Wave Energy Project

  Project Details Ocean Power Technologies is a pioneer in wave energy technology This project consisted of loading four unique components on barges that were bound for the coastal waters near Reedsport, Oregon. The components were part of the PB150 PowerBuoy® which was created by Ocean Power Technologies, Inc. (OPT) of New Jersey. OPT is … [Read More]

The “Hawaii” Tugboat Launch

  Project Details A special steel support cradle system was designed for the project Northwest Structural Moving (NWSM) was contracted to move this newly constructed tugboat referred to as the “Hawaii” from its fabrication site to a floating dry-dock where it would be launched in the Columbia River.  The “Hawaii” measured 35 feet wide, 120 … [Read More]

The Lower Monumental Dam Gate Replacement — Vancouver, Washington

  Project Description Replacing navigation lock gates The US Army Corps of Engineers, which owns and operates eight dams in the Northwest, began the process of replacing navigation lock gates on three of the dams in 2010. One of these dams was The Lower Monumental Dam located on the lower Snake River, near Kahlotus, Washington. … [Read More]

The Dalles Dam Mitre Gate Replacement — Vancouver, Washington / The Dalles, Oregon

  Project Description Successful installation of the gates under a tight time schedule The locks at The Dalles Dam were closed on December 10, 2010 in order for the US Army Corps of Engineers to replace the aging downstream lock gates.  This project was time sensitive as the Columbia River had to be shut down … [Read More]

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