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  • 13 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Three foreign sailors that were kidnapped last week by pirates in the oil-rich south of Nigeria have been rescued in a marathon gun battle, the Nigerian Navy reports. The three – two Russians and one Indian – were saved in an operation late Tuesday by the Special Troops of the Nigerian Navy in the southwestern […]

  • 27 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The NSW Government is being urged to explore the fast-tracking of dredging for the proposed Port of Newcastle liquified natural gas import terminal, with the extracted river sand used to restore Stockton beach. The Maritime Union of Australia said that dredged sand from the Hunter River, which would have naturally joined Stockton beach before the […]

  • 11 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Permit and contracting issues are delaying dredging work planned for this spring and summer off the Keweenaw Peninsula that will help save Buffalo Reef from being covered by drifting stamp sands, the State of Michigan said in its latest release.  “While the Grand Traverse Harbor will likely be dredged this fall, the project may be […]

  • 29 January 2018
    Business & Finance

     Save Our Sodus has just released this very interesting video in which their president and Mayor of Sodus Point, Dave McDowell, explains three major benefits of the Sodus Bay channel dredging work and shares a channel dredging status. According to McDowell, the benefits of the Sodus Bay channel dredging program are: deeper channel allows […]

  • 28 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Palaszczuk Government is funding research to help save Queensland’s iconic beaches from extreme weather events, the Queensland Government said in its latest announcement.  Innovation Minister Leeanne Enoch said that the funding is part of the $9.85 million awarded to 53 researchers under the Advance Queensland Research Fellowship and PhD Scholarship programs. “In any given […]

  • 4 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Irish Government’s Department of Agriculture, Food & the Marine has just announced a tender for the Rossaveel Small Craft Harbor capital dredging works. The dredging operations associated with the small craft harbor will require the removal of approximately 78,000 m³ of material to create a manoeuvring basin and berthing area with a minimum depth of 2.8 m […]

  • 14 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    A project which is currently underway, undertaken by a Texas A&M University at Galveston researcher, might save one of Texas’ most important, but relatively unknown, coastal venues from disappearing completely – Follet’s Island. Tim Dellapenna, associate professor of marine sciences and oceanography who has studied Texas beaches for years at the Texas A&M Galveston campus, […]

  • 12 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    With a coastline of over 8500 kilometers, 90 per cent of Brazil’s total exports and imports pass through its ports. Many of the country’s major ports and harbors were built over 100 years ago. Keeping shipping lanes open and enabling these ports to accommodate larger vessels with ever bigger loads requires constant dredging, often at […]

  • 11 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Bangladesh Water Resources Minister, Anisul Islam Mahmud, has called for keeping the surrounding rivers running by freeing the banks from encroachment to save Dhaka city from floods. According to him, the rivers could not be freed from encroachment without cooperation of the people. The minister was speaking as chief guest at the inaugural ceremony for the […]

  • 7 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Queensland’s Chief Scientist, Dr Geoff Garrett, will head a new high-level Great Barrier Reef Water Science Taskforce.  Minister for the Great Barrier Reef Steven Miles told State Parliament today that Dr Garrett would lead a taskforce of experts drawn from the science, business, agriculture and community sectors. Its role will be to advise the Queensland […]

  • 28 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    WWF-Australia and the Australian Marine Conservation Society today released a 10-point plan to save the Great Barrier Reef, in response to the Queensland Government’s Draft Reef 2050 strategy. The Fight for the Reef solution calls for dumping to be banned and dredging minimized, an end to farm chemical pollution, permanent protection for sensitive areas including […]

  • 3 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    TenCate Geotube® technology was used for the construction of a dike as part of a vast infrastructure project in South Korea. The use of this technology in one of the largest land reclamation projects in history produced a number of both economic and environmental advantages: a cost saving of almost five million euros, a saving […]

  • 13 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The latest science confirms the continued rapid decline of the Reef and the urgent need for stronger action and a major injection of funds to help it recover. “Australians are deeply concerned that our national icon is dying on our watch. Governments must be prepared to commit billions to deliver major reductions in water pollution. […]

