International Dredging Review

International Dredging Review

Great Lakes Announces $71.6 Million in Awarded Work

On March 2, Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation announced the receipt of several major dredging awards totaling $71.6 million. The awarded work includes: Caminada Headland Back Barrier Marsh Creation Project (Coastal Protection, Louisiana, $30.1 million). The Caminada Headland Back Barrier Marsh Creation Project entails dredging suitable marsh fill material… Read More

Cottrell Contracting Begins Dredging at Wicomico River

In December, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced that Cottrell Contracting out of Chesapeake, Virginia, began dredging the upper portion of the Wicomico River in Maryland to ensure vessels can continue safely carrying fuel, materials and agricultural supplies to and from Eastern Shore communities. The dredge… Read More

Virginia Beach Dredging Kicks Off

Officials from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Norfolk District and the City of Virginia Beach announced that Great Lakes Dredge & Dock, LLC has again started dredging work on the Virginia Beach Hurricane and Storm Damage Reduction Project. The project, which began in late June, renourished… Read More

Corps Starts Dredging Squalicum Waterway

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in partnership with local sponsor Port of Bellingham, began maintenance dredging of the Squalicum Waterway November 20. The Corps awarded a contract to Curtin Maritime Corp. of Long Beach, California, for $2.2 million. Approximately 250,000 cubic yards of… Read More

Dredging Starts For Lake Seminole Restoration

A county contractor has started a dredge operation that will remove about 900,000 cubic yards of organic sediment from Lake Seminole in Pinellas County, Florida, as part of the Lake Seminole Restoration Project. Lake Seminole is the county’s second largest freshwater lake, a critical part of the watershed and a… Read More

Cormagdalena Not Paying Damages to Jan De Nul Dredges

A dredging contract awarded to Jan De Nul was terminated this year, following a rupture in a dredge’s hull. In July this year, Colombian river management authority, Cormagdalena, said Jan De Nul’s trailing suction hopper dredge Francis Beaufort hit its hull during operations near the Boca de… Read More

Guayas City Terminates SERDRA Dredging Contract

The Ecuadorian Administration of Guayas City has terminated a dredging contract it had signed last year with the Ecuadorian Navy Dredging Service (SERDRA). The project was to dredge the 389-kilometer (241.7-foot) long Guayas River in Ecuador for a period of 24 months. SERDRA was supposed to extract about 4.5 million… Read More