Project Updates & Industry Developments
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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...

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Northern Ohio Cities Receive $9.9M for River Restoration Efforts

OH, United States

Three northern Ohio cities have received nearly $10 million for a river restoration project.The state Department of Natural Resources requested the state Controlling Board issue $9.9 million for the...

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Packers Put $250,000 Toward Bay Beach Restoration

WI, United States

The fundraising campaign to resurrect Bay Beach has hit a milestone.And now a real beach is on the horizon."We won't need to do anything out there for another 50, 75 years," said Mayor Jim Schmitt.The...

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DP World Terminal Reaches 1 Million TEU Milestone

Canada

The milestone was achieved on December 18th, with members of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU), as well as supply chain partners, on hand to celebrate when the millionth TEU was...

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Damen signs with Gerd Stensen for Stan Tug 1606

Netherlands

Gerd Stensen, like Damen, is a family company. Their dredging work includes but is not limited to the extraction of coral sand for the French agricultural industry. They have previously operated a...

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Aboard the Giant Sand-sucking Ships that China Uses to Reshape the World

China

Massive ships, mind-boggling amounts of sand, and an appetite for expansionism in the South China Sea: the recipe for a land grab like no other. Fifteen miles out on the water south of Biloxi,...

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Aboard the Giant Sand-sucking Ships that China Uses to Reshape the World

China

Massive ships, mind-boggling amounts of sand, and an appetite for expansionism in the South China Sea: the recipe for a land grab like no other. Fifteen miles out on the water south of Biloxi,...

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Damen's Triple Delivery for Murjan Al Sharq Marine Contracting

Netherlands

To complete an extensive oil pipeline dredging and installation project, Murjan Al Sharq Marine Contracting Co. Ltd. (MSMC) has taken delivery of three Damen vessels: a Stan Tug 1606, a Shoalbuster...

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Wetlands, Lakes Would Lose Protections Under Michigan Bill

MI, United States

Michigan legislators were poised Tuesday to remove legal protections from many of the state’s wetlands and other inland waterways, which provide wildlife habitat and perform vital tasks such as...

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TR-WATERWAYS

Bangladesh

Agartala, Dec 19 (PTI) A high-level team of the Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) would visit Tripura on December 26 to conduct a survey and decide on the location for a jetty for a new...

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Ukraine, Belarus to Relaunch River Navigation

Ukraine

The State Enterprise Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority (USPA) and Belarusian-based CJSC Beltopenergo have agreed on the relaunch of river navigation between Ukraine and the Republic of Belarus.The...