International Dredging Review

International Dredging Review

Port of Manzanillo to Dredge Navigation Channels

Mexican state-owned port administrator Administración Portuaria Integral de Manzanillo S.A, also known as (API Manzanillo), said in late April it plans to “immediately” dredge the facility’s access and secondary channels to improve navigability at the port. Captain Héctor Mora Gómez, the port administrator’s general director, said dredging must bring the… Read More

Corps Accepts Comments on Norfolk Harbor Navigation Improvements

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Norfolk District is accepting comments on the Norfolk Harbor Navigation Improvements Project in the Thimble Shoals Channel.  Proposed work includes dredging, transport, and placement at Dam Neck Ocean Disposal Site. Approximately 8 million cubic yards of material is expected to be removed. The anticipated… Read More

Corps Seeks Comments on Channel Dredging in the Northwest

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Portland District is seeking public comment on the Federal Navigation Channel Operations and Maintenance Dredging and Dredged Material Placement draft Environmental Assessment (EA) for Skamokawa Creek, Westport Slough, Old Mouth Cowlitz River and Upstream Entrance to Oregon Slough. The Corps is proposing to perform… Read More

Corps to Address Sediment Accumulation in Ocean City Inlet

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Baltimore District, the Maryland Department of Natural Resources and Worcester County signed a Project Partnership Agreement to start work on a navigation improvement project to address sediment accumulation, within the Ocean City Inlet. The Corps dredges the inlet two or more times per year… Read More

Public Meetings Announced for NY/NJ Harbor & Tributaries Study

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers New York District, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC), the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) and the City of New York will host seven public meetings for the New York and New Jersey Harbor & Tributaries Study. In… Read More

30-Day Public Notice Issued for Annisquam River Dredging

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers New England District has issued a 30-day public notice for the proposed maintenance dredging of the Annisquam River Federal navigation project (FNP) in Gloucester, Massachusetts. The city of Gloucester is the local sponsor and requested this dredging. Natural shoaling processes have… Read More

Port of Redwood City Receives Corps FY19 Funds

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers FY19 Work Plan allocated $7.95 million to the Port of Redwood City for channel dredging. “The funding of the channel dredging and federal investment into our region is great news for the Port of Redwood City, providing certainty that the Port continues to secure… Read More