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Laborde Products named new distributor for Scania USA

LA, United States

Scania USA has selected Laborde Products as the new distributor for Scania Marine Engines along the U.S. Gulf Coast and in Midwest markets.Laborde Products has been devoted to developing commercial...

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Great Lakes Announces Receipt of $59.8 Million in Awarded Work Resulting in a Total of $416.8 Million of Awards for the Third Quarter of 2020

IL, United States

OAK BROOK, Ill., Oct. 02, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (NASDAQ:GLDD), the largest provider of dredging services in the United States, announced today the...

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Q&A: Lake Carriers’ Association President James Weakley

OH, United States

We recently talked with Lake Carriers’ Association (LCA) President James Weakley to get the organization’s perspective on U.S. Great Lakes issues.Marine Log (ML): What is the mission of the Lake...

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Nancy Grden Named First Executive Director of the Hampton Roads Maritime Collaborative for Growth & Innovation

VA, United States

Norfolk, VA, Sept. 29, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Nancy Grden, associate vice president of Old Dominion University's Institute for Innovation & Entrepreneurship, has been named the initial...

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Bouchard Transportation files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

NY, United States

Privately-held Bouchard Transportation Co., Inc., the largest independently-owned ocean-going petroleum barge company in the U.S., said today that it and certain of its subsidiaries have filed...

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Valaris gains access to additional liquidity

TX, United States

Offshore drilling contractor Valaris has executed a new term loan credit agreement, gaining access to additional liquidity as it is working through its Chapter 11 bankruptcy process. Valaris...

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Chicago District welcomes new commander, district engineer

IL, United States

Col. Paul Culberson assumed command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Chicago District from Col. Aaron Reisinger during a virtual Change-of-Command ceremony at the district’s headquarters in...

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Orion Group Holdings, Inc. Announces Contract Award of Approximately $16 Million

TX, United States

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 28, 2020-- Orion Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ORN) a leading specialty construction company, today announced a contract award of approximately $16 million. The...

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ERDC Receives Sustainability Award

United States

Dr. Todd Bridges and team received the Green Innovation Award for their work on the Lower Atchafalaya River Dredging and Ecosystem Restoration Horseshoe Bend project. Strategic placement of dredged...

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Venture Global LNG shuffles management

VA, United States

U.S. LNG export project developer Venture Global LNG has unveiled changes in the company’s corporate governance. Michael Sabel will assume the role of CEO of the company starting October 1, 2020....

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Edison Chouest’s Gulf Ship shipyard to add jobs

MS, United States

The Mississippi Development Authority (MDA) says that Edison Chouest Offshore’s Gulf Ship shipyard is expanding in Gulfport, Miss., to fulfill a new contract for world-class tugboats.MDA says the...

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Lockheed Martin partners with Vigor for LUSV study

MD, United States

As we reported earlier, Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) is one of the six companies recently awarded a NAVSEA contract to provide a study as part of the U.S. Navy’s Large Unmanned Surface Vessel (LUSV)...

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31 firms shortlisted for Ocean Startup Challenge prizes

Canada

Canada’s Ocean Startup Challenge has shortlisted 31 companies to compete for 10 prizes of $25,000 and in-kind support from partners.“Applicants accepted our challenge by proposing creative...

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Edmund Russo of the USACE Galveston District becomes Dir. of the Environmental Laboratory at US Army Research & Deve. Center at Vicksburg

MS, United States

It has been an honor and my distinct pleasure to have served you as the Deputy District Engineer for Planning, Programs, and Project Management these last 6+ years! We have come a long way in that...

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Manson Construction Co. to Build Largest U.S. Hopper Dredge at Keppel AmFELS

WA, United States

Manson Construction Co. has contracted with Keppel AmFELS to build the hopper dredge FREDERICK PAUP at their facility in Brownsville, TX. The 15,000 cubic yard hopper dredge — designed in...