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La Conner Marina/Port Skagit

Dredging at La Conner Marina, a part of the Port of Skagit in Washington, began September 24. The project will remove 135,000 cubic yards of sediment to restore the basin to depths of -12 feet at mean lower low water. The marina has accumulated sediment from the… Read More

Boskalis Begins Dredging for First Canadian LNG Export Facility

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has begun dredging for the development of the first large-scale LNG export facility at the District of Kitimat, British Columbia. LNG Canada Development Inc. is overseeing construction and the operations that will convert natural gas to liquefied natural gas for export. The contract value is… Read More

Weeks Marine Begins Emergency Dredging of Moriches Inlet

Weeks Marine began emergency dredging of Moriches Inlet on October 7 under a $9,960,000 contract awarded by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers New York District. The contract was awarded on July 11 with Weeks conducting dredging surveys and mobilizing equipment throughout July and August. An Emergency… Read More

H & L Removing Shoaling from Two New York Harbors

H & L Contracting was awarded two contracts by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers New York District to dredge Three Mile Harbor and Montauk Harbor in New York. Dredging of Montauk Harbor began in early October and was expected to take about two weeks with work… Read More

Dredging of the San Jacinto River is Underway

Dredging of the West Fork of the San Jacinto River in Texas began on September 21 after several delays. The $69.8 million project is funded by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) as the work is needed to move more than 2.5 miles of debris that accumulated after Hurricane Harvey… Read More

Paraguay Commences Dredging of Paraguay River

The Paraguayan Ministry of Public Works and Communications (MOPC) announced in late September the nation’s navigation and ports administration, ANNP, began dredging at the local Paraguay River. The tributary transports about 80 percent of the country’s foreign trade, and is the fifth largest river in South America. Local engineering company… Read More

Whatcom Waterway Remediation Project Removed Contaminated Sediment and Waterfront Structures to Allow for Mixed Use Access

Whatcom Waterway in Bellingham, Washington, has an extensive history of industrial use in the waterway and on the shoreline dating back to the mid-1900s. The Port of Bellingham owns the upland properties and is managing environmental cleanups in and around the waterway. Phase 1 construction of the remediation was conducted… Read More

Mississippi River Ship Channel Dredging and Wetlands Creation – An Environmental Success Story

There are 6,800 acres of new marshland bordering the Passes of the Mississippi River – land that was created starting in 2011 by a coalition intent on stopping the loss of land in Louisiana at a rate once described as “a football field every hour.” The Mississippi River advocacy group… Read More