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  • 12 April 2010

    The disposal of untreated silt from the Pasig River to a reclamation area of Renong Berhad and the Public Estates Authority (PEA) in Bacoor, Cavite runs afoul of the 1972 London Treaty on Marine Pollution… [mappress] Source:mb,April 12,2010;

  • 29 April 2010

    Olmsted and Wabasha counties’ efforts to establish a dredging district around Lake Zumbro are back to square one. Legal research by the Olmsted County Attorney’s office turned up a 1989 state attorney general’s opinion that the 50-percent threshold for signatures… [mappress] Source:postbulletin,April 29,2010;

  • 11 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Joint cooperation between the NSW Government and Coffs Harbour City Council is the only long-term option to deal with the problems caused by sand infilling the harbour, a report to Council has concluded. “Scientific studies have shown that the breakwaters and land reclamation associated with the harbour captures virtually all of the sand that used […]

  • 29 November 2011

    Senator Bukola Saraki stated that the National Assembly is planning to deal with the ecological and environmental problems affecting the country. Saraki visited Eletu Bridge, Okekere and a gully erosion site at Ofa Garage in order to obtain first hand information on the issues ravaging the country. He clearly stated that even though many current […]

  • 23 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Mr. Somsak Piriyayotha, a coastal and mangrove resources specialist, recently chaired a discussion forum in order to find a solution to the coastal erosion problem in 23 coastal provinces. Mrs. Somsri Awagiat, the Coastal Management Policy and Planning Division Director, explained that the coastal erosion problem has worsened globally, and in Thailand the Department of […]

  • 4 May 2012

    As the Digg reports, the impact of flooding is expected to ease in the Navua Delta as the dredging works in the river got underway recently. The Navua River dredging project will allow for an increased flow capacity with the removal of silt and sand forming at the mouth of the river. This will also […]

  • 7 June 2012

    The Jakarta Provincial Government keeps trying to solve flood problems, according to the Berita Jakarta. East Flood Canal (KBT) has reduced flood potency in eastern and northern Jakarta for about 30 percent. The flood succeeded to be reduced, because KBT optimization could cut through and hold 5 rivers, namely Cipinang, Sunter, Buaran, Jati Kramat and […]

  • 5 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Rep. Fred Upton, recently sent a letter to the United States Secretary of the Army for Civil Works, which oversees the U.S. Army Corps of Engineering, to enlist help with the severe erosion problems plaguing the City of New Buffalo and New Buffalo Township. Signing onto the letter additionally was U.S. Rep. Tim Walberg. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 16 June 2011

    A grounded oil tanker on the Mississippi River has been freed from the mud where it got stranded about 5 miles from the Gulf of Mexico.   (wdsu) [mappress] Source: wdsu, June 16, 2011

  • 1 June 2011

    With the summer boating season officially here, the capsizing of a recreational vessel this weekend is bringing to light the problems…   BY EREN TATARAGASI (carteretnewstimes) [mappress] Source: carteretnewstimes, June 1, 2011    

  • 6 October 2010

    In the wake of recent Bombay High Court order imposing a state-wide ban on sand extraction from river-beds, developers in Mumbai have asked… (indianexpress) [mappress] Source: indianexpress, October 7, 2010;

  • 28 May 2010

    Wayne Easter, MP for Malpeque, said the government should step up efforts to ensure the harbour is dredged in a timely manner.   [mappress] Source: cbc, May 28, 2010;

  • 22 August 2011

    Round a bend in Cambodia’s Tatai River and the virtual silence of a tropical idyll turns suddenly into an industrial nightmare. Lush jungle… By DENIS D. GRAY (ap) [mappress] Source: ap, August 22, 2011;

  • 18 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    A study commissioned by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has identified problems with the groundwater in the vicinity of the Pearce Creek Confined Disposal Facility, a site the Corps seeks to utilize for maintenance dredge sediment from the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal southern approach channels. The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), which collected field […]

  • 15 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Damietta Port Authority has organized for the first time since its establishment under the auspices of ADM / Sami Suleiman Mahmoud chairmans of port authority a workshop under title (the phenomenon of siltation in Damietta port entrance channel, the problem and solutions) in collaboration with the Faculty of Science, University of Damietta and Sub Engineers […]

  • 29 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In many coastal cities, the ground is now sinking faster than the sea level is rising due to climate change. This subsidence is the result of human activity, namely the pumping of groundwater. Parts of Jakarta, Ho Chi Minh City, Bangkok and many other coastal cities have already sunk or are threatening to sink below […]

  • 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;

  • 22 September 2010

    The development and upgrading of flood diversions, collectors and retainers, channel extensions, floodways, trunk drains and culverts in the… [mappress] Source: brudirect, September 22, 2010;

  • 30 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Eight of the top 10 U.S. cities that have seen an increase in so-called “nuisance flooding” – which causes such public inconveniences as frequent road closures, overwhelmed storm drains and compromised infrastructure – are on the East Coast, according to a new NOAA technical report. This nuisance flooding, caused by rising sea levels, has increased […]

  • 21 August 2012

    As of Monday, August 20, the Orange County Health Care Agency (OCHCA) has removed the beach closure that was posted last week. Late in the evening on Wednesday, August 15, the dredging equipment in the Newport harbor grabbed onto and broke the primary sewer line that serves all of Balboa Island. The line was immediately […]

  • 31 October 2011

    The waterway at Haiphong’s Dinh Vu port is drying up. Designed to handle 20,000 deadweight tonnage ships (DWT), the port can currently handl…  atimes [mappress] Source: atimes, October 31, 2011;

  • 31 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The US Army Corps of Engineers dredge, the Murden, returned to Virginia Beach on Monday evening and began dredging Rudee Inlet, reports the City of VB. According to the City, the Murden will conduct maintenance dredging of shoaled areas starting October 30, 2018 through November 6, 2018. On October 16, 2018, US Coast Guard issued a notice to […]

  • 10 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation (GVMC) has required Deltares to carry out a technical review of the study “Beach Erosion Studies and Engineering Mitigation Measures for Visakhapatnam” compiled by the National Institute of Ocean Technology (NIOT). The study mainly focuses on the assessment of the erosion problems in the stretch of coast north of Visakhapatnam […]

  • 1 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Mayor Carlito Zaplan said that flooding is no longer a huge problem in Sta. Barbara because of the continuous dredging and diking of the Sinocalan River. Zaplan said this in his State of the Municipality Address (SOMA) on Wednesday where he enumerated what he has done from July 1, 2013 to June 30, 2014. “I […]

  • 14 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A high-level delegation from the Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries of Indonesia (MMAF) will visit the Netherlands from 17 to 21 March to learn how the Dutch have applied ‘Building with Nature’ techniques for flood prevention. The Director General of Marine, Coast and Small Islands, Dr Sudirman Saad, M.Hum, and the advisor of the […]