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  • 4 June 2012

    In a highly-anticipated decision from the En Banc panel of 11 judges of the federal Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco, the Court last week held that the U.S. Forest Service violated the federal Endangered Species Act (ESA) when the agency approved a slew of mining operations in salmon habitat in and along […]

  • 26 December 2011

    Port of Tauranga has been given long-awaited approval to dredge its shipping channel, paving the way for larger container vessels and more cargo to enter the harbour. One of the appellants, Ngai Te Rangi, was also encouraged by the Environment Court decision released recently, saying it was looking forward to implementing a strong relationship with […]

  • 13 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    The US District Court Judge of Columbia, Mr Beryl A. Howell, on December 31, 2013 dismissed a case against Ghana and Conti Group that won the bid to dredge the Korle Lagoon field by TJGEM. TJGEM, a construction company in the United States of America sued the above named individuals and entities in the District […]

  • 26 April 2012

    The European Court of Auditors (ECA) presented yesterday the findings of a special report on the use of Structural and Cohesion Funds for transport infrastructure in seaports. The report covers the period 2000-2006 and looks at 27 projects in France, Spain, Italy and Greece. Together, these projects represent 85% of the total Structural and Cohesion […]

  • 22 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The long-awaited court decision on the Elbe deepening project will be announced on February 9th 2017, reports the Port of Hamburg. According to the port, the adjustment of the navigation channel on the Lower and Outer Elbe is the most important strategic expansion project for the Port of Hamburg. In view of the rapidly growing ships, […]

  • 18 September 2012

    A local iwi group have lost their bid against the dredging and expansion of Tauranga Harbour. The case was dismissed in the High Court this morning. “Environment Court correctly considered the competing evidence before it. It gave careful and sympathetic attention to the cultural evidence,” Judge Priestley stated in the summary. According to, this […]

  • 25 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Westminster Dredging Company Limited appeared last week at Plymouth Magistrates Court in respect of 1 charge of carrying out marine licensable activity otherwise in accordance with a marine licence contrary to section 65 of the Marine and Coastal Access Act 2009. The charge related to a dredging and disposal campaign carried out by the company […]

  • 29 December 2011

    Bay of Plenty iwi will consider appealing against an Environment Court decision allowing the Port of Tauranga to dredge the harbour to widen its shipping channels. The dredging would remove about 15 million cubic metres of material from the seabed, leaving the main channel into the port just over 17 metres deeper. Iwi are concerned […]

  • 11 June 2012

    According to The Daily Star, a mobile court yesterday confiscated three illegal dredgers from the Meghna river bank at Sonargaon of Narayanganj. Three workers of the illegal dredging projects were arrested. One of the arrestees, Montu Mia of Bhuiyan dredging project, was sentenced to three months of imprisonment and was fined Tk 1 lakh in […]

  • 3 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Friends of the Earth has welcomed last week’s Northern Ireland Court of Appeal decision that the government acted unlawfully by not stopping the dredging at Lough Neagh, one of Europe’s most important wetlands. The environmental campaign group brought the legal challenge over the Northern Ireland government’s failure to stop sand extraction from Lough Neagh, which […]

  • 5 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) has welcomed a Federal Court decision to overturn Federal Government approval for Adani’s Carmichael coal mine, which was to ship coal out through the Great Barrier Reef at Abbot Point. Cherry Muddle, AMCS Great Barrier Reef campaigner, said that Environment Minister Greg Hunt now has a chance to reverse […]

  • 8 November 2012

    The S.C. Supreme Court late Friday issued its decision in the Savannah Harbor deepening case. The court agreed with conservation groups that the S.C. Department of Health & Environmental Control Board overstepped its authority when it approved the $650 million project based on an agreement the Georgia Ports Authority and the Corps of Engineers, the […]

  • 10 April 2012

    A dispute over a permit for a $600 million dredging of the Savannah River shipping channel is in the hands of the South Carolina Supreme Court. According to, a lawsuit was filed last month by the Southern Environmental Law Center. It was filed on the behalf of the Savannah Riverkeeper, the South Carolina Coastal […]

  • 2 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A dredging project for Resorts World Bimini’s (RWB) major resort development on Bimini has been allowed by The Bahamas Supreme Court last week. As the Nassau Guardian reports, the Court discharged the Privy Council prohibition of the project. The prohibition lasted until RWB got all the permits for the project, which were obtained last week. […]

  • 10 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    After years of discussions, the Federal Administrative Court in Leipzig has finally announced its decision on the Elbe River deepening project. Commenting on the court’s decision for the fairway adjustment of the Lower and Outer Elbe, CEO of Hamburg Port Authority, Jens Meier, yesterday said that the Federal Administrative Court in Leipzig has underlined the necessity for the […]

  • 2 January 2012

    Nicaragua plans to extend dredging operations in the San Juan River to remove sediment dumped by Costa Rica with the construction of a road in the South Bank, Government sources certified on Friday. The commander Eden Pastora also said that the government will try to stop the ecological crime committed by the Costa Rican administration […]

  • 24 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Mackay Conservation Group will today commence court proceedings in Brisbane’s Federal Court challenging Environment Minister Greg Hunt’s decision to approve dredging and dumping within the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area. The case will centre on the Federal Government’s decision to approve dredging and dumping for the proposed export coal terminal at Abbot Point, less […]

  • 3 March 2011

    Representatives of Central American nations called upon the Costa Rican and Nicaraguan authorities to respect the decision of the Supreme Court of the Haya on the border dispute between the two countries. A few days before the court issues a judgment on the conflict, the Central American Council of Human Rights Ombudsman called on governments […]

  • 18 January 2011

    The decision by the International Court of Justice in The Hague on whether to place precautionary measures against Nicaragua could come as… (insidecostarica) [mappress] Source: insidecostarica, January 18, 2011;

  • 16 May 2012

    The Fox River dredging project has resumed after a federal appeals court denied NCR’s request for a temporary stay. According to the JS Online, NCR is under federal court order to remove and clean at least 660,000 cubic yards of sediment this summer from the Fox River. U.S. District Judge William Griesbach issued the order […]

  • 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 […]

  • 9 March 2011

    The International Court of Justice of Le Hague pushed the demand presented by Costa Rica so that Nicaragua stops the dredging of the… (plenglish) [mappress] Source: plenglish, March 9, 2011  

  • 22 March 2011

    German shipowner Peter Doehle has lost an appeal in a US court alleging damages to a vessel caused during New Orleans dredging.   (fairplay) [mappress] Source: fairplay, March 22, 2011

  • 12 April 2012

    The legal battle over the ownership of the canals in the Cherry Grove section of North Myrtle Beach could finally be over. With the state Supreme Court’s decision that the state owns these canals, the planned dredging from 2004 could continue. The North Myrtle Beach started working to dredge the canals in 2004 but couldn’t […]

  • 22 September 2010

    A massive multi-million dollar redevelopment of the Paihia waterfront can go ahead now that the Environment Court has signed off on … (stuff) [mappress] Source: stuff, September 22, 2010;

  • 7 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The North Carolina Superior Court has granted requests filed by the Southern Environmental Law Center that conservation groups from across North Carolina participate as full parties in the pending enforcement actions brought by the N.C. Department of Environment and Natural Resources against Duke Energy for illegal coal ash pollution of the state’s rivers, groundwater, and […]