Project Updates & Industry Developments
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Ferry tragedy: KPA disregards Raila's directive on dredging

Kenya

The dredging at the port of Mombasa is still on course despite African Union’s envoy Raila Odinga ordering a halt of the same to improve visibility to assist in the recovery of the body of a mother...

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U.S. House of Representatives Chairmen & Ranking Members on the Committee on Transportation & Infrastructure & Sub Committee on Coast Guard & Maritime Transportation Request CRS (Congressional Research Service) to address bias in Jones Act Reports Issued.

United States

EXCLUSIVE DREDGEWIRE PRESS RELEASE By Heiko U. Osterchrist -Associate Publisher, DredgeWire Earlier this summer Dredging Contractors of America challenged the findings in CRS 2019 Harbor...

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Louis-Dreyfus welcomes moves towards ship speed reduction

Netherlands

When IMO’s working group on the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions from ships meets in London next week, proposals before it will include measures to either put limits on ship speed or, as...

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CLO seeks lasting solution to perennial flooding in Anambra

Nigeria

A civil society organisation, the Civil Liberties Organisation, on Saturday, urged the federal and Anambra governments to find a lasting solution to the yearly devastating flooding in riverine...

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Outer Cape faces more coastal erosion this winter

There is no clear way to predict what the winter will bring for coastal erosion.It depends, in many ways, on how many nor’easters blow through and how strong they are. Unlike the Atlantic hurricane...

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NOAA Announces $15.6 Million in Grants for Gulf Ecosystem Research - SRQ Daily Oct 3, 2019

The NOAA RESTORE Science Program has awarded approximately $15.6 million in grants to four teams of researchers and resource managers from across 20 institutions including universities, federal and...

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Global Harbour and Channel Dredging Market 2019 Business Scope – Boskalis, Van Oord, Jan De Nul Group, DEME, Hyundai Engineering & Construction

Global Harbour and Channel Dredging Market Growth (Status and Outlook) 2019-2024 highlights the major details and provides in-depth analysis of the Harbour and Channel Dredging market while...

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World’s largest wind turbines to be built off Yorkshire coast

United Kingdom

The largest ever wind turbines will be used at the Dogger Bank offshore windfarm in the North Sea over the next few years, the Guardian reports. According to the newspaper, millions of British...

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Supreme Court set to rule over controversial Sado river dredging

Portugal

The Supreme Administrative Tribunal (STA) has stepped into the heroic environmental battle over the massive dredging plan for the Sado river estuary.Over a thousand people took to the streets of...

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New Zealand: Regional Council creating buffer zone for coastal erosion in QE11 Park

New Zealand

The Regional Council has voted to act on climate change-driven coastal erosion in Kapiti’s Queen Elizabeth Park through the establishment of a 40-metre erosion buffer zone along the park’s southern...

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One of Australia's Most Beautiful Beaches Has Been Washed Away

Australia

Coastal erosion has seen Stockton Beach gradually lose its coveted patch of sand over the last decade — but a recent storm has closed the beach almost entirely.As a country girt by sea, it's...

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SMU's Maritime Business & Operations Track receives funding support from Singapore Maritime Institute

Singapore

Students from SMU and Copenhagen Business School stand to benefit from exchange partnership Singapore Management University (SMU) announced today that the Singapore Maritime Institute (SMI) and...

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Government targets N300bn earnings from maritime sector

Nigeria

The Federal Government has declared its intention of enabling the maritime sector to contribute over N300 billion to the national coffers, through restoration of safety and security on the...

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Funding Windpark Fryslân completed

Netherlands

Rotterdam, the Netherlands, 2 October 2019 - Ten banks and the province of Fryslân are jointly financing Windpark Fryslân, which is being built in the Dutch IJsselmeer, south of the Afsluitdijk,...

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Three years after commencement, MTCC completes harbor project in Madifushi

Maldives

The project began in 2016The Madifushi island harbor development project cost MVR 52,960,321Three years after it was inaugurated, Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) has completed the...