Latest News for: Offshore hopper


Eastern Shipbuilding Starts Next Phase of Infrastructure Expansion

The Maritime Executive 15 May 2024
Navy contract requirements ... Right now, it holds contracts for the U.S. Coast Guard's Offshore Patrol Cutter; the Army Corps of Engineer's next-generation hopper dredge; and a contract to complete two OSVs for Hornbeck Offshore ... ....

Eastern Shipbuilding Group Commences Phase II of Major Improvements

The Maritime Executive 15 May 2024
Coast Guard Offshore Patrol Cutters, the newest U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Medium Class Hopper Dredge, fully automated multipurpose offshore support vessels, and the most technologically advanced modern factory trawlers ... ....

Vuyk Engineering Embraces SSI ShipConstructor for Enhanced Design

The Maritime Executive 28 Mar 2024
Vuyk is currently working on several innovative projects, including the design of offshore wind vessels and the construction of multiple Trailing Suction Hopper Dredgers (TSHD), all of which will ...

Why Oak Island is looking 18 miles off its coast for sand to nourish its eroded beach

StarNews Online 10 Mar 2024
The offshore borrow site would be the primary source for the proposed 3 million cubic yards of material, with sand from the mouth of the Cape Fear River, dredged by the corps as part of the Wilmington Harbor project, as a potential secondary source.

Presto! Montauk Has a Downtown Beach Again

The East Hampton Star 29 Feb 2024
6 and was completed on Sunday, with around 475,000 cubic yards of sand pumped from an offshore site by a 480-foot suction-hopper dredge called the Ellis Island ... which slurry was pumped from offshore.

Big Sand Dump Nears Its End

The East Hampton Star 22 Feb 2024
The west-to-east movement of the sand that is being continually pumped onto the beach, from the Ellis Island suction hopper dredge offshore, has reached the vehicular overpass at the South Edison Street road end, Mr. Lys said ... Lys said ... Col ...  . .

Storms Bring New Urgency to Montauk Beach Project

The East Hampton Star 18 Jan 2024
... into town to deliver 35-foot lengths of piping that would convey slurry from offshore via a nearly 500-foot-long suction hopper dredge to rebuild the beach in time for the arrival of summer visitors.

Major Montauk Beach Renourishment Project to Begin Soon

The East Hampton Star 11 Jan 2024
The Ellis Island, a 480-foot suction hopper dredge, will be stationed as close as three-quarters of a mile offshore during the project.


Victoria Advocate 30 Oct 2023
Coast Guard's first Heritage-class Offshore Patrol Cutter (OPC) on Friday, October 27th ... Coast Guard's Heritage-class Offshore Patrol Cutters and the U.S. Army Corps' new Medium-Class Hopper Dredge (MCHD).

Army Corps prepares to repair Galveston's 'Babe's Beach'

The Galveston Daily News 14 Jul 2023
Once the hopper is full, it will sail about two miles offshore from the beach and pump liquified sand onto it, Cook said ... “If it’s a 20-inch hopper dredge, it can only take in things smaller than 20 inches,” Cook said.

4-Day Weekend in the French Riviera: Where to Go, Stay, Eat

The Capital Journal 01 Jun 2023
The south of France—and, specifically, the Mediterranean coast—is one of the world’s most coveted vacation spots ... The climate is temperate ... Island hoppers can head offshore to Île Sainte-Marguerite and the Lérins Islands, just off the Cannes coast.

Navalrocha Builds Dredger for Jan De Nul Group

The Maritime Executive 11 Jan 2023
Jan De Nul Group has a versatile and modern fleet of dredging and offshore installation vessels with over 80 main vessels, including the world's largest hopper dredgers, the Cristóbal Colón and Leiv Eiriksson, built in 2009 and 2010.

Keppel delivers first LNG-fuelled containership to Pasha Hawaii

Seatrade Maritime News 01 Aug 2022
The US yard of Keppel Offshore & Marine delivered the 2,525 teu, LNG-powered, George III, built to a propriety design by the Singapore-headquartered group ... the offshore wind and dredging sectors.”.

Preparations for Beach Nourishment projects in Avon and Buxton are underway

Island Free Press 01 Jun 2022
For the 2022 project, a hopper dredge will be used to excavate sand from the offshore borrow pit within state waters, (instead of the cutterhead dredge used in 2017), which will likely allow for more ...

Recent shoaling highlights shallow-draft navigation woes

Island Free Press 31 May 2022
The hopper ... Use of hoppers, large vessels that can hold a lot of dredged material in their holds to be dumped offshore, has been subject to various constraints, with mixed results, as shown in a .