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  • 20 January 2010

    Developers are eager but environmentalists are on edge over a plan to expand Albany’s port by dredging and dumping up to 12 million cubic metres of sand in picturesque King George Sound… [mappress] Source: ABC News, January 20, 2010

  • 23 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    OpenIJ – a consortium of construction companies building the world’s largest sea lock in IJmuiden, the Netherlands – and the Port of Amsterdam have just released the Summer 2020 Construction Update. The following activities are scheduled for the coming months: the connection of the lock sill to the lock gate chamber of the inner head; […]

  • 4 November 2010

    Recently Seatools of Numansdorp landed the largest order since its establishment in August 1999: Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. – the international provider of dredging services, maritime infrastructure and maritime services – commissioned the specialist submersible company to build a unique underwater robot that will combine the functions of a survey ROV (remotely operated vehicle) with […]

  • 9 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Australian Greens are calling on the Abbott Government to revoke the Abbot Point dredging and dumping approval and to increase compliance staff, following today’s report into Gladstone Harbour slamming poor compliance and monitoring with environmental conditions. “This report is an indictment on Australia’s environmental management, compliance monitoring was inadequate, records weren’t kept, and complaints […]

  • 19 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Philippines’ Public Works and Highways Secretary, Mark A. Villar, has announced that the dredging operations are set to begin in Manila Bay, following the completion of data gathering activities of the DPWH-Bureau of Equipment. “Our Bureau of Equipment has conducted bathymetric or depth measurement survey, water quality test, and ocular inspection at Manila Bay […]

  • 25 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) has questioned comments made by Federal Member for Dawson, Mr George Christensen MP, about the Senate Committee Inquiry into the management of the Great Barrier Reef, his colleagues and constituents. Felicity Wishart, Great Barrier Reef Campaign Director, said Mr Christensen’s reported comments that the process was stacked with environmental extremists, […]

  • 18 August 2011

    With about 7 feet to spare on each side, Dutra Dredging Co.’s excavator barge and dump scow squeezed into the north end of Newport Beach’s… By Taylor Hill (thelog) [mappress] Source: thelog, August 18, 2011

  • 11 July 2012

    After being forced off the water by Tropical Storm Debby, the dredging of Blind Pass is finally underway – three weeks behind schedule. According to nbc-2.com, the crews on the project faced multiple setbacks, including the weather from Debby and broken pump motor, which has since been repaired. And Monday night, crews started pulling sand […]

  • 7 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Petoskey’s city marina dredging project will involve a larger scope than originally planned, reported petoskeynews.com recently. Large-scale dredging to help restore the Petoskey’s city marina could be completed within this year if everything goes according to plan. The dredge spoil will be dumped along the east side of the Bear River. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, […]

  • 4 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    The true test of Deputy Premier Jeff Seeney’s new “commitment to protect environmental areas” will be whether he follows through with stronger protection for the Great Barrier Reef, according to the Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS). Australian Marine Conservation Society, Great Barrier Reef campaign director, Felicity Wishart, said there was a real opportunity for the […]

  • 5 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) and WWF-Australia have welcomed the announcement that new laws to restrict sea-dumping and port expansion in the Reef World Heritage Area will be voted on in Queensland Parliament next week. “We now call on all members of Parliament to support these laws to provide important new safeguards for the […]

  • 12 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Aquaculture producers and members of the Irish Farmer Association have expressed concerns over the Government’s proposal to dump almost 100.000 tonnes of fine peaty silt in Donegal bay. “We are all in favor of coastal economic development and the extension of facilities in Killybegs which require dredging, but the consequences of the Department’s proposals to […]

  • 26 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The NJDEP is terminating the permits for the construction of a massive 225,000 cubic yard dredge spoil dump adjacent to residential homes, the Barnegat Bay and the Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge in Eagleswood, Ocean County, according to the Environment New Jersey. The action was directly related to a nine year struggle by Eagleswood citizens and a joint […]

