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  • 8 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Ghana’s Ministry for Works and Housing has renewed the contract with Dredge Masters to dredge the lower section of the Odaw channel in Accra from Caprice to the outfall sea bridge. According to Mr. Atta Akyea, the sector Minister, under the two-year contract, the company will also evacuate and properly dispose of the dredged material at […]

  • 24 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The consortium of IMDC, the Dutch companies CDR International and Rebel Group and the Ghanaian company ADK has been awarded the Feasibility Study for Deferred and Performance Based Maintenance Dredging of the Odaw Channel and Korle Lagoon in Ghana. The client is the Ministerie van Economische Zaken en Klimaat, Rijksdienst voor Ondernemend Nederland (RVO) and […]

  • 10 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (March 4 – 10, 2019).   New Milestone for Aberdeen Harbor Expansion Project Dragados UK, principal contractor for the Aberdeen Harbor Expansion Project, has marked another significant achievement with the installation of the first of the 22 enormous concrete units […]

  • 28 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Ghana’s Minister of Works and Housing, Mr. Samuel Atta Akyea, has announced plans to reduce the incidents of flooding across the country through channel improvement works, Ghana News Agency (GNA) reports.  Briefing the media in Accra about some of those interventions, the Sector Minister said that the works are ongoing under the […]

  • 27 January 2014

    Mr. Oko Vanderpuije, the Mayor of Accra, has announced that the Korle Lagoon dredging project will start in February, according to citifmonline.com. This project, which requires a relocation of the Sodom and Gomorrah residents, has been delayed due to financial problems. Dredging of the Sodom and Gomorrah, Nima, Kotabi – areas is a part of […]

  • 22 May 2019

    The President of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, inspected ongoing dredging works on the Odaw River in Ghana’s capital Accra yesterday. During the visit, the site engineer, Wise Ametefe, informed the president that the current dredging works are not limited to the Odaw River only, but to the Korle Lagoon and to the estuary. According […]

  • 19 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Odaw River Dredging Program in Ghana’s capital Accra, aimed to reduce possibility of flooding, is officially underway, local media reports.  According to the contractor Dredge Masters, dredging of major drains in Accra must become a routine exercise to avert flooding. After inspecting the dredging works on the Odaw River, Operations Manager for Dredge Masters, Sena […]

  • 7 November 2012

    A comprehensive project to tackle sanitation challenges, as well as Sewer and Storm-Water Drainage Alleviation Project is to be initiated to enhance Accra’s flood protection and waste water treatment. Parliament has approved the loan facilities for the project with the Export–Import Bank (EXIM) of the USA providing $53,299,497, while the Standard Chartered Bank is also […]

  • 17 January 2013

    Sod has been cut for the take off of a major Sanitation and Drainage Project for the Accra Metropolis. The Project will among other things focus on the dredging of the Odaw basin and the Korle Lagoon to improve sanitation challenges facing the capital. The Drainage Project is estimated at about $ 700,000. President John […]

  • 14 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has signed a loan agreement with the Government of the Philippines, to provide a Japanese ODA loan of up to 15.928 billion yen for the Cavite Industrial Area Flood Risk Management Project. The project will implement flood control measures such as a flood diversion channel and river improvements in […]

  • 17 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) concluded a Japanese ODA loan agreement with the Republic of Iraq to provide funding for the Port Sector Rehabilitation Project (Phase II), at the Ministry of Finance, Baghdad. This is the 20th loan agreement under the Japanese ODA loan to Iraq, which brings Japan’s cumulative commitments to this country […]

  • 16 November 2012

    The Soai Rap dredging project with a capital of nearly VND2.8 trillion ($140 million) will be launched in late November to accommodate large ships to Ho Chi Minh City, contributing to develop the city’s marine economy. According to the project management board, the Soai Rap passage will be dredged to a depth of 9.5 m […]

  • 21 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Joint Venture of Penta-Ocean Construction and Toa Corporation has won a contract for the ‘Construction of Port Facilities for Nacala Port Development Project Phase I and II’ by the Ministry of Transport and Communications of the Republic of Mozambique. This $238 million project will include a significant amount of dredging work on the access […]

