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Randle Reef Remediation Moves Hamilton Harbor Closer Toward Area of Concern Delisting

Dredging has kicked off stage two for one of the largest remediation projects that has ever been done in Canada. The contract for the Randle Reef Environmental Remediation Project dredge work was awarded to Fraser River Pile & Dredge (FRPD) with its partner Milestone… Read More

Jacksonville District Preps San Juan Harbor Study for PED Phase; First Study Completed Under Corps’ New Accelerated Process

On August 23, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District signed the Chief of Engineers Report for the San Juan Harbor Navigation Improvements Study. The Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Assessment, which began September 16, 2015, was completed in June. The recommended plan includes deepening Cut-6 of the… Read More

Dredging Increases Brazil’s Port of Vitória Access Channel

Dredging at the Brazilian Port of Vitória, in the city of same name in Espírito Santo state, increased the port’s access channel from 10.6 meters (34.7 feet) during high tides to 12.5 meters (41 feet), said port authority Companhia Docas do Espírito Santo (CODESA) in early August. The port’s access… Read More

Boskalis Signs Port of Bahía Blanca Dredging Contract

In July, Boskalis signed a dredging contract for the Argentinian Port of Bahía Blanca, one the nation’s key ports, which handles large grain, oil and fertilizer exports. The deal includes maintenance dredging in the access channels of the facility’s Port Belgrano Naval Base, Port Rosales, as well as ports Ingeniero… Read More

CARP Continues Dredging at Martín García Channel

The Rio de la Plata Port Administrator Commission (CARP), a bi-national commission between Argentina and Uruguay, continued dredging at the Martín García Channel as planned, it said in early August. CARP President Felipe Michelini said the project has been running as expected. CARP awarded a Boskalis consortium the $128.9 million… Read More

GLDD Completes Delaware Storm Reduction Project

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Philadelphia District completed dredging for the Bethany/South Bethany and Fenwick Island Coastal Storm Damage Reduction projects in Delaware on August 9. The Corps awarded the $19.2 million contract to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company (GLDD) to pump 659,000 cubic yards of sand onto… Read More

Weeks Marine Conducts Beach Fill Operations in New Jersey

Under a contract from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District, Weeks Marine Inc. began dredging and beachfill operations at Ortley Beach in New Jersey on July 12. The work is part of the 14-mile beachfill and dune construction along the Barnegat Peninsula. The project is a joint effort… Read More