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CARP Continues Dredging at Martín García Channel

The Rio de la Plata Port Administrator Commission (CARP), a bi-national commission between Argentina and Uruguay, continued dredging at the Martín García Channel as planned, it said in early August. CARP President Felipe Michelini said the project has been running as expected. CARP awarded a Boskalis consortium the $128.9 million… Read More

GLDD Completes Delaware Storm Reduction Project

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Philadelphia District completed dredging for the Bethany/South Bethany and Fenwick Island Coastal Storm Damage Reduction projects in Delaware on August 9. The Corps awarded the $19.2 million contract to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company (GLDD) to pump 659,000 cubic yards of sand onto… Read More

Weeks Marine Conducts Beach Fill Operations in New Jersey

Under a contract from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District, Weeks Marine Inc. began dredging and beachfill operations at Ortley Beach in New Jersey on July 12. The work is part of the 14-mile beachfill and dune construction along the Barnegat Peninsula. The project is a joint effort… Read More

Dredging for Particle Tracing Study in South Padre Island Wraps Up

Dredging of the Brownsville Ship Channel was completed in July as part of the Nearshore Berm Nourishment Project and Particle Tracing Study in South Padre Island in Texas. This multi-year project is being done through a partnership of the City of South Padre Island, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), Texas… Read More

Cavache Begins Ponce de Leon Dredging

Cavache Inc. of Pompano Beach, Florida, began dredging the Ponce de Leon Inlet and Intracoastal Waterway channels in early August. Approximately 450,000 cubic yards of sand will be removed and pumped via pipeline to the nearshore disposal area along New Smyrna Beach. Cavache is using the Ellicott… Read More