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  • 6 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The largest sand bypass project in the Florida’s Port Canaveral area in more than two decades is set to get underway this week.  The five-month effort will move approximately 1.34 million cubic yards of sand to replenish 3.5 miles of beach south of Port Canaveral. The Canaveral Harbor Federal Sand Bypass Project (Phase V) will […]

  • 22 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The cutter suction dredger Essex, owned by Norfolk Dredging Company, along with support equipment started dredging operations last week at Wilmington Harbor on the Christina River, in Delaware. The dredging scheme will continue until September 30, 2016, according to the Mariners’ Advisory Committee for the Bay & River Delaware. “All mariners are requested to stay clear of the dredger, […]

  • 7 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is set to begin Dismal Swamp Canal dredging early next week – roughly a year ahead of schedule due to lingering impacts from Hurricane Matthew in 2016. USACE Norfolk District will manage the maintenance dredging project in an effort to eliminate shoaling while enhancing safe navigation and local commercial […]

  • 7 October 2010
    Business & Finance

    Skanska has been commissioned to replace a pier at the U.S. Navy facility in Norfolk, Portsmouth, Virginia. The contract amount totals approximately USD 164 M, about SEK 1,150 M, which will be included in order bookings for the third quarter. The customer is the U.S. Navy Facilities Engineering Command. The project comprises a 375-meter pier […]

  • 28 August 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District, plans to invite bidders for the Chincoteague Inlet dredging project. During this program, the contractor will need to remove critical shoals from the channels and restore previously authorized navigable depth and to provide safe access for shallow draft vessels transiting the Chincoteague Inlet. The dredging will involve […]

  • 20 December 2012

    During its regular meeting on December 17, the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved the nearly $2.2 million contract for the Masons Inlet dredging program. According to, a brief presentation about the $2,178,600 dredging contract has been delivered by the County engineer Jim Iannucci, who also stated that the bid by Norfolk […]

  • 30 January 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District has a requirement for dredging a segment of the Waterway on the Coast of Virginia (WCV) Federal Navigation Project. The work in Wachapreague Channel consists of maintenance dredging to a required depth of 6 feet MLLW with one foot of allowable overdepth. The dredging involves approximately 40,000 […]

  • 30 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The special purpose vessel Currituck begins the day at Rudee’s Inlet in southeastern Virginia. The project provides access to the Chesapeake Bay and Atlantic Ocean for commercial fishing vessels, charter fishing boats, head boats and a wide range of private recreational vessels. The dredging is being done as a result of significant shoaling across the […]

  • 13 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Heavy equipment that will be used for the Willoughby Spit and Vicinity Storm Damage Reduction Project is set to arrive this Wednesday at 21st Bay View St, reports USACE.  According to the Corps, the project includes placing of 1.2 million cubic yards of sand, widening the beach to 60 feet and creating a berm 5 feet […]

  • 18 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Sevenson Environmental Services, Inc, Niagara Falls, New York, has been awarded a $14.3 million firm-fixed-price contract for environmental dredging of the Atlantic Wood Industries Superfund Site, Portsmouth, Virginia.  The contract also includes handling of approximately 330,000 cubic yards of dense non-aqueous phase liquid creosote contaminated sediments that will be dredged from the site. Other activities associated […]

  • 28 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency is going to hand over maintenance of the rivers Babingley, Ingol and Heacham to the King’s Lynn Internal Drainage Board. Changes to the future management of these rivers will benefit both parties and local communities. Landowners and the public were asked for their views in January 2014 and following a formal legal […]

  • 13 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District, has a requirement for the construction of approximately 3840 feet of shoreline protection at the Craney Island Dredged Material Management Area (CIDMMA), Portsmouth, VA. The purpose of this development project is to replace the existing concrete rubble with six engineered riprap breakwaters. Sand fill mined from CIDMMA […]

  • 4 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Wilmington Harbor Annual Dredging Program on the Christina River in Delaware started yesterday and will last until September 20, 2015. Involved in this project will be the dredger Essex along with support equipment, including tender boats Duke, Norfolk and Pusher 10. All mariners are requested to stay clear of the dredger, booster, floating pipe, pontoon […]

