International Dredging Review

International Dredging Review

Remediation of Extensive 19th Century Oil Contamination Completed in Historic Gloucester, Massachusetts, Harbor Area

The Gloucester (Massachusetts) Gas Light Company (GCLC) operated a manufactured gas plant (MGP) facility on the Gloucester waterfront from 1854 to 1952 and produced coal gas and then carbureted water gas for lighting and other purposes in the surrounding community. When the plant shut down in 1952, the land was… Read More

Corps Tests Mini-Robotic Submersible Dredge for Future Military Operations and Precision Projects

Earlier this year, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) took delivery of a new mini-robotic submersible dredge (MRSD) built by EDDY Pump. The dredge was a collaborative effort between ERDC and Eddy Pump. ERDC and Eddy started with Eddy’s initial design… Read More

Norfolk Harbor Deepening Project PED Phase Pushes Ahead of Schedule

Ahead of a deepening project to expand Norfolk Harbor’s shipping channels, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Virginia Port Authority are continuing design measures with the intention of awarding an initial dredging contract by January 2020. An official design agreement between the port and the Corps was signed… Read More

Bald Head Island Beach Renourishment Begins; Demonstrates Long-Term Terminal Groin Success

Under an $11.7 million contract, Marinex Construction Company of Charleston, South Carolina, began dredging in mid-January for a project on Bald Head Island in North Carolina. The company is moving sand from Jaybird Shoals to shore to both protect a rock groin and to add material to… Read More