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Anchorage Basin Dredging Helps Maintain Safe Passage for Port of Wilmington Commercial Vessels

DE, United States

According to N.C. Ports, the Port of Wilmington, plus inland terminals in Charlotte and Greensboro, link the state’s consumers, businesses and industry to world markets to attract new business and...

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Hamburg Port Looks Forward to Elbe Widening in New Year

Germany

Once works are completed, expected by year end, this will allow easier access by ultra large vessels – dubbed AGF class in German – of over 330 m in length and 45 m breadth, it said.A 20 m widening of...

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Waterways Ministry Maps Out Plans for New Year

Fiji

THE Ministry of Waterways and Environment has big plans for the new year.Minister Dr Mahendra Reddy said the plans included major works to protect Fiji’s coastal areas, riverbanks, drainage works,...

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Need to Open up India's Dredging Market to Boost Ports Trade: Niti Aayog

India

India needs to open up its dredging market to boost trade by its major ports which at present cannot handle very large vessels in absence of proper draft depth, government think tank Niti Aayog has...

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Digging and Dredging of Canals Underway

India

Chief Minister N Biren Singh today said that the State Government has started digging and dredging of canals which will divert flood water from Imphal River to Loktak Lake so as to check frequent...

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Tempers Flare as TDC OKs Dredging Money

FL, United States

After some of its members angrily blamed a few residents for driving up the cost, the Okaloosa County Tourist Development Council on Thursday unanimously approved spending $3.5 million in county bed...

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Dredging up a Solution? Kankakee Flooding Might End if River were Restored to the Marsh it was a Century Ago

IL, United States

Historic flooding along the Kankakee River this spring washed away topsoil, roads — and at least one bridge. But it might just bring a long-awaited solution to flooding throughout the watershed...

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Environment Court Confirms Consents for Marsden Pt Oil Refinery Dredging

New Zealand

Dredging at Marsden Pt Oil Refinery to allow larger ships to berth will go ahead after the Environment Court confirmed consents for the project, subject to minor changes.The Environment Court has...

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WB Govt Dredging River to Aid 24-hr Ferry Services to Sagar

India

The West Bengal government has taken initiatives to dredge Muriganga river with state-of-the-art machinery to facilitate round-the-clock ferry services to Gangasagar Mela, a state minister said.The...

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Delaware River Deepening: 30 Years and 16 Million Cubic Yards of Sand, Muck and Rock Later

DE, United States

Steve Castillo reclined in a vinyl seat in the cramped cockpit of the New York, a 3,400-horsepower monster dredge, manipulating controls thatSubscribe to read more!Source: The Inquirer

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East Ascension Drainage Officials Take Steps Toward Removing Dams, Dredging in New River Canal

LA, United States

East Ascension drainage officials are pushing forward with key federal and state permits to remove two low-water dams and dredge three miles of New River Canal inside and outside Gonzales despite...

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Bob Horton: Potential Progress on Environmental Front

CT, United States

There are no shortages of effective, innovative ideas for continuing to improve water quality in Long Island Sound and in its massive watershed, which includes at least five states and several...

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NY-NJ Lays Ground for 18,000-TEU Ships

NJ, United States

Having seen regular calls from 14,000-TEU ships for roughly 14 months, the Port of New York and New Jersey is preparing for 18,000-TEU vessels.While the arrival of the 18,000-TEU ships is not...

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Local Focus: Westshore Beach Blues

New Zealand

Westshore Beach struggles to hold onto its land, sand and people.The seabed has sunk, so whenever a large swell makes its way into the usually sheltered waters of Hawke Bay, metres are torn from the...

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City Talks Moss Lake

GA, United States

Members of the Gainesville City Council are scheduled to vote tonight, Tuesday, Dec. 18, on amending an ordinance that will allow dredging at Moss Lake.If approved, the vote would allow people to...