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July-August 2012 Issue Contract Award Announcements

Beachfill, Absecon Inlet to Great Egg Harbor Inlet, Atlantic City and Ventnor City, Atlantic County, New Jersey. To Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company for $10,824,917.25, base bid only, on January 28, 2011, changed on June 7, 2011, by the Philadelphia District, Corps of Engineers. W912BU-11-C-0008/W92BU-11-B-0001

Lease of Equipment for Construction of a Dike and Sluice Box at Cape May Area “D”. To Barnegat Bay Dredging Co., Inc. for $37,616, on April 29, 2011 by the Philadelphia District, Corps of Engineers. W912BU-11-L-0001/W912BU-11-T-0029.

Dredge Haul-Out and Boat Basin at USCG Station, Calumet Harbor, Illinois. To the Brix Corporation for $614,246 on May 9, 2011, by the USCG Civil Engineering Unit Cleveland. HSCG83-11-C-PCV159/HSCG83-11-R-PCV159

Maintenance Dredging, United States Coast Guard (USCG) Base, Portsmouth, Virginia. To Hampton Roads Leasing dba W3 Marine, for $123,800, line items 1 and 2, on May 10, 2011 by the Norfolk District, Corps of Engineers. W91236-11-C-0036/W91236-11-B-0009

North Coast Hopper Maintenance Dredging 2011. To Weeks Marine, Inc. for $11,143,000, on May 13, 2011 by the Portland District, Corps of Engineers. W9127N-11-C-0015/W9127N-11-B-0001

Upper Newsome Creek Habitat Improvement Project: construction of habitat improvement features over approximately two miles of Newsome Creek to mitigate the environmental impacts of past dredge mining. R-1 IMAT: Clearwater; Idaho Panhandle; Kootenai; and Nez Perce NF’s. To Flash Excavation for $529,639.98, all line items, on May 27, 2011 by the U.S. Forest Service, Department of Agriculture. AG-02RC-C-11-0032/AG-02RC-S-10-0083

Mowing Dredge Material Placement Sites, Tazewell and Cass Counties, Illinois. To Perfect Image for $13,980 on May 25, 2011 by the Rock Island District, Corps of Engineers. W912EK-11-C-0072/W912EK11T0053

MVN Mississippi River, Cubits Gap and Southwest Pass, Hopper Dredge Rental Contract No. 7-2011, Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana (OM-11-007). To Manson Construction Company for $4,042,500 on June 1, 2011 by the New Orleans District, Corps of Engineers.
W912P8-11-C-0045/W912P8-11-B-0009

Regional Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) Multiple Award Task Order Contracts (MATOCs) for Small Business Dredging Projects within the Boundaries of the South Atlantic Division. To Inland Marine Services LLC on June 2, 2011 by the Jacksonville District, Corps of Engineers. W912EP-11-D-0024/W912EP-10-R-0024

Maintenance Dredging, Wilmington Harbor, Christina River, Delaware. To Norfolk Dredging Company for $2,956,205 on June 3, 2011 by the Philadelphia District, Corps of Engineers. W912BU-11-C-0020/W912BU-11-B-0007

Regional Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) Multiple Award Task Order Contracts (MATOCs) for Small Business Dredging Projects within the Boundaries of the South Atlantic Division. To Vortex Marine Construction, Inc. on June 6, 2011 by the Jacksonville District, Corps of Engineers. W912EP-11-D-0025/W912EP-10-R-0024

Maintenance Dredging, Morehead City Inner Harbor, Carteret County, North Carolina. To Norfolk Dredging Company for $3,742,770 on June 8, 2011 by the Wilmington District, Corps of Engineers. W912PM-11-C-0005/W912PM-11-B-0002

Maintenance Dredging of Duluth Superior, Wisconsin. To Marine Tech LLC for $2,611,849.31 on June 14, 2011 by the Detroit District, Corps of Engineers.

