The Alabama State Port Authority has announced that Mike Hooks Dredging, Inc will commence dredging operations on 16th May in the Mobile River near the Grain Elevator and working in the North end of the harbor including the Three Mile Creek turning basin. The dredging should be completed on or about 1st July. During dredging, the company will use a floating line and in case of larger vessel traffic, they will break it.
Prior any vessel passage the dredge must be contacted at least 60 minutes in advance, in order to have them move any of their equipment or to break their floating line. The dredge E STROUD can be reached on channel 13/16/78 VHF/FM or by cell phone.