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AMP Sends Letter to Sec Mayorkias Regarding BP’s Unlawful Jones Act Violation

WA, United States

The Honorable Alejandro Mayorkas Secretary of Homeland Security Department of Homeland Security 2707 Martin Luther King Jr, Ave SE Washington, D.C. 20258-0525 RE: BP Jones Act waiver Dear Secretary Mayorkas: As the American Maritime Partnership, representing most of the U.S. domestic maritime industry—ship operators, mariners, shipyards, and pro defense organizations—we are deeply disappointed by your… Read More

Maersk increases its warehousing capabilities in UK and Ireland

World ,

As part of its integrator strategy, Maersk is consistently expanding its inventory of warehouses in the UK and Ireland. In addition to a 15-year lease for a newly built warehouse in Doncaster in the North of England, Maersk has signed a lease for two new distribution centres in the Irish capital Dublin. All the facilities… Read More

HII Names Todd Borkey as Chief Technology Officer

VA, United States

Global defense and technologies partner HII (NYSE: HII) announced today that Todd Borkey has been promoted to executive vice president and chief technology officer, effective immediately and reporting directly to HII President and CEO Chris Kastner. The move comes during a time of technological advancement for HII and expands the scope of responsibilities for Borkey,… Read More

Port of Portland appoints Greg Burgoyne as CEO

OR, United States

The Port of Portland has announced the appointment of a new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in Greg Burgoyne, who will succeed current CEO, Greg Temewen, from January 2023. Mr Burgoyne will join the Port of Portland team following ten years as CEO of the Glenelg Shire Council, prior to which he served as CEO at… Read More

DredgeWire has more info about merger between Weeks Marine and Kiewit

NJ, United States

Here is the internal announcement from Weeks Marine to its employees about its merger with Kiewit. “To: All Weeks Employees From: Rich Weeks and Dick Weeks Date: September 20, 2022 Re:  The Future Yesterday, Weeks Marine Board of Directors approved an agreement to join the Kiewit Corporation as a wholly-owned subsidiary. Weeks has been a… Read More

Maersk North America Update (September 2022)

United States

Your supply chain’s well-being is our top priority. We at Maersk aim to provide you the most relevant and up-to-date information to help you navigate this period of heightened volatility. Key Notes on North American Supply Chains Tentative railroad worker deal averts strike pending union member ratifications: The terms of the deal run through 2024 and… Read More

DSC Dredge $1000 Prize Winner James “Jamie” Beaver recipient for WEDA “Why Dredging is Good” Best Paper Donate Winnings to Water For People Foundation

LA, United States

By Mercedes Gabriel Longtime sustaining member of the Western Dredging Association, for over nine years, DSC Dredge LLC has consecutively sponsored the Western Dredging Association (WEDA) Best Paper Award at its annual Dredging Summit & Expo.  WEDA is a non-profit technical association devoted to the exchange of knowledge in fields related to dredging, navigation, marine engineering… Read More

Port of New Orleans Board Elects Jack Jensen Jr. Chairman

LA, United States

The Board of Commissioners of the Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) has elected Jack C. Jensen, Jr. to serve as Board Chairman, succeeding Charles H. Ponstein, whose term as Chairman ended this month. Also elected were Joseph F. Toomy, who will serve as Vice Chairman, and Walter J. Leger, Jr., who will serve as… Read More

Palantir Technologies and Hyundai Heavy Industries Group Grow Partnership to +$45M with Expansion into Shipbuilding

World ,

Palantir Technologies Inc. (NYSE:PLTR) today announced a major expansion of its partnership with South Korea’s Hyundai Heavy Industries Group by bringing Palantir Foundry to additional companies within the conglomerate. Korea Shipbuilding & Offshore Engineering (KSOE) will utilize the Palantir Foundry operating system across its shipbuilding subsidiaries — Hyundai Heavy Industries Co, Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries,… Read More

Arcadis announces three senior Sustainability hires

World ,

Arcadis has announced three senior Sustainability Advisory appointments across the globe, demonstrating the company’s prioritization of sustainable solutions for clients. Jane Boyle has joined as Sustainability Advisory practice lead in the UK & Ireland, while Michelle Bachir has joined in the same role in North America. Kealy Herman joins as Global Technical Director for Net… Read More

Crowley Participates in Carbon Ridge Funding Round to Support Decarbonization Solutions

FL, United States

Carbon Ridge secures $6 million investment from leading climate investors and maritime industry leaders Grantham Foundation, Crowley and Berge Bulk to support development of novel onboard carbon capture technology to decarbonize shipping Carbon Ridge, Inc., a leading developer of modular onboard carbon capture and storage solutions (OCCS) for decarbonizing the maritime industry, today announced the… Read More

Purus Marine acquires CTV owner HST Marine

World ,

Purus Marine has acquired a UK-based provider of crew transfer vessels to the offshore wind industry HST Marine. Post-acquisition, Purus Wind, the company’s offshore wind business, will employ around 100 people in the UK and Norway offering battery hybrid CTVs, offshore wind construction/service operation vessels (C/SOV), inspection drones and other services. Tom Nevin, chief executive… Read More

John McCarthy named CEO of Seaspan Shipyards


North Vancouver, B.C. based Seaspan Shipyards reports that the Board of Directors of its parent, The Washington Companies, has appointed John McCarthy as CEO of Seaspan Shipyards, effective immediately. He succeeds Mark Lamarre, who assumes a new role as president and CEO of The Washington Companies, following the planned retirement of the previous President and CEO, Larry… Read More

DredgeWire Exclusive: Breaking News: “Weeks Marine to Join Kiewit Corp”

Nebraska , NJ, United States

This is one of the largest deals done in U.S Marine Construction industry.” DredgeWire has learned that the Senior Management and the Board of Directors of Weeks Marine have agreed to the sale of the company to Kiewit Corporation and will become a wholly owned subsidiary. The Weeks Marine name will continue and the management… Read More

Crowley and Eastern Pacific Shipping Partner with Long-term Charters for Four LNG-Fueled Containership Newbuilds

FL, United States

U.S. shipping and logistics company Crowley has awarded Singapore-based Eastern Pacific Shipping (EPS) a contract for the charter of four newbuild containerships powered by liquified natural gas (LNG) for Crowley’s U.S.-Central America trade. Using LNG significantly lowers vessel greenhouse gas emissions, such as sulfur oxide, carbon dioxide and nitrogen oxide while eliminating particulate matter compared… Read More

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