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IADC Launches Online Dredging Encyclopedia

The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) announced that its “Knowledge Centre” is online. The development of this index of definitions of dredging terminology, methods and applications has taken more than a year to research, write and launch. For anyone looking for any information on dredging, the IADC’s Knowledge… Read More

Damen Expands in China

Damen Shipyards Group has opened Damen’s China Support Company in Shanghai to support commercial involvement and development in the region. John Zhou is managing director of the new company and will work on providing service to clients in the region and on commercial activity for Damen newbuild and Damen Marine… Read More

Cottrell Contracting Ends Year With Zero Loss Time

Devon Carlock, vice president of Safety & Government Relations at Cottrell Contracting Corporation of Chesapeake, Virginia, reports that Cottrell finished 2017 with no loss time due to illness or injury. “The commitment to safety from the Cottrell Contracting team has been overwhelming. The safety culture change has been incredible. The… Read More

James Fisher Subsea Excavation Forms Joint Venture with Ocean Team Asia Pacific

James Fisher Subsea Excavation (JFSE), part of James Fisher and Sons plc, has formed a joint venture with Ocean Team Asia Pacific (OTAP) to form James Fisher Ocean Team Ltd., a global subsea excavation specialist. OTAP provides solutions to help global energy businesses expand in China and overseas, while JFSE… Read More

Van Oord turns 150

In 2018 Van Oord dredging and marine contractor, headquartered in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, is celebrating its 150th anniversary. The first announcement came in the form of a video which introduces their jubilee theme, “Marine Ingenuity.” While Van Oord began as a family business in 1868, it has grown into… Read More

WEDA Midwest Chapter Meeting Open for Registration

Registration is open for the 2018 WEDA Midwest Chapter Meeting in Toledo, Ohio. The meeting will be held at the Renaissance Downtown Hotel from March 13 to 15. On Tuesday, March 13, the general sessions start with a “Dredging 101 Short Course,” followed by an Ice Breaker Reception at hotel… Read More

CEDA Dredging Days, “Sustainable Dredging, Continued Benefits” held in Rotterdam, November 2017

With more than 200 delegates, speakers and exhibitors gathering at Ahoy Conference Center in Rotterdam, the Central Dredging Association (CEDA) Dredging Days conference and exhibition, held on November 9 to 10, continued its past successes. Held biennially in conjunction with Europort 2017, an exhibit for innovative maritime technologies and shipbuilding,… Read More

New ANAMAR Owners Plan to Continue Strong Dredging Industry Presence

Kathryn and Ross Thomas, both former Navy pilots, have purchased a majority interest in ANAMAR Environmental Consulting, Inc. They will serve as chief executive officer and chief financial officer, respectively. Anamar is a woman-owned small business headquartered in Gainesville, Florida, pursuing the veteran-owned small business designation, and is a major… Read More

Great Lakes Dredging Team Hosts 2017 Webinar Meeting

The Great Lakes Dredging Team held its 2017 Fall Webinar Meeting on December 7, bringing together members from the Army Corps of Engineers Buffalo, Detroit and Chicago Districts, Great Lakes Commission, American Great Lakes Ports Association, Great Lakes port authorities and more. The group is a partnership of federal and… Read More