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  • 9 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The North Carolina State Ports Authority (NC Ports) is now ready to welcome the largest containerships calling on the United States East Coast following the completion of Phase II of the Turning Basin Expansion Project at the Port of Wilmington. The expansion allows the port to accommodate ultra-large container vessels (ULCVs) with a length of […]

  • 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 […]

  • 8 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Delaware Senator Tom Carper yesterday hosted the new U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ North Atlantic Division Commander, Major General Jeffrey L. Milhorn, and the new Philadelphia District Commander, Lt. Col. David C. Park, to tour priorities and ongoing project sites at the Port of Wilmington. During the tour, Carper, Milhorn and Park viewed the future […]

  • 15 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Orion Group Holdings, a Houston headquartered construction company, yesterday announced a contract award of approximately $15 million. According to the official release, the company’s marine segment was recently awarded a contract from the North Carolina State Ports Authority for the construction of the Turning Basin Expansion project in the Port of Wilmington, NC. Under the agreement, […]

  • 21 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    In order to keep commercial shipping vessels navigating safely and efficiently to and from the Port of Wilmington, the Army Corps’ Wilmington District conducts daily surveys of the federal channel and periodically dredges it to remove debris. The Cape Fear River carries tons of sediment that gradually settles along the way of its 202-mile path […]

  • 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 […]

  • 17 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Wilmington District has received an information submittal from the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) regarding a potential future requirement for Department of the Army authorization to discharge dredged or fill material into waters, associated with the proposed US 70 Improvements in Wake and Durham Counties. The Corps of […]

  • 19 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Gulftainer, a privately-owned independent port operator and logistics company based in the UAE, has finalized a 50-year concession with the State of Delaware in the USA to operate and develop the Port of Wilmington. The agreement, signed by Gulftainer’s subsidiary GT USA, will see an expected investment of up to $600 million in the port […]

  • 17 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, last week awarded a construction contract for the Wilmington Harbor Anchorage Basin maintenance dredging project. The $1,000,027 contract was awarded to Southern Dredging Co., Inc. According to the Corps, the work includes maintenance dredging of upper Wilmington Harbor federal navigation channel reaches including the Anchorage Basin, Between Channel, and the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 21 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    South Atlantic Division Commander Brig. Gen. Diana Holland toured the Port of Wilmington with Executive Director of the North Carolina State Ports Authority Paul Cozza on June 19. The main goal of this meeting was to get a better understanding of the economic value of the ports in Wilmington and Morehead City, and how the […]

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

     The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Memphis District, held a Completion of Work Ceremony on June 7, celebrating the successful upgrade of Wilmington District’s dredger Merritt.  The Merritt arrived at Memphis District’s Ensley Engineer Yard on Nov. 2, 2017 to begin an overhaul to extend its service life. Work on the Merritt included a […]

  • 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 […]

  • 13 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The President Trump has released the budget proposal for Fiscal Year 2019 (FY19) which includes funding for ongoing projects in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Wilmington District. The FY19 budget provides about $65-million for Operations & Maintenance (O&M) of the district’s projects including maintenance dredging of multiple deep and shallow draft navigation harbors and […]

  • 17 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, has just announced the award of a $5.9 million maintenance dredging contract for the Wilmington Harbor Anchorage Basin in New Brunswick and New Hanover counties, North Carolina. According to the Corps, the dredging contract was awarded to Southern Dredging Co., Inc. of Charleston, South Carolina. The work includes […]

  • 2 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Norfolk Dredging Company said in its latest announcement that their cutter suction dredger Charleston, along with support equipment, tender boats Pusher 11, Duke and Captain Ed, will begin dredging operations at Wilmington Harbor, Delaware, this week. A submerged pipeline will be placed from the dredging area to the Wilmington Harbor North Disposal area, just north […]

  • 29 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Chris Coons yesterday delivered remarks at the Energy and Water Development Subcommittee hearing on President Trump’s funding request and the budget justification for the Corps of Engineers and the Department of Interior’s Bureau of Reclamation. Following his opening remarks, Senator Coons questioned Lieutenant General Todd Semonite, Commanding General and Chief of Engineers, U.S. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 2 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Wilmington Harbor maintenance dredging program, located at the Port of Wilmington in Delaware, is currently underway, with the main goal to ensure safe and reliable maritime commerce. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, has just released this amazing photo of Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company’s cutter suction dredger Texas, during the […]

  • 9 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    As part of its ongoing infrastructure investment plan, North Carolina Ports has completed the expansion project of its turning basin at the Port of Wilmington. The turning basin scheme included the removal of an existing bulk pier and dredging along the port’s side of the Cape Fear River to expand the turning basin from 1,200 feet […]

  • 22 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The cutter suction dredger Essex, owned by Norfolk Dredging Company, along with support equipment started dredging operations last week at Wilmington Harbor on the Christina River, in Delaware. The dredging scheme will continue until September 30, 2016, according to the Mariners’ Advisory Committee for the Bay & River Delaware. “All mariners are requested to stay clear of the dredger, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 1 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The 7th Delaware Wetlands Conference will take place this week, on February 3-4, at the Chase Center on the Riverfront in Wilmington, DE. More than 300 wetland experts and enthusiasts from the tri-state area will gather in Wilmington at the Delaware Wetlands Conference to share the latest in wetland research, innovations to outreach and education and conservation […]

  • 11 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The N.C. Coastal Resources Commission unanimously approved a variance this week enabling the N.C. Ports Authority to go ahead with the Port of Wilmington dredging project, according to CRC Chair Frank Gorham. The present 1,200-foot turning basin at the Port of Wilmington will be expanded to 1,400 feet so the port can service vessels in the New […]

  • 4 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Wilmington Harbor Annual Dredging Program on the Christina River in Delaware started yesterday and will last until September 20, 2015. Involved in this project will be the dredger Essex along with support equipment, including tender boats Duke, Norfolk and Pusher 10. All mariners are requested to stay clear of the dredger, booster, floating pipe, pontoon […]

  • 6 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The FY15 work plan that was released recently by the President Obama will provide additional funding of almost $7 million in operation and maintenance (O&M) for a range of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District projects (the District was originally allocated $48.4 million for FY 15 in O&M). For example, the Morehead City Harbor project […]

  • 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. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 25 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, will soon undertake a massive dredging scheme. This project will consist of maintenance dredging of the Wilmington Harbor federal navigation channel reaches including the Anchorage Basin, Between Channel, Upper Brunswick Channel, Lower Brunswick Channel, 32-ft Turning Basin, Engineer Repair Yard Boat Basin and the North Carolina State […]