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  • 22 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Training Institute for Dredging (TID) has developed a complete capacity building program for cutter operators. The training (11 – 15 November 2013, Kinderdijk, the Netherlands) will be performed with the use of a new generation extremely realistic cutter simulator. The modern dredging operator desk of the simulator is equipped with all automation and controls which […]

  • 5 January 2010
    Project & Tenders

    The Army Corps of Engineers, which for years has fought to increase the depth to 45 feet, wants to make the most of this situation, and is pressing a federal judge for permission to cut five feet deeper into the river. [mappress] Source: Delaware Online, January 5, 2010;

  • 15 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, announced the initiation of emergency regulatory permitting procedures in response to conditions resulting from possible erosion and storm damage associated with Hurricane Irma in South Carolina that will last until March 18, 2018. “Any resident of South Carolina that feels they have an emergency situation as a […]

  • 22 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    During the 2017 winter season the Maria Creek Boat Launch Facility saw a significant amount of seagrass enter the creek system, which has resulted in the entire facility being closed for the duration of the 2017/18 peak holiday summer season, Kingston District Council said in its latest release.  Dredging seagrass at the Maria Creek is a […]

  • 13 June 2012

    On her tour to inspect flood prevention progress, Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra listened to progress and problems from the governors of six provinces in the middle stream of the floodway. Ms Yingluck held a teleconference with governors of those provinces located in the upper part of the central region to talk about their flood prevention […]

  • 1 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Training Institute for Dredging (TID) has developed a complete capacity building program for cutter operators. The training (11 – 15 November 2013, Kinderdijk, the Netherlands) will be performed with the use of a new generation extremely realistic cutter simulator. The modern dredging operator desk of the simulator is equipped with all automation and controls which […]

  • 18 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    President of the Republic of the Philippines, Benigno S. Aquino III, met with local leaders of Pampanga this week to discuss the flooding situation in the province and determine how the government could address the problem. Pampanga’s provincial government informed the President about recently conducted a ‘flood summit’ to raise awareness among Kapampangans about the […]

  • 12 October 2011

    The Lower Vasse River is a “sewerage pond” some of the year and immediate action needs to be taken to rectify the situation…   By ROB BENNETT (busseltonmail) [mappress] Source: busseltonmail, October 12, 2011;

  • 17 September 2013

    Bangkok City Hall asserts it is ready to handle the heavy downpours during this period, although the quantity of rainwater is forecast to be higher than in the same period of last year. City Hall’s Drainage and Sewerage Department director Adisak Khanti revealed that City Hall’s flood prevention control center expects 70-80% of Bangkok to […]

  • 20 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Dutch Team Risk Reduction (DRR) is visiting Serbia this week, with a team of water experts. Mathijs van Ledden, Director Flood Risk Reduction at Royal HaskoningDHV is one of the participants. The visit includes Obrenovac, which was severely affected by the floods in May last year. At that period Van Ledden was in Serbia to […]

  • 2 November 2009
    Project & Tenders

    Construction of the first of The World islands, situated off Dubai’s coast, is expected to start as early as next month, while its other site developments await final clearances and permissions from the regulatory body, Trakhees… Source: New Civil Engineer, November 2, 2009;

  • 13 November 2009
    Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Bandar Seri Begawan – Brunei might have just found a solution to “better control” flood situations, as a new, efficient and economical dredge has arrived in the Sultanate to deepen and de-silt rivers, lakes, coastal areas and marinas… Source: BruDirect, November 14, 2009

  • 7 February 2012

    The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration has begun the dredging of city canals in order to get ready for the arrival of heavy rain. Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) Deputy Governor Wallop Suwandee said on Saturday that he has urged officers at the Department of Drainage and Sewerage to speedily draw a conclusion on the dredging of all […]

  • 11 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Illinois State Senator, Dale Fowler, said in its latest announcement that a total of $1 million in capital funding has been released for the proposed river port terminal in the city of Cairo in Southern Illinois. “This funding is a commitment to a project that is critical to the people of Cairo and surrounding communities, […]

