more of it to restore Louisiana’s eroded wetlands. Source: USA Today, November 23, 2009;

  • 18 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    DEME Group has just released this beautiful photo of their backhoe dredger ‘Pinocchio’ waving La Réunion goodbye, after having completed the works at the Nouvelle Route du Littoral coastal highway. “We performed dredging, gravel bed installation and backfilling works for the 5,400 meter offshore viaduct. ‘Pinocchio’ makes the journey back home on board of a […]

  • 9 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) has granted consent to Ports of Auckland Limited (POAL) to dispose of dredged sediment at an authorized dumping site.  According to EPA’s announcement, the consent is to dump dredged material from maintenance dredging (up to 50,000 cubic meters per year) and capital dredging (up to 2,000,000 cubic meters over the […]

  • 9 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) and the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have received approval from the State Controlling Board to begin funding nearly $10 million in projects aimed toward helping to keep dredged material out of Lake Erie. These projects are part of Ohio’s “Healthy Lake Erie Fund” efforts and will be […]

  • 12 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Warrenpoint Port has cancelled plans to dump dredged material near protected areas in Carlingford Lough due to environmental concerns. Commenting the latest news, Sinn Féin MP Chris Hazzard said: “I welcome today’s confirmation from Warrenpoint Port that they will not be proceeding with proposals to dump dredged material inside the Lough.” “I want to thank Port […]

  • 24 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    By David Pitt, Naval Architect at Offshore Ship Designers In the wake of the well-documented downturn in the oil and gas markets in recent years, an increasing number of platform supply vessels (PSVs) are currently under-utilized or languishing in lay-up, most notably in the US Gulf Coast region. Various proposals have been made for the repurposing of […]

  • 25 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) 650, ordered by Gippsland Ports of Victoria, Australia, in December 2015, was launched at Damen Yichang Shipyard in China recently. “The vessel, named Tommy Norton, is now alongside the yard’s new quay undergoing final commissioning, after which she will sail for Shanghai to undertake sea trials. Once those are […]

  • 5 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo yesterday announced that the New York State will take legal action against the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to prevent the designation of new permanent sites off the coast of eastern Long Island. In a letter signed by more than 30 federal, state and local elected officials, the Governor provided […]

  • 12 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Schleswig-Holstein’s state government has declared itself basically willing in the longer term to permit dredged material from the Port of Hamburg to be brought to the silt release area near buoy E3 in the North Sea. The cabinet decided this on 9 February 2016 in Malente. “There is urgent pressure for action. With an excessive […]

  • 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 […]

  • 18 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Port of Cleveland recently petitioned the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works to modify the description of the Cleveland Harbor navigation project in law to prevent sediment dredged from the Cuyahoga River from being placed in Lake Erie. That request has now been supported by a bipartisan group of six US Congressional Representatives from Ohio. […]

  • 18 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Kolkata Port Trust is preparing to carry out maintenance dredging in Hooghly Estuary in the shipping channel of the port leading to Haldia as well as Kolkata, primarily at Jellingham & Auckland. The plan calls for the use of trailing suction hopper dredgers in combination with bottom opening hopper barges. The materials dredged by the dredger from Jellingham and Auckland […]

  • 24 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Brisbane-based Riverside Marine has signalled its entry into the Australian dredging markets with the purchase of an IHC-built 2000 cubic meter dredger. Their new trailing suction hopper dredger, the Resolute, will arrive in Australia in October after substantial modifications currently being undertaken in Singapore. The modifications include an ADC devised mechanism to reduce dredge material […]

  • 19 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Leichhardt MP Warren Entsch has applauded the Government’s move to ban the dumping of any capital dredge spoil in Great Barrier Reef Marine Park waters, saying it shouldn’t be news to Ports North in regards to their Port of Cairns dredge proposal. “I congratulate Environment Minister Greg Hunt for this decision, it’s something that I’ve been arguing […]

  • 5 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    It has become apparent to CAFNEC that in 2014 Ports North dumped more dredge spoil in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park than their GBRMPA permit allows for in a normal year. The dumping permit allows for 350,000 tonnes dry weight or 550,000 cubic meters of wet load dredge spoil to be dumped in the […]