Project Updates & Industry Developments
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GE to Soon Wrap Up Years of Dredging Work on Hudson

After seven years, dredging on the Hudson River is nearly over.“The Hudson River dredging project will be completed within days,” said Mark Behan, whose firm was hired by GE to handle public...

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Port Expansions Taking Too Long, say Exporters

The work that starts this week will widen the Port of Tauranga harbour entrance channel and deepen the shipping lane from 12.9 metres to 14.5m inside the harbour and to 15.8m outside.Dredging will...

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Falmouth Traders Commiserating after Biggest Cruise Liner of the Season was Unable to Dock

Falmouth traders were commiserating after the biggest cruise liner of the season was unable to dock in the bay this morning.The Norwegian Star, which was expected to bring between 800-1000 visitors to...

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Mozambique Opposes Waterway Project

Mozambique’s Transport and Communications Minister, Carlos Mesquita has said the German consultant who drew up a viability study on the Malawian government’s plans to turn the Shire and Zambezi rivers...

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Ohio EPA Says Removing Gorge Dam will Improve Cuyahoga River Quality

Cuyahoga Falls -- To say the removal of the Gorge Dam would be a big project is an understatement.In an informational meeting that drew some 150 people to the Natatorium on Sept. 24, a consultant...

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County Chamber to Host Dredging Forum with Congressman LoBiondo

The Cape May County Chamber of Commerce will host a Dredging Forum, “Our Economy is Aground” focusing on the need for regulatory changes now, and future issues to be addressed. Congressman Frank...

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Stormont in Dock Over 'Failure to End Dredging of Sand' from Lough Neagh

A Stormont department is being taken to court after it was accused of failing to protect Lough Neagh from sand dredging.Friends of the Earth yesterday made a successful bid at the High Court for a...

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Corps Opens Public Comment Period On ‘Three Rivers Study’

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Little Rock District recently opened a public comment period through Oct. 15 regarding the development of a draft feasibility study and environmental impact...

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Dredging Difficulties Disappointing

When a large Luxembourg-registered dredger arrived in South Iceland last week, hopes were raised on the Westman Islands—but it has since run into difficulties which are hampering its work.The...

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Rep. Frankel’s Opposition Still Blocking Port Expansion

Federal funding for a proposed plan to dredge and expand the Port of Palm Beach remains unavailable more than a year after U.S. Representative Lois Frankel told U.S. Army to withhold the money.Tim...

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Gov. Malloy Urges U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to Adopt Draft Dredging Plan, Continue Operation of Open Water Sites

Governor Dannel P. Malloy is urging the United States Army Corps of Engineers to promptly adopt a draft dredging plan and environmental impact statement for Long Island Sound, arguing that without...

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Final Report on East Shore Seawall Expected in December

Staten Islanders weighed in this summer during the public comment period for a proposed East Shore storm resiliency project, and a final report for the plan is expected by the end of the year.The...

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Russia Increases Attraction of its Black Sea Ports

Due to the development of the Black Sea region as one of the major regional centers of world trade, the ports and countries intensify competition. Recently, Ukraine has taken a number of measures...

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State to Provide More Money for Dredging

Since federal money stopped flowing to dredging efforts, municipalities in Southeastern North Carolina have used their own dollars to push out the sand piling up in local inlets. Now North...

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China Continued South China Sea Reclamation Despite Halt Claim: Expert

China was carrying out land reclamation in contested waters of the South China Sea this month, more than four weeks after saying it had stopped such activity, a U.S. expert said on Tuesday, citing...