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  • 20 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    New Jersey’s last major Post-Sandy recovery project, the Absecon Island scheme is set to begin this April, according to the Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin. The $63 million beach fill project will be carried out jointly by the Cranford-based Weeks Marine company, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and DEP. The Absecon Island project covers […]

  • 8 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has awarded a maintenance dredging contract for the Palm Beach Harbor. According to the FedBizOpps, the $5.5 million dredging contract was awarded to Weeks Marine Inc., of Covington, Louisiana. The project calls for maintenance dredging of the Palm Beach Harbor Entrance Channel, Southern and Northern Turning Basins, and Settling Basins. The Port of […]

  • 11 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    A $21.5 million beach restoration project on south Siesta Key that will add some 690,000 cubic yards of sand onto the beaches is scheduled to begin next month, the Sarasota Herald-Tribune reports. County commissioners on Wednesday unanimously approved the project, along with the creation of a special taxing district for property owners in the affected […]

  • 7 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Following the passage of Tropical Storm Hermine, Weeks Marine yesterday resumed sand placement activities associated with the Island-wide beach renourishment project, according to the Town of Hilton Head Island’s latest announcement. Currently, the active work zone is located adjacent to North Forest Beach between Bittern Street and Heron Street. Work on this segment of the project will […]

  • 11 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Work to repair hurricane damage to the previously constructed beach along the south central oceanfront (North and South Forest Beach) is complete, reports the Town of Hilton Head Island. The Town’s contractor, Weeks Marine Inc., has rebuilt the beach to the point where they were prior to Hurricane Matthew near Shipyard/Palmetto Dunes. “As a result of […]

  • 3 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A dredging project that will make the Port of Virginia the deepest port on the U.S. East Coast is now underway, according to the port officials. Following the finalization of the contract, the project’s initial phase started Sunday, reported the Virginia Port Authority. “The container ships are getting bigger and require more water depth to […]

  • 7 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Weeks Marine began pumping sand on the Gasparilla Island beach at around 5 p.m. Tuesday, June 4, at the Banyan Street location, informs the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District. According to the Corps, they worked through the night and placed material up to near the 3rd St. beach access. As of 2 p.m. […]

  • 12 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The City of New York and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have reached an agreement to use dredged sand to re-nourish and restore Rockaway beach between Beach 92nd Street and Beach 103rd Street, reports the city mayor Bill de Blasio. Depending on when dredging work commences and the severity of spring storms, the project should allow for the […]

  • 12 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Weeks Marine Inc., of Covington, Louisiana, has completed Buxton Beach pumping operations from the “Haulover” north of Buxton to the oceanfront groin at the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse in Dare County. According to the county latest report, Weeks pumped the final load of sand at the northern end of the nourishment project on Tuesday afternoon, February 27. “All […]

  • 8 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Weeks Marine, Inc. cutterhead suction dredge, CR McCaskill, along with attendant tug boats, barges and support vessels, has arrived in local waters, gearing up for the upcoming Town of Hilton Head Island beach renourishment. The dredge will be temporarily anchored near the mouth of Skull Creek. The vessel will be taken off tow and will […]

  • 18 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Weeks Marine Inc. is about to restart the beach renourishment activities at the Town of Hilton Head Island. According to the town’s latest beach nourishment update, the contractor expects to restart beach renourishment activities in South Forest Beach no later than October 19, 2016. The town is aiming to replace the sand washed from the design template along […]

  • 25 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Buxton beach nourishment project is slated to being in the next few weeks, the Dare County said in its latest announcement. “Weeks Marine, the contractor for the Buxton beach nourishment project, plans to begin mobilizing equipment and pipes in early May. Equipment and pipes will be stored near the south end of the project area […]

  • 8 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    In its latest update on their 2016 Beach Nourishment Project, the Town of Hilton Head Island said that the sand pumping activities at South Beach adjacent to the Sea Pines Resort have been completed. Pumping will resume on or about August 15th in South Forest Beach, according to the announcement. The town and its contractor, […]

