International Dredging Review

International Dredging Review

Bids Sought for Rhode Island Waterfire Dredging Project

The Rhode Island Coastal Resources Council and The Nature Conservancy are accepting bids for the Waterfire Dredging Project. The work would remove approximately 22,000 cubic yards of sand from the Woonasquatucket and Providence Rivers with dredging extending from bank to bank.. It is anticipated a hydraulic dredge will be best… Read More

Cottrell Contracting Starts Work at Virginia Navigation Channel

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Norfolk District awarded a 120-day period of performance contract to Cottrell Contracting Corp. for the Lynnhaven Inlet federal navigation project in Virginia. The new contract started in May, with completion projected for September. Approximately 170,000 cubic yards of dredged material will… Read More

Portland District Closes Comment Period on Channel Dredging

On May 1, the Portland District closed a public comment period on a draft Environmental Assessment (EA) for the federal navigation channel dredging and dredge material placement. The Corps is proposing operations and maintenance dredging and dredge material placement for four federal navigation channels at Skamokawa Creek, Westport Slough, Old… Read More

EPA Releases Second Report on Hudson River Superfund Project

On April 11, EPA released its second five-year review report for the Hudson River PCBs Superfund Site. The report looked to determine if the remedy was successful, as outlined by the 2002 Record of Decision (ROD). For now, EPA will defer its final determination about the protectiveness of the remedy… Read More

Argentinian Banks Finance Port of Quequén Dredging

Argentinian development bank BICE and local commercial bank Banco Macro agreed to provide $32.2 million US in financing for port administrator Consorcio de Gestión de Puerto Quequén to fund a maintenance dredging project at the local port, BICE said in March. Jan De Nul will perform maintenance dredging to bring… Read More