Project Updates & Industry Developments
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Dredging of drains continues at Sekondi-Takoradi

Ghana

In order to stem perennial flooding in parts of the Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolis during the rainy season, many storm drains and other drains in flood-prone areas have been dredged and desilted.The...

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Why NPA cancelled N50b Calabar seaport dredging project

Nigeria

Fresh insight has emerged on why the planned dredging of the Calabar seaport project was aborted.Independent investigation by The Nation revealed that the decision to stop the project was not...

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Auckland Harbour dredgings can be dumped off Coromandel

New Zealand

Ports of Auckland has won consent to dump 3.75 million cubic metres of harbour dredgings off the Coromandel Peninsula. The site has already been used for dumping and lies 50km east of the wildlife...

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West Beach sand carting continues

Australia

The Marshall Government is continuing to roll out its $48.4 million plan to secure the future of Adelaide’s metropolitan beaches.Sand carting is continuing through winter and into spring to combat...

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Sand build-up in Nambucca river mouth worsening

Australia

Anyone who has lived here for a while knows the ephemeral nature of the Nambucca River mouth.The sand shifts and shapes the landscape, meaning no two days are ever the same.Loud are the cries of those...

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Residents Say Muskoka River Needs Dredging In Bracebridge

Canada

Councillor says that on Canada Day, children could be seen walking out in knee deep water in the bay during the fireworks...The Muskoka River needs to be dredged near the falls and its mouth, but who...

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EUR 38 million for maritime research and industry

Germany

German government and Hamburg allocate funds for Fraunhofer (CML) The Fraunhofer Center for Maritime Logistics and Services (CML) is to receive EUR 26 million in funds from the German government and...

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Repair work to restore and improve Bathwick canal towpath gets underway

United Kingdom

The Canal & River Trust has started work on major repairs to the canal towpath between Cleveland House and Bathwick Hill, including plans to create new habitats for wildlife.The Canal & River...

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Malaysia bans export of sea sand, may affect Singapore’s land reclamation plans including Tuas megaport development

Malaysia

The Malaysian government has imposed a ban on all sea sand exports, which may affect Singapore’s land reclamation plans involving the Tuas mega port, which was poised to be the world’s largest...

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Sandbag seawall under repair

Australia

WHILE repairs are being made to the sandbag seawall at Portsea front beach investigations continue into preventing erosion at the beach.The Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP)...

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10 years on, Narkor-Peerbagh flood channel awaits dredging

India

Tendering process underway, work shall start soon: Chief Engineer I&FC The state administration has failed to start the dredging of Narkor-Peerbagh flood channel even 10 years after it was...

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Marsascala beach opens following sand boost

Malta

Sand renourishment for Fajtata BayA small bay in Marsascala has been reopened to the public after being beefed up with additional sand.Fajtata Bay underwent sand renourishment as part of a Tourism...

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Bantwal: Dredging work begins at Thumbay vented dam

India

Bantwal, Jun 30: The work of removal of silt from the Thumbay vented dam has begun in the vicinity of the dam. This work is being done under the leadership of mines and geology department. Around...

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WODA and CEDA develop dredging monitoring rules

The 1972 International Maritime Organization’s (IMO’s) London Convention on the Prevention of Marine Pollution by Dumping of Wastes and Other Matter, is one of the first global conventions to...

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10-year Pampanga River dredging project bared

Philippines

MACABEBE -- Massive dredging and desilting activities will be conducted at the downstream portion of the Pampanga River, particularly at the portion of this town, to ease the perennial flooding...