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  • 24 February 2011

      U.S. Representative Charles W. Boustany, Jr., R-Southwest Louisiana, recently introduced the Realize America’s Maritime Promise (RAMP) Act. This legislation will ensure that funds designated for dredging projects in America’s harbors and ports will be used solely for this purpose. “Dredging federally maintained waters to their authorized levels is crucial for Louisiana and the American […]

  • 23 February 2011

    The provincial government may fund dredging of the Red River north of Winnipeg to reduce the likelihood of future springtime ice jamming…   By Larry Kusch (winnipegfreepress) [mappress] Source: winnipegfreepress, February 23, 2011;

  • 18 January 2011

    Predictions that an unprecedented storm period could continue along Australia’s east coast for 10 years have reinforced the desire of an Old… BY HELEN MANUSU (manningrivertimes) [mappress] Source: manningrivertimes, January 18, 2011;

  • 16 January 2011

    Life is quiet in this northern Illinois village that’s so small it has no stoplights or mail delivery. Nestled along an oxbow lake where … By TAMMY WEBBER (nwherald) [mappress] Source: nwherald, January 17, 2011;

  • 8 December 2010
    Vessels

    Serco takes delivery of last Damen vessel marking the end of a three-year contract 29 out of 29 vessels delivered on time and on budget! A three-year, 29-vessel contract came to an end as the last tugboat of the huge Serco contract was named ‘SD Deborah’ at the Damen headquarters in Gorinchem on 3rd December 2010. […]

  • 6 December 2010

    After years of legal fights, weather hold-ups and dirt-related delays, the long-awaited and controversial Assawoman Canal dredging project… BY DAN SHORTRIDGE (delawareonline) [mappress] Source: delawareonline, December 6, 2010;

  • 3 December 2010

    Bundaberg Regional Council is just a few months away from taking action to help restore the health of Bargara’s Moneys Creek…   By Lea Emery (news-mail) [mappress] Source: news-mail, December 3, 2010;

  • 29 November 2010

    Fifteen conservation groups from the Port Phillip and Bayside areas are making a united call to major parties to protect the Port of … BY REBECCA THISTLETON (melbourneweeklyportphillip) [mappress] Source: melbourneweeklyportphillip, November 29, 2010;

  • 18 November 2010

    Residents living along the Eau Gallie River said they are buoyed to get the backing of local leaders to dredge their muck-filled waterway. But the estimated time to do the work — as long as eight years — gives them a sinking feeling. More than 50 people showed up Wednesday afternoon for a community meeting […]

  • 15 November 2010
    Business & Finance

    Three well-known companies from the Low Countries have established a common venture for providing maritime services. CTOW will manage these services at dedicated maritime terminals on a worldwide scale, which includes all related port operation activities. Given the combined experience and resources of its shareholders, CTOW will significantly enhance international competition in the field of […]

  • 27 October 2010

    The dredging crane working these last weeks in Baker Bay gives an incomplete picture of the complexity of the issues lurking in the silt and sand below the surface of the bay. The political clout needed to annually lobby for federal dredging funds is taking its toll on Chinook and Ilwaco port managers, Dan Todd […]

  • 12 October 2010

    Delayed several months by the state’s efforts to fight oil, a pipeline project aimed at carrying some of the abundant sediment from the … By Nikki Buskey (houmatoday) [mappress] Source: houmatoday, October 12, 2010;

  • 31 August 2010

    As the Liberal Express continues to travel through Cape Breton today, Liberal Leader Michael Ignatieff is calling on the federal Conservatives to commit to funding for the dredging of Sydney Harbour to create high-quality jobs and economic development in the region. “The Conservatives are dragging their feet for no good reason when Cape Bretoners’ jobs […]

  • 29 July 2010

    Louisiana National Guardsmen with the 225th Engineer Brigade collected 28 bags or approximately 700 pounds of oily debris on the state built E-4 berm at the Chandeleur Island chain. This comes on the heals of another 500 pounds of oily debris that was previously discovered, totaling 1,200 pounds of oiled debris removed to date. The […]

  • 28 July 2010

    “Dredging is underway as we speak,” said Robert Blackburn, the senior deputy executive director of the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority, based in Philadelphia. On June 22, he spoke of work by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to deepen the Delaware River channel to 45 feet. The port authority had a leading role in deepening […]

  • 26 July 2010

    A $500 million plan to dredge Gladstone Harbour to cope with the massive LNG ships has been given the green light by the State Government. The decision is likely to ignite a David and Goliath battle, pitching the tiny community of South End, on Curtis Island, against some of Australia’s biggest companies and the State […]

  • 23 July 2010

    In an open letter to Thad W. Allen, the retired Coast Guard admiral overseeing the Gulf of Mexico oil spill response, almost two dozen coastal scientists from Louisiana and around the country have urged the federal government to halt the construction of sand berms in the gulf, calling the project ineffective in the fight against […]

  • 21 July 2010

    Congresswoman Louise Slaughter and Congressman Bill Owens announced Tuesday that $5 million in funding for harbors in Monroe and … (13wham) [mappress] Source: 13wham, July 21, 2010;

  • 6 July 2010
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    British company Red7Marine has become the owner of Damen’s new Stan Tug 1205, the first in a new ship series which was only just unveiled to the market. Damen Shipyards had decided to show its new tug series at the Seawork Show held in Southampton in mid-June. But already on the second day of the […]

  • 5 July 2010

    Surfers, fishermen and harbor denizens are celebrating a small victory in a larger fight. A coalition of Coastsiders interested in … By Mark Noack [mappress] Source: hmbreview, July 5, 2010;

  • 30 April 2010

    New Jersey won a round Monday in its legal fight against the dredging of the Delaware River.It’s only the first of many victories it will need to protect the state’s environmental interests concerning the economically questionable plan of the Army Corps of Engineers to deepen the river… [mappress] Source:thedailyjournal,April 30,2010;

  • 21 February 2010

    Gov. Chris Christie has vowed to continue the state’s fight against the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers project to deepen the Delaware River shipping channel from Philadelphia south. [mappress] Source:newjerseynewsroom,February 20,2010;