International Dredging Review

International Dredging Review

Cavache Acquired by Ahtna Marine

Pompano Beach, Florida, based dredging specialist Cavache Inc. has been acquired by Ahtna Marine & Construction Company, LLC (AMCC), a subsidiary of Ahtna Inc., a not for profit Alaska Native Regional Corporation. Cavache has been in operation for more than 15 years and its 20 employees and… Read More

Corps Starts Dredging Squalicum Waterway

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in partnership with local sponsor Port of Bellingham, began maintenance dredging of the Squalicum Waterway November 20. The Corps awarded a contract to Curtin Maritime Corp. of Long Beach, California, for $2.2 million. Approximately 250,000 cubic yards of… Read More

Dredging Starts For Lake Seminole Restoration

A county contractor has started a dredge operation that will remove about 900,000 cubic yards of organic sediment from Lake Seminole in Pinellas County, Florida, as part of the Lake Seminole Restoration Project. Lake Seminole is the county’s second largest freshwater lake, a critical part of the watershed and a… Read More

Coastal Resilience Projects Receive Federal Grant Support

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF), joined by partners Shell and TransRe, announced $30 million in new grants to support coastal resilience projects in 23 states and U.S. territories. The grants will restore or expand natural features, such as coastal… Read More

MS Governor Announces Restoration Projects

At the annual Mississippi Restoration Summit held in Biloxi, Mississippi, Governor Phil Bryant announced a list of 15 restoration projects for 2019, which when implemented, will add more than $53 million to the total of more than $560 million already being spent on restoration projects in the wake of the… Read More

WEDA Safety Commission Accepts Nominations for Safety Excellence

The Western Dredging Association (WEDA) Safety Commission is seeking nominations for the annual 2020 Safety Excellence Awards. The awards will recognize individual organizations or project teams for outstanding contributions to meeting the goals of WEDA and for exceptional safety performance that exhibits a proactive approach to raising safety awareness in… Read More

Gradall Introduces Its XL 4330 V Excavator

The XL 4330 V Gradall is an on/off highway excavator that can work at the front, rear or either side of the undercarriage without the need for outriggers. This design allows for greater efficiency—no need to stop work to lower outriggers—and provides stable operation, enabling it… Read More

Boskalis Wins Contract To Dredge In The Maldives

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has been awarded a contract by the Ministry of National Planning and Infrastructure, Republic of Maldives, in relation to the development of Gulhifalhu. The contract carries a value of approximately EUR 45 million ($48.83 million US). The dredging activities are due to… Read More