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  • 21 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Co. has completed the sand-pumping operations in Ocean City, New Jersey. The city officials announced that the crews had reached 10th Street, wrapping up sand-pumping operations for this project. In total, GLDD placed approximately 1.3 million cubic yards of new sand on the beaches between Seaspray Road and 12th Street and additional […]

  • 18 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The north end beach replenishment project is tentatively scheduled to begin in early November, the Ocean City Mayor, Jay Gillian, said on Friday. Mobilization of equipment will begin very soon at Beach Road and Morningside Road. The Army Corps of Engineers is working with City officials to determine the appropriate amount of sand to be pumped […]

  • 20 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The hopper dredger Currituck, owned and operated by the USACE Wilmington District, returned to the Ocean City Inlet on Saturday following a delay in maintenance work back in August, Ocean City Today reports.  According to Chris Gardner, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers spokesman, “The timing works out that they will be able to use post-Dorian […]

  • 6 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Board of Public Works yesterday unanimously approved $4.6 million in funding for regularly-scheduled beach and berm nourishment and repairs in Ocean City. The Ocean City Beach Replenishment Project will be managed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in close cooperation with the Maryland Department of Natural Resources, Worcester County and Town of Ocean […]

  • 20 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Wilmington District’s dredge CURRITUCK is hard at work this week conducting maintenance dredging of the Ocean City Inlet. The dredge arrived in Ocean City last Friday and started the inlet dredging operations Saturday, July 16. This dredging is focused specifically on the authorized navigation channel and crews are expected […]

  • 5 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Ocean City team members participated in a pre-construction meeting last week to go over plans for an $11.5 million project to rebuild beaches at the northern end of the island, Mayor Jay Gillian said in its latest announcement. The work will add at least 930,000 cubic yards of sand between Seaspray Road and 12th Street and stockpile […]

  • 23 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) has greatly extended the season when the dredging of shallow bay waters is permitted, Ocean City, NJ, said in their latest release.  NJDEP informed the city that existing timing restrictions on dredging activity are being changed. A requirement for work to stop in November is being changed to March […]

  • 27 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Project manager for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, Justin Callahan, discussed the importance of the coastal storm risk management project at Ocean City, Maryland, yesterday at an event with senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen, along with other local officials. The Corps anticipates awarding a contract for beach renourishment, important to […]

  • 12 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    On a pre-construction conference call last week, a federal Army Corps of Engineers contractor indicated that the Ocean City north end beach replenishment project is now anticipated to begin about June 22, the city mayor Jay A. Gillian said in his latest announcement. The work will bring more than 1.4 million cubic yards of new […]

  • 19 February 2019
    Business & Finance

     Scarborough Properties, a full service real estate development company headquartered in southern New Jersey, has just released this amazing video about the Ocean City dredging program. Scarborough Marine Group, a dredging company from South Jersey, is making a great progress on this dredging scheme along Waterway Road in Ocean City, NJ. Seventeen home owners […]

  • 20 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The City of Ocean City, New Jersey, is proposing a living shoreline project for wetland restoration/enhancement and shoreline restoration of the 1978 shoreline on Shooting Island, a bay island located in the Cape May Wetlands Wildlife Management Area in Great Egg Harbor Bay. According to the city’s latest announcement, the project is intended to enhance the […]

  • 29 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Maryland Governor Larry Hogan joined Maryland Department of Natural Resources Secretary Mark Belton and Ocean City Mayor Rick Meehan two days ago to officially open the public 64th Street Boat Ramp. “The boating industry is incredibly important to our state; it supports thousands of jobs and contributes $2 billion to our state economy,” said Governor Hogan. […]

  • 3 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers dredge CURRITUCK will be in Ocean City Inlet this weekend for the maintenance dredging works. According to USACE, the dredge will be working in the inlet over the weekend, targeting shoaling hot spots as part of the Corps’ ongoing efforts to maintain safe navigation in the channel. The dredging will remove approximately 5,000 […]

