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Alion’s Naval Systems Business Unit To Be Acquired By Serco

VA, United States

McLean, May 23, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Alion Science and Technology Corporation, headquartered in McLean, Va., announces today that it has entered into a definitive Asset Purchase Agreement to sell its Naval Systems Business Unit, including its Canadian business and a small number of related contract operations (collectively ‘NSBU’), to Serco Inc. for $225 million…. Read More

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Orion Group Holdings Announces a Contract Award of Approximately $9 Million

TX, United States

HOUSTON, May 23, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Orion Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ORN) (the “Company”) a leading specialty construction company, today announced a contract award of approximately $9 million. The Company’s Marine segment has been awarded a contract from Refineria Texaco de Honduras S.A., a wholly owned subsidiary of Chevron Corporation, for repairs and life… Read More

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Granite Acquires Additional Trenchless Rehabilitation Assets and Expertise

CA, United States

WATSONVILLE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Granite Construction Incorporated (NYSE: GVA) announced today that it has further strengthened its position in the water and wastewater market by acquiring certain assets of Lametti & Sons, Inc. (“Lametti”), a Minnesota-based company with expertise in cured-in-place pipe (CIPP) rehabilitation and trenchless renewal. Lametti is one of the original certified installers of the… Read More

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National Maritime Day 2019: “Empowering Women in the Maritime Community”

United States

The Dredging Contractors of America is pleased to support National Maritime Day 2019. The President issued a proclamation on May 20, 2019 designating May 22nd as National Maritime Day. Featured image above: Catherine (Kay) Morrison receiving the ‘Rossie the Riveter’ award from Newport News Shipbuilding President Jennifer Boykin and The Honorable Mark Buzby, USN (Ret),… Read More

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Dredging Contractors of America Celebrating National Maritime Day

DC, United States

Celebrating National Maritime Day to thank President Trump and U.S. Rep. Steve Scalise of Louisiana as well as U.S. Senators John Kennedy and Bill Cassidy of Louisiana; Senators Roger Wicker and Cindy Hyde-Smith of Mississippi; and Senators Lisa Murkowski and Dan Sullivan of Alaska! The U.S. Dredging sector is part of the Maritime Industry that… Read More

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Port of Corpus Christi Commences Historic Expansion of the Corpus Christi Ship Channel

TX, United States

On Wednesday, May 29, 2019, the Port of Corpus Christi will celebrate the commencement of the Port of Corpus Christi Ship Channel Improvement Project, marking a significant milestone in the United States’ progress to becoming the net exporter of the nation’s energy production.  Following the 40-year ban on crude oil exports, the Port of Corpus… Read More

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Bookda Gheisar in groundbreaking role for Port of Seattle

WA, United States

The Port of Seattle announced on May 8 that Bookda Gheisar will serve as the Port’s first Senior Director for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion and lead the Port’s first ever Equity Department, beginning June 12. Prior to joining the Port, Gheisar served as Policy Advisor for King County’s Office of Equity and Social Justice, in… Read More

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Investing in Water Infrastructure Development: A Conversation with Raul A. Deju, Partner at Brightstar Capital Partners

NY, United States

At Brightstar Capital Partners, we have a sharp focus on investing in and growing the value of middle market companies. A vital element of our value-creation model is the industry expertise that our roster of Partners brings to our investment process and our portfolio companies. One of our Partners, Raul A. Deju, is the Chairman… Read More

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Diaz-Balart named 2019 “Port Person of the Year”

FL, United States

Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25) was recognized by The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) as the 2019 “Port Person of the Year.” Diaz-Balart, who has served in the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Subcommittee since 2015, has been a committed supporter of the port industry and has fought to bring millions of dollars to… Read More

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No. 58, the newest and largest clamshell dredge, joins Great Lakes’ fleet

IL, United States

Spread the news! Great Lakes’ newest clamshell dredge, No. 58, has officially started dredging operations! On May 8th, Dredge Captain Phil Sanzone and Dredge Technical Manager Doug Wittwer successfully completed the commissioning of No. 58, in which it commenced dredging operations in Charleston, SC. Capt. Sanzone and Chief Wittwer provided the leadership and effort required… Read More

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Coast Guard Jacksonville gains new captain

FL, United States

Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville has a new man in charge following a Tuesday change of command ceremony. Capt. Mark Vlaun relieved Capt. Todd Wiemers during the ceremony at Naval Station Mayport, taking over command of a patrol area encompassing 40,000 square miles of ocean and inland waterways stretching from Kings Bay in Georgia to Port… Read More

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Orion Group Holdings, Inc. Announces a Contract Award of Approximately $15 Million

TX, United States

HOUSTON, May 14, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Orion Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ORN) (the “Company”), a leading specialty construction company, today announced a contract award of approximately $15 million. The Company’s Marine segment was recently awarded a contract from the North Carolina State Ports Authority for the construction of the Turning Basin Expansion project in… Read More

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KVH Announces the Sale of Videotel for $90 Million

RI, United States

MIDDLETOWN, R.I., May 13, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — KVH Industries, Inc., (Nasdaq: KVHI), today announced that it has sold its maritime training business, the Videotel group of companies, to an affiliate of Oakley Capital for a base purchase price of $90 million, on a cash-free, debt-free basis, subject to working capital adjustments. The sale was… Read More

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Pinellas appoints Sustainability and Resilience Coordinator

FL, United States

CLEARWATER — Hank Hodde will become Pinellas County’s new Sustainability and Resilience Coordinator in July. Hodde comes to Pinellas County with a strong background in community resiliency planning, coastal resource management and climate change adaptability. He most recently worked as a planning and policy manager for Smart Home America. Prior to that, he worked as… Read More

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Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) filed 8-K on Thursday, May 09

IL, United States

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) revealed 8-K form on May 09, 2019 accessible here. Item 2.03. Creation of a Direct Financial Obligation or an Obligation under an Off-Balance Sheet Arrangement of a Registrant. The information set forth in Item 1.01 of this Form 8-K is hereby incorporated by reference into this Item 2.03…. Read More

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