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  • 22 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, and the Cape Lookout National Seashore (CALO), National Park Service (NPS) are extending the comment period on the Morehead City Harbor Draft integrated Dredged Material Management Plan (DMMP) and Environmental Impact Statement (EfS), Morehead City, North Carolina. The comment period deadline is now February 3, 2014. The […]

  • 11 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company (GLDD) from Oak Brook, Illinois, has won a $7.4 million firm-fixed-price contract for the Morehead City Harbor maintenance dredging work. “Bids were solicited via the Internet with three received,” according to the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD). The main goal of this dredging program is to ensure continued safe navigation […]

  • 13 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, today presented a couple of photos of the Morehead City dredging operations. The standby dredge vessel McFarland, owned and operated by the Army Corps Philadelphia District, is putting finishing touches to the works. According to USACE, the McFarland is nearly finished with its project in the Morehead City shipping channel. […]

  • 9 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Governor Pat McCrory visited the North Carolina Port of Morehead City yesterday to talk about the need for continual dredging at the state’s ports, announced TWC News. Dredging at the Morehead City harbor should start within the next month. With the short-term problem solved, McCrory said it is time now to look toward the future […]

  • 26 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Efforts to resolve the critical channel maintenance issues at the Port of Morehead City reached a major milestone when the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded a contract for maintenance dredging. The contract, awarded last week, is worth approximately $7.9 million and was awarded to Marinex Construction Company of North Charleston, SC. The contract calls […]

  • 26 September 2012

    ”The width and depth of the channel at the Morehead City port is shrinking due to shoaling, and under current conditions there are limitations on the larger vessels requiring deeper depths,” said Capt. Andrew Midgett. He has been helping guide ships through the channel to the Morehead City port as a pilot for nearly 30 […]

  • 4 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    North Carolina will receive additional $4 million funding from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for Morehead City Harbor dredging project. Governor Pat McCrory praised the teamwork that helped secure the funding for “desperately needed” dredging of the Harbor Channel. “Ensuring access to our ports is critical because it supports thousands of jobs in Eastern North Carolina. […]

  • 7 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    For the last couple of days, dredges Dodge Island and Padre Island have been busy working on the Morehead City Harbor Federal Navigation Project. According to the Carteret County Shore Protection Office, the third dredge, the Liberty Island will be also transiting to Morehead City Harbor with dredging/pumping activities scheduled to initiate Friday afternoon/early evening (3/8/19) subsequent […]

  • 22 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Walter B. Jones is calling on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to allocate additional funding to dredge Morehead City Harbor.  In a letter to Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works) Jo-Ellen Darcy and Lt. General Thomas P. Bostick at the Army Corps of Engineers, Congressman Jones explained that parts of the harbor’s […]

  • 26 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, has introduced a plan for the the Morehead City Harbor maintenance dredging program. The work will consist of maintenance dredging of the Morehead City Harbor Cutoff and Range A, and will involve removal and disposal of shoaled material that has accumulated in the channels since they were last dredged. […]

  • 6 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Governor Pat McCrory joined Brigadier General David Turner, commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and state and local representatives last week to survey progress of the new Gallants Channel Bridge project and tour the Port of Morehead City. The construction to replace the existing draw bridge on U.S. 70 over Gallants Channel is […]

  • 11 July 2011

    The Army Corps of Engineers is beginning some dredging operations near Morehead City…   (reflector) [mappress] Source: reflector, July 11, 2011;

  • 13 August 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, has unveiled plans for the maintenance dredging of the Wilmington Harbor. The work includes maintenance dredging of the Wilmington Harbor Baldhead Shoal Channel and Morehead City Harbor. This dredging project shall be performed by a hopper dredge. The Government furnished disposal areas are the Wilmington Ocean Dredged […]

  • 4 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Pelletier Creek harbor dredging project, located in Morehead City, NC, was successfully wrapped up last week, the Carolina Coast Online reports.  According to Morehead City Planning Director Sandi Watkins, the actual dredging work began on April 21 and was complete Tuesday. Final surveying work and other finishing touches to ensure the harbor is at […]

  • 6 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The FY15 work plan that was released recently by the President Obama will provide additional funding of almost $7 million in operation and maintenance (O&M) for a range of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District projects (the District was originally allocated $48.4 million for FY 15 in O&M). For example, the Morehead City Harbor project […]

  • 6 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District requires a contract to provide Maintenance Dredging Morehead City Harbor Inner Ocean Bar Range A and Cutoff, Carteret County NC. The work consists of maintenance dredging of the Morehead City Harbor Range A and Cutoff. The work will consist of removal and disposal of shoaled material that […]

  • 27 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The North Carolina State Ports Authority (NCSPA) has announced its intention to purchase a water injection dredge (WID) for maintenance of the authorized depths at all berths, quays, and turning basins of the Port of Morehead City and the Port of Wilmington facility. The NCSPA seeks qualified naval engineers, architects, and shipbuilders to design and build […]

  • 16 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company (GLDD) has been working steadily over the last week to complete the Morehead City Harbor beach nourishment project. The Carteret County (NC) reported yesterday that the second nourishment reach extending from Oceanana Fishing Pier westward to the Circle in Atlantic Beach was completed over the past weekend. “The pipes […]

  • 25 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Co. LLC, (GLDD) of Oak Brook, Illinois, has won a contract for maintenance dredging of the North Carolina’s Morehead City Harbor federal navigation channel reaches including Range A and the Cutoff, fbo.gov reports.  The $18.3 million project will require removal and disposal of shoaled material that has accumulated in the channels […]

  • 25 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company (GLDD) is making good progress with the Morehead City Harbor beach nourishment project. According to the Carteret County (NC), dredging and nourishment continues with the slurry discharge point now located near Greenville Ave. GLDD started the Morehead City Harbor Channel maintenance dredging project with concurrent beach nourishment on Friday, March 24th 2017. […]

  • 12 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Walter B. Jones has called on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to allocate additional funding for several dredging projects in Carteret County. These projects include maintenance dredging of  Morehead City Harbor, the Beaufort Harbor complex (Bulkhead Channel, Taylor’s Creek and Morgan Creek), the channel from Back Sound to Lookout Bight, and Bogue Inlet. […]

  • 13 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The President Trump has released the budget proposal for Fiscal Year 2019 (FY19) which includes funding for ongoing projects in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Wilmington District. The FY19 budget provides about $65-million for Operations & Maintenance (O&M) of the district’s projects including maintenance dredging of multiple deep and shallow draft navigation harbors and […]

  • 30 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (December 24 – 30, 2018).   Comments Sought on Tacoma Harbor Deepening Project The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, has issued notice of plans to prepare, pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act, an environmental assessment (EA) for […]

  • 11 November 2010

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is set to begin in the next few days two dredge projects intended to help commercial marine traffic that has been impeded by shoaling in the channels. And one of those projects that is expected to begin Friday – deepening the Morehead City Harbor at the ocean bar – […]

  • 23 March 2012

    North Carolina State Ports Authority (NCSPA) Interim CEO Jeff Strader reported on Thursday that on the whole, the state of North Carolina’s Ports is strong. In the last year the ports in Wilmington and Morehead City saw business growth and revenue increases, and overall there is a renewed sense of importance for the role which […]

  • 6 February 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    All preparations for the Phase II of the Carteret County Post Florence Renourishment Project are complete and the site is ready for dredging and sand pumping operations, informs the Carteret County Shore Protection Office. The dredge Liberty Island arrived on Monday (2/3/2020), and is undergoing a minor type of repair while moored to one of […]