  • 5 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The new public boat ramp at 64th Street in Ocean City, MD, was officially opened earlier this week, according to the city’s latest announcement.  The opening ceremony took place on May 1 after an ambitious construction schedule with a target date for completion before the start of the summer season, The Maryland Coast Dispatch reports. This very […]

  • 21 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Maryland Governor, Larry Hogan, and Secretary of Natural Resources, Mark Belton, joined members of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Baltimore District team yesterday to observe beach renourishment at Ocean City, MD. During the visit, Governor Hogan said: “Now most people are aware of how great the beaches are here, but what most visitors don’t realize is Ocean City’s prime […]

  • 24 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The City of Ocean City, New Jersey, has restarted its bayside dredging program with two contracts awarded to Charter Contracting of Boston, MA. According to the officials, Ocean City will be completing two mechanical dredging programs in the fall/winter of 2019‐2020. In addition, USACE is planning to dredge the shallow areas of Intracoastal Waterway behind […]

  • 20 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging and massive beach replenishment operations continue on the southern end of Ocean City, NJ. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers together with the contractor, Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company, are building a dune and berm system to reduce the risk of future storm damages. The Dredge Liberty Island is once again back in action following what […]

  • 4 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The first phase of the south end beach replenishment project is complete, Ocean City Mayor Jay Gillian announced in his weekly update. “Pipe has now switched to pump south toward 49th Street,” Gillian said. “Dune crossover work is ongoing at 37th and 38th streets.” The beach is currently closed between 43rd and 45th streets, with […]

  • 16 February 2012

    Diverting $750,000 from a proposed turf field to the back bay, the city upped the ante for lagoon dredging in the recently unveiled municipal budget. By Ann Richardson (shorenewstoday) [mappress] Source: shorenewstoday, February 16, 2012

  • 13 February 2013

    The Corps’ periodic sand replenishment program will begin at Ocean City on or about Feb. 16 depending on the weather. A 309 ft. Dredge operated by the Great Lake Dredge and Dock Company of Oak Brook, Illinois will operate 24 hours a day. The dredge will be located in the ocean off the north end of […]

  • 20 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Sand is pumped onto the beach along Beach Road in Ocean City, NJ on Feb. 17, the second day of a three-month, federally funded beach replenishment project that will widen beaches between Seaspray and 14th Street. The $10 million project will bring 1.8 million cubic yards of sand to beaches and dunes. This project was […]

  • 13 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Ocean City Mayor, Jay A. Gillian, will hold a town hall meeting on the bay and lagoon dredging plans at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 21, at the Howard S. Stainton Senior Center. During this meeting, representatives from ACT Engineers – a firm hired by the city to tackle the severely silted lagoons with long-term dredging strategies […]

  • 14 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, announces that dredge CURRITUCK, based out of the Corps’ Wilmington District in North Carolina, is slated to arrive in Ocean City tomorrow, Friday July 15, to conduct maintenance dredging in Ocean City Inlet over the coming days. Dredge CURRITUCK will arrive in Ocean City Friday afternoon/evening and […]

  • 28 November 2012

    The federal government is scheduled this winter to set up a dredge off the coast of Ocean City, lay underwater pipe and pump more than a million cubic yards of sand onto the island’s storm-ravaged beaches. The $10 million beach-widening project is also scheduled to stop somewhere between 14th and 17th streets — leaving more […]

  • 15 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Ocean City officials and ACT Engineers, a firm hired by the city to tackle the severely silted lagoons with long-term dredging strategies, will host two meetings on Saturday, August 20, for residents in areas affected by Ocean City’s 2016 back bay dredging program. This year’s program includes Snug Harbor (between Eighth Street and Revere Place), […]

  • 14 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Ocean City will receive a Valentine’s gift from the Army Corps of Engineers. The Corps ‘periodic sand replenishment program will begin at the mentioned location on or about February 16 th depending on the weather. A 309 ft. Dredge operated by the Great Lake Dredge and Dock Company of Oak Brook, Illinois will operate 24 […]