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  • 23 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The US Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District recently awarded a $28.6 million contract to Mike Hooks LLC of Westlake, Louisiana, for the Calcasieu River Ship Channel maintenance dredging project. The channel was formed by channelization of the Calcasieu River from Lake Charles to the Gulf of Mexico—36 miles—and an additional 32 miles out […]

  • 5 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Lake Charles is conducting a Marine Casualty Investigation in collaboration with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Law Enforcement Division to determine the cause of Wednesday’s vessel allision with a dredge pipeline operating on the Calcasieu River Ship Channel near Hackberry, Louisiana. The incident resulted in one […]

  • 8 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, has just released a photo of the dredge Mike Hooks working in the Calcasieu Ship Channel. The channel was formed by channelization of the Calcasieu River from Lake Charles to the Gulf of Mexico—36 miles—and an additional 32 miles out into the Gulf. It provides deep draft access […]

  • 10 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    West Calcasieu Port, located in Sulphur, Louisiana, said in its latest release that dredging operations in the port’s west barge basin were completed on August 24. Coastal Dredging of Hammond, La., was the contractor on the $1.3 million maintenance dredging project that removed more than 140,000 cubic yards of spoils over a 10-week period. The […]

  • 12 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    As a result of the 2018 Bipartisan Budget Act, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers New Orleans District received $103 million for operation and maintenance work on the Calcasieu River channel. “The Calcasieu River ship channel, serving nearly 50 companies operating in the Port of Lake Charles, is one of Nation’s most important deep-draft waterways,” […]

  • 22 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Charles W. Boustany has issued a statement after the Lake Charles Harbor and Terminal District released a new study measuring the economic impact of the Calcasieu Ship Channel at the local, state and national levels. “The Calcasieu Ship Channel supports job creation and economic growth not just in Southwest Louisiana, but across our entire […]

  • 30 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, awarded recently Mike Hooks Inc. of Westlake, Louisiana, with a $9.8 million contract for maintenance dredging of the Calcasieu River and Pass. The Calcasieu River is a 68 mile deep draft navigation channel located in southwest Louisiana. The Calcasieu River Ship Channel provides deep draft access to the Port […]

  • 1 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Inland Dredging Company LLC, a dredging contractor headquartered in Dyersburg, Tennessee, has won a $12.6 million firm-fixed-price contract for the Calcasieu River maintenance dredging project in Louisiana. The estimated completion date for this dredging scheme is May 27, 2016. Bids were solicited via the Internet with five received. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans […]

  • 2 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Sen. David Vitter, top Republican on the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee which has jurisdiction over the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, harshly criticized the Corps yesterday for not adequately dredging the Calcasieu River Ship Channel. The Corps has failed to maintain the channel to its authorized width and depth, which forced Lake Charles […]

  • 6 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Mike Hooks, Inc., a Westlake dredging company, has won a $19.5 million contract for maintenance dredging in Calcasieu and Cameron parishes, according to defense.gov. This deepening project will be performed in Lake Charles, Louisiana, with an estimated completion date of May 25, 2015. The dredging includes the Calcasieu River and pass from mile 5 to mile […]

  • 9 August 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, has announced plans for the removal and disposal of the material excavated from the Calcasieu River, between Mile 36.0 and Mile 34.2 and Mile 22.8 to Mile 17.0, including Devil’s Elbow. Army Corps will issue solicitation for this project on or about 23 August 2012, and […]

  • 19 February 2012

      The West Calcasieu Port board of commissioners voted recently to award the contract for the expansion dredging of the port’s west barge basin to.Apollo Environmental Strategies, Inc. of Beaumont, Texas. Finally, construction on a $3.1 million expansion at the West Calcasieu Port has begun. Lynn Hohensee, WCP director noted that the West Calcasieu Port […]

  • 7 December 2011

    The West Calcasieu Port board of commissioners decided this week to award the contract for the expansion dredging of the port’s west barge basin to Apollo Environmental Strategies, Inc. of Beaumont, Texas. During a competitive public bid process, eight bids were submitted among which the lowest bid of $2,117,835 was the successful one. Lynn Hohensee, […]

  • 24 October 2011

    West Calcasieu Port officials announced Tuesday that it has begun seeking bids for expansion dredging of the port’s west barge basin located… (sulphurdailynews) [mappress] Source: sulphurdailynews, October 24, 2011;

