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  • 27 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Cottrell Contracting are set to begin dredging the Norfolk Harbor Inner Channel and channel to Newport News on Saturday. Norfolk District will manage the operations and maintenance project as part of an effort to remove shoaling, allowing safe and unrestricted navigation for the largest commercial and military vessels […]

  • 1 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    As the fiscal calendar nears 2020, officials at Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are working to close the books by month’s end while taking a glimpse back at the past year’s accomplishments. Fiscal year 2019 saw a record $88 million in work within the district’s civil works mission. Projects ranged from its maintenance […]

  • 20 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Norfolk Dredging Co., Chesapeake, Virginia, has won a $124,460,600 firm-fixed-price contract for the next phase of the Charleston harbor dredging project. According to the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), dredging will be performed in Charleston, South Carolina, with an estimated completion date of July 5, 2022. This contract covers the Lower Harbor to Wando Welch […]

  • 19 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Canaveral Harbor maintenance dredging project wrapped up at the end of July, three months ahead of schedule, reports the Army Corps’ Jacksonville District. During the project, Norfolk Dredging Company deployed two clamshell dredges to remove the sediment from the outer federal channel and the Trident Turning Basin. According to USACE, over the course of […]

  • 3 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Norfolk Coastal Storm Risk Management project just got another boost from city officials and the Army Corps’ Norfolk District. Col. Patrick Kinsman, district commander, and City Manager Doug Smith signed the design agreement Friday, clearing a path for USACE and Norfolk to share costs in funding and developing full designs for the first construction […]

  • 26 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Town of Nags Head, North Carolina, has presented the latest update on the ongoing beach nourishment operations. According to the town officials, the dredge Liberty Island departed for Norfolk last evening for repairs. The vessel is expected to return to work tomorrow morning, June 27, 2019. Over the last few days, the dredge has […]

  • 29 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Nags Head, North Carolina, has just released the latest update on their coastal construction project, saying that the dredger Liberty Island is beginning beach nourishment work near the Curlew Street public beach access at about Mile Post 11.5. The other Great Lakes Dredge and Dock’s dredger Ellis Island remains in Norfolk due […]

  • 24 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works, Mr. Ricky R.D. James, traveled to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Norfolk District recently to meet with Virginia Port Authority leaders.  During the visit, the Assistant Secretary James said: “Norfolk District is preparing to ‘Move Dirt’ in Norfolk Harbor and start dredging to allow for […]

  • 6 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    A U.S. Army Corps of Engineers study investigating coastal storm risk management problems and solutions has reached an important milestone last month, USACE’s Norfolk District said in their latest release. Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite, Chief of Engineers and commanding general of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, signed the Chief’s Report recommending the study’s […]

  • 7 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District Commander, Col. Patrick Kinsman, signed the Norfolk Harbor Navigation Improvements Design Agreement at the District headquarters yesterday. The executed agreement is a prerequisite to the release of Fiscal Year 2019 Work Plan funds and is the next step following last year’s Chief’s Report and authorization in the […]

  • 25 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Virginia Port Authority are proceeding with design measures to expand Norfolk Harbor’s shipping channels, which will improve navigation and energize the national, state and local economy. The “Wider, Deeper, Safer” dredging project will deepen the Inner Harbor channels to 55 feet, Chesapeake Bay’s Thimble Shoal Channel to 56 […]

  • 17 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, last Friday (Dec. 14) unveiled a photo from the Port of Baltimore dredging project. The Baltimore District is managing this $17.5 million contract that was awarded to Norfolk Dredging for the removal of approximately 2 million cubic yards of material from shipping channels leading to the Port of Baltimore. The project […]

  • 4 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    A multi-million pound coast protection scheme passed an important hurdle last week after members of North Norfolk District Council’s Development Committee agreed to grant it planning permission. The sandscaping project will see up to 1.8 million cubic meters of sand placed on to the beaches covering a 5.7km length starting north west of Bacton Gas […]

  • 29 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District has awarded a $13.5 million contract to Norfolk Dredging Company of Chesapeake (VA) for dredging the Delaware River main channel. Work will involve dredging approximately 1.6 million cubic yards of sediment from portions of the Marcus Hook and New Castle Ranges of the Delaware River main shipping channel, […]

  • 27 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Norfolk Dredging Co., a Chesapeake, VA based provider of hydraulic and clamshell dredging services, has won an $18 million contract for removal of beach-compatible sand from a sand bypass dredging area north of the Canaveral Harbor Inlet, Florida.  The project will also include the transport of dredged material to a designated beach placement site south […]

