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  • 3 September 2013

    Tonga will begin trialling coastal protection methods to arrest beach erosion and buy more time for communities living near the coast to adapt to climate change. The project in eastern Tongatapu, the main island of Tonga, will focus on six low-lying communities identified as vulnerable to the progressive effects of coastal erosion and sea level […]

  • 14 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    A mixture of soft and hard engineering measures has been employed to save the eastern coastline of Tongatapu, the main island of the Kingdom of Tonga. Measures like constructing permeable groynes and short offshore breakwaters supplemented with beach replenishment and coastal planting is being trialled to save Tongatapu’s east coast from gradual erosion and land […]

  • 18 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

    Secretary-General Nii Odunton accompanied by his Deputy and Legal Counsel, Michael Lodge, had the opportunity to visit the Soil Machine Dynamics (SMD) facility in Newcastle upon Tyne on 4 September 2014, to get a look at Nautilus Minerals’ Polymetallic Sulphides Mining Technology. The newly assembled Auxiliary Cutter (AC), is the third and final seafloor production […]

  • 7 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and the Government of the Kingdom of Tonga have signed a grant agreement (G/A) that will provide aid of up to 3.32 billion yen for the “Upgrading of Wharf for Domestic Transport” project. The project, aimed to improve the efficiency of passenger and cargo transportation, will cover the construction of […]

  • 21 December 2012

    CARIS recently attended the European LiDAR Mapping Forum (ELMF) which was held in Salzburg, Austria. During the forum Pelydryn, a hydrographic survey company based in the United Kingdom, presented a workshop focused on meeting the needs of today’s users of hydrographic data using CARIS software. In order to better meet client demands Pelydryn has worked […]

  • 10 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors yesterday approved grant financing for a project that is expected to help communities in the Marshall Islands – already vulnerable to recurring drought and flooding – prepare better for the impact of climate change. The Pacific Resilience Project II will receive a $19.6 million grant for the Marshall […]

  • 2 August 2010

    The government has sent an official ultimatum to three liberal governors of provinces asking whether they are opposed to the four-river … (english.donga) [mappress] Source: english.donga, August 2, 2010;

  • 25 July 2011

    The four rivers restoration project has lowered the risk of flooding, according to the results of an onsite survey of areas near the four… (donga) [mappress] Source: donga, July 25, 2011;

  • 30 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    INS Darshak, a hydrographic survey vessel of Eastern Naval Command based at Visakhapatnam, India, has successfully completed the hydrographic survey of Tanga Port, Tanzania. This survey is particularly important to the Tanzanian Government and Tanga in light of the port’s future expansion plans. The joint survey saw participation of both Tanzanian and Indian Naval personnel […]

  • 7 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Tanzania Port Authority (TPA) has officially kicked off the Tanga Port dredging program on the entrance channel and the berth areas, the Daily News reports. Conducted through its Tanga office, TPA plans to complete this $74 million dredging scheme in 12 months. Implementation of this capital development project, conducted by the China Harbor Engineering Company […]

  • 14 July 2011

    Dredged Material Disposal Facility just doesn’t roll off the tongue…   (mlive) [mappress] Source: mlive, July 14, 2011;

  • 1 December 2009
    Project & Tenders

    The Portland District Corps of Engineers intends to award a contract for dredging at the U.S. Coast Guard Facility at Tongue Point, Oregon… Source:;

  • 1 April 2011

    A jury ruled Thursday that the state owns Cherry Grove’s channels not a real estate company clearing the way for dredging of the…   By Tonya Root (thesunnews) [mappress] Source: thesunnews, April 1, 2011    

  • 7 December 2011

    Tanzania Ports Authority is embarking on a huge expansion exercise at Tanga Port in order to meet forecasted traffic growth that will …   (portstrategy) [mappress] Source: portstrategy, December 7, 2011;

  • 7 January 2011

    Congressman Charles Boustany, Jr., R-Southwest Louisiana is trying to ensure funds designated for dredging project in harbors and ports will… By Tonya LaCoste (katc) [mappress] Source: katc, January 7, 2011;

  • 13 January 2011

    The Port of Astoria is looking at developing North Tongue Point, located east of Astoria, in a three-phase plan that could include the … By KATIE WILSON (dailyastorian) [mappress] Source: dailyastorian, January 13, 2011;

  • 9 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    A project to dredge the Volta Lake from Akuse, in the Eastern Region, to the estuary at Ada, in the Greater Region, is about to begin, Ghana News Agency (GNA) said in their latest announcement.  According to Mr Lois Agamah, South Tongu District Chief Executive (DCE), two Ghanaian firms are to undertake the project in […]

  • 28 May 2020
  • 16 March 2010

    With the exception of a slip of the tongue by Rivanna Water and Sewer Authority Chairman Mike Gaffney, last week’s public meeting on a dredging feasibility study for the South Fork Rivanna Reservoir kept talk of potential costs underwater… [mappress] Source:c-ville,March 16,2010;

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  • 22 July 2020
    Authorities & Government

    Attorney General William Tong and Congressman Joe Courtney (CT-2) on Monday welcomed a decision by the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York in dredging case vital to CT maritime economy. In the press release, the attorney general applauded the court decision in Rosado v. Pruitt upholding the lawful selection of […]

  • 17 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The House Committee on Appropriations yesterday, May 16, marked up the FY19 Energy and Water Appropriations bill. Congressman Andy Harris, M.D. authored, and the committee passed, an amendment to prioritize funding for dredging projects in shallow channels, particularly in channels where shoaling can create hazardous barriers to maritime travel. He issued the following statement applauding […]

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