Project Updates & Industry Developments
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Jan De Nul successfully wraps up Liepaja Port dredging

Belgium

Jan De Nul Group completes the capital dredging works for the improvement of Liepaja Port in Latvia ahead of schedule. In order to allow larger vessels to enter and leave the port of Liepaja fully...

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Urgent action sought over dredging of The Entrance Channel

Australia

Central Coast Council is searching for funds for emergency dredging of The Entrance Channel. Councillors decided at the December 9 meeting to lobby the State and Federal governments and they have...

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Dredging starts to make Segura navigable again

Spain

GUARDAMAR Town Council has begun the second phase of dredging work on the mouth of the Segura river.The objective is to create an access channel for a floating platform or pontoon that can work from...

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The Ocean Cleanup Brings First Catch of Plastic to Shore, Unveils New Project

The Ocean Cleanup has brought the first batch of ocean plastic to shore following its first mission in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. This plastic trash will be transformed into sustainable...

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IMO 2020 Ready: How the Panama Canal is Preparing for a Cleaner Future — The Trident Alliance

As the maritime industry prepares to implement the IMO 2020 global Sulphur limit on January 1, 2020, the Panama Canal has made great strides in ensuring effective enforcement through workforce...

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Canada Infrastructure Bank invests $300M in new Montreal terminal

Canada

The Canada Infrastructure Bank (CIB) has announced its seventh investment project, committing $300 million in financing to the Port of Montreal’s plan to build a new container terminal in...

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Experts Blame Deadly Vale Dam Collapse on Drainage Problems

Brazil

By Samantha Pearson and Luciana Magalhaes, WSJ Team hired by Brazilian miner says original design prevented correct drainage at the base, allowing water to build up over timeSÃO...

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GALLERY: Strabag progressing with Croatian LNG terminal construction

Croatia (Hrvatska)

Austrian construction company Strabag has provided an update on its work on the liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal on the Croatian island of Krk in the northern Adriatic Sea. Strabag...

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Fiji Navy Boosts Completion of Nawi Island Marina and Channel by May 2020

Fiji

Plans to have the Nawi Island Marina operational by May 2020 has received a major boost with the involvement of the Fiji Navy and its Hydrographic Unit. The Fiji hydrographic office is the national...

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Cities Around the Globe Are Eagerly Importing a Dutch Speciality—Flood Prevention

Architects and planners from the Netherlands are advising coastal cities worldwide on how to live with waterNorfolk, Virginia, was founded on the shores of the Chesapeake Bay in the 17th century, but...

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Battle to save Sado from ‘catastrophic’ dredging digs in

Portugal

With Belgian suction dredger ‘Pearl River’ ready to start scooping up millions of tons of sand from the estuary of Sado river, local opposition to the plan has intensified.“It’s time to go to...

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Companies sign major transport agreement

Belgium

Seven leading Belgian companies have signed a cooperation agreement for the transport of hydrogen.By 2050, Belgium is aiming to reduce CO2 emissions by 80 per cent compared to 2005 levels through a...

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The community is lobbying to have it re-dredged

Australia

The mouth of the Myall River at Tea Gardens urgently needs to be dredged to prevent a deterioration in water quality throughout the estuary, locals believe. The 'short cut' channel was last dredged...

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Millions poured into beach sand

Australia

MILLIONS of dollars in taxpayers’ money is being spent restoring two Mornington Peninsula beaches despite experts being unable to find a permanent solution to sand loss.At Portsea, heavy machinery...

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The government is working to ensure 25 percent forest cover

Bangladesh

Environment, Forest and Climate Change Minister Md Shahab Uddin on Saturday said the government is engaged in creating forest on 25 percent area of the country as it is needed to check climate...