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  • 21 April 2010

    The Dredged Material Disposal Facility, shaped like a shark fin, is seen from the air on the Bay-Saginaw County line as the freighter Calumet makes its way down the Saginaw River last week… [mappress] Source:mlive,April 21,2010;

  • 4 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Jamaica-based International Seabed Authority will commemorate its twentieth anniversary, elect nearly half its executive Council and begin elaboration of a mining code for deep seabed polymetallic nodules in the Area beyond national jurisdiction when it convenes for its annual session in Kingston from 14 to 25 July 2014. The development of the exploitation regulations […]

  • 17 April 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Koninklijke Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) and Van Oord Dredging and Marine Contractors B.V. (Van Oord) deliver the first stage of Maasvlakte 2 to client Port of Rotterdam Authority today: on schedule, on budget and in accordance with the quality requirements specified. PUMA, the joint venture of the two contractors, started the expansion of the port […]

  • 29 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development, Technology

    BMT JFA Consultants (BMT), a subsidiary of BMT Group, the leading international maritime design, engineering and risk management consultancy, is developing a revolutionary design and simulation tool which will help to address the lack of validated methods available for designing land-based dredged material disposal basins and reclamations. The Design & Simulation Tool for Dredge Settling […]

  • 19 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The State Senate and Assembly have approved five bills designating Chateaugay Lake, Little Ausable River, Great Chazy River, Schroon River and Battenkill as inland waterways making the communities along these water bodies eligible for grants under the New York State Local Waterfront Revitalization Program. The bills were proposed by Senator Betty Little, Assemblywoman Janet Duprey […]

  • 18 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Green Harbor East and West jetties in Marshfield, Mass., will be repaired under the terms of a $1,177,400.00 contract issued recently by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. Work will be accomplished by Atlantic Support Installations, Inc., of Hopedale, Mass. Construction is scheduled to start in late May or early June […]

  • 18 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    In today’s hearing before the U.S. Senate Finance Committee’s Subcommittee on International Trade, Customs and Global Competitiveness, the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) will testify regarding the infrastructure needs of seaports, and offer a number of ways to ensure that America’s ports have to ability to continue supporting U.S. international trade. Speaking for AAPA will be its […]

  • 12 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Queensland Resources Council’s Reef Facts television advertising campaign has resulted in thousands more Australians learning about current and future management challenges for the Great Barrier Reef. Chief Executive Michael Roche said today this initial television advertising campaign would wind up this evening, having achieved its objective. “This campaign was about encouraging factual inquiry so […]

  • 21 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Ohio Environmental Protection Agency and the National Park Service announced yesterday a final environmental assessment and finding of No Significant Impact for the Cuyahoga River Brecksville Dam removal project. This announcement is a final environmental signoff for a project that will restore a free-flowing Cuyahoga River between Brecksville and Cleveland, reported the EPA. The full removal of […]

  • 21 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The final part of the Environment Agency and Northumberland County Council’s multi-million pound flood scheme in Morpeth is complete. Work to construct Cotting Burn dam was the last piece of work on the multi-million pound flood scheme. The dam works alongside other flood protection measures to reduce flood risk to around 1,000 properties in Morpeth. To […]

  • 4 July 2012

    According to EarthFIX.org, the town of Port Orford, on Oregon’s south coast, may soon be without a port. That has worried residents rallying the Army Corps of Engineers to dredge their navigation channel. Tom Calvanese is with the group Citizens to Keep the Port in Port Orford. He says it’s been two years since the […]

  • 29 May 2012

    After more than four decades, an iconic ship SS Keewatin is leaving Douglas this week on its historic journey to Canada, according to wzzm13.com. The Keewatin will return to the same Canadian port where it started more than 100 years ago. “It’s a mixed feeling of pride and sadness to see it go,” says Jim […]

  • 12 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The dredger “McFarland” recently cruised down the Elizabeth River in Norfolk, Virginia. The “Mac” is one of four U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ hopper dredgers. It conducts emergency and national defense dredging as well as planned projects in the Delaware River and Bay. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, May 12, 2014

