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Petersburg Assembly Still OK with Dredging Agreement

United States

The borough assembly Monday voted again to move forward with a dredging study for Petersburg’s South Harbor.The borough will sign an agreement with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to study the best...

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Ettalong Channel Dredging Failure Blamed for Ferry Skipper Running Aground

Australia

A FERRY captain is under investigation by Roads and Maritime Services after he ran aground in the silted up Ettalong channel in July.Fantasea Cruising which owns the vessel involved has defended its...

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Westerly Gets $2M in Superstorm Sandy Funds to Dredge Winnapaug Pond

United States

Plans are under way to dredge a portion of Winnapaug Pond after the town received word Monday that $2.1 million in federal funding has been approved for the project. The coming weeks and months will...

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Bags of Dredged Sediment Removed from Ballina Harbour

Australia

Bags of sediment that was dredged from the Ballina Boat Harbour and Fishery Creek have been removed from the site.Parliamentary Secretary for Northern NSW, Ben Franklin, said the dredging works were...

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Sand-pumping Set To Be Repeated In Two Years

Australia

A $700,000 sand-dredging operation described as "robbing Peter to pay Paul" will end at the Maroochy River mouth this week. However despite criticism the sand pumped onto Maroochydore Beach has...

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Irma Causes Erosion on Pinellas Co. Beaches

United States

Hurricane Irma didn't just leave behind wind and flood damage. The storm also took some things with it, like sand. Parts of coastal Pinellas County suffered what an official calls "considerable sand...

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MP Sir Roger Gale Condemns "Cheapskate" Plans to Dredge Goodwin Sands off Deal In Public Consultation

United Kingdom

An MP has condemned a “cheapskate approach” over the dredging of the Goodwin Sands to make way for a major port redevelopment.Sir Roger Gale has written a letter of objection to Dover Harbour Board's...

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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Long-sought Plan to Replace Industrial Canal Lock Moving Forward

United States

More than a half-century after Congress authorized building a replacement for the Industrial Canal's navigation lock, optimism is rising among some maritime industry officials that the nearly $1...

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Officials Study Irma’s Effects on AMI’s Beaches

United States

A team studied Anna Maria Island from stem to stern today, agreeing that Hurricane Irma took a bite out of the beach.The storm, which was a strong Category 2 when it passed over Manatee County, caused...

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River Activists Want Yamuna Cleaned to Save Taj

India

River activists on Sunday demanded firm steps to revive and rejuvenate the virtually dying Yamuna river.Braj Mandal Heritage Conservation Society President Surendra Sharma said there was an urgent...

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$350M Boston Harbor Dredging Project Underway

United States

Governor Charlie Baker and the Massachusetts Port Authority Friday afternoon kicked off a $350 million dollar project to dredge Boston Harbor, opening the port to bigger industrial ships and promising...

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Data Buoys To Monitor Marine Wildlife During Dublin Port Dredging

Ireland

Dublin Port is deploying four data buoys in Dublin Bay over the weekend which will monitor whale and dolphin activity in the area during the Alexandra Basin redevelopment project.The four buoys will...

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Dismal Swamp Canal Reopening Pushed Back a Month

United States

Citing weather and the need for additional dredging, the U.S. Corps of Engineers will not be able to reopen the Dismal Swamp Canal to boaters at the end of this month as planned.The Corps originally...

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Grading and Berming at Sarnia Airport Expected to Wrap up by Sept. 22

Canada

An unsightly riverbed silt pile at Sarnia’s airport is finally getting smoothed over, easing the mind of at least one city councillor.“I’m glad to see things are moving along and coming to a...

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Robotic Excavators to Clear Bengaluru Drains

India

To save the city from flooding, the state government is pinning its hopes on robotic excavators to swiftly clear the storm water drains. Bengaluru development minister KJ George on Saturday said eight...