Founded in 1919, Weeks Marine is one of the leading marine construction companies in the United States. The company operates more than 500 cranes, tugs, dredges, barges and other pieces of waterborne equipment. It has various departments, including heavy lift and salvage, equipment charter and rental, dredging, construction, stevedoring and marine transportation. It specializes in marine construction projects, such as piers, jetties, pipelines, bridges, outfalls and offshore platforms. It also specializes in providing the spot market with onetime waterborne lift services. Headquartered in Cranford, N.J., Weeks Marine also maintains offices in Covington, La.; Portsmouth, Va.; Jersey City, N.J.; and Houston.