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Kiplinger investor newsletter highlights US dredging industry

United States

According to Kiplinger: “Business conditions for the US dredging industry should remain healthy for the next few years, given the strong interest in making improvements to US water infrastructure and Uncle Sam‘s willingness to fund such projects. Last year‘s infrastructure legislation allocated $17.1 billion to US ports and waterways. Dredging is a crucial part of… Read More

Port of Seattle Executive Director Steve Metruck Named Maritime Public Official of the Year

WA, United States

Port of Seattle Executive Director Steve Metruck was named Puget Sound Maritime Public Official of the Year, and Debbie Granger, long-time member of the Working Waterfront Coalition of Whatcom County, was presented the annual Puget Sound Maritime Achievement Award during the annual Seattle Maritime Day Breakfast, which was sponsored by the Seattle Propeller Club and… Read More

Shipbuilders Council Announces 2022 Shipyard Safety Awards

VA, United States

“Excellence in Safety,” “Improvement in Safety” and “Significance in Safety Achievement” Awards Given Annually to Shipyards That Advance Safety and Accident Prevention The Shipbuilders Council of America (SCA), the national association representing the U.S. shipyard industry, today announced the 2022 Annual Shipyard Safety Awards. SCA recognized a total of 15 U.S. shipyards and repair facilities… Read More

Tuula Liukko starts as CEO of Hamina LNG

World ,

Tuula Liukko (M.Sc. (Eng.), MBA) started as CEO of Hamina LNG Oy on 16 May 2022, according to the company’s release. Before joining Hamina LNG Oy, Tuula worked at Elenger as Commercial Director and at Elenger Marine as Safety Manager. Hamina LNG Oy is a joint venture of Hamina Energy Ltd, the Estonian energy company… Read More

Sempra Explores Decarbonizing Cameron LNG, Louisiana CCS Hub with Potential Partners

LA, United States

Sempra Infrastructure has announced an initial deal with existing equity partnerships to curb emissions at its Cameron liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal and potentially build a carbon capture hub in coastal Louisiana. The subsidiary of San Diego-based Sempra said Monday it had secured a participation agreement with TotalEnergies, Mitsui & Co. and Mitsubishi Corp. to develop the… Read More

Sharonda Williams Joins Port NOLA Board of Commissioners

LA, United States

Sharonda Williams was sworn in as a member of the board of commissioners of the Port of New Orleans at the May 19 board meeting. Appointed by Gov. John Bel Edwards, Williams succeeds Darryl D. Berger as one of four Orleans Parish representatives on the seven-member regional board and will serve a five-year term. “We… Read More

ZF Marine names new product line manager

FL, United States

ZF Marine announced the appointment of Walter Fienco to the position of product line manager, commercial thrusters. In this role, Fienco will lead ZF Marine’s commercial thruster product sales across the North and Central American and Caribbean markets. Fienco brings nearly 15 years of commercial thruster product experience to the position. During his tenure at… Read More

Colonna’s Shipyard promotes three execs

VA, United States

Norfolk-based Colonna’s Shipyard Inc. announced Monday it had promoted three executives to senior management positions, effective in July. CSI has promoted Jordan Webb from vice president of contracts to vice president of shipyard operations; Randall Crutchfield from chief experience officer and executive director of Steel America and Weld America to vice president of industrial operations… Read More

CIT Provides Up to $30.5 Million Financing for Lomar Portfolio

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CIT, a division of First Citizens Bank, today announced that its Maritime Finance business served as sole lead arranger on up to $30.5 million in financing to expand Lomar Shipping’s portfolio of dry bulk vessels. The financing, which will be used to acquire Kamsarmax vessels, was arranged to support further diversification of Lomar’s growing fleet. Lomar is the shipping… Read More

DSC Dredge’s Experts, Owners and brothers Bob and Bill Wetta, team up and present back to back at upcoming Meetings – WODCON, Copenhagen Denmark; WEDA Summit, Houston, TX and DSC Vision Webinar

LA, United States

As the world slowly returns to “pre-pandemmic” levels of normal, we see most tradeshows return to “in-person” attendance.  Long-time experts in the dredging industry, Robert “Bob” and  William “Bill” Wetta will be attending and presenting at three upcoming meetings.  Mark your calendars and stop by to say hello. WODCON XXIII in Copenhagen, Denmark on Wednesday 18th May, Bob… Read More

GLDD President & CEO, Lasse Petterson, is Featured in CEO Magazine

TX, United States

Humanity has been altering the aquatic environment since ancient times. For instance, all seven major tributaries of the Nile were dredged during the reign of the Egyptian Pharaohs to aid in the construction of the pyramids. Likewise, Roman historians describe how dredging fleets were active in the eastern Mediterranean around 1000 BC, and even as late… Read More

Rear Admiral (Ret.) Ann Phillips Sworn in as 20th Administrator of the Maritime Administration

United States

The U.S. Department of Transportation today announced that Rear Admiral (Rear Adm.) Ann Phillips, USN, Ret., has been confirmed and sworn in as the 20th Administrator of the Maritime Administration (MARAD). Nominated by President Biden on October 21, 2021, Rear Adm. Phillips was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on May 10, 2022. She is the… Read More

APM Terminals Mobile to expand by 32 acres

AL, United States

APM Terminals Mobile has signed an agreement with the Alabama State Port Authority to add 32 acres to the current 134 acre container terminal yard to keep pace with future demand, creating one million TEU throughput capacity that is approved to handle 14,000 TEU ships. This represents the third expansion in the last six years… Read More

Callan Marine’s 28” General Bradley Launches

TX, United States

General Bradley Joins Callan Marine’s CSD Fleet in Morgan City Ceremony GALVESTON, TX – May 18, 2022 – Callan Marine ceremoniously christened its newest fleet asset, the 28” cutter suction dredge named The General Bradley in Morgan City, Louisiana this Tuesday, May 17, 2022. The General Bradley will immediately commence work at the Port Bolivar… Read More

WRDA 2022 Passes Out of Committee on a Bipartisan Vote, Heads to House Floor

WA, United States

Today, the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure voted to advance the Water Resources Development Act of 2022 (WRDA) out of committee, and it now heads to the House floor for a vote. This legislation provides authority for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) to carry out water resources development projects and studies. Passing… Read More

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