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  • 6 April 2012

      In Bolou-Ndoro, Ebeberegbene and other communities, in Burutu Local Government Area of Delta State, concerns started to arise after the Federal Government canal dredging project was discontinued. Protestants from the Eberegbene and other communities forced the company to stop their works. The people claimed that the project could have a negative impact on them. […]

  • 4 April 2012

    $6 million worth of harbour upgrade works were activated in the Milford Sound’s main harbour. This is the single most important investment by the Milford Sound Development Authority (MSDA) in the previous 20 years. At the moment the harbour poses limitations for the boats that are passing through it. According to Otago Daily Times, the […]

  • 3 April 2012
    Vessels

    In the shipbuilding hall of the Sietas shipyard in Hamburg, a start has now been made on the construction of a German premiere: production  of the first sections and blocks of the offshore wind power jack-up vessel for the prestigious Dutch marine engineering company Van Oord has started. In the presence of Peter de Ridder, […]

  • 3 April 2012

    The company retained by India to remove the ship wrecks under Kankesanthurai (KKS) Harbor has completed its work, according to The Official Government News Portal of Sri Lanka. It has been found that one of the main problems in rebuilding the KKS Harbor is the presence of six ship wrecks of which 4 are inside […]

  • 30 March 2012

    Cornwall’s business leaders have welcomed plans to carry out a small-scale dredging trial in Falmouth harbour to measure potential environmental impacts. Last week Falmouth Harbour Commissioners (FHC) revealed it hoped the scientific trial would begin in May, subject to consent being granted by the Marine Management Organisation (MMO), and last for approximately six months. The […]

  • 26 March 2012

    ABPmer has been commissioned by the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) to develop a 3D water quality model of the Forth Estuary. The model, once validated, will provide SEPA with a suitable tool to assess options to address and mitigate water quality issues as they arise. As Scotland’s environmental regulator, SEPA has a duty to […]

  • 16 March 2012

    Fighting to protect American jobs and ports, Congressmen Jeff Landry and Tim Bishop led a bipartisan coalition of 72 House Members calling for proper port dredging. The Landry coalition sent a letter today to the U.S. House Budget Committee requesting the Committee apportion all funds in the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund (HMTF) for its stated […]

  • 15 March 2012

    Citing numerous instances in which Federal officials have ignored environmental laws, regulations and rules of procedure; improperly driven up the cost of the Lower Fox River cleanup; and generally prevented the company from having its day in court, Appleton Papers Inc. (API) sought a new approach for resolving enforcement litigation involving the Lower Fox River […]

  • 13 March 2012

    The National Water Resources and Flood Policy Committee has ordered a speedy establishment of a catchment area capable of holding 5 billion cubic meters of water, as well as measures to financially compensate local residents in the area. Following the first meeting of the National Water Resources and Flood Policy Committee, which was chaired by […]

  • 9 March 2012

    The Ministry of Shipping, in consultation with the Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD) has worked out an amicable settlement of the issue of providing employment or other forms of relief to the master list candidates who happen to be the children of medically invalidated and deceased employees of Visakhapatnam Port Trust (VPT). The issue […]

  • 7 March 2012

    Georgia and South Carolina conservation groups yesterday filed papers asking that the South Carolina Supreme Court declare that the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control’s approval of a controversial project to deepen the Savannah River was illegal. Attorneys from the Southern Environmental Law Center filed today’s claim in the S. C. Supreme Court in […]

  • 2 March 2012

    The latest test results from Gladstone Harbour have found no significant change in water quality, no single cause for all fish health issues and a decrease in the number of barramundi with eye problems or lesions. Reports on water quality sampling, laboratory testing of fish samples and fish health surveys were released by the Department […]

  • 29 February 2012

    Eagerly striving to secure federal money for renourishing Folly Beach, U.S. Sens. Lindsey Graham and Jim DeMint said they would request a South Carolina delegation meeting with the Army Corps of Engineers and the Undersecretary of the Army, reports The Post and Courier. The Army Corps will need a $15 million appropriation for renourishing Folly […]

