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  • 7 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    During the November 6th Dare County Board of Commissioners’ meeting, staff from Coastal Science Engineers (CSE) presented an update regarding the Buxton Beach Nourishment Project. According to latest project update, due to an upcoming weather event and industrial equipment issues, Weeks Marine pulled their hopper dredger R.N. Weeks to Norfolk yesterday for mechanical repairs and to […]

  • 14 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Wrightsville Beach Coastal Storm Damage Reduction Project, worth $9.4 million, is now officially underway. The project is Federally funded and under the supervision of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the Town of Wrightsville Beach said in its latest announcement. Earlier this month, Weeks Marine, Inc. began mobilization operations including installation of large pipes on […]

  • 3 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    On December 22, after passing her sea trials and regulatory inspections, the newest vessel in Weeks Marine’s fleet – the Magdalen, was officially delivered by Eastern Shipbuilding just in time for the holidays. On December 28, she sailed from Panama City, Florida, on her maiden voyage to the East Coast. The Magdalen is one of […]

  • 11 November 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District has awarded another Savannah inner harbor dredging contract. The $151.3 million contract was given to Weeks Marine, Inc. on November 7, 2019. According to the FedBizOpps, the deepening project does not extend the entire length of the channel. The project includes dredging works along the Inner Harbor […]

  • 6 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The County of Dare has just released the latest update on the Buxton beach nourishment program, saying that the beachfill work in this area is being put on hold at the moment.  With rough sea conditions forecasted later this week, Weeks Marine said that that the dredger C.R. McCaskill will travel to Norfolk to ensure […]

  • 15 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, is currently conducting beachfill operations in Mantoloking, Ocean City and Longport, New Jersey – part of the Manasquan Inlet to Barnegat Inlet coastal scheme. These are three separate projects with the same purpose – reducing the risk of coastal storm damages, USACE said. “The Christie Administration is pleased that […]

  • 8 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Weeks Marine Inc., headquartered in Cranford, NJ, has won an $112.8 million contract for the Mississippi Coastal Improvements Program (MsCIP), comprehensive barrier island restoration plan and Ship Island Project – Phase Two. Bids for this project were solicited via the Internet with three received, reports the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD). Work will be performed in Ship Island, […]

  • 16 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dare County yesterday announced the latest update on their Buxton Beach Nourishment Project, saying that Weeks Marine has worked intermittently over the last few days, as marine conditions allowed. “With Hurricane Gert forecasted to pass offshore, high waves are expected today and tomorrow. Weeks Marine is closely monitoring the weather,” said the county. Once the […]

  • 11 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Port of Virginia and Weeks Marine of Cranford, NJ, have signed a $78 million dredging contract to make this port the deepest one on the U.S. East Coast. According to the Virginia Port Authority (VPA), this is the contract for the first phase and the total cost of the project, including the preliminary engineering […]

  • 9 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Weeks Marine, the contractor for the Buxton beach nourishment project, said in its latest update that the first day of pumping has been postponed from the originally projected date of May 21 to sometime within the last week of May. The starting point for the project, where the offshore pipes connect with the onshore pipes, […]

  • 25 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Wilmington District said in their latest announcement that the dredging operations are progressing well on the Wilmington Harbor Inner Ocean Bar Contract. The contractor, Weeks Marine, is dredging shoaled material from the federal navigation channel, and placing it on the Oak Island beachfront. According to USACE, this contract is […]

  • 10 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The third and final phase of the $19.5 million project that will replenish more than three miles of beach along Galveston’s seawall between 12th and 61st streets is currently underway. During the scheme, more than 1 million cubic yards of sand will be place along Galveston historic seawall. This beach fill project, conducted by Weeks […]

  • 23 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dare County has just posted the latest update on their Buxton Beach nourishment project, saying that the hopper dredger R.N. Weeks returned to the area and resumed pumping earlier this week. Weather and marine conditions permitting, pumping operations will continue to proceed south in front of the village, the county said. According to the contractor, Weeks […]

