RECOVERY. Project Numbers 107225 107221 107217. Lease of Truckable Dredge Not Less than Eight Inch Diameter for Dredging Oxbow Lakes on the Red River and Mississippi Lakes Arkabutla Enid Grenada and Sardis. The original posting should have read: $1325400 Recovery; $235000.00 Non-Recovery. W912EE-09-B-0006. Awarded August 5 2009 by the Vicksburg District Corps of Engineers.
RECOVERY. Project number 322828 Illinois Waterway (MVS). To Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company LLC for $421999 line item 7001 on December 22 2009 by the St. Louis District Corps of Engineers. W912P9-09-D-05290003/ W912P9-09-D-05290003
FY10 Snohomish River Channel Dredging Everett Snohomish County Washington. To General Construction for $1759300 line items 1 through 3 on December 22 2009 by the Seattle District Corps of Engineers. W912DW-10-C-0004 /W912DW-10-B-0001
Maintenance Dredging FY09 Duwamish Waterway Seattle Washington. To American Construction Co. Inc. for $744750 line items 1 2 and 4 on December 24 2009 by the Seattle District Corps of Engineers. W912DW-10-C-0003/912DW-10-B-0003
RECOVERY. Project number 324778 Columbia River Channel Improvements 2009 Rock Removal at Columbia County St Helens Oregon and Clark County Washington. Awarded to J.E. McAmis Inc. for $2215196.5 line item 7014 on January 13 2010 by the Portland District Corps of Engineers. W9127N-09-C-00260012/W9127N-09-C-00260012
RECOVERY. Dredging Ponds Leetown West Virginia. Awarded to Gerald Taylor & Co. Inc. for $99800 on January 13 2010 by the Department of the Interior U.S. Geological Survey. G10P-C-00051/07ERQQ0142
Maintenance Dredging 44 & 46-Foot Project Kings Bay Inner Channel U.S. Navy Submarine Base Kings Bay Camden County Georgia. Awarded to Southern Dredging Co. Inc. for $3427850 line items 1 through 6 13 and 14 (Base plus Option D) on January 20 2010 by the Jacksonville District Corps of Engineers. W912EP-10-C-0018/W912EP-10-B-0002
RECOVERY. Beneficial Re-use of Dredged Material. Excavation transport and disposal of up to 400000 cubic yards of material harvested from CDFs 10B and/or 12 at a contractor-furnished disposal site. Awarded to Northstar Hurrman JV for $8208000 on January 22 2010 by the Buffalo District Corps of Engineers. W912P4-10-C-0001 /W912P4-09-B-0010
Jacksonville Harbor Maintenance Dredging 40-Foot Project Bar Cut 3 through Cut 45 Duval County Florida. Awarded to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company for $6233200 line items 1 through 8 on January 22 2010 by the Jacksonville District Corps of Engineers. W912EP-10-C-0016/ W912EP-10-C-0016
RECOVERY. Perform Maintenance Dredging in Savannah and Brunswick Harbor Georgia. Awarded to Marinex Construction Inc. for $199998.75 line item 3AA on January 26 2010 by the Savannah District Corps of Engineers. W912HN-10-0010-0002/W912HN-10-D-0010
RECOVERY. Project Number 015750. Mission Bay Maintenance Dredging San Diego River and Mission Bay San Diego County California. Awarded to Manson Construction Company for $5308000 line items 1 through 5B on January 27 2010 by the Los Angeles District Corps of Engineers. W912PL-10-C-0008 /W912PL10B0001
RECOVERY. Project Number 107217 Lease Truckable Dredge Not Less Than 8 Inches Diameter for Dredging Oxbow Lakes on Red River and Mississippi Lakes Arkabutlak Enid Granada and Sardis. To Sunset Marine LLC of Delaware for $500000 line item 2 on January 29 2010 by the Vicksburg District Corps of Engineers. W912EE-09-C-0024-P00004 /W912EE-09-B-0006
Northport New York – Dredging at U.S. Coast Guard Station Eaton’s Neck Rhode Island. Awarded to R.B. Conway & Sons Inc. for $317000 line item 1 bid item 2 on February 1 2010 by the USCG Civil Engineering Unit Providence. HSCGG1-10-C-PRV054/ HSCGG1-10-B-PRV054
RECOVERY. Maintenance Dredging of Grand Haven Inner Harbor Grand Haven Michigan. Awarded to Bayshore Contractors LLC for $943000 line item 1 on February 4 2010 by the Detroit District Corps of Engineers. W911XK-09-D-0007-000201 /W911XK-09-D-0007-0002
Matagorda Ship Channel Texas Galinipper Point to Point Comfort and Natural Bay Bottom in Matagorda and Calhoun Counties Texas Pipeline Dredging. To Mike Hooks Inc. for $5420750 on February 4 2010 by the Galveston District Corps of Engineers. W912HY-10-C-0013/ W912HY-10-B-0008
RECOVERY. Project Number 2080 Brunswick Harbor Georgia: Brunswick Harbor Entrance Channel Maintenance Dredging. This is a modification to existing contract W912HN-10-D-0012. The modification amount is an estimated $51660 which will increase the estimated amount of the Task Order from $4577880.00 to $4629540 and increase the estimated quantity for CLIN 0009 from 550000 cubic yards to 575830 cubic yards. Savannah District Corps of Engineers. W912HN-09-B-0008
Indefinite Delivery Contracts for Environmental Engineering Services for the Chicago Distgrict U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Awarded to the Futurenet Group Inc. for an estimated $3750000 overall contract value which includes four option periods line item 1 on February 8 2010 by the Chicago District Corps of Engineers. W912P6-10-D-0003 /W912P6-09-R-0008
