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Day Two and Three: WEDA Pacific Chapter Coverage

Day Two and Three: WEDA Pacific Chapter Coverage

Mo Chang, president of Western Dredging Association (WEDA) Pacific chapter, and chief, Corps Navigation for the Los Angeles District, opened the Thursday morning session of WEDA Pacific chapter conference on October 20 after coffee and a continental breakfast in the lobby. Chang thanked participants for attending, and introduced Marshall Merrifield, Port of San Diego chairman of the board of port commissioners, who spoke about the creation of the Port of San Diego and future planned development enhancements. The Port Com-mission manages the state lands of California within its jurisdiction and serves primarily as a landlord regulating and renting to private developers and operators. Merrifield explained how the Shelter Island and Harbor Island areas of San Diego Bay were created from the initial dredging of the harbor channel and other Port areas, and the importance of ongoing navigation and shoreline maintenance in the Bay.

January-February 2017
Day One: WEDA Pacific Chapter Conference Focused  on State of the Industry and Fiscal 2017 Projects

Day One: WEDA Pacific Chapter Conference Focused on State of the Industry and Fiscal 2017 Projects

The Western Dredging Association (WEDA) Pacific Chapter 2016 Conference welcomed a packed house of industry project managers, port and harbor staff, regulators, contractors and environmental consultants in San Diego. The three-day conference ran from October 19 to 21 and about 114 industry professionals attended.

January-February 2017
Beverly Fedorko-Ott Retires from NYSA, Opens Consulting Company

Beverly Fedorko-Ott Retires from NYSA, Opens Consulting Company

Beverly Fedorko-Ott is hanging out her shingle after retiring from the New York Shipping Association (NYSA) on October 1, culminating a 25-year career in port and transportation-related organization and management.

January-February 2017

Osterchrist is New President of Ellicott; Other Changes Announced

January-February 2017
WEDA Eastern Chapter Annual Meeting, Day One,  Covers Broad Terrain with Diverse Speakers

WEDA Eastern Chapter Annual Meeting, Day One, Covers Broad Terrain with Diverse Speakers

January-February 2017

ILLEGAL DREDGES DESTROYED IN COLOMBIA

January-February 2017
IADC PRESENTS WEBINAR ON ECOSYSTEMS SERVICES

IADC PRESENTS WEBINAR ON ECOSYSTEMS SERVICES

A webinar on “Ecosystem Services” was presented free of charge on November 16 by Dr. Annelies Boerema of the University of Antwerp, Belgium, under the auspices of the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC). This is one of several webinars organized by the IADC over the last few years. For those who missed the live presentation, the Ecosystem Services webinar (and the others as well) can be seen online.

January-February 2017

CEDA CONDUCTING YEAR-LONG WEBINAR SERIES

The Central Dredging Association (CEDA) has been conducting a year-long series of webinars on Dredging Equipment and Technology. The webinars focus on the Cutter Suction Dredge and the Trailing Suction Hopper Dredge. All six in the series have been presented by two internationally renowned authorities on the subject, Dr. Cees van Rhee and Dr. Sape Miedema, both of the Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands.

January-February 2017
DAMEN REOPENS DDE OFFICES IN NIKERK

DAMEN REOPENS DDE OFFICES IN NIKERK

On November 9, 2016, Kommer Damen, chairman of the Damen Shipyards Group, officially reopened the offices of Damen Dredging Equipment (DDE) in Nikerk.

January-February 2017

AAPA 105TH ANNUAL CONVENTION GOES TO NEW ORLEANS

The Port of New Orleans hosted the 105th Annual Convention and Expo of the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) from October 23 to 25.

November-December 2016
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