  • 5 December 2011

    Flood associated issues, Chatham-Kent is facing this week, could be diminished by dredging the mouth of the Thames River at Lake St. Clair, explained Mayor Randy Hope. The major insists on dredging the shallow river mouth to enable flood water to easily escape into the lake. Hope believes that drainage will help the situation. However, […]

  • 12 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The American Waterways Operators (AWO) and Waterways Council Inc. (WCI), are calling upon Congress and the Administration to address a developing situation on the Mississippi River which could effectively bring commerce on the Mighty Mississippi to a halt in early December. Water releases from dams on the upper Missouri River are planned to be significantly […]

  • 5 December 2011

    State and county officials are considering preparation for next year being keenly cautious in relation to the state’s reservoirs. Randy Julander, a supervisor with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service, explained that the reservoirs are almost full and that there is a possibility of overflowing even before snow melting in 2012. Julander […]

  • 22 May 2012

    According to The Republic, the Army Corps of Engineers plans to dredge 20,000 cubic yards of sand from Wells Harbor in southern Maine to make it safer for boaters. WLBZ-TV reports that the dredger Currituck will move the sand from an entrance channel to a federal waterway and deposit it near the shore of Wells […]

  • 22 March 2012

    Fortum Värme samägt med Stockholms stad has invited tenders for the harbour development works at the Värtahamnen area. The contract includes: – Dredging; – Construction of a new 200 metre long pile supported pier; – Renovation of the adjoining dock. The project also includes the building of a new pier for Fortum Värme co-owned with […]

  • 24 October 2012

    Noatum Ports has received permission from the Valencia Port Authority to temporarily suspend work that it is undertaking on Muelle de Costa. The company announced plans to take another look at the project over the next nine months, and adapt it to the current needs of both the port and Spain’s economic situation, reports portstrategy.com. […]

  • 4 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Two ports, two container ships and 18 landing sites will be constructed as part of the Eastern Corridor Multi-modal Transport project. One of the ports will be sited at Akosombo while the other will be situated at Buipe or Yapei in the north. Government on Monday signed a 314 million dollars contract with the Chinese […]

  • 19 June 2012

    Two senior officials from Myanmar MINISTRY OF TRANSPORT will brief participants of the 6th Myanmar Business Conference on Opportunities in Port business and a Shipyard expansion plan respectively. The 6th Myanmar Business Conference on 16 & 17 July 2012 in Singapore will have 10 Key Myanmar officials speaking on Foreign Investment laws, Condominium laws, legal […]

  • 14 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Several provinces in the southern region are still faced with floods. In Huay Yot district of Trang, a rockslide sent large rocks crashing onto a temple building used to store small Buddha images and kitchenware, damaging the articles kept inside. The rocks came hurtling down just 10 meters from a housing building occupied by monks […]

  • 27 June 2012

    Gladstone Harbour is being dredged in preparation for an expansion to cater for the gas boom, reports theaustralian.com. Environmental expert blames the muddy state of Gladstone Harbour for illness in marine life. In his opinion, dredging caused this situation. “First the dredgaholic Gladstone ports dredge over the limit and due to human and fish illness […]

  • 8 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Admiral Abdul Kader Darwish, chairman of Damietta Port Authority, said that the dredger “Werner Mobius” arrived at the Port of Damietta two days ago with the task to remove sediment from the access channel of the port. Chairman said that the main goal of this dredging program is to maintain the depths of the Port […]

  • 10 October 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Worldwide Power Products (WPP), a power-generation equipment provider to industrial clients worldwide, announced that WPP has delivered a rebuilt Caterpillar 3412 Marine Engine to United Dredging Company, enabling the firm’s vessel UDC Blue to resume dredging operations. The purchaser, a Kingdom of Bahrain-based enterprise specializing in dredging, reclamation and stockpiling of sand and aggregate, said […]