Project Updates & Industry Developments
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Nawautin Sanctuary dredging considered

Alnwick / Haldimand Township councillors are wondering whether the unique Nawautin Sanctuary should be allowed to "naturalize" or whether dredging of the main pond and / or four silt ponds should be...

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TraPac endorses shorter-term dredging plan

Major Jacksonville Port Authority tenant TraPac Inc. is getting behind a dredging plan that would involve deepening a shorter part of the St. Johns River at a reduced cost, according to a...

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Port of Hueneme needs deeper channel to grow

The Port of Hueneme’s new long-term strategic plan calls for dredging a deeper channel so the port can handle more container ships.The port also plans to increase its use of rail shipping and make...

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Draft reduction at Brazil's Maceio port could hit sugar export competitiveness

Sugar traders loading from Northeast Brazil's key sugar export terminal at Maceio port could see freight costs rise, after the local maritime agency was Friday forced to revise down the draft by 1...

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Ocean City Comes a Step Closer to Dredging Project

Ocean City Council approved an ordinance on introduction that calls for for the overall appropriation of $2,693,000 and the borrowing of $2,558,350 for various projects.This included the $2,632,500...

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Activists Board Dredging Barges in Koh Kong

About 80 villagers and activists in Koh Kong province on Monday boarded and attempted to tow away five sand-dredging barges as part of their ongoing campaign against two firms they accuse of polluting...

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N20bn contract: CCM denies abandoning Calabar port dredging

The Managing Director of Calabar Channel Management Limited (CCM), Mr. Bart Van Eenoo has said that there was nothing fishy about the contract for the dredging of Calabar port awarded to the...

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Wellfleet Selectmen Plan Discussion on Harbor Dredging

Wellfleet selectmen will hold a public hearing Tuesday night to discuss the dredging needs of the town’s sand-choked harbor.The area was last dredged in 2001, and now officials are worried the silt...

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Is it time to dredge Laguna Lake?

San Luis Obispo resident Rob Davidson laughed as he recalled watching a Subarudrive across Laguna Lake a few months ago.“Someone called and complained,” he said, and shortly after, the city dropped a...

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Funds for more flood prevention schemes may be raised in Somerset

Parliament could be asked to give the new Somerset Rivers Authority (SRA) the power to raise income locally for its vital flood prevention work.The idea of giving the authority the legal power to...

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Oommen Chandy: Will streamline International Container Transhipment Terminal (ICTT) at Vallarpadam

All efforts will be made to streamline the much lauded International Container Transhipment Terminal (ICTT) at Vallarpadam, Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said on Monday. The ICTT was opened in...

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Town Cut dredging study carried out

A study regarding the possible dredging of Town Cut in St George’s has been carried out, sparking hope that “procrastination” on the project is finally coming to an end.New mayor Quinell Francis is...

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Boat owners in call for Burry Port harbour action plan

BOAT owners in Burry Port are urging the county council to set out a definite strategy to safeguard the future of their beloved harbour.People have called on the county council to detail their plans...

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Sarpaganga lake in Dang to be deepened

Following agitation by the tribals of Saputara and Navagam villages in the last few days demanding steps to check depletion of water in Sarpaganga lake, Dang district administration on Thursday...

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Costly rising silt levels in Burry Port harbour set to be tackled

SILT and sand piling up in Burry Port harbour, which is resulting in an annual loss of up to £78,000 in potential income, could soon be tackled.At a meeting of Carmarthenshire Council's Executive...