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Ibadan Flooding: Recent Dredging Mitigated Effects ? Residents, House Committee

Nigeria

Following the heavy downpour on Tuesday, residents of many communities within Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, on Wednesday took stock of the damages caused by flooding in their communities and...

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Extensive cleaning drive of Srinagar's Brari Nambal Lake commences

India

Government has commenced dredging of Brari Nambal Lake in Srinagar on Jul 01. The lake is located in the downtown area of Srinagar and receives water through mini water channels from different areas...

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The bitter dispute over Africa’s largest dam

Africa

Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan are struggling to share water EconomistJul 4th 2020 editionFor Biruk, Nigath, as for millions of Ethiopians, the summer rains for biruk negafh, as for millions of...

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Hall Contracting Contract Progress

Australia

The $193 million Port of Townsville Channel Upgrade Project has undergone a project milestone, with the delivery of more than half of the total rock required to build a protective sea wall.Over...

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Firm hired to finish north breakwater at Aberdeen South Harbour

United Kingdom

A contractor has been found to complete part of the £350million Aberdeen Harbour expansion – after the original contractor pulled out with around a third of the work left.The harbour board has...

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ICS: 400,000 seafarers stranded at sea and shore due to crew change crisis

World

A staggering number of seafarers is being impacted by the inability to carry out crew changes due to the COVID-19 restrictions imposed on travel by national governments across the globe.Despite...

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China’s maritime ambitions

China

House Committee on Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific, and Non-ProliferationChairman Bera, Ranking Member Yoho, members of the subcommittee: thank you for the opportunity to share my...

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Malaysian flood forecasting to save more lives

Malaysia

In a move that could save many lives, Malaysia is extending its state-of-the-art flood warning system across the country – the first time national-scale flood management has been implemented in a...

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Niger Assembly speaks on dangers, gains of waterways, decries poor dredging of Baro Port

Nigeria

Niger State House of Assembly has called for partnership between the State Government and the National Inland Waterways Authority, NIWA to sensitize the people of the state on the dangers and...

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Dredging in Kabani halted

India

Panchayat accused of carrying out sand mining guise of DDMA order A five-member expert team that visited the areas where rampant sand mining was reported from the banks of the Kabani river, a major...

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Rock groyne ‘key’ to $20m Portsea beach plan

Australia

ROCKS placed in the water while a sandbag seawall was being rebuilt at Portsea front beach may be used as part of a what could be a $20 million attempt to permanently restore the famous beach.The...

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CN Investing $445 Million in British Columbia

Canada

Investments Focused on Safety and Capacity to Strengthen Rail Network, Help Reduce Emissions, and Support Economic GrowthVANCOUVER, British Columbia, June 29, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CN (TSX: CNR)...

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CDWE Reaches Final Investment Decision And Orders Pioneering Offshore Wind Installation Vessel ‘Green Jade’

Taiwan

Following the signing of the early works agreement in April 2020, CSBC-DEME Wind Engineering (CDWE) has now taken the Final Investment Decision (FID) for the construction of ‘Green Jade’, which is...

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OVI: Over 100 tons of plastics recovered in largest-ever open ocean cleanup

World

Ocean Voyages Institute’s (OVI) marine plastic recovery vessel, S/V Kwai, docked at the port of Honolulu on 23 June 2020, after a 48-day expedition, successfully removing 103 tons of fishing nets...

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Why this boat is carrying out vital work in the River Wear

United Kingdom

This is the boat tasked with helping to protect the future operations of Sunderland’s docks and river.Port of Sunderland has brought in the 85-metre long trailing suction hopper dredger UKD Marlin to...