International Dredging Review

International Dredging Review

Dredging Industry Meets in D.C.

The owners and chief executive officers of the hopper owning and specialized dust pan companies met in Washington, D.C. in late December for three days of meetings. The sessions included a roundtable discussion with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, chief of engineers, Lt. General Todd Semonite and Major General Scott Spellmon,… Read More

DCA Becomes Charter Member of Maritime Security Council

The Dredging Contractors of America (DCA) is now a charter member of the U.S. Coast Guard’s newly established industry-led, Maritime Security Sector Coordinating Council. Sector Coordinating Councils (SCCs) are self-organized and self-governed councils that enable critical infrastructure owners and operators, their trade associations, and other industry representatives… Read More

DCA Meetings and Awards Dinner Held in Washington, D.C.

The Dredging Contractors of America’s (DCA) Council for Dredging and Marine Construction Safety (CDMCS) held a series of meetings this week in Washington, D.C., including the Pipeline Task Force Meeting and its Q4 Meeting. The vision of CDMCS is striving to create an injury-free workplace for the dredging… Read More

DCA Praises Senate Passage of WRDA 2018

The Dredging Contractors of America (DCA) praised the Senate’s passage of America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018/Water Resources Development Act (WRDA 2018), on October 10 by a 99 to 1 vote. The bill passed in the House by unanimous voice vote (435-0) in August. Commenting on final passage of the bill,… Read More

U.S. Dredging Pipeline Task Force Gets to Work

On September 18, the Council for Dredging & Marine Construction Safety (CDMCS) Pipeline Task Force (PTF), a subset of the Dredging Contractors of America (DCA), met to discuss pipeline safety. The number of dredging projects and the depths to which they must go to accommodate larger vessels, require more care… Read More

U.S. Dredging Industry Fly-In to Capitol Hill

The resolve of the U.S-flagged dredging industry was very evident during their successful fly-in to Washington, D.C., this week, reports Dredging Contractors of America (DCA). DCA delegates representing the private sector U.S.-flagged dredging industry were well received by Congressional leaders and Administration officials. These included: U.S. Senators Lamar Alexander (TN),… Read More

Pacific Chapter Meets in Napa

The WEDA Pacific Chapter met November 5 through 7 1997 in Napa California. the topic was |!|Dredging Dollars and Sense|!| and talks focused on saving money in carrying out dredging projects. Read More