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Baltimore Company Had Big Role In NAFTA Passage


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Gulf Shores Gets $37.3 Million in Restore Act Funding

AL, United States

I thought we were dead with all that [oil] on there,” Gulf Shores Mayor Robert Craft said of the aftermath of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. “Visitors and locals couldn’t go fishing, you couldn’t go...

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Groups Pushing Louisiana Agency to Make Use of $40 Million in Environmental Bonds for Wetland Project

LA, United States

Louisiana’s Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority is accepting ideas for inclusion in its updated $50 billion, 50-year Coastal Comprehensive Master Plan. Proposals can be submitted through...

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Questions Raised on Port of Corpus Christi's use of Ingleside Property for Dredge Material

TX, United States

Two companies owned by a former Port of Corpus Christi commissioner are asking a local judge to allow him access to information about a site in Ingleside owned by the port that it has reportedly been...

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Siesta Group Readies Legal Action Over Big Pass Dredge

FL, United States

Opponents of plans to dredge Big Pass are prepared to take the matter to federal court.The group Save Our Siesta Sand 2, which formed in opposition to the proposal, announced Friday it had begun the...


Industry Developments
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Groups Pushing Louisiana Agency to Make Use of $40 Million in Environmental Bonds for Wetland Project

LA, United States

Louisiana’s Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority is accepting ideas for inclusion in its updated $50 billion, 50-year Coastal Comprehensive Master Plan. Proposals can be submitted through...

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Bowling Green Professor Awarded Grant to Study Dredging Uses

OH, United States

The Ohio Lake Erie Commission has awarded two Lake Erie Protection Fund Grants of $50,000 each, which are geared toward the beneficial use of dredged material.The following grants have been awarded:•...

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Gulf Shores Gets $37.3 Million in Restore Act Funding

AL, United States

I thought we were dead with all that [oil] on there,” Gulf Shores Mayor Robert Craft said of the aftermath of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. “Visitors and locals couldn’t go fishing, you couldn’t go...

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Draft Dredging Report for Petersburg Harbor Out for Review

AK, United States

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers this year has released a draft report on dredging planned for Petersburg’s South Harbor. The environmental review considers the need for the project, estimated cost...


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Baltimore Company Had Big Role In NAFTA Passage

MD, United States

This article appeared in The Baltimore Sun on October 11, 2018.The success in renegotiating NAFTA offers a useful opportunity to look back over 25 years to its first passage and its impact on one...

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Fortresses of Mud: How to Protect the San Francisco Bay Area from Rising Seas

CA, United States

There’s something apocalyptic about this pond on the east side of San Francisco Bay, California. The legacy of a salt industry that has moved elsewhere, it has subsided a couple of meters below the...

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Art of Dredging: Edgartown Crew Tackles the Job at Tashmoo

MA, United States

When it comes to sucking a layer of sand and silt off the floor of Lake Tashmoo and moving it to a nearby beach, the men of the Edgartown dredge crew each have a job. Peter Jackson operates the anchor...

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PM Stresses Proper Use of Maritime Sector for Regional Development

India

The prime minister said the government in its National Integrated Multimodal Transport Policy has put forward a strategy that will seek to strengthen the position of inland waterways in the transport...


Project Updates
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Nuclear Station Mud Dumping: First Phase Ends

United Kingdom

The first phase of the dumping of mud off the coast of Cardiff as part of work to build a new nuclear power station in Somerset has been completed.EDF, the firm building Hinkley Point C, said...

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Questions Raised on Port of Corpus Christi's use of Ingleside Property for Dredge Material

TX, United States

Two companies owned by a former Port of Corpus Christi commissioner are asking a local judge to allow him access to information about a site in Ingleside owned by the port that it has reportedly been...

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Fight Fund Appeal Launched for Judicial Review Over Goodwin Sands Dredge

United Kingdom

Goodwin Sands SOS has launched a crowdfunding appeal for a Judicial Review against the Marine Management Organisation’s decision to grant Dover Harbour Board a licence to dredge 3 million tonnes of...

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Corps of Engineers Looks at Expanding Dredge Disposal Area

AL, United States

The Army Corps of Engineers is considering expanding the area where “beach quality” material is disposed from its dredging activities in Mobile Bay, but some Dauphin Island residents are concerned the...


New Products and Technology
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New Deere Marine Engine Ships

United States

John Deere Power Systems is shipping the new PowerTech 4045SFM85 marine engine to boat owners and builders. The manufacturer touts the PowerTech 4045SFM85's power-to-weight, torque and compact size,...

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Jan van Eck: Fix Lake Champlain for Free

VT, United States

I would advance the proposition that Vermonters can clean Lake Champlain to crystal-clear standards, permanently abate the cyanobacteria blooms that now devastate polluted areas, help out the planet...

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KIASMA Group – HDPE Pontoons For Dredging Steel And HDPE Pipes

United States

Pontoons get heavy from the waves, which by their nature are characterized by 4 parameters : Height - Period - Direction and length of the wave. The fourth and most fundamental parameter is the...

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Innovative Bathymetric & Geophysical Surveying Technology

United States

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7qtt-Vbej3I Arc Surveying & Mapping, Inc (Arc) and Dredging & Marine Consultants, LLC (DMC) have formed ArcDMC, LLC, a company dedicated to providing the...


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Mississippi River's Land Building Ability is Focus of Coastal Connections Event

United States

The ability of the Mississippi River to build land when it's diverted from its banks will be the focus of a Coastal Connections event jointly sponsored by the state Coastal Protection and Restoration...

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Habitat Health, Restoration Takes Centerstage Over the Next Two Weeks

United States

Three events during the next two weeks will focus on Louisiana’s efforts to rebuild marshes, enhance wetlands and maintain and improve conditions in the Vermilion-Teche watershed.The first comes up...

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Join Policymakers and Experts at Maritime2020 Asia Summit!

Singapore

On November 27th, Singapore will host key shipping professionals for the Maritime2020 Asia Summit. Earlier in the year, this event series was kicked off with a Summit in Copenhagen, reaching great...

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2nd GPF Executive Program on Global Ports Management, Sept 30 – Oct 04, 2018, Singapore. Exclusive

Global Ports Forum presents the 2nd GPF Executive Program on Global Ports Management, Sept 30 – Oct 04, 2018, Singapore.Global Ports Forum presents the 2nd Executive Program on Global Ports...