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  • 6 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, San Francisco District, recently awarded a contract to the Dutra Group of San Rafael, California, for the maintenance dredging of Oakland Harbor, located in Alameda County, California. According to the FedBizOpps, the work includes maintenance dredging for the Oakland Inner and Outer Harbor federal navigation channel. The project provides for annual maintenance dredging of the […]

  • 20 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Oakland Harbor maintenance dredging project will be completed before the end of November, reports Manson Construction Co. of Seattle, Washington. As reported, this project includes annual maintenance dredging of the Oakland Inner and Outer Harbor federal navigation channel. The contracting agency – the Army Corps’ San Francisco District – estimates that this project will […]

  • 1 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Dutra Group, based in San Rafael, California, has been awarded a contract for the maintenance dredging of the Oakland’s inner and outer harbors. The contract, worth approximately $14.4 million, will be completed in late January 2016. Dredging to keep navigational channels clear is an annual task at the Port of Oakland and is essential for bringing big ships […]

  • 1 June 2011

    The Port of Oakland’s -50 Foot Harbor Deepening Project is set to receive $18 million in operations and maintenance from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ fiscal year 2011 work plan, funding that is vital to the Port’s competitiveness. Oakland Board of Port Commissioners President James Head expressed the Port’s reaction to this good news, […]

  • 20 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Under the direction of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the Harbor Navigation Improvement Project (-50 foot project) includes widening and deepening of the Oakland Harbor entrance, outer and inner harbor channels, and two turning basins. The -50 foot project is necessary to accommodate the latest generation of container ships, which are capable of carrying […]

  • 21 June 2012

    Army Base development project gets OK from city council, reports sfgate.com. The massive project, which includes port dredging  to accommodate larger ships, is being developed by California Capital and Investment Group and Prologis and is expected to begin in 2013. The Oakland Army Base is poised to become the gateway to Oakland and the East […]

  • 20 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, San Francisco District, has introduced a plan for the Oakland Inner and Outer Harbor Channel maintenance dredging project. The work consists of maintenance dredging of Oakland Inner & Outer Harbor Channel of approximately 560,000 cubic yards of materials, to provide a project authorized depth, -50-feet (MLLW) plus 1.5 foot allowable […]

  • 12 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (August 6 – August 12, 2018).   Dutra Group Wins Oakland Harbor Dredging Contract The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, San Francisco District, recently awarded a contract to the Dutra Group of San Rafael, California, for the maintenance dredging of Oakland Harbor, located in […]

  • 27 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Manson Construction Co. of Seattle, Washington, has just won a $16.7 million contract for the maintenance dredging works in Alameda County, California. According to the U.S. Department of Defense, the contract includes annual maintenance dredging of the Oakland Inner and Outer Harbor federal navigation channel. The contracting agency – US Army Corps of Engineers, San […]

  • 6 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

                    Dutra to Dredge Oakland Harbor The Dutra Group, based in San Rafael, California, has been awarded a contract for the maintenance dredging of the Oakland’s inner and outer harbors.   New 2070 Dragon Dredge from Ellicott Ellicott Dredges LLC has announced a completely new design 20” (500 […]

  • 19 October 2011

    Congresswoman Barbara Lee helped the Port of Oakland reach a major funding milestone of nearly $350 million for harbor deepening and maintenance. Deeper vessel channels mean that the Port can remain globally competitive, support job retention and growth, and drive positive economic impact for the region, state and nation. Of the nearly $350 million, Congresswoman […]

  • 1 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Ahtna Design-Build Inc., from West Sacramento, California, has signed a $6.7 million firm-fixed-price contract for the redistribution of dredged material. The scheme includes redistribution of approximately 250,000 cubic yards of previously placed dredged materials within the project limits, creation of a 3- to 5-acre marsh, creation of bird islands and ditch blocks, degradation of the east […]

  • 12 February 2014

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, San Francisco District, has announced the details about the Port of Oakland dredging program. This deepening contract will include maintenance dredging of Oakland Inner and Outer Harbor Channel to provide a project authorized depth of -50-feet (MLLW). During the dredging work, approximately 800,000 cubic yards of material will be […]

