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BOEM and HeroX Launch “Better Call Trawl” Crowdsourcing Challenge

United States

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) is partnering with HeroX, a leading platform for crowdsourced solutions, to launch its newest crowdsourcing challenge, Better Call Trawl. The focus of the challenge is to better understand the effectiveness of current relocation trawling methods for protecting sea turtles during offshore dredging operations. The competition invites data scientists… Read More

Wärtsilä’s report shows: Southeast Asian countries can smoothly transition to net zero by mid-century, slashing emissions and the carbon tax cost burden

World ,

Power system modelling by the global technology group Wärtsilä has revealed that renewable-based power systems, backed by grid balancing engines and energy storage, can enable Southeast Asian countries to reach net zero by mid-century whilst cutting the levelised cost of electricity (LCOE) by over 20%, when taking into account likely future carbon taxes. The modelling,… Read More

Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding Breaks Ground on New Workshop

WI, United States

Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding has broken ground on a new addition to its yard at Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin. On Saturday, it officially began work on a new 19,000 square foot, 300-foot-long machine shop to support its ship repair business. The facility will have twin overhead cranes and a tool room, with enough space to bring many… Read More

Zero Emission Industries Announces First Close of Series A Funding Round by Chevron New Energies, Crowley

FL, United States

Zero Emission Industries (ZEI), a leading hydrogen technology company for maritime, announced today the first close of its Series A funding round. The round is led by Chevron New Energies with additional investment from U.S.-based shipping and logistics company Crowley. The new funds are expected to enable ZEI to roll out their next generation fully… Read More

Steamship Authority buying two OSVs for conversion to freight ferries

MA, United States

The Woods Hole, Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket Steamship Authority has announced its intention to purchase two Offshore Supply Vessels (OSVs) from Hornbeck Offshore Services (HOS) of Covington, La., for conversion to freight ferries. The sister vessels — the 2009-built HOS Lode Star and 2008-built HOS Shooting Star — are 73-meter long 240 class OSVs. They are being acquired to replace the… Read More

Neptune Americas & Marine Appoints Aswin Janardhanan as Project Manager for North America

TX, United States

Dredge and Offshore Marine services supplier, Neptune Americas & Marine Corp., has announced that Aswin Janardhanan has joined their company as the Project Manager for North America. Aswin is a Naval Architect that has more than 15 years of design and project management experience in the marine and offshore sectors. He comes to us from… Read More

DredgeWire Exclusive – ANAMAR Environmental Consulting Awarded $7.5 Million Dollar IDIQ Contract from USACE Galveston District

FL, United States

ANAMAR Environmental Consulting, Inc. (ANAMAR), well known for dredged material evaluation and management, was awarded a $7.5 million Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract for General Environmental Services from the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Galveston District. ANAMAR, a woman-owned small business founded by Nadia Lombardero in 2000, serves as the prime contractor for this… Read More

DCA Welcomes New President Frederick Paup and Senior VP Stephen Tobin

DC, United States

Frederick Paup, newly elected DCA President; Thomas Smith, Chief of Operations and Regulatory Division, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers; Stephen Tobin, newly elected DCA Senior Vice President (left to right). The industry/government partnership is key to accomplishing the Army Corps’ navigation mission! Source

AIWA tracks US Govt waterway funding

United States

With Congress in recess during the month of August, there is no new movement on FY23 Appropriations. The end of FY22 is on September 30, so we expect action soon on a Continuing Resolution to fund the federal government (until a date as yet to be determined), but likely after the November mid-term elections. We… Read More

Eastern Shipbuilding Group Delivers Dorothy Day Staten Island Ferry

FL, United States

THIRD OLLIS CLASS VESSEL IS EN ROUTE TO NEW YORK HARBOR Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc. (ESG) announced the completion of the third and final Ollis Class Staten Island Ferry for the City of New York Department of Transportation (NYCDOT) Staten Island Ferry Division. Yesterday, the Dorothy Day, Hull 221, departed ESG’s Port St. Joe Shipyard… Read More

Crowley Expands Engineering Services with Marine Interior Design Firm

FL, United States

Crowley has expanded its vessel design services with the strategic integration of the Seattle-based marine interior design company, JE Russell Consulting. This addition will enable Crowley’s engineering services group to add the capability to complement vessels’ existing designs with interior designs, consulting and other service offerings. With the addition of the JE Russell team, Crowley’s… Read More

Orion Group Holdings Names Scott Thanisch as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

TX, United States

HOUSTON, Aug. 31, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Orion Group Holdings, Inc.  (NYSE: ORN), a leading specialty construction company, today announced that Scott Thanisch has been named Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer and will assume his new duties on September 12, 2022. Mr. Thanisch is an operationally focused executive with broad experience in global corporate finance and proven… Read More

Austal USA in strategic partnership with Saildrone

AL, United States

Shipbuilder Austal USA has entered a strategic partnership with Saildrone, Inc. to build autonomous uncrewed surface vehicles. The new partnership combines Alameda, Calif., headquartered Saildrone’s uncrewed surface vehicle technology with Austal USA’s advanced manufacturing capabilities. It will provide the U.S. Navy and other government customers with a cutting-edge solution for maritime domain awareness, hydrographic survey, and… Read More

Ocean Corps proposal hopes to give coast helping hand, provide jobs for young people

CA, United States

A workforce corps is proposed by lawmakers to help restore and protect one of the state’s greatest – and most vulnerable – assets, the coastline. Creation of a California Ocean Corps won the support of the California State Legislature last week and is now making its way to Gov. Gavin Newsom’s desk for a signature…. Read More

Gordon Carr named New Bedford Port Authority executive director

MA, United States

Gordon Carr will be the next executive director of the New Bedford Port Authority, coming on as the Massachusetts South Shore port undertakes extensive modernization to expand its fishing, processing, offshore wind energy and other maritime industries. Currently deputy director of real estate strategy and policy at the Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) in Boston, Carr… Read More

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