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Great Lakes Reports Strong Fourth Quarter and Full Year Results


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BSI Announcing Acquisition of Hundested Propeller

RI, United States

BSI is pleased to announce the acquisition of Hundested Propeller A/S, world-leading supplier of Controllable Pitch Propellers, Controllable Pitch Gearboxes, Tunnel and Retractable Swing Thrusters for...

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Councilman Dave Martin Speaks to Contractors Handling Lake Houston/San Jacinto River Dredging

TX, United States

Image: Andrew Schneider/Houston Public MediaAs a direct result of damage caused by Hurricane Harvey, CM Dave Martin and contractors have gotten together to dredge and pull out debris from the San...

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Dredging of Haxall Canal Along Richmond's Riverfront to be Completed by May 1

VA, United States

James H. Wallace/Times-DispatchCrews from Richmond’s Department of Public Utilities began dredging the Haxall Canal that runs along Richmond’s riverfront in January, and work is on schedule to end by...

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Maryland Could be Banned From Dredging Man O’ War Shoal

MD, United States

State legislation could ban the Maryland Department of Natural Resources from dredging the Chesapeake Bay’s Man O’ War Shoal for shells destined to become homes for new baby oysters elsewhere....


Upcoming Projects/Contracts/Tenders
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Whitewater City Council Could Decide on Lakes Drawdown This Spring

WI, United States

Image Credit: Wikimedia CommonsThe Whitewater City Council could decide this spring if and how to draw down Cravath and Trippe lakes so the city can try to boost recreational use on the...

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Former Needles Marina Park Being Developed as Modern Resort

CA, United States

An excavator scoops mud from the bottom of the Needles Marina, just south of the Needles Bridge. One of many improvements to turn Needles Marina Park into a full-fledged modern resort, the marina is...

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West Lake to Close Late Summer For Draining, Dredging Project

IA, United States

This will be the last season for water recreational activities at West Lake in Davenport before the county and DNR launch the major reconstruction project and drain the lake. In this photo from...

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DDT-Laden Sediment Proposed For Cedarville Landfill

OH, United States

A proposal to deposit a portion of the sediment from the harbor dredging project in the Cedarville landfill is dredging up the past for a number of Cedarville residents – namely 2,000 barrels of...


Project Updates & Industry Developments
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In the Eye of the Storm: Lessons Learned in the Wake of Hurricanes Florence, Michael, and Others

NC, United States

Hurricane Florence made landfall near Wilmington, North Carolina, on Friday, September 14, then inched its way west into South Carolina as a tropical storm later that day. By Saturday morning, more...

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Flood Plan: IBWC Study Recommends Dredging

TX, United States

MERCEDES — A new hydraulic model for flood mitigation along the Arroyo Colorado is raising significant concerns among city officials who believe dredging and brush-clearing may not be enough...

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Dune Project Restoring Duxbury Beach as Living Shoreline

MA, United States

DUXBURY — With temperatures in the high 50s and sunny skies, a steady procession of visitors took advantage of an April-like afternoon during the first week of February.Walkers, joggers,...

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Massey’s Ditch Dredging Delayed Until This Fall

DE, United States

Striped bass regulations will be changing once the most recent stock assessment is peer reviewed. ERIC BURNLEY PHOTOIt seems that the dredging project for Massey’s Ditch will have to wait until...


Company & People News/C-Suite Interviews
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BSI Announcing Acquisition of Hundested Propeller

RI, United States

BSI is pleased to announce the acquisition of Hundested Propeller A/S, world-leading supplier of Controllable Pitch Propellers, Controllable Pitch Gearboxes, Tunnel and Retractable Swing Thrusters for...

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Virtu Financial Invests $229,000 in Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co.

IL, United States

Virtu Financial LLC purchased a new position in Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co. (NASDAQ:GLDD) in the fourth quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange...

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Solid Dredging Business to Aid Great Lakes (GLDD) Q4 Earnings

IL, United States

Shutterstock photoGreat Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation GLDD is expected to come up with higher earnings when i t report s fourth-quarter 2018 numbers. However, it doesn't possess the right...

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Invesco Acquired Stake in Orion Group Holdings

TX, United States

Investors sentiment increased to 2.41 in Q3 2018. Its up 0.76, from 1.65 in 2018Q2. It is positive, as 5 investors sold Orion Group Holdings, Inc. shares while 22 reduced holdings. 21 funds opened...


