Dredging

  • 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).

     
     

  • Nevskaya Environmental Dredging Company supports...

    Nevskaya Environmental Dredging Company LLC supports the 4th International Congress “Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging” as its Sponsor. The event organized by the leading maritime industry media group PortNews will be held in Moscow on 10-11 March 2021.

     

  • Army Corps of Engineers releases dredging-related...

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, has published a final “Deep Draft Environmental Assessment” and a “Finding of No Significant Impact describing the actions to eliminate the historic hopper dredging window and to add the bed leveling technique for maintenance of the outer portions of the Wilmington and Morehead City Harbors.

     

  • Reservoir dredging

    The Pearl River Valley Water Supply District (PRVWSD) is preparing to dredge the Ross Barnett Reservoir. The price tag for the project has been set at $2 million. Beginning this summer, the PRVWSD will remove an estimated five feet of built-up sediment from the water.

     

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Rosmorport set to complete dredging of KSK grain terminal’s operating water area this year

Within the framework of the project "Reconstruction of the grain terminal with a cargo turnover of 2.5 million tons per year with an increase in capacity of up to 4 million tons per year", FSUE “Rosmorport” plans to dredge the operating water area of ​pier No. 40A of the KSK grain terminal in the seaport of Novorossiysk. According to the company’s press release, the volume of dredging is 218 thousand cubic meters on an area of​ more than 56.9 thousand square meters with bringing the bottom marks to minus 17.5 m.

 
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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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