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Texas-American Pride: Corpus Christi Dredging is Huge

Posted to From the desk of DCA Executive Director & CEO William Doyle (by William P. Doyle) on October 18, 2019

Texas American pride is driving improvements in Corpus Christi channel deepening in Port Aransas, Texas. The Cutter Suction Dredge (CSD) Carolina is on the job.Captain Scott Baumann is the skipper of the CSD Carolina. Captain Baumann explained…

Weeks Marine’s New Hopper Dredge Magdalen Delivered

Posted to From the desk of DCA Executive Director & CEO William Doyle (by William P. Doyle) on January 3, 2018

Weeks Marine’s brand new hopper dredge Magdalen was delivered on December 22, 2017 by Eastern Shipbuilding after successfully completing sea trials and U.S. Coast Guard inspections.Commenting on Weeks Marine’s new hopper dredge Magdalen, William P.

GLDD Emergency Response Efforts: Missouri River Levee Breach

Posted to From the desk of DCA Executive Director & CEO William Doyle (by William P. Doyle) on June 21, 2019

Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company, LLC (GLDD) is working as a subcontractor with Western Contracting Corporation to provide fill for an emergency sand berm to close a levee breach at river mile 572 on the Missouri River.GLDD’s Hydraulic Cutter Suction Dredge ‘Iowa’ is dredging approximately 350…

National Maritime Day 2019: “Empowering Women in the Maritime Community”

Posted to From the desk of DCA Executive Director & CEO William Doyle (by William P. Doyle) on May 24, 2019

The Dredging Contractors of America is pleased to support National Maritime Day 2019. The President issued a proclamation on May 20, 2019 designating May 22nd as National Maritime Day.U.S. dredging companies will be placing into service two…

Shipbuilding and Maritime Union Members and Management Representatives Hit Capitol Hill

Posted to From the desk of DCA Executive Director & CEO William Doyle (by William P. Doyle) on April 11, 2019

William P. Doyle, CEO & Executive Director of the Dredging Contractors of America participated in a “Day of Thank You to the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate for the Jones Act.” Doyle as a representative of management for the maritime…

Good Man, Big Heart, Big Texan – Great American Dredger

Posted to From the desk of DCA Executive Director & CEO William Doyle (by William P. Doyle) on March 18, 2019

Randy Boyd, president of RLB Contracting based in Port Lavaca, Texas is a fighter. He’s a dredger and marine construction entrepreneur. Proud and strong, Randy Boyd, takes on the risk and keeps his workers employed rebuilding equipment for the Jones Act dredging industry.Last year…

Corpus Christi Ship Channel Dredging Contract Awarded to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock

Posted to From the desk of DCA Executive Director & CEO William Doyle (by William P. Doyle) on January 4, 2019

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) awarded a $92 million construction contract to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, LLC, to deepen and widen the Corpus Christi Ship Channel (CCSC) from the Gulf of Mexico to Harbor Island, as part of the…

Union Members Host Pro-Jones Act Demonstration

Posted to From the desk of DCA Executive Director & CEO William Doyle (by William P. Doyle) on April 18, 2018

William P. Doyle, CEO & Executive Director of the Dredging Contractors of America participated in a “Day of Thank You to the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate for the Jones Act.”  Doyle as a representative of management for the maritime…

A Record-breaking Week for the US Maritime Industry

Posted to From the desk of DCA Executive Director & CEO William Doyle (by William P. Doyle) on March 27, 2018

The week of March 19, 2018, set maritime related records in Washington, D.C. The U.S. Maritime industry visited the largest number of Congressional offices in the nine-year history of the annual Congressional Sail-in. The Omnibus spending bill…

US Dredging Industry Fly-in to Capitol Hill

Posted to From the desk of DCA Executive Director & CEO William Doyle (by William P. Doyle) on February 5, 2018

We had a very successful Washington, D.C. fly-in this past week. It was a good and solid effort made by all to demonstrate the resolve of the U.S-Flag dredging industry.The Dredging Contractors of America (DCA) is appreciative of the time and…