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  • 15 January 2014

    Trees will be cleared, streams dredged and water redirected this month in work to prevent frequent flooding of the A38 near Wellington. Somerset County Council will tackle some of the problems causing rainwater to sit on the road at Blackbird Bends with work starting this week. Cabinet Member for Highways at Somerset County Council, Harvey […]

  • 18 April 2011

    Dredging operations have started in the Boat Passage between Whyte Island and Pelican Banks in Brisbane. (lloydslistdcn) [mappress] Source: lloydslistdcn, March 18, 2011

  • 31 October 2012

    The Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA) will start expansion works at the Takoradi Port in the Western Region this year, as part of measures to decongest the ports in the country. The Takoradi Port, which was built in 1928 by Sir Gordon Guggisberg, during the colonial era, has seen no major expansion since its […]

  • 20 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Utilization of oceans due to their privileges in the areas of maritime transportation, marine food resources, mineral resources and security of the coastal states is of paramount importance. In view of the fact that Iran enjoys more than 2700 km of coastline in Persian Gulf and Caspian Sea, existence of a national body tasked with […]

  • 28 May 2012

    The Daily Times reports that the Water and Sanitation Agency (WASA) has started dredging of Nullah Leh at 11 different points on its own resources. For the purpose, Rs 5 million have been released to reduce possible flood risk during the upcoming monsoon. Half of the portion of Nullah Leh was cleaned at the cost […]

  • 23 May 2012

    The Abiola Ajimobi administration has begun work on 43 rivers and streams in the 33 local government areas in Oyo State, according to The Nation. Alhaji Wasiu Dauda, the Commissioner for Environment and Habitat, said: “The present administration has deemed it fit to expand the streams as they can no longer contain the volume of […]

  • 15 May 2012

    Iran plans to build new oil storage facilities in the Northern port of Neka to increase its oil swap capacity to 1.5 million barrels per day. “The company swaps currently about 20 thousand barrels of oil per day even though the figure varies during the year due to different reasons,” Managing Director of the Iranian […]

  • 23 December 2010

    It’s not visible from the shore, but every winter the port puts on some unwanted weight. In about 75 days, there will be a lot less there… By ALAN NIESCHWIETZ (thefacts) [mappress] Source: thefacts, December 23, 2010;

  • 19 September 2013

    The Environment Agency is hosting a public drop-in session in Deal to update the community on the town’s new Sea Defence Scheme, with new work due to begin in the next few weeks. Earlier in the year the Environment Agency announced that further work would be required to ensure the beach at Deal reached the […]

  • 1 July 2011

    A digger supported by a fishing boat started dredging the Oamaru Harbour entrance yesterday under contract to the Waitaki District Council -… By David Bruce (odt) [mappress] Source: odt, July 1, 2011;

  • 8 August 2011

    The government has finally started dredging the Turag river in efforts to bring fresh water to the highly polluted Buriganga river.   (thedailystar) [mappress] Source: thedailystar, August 8, 2011

  • 23 February 2011

    A dredge sent from Brisbane started work yesterday afternoon to reopen the Bundaberg Port after it was closed by severe flooding over … By Mike Derry (news-mail) [mappress] Source: news-mail, February 23, 2011

  • 6 March 2013

    Mariners have been told to be alert around Queenscliff, Victoria, where maintenance dredging has just begun. Dredging works carried out between 5 and 9 March within the main basin will be undertaken by the Birdon cutter suction dredge. Dredge spoil will be pumped through a discharge pipe to the beach disposal site at Sand Island. […]

  • 24 August 2012

    The dredging project that will create a deep channel in Darwin Harbour is expected to commence in the next few days. Barry Carbon, the chair of the Icthys Project Expert Dredging Panel, said: “The Japanese gas giant Inpex is bringing in the largest dredge ship ever seen in Australia to the Northern Territory.” According to […]

  • 29 June 2012

    Making repairs and dredging the Albany-Santiam Canal between Seventh Avenue and the Union Pacific Railroad track crossing will begin shortly after Sept. 1., reports The Albany City Council this week awarded the contract to Richard Phillips Marine. The contractor has previous dredging experience. Albany-Santiam Canal works include removing sediment, plants and other debris to […]

  • 30 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Equipment is expected to be moved into place at Toondah Harbour next week in preparation for the commencement of dredging work. Mayor Karen Williams said the work, due for completion by 30 August (weather permitting), involved maintenance and capital dredging of a section of the Fison Channel and widening of the ‘swing basin’, allowing vessels […]

  • 14 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The construction of the Dredger 5000 DF has officially kicked off, according to the OJSC Zelenodolsk plant’s press centar. This vessel will be used primarily for sand and gravel excavation, reports The main characteristics of the vessel will be: length overall – 79.13 m, waterline length – 69.9 m, breadth – 12 m, depth […]

  • 29 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Transformation is underway in the eastern corner of the Central Marina as the Port of Everett’s major environmental cleanup at the former Everett Shipyard site moves forward. Crews have begun vibratory sheet pile installation for the new bulkhead. Dredging is scheduled to begin in early-October. Construction activity will continue through 2014, and is expected to […]

  • 2 July 2020

    A Port of Blyth maintenance dredging project is set to begin on July 4, the port said in their latest release.  This maintenance dredging scheme will be conducted at the port approaches, main navigational channel and operational commercial berths. The Port of Blyth dredging work will include frequent trips to and from the spoil deposit […]

  • 9 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A flood control project in Manila, which consists of dredging and drainage repairs in commercial and residential areas including Quiapo and Binondo, has officially commenced. Following a bidding conducted in December last year, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) awarded this contract to J.D. Legaspi Construction. According to, the company will design, build, rehabilitate, and upgrade […]

  • 29 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    President John Dramani Mahama is expected to cut the sod in the first week of December for work to start on the expansion of the Takoradi Harbour, Mr Felix Kwakye Ofosu, a Deputy Minister for Information and Media Relations, said on Thursday. He said the expansion programme was in line with government’s decision to step […]

  • 9 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The clean-up has begun of a section of Pukekura Park’s lake system. Last week the dredging of sediment from the Main Lake was stopped when the upper part of the Serpentine, between the main and lily lakes, was clogged with fresh sediment. Manager Parks Mark Bruhn says a sucker truck is being used to pump […]

  • 5 December 2011

    A permit to dredge a channel near Catfish Bay was issued to the Lake Havasu Marine Association last week. A half-mile long channel is located three miles north of Windsor. It will stretch 50-feet wide and its present average depth of about two feet will be deepened to 4-feet. The deadline for completing the project […]

  • 13 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Boaters are advised to keep clear of a sand dredging operation at the inner harbour entrance at Coffs Harbour until August 30, 2014. The work will involve removal of up to 40,000 cubic metres of sand from the entry to the inner harbour area. The barge and support vessels will display appropriate navigation markers to […]

  • 7 September 2011

    Bilateral talks between India and Bangladesh have begun here a short while ago. It began after Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh called on… By Smita Prakash (newkerala) [mappress] Source: newkerala, September 7, 2011;

  • 22 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo has received the necessary approvals from Federal and Provincial authorities for Snye dredging. The operation, which will involve dredging the mouth of the Snye at the Clearwater River, will begin the week of August 26 and last approximately two weeks. Snye Point and the access road to Snye Point […]