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Dredging for Port of Virginia to Begin in January

The effort to make The Port of Virginia® the deepest port on the U.S. East Coast begins by January 2020, following the finalization of a contract with the dredging firm that will build the project’s initial phase. On October 9, John F. Reinhart, CEO and executive director of the Virginia… Read More

Weeks Christens Dredge J.S. Chatry

On August 12 at its repair facility in Houma, Louisiana, Weeks Marine celebrated its 100th anniversary with the christening of its newest asset – the automated and multifunctional ocean-going U.S.-flag hydraulic cutter suction dredge J.S. Chatry. The dredge was constructed by the same team that created the CR McCaskill and the Magdalen. Named after J. Read More

Weeks Marine to Restore Rockaway Beach

An agreement between New York City and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to use dredged sand to re-nourish and restore Rockaway beach between Beach 92nd Street and Beach 103rd Street was announced in March. Depending on the severity of spring storms and the dredging schedule, the project should allow… Read More

Weeks Marine Begins Emergency Dredging of Moriches Inlet

Weeks Marine began emergency dredging of Moriches Inlet on October 7 under a $9,960,000 contract awarded by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers New York District. The contract was awarded on July 11 with Weeks conducting dredging surveys and mobilizing equipment throughout July and August. An Emergency… Read More