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  • 20 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    A draft Environmental Impact Statement that proposes dumping Cairns Port dredge spoil on the Great Barrier Reef highlights the Newman Government’s reckless disregard for one of Queensland’s most valuable assets, Minister for Employment and Industrial Relations, Curtis Pitt, said. Mr Pitt said the EIS was being released as required by legislation. He said it would […]

  • 27 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The national government is set to implement multi-million worth of projects that could help alleviate flooding in areas around the Mindanao River Basin (MRB), particularly in Cotabato City and the provinces of Maguindanao, North Cotabato, Cotabato, Sultan Kudarat. The Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA) told Philippine Information Agency 12 in a statement that Department of Public […]

  • 1 December 2014
    Business & Finance

      The Marine Department has stepped up its measures to prevent encroachment on public waters after officials discovered several cases of the offense in the Chaophraya and the Pahsak Chonlasit Rivers. Director of the Marine Department Region 2 office, Wilawan Siringampen, disclosed that her agency had adopted several measures to prevent the encroachment on public […]

  • 27 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    From a new boat ramp in Somerset County to citywide harbor upgrades in Annapolis, 59 public water access projects in 19 Maryland counties will receive a total of $6 million in state Waterway Improvement Fund grants for fiscal year 2016.  This total, the largest amount Maryland has received since 2009, includes $2.2 million for dredging projects […]

  • 11 July 2011

      U.S. Congressman Charles W. Boustany, Jr., MD (R-Southwest Louisiana), testified Friday on H.R. 104 – The Realize America’s Maritime Promise (RAMP) Act at the Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment hearing. The bill, introduced by Boustany, ensures funds brought into the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund are used for their intended purpose […]

  • 26 February 2013

    State Rep. Al Pscholka and state Sen. John Proos announce that the Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Emergency Dredging Plan includes a proposed $105,000 for the St. Joseph West Basin Marina harbor, $1 million for the New Buffalo Municipal Marina and $436,050 for the South Haven Municipal Marina. The DNR 2013 Emergency Dredging Initiative […]

  • 6 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Karlshamn in southeast Sweden has received a clearance from the Environmental Court to launch a new expansion project, the port announced today.  The development program will include a completely new RoRo berth with adjustable ramp for 230 meter long ferries, widening of RoRo berth no. 2 and the dredging works. Under the […]

  • 4 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    New laws about Queensland ports will strike a balance that allows the limited removal of port material and still meets international commitments to protect the Great Barrier Reef. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said that the government was responding to the Cairns community and its three local members: Treasurer Curtis Pitt, Member for Cairns Rob Pyne and […]

  • 9 May 2012

    The devil is in the detail for Australia’s iconic Great Barrier Reef, with the Government’s failure to extend the successful $200 million Reef Rescue program in this year’s Budget or to review the mass dredging plan which has caused ‘extreme concern’ within the international community. The Australian Greens welcomed the small increase of $8 million […]

  • 9 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The Leland Township Harbor Commission is currently raising funds in an effort to purchase a dredger, Leland Michigan Chamber of Commerce has announced on its official website. “We have identified a particular size and type of dredger that we think would be suitable for our needs, and we have a price quote of approximately $500.000,” Leland […]

  • 10 March 2011

    The Weekly Eleven News reported Thursday that sediment in the river has narrowed sections of it to just 30 yards, down from several miles…   (thedaily-blitz) [mappress] Source: thedaily-blitz, March 10, 2011     The Port of Split Authority (PSA) has applied for a loan from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (the Bank) […]

  • 12 August 2011

    Plymouth’s Economic Development Director is working with the Harbor Master and the Old Colony Planning Council to apply to the Economic… (959watd) [mappress] Source: 959watd, August 12, 2011

  • 20 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Flooding issues have been tackled at four out of five sites in Tendring which were put up for urgent attention earlier this year. Due to a long sustained period of wet weather Essex County Council (ECC) came up with an extra £1million of emergency funding for hotspots across the county. Tendring District Council (TDC) produced […]

