Project Updates & Industry Developments
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Villagers dredge river mouth by themselves

India

Chikiti: Faced with increasing water-logging, villagers of Sunpur under Chikiti block in Ganjam district started digging and clearing the Bahuda river mouth after performing a traditional Puja...

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Penghu court orders 28 Chinese held for illegal sea sand dredging

Taiwan

Taipei, Oct. 26 (CNA) The Penghu District Court ordered the detention of 28 Chinese nationals Friday, following their arrest for illegal sea sand dredging in Taiwanese waters, according to the Coast...

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AG Ems to convert second ferry to LNG operation

Germany

German ferry operator AG Ems has placed a contract with Wärtsilä that will see its RoPax ferry Münsterland retrofitted to operate on LNG. The project is aimed at lessening the ferry’s environmental...

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Ocean Cleanup’s New Plastic-Catcher … Kinda Already Exists?

United States

A little over a year ago, a group called The Ocean Cleanup launched an unprecedented campaign to rid the seas of plastic, complete with an unprecedented device: a 600-meter-long, U-shaped tube that...

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Gas Entec to provide cargo handling EPC for Asia’s largest LNG bunkering vessel

Korea, Democratic People's Republic of

12,000 cu.m vessel will operate on a long-term charter contract to Singapore’s Pavilion Gas Pte Ltd, which has signed an agreement with Total Marine Fuels Global Solutions to share utilization of...

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B.C. government supports proposal for LNG ship-refuelling facility

Canada

To help address the increased need for LNG in the maritime sector, the B.C. government is joining the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority and FortisBC to establish the first ship-to-ship (STS) LNG...

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Panama Canal Closes Year With Record Tonnage

Panama

The Panama Canal has closed the 2019 fiscal year (FY19) with a record tonnage of 469 million Panama Canal tons (PC/UMS), a 6.2 percent increase compared to FY2018. With this figure, the waterway...

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Germans Focus On More LNG After Atair

Germany

Germany’s new multi-purpose, LNG-fuelled 'Atair' is now in test operation as attention turns to further high-end ship replacements, writes Tom Todd.The Hamburg-based Federal Maritime and...

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Authorities perform coastal zone restoration of Long Beach in Puerto Plata

Dominican Republic

The Ministries of Tourism ( Mitur ) and Environment and Natural Resources, together with the Puerto Plata City Council, the Magua Ecological Foundation, Clean Ocean Foundation, Tourism Cluster,...

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West Nile Delta project enhances Egypt’s energy production

Egypt

In Egypt, the demand for gas is rising for electricity generation, but the extractive industry is still under development.The West Nile Delta project is set to change that and will help the country to...

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120-year-old lighthouse wheeled away from sea due to threat of coastal erosion

Denmark

Danish ‘national treasure’ will be transported to safety at speed of 26 feet per hourA 120-year-old lighthouse in northwestern Denmark has been put on wheels and rails in a bid to move it more than...

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DCA Support: Full Utilization of Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund to Receive Full House Vote

DC, United States

The U.S. House of Representatives is set to consider H.R. 2440, Full Utilization of the Harbor Maintenance

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UK: Beach Nourishment Begins at Hayling Island

United Kingdom

The beach nourishment operations at Hayling Island are set to begin today with the dredger expected to arrive at the dredge site, Chichester Harbor Approach Channel, at approximately midday,...

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Four weeks of work starting on canal in Newport

United Kingdom

Dredging work on Newport's canal will begin today to help benefit the area's unusual plants and fish.Shropshire Wildlife Trust said it came after a long and detailed period of investigation and...

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Dredging to save Australian beach

Australia

The government of New South Wales, Australia, is being urged to explore the fast-tracking of dredging for the proposed Port of Newcastle, Australia, liquified natural gas import terminal, to use the...