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  • 27 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Cottrell Contracting are set to begin dredging the Norfolk Harbor Inner Channel and channel to Newport News on Saturday. Norfolk District will manage the operations and maintenance project as part of an effort to remove shoaling, allowing safe and unrestricted navigation for the largest commercial and military vessels […]

  • 5 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, is inviting comments on a draft Environmental Assessment (EA) for the proposed South San Diego Harbor dredging project in San Diego, California. USACE, as part of its Operations and Maintenance Program, is proposing to perform maintenance dredging in South San Diego Harbor Federal Channel to re-establish […]

  • 2 March 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will conduct dredging operations in the Ilwaco Channel to remove shoaling that the U.S. Coast Guard has identified as a hazard to their ability to perform rescue operations at the Columbia River Bar. The Coast Guard contacted the Portland District in late January with concerns about the shoal and […]

  • 18 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has announced that work is underway on a $1.7 million project to remove silt, sand and gravel from Cayuga Creek in Erie County, which will reduce the potential for flooding and better protect the area in the case of future storms. Known as the Lancaster Federal Flood Control Project, work will […]

  • 17 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The House Committee on Appropriations yesterday, May 16, marked up the FY19 Energy and Water Appropriations bill. Congressman Andy Harris, M.D. authored, and the committee passed, an amendment to prioritize funding for dredging projects in shallow channels, particularly in channels where shoaling can create hazardous barriers to maritime travel. He issued the following statement applauding […]

  • 4 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has just announced the latest update on the dredging operations conducted in the vicinity of Sultan Shoal Lighthouse, located at the island of Selat Jurong, the Western Anchorage of Singapore.  According to MPA’s notice, the dredging works in this area are set to continue until February 29, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 17 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

      The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management is sponsoring a meeting focused on understanding and maintaining habitat values of offshore shoals on the outer continental shelf (OCS) on Friday, January 24, 2014, in Charleston, S.C. Offshore shoals are commonly proposed for use in coastal restoration projects. BOEM’s objectives for the meeting are: – to foster […]

  • 3 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A dredging project that will make the Port of Virginia the deepest port on the U.S. East Coast is now underway, according to the port officials. Following the finalization of the contract, the project’s initial phase started Sunday, reported the Virginia Port Authority. “The container ships are getting bigger and require more water depth to […]

  • 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 […]

  • 4 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    At the request of the town of Cohasset, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, is proposing urgently-needed maintenance dredging of the Cohasset Harbor Federal Navigation Project (FNP) in Cohasset and Scituate, Mass. The town of Cohasset is the local sponsor. The immediate proposed work involves dredging of an area in the Cohasset […]

  • 15 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District is proposing to perform maintenance dredging of portions of the Housatonic River Federal Navigation Project in Stratford and Milford, Conn. The proposed work involves removal of up to 300,000 cubic yards of sandy material from portions of the 18-foot main channel. The state of Connecticut is […]

  • 29 December 2011

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently announced that MCM Marine, Inc. from Sault Ste. Marie was awarded a contract for dredging project on St. Joseph Harbor in Michigan. Dredging will begin as soon as possible at St. Joseph Harbor which ships or receives roughly half a million tons annually. Dredging at the harbor, located […]

  • 6 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Ranking Member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio has just asked the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works to fully fund critical repairs to Port Orford’s failed breakwater after money for these necessary repairs was redirected by the Army Corps to address disaster recovery needs. “Storm damage, coupled with […]

  • 3 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Lynnhaven Inlet Federal Navigation Channel is fully navigable, after a $2 million maintenance dredging project, managed by the Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, removed critical shoaling conditions exacerbated by Hurricane Sandy in 2012. The project, contracted to Southwind Construction Corporation, a small business based in Evansville, Ind., came in ahead of schedule […]

  • 10 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ hopper dredger Currituck has resumed operations in Oregon Inlet, The Outer Banks Voice reports. According to the Corps’ Outer Banks Field Office team leader, Steven S. Shriver, the dredger began working 12 hours a day in the area on Monday, and is scheduled to stay until at least September 20. […]

  • 7 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District Commander, Col. Patrick Kinsman, signed the Norfolk Harbor Navigation Improvements Design Agreement at the District headquarters yesterday. The executed agreement is a prerequisite to the release of Fiscal Year 2019 Work Plan funds and is the next step following last year’s Chief’s Report and authorization in the […]

  • 2 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, is proposing maintenance dredging of the Kennebunk River Federal Navigation Project (FNP) in Kennebunk and Kennebunkport, Maine. The proposed work involves urgently needed maintenance dredging to remove various shoals in the authorized 8-foot-deep entrance channel of the FNP. “These shoals are primarily the result of coastal […]

  • 6 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    USACE’s hopper dredger McFarland returned home to Philadelphia this weekend after completing urgent dredging assignments for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ New Orleans and Wilmington Districts. The dredger was recently deployed for an emergency dredging assignment in Wilmington Harbor, Outer Ocean Bar, Baldhead Shoal Channel. The McFarland had completed her first emergency call out […]

  • 13 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Wiggins Pass Interim Channel Dredging Project is expected to resume activities next week. The dredging operations have been on hold since September 29 when the equipment being used was affected by rough seas; the excavator on the barge fell overboard and the barge was partially submerged. The excavator was recovered from under about 12 feet […]

  • 12 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, is proposing maintenance dredging of the Menemsha Creek Federal Navigation Project (FNP) in Chilmark and Aquinnah, Massachusetts. The proposed work involves urgently needed maintenance dredging to remove various shoals in the channel and anchorage basin of the Federal navigation project. Shoaling in these areas was made […]

  • 21 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Hazardous shoaling in the Thimble Shoals federal navigation channel launched action between local and federal agencies as they raced to reopen a closed navigation lane. The Virginia Pilots Association alerted the Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, of the hazard on March 13, and within hours, a survey team was mobilized. The results of […]

  • 30 November 2009
    Project & Tenders

    A joint public-private project to dredge channels in the Three Bays area wrapped up this week… Source: Cape News, November 30, 2009

  • 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 […]

  • 15 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District, has announced a plan for the two federal navigation channels dredging program. The project consists of dredging portions of the Thimble Shoal Federal Navigation Channel and the Cape Henry Federal Navigation Channel. The work in Thimble Shoal consists of maintenance dredging to a required depth of 51 […]