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  • 3 July 2012

    The Hussain Sagar lake cleaning and catchment area improvement project began four years ago, but so far only 60% work has been completed, The Times of India reports. Though the state government fixed a fresh deadline (March 2013) to complete the project, the authority is likely to miss this deadline too as some major works, […]

  • 7 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Seattle plans to add underwater lands to its ongoing investigation into past environmental contamination at its Terminal 91 Complex under a proposed amendment to a cleanup agreement with the Washington Department of Ecology. The investigation would coincide with a project slated for this winter to maintain the depth needed to continue mooring ships […]

  • 13 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The container vessel COSCO Shipping Panama is now on its way to Panama to make history – the inaugural transit of the Expanded Panama Canal on Sunday, June 26. During the inauguration, COSCO Shipping Panama will transit Agua Clara Locks on the Atlantic side during the early morning and Cocoli Locks in the afternoon. The regular schedule […]

  • 13 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Ebsford Environmental has been appointed as remediation specialists to work with the Coal Authority and Environment Agency on a project to improve up to 60km of rivers in the North Pennines. Partnering with civil engineering firm JN Bentley, Ebsford will support the firm in developing and executing a safe and environmentally sensitive plan of removing […]

  • 6 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has officially launched its yearly flood mitigation activity aimed at declogging and cleaning up the waterways such as creeks and esteros in the metropolis in preparation for the coming rainy season. Hundreds of MMDA personnel from the agency’s Flood Control And Sewerage Management Service started the cleanup activities at […]

  • 16 August 2012

    Yesterday, Senators Rob Portman and Sherrod Brown joined a bipartisan group of 25 Senators in calling for full use of the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund for maintenance of the nation’s harbors. “For far too long, Washington has skimmed off Harbor Maintenance Tax funds for purposes unrelated to ports or harbors. These funds are intended for […]

  • 4 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Seeking to maintain protections established by the New Jersey Legislature nearly 200 years ago, the Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Committee advanced legislation (A-1089) yesterday to prohibit the Department of Environmental Protection from approving any dumping of dredge spoils on or around islands without the adoption and authorization of a municipal ordinance to do so. […]

  • 8 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Inland Dredging Company, a Dyersburg, Tennessee based contractor, is nine days into dredging in McKellar Lake Harbor, Memphis, TN.  Inland’s cutter suction dredger (CSD) INTEGRITY is working under a three year contract with the Memphis District of the Army Corps of Engineers. “We started dredging there nine days ago and have removed close to 160,000 […]

  • 8 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Two days ago, Congressman Rooney met with Major General Scott A. Spellmon, Deputy Commanding General for Civil and Emergency Operations for the Army Corps of Engineers, about funding for Lake Okeechobee and Everglades Restoration projects. Congressman Rooney stated, “After meeting with Major General Spellmon, I am confident that we will continue to have a strong […]

  • 17 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    For the first time since its redevelopment nearly 20 years ago, the Department of Transport (DoT) is dredging Johns Creek Boat Harbor in Point Samson, Western Australia. DoT Coastal Infrastructure General Manager Steve Jenkins said that the maintenance dredging campaign started in late August. “It is one of the largest dredging projects DoT will undertake this year, […]

  • 11 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Congresswoman Julia Brownley has announced that around $9.85 million in funding has been included in the President’s FY2017 budget request, that will be made available to dredge Channel Islands Harbor and to replenish sand at Hueneme Beach. Funding will come from $7.98 million in President’s FY2017 budget request for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. […]

  • 1 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    A three-year review designed to ensure better long-term local authority planning for up to 13,000 potentially affected properties in erosion and/or flood-prone Northland coastal areas is nearing completion. The review began in 2013 and aims to update existing Northland Regional Council coastal hazard zones, most of which were developed at least a decade ago. Councillor […]

  • 29 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Maryland Governor Larry Hogan joined Maryland Department of Natural Resources Secretary Mark Belton and Ocean City Mayor Rick Meehan two days ago to officially open the public 64th Street Boat Ramp. “The boating industry is incredibly important to our state; it supports thousands of jobs and contributes $2 billion to our state economy,” said Governor Hogan. […]

