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  • 12 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Weeks Marine Inc., of Covington, Louisiana, has completed Buxton Beach pumping operations from the “Haulover” north of Buxton to the oceanfront groin at the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse in Dare County. According to the county latest report, Weeks pumped the final load of sand at the northern end of the nourishment project on Tuesday afternoon, February 27. “All […]

  • 19 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Beach nourishment works along the 2.9 miles of shoreline from the “Haulover” north of Buxton to the oceanfront groin at the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse in Dare County are now in its final phase, according to county officials. Weeks Marine recently reported that over 2.3 million cubic yards of sand has been placed within the project’s […]

  • 22 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    With a favorable weather forecast expected for this week, Weeks Marine will once again deploy both dredges, RN Weeks and Magdalen, onsite to work on the Buxton Beach Nourishment project. According to the company, as of Wednesday, January 17, about 77% of the project’s sand had been placed on the beach. Weeks Marine also announced that approximately 600,000 cubic yards of […]

  • 1 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The County of Dare (NC) yesterday released an update on the Buxton Beach Nourishment Project. The update said that the hopper dredge R.N. Weeks was able to operate about 75% of the time over the past week and completed 52 loads. Weeks Marine reported that almost 1.4 million cubic yards of sand has been placed on the beach or […]

  • 23 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dare County has just posted the latest update on their Buxton Beach nourishment project, saying that the hopper dredger R.N. Weeks returned to the area and resumed pumping earlier this week. Weather and marine conditions permitting, pumping operations will continue to proceed south in front of the village, the county said. According to the contractor, Weeks […]

  • 7 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    During the November 6th Dare County Board of Commissioners’ meeting, staff from Coastal Science Engineers (CSE) presented an update regarding the Buxton Beach Nourishment Project. According to latest project update, due to an upcoming weather event and industrial equipment issues, Weeks Marine pulled their hopper dredger R.N. Weeks to Norfolk yesterday for mechanical repairs and to […]

  • 30 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dare County has just released the latest update on their Buxton Beach nourishment project, saying that the hopper dredger R.N. Weeks returned to Buxton on October 26 and already started sand pumping operations.  Crews will continue working, moving to the south, as long as the weather and wave heights allow for safe operations, the county said. Over […]

  • 17 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dare County has just released the latest update on their Buxton Beach nourishment project, saying that the Weeks Marine’s cutterhead dredger C.R. McCaskill broke a swing arm while riding out high waves over the last weekend. Due to the approaching storm, the McCaskill is now in Norfolk and repairs will be completed there. The hopper dredger […]

  • 12 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dare County has just announced that Weeks Marine has resumed pumping operations in Buxton. The hopper dredge R.N. Weeks started pumping sand at approximately 12:30 p.m. yesterday from the second landing point/subline that is located approximately 1 mile north of Buxton, reported the county. According to Dare County, pumping will proceed south to tie in […]

  • 29 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dare County yesterday announced the latest update on their Buxton Beach Nourishment Project, saying that Weeks Construction crew members started returning to the job site and if conditions allow, pre-dredging data collection will begin soon. The hopper dredger R. N. Weeks is scheduled to arrive over the weekend and the goal is for this dredge to […]

  • 14 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Weeks Marine has just reported that the cutterhead dredge C.R. McCaskill has completed dry-dock inspection and was towed from Charleston (SC) to Wilmington (NC) on Wednesday, September 6. “After remaining in Wilmington for a few days waiting for the passage of Hurricane Irma, the dredge left Wilmington and is under tow to Buxton. It is […]

  • 18 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Weeks Marine cutterhead dredge C.R. McCaskill has finally resumed pumping operations in Buxton, according to the Dare County. The county announced that pumping resumed Wednesday afternoon around 3 p.m. and that the work in the section of beach just north of the subline has been completed. “Also, crews will flip the pipeline and begin working south towards […]

  • 16 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dare County yesterday announced the latest update on their Buxton Beach Nourishment Project, saying that Weeks Marine has worked intermittently over the last few days, as marine conditions allowed. “With Hurricane Gert forecasted to pass offshore, high waves are expected today and tomorrow. Weeks Marine is closely monitoring the weather,” said the county. Once the […]

  • 11 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Weeks Marine has resumed Buxton Beach Nourishment operations after two days of being shut down due to weather, reports Dare County. According to the update, the contractor resumed pumping sand yesterday around 9:30. The current marine forecast looks favorable for pumping the next several days. “The cutterhead dredge McCaskill will work on filling a 900-foot section […]

