US Army Corps of Engineers
Institute for Water Resources

Among CMS’s success stories, it was used to analyze risks to navigation at the Matagorda, Texas ship channel entrance.
The Dredge Murden, a new shallow draft dredging vessel undergoes a dredging trial period in the summer of 2012. The Marine Design Center oversaw the design and procurement of the vessel.
The Container Ship, Regina Maersk, pushed through the Charleston Harbor, Charleston, South Carolina.
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – In the wake of tropical storm Sandy, the city of Virginia Beach requested the Corps conduct an emergency dredge of Rudee Inlet because of significant shoaling. The Merritt, based out of Wilmington, N.C., arrived off the Virginia Beach coastline Saturday, Nov. 10 and left Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012. An estimated 9,000 cubic yards of sand was dredged using a side-cast and placed adjacent to the Atlantic Ocean inlet. (U.S. Army photo/Pamela K Spaugy)
Locks and Dam 14 is four miles below LeClaire, Iowa, and 493.3 miles above the confluence of the Mississippi and Ohio rivers. The site if also 3.6 miles below the head of the notorious, rock-bedded, Rock Island Rapids. The LeClaire Lock, opened in 1940, and the remains of the LeClaire Lateral Canal, built in 1921-1924 to bypass this treacherous stretch of river, are located along the Iowa shores.

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