  • 24 July 2012

    The Port of Oakland joined with the East Bay Regional Park District (EBRPD) and other environmental and community leaders to celebrate the restoration and transfer of nearly 8.5 acres of valuable seasonal wetlands from the Port of Oakland to the EBRPD. Port of Oakland Executive Director Omar R. Benjamin commented, “As a trustee of state […]

  • 22 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Port of Oakland is nearly a third of the way through its annual maintenance dredging program for 2015. By November, the port plans to scoop 185,000 cubic yards of sediment from 17 deep-water shipping berths. The goal of the $3.7 million project: maintain 50-foot depths so container ships aren’t stuck in the mud. “This […]

  • 20 September 2013

    Manson Construction Co., Seattle, Wash., was awarded a $6,934,900 firm-fixed-price, option-eligible, non-multi-year contract for maintenance dredging of Oakland Inner & Outer Harbor Channel of approximately 421,000 cubic yards of materials. Performance location will be Oakland, Calif., with funding from fiscal 2013 operations and maintenance, Army funds. This contract was a competitive acquisition via the web […]

  • 27 January 2012

    The Oakland Board of Port Commissioners appointed Jean Banker as Deputy Executive Director at a January Port Board meeting (Jan. 12, 2012) and Chris Chan as Director of Engineering during the December 15, 2011 Port Board meeting. Both are Port employees who were promoted from within the organization. Mr. Chan’s official start date was December […]

  • 8 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, San Francisco District, has introduced a plan for the Oakland Inner and Outer Harbor Channel maintenance dredging project. The work consists of maintenance dredging of Oakland Inner & Outer Harbor Channel of approximately 750,000 cubic yards of materials, to provide a project authorized depth, -50-feet (MLLW) plus 1.5 foot […]

  • 7 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers helped California make history this week when the largest container ship ever to visit the United States berthed at the port of Oakland, an achievement port officials are calling a milestone in trans-Pacific trade. The quarter-mile long Benjamin Franklin, operated by the French-based CMA CGM group, arrived from Los […]

  • 21 March 2012

    The Port of Oakland welcomes the largest containership ever to call any seaport in North America. The MSC Fabiola is a 12,562 TEU (twenty-foot equivalent-unit) vessel; an average container equals two TEUs. It is part of the fleet of the world’s second-largest shipping company, Geneva-based Mediterranean Shipping Co SA. MSC is one of the Port […]

  • 3 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port of Oakland Board of Commissioners last week voted to reject proposals to build a new dirty, dangerous coal and petroleum coke export facility at the Charles P. Howard Terminal in Oakland. Citing environmental problems, public health hazards, economic pitfalls, and public opposition to the project, the Port Commissioners voted unanimously to reject two […]

  • 26 August 2012

    The Oakland Board of Port Commissioners praised the California Transportation Commission (CTC) for their decision to commit $242 million in voter-approved Proposition 1B bond funding to the redevelopment of the former Oakland Army Base. The Oakland Army Base (OAB) project involves a transformation of the former base into a world-class trade and logistics center which […]

  • 30 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (June 24-30, 2019).   Thecla Bodewes Opts for Alewijnse Marine Alewijnse Marine has reached agreement on the restart of the complete electrical installation works on board a trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD), currently under construction at Barkmeijer Shipyards in the […]

  • 4 October 2011

    Public officials and maritime industry leaders joined together at the Port of Oakland to call on Congress to release funds collected from California’s port customers to improve maritime infrastructure, create jobs and preserve California’s role as an international trade leader. “California’s future as a global leader depends on much needed job creation and economic growth. […]

  • 14 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Manson Construction Company of Seattle, Washington, one of the nation’s leading heavy civil marine construction and dredging companies, has just won two dredging contracts from the government. The first one, worth approx $10.6 million and awarded by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District, is for maintenance dredging of the Savannah and Brunswick harbor entrance channel. […]

  • 7 August 2012

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has invited bidders to submit their offers for the Oakland Inner & Outer Harbors & Entrance Channel maintenance dredging project, Alameda County, California. The work consists of maintenance dredging of the Oakland Inner & Outer Harbors & Entrance Channel of up to 574,000 cubic yards of material to provide an […]