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September-October 2004

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Teamsters Protest Maersk Headquarters Move

. Chuck Mack, international vice president and director of the Port Division for the Teamsters announced that a delegation from the 65,000-member division would picket Maersk headquarters at Giralda Farms in Madison, New Jersey, on Thursday, October 28.

U.S. Hydro Paper Deadline Nigh

WRDA Bill Fails to Pass; Could Pass in Lame Duck Session

LaGrange Named AAPA Chairman

LaGrange Named AAPA Chairman

The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) has named Gary LaGrange, executive director and chief executive officer of the Port of New Orleans, as chairman of the AAPA Board for 2004-2005. The appointment was made on Thursday, September 30 at AAPA's 93rd Annual Convention being held in Long Beach, California.

NY/NJ Port Industry Day Announced

AAPA Legislative Policy Council Announces Actions

AAPA Legislative Policy Council Announces Actions

Several key actions were taken yesterday by the American Association of Port Authorities' (AAPA) Legislative Policy Council (LPC) at the Association's 93rd annual convention being held this week in Long Beach, California. The LPC is comprised of port directors representing each region of AAPA's U.S. Delegation.

Emissions Device Improves Fuel Economy on Georgia Dredge

Emissions Device Improves Fuel Economy on Georgia Dredge

Freelance writer Carter Langson visited Turner Concrete in Elberton, Georgia and wrote about a combustion catalyst system that is proving itself in industrial applications.

Guillot is Vice President of King Fisher Marine

Guillot is Vice President of King Fisher Marine

David A. Guillot has been promoted to vice president at King Fisher Marine Service LP. Guillot joined King Fisher in 1999, and will continue operating from the Port Lavaca, Texas office. He will manage all dredging operations.

Trimble RTK GPS In Use on Hangzhou Bay Bridge Project

Trimble RTK GPS In Use on Hangzhou Bay Bridge Project

September-October issue contents

June 15, 2004 through August 27, 2004

VOSTA LMG Involved in Many Dredge Building Projects

VOSTA LMG Involved in Many Dredge Building Projects

. A description of the projects to build the hopper dredge "Shenhua" for Huanghua Port, China; the cutter "Khaleej Bay" for Gulf Cobla in Abu Dhabi; the hopper dredge "Mecca" for the Suez Canal Authority; and a model CSD500 for Sadra Omid Chabahar in Iran. The article includes specification on the "Shenhua", the "Khaleej Bay" and the Sadra dredge.

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Corps Iraq Commander Addresses WEDA Meeting

Corps Iraq Commander Addresses WEDA Meeting

. A report on the Western Dredging Association meeting, conference and exhibition held July 6 through 9 in Orlando, Florida.

LNG Conference Plans Finalized

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