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U.S. Maritime Administration Announces Public Meeting

The U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD) will hold a public meeting January 14 through 16 for maritime stakeholders and other interested members of the public. The discussion is intended to gather ideas for improving the nation’s cargo opportunities and sealift capacity, while ensuring sustainability.

November-December 2013
New York District Continues Sandy Recovery

New York District Continues Sandy Recovery

On October 29, 2012, Hurricane Sandy’s 80 mile-per-hour winds and 30-foot high waves pounded the eastern coast of the United States. The storm made its way from Florida up to Rhode Island.

November-December 2013
IADC Hosts Seminar in Singapore; Releases Annual Report

IADC Hosts Seminar in Singapore; Releases Annual Report

November-December 2013

WEDA Annual Conference Set for Toronto

The Western Dredging Association (WEDA) and Texas A&M will host the annual WEDA 34th and Texas A&M 45th annual dredging conference at the Fairmont Royal York in Toronto, Canada, June 15 –18, 2014.

November-December 2013
WEDA Eastern Chapter Meeting Affected by Shutdown

WEDA Eastern Chapter Meeting Affected by Shutdown

The WEDA (Western Dredging Association) Eastern Chapter met in Washington, D.C. on October 15 for a half-day meeting and evening reception. The Industry Corps Hopper Dredge Management Group (ICHDMG) meeting took place the following morning.

November-December 2013

Product and Performance News

Trimble Selected for Military Contract Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) will provide construction-grade control and survey systems for the U.S. Marine Corps and Army, under a five-year IDIQ (Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity) contract.

November-December 2013

WHO’S WHO

In September, Rep. Peter King (R – NY) received the 2013 Champion of Maritime Award from the American Maritime Partnership (AMP), a group representing the domestic maritime industry in New York and across the U.S.

November-December 2013
Johnson Presents Dredge Operator Training at DSC

Johnson Presents Dredge Operator Training at DSC

Over the past seven years, Charles Johnson has developed a dredge operator training course that explains the basic functions of each dredge type, production and maintenance goals, and most important, how to achieve these goals.

November-December 2013

CONEXPO-CON/ AGG Registration Is Open

Registration is open for CONEXPO-CON/ AGG and IFPE 2014, to be held March 14 through 18, 2014 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, Nevada, announced AEM (Associate Equipment Manufacturers), show organizers.

November-December 2013
Dredge Currituck Rescues Stranded Boater

Dredge Currituck Rescues Stranded Boater

As the crew of the Corps of Engineers dredge Currituck returned from a project site on Bennet’s Creek in Suffolk, Virginia, September 16, it came across a signal flare, and took action to save a man’s life.

November-December 2013
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