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  • 5 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Cochin Shipyard Limited (CSL) and United Shipbuilding Corporation (USC) from Russia have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate and engage in design and development of contemporary vessels for inland and coastal waterways.  Under the agreement, CSL and USC will collaborate on the development of dredgers, high-speed vessels, river-sea cargo vessels, passenger vessels and […]

  • 5 March 2012

    A Committee, established by the Lagos State House of Assembly to investigate and evaluate illegal dredging and reclamation of land on Lagos Waterways, has initiated the verification of documents obtained by firms to operate on Lagos waterways, reports the Daily Sun. Chairman of the Committee, Rotimi Abiru, said: “The Lagos State Government will not tolerate […]

  • 31 July 2013

    Nikki Haley, Governor of South Carolina held a news conference at Harbor Town Yacht Basin to applaud the Sea Pine Resort waterways dredging permit approval. Thanks to this project, larger boats would be allowed to enter marinas. The news conference was held on July 17. “The benefit of this permit is going to be increased […]

  • 15 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. House of Representatives has sent another clear signal that it is committed to ending the dredging crisis on the Great Lakes. An amendment to the Energy & Water Appropriations bill mandates that the Great Lakes Navigation System gets the 10 percent of increased funding for dredging that is promised in the Water Resources […]

  • 5 April 2012

      The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Institute for Water Resources has released a working draft report examining options for future modernization for U.S. port and inland waterways. The Conference Report on the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2012 (H.R. 2055), instructed the IWR to report to Congress on how it should address the need for […]

  • 12 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Ten IHC Beaver cutter suction dredgers were offloaded in Egypt earlier this week, according to the company’s latest announcement. The company also added that the team of Royal IHC Middle East started the commissioning of the cutter suction dredgers for the Egyptian Ministry of Defense (MOD). “Our colleagues are working hard to finish the job […]

  • 28 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The importance and potential of Wales canals to improve the prosperity of local communities was recognized at last week’s Royal Welsh Show, with a series of meetings between Welsh ministers and representatives from Glandŵr Cymru, the Canal & River Trust in Wales. The First Minister Carwyn Jones AM highlighted the vital contribution that the Welsh […]

  • 20 April 2011

    A four-kilometre range of rock stretching from Edapallykotta to Chavara has created a barrier for the much-hyped 205-kilometer Kollam… (deccanchronicle) [mappress] Source: deccanchronicle, April 20, 2011  

  • 25 March 2011

    A Port Lavaca firm won a $3.3 million contract to dredge the Gulf intracoastal waterway in Aransas, Calhoun and San Patricio Counties…   (texasbusiness) [mappress] Source: texasbusiness, March 25, 2011  

  • 30 January 2012

    The DKI Jakarta provincial government and the World Bank today announced the official launch of the Jakarta Urgent Mitigation Flood Project, also known as the Jakarta Urgent Dredging Initiative, which will help improve the operation and maintenance of Jakarta’s flood management system. Specifically the project will rehabilitate sections of a number of major waterways in […]

  • 27 March 2012

    The Jakarta Post reports that North Jakarta Public Works Agency has started the dredging of a garbage-clogged Gubuk Genteng tributary in Cilincing. Residents living around the waterway hoped that the dredging could minimize inundation in their neighborhoods, which often reached waist high levels on rainy days. Sukapura subdistrict head Muzakir stated that the dredging of […]

  • 27 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Congressman Mike McIntyre announced yesterday that Lockwoods Folly Inlet and Whiskey Creek (along the AIWW near Carolina and Kure Beach) will receive a total of $305,000 in federal funding from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to repair damage caused by Hurricane Sandy and protect these inlets from future erosion. Congressman McIntyre successfully advocated […]

  • 3 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Canal & River Trust has awarded its national dredging contract to carry out essential dredging works on its 200-year-old waterway network in England and Wales to Land & Water Services Ltd following a competitive tender process.    Dredging is vital to keep the waterways open for navigation, as well as ensuring the canals are safe, […]

