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  • 17 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Memphis District’s Clearing and Snagging Unit is working on the river bank near West Memphis, Arkansas. On the picture, the Motor Vessel Goodwin tends the Clearing & Snagging Unit at Bauxippi-Wyanoke revetment site near West Memphis. As the first step of Revetment Operations, crew members clear the river […]

  • 31 August 2012

    A long-delayed dredging project on the Clearwater Pass channel has finally begun on August 6. According to, this project is now hampered by technical difficulties. A dredging vessel sent by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers got a few days of work done before it had mechanical problems with a propulsion unit. At this […]

  • 21 May 2012

    DP World’s plan to bring bigger ships to India’s first international container transshipment terminal (ICTT) will be delayed by at least two years after the dredging contractor Mercator Ltd halted the channel dredging. According to the Livemint, Union government-controlled Cochin port served a notice to Mercator giving the Mumbai-based firm 14 days to resume work. […]

  • 26 April 2012

    Plans to dredge the Eastpoint Channel have hit another snag, according to Oyster Radio News. Dredging the channel has been a local priority for years, but the project has never happened because of funding problems and environmental concerns. The channel hasn’t been dredged now in over 20 years and the channel is so shallow even […]

  • 19 April 2012

    Acording to the Sunshine Coast Daily, a heavy duty dredge the Port Fredrick suffered a damaged propeller when it was pushed on to the sandbar by a heavy swell yesterday morning. The 49.5 metre dredge was on its way to a slipway in Brisbane last night where the extent of the damage could be assessed […]

  • 11 April 2012

      The officials will have to wait a while longer to write end to the long-delayed Hernando Beach channel dredging project. According to Hernando Today, Environmental Services Director Susan Goebel-Canning said the Florida Department of Environmental Protection notified her late Monday that some of the seagrass has been impacted and the county may have to […]

  • 5 March 2012

    Hawaii News Now reports that a $2.2 million Waikiki sand replenishment project hit a major snag after a mechanical sand blower turned out to be too slow to finish the project on time. Initial plans called for the pumping of sand from underwater reserves into a holding area on the beach. The blower, however, does […]

  • 1 March 2012

      Dredging works undertaken in the Royal Harbor were interrupted when a backhoe went into the canal. The workers stated that they were dredging in the canal behind a home in the 1500 block of Blue Fin Court when the backhoe, placed on a dredging barge, fell off and slipped into the water. A crane […]

  • 8 January 2012

    Jakarta Provincial Government efforts in minimizing flood by plastering Mookevart River is refused by residents of RT 01/12, Rawabuaya Urban…   (beritajakarta) [mappress] Source: beritajakarta, January 8, 2012;

  • 1 November 2011

    Dog Beach’s $1.6million stage one restoration has struck a serious snag that has called a halt to the Noosa River project, which began on… (noosanews) [mappress] Source: noosanews, November 1, 2011;

  • 25 June 2011

    According to an article from the St. Petersburg Times, Belleair Beach may not receive renourishment funds for nearly 25 percent of their…   By Leigh Armstrong (pinellasbeaches) [mappress] Source: pinellasbeaches, June 26, 2011

  • 13 June 2011

    The city’s plan to build a dredge transfer station across from Broad Bay Island has hit several snags as officials deal with an army of… By Deirdre Fernandes (hamptonroads) [mappress] Source: hamptonroads, June 13, 2011

  • 5 May 2011

    Authorities are rushing to unsnag snarled shipping traffic and prevent accidents along the drought-stricken Yangtze River, a key route to fa… (moneywatch) [mappress] Source: moneywatch, May 5, 2011;

  • 28 March 2011

    A $4.5 million emergency beach project that will bring 133,000 cubic yards of sand to the north end next year started this week and… By Kurt Schultheis (yourobserver) [mappress] Source: yourobserver, March 28, 2011  

  • 24 March 2011

    Plans to begin rebuilding Alamitos Bay Marina next week have run aground on several issues, including delays in getting permits. By Harry Saltzgaver (gazettes) [mappress] Source: gazettes, March 24, 2011

