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  • 1 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, awarded an $8.8 million contract two days ago for a habitat restoration project near Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin. Under the contract, Newt Marine Service will restore eroding peninsulas around McGregor Lake and dredge backwater habitat. The forests in the Mississippi River corridor provide critical habitat for […]

  • 29 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    Aberdeen Harbor Board has awarded two contracts for rock removal and revetment work for the Aberdeen South Harbour expansion project to Van Oord. Last week, Van Oord’s backhoe Razende Bol joined backhoe Goliath at the project site in Scotland. The Harbor expansion project is the largest marine infrastructure project underway in the United Kingdom. “We […]

  • 29 September 2020
    Technology

    Partrac Geomarine has successfully delivered another tracing study in the U.S., supporting a beach replenishment project at South Padre Island, Texas. To monitor emplaced berm sediments, Partrac GeoMarine used their proprietary dual signature sediment tracers. These geological analogues are natural sediments tagged with two unique signatures – each tracer grain is both fluorescent and magnetic. […]

  • 29 September 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District recently began operations and maintenance (O&M) dredging of the Buffalo Harbor. The work includes standard O&M dredging of 114,000 cubic yards, as well as 120,000 CY of strategic navigation dredging funded by the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative. It will take approximately 1.5 months for the contractor, Ryba […]

  • 29 September 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    Orion Group Holdings, Inc. (ORN) late yesterday announced a contract award of approximately $16 million for a dredging project in Texas. According to the release, ORN’s Marine segment won a contract from USACE to provide dredging services in Galveston, Texas. “This award adds further visibility into the utilization of our dredge fleet for 2021,” said […]

  • 29 September 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    Luedtke Engineering Company has returned to Green Bay Harbor for the fourth time in the last five years to complete maintenance dredging of the federal navigational channel, informs the Wisconsin Domestic Maritime Coalition. Each year clean dredge material is beneficially reused and pumped into island cells of the Cat Island Chain restoration project. Environmental windows […]

  • 28 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. EPA has finalized the designation of a disposal site for dredged material off the coast of southern Maine and New Hampshire. This designation, published in the Federal Register on September 25, 2020, will provide a new, long-term disposal site for federal, state and commercial marine dredging projects in this region, said EPA The […]

  • 28 September 2020
    Equipment

    Shipbuilding, Ship Repair Corporation PJSC from Gorodets held the keel laying ceremony for two non-self-propelled suction hopper dredgers last week. According to the Federal Marine and River Transport Agency Rosmorrechflot, the vessels will be built under the federal project “Inland Waterways”. The dredgers will be delivered for Volga-Don Basin Administration and Northern Dvina Basin Administration […]

  • 28 September 2020
    Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) has secured a $105 million Base and Option B contract for the Jacksonville Harbor Construction Dredging, the 47-Foot C Cut-42 Project. Great Lakes expects the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to award additional option work items on the contract by mid-2021 with a value of $11.5 million, resulting […]

  • 25 September 2020
    Authorities & Government

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has fined Port of Oakland $300,000 for violating Ocean Dumping Act. According to EPA, the port paid a $300,000 penalty for unauthorized ocean dumping of sediment from one of its dredging projects. Dutra Construction Co., Inc., the contractor hired by the port to do the dredging project, will pay […]

  • 23 September 2020
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels

    Russia’s Onezhsky Shipyard (Petrozavodsk, the Republic of Karelia) has successfully launched the Smelaya, a self-propelled hopper barge of Project NV-600. The vessel is the second addition to the FSUE Rosmorport’s Makhachkala Branch. Onezhsky Shipyard launched the first hopper barge of Project NV-600, the Morskaya in the beginning of August 2020. FSUE Rosmorport and Onezhsky Shipyard […]

  • 23 September 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District is currently performing multiple tasks to address priority areas of concern and the damages to river structures that have accumulated during the nearly three years of high water. The district is using all available resources to include a combination of contractors, including one for emergency dredging. […]

  • 22 September 2020
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    One of the most familiar vessels in the Port of Newcastle (NSW) is the dredging vessel David Allan. Its job is to maintain the depth of the channel by removing sand, silt, and mud via a trailing suction arm into the hopper of the dredge. This work is essential to the safe and seamless passage […]

