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  • 30 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Peninsula Chamber of Commerce has called on the Central Coast Council to formulate a long-term strategy to renourish and restore the beachfront at Ocean Beach south of Ettalong Point including rock packing and promenades. “It is no longer practical to wait for Mother Nature to reinstate the old beach profile,” said Chamber president Mr […]

  • 4 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) has allotted $48.2 million for the rehabilitation of the Subic Bay Freeport’s piers and wharves, the Philippine News Agency informs. Newly-appointed SBMA Chairperson and Administrator Wilma T. Eisma said that the move is part of an effort to fully improve the so-called heart and soul of this premier maritime logistics center. […]

  • 25 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Port Macquarie-Hastings Council is currently looking at options to conduct emergency foreshore works at the Lake Cathie Foreshore Reserve, including seeking emergency funding to address the immediate erosion issues to protect the reserve. The council is aware of the major erosion impacting Lake Cathie Foreshore Reserve, as the result of recent high seas and […]

  • 4 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC) has just announced that they will apply to the State and Federal Governments for approval to widen the Clinton Channel by about 100 meters. As a result of the development of the Wiggins Island Coal Terminal there is increased Cape size vessel traffic passing the RG Tanna wharf facility, GPC said. […]

  • 14 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Cowes Harbor Commission (CHC) has just announced that a works and dredge licence application for the construction of the Victoria Quay marina development at East Cowes has been received by the commission. According to CHC, the application, submitted by Victoria Quay Estates Ltd (VQEL), seeks to secure a works and a dredge licence in order […]

  • 8 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Philippine Fisheries Development Authority – Iloilo Fish Port Complex (PFDA-IFPC) has sought the endorsement of the Sangguniang Panlungsod (the Legislatures of City Governments) for a possible funding by the Department of Agriculture of two big projects. According to IFPC Manager, Engineer Elmer Figuracion, these development programs, worth around $2.6 million, include the extension of […]

  • 14 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    With immediate effect and for a period of approximately 1 month, dredging operations will be carried out within the Kwai Tsing Container Terminals 6 and 7 area. According to the Hong Kong Marine Department (MARDEP), the works will be carried out by a grab dredger. Two tugboats, four hopper barges and one guard boat will assist during the […]

  • 9 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Emergency dredging of the Humboldt Bay Harbor entrance is scheduled to begin May 20, 2016, according to the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office. The project will take 25-35 days of work to restore the entrance to 48’ deep. Sheriff Mike Downey has advised the public of the dangerous conditions near the Humboldt Bay Bar entrance during the upcoming […]

  • 4 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    With immediate effect and for a period of approximately 10 months, dredging operations will be carried out within the Castle Peak Power Station Jetty, Tap Shek Kok area. According to the Hong Kong Marine Department (MARDEP), these operations will be carried out by one grab dredger with two split hopper barges and two tugs providing assistance. The number […]

  • 2 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Tommy Broughan, an Independent TD for the Dublin Bay North Constituency, has called on the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney, to urgently provide funding for dredging of Howth Harbor. The Howth Harbor is an economically important working harbor used by fishing trawlers, by many leisure groups and enjoyed by over 500,000 tourists visiting […]

  • 23 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The dredging operations are scheduled to occur in Church Creek, one of the most highly degraded sub-watersheds on the South River, from October 26, 2015 until February 15, 2016, the U.S. Coast Guard informs. The work is located within the Church Creek channel, in the upper waterway from Wilenar Community Marina. The navigation channel will be […]

  • 29 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The New York District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers intends to issue an Invitation for Bids for maintenance dredging of Buttermilk Channel, New York Federal Navigation Project, with subsequent placement of the dredged material at a contractor furnished, state permitted upland placement site. Due to restrictions found in the water quality certificate, the […]

  • 21 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Wilmington Harbor maintenance dredging program will be undertaken this winter, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District. During this dredging project, performed by a hopper dredger, around 800,000 cubic yards of material will be removed from the Wilmington Harbor Baldhead Shoal Channel Reach 3, Southport Channel and Battery Island Channel. The area […]

  • 11 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The future of delta cities such as Jakarta, Bangkok and Tokio is threatened by sea-level rise, but even more by land subsidence of up to several metres a century. Raising dikes fails to solve the underlying problem: falling groundwater levels. The only sustainable remedy is to combine urban functions with a high water table. During […]

