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The Dredge Report | Week of May 30, 2021

The Dredge Report | Week of May 30, 2021

By on June 11, 2021 in Dredge Archives, Recent News

Sand Shifter – Allen Harbor Channel, Harwich Dredging started on June 1st with the Sand Shifter working just outside of the east breakwater in the entrance to Allen Harbor. There are several discharge locations designated by the town of Harwich including Grey Neck Beach and several private residences. Dredging continued throughout the week up until Saturday […]

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The Dredge Report | Week of May 23, 2021

The Dredge Report | Week of May 23, 2021

Sand Shifter – Allen Harbor Channel, Harwich The dredge Sand Shifter, the pushboat Stephen S. Bradbury, and 5,000′ of pipe were moved from Aunt Lydia’s Cove, Chatham to Harwich on Thursday with the assistance of Chatham’s Harbormaster Stuart Smith and Harwich Harbormaster John Rendon of Harwich to get setup for the next project in the Allen […]

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The Dredge Report | Week of May 16 , 2021

The Dredge Report | Week of May 16 , 2021

Cod Fish II – Bourne’s, Great & Green Pond Entrance Channels, Falmouth Last week all three projects in Falmouth were completed. On Tuesday, Bourne’s Pond Entrance Channel was completed. The volume target was 4,084 Cubic Yards. On Thursday, Great Pond Entrance Channel was started and completed. The volume target was 265 Cubic Yards. And on Friday, […]

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The Dredge Report | Week of May 9, 2021

The Dredge Report | Week of May 9, 2021

Sand Shifter – Aunt Lydia’s Cove, Chatham Dredging was completed on Friday, May 14th which was a day ahead of schedule for this most important project for the town of Chatham. The days to follow will include work on removing the pipe from the discharge area (south of Minister’s Point) and preparations for moving the Sand […]

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The Dredge Report | Week of May 2, 2021

The Dredge Report | Week of May 2, 2021

Sand Shifter – Aunt Lydia’s Cove, Chatham                 Work continued on the staging for Phase 2 of the Aunt Lydia’s Cove project. On Monday & Tuesday, the crew continued to move pipe to the discharge location along the beach just south of Minister’s Point. Dredging started on Wednesday and […]

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The Dredge Report | Week of April 25, 2021

The Dredge Report | Week of April 25, 2021

Cod Fish II – Popponesset Bay, Mashpee Dredging continued on Monday even with strong wind and seas slowing down the operation. On Tuesday the dredging was completed for the Popponesset Bay Approach Channel. The pipe running from the dredge to the discharge location on the beach was removed and brought into the bay on Thursday along […]

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The Dredge Report | Week of April 18, 2021

The Dredge Report | Week of April 18, 2021

By on April 28, 2021 in Dredge Archives

Cod Fish II – Popponesset Bay, Mashpee Another week with wind and seas limiting the number of dredging days. Two half days and one full day did allow us to make progress in the work required to complete this project. Dredging status of the Cod Fish II Cod Fish II heading into the bay on […]

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The Dredge Report | Week of April 11, 2021

The Dredge Report | Week of April 11, 2021

By on April 25, 2021 in Dredge Archives

Cod Fish I & Cod Fish II – Popponesset Bay, Mashpee A tough week with just 2 half days of dredging as we’ve been kept in with winds from the Northeast and then from the South. Keeping the ‘cutterhead’ on the bottom when the seas pick up makes dredging very challenging. On Saturday, we had […]

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The Dredge Report | Week of April 4, 2021

The Dredge Report | Week of April 4, 2021

By on April 15, 2021 in Dredge Archives

Cod Fish I & Cod Fish II – Popponesset Bay, Mashpee Dredging continued on Monday but on Tuesday morning the Cod Fish II experienced a mechanical breakdown. The clutch on the main engine ‘seized’ forcing the shutdown of the engine. The dredge was brought into the Cotuit Town dock for repairs. Fortunately, the Sand Shifter […]

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The Dredge Report | Week of March 28, 2021

The Dredge Report | Week of March 28, 2021

Sand Shifter – Stage Harbor, Chatham Earlier in the week, the Sand Shifter finished the main part of the dredging and ‘broke’ through the southeastern edge of the channel and mid-day on Wednesday the Sand Shifter completed this most important dredging project.  The rest of the week was spent demobilizing; breaking down and moving the pipe, […]

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