Project Updates & Industry Developments
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Environment Agency announces new green legacy for £2.6bn flood and coastal risk management programme.

United Kingdom

The Environment Agency has announced a set of new supplier arrangements and partnerships which will increase efficiency, value for money and the green legacy of its £2.6 billion capital investment...

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DPWH adds equipment to hasten Manila Bay clean-up to meet July target

Philippines

DPWH adds equipment to hasten Manila Bay clean-up to meet July targetTHE Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) deployed additional equipment to hasten its ongoing clean-up of the...

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Dredging of 12 nullahs completed

Pakistan

Rawalpindi: The Rawalpindi Cantonment Board (RCB) has completed dredging work of 12 storm drains, an official of the board said.Talking to this agency, the official informed that the board started...

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Great picture of icebreakers-both vessel and officer-doing their job!

Finland

Part of being an officer on a icebreaker is to go on the ice and measure the thickness. Today we measured 70 cm. Ice is starting to be rotten and soft due to spring weather. Soon the ice will be gone...

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Unique port sand bypass system at Port of Ngqura mimics nature successfully

South Africa

Port of Ngqura outside Port Elizabeth meeting stringent dredging targets - TransnetPort Elizabeth -Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) says the Port of Ngqura, the first port in the world to...

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Work is ongoing in Portimão to replenish Marina beach

Portugal

Work is ongoing in Portimão to replenish Marina beach with sand.Portimão council is dredging the entrance to the marina and through a sand containment hole, is using the sand to replenish Marina...

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Jimmys Beach sand transfer system is operational

Australia

Construction work on the $4.1 million sand transfer system at Jimmys Beach, Hawks Next has been completed.The first of its kind on the State's coast, a trial to build a buffer from sand transferred...

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Port of Newcastle marks 160 years of daily dredge in the harbour

Australia

IT works 12-hour days every day of the week, but it's a much larger shift that the crew of the David Allan are marking this year.The 70 metre Port of Newcastle dredger works to keep the nine-kilometre...

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We Began Dredging Odawna Just Last Week - Accra Mayor

Ghana

The Member of Parliament for the Klottey-Korley constituency, Dr Zanetor Agyemang-Rawlings didn’t mince words on the authorities after communities within her constituency around the lower stream of...

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Seabed Leveling Completed at Newhaven

United Kingdom

Tug masters from Shoreham Port’s marine team have been carrying out vital seabed leveling works in nearby Newhaven Port this week. Bed leveling is one of the many services the port offer, alongside...

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Recto says there could also be sand dredging in other parts of PH

Philippines

Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto on Saturday said the Senate should also look into the possibility that the recent attempt to dredge sand from a Batangas river could also be happening in...

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Environment Agency flood scheme for Starcross and Cockwood officially opened

United Kingdom

Today (5 April 2019) has seen the official opening of Starcross and Cockwood’s £4.8 million flood defence scheme.The new coastal defences include 4 new flood gates, newly raised ground, slipway...

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Pattaya sand flushed into the sea

Thailand

PATTAYA, 5 April 2019: Around THB400 million worth of sand flushed into the ocean at Pattaya ending an ambitious restoration project undertaken by Thailand’s Harbour Department.Following a massive...

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Multi-million NDA funding could bring profits windfall to Scrabster

Scotland, United Kingdom

A new multi-million funding pledge to upgrade a Highland harbour near the Dounreay nuclear site could bring a profits windfall to the area.The Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) announced...

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Foreign-flagged dredging vessel leaves Batangas

Philippines

MANILA, Philippines — The foreign vessel manned by Chinese crew has left waters off Lobo, Batangas after the Philippine Ports Authority canceled its anchorage permit.Earlier this week, the...