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  • 29 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, has released the latest aerial photo of the Absecon Inlet Seawall project in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Work is ongoing in the two sections as the wall takes shape, the Corps said in its announcement. The Absecon Island project is one of several along the New Jersey […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    For Delaware River Ports, dredging has always been first and foremost about navigation, and that’s not about to change, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District said in its latest release. What is changing is that more and more, dredging’s benefits are extending to other areas as well. “Why dredge? In the maritime community, the […]

  • 11 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, awarded a $92 million contract late yesterday (January 10) to Weeks Marine Inc. to construct a dune and berm project between the Manasquan and Barnegat Inlet in Ocean County, New Jersey. The total cost of the contract could be $128 million if options are awarded, reported USACE. According […]

  • 23 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District is wrapping up operations at Dewey Beach Delaware. According to the Corps, the beachfill project involves pumping some 650,000 cubic yards of sand onto Dewey and Rehobeth beaches to reduce the risk of storm damages. The project, managed by USACE and the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental […]

  • 16 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, has just released these amazing photos from the Delaware coastal protection project. The hopper dredgers Dodge Island and Padre Island, owned and operated by the contractor Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company, are busy pumping more than 650,000 cubic yards of sand onto the beaches of Dewey Beach […]

  • 28 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a $63.3 million contract to build engineered beaches and dunes in Margate and Longport and to replenish beaches in Atlantic City and Ventnor. The Absecon Island Coastal Storm Damage Reduction project is a joint effort of the Army Corps’ Philadelphia District and the NJ Department of Environmental […]

  • 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 […]

  • 30 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers beach and dune construction project that will protect homes, businesses and infrastructure in coastal northern Ocean County – one of the areas hit hardest by Superstorm Sandy – has gone out to bid. The project will cover some 14 miles of coastline along the Barnegat Peninsula and will protect the […]

  • 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 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company LLC of Oak Brook, Illinois, has won an $8.02 million Rehoboth Beach and Dewey Beach beach fill nourishment contract. According to the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, this 3rd periodic nourishment cycle will be completed by the end of February 2017. The purpose of the project is to provide coastal […]

  • 14 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District and the Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) co-hosted an Engineering With Nature (EWN) workshop on June 7-8 in Philadelphia. A multi-disciplinary team from around the country met to discuss the EWN program and highlight best practices and capture new project ideas. The two-day workshop featured opening […]

  • 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 […]

  • 6 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    A $138 million USACE’s project to construct beaches and dunes on Long Beach Island, which was temporarily suspended over the winter, has resumed, according to the NJ Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin. Three dredges are currently pumping sand in the Borough of Beach Haven and the works will continue throughout the barrier island this […]

  • 19 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, last Friday, April 15th 2016, took local residents for a tour of the Pearce Creek Dredged Material Containment Field (DMCF) in Earleville, MD. Although progress with the installation of the impermeable liner at the Pearce Creek DMCF has been slow, project engineer Gavin Kaiser led residents from Bay View Estates, West View Shores, […]

  • 23 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    All American Marine (AAM) has won a contract for the construction of a hydrofoil-assisted survey catamaran for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District. The vessel will primarily perform survey missions and some dive operations in support of dredging work planned within the Corps’ Philadelphia District. The 68’ x 26’ custom aluminium catamaran will be […]

  • 22 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ hopper dredger McFarland continues to remove shoaling from sediment that January floods brought south in the Mississippi River’s Southwest Pass. McFarland was deployed on short notice, making part of the Army Corps of Engineers’ ready reserve for rapidly emerging requirements like this one. The USACE, Philadelphia District, has released this […]

  • 9 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company are pushing forward with a beachfill project in Strathmere, N.J. The project is part of a bigger scheme, which involves the southern end of Ocean City as well as Ludlum Island (Strathmere and Sea Isle). In Strathmere and Sea Isle, the […]

  • 17 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (January 10-17).   Deepening Scheme on Delaware River Enters Blasting Phase 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 […]

  • 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, […]

  • 5 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District has renegotiated its contract with the Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company to permit restoration of beaches in Sea Isle City, Strathmere, and southern Ocean City. GLDD had just finished a major beachfill in these communities this fall when a major storm hit and severely eroded the beaches. […]

  • 30 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The USACE’s Philadelphia District recently wrapped up demolition and began placing concrete piles as part of the seawall and boardwalk construction works at the northern end of Atlantic City, New Jersey. ‪ The works are part of the Absecon Inlet Coastal Storm Damage Reduction Structures project designed to provide critical protection during storm events. Overall, the project will […]

  • 23 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, and its contractors recently completed demolition and began placing concrete piles as part of the seawall and boardwalk construction works at the northern end of Atlantic City, New Jersey. ‪ The contract for the USACE – funded seawall construction was awarded to Hackensack-based J. Fletcher Creamer & Son late […]

  • 22 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, has just released an aerial photo of the ongoing project to deepen the federal channel of the Delaware River and use the material to build a dune and berm at Broadkill Beach, Delaware. This project involves dredging as needed within the existing 40-foot Delaware River federal navigation channel […]

  • 20 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (December 14-20).   Dredger Fernao de Magalhaes Arrives in Saint-Nazaire The Jan De Nul’s cutter suction dredger Fernao de Magalhaes arrived in Saint-Nazaire on 10th December for a series of repairs.   Anglo Belgian Corporation Engines for DEME LNG Dredger […]

  • 18 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, and its contractor Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company continue with the beachfill construction project on Long Beach Island, NJ. The two companies are building a dune and berm system that will reduce the risk of storm damages. Long Beach Island is an 18-mile barrier island in southern Ocean […]