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  • 29 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Construction work on the Green Port Hull Alexandra Dock site is progressing well and is on schedule for an early 2017 completion, Associated British Ports (ABP) has announced. The 54-acre site, which ABP and its main contractor GRAHAM Lagan Construction Group Joint Venture (JV) are preparing for Siemens’ offshore wind turbine manufacturing facility, is being […]

  • 1 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The construction of the Manasquan Inlet to Barnegat Inlet beach fill project in Northern Ocean County, NJ, officially started yesterday, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District informs. USACE’s project manager Keith Watson joined NJDEP Commissioner Bob Martin, Toms River Mayor Thomas Kelaher, and other officials at the kick off ceremony. “The Christie Administration is […]

  • 15 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    New York Congressman Lee Zeldin has announced that the final sand placement for the Army Corps of Engineers’ Fire Island to Moriches Inlet Stabilization Project was completed by Weeks Marine. The project entailed the placement of an estimated 2.3 million cubic yards of sand at Davis Park, Water Island, Fire Island Pines, Cherry Grove, Point […]

  • 12 December 2011

    Work has begun on a maintenance dredging project in the lower New York Harbor being managed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District. The work is part of a $5.76 million contract the Corps of Engineers awarded to Weeks Marine Inc., to mobilize and perform maintenance dredging of the Sandy Hook Channel […]

  • 10 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Associated British Ports (ABP) has just released a video of the progress being made on the Green Port Hull project. Green Port Hull will provide the UK’s largest offshore wind manufacturing, assembly and installation facility at the Port of Hull Alexandra Dock. Together with development partner Associated British Ports, Siemens is investing £310 million in offshore wind turbine production […]

  • 14 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    Puerto Rico-Resident Commissioner, Jenniffer Gonzalez Colon, yesterday witnessed the official beginning of the Port of Mayaguez dredging project with an investment of 100 percent federal funds. “During the Mayor of Mayaguez’s 2017 swearing in, I made a commitment to the Mayor and mayaguezanos that we would get the resources to carry out the dredging of […]

  • 8 August 2013

    Contractors smoothed out the last of the sand on the beach here Aug. 1, completing a beach renourishment project that widened the buffer between punishing storm surge and the city’s homes, businesses and tourist attractions. The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers partnered with the city of Virginia Beach to complete the $11.95 million […]

  • 12 April 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    This week, Dredge Technology Corporation (DTC) started its Cutter Suction Simulator Training for the first time in the United States. In collaboration with the Training Institute for Dredging, DTC set up shop temporarily in Clearwater, Florida, to offer this intensive and practical simulator training program. For a duration of two weeks, three-day training sessions are […]

  • 21 December 2012

    Twelve companies from eight states have contracts for a total of up to $500 million in dredging for the Army Corps of Engineers. Orion Marine Construction Inc., Tampa, Fla., (W912EP-13-D-0003); Cavache Inc., Fort Lauderdale, Fla., (W912EP-13-D-0004); Cashman Dredging and Marine Contracting Company L.L.C., Quincy, Mass., (W912EP-13-D-0005); Cottrell Contracting Corp., Chesapeake, Va., (W912EP-13-D-0006); Great Lakes Dredge […]

  • 2 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Kuwait Coastal & Marine Engineering Conference and Exhibition (4-5 Dec. 2013, Hilton Kuwait Resort) will be the most comprehensive and in-depth supply of technical and practical insight into the planning, design, development and maintenance of coasts, ports and marine structures, the officials announced. This technical event aims to provide a platform for the exchange of […]

  • 10 April 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District contracted with Weeks Marine Inc. for the removal of approximately 550 feet of submerged pipeline from the Houston Ship Channel which will begin today. The navigation channel is expected to remain closed until 2 a.m. on April 11. “Serving as the lead agency, the Corps is working […]

  • 4 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Piedroba Consulting Group and HR Wallingford teamed up to host an afternoon dredging seminar on June 12th in Miami that discussed adequate risk management throughout all phases of a dredging project.  In what turned out to be an interactive afternoon, contract owners, engineers and dredging contractors participated in productive discussions regarding adequate risk management and […]

