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  • 3 July 2012

    As Macauhub reports, a lack of cranes, tractors, tugs and other port equipment is affecting the productivity and efficiency of the ports of Beira and Nacala in Mozambique. The local newspaper said that despite this, the two ports were gradually positioning themselves as regional ports and attracting an increasing amount of traffic from East and […]

  • 18 March 2011

    Township engineer Paul Dietrich said Monday that the last couple storms, which brought high winds and rain, have taken a toll on the… (shorenewstoday) [mappress] Source: shorenewstoday, March 18, 2011

  • 9 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The town of Beals has requested a maintenance dredging of the harbor, according to the USACE’s New England District latest Update Report for Maine. About 83,000 cubic yards of sediment will be removed from the 10-foot anchorage in Beals Harbor, and 17,000 cubic yards from the 6-foot channel and 6-foot anchorage of Pig Island Gut. For the disposal of the dredge […]

  • 22 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Due to the consequent increase in the number of cape size vessels passing Gladstone Ports Corporation’s (GPC) RG Tanna Coal Terminal wharf, there is a need to deepen the existing Clinton Bypass Channel in this area. GPC Chief Executive Officer, Craig Doyle, said that the project would be undertaken for safety reasons, to protect vessels […]

  • 9 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Russian market is currently in need of 64 river dredgers, 26 cranes and boats for bottom-cleaning and 27 hopper barges, reported Gennady Yegorov, Director General of Marine Engineering Bureau during the Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging Congress in Moscow. According to him, it is economically efficient to build non-self-propelled suction dredgers with no living accommodation for […]

  • 16 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Ilocos Sur provincial government and a Taiwanese mining firm have just signed an agreement for the immediate dredging of the narrow and silted Abra River which threatens low-lying areas in Metro Vigan, the Philippines. Raymund Sinay, Environment and Natural Resources Management Officer, said that a monitoring and assessment of the Environmental Management Bureau of […]

  • 8 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Seabrook Board of Selectmen at their March 6 meeting formally voted to sign on to a letter to Senator Jeanne Shaheen asking for support for federal funding for the Seabrook Harbor dredging project. New Hampshire’s Hampton/Seabrook Harbor is in desperate need of maintenance dredging, the letter said. While the need is most urgent on […]

  • 16 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    In order to prevent future flooding of the Lower Mainland, British Columbia, and ensure economic prosperity and growth of the whole region, infrastructure of Fraser River must be improved, managed and maintained. According to the latest report on the Economic Importance of the Lower Fraser River, released by the Metro Vancouver and Chambers of Commerce, “to […]

  • 22 June 2012

    The low of residents` awareness to maintain the river quality in their settlement, by throwing trash in the river has caused 22 rivers and 2 brooks in West Jakarta became dirty and shallow, reports To solve it, the government needs a lot of money to carry out dredging because one-time dredging can spend money […]

  • 17 July 2012

    United States-based organisation, Nzuko Igbo, USA (NI-USA) has called on the Federal Government to make more the seaports in Nigeria viable for business rather than focus all attention on Lagos seaports alone, reports The organisation hopes that inland water-way dredging of Rivers Niger and Benue will result in a significant development of Nigerian Ports. […]

  • 13 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Iloilo City government will no longer allow the extension of the Iloilo River Esplanade project towards the mouth of the river, reports the Philippine News Agency (PNA). The announcement was made by Mayor Jose Espinosa III at the meeting of the Iloilo Batiano River Development Council (IBRDC), held at the city hall last Friday. […]

  • 14 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Warkworth Harbor Commissioners have applied to the Marine Management Organization under the Marine and Coastal Access Act 2009, Part 4, for a marine licence to remove sand from a deposit on the north side of Warkworth Harbor. The accumulated sand in this area has formed a large bank which is encroaching into the navigation channel, Northumberland […]