9,000 gallons of Lube Oil (40HDX/MIL 2104-40W Engine Oil) for the Hopper Dredge McFarland. To Papco, Inc. for $62,820, line item 1, on June 15, 2011 by the Philadelphia District, Corps of Engineers. W912BU-11-P-0121/ W912BU-11-T-0039

IDIQ IWW Hydraulic Dredging River Mile 0.0 to River Mile 291.0, Illinois Waterway, Illinois. To SAF, Inc. for an undisclosed amount, on June 15, 2011 by the Rock Island District, Corps of Engineers. Solicitation Number: W912EK-11-D-0003/W912EK-11-B-0006

W911XK-11-C-0005/W911XK-11-B-0004 49,000 Gallons of # 2, Diesel Fuel Oil for the Dredge McFarland located at Colonna’s Shipyard, Norfolk, Virginia. To Plaza Marine Inc. for $165,179, line item 1, on June 17, 2011 by the Philadelphia District, Corps of Engineers. W912BU-11-P-0123/W912BU-11-T-0040

FY 11 Maintenance Dredging at Naval Station, Norfolk, Virginia. To Cottrell Contracting Corporation for $4,729,004, line item 1 (1A through 1D), on June 17, 2011 by the Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Mid-Atlantic. N40085-11-C-6549/N40085-11-B-6549

48,000 Gallons of Fuel for the Dredge Goetz in Fountain City, Wisconsin. To Indigo Energy Partners, LLC for $151,200, line item 1, on June 27, 2011 by the St. Paul District, Corps of Engineers. W912ES-11-P-0106/W912ES-11-T-0060

Ozark, Arkansas Dam Dredging Project Eight Inch Dredge System Rental with Technician for On Site Repairs. To Javeler Construction Company for $37,512.60, all line items, on June 28, 2011 by the Army Contracting Command, MICC Center Fort Eustis (Joint Base Langley-Eustis.) W911S0-11-P-0101/ W90REA-11-98-0003

Construction of an Offshore Sheet Pile Containment Wall at the Atlantic Wood Industries Superfund Site in Portsmouth, Virginia. The wall is a major component of the cleanup at the site, and is designed to contain existing contamination land side of the wall and contaminated sediment that will be dredged in the future and consolidated behind the wall. To McLean Contracting Company for $18,424,000, line items 1 through 25, on July 7, 2011 by the Norfolk District, Corps of Engineers. W91236-11-C-0043/ W91236-11-R-0020

Uljanik Delivers Dredge

Fernão de Magalhães to Jan De Nul
On April 19, Uljanik shipyard delivered the self-propelled cutter suction dredge Fernão de Magalhães to Jan De Nul Luxembourg S.A., a Jan de Nul Group Company.
The dredge is one of four sister ships Jan De Nul is adding to their fleet. Two others – the Ibn Battuta and Zheng He – have been delivered, and the fourth will be delivered later this year.

The Fernão de Magalhães has a total installed horsepower of 23,520; length – 138 meters (452.8 feet); breadth – 26 meters (85.3 feet); draft – 5.5 meters (18 feet); dredging depth – 35 meters (114.8 feet); pump 900 x 900 mm 35.4 x 35.4 inches); speed – 13 knots; and living quarters for 46 people.

Jan De Nul announced that in recent months, the Group has received dredging contracts worth more than a billion euros. The work is in South America and the Caribbean (11 projects), Africa (one project) , Europe ( two projects) and Southeast Asia and Australia (seven projects).

Boskalis Wins Nigerian Contracts

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has been awarded a number of contracts in Nigeria with a total value of approximately € 90 million.

A project for Prodeco International Limited will involve dredging and reclamation of approximately 180 hectares of land for the Onne Port Oil & Gas Free Zone for expansion of the Federal Lighter Terminal and the Federal Ocean Terminal in Onne Port. The material required for the reclamation works will be sourced from nearby creeks and rivers using a cutter dredge and a medium-sized hopper dredge. Work will begin in mid-2011 and will last approximately two to three years.

Three other projects in the Niger Delta, Nigeria, are related to construction of riverbed protection works, maintenance dredging of canals and land reclamation works.

Kennebec Dredging to Proceed

On Friday, June 17, Maine Gov. Paul LePage signed legislation that will allow the Corps of Engineers to dredge the Kennebec River and place dredged material in an offshore site near Popham Beach.

The dredging is to deepen the navigation channel to allow Navy destroyer USS Spruance to leave Bath Iron Works, where is is being upgraded, scheduled for September 1. Fishing, lobster, commercial clam, boating and recreational interests had been concerned about the impact of the dredging, which is scheduled for their peak season.


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