  • 19 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    An expert commission of the Russian environment agency has issued Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) approval for the Port of Kaliningrad maintenance dredging project (2017-2024), reports FSUE Rosmorport. The project includes dredging annually up to 1.25 million cbm of materials that will be transported to a transfer station for further pumping to onshore disposal sites or underwater dumping. […]

  • 10 July 2013

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) has expressed concern that State and Federal Ministers have missed the opportunity to address the impacts of rapid industrial development along the Queensland coast. AMCS Great Barrier Reef Campaign Director Felicity Wishart said the Ministers had ignored the international recommendations of UNESCO to stop work now on all industrial […]

  • 14 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur secured language in the Energy and Water Appropriations bill released today to block the use of federal funds from being used for open lake dumping of dredged materials.  “This language sends a clear message that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers must come to the table with real solutions,” said Kaptur. “Millions depend […]

  • 22 April 2010

    The federal government plans to dump some of the sediment dredged off the floor of Apra Harbor at an offshore disposal site, but at least one senator is concerned that silt has been made radioactive by years of Navy traffic… [mappress] Source:guampdn,April 22,2010;

  • 22 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Australian Greens today slammed the Queensland Resources Council’s latest Great Barrier Reef spin campaign as an attempt to distract from the obvious damage the coal and gas industries do to the Great Barrier Reef. “No PR campaign can absolve the coal lobby from responsibility for the effects of climate change on the Great Barrier […]

  • 15 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Dredging fleet of Rosmorport’s North-Western Basin Branch, numbering four vessels, is conducting maintenance dredging work in the Ust-Luga Port and Big Port St. Petersburg areas, said Rosmorport in its latest release. According to Rosmorport, TSHD Kronshlot is currently working at the Petrovsky fairway of the Big Port St. Petersburg. More than 29,000m³ of bottom material has been […]

  • 25 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Sherrod Brown and Rob Portman have urged Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jo-Ellen Darcy to use at least $2 million of its $273 million harbor and channel projects budget to make up for its request for less money to dredge the Cleveland Harbor. The Corps requested $3.6 million less […]

  • 10 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    FSUE Rosmorport has just announced its plans for the maintenance dredging of the Port of Makhachkala for 2017. According to the company, the scope of maintenance dredging planned for this year will total 420,000 cbm. Rosmorport also said that the main target of the works is to ensure design dimensions of hydraulic engineering structures at the […]

  • 14 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Brownsville Public Utilities Board’s Resaca Restoration Project is currently underway. This project is necessary because sediment, tires, trash, and other debris has built up over the years, impeding water flow in these waterways. The only way to return the resacas to their original depth is to dredge them. After the Cemetery Resaca dredging program, […]

  • 16 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Federal Government is taking the next vital step to protect the Great Barrier Reef with the release of details of the plan to ban capital dredge material disposal in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. “We are delivering on our commitment to end this century-old practice. This demonstrates our commitment to the Reef and […]

  • 7 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    All parties contesting the State election should listen to the majority of Queenslanders who want the Great Barrier Reef protected from fast-tracked industrialization, including mega port expansion, dredging and dumping, announced Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS). AMCS said the protection of the global icon and the $6 billion tourism industry that relies on it could prove […]

  • 7 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Corporation of India (DCI) launched the Visakhapatnam beach nourishment scheme yesterday, after overcoming some technical issues. The sand nourishment project was set to begin last week, but the work could not start as per schedule due to technical snag. The problem with regard to pipeline connectivity was the cause of the delay, informs The Hindu. […]

  • 23 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    WWF-Australia said the final Reef 2050 plan, released two days ago, includes a number of good initiatives but the $100 million in new funding announced by the federal government falls short of what’s required to halt the Reef’s decline and remove the threat that it is listed ‘World Heritage in danger’. The joint Australian/Queensland Government blueprint […]