Project Updates & Industry Developments
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Innovation, conservation, dredging in the mix for Kansas' water future

Innovation, dredging and conservation all are in the cards as Kansas tries to prepare for the drought that its climate history suggests will come again.Most of Kansas endured economically painful...

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Low navigability disrupts Shimula ferry services

Navigability crisis has badly disrupted ferry services on the Shimulia-Kawrakandi route in the past two weeks, multiplying the woes of thousands of passengers of 21 southern districts.As four ro-ro...

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Mombasa handles its largest container vessel

Kenya’s port of Mombasa last week handled the Maersk-operated, MV Clemens Schulte, the first time a container vessel with almost 6000 TEU capacity is calling on the East African coastline.According to...

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Dredging Of Rivers Affected By DuPont Pollution 'Inevitable,' Expert Says

In light of a July 2015 report on mercury contamination, dredging in the Ramapo-Pompton Rivers is "inevitable," but just how much contaminated river sediment needs to be removed -- and how much this...

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Groups say more PCB removal work needed as project nears completion

The large scale Hudson River clean up project is nearing the finish line as General Electric Co. (GE) expects to complete its estimated $2 billion PCB dredging project in October.But some groups say...

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Klee: DEEP Supports Army Corps Dredging Plans For Long Island Sound

The Commissioner of Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection says his agency supports recommendations for the management of dredged materials that have been proposed by the U.S....

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Coastal Restoration Designs Selected

Three coastal restoration plans have been selected in an international design contest kicked off two years ago by theEnvironmental Defense Fund. Plans call for multiple diversions, starting in Belle...

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Adani poised to submit third plan for dredging in Great Barrier Reef

The latest version of Adani’s controversial plan to dredge in Great Barrier Reefwaters to expand its Queensland coal port is poised to go before federal environment minister Greg Hunt for...

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Dublin Port wants to dump 10 million tonnes of dredge waste off Howth. Some people aren’t too happy…

SCUBA-DIVERS ARE objecting to Dublin Port’s plans to dump 10 million tonnes of dredging waste off Howth Head.The process is being carried out as part of the port’s massive revamp plan.An Bord Pleanála...

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Residents press need for dredging channel

Unless the Sicamous channel is dredged, the community may see some of its tourism economy slip away.This was part of the message delivered to District of Sicamous council by Mary-Ann Easton and Bill...

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PortMiami dredge damages more coral than feds expected

Deepening Port Miami to make way for bigger ships has caused far more damage to rare coral at the bottom of Biscayne Bay than federal wildlife managers originally calculated.In a series of letters and...

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Drought conditions prompt WDFW to limit suction dredging, other activities in rivers

In a new effort to protect fish threatened by drought, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) is taking steps to limit activities including suction dredging and certain construction...

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Inland waterways policy: Dredging through the silt - See more at: http://indianexpress.com/article/india/india-others/inland-waterways-policy-dredging-through-the-silt/#sthash.up4SLkHE.dpuf

he success of inland ports such as Duisburg and Nanjing, which have been competing well with sea ports, offer clear evidence of the merits of leveraging inland waterways — a far more efficient...

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Public hearings announced for Long Island Sound dredging project

The Army Corp of Engineers released it’s plans Tuesday for dredging Long Island Sound from area harbors and ship navigation channels.The plan looks at ways to handle more than 50-million cubic yards...

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Port of Hamburg Hit by Weak Trade and Dredging “Handicap”

A dredging “handicap” and lacklustre trade with China and Russia hurt the Port of Hamburg’s container volumes, as it experienced a 6.8% downturn in the first half of the year, handling 4.5m teu.The...