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Great Lakes Dredge & Dock President Dave Simonelli Gives Kick-off Keynote Address at WEDA Annual Meeting

Chicago, IL, United States

DredgeWire exclusiveChicago Illinois, June 5, 2019 - GLDD Dredging President Dave Simonelli opened the formal WEDA Annual Meeting with a keynote address on the 130+ year history of the company,...

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Cutterhead Dredges Begin Altamira Port Dredging Project – Ellicott Dredges

MD, United States

The Altamira port complex in the state of Tamaulipas, Mexico, is one of the four largest ports in Mexico. Altamira is part of a large industrial complex dedicated logistics of items such as LNG,...

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Cook joins Port Houston

TX, United States

Leah (Martinez) Cook has joined Port Houston as director of marketing and branding.In her role, Cook will be responsible for all activities related to conceptualising, implementing and executing Port...

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CC Industries Announces Acquisition of Southern Towing Company

Chicago, IL, United States

CC Industries (“CCI”) has acquired Southern Towing Company (“STC”) from Trive Capital. This acquisition broadens CCI’s portfolio of industry leading industrial companies.Founded in 1958, and...

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A New Order for Mobile Pulley Works (MPW)

AL, United States

Mobile Pulley Works (MPW) of Mobile (Alabama), USA, has been awarded an important new contract by BEAN Coastal LLC, a subsidiary of Callan Marine Ltd from Galveston (Texas).MPW Owner Billy Prine is...

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The City of Pocatello Replaces Their Mud Cat After 32 Years of Operation

ID, United States

Ellicott Dredge Technologies (EDT) is pleased to announce the repeat sale of a Mud Cat auger style cutterhead dredge to the City of Pocatello’s Water Pollution Control Department (WPC). The city...

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Florida appoints first chief science officer to take on climate crisis

FL, United States

Tom Frazer plans to make water quality a priority in new role created by Republican governor Ron DeSantisTo say Dr Tom Frazer faces a daunting workload as he begins his new job as Florida’s first...

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Mechanical Dredging vs. Hydraulic Dredging

MD, United States

Are you trying to determine if mechanical dredging or hydraulic dredging is best suited to meet your mining requirements? Some advocates may argue that mechanical dredging is an easier and less...

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Call for Nominations: ASBPA’s 2019 Best Restored Shores Award Nominations Due July 12

SC, United States

ASBPA is excited to introduce the Best Restored Shores Award to recognize projects that enhance the environment, including low-energy or moderate-energy shorelines. Nominations for the inaugural 2019...

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Great Lakes Dredge & Dock has shared current pictures of their equipment on the Jacksonville deepening project , contract B.

IL, United States

Shown below are Clams, 53, 54, and 55 along with the backhoe dredge New York and CSD Texas”

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IBM-Maersk blockchain shipping consortium expands to include other major shipping companies

Last year IBM and Danish shipping conglomerate Maersk announced the limited availability of a blockchain-based shipping tool called TradeLens. Today, the two partners announced that a couple of other...

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Major Ocean Carriers CMA CGM and MSC to Join TradeLens Blockchain-Enabled Digital Shipping Platform

NY, Denmark

COPENHAGEN, Denmark and ARMONK, N.Y., May 28, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Global container carriers CMA CGM and MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) today announced they will join TradeLens...

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Lawmakers lauded for supporting ports, maritime industry

United States

The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) presented the 2019 Port Person of the Year award to Rep. Mario Díaz-Balart, R-Fla.The award was presented last week following the Congressional...

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DSC Marlin Class Dredge on the water!

LA, United States

It is always fun for our team to take a concept and see it come to life. Another DSC Marlin Class Dredge on the water!www.dscdredge.com#DSCDredge#TheRightChoice#DredgeLifeSource: linkedin.com

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McKnight Elected New Chairman at Georgia Ports Authority

GA, United States

William D. McKnight has been elected the new Chairman of Georgia Ports Authority (GPA). McKnight, who has served as vice chairman since 2018, will assume his new responsibilities July 1."I'm excited...