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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

Maritime Industry New Hires and Promotions

United States

Ron Agterberg – Starts a new position as Sales Manager at Huisman Equipment B.V.  

DARPA picks L3 Harris for autonomous ship project

FL, United States

L3Harris Technologies (NYSE:LHX) reports that it been selected to design an autonomous surface ship concept for the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) in phase one of the two phase No Manning Required Ship (NOMARS) program. The program aims to demonstrate the reliability and feasibility of an unmanned ship performing lengthy mission. “L3Harris continues… Read More

Callan Marine Please Welcome Greg Harner!

TX, United States

CALLAN MARINE WELCOMES GREG L. HARNER AS CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER Harner Brings 36 Years Experience to Dredging Company’s Leadership Team GALVESTON, TX – March 1, 2021 – Callan Marine is proud to announce the hiring of Greg L. Harner as the new company Chief Operating Officer. A 36-year veteran of the construction and maritime industry,… Read More

Halter Marine invests in customized robotic welding solutions

MS, United States

Halter Marine continues to make upgrades in preparation for construction of the Coast Guard’s Polar Security Cutter (PSC). Today, Danish robotic welding specialist Inrotech reported that it had received an order from the Pascagoula, Miss., shipbuilder for an extensive set of welding robots to support PSC construction, including the Inrotech-MicroTwin, Inrotech-Classic and Inrotech-Crawler. The Inrotech… Read More

Caterpillar Names Global Manager

IL, United States

Alex Berg will lead the manufacturer’s pleasure craft and yachting segment. Caterpillar Marine appointed Alex Berg global head of pleasure craft and yachting. The company announced in a statement that it also instituted an industry development team to focus on key segments of the marine business. Berg will help strengthen customer relationships while providing deeper… Read More

Windstar cruises to move headquarters from downtown Seattle to Miami

FL, United States

Windstar Cruises announced Friday it’s pulling its headquarters out of downtown Seattle and moving it to Miami when its lease is up in June next year. Because of the pandemic, the cruise industry is on hold for a second year in a row. Some people said this latest announcement is a big letdown for the… Read More

Crowley Promotes Dan Warner to Chief Financial Officer

FL, United States

Senior executive Dan Warner has been promoted to Chief Financial Officer, consolidating Crowley Maritime Corporation’s enterprise-level financial strategy, resources and services under his leadership. Warner’s new position will help the company improve financial process efficiencies and implement new information technology for enhanced data analysis to support the company’s goals of increasing cost efficiencies, accelerating revenue… Read More

Congratulations – Mr. Byron Williams Galveston District DPM

TX, United States

It gives me great pleasure to announce the selection of Mr. Byron Williams, PMP, as the new Galveston District Deputy District Engineer for Programs and Project Management following a long and thorough selection process. Byron has been serving as the Acting DPM for SWG since September 2020, where he oversees projects and services in an… Read More

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