Categories for Company & People News/Dredge Mining

NV5 scores $8 mln LNG upgrade deal

FL , United States

The U.S. engineering and consulting solutions provider NV5 has secured an $8 million LNG upgrade deal. The company said in its statement the contract is for a Northeast Utility, without disclosing further information. The deal covers engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) services to upgrade a liquefied natural gas (LNG) facility owned and operated by the… Read More

Future Mobility Solutions Appoints Eugene Hanscom As General Manager Of Willard Marine, Inc.

CA , United States

Anaheim, Calif. – Nov. 19, 2020 – Willard Marine today announced the appointment of Eugene Hanscom as General Manager. The industry veteran came to Willard in May of 2020 as the Director of Finance. Prior to that he spent the last six years with Curtin Maritime, a Long Beach-based maritime construction services company, as Vice… Read More

Port of New Orleans CEO Christian Receives 2020 C. Alvin Bertel Award

NEW ORLEANS , LA , United States

NEW ORLEANS—November 18, 2020—Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) President and CEO and CEO of the New Orleans Public Belt Railroad (NOPB) Brandy D. Christian received the 2020 C. Alvin Bertel Award at the annual World Trade Center award ceremony and luncheon held this afternoon. The C. Alvin Bertel Award was established in 1967 and… Read More

Conrad Shipyard Delivers Two Inland Asphalt Barges To Parker Towing

LA , United States

Morgan City, Louisiana (November 19, 2020): Conrad Shipyard (OTC Pink: CNRD) today announced that it has delivered two 30,000 BBL Asphalt Barges to Parker Towing of Tuscaloosa, Alabama. “We are pleased to announce the delivery of the tank barges PTC 2001 and PTC 2002 to Parker Towing,” said Conrad CEO Johnny Conrad. “Our two companies… Read More

Callan Marine Names Matt Stika New Chief Financial Officer

TX , United States

Sitka Brings 20 Years Experience to Dredging Company’s Leadership Team GALVESTON, TX – November 17, 2020 – Callan Marine announced the hiring of Matt Sitka, CPA, MBA as the new company Chief Financial Officer. A 15-year veteran of the industrial services, dredging, and marine construction industry, Sitka brings experience in the petrochemical, refining, power generation,… Read More

Conrad reports soft market, but adds to backlog

LA , United States

Morgan City, La., headquartered shipbuilder Conrad Industries, Inc. (OTC Pink: CNRD) yesterday reported its third quarter and nine months 2020 financial results and backlog at September 30, 2020. For the quarter ended September 30, 2020, Conrad had net loss of $3.6 million and loss per diluted share of $0.72 compared to net income of $983,000… Read More

Cashman Dredging Promotion

MA , United States

Cashman Dredging & Marine Contracting Company, LLC Promotes Norman Bourque to Senior Vice President. He has more than 30 years of Marine Transportation, Dredging and Construction experience. Norman is a strong leader with motivational management style and reputation for training and retaining highly motivated project teams. He is a results-oriented achiever with excellent track record… Read More

Port of Greater Baton Rouge could be home to $9.2 billion renewable fuel complex

United States

Grön Fuels LLC, a portfolio company of Fidelis Infrastructure is studying the feasibility of a renewable fuel complex at the Port of Greater Baton Rouge. With expansions and associated projects, the complex could involve up to $9.2 billion of total investment over several phases. A final investment decision is expected in 2021, which will determine… Read More

JAXPORT Hires Collins as Security Director

FL , United States

The Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) announced Monday that retired United States Coast Guard (USCG) Captain Dwight Collins has joined the port as Director of Public Safety and Security. Captain Collins directs all law enforcement, physical security, safety, and emergency management and preparedness services in support of more than 200,000 port employees, tenants and customers. He… Read More

Unmanned Vessel For Safer Ocean Research

United States

The US Ocean Exploration Cooperative Institute (OECI), funded by NOAA’s Office of Ocean Exploration and Research (OER) recently signed a purchase contract to acquire a DriX Unmanned Surface Vessel (USV) from high-tech company iXblue. Signed over the summer, this contract consists of one DriX USV along with a novel custom-designed Universal Deployment System able to… Read More

Orion Group Holdings Reports Higher Net Income

TX , United States

Orion Group Holdings Inc., a leading specialty construction company, had net income of $11.8 million, or $0.39 diluted earnings per share, for the third quarter, the company announced October 28. The numbers are increases from the $4 million or $0.14 per share reported for the same quarter of 2019. Contract revenues for the quarter, however,… Read More

Acquisition strengthens Ingram Barge’s Houston area reach

TX , United States

Ingram Barge Company LLC reported today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Houston Fleeting Services LLC, has entered into an agreement to acquire the business assets of Houston-based Cheryl K LLC and San Jacinto River Fleet, LLC. The move is intended to strengthen Ingram Barge’s position in the inland marine industry by expanding its reach and capabilities… Read More

National Waterways Foundation elects trustees and officers

DC , United States

At its virtual meeting held yesterday, the National Waterways Foundation (NWF) elected the following trustees to three-year terms expiring in 2023: Dan Mecklenborg, Ingram Barge Company Matt Woodruff, Kirby Corporation Dr. Craig Philip, Vanderbilt University Rev. Mark Nestlehutt, Seamen’s Church Institute Rodney Weinzierl, Illinois Corn Growers Association Brian Mueller, Heartland Companies Karl Jefferson, LIUNA (newly… Read More

USACE New Public Notice: Atlantic County, NJ

NJ , United States

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, is issuing a draft Environmental Assessment (EA) titled: New Jersey Intracoastal Waterway – Beneficial Use of Dredged Material at East Pool- Edwin B Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge. The purpose of this document is to evaluate the placement of approximately 10,000 cubic yards of sandy and fine-grained sediment… Read More

Promotions and New Hires – DredgeWire congratulates industry individuals for promotions and new jobs

United States

DredgeWire congratulates these four industry individuals who have received important promotions or new jobs: Jim Kyles Dir of Strategic Planning & Growth at Sevenson Enbironmental Services Dave Huggler EVP at Mobile Dredging Mike Gerhardt Formerly of Dredging Contractors of America, now the new SVP, Government Affairs at Cashman Dredging & Marine Contracting Sam Robinson President,… Read More