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  • 8 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    MT Højgaard has established a commercial and fishing port at Oluvil, Sri Lanka. The project was handed over at the end of 2012. “At Oluvil on the east coast of Sri Lanka, we have established a port with two separate basins, one for commercial activities and one for the fishing industry. The work was undertaken as […]

  • 28 February 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    St. Johns Ship Building of Palatka, Fla. delivered two custom built twin screw push tugs, the Lady Shayne and the Lady Dashelle, for Smithbridge of Brisbane Australia. These 25-ft tugs feature twin John Deere model diesel engines with a combined rating of 600hp and conventional shaft drives with reversing gears. “The Lady Shayne and Lady […]

  • 1 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Consumers’ Association of Penang (CAP) and Sahabat Alam Malaysia (SAM) are disappointed that the Detailed Environmental Impact Assessment (DEIA) of the proposed reclamation of Phase 2 of Seri Tanjung Pinang (STP2) at Tanjung Tokong, Penang has been approved by the Department of Environment. The Board of Directors of Eastern & Oriental Berhad (E & […]

  • 30 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Australian Greens condemned the LNP Government’s misguided attacks on Great Barrier Reef campaigners and their calls to boycott Ben and Jerry’s for its Reef anti-dredging campaign. “Rather than acknowledge the peril the Great Barrier Reef is in, the LNP is attacking people who want this natural wonder protected not trashed by the coal and […]

  • 15 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Nearly 40 years after he first began sharing the beauty of Bimini’s coral reefs luring divers from around the world to the tiny island in the northern Bahamas, one of the most respected names in the world of undersea adventure yesterday issued a warning that Bimini was on the verge of a ‘pending catastrophic event.’ […]

  • 5 June 2012

    The Vanguard reports that the House of Representative Committee on Marine Transport has warned contractors handling the lower River Niger dredging to stick to the contract agreement. “The Nigerian maritime industry has to move to the next level and urged the contractors to work within the stipulated time in the agreement,” the House Committee Chairman […]

  • 27 July 2012

    The federal government will decide whether to dredge Little Lake marina to clean up PCB contamination in the lake bed, a provincial Ministry of the Environment official says, reports A group of scientists from the Royal Military College in Kingston has recommended dredging the bed of Little Lake- around the Peterborough Marina because of […]

  • 23 September 2011

    The Karachi Port Trust (KPT) is in hot waters as a sub-committee of the senate’s standing committee on ports and shipping has started probing into what the committee members perceive as “wastage” of over Rs19 billion by the port operator in its stalled Dredging and Reclamation project at the $1.6 billion Pakistan Deep Water Container […]

  • 13 October 2011

    A group, under the aegis Concern Citizens of South South has condemned the way in which foreign dredging firms have haggling over the … By Godwin Oritse (vanguardngr) [mappress] Source: vanguardngr, October 13, 2011;

  • 20 May 2011

    Even as work on the long-stalled Hernando Beach Channel dredge finally restarted with a test run Thursday afternoon, new questions have aris… By Barbara Behrendt (tampabay) [mappress] Source: tampabay, May 20, 2011;

  • 18 July 2011

    Sumaira Abdul Ali, who succeeded in getting a ban on sand dredging in Maharashtra last year, asks Union home ministry to check movement of… (moneylife) [mappress] Source: moneylife, July 18, 2011;

  • 8 December 2011

    Australian Greens senator Larissa Waters elevated concerns over dredging in Gladstone Harbor in Queensland and a corresponding increase in turtle deaths and fish disease. Approvals to dredge 46 million cubic meters over the following 20 years have been granted to the Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC). So far, 1.5 million cubic meters have been dredged. The […]

  • 25 November 2011

    Gov. Nikki Haley faces increasing questions over her role in a decision that helped Savannah gain a competitive advantage over the Port …   More info: postandcourier By Yvonne Wenger [mappress] Source: postandcourier, November 25, 2011;

  • 20 June 2011

    Maharashtra’s creeks and the Konkan coast are falling prey to the sand mafia, which carries out its illegal activities with the blessings of… By Viju B (timesofindia) [mappress] Source: timesofindia, June 20, 2011

  • 30 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Cardwell community has been left in limbo by the Federal Coalition Government after Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack refused to commit to an election promise of up to $1.5 million to dredge One Mile Creek, Hinchinbrook MP Nick Dametto said in its latest release.  Speaking after his meeting with Mr McCormack in Canberra today, […]

  • 24 March 2011

    There’s a water war going on in Virginia Beach between neighborhoods on the water over where to dump dredging sludge. By Andy Fox (wavy) [mappress] Source: wavy, March 24, 2011    

  • 6 November 2009
    Project & Tenders, Vessels

    A SEA captain was today accused of being drunk as he guided a massive dredger up the Tyne ahead of work on the second Tyne Tunnel… Source: Jarrow & Hebburn Gazette, November 5, 2009;

  • 17 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    NOAA and Ducks Unlimited have just announced that they are teaming up to restore habitat damaged from oil spills and hazardous waste releases. An initial cooperative agreement between the two organizations includes $1.8 million for restoration activities in the Gulf of Mexico, in coordination with the State of Texas. This funding will support work on marine and coastal […]

  • 17 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Yesterday the Idaho Conservation League took action to ensure that dredge mining in the bed of the Salmon River will be fully reclaimed, as required by state law. The action comes after ICL joined Idaho river outfitters, city leaders, river ecologists, fishermen, conservationists, Native Americans and hundreds of concerned Idahoans urging the Idaho Land Board […]

  • 25 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The lone special investigator of the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) in Negros Oriental said that his office will not entertain any complaints in relation to the impasse at the controversial alleged “black sand mining” operation in Tambacan, Tanjay City, Negros Oriental. Dr. Jesus Cañete, Ph.D., explained that it will be a waste of time […]

  • 22 November 2011

    The Environmental Protection Authority’s Rf100 million (USD 6.5 million) fine against local business tycoon Mohamed ‘Champa’ Moosa has been overturned by the Civil Court. Champa got the maximum possible penalty in June and was labeled an “environmental criminal” for irreversibly damaging the island of Thunbafushi and the marine ecosystem of Thunbafalhu, due to performing dredging […]

  • 2 March 2011

      The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded the State of Oklahoma $437,820 to protect, manage and restore their wetlands. The project will include development of a Wetlands Program Plan and a classification system of wetland habitats. EPA’s Wetlands Program aims to increase the quantity and quality of wetlands in the United States by […]

  • 14 September 2011

    Residents claim that work on a planned new container terminal at Rosyth in Fife could cause their homes to collapse into the Firth… By Alastair Dalton (scotsman) [mappress] Source: scotsman, September 14, 2011

  • 7 February 2011

    Heavy traffic and lack of space on the shore have become major bottlenecks for Hussainsagar Lake and Catchment Area Improvement Project … (indiatimes) [mappress] Source: indiatimes, February 7, 2011;

  • 9 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    NOAA Sea Grant announced yesterday grants totaling $15.9 million to support over 300 projects around the nation that help build resilient coastal communities and economies. Through university, state and other partnerships, Sea Grant Programs will supplement the federal funding with an additional $7.9 million in non-federal matching funds, bringing the total investment to more than […]

  • 2 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The old parties have today refused to support an Australian Greens’ motion calling on the Abbott Government to rule out using federal taxpayer funders to pay the big mining companies to dump their dredge sludge on wetlands for the Abbot Point coal port. “The Newman Government wants to use state and federal taxpayer money to […]