  • 25 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Northern Ocean County Dune and Berm Project has now reached South Seaside Park, New Jersey, (Berkeley Township) the southernmost community along the Barnegat Peninsula, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District said in their latest release.  According to USACE, the works will soon begin at Lavallette Beach. “The 13-mile project is now approximately 70% complete. NJDEP serves […]

  • 17 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, has awarded a $9.96 million contract to Weeks Marine Inc. of Covington, La., for emergency maintenance dredging of the Moriches Inlet. According to the FedBizOpps, the contractor will perform maintenance dredging of the Moriches Inlet, including dredging the deposition basin. Overall, the maintenance dredging project will remove 300,000 […]

  • 5 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Weeks Marine dredgers RN Weeks and Magdalen are just one step away to complete the Lavallette beach replenishment project. According to the Corps, the two dredgers are pumping sand near the Ortley, White, Kerr, Bond, Guyer avenues with only few blocks to go before Lavallette beach replenishment project is fully completed. Following the completion of sand placement operations, additional work on […]

  • 21 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, held last week the pre-construction meeting regarding the Carolina Beach and Kure Beach Coastal Storm Damage Reduction project. According to the Carolina Beach Councilman Steve Shuttleworth, the meeting took place Wednesday, January 16, at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineer’s office. Weeks Marine won the $17.4 million […]

  • 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 […]

  • 4 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Weeks Marine, the contractor for the Boca Raton beach renourishment project, has finished placing sand on the central and southern beaches, the city said in its latest announcement. As a measure to help mitigate beach erosion, the project added approximately 450,000 cubic yards of sand to the central beach area, widening it by about 125 feet on […]

  • 19 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The construction of the 2016 Island-wide Beach renourishment project is officially underway, according to the Town of Hilton Head. The Town’s contractor, Weeks Marine, Inc., began the pumping of sand on Mitchelville Beach in the morning hours of June 17, 2016 with its cutterhead suction dredge, CR McCaskill. Sand placement in this immediate area is expected to […]

  • 27 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Weeks Marine Inc., one of the largest providers of dredging services in the United States, has won a $9.2 million firm-fixed-price contract for construction and repair of existing earthen levees and stone dikes and dredging of borrow sites in Lake Pontchartrain. Work will be performed in St. John the Baptist Parish, Louisiana, with an estimated […]

  • 30 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Weeks Marine, Inc. dredge, the B.E. Lindholm, has begun works on the Ocean County storm damage reduction project in Toms River. The dredger arrived on Sunday, and after a day of preparations and setting up, started the Ortley Beach and Dune Replenishment project. According to local media, it took six days for the 297-foot hopper dredge to arrive […]

  • 19 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush, Galveston Park Board, City of Galveston officials and parts of the Federal Emergency Management Agency yesterday celebrated the completion of the largest beach nourishment project in TX history. Ribbon cutting ceremony for the $19.5 million Galveston nourishment project, which started back in January and is now complete, was held at […]

  • 17 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dare County has just released the latest update on their Buxton Beach nourishment project, saying that the Weeks Marine’s cutterhead dredger C.R. McCaskill broke a swing arm while riding out high waves over the last weekend. Due to the approaching storm, the McCaskill is now in Norfolk and repairs will be completed there. The hopper dredger […]

  • 26 May 2020

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District awarded an additional $1.63 million, May 21, to a previously issued contract to Weeks Marine, Inc., for the Arecibo harbor maintenance dredging. The additional funding increases the total contract awarded this past January to $6.3 million and now includes maintenance dredging of the Mayaguez harbor in Mayaguez, […]

  • 12 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Borough of Mantoloking, NJ, has just posted the latest update on their beach replenishment project, saying that Weeks Marine, the contractor, has completed the Base Bid option of their contract, finishing 100 feet north of 1071 Ocean Avenue on April 6. Weeks crews will be working on the 3 crossovers there as well as cleaning […]