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Eastern Shipbuilding Awards Two Contracts to Fairbanks Morse Engine to Power U.S. Coast Guard’s RUSH (WMSM-918)

WI, United States

Fairbanks Morse Defense (FMD), a portfolio company of Arcline Investment Management, announced today that its Fairbanks Morse Engine (FME) division was awarded a contract by Eastern Shipbuilding Group (ESG) to build and deliver the two main propulsion diesel engines (MPDE) for the U.S. Coast Guard’s fourth Offshore Patrol Cutter (OPC), the RUSH (WMSM-918). FME will… Read More

New York City Department of Environmental Protection partners with Arcadis to drive city-wide resilience

NY, United States

Arcadis today announced its partnership with the New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to launch a $53 million program designed to engage property owners across the city with resiliency measures that improve local and regional environmental health. Spanning all five boroughs and targeting properties over 50,000 square feet, the program will seek out… Read More

Ports of Indiana Mount Vernon has new port director

IN, United States

Ports of Indiana reports that it has hired Bernard (Ben) Weithman as the new Ports of Indiana-Mount Vernon port director. Weithman will lead port operations and business development for the Mount Vernon port. His industry experience includes more than 30 years in business development, startup and long-term sustainable operations. A senior-level executive in the transportation,… Read More

Congressman John Garamendi Receives Shipbuilders Highest Honor – Maritime Leadership Award

WA, United States

WASHINGTON – The Shipbuilders Council of America (SCA), the national association representing the U.S. shipbuilding, maintenance, and repair industry, today honored Rep. John Garamendi (CA-03) with the SCA Maritime Leadership Award during this year’s annual membership meeting. The Award is given annually to national leaders who demonstrate exemplary dedication and support for the U.S. shipbuilding… Read More

Arc Surveying & Mapping Presents “Dredging: Impact of Climate Change” at Recent WEDA Dredging Summit 21.

FL, United States

Arc Surveying & Mapping, Inc., a lifelong member of WEDA, the Western Dredging Association, is proud to have participated as a sponsor of the June 15 – 17 2021 virtual Dredging Summit 21’. The theme “Dredging: The Impacts of Climate Change” was well addressed by participants and provided an opportunity for Arc Surveying & Mapping,… Read More

Manson Construction Wins WEDA’s 2020 Safety Excellence Award

WA, United States

Manson has been selected by the Western Dredging Association (WEDA) as the recipient of the 2020 Safety Excellence Award for the Atchafalaya River and Bayous Chene, Boeuf, and Black, Atchafalaya Bay and Bar Channel, Maintenance Dredging. Manson Construction won the Atchafalaya project in September 2018. After the scope changed from a 4-month, $16 million project… Read More

Callan Marine Releases Tender Package For Nation’s Largest Trailing Suction Hopper Dredge

TX, United States

Dredge Admiral Nimitz to Lead Nation’s Fleet in Capacity and Speed GALVESTON, TX – June 21, 2021 – Callan Marine announces the release of the tender package for construction of its latest fleet addition, a trailer suction hopper dredge to be named The Admiral Nimitz. The Admiral Nimitz will be the nation’s largest capacity trailing… Read More

Callan Marine Announces Construction Of 18” Cutter Suction Dredge General Marshall by DSC Dredge

TX, United States

General Marshall Joins Callan Marine’s Premier Brownwater Dredge Fleet GALVESTON, TX – June 17, 2021 – Callan Marine is proud to announce the construction of its newest dredge, an 18” cutter suction dredge named The General Marshall. The General Marshall will join Callan’s fleet in 2022. At 194 feet in length and 41 feet wide,… Read More

SIT acquires C.S. Controls

LA, United States

Harahan, La., headquartered Supreme Integrated Technology, Inc. (SIT) has acquired the assets of Houma, La., based C.S. Controls, Inc., a manufacturing company that primarily concentrates in marine applications for the defense and private sectors, completing systems such as steering gears, cranes, winches, ballast systems, movable doors and products. In business for over 30 years, C.S…. Read More

Long standing client Magnolia Dredge and Dock highlights DSC Dredge’s commitment to innovation, customer service, and its fleet of dredges.

LA, United States

To ensure the high level of service that has defined this family-owned business for the past thirty years, DSC Dredge, LLC has five key values: Commitment, Quality, Innovation, Service, and Customization.  This is what the foundation of DSC is built upon, and clients who become long-standing business partners and friends only confirms what this company… Read More

Very Busy First Half 2021 for Ellicott

MD, United States

The first half of 2021 has been very active for Ellicott Dredges, LLC and both the Baltimore and New Richmond manufacturing facilities have been busy building and shipping dredges all over the world. As of June 10, Ellicott has so far: Shipped a total of 14 dredges and boosters, to 11 different customers in 5different… Read More

Workforce Recruitment Program helps diversify workforce and recruit talent

MN, United States

The Workforce Recruitment Program, or WRP, is a national recruitment program that helps federal employers hire college students and recent graduates with disabilities for temporary or permanent positions. The WRP database contains more than 2,000 resumes from individuals with disabilities from a wide variety of majors and backgrounds, with candidates ranging from first year undergraduate… Read More

Vandroff named Fincantieri Marinette CEO

WI, United States

Fincantieri Marinette Marine reports that Mark Vandroff will be taking over as CEO effective July 7, succeeding Jan Allman who has led the Wisconsin shipyard since 2014 and who has been promoted to a corporate role at parent Fincantieri Marine Group. “Our company’s continued growth afforded us an opportunity to expand our senior leadership team… Read More

Lyon Shipyard to invest $24 million to expand operations

VA, United States

With the support of the Virginia Economic Development Partnership, Lyon Shipyard is to invest $24.4 million to expand its operations in the City of Norfolk, Va. The company will add a new marine travel lift and increase the footprint of its waterfront dry dock. According to the office of Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam, Virginia successfully… Read More

Biden announces SECNAV pick

United States

President Biden announced on Friday that he intends to nominate retired U.S. Navy Commander Carlos Del Toro as Secretary of the Navy. Born in Havana, Cuba, Carlos Del Toro immigrated to the U.S. with his family as refugees in 1962. Raised in the Hell’s Kitchen neighborhood of New York City, he attended public schools and… Read More

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