Photos courtesy of Weeks Marine Weeks Marine completed rebuilding of storm-damaged shoreline at Port Fourchon, La. in a $70-million project. . Rendering of offshore wind turbine installation vessel Weeks now is building to be used in a developing US wind energy market. As land continues to erode from coastal Louisiana and recent natural disasters have made shoreline resilience a bigger U.S. priority, marine and dredging contractor Weeks Marine Inc. has “stepped on the gas” in the environmental services sector, says CEO Richard Weeks. The Cranford, N.J., contractor debuts among the Top 200 firms this year at No. 34, with $327.6
The market is generally healthy and steadily growing, and margins are up for large specialty contractors. Further, advances in design tools and owner demand for collaboration are giving subcontractors a seat at the table early on in projects.