Project Updates & Industry Developments
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Larger Container Ships and More Visits, Economist Says

Concerns have been allayed that the larger container ships expected to be calling in New Zealand soon will ultimately mean fewer visits. The Port of Tauranga and Port Otago have...

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Cochin Port in the Red

Cochin port is heading for a major financial crisis, with the accumulated losses touching Rs. 478.77 crore. The Centre has also slapped interest and penal interest on the financial aid of Rs.258.14...

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Port Chief Paul Aucoin Calls for Greater Resources for Local Waterways

In an effort to secure funding for navigation channel maintenance, Port of South Louisiana Executive Director Paul Aucoin participated in a Congressional Roundtable before the United States...

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Appellate Court Sides with Environmental Group in Dredging Challenge

Can the bottom of the San Francisco Bay be dredged away just because the state says it’s okay? Not necessarily, says the California 1st District Court of Appeal. The bottom of the bay is so-called...

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Cairns Port Development Takes Trinity Inlet Dredging Proposal to Federal Politicians

SUPPORTERS of dredging Trinity Inlet will meet the state’s Co-ordinator General and lobby Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to ensure deepening and widening activities suffer no further...

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Dredging in Ukraine: Danube or Dnieper?

Dredging has become one of the main tasks in the transport sector in Ukraine in recent years. First of all emphasis is placed on dredging in the sea ports of the country as the main export...

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Port of Houston Agrees Budget - Channel Projects Funded

The Port of Houston's Fiscal Year 2016 operating and capital budget was approved on 17 November during a special meeting of the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority.Solid financial...

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Port of Hamburg Reports Cargo Downturn

Germany’s largest universal port reported the effects of weakened Chinese foreign trade plus the steep downturn in trade with Russia during the first nine months of the year.Totaling 104.6 million...

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Boston Harbor Dredging Plan Hits Snag Over Cable

The Army Corps expected to deepen the Reserved Channel and other parts of the harbor by 7 feet to accommodate bigger ships. To ensure the power cable is safely out of the way of dredging equipment,...

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Army Corps Gets $1.35M to Study Upgrade for Soo Locks

The Obama administration has approved $1.35 million in funding that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers requested for a cost-benefit study of an additional shipping lock on the river that connects...

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Call for More Research as Dredging Fails to Clear Swansea Channel

Lake Macquarie's marine rescue organisation says there needs to be more scientific research into dredging the Swansea Channel to prevent more money being wasted.In February, the state government...

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SDLP's McCrossan: Urgent Dredging Needed to Relieve Clady Flooding

Donegal and West Tyrone were badly affected by flooding over the weekend, and SDLP West Tyrone representative Daniel McCrossan spoke with local residents, the Minister for the Environment and...

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CHINA: We've Shown 'Great Restraint' in the South China Sea and Could Have Claimed 'Dozens' More Islands

China has shown "great restraint" in the South China Sea by not seizing islands occupied by other countries even though it could have, a senior Chinese diplomat said on Tuesday ahead of two regional...

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Corps of Engineers Needs Big-scale Coastal Plan, State Official Says

The federal government's lack of an overarching plan on how to fight land loss in Louisiana is wasting money that could be spent on fixing the state's problems, a top Louisiana coastal official...

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Need for Dredging Supply Channels of Ponnaniyar Dam, Say Farmers

Ponnaniyar Dam on the tri-junction of Karur, Tiruchi and Dindigul districts has been a gift to both farmers and nature lovers. Surrounded by a series of hills – Perumal Malai and Karunagiri Malai,...