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  • 20 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Weeks Marine was recently awarded contract for the northern Ocean County storm damage reduction project. The project contractor will start pumping sand in Ortley Beach in mid-April, marking the start of work on northern Ocean County’s beaches, hammered by Superstorm Sandy in October 2012, reports Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin. Ortley Beach, which […]

  • 12 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Mercury Marine is partnering with the Fond du Lac City Parks Department and Fond du Lac Festivals to build a permanent fishing dock on the south side of Oven Island in Lakeside Park. The dock, scheduled to be completed by June, will provide a 130-foot by 10-foot fishing platform. It also will enable the Mercury National […]

  • 11 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    A $21.5 million beach restoration project on south Siesta Key that will add some 690,000 cubic yards of sand onto the beaches is scheduled to begin next month, the Sarasota Herald-Tribune reports. County commissioners on Wednesday unanimously approved the project, along with the creation of a special taxing district for property owners in the affected […]

  • 21 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Miami Harbor is the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ first Florida port expansion project to deepen to 50-plus feet, employing some of the highest environmental protection protocols outside of a designated National Marine Sanctuary. USACE has worked daily with its contractor and multiple federal, state and local agencies to help ensure the health of the […]

  • 13 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change, Lily D’Ambrosio, today introduced the Marine and Coastal Bill 2017 – a new legislation to provide a better future for Victoria’s coastal and marine environments. The bill has been developed in close consultation with communities and organisations working to look after marine and coastal areas, as well as the […]

  • 16 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Chatham Rock Phosphate Limited (CRP) said that the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) has now publicly notified CRP’s marine consent application to mine phosphate nodules from the Chatham Rise in New Zealand’s Exclusive Economic Zone. The public notification in major daily newspapers means the submission period on CRP’s application has now opened and will conclude on […]

  • 11 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Following recent meetings between Chatham Rock Phosphate and Boskalis, the two parties have agreed a variation to the services agreement that the parties entered into July 2012. Under the agreement, Boskalis will assist CRP with the marine consent application; including providing technical advice and making available personnel with relevant technical expertise to attend the anticipated […]

  • 13 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), in partnership with the Coastal Marine Institute at Louisiana State University, has launched an economic study of the Gulf of Mexico Coastal Ocean Observing System (GCOOS). The three-year cooperative project between BOEM and the LSU will enhance understanding of the social and economic value of GCOOS, while providing […]

  • 3 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District awarded a contract in the amount of $8,054,750 to Orion Marine Inc., to perform maintenance dredging within the Corpus Christi Ship Channel, specifically from the inner basin (lower bay) to Beacon 82 (upper bay) and the La Quinta Junction and channel, in Nueces County, Texas. The contractor […]

  • 4 February 2014

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District, awarded a New Jersey-based company a $10.5 million contract to replace sand along NASA’s Wallops Island launch facilities near Chincoteague, Va. Weeks Marine, Inc., from Cranford, N.J. will dredge sand to restore dunes and berms damaged by Hurricane Sandy. The restoration involves adding 650,000 cubic yards of […]

  • 11 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, awarded a $1,496,125 contract for maintenance dredging of the lower Detroit River to Ryba Marine Construction Co., of Cheboygan, Mich. “This important dredging project will help maintain a key Great Lakes navigational channel to keep cargo moving – products like iron ore, limestone, coal and cement that […]

  • 25 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, awards a contract for maintenance dredging of Cedar River Harbor in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. The contract, for $192,700, goes to MCM Marine, Inc. of Sault Ste. Marie, Mich. This is one of seven dredging contracts to be awarded using $5.9 million of dredging funds provided by the […]

  • 24 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Orion Marine Group, Inc. today announced it will release its financial results for the third quarter 2012 on Thursday, November 1, 2012, at approximately 5:00 a.m. Eastern Time/4:00 a.m. Central Time. Orion Marine Group, Inc. provides a broad range of marine construction and specialty services on, over and under the water along the Gulf Coast, […]

