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  • 21 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) yesterday announced that the Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion is facing a delay of at least several months in completing the permitting phase of this keystone restoration project. In response to these timeline updates, Restore the Mississippi River Delta, a coalition of national and local conservation groups said: “This news […]

  • 18 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has just released their latest edition of ‘Faces of Trade’, introducing Ellicott Dredges, a 135 year old manufacturer of dredging equipment from Baltimore, MD.  The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Faces of Trade is a longstanding and ongoing project to tell the real-life stories of the American workers and entrepreneurs whose livelihoods […]

  • 6 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    Representatives from the USACE, Buffalo District, the Presque Isle Advisory Committee and the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources gathered last week to walk the entire length of Presque Isle’s western beach to assess the condition of the beach ahead of the summer swimming season. The annual spring beach walk is conducted to determine […]

  • 20 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    In response to numerous permit violation complaints and threats of litigation regarding the Miami Port dredging project, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) performed site inspection dives on July 22 and 23, 2014. A 39 page FDEP report issued on August 18, details significant coral mortality and habitat destruction caused by silt generated from […]

  • 3 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Malaysian Maritime and Dredging Corporation is facing government punishment for not completing Karnaphuli capital dredging project, chairman of the Parliamentary Standing Committee (PSC) on Shipping Ministry Rafiqul Islam announced. The Malaysian firm signed a contract with the Chittagong Port Authority on April 28, 2011 to conduct the dredging project, which was supposed to be concluded […]

  • 30 May 2014
    Research & Development

    The Queensland Resources Council, in media stories, is selectively citing pre-existing problems in order to divert efforts from addressing the fastest growing new threat to the Great Barrier Reef – industrialisation, Australian Marine Conservation Society reported. Felicity Wishart, Great Barrier Reef Campaign Director, said a new research paper did not consider proposed new and expanded […]

  • 13 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The contract between Luka Koper d.d. and Italian company Costruzioni Generali Xodo s.r.l., which was chosen to perform the dredging alongside the Container Terminal to -14 m on the basis of the public tender, has expired today. The management of Luka Koper assessed that the dredging company has performed in the contractual period less than […]

  • 25 February 2014

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society has noted the findings of Environment Minister Greg Hunt’s probity inquiry into the potential conflicts of interest of two members of the board of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority (GBRMPA). Felicity Wishart, the Great Barrier Reef campaign director for the Australian Marine Conservation Society, said the Marine Park […]

  • 23 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In the fifth incident involving naval warships in the last six months, INS Betwa has suffered damage in its critical component after which the Navy is carrying out an investigation. The latest incident detected last week comes six months after INS Sindhurakshak submarine sank in Mumbai harbor following a blast. The SONAR (Sound Navigation and […]

  • 10 September 2013

    The Las Piñas-Parañaque Critical Habitat and Ecotourism Area (LPPCHEA) is facing a threat from the planned P14-billion Manila Bay reclamation project. The only wetland in an urban setting, LPPCHEA was included in the list of Wetlands of International Importance as stated in the briefing notes of the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands. LPPCHEA located in Metro […]

  • 8 July 2013

    New federal Environment Minister Mark Butler is due tomorrow to decide on a proposal to dump masses of sediment in the Great Barrier Reef for the expansion of the Abbot Point coal port. “This is another type of Abbot that Labor should oppose – the Abbot Point coal port expansion would see up to 3 […]

  • 7 August 2012

    The Rp 22.6 trillion ($2.4 billion) expansion of Tanjung Priok Port in North Jakarta is facing delays, according to thejakartaglobe.com. A senior executive at state port operator Pelindo II said: „These delays are because of the failure of the Transportation Ministry to issue concession permits.“ About the project The Kalibaru project will involve the construction […]

  • 26 July 2012

    Dredging Corporation of India has plunged into a deep slump over the recent period which resulted in a very poor dredging activity, if any, for its fleet. According to the Non-Executive Employees’ Union affiliated to the CITU, this has further resulted in the failure to recover huge amounts of money from clients, such as Sethusamudram […]

  • 19 July 2012

    Planned development of the Port of Fort Pierce is undergoing its initial stage and already encountering various obstacles. The development proposition comes at a time when the sole port operator, Atlantic Caribbean Line, is laying off workers due to a standstill of construction projects in the Bahamas, TC Palm news site cited Ken Roberts of […]

