U.S. Sen. Bob Casey and U.S. Rep. Bob Brady announced on Friday that funding is complete for the Delaware River Deepening Project — a project 25 years in the making.
As New Jersey reeled from the immediate aftermath of Superstorm Sandy in 2012, Gov. Chris Christie did the unthinkable for a partisan Republican just days before the general election: he embraced President Barack Obama when he came to personally see the storm damage in New Jersey.
Majuli Island Protection and Development Council (MIPADC) general secretary Bharat Saikia, who is also a former Superintending Engineer of the State’s Water Resources Department (WRD), has proposed that instead of going for expensive methods for dredging the Brahmaputra bed, high-pressure water jet technology should be used to provide the river a single-regime channel.
The latest Damen vessel transport has arrived in the Port of Rotterdam in the Netherlands. The multiple vessel shipment comprises various Damen Tugs and one Multi Cat that have been constructed at Damen’s yards in Vietnam. The vessels were transported on board the SAL Heavy Lift vessel MV Lone.
Saudi Aramco has signed a contract with a consortium comprising Saudi Archirodon Company and Huta Hegerfeld AG Saudia Company for dredging, reclamation and marine structures for King Salman International Complex for Maritime Industries and Services in Ras Al-Khair.
Kingston District Council said in their latest announcement that the assembly works of council’s new dredger are now complete.
New Zealand’s Port Nelson said in its latest announcement that Heron Construction has completed site disestablishment and restoration works at their Calwell Slipway, meaning that the project is now fully completed.
For every $1 invested in deepening, $24 will be returned to the economy, Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) said in their latest announcement named ‘Harbor Deepening Facts’.
According to the official statement, JAXPORT currently supports more than 130,000 jobs throughout the region and creates $26 billion in economic impact every year, with local jobs associated with JAXPORT’s Asian business grew more than 57 percent in a five-year period.
JAXPORT has also grown Asian container volumes nearly 100 percent since 2012.
CEDA African Section has announced that the next International Days of Dredging will take place in Casablanca, Morocco, from 26-28 September 2018.
Congressman Lee Zeldin has announced the approval of his request for an extended dredging period for North Sea Harbor.