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  • 23 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, from Oak Brook, Illinois, has won a $14.1 million modification to contract W912BU-15-C-0054 for the Delaware River dredging and rock removal operations. Work will be performed in Chester, Pennsylvania, with an estimated completion date of March 15, 2019, according to the latest U.S. Department of Defense’s (DoD) release. The project is […]

  • 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 […]

  • 29 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District has awarded a $15.4 million Cape May beach nourishment contract to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company. Work will be performed in Cape May, New Jersey, with an estimated completion date of March 1, 2017. The purpose of this project is to provide hurricane and coastal storm damage reduction […]

  • 18 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Philadelphia District’s medium hopper dredger McFarland, based out of Fort Mifflin in Philadelphia, returned home on March 14 after completing an emergency dredging mission in the Southwest Pass of the Mississippi River, 90 miles south of New Orleans. The McFarland, one of four USACE owned and operated deep-draft dredging vessels, arrived […]

  • 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. […]

  • 28 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Co. (GLDD), from Oak Brook, Illinois, has won a $19.3 million contract for flood control and coastal emergency repair to the Delaware coast. Bids were solicited via the Internet with three received, the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) said in their latest announcement. Work will be performed in Bethany Beach, Delaware, […]

  • 10 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District has awarded a $32.6 million dredging contract to Dutra Group of San Rafael, California, for the Upper Reach B phase of the Delaware River Main Channel Deepening project. The contract for the Delaware Main Channel is to be completed by October 21, 2017. The overall project involves dredging within the […]

  • 31 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded final contract for Delaware River deepening project – Upper Reach B – to Norfolk Dredging Company in the amount of $50.2 million.  This represents the 10th and final dredging contract for the Delaware River Main Channel Deepening Project, deepening the Delaware River federal navigation channel from 40 […]

  • 6 February 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company is putting finishing touches on the Delaware River Deepening project. According to GLDD, the Delaware dredging scheme is almost complete. In their latest update, the company announced that the 12 year project to deepen the 103-mile shipping channel by a depth of five feet between Philadelphia and the Atlantic […]

  • 11 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, has awarded a $57.6 million contract for the Ocean City Southend Beach Replenishment project to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co., Oak Brook, Illinois. The contract, announced yesterday by the Department of Defense, follows October’s announcement that GLDD was the lowest bidder for this project. Project area extends approximately 16 miles from Great Egg […]

  • 25 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, said in its latest announcement that their seawall along the Absecon Inlet section of Atlantic City, New Jersey, continues to progress. The steel sheet pile seawall is fronted by multi-ton capstones, corestone and marine mattresses, USACE said. The Absecon Island coastal scheme is one of several along […]

  • 16 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Christie Administration and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officially broke ground yesterday on a long-awaited $32.5 million seawall project in northern Atlantic City that will provide critical protection from Absecon Inlet during storm events. DEP Commissioner Bob Martin was joined by USACE Philadelphia District Commander Lt. Col. Michael Bliss, U.S. Congressman Frank LoBiondo and […]

  • 11 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, and its contractor Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company began rock blasting operations last month as part of the project to deepen the channel of the Delaware River. This phase of the program involves fracturing of rock by controlled underwater blasting so it can be removed mechanically. After blasting, […]

  • 14 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) is partnering with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Brigantine, NJ, to pump 755.000 cubic yards of sand from the Brigantine Inlet to repair beaches and dunes in the city that were damaged by a nor’easter in January 2016. The project, which involves dredging sand from […]

  • 4 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Ocean City beach replenishment project grinds to a halt and will be delayed for at least six weeks, according to Richard Pearsall, a spokesman with Army Corps Philadelphia District. The Liberty Island, a hopper dredger owned by Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company, is undergoing engine replacement in Norfolk, Va. after it broke down on Saturday, […]

  • 27 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, and its contractor Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company are conducting rock blasting operations on the Delaware River. Work is a part of a project to deepen the federal channel of the river to provide for more efficient maritime transport of cargo. The deeper channel will provide […]

  • 25 April 2012

    U.S. Rep. Patrick Meehan (PA-07) announced $29.4 million in federal funding for the Delaware River Main Shipping Channel project has been included in the Energy and Water Appropriations Act for fiscal year 2013. “After years of needless delays, today the House of Representatives takes an important step toward funding for this project,” said Meehan. “This […]

  • 2 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District awarded a contract to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company of Oak Brook, Illinois for $32.5 million to complete periodic nourishment of two projects in Cape May County, N.J. The contract calls for dredging more than 2.4 million cubic yards of sand and placing on the beaches […]

  • 13 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Philadelphia District’s medium hopper dredger McFarland has been activated and deployed to do emergency dredging in the Mississippi River’s Southwest Pass, USACE said in its latest announcement.  According to the release, the Mac will be conducting urgent dredging operations at the mouth of the Mississippi River in the following […]

  • 28 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    USACE Deputy Commander MAJ, Brandon Drobenak, toured ongoing dredging operations along the New Jersey Intracoastal Waterway last week. “We’re placing sediment on Gull and Sturgeon Island, two low lying marsh islands being restored to replace lost marsh habitat for wading birds and enhance marsh resilience for coastal communities,” said USACE in theri latest announcement. Work […]

  • 20 July 2020
    Business development

    Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD) from Oak Brook, Illinois, has won an $8.8 million firm-fixed-price contract for maintenance dredging of the inland waterway Chesapeake & Delaware Canal federal navigation project.  Bids for this project were solicited via the internet with two received, according to the latest U.S. Department of Defense’s (DoD) release. Work will […]

  • 14 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Absecon Inlet is a busy place these days with two of coastal protection projects currently ongoing, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, said in its yesterday’s announcement. “We are building a seawall along the inlet and rebuilding sections of the Atlantic City, New Jersey boardwalk. Also, the dredge RN Weeks can be seen […]

  • 30 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, has completed maintenance dredging operations at Oyster Creek channel near Barnegat Inlet and recently posted updated navigation data for boaters. The government dredge Currituck cleared a shoal from a narrow area between channel markers 37 and 40. The U.S. Coast Guard has since placed two temporary buoys […]

  • 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 […]

  • 7 June 2012

    In a major victory for the Delaware Valley region, yesterday the House approved $29.4 million in federal funding for the deepening of the Delaware River Main Shipping Channel. U.S. Rep. Patrick Meehan (PA-07) worked tirelessly, together with his colleagues including Rep. Bob Brady (PA-01), to secure this funding in the Energy and Water Appropriations Act […]

  • 9 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    All Seasons Marina (within Neshaminy State Park) proposes to perform maintenance dredging, by hydraulic (cutterhead – pipeline) method, within an existing marina basin, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, announced. The applicant is seeking a 10- year maintenance permit, with an initial dredging followed by up to three more dredging events over the […]