  • 28 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    New York Congressman Lee Zeldin and Chief Engineer of the Suffolk County Department of Public Works William Hillman carried out a site visit of Hamptons Bays’ Dune Road on Tuesday, November 26. The visit took place after multiple recent storms caused severe damage to the dunes along the ocean side and led to severe flooding […]

  • 9 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, recently completed the maintenance dredging of nearly 680,000 cubic yards of sand from the Jones Inlet Federal Navigation Channel in Nassau County, NY, to a depth of more than 14 feet. The channel, approximately 2.3 miles long, separates Point Lookout and Jones Beach State Park on […]

  • 25 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    As part of the operations and maintenance of the Mississippi River federal navigation channel, the Corps of Engineers recently completed the dredging of the Head of Passes Hopper Dredge Disposal Area (HDDA) and beneficially used all the dredged material to build wetlands in the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Delta National Wildlife Refuge. Over 600 […]

  • 3 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Environmental Protection and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers yesterday announced that work on a project to build beaches and dunes on Atlantic County’s Absecon Island will begin next week with work in Atlantic City, followed soon thereafter by construction in Ventnor, Margate and Longport. “We are very excited to move forward with […]

  • 10 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Coasts and Marine Structures conference will take place in Brisbane on 18 & 19 March 2014. Topics that will be addressed include: – Strategic Approach to Ports Masterplan from a Governmental Perspective; – Perspectives of Investments in the Oil & Gas Sector and Infrastructural Challenges; – Best Practice in Masterplanning – Moving Into Future […]

  • 14 December 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    IHC Merwede has announced that it has recently secured orders for advanced vessels and equipment in its core markets of dredging and offshore to the value of €200million. The latest agreements confirmed by IHC Merwede include: a new pipelaying vessel for Subsea 7; an engineering and components package for the build of a trailing suction […]

  • 12 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    An open meeting on the Port of Dover’s Marine Licence Application (MLA) to dredge the Goodwin Sands will be held on Thursday, 14th July, at Discovery Park ‘The Gateway’ venue. At the meeting, Jack Goodhew, Port of Dover’s Special Projects Manager, will provide an update on the application. He will be joined by John Baugh […]

  • 16 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Coast & Marine Structures 2016 conference will take place on March 22-23 at the Pullman Brisbane King George Square in Brisbane, Queensland. Australia heavily relies on its maritime gateways to the international economy, as sea borne trade account for one third of their GDP. The capacity of ports to operate efficiently directly impacts Australia’s […]

  • 7 June 2012

    The communities along the New Jersey shoreline have suffered significant storm damages from nor’easters and hurricanes and are at risk to suffer further damages from coastal storms. The project is designed to reduce the damages to homes and infrastructure from the waves, high tides and storm surges associated with these events. Atlantic City and Ventnor […]

  • 20 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District, completed a beach renourishment project on South Padre Island using beach-quality sand harvested from a local dredging project.   The district awarded a $3.4 million contract Sept. 27, 2012, to Weeks Marine Inc., which began dredging operations Nov. 3. The contract was completed in January.   Partnering […]

  • 9 June 2012
    Vessels

    BAE Systems has begun construction on the MV Magdalen, an 8,500 cubic yard capacity trailing suction hopper dredge for Weeks Marine, Inc. Executives from the two companies gathered this week at the BAE Systems Mobile shipyard to oversee the initial cutting of steel for the vessel’s first module, which will weigh 130 tons. When complete […]

  • 8 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

                    NMDC Dredger Al Mirfa Enters Suez The official commencement of the Suez Canal Expansion Dredging Contract is now one step closer with the arrival of the first Consortium dredger, the National Marine Dredging Company’s ‘Al Mirfa’.   Dutch, Egyptian MoU Signed Egypt and the Netherlands have signed […]

  • 10 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Prysm Group will be the host of Marine & Coastal Civil Engineering (M&CCE) 2016 conference. The event is scheduled to take place on October 12-13, 2016, at the Excel Exhibition Centre in London. The main aim of the gathering is to present global solutions and innovative concepts to professionals working in hard engineering, coastal and river management, […]

  • 9 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Mariners are advised to be aware of an increase in waterborne hazards in the Bayport Flare and Houston Ship Channel, as a result maintenance dredging work scheduled to begin this month and continue through October 2014, announced usace.army.mil. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District contracted with Weeks Marine Inc., to remove approximately four million […]