Project Updates & Industry Developments
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US$284 Mln Proposed for Cai Mep-Thi Vai Passage Dredging Project

The Vietnam Marine Administration has proposed the Ministry of Transport to invest VND6,387 billion (US$284 million) in a project to dredge Cai Mep-Thi Vai passage in the southern provinces of Ba...

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Will WASCO Keep Dredging Fee?

The 10.43% tariff that WASCO has added to the bills of customers since 2013 has expired. The period of the tariff, which many saw as an additional “tax”, came to an end on August 31, 2015. However,...

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Costly, Inconvenient Beach Fill Still Best Choice for Islands

There are lots of reasons to dislike beach replenishment. It is expensive - about $70 million a year in New Jersey. It needs to be redone every several years. It displaces and annoys beach visitors,...

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Twin Gains from New Haldia Route

The Union shipping ministry has directed the Calcutta Port Trust (CPT) to open a new shipping channel to cut dredging costs and improve the navigability of the Haldia port from September 15.The...

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Concern Over Dredging and Dumping Plans in Dublin Bay

Dublin Port plans to deepen its navigation channel and dump 10 million tonnes of silt at sea must be considered in conjunction with plans by Dún Laoghaire Harbour Company to dredge a navigation...

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Corps Takes a Look at Lagoon

Harlan County Judge-Executive Dan Mosley along with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, a representative from Congressman Hal Rogers’ office and county employees examined the problems with the...

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Solutions to Hatteras Inlet Shoaling Remain Elusive

North winds and a moon tide have recently improved passage through Hatteras Inlet, allowing charter boats to continue to inch their way to and from the ocean. But it is still unclear what the best...

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Inchcape Shipping Services: Draft increase at Southwest Pass – Mississippi River

Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) is advising that the draft for the Southwest Pass on the Mississippi River has been increased from 45 to 47 feet following dredging.In early August, heavy silt...

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Guest Column: Riverkeeper Explains Opposition to Current Dredging Plans

By removing 18 million cubic yards of rock and sediment to make the river nearly 18 percent deeper, we know salt water will move farther upstream.It has occurred with previous dredging projects and...

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In New Haven, Dredging Plan for Long Island Sound Ports, Harbors Gains Support

A draft plan that looks ahead at the dredging needs of harbors and marine businesses along 322 miles of shoreline has gotten the approval of the state’s congressional delegation, as well as state and...

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Rotterdam to Build Indonesian Port

The Port of Rotterdam Authority has signed a partnership agreement with the Indonesian Port Corporation Pelindo I in Medan, North Sumatra, for the development of the new deep sea port Kuala Tanjung....

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Cairns Industrial Port Proposal Ruled Out Over Great Barrier Reef Impact Fears

Parliamentary committee recommended making Cairns a ‘priority port’ but Queensland government says it is committed to keeping reef off ‘in danger’ listThe Queensland government has ruled out major...

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Infrastructure Ministry Refutes Nibulon Head's Statement That There is no Desire to Realize Dnipro Dredging Project

The Infrastructure Ministry of Ukraine has refuted the statement of Director General of Nibulon company Oleksiy Vadatursky that the ministry doubts whether the implementation of the Dnipro River...

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North Toledo Site Prepares for Farm on Dredged Soil

A North Toledo neighborhood fighting to overcome its reputation for poverty and crime could be less than a year away from gaining national attention as the site of Ohio’s most innovative farm.If all...

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After Environmental Deal Abandoned, Line of Communication Severed

It's been more than a week since Jax Chamber backed out of its written agreement with St. Johns Riverkeeper Lisa Rinaman, who said she has yet to hear a word on the matter from the chamber itself.“It...