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  • 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 […]

  • 3 September 2020
    Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District Public Affairs staff recently visited the Dredge Merritt while it was conducting operations on the Oregon Inlet. Dredging in this area has many benefits for Dare County fishermen, both economic and recreational. The significance of the Oregon Inlet is that it is “a critical harbor of refuge.” […]

  • 24 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Army Corps of Engineers’ dredge Currituck arrived at the place on Saturday to dredge the federal navigation channel in Bennett’s Creek. Significant shoaling, caused by natural transport and deposit of sediment, made dredging necessary. The natural shoaling was exacerbated by Hurricane Sandy. Over the course of five days, the Currituck, which is based out […]

  • 4 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Maintenance dredging of Clearwater Pass in Pinellas County is scheduled to begin May 5 and will take an estimated 35 days to complete, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District. The project includes dredging within the federal navigation channel at Clearwater Pass to previously authorized depths in the entrance channel, from the bridge to […]

  • 12 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Royal IHC was recently awarded a contract for the design and build of a water injection dredger (WID) for the North Carolina State Ports Authority (NCSPA). In line with NCSPA’s specifications, the dredger is designed to offer easy maintenance and a smooth operation. Other key design factors include dredge depth, weight and cost. According to […]

  • 9 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    N.C. Dept. of Environment and Natural Resources Secretary John Skvarla yesterday authorized the issuance of an emergency Coastal Area Management Act Major Permit to conduct agitation dredging at the Port of Morehead City. Although the Port is authorized to maintain a water depth of 38 feet through the use of hydraulic dredging, a docking facility at […]

  • 21 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, held last week the pre-construction meeting regarding the Carolina Beach and Kure Beach Coastal Storm Damage Reduction project. According to the Carolina Beach Councilman Steve Shuttleworth, the meeting took place Wednesday, January 16, at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineer’s office. Weeks Marine won the $17.4 million […]

  • 2 August 2012

    JAXPORT CEO Paul Anderson welcomed Colonel Alan M. Dodd and Colonel Donald E. Jackson, Jr. from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for an introduction and discussion of the challenges and opportunities facing JAXPORT. Col. Jackson became Commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers South Atlantic Division (SAD) on July 16, 2012. The South […]

  • 13 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, today presented a couple of photos of the Morehead City dredging operations. The standby dredge vessel McFarland, owned and operated by the Army Corps Philadelphia District, is putting finishing touches to the works. According to USACE, the McFarland is nearly finished with its project in the Morehead City shipping channel. […]

  • 6 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, will be hosting public listening sessions on the update to the John H. Kerr Shoreline Management Plan (SMP) beginning on Nov. 13. The public may review the draft SMP and provide comments.  John H. Kerr staff will be available at the listening sessions to answer questions and/or […]

  • 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 […]

  • 1 December 2011

    Even though some advancement has been made on the clogged channel, the long-term prospect for Oregon does not seem to be good. A number of conditions, including the lack of money, are contributing to shoaling under the main span of the Bonner Bridge. The side caster dredge Merritt had managed to scour the channel to […]

  • 8 November 2012

    Jeffrey E. Miles was named Deputy Executive Director for Operations of the North Carolina State Ports Authority by Tom Bradshaw, Executive Director. “In my brief time with the Authority, I have grown to depend on the operational expertise Jeff provides our ports and our customers. He is leading the development of our strategic plan, working […]

  • 25 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Army Corps’ Wilmington District has received an application from the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) Ferry Division seeking authorization to dredge a 2.5-mile segment of the Hatteras-Ocracoke ferry route identified as Sloop Channel. According to the applicant, the purpose of this project is to allow for the safe passage to and from Ocracoke […]

  • 4 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, has released the Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Village of Bald Head Island Shoreline Stabilization Project in Brunswick County, North Carolina. The project proposal includes the construction a terminal groin structure and concurrent beach nourishment on Bald Head Island, Brunswick County, North Carolina. The primary […]

  • 9 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Board of the Eastern Chapter has announced that the Eastern Chapter Western Dredging Association Fall 2020 Conference will be held in Historic Charleston, SC. The conference is taking place from Wednesday, October 14, through Friday, October 16, 2020 at the Francis Marion Hotel in Charleston. According to the announcement, since last year’s revamped meeting […]

  • 18 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Officials at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Norfolk District have announced a goal of opening the Dismal Swamp Canal to its full 6-foot depth late this summer.  The canal, which was closed due to extensive damage from Hurricane Matthew in October, has ongoing debris and tree removal, and investigations of shoaling at many locations in […]

  • 28 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    In the following days, the North Carolina Ferry Division will begin dredging work on a portion of the channel used for the Hatteras-Ocracoke ferry route that was affected by Hurricane Matthew, according to the North Carolina Department of Transportation’s latest announcement. Because of the work and the tides, passengers using that route may experience sporadic service […]

  • 8 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (April 2 – April 8, 2018).   Ocean Isle Dredging Project Nears End Work continues in Brunswick County on the Ocean Isle Coastal Storm Risk Management project, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Wilmington District informs.   EUR400 Million Deal […]

  • 27 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (January 21 – 27, 2019).   Kure Beach Nourishment Project Starts Soon The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, held last week the pre-construction meeting regarding the Carolina Beach and Kure Beach Coastal Storm Damage Reduction project.   IADC […]

  • 30 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (December 24 – 30, 2018).   Comments Sought on Tacoma Harbor Deepening Project The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, has issued notice of plans to prepare, pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act, an environmental assessment (EA) for […]

  • 10 December 2012

    Congressman Walter B. Jones (NC-3) urged President Barack Obama not to forget the damage to North Carolina’s coastal inlets caused by Hurricane Sandy. The Obama administration is putting together a funding request to address damage caused by the storm that it will soon submit to Congress. In a letter sent to the president, Congressman Jones […]

  • 25 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Los Angeles Master Plan serves as a long-range plan to establish policies and guidelines for future development within the coastal zone boundary of the Port of Los Angeles. A Port Master Plan is required through the legislation of the California Coastal Act of 1976 and should respond to the demands of foreign […]

  • 1 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, has coordinated for emergency dredging of the Ocean City Inlet and Harbor Federal Navigation Channel to begin Friday. The dredging is in response to reports by mariners of shoaling in the inlet caused by the winter storm that struck Ocean City in late January. This emergency dredging […]

  • 9 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District Commander, LTC David Park, toured the dredging operations at Cape May Inlet and Harbor in New Jersey recently.  The dredge Currituck, owned and operated by the USACE Wilmington District, is currently conducting the dredging works in these areas. The USACE Cape May Inlet navigation project provides a […]

  • 15 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Chris Coons has secured $80 million in funding for Dover Air Force Base and $33 million in funding for the Delaware River deepening project in the annual Military Construction/Veterans Affairs and Energy and Water Development appropriations bills respectively. These bills passed out of the Appropriations Committee and are now ready for debate by […]