Curtin Maritime gets major dredging project in Puerto Rico

Curtin Maritime Corp. of Long Beach, California, has won a $56.7 million USACE contract for San Juan Harbor construction and maintenance dredging.

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According to the Army Corps, the work consists of construction and maintenance dredging in designated areas of the Federal navigation channel and Puerto Rico Ports Authority (PRPA) berthing areas.

The project also involves constructing 50 feet of new channel on both sides of Army Terminal Channel to increase the total channel width by 100 feet from 350 feet to 450 feet.

All dredged material will be disposed of in the San Juan Ocean Dredge Material Disposal Site (ODMDS) located approximately 2.3 nautical miles offshore.

The San Juan dredging project has an estimated completion date of July 31, 2024.