Project Updates & Industry Developments
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China Continued South China Sea Reclamation Despite Halt Claim: Expert

China was carrying out land reclamation in contested waters of the South China Sea this month, more than four weeks after saying it had stopped such activity, a U.S. expert said on Tuesday, citing...

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Lagos Moves Against Street Trading, Illegal Dredging

Lagos State Government has vowed to combat the menace of illegal street trading and hawking in the state as part of its effort to attain a cleaner and healthier environment. Also, the state government...

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Ordinance Likely to Curb Illegal Sand Dredging Soon

The Government of Maharashtra is expected to issue an ordinance soon to check illegal dredging of sand from river beds and creeks, in view of the loss of natural wealth and ecological harm caused by...

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Sand Management Part Of Beach Towns’ Health

Sand, a seemingly inexhaustible commodity along the coast of North Carolina, is a fickle resource, continually shifted by wind and water.“You can’t control sand, but you can manage it,” said Layton...

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BD Turns to Bhutan for Help from WB

Dhaka has sought Thimphu's opinion about whether it is interested to join a consortium aiming to get regional IDA assistance from the World Bank to increase navigability on Indo-Bangla water...

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Bayelsa Poll: PDP Mocks Alaibe’s Dredging Policy, says it’s Self-serving

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Bayelsa State on Thursday made mockery of the idea of dredging as a major policy thrust by the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship aspirant, Timi...

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Advocates to Cuomo: Don’t Let GE Leave River

Environmentalists say Gov. Andrew should keep General Electric Co. from dismantling PCB dredging equipment pending a thorough review of the project’s success.This fall, GE plans to conclude an...

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LNGL Resolves To Address Dredging Concerns

Perth-based Liquefied Natural Gas Limited needs to resolve mooted dredging issues surrounding its proposed Magnolia LNG plant in Louisiana before the development progresses further.LNGL announced...

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Conservation Council Criticizes Port Plan

The National Conservation Council has criticized the cruise berthing proposal for George Town harbor, citing concerns with the economic costs and environmental damage. The cruise port proposal calls...

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Sections of Danube River Identified Where Dredging Works Required

“Danube River level is a serious topic. There were sections identified even in our previous mandate, where dredging works are required,” said Bulgarian Minister of Transport, Information...

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Jacksonville's Army Corps of Engineers Defends Dredging Predictions Against Claims of Inaccuracy

In the aftermath of a failed partnership for dredging mitigation and heavy criticism against its quality of work, the Army Corps of Engineers' Jacksonville district stands behind its...

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Port of Pascagoula Approves 2016 Budgets for Operations, Rail Improvements and Wood Pellet Export Project

Jackson County Port Authority commissioners this morning adopted a "more conservative than usual" Port of Pascagoula operating budget of $13.6 million."We always budget very conservatively, but with...

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Chilmark Reaffirms Decision Not to Join Federal Flood Program

Chilmark selectmen last week reaffirmed the town’s decision not to join the Federal Flood Insurance Program, which would require adopting state and community floodplain management...

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Agencies Seek to Eliminate DGPS Beacon System

The U.S. Coast Guard, the Department of Transportation (DOT), and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers posted a notice on August 18 in the Federal Register, describing their intention to deactivate...

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NWSC’s Approach to Reviewing WASCO’s Request for an Extension of Dredging Fee

The National Water and Sewerage Commission in its continuous quest to be transparent and accountable to all stakeholders, has decided to adopt the following process for the purpose of reviewing the...