  • 16 February 2011

    Dredging around the boat ramp at Schnapper Point in Mornington has stopped after the dredge collapsed and sank last week. The dredge began… BY JO WINTERBOTTOM (peninsulaweekly) [mappress] Source: peninsulaweekly, February 16, 2011;

  • 21 January 2011

    The annual dredging operation here experienced a slight slowdown in productivity Jan. 9, after a dredging pipe just outside Channel Islands… By Catherine French (thelog) [mappress] Source: thelog, January 21, 2011;

  • 11 December 2009
    Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers project to rebuild the coast of Plum Island with sand dredged from the mouth of the Merrimack River has hit and sidestepped every roadblock from funding to factional disagreements to eminent domain proceedings to piping plovers. Now, the project faces a new snag: no equipment… Source: Newburyport, December 10, […]

  • 2 June 2020

    The Environment Agency has constructed over 4 kilometres of flood defences over the last 2 years in Newhaven, East Sussex. The scheme, developed in partnership with Lewes District Council, is nearing completion and is already better protecting more than 300 homes and 200 businesses from tidal flooding as seen on several occasions this winter, most […]

  • 27 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Memphis District recently awarded a $15 million contract to construct a new dragline machine to Seatrax, Inc., of Houston, Texas. Procurement of this new machine represents Phase I of a project to replace the current dragline machine. Workers will eventually mount the machine on a barge, allowing it to […]

  • 8 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Mayor-President of Baton Rouge, Sharon Weston Broome, Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards, and Congressman Garret Graves have found a solution to move forward on the East Baton Rouge Flood Risk Reduction Project, they announced earlier this week. The project will dredge, widen and upgrade 66 miles of waterways in the East Baton Rouge Parish critical […]

  • 19 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Work to reduce the risk of fluvial and tidal flooding from the River Dart in Totnes is nearing completion, according to the Environment Agency. In 2017 the EA was granted planning permission by South Hams District Council for a scheme to reduce flood risk to more than 400 homes and businesses in Totnes. Since then, […]

  • 7 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Corporation of India (DCI) launched the Visakhapatnam beach nourishment scheme yesterday, after overcoming some technical issues. The sand nourishment project was set to begin last week, but the work could not start as per schedule due to technical snag. The problem with regard to pipeline connectivity was the cause of the delay, informs The Hindu. […]

  • 25 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    With the significant number of seaport terminals lining the Arabian coasts, port authorities and operators continue to expand and upgrade their infrastructure in order to increase their market positions and stay competitive. The Middle Eastern ports sector has witnessed enormous growth over the last few years which has resulted in significant competition between ports as […]

  • 1 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Thad Cochran, chairman of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, yesterday announced the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will allocate an additional $67.5 million in FY2017 appropriations funding to support flood control, navigation and other projects throughout Mississippi. The additional $67.5 million brings total Army Corps funding in the state to more than $136.9 […]

  • 17 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Although planning permission has already been granted for beach replenishment work that would take material from the sand bar off Mudeford Quay and spread it on Christchurch beaches, a new method of working is now being proposed which would be more beneficial. The original proposal may have caused difficulties for vessels getting in and out […]

  • 28 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency has announced that dredging works on the River Tone, part of the Somerset Levels and Moors Flood Action Plan, have been completed. So far approximately 128,000m³ of silt was removed from the site with 7.9km of the 8km dredge project completed. Restoring the channel to the 1960s design will be finished by […]

  • 30 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    To better protect the local native fish habitat landholders along the Murray River are being reminded that unauthorised dredging works, removal of river snags and the destruction of riverbanks is not permitted. Department of Primary Industries (DPI) Supervising Fisheries Officer, Peter Tilbrook, said that current work by the Murray Darling Basin Authority on the Mildura […]

  • 10 March 2014

    The Christie Administration has awarded $3 million in stream cleaning grants to municipal and county governments in the Passaic River Basin as part of an ongoing, long-term effort to reduce flood impacts in communities in a four-county region of North Jersey, Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Commissioner Bob Martin announced today. The DEP, which is […]