  • 28 February 2012

    As of this week, the Spokane region has a formal organization to lead efforts to find and reduce toxic compounds in the Spokane River. Thirteen governmental agencies, private industries and environmental organizations have signed a Memorandum of Agreement that forms the Spokane River Regional Toxics Task Force. Members of the task force include representatives of […]

  • 22 February 2012

      Lerwick Port Authority (LPA) and Shetland Islands Council have reached a negotiated settlement on the claim payable by the Council relating to the abandonment of a dredging project in 2005 due to the former Bressay Bridge Project. Both LPA and the Council are content to have settled the claim at £4,825,727 before matters reached […]

  • 16 February 2012

      U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer announced his push for the Harbor Maintenance Act, which would free up critical dredging funding for Port of Oswego, to be included in a key infrastructure bill that is currently moving through Congress. This legislation would free up badly-needed funds that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) must […]

  • 13 February 2012

    An expert in the area of physical geography says dredging of rivers will not necessarily solve flood problems in Fiji… By Tevita Vuibau (fijitimes) [mappress] Source: fijitimes, February 13, 2012

  • 10 February 2012

    The United States Army Corps of Engineers has increased its funding by $2.4 million, bringing to $7.7 million the federal allocation to support a major dredging project in Marina del Rey. Through this project, the Army Corps of Engineers, the County’s Department of Beaches and Harbors, and the Port of Long Beach are collaborating to […]

  • 8 February 2012

    Akash Dredging & Marine services (p) ltd, Visakhapatnam (ADAMS) announces acquisition of a New Cutter Suction Dredger, from DAMEN Shipyards, the Netherlands. This dredger after its erection and trails by the OEM shall be inaugurated on 15th February 2012 at ABG Shipyard – Dahej, Gujarat. ADAMS is a professionally managed company headed by its MD […]

  • 5 February 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers failed to obtain a South Carolina pollution control permit for its controversial project to deepen the Savannah River, according to a lawsuit filed in state court by the Southern Environmental Law Center on behalf of Georgia and South Carolina conservation groups. “This project cannot proceed until and unless the […]

  • 2 February 2012

    Delta is taking the lead on the dredging issue in the hopes that a financial commitment from the municipality will spur other levels of …   By Jessica Kerr (delta-optimist) [mappress] Source: delta-optimist, February 2, 2012;  

  • 31 January 2012

    Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson has welcomed promised action from Maritime Safety Queensland to address concerns raised after incidents which occurred on the Mooloolaba Harbour Entrance over the Christmas-New Year period. Ms Simpson convened a meeting with Maritime Safety Queensland and Council to resolve outstanding issues about the longer term maintenance of the Harbour entrance […]

  • 27 January 2012

    The results of the latest water quality tests in Port Curtis show no evidence that dredging is having any impact on water quality, nor any link between water quality and fish health. The Department of Environment and Resource Management today released a report on water quality sampling carried out in November and December. Director-General Jim […]

  • 26 January 2012

    A marine geologist from the University of the Philippines-Diliman, Dr.Fernando Siringan, who conducted a bathymetric study in the lower Cagayan River, has recommended to the provincial government officials to dredge the silted parts of the river. Siringan’s study shows that the Cagayan River was already heavily silted due to erosion and found out constriction of […]

  • 26 January 2012

    BMT Consultants India, a subsidiary of BMT Group Ltd, the leading international maritime design, engineering and risk management consultancy, announced yesterday that it has been appointed as Lender’s Engineer by Axis Bank for the PPP (Public Private Partnership) project at Kandla Port, located in the Gujarat state of western India. PSL Limited, a leading pipe […]

  • 25 January 2012

    Brad Richardson, project coordinator for the Carter Lake restoration, stated that the dredging project is set for June and July. “Part of the shoreline work will involve some spot vegetation kills with chemicals and use of a weed harvester,” he added. During the Omaha meeting, Richardson and other officials updated the public on the project […]