  • 28 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District, has just posted on its official facebook page this beautiful photo of their trailing suction hopper dredger Yaquina. So far this season, the vessel has traveled more than 4,500 miles while removing nearly a half million cubic yards of sediment from navigation channels on the Oregon Coast […]

  • 5 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Virginia, one of the few deep water ports on the East Coast, is entering into a period of historic capital investment and infrastructure expansion. In order to attract companies specializing in the construction, engineering and architectural trades, the port will today, November 5th 2015, hold a “Construction Contractors’ Open House” at the Half Moone […]

  • 11 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Virginia Congressman Rob Wittman has testified before the House Appropriation’s subcommittee on Energy and Water Development, and Related Agencies advocating for the funding necessary to widen and deepen the Port of Virginia. The Port of Virginia is a national gateway for waterborne commerce, supporting businesses in all 48 contiguous states. Currently, the Port of Virginia […]

  • 25 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District, has just announced that the Willoughby Spit and Vicinity beach nourishment project is now 69% complete. Nine weeks into the project, the Corps contractor Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company has placed over 829,000 cubic yards of sand onto the beach. “We now have three dredges working on […]

  • 15 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The James River has and continues to be an economic engine for the nation, charged with keeping the waterway open and safe for vessel traffic is the Norfolk District. The James River Federal Navigation Project extends from Hampton Roads, Virginia to Richmond, Virginia covering a distance of 90.8 miles. The channel portion of project is […]

  • 5 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District, has announced a plan to invite bids for the Tangier Island dredging project. The main goals of this maintenance dredging program are to remove critical shoals from the Tangier Island channels, restore previously authorized navigable depth and provide safe access for shallow draft vessels transiting there. During […]

  • 10 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Willoughby Spit and Vicinity beach nourishment project has entered into the seventh week of dredging and beach fill operations, reported today the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District. USACE contractor, Great Lakes Dredging and Dock Company, placed 524,396 cubic yards of sand as of April 5, 2017. According to the Corps, the area between Duffys Lane […]

  • 28 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Top water experts from Royal HaskoningDHV will present seven papers including the latest innovations in sandscaping and flood resilience at Flood and Coast 2017, 28-30 March at the Telford International Centre, UK. The three-day conference, convened by the Environment Agency, is seen as a key forum for the flood and coastal erosion risk management (FCRM) […]

  • 23 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    In terms of size and scope, the $788,700 dredging operation at Tylers Beach in Isle of Wight County, Virginia, are relatively small for a Norfolk District, U.S Army Corps of Engineers project. But for the people who operate commercial vessels out of this harbor of refuge along the James River, removing the estimated 23,300 cubic […]

  • 15 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Norfolk District Corps of Engineers is seeking eligible firms capable of performing maintenance dredging and disposal of dredged material by hydraulic dredge and pipeline at the Craney Island Rehandling Basin. This project will include maintenance dredging to required depths of 18 to 32 feet with 2 feet of allowable overdepth at each respective dredging […]

  • 19 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

     Royal HaskoningDHV has just released a video about the UK’s first ever sandscaping coastal project named the ‘Bacton to Walcott Coastal Management Sandcaping Scheme’. The project, awarded by North Norfolk District Council, will be executed by Van Oord and Royal Haskoning DHV, working as part of Team Van Oord. Sandscaping, which started earlier this […]

  • 2 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The bucket dredger Atlantic, owned by Norfolk Dredging Company, will begin dredging operations at the Military Ocean Terminal Sunny Point (MOTSU) on the Cape Fear River on or around 10 July, 2015. Dredging works, located adjacent to Reaves Point Channel Range, are expected to continue until 30 November, 2015. The dredger will be loading Mud Scows and towing them to […]

  • 7 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    During the November 6th Dare County Board of Commissioners’ meeting, staff from Coastal Science Engineers (CSE) presented an update regarding the Buxton Beach Nourishment Project. According to latest project update, due to an upcoming weather event and industrial equipment issues, Weeks Marine pulled their hopper dredger R.N. Weeks to Norfolk yesterday for mechanical repairs and to […]