Curtin Maritime, Corp. (CMC) has been awarded a contract for a segment of work as part of the Houston Ship Channel (HSC) Expansion Channel Improvement Project (ECIP) Project 11.
Check out this American 250 anchor winch! We found this winch after it had been stashed in a desert and unused for several years.
In 1949, the Port of Long Beach gave this old oil derrick to Captain Jacob Jacobsen to use as a radar tower. This was the first private, shore-side radar in the United States! At the time, radar was new technology. The oil derrick is estimated to be built before 1910! Because the tower doesn't meet earthquake engineering standards, in 2022 JPS decided to replace the tower. (Video courtesy of the Port of Long Beach)
A team led by the National Transportation Safety Board has successfully recovered the wreckage of TransAir Flight 810, a Boeing 737-200 cargo jet that went down off Honolulu in early July.
Curtin Maritime is expanding to San Diego. Specializing in marine transportation, marine construction, vessel design & construction, we are bringing Full Service Marine Solutions and a full-time dedicated fleet of Floating Cranes, Tugboats, and Barges.
The Becker #1 well, located on Summerland Beach in Santa Barbara County, first made history in the 1890’s when it was one of the first offshore wells drilled in the U.S. and is once again making history as one of the first of these vintage offshore wells to be permanently abandoned. The Becker well is notorious to local beach-goers as it has been the source of visible oil seepage for years.
This is the most extensive San Diego bay dredging project since the late 1940's.
Dredging will redistribute mud and sand from the bottom of Mission Bay. When dredging is complete, a massive eelgrass replacement will begin, one of the largest environmental efforts of this kind in the country.
Leaking oil well from the 1900’s getting a long-awaited new cap in Summerland. The capping has begun on the Summerland coast where the Becker well has been leaking for years. It’s a $1.5 million project.
Now there's hope for the reefs' recovery. But it could take years. On January 29, the Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) completed a $5.5 million conservation project to remove three . . .