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  • 22 November 2011

    U.S. Senators Bob Casey, Pat Toomey  and Chris Coons have filed an amendment to an appropriations bill that would increase the potential of securing the Delaware River dredging project federal funding. The amendment would move formerly appropriated funds in the Army Corps of Engineers budget to navigation projects directed towards improving our Nation’s rivers traffic […]

  • 9 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Los Angeles Board of Harbor Commissioners has approved construction contracts totaling more than $127 million for two major projects that advance modernization of the marine container terminal operated by longtime tenant, TraPac, Inc. With work due to begin in January, the projects are key elements of the Port of Los Angeles’ overall capital improvement […]

  • 15 February 2012

    President Obama’s new budget, to be submitted to Congress Monday, includes $31 million for continued deepening of the Delaware River navigation channel, two members of Congress said Sunday night. Supporters say deepening the 102-mile channel by five feet will allow bigger ships – and greater commerce – between Philadelphia and Camden and the Atlantic Ocean. […]

  • 8 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Dismal Swamp Canal is scheduled to reopen to vessel traffic by the end of September, with the Lake Drummond Reservation and Feeder Ditch opening to canoes and kayaks on August 18, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District. Crews continue to dredge the canal, which officials at the Norfolk District closed due to […]

  • 10 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Capt’n Ray made its way into Charleston Harbor on a sultry August afternoon. Like many other vessels entering the harbor, she was headed to one of the South Carolina State Ports Authority’s terminals to take on some cargo. But the cargo Capt’n Ray was picking up wasn’t containers or BMW’s. It was actually picking […]

  • 9 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation, the largest provider of dredging services in the United States and a major provider of commercial and industrial demolition and remediation services, today announced receipt of an award of a $16.4 million contract for the deepening of the anchorage basin portion of the existing navigation channel on the Cape […]

  • 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 […]

  • 15 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Board of the Eastern Chapter has announced that the Eastern Chapter Western Dredging Association Fall 2019 Conference will be held in Wilmington, DE. The event is taking place from Wednesday, October 16, through Friday, October 18, 2019 at the Hotel DuPont in Wilmington. According to the announcement, WEDA is currently developing the final schedule and will […]

  • 29 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, announced last Friday the final allocation of $101.6 million for FY 2017 and budget proposal containing $60.5 million for the FY 2018. According to the Corps, the President released both the work plan for fiscal year 2017 (FY17) and his budget proposal for fiscal year 2018 (FY18) which […]

  • 6 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    USACE’s hopper dredger McFarland returned home to Philadelphia this weekend after completing urgent dredging assignments for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ New Orleans and Wilmington Districts. The dredger was recently deployed for an emergency dredging assignment in Wilmington Harbor, Outer Ocean Bar, Baldhead Shoal Channel. The McFarland had completed her first emergency call out […]

  • 21 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Wilmington Harbor maintenance dredging program will be undertaken this winter, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District. During this dredging project, performed by a hopper dredger, around 800,000 cubic yards of material will be removed from the Wilmington Harbor Baldhead Shoal Channel Reach 3, Southport Channel and Battery Island Channel. The area […]

  • 26 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, has announced a plan for the Wilmington Harbor Outer Ocean Bar dredging program. This deepening project, located in Brunswick County, North Carolina, includes maintenance dredging of Wilmington Harbor Baldhead Shoal Channel Reach 3, Southport Channel and Battery Island Channel. During the Wilmington dredging venture, approximately 926,000 cubic […]

  • 5 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. President Obama’s budget proposal for fiscal year 2015 (FY15) includes funding for ongoing projects in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District. The $49.5 million designated for Wilmington District projects continue funding for conduct of one study, construction activities, and operation and maintenance of Federal projects. Under investigations, funding would complete feasibility studies […]

  • 24 May 2010

    A Wilmington marina will be allowed to dredge out parts of its basin even though it’s located in an area designated a key nursery area for…   [mappress] Source: starnewsonline, May 24, 2010;

