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  • 28 May 2020
  • 28 May 2020
  • 21 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    After nearly two weeks of severe weather, the dredger Magdalen returned to Long Beach Island, NJ, yesterday to resume dredging and beachfill work, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District said in their latest announcement. The twin-screw trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) is owned and operated by Weeks Marine Inc. The Magdalen is one of the two newest, and among […]

  • 10 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’s Philadelphia District yesterday began beachfill operations at Brant Beach on Long Beach Island, NJ. USACE has just released this amazing photo, showing the Weeks Marine’s twin-screw trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Magdalen in the distance, during the sand pumping operations. The dune and berm system that is being repaired is designed to […]

  • 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 […]

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

    Trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Magdalen was launched last Friday, March 31, at Eastern Shipbuilding Group’s Allanton yard in Panama City, Florida. The vessel, being built for Weeks Marine Inc., has already been earmarked for a project at the end of this year. Design and engineering of the 6,540m³ TSHD has been performed by Royal […]

  • 3 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The new 6,540m³ trailing suction hopper dredger Magdalen was officially launched last Friday at Eastern Shipbuilding Group’s Allanton Shipyard in Panama City, FL. The 111 meter long dredger was built for Weeks Marine, marine construction and dredging contractor based in Cranford, NJ. “It’s been quite a long time in the making,” Joey D’Isernia, President of Eastern […]

  • 1 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Marine dredging and constructing contractor, Weeks Marine Inc., has ordered from Royal IHC a dynamic positioning and tracking (DP/DT) system and eco pump controllers for the trailing suction hopper dredger Magdalen. “The two efficiency enhancing systems, provided by our North American subsidiary IHC America Inc, will considerably optimize the Magdalen’s dredging performance, enhance fuel savings […]

  • 30 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

    KIASMA and Odebrecht, through their Colombian subsidiary – Consortium Navelena Construction, have signed a cooperation agreement under which KIASMA will supply the HDPE floating pipelines with KFC system (for abrasion reduction) to be used for dredging operations on the Magdalena River in Colombia. Odebrecht was recently awarded major project to retrain and improve the navigability […]

  • 18 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Colombia’s government has awarded a $1.33 billion contract to the Navelena consortium, led by Brazil’s Odebrecht SA, to improve navigability on the Magdalena River. This deepening program will be carried out along a 908-kilometer stretch of the river between the town of Puerto Salgar and the Caribbean port city of Barranquilla. “This is undoubtedly the […]

  • 9 August 2013

    During the Council of Ministers held in Neiva, President Juan Manuel Santos signed the document that gives life CONPES Plan Magdalena River Navigability, main waterway of the country for the transport of cargo and passengers. This project will promote multimodal transport and logistics development, ensuring environmental sustainability and comprehensive utilization of water resources. The structured […]

  • 12 September 2012

    According to al.com, BAE Systems and Weeks Marine Inc. marked a major milestone in the life of the MV Magdalen, an 8,500 cubic yard capacity trailing suction hopper dredger. BAE Systems Southeast Shipyard Alabama LLC in Mobile hosted the traditional keel-laying ceremony for the ship, during which Weeks Marine Chairman Richard Weeks welded his initials […]

  • 9 August 2012
    Vessels

    Last month, BAE Systems teamed with Mid Ocean Tanker Company and Alterna Capital to complete the American Phoenix, a U.S. flag/Jones Act-qualified product chemical tanker. Measuring 616 feet long and 105 feet wide, it is the largest vessel ever built and launched in the State of Alabama. BAE Systems has also begun construction on the […]

  • 9 June 2012
    Vessels

    BAE Systems has begun construction on the MV Magdalen, an 8,500 cubic yard capacity trailing suction hopper dredge for Weeks Marine, Inc. Executives from the two companies gathered this week at the BAE Systems Mobile shipyard to oversee the initial cutting of steel for the vessel’s first module, which will weigh 130 tons. When complete […]

