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FMC Initiates Investigation on Canada Ballast Regs

United States

By Helen Brohl, Executive Director, US Committee on the Marine Transportation System Wednesday: The Federal Maritime Commission formally initiated its investigation of pending Canadian ballast...

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Ship repair company building $64.4M Newport News campus

VA, United States

S23 Holdings and affiliate East Coast Repair and Fabrication will create 332 jobs Published June 16, 2020 by Kate Andrews S23 Holdings LLC, a maritime company focused on ship repair and...

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Merchent named President and CEO of Halter Marine

VA, United States

ST Engineering North America, Inc. says that Robert (Bob) L. Merchent has been named President and CEO of VT Halter Marine Inc. (Halter Marine) effective yesterday.Merchent joins Halter Marine with...

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Interview: William Doyle, Incoming Head of the Port of Baltimore

Baltimore, MD, United States

William P. Doyle is the incoming Executive Director of the Maryland Port Administration. A former U.S. Federal Maritime Commissioner, Doyle currently serves as CEO & Executive Director of the...

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PODCAST: Q-LNG’s Chad Verret talks LNG bunkering

TX, United States

In this edition of Listen Up!, we talk to Chad Verret. He is the fourth generation of his family to work in the maritime industry, and is president of Q-LNG Transport, chairman of the board of the...

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Diamond S and Norden in strategic partnership

CT, United States

Greenwich, Conn., based Diamond S Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSSI) and Hellerup, Denmark based Norden A/S (CPH:DNORD) have formed a strategic partnership called DiaNor. It brings together two of the...

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Green Marine welcomes Canadian shipowner NEAS

Canada

Canadian NEAS Group has become the latest shipowner to join Green Marine, a voluntary environmental program for North America’s maritime industry. NEAS operates principally in the Canadian Arctic’s...

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Sand company should pull up stakes on project

Canada

DURING the height of the global pandemic, Canadian Premium Sand (CPS) released its Plan B for its proposed frac-sand mine and processing facility on the east side of Lake Winnipeg. Quite frankly,...

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Glenfarne extends LNG footprint with Magnolia buy

NY, United States

New York-based private energy and infrastructure development company Glenfarne Group confirmed it stands behind the acquisition of the Magnolia LNG project in Louisiana. Glenfarne noted the...

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CEO of the Dredging Contractors of America (DCA), William Doyle, Appointed as Head of The Maryland Port Authority

DC, United States

Selects Port Executive Director, State Highway AdministratorANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan today announced the appointment of new leaders at the Maryland Department of Transportation...

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Orion Group Holdings, Inc. Announces Additional $20 Million Revolver

TX, United States

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 8, 2020-- Orion Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ORN) (the "Company") a leading specialty construction company, today announced it has entered into an amendment to its...

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VIDEO: Ingalls Shipbuilding reopens east bank facility

VA, United States

Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (NYSE: HII) Ingalls Shipbuilding division moved destroyer Delbert D. Black (DDG 119) to Pier Four on the east bank of the Pascagoula River today, signifying the...

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SEACOR buys out COSCO to take full control of eight ultra-modern PSVs

TX, United States

Houston-headquartered SEACOR Marine Holdings Inc. (NYSE: SMHI) reports that it has entered into a definitive sale and purchase agreement to acquire the remaining 50% of the equity interests in...

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Ocean Infinity welcomes new chief information officer

TX, United States

Marine robotics company Ocean Infinity has appointed DebraAnn Braun as chief information officer.Specifically, Braun will lead the digital aspects of the business including delivery of high-quality...

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Mike Hooks Dredging Company Inks Agreement with Mobile Pulley Works for Construction of New Cutter Suction Dredge

United States

Today, Mike Hooks, LLC of West Lake, Louisiana announced it will be building a new state-of-the-art cutter suction dredge. Originally founded in 1945 by Mike and Lorraine Hooks, the company is...