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  • 13 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Western Dredging Association (WEDA) Gulf Coast Chapter 2019 Conference kicked off yesterday in San Luis Resort, Spa & Conference Center in Galveston, Texas. Dredging is vital to the Texas coast and ports, and as a Galveston based dredging company, Callan Marine is excited to welcome all the participants and sponsors to this important annual dredging […]

  • 12 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Due to a leak in the submerged pipe through which sand is pumped from offshore onto the beach, nourishment operations south of Outer Banks Pier, near Mile Posts 18.5-19, have stopped, reports the Town of Nags Head, NC. As a result, the Dredge Ellis Island, which was working off that submerged line, is now operating […]

  • 9 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has recently awarded a $9.9-million contract to the Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company for a coastal and storm damage reduction project at Oakwood Beach, N.J.  This project, which entails the construction of a 50-foot wide berm, or beach, is a joint effort of the Army Corps’ Philadelphia District […]

  • 18 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The grand celebration for the completion of PortMiami’s -50/-52 ft. Deep Dredge project and On-dock Intermodal Rail will take place later today, September 18th at 2 p.m. local time at PortMiami, Cruise Terminal E. With the completion of more than $1 billion of capital infrastructure projects, PortMiami became the only major logistics hub south of Virginia capable […]

  • 6 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Earlier in September, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District awarded a $10 million contract for the Tybee Island shoreline project that will provide greater protection against future storms and reinforce the beach at this coastal Georgia community with additional sand. Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company of Oak Brook, Illinois, won the contract, under […]

  • 22 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, has just released an aerial photo of the ongoing project to deepen the federal channel of the Delaware River and use the material to build a dune and berm at Broadkill Beach, Delaware. This project involves dredging as needed within the existing 40-foot Delaware River federal navigation channel […]

  • 20 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    At the Georgia Ports Authority board meeting Monday, September 19th, Executive Director Griff Lynch updated the board on the progress of the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project. During the meeting, Lynch said that to date, approximately 25 percent of the SHEP entrance channel dredging has been completed. The $134.5 million contract for the deepening of the […]

  • 3 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (March 28- April 3).   Carolina and Kure Beach Nourishment Works in Full Swing The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is reporting that much progress has been made on the coastal storm damage reduction work being performed on both Carolina […]

  • 10 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Thordon Equipment Shows Great Results on DEME’s “D’Artagnan” Water lubricated Thordon Composite cutterhead shaft bearings have performed well for 9 years on one of the largest cutter suction dredgers in the world – Dredging, Environmental and Marine Engineering N.V. (DEME)’s D’Artagnan (28,200 kW total installed power).   Great Lakes Reports 2014 Second Quarter Results Great […]

  • 30 July 2010
    Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company gets the maintenance dredging work on Palm Beach Harbor, Florida. The Palm Beach Harbor maintenance dredging consists of dredging material from the entrance channel, settling basins, Cut-1, Cut-2, and the North and South Turning Basins. Financial value of this project is $2,410,860.64. The project depth varies from 25 feet […]

  • 14 April 2014

    Bad weather has slowed the progress of the $89 million Lake Decatur dredging project, reports Herald-Review. Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation, which is in charge of the project implementation, has won the contract from the City of Decatur to provide dredging services to increase the lake capacity. Lake Decatur, the largest lake on the […]

  • 12 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The $12.7 million program to clear the outer shipping channel and put sand on Bald Head Island’s beaches is about halfway completed. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers dredging contractor Great Lakes Dredge & Dock (GLDD) began dredging operations on Wednesday January 7th, with the dredger Alaska positioned in Bald Head Shoal Reach 1 of the […]

  • 17 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and its contractor Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company are constructing a berm system at Oakwood Beach, N.J. The project involves pumping approximately 350,000 cubic yards of sand onto the beach. Work is designed to reduce damages from future storm events and was funded through the Hurricane Sandy Relief […]

  • 25 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District awarded few days ago a $11.5 million contract to Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company for routine maintenance dredging of the Galveston inner and outer bar, entrance channel and extended entrance channel as well as the Houston Ship Channel between Bolivar Road and Redfish Island. According to USACE, approximately […]

  • 21 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) was recently awarded several coastal protection and dredging contracts with an approximate value of $93 million. GLDD received two awards for coastal protection work required along the East Coast as a result of the extensive damage caused by Super Storm Sandy in 2012 and other more recent storms. The first […]

  • 22 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, is currently working on a beach renourishment project to help provide protection against storm damage to people and property on Folly Beach, South Carolina. About 1.5 million cubic yards of sand will be placed along the coast and 5,34 miles of beach will be renourished. A $30.7 […]

  • 3 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has just released a video about the Tybee Beach Renourishment project in Georgia. Under the $10 million contract with the Corps, cutter suction dredge Alaska, owned and operated by the Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company of Illinois, has been dredging sand from off-shore of Tybee Island onto the beach since mid-October. GLDD […]

  • 16 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company recently won an $11.6 million worth contract for maintenance dredging of the Baltimore Harbor and channels. Maintenance dredging of the Baltimore Harbor and surrounding channels is imperative to keeping the Port of Baltimore competitive and protecting the 122,000 local jobs it provides. During the project, over 2,000,000 cubic yards of material […]

  • 22 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Egypt launched the New Suez Canal project in August 2014. The construction was ordered by Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi to be completed in one year. The New Suez Canal will partially run in parallel to the current waterway and partially entail widening and deepening of existing parts thereof. The contract includes the construction of the […]

  • 23 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi yesterday inspected the digging and dredging operations under the New Suez Canal project. The Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority, Mohab Mamish, hosted Sisi, briefing him about the progress being made on the project. They also discussed the outlines of the Suez development plans, including extension of east Port Said seaport […]

  • 15 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (September 9-15, 2019).   First Phase of Fountain Lake Dredging Almost Done The dredging contractor, J.F. Brennan Company, Inc., conducted a survey of the Fountain Lake last Friday, September 6, showing the dredging progress to date, reports Shell Rock River […]

  • 2 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, has just posted on its official facebook page the latest photo from the Long Beach Island sand replenishment project. “We’re busy pumping sand onto Long Beach Island, NJ – 8 million cubic yards in total – all to reduce the risk of future storm damages,” they stated. The […]

  • 22 May 2012

    The sand pumping operations got underway yesterday on a section of Miami Beach. During the beach restoration project, sand will be removed from areas between 10th and 18th Streets and, using an underground pipeline, be deposited on the highly eroded sections between 27th and 44th Streets, according to cbslocal.com. Great Lakes Dredge and Dock, which […]

  • 21 February 2019
    Business & Finance

     The West Fork of the San Jacinto River FEMA funded Emergency Debris Removal project near Kingwood, Texas, has reached its halfway mark of completion, USACE Galveston District said in its latest announcement.  This emergency cleanup program was awarded to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company (GLDD) on July 6, 2018 and covers about two miles of […]

  • 19 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The Town of Nags Head, North Carolina, has released new info about their beach nourishment project. Last evening, Tuesday, June 18, 2019, the town announced that the sand pumping operations have ceased temporarily as the Dredge Liberty Island needs to sail to Norfolk for re-fueling. At this time, the town officials anticipate that the construction […]

  • 6 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Nags Head’s beach nourishment is now underway with the Dredge Ellis Island pumping sand onto the beach just south of Limulus Street, reports the Town of Nags Head, NC. According to the report, the Town is conducting a 90-120 day-long beach nourishment maintenance project, which started May 1, 2019. The current schedule calls for the […]