Repair GE (General Electric) Parts aboard Dredge Jadwin. N. Waller & Associates Consulting Engineers for $26000 line items 1 through 4 on February 9 2010 by the Vicksburg District Corps of Engineers. W912EE-10-P-0034/W912EE-10-T-0017
RECOVERY. Project Number 76126 Mobile Harbor Alabama Notice of Intent to Award Task Order for Dredging Inspection Services. Awarded to Coastline Consulting Services for $53751 line item 1 on February 11 2010 by the Mobile District Corps of Engineers. W91278-07-D-0056-0036
RECOVERY. Project Number 10542 Navigation Improvements Akutan Alaska. Construction of breakwaters an entrance channel and mooring basin. Awarded to Knik Construction Co. Inc. for $16429500 line items 1 through 20 on February 11 2010 by the Alaska District Corps of Engineers. W911KB-10-C-0008 /W911KB-10-R-0001
RECOVERY. Informational Purposes Only Contract No. W911KB-07-D-0016 Task Order 0003 Cordova Dredging Cordova Alaska. To Western Marine Construction Inc. adding to an existing contract and funded by ARRA. The depth is lowered by one foot for advance maintenance. !150 cubic yards of material not suitable for open water placement will be placed in the City of Cordova landfill and 6850 cubic yards placed in the designated open water site. By the Alaska District Corps of Engineers notice on February 11 2010. W911KB-07-D-0016
FY10 Snohomish River Channel Dredging Everett Snohomish County Washington. To General Construction Company for $1759300 line items 1 through 3 on December 22 2009 and February 11 2010 by the Seattle District Corps of Engineers. W912DW-10-C-0004/W912DW-10-B-0001
RECOVERY. Project Number 410 Maintenance Dredging on the Apalachicola Chattahoochee and Flint Rivers Georgia Alabama & Florida. To Resource Management Associates Inc. $39981.84 line items 1 through 4 on February 11 2010 by the Sacrament District Corps of Engineers. W91238-06-A-0019/ W91238-06-A-0019-0124
RECOVERY. Project Number 410 Apalachicola Chattahoochee and Flint Rivers Georgia Alabama & Florida. To Resource Management Associates Inc. for $84770.99 line item 1 on February 11 2010 by the Sacramento District Corps of Engineers. W91238-06-A-0019-0125/W91238-06-A-0019-0125
RECOVERY. Project Number 8410 Jacksonville Harbor Florida Construction Dredging (Phase III) 40-Foot Project Cut-50 Through Lower Terminal Channel Jacksonville Harbor Duval County Florida. To Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company for $1327472.16 line item 2AB on February 12 2010 by the Jacksonville District Corps of Engineers. W912EP-09-C-0031-AR82
RECOVERY. Kissimmee River Restoration C-37 Enlargement and Miscellaneous Features Osceola and Polk Counties Florida. To WRS Infrastructure & Environment Inc. for $15653657 ($7497400: Recovery Funds; $8156257: Non-Recovery Funds) line items 1 through 9 on February 16 2010 by the Jacksonville District Corps of Engineers. W912EP-10-C-0022 /W912EP10R0005.
Hopper Doors. Hopper door parts forgings castings and associated hardware for use on the Dredge McFarland. To Pittsburgh Foundry & Machine Co. for $305928 line items 1 through 23 on February 16 2010 by the Philadelphia District Corps of Engineers. W912BU-10-P-0088//W912BU-10-T-0012
Overhaul of One 3-Cubic-Yard Round Nose Dredging Bucket. To Bucks County Equipment for $17998 line item 1 on February 18 2010 by the Rock Island District Corps of Engineers. W912EK-10-P-0114/ W912EK-10-T-0021
Trough Sections for the Dredge McFarland Fort Mifflin Distribution Center. To Bauer Sheet Metal & Fabricating Inc. for $197200 line items 1 through 5 on February 24 2010 by the Philadelphia District Corps of Engineers. W912BU-10-P-0099/ W912BU-10-T-0004
Maintenance Dredging Military Ocean Terminal at Sunny Point Brunswick County North Carolina. To Norfolk Dredging Company for $3172660 line items 1 through 5 on February 24 2010 by the Savannah District Corps of Engineers. W912HN-10-C-0021/W912HN-10-C-0021
RECOVERY. Project Number 19590 Dredging 530000 cubic yards for channel maintenance returning channel to authorized depth at Arkansas and Verdigris Rivers Oklahoma. Webbers Falls Lock and Dam Oklahoma. Awarded to T. McDonald Construction Inc. for $1552751.44 line items 1 through 4 and 11through 14 on February 26 2010 by the Tulsa District Corps of Engineers. W912BV-10-C-1014/ W912BV-10-R-1010
Lease of Cutterhead Hydraulic Pipeline Dredge for Construction and Maintenance Dredging Within the Vicksburg and Adjacent Districts. To Pine Bluff Sand and Gravel Company for $5325902 line items 5AA 5AB 7 8 9 10 11 and 12 on February 26 2010 by the Vicksburg District Corps of Engineers. W912EE-10-C-0008 /W912EE-10-B-0005
RECOVERY: Black River Harbor Dredging Bessemer Ranger District Ottawa National Forest Michigan. To Nelson Construction Company of La Point for $39935 all line items on March 5 2010 by the USDA Forest Service EROC East. AG-4419-C-10-0251 /AG-4419-S-10-0202 HUBZone contract.
