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  • 21 September 2010

    While courtroom and permit battles drag on, the Army Corps of Engineers is trying to bypass a congressional block on funding for the … By Jeff Montgomery (delawareonline) [mappress] Source: delawareonline, September 21, 2010;

  • 26 May 2011

    Almost a year after hundreds of people gathered at Sydney harbour to demand government… By Erin Pottie (capebretonpost) [mappress] Source: capebretonpost, May 26, 2011;

  • 12 July 2013

    On Thursday July 4th, Ching Fu Shipbuilding Ltd. relaunched the 2400 m3 Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger from dry dock. After the official launching from slipway on April 15th, the TSHD was temporarily dry-docked to complete the hull outfitting and paint work. On the same day of relaunching the name of the dredger was revealed: KAO […]

  • 20 November 2012

    Topsail Beach commissioners on Thursday approved funding for the routine dredging program at the New Topsail Inlet. This very important project is scheduled to commence in a few weeks and will last through next fall, reports jdnews.com. Regarding the plan to keep the New Topsail Inlet open, Topsail Beach Mayor Howard Braxton stated: “The Corps is […]

  • 15 August 2012

    A few days ago, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment has inspected the dredged area in Batang Rajang near Pulau Kerto. The Minister Dato Sri Douglas Uggah Embas said: “We are studying the dredging impact now.” According to theborneopost.com, he was accompanied by Second Finance Minister and Local Government and Community Development Minister Dato […]

  • 18 July 2012

    Orange County Commissioner Fred Brummer says he wants to spend $1 million to clean up a polluted lake, reports wftv.com. Brummer believes an experimental project could bring benefits for Lake Apopka. “This is a pilot. It is innovative. It is trying. There is no guarantee that this works, however, if you are going to try […]

  • 26 December 2011

    Environmental groups are blasting a decision this week by Oregon’s Department of State Lands, because it could open the door to controversial export facilities in Coos Bay. Oregon officials say they have never approved such a large dredging project in an estuary. “We did look at the projects that the port had tried to establish, […]

  • 14 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Three flexible river groynes in the River IJssel, the Netherlands, were officially opened yesterday by Nelly Kalfs of Rijkswaterstaat. The groynes are made fully of XStream blocks which are very small Xbloc units applied in river projects where current loads are dominant over wave loads. Due to the fact that the groynes are made only […]

  • 28 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    During the recent Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure Conference in Amsterdam, we interviewed Mr Jaap van Thiel de Vries, General Manager of Hydronamic at Boskalis, on the importance of investing in stakeholder engagement. The stakeholder engagement is one of four key enablers that were presented in the CEDA-IADC Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure guidebook. The guidebook, which was officially unveiled at […]

  • 14 June 2012

    The Transport Ministry has confirmed that Seaport Terminal (Johor) Sdn Bhd has won the bid to privatise the Penang Port, according to bintuluport.com. In a written reply to Chong Eng (DAP – Bukit Mertajam), its minister Datuk Seri Kong Cho Ha said the company won the bid via its equity ownership in Penang Port Sdn […]

  • 9 January 2013

    The long-awaited dredging project in the Accabonac Harbor has officially commenced, reports 27east.com. County Legislator Jay Schneiderman stated that this nearly $1.15 million dredging program will continue through January 15. Gibson & Cushman Contracting Inc. is conducting this very important project, according to patch.com. The Accabonac Harbor dredging project will include opening the inlet and […]

  • 23 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Malaysia yesterday launched its largest and the world’s third biggest trailing suction hopper dredger, named “Inai Kenanga”. The dredger was launched by Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor, the Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak’s wife, in Pantai Acheh, Pulau Indah. “It is absolutely unthinkable that a local company can produce a vessel that is recognised […]

  • 17 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A project to remove tonnes of silt from the Mill Pool at the Carrs Nature Reserve is underway with dredging work due to commence in mid to late August. Mansfield District Council has started the process of dropping the water levels in the pool, in order to let the reed bed dry out as much […]

  • 28 May 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Because of doubts about the original design of the new harbour built in Sal Rei on the Cape Verdean island Boa Vista, the Cape Verdean client asked Royal Haskoning and Deltares to produce, test and optimise a new design. The harbour is vital for the ongoing development of tourism on the island. Storms resulted in […]

  • 16 March 2012

    Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, Congresswoman Janice Hahn, City Councilman Joe Buscaino and Port of Los Angeles officials broke ground Thursday on a project that will prepare a section of the San Pedro waterfront for a new public open space and harbor area. The Downtown Harbor “water cut” will create the necessary land and harbor […]

  • 17 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The budget has a high focus on social sector, while nothing new has been done specifically to spur infrastructure spending. The mentioned schemes of take out financing and credit enhancement through IIFCL etc have already been in place. “The government has announced two new Major Ports, one at Sagar in West Bengal and one in […]

  • 11 November 2011

    Workers are dredging the Zumbro River floodway that runs through downtown Rochester to maintain its water-carrying capacity…   By Edie Grossfield (postbulletin) [mappress] Source: postbulletin, November 11, 2011;

  • 3 August 2011

    The Wonder Lake dredging and lake renewal project, which officials had been hoping could start with construction of a sediment drying… (thewoodstockindependent) [mappress] Source: thewoodstockindependent, August 3, 2011

  • 15 February 2011

    The future of Greenwood Lake depends on the public showing up at a meeting scheduled last minute by a NY politician. The meeting is … By Eric Hastings (northjersey) [mappress] Source: northjersey, February 15, 2011;

  • 30 September 2011

    Russia will start oil loadings at a new Baltic port of Ust-Luga in mid-November as it tries to bypass transit countries such as Belarus …   (reuters) [mappress] Source: reuters, September 30, 2011;

  • 28 February 2012

    Gov. Nikki Haley yesterday vetoed an act protecting SC’s waterways & economic interests. Approved by a 111-0 House vote & then by a 37-0 Senate vote, the act: – Acknowledges DHEC violated existing 2007 state law, issuing an invalid dredging permit when it bypassed the approval of the Savannah River Maritime Commission – Reaffirmed laws […]

  • 31 October 2011

    After a series of delays, repair and renourishment of Dewey Beach and Rehoboth Beach is set to start in mid-November…   (capegazette) [mappress] Source: capegazette, October 31, 2011;

  • 2 July 2010

    The Tigris River, heart of Baghdad and inspiration for much romantic poetry, is drying up. The European Water Association (EWA) estimates… [mappress] Source: thememriblog, July 2, 2010;

  • 29 November 2009
    Project & Tenders

    FREEPORT — Containers of sediment soon will connect Freeport with a Civil War-era gunboat sunken 146 years ago in Galveston Bay… Source: The Facts, November 29, 2009;

  • 6 September 2011
    Equipment, Technology

    Dredge Yard, the provider and manufacturer of dredging equipment, has introduced a very wide range of dredge ball joints engineered and … [mappress] Source: ameinfo, September 6, 2011;

  • 3 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Deltares is teaming up with Rijkswaterstaat, the universities of Delft, Wageningen and Nijmegen, and organizations representing shipping and fishing to investigate the impact and properties of the re-structuring of the River Waal with river training walls. Gerard Blom signed an agreement on behalf of Deltares with the other seven organizations on 26 June. This joint […]