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  • 8 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    Mike Hooks LLC, of Westlake, Louisiana, has won a $7.9 million firm-fixed-price contract for a pipeline maintenance dredging project in Texas.  Bids were solicited via the internet with four received, reports the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD). Work will be performed in Matagorda, Texas, with an estimated completion date of November 30, 2020.  The U.S. Army […]

  • 18 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    In Mike Hooks Dredging Company v Marquette Transportation Gulf-Inland, LLC the US Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals recently explored Inland Navigational Rule 9, the rule for navigating in a narrow channel, and its relationship to The Pennsylvania rule in connection with an allision that occurred on the Intracoastal Waterway in Louisiana. Facts The dredge Mike […]

  • 1 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    Mike Hooks, LLC, has won a $13m contract to perform maintenance dredging in the Calcasieu River and Pass. Commenting the latest news, Ashley Kerns, Vice President of Mike Hooks, said: “The US Army Corps of Engineers is one of [our] principal clients and we regularly perform dredging projects for them from Texas to Florida.” “We […]

  • 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 […]

  • 2 July 2020
    Business development, Infrastructure, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Mobile Pulley Works (MPW) recently won the Capital Improvements Contract from Mike Hooks, LLC for the design and construction of the 27-inch Cutter Suction Dredge (CSD). To improve efficiency and promote innovation within the industry, Hooks will be adding a new, state-of-the-art, 27-inch Cutter Suction Dredge to the existing 4 dredge fleet. The new CSD […]

  • 11 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The USACE, Galveston District, has awarded a $6.1 million contract to Mike Hooks Inc., for maintenance dredging of the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway (GIWW) navigation channel from the Galveston Causeway to Bastrop Bayou in Galveston in Galveston County, Texas. The contractor is required to remove approximately 1,035,000 cubic yards (CY) of maintenance material from this 25-mile reach […]

  • 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 […]

  • 5 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Mike Hooks LLC, a Westlake, Louisiana based dredging contractor, has won an $11.2 million firm-fixed-price contract for maintenance dredging. Work will be performed at Lake Charles, Louisiana, with an estimated completion date of June 30, 2017, according to the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD). Bids were solicited via the Internet with four received, the Department stated. The […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 November 2012

    The Greater Lafourche Port Commission’s Slip C Dredging project in the Northern Expansion area is currently in progress. The dredge “Mike Hooks” will be working in Slip C for approximately two months. The dredge is using a submerged line across Flotation Canal and floating line along the embankment. The Port Commission expects minimal delays, with […]

  • 2 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, has awarded two contracts for maintenance dredging of the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway (GIWW) in Texas.  The first contract, worth $8.9 million, was awarded to Goodloe Marine Inc., for dredging between Freeport Harbor and Matagorda Bay, Texas, and the second contract, worth $4.5 million, was awarded to Mike Hooks […]

  • 27 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council, which includes the governors the five Gulf states and members of the Obama Administration, has the power to direct unprecedented resources from the RESTORE Act, a bill passed Congress in June 2012 to direct civil fines from BP and the responsible parties in the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill, […]

  • 13 May 2010

    While driving alongside Beach Boulevard in Pascagoula, MS, the average person would never know that just six months earlier the majority of that beach didn’t exist. It’s hard to imagine a beach was just created out of nowhere, but that’s exactly what the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mike Hooks, Inc., and Gulf Sand & […]

  • 5 April 2012

      The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded a contract to Mike Hooks Inc., in the amount of $9,478,905 for maintenance dredging of the upper reaches of the Houston Ship Channel between Greens and Sims bayous. The contractor is required to remove approximately 800,000 cubic yards of material using a hydraulic pipeline dredge. […]

  • 8 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Dredging has begun at the Pilottown Anchorage Area in the Mississippi River as part of the operations and maintenance responsibilities for the Coastal Wetlands Planning, Protection and Restoration Act West Bay Sediment Diversion Project. Approximately two million cubic yards of material is expected to be dredged from the anchorage area by Mike Hooks, Incorporated for […]

  • 31 January 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded a contract in the amount of $3,390,250 to Mike Hooks Inc., for dredging of the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway from Rollover Pass to the Galveston Causeway in Galveston County, Texas. The contractor is required to remove approximately 900,000 cubic yards of material using a pipeline dredge. “This […]

  • 19 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded a contract in the amount of $3,600,200 to Mike Hooks Inc., for maintenance dredging of the Freeport inside channel and turning basins in Brazoria County, Texas. The contractor is required to remove approximately 538,000 cubic yards of shoaled material from the channel using a pipeline dredge […]

  • 7 March 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, encountered what is believed to be Hurricane Ike-related debris during maintenance dredging of Rollover Pass to the Galveston Causeway. The debris material was inadvertently deposited at its federally-coordinated beneficial use site at Caplen Beach on Bolivar Peninsula. The Corps is working to remove this debris, which includes […]

  • 21 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Council for Dredging and Marine Construction Safety (CDMCS) convened this week in Washington, DC on the heels of its Pipeline Task Force Meeting to discuss OSHA regulatory updates, best practices for employee training documentation, opioid identification and prevention, and incident/injury trends in the industry. Representatives from The Dutra Group, Inland Dredging, Great Lakes Dredge […]

  • 13 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Dredging Contractors of America’s (DCA) Board of Directors has selected the Honorable William P. Doyle, Sr. as its new Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer (CEO).  William Doyle currently serves as a Commissioner with the U.S. Federal Maritime Commission having been unanimously confirmed twice by the U.S. Senate as a Presidential Appointee, and remained […]

  • 13 December 2012

    The latest phase of Slip C dredging at the Port Fourchon is complete, according to the Greater Lafourche Port Commission. This very important dredging project created a new slip in the Northern Expansion area of Port Fourchon, reports worldoil.com. The dredger “Mike Hooks” has been on the project for approximately two months. The dredger used […]

  • 8 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    WEDA’s Chair of the Environmental Commission, Craig Vogt, announced the 2015 winners of the WEDA Environmental Excellence Awards at the organization’s annual Summit and Expo held at Westin Hotel in Houston, Texas, June 22-25, 2015. The WEDA Environmental Excellence Awards are given annually in two categories: the navigation dredging and environmental dredging.   Navigational Winner […]

  • 14 August 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded a contract to Mike Hooks Inc., in the amount of $4,397,500 for maintenance dredging of the Texas City Channel and placement area levee construction in Galveston County, Texas. The contractor is required to remove approximately 735,000 cubic yards of shoal material using a hydraulic pipeline dredge. […]

  • 21 December 2012

    Twelve companies from eight states have contracts for a total of up to $500 million in dredging for the Army Corps of Engineers. Orion Marine Construction Inc., Tampa, Fla., (W912EP-13-D-0003); Cavache Inc., Fort Lauderdale, Fla., (W912EP-13-D-0004); Cashman Dredging and Marine Contracting Company L.L.C., Quincy, Mass., (W912EP-13-D-0005); Cottrell Contracting Corp., Chesapeake, Va., (W912EP-13-D-0006); Great Lakes Dredge […]