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Brazil Announces $64 Million US Infrastructure Investments for Alagoas State

The Brazilian Minister of Transports, Valter Casimiro, announced a government investment of BRL 250 million ($64 million US) for infrastructure projects in the northeast state of Alagoas. The investment covers the state port, road and airport sectors. Additionally, the government official also signed a BRL 5.1 million ($1.3 million US)… Read More

Dredging International Awarded Colombia’s Port of Barranquilla Dredging Project

Colombia’s river management authority, Cormagdalena, has awarded a Port of Barranquilla’s dredging project to DEME Group’s Dredging International, it said on late May. The project covers maintenance dredging for the access channel of the Port of Barranquilla over a six-month period. Only competitor Van Oord said it didn’t believe it… Read More

Dredging Restores Prime Boating Areas in New Jersey

Three dredging projects to restore waterways in Monmouth County, New Jersey, to navigable depths, some for the first time in 30 years, have been completed.  Many of the channels in Shark River, Shrewsbury, and Keansburg had been shoaled in since Superstorm Sandy (2014). The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT)… Read More

Emergency Dredging Completed at Palm Beach Harbor

Emergency dredging of the entrance channel to Palm Beach Harbor in Florida took just three days but was crucial to maintain access into the port. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District awarded a $580,600 contract to Cashman Dredging and Marine Contracting Company to remove approximately 16,000 cubic yards… Read More

Dredging at Brazil’s Madeira River Resumes

Brazil’s National Department of Transports Infrastructure, DNIT, said in mid-June that dredging at the local Madeira River, a 1.4 million-square-meter affluent located between the country’s north states of Amazonas and Rondônia, has resumed. The BRL 68.7 million ($17.8 million) project was awarded last year to the JEED-EPC consortium, a partnership… Read More

Mexico Completes La Paz Bay Dredging in Baja California

Mexico’s Naval Secretariat, Semar, said it has completed dredging in the navigation channel of the local La Paz Bay in the Baja California area. The dredging project was expected to be completed by May 15, but it was delayed for two weeks until early June due to the technical complexity… Read More