  • 21 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Charles W. Boustany, Jr., M.D., (R-South Louisiana) issued the following statement after drafted legislation in the U.S. Senate proposed by Senator David Vitter (R-LA) and Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA) authorizes an increase in the amount of available financing for harbor dredging work. This drafted legislation mirrors language introduced by Congressman Boustany in the U.S. […]

  • 18 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Almost 3,000 cubic meters of material from the different creeks and waterway or “esteros” in the metropolis had been collected by the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) as part of the agency’s program “Estero Blitz 6”. The MMDA’s “Estero Blitz” campaign, involves de-clogging and dredging of creeks and drainages in flood-prone areas in Metro Manila. […]

  • 26 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Bangladesh Water Development Board (BWDB) has officially kicked of the Padma River Dredging Program near Rajshahi City, with the main goal to bring back the waterway’s navigability. “We will carry out the dredging works till next mid-June,” commented Golam Sarwar, Superintending Engineer of Dredger Operation Circle under BWDB. BWDB Superintending Engineer, Aminul Haque Bhiyan, added […]

  • 19 December 2011

    United States Senator Mary L. Landrieu, D-La., secured critical funding for flood control, dredging and other major Corps of Engineers maintenance priorities for Louisiana’s waterways – including the Mississippi River – as part of year-end spending legislation that passed the Senate. This legislation has already passed the House and now goes to the President to […]

  • 22 April 2011

    Ondo State Governor Olusegun Mimiko has flagged off the dredging of the Idiogba-Ilepete Waterways, Phase 1, at Ugbonla in Ilaje… By Damisi Ojo (thenationonlineng) [mappress] Source: thenationonlineng, April 22, 2011  

  • 12 October 2012

    The Victorian Coalition Government has today announced a $5 million program to restore flood damaged catchments and improve environmental conditions for tourism businesses and irrigators in flood affected areas. Deputy Premier and Minister for Regional and Rural Development Peter Ryan said the 2012 Flood Support Program would provide further assistance for regions impacted by severe […]

  • 13 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The President of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Luis Alberto Moreno, visited the construction site of the new locks in Colon province, in the Atlantic, where he observed the progress Panama Canal Expansion works. Moreno, accompanied by IDB delegates, is in Panama to participate in the Fifty-Fourth Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors which […]

  • 24 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    This month, U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow is highlighting Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) success stories throughout Michigan and the importance of federal funding to protect the Michigan’s lakes and waterways. Stabenow yesterday joined Steve Largent, Boardman River Program Coordinator and Trout Unlimited member, and Amy Beyer, Executive Director of the Conservation Resource Alliance, to highlight […]

  • 1 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Dredging program is currently underway at the mouth of the Qawa River in Labasa, the Fiji Broadcasting Corporation (FBC) reports.  The works involve the removal of sediments from the river floor in order to deepen and widen the waterway. Minister for Waterways, Dr. Mahendra Reddy, said that the silt deposits that come down the water ways accumulate […]

  • 23 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Waikato Regional Council’s efforts to manage erosion on vulnerable west coast farm land, as well as prevent sediment getting into waterways, have been given a major boost through $630,000 worth of new central Government funding. “The money from the Ministry for Primary Industries 2015 Hill Country Erosion Fund over the next four years will play […]

  • 23 December 2011

    Senator Barbara Mikulski (D-Md.) this week was successful in securing $51.7 million for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers projects throughout Maryland in the fiscal year 2012 Energy and Water Development Appropriations bill. The bill’s biggest allocations include $18.3 million for the annual maintenance dredging of the C&D Canal, $13.6 million for the annual dredging of […]

  • 11 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Florida Dredge and Dock, LLC (FDD) has won a $1.2 million maintenance dredging contract in Sarasota County, Florida. The project includes dredging works in shoaled areas of the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway (GIWW) in the vicinity of Venice inlet. The required dredging depth is 9 feet MLLW with a 2-foot allowable overdepth. Officials estimate that approximately […]

  • 16 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Representative Patrick E. Murphy spoke recently in support of vital funding for important Army Corps of Engineers’ projects across the Palm Beach-Treasure Coast district he represents. These projects impact the health of the local environment and waterways such as the Indian River Lagoon, the St. Lucie River, and Lake Okeechobee, among others, and they […]