  • 5 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    A federally-appointed arm’s length panel reviewing the Canada Transportation Act is gathering feedback from Northerners on how new transportation policy and program development can further support sustainable economic development in the Northwest Territories.   Department of Transportation staff escorted Review Panel members to Hay River two days ago where they met with representatives from the transportation […]

  • 6 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., and Saxby Chambliss, R-Ga., praised an announcement by Governor Nathan Deal that he will not be delayed any longer by the administration’s refusal to fund the Savannah Harbor deepening. The Obama administration recently unveiled its budget and again failed to provide funding for the Savannah Harbor deepening. Governor Deal responded […]

  • 4 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Not proceeding with the full expansion plans for the Ports of Auckland jeopardizes the fast-growing cruise sector, and will cost Auckland and New Zealand’s economy millions of dollars, according to Cruise New Zealand. The decision means the brand new Ovation of the Seas will not be able to visit Auckland as planned next year. The Ovation’s maiden […]

  • 14 March 2012

    The government has reported an increase of almost a thousand trillion rupiah in funds committed to support the country’s investment master plan, with the energy and transportation sectors so far drawing the most interest. As of the end of February, investors have committed to investing a total of Rp 4,925 trillion ($537 billion) until 2014 […]

  • 11 March 2011

      Until 15 April 2011, in a special exhibition in FutureLand,  Natuurhistorisch Museum Rotterdam will be exhibiting the best skeletal remains of ten animal species from days long gone that were found in the sand used to construct Maasvlakte 2. The finds include the complete pelvis and hind leg of a woolly mammoth and the by now world-famous hyena dropping. Background: The bottom of […]

  • 19 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (January 13-19, 2017).   Heavy Equipment for the Willoughby Spit Project Arrives on Wednesday Heavy equipment that will be used for the Willoughby Spit and Vicinity Storm Damage Reduction Project is set to arrive this Wednesday at 21st Bay View […]

  • 7 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, commenced emergency dredging operations at Oregon Inlet two days ago. This cleanup program will remove the shoaling that has been obstructing the federal channel passage for commercial fishing vessels. The side casting dredger Merritt will clear a path for the District’s special purpose dredger Currituck. Excessive shoaling […]

  • 7 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Councillors got their first close-up view yesterday of a new custom-built harbor dredger being built for Moray Council. The £2.4million vessel will be the only dredger in Scotland operated by a local council. The 25.7m (90ft) dredger is under construction at the Macduff Shipyard Ltd fabrication facility at Buckie, and is expected to be completed […]

  • 14 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Westport Marina dredging program in Washington, undertaken by a Damen DOP250 with cutter unit, is currently underway. The DOP250 and its cutter unit are powered by the hydraulic power pack. The DOP250 works at a dredging depth of -8m. It pumps the harbor sludge through a 250 mm floating pipe line over some 1100 […]

  • 20 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Minister of State at The Office of Public Works & Flood Relief, Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran, two days ago visited Shannon town, in western Ireland, and the adjacent flood defense embankments fronting the Shannon estuary to announce plans to upgrade those defenses and to construct new defenses for Shannon town. This will be a joint project between […]

  • 13 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection last week held a public meeting to provide an update of the status of the first year of implementation of restoration plans covering Hendry Creek and Imperial River, as well as the Caloosahatchee Estuary Basin. “Just a year ago, I was in Fort Myers to celebrate the collaborative effort […]

  • 19 September 2013

    Yesterday, the Spanish Official Gazette published the Port Authority of the Balearic Islands’ 2012 Financial Statements, which showed profits of €14.4 million and a turnover of €59.5 million. These statements were audited by the State Comptroller’s Office with no reservations. Looking to the future, the APB’s investment plan includes a budget of €33.7 million for […]

  • 27 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Transport Committee of the European Parliament has expressed its support (29 in favor, 13 against, 3 abstentions) for the compromise reached by MEP Knut Fleckenstein and the TRAN shadow rapporteurs on the proposal for a port regulation adopted in May 2013, the European Sea Ports Organisation said in its press release. “When the proposal […]