  • 29 March 2012

    According to hawaiinewsnow.com, a South swell expected to hit Oahu, is causing another delay in the Waikiki Beach sand replenishment project. The barge moored offshore that had been pumping sand from underwater deposits back to the beach has been moved to a safe haven until the big surf comes and goes. The project goal is […]

  • 27 March 2012

    According to portstrategy.com, the design and construction contract to build the third set of locks for the Panama canal is to suffer a seven-month delay. Alberto Alemán Zubieta, who is still the Administrator of the Panama Canal, explained the delay was due to the pouring of concrete. He said the contractor was not allowed to […]

  • 14 March 2012

    As Gulflive.com reports, a bad weather has delayed a beach renourishment project on the north shore of West Ship Island, said Susan Rees, program manager of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mississippi Coastal Improvements Program. The $7 million Mississippi Coastal Improvements Program is to move about 600,000 cubic yards of sand onto the north […]

  • 5 January 2012

    Just months after the city scraped sand out of the harbor, dredge work is once again needed to clear out the choked-up navigation channel…   By Matt Algarin (thedestinlog) [mappress] Source: thedestinlog, January 5, 2012;

  • 29 December 2011

    In a letter to the Army Corps of Engineers, MPOA Director Arline Barhke rebuts a response by MPOA President Dick Hilton to public comments about the Wonder Lake dredging project. The Master Property Owners Association plans to dredge 500,000 to 600,000 cubic yards of sediment from Wonder Lake to improve navigability. The $5.9 million dredging […]

  • 7 December 2011

    A new threat for the Kansas River has been reported. Five privately owned dredging companies keep insisting on increasing the dredging operations from 2.2 million tons to 3.2 million tons. The Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks conducted a study which says that these private dredging operations are triggering notable harm to the river. Sand […]

  • 1 December 2011

    Due to lack of rainfall, the Danube is currently facing its lowest levels since 2003. Bigger ships are being blocked by multiple sand bars as a result of an extensive draught. According to the WWF human undertakings such as gravel extraction, dredging and dams have contributed to a significant loss of wetlands that can soak […]

  • 28 November 2011

    The government admitted to delays in the development of an Mumbai Port offshore container terminal due to difficulties with several contractors and the port authority. “There is some delay in the construction of an Offshore Container Terminal at the Mumbai Port due to a delay by the Build, Operate and Transfer operator, dredging contractor and […]

  • 16 November 2011

    Residents in Kampung Melayu, East Jakarta had to flee to higher ground on Tuesday after 30-centimeter-high water inundated their homes …   (thejakartapost) [mappress] Source: thejakartapost, November 16, 2011;

  • 14 November 2011

    The Haldia Dock Complex (HDC) could be heading towards a crisis similar to the one faced in 2008 with only three dredgers deployed in the…   By Jayanta Gupta (timesofindia) [mappress] Source: timesofindia, November 14, 2011;

  • 9 November 2011

    Following an emergency meeting held last week between Supervisor Bill Wilkinson, officials with the Army Corps of Engineers, and a private… By Joseph Pinciaro (easthampton) [mappress] Source: easthampton, November 9, 2011

  • 11 October 2011

    The storm that passed through knocked down trees and power lines. It left behind many reminders of its visit, but it also took some away…   By Claire Simms (firstcoastnews) [mappress] Source: firstcoastnews, October 11, 2011;

  • 5 October 2011

    The government’s ambitious plan to dredge major rivers in the country has faced a stinging setback after the Planning Commission refused to… By Humayan Kabir (thefinancialexpress-bd) [mappress] Source: thefinancialexpress-bd, October 5, 2011;

  • 29 September 2011

      The president of the Brunswick-Golden Isles Chamber of Commerce says the federal government is not budgeting enough for the Port of …   (thebrunswicknews) [mappress] Source: thebrunswicknews, September 29, 2011;

  • 24 August 2011

    The beach renourishment project on Fort Myers Beach sits idle again. The project has been delayed by equipment failures and bad weather…  (nbc-2) [mappress] Source: nbc-2, August 24, 2011;