Marine Construction

Marine Construction

Deck Barge Safety – Part I

View complete article here. 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, […]

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The Barge Guide – Different Types and Functions

View the complete article here. INLAND BARGES Inland barges comprise the majority of barges operating on the United States waterways. These barges are designed to operate on rivers, canals, sounds, bays, and inland lakes. Inland barges provide the most economical mode of transportation for many high-density, large volume or oversized […]

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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 […]