Project Updates & Industry Developments
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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...

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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,...