International Dredging Review

International Dredging Review

Weeks Marine Begins Dredging at The Port of Virginia

Weeks Marine began dredging at the Port of Virginia kicked off on December 1. “This project, combined with all of the investments we are making at our terminals, tells the ocean carriers ‘we are ready for your big ships,” John F. Reinhart, CEO and executive director of… Read More

Corps Seeks Comments On Tacoma Harbor Navigation Improvement

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has scheduled a public meeting on January 15 to review and answer questions about the Tacoma Harbor Navigation Improvement draft feasibility report and draft environmental assessment (EA). Sessions begin at 2 and 5 p.m. at the Moore Branch of the Tacoma Public Library in Tacoma,… Read More

U.S. Budget Includes Increased Funds for Dredging Projects

The Fiscal Year 2020 Congressional budget passed both the House and Senate and was signed by the President on December 20. Included in the domestic appropriations bill is a section titled the “Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act of 2020” that includes many projects related to dredging. The… Read More

Keppel Delivers Another ULE Dredge to Jan De Nul

Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd (Keppel O&M) has delivered the 6,000 cubic meter (7,848 cubic yard) trailing suction hopper dredge Sanderus to Jan De Nul Group. The ultra-low emission vessel (ULEv) is the fourth dredge that Keppel O&M has delivered to Jan De Nul Group. Read More

Dredging Begins In Kings Bay

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District have begun operations and maintenance dredging of the Kings Bay Entrance Channel and sections of the inner channel. The Corps awarded a $15.5 million contract in September to the Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, LLC, to execute the… Read More

Dredge Yard Receives Order for Customized CSD

Dredge Yard has received an order for a customized cutter suction dredge from Western Potash Corp. (WPC) – a development stage potash company based in Canada. The customized dredge will be used in WPC’s Milestone Potash Project for dredging potash. This ECO dredge features four electric motors that… Read More