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  • 1 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ $10.6 million emergency beach renourishment project for North Myrtle Beach ended October 30. About 400,000 cubic yards were placed on the the beach in areas where USACE determined the protective berm needed to be enhanced in order to protect exposed oceanfront structures from storm surge, the city said in […]

  • 13 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Emergency dredging works involving the removal of silt and debris from the port entrance have been successfully completed, the Port of Workington said in its latest announcement. Two dredgers were employed from January to April to remove the estimated 100,000 m³ of material washed down by the River Derwent. The cost of the dredging works amounted to […]

  • 5 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Canadian Environmental Agency has begun a federal environmental assessment of the proposed Port of Quebec Deep-Water Multipurpose Wharf Project – Beauport 2020. The agency is inviting public comments until February 10, 2017 on the potential environmental effects of the project and any proposed measures to prevent or mitigate those effects, as described in a […]

  • 26 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    A ground-breaking collaboration between dairy industry body DairyNZ, the Waikato River Authority and Waikato Regional Council is lining up to better protect and restore the Waikato River. Their Waikato River Restoration Strategy project was launched near Hamilton today by Environment Minister Nick Smith. It’s believed to be the first collaborative initiative of its type involving […]

  • 25 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of  Ecology is asking for public comment on whether to approve a recently updated program to manage 6 miles of marine and lake shoreline within the city of Edmonds. The updated shoreline master program would guide construction and development on the city’s Puget Sound and Lake Ballinger shorelines. Once approved by Ecology, […]

  • 6 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Ohio EPA will hold a public information session and hearing at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, February 18, 2015, to accept comments on a proposal for the annual dredging of the Toledo Harbor federal navigational channel. In a related matter, Ohio EPA is also seeking public comments until February 9 on the U.S. Army Corps of […]

  • 12 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, in partnership with the Port of Everett as local sponsor, recently completed a $1.2 million dredging project in the lower Snohomish River. The project, which was completed by Portable Hydraulic Dredging, LLC. of Alaska, resulted in the placement of approximately 90,000 cubic yards of dredge sands on […]

  • 14 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    On July 24, Zhenghua 29 46,000t semi-submersible barge loaded with six workboats, including Tianlin, Jinhangjun 405, Jinhangbo 48, Jinhangbo 49, CCCC Tongyun 1 and Yuanchang 8 started to return to China after several days’ welding and fixing. With this, the channel dredging work of Sino-Myanmar Crude Oil Pipeline Project ended successfully. The channel dredging work […]

  • 20 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The volume of dredging works which will be performed at the seaports in Russia by the end of 2015 has been estimated at 30.8 mln cbm, Executive Director of FSUE Rosmorport Andrey Lavrishchev said at the II International Forum of Dredging Companies arranged by Media Group PortNews. According to him, the works will be executed under the following […]

  • 20 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Florida’s Brevard County is embarking on a large-scale environmental dredging project for the Indian River Lagoon. Decades of excessive pollution has overwhelmed the natural resilience and assimilative capacity of this National Estuary. This legacy of pollutant load contributed to record breaking algae blooms in 2011 and 2012, loss of 60% of the seagrass beds, and unusual mortality […]

  • 23 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently announced the completion of all cleanup work required to remove the Ashtabula River on Lake Erie from the binational list of Great Lakes Areas of Concern. The Ashtabula River is one of 43 contaminated sites on the Great Lakes designated as a Great Lakes Area of Concern by the […]

  • 5 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Taking comments on a proposed project that would extend rehabilitation on the Herbert Hoover Dike surrounding Lake Okeechobee by approximately six miles in Palm Beach County is about to start in March, announced the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District. The Corps will issue a draft environmental assessment on the proposed project by the middle of March, […]

  • 29 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The dredging of sand that had built up in the Lake Cathie main channel has been completed, Port Macquarie-Hastings Council said in its latest announcement.  Approximately 21,000 cubic metres of sand has been dredged and relocated to the edge of the Foreshore Reserve to reclaim open space that had been lost to erosion, with sand also […]

