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Engler Receives 2006 Murden Award

Engler Receives 2006 Murden Award

Dr. Robert M. (Bob) Engler received the 2006 William R. Murden Award on June 13, 2006.

Smith Carries on Del Norte Name

When CSI Wireless acquired Del Norte Technology, Inc. (DNTI) early this year, they changed the name to Hemisphere Air, ending a 35-year company identity in the U.S. dredging and hydrographic survey industries. Del Nortes Trisponder microwave positioning systems were a standard for dredge and survey boat positioning, and though the most recent model is now 20 years old, it is still in use in a number of countries.

Brennan Assembles Specialized Dredges and Equipment for Fox River Remediation

Brennan Assembles Specialized Dredges and Equipment for Fox River Remediation

J.F. Brennan Co., Inc., a full service marine contractor, is the supervising contractor for the remediation of a five-mile stretch of Wisconsins Lower Fox River known as Little Lake Buttes des Morts.

Merceron Christens

Merceron Christens

Henri Merceron Company of Challans, Cedex France christened their new dredge Baltimore on the island of Noirmoutier on March 3. The dredge was purchased to complete a new marina, Port Morin, at the commune of LEpine on the island, which is on the Atlantic Oceans Bay of Biscay, in the dpartment of Vende. The new marina will accommodate 850 recreational and fishing boats on 1.6 kilometers of wharf. Inauguration of the marina was on May 27.

Coastal Sediments 07 Abstract Deadline Is May 16

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