Categories for Company & People News/Dredge Mining

CDMCS Honors Safety Leaders with 2021 “LEADERSHIP IN SAFETY” Awards

United States

A DredgeWire Exclusive By Heiko Osterchrist, Associate Publisher On September 14th the Council for Dredging and Marine Construction Safety (CDMCS) held their annual two-day meeting in Washington D.C., in person for the first time since COVID, to discuss their ongoing mission to improve safety in the dredging industry as well as the continued effort to… Read More

Dominion Energy, Trade Unions Partner on Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind Project

VA, United States

Dominion Energy Virginia, the NABTU and the NABTU’s state affiliate, Virginia Building Trades, have reaffirmed their commitment to the participation of a unionized workforce in the construction of the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind project. They will utilize local workers; the hire and train veterans; and use workers from historically economically disadvantaged communities. Dominion Energy will… Read More

Clean Energy joins World Fuel Services to supply LNG for Pasha newbuilds

CA, United States

Clean Energy Fuels Corp. announced it expects to supply World Fuel Services, Inc. with an estimated 78 million gallons (about 300,000 cubic meters) of liquefied natural gas annually to fuel Pasha Hawaii’s two new LNG-fueled containerships. Each ship will have an MAN B&W 7S80ME-GI Mk 9.5 main engine, three MAN 6L35/44DF gensets and an MAN… Read More

Fairbanks Morse Defense expands leadership team

WI, United States

Beloit, Wis., headquartered Fairbanks Morse Defense, a portfolio company of Arcline Investment Management, has added two more executives to its leadership team. Crystal Brent joins the company as vice president of marketing. Coming to the company with more than a decade of marine-related marketing experience, she will direct and guide marketing strategies for Fairbanks Morse… Read More

Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc. (ESG) Awarded “Manufacturer of the Year” by Bay County Chamber of Commerce

FL, United States

PANAMA CITY, FL – Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc. (ESG) has been awarded “Manufacturer of the Year” by the Bay County Chamber of Commerce. The award recognizes a Bay County company that contributes to the local economy while exhibiting excellence in leadership, performance, profitability, and workforce relations. Joey D’Isernia, President of ESG accepted the award on… Read More

Rusty Murdaugh named president of Austal USA

AL, United States

Austal Limited reports that the Austal USA Board of Directors has appointed Rusty Murdaugh as president of Austal USA, effective September 9, 2021. Murdaugh, who joined Austal USA in 2017 as chief financial officer, has been serving as interim president of the company since February 2021. As interim president, Murdaugh led the addition of steel… Read More

Terral RiverService expands

LA, United States

Lake Providence, La., based Terral RiverService reports that it has acquired the assets of Vidalia Dock and Storage Company, Two-J Ranch Inc., 363 Dry-Dock & Repair LLC and Natchez Marine and Towing Inc., which are leading fleet and yard operators in the Vidalia, La., and Natchez, Miss., areas. According to Terral, the acquisition includes a… Read More

Lyman-Richey Corporation seeking continuation of sand and gravel mining in Platte County

NE, United States

A public notice remains open until Wednesday for continued dredging operations in the Timber Lake/Treadway, which is located west of Columbus. According to a public notice issued by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, and the Nebraska Department of Environment and Energy, the Lyman-Richey Corporation is “proposing to expand and continue to mine… Read More

Crowley Appoints Massimo Messina as Vice President of Mergers & Acquisitions

FL, United States

(JACKSONVILLE, Fla.; Sept. 20, 2021 ) ­– Crowley Maritime Corporation announces the appointment of Massimo Messina as vice president, mergers and acquisitions. Based in Jacksonville, Fla., Messina will lead Crowley’s corporate expansion goals by identifying and assessing potential M&A candidates and execute transactions that align with the global enterprise’s future growth projection and endeavors across… Read More

NJEDA and PSEG sign 78-year lease for the New Jersey Wind Port

NJ, United States

The New Jersey Economic Development Authority and PSEG have signed a lease allowing for a term of up to 78-years on land that will be home to the New Jersey Wind Port in Salem County, New Jersey, further positioning the state as a hub for clean energy and the U.S. offshore wind industry, according to… Read More

CarbonPoint acquired by Caterpillar

IL, United States

US carbon capture company CarbonPoint Solutions has been acquired by construction manufacturing giant Caterpillar. Caterpillar added the company, also known by its group-name Enhanced Energy Group, to its portfolio to help reach the company’s climate goals, according to Rod Shurman, Vice President, Oil & Gas and Marine Division, Caterpillar. He added, “Combining CarbonPoint Solutions’ patented… Read More

Himber named Maritime Exchange president

PA, United States

The Board of Directors for the Maritime Exchange for the Delaware River and Bay has named Lisa Himber as president of the 146-year-old association. The appointment comes following the sudden passing of former president Dennis Rochford. “Lisa Himber has the knowledge, expertise, and leadership skills to guide the Maritime Exchange into its next phase of… Read More

AE Jacksonville gets $25 million LCS 21 PSA award

FL, United States

BAE Systems Jacksonville Ship Repair LLC, Jacksonville, Fla., has been awarded a $25,079,996 cost-plus-award-fee modification on to exercise an option to previously awarded contract N00024-20-C-2320 for the accomplishment of post shakedown availability (PSA) for Freedom-variant littoral combat ship LCS 21. Work will be performed in Mayport, Fla., and is expected to be completed by Sept…. Read More

Fairbanks Morse Defense acquires Hunt Valve

WI, United States

Continuing on the acquisition trail, Beloit, Wis. headquartered Fairbanks Morse Defense, a portfolio company of Arcline Investment Management, has acquired Hunt Valve Company, a specialty manufacturer of naval valves and electromechanical actuators. The deal expands FMD’s capabilities and service solutions for shipyard, defense, and industrial customers – including its support for and offerings to the… Read More

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