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  • 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 […]

  • 11 March 2014

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has released a final allocation for almost $77 million to the Wilmington District to continue work on fiscal year 2014 (FY14) civil works projects. These funds are to be used for work activities completed to date under the continuing resolution and to finish activities scheduled through FY14. This money […]

  • 5 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. President Obama’s budget proposal for fiscal year 2015 (FY15) includes funding for ongoing projects in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District. The $49.5 million designated for Wilmington District projects continue funding for conduct of one study, construction activities, and operation and maintenance of Federal projects. Under investigations, funding would complete feasibility studies […]

  • 26 February 2014

    A state court upheld Georgia’s Coastal Marshlands Protection Committee’s denial of a permit for a private marina proposed to be built in state marshlands on Wilmington Island, east of Savannah, Georgia. The court ruled that the permit applicant, Bull River Bluff Properties, LLC, had not demonstrated that its asserted need for a marina could not […]

  • 12 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, has introduced a plan for the Wilmington Harbor dredging program. The project will include maintenance dredging of the Wilmington Harbor federal navigation channel, including the Anchorage Basin, Between Channel and the North Carolina State Ports Authority berth areas. The dredging work will consist of removal and disposal […]

  • 11 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, and the state of North Carolina have finalized an agreement to again allow dredging in North Carolina’s coastal waters so fishing and transportation vessels can more easily move through shallow inlets and channels. “This agreement is critical to keeping our shallow-draft navigation channels navigable,” said Tom Reeder, […]

  • 26 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, has announced a plan for the Wilmington Harbor Outer Ocean Bar dredging program. This deepening project, located in Brunswick County, North Carolina, includes maintenance dredging of Wilmington Harbor Baldhead Shoal Channel Reach 3, Southport Channel and Battery Island Channel. During the Wilmington dredging venture, approximately 926,000 cubic […]

  • 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, […]

  • 14 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Board of Directors of the Wilmington Chamber of Commerce approved the Chamber’s 2013 Public Policy Agenda at their meeting yesterday, February 13, 2013. The Agenda includes state and local items that bring focus to the area’s need to be more business friendly. “As our region continues its slow recovery from the recession, it is […]

  • 11 December 2012

    The dredging project at the Wilmington Harbor, located on the Cape Fear River, officially began a few weeks ago, reports starnewsonline.com. Bob Keistler, the project manager for the Army Corps, stated: “Since 2002 we have been deepening the river from its mouth up to the state port. We finished around 2004 and had hoped to […]

  • 4 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Congressman Mike McIntyre announced that $16,939,250 in federal funds will be invested to dredge the Inner Ocean Bar of the Wilmington Harbor and deposit sand onto Bald Head Island. Approximately 1.8 million cubic yards of material will be dredged from the navigation channel and placed onto the beach. Congressman McIntyre successfully advocated for funds […]

  • 9 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation, the largest provider of dredging services in the United States and a major provider of commercial and industrial demolition and remediation services, today announced receipt of an award of a $16.4 million contract for the deepening of the anchorage basin portion of the existing navigation channel on the Cape […]

  • 13 August 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, has unveiled plans for the maintenance dredging of the Wilmington Harbor. The work includes maintenance dredging of the Wilmington Harbor Baldhead Shoal Channel and Morehead City Harbor. This dredging project shall be performed by a hopper dredge. The Government furnished disposal areas are the Wilmington Ocean Dredged […]

  • 6 August 2012

    The Wilmington District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), will hold a public meeting from 4 – 6 p.m. on Aug. 7, 2012 at the Coastline Convention Center, Room D, to solicit comments and concerns from the public, and federal, state and local agencies on the Wilmington Harbor Navigation Improvements Feasibility Study. The Wilmington Harbor […]

  • 24 April 2012

      The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, will hold a public information session today to discuss the Wilmington Harbor Navigation Improvements Feasibility Study. The informal open house-type session will be held at the Coastline Conference Center, 501 Nutt Street, from 4-6 p.m. The Coastline Conference Center is located adjacent to the Best Western. […]

  • 20 April 2012

    U.S. Congressman Mike McIntyre announced that a bill to help the Wilmington Port has passed the U.S. House of Representatives. “This is great news for the Wilmington Port! I am pleased that my colleagues and I were able to approve this measure on a bi-partisan basis so that centers of maritime commerce like the Wilmington […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 November 2011

    Town residents turned out on Tuesday to vote on two town issues, plus uncontested races for supervisor, council and assessor…   By MARGARET MORAN (adirondackdailyenterprise) [mappress] Source: adirondackdailyenterprise, November 11, 2011;

  • 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;

  • 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;

  • 9 July 2010
    Project & Tenders

    USACE seeks bidders for maintenance dredging works at Wilmington Harbor. Work consists of the removal of an estimated 1,200,000 cubic yards of unclassified material from Wilmington Harbor Anchorage Basin 42′ Project, Wilmington, NC, with disposal to the Eagle Island disposal area. The environmental window for dredging is 1 August 2010 through 31 January 2011. The […]

  • 24 May 2010

    A Wilmington marina will be allowed to dredge out parts of its basin even though it’s located in an area designated a key nursery area for…   [mappress] Source: starnewsonline, May 24, 2010;

  • 7 March 2010

    The folks at Dole are looking forward to the day when a deeper shipping channel on the Delaware River might allow them to bring in their fruit in bigger ships… [mappress] Source:delawareonline,March 7,2010;

  • 25 November 2009
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Wrightsville Beach could get sand in its stocking this Christmas… Source: Lumina News, November 25, 2009