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Ellicott Dredges Ends 2017 With a Bang - With Orders For Over a Dozen Dredges From All Six Continents


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Wisconsin Ports And Harbors Receive Around $8M For Repairs

United States

The state has awarded around $8 million in grants to improve transportation and access at Wisconsin ports and harbors through the Wisconsin Harbor Assistance Program. The money will go to repair dock...

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The Future of Shipping: Smart and Green

Innovation is the driving force of any industry of note. Without it, stagnation sets in and in the age of lightspeed information, that signals the beginning of the end. Shipping is nowhere near this...

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St. Mary’s River Cleanup Takes Step Forward

United States

State officials say they’ve reached a milestone in the effort to clean up the St. Mary’s River near Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. The state Office of the Great Lakes announced Wednesday that it’s...

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Almost $1 Million to be Spent on Dredging in Manning and Great Lakes

Australia

Dredging works across the Manning and Great Lakes is imminent following a funding announcement on Friday, January 19. Almost $1 million will be used to conduct dredging projects for the Tuncurry...


Industry Developments
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Federal Judge Rules Dredging of St. Johns River can Proceed

United States

A federal judge has rejected the St. Johns Riverkeeper’s lawsuit that sought an injunction to stop dredging of the St. Johns River, clearing the way for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to start this...

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Corps Pitches Unprecedented Watershed Study After Harvey

United States

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is proposing a wide-ranging study of flooding in the Houston metropolitan area in response to the region's devastating deluges, including Hurricane Harvey, an...

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Bangladesh Blacklists Chinese Infra Firm On Pretext Of ‘Bribing Officials’

China’s geopolitical aims in South Asia have seemingly suffered a major blow in Bangladesh, where the China Harbour and Engineering Company (CHEC) has been blacklisted by the Bangladesh government for...

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Wisconsin Ports And Harbors Receive Around $8M For Repairs

United States

The state has awarded around $8 million in grants to improve transportation and access at Wisconsin ports and harbors through the Wisconsin Harbor Assistance Program. The money will go to repair dock...


Company & People News
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Cruise Tourism Sets Record - Port Authority Expects Harbour Projects to Boost Business in 2018

Jamaica

Jamaica's cruise tourism market is expected at the very least to match last year's unexpected performance, but there is hope that the number of visitors could edge even closer two million passengers...

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Wisconsin Program Awards Ports, Harbors $8M for Improvements

United States

The Wisconsin Harbor Assistance Program has awarded about $8 million in grants to improve transportation and access at ports and harbors across the state.Door County's Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding...

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Marinex Construction Wins Folly Beach Award

A construction company has been awarded ten million dollars to re-nourish Folly Beach after hurricane Matthew storm damage.The U.S Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, awarded the contract to...

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Mercator Limited Wins Dredging Contract for Rs. 30.40 Crores

Mercator Limited, one of India's largest private sector Dredging Company, is happy to announce that it has won a Dredging Contract for reclamation at Jawahar Dweep, Mumbai Port. The contract value of...


Project Updates
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Town Pushed for Sea Dog Creek to be Dredged

United States

Town officials gathered at the West Marina in Point Lookout to call on the state to expedite permits to dredge waterways in Point Lookout. Officials said the plan to dredge Sea Dog Creek, a channel...

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Nauset Dredge Update Meeting

United States

There will be a Nauset Estuary Dredge Project Update Meeting at the Eastham library on Wednesday, Jan. 31, from 6 to 8 p.m.Eastham’s shellfish advisory committee has worked with Woods Hole Group in...

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Corps Considering $2 Million Sandbar Project on Missouri River for Plovers, Terns

United States

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is aiming to build up a sandbar on the Missouri River near Washburn, about 40 miles north of Bismarck, for threatened and endangered birds.As part of its efforts to...

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Port of Bundaberg Dredging Underway

Australia

Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC) is undertaking shipping channel restoration works at the Port of Bundaberg, following significant rainfall in the area in October/ November last year.The build-up of...


New Products and Technology
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US Dredging Industry Invests in American Workers and New Technology

The American Maritime Partnership (AMP), the voice of the domestic maritime industry, today highlighted the U.S. dredging industry’s commitment to build and maintain safe, efficient and cost-effective...

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APT Global Introduces Maximus Dredge Ball Joint from New Netherlands Office

APT Global has launched and new and improved line of in-house designed dredge ball joints named Maximus, which will become part of the group’s product portfolio.The Maximus dredge ball joint is the...

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Eastern Delivers Trailing Suction Hopper Dredge to Weeks Marine

Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc. recently delivered the trailing suction hopper dredge M/V Magdalen to Weeks Marine, Inc.The 6,540 cu.m TSHD has been designed and engineered by Royal IHC of the...

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CEMEX UK Marine Limited Signs Contract with Damen for First MAD 3500

On 19th December in Southampton, Laurence Dagley, Director CEMEX UK Marine Limited signed a contract with Frank de Lange, Regional Sales Director of the Damen Shipyards Group for the delivery of the...


Upcoming Events
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Call for Papers for WEDA's Dredging Summit & Expo

The deadline to submit abstracts for the Dredging Summit & Expo is January 15th. This conference will be held at the Hilton Norfolk The Main Hotel in Norfolk, Virginia from June 25-28, 2018....

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4th Global Ports Forum, Dubai, UAE from 21-22 Feb 2018

http://globalportsforum.com/forthcoming-gpf-executive-programmes/dubai-global-ports-forum-21-22-february-2018-draft-agenda/