  • 3 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Buxton Beach nourishment project resumed yesterday just around 4:00 p.m. after brief shut down, reports the County of Dare. The beach operations were closed on Friday morning, July 29, due to rough sea conditions. According to Weeks Marine, construction is now moving to the south and has approached the north end of Buxton. The county also […]

  • 6 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The County of Dare has just released the latest update on the Buxton beach nourishment program, saying that the beachfill work in this area is being put on hold at the moment.  With rough sea conditions forecasted later this week, Weeks Marine said that that the dredger C.R. McCaskill will travel to Norfolk to ensure […]

  • 27 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The County of Dare has just released the latest video on the ongoing beach nourishment operations in Duck, Kill Devil Hills and Buxton. Beach nourishment in Kill Devil Hills began on June 22nd at approximately 6:00 p.m. with the first sand pumped onto the beach in the vicinity of the Helga Street ocean access. The […]

  • 9 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Weeks Marine, the contractor for the Buxton beach nourishment project, said in its latest update that the first day of pumping has been postponed from the originally projected date of May 21 to sometime within the last week of May. The starting point for the project, where the offshore pipes connect with the onshore pipes, […]

  • 25 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Buxton beach nourishment project is slated to being in the next few weeks, the Dare County said in its latest announcement. “Weeks Marine, the contractor for the Buxton beach nourishment project, plans to begin mobilizing equipment and pipes in early May. Equipment and pipes will be stored near the south end of the project area […]

  • 1 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The National Park Service (NPS) has announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has released for public review an environmental assessment (EA) for the purpose of beach renourishment activities in the Buxton area of Cape Hatteras National Seashore. Dare County has requested a Clean Water Act Section 404 permit from the USACE for the associated […]

  • 25 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Work is underway on the first of five natural flood management schemes along rivers in Norfolk to help manage flood risk to local properties and improve habitats, the Environment Agency said in its latest post.  Natural flood management helps store flood water upstream and slows the flow of water along river channels, complementing the use […]

  • 23 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Bundaberg’s coastal communities will be better prepared for the impacts of rising sea levels, storm tides and erosion as a result of a $451,000 grant from the Palaszczuk Government. According to Minister for Environment and Science, Leeanne Enoch, the funding will allow Bundaberg Regional Council to identify risks and examine management options in communities threatened […]

  • 18 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The American Maritime Partnership (AMP) yesterday highlighted the U.S. dredging industry’s commitment to build and maintain safe, efficient and cost-effective navigation channels in the nation’s inland waterways and ports. “The recent deliveries of four state-of-the-art vessels, constructed by nearly 700 American workers in U.S. shipyards, are a reflection of the U.S. dredging industry’s continued investment in […]

  • 14 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (January 8-14, 2018).   Contract Signed for First Damen Marine Aggregate Dredger On 19th December in Southampton, Laurence Dagley, Director CEMEX UK Marine Limited signed a contract with Frank de Lange, Regional Sales Director of the Damen Shipyards Group, for the […]

  • 10 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Weeks Marine’s new hopper dredge Magdalen has arrived in Buxton (NC) to take part in one of the State’s most critical projects, the Buxton Beach Nourishment scheme. Last week, Weeks’ President Richard S. Weeks announced that the single largest investment in the company’s 99-year history, the Magdalen will start her first project in North Carolina. “We […]

  • 3 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    On December 22, after passing her sea trials and regulatory inspections, the newest vessel in Weeks Marine’s fleet – the Magdalen, was officially delivered by Eastern Shipbuilding just in time for the holidays. On December 28, she sailed from Panama City, Florida, on her maiden voyage to the East Coast. The Magdalen is one of […]

  • 2 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (November 27 – December 3, 2017).   Converting Platform Supply Vessels Into Dredgers In the wake of the well-documented downturn in the oil and gas markets in recent years, an increasing number of platform supply vessels (PSVs) are currently under-utilized […]

  • 18 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The County of Dare has just provided the latest update on the Beach Nourishment operations in the Town of Kitty Hawk and Buxton. After a temporary cease of operations due to bad weather and sea conditions in the Town of Kitty Hawk, crews with Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company are working their way south from […]

  • 24 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Dare County, NC, yesterday reported that due to the upcoming marine forecast, the cutter dredge C.R. McCaskill will be leaving Buxton today, August 24. According to the county, the move is aimed to ensure safety for the crew and equipment. Since the dredge is likely to be be offsite for at least seven to ten […]