Dredging

  • Quincy, mass. dredging company to pay penalty for...

    Under a recent settlement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Cashman Dredging & Marine Contracting Co., LLC, based in Quincy, Mass., will pay a penalty of $185,000 for alleged violations of the Marine Protection, Research, and Sanctuaries Act (MPRSA, also known as the Ocean Dumping Act).

     

  • Udupi: No dredging from three years - Silt chokes...

    Malpe port is home to thousands of fishing boats. But the silt and sediment that have accumulated here have been creating problems for undertaking fishing activity. For the fishermen who are already mired in problems like poor fish catches and rising fuel cost, the silt is creating problems for anchoring of boats at Malpe.

     

  • Rosmorport obtains approval of Glavgosexpertiza...

    FSUE Rosmorport has adjust the design documentation for dredging works under the project on construction of an LNG terminal in the Bechevinskaya Bay (Kamchatka territory). As the company told IAA PortNews, it has obtained the approval of Glavgosexpertiza.

     

  • Oregon delegation pushes Biden Administration to...

    Oregon’s Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden, along with Representatives Peter DeFazio (D-OR-4), Earl Blumenauer (D-OR-3), Kurt Schrader (D-OR-5), and Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR-1), are pushing the U.S. Office of Management and Budget to provide the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers with annual funding for maritime infrastructure maintenance crucial to public safety and the vitality of economies up and down the Oregon Coast and throughout the Columbia River system.

     
     

  • Weeks wins $24 million Mobile Harbor dredging...

    Weeks Marine Inc., Covington, La., has been awarded a $24,000,000 firm-fixed-price contract to furnish all the equipment, materials, supplies, and manpower necessary to perform dredging of the Mobile Harbor Navigation Project. Bids were solicited via the internet with one received.

     

  • Proposed maintenance dredging at Coast Guard...

    The U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) has completed a Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) in support of proposed Maintenance Dredging at Coast Guard Station Cape Disappointment, Pacific County, Washington in compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA; 42 U.S. Code §§4221 et seq.) and the regulations of the President’s Council on Environmental Quality implementing NEPA (40 Code of Federal Regulations [CFR] Parts 1500-1508).

     
     

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Shrimper begins hunger strike to pressure Biden Administration to withdraw Matagorda Bay, TX dredging permit for oil exports

4th-generation shrimper, activist, and author Diane Wilson began a hunger strike at the waterfront of Lavaca Bay to demand that the Biden Administration stop the dredging of the mercury-contaminated Matagorda Ship Channel permitted by the US Army Corps of Engineers. The dredging, which has not begun, would allow for the construction and operation of a new crude oil export terminal proposed by oil company Max Midstream.

 
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Hogan visits Seagirt Marine Terminal, new dredging operation

Governor Larry Hogan hailed the project to create a second-deep container berth at the Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore’s Seagirt Marine Terminal as critical to Maryland’s economic and job growth. During a visit to the Port, the governor saw firsthand the dredging work underway to create a second 50-foot-deep berth, which will allow the Port to accommodate two ultra-large ships simultaneously. The visit coincided with release of new cargo volume numbers at the Port showing continued strong recovery from lows during the COVID-19 pandemic.

 
 
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With dredging project complete, Elizabeth II sets sail once again

A 90-day dredging project to deepen and widen the channels within Shallowbag Bay and Roanoke Sound in Manteo was recently completed successfully, opening up the waterways to many vessels that had previously been unable to navigate the shallow waters due to shoaling—including the Elizabeth II sailing ship docked at Roanoke Island Festival Park.

 
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Damen expands Hopper Dredger portfolio

Damen is known in the Dredging market for its array of vessels for different dredging projects. These vessels include a range of cutter suction dredgers, workboats and small to mid-size trailing suction hopper dredgers, or TSHDs. Recently the TSHD range has been renewed and expanded; the full range now covering hopper volumes from 650 m3 to 5,000 m3.

 
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National Marine Dredging Company names new board

National Marine Dredging Company PJSC (NMDC), one of the leading companies providing dredging, reclamation, and marine construction services in the Middle East, has announced its new board of directors for the next three years with Mohammed Thani Murshed Al Rumaithi as its chairman.
 
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