Product and Technical Innovation
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Ellicott Major Projects Group Releases New Video About Large Custom Cutter Dredges

MD, United States

Our latest company video, “Ellicott’s Major Projects Group,” highlights Ellicott’s commitment to building a reliable heavy-duty dredge. In addition, viewers will have an opportunity to see our team in...

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Caterpillar AVD™ Scalable Power System Provides Superior Fuel Savings

IL, United States

Caterpillar Marine has introduced the Advanced Variable Drive (AVD™), a fully-integrated hydro-mechanical propulsion system that can be customized for any engine application large or small,...

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Wildlife Cat Contract

TX, United States

All American Marine, Inc. (AAM), together with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TWPD), has announced the signing of a contract for the construction of an 80’x 27’ aluminium catamaran for...

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Fast Support Vessel Delivered for SEACOR

LA, United States

Photo: Incat CrowtherLouisiana shipbuilder Gulf Craft has delivered the third vessel in a series of new class monohull fast support vessels (FSV) for SEACOR Marine.According to designer Incat...


Port News
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Port of Seattle to Consider Design Funding For New Terminal 91 Light Industrial Buildings

WA, United States

Image courtesy of the Port of Seattle: The Port of Seattle Commission will consider approving design and planning funding to construct two 50,000-square-foot light industrial buildings at Terminal...

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Houston Company Seeks to Make Port of Corpus Christi Alternative LPG Export Hub

TX, United States

Photo: Sergio Chapa / Houston CronicleINGLESIDE — A pair of spherical storage tanks located along the Corpus Christi Ship Channel may soon become an alternative hub for exports of propane,...

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ICTSI´s Batumi Terminal Builds Capacity O Facilitate Bigger Cargo Flow

GA, United States

During the ribbon cutting ceremony marking the formal inauguration of BICT’s multifaceted expansion program (from left): Jemal Inaishvili Partner of MSC Georgia and MEDLOG Georgia. Ribbon cutting:...

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RTGs for Miami Port

FL, United States

South Florida Container Terminal (SFCT) in Miami, Florida, USA, has ordered six zero-emission rubber-tired gantry cranes (RTGs) from cargo handling solutions specialist Kalmar.According to Kalmar,...


Videos
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Councilman Dave Martin Speaks to Contractors Handling Lake Houston/San Jacinto River Dredging

TX, United States

Image: Andrew Schneider/Houston Public MediaAs a direct result of damage caused by Hurricane Harvey, CM Dave Martin and contractors have gotten together to dredge and pull out debris from the San...

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Ellicott Major Projects Group Releases New Video About Large Custom Cutter Dredges

MD, United States

Our latest company video, “Ellicott’s Major Projects Group,” highlights Ellicott’s commitment to building a reliable heavy-duty dredge. In addition, viewers will have an opportunity to see our team in...

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Mud Cat E-Series (electric) dredges

MD, IL, United States

For over 30 years Mud Cat has been the global leader for remote controlled electric dredges and auger dredges. Mud Cat E-Series (electric) dredges are the preferred system by consulting engineers around the globe for removing accumulated solids and from storage basins and lagoons. The E-Series auger dredge comes in three standard models and can be customized for a specific application. The system can also be equipped with a PLC (programmable logic controller) to provide complete automation at industrial or wastewater facilities. The E-Series dredge is constructed of the highest grade materials and will outlast the competition.


Events & Conferences
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2019 Midwest Chapter Meeting (USA - Tennessee)

TN, United States

https://www.westerndredging.org/index.php/regionalchapters/midwest-chapter

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Wodcon XXII Set For Shanghai

China

WODCON XXII, the 22nd World Dredging Congress, will take place in Shanghai, China on 22-26 April 2019.The event is organised by the Malaysia based Eastern Dredging Association (EADA), China Dredging...

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Upcoming IADC Seminar on Dredging and Reclamation in Delft.

Netherlands

For Whom?For (future) decision makers and their advisors in governments, port and harbour authorities, off-shore companies and other organisations that have to execute dredging projects, the...

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Marine & Coastal Civil Engineering Expo 11-13 June 2019

United Kingdom

M&CCE will now be co-located with Seawork InternationalMercator Media Limited, the company behind ‘Maritime Journal’ and Seawork International, has agreed to purchase the Marine & Coastal...