According to the Minister of Works and Transport, it has been twenty (20) years since the last dredging took place and was an operation deemed long overdue.
Dredging is the process of removing silt from the floor of any ocean body in order to make the waters easily accessible for ships and other types of vessels.
Different Types of Dredgers are available for different dredging operation like backhoes and cutter section dredger etc.Lets understand some of the dredge type.
Dredging though commercially a very important activity in the shipping industry has several negative impacts on the marine environment. Find out about the various effects of dredging in this article.
It is extremely necessary to generate awareness among people towards protection and conservation of marine environment. We have enumerated 11 main causes of marine pollution which have been troubling marine environment for quite some time now.
Coastal Port Dredging Project of the Year awarded for sustainable use of dredged sediments and efficient production planning.
After a decade of study, independent review, public input and full regulatory approval, contractors for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers today began the Jacksonville Harbor Deepening project to take the federal shipping channel to a depth of 47 feet.
Transnet National Ports Authority Dredging Services division has embarked on a US$ 1.1m maintenance dredging campaign at the Port of Cape Town to restore the design depths inside Duncan dock
USPA presented its draft improved tender dredging documents during a meeting with the dredging companies.