RECOVERY. Project Number 109385 Flood Control Mississippi River and Tributaries Yazoo Basin Mississippi Tallahatchie County Mississippi Upper Yazoo Projects Item 7B Channel Improvement. To Inland Dredging Company LLC for $10121000 line items 1 on March 8 2010 by the Vicksburg District Corps of Engineers. W912EE-10-C-0010/W912EE-09-B-0049
Pearce Creek Drilling Ground Water Invest Geo. Env#107572. Drilling services which include borings and installation of additional monitoring wells at the Pearce Creek Dredged Material Containment Area (DCMA) and surrounding vicinity near the confluence of the Elk River and the Chesapeake Bay in Cecil County Maryland.
To Boart Longyear Company for $226220 line item CLIN 1 on March 9 2010 by the Philadelphia District Corps of Engineers. W912BU-10-P-0106/ W912BU-10-T-0018
RECOVERY. Project Number 107221 Lease of Truckable Dredge not less than 8 Inch Diameter for Dredging Oxbow Lakes on the Red River and Mississippi Lakes (Arkabutla Enid Grenada and Sardis). To Sunset Marine LLC of Delaware for $209000 line item 3 on March 15 2010 by the Vicksburg District Corps of Engineers. W912EE-09-D-0024-P00006/ W912EE-09-C-0024-P00006
Van Oord to Deepen Norrköping Entrance
Van Oord received a contract to deepen the entrance channel to Norrköping Harbour Sweden from an existing 12.5 meters to 15 meters. The work will be performed by Van Oord’s subsidiary Wicks.
Her Royal Highness Princess Máxima of the Netherlands christened and launched Van Oord’s dredge Vox Máxima on April 24 2009 at IHC Dredgers B.V. The dredge was delivered on January 21 2010 and immediately deployed on the Maasvlakte 2 port expansion project in Rotterdam. The Vox Maxima is a 31200-cubic-meter trailing suction hopper dredge.
On February 19 Van Oord laid the keel of a large self-propelled cutter dredge Athena to have an overall length of 129 meters beam of 27.8 meters and total installed power of 24000 kW. The Athena is expected to be operational in October 2011.
Van Oord also lengthened its trailing suction hopper dredge HAM 318 constructed two heavy-duty backhoes two water-injection vessels and a number of split hopper scows and sand carriers. A flexible fallpipe vessel split hoppers and sand carriers are under construction.
On January 30 Jan de Nul launched the cutter dredge Zheng He at the Uljanik Brodogradiliste d.d. Shipyard in Pula Croatia. The Zheng He is a sister vessel of the Ibn Battuta launched in August 2009
Queen Beatrix Launches Boskalis Centennial Dredge
Her Majesty Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands named and launched the new Boskalis trailing suction hopper dredge Willem Van Oranje on February 10. The ship is being built at the IHC Merwede shipyard in Kinderdijk The Netherlands.
Boskalis is celebrating its centennial in 2010 and this was the main theme of the naming ceremony. To underline the historical significance of the year the centennial vessel has been named after the founder of the House of Oranje Nassau William of Orange (Willem van Oranje).
The dredge was designed and is being built by IHC Merwede in close collaboration with Boskalis. A characteristic feature of the vessel’s design is the twin hopper concept. This concept makes it possible to optimize the load of the ship in relation to the draft particularly in relatively shallow waters.
Sustainability is also a major focus of the design. The ballast water is cleaned before it is pumped overboard. In anticipation of increasingly stringent environmental standards space has also been left in the funnel to install equipment for the additional cleaning of exhaust fumes.
Specifications: Willem Van Oranje
Length overal:l 137m (449.5 feet)
Length between perpendiculars: 125m
(app. 410 feet)
Beam: 28 ( app. 92 feet)
Moulded depth: 13.50m (44.3 feet)
Hopper capacity: 12000m³
Diameter of suction pipes: 1200mm
Maximum dredging depth: 62m
(app. 203.5 feet)
International draft: 8m (26.25 feet)
Dredging draft: 10m (app. 33 feet)
Speed: 15.40 knots
Accommodation: 24 people