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  • 7 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    A hydrographic survey of the Mooloolah River and its coastal bar on Tuesday, February 27, showed a shoal patch extending from the end of the eastern breakwater in a westerly direction past the centerline of the channel, reports the Department of Transport and Main Roads – Maritime Safety Queensland. The shoal has a least depth […]

  • 14 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging efforts on the Arkansas River Navigation Channel are underway after historic flooding this spring, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Little Rock District reports. “Navigation buoys up and down the river were displaced during the flood. The Coast Guard is planning to replace the buoys in the near future,” USACE said in their latest […]

  • 3 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    A recent bathymetric survey has identified further shoaling in the Gippsland Lakes’ Reeve Channel between Port Lateral Mark buoy No. 6 and Starboard Lateral Mark buoy No. 1, the Gippsland Ports reported earlier this week.  According to their release, “least depths recorded were 1.4 meters at LAT. Deeper water with least depths 1.8 meters LAT […]

  • 11 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, began surveying levels of sediment deposits last weekend within the West Fork of the San Jacinto River in response to a State of Texas and FEMA request. To determine the level of shoaling and silt accumulation within the West Fork of the San Jacinto River, a New […]

  • 18 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Draft Report and Environmental Assessment regarding navigation-related problems affecting the local users of St. Jerome Creek in St. Mary’s County is now out for public review. The purpose of this report is to identify a solution that is economically feasible with minimal environmental impacts. Currently, shoaling reduces the controlling depth of the channel below the […]

  • 5 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Coast Guard is urging mariners to use extreme caution while transiting the Merrimack River entrance due to significant shifting and shoaling between the #2 red and #3 green buoys. Several recent accidents and near misses on the narrow, heavily congested portion of the Merrimack River have created a major safety concern. To help ensure […]

  • 7 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    As part of a maintenance dredging scheme planned for the entrance to Wells Harbor, the Army Corps of Engineers dredger “Currituck” returned to Wells this week. The Corps will dredge approximately 5,000 cubic yards of sandy sediment to reduce shoaling conditions and will place the material at a nearshore site off Wells Beach, approximately one […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 July 2012

    According to nbc-2.com, Lee County and the US Army Corp of Engineers is looking at ways to fix shoaling at Matanzas Pass. Boaters say sand is filling in near Bowditch Point, likely made worse by Tropical Storm Debby. Some boaters say Matanzas Pass at the north end of Fort Myers Beach is half as deep […]

  • 27 November 2011

    It likely doesn’t come as a surprise to boaters familiar with the Oregon Inlet: shoaling is again causing serious problems for travel in and…   By Kevin Duffan (injuryboard) [mappress] Source: injuryboard, November 27, 2011;

  • 18 November 2011

    Last Saturday morning, a small fleet of fishing boats from Wanchese, N.C., chugged through the navigation channel at Oregon Inlet and into …   By Aaron Applegate (hamptonroads) [mappress] Source: hamptonroads, November 18, 2011;

  • 1 June 2011

    With the summer boating season officially here, the capsizing of a recreational vessel this weekend is bringing to light the problems…   BY EREN TATARAGASI (carteretnewstimes) [mappress] Source: carteretnewstimes, June 1, 2011    

  • 7 July 2020
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    All summer long, a crimson and white boat moves back and forth through the waters near the Port of Alaska collecting silt, sand and gravel off the seafloor to allow vessels to navigate the harbor in Anchorage. The boat is a dredging vessel called the Westport, operated by Manson Construction of Seattle, Wash., which the […]

  • 4 June 2020
    Authorities & Government, Regulation & policy

    The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has received application for 401 Water Quality Certification for dredging in Lower Columbia River. As DEQ reported, J.E. McAmis, Inc. has applied for a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers 404 Permit for dredging activities in the lower Columbia River. This action requires individual 401 water quality certifications from […]

  • 15 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The USACE Galveston District yesterday announced the start of repairs to the entrance jetty of the Corpus Christi Ship Channel located at Aransas Pass. Actual work on the project is scheduled to begin in mid-June. The nearly $39 million contract was awarded to Luhr Brothers, Inc., on Sept. 26, 2019. According to USACE, work on […]

  • 14 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ hopper dredge Currituck just completed maintenance dredging work in Ocean City Inlet in Maryland to remove built up sediment in the channel and improve navigation. The work was part of the Army Corps, Baltimore District’s regular operation and maintenance efforts associated with the channel to ensure safe navigation for […]

  • 7 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Oregon’s U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley, a member of the Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee, announced yesterday that the Senate’s 2020 water resources legislation contains major victories for communities across Oregon. Merkley has spent months working with community leaders all over the state developing detailed proposals to address local challenges. As a member of […]

  • 6 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Manson’s hopper dredger Westport is back in Anchorage – with her very experienced crew – for the final round of a three-year maintenance dredging contract for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in support of the Port of Alaska. The purpose of this project was to provide annual maintenance dredging at the Port of Alaska to […]

  • 8 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, is proposing maintenance dredging of the Block Island Harbor of Refuge Federal Navigation Project (FNP) on Block Island, Rhode Island. The Town of New Shoreham is the sponsor and requested that this project be maintained, said USACE. The proposed work involves maintenance dredging of portions of […]

  • 12 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    As of yesterday, Manson Construction has dredged around 100,000 cubic yards of sand from the entrance channel of Oceanside Harbor, the city officials reported on social media Wednesday. They also added that Manson had been expecting 9′ swells and moved the dredge HR Morris vessel back into the harbor to dredge shoaling that has been […]

  • 4 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The Army Corps hopper dredge Currituck has arrived in Ocean City, Maryland, for routine maintenance dredging of the Inlet navigation channel. According to Brittany Crissman from the Corporate Communication Office of the Baltimore District, dredge Currituck arrived in Ocean City over the weekend and has begun dredging in the inlet. “The Currituck is scheduled to work […]

  • 18 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently released their Operation and Maintenance (O&M) Work Plan with the list of funded maintenance dredging projects for 2020. “We could not be more pleased with the Army Corps’s O&M listing of funded maintenance dredging projects for 2020,” said William P. Doyle, CEO of the Dredging Contractors of America. […]

  • 4 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District awarded a $4.675 million contract to Weeks Marine on January 14 for the Arecibo Harbor maintenance dredging in Arecibo, Puerto Rico. Under the agreement, Weeks Marine of Covington, Louisiana, will be responsible for dredging approximately 110,000 cubic yards of shoal material from the Arecibo Harbor. “Dredging Arecibo […]

  • 23 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Stage Harbor Entrance Dredging project is officially underway, according to the Town of Chatham (MA) latest news release. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ (USACE) hopper dredge Currituck arrived in Chatham late Sunday afternoon, January 19th, and began maintenance dredging on Monday, January 20th. The Currituck will be dredging daily for approximately three weeks […]

  • 20 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Hampton Harbor maintenance dredging project in New Hampshire, conducted by H&L Contracting, has been successfully completed, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England, reports. Approximately 170,000 cubic yards of sandy material was hydraulically dredged from the 8-foot deep entrance channel, 8-foot deep Hampton channel, 8-foot deep cross channel, 8-foot deep Hampton anchorage, 6-foot […]