Project Updates & Industry Developments
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Govt Approach To End Flooding In Accra A Gimmick – Engineer Mahama

Ghana

Civil Engineer, Abdulai Mahama doubts if the government’s current approach to ending flooding in Accra will yield positive results. The engineer said, although desilting drains in Accra is...

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Trenching and Boulder Clearance Completed

Denmark

Global Offshore, part of the Global Marine Group, has completed its first phase of work at Vattenfall’s Danish Kriegers Flak offshore wind site utilising the new PLP240 plough for boulder clearance...

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Illegal sand lifting continues unabated in Jamalpur

Bangladesh

Locals said vacuum in the riverbed, caused by the sand lifting, is posing threat to the nearby roads, Tungrapara bridge and homesteadsA gang of influential people have been taking sand illegally from...

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Annual dredging works to commence at Mandurah Entrance Channel

Australia

Beach users are being asked to take extra care as important annual coastal maintenance work commences at the Mandurah Ocean Entrance. Department of Transport (DoT) executive director maritime Steve...

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McDermott wraps up Shell job off Sarawak

U.S. engineering and construction services company McDermott International has completed the Pan Malaysia transportation and installation projects offshore Sarawak for Shell and SapuraOMV.The Pan...

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Genco bulker completes first full crew change under Singapore COVID-19 protocols

New York City headquartered dry bulk specialist Genco Shipping & Trading Limited (NYSE:GNK) reports that its 180,032 dwt Genco Liberty has completed the first full crew change to be carried out...

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Rotech Subsea completes North Sea offshore wind job

United Kingdom

Rotech Subsea has completed a three-phase work scope at the Borssele and Triton Knoll offshore wind farms for a dredging specialist. Rotech provided its TRS1 and TRS1LD Jet Trenching tools to carry...

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North Korea might be making millions -- and breaking sanctions -- selling sand. Yes, sand.

North Korea, Korea, Democratic People's Republic of

Hong Kong (CNN Business)It was May of last year when Lucas Kuo and Lauren Sung noticed something strange: more than 100 ships gathering in the waters near Haeju, North Korea. As part of their work...

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Second Triton Knoll topside ready to move

Netherlands

The second Triton Knoll offshore substation platform (OSP) topside has been loaded onto a barge and fastened in Vlissingen, the Netherlands.The Triton Knoll OSP East topside was seafastened onto the...

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Massive de-weeding, dredging held at Dal, Nageen Lakes

India

SRINAGAR: Lakes and Waterways Development Authority (LAWDA) on Saturday started manual de-weeding of Dal and Nageen Lakes. The de-weeding is being done in 34 sections along the 16km stretch from...

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Jan De Nul Breaks Ground as Construction Works In Taiwan Move Forward

Taiwan

Jan De Nul has kicked off construction works in Taiwan for the Formosa 2 Offshore Wind Farm. Nearshore and onshore construction works...

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Illegal sand mining left unchecked on Umvoti River runs rampant

South Africa

When the Courier visited excavation sites alongside the Umvoti River, there were at least five operators freely dredging sand directly from the depleted riverbeds using bulldozers and front-end...

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Shoulder cost of dredging projects, contractors told

Philippines

MANILA, Philippines — Local government units (LGUs) may now undertake dredging and river restoration projects with the private sector without spending taxpayers’ money.In a recently issued...

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DENR issues order rationalizing dredging activities nationwide

Philippines

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has issued an order rationalizing dredging activities in heavily silted river channels across the country to help restore their natural...