Categories for Upcoming Projects/Contracts/Tenders

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, LLC awarded Port Houston contract

TX, United States

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, LLC was awarded up to $95,375,349 to dredge 11½- miles of the 52-mile channel, widening a major portion of the Galveston Bay reach from 530 to 700 feet. The work includes the construction of a new bird island and oyster mitigation. Port Houston negotiated multiple options and selected the… Read More

Detyens wins $8.9 million cable layer contract

SC, United States

Detyens Shipyards Inc., North Charleston, S.C., has been awarded an $8,991,045 firm-fixed-price contract for a 90-calendar day shipyard availability. The work to be performed provides for services for the regular overhaul and drydocking availability of the cable laying repair USNS Zeus (T-ARC 7). The contract, which was competitively procured with four proposals received, also contains… Read More

Ocean Isle Beach terminal groin, sand projects set to begin

NC, United States

Two major beachfront projects to mitigate erosion and beef up the east end of Ocean Isle Beach’s shore are expected to be underway next month. Once the environmental window for dredging and beach nourishment activities opens Nov. 16, contractors are set to begin building a terminal groin, a wall-like structure built perpendicular to shore. At… Read More

DSC Dredge signs contract with Muddy Water Dredging, LP to construct one of the largest 24” dredges in the United States

LA, United States

DSC Dredge signs contract with Muddy Water Dredging, LP to construct one of the largest 24” dredges in the United States RESERVE, LOUISIANA  – On Tuesday 12th October, Michael Kerns, President and CEO of Muddy Water Dredging, LP and Bob Wetta, President and CEO of DSC Dredge LLC,  launched a project to build a custom… Read More

New Army Corps guidelines will expand natural infrastructure to reduce flood risk and more

United States

This year has brought devastating flooding in the Netherlands, Germany, China, the U.S. and elsewhere. Globally, over 2.2 billion people are exposed to flooding, and that number is growing. New research indicates the proportion of people living in floodplains since 2000 has increased by 20% to 24%, and climate change is further increasing flood risk… Read More

Wetland restoration with dredged material proving successful in Buffalo’s back yard

NY, United States

What was once nearly a landfill is now a thriving wetland ecosystem in the City of Buffalo’s back yard. At Unity Island on the West Side of the city, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District spent two years building the basis for a wetland using material dredged from the nearby Buffalo River. Nearly… Read More

Senator Collins Secures funding for Searsport Maine harbor dredging

NY, United States

Searsport Harbor Recipient: Army Corps Location: Searsport Harbor Amount: $1,650,000 ($5.85 million total, $4.2 million was included in the President’s request) Purpose: To complete maintenance dredging of Searsport Harbor and to maintain the navigation channel. Source

USACE, Omaha District executes historic $1.75B for 1500 contracts in fiscal year 2021

NE, United States

There were many challenges this year – finishing the restoration of the Lower Missouri River Basin from the catastrophic flood event of 2019, reintegrating the workforce safely during the COVID-19 pandemic, and hurricane first responder deployments. But in the face of unprecedented adversity, the USACE, Omaha District team rose to each challenge by leveraging its… Read More

PortMiami dredging study by Army Corps to take a fourth year

FL, United States

PortMiami is still awaiting results of a $3 million study begun by the US Army Corps of Engineers in 2018 to evaluate widening and deepening the harbor. Results are now expected in September 2022, one year after the final completion date previously set for September this year. The Army Corps team doing the study requested… Read More

Oak Island council OKs $17.5-million sand contract for Great Lakes Dredge & Dock

NC, United States

Oak Island Town Council has approved a $17.5-million contract with Great Lakes Dredge and Dock to put sand along the western portions of the shore this winter. Council also asked that managers see if the contractor could start on the west end of the beach, where some houses are currently threatened by erosion and protected… Read More

‘A long term dream:’ Ocean Isle Beach poised to begin construction on terminal groin after lobbying, lengthy legal battles

NC, United States

OCEAN ISLE BEACH, N.C. (WECT) – Leaders in Ocean Isle Beach have been working for years to preserve the coastline and stave of beach erosion at the end of the island. The journey appears to be coming to a close after nearly 20 years of legislative work and lawsuits. Crews will begin work on their… Read More

Hogan Touts $72 Million Partnership For State’s First Offshore Wind Fabrication Center

MD, United States

Maryland is expanding its clean energy portfolio and will have its first offshore wind steel fabrication center per a $72 million partnership between a Danish wind company and an eastern shore steel fabrication firm, Gov. Larry Hogan said Thursday. “This latest $72 million partnership will allow Crystal Steel to increase their workforce by up to… Read More

Mayflower Wind signs agreement with Gladding-Hearn for design/build of hybrid electric offshore wind crew transfer vessel

MA, United States

Mayflower Wind, the developer of a deep water offshore wind project on October 14 announced the signing of an agreement with Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding/Duclos Corporation of Somerset, MA for the specification, design, and manufacture of an industry-leading, Jones Act-compliant, hybrid battery diesel electric crew transfer vessel. The design of this world-class CTV utilizes technologies that will… Read More

Iberia port dredging project one step closer to happening

LA, United States

The Port of Iberia recently completed another step to deepen the Acadiana Gulf of Mexico Access Channel (AGMAC). As required by the Corps of Engineers, four pipelines have been lowered to prepare for dredging from the port to the Gulf of Mexico through the Intracoastal Waterway. The AGMAC project will create a 16 ‘depth in… Read More

Renourishment projects for three Collier beaches to begin next month

FL, United States

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. — About 100,000 tons of sand will be split between three beaches in Collier County. Renourishment projects will take place at Naples Beach in November, Vanderbilt Beach in December, and Pelican Bay Beach in January. The entrance to Naples beach will be closed November 1 for the project and is expected to… Read More

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