  • 13 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Manitoba is proposing its first comprehensive Surface Water Management Strategy and multi-year surface water management investments to protect Lake Winnipeg and mitigate flood and drought damage, Conservation and Water Stewardship Minister Gord Mackintosh and Infrastructure and Transportation Minister Steve Ashton announced. “Manitoba faces three water woes: excessive nutrient loading of waterways that is harming Lake […]

  • 24 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    James Cook University researchers are using images from NASA satellites to help protect the Great Barrier Reef from polluted land run-off. Researchers have developed a new technique that analyses the images to assess coastal water quality from space. Many important habitats in the Great Barrier Reef such as coral reefs and seagrass are in decline […]

  • 21 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP) is keen to back scientific research and actions which improve the future of the Great Barrier Reef. NQBP said that the focus on the debate about dredging has taken necessary focus and investment away from the real issues impacting the Great Barrier Reef and action to preserve the Reef […]

  • 2 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The people of Ba believe that dredging program saved the town from flooding, reports fijitimes.com. They are very grateful that the government dredged the Ba River last year. After continuous rain on Wednesday night, they expected the river to overflow and flood the town, said Samuela Kautoga, local resident. “Based on our past experiences, it […]

  • 24 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, partnered with the U.S. Coast Guard to provide maintenance dredging, construction oversight, environmental coordination and hydrographic surveying services for nine U.S. Coast Guard stations located along the Texas coast, increasing navigation safety while saving taxpayers thousands of dollars annually. “After learning that the Coast Guard was having […]

  • 23 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Coalition has today squibbed a chance to protect the Reef by ruling out further development on Gladstone’s Curtis Island, by deferring the approval decision on Arrow’s LNG plant to just days before Christmas, say the Australian Greens. “The Reef didn’t need another deferral from the government today – this threat of even further industralisation […]

  • 7 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Tappan Zee Constructors, LLC (TZC) crews helped rescue two boats that became unmoored near the Tappan Zee Bridge this past week. On September 25, crews spotted a sail boat approaching the dredging area surrounding the Tappan Zee Bridge. After attempting communications and determining that no one was onboard, TZC’s safety team secured the boat and […]

  • 2 May 2013

    The Australian Greens are backing a call on Australians to use their customer power to shift the big banks investment decisions, which are contributing to the destruction of the Great Barrier Reef. The report released today, “Financing Reef Destruction: How Banks are using our Money to Destroy a Natural Icon,” by Market Forces and 350.org, […]

  • 3 April 2013

    New research tracking the movement of dredged sediment around Liverpool Bay could save millions of pounds, according to scientists. Each year, sediment has to be dredged from the port and deposited elsewhere to maintain access for commercial vessels. But according to the new study, the dredged material appears back in the port again within just […]

  • 30 October 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    In April 2011, the Fraser Titan, a triple screw 2300 m3 dredger, was converted to Thordon RiverTough water lubricated propeller shaft bearings from an oil lubricated system. The previous oil lubricated system had many issues – frequent maintenance of aft seals, water ingress contaminating the lubricating oil and unplanned drydockings. The vessel had its first […]

  • 22 June 2012

    A savings plan is launched to raise tens of thousands of dollars for Courtenay Marina mooring facilities dredging project, Canada.com reports. Besides the marina, some parts of the Courtenay River are becoming difficult to navigate because of a build-up of silt and tree debris. Previous dredging works in this area were executed about seven years […]

  • 16 January 2012

    Borough Council is hoping to save some dollars on survey work in conjunction with beach renourishment and a sand backpassing project…   By Jack Fichter (capemaycountyherald) [mappress] Source: capemaycountyherald, January 16, 2012;

  • 19 December 2011

    Government efforts to save the four rivers – Buriganga, Shitalakhya, Turag and Balu – flowing around the metropolis through restoring their navigability are yet to make any headway. Ceaseless dumping of wastes, haphazard dredging and encroachment on these rivers continue unabated. A recent survey on the wetland around Dhaka city says that all such lands […]