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New Dredge Coming to Barnstable County

MA, United States

BOURNE – A new Barnstable County dredge is scheduled to arrive and go into operation by October. Earlier this month, county commissioners awarded a $1.24 million contract to Ellicott Dredges of Baltimore to purchase the dredge. The new excavator will be more similar to the Cod Fish, a dredge the county has used for more… Read More

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Massport Names New CEO

MA, United States

The Massachusetts Port Authority has named a new leader. Massport announced Thursday that its next CEO will be Lisa Wieland, an internal candidate who has been with the organization since 2006. The board of directors voted to name Wieland, Massport’s current port director, as the head of the organization for the next five years. She… Read More

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Cashman Dredging Wins $21M Verdict in Boston Wind Power Port Dispute

MA, United States

A Massachusetts jury has awarded a multimillion-dollar verdict to a pair of marine contractors who say they encountered boulders where sand and silt was supposed to be when dredging New Bedford harbor for a new port terminal. Cashman Dredging and Marine Co. and Weeks Marine Inc. have won a $21.3 million judgement in Suffolk County… Read More

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State of the Environmental Industry | June 2019

WI, United States

By Andrew Timmis We’re nearly halfway through 2019, and unless you’ve been in a cave or under a rock, you understand that the environmental market is exploding right now. We have been in the environmental industry for 32 years (wow that’s a long time), and we do not believe we have ever experienced this much… Read More

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Orsted wins 1,100 MW offshore wind contract, biggest in U.S.

NJ, United States

Offshore wind energy developer Ørsted was awarded a 1,100-megawatt commitment by New Jersey Friday for its Ocean Wind project off Atlantic City, the single largest award to date for the budding U.S. industry. “After so many years New Jersey is finally open for business as far as offshore wind is concerned,” said Joseph Fiordaliso, president… Read More

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Port of Victoria gets new executive director

TX, United States

A 15-year veteran of directing and managing marine cargo handling and vessel operations in North, South and Central America has taken the helm of the Port of Victoria. Sean Stibich began as the port’s new executive director May 20, replacing Paul Kaup, who retired from the post. Stibich, 39, also has experience at the Port… Read More

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Port Tampa Bay Welcomes New Vice President Of Operations

FL, United States

TAMPA, Fla., June 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Port Tampa Bay President/CEO Paul Anderson welcomes Brian G. Giuliani as its new Vice President of Operations. Giuliani starts the new position July 15 replacing former VP of Operations Sal Kass, who resigned in early April. Giuliani most recently served as the Director of North American Ports with… Read More

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Great Lakes Announces Receipt Of $91 Million In Awarded Work

IL, United States

OAK BROOK, Ill., June 24, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (NASDAQ:GLDD), the largest provider of dredging services in the United States announced today the receipt of dredging awards totaling $91 million. The awarded work includes: – the Virginia Beach project (Coastal Protection, Virginia, $22.6 million); – the Sandbridge project (Coastal Protection,… Read More

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WEDA Announces Award Winners

IL, United States

At the annual meeting of the Western Dredging Association (WEDA) held June 5 to 7, in Chicago, Illinois. president and chair of WEDA Marcel Hermans presented the organization’s 2019 Annual Lifetime Achievement Award to Craig Daniel Vogt and its 2019 Dredger of the Year Award to Matthew RogerBinsfeld. Vogt received the award for his contributions… Read More

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DredgeWire Publisher Peter Bowe Interviews JF Brennan CEO Matt Binsfeld

WI, United States

DredgeWire Publisher Peter Bowe sat down with JF Brennan CEO Matt Binsfeld during the Chicago WEDA (Western Dredging Association) conference for a wide ranging and exclusive interview. Matt was expansive and candid, and generally enthusiastic about the prospects both for his industry and for his company in particular. DredgeWire: Congratulations Matt for winning the prestigious… Read More

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Greenspring Realty Partners Acquires 12-Acre Marine Terminal Near Seagirt Port In Baltimore City

MD, United States

Three parcels recognized as one of two deep water berths in region that remains available for private use Greenspring Realty Partners, Inc. (GRP), a Baltimore-based commercial real estate and investment company and The Berg Corp., a Baltimore-based demolition company, have announced the acquisition of a 12-acre waterfront site located at 4601 Newgate Avenue in south… Read More

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Harsco Announces Early Termination of Hart-Scott-Rodino Waiting Periods for Acquisition of Clean Earth and Divestiture of Air-X-Changers

PA, United States

CAMP HILL, Pa., June 10, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Harsco Corporation (NYSE: HSC) announced today early termination of the waiting periods under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 (the “HSR Act”) for both Harsco’s acquisition of Clean Earth, Inc. (“Clean Earth”) from Compass Group Diversified Holdings LLC and Harsco’s divestiture of its Air-X-Changers business… Read More

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International Propeller Club Promotes Relationship with Congress on Behalf of Maritime Industry

VA, United States

New strategic plan will promote local chapter engagement with Congress and look toward building, and promoting, membership globally. WASHINGTON – June 6, 2019 – PRLog — In his role as the new Executive Vice President of the International Propeller Club of the United States (IPCUS), John Cullather, is setting a course for the 50 American-based… Read More

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Longest Serving Employee in Dredging Industry Retires

United States

Last week Myrna LaBarre retired from Ellicott Dredges after a career there of over 58 years. DredgeWire believes that she can rightfully claim to have the longest tenure of anyone anywhere in the industry. For the last decade plus she served as Corporate Secretary, having served in many other positions with the company over the… Read More

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US Army Corps of Engineers Promotes Three to Brigadier General

United States

We extend our congratulations to the following leaders within U.S. Army Engineer Regiment. They have all been selected and confirmed by the Senate for promotion to the rank of Major General: Brigadier General PETER B. ANDRYSIAK, Jr., United States Army, for promotion to the rank of MAJOR GENERAL. He previously served as our Pacific Ocean… Read More

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