GLDD West Coast Hopper Dredging Contract

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company (GLDD) from Oak Brook, Illinois, has won a $16.7 million contract for West Coast hopper dredging, according to the U.S. Department of Defense’s (DoD) latest announcement.

Under this contract, the dredging operations will be performed in Eureka, CA, Longview, WA, Coos Bay and Astoria, OR, with an estimated completion date of November 1, 2017.

USACE estimates that approximately 4,050,000 cubic yards will be dredged as mandatory line items, with additional optional items depending on project needs and funding availability.

Dredged material taken from these areas will be placed at designated in-water placement sites, including ocean and river disposal.

Bids for the West Coast hopper dredging program were solicited via the Internet with two received, DoD said.

If all goes according to schedule, the works will begin in May 2017, USACE said.

 

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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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