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  • 29 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Weeks Marine Inc. of Covington, LA, has just won a $6.5 million dredging deal in Texas. The contract is for maintenance dredging of the Brazos Island Harbor jetty channel and option for Brazos Island Harbor entrance channel. Work will be performed at San Padre Island, Texas, with an estimated completion date of February 12, 2016. The […]

  • 31 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The Town of Duck will be holding a public Beach Nourishment update meeting today, May 31 at 1:00 p.m. in the Paul F. Keller Meeting Hall. In its latest update, the town reported that dredge Dodge Island is still pumping sand south to build a pad to store equipment and will switch the pipe to work […]

  • 12 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    With the improved weather conditions, all three dredges returned to the Town of Duck Friday, June 9, to continue the beach nourishment operations. According to the town report, the northern section near Carrol Dr. is open to the public. There is still equipment on the beach with signage asking to stay clear. Currently, there are pipes […]

  • 2 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The Town of Duck’s beach nourishment project continues to progress with the arrival of Great Lakes Dredge & Dock (GLDD) dredge Dodge Island. The dredge arrived on site on Sunday, May 28, to begin pumping operations near the Ocean Bay Boulevard beach access. According to Dare County latest video update, GLDD continues to work south and build a […]

  • 3 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The City of South Padre Island and PARTRAC, a UK based marine and coastal survey consultancy group, have formalized a working partnership. Through successful grant awards they will combine their knowledge, resources and technical capabilities to improve understanding of coastal zone processes affecting beach morphology and sediment transport at South Padre Island, reported PARTRAC. South Padre […]

  • 5 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District partnered with the Texas General Land Office, Cameron County and the City of South Padre Island to renourish approximately one half mile of South Padre Island’s beaches using beach-quality sand harvested from a local dredging project. A large ocean-going hopper dredge, with pump out capability, began dredging […]

  • 13 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Cameroon’s Port Authority of Douala (PAD) has acquired high-tech equipment from Royal IHC to support their dredging activities. As part of measures to autonomously manage its dredging activities, the management of the PAD acquired an IHC Beaver 50 cutter suction dredger (CSD) and a DMC work boat. This first order will soon be completed by […]

  • 28 May 2020
  • 26 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Great Lakes Dredge and Dock (GLDD) has officially begun beach nourishment operations in the Town of Duck with the arrival of the company’s dredge Liberty Island. According to Dare County, NC, the dredge started pumping sand late Tuesday night, May 23rd, at the Widgeon Dr. subline and will continue progress North for a few days. The […]

  • 28 January 2013

    The Irene Delta Beach Renourishment Project will start soon in the Pine Knoll Shores and Emerald Isle, placing 913,165 cubic yards of sand along these beach strands by the end of March from an offshore location, reports carolinacoastonline.com. Great Lakes intends to utilize three dredges for the project, and they will all stay on-site working […]

  • 8 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, partnered with the Texas General Land Office and the City of South Padre Island to begin a beach renourishment project this week using beach-quality sand harvested from the Brazos Island Harbor Jetty and Entrance channels in South Texas, maintenance dredging project. “We’re very excited about this year’s […]

  • 3 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The USACE’s Philadelphia District and its contractor Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company are pumping approximately 8 million cubic yards of sand onto Long Beach Island, N.J. Work is designed to complete the dune and berm system and reduce future storm damages. GLDD mobilized two dredges, the Padre Island and the Dodge Island, for the beachfill operations. The […]

  • 2 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    “The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District contributes to the well-being, economic success and quality of life of local communities by employing environmentally and economically responsible ways to use dredged materials to improve eroded coastlines through beach nourishment and beneficial use programs,” said Navigation Branch Chief Christopher Frabotta, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston […]

  • 7 October 2013

    The Captiva beaches replenishment program is about to begin, according to nbc-2.com. Two dredgers, named Dodge Island and Padre Island, arrived off the Captiva coast today. During this $8 million worth project, these powerful vessels will dredge beach compatible sand from a borrow area off the shore and load it onto the barges, reports nbc-2.com. […]

  • 30 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District and its contractor Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company are pumping approximately 8 million cubic yards of sand onto Long Beach Island, N.J. Work is designed to complete the dune and berm system and reduce future storm damages. Great Lakes mobilized two dredges, the Padre Island and […]

  • 4 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, has just released a photo of the dredge Padre Island working in the Savannah outer harbor. The photo taken on March 30th 2016, shows the Padre Island of Great Lakes Doc & Dredge Company deepening the outer channel as part of the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP). Deepening of the […]

  • 7 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The Town of Duck has just reported that as of yesterday, June 6, all three dredges are on-site and fully operational. According to the report, the Liberty Island dredge arrived back on-site June 5 and resumed dredging around 5:45 that evening. The dredge, working at the southern end of the project zone, experienced some mechanical […]

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

    The USACE’s Philadelphia District, has just posted on its official facebook page the latest photo from the Long Beach Island sand replenishment scheme. The Corps and its contractor Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company began dredging and beachfill operations in early May in the borough of Ship Bottom. Great Lakes mobilized two dredgers, the Padre Island […]

  • 6 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The recently awarded maintenance dredging project for the Brazos Island Harbor (BIH) Jetty and Entrance channels in South Texas is about to begin, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District. Weeks Marine Inc. won this $6.5 million contract and will perform maintenance dredging of the BIH Jetty and Entrance channels. The contractor is required to remove approximately […]

  • 2 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, began a $2,455,000 maintenance dredging contract yesterday to relieve channel draft restrictions in the Brazos Island Harbor (Brownsville Ship Channel) navigation project. “Unanticipated shoaling within the federal ship channel prompted the Brazos Santiago Pilots Association (Brownsville Harbor pilots) to issue a draft restriction limiting vessels calling the […]

  • 5 February 2010

    Work will soon begin to install the equipment necessary to begin the placement of material from dredging of the channel on South Padre Island beaches. [mappress] Source: Spislandbreeze, February 4, 2010

  • 6 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, dredged and pumped the first load of sand onto Ship Bottom, New Jersey, yesterday, as part of their Storm Damage Reduction Project on Long Beach Island. Its one of the largest beachfill contracts ever undertaken by USACE. This program is a joint effort between the Army Corps and […]

  • 22 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The USACE, Savannah District, recently posted a photo of the trailing suction hopper dredger Padre Island working in the Savannah outer harbor. The photo, taken on March 30th 2016, shows the Padre Island of Great Lakes Doc & Dredge Company (GLDD) deepening the outer channel as part of the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP). Deepening of the […]

  • 16 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, has just released these amazing photos from the Delaware coastal protection project. The hopper dredgers Dodge Island and Padre Island, owned and operated by the contractor Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company, are busy pumping more than 650,000 cubic yards of sand onto the beaches of Dewey Beach […]

  • 4 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the State of Delaware and Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company recently completed dredging and beachfill operations at Rehoboth and Dewey Beaches in Delaware. The dredgers Dodge Island and Padre Island completed the work, which is designed to reduce damages from coastal storm. The goal of the scheme, worth $11.2 […]

  • 12 January 2011

    Packery Channel, a popular surfing and fishing spot between Padre and Mustang islands, will be re-dredged this fall…   By Jessica Savage (caller) [mappress] Source: caller, January 12, 2011