Project Updates & Industry Developments
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Manitoba pours $61 million into Portage la Prairie wastewater infrastructure

Canada

PORTAGE LA PRAIRIE, MAN. – The Manitoba government is putting $61 million towards upgrades of Portage la Prairie’s Water Pollution Control Facility.The city of Portage la Prairie owns and operates...

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Report: Iran to Acquire 158 New Ships

Iran (Islamic Republic of)

The Iranian government has unveiled a massive newbuilding program in an effort to modernize the country’s fleet. Iran plans to expand its fleet with a total of 158 new vessels, Tehran Times cited the...

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Floating Wind Testing In Spanish Waters

Spain

RWE Renewables and Saitec Offshore Technologies have joined forces to test new ways to affordably install and operate offshore wind farms in deep waters.In a joint pilot project called DemoSATH, the...

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Maritime Decarbonisation Efforts Shared

Decarbonisation measures being implemented by the European maritime sector have been shown to EU and national policymakers who visited a Belgian port as part of European Shipping Week...

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Hundreds of tonnes of silt and mud to be dredged from popular seafront lake

United Kingdom

The mud at Clevedon's Marine Lake is two feet deep in placesHundreds of tonnes of mud is to be dredged out of Clevedon’s Marine Lake as part of a 10-year improvement programme. The lake is to close...

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Ships Trading with North Korea Will Not Be Flying Palau Flag

Korea, Democratic People's Republic of

Vessels that violate the current United Nations Security Council Resolutions (UNSCRs) on trading with North Korea will not be registered with the Palau International Ship Registry (PISR), the ship...

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Royal IHC Completes DFS Metallurgical Test Work For Nordic Mining’s Engebø Rutile And Garnet Project

Netherlands

Royal IHC has completed the metallurgical test work for Nordic Mining ASA (“Nordic Mining”) definitive feasibility study (“DFS”) for the Engebø Rutile and Garnet Project. IHC’s metallurgical test...

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Dredging stakeholders move against quacks in the industry

DREDGING stakeholders have blamed the absence of proper training of upcoming dredgers for economic lose and damages of dredging equipment by workers in the sector.The stakeholders made this known...

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SEA\LNG: 175 LNG-Fueled Ships in Operation, 203 on Order

United Kingdom

There are 175 LNG-fueled ships currently in operation, with 203 on order and a further 141 LNG-ready vessels in operation and sitting on the order books, according to the latest figures from...

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Poll: Dredging the rivers near farms

United States

Farmers are assessing the damage caused by storms Ciara and Dennis, which led to extensive flooding across the country and have prompted further debate on the merits of river dredging.The...

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Environmentalists alarm over dredging operations in Chernobyl exclusion zone

Ukraine

Planned dredging operations on the Pripyat River, in the Chernobyl exclusion zone within Ukraine, could release radioactive strontium and cesium which accumulated in the sludge during the first...

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Transocean’s contract backlog tops $10 billion

Switzerland

Offshore drilling contractor Transocean has secured more work for its fleet of offshore drilling rigs and brought its total contract backlog to over $10 billion. Transocean said last Friday that,...

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Association lauds FG over dredging of Escravos channel

Nigeria

The Delta Shippers Association (DelSA), on Saturday commended the Federal Government for the dredging of the Warri/Escravos channel.Vice President of the association, Mr Simon Asite, told News...

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Rampant dredging continues, despite government order

India

There are allegations that the company is moving the clay without paying royalty fees to the Mining and Geology Department.THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Despite the launch of KIIFB (Kerala Infrastructure...

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Dredging Karnaphuli: Work hindered by plastic waste

Bangladesh

The capital dredging work in the Karnaphuli has slowed down due to a deep layer of polythene in the riverbed.The cutter suction dredger (CSD), which was brought from China in February last year to...