Project Updates & Industry Developments
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Dredging needed to desilt the River Ems

Germany

The River Ems in Germany is struggling with silt contamination. Through changes in the river’s course – straightening and deepening – as well as the disappearance of natural silt accumulation areas,...

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Dredging must be sustainable and eco-friendly

Bangladesh

Both capital and maintenance dredging have undergone improvements in recent timesBangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman had a special flair for anecdotes. He had a intensive background of personal...

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Bongshi River: Illegal sand extraction poses erosion threat

Bangladesh

Indiscriminate sand lifting from the Bongshi river in Bashna area of Dhamrai upazila is posing a threat to nearby farmlands and homesteads, escalating the risk of river erosion. A syndicate of...

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IADC Presents Fourth Nomination for the Safety Award 2019

IADC today announced the fourth nomination running to receive the Safety Award 2019 award – Jan de Nul’s Full Mission Simulator safely prepares crews for risky conditions at sea.The Full Mission...

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Global Harbor Deepening Market 2019

A new statistical data on the Global Harbor Deepening market has recently added by Contrive Market Research to its repository. This global research report offers an in-depth analysis of different...

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Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority Starts Dredging Works At Berdyansk Seaport

Ukraine

Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority (USPA) is starting exploitation dredging works at Berdyansk seaport in an amount of 1.85 million cubic meters. As the USPA press service said, Dunay dredger to maintain...

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Dead fish incident not due to dredging activities, says Penang Port CEO

Malaysia

According to its CEO, the port operator’s ongoing dredging works are being handled by Integrated Marine WorksPENANG Port Sdn Bhd (PPSB) has denied allegations that the death of 50,000 fishes in Teluk...

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Draft policy on river dredging finalised

Bangladesh

The government has finalised a draft policy on river dredging and the management of dredged materials to bring the sector under a discipline so that none of the departments can dump spoil dredged...

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Bahrain bans sand dredging in order to repair seabed - report

Bahrain

Experts and environmentalists welcomed the decision, in order to repair damage to the seabedBahrain has banned the extracting and dredging of sand, in a bid to allow the kingdom’s seabed to recover...

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Nelly Bay Groyne works completed

Australia

Townsville City Council has completed works on the Nelly Bay Groyne on Magnetic Island.The project will prevent beach sand from passing under the southern breakwater bridge and into the Nelly Bay...

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Dredging of Port of Broome begins

Australia

Works to dredge the Port of Broome to provide cruise vessels all-tide access into the tourist town at any time of day or night are due to begin today.The $15.3 million Channel Optimisation Project...

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Rotterdam and Hamburg discuss issuing identical green shipping regulations

Netherlands

In a revolutionary move to clean up the industry two of Europe’s largest port cities could start issuing identical green shipping regulations so as not to harm economic competition, and they are...

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Vale Begins Main Phase for Recovery of Paraopeba River

Brazil

Vale has started dredging the tailings from Paraopeba river, which was affected by the breach of B1 dam. This process is essential for recovery of the river. Dredging activities are planned to...

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Works under way to deepen inlet in Cairns

Australia

Dredging works have begun to deepen Trinity Inlet in Cairns, Australia, so that larger cruise ships can enter and berth. These works are part of the Cairns Shipping Development project.The...

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Construction delays push completion date of Thevenard Marine Offloading Facility to 2020

Australia

The Ceduna District Council does not expect the Thevenard Marine Offloading Facility to be open until early next year.A delay in the completion of dredging operations has contributed to pushing back...