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  • 8 December 2011
    Project & Tenders

    North Carolina’s congressional delegation members have addressed President Obama seeking the money for dredging the Wilmington Harbor. The funding would also include renourishment of Brunswick County beaches and Bald Head Island. According to the Sand Management Plan outlined by the Army Corps of Engineers, it is necessary to distribute sand to the beach communities in […]

  • 14 May 2012

    The Port of Los Angeles has received project achievement awards from the Southern California Chapter of the Construction Management Association of America (CMAA) for two of its major waterfront development projects: Cabrillo Way Marina in San Pedro and Wilmington Waterfront Park in Wilmington. The new Cabrillo Way Marina Phase II facility has won the 2012 […]

  • 4 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Coast Guard and other rescue crews have recovered the body of a missing dredge operator from the Christina River.  The body of Emmanuel Gatling Jr., a dredge maintenance operator for Norfolk Dredging who went missing near the Port of Wilmington after a crane barge capsized Tuesday night, was found around 5:30 p.m. local time, according […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 2 May 2011

    The Port of Wilmington is looking for a private company to develop and operate an expansion of the port, including a berth on the Delaware R… More info: delawareonline [mappress] Source: delawareonline, May 2, 2011;

  • 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 […]

  • 22 April 2011

    Members of the Wilmington/New Hanover Port, Waterway and Beach Commission met with county and municipal officials April 14 to discuss… By Patricia E. Matson (luminanews) [mappress] Source: luminanews, April 22, 2011    

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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. […]

  • 4 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The USACE’s Wilmington District will hold a public hearing on a proposed terminal groin and beach renourishment project at Rich Inlet on Figure Eight Island on September 2 at Ogden Elementary School, 3637 Middle Sound Loop Road, Wilmington. The commenting period, originally set to end on August 24, was extended to September 14. The Figure Eight Beach […]

  • 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 […]

  • 3 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Coast Guard and partner agencies are conducting the search for a 25-year-old Emanuel Gatling in the Christina River near the Port of Wilmington after a crane barge capsized Tuesday night, reported the CBS. According to the Coast Guard, an employee from Norfolk Dredging Company contacted Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay Command Center watchstanders around 6:45 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, commenced emergency dredging operations at Oregon Inlet two days ago. This cleanup program will remove the shoaling that has been obstructing the federal channel passage for commercial fishing vessels. The side casting dredger Merritt will clear a path for the District’s special purpose dredger Currituck. Excessive shoaling […]

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

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Wilmington District officially commissioned its newest shallow-draft dredge vessel – MURDEN – in a ceremony May 29 at the Engineer Repair Yard in Wilmington. The Commissioning Ceremony signifies the acceptance for service and entry of a ship into the active fleet. It is the final and, perhaps most significant, […]

  • 16 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Tom Carper has highlighted significant Delaware wins in the bill America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018 (AWIA) – a major bipartisan, bicameral water infrastructure bill that Senator Carper co-authored along with Senators John Barrasso, Ben Cardin and Jim Inhofe. “This infrastructure bill delivers for Delaware and families across our country, and I’m proud […]

  • 14 December 2012

    A recent Corps of Engineers survey of the historically turbulent Oregon Inlet indicates a controlling depth of two-foot at the navigation span of the bridge, which is too shallow for the dredges used by the Corps of Engineers. The Corps of Engineers sidecast dredge MERRITT was scheduled to begin dredging operations in the inlet today. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 21 May 2011

    The State Port of Wilmington is getting some federal help clearing the way for ships… (wwaytv3) [mappress] Source: wwaytv3, May 21, 2011;

  • 23 March 2012

    North Carolina State Ports Authority (NCSPA) Interim CEO Jeff Strader reported on Thursday that on the whole, the state of North Carolina’s Ports is strong. In the last year the ports in Wilmington and Morehead City saw business growth and revenue increases, and overall there is a renewed sense of importance for the role which […]

  • 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 […]