  • 8 September 2011

    U.S. Congressman Charles W. Boustany, Jr., MD (R-South Louisiana) has announced a $401,851 Coastal Impact Assistance Program (CIAP) grant awarded by the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) to Calcasieu Parish. This grant will fund the start of a marsh and pelican nesting habitat restoration project on Rabbit Island in Calcasieu Lake. […]

  • 15 April 2011

    Just weeks after one of their dredgers struck a subsea production pipeline in Calcasieu Channel, Manson Construction Company sustained… (gcaptain) [mappress] Source: gcaptain, April 15, 2011;  

  • 4 January 2011

    If you talk with Lynn Hohensee, director of the West Calcasieu Port, about the growth of economic development in Southwest Louisiana, he … (sulphurdailynews) [mappress] Source: sulphurdailynews, January 4, 2011;

  • 19 March 2010
    Project & Tenders

    The work consists of Calcasieu River and Pass, Maintenance Dredging, Approximate Mile 24.0 to Approximate Mile 31.5, Calcasieu Parish, LA. Work may be required in other areas of the New Orleans District.Work is estimated to cost between $5,000,000.00 and $10,000,000.00, … [mappress] more info: fbo.gov

  • 1 December 2009
    Project & Tenders

    The work consists of furnishing one fully crewed and equipped self-propelled trailing suction-type hopper dredge on a rental basis for the removal and satisfactory disposal of shoal material in the Calcasieu River Bar Channel, Cameron Parish, Louisiana… Source: fbo.org

  • 14 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Congressman Clay Higgins sent a letter to President Trump and congressional appropriators yesterday, urging them to prioritize Southwest Louisiana’s infrastructure needs and funding for a new I-10 Calcasieu River Bridge. The letter reads, in part, “While our region is the fastest growing in Louisiana and among the top nationally for economic growth, Southwest Louisiana’s […]

  • 31 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Congressman Clay Higgins has announced that the U.S. Department of the Interior will award Louisiana $155.7 million in GOMESA revenue-sharing funds. The funding, which is derived from offshore energy production, will be used to finance coastal restoration efforts in Louisiana. The State of Louisiana will administer $124,574,775.95, and the remaining $31.14 million will be […]

  • 18 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently released their Operation and Maintenance (O&M) Work Plan with the list of funded maintenance dredging projects for 2020. “We could not be more pleased with the Army Corps’s O&M listing of funded maintenance dredging projects for 2020,” said William P. Doyle, CEO of the Dredging Contractors of America. […]

  • 12 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Congressman Clay Higgins announced earlier this week that South Louisiana waterway projects received significant funding in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers FY 2020 Work Plan. Commenting the latest news, Higgins said: “Since coming to Congress, my office has worked closely with the Army Corps to secure more than $406 million for dredging and […]

  • 12 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Representative Steve Scalise has announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers 2020 Work Plan includes critical funding for infrastructure projects in Louisiana, including $85 million to deepen the Mississippi River to 50 feet. “After years of hard work, I’m very glad that the Corps included over $160 million for critical infrastructure projects in […]

  • 16 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently awarded over $1.6 million to the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority for a project that would create 392 acres of marsh land in southwest Louisiana. This project will help restore marsh land in shallow areas by using dredged material from the Calcasieu Ship Channel. “This project is […]

  • 28 November 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) has announced the completion of the Cameron Creole Watershed Grand Bayou Marsh Creation project. CPRA, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), and the Louisiana Department of Natural Resources (LDNR) shared in the $12.4 million construction cost to create and nourish more than 700 acres of degraded […]

  • 11 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Work is nearly complete on the Cameron-Creole Watershed Grand Bayou Marsh Creation project in Cameron Parish, the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) reports. Using dredged material from Calcasieu Lake, this project restored almost 670 acres of marsh & nourished an additional 100 acres. This project is located in Region 4, Calcasieu-Sabine Basin, Cameron […]

  • 29 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (September 23-29, 2019).   Mike Hooks to Dredge Calcasieu River Ship Channel The US Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District recently awarded a $28.6 million contract to Mike Hooks LLC of Westlake, Louisiana, for the Calcasieu River Ship Channel […]

  • 26 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Sen. John Kennedy has announced an $8.3 million Army grant to fund dredging on waterways in south Louisiana. The work will be performed on the New Orleans Harbor Reach of the Mississippi River, bays along the Gulf Intracostal Waterway, Bayou Lafourche, Houma Navigation Canal and Barataria Bar Channel. “Historic rainfall throughout the country has […]