Project Updates & Industry Developments
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The Water Benders of Satkhira (Bangladesh)

Bangladesh

The first time I visited Satkhira, the tide country, was as a student of Environmental Science. And I remember returning with pages upon pages of focus group discussions with villagers who were living...

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A ‘Win-win’ in Effort to Bolster Town Neck Beach

MA, United States

Sandwich’s effort to quell its beach erosion problem is getting a boost from the town of Bourne.Sandwich Town Manager George “Bud” Dunham said the town would receive roughly 5,000 cubic yards of...

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Dredged Sediment Will Help Rebuild Eroding Barnegat Bay Island

NJ, United States

TMaterial dredged from Barnegat Bay channels to make navigation safer will be used to rebuild an island suffering from erosion.The SandPaper reports that New Jersey Department of Transportation will...

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Eastern County Ditch to Be Dredged (USA - Massachusetts)

MA, United States

A notice of intent has been approved by the city’s Conservation Commission to dredge the Eastern County ditch (once known as Diamond Creek), which runs from the old Wonderland property to Revere...

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Guayaquil Dredging Project Starts (Ecuador)

Ecuador

With dredging works expected to be completed within the first year of the concession, mega vessels will soon be able to enter the Port of Guayaquil – guaranteeing a new authorized draft of 12.5 meters...

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How to Ease Island Flooding? Some Jersey Shore Towns are using Bayside Islets

NJ, United States

At Thursday’s high tide, a tiny tugboat named Bonnie pulled a red barge through Great Egg Harbor Bay.It headed to Beesleys Point 2 miles away to be filled with up to 300 tons of rock before returning...

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USACE Plans Jetty Projects Along Oregon Coast

OR, United States

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently held an Oregon Coast Jetties Industry Day, gearing up for a series of jetty and breakwater projects expected to keep construction crews working through 2022....

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Anchorage Basin Dredging Helps Maintain Safe Passage for Port of Wilmington Commercial Vessels

DE, United States

According to N.C. Ports, the Port of Wilmington, plus inland terminals in Charlotte and Greensboro, link the state’s consumers, businesses and industry to world markets to attract new business and...

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Hamburg Port Looks Forward to Elbe Widening in New Year

Germany

Once works are completed, expected by year end, this will allow easier access by ultra large vessels – dubbed AGF class in German – of over 330 m in length and 45 m breadth, it said.A 20 m widening of...

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Waterways Ministry Maps Out Plans for New Year

Fiji

THE Ministry of Waterways and Environment has big plans for the new year.Minister Dr Mahendra Reddy said the plans included major works to protect Fiji’s coastal areas, riverbanks, drainage works,...

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Need to Open up India's Dredging Market to Boost Ports Trade: Niti Aayog

India

India needs to open up its dredging market to boost trade by its major ports which at present cannot handle very large vessels in absence of proper draft depth, government think tank Niti Aayog has...

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Digging and Dredging of Canals Underway

India

Chief Minister N Biren Singh today said that the State Government has started digging and dredging of canals which will divert flood water from Imphal River to Loktak Lake so as to check frequent...

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Tempers Flare as TDC OKs Dredging Money

FL, United States

After some of its members angrily blamed a few residents for driving up the cost, the Okaloosa County Tourist Development Council on Thursday unanimously approved spending $3.5 million in county bed...

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Dredging up a Solution? Kankakee Flooding Might End if River were Restored to the Marsh it was a Century Ago

IL, United States

Historic flooding along the Kankakee River this spring washed away topsoil, roads — and at least one bridge. But it might just bring a long-awaited solution to flooding throughout the watershed...

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Environment Court Confirms Consents for Marsden Pt Oil Refinery Dredging

New Zealand

Dredging at Marsden Pt Oil Refinery to allow larger ships to berth will go ahead after the Environment Court confirmed consents for the project, subject to minor changes.The Environment Court has...