Project Updates & Industry Developments
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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...

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Mauritius’ Port Louis Expands to Handle Rising African Trade

The development of Port Louis will not only accommodate increasing container traffic, but also mitigate the likely impact of the cyclonic weather to which the country of Mauritius is prone, giving...

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Dept of Ports Wants Comprehensive Security Cover at Minors Ports in Karnataka

Department of ports has flagged the issue of need for comprehensive security cover and installation of security surveillance system to the minor ports in Karnataka with the ministry of road transport,...

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Getting Creative for River Dredging

A rising tide lifts all boats. That old adage may be true, except in the case of the Petaluma River, where the waterway is so clogged with silt that the largest barges drag along the bottom even at...

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Dredging the Nith isn't the Answer According to Council Report

A new report, set to go to councillors next week, provides responses to last year's public engagement and says there is "insignificant benefit" to dredging the river.Dredging the Nith won’t stop the...

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Harper Announces the “Quebec Maritime Prosperity” Initiative to Foster Job Creation and Support Quebec’s Maritime Strategy

Today, Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced that a re-elected Conservative government will launch the “Quebec Maritime Prosperity” initiative to foster job creation and support Quebec’s Maritime...