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September 2002 Dredging Contract Awards

DACW64-02-C-0032/ DACW64-02-B-0016. Dredging Brazos Island Harbor, Texas, Brownsville Ship Channel in Cameron County, Texas. Awarded to King Fisher Marine Service for $2,354,790, line items 0001 through 0003, on July 19, 2002 by the Galveston District, Corps of Engineers.



DACW64-02-C-0033/DACW64-02-B-0024. Dredging Sabine-Neches Waterway, Texas, Sabine Pass Outer Bar and Sabine Bank Channels in Jefferson County, Texas and Cameron Parish, Louisiana. Awarded to Weeks Marine Inc. for $1,917,700 on July 19, 2002 by the Galveston District, Corps of Engineers.



DACW31-02-C-0043/DACW31-02-B-0025. Maintenance Dredging, Nanticoke Harbor, Wicomico, Maryland. Awarded to Cottrell Contracting Corporation for $490,467, line items 0001 through 0003, on Aug. 16, 2002 by the Baltimore District, Corps of Engineers.



DACW29-02-C-0063/DACW29-02-B-0077Houma Navigation Canal Terrebonne Bay Maintenance Dredging. C/L Station 1378+00 to C/L Station 1900+00 Mile 10.8 to Mile 1.0 (Non-Continuous) Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana. Awarded to Mike Hooks, Inc. for $2,980,000, line items 0001 through 0007, on Aug. 20, 2002 by the New Orleans District, Corps of Engineers.



DACW07-02-C-0012/DACW07-02-B-0009. Richmond Inner Harbor Maintenance Dredging, Contra Costa County, California. Awarded to Dutra Dredging Company for $2,336,735, line item 1, on Aug. 23, 2002 by the San Francisco District, Corps of Engineers.



DACW61-02-C-0050/DACW61-02-B-0006. Beach Nourishment, Cape May Inlet to Lower Township, Cape May, New Jersey. Awarded to B+B Dredging Company for $2,344,765, line items 1 through 3, on Aug. 28, 2002 by the Philadelphia District, Corps of Engineers.



DACW54-02-C-0017/DACW54-O2-B-0006. Maintenance Dredging, Lockwoods Folly River and Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, Brunswick County, North Carolina. Awarded to Cottrell Contracting Corporation for $586,620 on Aug. 29, 2002 by the Wilmington District, Corps of Engineers.



DACW61-02-C-0052/DACW61-02-B-0021. Maintenance Dredging, Mispillion River Entrance Channel and Murderkill River Entrance Channel, Delaware. Awarded to Cottrell Contracting Corp. for $489700 on Aug. 29, 2002 by the Philadelphia District, Corps of Engineers.



DACW64-02-C-0034/DACW64-02-B-0025. Channel to Liberty at Smith Point Dredging and Marsh Creation. Awarded to Weeks Marine Inc. for $5,065,587, line items 1 through 16, on Sept. 4, 2002 byt the Galveston District, Corps of Engineers.



DACW07-02-C-0013/DACW07-02-R-0014. Larkspur Ferry Terminal, Channel Maintenance Dredging, Marin County, California. Awarded to EAI International, Inc. for $1,547,000 on September 5, 2002 by the San Francisco District, Corps of Engineers.



N62472-00-C-0036/N62472-00-B-0036. Maintenance Dredging, Naval Weapons Station, Earle, Colts Neck, New Jersey. Awarded to Norfolk Dredging Company for $1,470,256 on Sept. 5, 2002 by the Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Engineering Field Activity, Lester, Pennsylvania.



DTCG83-02-C-3YD032. Dredging for USS Oak Ridge at USCG Yard, Baltimore, Maryland. Awarded to J-Way Leasing, LLC for $372,250, line item B-1, on Sept. 6, 2002 by the US Coast Guard Civil Engineering Unit Cleveland, Ohio.



DACW29-02-C-0067/DACW29-02-B-0078. Mississippi River Outlets, Tiger Pass, Maintenance Dredging, Approximately mile 7.3 to approximately mile 14.0, Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana. Awarded to Mike Hooks, Inc. for $2,359,000, line items 0001 through 0003, on Sept. 10, 2002 by the New Orleans District, Corps of Engineers.



DACW61-02-B-0055/DACW61-02-B-0022, Maintenance Dredging, Sta. 99+000 to Sta. 250+440, Inland Waterway, Delaware River to Chesapeake Bay, Delaware and Maryland. Awarded to B+B Dredging Company for $3,988,110 on Sept. 11, 2002 by the Philadelphia District, Corps of Engineers.



DACW31-02-C-0052/DACW31-02-B-0027. Baltimore Harbor and Channels, 50-Foot and 42-Foot Projects, Maintenance Dredging, Craighill Entrance, Craighill Channel, Craighill Upper Range, Brewerton Channel Eastern Extension, and Tolchester Channel, Chesapeake Bay, Maryland. Awarded to Weeks Marine for $7,308,400, line items 0001 through 0005, on Sept. 17, 2002 by the Baltimore District, Corps of Engineers.



Jan De Nul Reports Major Contracts



Belgian dredging contractor Jan De Nul reports contracts to install offshore pipelines for a total value of US$130 million. The contracts involve three sections of the gas pipeline from Indonesia to Singapore. Jan De Nul is the prime contractor. The major operation in the contract will be trench dredging in hard soil and more than two million tons of rock dumping for pipeline protection, The work also includes provision of line pipe and coating, procured from Europipe, and pipeline installation subcontracted to Global Industries.



Jan De Nul has also received a contract for seabed presweeping for Allseas in front of the pipelay vessel Solitaire in the Irish Sea, and landfall works in Qatar and Saudi Arabia for Mc Dermott. The company is also involved in the largest offshore windmill park in Denmark where scour protection around the windmill foundations was placed with the with the rockdump vessel Pompeii.



Ballast Ham Doing Shoreham Beach Renourishment



Ballast Ham Dredging has been awarded the beach reclamation project in Shoreham, England for the British Environmental Agency, in cooperation with Arron District Council. Shoreham is on the southeast coast in Sussex County.



The E25 million project started on August 19 and is scheduled for completion in August 2005. It involves construction of 22 rock groins and the recharge of the beach, dredging 100,000 cubic meters of gravel using the dredge HAM 317. Construction of the groins, each 60 to 70 meters long, will require 41,000 tons of rock.



Boskalis Will Enlarge Swedish Channels



Royal Boskalis Westminster nv has won an order for widening and deepening the entrance channels to the ports of Gothenburg, Sweden. The contract value exceeds E30 million. The client is the Swedish Maritime Organization. The project, named “'Safer Fairways to Gothenburg”, will start in December 2002 and will be completed around February 2004.



The work consists of two phases. Phase 1 will widen and deepen the 'Torshamnschannel', and phase 2 will widen and deepen the 'Böttöleden' fairway. Hopper dredges will remove about 10 million cubic meters of clay. About another 400,000 cubic meters of rock will be drilled, blasted and dredged.



The project is expected to increase the capacity and safety of the shipping channels. In another contract, the 'Skandiaharbor' will be altered in order to accommodate larger ships and container cranes.


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