Dredging

  • Dredging project in the Vilano basin

    The dredging project in Vilano Basin will remove an estimated 5,700 cubic yards of material from the basin to improve boaters’ access to the Intracoastal Waterway.

  • Giant Chinese dredger in work to dredge...

    Despite COVID-19, a Chinese hopper dredger is working hard to dredge the port channel at Mongla, a major seaport in Bangladesh’s southern Khulna industrial region, as part of a project under a deal between the Mongla port authority and China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC).

     

  • Argentine exporters say shipping costs to rise...

    The costs of shipping grains from farming powerhouse Argentina would rise under the government’s proposal for requiring cargo ships to pay tolls to the state rather than to the company that dredges the Parana River, industry leaders said on Monday.

     

  • Capsized dredger routinely operated with Decks...

    The Danish Maritime Accident Investigation Board (DMAIB) has completed its inquiry into the capsizing of the bucket dredger Margrethe Fighter, concluding that the vessel was vulnerable to flooding and loss of stability because she was sailing heavily laden with full ballast tanks. The crew was in the habit of loading and trimming the ship in such a manner that parts of the foredeck were under water at times, and the investigators found that they had become accustomed to this practice as a matter of routine, to the point that they were aware of a need to maneuver gently and carefully. 

     

  • Minister Perni Nani inaugurates fishing harbour...

    Minister for Transport Perni Venkatramaiah (Nani) inaugurated the much-awaited dredging works for construction of fishing harbour here on Sunday. The State government has sanctioned the fishing harbour by allocating Rs348 crore.
     

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Port of Houston signs partnership agreement on ship channel dredging project

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.

 
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Federal funding secured for the dredging of the Saugatuck River

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.

 
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Dams and dredging mean bad news for Vietnam's Mekong Delta

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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