Categories for Events & Conferences

WEDA Fellowship Position

CA, United States

The Western Dredging Association is pleased to introduce the new WEDA Fellows program.  Effective September 1, 2021, the program will provide an incentive for students to contribute to the advancement of the dredging profession through significant and sustained contribution to the dredging discipline via excellence in dredging education, innovation in practice or education, demonstrated meritorious… Read More

Biden climate summit: Shipping seeks support for carbon pricing

United States

Ahead of the Leaders’ Summit on Climate convened by President Biden, shipping bodies are pushing to make mandatory market-based measures (MBMs) part of the solution to shipping decarbonization. In a joint submission to the United Nations, BIMCO, CLIA, the International Chamber of Shipping, and the World Shipping Council are asking member states of the International… Read More

ABB Marine hosts panel on maritime decarbonization

United States

ABB Marine & Ports gathered maritime industry leaders to discuss how shipping is to reach decarbonization targets. Focus turned to diversity rather than uniformity of solutions, and flexibility in vessel design to ensure adaptability as suitable solutions emerge. Moderator Edwin Lampert, Executive Editor & Head of Business Relations, Riviera Maritime Media, started off by challenging… Read More

Submit mentee applications by May 15th for WEDA Mentorship Program

United States

The Western Dredging Association is pleased to announce that we have selected mentors for the 1st phase of our mentorship program. We would like all prospective mentees to submit their applications by May 15, 2021. This is a private program that is only available to WEDA members. If you are uncertain as to the status… Read More

2021 Eastern Chapter Meeting – 1st Call for Abstracts

Charleston , SC, United States

The Board of the Eastern Chapter of WEDA invites you to submit an abstract for a technical presentation at our Fall 2021 conference in Charleston, South Carolina.  Call for Abstracts:   For the 2021 WEDA Eastern Chapter meeting, we wanted to have a topic-specific event. With this in mind, we felt a relevant topic for this… Read More

Port of Corpus Christi Accepting Community Sponsorship Applications for 2021

TX, United States

Corpus Christi, TX, USA – Continuing its commitment to regional social programs, the Port of Corpus Christi is opening its biannual call for community sponsorship funding applications from the Coastal Bend not-for -profit and charitable organizations. Non-profits seeking funding for programs or events that require funding between July 1 and December 31, 2021, may submit… Read More

WOW: WEDA starts new Women of WEDA (WoW) group

United States

Calling all females involved in dredging related work: Women of WEDA is the place for you! Women of WEDA represent a quickly growing membership group of WEDA all over the Western hemisphere. This group is designed to give all WEDA members an opportunity to become a part of the Women of WEDA to have better… Read More

Army Corps of Engineers to host virtual careers open house

VA, United States

NORFOLK, Virginia – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Norfolk District is scheduled to host a “Careers Virtual Open House” event March 17 from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. to fill multiple vacancies within the organization. During the event, district leadership will explain USACE hiring processes, resume preparation, and federal employee benefits. Participants will… Read More

Avon Beach Nourishment, the Future of N.C. 12, and New Dredge Highlighted in State of the County 2021 Presentation

NC, United States

Dare County Board of Commissioners (BOC) Chairman Bob Woodard summarized the highlights of an otherwise bleak 2020, and touched on projects that the county is focused on in the months to come, in the annual State of the County presentation on January 27. Held virtually with just a handful of Dare County Commissioners in attendance,… Read More

WEDA has issued Volume 19 of its Technical Journal of Dredging

United States

WEDA Journal of Dredging (Vol 19 No 1) Source: westerndredging

Orion Group Holdings, Inc. to Present at Noble Capital Markets’ Seventeenth Annual Investor Conference on Tuesday, January 19th

TX, United States

HOUSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jan. 13, 2021– Orion Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ORN) (the “Company”), a leading specialty construction company, today announced that its CFO Robert Tabb and VP of Investor Relations Francis Okoniewski, will present at NobleCon17, Noble Capital Markets’ Seventeenth Annual Investor Conference, on Tuesday, January 19, 2021 at 12:00 pm EST. The conference is virtual,… Read More

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