Dredging

  • Suez Canal starts dredging work to extend double...

    The Suez Canal Authority (SCA) has started dredging work to extend a second lane that allows for two-way traffic in a southern section of the canal near to where a giant container ship got stuck for six days in March, it said on Saturday.

     

  • Argentina extends key Parana River dredging...

    The dredging of the Parana River, Argentina’s grains superhighway, will continue for another 90 days, according to a government resolution issued on Wednesday aimed at ensuring that the country’s export hub of Rosario will stay open for business.

     

  • Kooiman building Hegemann Dredging's new...

    The Netherlands-based shipbuilder Kooiman Marine Group is building a new trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) for German Detlef Hegemann Aktiengesellschaft. The 1,500-cubic-meter dredger is designed to execute multiple types of dredging activities at specific locations. Hegemann V is scheduled for delivery in July 2022.

     

  • Conrad Shipyard lays keel for GLDD trailing...

    Morgan City, La., headquartered Conrad Shipyard recently hosted a ceremony at its Deepwater shipyard in Amelia, La., to mark the laying of the keel of a 6,500-cubic-yard trailing suction hopper dredge under construction for Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company (GLDD). Delivery of the dredge is scheduled before the end of first quarter 2023.

     

  • Port of Baltimore completes dredging for second...

    The Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore completed dredging operations this week to create a second, 50-foot deep container berth at its Seagirt Marine Terminal. The project, accomplished as part of the public-private partnership between the Maryland Department of Transportation Maryland Port Administration (MDOT MPA) and Ports America Chesapeake, will allow the Port to accommodate two ultra-large ships simultaneously by the end of this year.

     

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NGT refuses total ban on dredging in Tamil Nadu, says resources of nature be used scientifically

Resources of Mother Nature should be used in a scientific manner by a human being so that it can be available not only for the present generation but also for the benefit of future generations and responsibility lies with the government to protect the environment against over-exploitation, observed the National Green Tribunal. The tribunal, which refused to impose a total ban on dredging or de-silting of dams or river beds in Tamil Nadu, was of the view that there should be equilibrium of protecting environment while "using natural resources gifted by Mother Nature".
 

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Suez Canal starts dredging work to extend double lane

The Suez Canal Authority (SCA) has started dredging work to extend a second lane that allows for two-way traffic in a southern section of the canal near to where a giant container ship got stuck for six days in March, it said on Saturday.

 
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