  • 24 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Kennet and Avon Canal, a waterway in southern England, will soon have one mile of newly restored bank. Restoration works on the portion of a 87 miles long canal are in full swing. According to Oda Dijksterhuis from the Canal and River Trust, the “green method” being used to rebuild the bank was similar […]

  • 20 September 2012

    According to the ABC News, plans for the repair and upgrade needed to Taylor’s Landing boat ramp at Port Augusta are in the final stages. “A 350 cubic metres of material needs to be dredged from the harbour sea floor,” said Brenton Daw, the Port Augusta City Council senior technical officer. He stated that the […]

  • 1 June 2011

      Fastwave Communications, a developer of remote asset data acquisition systems, has scooped two out of five awards at the inaugural Subsea Energy Australia Awards held on May 27, 2011. Fastwave’s OceanStar subsea sensor monitoring system won the Subsea Innovation Award and the Standard of Excellence Award. The system has been widely used for providing […]

  • 15 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    ELIS SEIS Public meeting scheduled for today in New York has been postponed due to the recovery efforts in Long Island. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) jointly regulate dredged material disposal under federal authorities provided by section 404 of the Clean Water Act and section 103 […]

  • 27 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    More than 60 local residents attended a ‘Save Our Beach’ protest convened by Peninsula Chamber of Commerce, Liberal Member for Terrigal Mr Adam Crouch, and Liberal councilors Cr Jilly Pilon and Cr Gale Collins last week. Mr Crouch said that the protest sent a clear message to the Central Coast Council that the community demands […]

  • 4 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The first phase of Exeter’s £30 million flood defense scheme has begun this week with works to deepen the Trew’s flood relief channel. When finished the new scheme will reduce flood risk to approximately 3,000 homes and businesses throughout the city. Phase one will include deepening the existing flood relief channel, lowering the spill weir […]

  • 5 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Export-Import Bank of Korea, also known as the Korea Eximbank (KEXIM), has approved a financing package for the proposed New Cebu International Container Port in Consolacion, Cebu, according to the Philippine News Agency’s (PNA) latest announcement.  Finance Secretary, Carlos Dominguez III, said that selection of this project for financing by South Korea’s export credit agency was based […]

  • 24 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Focused on the PHA’s (Port of Houston Authority) vision of becoming America’s distribution hub for the next generation, the Port Commission – during its regular monthly meeting yesterday – approved more than $88 million in infrastructure investments. These investments, all directly tied to the port strategic plan, included $13 million towards channel improvement projects and more […]

  • 15 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) signed a loan agreement with the Cambodian Government last week for providing a Japanese ODA loan of up to 23.502 billion yen ($212 million) for the Sihanoukville Port New Container Terminal Development Project. The project will develop a new container terminal and improve the cargo handling capacity at Sihanoukville […]

  • 21 July 2020
    Business development, Infrastructure

    Louisiana Congressman Clay Higgins’ amendment expediting access to viable dredge fill sites for the Calcasieu River & Pass project was added to the 2020 Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) during a House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee markup last week. The House of Representatives is expected to vote on the full bill later this month. Due […]

  • 17 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    A joint venture, including Penta-Ocean Construction Co., Ltd., TOA Corporation, Rinkai Nissan Construction Co., Ltd., PT PP Tbk. and PT Wijaya Karya Tbk., has won a $445 million contract for the Patimban Port Development Project – Package 1, in Indonesia.  According to an official Penta-Ocean’s announcement, the construction period of this capital development program is […]

  • 22 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Associated British Ports (ABP) has invested £4.5 million in the reconstruction of Town Quay at the Port of Lowestoft, ensuring it is fit for purpose for at least the next 50 years. Town Quay was officially re-opened by Lieutenant Commander Gavin Dawe, Commanding Officer of the Royal Australian Navy tall ship Young Endeavour, which was […]

  • 18 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The UK Environment Agency is inviting people living in Keynsham, near Bristol, and Bradford-on-Avon to drop-in surgeries about flooding. The surgery for, Keynsham, which includes Broadmead Industrial Estate, at the Riverside Suite, Keynsham Leisure Centre, Temple Street, Keynsham, on Wednesday 23 July, between 3pm and 6.30pm. The second event will be held at Bradford on […]