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Charles Gittens joins SEACOR Island Lines leadership team

FL, United States

Charles Gittens has been named President and Chief Commercial Officer of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., based SEACOR Island Lines.He joins Island Lines with over 15 years of experience in servicing customers...

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Boskalis awarded Changfang and Xidao offshore wind farm project in Taiwan and announces new Bokalift 2 crane vessel

Netherlands

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) together with Taiwanese partner Hwa Chi Construction Co. Ltd. have been awarded the foundation scope for the Taiwanese Changfang and Xidao offshore wind...

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Oceanographic Instrumentation Firm’s New CEO

RI, United States

A specialist in oceanographic instrumentation has appointed a new CEO as it continues to grow.Finn Ivar Marum has been appointed the new CEO of Nortek as Atle Lohrmann steps down after two decades at...

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Lawyer Daniel Bean tapped for Jacksonville Port Authority

FL, United States

A new name for the port board.The Jacksonville Port Authority has a new board member, while a current member earned another four-year term.The new blood: Daniel Bean, a Jacksonville lawyer, is a...

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Freeport-McMoRan's settlement could be the first of many. Can it save Louisiana's coast?

LA, United States

On Monday, President Donald Trump’s administration has proposed opening up nearly all of America’s offshore waters to oil and gas drilling. The industry says it is mainly interested in the the eastern...

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After Nearly 35 Years With Port Association, CEO Kurt Nagle Retires on Top

United States

Kurt Nagle left the helm of the American Association of Port Authorities on Oct. 16, retiring as its president and CEO after serving the organization for more than three decades. Nagle...

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The Future Of Coastal Resilience

DC, United States

In this issue: The Future of Coastal Resilience A Message on FY20 Appropriations In the Meantime... An Early Winter? Use the PDF embedder below to view WaterLog:

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VT Halter Marine launches America’s first LNG ATB barge

MS, United States

A few weeks after being named, the Q-LNG 4000 ATB barge has been launched from the docks of VT Halter Marine.The Q-LNG 4000 barge, America’s first LNG articulated tug and barge, is designed to carry...

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New owners take control at Vigor and MHI

OR, United States

The Carlyle Group (NASDAQ: CG) and private equity firm Stellex Capital Management have closed on their acquisition of shipyard group Vigor Industrial LLC and MHI Holdings LLC and have appointed Jim...

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Laura Martin Appointed to Greater New Orleans Port Safety Council

LA, United States

Conley Marine Services, located in Harvey, Louisiana, is proud to announce the appointment of Laura Tabor Martin, Director of Sales and Business Development to the Executive Board of the Greater New...

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WEDA, Wilmington - Assembled People at the Ice Breaker

Wilmington, DE, United States

The 2019 Eastern Chapter WEDA two day Conference kicked off in Wilmington, De. at the Hotel DuPont with well attended Icebreaker Reception.

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Two U.S. Flag Tugs Recently Sold

TX, United States

Marcon International has announced to report the recent sales of the following two U.S. flag tugs as sellers continue to upgrade their fleets.The U.S. flag, 4,800 HP twin screw, flush-deck,...

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Florida: Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium creates new position to lead red tide research

FL, United States

The position has been created after a bill in the Florida House created a new initiative for mitigating red tide. Kevin Claridge as associate vice president for sponsored research and coastal policy...

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Ellicott Series 1270 Dragon Dredge is Being Used to Remove Silts and Sediment from a Hydroelectric Power Plant Reservoir

MD, United States

In 2018 the Millennium Challenge Account of Malawi (MCA-M) awarded Ellicott Dredges a tendered contract to supply an Ellicott® Series 1270 Dragon® dredge for the Kapichira hydropower plant in...

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Marcon brokers sale of two U.S.-flag tugs

WA, United States

Marcon International, Inc. of Coupeville, Wash., has recently brokered the sale of two U.S-flag tugs as the sellers,Crowley Maritime Services and Kirby Offshore Marine, continue to upgrade their...