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  • 28 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Port of Gothenburg is planning to make use of contaminated clay from the seabed to build a new freight terminal. According to the port, the method is currently being tested as part of large-scale field trials using dredging spoils from the Göta Älv river. The first barges loaded with spoils arrived yesterday. The new […]

  • 9 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Caley Valley Wetlands at Abbot Point Port will be protected and enhanced by the Queensland Government’s Abbot Point Port and Wetlands Project. Deputy Premier and Minister for State Development, Infrastructure and Planning Jeff Seeney has rejected today’s alarms of the World Wildlife Fund calling for a delay to the project. “This project enables the […]

  • 23 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging, housing, dark sky status and water quality will be among some of Aotea/Great Barrier Local Board’s funding priorities for the coming year, the New Zealand’s Auckland Council informs.  The process to finalize and adopt the Annual Budget 2019/2020 is now complete. Consultation was carried out across the Auckland region in March and the completed […]

  • 10 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    West Calcasieu Port, located in Sulphur, Louisiana, said in its latest release that dredging operations in the port’s west barge basin were completed on August 24. Coastal Dredging of Hammond, La., was the contractor on the $1.3 million maintenance dredging project that removed more than 140,000 cubic yards of spoils over a 10-week period. The […]

  • 6 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers has published a public notice of a draft dredged material management plan that proposes to utilize the 110 acre tract of the Bay Oaks Harbor Section 2 subdivision as a dredge spoil site. The plan proposes perimeter containment berms as tall as 32 feet capable of holding over […]

  • 26 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The NJDEP is terminating the permits for the construction of a massive 225,000 cubic yard dredge spoil dump adjacent to residential homes, the Barnegat Bay and the Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge in Eagleswood, Ocean County, according to the Environment New Jersey. The action was directly related to a nine year struggle by Eagleswood citizens and a joint […]

  • 12 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    After years of planning and preparation, construction of an entirely new terminal in the outer area of the Swedish Port of Gothenburg has started. The project will be the largest expansion undertaking at the Port of Gothenburg in 40 years. Phase 1 started with piling earlier in the week. The 220,000 square meter terminal will […]

  • 12 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The growth of Queensland’s major regional bulk commodity ports will be responsibly managed, and the Great Barrier Reef protected, under legislation passed in State Parliament today. State Development Minister Dr Anthony Lynham said that the laws put into effect the government’s key port-related commitments in the Reef 2050 Long Term Sustainability Plan. “We are protecting […]

  • 28 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Hon. Greg Hunt, Minister for the Environment has issued orders for the creation of regulations for the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority to put an end to the dumping of capital dredge material in the Marine Park once and for all. This fulfills the historic pledge made in November 2014 at the World Parks […]

  • 17 August 2011

    The Tampa Port Authority Board of Commissioners approved a beneficial, joint project with The Mosaic Company that will result in the transfer of dredge materials from Mosaic’s port berth along the Alafia River to one of the port authority’s spoil islands. The cooperative arrangement between the port authority and Mosaic will assist Mosaic and the […]

  • 30 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Construction of the Gothenburg Port new terminal – located west of the current ro-ro facility at Arendal – is set to begin this summer. The new terminal, to be equipped for both ro-ro and container vessels, will cover 220,000 square meters and will be built by using dredge spoils from the Göta Älv river. According to the port, this method […]

  • 19 April 2011

    Existing commercial fishing operations off the Otago coast could become unviable should Port Otago’s plan to dredge the harbour and dump…   By Ellie Constantine (odt) [mappress] Source: odt, April 19, 2011    

  • 13 March 2012

    Dave Lott, Interim City Manager, has stated that 2,800 cubic yards of spoils from the dredging project at Fernandina Harbor Marina will be dumped on city property at the corner of South Eighth and Lime streets, reports News Leader. “The three sites identified for disposal of the marina dredging are going to be insufficient to […]

