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Dredging Work on the Calabar Port in Nigeria has Stalled

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€6M Dredge Harbour Project

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A €6m dredging project has been announced for Dunmore East Fishery Harbour Centre in Co Waterford. The contract to complete the works was awarded to L&M Keating Ltd, following a tendering process. It is anticipated the long-sought works will be substantially completed by the end of September. Marine Minister Simon Coveney, who announced the project,… Read More

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Dredging Methods Given Green Light

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An ongoing maintenance programme consisting of both land-based and sea-based dredging methods is set to proceed for the Whakatane Harbour entrance. The Whakatane District Council’s projects and services committee approved the methods after discussing maintenance options investigated by Opus International Consultants, which assessed the feasibility of the available dredging methods. In total, nine sea-based methods… Read More

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Dredging Overdue in Port Isabel

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The Fingers area of Port Isabel is overdue for dredging. People who live in the area want to know what’s really going on. Arthur Nemes is retired and spends most days on his sailboat. “This is kind of the joy of my retirement,” he said. He said the area is a fisherman’s paradise. “The fishermen… Read More

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Dredging Lake Adger Estimated to Cost $2.5-$5 Million

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Polk County Commissioners heard this week that dredging Lake Adger is estimated to cost between $2.5-$5.1 million. Commissioners met Monday, June 1 and heard from Stu Ryman, with Altamont Engineering, who reviewed the results of a feasibility study recently done on dredging the lake. Ryman said the study evaluated the extent of sediment in the… Read More

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Black Lake Dredging Set for Fall

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The New York State Parks announced yesterday that the Black Lake Boat Launch in Morristown, St. Lawrence County is about to undergo major improvements. The boarding dock and other boater amenities will be upgraded with funding from the “I Love NY Waterways” boating fund. Access from the launch is periodically hampered by seasonal changes in… Read More

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South End Beach Project Stalled for 6 to 8 Weeks

United States

The south end beach replenishment project in Ocean City, NJ will be at standstill for six to eight weeks as the hopper dredge that has been pumping new sand gets a new engine, the Army Corps of Engineers reported on Wednesday. The engine on the Liberty Island was “totaled,” according to Army Corps of Engineers… Read More

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Douglas Harbor Maintenance Dredging

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THIS IS A PRESOLICITATION NOTICE ONLY FOR DOUGLAS HARBOR MAINTENANCE DREDGING, DOUGLAS, ALASKA. OFFER OR PROPOSALS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED FOR THIS NOTICE. This solicitation will be a Small Business competitive procurement. Any resulting contract will be firm-fixed priced. The solicitation for this project will be available by INTERNET ACCESS ONLY and will be available… Read More

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Y–Passes of the Mississippi River, Southwest Pass, Maintenance Dredging #15-1, Approximate Mile 6.0 AHP to Approximate Mile 19.5 BHP (Non-Continuous), Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana (ED-15-010)

United States

The work consists of furnishing one (1) hydraulic cutterhead pipeline dredge and attendant plant necessary for the removal and satisfactory disposal of shoal material from the lower Mississippi River and Southwest Pass within the limits of work as shown on the Contract Drawings. Work shall be performed where directed by the Contracting Officer as determined… Read More

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WAPA, Vitol Begin Work on Propane Conversion Project

United States

The Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority (WAPA) and Vitol Virgin Islands Corporation have announced the commencement of minor dredging work in the Richmond Channel and dock improvements at the Richmond facility consistent with a recently issued Army Corps of Engineers permit. The work is the last major portion of the construction phase of the… Read More

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Capital Dredging is Gaining Speed at Klaipeda Seaport

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Last week capital dredging works of Klaipeda Seaport navigation channel are to be launched, Port of Klaipeda says in its press release. They are to start from quay No. 9 and finish by the Seaport gates. Capital dredging works shall be finished in autumn, it is planned to excavate approx. 300 thou. cubic metres of… Read More

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Storm Damage Along Timaru Breakwater Results in PrimePort Clean-up

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A gravel beach has been formed at the south end of Timaru‘s breakwater by last week’s storm, which thrashed the coastline. PrimePort chief executive Phil Melhopt confirmed a new beach had been created as a result of the storm’s handiwork. However, he said gravel migration was nothing new and despite the port having to contract… Read More

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Dredging, Morehead City Port Maintenance Topic of Discussion for Local Leaders

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Representatives spent the day in eastern North Carolina to discuss issues on dredging and how they will continue to keep up with maintenance on the Morehead City Port. Dredging is underway for the Ocean Bar Channel. It’s an almost $8 million project that will benefit the Morehead City Port. The meeting with Corps of Engineers… Read More

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Dredging at Morehead City Hasn’t Brought Relief to Shippers, Yet

United States

The state ports’ biggest shipping customer has been losing $2 million a month since October because the sand-clogged navigation channel at Morehead City is still too shallow to handle fully laden freighters. But a dredging operation that began in May is expected to bring some relief by August, helping the state’s second-busiest port get back… Read More

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Army Corps: Southend Dredging Delayed for 6 to 8 Weeks

United States

The dredge pumping sand onto the beaches in the south end will be out of commission for at least six weeks, a US Army Corps of Engineers spokesman said Wednesday. The Liberty Island, a hopper dredge owned by Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Co. of Illinois, is undergoing engine replacement in Norfolk, Va. after it… Read More

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