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Call to Suspend Dover Harbour Board Dredging of Goodwin Sands, off Deal, after Discovery of Possible World War Two Bomber Plane

United Kingdom

Call to suspend Dover Harbour Board dredging of Goodwin Sands, off Deal, after discovery of possible World War Two bomber planeCampaigners want the dredging licence for the Goodwin Sands to be halted...

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The End of the Road

United States

A Leland Township resident who wants people to stop trespassing on his beachfront property says signs put up this year by township officials are just making things more confusing.Alexander Janko,...

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Sri Lanka is Building a $15 Billion Metropolis to Rival Cities Like Hong Kong and Dubai

China

Sri Lanka's $1.4 billion ( R20 billion) Port City development has elicited parallels to a number of major urban centre. At 269 hectares, the project is about the same size as central London, but its...

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Dreducation from DSC Dredge Means “Dredge Education.”

United States

At DSC, Dreducation® describes our commitment to furthering education and training about dredges and dredging—not only for dredge owners and their crews, but also for the general advancement of...


Industry Developments
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Boosting the Nigeria Economy with the Dredging of the Escravos Channel

Nigeria

THE Escravos River, a distributary of the Niger River is a 35-mile (56-kilometre) westerly watercourse that traverses zones of mangrove swamps and coastal sand ridges before entering the Bight of...

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Tis Group And Sea Port Authority To Cooperate In Development Of Yuzhny Seaport

Ukraine

State-owned enterprise (SOE) Ukrainian Sea Port Authority and the TIS Group have signed a memorandum of understanding, providing for the implementation of infrastructure projects at the Yuzhny seaport...

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Billy's Creek Dredging Approved, Impact on Pollution Unclear

United States

Five years after first looking for it, the city of Fort Myers has a $775,000 grant in place to dredge Billy's Creek.Combined with city funding, it means $1 million so that Fort Myers can get started...

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Court Dunks Dredge Miners

United States

A federal appeals court upheld Oregon’s ban on suction-dredge mining in the Rogue River and other wild salmon streams Wednesday, rejecting miners’ arguments that federal mining laws trump state law on...


Company & People News
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Caterpillar Pulls Out An Old Playbook

United States

Six months into the U.S. tariffs on imported aluminum and steel, Caterpillar (NYSE:CAT) is finding that one of the best ways it can protect profits is a cost cutting strategy that is more than two...

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Blue-green Algae has Appeared at Laguna Lake — and it’s Toxic

United States

If you’re planning to visit San Luis Obispo’s Laguna Lake anytime soon, beware of harmful toxins in the water.City officials have posted signs around the lake near Madonna Road warning that recent...

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How Did Louisiana, Once Facing Drastic Budget Cuts, End Up with a Surplus?

United States

It will be a few weeks before the size of Louisiana's budget surplus from the fiscal year that ended June 30 gets verified, but state leaders are already contemplating how the money might be used. "We...

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Brevard Indian River Lagoon Cleanup Plan Misguided

United States

It’s no secret the Indian River Lagoon is in a state of ecological collapse. The efforts of those involved in planning and executing IRL restoration deserve our gratitude. Nonetheless, we believe that...


Project Updates
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City Clearing Gravel from Gold Creek

United States

If you’ve driven on Egan Drive between downtown and Lemon Creek this week, you might have noticed that the right side of the outgoing lane is wet. It’s not a case of isolated rain showers.The City and...

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Lake Providence Port Gets $1.3M for Dredging

United States

It's a win for the waterways. Congress is awarding money to four projects on the water, including the Port of Lake Providence.Farmers are the backbone of the Delta, and the Port of Lake Providence is...

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Large-scale Work on Anaklia Deep Sea Port Begins

Georgia

Large-scale work on the Anaklia Deep Sea Port launched on 16 September.A cutter suction dredger ship, the Athena, has arrived in Anaklia to help in the implementation of the works being carried...

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Mega-dredging Ship Set to Begin Lyttelton Port Deepening Work

New Zealand

One of the world's largest dredging ships has arrived in the country to help deepen the Lyttelton Port to accommodate larger vessels.The Fairway, which clocks in at 230m long and 30m wide, arrived in...


New Products and Technology
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Large-Scale Maritime Works at Anaklia Deep Sea Port Have Commenced

United States

Anaklia - Maritime construction works at Anaklia Deep Sea Port have commenced. The scale and engineering solutions of Anaklia Port’s maritime works are historical and unprecedented for Georgia.The...

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Bloede Dam Removal Uses Drones To Monitor Sediment Movement

United States

On Sept. 5, the removal of the Bloede Dam from the Lower Patapsco River near Ilchester, Md., began. Researchers from the University of Maryland are using drone imagery to monitor sediment movement...

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Adaptive Auger Head Introduced By Dredge Yard

United States

Dredge Yard adds another innovative dredging solution to their portfolio: the adaptive auger head. The adaptive auger head has two retractable visors placed both on the front and backside of the auger...

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Royston’s Enginei Specified For New Build Dredger Project

Romania

Royston Diesel Power’s advanced enginei EFMS (electronic fuel management system) has been specified as part of the new build programme for the first dredging vessel commissioned in 20 years by CEMEX...


Upcoming Events
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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...