  • 20 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Works on the phase III of the Cocoa Beach 200 Channel Dredge Project are underway, according to the city officials. The phase one of the project included engineering and permitting. Phase two was the clearing and redevelopment of the designated spoil island in the North Thousand Islands near the 200 Channel. Phase three, the last phase of […]

  • 20 June 2011

    The Burlington Island Board of Island Managers and a Mount Holly-based developer are asking the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers and… By Carolyn Beeler (newsworks) [mappress] Source: newsworks, June 20, 2011

  • 21 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The LNP appears to be confused about their own policy regarding the Cairns port dredging proposal in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park, announced Cairns and Far North Environment Center (CAFNEC). The community has been told that State Government policy was NO new dumping in the Marine Park. Recently on ABC Radio, Cairns MP Gavin […]

  • 5 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Fight For The Reef campaign today welcomed Premier Campbell Newman’s commitment that his government will “insist” all future dredge spoil will be disposed of onshore and called for the guarantee to be made permanent through a legislated ban. Asked today about dredging and dumping Mr Newman told journalists: “… it is our strong belief […]

  • 13 February 2012

    Delaware lawmakers announced last week that nearly $1.9 million had been secured for the Nanticoke River dredging. However, some Seaford area residents say they are concerned about environmental repercussions which this project could cause. “It’s pristine, I don’t want to see it spoiled,” Bunnie Williams, a local citizen said. “I’m very concerned about the aquifer. […]

  • 5 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    It has become apparent to CAFNEC that in 2014 Ports North dumped more dredge spoil in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park than their GBRMPA permit allows for in a normal year. The dumping permit allows for 350,000 tonnes dry weight or 550,000 cubic meters of wet load dredge spoil to be dumped in the […]

  • 3 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Gothenburg, the largest port in Scandinavia, is set to expand with the construction of a new terminal at the outer port area. The terminal will be built using dredging spoils and is expected to be completed at some point after 2020. The Land and Environment Court has granted the Port of Gothenburg […]

  • 3 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Greens announced a new policy in Brisbane today to stop offshore dumping of dredge spoil in the Great Barrier Reef, being dug up at record rates for new coal and gas ports. “It’s time Julia Gillard and Tony Abbott started treating the Great Barrier Reef as a natural wonder of the world and […]

  • 11 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    CAFNEC has welcomed the announcement that Federal Labor will formally ban the dumping of dredge spoil in the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area if it is elected in 2016. CAFNEC Marine Programs Coordinator and Marine Biologist Josh Coates said: “CAFNEC welcomes this announcement of sensible policy to protect our Great Barrier Reef and call […]

  • 19 February 2012

      The West Calcasieu Port board of commissioners voted recently to award the contract for the expansion dredging of the port’s west barge basin to.Apollo Environmental Strategies, Inc. of Beaumont, Texas. Finally, construction on a $3.1 million expansion at the West Calcasieu Port has begun. Lynn Hohensee, WCP director noted that the West Calcasieu Port […]

  • 8 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Australian Greens said that their strong campaign standing with the community against dredge spoil dumping in the Great Barrier Reef has resulted in the Newman Government finally considering onshore disposal of the Abbot Point dredge spoil. “The immense community, scientific and international opposition to Reef dumping, as well as our strong political opposition, is […]

  • 24 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Alarmist claims by extreme Green groups and the misuse of a scientific report to shut down Abbot Point’s port expansion, were exposed as a gross abuse of science by Federal Member for Dawson, George Christensen in parliament recently. Mr Christensen said if the CEO of a company were to publish such blatant misinformation about the […]

  • 27 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) yesterday welcomed acknowledgment from Federal MP for Dawson, Mr George Christensen, that he ‘had it wrong’ about dumping dredge spoil from the Abbot Point port expansion. “It is highly commendable to see any politician publicly change their stance like this,” said AMCS Great Barrier Reef Campaign Director Felicity Wishart. […]