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  • 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 […]

  • 29 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (April 23-29, 2018).   Weeks Marine Wins $11.4 Million Wilmington Dredging Contract 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.   Boskalis to Build […]

  • 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, […]

  • 4 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, has scheduled a routine cleaning and dive inspection of Philpott Dam the week of July 7-11 as part of its reservoir maintenance operations.  These comprehensive inspections occur periodically to remove debris from the gate areas to ensure efficient sealing of the gates. About 11 divers from 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 […]

  • 5 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Town of Duck, Dare County, North Carolina, is in the process of a Beach Nourishment Project.  In May of 2013, consultants engaged by the Town of Duck, Coastal Planning and Engineering of North Carolina (CP&E), completed an “Erosion and Shoreline Management Feasibility Study” for the Town. Approximately 1,061,200 cubic yards of beach compatible sand […]

  • 24 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Defense announced it has added C.F. Bean to a list of 12 other contractors that are recipients of a $500 million firm-fixed-price, multiple-award contract to conduct “miscellaneous dredging projects.” The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will be responsible for the projects, the locations of which will be “determined with each order.” All […]

  • 10 October 2012

    New Hanover County announces the hiring of H. Layton Bedsole Jr. as the County’s Shore Protection Coordinator, filling a key role tasked with managing the County’s waterways, shore protection, and beach nourishment efforts. H. Layton Bedsole Jr., a Wilmington area native, will join the County October 30, 2012, transitioning from the private sector where he […]

  • 3 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, is interested in awarding one Firm Fixed Price Contract in accordance with Federal Acquisition Regulation Part 14 for Maintenance Dredging of the Wilmington Harbor Christina River, Delaware. Dredging will be required to a depth of 38 feet MLLW (Datum) plus 1-foot allowable over depth within the contract work […]

  • 29 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has just released a photo of their dredger Currituck taking a load of sand dredged from Ocean City Inlet to be deposited in the surf zone off of Assateague Island, on December 22, 2016. The dredger, based out of the Corps’ Wilmington District in North Carolina, is carrying out […]

  • 12 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Wilmington District’s shallow draft dredging vessel Murden helps provide safe passage for mariners who use the federal channel at Oregon Inlet near Manteo to get to the Atlantic Ocean. The dynamics of Oregon Inlet mean constant removal of submerged obstacles called shoals. When funding is available, the captain and […]

  • 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;

  • 22 November 2011

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Hopper Dredge Currituck based in Wilmington, N.C., has begun maintenance dredging work in the Shrewsbury River federal navigation channel to remove critical shoals in the Shrewsbury entrance channel and in the vicinity of Oceanic Bridge on the Navesink River. The dredge will remove approximately 34,000 cubic yards of sand […]

  • 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 […]

  • 13 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Army Corps of Engineers will begin dredging the Rudee Inlet Federal Navigation Project on Monday. The Corps’ dredge Meritt, based out of Wilmington, N.C., will dredge for four days to remove shoaling in the channel. Engineers expect to dredge about 20,000 cubic yards of material, which will be placed directly north of the entrance […]

  • 27 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The North Carolina Coastal Resources Commission (CRC) meeting, scheduled for September 27-28 at the New Hanover County Government Center in Wilmington, has been canceled due to potential impacts on the Outer Banks from Hurricane Maria. Items on the agenda will be moved to the meeting on November 7-8, which will be held at the Hilton Double […]

  • 26 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Tom Carper and Chris Coons (Both D-Del.), outspoken advocates for the Port of Wilmington and the jobs it creates for Delawareans, announced on Tuesday that the Army Corps of Engineers’ work plan will include approximately $20 million in additional funding for the remainder of FY 2013 to deepen the Delaware River shipping channel, […]

  • 23 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (June 18-24, 2018).   VIDEO: Upgrading Wilmington District’s Dredger Merritt 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.   Works Kick off […]

  • 7 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, hosted a public meeting at the Carolina Beach Town Hall in Council Chambers yesterday to gather public input for the Carolina Beach nourishment study. USACE is currently authorized for beach nourishment projects in Carolina Beach through 2020. They are now preparing a Carolina Beach Coastal Storm Risk […]

  • 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. […]

  • 11 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) is sponsoring a meeting of the Central Atlantic Sand Management Working Group in Wilmington, North Carolina, on March 31 from 1:00-4:00 p.m. to discuss changes and progress regarding coastal restoration efforts. BOEM will host a webinar for those unable to attend in person. This regional working group includes […]

  • 14 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, has announced a plan for the Morehead City Harbor dredging program. This deepening project will include removal of approximately 600,000 to 700,000 cubic yards of material from the mentioned area, and disposal onto the Fort Macon and Atlantic beaches. The environmental window for the beach disposal is […]

  • 22 August 2012

    Sturgeon Bay-based Roen Salvage Co. has won a $2.5 million contract to dredge Green Bay Harbor. According to doorcountydailynews.com, this work will involve dredging 161,000 cubic yards of shoaled material from the harbor and placing it in the Bayport Confined Disposal Facility. Lt. Col. Robert Ellis of Wilmington District, said: “This is an important harbor […]

  • 29 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The 4-year-old daughter of a crane operator who was tragically killed in a December 2014 dredging accident will be taken care of for the rest of her life as a result of attorney Matthew Shaffer’s negotiation of a $2.5 million dollar settlement in a mere 60 days. The single father from Newport News, Va., was […]

  • 27 August 2012

    According to sfgate.com, the U.S. Senators Tom Carper and Chris Coons and Representative John Carney planned to join Army Corps of Engineers officials today for a tour of the Delaware River and discussion of the economic impact of the dredging plan. Delaware River dredging supporters say that this project will help keep area ports competitive. […]

  • 9 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    In the wake of tropical storm Sandy, the city of Virginia Beach has requested the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to conduct an emergency dredge of Rudee Inlet. The federal navigation channel shoaled significantly as a result of the storm, impeding navigation. The Norfolk District team quickly responded and sought the assistance of the Wilmington […]