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  • 14 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Barnstable, Massachusetts, said in their latest announcement that the Department of Public Works will be repairing storm-related erosion damage at Blish Point in Barnstable beginning on Wednesday, January 16, 2019. The focus of the repair work is to replace sand along the dune area northwest of the Millway Beach parking area. According to […]

  • 18 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Final modifications are being made to the Barnstable County’s new $2 million dredging vessel, CapeCod.com reports.  The 14” Bay Dragon dredger, being built by Baltimore based Ellicott Dredge, missed its contracted delivery date due to issues with onboard electronics and hydraulics. While providing an update to Barnstable County Commissioners recently, Barnstable County Facilities Director, Stephen Tebo, said […]

  • 26 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Barnstable has just announced that the maintenance dredging operations within the Barnstable Harbor Entrance Channel are set to begin on or about November 1, 2017. Work is permitted seven days per week, and hours of operation will vary depending on tide cycles, reported the town. The work is anticipated to be completed […]

  • 16 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Barnstable County Dredge Program has launched a campaign giving the public the opportunity to pick the name of their newest dredge. The vessel is currently under construction in Baltimore, Maryland, with the delivery scheduled for the next month. The dredge naming campaign will occur in two phases. During the first phase, the public can […]

  • 20 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The town of Barnstable, Massachusetts, has announced that the officials are seeking to modify a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, related to the dredging of the town’s harbor entrance channel and disposal of the dredge material. The modification is for an existing permit issued in 2008 and will allow for […]

  • 8 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Barnstable Outer Channel Dredge Project is about to begin, according to a statement from the Town of Barnstable Department of Public Works. The state boat ramp at Blish Point will be used for dewatering operations with limited access available to the state boat ramp. Actual dredge mobilization in the outer harbor channel is  scheduled to […]

  • 29 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, has received an application for the federal permit related to the construction of a dock and boat basin in Maraspin Creek in Barnstable, Mass. Applicant Stuart Bornstein proposes to construct and maintain a private 5-slip dock and boat basin. The applicant will remove the existing permitted wooden […]

  • 19 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Phase one of the Barnstable Harbor dredging project that will remove some 8,000 cubic yards of sand has been approved by the town council. The decision to approve the $490,000 worth request for dredging of the outer entrance of Barnstable Harbor was reached at Thursday’s town council meeting. Work on the phase one will begin in November, with the second […]

  • 11 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Barnstable is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, to conduct work in waters of the United States in conjunction with establishing a reconfiguration zone around the town marina in Barnstable, Mass. The Town of Barnstable, Marine and Environmental Affairs Division, is proposing to establish a […]

  • 8 February 2013

    The Barnstable County Commissioners introduced a plan for the purchase of a second dredging machine. They are trying to include a $2 million bond authorization for the realization of this project, reports barnstablepatriot.com. The Barnstable County currently owns The Codfish, an Ellicott® Series 670 “DRAGON®” Dredger, 14-inch hydraulic cutterhead pipeline dredging machine. Regarding this plan, […]

  • 3 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Town representatives will conduct an update meeting on the Barnstable Harbor dredging project on Tuesday Jan. 8, at 8 a.m. at the Dolphin Restaurant. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has issued a permit extending the time allowed for offshore disposal at the Cape Cod Bay Disposal Site until Jan. 6, Town Councilor Ann Canedy […]

  • 7 December 2012

    The Barnstable Harbor dredging project is scheduled to commence on Monday, December 10. The survey work for this project has been wrapped up and the pre-dredge survey began last Friday, according to wickedlocal.com. The Barnstable Harbor dredging program will include removing of approximatelly 9,000 cubic yards of material from the Blish Point Access Channel and […]

  • 17 February 2012

    The Purchasing Agent for the Town of Barnstable on behalf of the Department of Public Works is seeking proposals for professional consulting services from qualified engineering firms for the Environmental Design and Permitting Services for the East Bay dredging project. Both projects seek to bring the water bodies and/or their navigable channels to 6 feet […]

  • 30 November 2009
    Project & Tenders

    A joint public-private project to dredge channels in the Three Bays area wrapped up this week… Source: Cape News, November 30, 2009

  • 28 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Dredging works on the Popponesset approach channel in Massachusetts began earlier this week after high winds and rough waters delayed the annual project, which was supposed to begin February 10, The Mashpee Enterprise reports.  Commenting the latest news, Kenneth H. Bates, chairman of the Mashpee Waterways Commission, said that the Barnstable County dredger was in […]

