Marine News

Billion Oyster Project Honors Malcolm McLaren, At Third Annual Billion Oyster Party

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New York based restoration and education project recognizes CEO of McLaren Engineering Group at annual celebration of the restoration of New York Harbor.

BROOKLYN, NEW YORK, MAY 19, 2016 -- Billion Oyster Project (BOP) honored Malcolm G. McLaren, president and CEO, McLaren Engineering Group, with the first “Harbor Stewardship Award” on Thursday at the Billion Oyster Party. BOP’s annual celebration of Harbor restoration also honored Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams.

Groundbreaking at 420 Kent Avenue in Brooklyn

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Pile driving for high-rise mixed-use building, 420 Kent Avenue in Brooklyn NY, was completed last week. The 14 inch pipe piles, driven to a depth of 95 feet, serve as friction piles with a 200 ton compression capacity and 80 ton tension capacity. Integrated coordination between McLaren’s Structural, Marine, Civil, and Geotechnical Divisions has allowed the project to move at a fast paced design schedule. Click here to learn more about this project.

McLaren is a Registered Class 1 and Class 2 Special Inspection Agency

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McLaren is now registered in New York City (NYC) as a Special Inspection Agency (SIA) in the following categories (Key: Class 1*, Class 2):

  • Flood Zone Compliance
  • Structural Steel – Welding
  • Structural Steel – Erection and Bolting
  • Structural Steel – Cold-Formed Steel
  • Concrete – Cast-In-Place*

Dobbs Ferry Waterfront Improvement Project Wins ASCE Small Project of the Year Award

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The ASCE, Lower Hudson Valley Branch will Award the Dobbs Ferry Waterfront Improvement Project the Ward House Small Project of the Year Award; at the awards dinner on May 14th. As a Designer on this project, McLaren provided marine engineering and surveying services. McLaren evaluated and designed the most cost-effective means, to develop and rehabilitate the shoreline. The engineering services provided by McLaren included:

  • Inspection and assessment of the existing stone rip-rap revetment condition along the shoreline

McLaren Helps Provide A Safe Harbor to A Small Community

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The breakwater in Grand Marais, Michigan reached a 1,000 foot milestone. For over 50 years the town has wanted a breakwater to provide shelter for vessels that are caught in unexpected storms. Click here to find out what great things Burt Township Supervisor, Jack Hubbard, and others are saying about this project.