  • 5 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The President of the Maldives, Abdulla Yaameen Abdul Gayyoom, attended a special ceremony last week, held to mark the completion of the Lh. Kurendhoo Coastal Protection Project. The main components of the project included dredging of 3,740m³ of material from the Kurendhoo coastal area and construction of 220m revetment, the Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) […]

  • 18 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Leading subsea excavation specialist KDM Marine International, part of James Fisher and Sons plc, has successfully completed a project to assist in preparing the seabed for a jack-up placement in the North Sea. Chosen by TOTAL E&P UK, the KDM offshore team operated the Tusk DP600 Cutter Suction Dredge at one of its operating fields […]

  • 8 September 2011

    Douglas has taken a key step in setting up a new harbor authority with Saugatuck. The council approved creating a Water Resource … By JIM HAYDEN (hollandsentinel) [mappress] Source: hollandsentinel, September 8, 2011;

  • 9 February 2010

    Bureau Veritas has moved ahead of the Maritime Labour Convention 2006 and set up a system to audit and certify manning agencies for seafarers. Source: Baird Maritime, February 9, 2010

  • 1 September 2011

    Brazilian engineering firm Constremac plans to wrap up construction on a 220mn-real (US$139mn) project to expand the Areia Branca salt … By Daniel Bland (bnamericas) [mappress] Source: bnamericas, September 1, 2011;

  • 11 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Leichhardt MP Warren Entsch has welcomed Federal Labor’s decision to finally support the banning of dredge spoil being dumped in the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area. “Labor’s decision is nothing short of catch-up,” said Mr Entsch, “considering the current Coalition Government already announced that policy in December last year.” “They had the chance to […]

  • 28 November 2011

    The state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has reached a decision according to which it will not ask the Florida Cabinet to grant “conceptual approval” to utilize the dredged muck for the purpose of building Naples Bay islands for wildlife natural habitat. DEP will first have to carry out its regular environmental permitting review process […]

  • 10 November 2011

    Consultants evaluating North Carolina’s future in the shipping industry are investigating six potential deepwater port sites, including …   By Patrick Gannon (starnewsonline) [mappress] Source: starnewsonline, November 10, 2011;

  • 26 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Even though a quarter of Queensland coal output is being produced at a loss, as reported today, the Abbott and Newman governments are continuing to prioritise coal over the Great Barrier Reef, climate, water supplies, agriculture and tourism. “Figures from the Queensland Resources Council show that a quarter of Queensland coal export is being produced […]

  • 15 January 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plans to speed up Fire Island dredging, reports nbc. This $33.2 million project is supposed to protect sections of Sandy-damaged Ocean Parkway. Financing of the project is included in the Sandy Supplement Aid Package, which is waiting for approval. Charles Schumer, United States Senator for New York, said that […]

  • 7 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    CHEC, a China Communications Construction’s subsidiary, recently completed the Abidjan Port Expansion Project in Cote d’Ivoire – reaching 11.12 million safe man-hours during the project construction. The project mainly includes building three new container berths, a ro-ro berth, a general cargo berth and shipping channels to improve the cargo handling volume of Abidjan Port. “It […]

  • 24 February 2010

    Mangalore February 24, 2010: The Karnataka State Fishermen Action Committee has appealed to the state government to immediately take up dredging of all fishing ports in Karnataka. The committee has averred that if not, next monsoons will be very difficult for fishermen and marine accidents may be a daily affair. [mappress] source: Mangalorean, February 24, […]

  • 21 December 2009
    Business & Finance

    Despite a recent outburst by business tycoon Harry Jayewardena who controls the blue chip conglomerate Aitken Spence, against its lead Chinese partner in the new Colombo South Harbour project, the group is dispatching its Maritime arm Chairman Parakrama Dissanayake to… Source: Nation on Sunday ,December 19 , 2009;