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The Maritime Assoc. of the Port of NY/NJ Reschedules 27th Annual Int’l Maritime Hall of Fame Dinner

NY , United States

New York, NY – July 6, 2020–The Maritime Association of the Port of New York and New Jersey announced today that, due to the ongoing impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is rescheduling its 27th Annual International Maritime Hall of Fame Awards Dinner to May 19, 2021. The dinner, which had previously been rescheduled from… Read More

WEDA Gulf Coast Chapter Meeting Postponed

United States

The Gulf Chapter Board has been diligently tracking the societal and functional impacts of COVID related restrictions to everyone’s personal and professional lives. Ongoing restrictions associated with social distancing, PPE availability, work from home mandates, and travel limitations, coupled with the recent increase in COVID-19 infection rates in some states, have forced us to analyze… Read More

Call for Nominations: The American Shore and Beach Preservation Association 2020 Best Restored Shores Award Due July 17, 2020

United States

ASBPA is calling for nominations for its Best Restored Shores Award. This award aims to recognize projects that enhance the environment particularly on low-energy and moderate-energy shorelines. ASBPA will accept nominations for the 2020 awards through July 17. Nominations can include: Back bay projects Living shoreline projects (including large freshwater lakes) Beneficial use of dredge… Read More

Port of Corpus Christi Channel Deepening Activity

Galveston , TX , United States

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Memphis Revetment Season in full swing

Memphis , TN , United States

Memphis Revetment Season in full swing By Public Affairs Specialist Jessica Haas The Memphis District Revetment season officially began this year on June 11, with District Commander Col. Zachary Miller hosting a kickoff meeting at the Ensley Engineer Yard to get things started. Revetment operations are primarily the preparation for, and placement of articulated concrete… Read More

Jones Act Centennial Celebration Week 2020

United States

Friday, June 5, 2020 is the Centennial anniversary of the Merchant Marine Act – also known as the Jones Act. It is the law that ensures only American-built, American-owned, and American-flagged vessels operate on our nation’s 95,000 miles of waterways. The dredging industry is a major component of the Jones Act fleet of companies, mariners… Read More

Great Lakes to Host Hybrid Annual Meeting of Stockholders

IL , United States

OAK BROOK, Ill., April 30, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (“Great Lakes” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ:GLDD), the largest provider of dredging services in the United States, is scheduled to hold its Annual Meeting of Stockholders on Wednesday, May 6, 2020 at the Le Méridien Hotel Chicago – Oak Brook Center,… Read More

ASBPA’s 2020 National Coastal Summit Moves Forward On-Line

United States

Despite the shutdown that the Coronavirus has caused & thanks to modern technology, last week’s 2020 National Coastal Summit kicked off their two-day event on March 23 in an ONLINE ONLY format. The Coastal Summit co-chairs Brian Caufield (Coastal Eng- CD Smith), Margarita Kruyff (Asst. Dir. Environ. & Sustainability, Miami), Mike McGarry (Program Mgr. Beaches… Read More

WEDA Environmental Award Nominations Extended for Dredging Summit & Expo

Houston , TX , United States

We have extended the due date for award nominations for the Dredging Summit & Expo. Please submit your nominations by April 30, 2020. These awards will recognize individuals, organizations or project teams for their outstanding contributions in meeting the goals and objectives of WEDA. Awards will be presented during the 2020 Dredging Summit & Expo… Read More

Postponed – WEDA Midwest Chapter Meeting

United States

WEDA’s Midwest Chapter Board has been actively monitoring the COVID-19 pandemic and for the health and safety of all attendees decided to postpone the meeting from March 24-26 to the Fall of 2020. The meeting will still be held at the Hyatt Regency in Green Bay, WI. REGISTERED ATTENDEES, SPONSORS AND SHORT COURSE STUDENTS All… Read More

Two Environmental Projects Honored At The Western Dredging Association’s Dredging Summit & Expo ’19 In Chicago, IL.

Chicago , IL , United States

During its Annual Summit & Expo at the historic Hilton Chicago, Illinois, held from June 4-7, the Western Dredging Association (WEDA) presented two Environmental Excellence Awards, recognizing projects that demonstrate environmental awareness in each of two categories. The “Environmental Dredging” award went to the Zephyr Refinery Project and the “Mitigation and Adaptation to Climate Change”… Read More

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock President Dave Simonelli Gives Kick-off Keynote Address at WEDA Annual Meeting

Chicago , IL , United States

DredgeWire exclusive Chicago Illinois, June 5, 2019 – GLDD Dredging President Dave Simonelli opened the formal WEDA Annual Meeting with a keynote address on the 130+ year history of the company, featuring such highlights and project achievements such as the “reversal” of the Chicago River, the reclamation of Northerly Island and the Lincoln Park Extension…. Read More

Pictures from Chicago WEDA Annual Meeting

IL , United States

Brandon Beilstein and Neil Hoobler, President, Supreme Manufacturing Alfredo Ranaldi and Maurice Freivokh of DragFlow The crowd at Ice Breaker Reception Duncan McTaggart and Steve Miller of Ellicott with Alexandra Schafer of the Corps of Engineers Peter Bowe, DredgeWire with Ben Sumpter, CEO of Ellicott Dredges and Paul Quinn, VP Sales Michael Randall and Ron… Read More

WEDA presents its 2019 annual environmental project award to the Zephyr Oil Refinery site project

United States

On June 5, in Chicago USA, at its annual meeting, the Western Dredging Association presented its prestigious environmental award to the Zephyr Oil Refinery cleanup project. Key players included the US EPA, Sevenson Environmental Services, EA Engineering, and the US Army Corps of Engineers as well as the Michigan Dept of the Environment. DredgeWire special… Read More