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Lt. Gen Scott Spellmon is new Commanding General of USACE, replacing Lt. Gen. Semonite who announced his retirement


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Edmund Russo of the USACE Galveston District becomes Dir. of the Environmental Laboratory at US Army Research & Deve. Center at Vicksburg

MS, United States

It has been an honor and my distinct pleasure to have served you as the Deputy District Engineer for Planning, Programs, and Project Management these last 6+ years! We have come a long way in that...

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Manson Construction Co. to Build Largest U.S. Hopper Dredge at Keppel AmFELS

WA, United States

Manson Construction Co. has contracted with Keppel AmFELS to build the hopper dredge FREDERICK PAUP at their facility in Brownsville, TX. The 15,000 cubic yard hopper dredge — designed in...

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MP O’Brien Winner, Joan Pope, and a National Conference preview podcast

United States

On the ASPN flagship show, co-hosts Peter Ravella and Tyler Buckingham discuss the upcoming online national coastal conference, “Navigating Stormy Times“, with ASBPA Executive Director, Derek...

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Great Lakes Announces Receipt of $118.8 Million in Awarded Work

IL, United States

OAK BROOK, Ill., Sept. 16, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (NASDAQ:GLDD), the largest provider of dredging services in the United States announced today...


Upcoming Projects/Contracts/Tenders
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District awards $15.4 Mil contract to dredge Freeport Lower Stauffer Reach channel

TX, United States

GALVESTON, Texas – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District awarded a contract in the amount of $15,494,310 to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock, LLC for the first phase of the Freeport Harbor...

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Carteret Funds Ocracoke Channel Dredging

NC, United States

The North Carolina Ferry Division announced in July that it was temporarily reducing service on Pamlico Sound between Cedar Island, Swan Quarter and Ocracoke because of critical shoaling issues in the...

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Carteret and Hyde Counties Partner with NC Ferry Division on Critical Dredging Project

NC, United States

In July, the North Carolina Ferry System announced that they were temporarily reducing service on the Pamlico Sound between Cedar Island, Swan Quarter, and Ocracoke due to critical shoaling issues in...

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Twin Lakes approves dredging of channel between Lakes Mary and Elizabeth

WI, United States

The Twin Lakes Lake Protection and Rehabilitation District commissioners approved a bid to dredge the channel between Lakes Mary and Elizabeth at a lake district meeting Monday.Commissioners, who are...


Project Updates & Industry Developments
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NTSB issues report on Explosion and Subsequent Sinking of Barge Alaganik in Alaska, with fatality

United States

Explosion and Subsequent Sinking of Barge AlaganikAccident Location: Whittier , AK USA Delong Dock, Canal Passage; 60°46.72’ N, 148°39.96’ WAccident Date: 7/7/2019Accident ID: DCA19FM042Date Adopted:...

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Army Corps dredging project to deepen Matanzas channel, add sand to Gulf side of Bowditch

FL, United States

A federal agency is cutting a channel between the mainland and Fort Myers Beach after two powerful hurricanes partially filled in the popular shipping lane. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is in the...

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Giant 'geopool' strains sediment from Black River water

OH, United States

A dredging project in Lorain’s Black River could be the future of keeping shipping channels open while reusing mud from the river bottom.The city of Lorain Engineering Department, Coldwater Consulting...

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Crews to remove portion of damaged pavilion at Baldwin Beach Park

HI, United States

Baldwin Beach Park in Paia is closed through Aug. 27 as crews remove part of a pavilion structure heavily damaged in recent high tides, Maui County officials said.Photos show the large concrete...


Company & People News/C-Suite Interviews
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Edmund Russo of the USACE Galveston District becomes Dir. of the Environmental Laboratory at US Army Research & Deve. Center at Vicksburg

MS, United States

It has been an honor and my distinct pleasure to have served you as the Deputy District Engineer for Planning, Programs, and Project Management these last 6+ years! We have come a long way in that...

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Lt. Gen Scott Spellmon is new Commanding General of USACE, replacing Lt. Gen. Semonite who announced his retirement

United States

55th Chief of Engineers and Commanding General of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Lieutenant General Scott A. Spellmon assumed duties as the 55th Chief of Engineers and Commanding General of the...

