Marine Construction

Marine Construction

Deck Barge Safety – Part I

Thousands of deck barges are currently in operation within the United States, alone. Also known as flat deck barges, deck barges are used for both offshore and inshore construction and transport. They can handle heavy equipment such as excavators and floating cranes. Like most construction sites, there are many dangers […]

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The Future of Steel Sheet Pile

View the complete version here. By Lee Wilczynski In a couple months I will be in my 80th year.  When I think about the changes in my life time, it is truly incredible. I remember the ice man delivering ice for our ice box now called refrigerators, milk delivery by […]

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Cost Effective Timber Pile Bridge Repairs

View complete article here. Based on MDOT data States like Minnesota have hundreds of timber pile bridges. County engineers are responsible to maintain and repair these bridges. Yet, there are few resources that focus on bridge repair. The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MDOT) developed a report that analyzed the number […]

Marine Construction

Top 3 Living Shoreline Solutions for Marine Contractors

by Peter DiLalla, Marine Underwriter ProSight Specialty Insurance A living shoreline is made of mostly native, aquatic plants with deep roots and can help restore damaged sections of the coast. Constructing living shorelines includes the following three advantages for marine contractors. Protects Against Erosion When a large body of water crashes […]