Project Updates & Industry Developments
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Pensions Regulator Backing For Maritime Scheme

United Kingdom

Ensign, which claims to be the UK’s only maritime pension specialist, has received master trust authorisation from The Pensions Regulator (TPR).As the only bespoke pension provider for the maritime...

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New dumping site means Devon beach won't be turned black again

United Kingdom

The town was outraged back in 2018 when its beaches suddenly turned black because the spoil was being dumped off nearby Sprey Point.New plans to stop Teignmouth’s beaches turning black would see...

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Dredging black sludge at Sandringham

United Kingdom

Council has been lobbying the state government for nearly 10 years to do something about the ‘black sludge’ that has accumulated at the dog off-leash area in Hampton/Sandringham beach.We are pleased...

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Channel Islands, Europe: States ‘are failing to protect coastline’

Jersey, Channel Islands, Europe

A DECADE after thousands of Islanders demonstrated their support for stricter controls on development, politicians are still failing in their duty to protect the Jersey’s coastline, National Trust...

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Works to reduce flooding risk on River Shannon get under way

Ireland

Dredging work is under way on a section of the River Shannon in an effort to reduce the risk of flooding this winter.Waterways Ireland is carrying out the project on behalf of the Office of Public...

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Rising dredging costs a drain on Port Trust coffers

India

Central government’s support for operations sought The dredging that created the Willingdon Island and the channel to its harbour is now emptying the coffers of the Cochin Port Trust (CPT).“What...

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Lesse starts dredging in French Guiana

France

Newbuild Lesse is the ninth hopper in the fleet of dredging company Baggerbedrijf de Boer/Dutch Dredging, and it just arrived in French Guiana, where it will take part in a maintenance dredging and...

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Piling installation at Moray East offshore wind farm crosses halfway point

Belgium

DEME Offshore is making strong progress on the installation of pin piles at the Moray East wind farm in the UK. Having started offshore construction works with the jack-up installation vessel...

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Mediterranean Shipping Company and port partners aid Bahamas following Dorian

Bahamas

Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) Charleston and their port partners (Port of Charleston, Norfolk, Savannah, Houston, etc.) are joining forces and loading shipping containers for transport to the...

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Dredging Value Projected to Expand by 2019-2025

The worldwide market for Dredging is expected to grow at a CAGR of roughly over the next five years, will reach million US$ in 2024, from million US$ in 2019, according to latest industry study.The...

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Flood: Osun begins massive dredging of rivers, waterways

Nigeria

Osun State Government yesterday commenced massive dredging of its rivers and waterways as part of measures to forestall flooding. Similarly, Governor Adegboyega Oyetola has reiterated his warning...

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Reforestation operation in Tulum carried out to fight beach erosion

Mexico

TULUM, Q. Roo.- “The reforestation of sand dunes in all beach accesses is a permanent task carried out by the National Commission of Natural Protected Areas (Conanp), in the Tulum National Park”,...

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India: Mapping how growth in Kochi, Mumbai and Chennai made them flood and drought-prone

India

Nine maps show how the change in built up area in these three coastal cities at the cost of its natural ecosystems have made them especially vulnerable to extreme weather events.Only a year after...

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River dredging to improve navigability, agriculture in Narail

Bangladesh

The government has initiated a mega project to dredge three rivers and twenty-two canals in Narail district to restore navigability and improve agriculture and fisheries.The Tk 303.61 crore project...

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Crack down on the syndicate of sand traders

Bangladesh

Illegal sand extraction putting Bongshi river and nearby land at riskIt is most unfortunate that despite there being strict laws against illegal sand-lifting from rivers, such practices continue...