  • 25 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Work is underway on the first of five natural flood management schemes along rivers in Norfolk to help manage flood risk to local properties and improve habitats, the Environment Agency said in its latest post.  Natural flood management helps store flood water upstream and slows the flow of water along river channels, complementing the use […]

  • 4 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Two dredging professionals were recognized by the Western Dredging Association (WEDA) on June 28th, at its annual meeting in Norfolk, Virginia. Marcel Hermans, President and Chair of WEDA, presented the 2018 Annual Lifetime Achievement Award to William G. Gahagan and the 2018 Dredger of the Year Award to David E. Simonelli for their contributions to […]

  • 25 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The 2018 Dredging Summit & Expo, hosted and organized by the Western Dredging Association (WEDA), is set to kick off today in Norfolk, VA. The 2018 Summit is a technical conference organized to promote the exchange of knowledge in fields related to dredging, navigation, marine engineering and construction. This year’s Dredging Summit & Expo is […]

  • 3 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Officials representing U.S. Department of Transportation grant programs, industrial land development specialists, economists, planning experts and port authority executives from throughout the Western Hemisphere will assemble in Norfolk, Va., May 8-9, to participate in the 2018 Capital Projects Seminar. Among the conference highlights will be a presentation focusing on how ports can tap into billions of […]

  • 19 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Pinellas County has just released the latest update on their upcoming Sand Key and Treasure Island beach nourishment project, saying that the first sand pumping operations are set to begin on April 23, 2018. Norfolk Dredging, the contractor selected for the 2018 Sand Key and Treasure Island Nourishment Projects, plans to fill Sand Key areas […]

  • 21 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The effort to make the city of Norfolk more resilient against coastal storms took a step forward last week as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Headquarters, approved the team to move forward in the study process. The study passed the Agency Decision Milestone, which means USACE leadership agreed with the study findings to date, and has […]

  • 5 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Registration is now open for WEDA’s Dredging Summit & Expo 2018 that will be held at the Hilton Norfolk The Main Hotel from June 25-28, 2018, in downtown Norfolk, Virginia. The 2018 Dredging Summit & Expo is a technical conference organized by the Western Dredging Association (WEDA) to promote the exchange of knowledge in fields […]

  • 29 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The effort to make the Norfolk Harbor wider, deeper and safer took a significant step forward last Friday as the plan outlining the project’s national economic benefits was approved by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to take its next step forward. “This is an infrastructure project that holds value for Virginia, the national economy and […]

  • 16 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District, recently awarded a $4.9 million contract to Cottrell Contracting, Inc. to perform maintenance dredging work in Norfolk Harbor, Hampton Roads, VA. According to the FedBizOpps, the contract is for the maintenance and minor “New-Work” dredging of the Norfolk Harbor and Craney Island Reach, and Portsmouth Marine Terminals Access Channels and […]

  • 6 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Norfolk Dredging of Chesapeake, Virginia, last Friday won a $9.65 million Craney Island Eastward Expansion contract. The contract – awarded by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District – calls for the mechanical dredging of the top layer of soil material, including debris, to a depth of 4 feet below the mudline within a portion […]

  • 30 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District, has released a draft feasibility report for addressing coastal storm and flood risk to vulnerable property, populations, ecosystems, and infrastructure in the City of Norfolk, VA. The Draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Impact Statement, proposes $1.8 billion in improvements that include a combination of structural, nonstructural, […]

  • 29 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, awarded a $36.5 million contract to Norfolk Dredging Company on September 27 for the Pinellas County Beach Renourishment Project, part of the Pinellas County Storm Protection Project. Norfolk will renourish critically eroded shoreline in Pinellas County using dredge material from Egmont Shoals as well as Johns Pass. […]

  • 25 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, said in its latest announcement that the St. Lucie Inlet maintenance dredging operations are set to begin in early September. The channel maintenance will remove roughly 384,000 cubic yards of material. The contractor, Norfolk Dredging, will place all material in a permitted disposal area located about 10.6 nautical […]

  • 18 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Norfolk Dredging Company was recently awarded a maintenance dredging contract for the St. Lucie Inlet and Impoundment Basin in Martin County, Florida. According to the FedBizOpps, the project work consists of maintenance dredging of shoal material from St. Lucie Inlet. The work will entail maintenance dredging of Cut‐1 to depths varying from 16 to 18 feet […]