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Coast Guard Discontinues Differential GPS Broadcast

United States

Submitted by the Chief, Office of Navigation Systems (CG-NAV)On June 30, 2020 the Coast Guard switched off the last Differential Global Positioning System (DGPS) signals after more than 25 years of...

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McDermott International exits bankruptcy through Lummus sale

TX, United States

U.S. engineering and construction services company McDermott International has completed its restructuring process by shedding nearly all of the company’s $4.6 billion of funded debt.McDermott said...

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Guidance, visualization system for dredges offers new possibilities

LA, United States

DSC Dredge joined forces with Teledyne Marine and Trimble to create DSC Vision, a 3D guidance and visualization system that allows operators to stop “dredging in the dark.”According to the company,...

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PMEC gets new associate director

WA, United States

Dr. Shana Hirsch has become associate director of the University of Washington’s Pacific Marine Energy Center (PMEC).In this role, Hirsch will work with PMEC on university-industry collaboration in...

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Lt. Col. Eli Adams assumes command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District

NY, United States

Lt. Col. Eli Adams assumes command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Buffalo District from outgoing commander Lt. Col. Jason A. Toth.The formal change of command ceremony took place at the Buffalo...

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Lewiston resident selected for prestigious award

MN, United States

ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mississippi Valley Division, recently selected St. Paul District Channels and Harbors Section Supervisor and Lewiston, Minnesota, resident Steve...

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Cyber threats to the mining and waste water industries

The mining industry is under threat from cyber attacks aimed at exploiting its strategic position in global supply chains. Early in our explorations within this sector we discovered that the risks...

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Gulf Stream Marine Plans to Pursue its Strategic Expansion with the Asset Acquisition of Coastal Cargo of Texas Inc. and Gulf Coast Storage Inc.

TX, United States

HOUSTON, June 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ - Gulf Stream Marine, Inc. ("GSM") announced today that it will be expanding its footprint with two additional terminals, namely the Care terminal at the Port of...

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Army Corps announces New Commander of New York Engineer District

NY, United States

New York -- On June 25, 2020, Col. Matthew W. Luzzatto assumed command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, during a change of command ceremony held at the...

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Port of New Orleans board elects new chairman

LA, United States

Darryl Berger has been elected chairman of the Board of Commissioners of the Port of New Orleans, which chose new officers on Thursday for the next fiscal year.In addition, William Langenstein III...

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Corps of Engineers Louisville District farewells Gant, welcomes Crispino as new commander

KY, United States

Louisville, KY -- Col. Eric D. Crispino assumed command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Louisville District during a ceremony at the McAlpine Locks and Dam in Louisville,...

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WEDA Elects New Board Members and Issues President’s 2020 Report

WEDA’s 2020 President’s ReportJune 16, 2020On behalf of the Western Dredging Association, I would like to wish you, your families and colleagues the very best during the unprecedented times we are...

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Xylem closes 60 year old Aids-to-Navigation company, Tideland Signal

TX, United States

Dear Customer,At Xylem, we are committed to working together to solve our customers’ wide range of problems related to water. Tideland Signal has been a part of Xylem since 2016, and has provided...

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The WIDMAC Newsletter - June Edition

WI, United States

The Keel is Laid on the M/V Mark W. Barker The Interlake Steamship Company & Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding Officially Kick-off Construction of a New Great Lakes Bulk Carrier Wisconsin maritime...

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Great Lakes bulker newbuild project marks a milestone

WI, United States

The Interlake Steamship Company and Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding, Sturgeon Bay, Wis., yesterday hosted a ceremonial keel laying to mark the start of assembly on the first U.S.-flagged Great Lakes...