Search results for: Wilmington

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  • 8 January 2021
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    St. Johns Ship Building, Inc. (SJSB) has completed construction of the first Water Injection Dredger for IHC America. Last year, IHC won a contract to design a water injection dredger (WID) for the North Carolina State Ports Authority (NCSPA). In line with NCSPA’s specifications, the dredger is designed to offer easy maintenance and a smooth […]

  • 24 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    The USACE Wilmington District will hold a Facebook live-stream public information meeting on December 1, 2020 at 6 p.m. to discuss the Folly Beach, SC Coastal Storm Risk Management (CSRM) Project Feasibility Study. USACE recently released a draft Integrated General Reevaluation Report and Environmental Assessment for the City of Folly Beach and its barrier island. […]

  • 11 November 2020
    Authorities & Government

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, will hold a Facebook live-stream public information meeting on November 17, 2020 at 6 p.m. to discuss the Carolina Beach, NC Coastal Storm Risk Management (CSRM) Project Feasibility Study. This study will analyze alternatives for an additional 50 years and continue Federal participation in cost shared coastal […]

  • 9 November 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    The Army Corps’ hopper dredge Currituck is back in Ocean City, Maryland, to remove built up sediment in the channel and improve navigation. According to the Corps, Dredge Currituck mobilized to Ocean City on Nov. 5, and started dredging work in the inlet on Nov. 6. The Currituck will work in the area for about […]

  • 15 September 2020
    Business development

    Weeks Marine Inc., Covington, Louisiana, has won an $18 million contract for maintenance dredging of the Morehead City Harbor federal navigation channel.   Bids were solicited via the internet with two received, according to the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD).    Work will be performed in Morehead City, North Carolina, with an estimated completion date of April […]

  • 11 September 2020
    Project & Tenders

    Van der Leun North America, Inc. recently won a contract to supply equipment for new Water Injection Dredger (WID). The contract, awarded by the IHC North America, includes construction and commissioning of the electrical switchboards for this new WID. The switchboards will be built in the Netherlands and shipped to America. The water injection dredger, […]

  • 3 September 2020
    Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District Public Affairs staff recently visited the Dredge Merritt while it was conducting operations on the Oregon Inlet. Dredging in this area has many benefits for Dare County fishermen, both economic and recreational. The significance of the Oregon Inlet is that it is “a critical harbor of refuge.” […]

  • 21 August 2020
    Business & Finance, Business development, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) of Oak Brook, IL has just reported the receipt of several major dredging awards totaling $117.8 million. The awarded work includes: Mississippi River, Baton Rouge to Gulf of Mexico, Head of Passes Hopper Dredge Disposal Area Project (Maintenance, Louisiana, $44.9 million) Brigantine Inlet to Great Egg Harbor Inlet, […]

  • 28 July 2020
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Dredge CURRITUCK is in Ocean City, Md., for a sand bypassing operation to Assateague Island National Seashore (ASIS). The dredge is scheduled to work in the area for about a month, and will be removing material from in and around the channel, with an emphasis on the ebb and […]

  • 14 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ hopper dredge Currituck just completed maintenance dredging work in Ocean City Inlet in Maryland to remove built up sediment in the channel and improve navigation. The work was part of the Army Corps, Baltimore District’s regular operation and maintenance efforts associated with the channel to ensure safe navigation for […]

  • 12 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Royal IHC was recently awarded a contract for the design and build of a water injection dredger (WID) for the North Carolina State Ports Authority (NCSPA). In line with NCSPA’s specifications, the dredger is designed to offer easy maintenance and a smooth operation. Other key design factors include dredge depth, weight and cost. According to […]

  • 25 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Army Corps’ Wilmington District has received an application from the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) Ferry Division seeking authorization to dredge a 2.5-mile segment of the Hatteras-Ocracoke ferry route identified as Sloop Channel. According to the applicant, the purpose of this project is to allow for the safe passage to and from Ocracoke […]