  • 9 July 2010
    Project & Tenders

    USACE seeks bidders for maintenance dredging works at Wilmington Harbor. Work consists of the removal of an estimated 1,200,000 cubic yards of unclassified material from Wilmington Harbor Anchorage Basin 42′ Project, Wilmington, NC, with disposal to the Eagle Island disposal area. The environmental window for dredging is 1 August 2010 through 31 January 2011. The […]

  • 22 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance dredging continues on the Wilmington Harbor Anchorage Basin project just south of the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge near downtown Wilmington, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Wilmington District said in their latest project update.  The project is being dredged to 42 feet by contractor Southern Dredging. Wilmington District project managers expect the dredging to […]

  • 9 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, is urging the public to stay clear of construction along portions of Snow’s Cut for safety reasons as repairs for bank erosion get underway. The Wilmington District has awarded this $1.8 million contract to Civil Works Contracting to repair erosion damage in three areas of Snow’s Cut worsened […]

  • 17 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Dutra Group from San Rafael, California, has won a $23.2 million contract for two North Carolina maintenance dredging projects.  Bids were solicited via the internet with three received, according to the U.S. Department of Defense’s (DoD) latest announcement. Under the agreement, work will be performed in Southport and Wilmington, North Carolina, with an estimated […]

  • 19 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    By 2050, a majority of U.S. coastal areas are likely to be threatened by 30 or more days of flooding each year due to dramatically accelerating impacts from sea level rise, according to a new NOAA study, published earlier this week in the American Geophysical Union’s online peer-reviewed journal Earth’s Future. The findings appear in the […]

  • 24 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers trailing suction hopper dredge “McFarland” was once again deployed for its second call out of the fiscal year 2016 for an emergency dredging assignment. The dredge was assigned to the Wilmington Harbor, Outer Ocean Bar and Baldhead Shoal Channel. The crew of “McFarland” recently completed a 45 day urgent dredging tour at […]

  • 6 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Manson Construction Co., Seattle, Washington, has been awarded a $26.6 million firm-fixed-price contract for dredging of Morehead City, Wilmington, Savannah and Brunswick harbors, reports the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD). The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, expects project to be completed by April 30, 2018. According to the Corps, the Brunswick Harbor maintenance dredging […]

  • 17 December 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Wilmington District officially launched its newest survey vessel – SWART – with a Nov. 30 christening ceremony at the Engineer Repair Yard. The boat is named after Dirk Swart III (1935-2011) who served as captain and operator of District survey vessel GILLETTE from 1971 to his retirement in 2002 […]

  • 8 December 2011
    Project & Tenders

    North Carolina’s congressional delegation members have addressed President Obama seeking the money for dredging the Wilmington Harbor. The funding would also include renourishment of Brunswick County beaches and Bald Head Island. According to the Sand Management Plan outlined by the Army Corps of Engineers, it is necessary to distribute sand to the beach communities in […]

  • 26 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, has issued Presolicitation Notice for the maintenance dredging of the Wilmington Harbor Inner Ocean Bar in Brunswick County, North Carolina. The work shall consist of maintenance dredging of the Federal navigation channel reaches including Smith Island Channel, Baldhead Shoal Channel Reach 1, and Baldhead Shoal Channel Reach 2. […]

  • 23 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Weeks Marine Inc. has won an $11.4 million contract for the Wilmington Harbor Inner Ocean Bar maintenance dredging program in Brunswick County, North Carolina. Bids for this project were solicited via the Internet with two received, reports the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD). The dredging program, set to be accomplished by hydraulic cutter suction dredger, will be […]

  • 31 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    If shoaling and weather conditions permit, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, will begin emergency dredging operations at Oregon Inlet tomorrow to remove the shoaling that has been obstructing the federal channel passage for commercial fishing vessels. The U.S. Coast Guard recently closed the Oregon Inlet waters near the Bonner Bridge to any vessels […]