Goodloe Marine Wins GIWW Dredging Contract

Goodloe Marine Inc. of Wimauma, Florida, has won a $6.2 million contract for pipeline dredging of the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway (GIWW), Texas, Channel to Victoria.

The contractor is required to remove 1.3 million cubic yards of material located along the lower and middle reached of the GIWW, Channel to Victoria beginning July 2016 with an estimated completion date of December 2016.

This contract will remove dredged material to provide an adequate depth for vessels navigating the channel,”said Steven Howard, operations manager with the USACE Galveston District’s Navigation Branch. “All dredged material will be placed in confined placement areas located along the channel.”

The GIWW was established to provide commercial navigation, support for and encouragement of interstate commerce, safe harbor for shipping from inclement weather and protection for shipping from wartime enemy attack and remains an essential component of the state’s and nation’s transportation network.

 

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2019 Western Dredging Association Gulf Coast Chapter Annual Meeting

The meeting will provide a forum for the exchange of information of interest to the dredging industry and its associates.

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3rd International Congress Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging

Russia’s leading maritime industry Media Group PortNews (www.portnews.ru) holds a traditional annual Congress “Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging” in Moscow. 

The two-day Congress includes the 7th International Forum of Dredging Companies and the 3rd Technical Conference “Modern Solutions for Hydraulic Engineering”.

Infrastructure development is among the real sources of Russia’s economy growth. Construction of port facilities and new hydraulic engineering structures on the country’s inland waterways constitute an essential part of all infrastructure projects. It is important to take into account the best international practices to implement these projects effectively.

The program of the Congress will be devoted to the latest technologies for dredging and hydraulic engineering works. Speakers and delegates will refer to real projects to discuss specifics features of dredging works, as well as dedicated fleet and equipment involved.

To learn more about event, please, contact the organizing committee: snitko@portnews.ru

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