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

The Galveston Daily News 14 Jul 2023
A boat called a “hopper dredge” will suck sand from the ship channel floors, specifically from places where it’s piling up and making the channel more shallow. Once the hopper is full, it will sail about two miles offshore from the beach and pump liquified sand onto it, 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. English speakers know this area as the French Riviera ... The climate is temperate. The food is divine ... Related ... rates ... Menton harbor ... 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 ... For the offshore market, ...

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 ... “We are supporting the Jones Act market and are currently building Pasha Hawaii’s second LNG-fuelled containership, as well as other vessels for 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 dredging time, due to the hopper dredge’s higher tolerance of wave heights and unfavorable weather conditions.

Recent shoaling highlights shallow-draft navigation woes

Island Free Press 31 May 2022
The hopper dredge serves shallow-draft navigation needs along the Atlantic and Gulf coasts ... 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 .

Boskalis Trading Update: First Quarter in Line with Expectations

The Maritime Executive 12 May 2022
Good utilization of the hopper fleet at Dredging and the transport fleet at Offshore Energy ... Renewables accounts for more than 60 percent of order book Offshore Energy ... The utilization of the hopper fleet was good and fractionally higher than the healthy level in 2021 ... Offshore Energy.

Keppel O&M delivers LNG-fuelled dredger to Van Oord

Natural Gas World 21 Apr 2022
Keppel Offshore & Marine (Keppel O&M) has delivered an LNG-powered suction hopper dredger (TSHD) built in Singapore to Dutch marine contractor ...

Does Rwanda offer the answer to Britain's Channel migrant crisis?

The Spectator 06 Apr 2022
the idea of processing these arrivals offshore to deter the traffic. Britain is now said to be close to a deal to house future Channel hoppers at a camp in Rwanda. Ascension Island, Albania and Ghana have previously been floated as possible locations for offshore processing, all of which have subsequently been ruled out.

Details of 2022 Avon and Buxton beach nourishment projects outlined at public meeting

Island Free Press 26 Mar 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 dredging time, due to the hopper dredge’s higher tolerance of wave heights and unfavorable weather conditions.

Boskalis Reports Strong Operational Half Year

The Maritime Executive 24 Aug 2021
Furthermore, maintenance schedules for the mid- to large sized trailing suction hopper dredgers were brought forward to the second quarter, resulting in higher operational costs and a lower availability ... At Offshore Energy, revenue increased by more than 18% with a significantly higher result.

Deepening project ensures harbor remains competitive

The Post and Courier 30 Mar 2021
At the entrance channel of the Charleston Harbor, hopper dredges pull up the material, hold it inside the ship as it sails offshore to a placement site to empty the material ... These dredges look like cranes as they pull the material off the bottom of the ocean, put it into a barge and place the material offshore.

Brevard Shore Protection Renourishment From Patrick Space Force Base to North 2nd Street in Cocoa ...

Space Coast Daily 16 Mar 2021
$10.6 million contract awarded in September 2020. The U.S ... (Brevard County image). BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – The U.S ... The source sand for this iteration of the shore protection project will be dredged from Canaveral Shoals, about five miles offshore Cape Canaveral. A hopper dredge will deliver it directly to the beach via a temporary pipeline ... The U.S ... .

$800,000 federal grant to help screen AtlantiCare patients for suicidal thoughts, expand prevention efforts

Atlantic City 29 Sep 2020
Brian Isaacson said Tuesday morning ... “We’re screening everyone ... +3 ... +2 ... " ... Lt ... 13 ... The contractor will use a hopper dredge for the Ventnor, Margate and Longport portion of the project that will remove sand from an offshore borrow zone and transport the material to a submerged pipe closer to the shore where it will pump sand to the beach, officials said ... .

EOG Resources, Inc. (EOG) CEO Bill Thomas on Bernstein Strategic Decisions Conference (Transcript)

Seeking Alpha 29 May 2019
EOG Resources, Inc. (NYSE.EOG) Bernstein Strategic Decisions Conference Call May 29, 2019 10.00 AM ET. Company Participants. Bill Thomas - Chairman and Chief Executive Officer ... Bernstein ... by 19% ... We’re talking about exploration for refeeding that hopper. Conventional, say offshore exploration, wildcats are kind of 1 in 4, 1 in 5 chances success territory.

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