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Port NOLA Names Mike Stolzman as GM

LA, United States

The New Orleans Public Belt Railroad Corporation (NOPB), a wholly owned subsidiary of the Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA), has named M.D. (Mike) Stolzman as its new General Manager, effective immediately. Stolzman, a veteran railroad executive with extensive short line and Class I rail experience, will report to Brandy D. Christian, President and CEO… Read More

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Dredging Supply Company (DSC) introduces their New Corporate Leadership Team

LA, United States

Today’s #MeetUsMonday introduces you to our corporate leadership team, who just invested a solid day of team building & leadership training (last Friday) at the newly opened TopGolf. Company culture is important. It’s what commits people to the company cause and it’s what encourages people when things get tough. When a team can work well… Read More

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Manson Construction Company and Kiewit win 2019 Build America Award

Omaha , NE, United States

Congratulations to Manson-Kiewit Joint-Venture winners of the 2019 Associated General Contractors of America’s Marvin M. Black Partnering Excellence Awards. “Two great U.S.-Flag dredging and marine construction companies getting the job done ahead of schedule and under budget,” said William P. Doyle, CEO & Executive Director of the Dredging Contractors of America. “Mason and Kiewit have… Read More

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U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse Visit J.F. Brennan’s Completed Beneficial Use Dredging Project

RI, United States

J.F. Brennan Company participated in the ribbon cutting ceremony for the beneficial use dredging project at Quonochontaug “Salt” Pond, bordering Charlestown and Westerly, Rhode Island, on Wednesday, April 24, 2019. U.S. Senators from Rhode Island, Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse visited the site and surveyed the project’s success. Senator Jack Reed speaking at the ribbon… Read More

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Millennium Management LLC Acquires Shares of 339,046 Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co. (GLDD)

IL, United States

Millennium Management LLC acquired a new stake in Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co. (NASDAQ:GLDD) in the fourth quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund acquired 339,046 shares of the construction company’s stock, valued at approximately $2,244,000. Millennium Management LLC owned approximately 0.54% of Great Lakes… Read More

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A Preview of ENR Texas & Louisiana’s 2019 Top Contractors-Manson Construction and Orion Marine make the list

TX, United States

ENR Texas & Louisiana’s August 5 print issue will feature our annual Top Contractors ranking. We’ll be ranking the region’s top contractors by revenue, by state and by sector. Responding firms include those doing business in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma and Texas. Below you’ll find a preview of just some of the firms you can… Read More

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Ross Labs Adds Echogram Transmission to 825C Sounder

WA, United States

Ross Labs, LLC has upgraded its 825C single beam sounder to include Ethernet transmission of echograms — digitized analog data — to the HYPACK Single Beam Editor program. “This feature allows the transfer of the echogram data to Hypack Survey in real-time so it can be displayed, time-synced and stored along with the other raw… Read More

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American Waterways Operators Elects Scott Merritt as Chairman

VA, United States

WASHINGTON, April 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The members of the American Waterways Operators, the national tugboat, towboat and barge industry association, elected a new slate of leaders earlier this month during the association’s annual Spring Convention held in Washington, D.C. Scott Merritt, former Chief Operating Officer for Foss Maritime Company, LLC, was elected Chairman. Arthur… Read More

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d’Amico to Pay for Newark Bay Cleanup Over MARPOL Charges

NJ, United States

On Wednesday, d’Amico Shipping Italia pleaded guilty to concealing the illegal discharge of oil in violation of MARPOL regulations. The crew of the d’Amico tanker Cielo di Milano admittedly bypassed the vessel’s oily water separator by discharging bilge water and oily waste from the vessel’s engine room through its sewage system into the sea. The… Read More

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The decision wasn’t unanimous, but Ventura Harbor has a new general manager

CA, United States

Over the objections of some tenants who had requested a national search to fill the prominent position, the board that oversees Ventura Harbor chose a new leader from within. During a special meeting Thursday, Ventura Port District commissioners voted 4-1 to name Brian Pendleton the next general manager. He will succeed Oscar Peña, whose contract… Read More

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Great Lakes Completes Gilgo Feeder Beach Emergency Restoration Project

NY, United States

Great Lakes Dredge and Dock completed the emergency restoration of the Atlantic Ocean’s Gilgo Feeder Beach in the Town of Babylon, Long Island. The project restored coastal storm risk reduction measures that reduce the risk of barrier island breaches and protect critical infrastructure. The work, led by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District,… Read More

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Orion Group Holdings Announces Contract Awards of Approximately $35 Million

TX, United States

HOUSTON, April 17, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Orion Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ORN) (the “Company”) a leading specialty construction company, today announced the award of multiple contracts with a total value of approximately $35 million. The Company’s Marine segment, has recently been awarded three contracts for dredging services along the Texas Gulf Coast. The Company’s… Read More

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Ruda named permanent New York/New Jersey director

NY, United States

Bethann Rooney is promoted to deputy director and Andy Saporito is named senior adviser for special projects. The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey announced Monday that Sam Ruda, the Port Department’s interim director for the past five months, has been named its new director. Ruda (pictured above), who came to the Port… Read More

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Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Receives 2019 Environmental Stewardship Award

IL, United States

At the 2019 Maritime Association of South Carolina Annual Meeting and Gala, Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, LLC (GLDD) was awarded the Environmental Stewardship Award. This prestigious award is granted for exemplary performance in protecting the environment by advancing awareness, upholding safety best practices, and providing training to prepare for “worst case” scenarios. The… Read More

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Two finalists for Port of Tacoma executive director position

WA, United States

On April 11, the Port of Tacoma Commission held a public meeting to vote to proceed with two executive director candidates recommended by the search committee. The two candidates are Todd Coleman of Spokane and Eric Johnson of Olympia. Coleman currently serves as the executive director of the West Plains/Airport Area Public Development Authority in… Read More

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