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Beach Renourishment at Wrightsville Beach Underway

Weeks Marine is working under a $13.2 million contract from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Wilmington District to dredge sand from offshore and place it on North Carolina beaches. Approximately 700,000 cubic yards of sand will be dredged from Mason’s Inlet and pumped via… Read More

Brevard County Beaches Replace Sand Lost to Hurricanes

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District announced the Brevard County Shore Protection Project got underway on February 1. Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company was awarded a $17.5 contract to remove approximately 1.1 million cubic yards of sand from the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM)… Read More

New Bedford Harbor Superfund Site Clean-Up Continues

Dredging of the Lower Harbor of the New Bedford Harbor is underway with a $14.9 contract awarded to Cashman Dredging and Marine Contracting of Quincy, Massachusetts. The harbor accommodates the needs to the Port of New Bedford, which is a break-bulk handler of perishable items and also serves… Read More

Destin Florida Officials Aim to Attach Holiday Isle Renourishment to Norriego Point Stabilization Project

City of Destin officials are planning to tag onto an existing dredging operation, the Norriego Point Stabilization, to replenish the severely eroded beach on Destin’s Holiday Isle. Moving forward with the project first required agreement from several sources. The Okaloosa County commissioners voted to spend approximately $2 million… Read More

Autonomous Survey Vessel Increases Efficiency on MDVP’s Portable Dredging Projects

Mobile Dredging & Video Pipe Inc. (MDVP) of Chester, Pennsylvania, purchased a Seafloor Systems EchoBoat-ASV™ last September.  Referring to the ASV as a “drone boat”, Project Manager Stephen Simpson said that the company used it on three projects in the remaining four months of 2017 and is… Read More

DREDGING ADDS TO UPGRADES AT THE PORT OF BEIRA MOZAMBIQUE

In July 2017 CFM offered a tender for Mozambique’s port and railway company for the emergency dredging of the port. The contract was awarded four months later in November 2017 to Van Oord the dredging and marine contractor headquartered in the Netherlands. The contract for the emergency dredging works in… Read More