International Dredging Review

International Dredging Review

Coastal Dredging Company To Dredge Tampa Harbor

Coastal Dredging Company of Hammond Louisiana was awarded a $3.6 million contract by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District to conduct maintenance dredging in Tampa Harbor.    The company will use hydraulic dredge Cledus to removed approximately 200000 cubic yards of shoaled material from two channels the Alafia River channel and… Read More

York Harbor Is Dredged For The First Time in Twenty Years

Dredging of the York Harbor Federal Navigation Project in York Maine began in November.   Prock Marine of Rockland Maine was awarded the $1.7 million contract by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers New England District to undertake the project. Work includes the removal of 45000 yards of material… Read More

Dredged Material From The IWW Going to Bal Harbor Beach

Bakers Haulover a part of the Intracoastal Waterway (IWW) in Florida will be dredged by Cavache Inc. of Pompano Beach under a $1.6 million contract from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District. The Florida Inland Navigation District is a sponsor of the project.   The IWW is a federally authorized channel and… Read More

St. Augustine Beach Renourishment Begins

Under the St. John’s County Shore Protection Project the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a $9.5 million contract to Marinex Construction for the renourishment of St. Augustine Beach. Construction began December 19 and will last for approximately three months.    The shoaling was partially a result of down drift from local… Read More

Indiana Harbor and Ship Canal Dredging

Dredging of one of the most polluted rivers in the country the Grand Calumet River resumed October 18 continuing a project that was first started in 2012 and has removed 1 million cubic yards of material to date.    This section of the river clean-up will dredge approximately 180000… Read More

Contract Tender for Port of Odessa, Ukraine Announced

Construction of the area known as Berth № 1-z at the Androsovsky Quay Pier part of the Odessa Sea Trade Port, the Odessa Branch of the state enterprise Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority (USPA), was announced in early October 2017. The announcement was made on the Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority’s electronic… Read More

Just Published: “Facts About Coastal Protection”

According to the conclusions of the Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climatic Change (IPPC), sea levels are expected to continue to rise in the foreseeable future. That means that protecting coastal communities is a real challenge since half the world’s population lives near vulnerable coastlines. A… Read More

5th International Dredging Technology Development Conference, Beijing, China

The 5th International Dredging Technology Development Conference was held in Beijing, China, on November 28 and 29, with participants coming from many European countries. Under the theme of “Dredging, Ecology, Sustainability,” major global dredging projects were profiled as well as the progress of dredging technology in China, which has become… Read More