Project Updates & Industry Developments
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Mediterranean Shipping Company and port partners aid Bahamas following Dorian

Bahamas

Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) Charleston and their port partners (Port of Charleston, Norfolk, Savannah, Houston, etc.) are joining forces and loading shipping containers for transport to the...

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Dredging Value Projected to Expand by 2019-2025

The worldwide market for Dredging is expected to grow at a CAGR of roughly over the next five years, will reach million US$ in 2024, from million US$ in 2019, according to latest industry study.The...

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Flood: Osun begins massive dredging of rivers, waterways

Nigeria

Osun State Government yesterday commenced massive dredging of its rivers and waterways as part of measures to forestall flooding. Similarly, Governor Adegboyega Oyetola has reiterated his warning...

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Reforestation operation in Tulum carried out to fight beach erosion

Mexico

TULUM, Q. Roo.- “The reforestation of sand dunes in all beach accesses is a permanent task carried out by the National Commission of Natural Protected Areas (Conanp), in the Tulum National Park”,...

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India: Mapping how growth in Kochi, Mumbai and Chennai made them flood and drought-prone

India

Nine maps show how the change in built up area in these three coastal cities at the cost of its natural ecosystems have made them especially vulnerable to extreme weather events.Only a year after...

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River dredging to improve navigability, agriculture in Narail

Bangladesh

The government has initiated a mega project to dredge three rivers and twenty-two canals in Narail district to restore navigability and improve agriculture and fisheries.The Tk 303.61 crore project...

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Crack down on the syndicate of sand traders

Bangladesh

Illegal sand extraction putting Bongshi river and nearby land at riskIt is most unfortunate that despite there being strict laws against illegal sand-lifting from rivers, such practices continue...

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ASCO Ships Completes Pirshagi Wastewater Treatment Plant

Azerbaijan

More than 90 percent of the construction works of the Pirshagi Wastewater Treatment Plant, funded by the Government of Azerbaijan and the Korea Export-Import Bank, has been completed.According to...

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Bid to sink $220 million into Lake Illawarra labelled 'ludicrous'

Australia

Shellharbour Mayor Marianne Saliba has rubbished calls the council should spend half of the expected $75 million Shell Cove profits on Lake Illawarra."You are getting up to almost $40 million in...

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Shippers brace for sharp rise in ocean fuel costs as IMO 2020 looms

Container shipping bunker adjustment factors (BAFs) will rocket later this year as the deadline for the mandatory use of new low-sulfur fuels across the global maritime fleet draws closer.According...

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Harbour Dredging Market Upcoming Trends Forecast till 2024: Boskalis, Van Oord, Jan De Nul Group

Global Harbour Dredging market 2019-2024 report presents a deep insight into the worldwide industries covering all its required aspects. The scope from macro overview of the market to miniaturized...

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Cleanup of major river system in Central Luzon launched

Philippines

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO -- The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) launched the cleanup of one of Central Luzon’s vital river system in a bid to protect communities from flooding at...

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Cagayan River delta work halted

Philippines

Aparri, Cagayan—The Department of Environment and Natural Resources-Environmental Management Bureau in Region 2 has ordered a company to stop dredging the Cagayan River delta.EMB said Pacific...

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Delta sand dealers petition IGP over police harassment

Nigeria

By Ajuwa Victor, Asaba The Delta state branch of the Sand Dealers Co-operative Society, has petitioned the Inspector General of Police, Mr. Mohammed Adamu, over alleged failure by the state...

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India to go deep sea mining

India

India’s Deep Ocean Mission is set to be launched later in the year. The mission will explore polymetallic nodules or manganese nodules as sources of nickel, cobalt, copper, manganese and iron.India...