Dredging

  • Billion-dollar dredging work at Port Houston...

    A significant milestone in the history of the Houston Ship Channel was recognized today with the formal presentation of the Project Partnership Agreement (PPA) between the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) and the Port of Houston Authority (Port Houston) for the channel's billion-dollar widening and deepening program, Project 11.

     

  • Port of Houston signs partnership agreement on...

    A significant milestone in the history of the Houston Ship Channel was recognized with the formal presentation of the Project Partnership Agreement (PPA) between the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) and the Port of Houston Authority (Port Houston) for the channel's billion-dollar widening and deepening program, Project 11.

     

  • Federal funding secured for the dredging of the...

    Connecticut Senators Murphy and Blumenthal announced that $2.8 million in funding for the dredging of the Saugatuck River has been secured in the Fiscal Year 2022 Energy and Water Development Appropriations Bill.  While Westport is in a strong position to receive these funds, the Bill needs to be passed on the Senate floor and then signed into law.

     

  • Dams and dredging mean bad news for Vietnam'...

    The release of recent research from the Netherlands adds an additional insight into what is happening in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta, the country’s all-important food producing region that contributes some fifty per cent to its agricultural GDP. In a stark conclusion the research cites 2050 as the Tipping Point when the delta will no longer be able to cope with salt water intrusions, a phenomenon that is already causing the los of productive land.

     

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Port of Gothenburg: Dredge spoil disposal system planned for fairway deepening project

In order to receive the world’s largest oceangoing vessels, the fairway leading into the Port of Gothenburg needs to be deepened by around four metres and six kilometres of fairway need to be dredged. Around 13.5 million cubic metres of spoils will need to be excavated and transported to a designated water area off the island of Vinga. An area which for many years has been used as a repository thanks to its depth and accumulative seabed.

 
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Billion-dollar dredging work at Port Houston expected to start this October

A significant milestone in the history of the Houston Ship Channel was recognized today with the formal presentation of the Project Partnership Agreement (PPA) between the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) and the Port of Houston Authority (Port Houston) for the channel's billion-dollar widening and deepening program, Project 11.

 
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