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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

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