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  • 5 January 2012

    Just months after the city scraped sand out of the harbor, dredge work is once again needed to clear out the choked-up navigation channel…   By Matt Algarin (thedestinlog) [mappress] Source: thedestinlog, January 5, 2012;

  • 26 January 2011

    A study is underway to try to find out why the city’s deep-water port must be dredged annually while other similar ports around the world… By Sandra Davis (canadaeast) [mappress] Source: canadaeast, January 27, 2011;

  • 9 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The St. Johns River Water Management District Governing Board has voted to begin the first phase of a massive dredging project that will improve water quality, navigation and the economy in and around the central Indian River Lagoon. The Board approved an agreement with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to receive $10 million […]

  • 14 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    CH2M will once again provide planning and design services for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, civil works program. Over the past seven years, CH2M has assisted the Mobile District with a wide variety of projects including coastal restoration and planning, ecosystem planning and design, water resources planning and design services for civil works and environmental […]

  • 18 November 2011

    Last Saturday morning, a small fleet of fishing boats from Wanchese, N.C., chugged through the navigation channel at Oregon Inlet and into …   By Aaron Applegate (hamptonroads) [mappress] Source: hamptonroads, November 18, 2011;

  • 31 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito of Massachusetts announced $3.6 million earlier this week to support ten projects for the upcoming dredging season. These grants, awarded through the 2018 Navigational Dredging Pilot Program will benefit eleven communities, tapping into another $3.9 million in local funding. The projects are expected to remove nearly 188,000 cubic yards of harbor […]

  • 20 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    One of the largest and most populated deltas in the world is the Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna (GBM). It covers approximately 100,000km² of Bangladesh and the Indian state of West Bengal. The large river delta offers good possibilities for transport over water, but it also encompasses the risk of regular floodings. Keeping the many waterways of the delta […]

  • 9 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Indiana Harbor Canal (IHC) 2019 dredge season has been underway since the summer and will continue through the fall, reports the Army Corps’ Chicago District. Indiana Harbor, located on the southwest extent of Lake Michigan, is being performed by Kokosing Construction Company. Under the deal, the contractor will mechanically dredge the sediment within the […]

  • 1 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dublin Port Company (DPC) is about to begin regular maintenance dredging of the port’s navigation channel and berthing pockets to maintain a ruling depth of -7.8m Chart Datum. According to the DPC, the maintenance dredging campaign has been set for June 20th 2016 and is expected to last for 4-8 weeks. The international dredging company Boskalis […]

  • 18 May 2012

    China Harbour and Lekki Port Company formally signed the Contract on Lekki Deepwater Port EPC Project of Nigeria in Singapore on May 11, 2012. CHEC vice president, Lin Yichong attended the meeting and signed on the contract on behalf of the contractor. The value of the contract of Phase I project is around USD 679 […]

  • 3 April 2012

    According to Marine News China, Guangxi Autonomous Region will spend US$2.21 billion on waterway traffic projects this year with Beibu Gulf port capacity to be increased to 160 million tonnes, while Xijiang River’s cargo capacity to rise 100 million tonnes. This year, Guangxi plans to build the No 403 to No 407 berth at the […]

  • 5 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    On its way to the port of Hamburg, the 19,000 TEU-vessel “CSCL Indian Ocean” stranded due to a technical failure on Wednesday evening around 25 kilometers ahead of the port. The pilots steered the ship to the side of the fairway to keep the navigation channel free for other vessels. Thanks to this fast reaction, […]

  • 3 May 2012

    The Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) was constituted for development and regulation of the Inland Water Transport sector in October 1986 after which five waterways have been declared as national waterways for their systematic development for shipping and navigation. IWAI strives to promote inland water transport infrastructure by providing the targeted depth and width […]

  • 2 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Florida Inland Navigation District, the Army Corps of Engineers and St. Johns County are hosting two workshops today to discuss the upcoming St. Augustine Inlet and Intracoastal Waterway dredging projects. The meetings are set for 2 p.m. and 6 p.m at the North Shores Improvement Association Community Center. Through the coordinated efforts of these […]

  • 9 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Beginning this week, the Cobourg Marina will be undergoing annual maintenance at the entrance of the harbour. Each year a significant amount of sediment is carried along by the waves and wind through Lake Ontario and is deposited in the Cobourg harbour mouth, the channel and the harbour itself. This sediment can accumulate in amounts […]

  • 27 October 2011

    Increasing the depth of the main channel of the McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System from nine feet to 12 feet will mean increase… By Frank Scott (dewitt-ee) [mappress] Source: dewitt-ee, October 27, 2011

  • 4 August 2011

      Although he doesn’t consider himself a full-time resident of Bay Port, Bill Nagy’s actions speak louder than his words. By Bill Diller ( michigansthumb) [mappress] Source: michigansthumb, August 4, 2011

  • 27 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo yesterday announced that Phase III of the $15 million REDI Regional Dredging Project has started along the southern shore of Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River. As part of Phase III, the State is working with local officials in Orleans and Niagara Counties and the Regional Dredging Management […]

  • 7 November 2010

    A navigational hazard near Pool’s Bluff should be corrected by the spring, Randy Strickland of Washington Parish government said…   By Richard Meek (gobogalusa) [mappress] Source: gobogalusa, November 7, 2010;

  • 23 December 2010

    Hilton Head Island officials should navigate very carefully as they consider what role, if any, to play in dredging south-island marinas…  (islandpacket) [mappress] Source: islandpacket, December 23, 2010;

  • 16 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Western Dredging Association (WEDA) has extended the due date for award nominations for the Dredging Summit & Expo. These awards will recognize individuals, organizations or project teams for their outstanding contributions in meeting the goals and objectives of WEDA. Three Environmental Excellence Awards will be given, one for each of the following categories:   […]

  • 28 October 2011

    The Danube, Europe’s second longest river, is one of the most poorly navigable rivers on the continent. Despite the EU’s Danube Strategy, th… By Marloes de Koning (presseurop) [mappress] Source: presseurop, October 28, 2011

  • 12 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will receive $7.9 million in federal funding that will be used for maintenance of the locks, dams and levees on the Ouachita River. While approximately $2 million more is needed for ongoing maintenance efforts, the latest funding is a major milestone. Working together, U.S. Rep. Ralph Abraham, Ouachita River Valley […]

  • 23 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District completed maintenance dredging of the Houston Ship Channel barge lanes between Bayport and Morgan’s Point to relieve a critical navigation hazard caused by shoaling in the busy waterway. The district issued a modification to an ongoing contract in the amount of $675,000 to Orion Marine Construction Inc. […]

  • 24 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Channel maintenance dredging began yesterday evening for the ICW/New River Navigation and Channel Maintenance Project. The Onslow County/North Topsail Beach joint project consists of performing channel maintenance dredging along approximately 10,600 linear feet (approximately two miles) of existing navigation channels within the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway (AIWW) in the vicinity of the New River as well […]

  • 10 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    With the Mile Point project currently underway, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers asks boaters to slow down and use extra caution within the Mile Point construction area on the St. Johns River. The construction zone contains a variety of large vessels, including a crane barge, an excavator barge, several support barges and a dredge with […]