News Stories

Author: Emily Winget
  • October

    Cape Fear Academy students visit Wilmington District HQ

    On Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2023, Cape Fear Academy Coastal Physics and Engineering students took a field trip to the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Wilmington District to learn about what it means to be a USACE Engineer. COL Morgan and three Wilmington District Engineers, taught the students about the many missions in the district.
  • November

    The Dredge Merritt: Maintenance and Repairs

    The dredge Merritt is finally back in the water at the North Carolina State Shipyard after routine maintenance. For the past month the crew has been busy replacing and updating steering systems, painting, replacing gear, cleaning fuel tanks, and repairing corrosion. This period of repairs has been very successful and beneficial to the vessel.
  • October

    Sustainable Rivers Program: Improving Our River Basins

    The Sustainable Rivers Program (SRP) is a 22-year partnership between the US Army Corps of Engineers
  • February

    The Importance of Dredging the Oregon Inlet

    USACE Wilmington Public Affairs staff visited the Dredge Merritt while it was conducting operations on the Oregon Inlet.