  • 22 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    From October 1, 2014, until January 31, 2015, approximately 60,000 cubic yards of sandy material will be dredged from the Federal Navigation Channel at Little Narragansett Bay. According to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, this deepening scheme will cost between $1 million and $5 million. Under the project planning, a hydraulic […]

  • 5 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    According to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, the Matagorda Ship Channel dredging program will be underway soon. The solicitation for this cleanup project will be issued on or about 27 June, and the response date is 29 July 2014. The work will involve removal of approximately 2 million cubic yards of material […]

  • 9 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Approximately 65,000 cubic yards of sediment will be dredged from the Swinomish southern channel near Goat Island and Skagit Bay from September 2014 until February 2015, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District. The dredged material will be placed at the Rosario Strait PSDDA Site. The total value of this dredging project, […]

  • 2 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    According to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, the Lorain Harbor dredging project will be underway soon. During this cleanup program, approximately 165,000 cubic yards of material will be dredged from the mentioned zone. The Invitation for Bids will be posted by April 15, 2014. Lorain Harbor is located on the southern shore […]

  • 25 February 2014

    North West Basin Branch of FSUE Rosmorport has invited bidders to submit their offers for the Kronshtadt channel dredging project. The total cost of this deepening program, located at Kotlin Island, 30 kilometers west of St. Petersburg, is RUB 4,000,000 (around USD 100,000). The source of financing will be internal funds, and the deadline for […]

  • 16 November 2012

    Mr Babarinde Mukaila, the environment expert, stated that the dredging of River Niger alone would not address the problem of flooding in Nigeria, reports leadership.ng. Nigeria required a holistic approach if it was to prevent persistent flooding and added that the dredging of the major rivers in the country would only help reduce the impact […]

  • 15 June 2012

    The European Marine Strategy Framework Directive requires that each Member State organizes a public consultation procedure related to the implementation of the Directive to ensure that all interested parties are given early and effective opportunities to participate. By 15 July 2012 the Member States (MS) have to carry out and submit to the Commission: – […]

  • 2 March 2012

    The low-level radioactive waste cleanup of Port Hope will result in a temporary closure of the Port Hope Harbour, reports Northumberland TODAY. In her statement, Alexandra Mahabir, communications co-ordinator of the Port Hope Area Initiative Management Office’s Property Value Protection Program said: “The Port Hope Harbour remediation is part of the Port Hope Area Initiative […]

  • 29 November 2010

    The Code River which streams through the ancient city of Yogyakarta has for several weeks been sedimented by volcanic mudflows from Mt … (vivanews) [mappress] Source: vivanews, November 29, 2010;

  • 16 April 2010
    Project & Tenders

    State-owned freight logistics group Transnet has confirmed that the further deepening of the berths at the port of Durban, in KwaZulu-Natal, is still required before they will be in a position to accommodate the so-called new generation of large container vessels… [mappress] Source: Engineering News Online, April 15, 2010;

  • 5 April 2010

    The U.S. Army cut through Cape Canaveral a half-century ago, defying Mother Nature’s normal flow of sand.Because the Corps of Engineers decided to dredge the deep channel to the ocean, the sand collects to the north and periodically must be moved to the south. That would happen naturally, were Port Canaveral not in the way… […]

  • 31 March 2010

    US ports are finding that they have to come up with increasing amounts of money to keep pace with demands from shipping lines serving the Pacific route, or jeopardise partnerships with Chinese and other Asian investors. Source:Cargo News Asia,March 31,2010

  • 13 February 2010

    The government has sought from its development partners 89 percent of the total cost of $1.64 billion (Tk 11,473 crore) for the mega project of river dredging. [mappress] Source: The Daily Star, February 13, 2010;

  • 5 February 2010
    Project & Tenders

    Ocean City’s ongoing beach-fill project will dump about 400,000 more cubic yards of sand than originally planned after harsh weather over the past few months caused more damage to north-end beaches, city Administrator James Rutala said. [mappress] Source: Press of Atlantic City, February 5, 2010

  • 24 January 2010

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said in a recent report that the river expansion at the J.T. Myers Lock & Dam is needed to make room for a long-delayed extension of the dam’s auxiliary lock… [mappress] Source:chicagotribune,January 22,2010