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How This Local Manufacturer Keeps Md.'s 'Very Active' Industry Moving


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Lekki Port: Investors Snub NPA’s N31.6Bn Equity

Nigeria

One and half years after, investors are yet to take up 20 per cent of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) equity in Lekki Deep Seaport project in Lagos.The Authority had, in 2016, decided to drop part...

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VPT Stands Fourth in Cargo Handling

India

Despite serious challenges in the market, Visakhapatnam Port Trust (VPT) has handled nearly 61 million tonnes of cargo during current financial year (2017-18) till the end of January, 1.6 million...

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Coastal Task Force Approves $62 Million for Six Restoration Project

United States

The federal-state Coastal Wetlands Planning, Protection and Restoration Act task force announced Thursday (Feb. 15) that it has approved spending $62 million to begin engineering and design work on...

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Nearly $10 Million Beach Nourishment Program Underway in Wrightsville Beach

United States

It might be only February but warmer weather is slowly making its way back to Southeastern N.C. For those who have been enjoying the somewhat warmer weather and decided to take in some sand and surf...


Industry Developments
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HCM City Maps Out Plans for Water Transport Expansion

Vietnam

For the last decade, the city has focused on land transport in an aim to tackle traffic congestion, especially at the entrances to the city and its ports.A number of projects to expand road networks...

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Planning to Spend Rs 1,700 Crore for Development of National Waterways in 2018-19

India

The Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI), the nodal body in the country responsible for development of water transportation, including National Waterways, received extra financial support when...

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Port of Catoosa Focusing on Progress, Positivity in 2018

United States

Port of Catoosa Executives say jobs, tonnage and optimism are all on the upswing at the Port.Chip McElroy, chairman of the City of Tulsa-Rogers County Port Authority, told the story of the...

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VPT Stands Fourth in Cargo Handling

India

Despite serious challenges in the market, Visakhapatnam Port Trust (VPT) has handled nearly 61 million tonnes of cargo during current financial year (2017-18) till the end of January, 1.6 million...


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City of Kent Seeks Mill Creek Dredging Permits to Curtail Flooding

United States

It remains a lengthy process to get all of the necessary permits, but Kent city officials hope to start dredging Mill Creek in 2020 to reduce flooding in the Valley.The groups that must sign off on...

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City of Kent Seeks Mill Creek Dredging Permits to Curtail Flooding

United States

It remains a lengthy process to get all of the necessary permits, but Kent city officials hope to start dredging Mill Creek in 2020 to reduce flooding in the Valley.The groups that must sign off on...

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How This Local Manufacturer Keeps Md.'s 'Very Active' Industry Moving

At Ellicott Dredges' southwest Baltimore facility, a variety of dredging equipment in the company's signature red, white and blue colors are ready to be shipped across the world. Since the company's...

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‘No Retrenchment of Employees for Five Years Post-DCI Sale’

There will be no retrenchment of employees of Dredging Corporation of India Ltd (DCI) for five years after the state-owned company is privatised through the strategic sale route, according to a...


Project Updates
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Beach Renourishment Project Continues on Wrightsville Beach

United States

Sand is being pumped again on a North Carolina beach, the eighth such project in 12 years in the same area.The StarNews of Wilmington reports the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers began beach nourishment...

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Jacksonville’s Big Fishweir Creek in Line for Long-awaited Revitalization

United States

A Jacksonville creek restoration project awaited by Avondale area residents for over a decade is finally on the verge of a City Council green light.In committees Tuesday and Wednesday: a bill (2018-8)...

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Channel Extension for Chilika Health

India

Chilika Development Authority (CDA) authorities have decided to extend the Balugaon channel, which serves as a vital route for breeding and migration of fish.The CDA will dredge a 5km extension from...

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Port of Ogdensburg Expansion Price Tag Rises with Army Corps of Engineers Decision

United States

The anticipated cost of dredging the Port of Ogdensburg and extending the facility’s marine docking terminal has risen by more than $2 million following a decision by the Army Corps of Engineers to...


New Products and Technology
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New Transnet Plough Tug Starts to Take Shape

Construction of Transnet National Ports Authority’s (TNPA) new bed leveller (plough tug) is underway and was marked by an official keel laying ceremony in Port Elizabeth on 19 January.The new vessel...

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New Shallow Water Bathymetry Solution Unveiled

Ping DSP continues to roll out new shallow water bathymetry technologies with the introduction of the turnkey 3DSS-iDX-450. The introduction of the iDX continues PingDSP development of sonar...

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Jan De Nul Group Orders 6,000 m3 and 18,000 m3 Trailing Suction Hopper Dredgers

“These compact and medium-sized vessels are provided with features making it the best in their class for efficiency and emissions”, says Robby de Backer, Director Newbuilding Department.Lower fuel oil...

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SBG Introduces Ellipse 2 Micro Series

The Ellipse 2 Micro Series is a new product range reducing size and cost of high performance inertial sensors for volume projects. Ellipse 2 Micro Series is available as an IMU, or as an AHRS or INS...


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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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