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In Remembrance of Kurt R. Luedtke…

United States

Kurt Robert Luedtke was born to Karl and Sue (Lyon) Luedtke on July 15, 1956 in Kenosha, Wisconsin and passed away early last week. He graduated from Frankfort High School in 1974 and from Michigan...

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Fincantieri Marine Systems North America Has New CEO

VA, United States

This week marked the start of new leadership at Chesapeake, Va., based Fincantieri Marine Systems North America, as Ryan W. Smith assumed the position of CEO at the company.“Ryan brings years of...

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Mississippi State Port Director Leaving for Job in Florida

FL, United States

The director who has overseen expansion of the Mississippi State Port of Gulfport in recent years is resigning June 30 to accept a job in Florida.Jonathan Daniels will become the chief executive...

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Hayden New Restore America’s Estuaries CEO

VA, United States

Daniel Hayden has been appointed the new president and CEO of Restore America’s Estuaries, which focuses on the protection and restoration of bays and estuaries as essential resources for the...

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How Dominion Energy Plans to Launch an Offshore Wind Empire

VA, United States

Four years after the Block Island project first put wind turbines in American waters, the second U.S. offshore wind farm is about to rise 30 miles off Virginia Beach, and it’s happening in the middle...

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Kathleen Abbott Named President of Arcadis’ US Environment Unit

CO, United States

HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo., May 19, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Arcadis has named Kathleen Abbott president of its U.S. environment business. Abbott most recently served as executive vice president and...

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AWO Members Elect Crowley’s Art Mead as Chairman

VA, United States

The members of the American Waterways Operators, the national tugboat, towboat and barge industry association, elected a new slate of leaders this week during the association’s Spring Board of...

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PODCAST: All American Marine’s Ron Wille

WA, United States

In this edition of Listen Up!, we hear from Ron Wille, business development manager at Bellingham, Wash., shipbuilder All American Marine (AAM) .Wille joined AAM in 2018, but has had a ten-year...

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Jonathan Daniels Named New CEO and Port Director for Port Everglades

FL, United States

Broward County Administrator Bertha Henry announced that Jonathan Daniels will be the new CEO and Port Director at Port Everglades.Broward’s diverse seaport is a global gateway for cargo, cruise and...

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Hornbeck Offshore files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

LA, United States

Hornbeck Offshore Services Inc. (OTCQB:HOSS) and 14 affiliated debtors yesterday filed voluntary petitions for relief under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code. The debtors’ bankruptcy...

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C&C Marine & Repair increases indoor fabrication facilities

LA, United States

Belle Chasse, La., based C&C Marine and Repair has acquired a 35,000-square-foot fabrication building from Versabar Inc. following the expiration of a leaseback provision in a 2018 purchase...

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Rand Logistics completes American Steamship acquisition

NJ, United States

GATX Corporation (NYSE:GATX) today announced that it has completed the sale of its American Steamship Company (ASC) business to Rand Logistics, LLC for approximately $260 million in cash proceeds,...

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Hornbeck Offshore takes another step towards Chapter 11 reorganization

LA, United States

Hornbeck Offshore Services Inc. (OTCQB:HOSS) reported yesterday that it has launched a solicitation of votes from its lenders and unsecured noteholders in support of a prepackaged Chapter 11 plan of...

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Conrad reports profitable first quarter

LA, United States

Morgan City, La., headquartered shipbuilder Conrad Industries, Inc. (OTC Pink: CNRD) reported net income of $414,000 for the quarter ended March 31, 2020, compared to a net loss of $307,000 during...

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Carnival announces layoffs, furloughs and salary cuts

FL, United States

Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK) today reported a number of additional actions it is taking to strengthen its liquidity position in the event of an extended pause in cruise...