  • 3 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The town of Harwich is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, to dredge, reconstruct and reconfigure the existing Saquatucket Harbor marina in Harwich, Mass. According to the proposal, the town is planing to reconstruct the existing Saquatucket Harbor marina, to maintenance dredge the boat basin while all piers […]

  • 27 September 2012

    The major dredging work along the River Hull would only have a limited impact on flood risk issues in the city, a new report says. According to, some city councillors believe the river requires more regular dredging. But the report due to be discussed by environment scrutiny councillors next week says a full dredging […]

  • 23 July 2012

    More than 100 boats, including that of the Police and the Fishing departments, have been trapped in the Thottappally fishing harbour due to sand accumulation, informs Lack of Dredging Causes this situation. Commercial Fisherman say that fishing industry will disappear without dredging. Harbour Engineering Department has invited the tender for the dredging works there […]

  • 9 April 2010

    Two Port of Olympia shipping berths dredged free of dioxin last year are showing signs of recontamination, according to a port consultant’s report.Dioxin-contaminated sediments underneath the pier and inaccessible during the dredging project have sloughed off several feet from the face of the pier… [mappress] Source:theolympian,April 9,2010;

  • 26 February 2010

    U.S. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi visited the Port of Houston Authority Monday to see how $98.8 million in stimulus funding is benefiting the local economy and helping make the Houston Ship Channel more accessible to bigger laden ships. [mappress] Source:chron,February 26,2010;

  • 4 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Yasmin Catley, Member for Swansea, NSW, is calling on the Berejiklian government to fund a permanent dredging solution the Swansea Channel after a yacht ran aground near Swan Bay on Wednesday. Marine Rescue Lake Macquarie was called out to the yacht to tow the vessel from the shoal to deeper water. The Marine Rescue crew […]

  • 23 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    At the TEN-T days event in Riga (June 22 and 23), the European Sea Ports Organisation (ESPO) and the European Federation of Inland Ports (EFIP) called on the European Commission and the European Investment Bank (EIB) to give priority to transport and especially port projects, when assessing investment projects. Europe’s sea and inland ports have […]

  • 3 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    During a visit to St. Lawrence County, U.S. Senator Charles E Schumer yesterday pledged his support for critical federal funds to dredge the Ogdensburg Harbor. Last dredged in 1984, the Ogdensburg Harbor is in desperate need of deepening, which will ease congestion, reduce shipping costs and unlock new business opportunities. Schumer said that the U.S. […]

  • 26 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The town of Wellfleet has formed a task force to assess the Wellfleet Harbor silting issues.  The area was last dredged in 2001, and now officials are worried that the silt problem will cause safety hazards if it is not dredged soon, informs Task force member and Wellfleet Shellfish Promotion and Tasting Executive Director Michelle […]

  • 4 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    U.S. Senators David Vitter and Bill Cassidy sent a letter last Friday to senior officials within the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, urging them to reallocate any possible funds toward the dredging of an important segment of the Red River, which has experienced historic flooding in the last 12 months. “Not only has the historic […]

  • 9 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, has announced a plan for the Snohomish River maintenance dredging scheme. This deepening program, located in Everett, Washington, will consist of routine clamshell dredging and placement activities associated with maintenance of the Snohomish River Federal navigation channel and lower settling basin. The total value of the project is […]

  • 29 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Waterschap Hollandse Delta has invited bidders to submit their offers for the dredging works of waterways which are located in the Barendrecht area. This deepening contract will involve: – Removal of dirt and zinc flotation – 20 t; – Dredging and transporting dredged material to dredge depot; – Dredging and transport of dredged material within a […]

  • 14 April 2011

    Developments in Rakiraki Town have been restricted because most areas within the town boundary are flood prone… (fijitimes) [mappress] Source: fijitimes, April 14, 2011;    

  • 18 October 2010

    Iceland’s brand new Landeyjahofn harbour, built for the Westman Islands ferry, continues to cause expensive headaches…   (icenews) [mappress] Source: icenews, October 19, 2010;