  • 9 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Board of the Eastern Chapter has announced that the Eastern Chapter Western Dredging Association Fall 2020 Conference will be held in Historic Charleston, SC. The conference is taking place from Wednesday, October 14, through Friday, October 16, 2020 at the Francis Marion Hotel in Charleston. According to the announcement, since last year’s revamped meeting […]

  • 3 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) has announced the receipt of several major dredging awards totaling $71.6 million. David Simonelli, President of Dredging commented, “Great Lakes is pleased to announce these important, coastal protection, maintenance and restoration dredging awards. These projects are aligned with our strategy to support the overall improvement and resiliency of […]

  • 31 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) has just announced the receipt of several major dredging contracts totaling $83 million. The awarded work includes: Charlotte/Sarasota Regional Beach Project (Coastal Protection, Florida, $30.5 million); South Atlantic Region Harbor Dredging (Maintenance, Georgia and North Carolina, $13.9 million); Chester, Pennsylvania Modification Project (Capital, Pennsylvania, $13.7 million); Hunting Island […]

  • 20 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The hopper dredger Currituck, owned and operated by the USACE Wilmington District, returned to the Ocean City Inlet on Saturday following a delay in maintenance work back in August, Ocean City Today reports.  According to Chris Gardner, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers spokesman, “The timing works out that they will be able to use post-Dorian […]

  • 17 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Dutra Group from San Rafael, California, has won a $23.2 million contract for two North Carolina maintenance dredging projects.  Bids were solicited via the internet with three received, according to the U.S. Department of Defense’s (DoD) latest announcement. Under the agreement, work will be performed in Southport and Wilmington, North Carolina, with an estimated […]

  • 9 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District Commander, LTC David Park, toured the dredging operations at Cape May Inlet and Harbor in New Jersey recently.  The dredge Currituck, owned and operated by the USACE Wilmington District, is currently conducting the dredging works in these areas. The USACE Cape May Inlet navigation project provides a […]

  • 7 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Ocean City Inlet dredging program is about to begin, the Maryland Congressman Andy Harris said in his latest announcement.  Commenting the latest news, Congressman Harris said: “I applaud the Army Corps of Engineers for taking the steps necessary to get dredging of the Ocean City Inlet underway.” “The fishing and maritime industry is critical […]

  • 29 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District has awarded a contract to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company to complete periodic nourishment of the Cape May Inlet to Lower Township (Cape May City) Coastal Storm Risk Management project. The $7.6 million project is a joint effort of the Army Corps’ Philadelphia District, the U.S. […]

  • 5 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The split hull dredger Murden is currently very busy working in and around Ocean City Inlet as part of the Assateague Island Restoration project, conducted in partnership with the Assateague Island National Seashore, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Baltimore District said in its latest announcement.  This project involves dredging sand from in and around […]

  • 19 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (May 13–19, 2019).   CCCC Expands Dredging Fleet with Two TSHDs Two trailing suction hopper dredgers (TSHDs), Hang Jun 6008 and 6009, equipped with the most automatic dredging control system in the world, were recently delivered in Qidong, Jiangsu Province, […]

  • 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, […]

  • 6 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Wilmington District has received an application from Dare County seeking Department of the Army authorization to perform year-round maintenance dredging of the federal project within Oregon Inlet and associated connecting channels, located in the Town Nags Head, Dare County. The 2,500-acre project near Nags Head includes the waters between […]

  • 27 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (January 21 – 27, 2019).   Kure Beach Nourishment Project Starts Soon The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, held last week the pre-construction meeting regarding the Carolina Beach and Kure Beach Coastal Storm Damage Reduction project.   IADC […]

  • 21 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, held last week the pre-construction meeting regarding the Carolina Beach and Kure Beach Coastal Storm Damage Reduction project. According to the Carolina Beach Councilman Steve Shuttleworth, the meeting took place Wednesday, January 16, at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineer’s office. Weeks Marine won the $17.4 million […]