Toady we pause and reflect. On September 11, 2011 the World changed forever. In Lower Manhattan half-a-million people were stranded on the island. The trains stopped running and all roads were closed. There was only one way out– boats.
- On 9/11, 500,000 people evacuated in 9-hours from Lower Manhattan by ships
- 150 Vessels and 800 American Mariners participated in the Boatlift
- In May of 1940, 339,000 trapped British and…
On August 20, 2019, Dutra’s new Jones Act built Hydraulic Dump Scow ES15 was successfully launched, christened, commissioned and will finish sea trials and additional testing this week. Next week the ES15 will head to Massachusetts to to work on the Boston Harbor Deepening Project.
Today on August 12, 2019 at its repair facility in Houma, Louisiana, dredging and marine construction contractor Weeks Marine celebrated its 100thanniversary with the christening of its newest asset – the highly automated and multifunctional ocean-going U.S.-flag hydraulic cutter suction dredge J.S. Chatry. The team that created the CR McCaskill and the Magdalen has now constructed the next generation in cutter suction dredges for the U.S. Jones Act fleet.