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SAFE Boats to resume production at Tacoma facility

WA, United States

Bremerton, Wash., headquartered SAFE Boats International is to bring back production to its Large Craft Production Facility (LCPF), located in the Port of Tacoma, which specializes in production of vessels over 65 feet in length. This follows success in winning a $20 million U.S. Navy contract to purchase long-lead material and start pre-production planning for… Read More

Maritime Groups Pleased with WRDA 2020

United States

It was an odd legislative journey, but ultimately one with a happy ending. That’s one way to sum up the rather tortuous process that led to the passage of the Water Resources Development Act of 2020 (WRDA). For the first time WRDA (usually reauthorized every two years) was not enacted as its own legislative bill…. Read More

DLS Marine, the leading maritime asset valuation and appraisal firm in the United States, gets strategic investment

United States

The McLean Group is pleased to announce that it has made a strategic investment in DLS Marine, the leading maritime asset valuation and appraisal firm in the United States. Established in 1968, DLS has assembled a technical staff of professionals comprised of the largest concentration of NAMS certified surveyors and ASA certified marine appraisers in… Read More

Zabrocky says Shell agreement “puts Seaways on our future path”

NY, United States

In an earnings call with analysts, March 12, Lois Zabrocky, president and CEO of New York City headquartered tanker giant International Seaways, Inc. (NYSE:INSW) said that the company’s agreement to build three LNG-fueled dual fuel VLCCs at Korean shipyard DSME backed by charters from Shell “puts Seaways on our future path.” She said the agreement… Read More

Gulf Intracoastal Canal Association names next president

LA, United States

The Gulf Intracoastal Canal Association’s (GICA) Board of Directors has selected Paul Dittman as its prospective president. He will assume the role at GICA’s 116th Annual Seminar in August 2021. Dittman is currently the Vice President of Compliance, Security and Safety at Turn Services, a position he accepted after retiring from the U.S. Coast Guard…. Read More

WEDA Mentorship Program

United States

The Western Dredging Association is pleased to announce that we have developed a mentorship program. This is a private program that is only available to WEDA members. If you are uncertain as to the status of your membership, please contact us at General Information: WEDA’s conferences have always been a place where dredging professionals… Read More

Crowley, Greenbrier Launch and Christen New Fuel Barge for Alaska

AK, United States

Qamun’s Innovative Design Adds Efficiency, Reliability and Safety for Petroleum Transportation Crowley achieved a significant milestone in its 55,000-barrel articulated tug-barge (ATB) new-build project with the launch and christening at Greenbrier Marine of Qamun, a double-hulled petroleum barge specifically designed for the Alaska fuels market. The 350-foot vessel was sponsored by Natalie Meidel, wife of… Read More

Doug Thiessen Joins HDR as West Region Maritime Lead

NE, United States

Doug Thiessen, P.E., D.PE., has joined HDR as the West Region maritime lead. Based in Long Beach, California, Thiessen will focus on expanding our ports and maritime capabilities as well as deepening client relationships in a region spanning the western United States from California, Oregon and Washington to Alaska and Hawaii. He will support local… Read More

Tanner Johnson, former Landrieu Staffer Joins Van Ness Feldman

DC, United States

WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Van Ness Feldman LLP is pleased to announce that Tanner A. Johnson, a former Legislative Director to Senator Mary Landrieu (D-LA), has joined the firm’s Washington, DC office as a Policy Advisor. Mr. Johnson brings decades of experience in the areas of coastal restoration and resiliency, federal energy policy, environmental restoration, and climate change,… Read More

Denali Water Buys Assets of Pennsylvania Company

AR, United States

Wastewater conversion services provider Denali Water Solutions LLC of Russellville on Friday announced its fourth acquisition in less than a year, buying the assets of Jesse Baro Inc., a municipal and industrial environmental waste transportation company headquartered in Douglassville, Pennsylvania, on Jan. 29. Financial details of the transaction were not disclosed. This announcement follows Denali… Read More

Great Lakes Dredge wins Boston Harbor contract

TX, United States

Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company has been awarded a $61,788,000 firm-fixed-price contract for rock blasting, removal and dredging in Boston Harbor. Bids were solicited via the internet with four received. Work will be performed in Boston, Mass., with an estimated completion date of November 8, 2022. Fiscal 2021 civil construction funds in the amount… Read More

Callan Marine Launches Marine Construction Division

TX, United States

Division Provides Turnkey Marine, Civil, and Specialty Construction Services GALVESTON, TX – March 8, 2021​ – Callan Marine recently launched a new Marine Construction Division, providing a broad range of turnkey marine, civil, and specialty construction services along the Gulf Coast. With an emphasis on serving both public and private clients, Callan Marine has extensive… Read More

Kari Wilkinson named next Ingalls Shipbuilding president

VA, United States

Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) reports that its Board of Directors has elected Kari Wilkinson to serve as executive vice president of HII and president of HII’s Ingalls Shipbuilding division, effective April 1. Wilkinson, who currently serves as Ingalls’ vice president, program management.will succeed Brian Cuccias, who has announced that he will retire April 1,… Read More

Ingalls Shipbuilding adds first female president to the company

MS, United States

PASCAGOULA, Miss. (WLOX) – Kari Wilkinson will be the first women president to serve as executive vice president of Huntington Ingalls Industries and president of HII’s Ingalls Shipbuilding division Huntington Ingalls Shipbuilding is the state’s largest employer, meaning Wilkinson will lead over 11,000 employees of the company. Richard Gagnon Jr. has worked at the company… Read More

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