Project Updates & Industry Developments
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Officials Gather for a Summit on Nauset Dredge

MA, United States

The Orleans selectmen met in Lakeville, Mass., last Friday.It wasn’t because they grew tired of the tasteful décor of the Nauset Room at town hall or wanted to bond during a road trip. They met at the...

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Suffolk County Spends $7M to Dredge 16 Waterways, Half in Southold Town

NY, United States

Boaters, anglers, beachgoers, homeowners and businesses all gain from Suffolk's end-of-the-year dredging, which cleared channels and built up beaches, officials said.The county spent $7 million...

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After Toxins Found Last Fall, Lake Audubon Dredging to Begin Next Month

VA, United States

Lake Audubon’s dredging project is slated to start as soon as Feb. 1.The Reston Association announced today (Jan. 18) that it plans to hire Lake Services, Inc. to dredge the accumulated sediment from...

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Sand Filling on, Boundary Wall Construction to Start Soon (Bangladesh)

Bangladesh

Sand filling of long-awaited Bay Container Terminal in Chattogram has started while construction of boundary wall will begin soon.Chattogram Port Authority has already started dredging of 68 acres of...

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Surf City Grapples with How to Replace Sand Washed Away by Florence

NC, United States

Leaders in Surf City are weighing options on how to replace the thousands of cubic yards of sand that was lost after Hurricane Florence swept through the area.Hundreds of people flocked to Town Hall...

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River Advocate: Removing Dams Won't Help Orcas, Environment, Economy (USA - Idaho)

ID, United States

Removing four dams from the Snake River won't help orcas, salmon, the environment or the economy, the head of the Pacific Northwest Waterways Association says.Kristin Meira, executive director of the...

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Beach Renourishment Project To Start Soon On Pleasure Island

NC, United States

The renourishment project on Pleasure Island will be getting underway soon.According to a Facebook post by Councilman Steve Shuttleworth, a pre-construction meeting was held Wednesday at the US Army...

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High Sedimentation Might Render Payra Sea Port Unusable

Bangladesh

The under construction Payra Sea Port in Patuakhali eventually might have to be abandoned as high sedimentation has been turning depth of the Bay of Bengal shallow, warned German scientist Hermann...

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Inland Water Transport is Crucial: Raila (Kenya)

Kenya

The African Union says the continent’s infrastructure expansion should involve easing transport on inland water bodies.AU Special Envoy for Transport and Infrastructure Raila Odinga on Friday said the...

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PMB Commissions Baro Port, First In The North (Nigeria)

Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday commissioned the Baro Inland Water Port in Niger State, which is the first inland port in northern Nigeria. LEADERSHIP Sunday reports that the contract for the...

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Bush: Beach Erosion Management Plan Can Help SPI Expand Northward (USA - Texas)

TX, United States

Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush says he will do what he can to make sure sand dredged from the Mansfield Cut can be used to help re-nourish South Padre Island’s beach.In a project costing more...

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US Army Corp. of Engineers Creates New Islands on North End of Lake Pepin to Improve Habitat, Solve Problem on South End

MS, United States

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, just announced it is going to use dredged material to improve habitat on the north end of Lake Pepin by building new islands.It's a partnership...

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‘Hand Over Santa Monica Jetty After Dredging Work’

India

Goa tourism development corporation (GTDC) will shortly write to the Goa State Infrastructure Development Corporation (GSIDC) asking it to dredge the Santa Monica jetty and hand it over without...

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Port of Vancouver Agrees Large-Scale Extension

Canada

The DP World facility, situated in British Columbia, Canada, is one of three container terminals at the Port of Vancouver, accounting for 20% of its total freight movement.In order to increase its...

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Governor Hogan Proposes Major Investments for Maryland Environment and the Bay

MD, United States

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has proposed major funding to restore the Chesapeake Bay and protect the surrounding environment, in the fiscal year 2020 budget.The 2020 budget will continue to fully...