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Navigating the Challenges of Modern Marine Design: An Interview with Heather Sheets and Sarah Orlando

OH, United States

A team from the Michigan, Ohio, and Wisconsin Sea Grant programs as well as Ohio State University and the Ohio Department of Natural Resources has been collaborating on a three-year project to help...

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Iconic Boat Manufacturer Bertram to Move HQ from South Tampa to Port Property

FL, United States

Iconic boat manufacturer Bertram Yachts plans to move its headquarters from South Tampa to Port Tampa Bay's property.The marquee boat manufacturer entered a deal with the port on Tuesday to invest $25...


Product and Technical Innovation
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Ockerman Automation Consulting, Inc. Delivers Hybrid Solution to the U.S.Army Corps of Engineers (USACE)

United States

The USACE recognized that a hybrid solution could provide benefits to its fleet when replacing vessels with certain operating profiles and requirements. The benefits of this new direction are improved...

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Construction Underway For Callan Marine 28” Dredge

TX, United States

General Bradley Targets Maintenance and Capital Dredging ProjectsGALVESTON, TX – July 30, 2020 – Callan Marine announces construction commencement of the General Bradley, a new 28” dredge that...

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Weeks Marine Buys Ball Joints from Straatman for new Dredger

Recently, Straatman received an order from Weeks Marine for the engineering and production of two Pinch Ball Joints.The Pinch Ball joint is mostly used between a floating pipeline and cutter suction...

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Sacramento Regional County Sanitation District Commissions Two New Mud Cat Dredges and Booster Stations

CA, United States

Sacramento Regional County Sanitation District recently commissioned two Mud Cat 225D units each with their own industrial grinding system and booster station. The dredges were purchased under...


Port News
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Governor Hogan Announces $10 Million in Federal Funds to Protect Port of Baltimore’s Dundalk Marine Terminal Against Severe Weather, Climate Change

MD, United States

Grant Aids Critical Project to Protect Property, Jobs, InfrastructureANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan today announced that the Maryland Department of Transportation Maryland Port...

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Port Of Baltimore’s July Cargo Numbers Show Signs Of Continued Economic Recovery

MD, United States

Figures Show Significant Increase Over June; Achievement Follows New Record for Ship Container Moves (BALTIMORE, MD) – Increases in cargo volumes and new and returning business from national...

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Yusen Logistics Opens New US Northwest Distribution Center

WA, United States

Yusen Logistics (Americas) Inc., a leading global supply chain logistics company, has opened a second Contract Logistics fulfillment and transload center in Sumner, Washington (U.S.). Located just 10...

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Port of Greater Baton Rouge completes expansion of Inland Rivers Marine Terminal

LA, United States

A $5 million expansion of the Port of Greater Baton Rouge’s Inland Rivers Marine Terminal container storage yard is now complete.The yard can handle about 2,000 shipping containers at a time, moving...


Videos
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IHC Launch of MOHAB MAMEESH CSD

World

Very impressive launch of the Suez Canal Authority CSD Mohab MAMEESH! Source: youtube

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Video interview of GLDD CEO and CFO

Oak Brook, IL, United States

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corp is a provider of dredging services in the United States. The company only's operating segments is Dredging. Dredging involves the enhancement or preservation of...

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VIDEO: Greenbrier delivers 204,000 barrel ATB barge to OSG

NY, United States

Overseas Shipholding Group Inc. (NYSE: OSG) reports that it has received delivery of the OSG 204, a 204,000 barrel capacity ATB tank barge from Greenbrier Marine a division of the Greenbrier...


Events & Conferences
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ASBPA 2020 National Coastal Conference

2020 Vision for Our Coasts: Navigating Stormy TimesOctober 13-16, 2020The 2020 National Coastal Conference will be hosted online.The National Conference, “2020 Vision for Our Coasts: Navigating Stormy...

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POSTPONED - 2020 WEDA MIDWEST CHAPTER MEETING

World

For the health and safety of all attendees, WEDA's Midwest Chapter Board has decided to postpone the 2020 Meeting until March 16-18, 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The meeting will still be held...

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Port of Corpus Christi Channel Deepening Activity

Galveston, TX, United States

Source: linkedin

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Memphis Revetment Season in full swing

Memphis, TN, United States

Memphis Revetment Season in full swing By Public Affairs Specialist Jessica HaasThe Memphis District Revetment season officially began this year on June 11, with District Commander Col. Zachary...