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Great Lakes Dredge & Dock President Dave Simonelli Gives Kick-off Keynote Address at WEDA Annual Meeting

Chicago , IL, United States

DredgeWire exclusive Chicago Illinois, June 5, 2019 – GLDD Dredging President Dave Simonelli opened the formal WEDA Annual Meeting with a keynote address on the 130+ year history of the company, featuring such highlights and project achievements such as the “reversal” of the Chicago River, the reclamation of Northerly Island and the Lincoln Park Extension…. Read More

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Cutterhead Dredges Begin Altamira Port Dredging Project – Ellicott Dredges

MD, United States

The Altamira port complex in the state of Tamaulipas, Mexico, is one of the four largest ports in Mexico. Altamira is part of a large industrial complex dedicated logistics of items such as LNG, petrochemicals, industrial components, and commodities. At the moment, two Ellicott dredges are operating or about to begin a port dredging project… Read More

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Cook joins Port Houston

TX, United States

Leah (Martinez) Cook has joined Port Houston as director of marketing and branding. In her role, Cook will be responsible for all activities related to conceptualising, implementing and executing Port Houston’s market strategy. Cook most recently served as director of marketing, public relations and communications at Intermarine. Among her various responsibilities she successfully executed two… Read More

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CC Industries Announces Acquisition of Southern Towing Company

Chicago , IL, United States

CC Industries (“CCI”) has acquired Southern Towing Company (“STC”) from Trive Capital. This acquisition broadens CCI’s portfolio of industry leading industrial companies. Founded in 1958, and headquartered in Memphis, Tennessee, STC is one of the largest operators of towboats and barges along the inland waterways of the United States. Southern Towing provides marine transportation of… Read More

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A New Order for Mobile Pulley Works (MPW)

AL, United States

Mobile Pulley Works (MPW) of Mobile (Alabama), USA, has been awarded an important new contract by BEAN Coastal LLC, a subsidiary of Callan Marine Ltd from Galveston (Texas). MPW Owner Billy Prine is informing, the contract includes the design, construction, delivery and installation of the complete dredging equipment package for a new powerful cutter suction… Read More

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The City of Pocatello Replaces Their Mud Cat After 32 Years of Operation

ID, United States

Ellicott Dredge Technologies (EDT) is pleased to announce the repeat sale of a Mud Cat auger style cutterhead dredge to the City of Pocatello’s Water Pollution Control Department (WPC). The city replaced their 32-year-old Mud Cat MC-815 with Mud Cat’s updated MC- 225D with 815 style cutterhead. Mud Cat was selected over multiple US bidders and… Read More

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Florida appoints first chief science officer to take on climate crisis

FL, United States

Tom Frazer plans to make water quality a priority in new role created by Republican governor Ron DeSantis To say Dr Tom Frazer faces a daunting workload as he begins his new job as Florida’s first chief science officer would be an underestimation. From the increasing risk of ever stronger Atlantic hurricanes, toxic algae blooms… Read More

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Mechanical Dredging vs. Hydraulic Dredging

MD, United States

Are you trying to determine if mechanical dredging or hydraulic dredging is best suited to meet your mining requirements? Some advocates may argue that mechanical dredging is an easier and less complicated process for crews. However, hydraulic dredging is cost efficient, offers increased flexibility, and is best suited for challenging environments where excavators are limited…. Read More

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Call for Nominations: ASBPA’s 2019 Best Restored Shores Award Nominations Due July 12

SC, United States

ASBPA is excited to introduce the Best Restored Shores Award to recognize projects that enhance the environment, including low-energy or moderate-energy shorelines. Nominations for the inaugural 2019 awards will be accepted through July 12. The award-winning projects could include: – Back bay projects – Living shoreline projects (including large freshwater lakes) – Beneficial use of… Read More

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Great Lakes Dredge & Dock has shared current pictures of their equipment on the Jacksonville deepening project , contract B.

IL, United States

Shown below are Clams, 53, 54, and 55 along with the backhoe dredge New York and CSD Texas”

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Major Ocean Carriers CMA CGM and MSC to Join TradeLens Blockchain-Enabled Digital Shipping Platform

NY, Denmark

COPENHAGEN, Denmark and ARMONK, N.Y., May 28, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Global container carriers CMA CGM and MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) today announced they will join TradeLens (www.tradelens.com), a blockchain-enabled digital shipping platform, jointly developed by A.P. Moller – Maersk (MAERSKb.CO) and IBM (NYSE: IBM). More than 90 percent of global trade is carried out… Read More

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Lawmakers lauded for supporting ports, maritime industry

United States

The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) presented the 2019 Port Person of the Year award to Rep. Mario Díaz-Balart, R-Fla. The award was presented last week following the Congressional PORTS Caucus in Washington, D.C. Díaz-Balart (pictured above center) is the ranking member of the House Appropriation Committee’s Transportation, Housing and Urban Development (T-HUD) Subcommittee…. Read More

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DSC Marlin Class Dredge on the water!

LA, United States

It is always fun for our team to take a concept and see it come to life. Another DSC Marlin Class Dredge on the water! www.dscdredge.com#DSCDredge#TheRightChoice#DredgeLife Source: linkedin.com

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McKnight Elected New Chairman at Georgia Ports Authority

GA, United States

William D. McKnight has been elected the new Chairman of Georgia Ports Authority (GPA). McKnight, who has served as vice chairman since 2018, will assume his new responsibilities July 1. “I’m excited to help lead the GPA at a time when Gov. Kemp has made the success of small business a major priority,” McKnight said…. Read More

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Shares of Orion Group rise on $160 million contract award from Port of Seattle

TX, United States

The contract involves the Northwest Seaport Alliance’s Terminal 5 Improvements Project, which aims to modernize it to handle larger container vessels Investors on Wednesday boosted shares of Orion Group Holdings Inc (NYSE:ORN) after the specialty construction company announced the Port of Seattle has awarded it a $160 million contract. The contract involves the Northwest Seaport… Read More

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