  • 17 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Public Works, in collaboration with Barnstable Clean Water Coalition, Massachusetts Audubon Society, and Barnstable County, will begin operations for Phase 2 of the dredging of the Cotuit Bay Entrance Channel and the western tip of Sampson’s Island during this week. Dredging program is anticipated to begin on or about October 30th, the […]

  • 30 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    A public forum to discuss plans to dredge Nauset Estuary will be held next week, February 7, from 3:30 to 5 p.m. at the Orleans Senior Center, Orleans, MA. The Orleans Citizens Forum will host the event that will provide an update on the newly-formed Orleans Dredge Advisory Committee. A panel of speakers will discuss technical, […]

  • 22 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Barnstable County has just released this short video of their new dredger, M/V Sand Shifter and the work currently being done in Cotuit Bay. “Our dredge crew works tirelessly in all kinds of weather to maintain our waterways, providing savings to our towns,” the county stated in its latest release. At the moment, the dredge crews […]

  • 5 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Public Works, in collaboration with Three Bays Preservation, Massachusetts Audubon and Barnstable County, will begin the dredging operations of the Cotuit Bay Entrance Channel and the western tip of Sampson’s Island this week. The Town of Barnstable, MA, said in its latest announcement that this phase of the project will widen the […]

  • 31 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito of Massachusetts announced $3.6 million earlier this week to support ten projects for the upcoming dredging season. These grants, awarded through the 2018 Navigational Dredging Pilot Program will benefit eleven communities, tapping into another $3.9 million in local funding. The projects are expected to remove nearly 188,000 cubic yards of harbor […]

  • 6 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Ellicott Dredges has just announced that they were recently awarded three significant contracts with the U.S. government. The first contract is for a customized Ellicott 860SL Swinging Dragon® dredge and support boat for the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (USBR). This dredge will be used to increase depth and restore water flow in the Colorado River […]

  • 13 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Ellicott Dredges, a Baltimore based manufacturer of dredging equipment and dredge parts, recently received three contracts for custom-designed dredgers. In the first instance, an international chemical company selected Ellicott to build a custom electric bucketwheel dredger to mine salt in a very hard digging application. The new dredger, which will increase the mine’s output per operating […]

  • 20 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    Michael Leitzel, representing the town of Bourne Selectmen, is seeking a permit from the USACE, New England District, to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with dredging and disposing of material as beach nourishment in Bourne, Mass. The work is proposed in Little Bay Channel, Pocasset Harbor at Barlows Landing and the […]

  • 24 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Baker-Polito Administration has announced over $2.2 million in grants to support local efforts to reduce risks from coastal storms, flooding, erosion and sea level rise. The grants, provided by the Office of Coastal Zone Management (CZM), were awarded to Barnstable, Boston, Brewster, Chelsea, Dennis, Edgartown, Essex, Falmouth, Lynn, New Bedford, Plymouth, Quincy, Sandwich/Barnstable, Scituate […]

  • 2 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The Patrick Administration announced nearly $1.3 million in funding to reduce risks associated with coastal storms, erosion and sea level rise through natural and nonstructural approaches called green infrastructure. The funding for this  first ever round of Green Infrastructure for Coastal Resilience Pilot Grants was made available through Governor Deval Patrick’s $50 million investment in […]

  • 7 April 2014

    The U.S. Patrick Administration announced nearly $1 million in funding to support local climate preparedness efforts to address the effects of coastal storms, flooding, erosion and sea level rise. The funding for this first-ever round of Coastal Community Resilience Grants was made available through U.S. Governor Patrick’s$50 million investment in climate change initiatives and will […]

  • 2 April 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District is proposing maintenance dredging of the Hyannis Harbor Federal Navigation Project (FNP) in Hyannis, Mass. The authorized FNP provides for a stone breakwater 1,170 feet long lying about 0.7 miles offshore; dredging to 15.5 feet deep in a protected area behind the breakwater; an entrance channel, […]

  • 30 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Construction on the Stewart’s Creek Estuary Habitat Restoration Project in Barnstable, Mass., is scheduled to begin this week and will have some impact on local traffic. The project is located on Cape Cod in the town of Barnstable. The system is connected to Hyannis Harbor (Nantucket Sound) through a 50-foot-long, 3-foot-diamater concrete culvert that passes […]

  • 15 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Stewart’s Creek Estuary Habitat Restoration Project in Barnstable, Mass., will be completed under the terms of a $470,720.00 contract issued recently by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. Work will be accomplished by Sumco Eco-Contracting, LLC, of Salem, Mass. The project is scheduled to start on or about Dec. 1, 2012 […]