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Dredging Restores Prime Boating Areas in New Jersey

Three dredging projects to restore waterways in Monmouth County, New Jersey, to navigable depths, some for the first time in 30 years, have been completed.  Many of the channels in Shark River, Shrewsbury, and Keansburg had been shoaled in since Superstorm Sandy (2014). The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT)… Read More

Emergency Dredging Completed at Palm Beach Harbor

Emergency dredging of the entrance channel to Palm Beach Harbor in Florida took just three days but was crucial to maintain access into the port. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District awarded a $580,600 contract to Cashman Dredging and Marine Contracting Company to remove approximately 16,000 cubic yards… Read More

Dredging at Brazil’s Madeira River Resumes

Brazil’s National Department of Transports Infrastructure, DNIT, said in mid-June that dredging at the local Madeira River, a 1.4 million-square-meter affluent located between the country’s north states of Amazonas and Rondônia, has resumed. The BRL 68.7 million ($17.8 million) project was awarded last year to the JEED-EPC consortium, a partnership… Read More

Mexico Completes La Paz Bay Dredging in Baja California

Mexico’s Naval Secretariat, Semar, said it has completed dredging in the navigation channel of the local La Paz Bay in the Baja California area. The dredging project was expected to be completed by May 15, but it was delayed for two weeks until early June due to the technical complexity… Read More

Royal Boskalis Sending Fairway to Work in New Zealand

Royal Boskalis will be sending its 230-meter long (754-foot)  trailing suction hopper dredge Fairway to New Zealand’s Lyttelton Harbour in August to begin work to widen the navigation channel in the harbor to 20 meters (66 feet). Contracted by the Lyttelton Port Company (LPC), Boskalis will begin by lengthening the… Read More

Corps Awards Intracoastal Dredging Project to Cavache

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District awarded a $8.55 million maintenance dredging contract for portions of the Intracoastal Waterway (IWW) and the Ponce de Leon Inlet in Volusia County to Cavache Inc. of Pompano Beach Florida. Work will consist of maintenance dredging approximately 500,000 cubic… Read More