  • 3 December 2009
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A Beirut developer planning an $8-billion artificial island off Lebanon says it is not worried by the debt debacle of Nakheel, the real estate developer behind Dubai’s similar man-made Palm Islands that revealed last week it needs more time to pay it debt… Source: Maktoob, December 3, 2009

  • 26 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    A report by independent experts has vindicated the campaign to rid the Reef of the impacts of dumping dredge spoil in the World Heritage waters of the Great Barrier Reef. The report ‘Synthesis of current knowledge of the biophysical impacts of dredging and disposal on the Great Barrier Reef’ was written by experts brought together […]

  • 6 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Texas Gulf Coast is a national treasure from both an economic and environmental standpoint. Attracting millions of tourists to the coastline annually, the Texas Gulf Coast also serves as an important hub for fishing, provides habitat for millions of migratory birds and is home to four of the top 10 ports in the nation, […]

  • 31 January 2010

    After years of politicking and paying of lip service to the issue of the dredging of the Lower River Niger, the Federal Government commencement of the dredging of the river is generating mixed reactions from operators and other inland water ways users… [mappress] Source: Vanguard, January 30, 2010;

  • 19 January 2012

    A coalition of local residents, grassroots environmental and clean-energy groups yesterday filed an appeal of the Oregon Department of State Lands’ decision to issue a dredging permit for the Port of Coos Bay that would allow the Port to export dirty coal and liquefied natural gas (LNG). While the “multi-purpose” dredging permit was initially sought […]

  • 9 November 2010

    A recently completed privately financed dredging project on St. John’s Bay may offer some hope to Lake Nagawicka residents who want dredging… By Kelly Smith (livinglakecountry) [mappress] Source: livinglakecountry, November 9, 2010;

  • 14 October 2010

    President Aquino has disapproved a project to dredge Laguna de Bay, saying he found it pointless to spend P18.5 billion just to move dredged…  (philstar) [mappress] Source: philstar, October 15, 2010;

  • 16 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    With the approaching rainy season, Governor Wilhelmino M. Sy-Alvarado urged concerned government agencies today to fast track the repair and rehabilitation of Bustos dam as well as the dredging of major rivers in Bulacan. Alvarado said that the Philippines’ Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has already started dredging the heavily silted river of the Labangan […]

  • 23 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The USACE’s New Orleans District has prepared a Draft Supplemental Environmental Assessment #571 (SEA #571) titled “West Shore Lake Pontchartrain Hurricane and Storm Damage Risk Reduction Levee System St. Charles and St. John the Baptist Parishes, Louisiana” which is available for public review and comment. SEA #571 discusses altering the levee alignment footprint as described […]

  • 4 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The North Queensland Bulk Ports (NQBP) was granted Commonwealth permits last week to conduct maintenance dredging at the Port of Hay Point following a thorough consultation and assessment process. The 10-year permits, issued by the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority, carry conditions that protect the marine environment. Maintenance dredging at the Port of Hay Point […]

  • 13 December 2018
    Business & Finance

     During our recent CEDA-IADC Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure Conference, we took an opportunity to interview Professor Dr. Patrick Meire of University of Antwerp. Dr. Meire is a professor in biology and head of the research group Ecosystem Management (ECOBE) at the University of Antwerp, Belgium. His research focuses on the environmental impact of human activities […]

  • 8 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    All of the bidders for for the consultancy contract to study the impact of reclamation projects on Manila Bay and the communities around were non-complying based on the submitted documents, according to the Philippine Reclamation Authority (PRA). “Those who submitted eligibility documents on February 2 are Certeza Infosys Corporation, Pertconsult International, DHI Group Inc., Royal Haskoning […]

  • 27 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Fitch Ratings has affirmed its ‘A’ rating on Broward County, Florida’s outstanding $224 million port facilities senior revenue and refunding bonds. All senior bonds are secured by net revenues from Port Everglades. The Rating Outlook on all senior bonds is Stable. Financial performance of Port Everglades has historically been strong. DSCR on the senior lien […]