International Dredging Review

International Dredging Review

FDOT Awards JAXPORT Additional Funding for Deepening Project

In September, the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) awarded JAXPORT an additional $35.3 million in funding for the Jacksonville Harbor Deepening project. The funding will be used toward exercising the second phase of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ contract B, which will deepen the project’s next 2.5 miles. To date,… Read More

Ryba Marina Awarded Buffalo Harbor Maintenance Contract

In July, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Buffalo District awarded Ryba Marine Construction Company a $2.029 million contract to perform dredging in Buffalo Harbor. The Corps said the contractor expects to begin work in July 2020. The current contract will allow for approximately 234,000 cubic yards to… Read More

Vale Dredges Brazilian Paraopeba River

Brazilian miner and iron ore producer Vale began dredging at the Paraopeba River, the company said. It expects to finish dredging works by July 2020. Vale is removing waste it spilled during an iron ore dam waste burst in January 2019, which killed 270 people in Brumadinho. Dredging is needed… Read More

Plymouth Harbor Dredging Enters Phase Two

Phase two of dredging to remove shoaling from the Plymouth Harbor federal navigation project in Massachusetts started the first week of October and is on schedule to be finished by the end of November, in time for the town of Plymouth’s 400-year anniversary celebration. Plymouth Harbor is in Plymouth Bay… Read More

Contract Awarded for Cape Porpoise Harbor Dredging

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers New England District has awarded a contract for maintenance dredging of Cape Porpoise Harbor Federal navigation project in Kennebunkport, Maine. The $1,677,500.00 contract was awarded to Coastline Consulting and Development, LLC of Branford, Connecticut on August 19. Approximately 30,000 cubic yards… Read More

Luedtke To Dredge Maumee Bay and River

Under a $2.12 million contract, Luedtke Engineering Co. began dredging the federal navigation channel in Maumee Bay in Ohio. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Buffalo District awarded the contract in April and followed with another contract in July for $787,000 to dredge the Maumee River located… Read More

Corps Awards GLDD Contract for Delaware Beach Project

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Philadelphia District awarded a contract to Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company, LLC for $7.21 million to conduct periodic nourishment of the Rehoboth Beach and Dewey Beach Coastal Storm Risk Management project. Located on the Atlantic Coast of Delaware, the project… Read More

Great Lakes Awarded Contract for NJ Coastal Storm Risk Project

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Philadelphia District awarded a $32.5 million contract to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company to complete periodic nourishment of two Coastal Storm Risk Management projects in Cape May County, New Jersey. The contract includes dredging more than 2.4 million cubic yards… Read More