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Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Removes Shoaling from C&D Canal

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co. has completed emergency dredging on the C&D Canal, using the clamshell dredges 51 and 52, and transporting the shoal material to Poplar Island in Chesapeake Bay. The dredges removed 721,000 cubic yards of material in the final weeks of 2012 and beginning weeks of 2013, in response to shoaling that was restricting ship traffic starting in November.

January-February 2013
Pacifica and Art Anderson Build Dredge for Alaskan Gold Lease

Pacifica and Art Anderson Build Dredge for Alaskan Gold Lease

Equipment fabricator Pacifica has delivered a custom dredge for mining gold on a lease off the coast of Nome, Alaska. The catamaran-style vessel is designed to work within a mile offshore, in a maximum of 20 feet of water. Dredging is done by a diver operating a suction hose.

January-February 2013

Dredging Contracts - Oct. 26, 2012 through Jan. 3, 2013

January-February 2013
BMT Secures Maintenance Dredging Planning Contract for Rio Tinto

BMT Secures Maintenance Dredging Planning Contract for Rio Tinto

265 BMT JFA Consultants (BMT) of Western Australia, a subsidiary of engineering and risk management consultant BMT Group Ltd., has been commissioned by Pilbara Iron Company Pty. Ltd. (part of the Rio Tinto Group) to provide specialist dredging consultancy services. The objective is to prepare a maintenance dredging plan (MDP) for Rio Tintos iron ore export operations at the ports of Dampier and Cape Lambert on the northwest coast of Western Australia.

November-December 2012

Corps Seeks Exemption from Savannah Approval

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has asked Congress to give it a formal exemption from the need to get permit approval from South Carolina to dredge Savannah Harbor.

November-December 2012

Virgin Islands Port Authority to Expand Channel

Your economy depends on cruise ship tourism. The cruise ship industry demands you dredge your port deeper to prepare for a new class of larger ships on an extremely tight timeline. But your the ports doesnt really have the financing to pay for such an ambitious project, especially on short notice. What do you do?

November-December 2012

Indian Port Considers 20-Year Dredging Contract

Ongoing dredging difficulties at the port of Kochi (Cochin) are threatening the performance of one of Indias showcase projects, the Vallarpadam Island container transshipment terminal. As a result, the port is studying the feasibility of opening bids for an unprecedented 20-year dredging contract.

November-December 2012

Dredging Contracts - Sept. 11 through October 23, 2012

November-December 2012

Contract Awards, February 16, 2012 through July 16, 2012

July-August 2012

Mike Hooks Gets Texas City Channel Job

July-August 2012
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