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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

Maintenance Dredging of Tampa and St. Petersburg Harbors Underway

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District awarded $4662432 to Orion Marine Construction of Tampa Florida for Tampa Harbor and St. Petersburg Harbor maintenance dredging.   While the work is being done as part of typical maintenance needs it has been partially funded with Hurricane Matthew Supplemental Operations… Read More

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