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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

Weeks Marine Conducts Beach Fill Operations in New Jersey

Under a contract from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District, Weeks Marine Inc. began dredging and beachfill operations at Ortley Beach in New Jersey on July 12. The work is part of the 14-mile beachfill and dune construction along the Barnegat Peninsula. The project is a joint effort… Read More