For years, local residents and businesses have fought for something to be done about the problem, but they were met with gridlock. Now, a dredging project is finally underway to remove the build-up of sand from the Turning Basin. To do this, Great Lakes Dredging & Dock Company is using their CSD Carolina.
A reputation for excellence is the hallmark of a well-established company. Gulf & Bay Dock Works, LLC hydraulic dredging is specialized to improve water depth for boat slips and private ponds. In addition, this environmentally friendly method removes excess sediment and boosts the vibrancy of the surrounding aquatic ecosystem.
The port’s cargo facilities support sea trade, oil terminal operations, ship-building and repair, and passenger services. The Oktyabrskaya (October) Railway provides rail connections to ports and cities throughout Russia. Port-owned ships and vessels include tugs, ice breakers, tankers, cargo carriers, and passenger boats. The Ust-Luga Container Terminal (ULCT) operates as a container terminal. Its three berths can handle general and reefer cargo, container-handling operations, and storage. This facility has annual capacity for about three million TEUs and has the highest reefer plug capacity in Europe.
The employees at Gulf&Bay Dock Works, LLC have extensive experience in marine construction. They specialize in hydraulic dredging for boat slips, private ponds, and canals. This method of sediment removal is eco-friendly and does not harm the surrounding environment.
They also offer new dock design & building, floating docks, dock furniture and reframe & redeck. They provide services throughout Pinellas, Hillsborough and Manatee counties.
Work on a variety of commercial and public projects. Construction services include building construction, environmental consulting, remediation and parking lot maintenance. Other services include hydraulic, environmental and mechanical dredging, land clearing, grading, weed and trash aqua harvesting, beach re-nourishment, water/turbidity monitoring and long stick excavation. Other projects include environmental cleanup, demolition and salvage.
Located on the Turukhtannie Isles in the Coal Harbor of the Gulf of Finland, the Port of St. Petersburg’s container terminal is the fourth cargo area in the port. The First Container Terminal (FCT) handles containers, general cargo, timber, cars, machinery, heavy weight and over-sized cargo, coal and grain. The FCT is served by shipping lines including Maersk, MSC, OOCL, APL, Unifeeder, Team Lines, FESCO ESF, and Swan CL.
There are 19 berths at the port that handle general and bulk cargo, reefer cargo, food products, containerized cargo, roll-on/roll-off cargo, and car shipments. During the winter, these berths are served by icebreakers. In addition to cargo handling, the port also offers passenger and marine transportation services. Its fleet of ships includes 122 tugs, 13 ice breakers, and 66 tankers.
Ensure they have the proper equipment for the job you need them to do. This will help them complete the work on time and within budget. Also, make sure they have a wide range of services available for you to choose from. For example, if you need a boat lift installed at your marina, they can provide this service for you.
The Port of St. Petersburg’s main channel expansion was designed in three stages. Stage 1 involved dredging the channel bottom to 14.3 meters (45.9 feet) to the Coal Harbor, 14.4 meters (47.2 feet) at mid-channel, and 15.3 meters (49.9 feet) from the entrance buoy to the dam, allowing bulk carriers with 13-meter (42.7-foot) draft.
Customers seek dock repair and construction services for a variety of reasons. These include structural damage like rotting pilings or weakened support beams, weather-related damage like cracked decking and corroded hardware, or general wear and tear from the use of the dock.
Whether it’s an old seawall that’s been damaged by erosion or a new pier that needs a boat lift or a walkway, customers want to know that their investment is safe and that they can enjoy using the dock without any issues. Luckily, the right company can provide all of these things while taking a number of safety measures into consideration.
Pinellas County administers the permit system for dock/dredge fill permits for private single-family piers and appurtenances, shoreline stabilization, and minor structures in addition to maintenance dredging using non-hopper dredges around existing single-family piers. You can obtain a permit by visiting the Pinellas County Access Portal.