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Video: Cargo Ship Crashes Into Cliff off Sardinia, Crew Evacuated

Italy

An Italy-flagged cargo ship ran aground off the coast of south-western Sardinia after encountering rough weather on December 21, 2019, the Italian Coast Guard said. The 8,100 dwt vessel, identified...

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Red flag in Bayelsa

Nigeria

Femi Folaranmi, YenagoaOtuokpoti in Ogbia Local Government Area of Bayelsa State is in danger. The menace of erosion threatening the existence of the community has continued to trigger sea surge,...

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Raila announces extension of Lake Victoria dredging

Kenya

The ongoing dredging in the Kisumu part of the Lake Victoria will extend to other parts of the lake, African Union Infrastructure Development envoy Raila Odinga has said.Speaking in Busia on...

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Fishermen unhappy with pace of dredging activity at Arasalar estuary

India

Fishermen in Karaikal have apparently succeeded in persuading the residents of Karkalacherry to extend their support for a project of the Puducherry government to extend the width of the fishing...

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Dredged materials help create residential area in Finland

Finland

Clay from maintenance dredging in the Finnish Port of Turku, along with other dredged masses, will be turned into viable construction material to be used in the construction of a new residential...

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Greek Shipowners Fully Support The Global Shipping Sector’s Proposal For A $5 Billion R&D Fund To Eliminate CO2 Emissions

The international shipping community has today announced plans for the creation of the first collaborative shipping Research & Development (R&D) Fund, intended to eliminate CO2 emissions from...

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Costa Blanca River Less Than A Metre Deep Now Being Dredged, After Flood Sediment Stopped Navigation

Spain

The project is expected to remove about 20,000m2 of sediment left following the gota fria floods in SeptemberGUARDAMAR authorities have started the second phase of the dredging of the Segura.The...

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NIOT new technology helps end coastal erosion in Chennai, Puducherry

India

The results are for everybody to see. A new beach has formed along the shorelines and the economy there is thriving.CHENNAI: The innovative solutions offered by National Institute of Ocean Technology...

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Belgium: 7 Industry Players Team Up on Hydrogen Transport

Belgium

Seven maritime industry players and stakeholders have joined forces to promote hydrogen as a form of energy that will help reduce CO2 emissions in Belgium. The Port of Antwerp, the Port of Zeebrugge,...

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A new plan to restore Portsea Beach

Australia

Mornington Peninsula Shire Mayor Sam Hearn, Nepean Councillors Bryan Payne and Hugh Fraser and John Baker CEO are leading a plan with DELWP and scientists to restore Portsea beach. Aided by David...

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Miners Fail to Disclose Waste-Dam Data

Brazil

By Alistair MacDonald and Kim Mackrael, Wall St JournalNearly a year after the deadly Brumadinho collapse, a majority of mining firms have failed to disclose information about their waste...

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EU Okays Maritime Transport Support Schemes in 5 Countries

The European Commission has approved five schemes to support maritime transport in Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Poland and Sweden.As explained, the schemes encourage ship registration in Europe and...

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Sand extraction from rivers in CRZ area coming to an end

India

Sand extraction from rivers in Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) is set to see a break for at least of couple of months as the environment clearance (EC) for the same is expiring on different dates this...

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Sado dredging begins: biologist appeals to ‘all Portuguese’ to help stop the destruction

Portugal

Late on Thursday evening – long after darkness had fallen – the ‘unthinkable’ for so many campaigners began: a dredger working for Setúbal ports authority began scooping up the first of millions of...

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What Does 2020 Have in Store for Shipping?

One of the most worrying trends that has developed recently – which will affect shipping demand in the years to come – is the falling trade-to-GDP ratio, according to BIMCO’s Chief Shipping Analyst...