Weeks Marine Inc., a major dredging company with a shipyard in Houma, has announced a new major ocean-going dredging ship that will focus on coastal and environmental restoration in Louisiana and the entire Gulf of Mexico.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, has just awarded a contract for maintenance dredging of the Saginaw River. According to the Corps, contract for the $1.47 million project was awarded to Morrish-Wallace Construction Inc., of Cheboygan, Mich., (d.b.a.) Ryba Marine Construction.
Oil rose above $49 a barrel on Monday as a slowdown in the growth of rigs drilling in the United States eased concern that surging shale supplies will undermine OPEC-led cuts.
U.S. drillers added two oil rigs in the week to July 14, bringing the total to 765, Baker Hughes said on Friday. Rig additions over the past four weeks averaged five, the lowest since November.
‘Reach Dredging Ltd’ which is busy in dredging the river Jhelum from Srinagar to Baramulla, Tuesday held meetings to review the progress of the work of dredging at various places.
Managing Director ‘Reach’ Sunil Patwari convened the meetings at Srinagar and Baramulla, a statement said.
Surat Municipal Corporation (SMC) plans to undertake dredging of Kankra creek in two phases. The dredging of the 4.5 km creek area would be done at the cost of Rs 10.5 crore for increasing its water carrying capacity. The sand and muck from the creek will be used for filling up land on both sides of the creek to make land usable.
Harbors in Gulfport and Pascagoula are about to get an influx of cash to pay for dredging work. Wednesday, Senator Thad Cochran announced the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will allocate an additional $67.5 million in FY2017 appropriations in Mississippi.
Royal Boskalis Westminster, a Netherland-based dredging and maritime infrastructure services provider, is set to start work within a month on the planned $513-million liquid terminal at Duqm port in the Al Wusta region of Oman, said report.
As New Jersey reeled from the immediate aftermath of Superstorm Sandy in 2012, Gov. Chris Christie did the unthinkable for a partisan Republican just days before the general election: he embraced President Barack Obama when he came to personally see the storm damage in New Jersey.
The latest Damen vessel transport has arrived in the Port of Rotterdam in the Netherlands. The multiple vessel shipment comprises various Damen Tugs and one Multi Cat that have been constructed at Damen’s yards in Vietnam. The vessels were transported on board the SAL Heavy Lift vessel MV Lone.
Majuli Island Protection and Development Council (MIPADC) general secretary Bharat Saikia, who is also a former Superintending Engineer of the State’s Water Resources Department (WRD), has proposed that instead of going for expensive methods for dredging the Brahmaputra bed, high-pressure water jet technology should be used to provide the river a single-regime channel.
Saudi Aramco has signed a contract with a consortium comprising Saudi Archirodon Company and Huta Hegerfeld AG Saudia Company for dredging, reclamation and marine structures for King Salman International Complex for Maritime Industries and Services in Ras Al-Khair.