  • 23 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry’s Maine Coastal Program has announced that four coastal municipalities will be awarded $52,239 in Shore and Harbor Planning grants. These awards will provide planning and design support for harbor management, infrastructure and public access along the Maine coast. The grants are made possible by Maine’s federal coastal […]

  • 17 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The State Water Resources Control Board recently approved an amendment to the Water Quality Control Plan for the Los Angeles Region designed as a preliminary step to achieve water quality standards for a number of toxic pollutants in Marina del Rey Harbor. The amendment, developed by the Los Angeles Regional Water Quality Control Board, is based […]

  • 22 December 2011

    The National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) has announced it would investigate alleged illegal dredging in Addo Community, Eti-Osa East Local Council Development Area of Lagos State. Mr. Joseph Ororo, Manager, Lagos Office, NIWA, stated that the authority would carry out investigation into the rumour involving alleged illegal dredging activities along the community’s shoreline. ‘Lagos NIWA […]

  • 16 December 2010

    Albanian and Montenegrin authorities signed an agreement Tuesday (December 14th) to dredge or deepen the bed of the Buna River, which passes… (setimes) [mappress] Source: setimes, December 16, 2010;

  • 19 November 2010

    Dredging is to be done in Tairua Harbour later this month to address problems with boats launching at Esplanade Beach…   [mappress] Source: Hauraki Herald, November 19, 2010;

  • 24 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    As the year nears end, it’s time to countdown the top Dredging Today interviews of 2014. We will begin with the latest, the exclusive interview with DSC Dredge President, Mr. Bob Wetta that was conducted in November 2014, continuing in reverse order until the first one.       Exclusive Interview with DSC Dredge President DSC Dredge LLC, […]

  • 23 June 2020
    Business development

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, and the Cleveland Harbor stakeholders have released a scoping information packet to begin a dredged material management plan for Cleveland Harbor. The purpose of the scoping packet is to disseminate information regarding the development of a 20 year dredged material management plan for Cleveland Harbor, Ohio.  This […]

  • 6 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Work Plan for Fiscal Year 2014 released two days ago included $400,000 to help continue progress for the Skagit General Investigation Study (G.I.). The Skagit G.I. will help identify long-term flood control projects that will protect lives and property in the Skagit Valley that are vulnerable to regular and […]

  • 25 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Due to an approaching snowstorm in the region, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, and the Maine Department of Transportation have postponed the Water Quality Certification Pre-application public informational meeting scheduled for Wednesday, March 26, 2014 in Belfast on the proposed improvement dredging plan for the Searsport Harbor Federal Navigation Project in […]

  • 25 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The US House passed a bipartisan bill that allows the Army Corps of Engineers to develop dredging plans around the country. Congresswoman Chellie Pingree pushed for provisions that were included in the bill that will make it easier to get dredging approved for small harbors like those along the Maine Coast. “Small harbors have significant […]

  • 24 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy today released a new Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) Action Plan. The plan lays out steps that federal agencies will take during the next five years to protect water quality, control invasive species and restore habitat in the largest surface fresh water system in the world. McCarthy, […]

  • 22 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    At the end of October, the Central Dredging Association (CEDA) co-hosted a conference, with the Portuguese Engineers Association (OE) in Lisbon. The CEDA Iberian Conference: Dredging for sustainable port development, had over 120 participants, and addressed key topics relevant to the success of port dredging and sediment management projects, with a focus on the Iberian […]

  • 23 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Ecology and Environment Engineering, P.C. (E & E) has been awarded the American Council of Engineering Companies’ (ACEC’s) Platinum Award in the Studies, Research and Consulting Engineering Services category. The prestigious award recognizes E & E’s pioneering study evaluating the influence of open-lake placement of dredged material on harmful algal blooms in the Western Lake […]