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  • 6 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Army Corps of Engineers’ dredge Currituck, based out of Wilmington, N.C., is scheduled to begin dredging the Rudee Inlet Federal Navigation Project for five days beginning Dec. 7, 2012. The dredging is being done as a result of significant shoaling across the entire entrance channel. Weather conditions and wind direction have caused an increase […]

  • 25 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Norfolk District’s navigation team arrived at Croatan Point in early February to replace pilings and a floating dock in preparation for the next iteration of dredging. Located at the south end of the Oceanfront, the Rudee Inlet is a hub for fishing charters, jet skiing, parasailing and serves as […]

  • 16 November 2012

    Rudee Inlet, a man-made inlet sited along one of Virginia Beach’s most dynamic shorelines, was recently dredged as a result of shoaling from Hurricane Sandy. In the wake of the tropical storm, the city of Virginia Beach requested the Corps conduct emergency dredging of Rudee Inlet because of significant shoaling. The cost of the six-day […]

  • 13 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Army Corps of Engineers will begin dredging the Rudee Inlet Federal Navigation Project on Monday. The Corps’ dredge Meritt, based out of Wilmington, N.C., will dredge for four days to remove shoaling in the channel. Engineers expect to dredge about 20,000 cubic yards of material, which will be placed directly north of the entrance […]

  • 8 March 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ hopper dredger Currituck was off the coast from July 18-21, 2012 to dredge the federal channel of Rudee Inlet. This embedded content is only visible after accepting cookies. Change your preferences Approximately 7,715 cubic yards was dredged. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, March 8, 2013

  • 31 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The US Army Corps of Engineers dredge, the Murden, returned to Virginia Beach on Monday evening and began dredging Rudee Inlet, reports the City of VB. According to the City, the Murden will conduct maintenance dredging of shoaled areas starting October 30, 2018 through November 6, 2018. On October 16, 2018, US Coast Guard issued a notice to […]

  • 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 […]

  • 29 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    A Notice to Mariners has been posted for Rudee Inlet due to serious shoaling conditions. Reported conditions indicate a least depth from 4.5 feet MLLW (mean lower low water), across the inbound channel, starting at the approximate east end of the north jetty, and extending approximately 250 feet. Mariners are urged to exhibit extreme caution […]

  • 23 March 2010

    USACE has awarded a contract for Maintenance Dredging at Rudee Inlet and Virginia Beach, Virginia,for estimated amount of $2,480,278.00.To NORFOLK DREDGING COMPANY ,at the day of March 22, 2010… [mappress] Source:fbogov,March 23,2010;

  • 16 December 2013

    Public Works has announced that the dredge “Alaska” will arrive at Rudee Inlet and is expected to begin emergency dredging work this weekend. The contractor will be dredging 70,000 to 100,000 cubic yards of sand, which will then be placed on the beach between 4th Street and 10th Street. The work is expected to take […]

  • 4 December 2013

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co. has won the Rudee Inlet dredging contract, according to hamptonroads.com. During this $2.86 million project, approx. 100,000 cubic yards of sand will be removed from the area. Dave Hansen, the Deputy City Manager for the City of Virginia Beach, stated that dredging work will probably commence during the next […]

  • 9 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    In the wake of tropical storm Sandy, the city of Virginia Beach has requested the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to conduct an emergency dredge of Rudee Inlet. The federal navigation channel shoaled significantly as a result of the storm, impeding navigation. The Norfolk District team quickly responded and sought the assistance of the Wilmington […]

  • 31 July 2012
    Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    From Florida to Maine, one unique vessel in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ maritime fleet earns its “indispensable” reputation 363 days a year by dredging dangerous shoaling in shallow draft federal channel inlets: hopper dredge Currituck. The Currituck recently spent three days dredging the federal channel at Rudee Inlet in Virginia Beach, Va., and […]

  • 24 May 2012

      Local, state and federal officials met with commercial fishermen on the small island May 8 to discuss the best way to keep the channel and harbor open and safe for all vessel traffic that uses the waterway. Hosted by the Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the Chincoteague navigation partnership brings together multiple […]

  • 16 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    State of the North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory together with leaders of 20 coastal counties will gather October 22-23 in Wilmington at the N.C. Coastal Resources Commission meeting to discuss among others topics on inlet management, land use planning and dredging. Coastal management staff will present a draft report on the CRC’s inlet management study […]

  • 9 August 2012

    According to Frank Rush, the Emerald Isle Town Manager, the long awaited dredging project at the Bogue Inlet is underway. The Merritt, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ sidecast dredger, has been in the inlet since August 1, and could be there as long as August 14. “There are some tight spots out in the inlet, […]

  • 18 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    County of Dare, North Carolina, yesterday released a new video on the status of the Hatteras Inlet dredging program. According to the project update, the planned dredging within the connecting channel of Hatteras Inlet is currently underway. USACE’s sidecaster dredger Merritt is back in the inlet, working on the connecting channel. The dredging operations will continue […]

  • 14 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, in conjunction with the Town of Southold and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, announce the placement of nearly 100,000 cubic yards of sand replenishing severely eroded beaches to the east of Mattituck Inlet that will improve coastal-storm risk reduction. “We’re extremely pleased to […]

  • 2 February 2012

    The third cycle of the St. Augustine Beach renourishment project is to begin on Monday. During the project, crews will place 2.1 million cubic yards of sand on the shore from the south boundary of Anastasia State Park to the Bermuda Run. The project involves dredging sand around the inlet that will have been carried […]

  • 7 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Valero Terminaling and Distribution Co., a subsidiary of Valero Energy Corporation, and TGS Development LP have formed a 50-50 joint venture and started construction on a new marine terminal on the lower Sabine-Neches Waterway near Port Arthur, Texas. As participants in the joint venture, known as PI Dock Facilities LLC, TGS Development LP will act […]

  • 31 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The City of Virginia Beach proposes to hydraulically dredge navigable channels in Lake Rudee in order to restore residents’ safe access channels, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District. The applicant proposes to remove approximately 4,576 cubic yards of material (52,061 square feet) at a depth not to exceed -4.5 feet below mean […]

  • 2 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The North Carolina Coastal Resources Commission will meet in Atlantic Beach next week to provide new commissioners with an overview of the state’s coastal program, consider amendments to rules on erosion control and other coastal issues, the NC Department of Environmental Quality said in its release.  The commission plans to meet November 7 and 8 at […]

  • 2 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    New Hanover County is actively working with state partners and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to begin the Carolina Beach Inlet dredging project as early as this month.  “The U.S. Coast Guard had expressed a concern that its vessel used to move buoys could not access and relocate the buoys, which aid navigation, until […]

  • 24 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, will begin emergency dredging operations at Oregon Inlet today to remove the shoaling that has been obstructing the federal channel passage for commercial fishing vessels. The side cast dredge MERRITT will, once again, try to open the channel at the navigation span of the Bonner Bridge. Recent […]

  • 26 January 2012

    The Martin County Board of County Commissioners  approved the award of a $6.4 million dollar contract to dredge the St. Lucie Inlet to Norfolk Dredging Company of Virginia. The company met all the requirements of the bidding process and was the lowest qualified bidder, therefore winning the contract. Norfolk Dredging has extensive experience in coastal […]

  • 25 September 2012

    After the state’s Co-ordinator General declared it a significant project, plans to dredge Trinity Inlet will need to pass a rigorous environmental assessment to get the green light. Jeff Seeney, the Deputy Premier, stated: “The proposed upgrades to the Port of Cairns promised significant benefits for the local economy, if approved.” According to cairns.com, these […]