Dredging

  • Chinese nationals arrested for illegal sand...

    The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) on Monday announced the arrest of 10 foreign nationals for illegally extracting minerals in San Felipe, Zambales. NBI Director Dante A. Gierran said operatives of the NBI-Environmental Crime Division (NBI-EnCD) arrested 10 foreign nationals, most of whom are Chinese were caught in flagrante operating the dredging vessel SL-D1 siphoning sand which is suspected to be black sand from the dead river and transporting its cargo to the mother vessel.

  • Hanover gets 2nd $75K dredging grant

    Getting money back for a bill that’s already been paid may sound like a fantasy, but that’s exactly what’s happening in the town of Hanover concerning last spring’s Cattaraugus Creek dredging project.

  • Seatools Introduces New Generation of DipMate®...

    Seatools has announced the introduction of the fourth-generation DipMate® backhoe dredging monitoring and control systems. The upgrade encompasses two models: the Essential and Pro. The Essential is a cost-competitive visualisation system that contains all essentials for efficient backhoe dredging. The Pro is an advanced version that can be delivered with a range of automation modules enabling operators of all skill levels to dredge safely and maximise dredging productivity.

  • DP World surveys finds vast support for diversity

    Businesses that recruit a diverse mix of employees are more likely to be highly innovative and creative in their respective industry, new research has found.

    In a new YouGov study exclusively commissioned by DP World, 77% of respondents from the GCC and North Africa strongly agreed that cultural diversity was key to a more innovative workplace.

    A large majority of respondents (78%) said that they were more attracted to a company that employed a diverse mix of employees, rather than ones with employees who matched their own background, culture and thinking.

  • 'More coal imports could end Goa's...

    Dredging of the sea bed near Goa's Mormugao Port Trust, to facilitate expansion of the port's privately operated coal-handling berths may sound the death-knell for Goa's dolphin-sighting tours, which are a hit with tourists.Over the last three days, the MPT, Goa's only major port, has been conducting environmental public hearings, which will eventually influence the central environmental clearances required for redevelopment of berths 8 and 9 operated by Adani Ports and the JSW-operated South West Port Ltd.

  • Australia: trailing suction hopper dredger for...

    A trailing suction hopper dredger ordered by Gippsland Ports of Victoria, Australia, in December 2015 has been been launched at Damen Yichang Shipyard in China.

    The vessel, Tommy Norton, is now alongside the yard’s new quay undergoing final commissioning, after which she will sail for Shanghai to undertake sea trials. Once those are completed she will sail for Australia on her own keel for dredging trials and delivery. The official handover will take place in August.

  • US: DREDGING TO BEGIN IN PONCE DE LEON INLET

    Maintenance dredging of Ponce de Leon Inlet is scheduled to begin April 11 and provides an interim solution to sand deposited in the inlet by Hurricane Matthew. Dredging keeps the channel open for safe navigation for as long as possible through summer 2017.

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‘Reach’ reviews dredging of river Jhelum

‘Reach Dredging Ltd’ which is busy in dredging the river Jhelum from Srinagar to Baramulla, Tuesday held meetings to review the progress of the work of dredging at various places.
Managing Director ‘Reach’ Sunil Patwari convened the meetings at Srinagar and Baramulla, a statement said.

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Dredging of Kankra khadi in Udhna, Athwa zone to begin

Surat Municipal Corporation (SMC) plans to undertake dredging of Kankra creek in two phases. The dredging of the 4.5 km creek area would be done at the cost of Rs 10.5 crore for increasing its water carrying capacity. The sand and muck from the creek will be used for filling up land on both sides of the creek to make land usable.

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Royal Boskalis set for $513m Duqm port terminal work

Royal Boskalis Westminster, a Netherland-based dredging and maritime infrastructure services provider, is set to start work within a month on the planned $513-million liquid terminal at Duqm port in the Al Wusta region of Oman, said report.

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