  • 17 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    A $19.5 million Galveston beach nourishment project that will replenish and expand seawall beaches from 12th to 61st streets is finally underway, reported the Park Board of Trustees. This beach fill project, conducted by Weeks Marine Inc., is being funded through the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the Texas General Land Office, and the City of Galveston. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 12 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Weeks Marine has been awarded an $18.7 million firm-fixed-price contract with options for Mississippi River hopper dredge disposal from Baton Rouge to the Gulf of Mexico, according to defense.gov. The work will be performed in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, with an estimated completion date of February 10, 2015. Bids were solicited via the Internet, with two received. […]

  • 2 August 2013

    Weeks Marine Inc., Covington, La., was awarded an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, firm-fixed-price contract with a maximum value of $12,728,225 for dredging services in support of various projects. Work will be performed in West Baton Rouge Parish, La., West Feliciana Parish, La., St. Martin Parish, La., and St. Mary Parish, La. The type of appropriation will be determined […]

  • 10 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Weeks Marine’s new hopper dredge Magdalen has arrived in Buxton (NC) to take part in one of the State’s most critical projects, the Buxton Beach Nourishment scheme. Last week, Weeks’ President Richard S. Weeks announced that the single largest investment in the company’s 99-year history, the Magdalen will start her first project in North Carolina. “We […]

  • 20 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Weeks Marine Inc. (WMI), a marine construction and dredging contractor based in Cranford, NJ, yesterday announced the construction of a new $60 million ocean-going, 30-inch hydraulic cutter suction dredger, the J.S. Chatry. The dredger is named for Senior Vice President and Manager of Weeks Marine’s Dredging Division, J. Stephen Chatry. Construction is underway in Belle […]

  • 18 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has just released a new work schedule for the Absecon Island Coastal Storm Damage Reduction Project. The Absecon Island project covers 8.1 miles of shoreline in Atlantic City, Longport, Margate and Ventnor. The $63 million beach fill project has been awarded to the Cranford-based Weeks Marine company. According to the Corps spokesman […]

  • 9 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Weeks Marine Inc. will be busy over the next couple of months with the maintenance dredging of the Southwest Pass in Plaquemines, Louisiana. The $12.2 million contract was awarded by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, the Department of Defense reported yesterday. According to the Corps, the work will be completed with the use […]

  • 7 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Tom MacArthur recently wrote a letter to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers urging them to complete the beach replenishment project in Seaside Heights before the start of the summer season. “I recognize the essential work that the Army Corps of Engineers is doing to replenish our beaches and build dunes that will help […]

  • 25 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Weeks Marine, Inc., has won a $7.5 million firm-fixed-price contract, with options, to furnish one fully crewed and equipped cutterhead dredge, with a dredge discharge size of 30 inches inside diameter, complete in all respects, including all attendant plant and crew. This is part of maintenance dredging of the Southwest Pass, with the work to […]

  • 23 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

    IHC America – part of Royal IHC – has been awarded a contract for the design, construction and delivery of a spud system with Weeks Marine Inc. According to IHC, the innovative spud system will be installed on the J.S. CHATRY, a newly-built cutter suction dredger (CSD) that will be operating in coastal areas and large sea […]

  • 24 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, awarded a $6.4 million contract on April 23 to Weeks Marine of Cranford, NJ., aimed to reduce risks to landside infrastructure on Gasparilla Island in Lee County. The Gaparilla Island segment of the Lee County Shore Protection Project is 100% federally funded by the Flood Control and […]

  • 1 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, has awarded a contract in the amount of $4.8 million to Weeks Marine Inc. for maintenance dredging of the Houston Ship Channel from Exxon to Carpenters Bayou in Harris County, Texas. The contractor will be required to remove approximately 600,000 cubic yards of maintenance material using a […]