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  • 14 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has received an application from the Puerto Rico Ports Authority for a dredging project, located at berthing areas of Pier 3 in Old San Juan Cruise Port, Puerto Rico.  The main goal of this maintenance dredging scheme is to provide safety depth to avoid grounding of large […]

  • 2 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (December 26-January 1, 2017).   Port of Baltimore VIDEO: Other Uses of Dredged Material The Port of Baltimore has just released this very interesting video named ‘Other Uses of Dredged Material’.   First Commercial Marine Biofuel Tested on CSD EDAX […]

  • 17 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance dredging at Wethersfield Cove on the Connecticut River below Hartford in Wethersfield, Conn., will be completed under the terms of a $944,400 contract recently awarded by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. The Connecticut Department of Transportation is funding the project. Work will be accomplished by Coastline Consulting & Development, LLC, […]

  • 1 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District, has unveiled a plan for the Burns Harbor dredging scheme. The harbor is divided into two areas: East and West Arms (EWA) and Outer Harbor-Approach Channel (OH-AC). The dredged material from EWA will be disposed at the Deep Water disposal site and material from OH-AC will be […]

  • 22 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Alaska District, has prepared an environmental assessment and “finding of no significant impact” for maintenance dredging operations at Ninilchik Small Boat Harbor in Ninilchik, Alaska. The Corps is proposing to modify its maintenance dredging operation for the 2017 to 2019 season at the harbor because the used dredged material […]

  • 30 May 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is accepting public comments on plans to place sediment in two ocean disposal sites near Yaquina Bay. The Corps maintains the Yaquina Bay federal navigation channel to federally authorized depths by periodically removing naturally occurring sedimentary material. There are two ocean-dredged material disposal sites; one north and one south […]

  • 4 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, has announced the completion of the Fort Pulaski Shoreline Stabilization Project. The monthlong shore stabilization project used dredged material from the Savannah Harbor Navigation Project to restore a 1.5-mile section of beach along Cockspur Island’s north shore. Erosion over the past decade was threatening the park’s historic […]

  • 18 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, is conducting preliminary research to determine the market capabilities of potential contractors to perform maintenance dredging in the Savannah, GA and Brunswick, GA Entrance Channels. Hopper dredge(s) will be required for the work. The dredge(s) must have the capability to dredge fine sands and silts to a […]

  • 16 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Greater Lafourche Port Commission (GLPC) has announced the completion of the bucket dredging phase in Slip D, the latest development in Port Fourchon’s Northern Expansion area. The initial dredging of Port Fourchon’s new Slip D, which broke ground less than one year ago, is the most recent benchmark completed in the progression of the […]

  • 14 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    WEDA’s Chair of the Environmental Commission, Craig Vogt, recently announced the 2013 winners of the WEDA Environmental Excellence Awards at the organization’s annual conference held at the Hilton Hawaiian Village Hotel in Honolulu, Hawaii. The WEDA Environmental Excellence Awards are given in two categories: navigation dredging and environmental dredging. For navigation dredging: – The WEDA […]

  • 28 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    PortsToronto is currently in the process of removing up to 40,000 cubic meters of debris and sediment from the mouth of the Don River. The main goals of this dredging scheme are preventing future flooding and stemming the flow of unwanted material into Toronto’s Harbor which can pose a risk to boater navigation and public […]

  • 2 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular photos that marked the 2019 dredging season.   PHOTO: The First Load of Dredged Material from Charleston Post 45 Lower Harbor The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, has released this beautiful photo of the first load of dredged material from the Charleston Harbor […]

  • 10 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, is conducting a controlled burn on Morris Island to clear vegetation in order to repair the perimeter dikes of the disposal area and prepare the site to receive dredged material from the Charleston Harbor federally-maintained anchorage basin. The 165 acre Morris Island placement site hasn’t been needed […]

  • 15 December 2010

    Dredging is a necessary activity in society’s development. Under the right circumstances dredging is also an indispensable tool for remedying past environmental interferences. By its very nature, however, the act of dredging and relocating dredged material is an environmental impact. Therefore, determining whether any planned dredging operation will have a positive or negative impact on our environment is of […]

  • 14 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    According to the USACE Seattle District’s plan, approximately 50,000 cubic yards of sediment will be dredged from the Quillayute River Federal Navigation Channel, from 1 September 2014 and 28 February 2015. The total value of this dredging project, located in Clallam County, will be between $1 mln and $5 mln. The dredged material will be […]

  • 21 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Wilmington Harbor maintenance dredging program will be undertaken this winter, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District. During this dredging project, performed by a hopper dredger, around 800,000 cubic yards of material will be removed from the Wilmington Harbor Baldhead Shoal Channel Reach 3, Southport Channel and Battery Island Channel. The area […]

  • 23 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, has awarded a contract in the amount of $3.4 million to the Dutra Group, for dredging of the Corpus Christi Ship Channel, Texas. The contractor is required to remove approximately 907,000 cubic yards of dredged material from the Entrance Channel (from station -210+00 through -80+00, and from […]

  • 3 June 2014
    Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    The Public Trust Environmental Legal Institute of Florida has filed a lawsuit over the St. Johns River dredging. JAXPORT officials and the local community stressed the importance of this dredging project in bringing more cargo ships and business to town. According to WJCT News, Public Trust Environmental Legal Institute of Florida is concerned about the […]

  • 31 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has announced a plan for the Dredge Material Containment Area (DMCA) 14B development project, Savannah Harbor, Jasper County. This project includes the raising of the existing perimeter containment dike of the Dredge Material Containment Area (DMCA) 14B. The perimeter dike spans a length of 25,000 feet. The crest of the […]

  • 15 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Cashman Dredging and Marine Contracting has just released a video of the San Juan Harbor dredging project, completed this past summer, one month ahead of schedule. The Quincy based dredging company was contracted to conduct maintenance dredging as follows: from Anchorage Area E to a required depth of 36 feet; Army Terminal Turning Basin to […]

  • 16 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The New England District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has recently awarded a contract to dredge the channel and anchorage of the Royal River Federal navigation project (FNP) in Yarmouth, Maine. Dredging operations have been revised to commence on October 20, 2014 and will be completed by April 1, 2015. The dredged sediments […]

  • 5 June 2012

    The existing legal framework relating to the management of dredged sediments is complex. Placement at sea is regulated by the London Convention and its Protocol and by various regional sea conventions such as the OSPAR Convention. On European level both the EC Waste Framework Directive and the Water Framework Directive apply. Dredged sediments are “more […]

  • 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 […]

  • 3 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    DNREC’s Divisions of Watershed Stewardship and Fish & Wildlife have announced plans for a cooperative dredging project on the Little River near Dover, from the Route 9/Bayside Drive bridge in Little Creek east into the Delaware Bay. Dredging is scheduled to begin in the second week of this month. Southwind Construction of Evansville, Ind., was […]

  • 16 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Lakewood Mayor Michael Summers sent a letter to the Ohio EPA outlining some concerns over the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ plan to dredge the Cuyahoga River and dump the materials into Lake Erie. The city of Lakewood is immediately upland from the proposed locations where the Corps plans to dispose of the dredged materials. […]

  • 26 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, has introduced a plan for the the Morehead City Harbor maintenance dredging program. The work will consist of maintenance dredging of the Morehead City Harbor Cutoff and Range A, and will involve removal and disposal of shoaled material that has accumulated in the channels since they were last dredged. […]