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  • 1 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Work is progressing well on the Wrightsville Beach Coastal Storm Risk Management Project, reports the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Wilmington District. On Tuesday, Feb. 27, contract construction workers sculpted the beach at Johnny Mercer Pier with dredged material, the Corps said. Wilmington District Commander, Col. Robert Clark, and civil engineer, Rolando Serrano recently toured the […]

  • 19 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Wrightsville Beach Coastal Storm Risk Management Project is in full swing now, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, said in its latest announcement. Earlier this month, Weeks Marine, Inc. began mobilization operations including installation of large pipes on the beach and prepping beach walkovers. The actual dredging and sand pumping operations started […]

  • 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 […]

  • 7 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Dredge Merritt, homeported in the Corps’ Wilmington District, has arrived at Memphis District’s Ensley Engineer Yard where the vessel will undergo major maintenance to extend its service life. According to the Corps, the vessel left Wilmington on October 19th for the long voyage around the coast to Mobile, Ala., […]

  • 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 […]

  • 14 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Weeks Marine has just reported that the cutterhead dredge C.R. McCaskill has completed dry-dock inspection and was towed from Charleston (SC) to Wilmington (NC) on Wednesday, September 6. “After remaining in Wilmington for a few days waiting for the passage of Hurricane Irma, the dredge left Wilmington and is under tow to Buxton. It is […]

  • 16 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, recently awarded a $6.05 million contract to Marinex Construction, Inc. for the maintenance dredging of Military Ocean Terminal in Sunny Point, Brunswick County, North Carolina. According to the Corps, the work will consist of removal and disposal of shoaled material that has accumulated in the basins and […]

  • 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 […]

  • 31 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The official start of the Avalon/Stone Harbor beach fill project, which was set to begin before the end of January, will be prolonged for couple of weeks, reports the Borough of Avalon. The announcement was made during the weekly beach fill progress meeting on Thursday, January 26th, at the Stone Harbor firehouse. At the meeting, 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 […]

  • 28 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    In the following days, the North Carolina Ferry Division will begin dredging work on a portion of the channel used for the Hatteras-Ocracoke ferry route that was affected by Hurricane Matthew, according to the North Carolina Department of Transportation’s latest announcement. Because of the work and the tides, passengers using that route may experience sporadic service […]

  • 1 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) recently took delivery of a new, fully customized cutter suction dredger. This piece of equipment, designed and built by DSC Dredge, was christened the Dredge Manteo in a ceremony held April 28, 2016, at the NCDOT State Shipyard in Manns Harbor, North Carolina. The 154-foot pipeline dredger will work […]

  • 8 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    St. Johns Riverkeeper filed a Petition for Formal Administrative Hearing against the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) on Friday, April 1, 2016 regarding the proposed St. Johns River harbor deepening project. On February 19, 2016, DEP issued a Notice of Intent to issue an Environmental Resource Permit and a Variance to allow the Army Corps […]

  • 1 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, has coordinated for emergency dredging of the Ocean City Inlet and Harbor Federal Navigation Channel to begin Friday. The dredging is in response to reports by mariners of shoaling in the inlet caused by the winter storm that struck Ocean City in late January. This emergency dredging […]

  • 20 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) has announced that their 2016 Delaware Wetland Conference, with the theme “Educate, Connect, Protect.”, will take place on February 3rd and 4th at the Chase Center on the Riverfront in Wilmington. “Wetlands play an important role in Delaware’s environment by improving water quality, providing habitat […]

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

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, has just released a photo of its two vessels working in the Narragansett Bay in Connecticut. For the first time ever, the debris vessel Snell and special purpose vessel Currituck worked in tandem to remove boulders from the Narragansett Bay federal channel. The Snell lifted boulders that weighed up […]

  • 17 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, is soliciting public comments on an application from the North Carolina Department of Transportation seeking Department of the Army authorization to discharge dredged or fill material into waters of the United States associated with the proposed Complete 540 Project. NCDOT proposes to construct a 27 miles long Triangle […]

  • 15 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, is working with its partners to deepen and widen the channel of the Little Mill Creek in New Castle County, DE. USACE is excavating and removing approximately 30,000 cubic yards of material as part of the project which is designed to reduce flooding. Work involves widening of […]

  • 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 […]

  • 22 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    EdgeTech, a leader in high resolution sonar imaging systems, recently announced the shipment of additional 4125 Side Scan Sonars to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.  The most recent shipment to the Wilmington District brings the total units shipped to USACE districts this year in the double digits. The EdgeTech 4125 Side Scan Sonar is […]

  • 22 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Wilmington District’s multi-functional debris vessel SNELL is in Florida providing support to the Jackson District’s Jacksonville Harbor Expansion Project. The crew of the SNELL is working with Jacksonville District Geotechical Engineers to gather sediment samples for an environmental assessment for widening the harbor.   Onboard the SNELL is a […]

  • 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 […]

  • 4 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Wilmington District vessel CURRITUCK is a split hull, special purpose dredge that is able to remove material in six feet of water. While the CURRITUCK is home ported in Wilmington, it works in waters as far north as Maine and into the Gulf of Mexico. In addition to removing […]

  • 3 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Pressed by environmental groups, the federal agency that oversaw a study of the proposed terminal groin on Figure Eight Island has decided to take another look at the structure after property owners submitted a new design and location that aren’t included in the original study. The Army Corps of Engineers will update its 2012 draft […]

  • 10 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Bob Casey (D-PA), Tom Carper (D-DE) and Chris Coons (D-DE) last week called on President Obama to include funding in his FY 2016 budget for the Delaware River Main Channel Deepening Project, which will allow larger commercial ships to access vital Delaware River ports.  The senators have urged the administration to dedicate sufficient […]

  • 24 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, is seeking public comments for an application received from the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) regarding the discharge of fill material into waters of the United States. USACE received an application from the NCDOT regarding a potential future requirement for Department of the Army (DA) authorization […]