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  • 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, […]

  • 27 September 2010

    The Wilmington District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will hold a public scoping meeting next week on Carteret County’s proposed … (jdnews) [mappress] Source: jdnews, September 27, 2010;

  • 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;

  • 16 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    State of the North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory together with leaders of 20 coastal counties will gather October 22-23 in Wilmington at the N.C. Coastal Resources Commission meeting to discuss among others topics on inlet management, land use planning and dredging. Coastal management staff will present a draft report on the CRC’s inlet management study […]

  • 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 […]

  • 16 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District has received an application from the North Carolina State Ports Authority (NCSPA) seeking Department of the Army authorization to modify an existing permit in order to conduct new dredging. The dredging is to be conducted within the existing turning basin as a part of a master terminal modernization […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 30 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Norfolk Dredging Company of Chesapeake, Virginia, has won a $10.4 million contract for Wilmington Harbor mid-river and military ocean terminal Sunny Point maintenance dredging. The work, to take place in New Hanover and Brunswick counties in North Carolina, will require the removal and disposal of shoaled material that has accumulated in the channels since they were last dredged. […]

  • 24 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, will begin emergency dredging operations at Oregon Inlet today to remove the shoaling that has been obstructing the federal channel passage for commercial fishing vessels. The side cast dredge MERRITT will, once again, try to open the channel at the navigation span of the Bonner Bridge. Recent […]

  • 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 […]

  • 19 July 2012

    The NC State Ports Authority posted increased cargo movement and operating revenues for the fiscal year ending June 30 compared to last year. Top-line revenues continue to recover following the economic downturn with a 7 percent increase year over year, realizing a net profit for the fiscal year. Increased bulk cargo volumes at both the […]

  • 15 April 2010

    The Wilmington District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has provided the State of North Carolina a draft analysis of the benefits and costs of the proposed North Carolina International Terminal at Southport… [mappress] Source:newsobserver,April 15,2010;

  • 23 November 2009
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Co., Inc., Oak Brook, Ill., was awarded on Nov. 18, 2009, a $5,559,750 firm-fixed-price contract for the maintenance dredging, Wilmington Harbor Outer Ocean Bar, Brunswick County, North Carolina… Source: Defpro, November 23, 2009;

  • 6 January 2012

    Just like the roads in the Wilmington area, the Cape Fear River needs some regular work to keep traffic flowing. That’s what’s going on now… By Cliff Pyron (wwaytv3) [mappress] Source: wwaytv3, January 6, 2012;

  • 19 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Wrightsville Beach Coastal Storm Risk Management Project is in full swing now, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, said in its latest announcement. Earlier this month, Weeks Marine, Inc. began mobilization operations including installation of large pipes on the beach and prepping beach walkovers. The actual dredging and sand pumping operations started […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 8 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Coastal wetlands along North Carolina provide more than 3000 square miles of aesthetically pleasing vegetation. They provide food and habitat for several species of animals, and are critical as nurseries for a variety of marine species.  These wetlands help filter pollutants from storm water runoff, and protect or reduce inland damage from constant wave action, […]

  • 4 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Hurricane clean-up activities must be undertaken in accordance with federal regulatory standards, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District. “We want residents and property owners to know that in most cases any discharge of excavated or fill material within the Department of the Army jurisdictional waters and/or wetlands requires a permit from […]

  • 23 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers conducted dredging operations at Barnegat Inlet in New Jersey earlier this month. The work involved removing 60,000 cubic yards of sand and material from the federal channel prior to the summer boating season. The dredger “MURDEN” owned and operated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Wilmington District conducted […]

  • 21 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Sen. Richard Burr kicked off the 2014 Federal Construction, Infrastructure & Environment (FEDCON) Summit on Oct. 16 at the Wilmington Convention Center. More than 24 federal agencies, an unprecedented number, participated in this year’s event, according to N.C. Military Business Center (NCMBC) Executive Director Scott Dorney. The annual event, co-sponsored by the North Carolina Military Business […]

  • 3 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Weeks Marine Inc., a Covington, LA, based maritime construction company, has won a $17.4 million contract for two dredging projects in North Carolina. “Two bids were solicited with two bids received,” according to the latest U.S. Department of Defense’s (DoD) release. Work will be performed in Carolina Beach and Kure Beach, North Carolina, with an estimated completion […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 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 […]