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  • 15 May 2012

    A dredging vessel „Curituck“ has arrived in Marshfield to redredge a federal channel leading to Green Harbor, according to The dredging started last week and is expected to continue for the next week. Marshfield Harbormaster Mike Dimeo says the dredger and its crew arrived on Thursday afternoon. Dimeo says it’s very important to clear […]

  • 14 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Removal of debris Hurricane Sandy dumped in Barnegat Bay is expected to get under way early this week. Gov. Chris Christie says nearly 1,400 boats either sank or were abandoned in New Jersey waterways during the storm. In Mantoloking, 58 homes and eight cars were washed into the bay. After all the material is removed […]

  • 22 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    More than $20 million dollars for emergency harbor dredging is headed to Governor Rick Snyder’s desk. The state Senate yesterday approved a package of bills to fund the projects. Lawmakers passed the legislation on the last day before they take a two-week break. Senator Geoff Hansen says that will allow dredging to start in time […]

  • 26 April 2010

    Environmentalists say whales that stop at Malaga Bay would suffer. Businesses say it would give a vital edge in global trade. Aproposal to build a container port in a pristine bay on Colombia’s coast frequented by humpback whales has raised an outcry among environmentalists who say the project… [mappress] Source:LA.Times,April 26,2010;

  • 27 December 2011

    The Environment Court is recommending an application by the Port of Tauranga to dredge its shipping channel, in order to pave ways for larger container vessels and more cargo to enter the harbour, be approved. Ngai Te Rangi, one of the appellants, says they are looking forward to implementing a strong relationship with the Port […]

  • 5 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    A battle over how to pay for emergency harbor dredging is brewing in Lansing. State Senator John Moolenaar (R-Midland) is sponsoring a bill that would explicitly identify harbor dredging as a proper use of funding from the state’s National Resources Trust Fund. He says, “when it comes to recreational access to use our tremendous assets […]

  • 17 May 2012

    David Small, the deputy secretary of the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control, said there isn’t any money in the budget for dredging of smaller inland bay waterways. A Delaware official says that because of attrition of staff and equipment, the state’s ability to perform the work has also decreased. According to The […]

  • 20 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Greens are calling for urgent climate action based on advice by Professor Terry Hughes, co-author of new research in Science on poor management of World Heritage areas, including the Great Barrier Reef. “The Abbott and Palaszczuk governments need to take heed of this serious warning from one of the world’s leading coral reef […]

  • 17 July 2012

    United States-based organisation, Nzuko Igbo, USA (NI-USA) has called on the Federal Government to make more the seaports in Nigeria viable for business rather than focus all attention on Lagos seaports alone, reports The organisation hopes that inland water-way dredging of Rivers Niger and Benue will result in a significant development of Nigerian Ports. […]

  • 9 December 2009

    The Palm Jumeirah is not sinking into the sea, contrary to speculation in recent days, a Nakheel executive says… Source: The National, December 9, 2009

  • 31 January 2012

    The town should abandon plans to dredge offshore sand for future beach fills and instead import sand from the Bahamas, an independent …   (palmbeachdailynews) [mappress] Source: palmbeachdailynews, January 31, 2012;

  • 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 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 […]

  • 24 May 2012

    A plan to make room for bigger ships in the Bayport Ship Channel isn’t sitting well with nearby residents, all because of what the port plans to do with tons of dirt it will soon be digging up, according to KTRK. Residents near the Bayport Ship Channel are fighting a proposal to deepen the waterway. […]

  • 1 May 2012

    Business owners in Leland Township have raised thousands of dollars to dredge their money-making harbor, reports The Leland harbor hasn’t been drenched since 2009 and as a result sand has built up, making it impossible for most boats to enter. Harbor Master Russell Dzuba says, “From the fourth of July to labor day, its […]

  • 23 July 2012

    More than 100 boats, including that of the Police and the Fishing departments, have been trapped in the Thottappally fishing harbour due to sand accumulation, informs Lack of Dredging Causes this situation. Commercial Fisherman say that fishing industry will disappear without dredging. Harbour Engineering Department has invited the tender for the dredging works there […]

  • 20 December 2011

    There is no clogging up of NATO cargo at Karachi Port and no hurdle in port activities, said Muhammad Aslam Hayat while talking to reporters…   By Hina Mahgul Rind (thenews) [mappress] Source: thenews, December 20, 2011; Image:

  • 19 April 2010

    The Port Authority says the construction work in Hambantota Harbour is being conducted as scheduled. Chairman of the Authority Dr. Priyath Banduwickrema says the target is to operate the first vessel into the harbour in November this year… [mappress] Source:slbc,April 19,2010;

  • 28 May 2010

    Sussex County officials say the purchase of 41 acres near Seaford will help clear the way for the long-planned dredging of the Nanticoke… [mappress] Source: wjz, May 28, 2010;

  • 11 July 2012

    According to, Lee County and the US Army Corp of Engineers is looking at ways to fix shoaling at Matanzas Pass. Boaters say sand is filling in near Bowditch Point, likely made worse by Tropical Storm Debby. Some boaters say Matanzas Pass at the north end of Fort Myers Beach is half as deep […]

  • 10 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The overall health of Chesapeake Bay improved in 2016, a positive sign that recovery efforts are working, the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES) said in its latest release.  The largest estuary in the nation scored a C grade (54%) in the 2016 report card, one of the highest scores calculated by scientists at […]

  • 12 July 2012

    A historical marina in Kimmswick, Missouri is at the heart of a disagreement between its owners and the federal government. reports that the Army Corps of Engineers has installed several nearby dikes which the owners of Hoppie’s marina say threaten their existence. Three years ago, the Army Corps of Engineers constructed several river dikes […]

  • 24 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    As flood waters recede, Worcestershire Wildlife Trust (WWT) is calling for long-term sustainable solutions to deal with flooding for both people and for wildlife. Peter Case, Water and Wetlands Officer for the Trust, explained: “Our sympathy is with those individuals and local communities that have been affected by the recent flood events and we are […]

  • 28 March 2012

    Ilo-Awela River needs dredging to prevent the river from over flowing its banks whenever it rains, according to the citizens of Ilo-Ajegunle community in Ojokoro Local Council Development Area of Lagos State. The leaders of the Ilo-Ajegunle Community Development Association met last week with Mr Tunji Bello, the Commissioner of Environment, who appointed the Permanent […]

  • 6 April 2012

    As The Republic reports, the Maryland Department of Natural Resources says it’s poised to begin the second phase of a Deep Creek Lake sedimentation study. The work beginning next week will evaluate the entire lake. The agency launched the study in 2010 amid complaints from some lakeside homeowners about increasingly shallow water and excessive weed […]

  • 5 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) and WWF-Australia have welcomed the announcement that new laws to restrict sea-dumping and port expansion in the Reef World Heritage Area will be voted on in Queensland Parliament next week. “We now call on all members of Parliament to support these laws to provide important new safeguards for the […]

  • 21 November 2011

    The director of the New Hampshire Port Authority says they have received numerous complaints from fisherman who say they are having trouble…   By Patrick Cronin (seacoastonline) [mappress] Source: seacoastonline, November 21, 2011;