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House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee to Consider Improvements to US Water Resources


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Port Gets $8M for Ancillary Works to Accommodate Vessel

Trinidad and Tobago

Cabinet has approved the spending of close to $8 million by the Port Authority of T&T to get the Ports of Port-of-Spain and Scarborough ready for the Galleons Passage.Port chairman Lyle Alexander...

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New Dredging Method Used on Wharf St Slipway

New Zealand

A new method for clearing the Wharf St boat ramp of silt is being trialled on the Whanganui River.A cutter suction dredge has been working at the boat ramp this week to clear 1-1.5m of silt off the...

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New Jersey Inlet Dredging Could Integrate with Beach Replenishment

United States

The first-ever dredging of a long-shifting New Jersey inlet may show how the Corps of Engineers can integrate navigation projects with its burgeoning mission of East Coast beach replenishment.This...

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State Government announces $250,000 for Emergency Dredging at Ettalong Channel

Australia

It has become three times a charm for Central Coast Council over the controversial Ettalong Channel dredging issue, with the State Government announcing emergency funding to bail the council out for a...


Industry Developments
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CEZA Upgrades Port, Airport

Philippines

The Cagayan Economic Zone Authority (CEZA) needs P10 billion in investments to develop Port Irene into a world-class port even as it is considering proposals for the expansion of the Cagayan North...

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Georgia’s Water Wars: Three Lawsuits Pending After Supreme Court Rules On Florida Case

United States

Metro Atlanta and Georgia are far from the finish line in the water wars. Even after the U.S. Supreme Court rules by June 30 on the case brought against Georgia by Florida, three federal lawsuits...

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Advocate Files Lawsuit Against Calhoun Port in Farenthold Hiring

United States

The Victoria Advocate filed a lawsuit Monday asserting the Calhoun Port Authority broke the Texas open meetings law in hiring former Congressman Blake Farenthold as a lobbyist.“Few rights of the...

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Obaseki Tours Edo Waterways, Assures Investors Of Security, Communal Support

Nigeria

As plans for the commencement of the Benin River Port Project reaches advanced stages after preliminary work by the China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC), Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki,...


Company & People News
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Van Oord Marks 150th Anniversary with Christening of SRI Vessel Bravenes

The latest addition to the Van Oord fleet was unveiled Monday 21 May at the Wilhelminakade in Rotterdam. Subsea rock installation (SRI) vessel Bravenes was christened by Ms Yvon van Oord-Barbier, the...

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Dredging Corp Buzzes on Hint of Government Divestment

The stock of Dredging Corp was buzzing during Tuesday's trading session as news reports suggested that government mulls to invite bids to sell its stakes. The stock hit a intraday high of Rs. 586.00...

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Ellicott Dredges Hosts EGENCO Dredge Training

Ellicott Dredges recently hosted a team of officials from Malawi’s Electricity Generation Company (EGENCO, LTD). During their two week visit, our distinguished guests participated in dredge operation,...

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Van Oord Orders LNG Fueled Hopper Dredge Duo at Singmarine

Rotterdam headquartered Van Oord has ordered two LNG dual fueled trailing suction hopper dredges with a hopper capacity of 10,500 cu.m each. They will be built at Keppel Offshore & Marine...


Project Updates
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EPA to Begin Testing Along Plank Road

United States

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will soon begin testing soil and water from Eighteen Mile Creek near Plank Road as part of the agency's ongoing cleanup of the creek.For the past 16 months,...

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Stone Harbor Wants to Move Beach Study

United States

The federal government funds the lion’s share of the beach replenishment program that keeps sand on county beaches, protecting property, and promoting tourism. So, when the feds want to study the...

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Rockaway Beach Closure ‘Unacceptable,’ says BP Melinda Katz

United States

The city plans to shutter a popular swath of Rockaway Beach this summer, saying erosion has made it unsafe for swimmers.But Queens Borough President Melinda Katz slammed the decision to close the area...

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Dozens of Trees in Manoa to Get the Ax as Part of Stream Dredging Project

United States

The trees along the Manoa Stream by Woodlawn Drive have been a part of the Manoa neighborhood for decades — so residents were shocked when the state began cutting them down on Friday."I'm...


New Products and Technology
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New Software to Help EU Dredging Industry Stay Strong

An EU-funded project has developed simulation software in a bid to save money and reduce the impact dredging has on the built environment. Being able to simulate water and soil interactions is a game...

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Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company Adopts ABS Subchapter M Regulatory Compliance Mobile Software

The Great Lakes Dredge & Dock (GLDD) Company adopted the ABS industry leading Subchapter M regulatory compliance mobile software for more than 40 vessels, ABS said in its press...

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Asia's Largest Dredging Vessel to Start Trial Voyage

Asia's largest and most advanced dredging vessel Tian Kun Hao is about to set off on its trial voyage.The tremendous "island-making" ship was designed by China's Tianjin Dredging Co. Ltd., associated...

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HYPACK Offers New Training Courses for 2018

HYPACK is offering a wide range of training courses to meet the needs of new and expert users. Our courses are a low cost opportunity for users to learn about the latest HYPACK® 2018 version and a...


Upcoming Events
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June 14, 2018, Virginia USA, "Shoreline Best Practice Case Studies: What Resilient Shorelines Look Like & How They Work"

https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?llr=5knx77cab&oeidk=a07ef9znonw23b01cde

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Jun 25 - 29 2018, Seminar On Dredging And Reclamation Delft, Netherlands

https://www.iadc-dredging.com/en/56/events/seminar-on-dredging-and-reclamation-the-netherlands/?id=157