  • 16 August 2011

    A Mangrove Park will be built in Haicang Bay during a marine ecosystem improvement project along western sea area in Xiamen, reports…   (whatsonxiamen) [mappress] Source: whatsonxiamen, August 16, 2011

  • 25 July 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Acta Marine has recently upgraded the functionality of its Ultra Shallow Support Vessel “Coastal Enterprise” with Dynamic Positioning. This system allows the Coastal Enterprise to automatically maintain its position and heading by using only its own propellers and thrusters. Coastal Enterprise is the second Acta Marine vessel equipped with Dynamic Positioning. Last month, the vessel […]

  • 11 July 2011
    Project & Tenders

    Weeks Marine, Inc. announced, that it had purchased McNally Construction, Inc. of Hamilton, Ontario. “With this acquisition, Weeks Marine strengthens its presence in North America’s tunneling industry and establishes a significant presence in Canada, said Richard S. Weeks, president and CEO. “Bringing McNally into the Weeks family enhances our ability to compete with the increasingly […]

  • 13 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    At the start of 2014, an agreement was reached between Huta Marine Works, the leading marine contractor in Saudi Arabia, and the Training Institute for Dredging (TID) and IHC Parts & Services – both part of the IHC Merwede group. This agreement concerns the delivery of an extensive life-cycle support (LCS) package, including training programmes, […]

  • 18 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Red7Marine were recently contracted by Centrica to trial SeaVex Excavation equipment on certain areas of Lincs Wind farm, charetring and operating from the DP2 Loch Roag vessel. The project was to initially gauge what areas could be trenched to certain depths in extreme soil conditions ranging from 250 to 500kPa using a non-intrusive method as […]

  • 24 June 2020

    Hansel Marine, a Chinese manufacturer of dredgers and dredging equipment, has successfully delivered their new HS-40A cutter suction dredger to Xinjiang Province in China. The province is located in the North-West of China and borders with many Central Asian countries, including Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Afghanistan, Russia, Mongolia and Pakistan. According to Hansel, the HS-40A cutter […]

  • 3 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A dredging project that will make the Port of Virginia the deepest port on the U.S. East Coast is now underway, according to the port officials. Following the finalization of the contract, the project’s initial phase started Sunday, reported the Virginia Port Authority. “The container ships are getting bigger and require more water depth to […]

  • 7 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Weeks Marine began pumping sand on the Gasparilla Island beach at around 5 p.m. Tuesday, June 4, at the Banyan Street location, informs the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District. According to the Corps, they worked through the night and placed material up to near the 3rd St. beach access. As of 2 p.m. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 8 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Weeks Marine, Inc. cutterhead suction dredge, CR McCaskill, along with attendant tug boats, barges and support vessels, has arrived in local waters, gearing up for the upcoming Town of Hilton Head Island beach renourishment. The dredge will be temporarily anchored near the mouth of Skull Creek. The vessel will be taken off tow and will […]

  • 18 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Weeks Marine Inc. is about to restart the beach renourishment activities at the Town of Hilton Head Island. According to the town’s latest beach nourishment update, the contractor expects to restart beach renourishment activities in South Forest Beach no later than October 19, 2016. The town is aiming to replace the sand washed from the design template along […]

  • 8 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    In its latest update on their 2016 Beach Nourishment Project, the Town of Hilton Head Island said that the sand pumping activities at South Beach adjacent to the Sea Pines Resort have been completed. Pumping will resume on or about August 15th in South Forest Beach, according to the announcement. The town and its contractor, […]

  • 17 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    A $19.5 million Galveston beach nourishment project that will replenish and expand seawall beaches from 12th to 61st streets is finally underway, reported the Park Board of Trustees. This beach fill project, conducted by Weeks Marine Inc., is being funded through the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the Texas General Land Office, and the City of Galveston. […]