  • 22 September 2020
    Business development, Environment, Innovation, Technology

    Jan De Nul Group’s trailing suction hopper dredger, ‘Alexander von Humboldt’, recently completed 2,000 hours of operation on 100% renewable, second-generation Biofuel Oil (BFO). The vessel is powered by 2 × MAN 12V32/40 and 1 × MAN 7L32/40 main engines. According to JDN, this major milestone represents the longest continuous use of 100% sustainable marine […]

  • 21 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    The USACE Philadelphia District has awarded a contract to Weeks Marine, Inc. for $11.1 million to conduct the periodic nourishment of the Bethany & South Bethany Coastal Storm Risk Management project in Delaware. Work is the result of a partnership between USACE and the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control. Work will involve […]

  • 21 September 2020
    Project & Tenders

    Ten years ago, the Charleston Harbor Deepening Project started as a feasibility study — a potential plan. With the support and funding from Congress, this plan materialized in March 2018 with dredging of the harbor’s entrance channel. Last Thursday, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District awarded the project’s fifth and final contract. According […]

  • 20 September 2020
    Business development, Technology

    The $193 million Port of Townsville Channel Upgrade Project, a joint project of the Queensland and Australian governments and Port of Townsville Limited, is moving forward according to schedule. The Channel Upgrade forms part of the Townsville City Deal signed in December 2016. According to the latest project update, Hall Contracting is currently building a […]

  • 18 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    The National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC) has won a $163.36 million contract for the expansion of Lake Manzala in northeastern Egypt. According to NMDC, the project will be implemented in partnership with Al-Tahadi Egyptian-Emirati Co. Lake Manzala remains the largest of the Nile Delta lakes and has undergone substantial recent changes particularly over the last […]

  • 18 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    Land & Water Group, UK’s provider of solutions for wet civil engineering projects where land meets water, today started the dredging works at Thurrock on the River Thames. The main goal of the scheme is to remove contaminated materials from the berth of the marine terminal so deeper ships can enter. “The Land & Water […]

  • 18 September 2020
    Business development

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officially started the historic project to deepen the Mississippi River Ship Channel (MRSC) to 50 feet on September 11, 2020. Weeks Marine started work under the first dredging contract for the deepening project with their cutterhead dredge Captain Frank at Mile 5.0 Above Head of Passes (AHP). “This project […]

  • 17 September 2020
    Business development

    A new Liberal National Party Government will deliver a sustainable solution to a long running problem by directing Ports North to assume responsibility for the future maintenance of the canal at One Mile Creek. LNP Candidate for Hinchinbrook, Scott Piper, along with Queensland LNP Senator, Susan McDonald, made the announcement in Cardwell last week, along […]

  • 17 September 2020
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority will next week hold a virtual community presentation about their Roberts Bank Terminal 2 (RBT2) project. The presentation is taking place Wednesday, September 23, 2020 from 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. online via Webex. During the event, Kevin Karaloff of the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority will explain: Why Roberts Bank is […]

  • 16 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    Barnegat Bay Dredging Company is currently conducting dredging in the federal channel of the waterway between markers 386 to 397 (west of Avalon and Stone Harbor in Cape May County, NJ). The Dredge Fullerton is dredging and pumping sediment to Gull Island. “Mariners should be aware of pipeline and associated equipment and proceed with caution […]

  • 16 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    The USACE Jacksonville District awarded a $6.4 million contract on September 10 to Cashman Dredging & Marine Contracting Co. for maintenance dredging of Tampa Harbor. The project provides for the dredging of several cuts in Tampa Harbor, from the Sunshine Skyway Bridge to the Port of Tampa container terminal. It is expected to remove up […]

  • 15 September 2020
    Business development

    Weeks Marine Inc., Covington, Louisiana, has won an $18 million contract for maintenance dredging of the Morehead City Harbor federal navigation channel.   Bids were solicited via the internet with two received, according to the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD).    Work will be performed in Morehead City, North Carolina, with an estimated completion date of April […]

  • 14 September 2020
    Project & Tenders

    Tender process for the expansion of the Port of Thessaloniki, Greece, is now in its second and final stage. According to the press release, the Board of Directors of ThPA S.A. reached the decision to go on with the second stage on Tuesday, 8 September, 2020. This clears the way for the 2nd round of […]