Project Updates & Industry Developments
Article Image

Townsville Port to Create New Landmass in Harbour with Dredge Spoil from $1.3B Expansion Project

The Townsville Port will use dredge spoil from its $1.3 billion expansion project to create extra land that will extend into the harbour.The port is close to finalising its renewed environmental...

Article Image

North Carolina Shoaling Prompts Calls for Dredging

North Carolina ferry captains say shoaling between Hatteras and Ocracoke islands has created some of the worst conditions they've seen.Capt. Timmy Jennette slowed his ferry to 4 mph last week to...

Article Image

United States Army Corps of Engineers Gives Green Light to Long Beach Breakwater Study

Once upon a time, before the construction of the breakwater off the Long Beach coastline in the 1940s, the city was renowned for its waves, which drew surfers from across the region to a beach that...

Article Image

Christie to Use Eminent Domain in Ocean Co.

The first eminent domain actions to attain easements have been filed against beachfront property owners in northern Ocean County, Gov. Chris Christie's administration said.The U.S. Army Corps of...

Article Image

West Hartford Residents Upset About Field Being Used For DEEP Dredging Project

A state agency's plans to dump sediment from Piper Brook on a field has angered neighborhood residents who say the field will never be the same."It seems to me that they did this pretty much in...

Article Image

Editorial: Cleaning up Alcoa's Mess

The state and local officials need to develop and support new strategies to create jobs. In an all-too-common scenario, another major industrial company is shutting down its manufacturing upstate,...

Article Image

Loss of Energy Plant's Coal Shipments Could Threaten Dredging at Port of Muskegon

The loss of coal shipments due to the closing of the B.C. Cobb Plant could have serious implications on the Port of Muskegon.The coal shipped in for use at the Consumers Energy plant on Muskegon Lake...

Article Image

Queensland Parliament Passes Sustainable Ports Bill as Bid to Exclude Cairns, Mourilyan Fails

A bid to have Cairns and Mourilyan removed from the Queensland Government's Sustainable Ports Bill has been rejected in State Parliament.The bill passed through Parliament yesterday, after receiving...

Article Image

EPA Approves GE Plan to End Dredging of PCBs From Hudson River

General Electric Co. Thursday won approval from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to shut down a 100-acre plant the company has used during a seven-year project to treat polluted sediment...

Article Image

Dredging Sought Around Ho Chi Minh City

The congested waterways around Ho Chi Minh City are set for an upgrade. Local authorities have asked central government for loans of $380m to get dredging underway on key waterway, the Soai Rap, a...

Article Image

National Marine Dredging : Wave of Pledges for Egypt Port

Multibillion dollar pledges from GCC investors to fund port and real estate projects in Egypt dominated an economic conference held in the north coast town of Marsa Matrouh at the end of last...

Article Image

Public Comments on Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint River System Proposal at Open House

Apalachicola—once dubbed the oyster capital of the world—doesn't even come close to holding that title anymore. Many blame the lack of fresh water flowing into the Apalachicola Bay and...

Article Image

State Appeals Court Won't Hear SC Cruise Case Before 2016

Attorneys will have to wait until next year to argue about a permit for a contentious $35 million passenger cruise terminal in downtown Charleston.The State Court of Appeals had said it would hear...

Article Image

Urgent Dredging is Needed to Navigate Ring Harbour

A WEST Cork councillor has this week called on Cork County Council to carry out immediate dredging works at Ring Harbour in Clonakilty amid widespread concerns over the build-up of sand at the...

Article Image

Corps of Engineers Hears Concerns About Apalach Bay

With a crisis facing Apalachicola Bay, about 130 people who attended an event held by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on Monday voice their concerns about the agency’s plans for the waters that feed...