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Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation Announces Executive Changes

TX, United States

On August 15, 2023, the Board of Directors of Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (Company) appointed Ryan Bayer, 41, as Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer to be effective on August 15, 2023. Mr. Bayer is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Texas and holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting… Read More

Northern Chumash Tribal Council Chairwoman selected to federal ocean research advisory panel

CA, United States

Chairwoman of the Northern Chumash Tribal Council, Violet Sage Walker, was appointed to the federal Ocean Research Advisory Panel on Aug. 1. The Ocean Research Advisory Panel (ORP) will provide independent recommendations to the federal government on ocean research policy and implement policies and procedures as part of the National Oceanographic Partnership Program. “I’m honored to be part of… Read More

Fort Worth District welcomes new Commander

TX, United States

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Fort Worth District, held an assumption of command ceremony for incoming commander, Col. Calvin A. Kroeger, before a packed room, Aug. 3, 2023, at the Fort Worth Club. During the ceremony, the district flag, or colors as they are known, were passed from the deputy district engineer, Arnold “Rob” Newman, to… Read More

Murphy appointed to Port NOLA board, Woman’s CEO earns national honor

LA, United States

Todd P. Murphy has been appointed to the Board of Commissioners of the Port of New Orleans. Murphy was appointed by Gov. John Bel Edwards to replace Jack C. Jensen as a representative of Jefferson Parish on the board. Murphy is chief operating officer of M Wealth Advisors — Raymond James. For nearly a decade, he… Read More

Karenthia A. Barber Appointed First Black Woman To Serve As Maryland Port Commissioner

MD, United States

Karenthia A. Barber has been appointed by Maryland Governor Wes Moore to serve on the Maryland Port Commission, making her the first black woman to hold this position. The Maryland Port Commission (MPC) is responsible for developing policies that aim to enhance the competitive standing of the Port of Baltimore in the global maritime industry…. Read More

Corps of Engineers welcomes new commander Colonel Calvin A. Kroeger to Fort Worth District

TX, United States

U.S. Army Colonel Calvin A. Kroeger assumed command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Fort Worth District, during an Assumption of Command ceremony, Aug. 3, 2023, at the Fort Worth Club. Kroeger took command from Maj. Joshua Haynes, who led the district since June 2023. Haynes will return to his assignment as the deputy… Read More

Change of Command for Savannah District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

GA, United States

Colonel Ron Sturgeon took command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District,  from Col. Joseph Geary, in a formal ceremony at 10 a.m., today, Aug. 4, 2023. Brig. Gen. Daniel Hibner, commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ South Atlantic Division, officiated at the formal change of command ceremony in The DeSoto, Cumberland Ballroom, in… Read More

New commander Col. Nicholas Melin assumes mission responsibility of Pittsburgh District

PA, United States

Maj. Gen. William Graham, deputy commanding general for Civil Works and Emergency Operations, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, presents the Engineer Regiment flag to Col. Nicholas Melin, the incoming Pittsburgh District commander, during the district’s change of command ceremony at the Senator John Heinz History Center in Pittsburgh, Aug. 4, 2023. The change of command… Read More

District welcomes new chief of Engineering Division

AK, United States

JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON – James Sauceda assumed duties as the chief of the Engineering, Construction and Operations Division for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Alaska District in June. In his new position, Sauceda leads a team of more than 200 personnel responsible for the execution of engineering, construction and operations activities across Alaska… Read More

Colonel Sanborn Assumes Command of Seattle District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

WA, United States

In the time-honored tradition of passing the unit flag, Col. Kathryn P. Sanborn assumed command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, here, Tuesday. Sanborn replaces Col. Alexander “Xander” Bullock as the district’s 53rd commander. She joins the district after serving as the South Pacific Division’s deputy commander in San Francisco, California. Col. Sanborn leads a team… Read More

Commission President Sam Cho Appointed to US Department of Transportation Advisory Committee on Human Trafficking

WA, United States

On Friday, July 28, the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) announced that Port of Seattle Commission President Sam Cho has been appointed by Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg to the department’s Advisory Committee on Human Trafficking (ACHT). This appointment elevates the Port of Seattle’s efforts to the national level. The 15-member ACHT is chartered to create… Read More

USACE Louisville District welcomes Mann as new commander

KY, United States

Col. L. Reyn Mann assumed command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Louisville District in a change of command ceremony held at the Henry Clay Building in Louisville, Kentucky, July 27, 2023. As commander of the Louisville District, Col. Mann will provide strategic direction, and command and control for the district’s $1 billion workload… Read More

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Takes Next Step to Create New Wetland Ecosystem in Buffalo’s Outer Harbor

MA, United States

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Buffalo District awarded a $5.3 million contract to Michigan-based Ryba Marine Construction Co. on July 27 to construct a stone breakwater in the abandoned Shipping Slip 3 in Buffalo’s Outer Harbor. Construction of the breakwater marks the first major physical step in creating another new wetland ecosystem on… Read More

Gov. Bel Edwards appoints Murphy to Port of New Orleans Board

LA, United States

Gov. John Bel Edwards appointed Todd P. Murphy to the Board of Commissioners of the Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) this month to succeed Commissioner Jack C. Jensen. Murphy was sworn in during today’s monthly Board meeting and will serve a five-year term. “I want to thank Commissioner Jensen for his dedicated service to… Read More

Harbor Logistics Expands Leadership Team

SC, United States

Harbor Logistics, a diversified transportation and logistics company, announced today the appointment of Jeff Holzbauer as Chief Operating Officer (COO) and Joseph “Wes” Smith as its new Vice President of Brokerage and Account Management. Holzbauer brings over 16 years of experience working with high-impact engineering and operations teams for Kohl’s Department Stores, Daimler Trucks and… Read More

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