  • 22 July 2010
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Ellicott Dredges, LLC is a leader in the design and construction of cutter suction dredges. Ellicott was founded in 1885, 125 years ago this year, and has produced worldwide more than 1,500 dredge units of all sizes. This firm has been and remains very active in the Latin American market. Ellicott dredges delivered in recent […]

  • 29 May 2020

    Royal IHC has been awarded the contract for the engineering and equipment delivery for a new 6,540m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) for Weeks Marine Inc. This is an identical vessel to the MAGDALEN that was delivered in 2017. Part of the contract is the supply of key components as well as the provision of several […]

  • 29 May 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District is continuing its efforts to build up the shoreline on the Fire Island community of Point O’Woods, Suffolk County, New York. These beach renourishment works are part of a major effort to reduce flood risks to people and infrastructure on the barrier island. At the moment, […]

  • 8 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Two hopper dredges that were deployed to Florida to support emergency beach renourishment work at USACE’s Jacksonville District in March 2020 are returning to NY and NJ to complete previously contracted work, informs the Corps’ New York District. The B.E. LINDHOLM arrived at Fire Island on May 6 and is completing final preparations to begin […]

  • 26 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (April 20-26, 2020).   Julong CSD Kicks Off Dredging Work in Su Ya Lake, China Julong’s two unit 20-inch dredger CSD500, equipped with France Baudouin brand diesel engine with total power of 2000hp, is starting the dredging operations in Su […]

  • 23 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Weeks Marine and Eastern Shipbuilding Group (Eastern) have signed a contract to construct a sister ship to Weeks Marine’s TSHD Magdalen, the twin screw trailing suction hopper dredge built by Eastern and placed into service in 2018. The new vessel will be constructed at Eastern’s Allanton Panama City, Florida facility. “I spoke this morning with […]

  • 17 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Beach replenishment operations in Lavallette (NJ) are now complete, according to the Borough latest announcement. Weeks Marine dredgers RN Weeks and Magdalen have completed the Lavallette beach replenishment project, the officials said. They also added that additional work on dune crossovers and sand fencing will take place over the course of the next weeks weeks. The Lavallette scheme […]

  • 12 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Sand placement operations in Bay Head (NJ) are scheduled to begin in May with estimated completion in late June, reports the Army Corps, Philadelphia District. According to the Corps, there will be two pipe landings in Bay Head. The contractor, Weeks Marine Inc. will position the first pipe landing just north of Karge St. The work will first […]

  • 5 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Weeks Marine dredgers RN Weeks and Magdalen are just one step away to complete the Lavallette beach replenishment project. According to the Corps, the two dredgers are pumping sand near the Ortley, White, Kerr, Bond, Guyer avenues with only few blocks to go before Lavallette beach replenishment project is fully completed. Following the completion of sand placement operations, additional work on […]

  • 7 February 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Army Corps’ beach replenishment project has begun off Jersey City Avenue in Lavallette (NJ), according to USACE project website. Weeks Marine vessels RN Weeks and Magdalen are currently engaged in this dredging and beachfill operations. The City officials reported that during the works there will be three pipe landings in Lavallette at following locations: Between […]

  • 25 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Northern Ocean County Dune and Berm Project has now reached South Seaside Park, New Jersey, (Berkeley Township) the southernmost community along the Barnegat Peninsula, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District said in their latest release.  According to USACE, the works will soon begin at Lavallette Beach. “The 13-mile project is now approximately 70% complete. NJDEP serves […]

  • 15 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    During La Niña in December 2010, the banks along the Canal del Dique burst, flooding dozens of villages, rendering almost 100,000 people homeless and destroying crops and important infrastructure. The Government of Colombia wanted to address flooding and negative environmental impacts around the Canal del Dique, a 400-year old, 114 km-long navigation route connecting Cartagena […]

  • 20 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A new software for Cutter Suction Dredges CSDs named the PowerDredge has been launched recently in Barranquilla, Colombia. According to the developer, Vladimir Arias, this project tries to offer a minimalist and easy-to-use software to the CSD market. “PowerDredge is your partner in dredging quality assurance; If you can’t offer dredging quality, your client’s projects are in […]

  • 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 […]