Project Updates & Industry Developments
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Philly Mayoral Candidates Debate Port Expansion

With the Delaware River dredging and the widening of the Panama Canal nearing completion, talks of expanding the Philadelphia Port are picking up steam and Democratic mayoral candidate Jim Kenney...

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EPA to Review $43M Dredging Plan for Pompton Lake

Details of a $43 million plan to remove 10,600 dump trucks' worth of contaminated sediment from the bottom of Pompton Lake have been submitted to the federal Environmental Protection Agency.It is...

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Local Tories and Grits Exchange Barbs on River Dredging

Keeping the Fraser River open to commerce and industry while maintaining the environment was a hot topic at a recent all-candidates meeting. Liberal candidate Joe Peschisolido said the...

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Federal Funding Miracle Needed for Harbor Dredge

At extreme low tide in the middle of York Harbor’s north basin, so much silt has collected that people can walk from a float onto a sandbar and appear to be walking on water. The town’s Harbor Board...

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US Port Funding in Peril

US ports could be at risk of losing out on new grants for vital infrastructure projects following Congress’ temporary funding bill, says the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA).Instead...

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Traders Call for Dredging as Cruise Ship Passes By

TRADERS have told of their disappointment after the biggest cruise liner of the season was unable to stop at Falmouth – with the lack of dredging of the harbour being blamed.The Norwegian Star,...

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Alternatives Considered for Platte River

The riverbed at the mouth of the Platte River in Benzie County went undisturbed again this year, only the second September since 1967 the entrance to Lake Michigan hasn't been dredged.The...

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Army Corps of Engineers Proposes Canal Changes to Prevent Waikiki Flooding

As part of a plan to help prevent flooding in Waikiki, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is proposing to change the Ala Wai Canal.Proposed changes were presented on Wednesday at Washington Middle...

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Waterfront Group Meeting with Selectmen

The Waterfront Revitalization Committee was planning to meet with the Board of Selectmen last night to go over proposals and plans to be submitted to the Special Town Meeting, tentatively scheduled...

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Cayman Islands Green Lights $150 Million Cruise Port Development

The Cayman Islands will move forward with plans to build a $150 million cruise ship pier and passenger terminal, the country’s premier said Wednesday. The controversial plan calls for the...

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Corps Seeks to Dredge Milford Harbor Channel

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has proposed dredging the 10-foot-wide navigation channel in Milford Harbor, which has become shallow with sandy material.“Natural shoaling processes and storm events...

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Charleston Cruise Terminal Dispute in the Hands of Court, Army Corps

A protracted dispute between South Carolina’s Ports Authority and local groups regarding a proposed cruise ship terminal in Charleston, SC will be sorted out in the coming months by the U.S. Army...

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Massive Dredging Needed for Indian Port-led Cluster Project

Capital dredging works on an unprecedented scale is on the cards as the Indian government pushes its ambitious Sagarmala project that will see regional economic clusters centred on port...

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Excavator for Wiggins Pass Dredging Project Sinks

The huge excavator from the barge used for dredging Wiggins Pass sunk beneath the stormy waves just beyond Delnor-Wiggins State Park on Tuesday.“The excavator was on the barge and fell off during...

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Apalachicola Braces for Army Corps Water Plan

Florida elected officials, environmentalists and seafood workers are bracing for the release of a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers draft plan for the river system that feeds struggling Apalachicola...