USA: Orion Marine Group Announces a Contract Award of Approximately $11 Million

Orion Marine Group, Inc., a leading heavy civil marine contractor serving the infrastructure sector, today announced a contract award of approximately $11 million.

Orion Marine Group’s wholly owned subsidiary, F. Miller Construction, LLC., was recently awarded a hurricane protection project in Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana by the US Army Corps of Engineers. The project consists of improvements to the existing frontal hurricane protection at Belle Chase No. 2 Pump Station including new pile supported concrete floodwall structures, extensions of existing pump discharge pipes, and related mechanical, electrical and site modifications.

“We are proud to be a part of this important project in Plaquemines Parish,” said Elliott Kennedy Orion Marine Group’s Executive Vice President, Gulf Coast. “This project highlights the continued focus on hurricane protection and waterways infrastructure improvements in the United States.”

Onsite construction of the project is expected to commence during the first quarter of 2011 and last approximately 18 months.

About Orion Marine Group

Orion Marine Group, Inc. provides a broad range of marine construction and specialty services on, over and under the water along the Gulf Coast, the Atlantic Seaboard, the West Coast, Canada, and the Caribbean Basin and acts as a single source turn-key solution for its customers’ marine contracting needs. Its heavy civil marine construction services include marine transportation facility construction, marine pipeline construction, marine environmental structures, dredging, and specialty services. Its specialty services include salvage, demolition, diving, surveying, towing and underwater inspection, excavation and repair. The Company is headquartered in Houston, Texas and has a 75-year legacy of successful operations.


Source: Orion Marine Group, November 9, 2010