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Wakeman to Manage Iraq Port Recovery

Thomas H. Wakeman III who oversees The Port Authority of New York and New Jerseys $2 billion port dredging program has been appointed by the U.S. Department of Defense to assist Iraq in rebuilding its national port system. His tour will begin on March 1 2004 and continue for up to 18 months. Read More

Dottie Murden Dies

Dorothy Gibson Murden PhD 76 died Monday July 1 at Washington Hospital Center Washington D.C. after a car accident the previous Friday. She had attended a farewell luncheon at the Washington Sailing Marina for Thomas M. Ballentine who was retiring as secretary of the U.S. Section of the International Navigation Association (PIANC) and her car was struck by another vehicle as she entered the northbound lane of the George Washington Memorial Parkway. She was trapped in her vehicle for a time before rescue workers were able to get her out. Not badly injured Dr. Murden was hospitalized for several days and was in good spirits late Monday night when a friend left her. She died of a heart attack several hours later. Read More

Vald Heiberg Remembers Dottie

E.R.(Vald)Heiberg III Lt.Gen.USA(Ret.)pays tribute to his good friend Dottie Murden recalling the years he and his wife Kitty travelled with Bill and Dottie Murden on behalf of PIANC (now the International Navigation Association.) Read More