• Weeks wins $24 million Mobile Harbor dredging...

    Weeks Marine Inc., Covington, La., has been awarded a $24,000,000 firm-fixed-price contract to furnish all the equipment, materials, supplies, and manpower necessary to perform dredging of the Mobile Harbor Navigation Project. Bids were solicited via the internet with one received.


  • Proposed maintenance dredging at Coast Guard...

    The U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) has completed a Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) in support of proposed Maintenance Dredging at Coast Guard Station Cape Disappointment, Pacific County, Washington in compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA; 42 U.S. Code §§4221 et seq.) and the regulations of the President’s Council on Environmental Quality implementing NEPA (40 Code of Federal Regulations [CFR] Parts 1500-1508).


  • Nevskaya Environmental Dredging Company supports...

    Nevskaya Environmental Dredging Company LLC supports the 4th International Congress “Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging” as its Sponsor. The event organized by the leading maritime industry media group PortNews will be held in Moscow on 10-11 March 2021.


  • Army Corps of Engineers releases dredging-related...

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, has published a final “Deep Draft Environmental Assessment” and a “Finding of No Significant Impact describing the actions to eliminate the historic hopper dredging window and to add the bed leveling technique for maintenance of the outer portions of the Wilmington and Morehead City Harbors.


  • Reservoir dredging

    The Pearl River Valley Water Supply District (PRVWSD) is preparing to dredge the Ross Barnett Reservoir. The price tag for the project has been set at $2 million. Beginning this summer, the PRVWSD will remove an estimated five feet of built-up sediment from the water.



Hogan visits Seagirt Marine Terminal, new dredging operation

Governor Larry Hogan hailed the project to create a second-deep container berth at the Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore’s Seagirt Marine Terminal as critical to Maryland’s economic and job growth. During a visit to the Port, the governor saw firsthand the dredging work underway to create a second 50-foot-deep berth, which will allow the Port to accommodate two ultra-large ships simultaneously. The visit coincided with release of new cargo volume numbers at the Port showing continued strong recovery from lows during the COVID-19 pandemic.


With dredging project complete, Elizabeth II sets sail once again

A 90-day dredging project to deepen and widen the channels within Shallowbag Bay and Roanoke Sound in Manteo was recently completed successfully, opening up the waterways to many vessels that had previously been unable to navigate the shallow waters due to shoaling—including the Elizabeth II sailing ship docked at Roanoke Island Festival Park.


Damen expands Hopper Dredger portfolio

Damen is known in the Dredging market for its array of vessels for different dredging projects. These vessels include a range of cutter suction dredgers, workboats and small to mid-size trailing suction hopper dredgers, or TSHDs. Recently the TSHD range has been renewed and expanded; the full range now covering hopper volumes from 650 m3 to 5,000 m3.


National Marine Dredging Company names new board

National Marine Dredging Company PJSC (NMDC), one of the leading companies providing dredging, reclamation, and marine construction services in the Middle East, has announced its new board of directors for the next three years with Mohammed Thani Murshed Al Rumaithi as its chairman.