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Manson Construction Names Ray EHS Director

Jan 12, 2023

Seattle-based dredging and marine construction contractor Manson Construction announced it has named Forrest Ray as its new director of environmental health and safety, effective January 1, 2023.Ray succeeds Dave Howard, who will retire this Spring after 18 years of service at Manson…

Port of South Louisiana Buys Avondale Global Gateway

Jan 12, 2023

The Port of South Louisiana (Port SL) said it has reached a deal with T. Parker Host to buy the Avondale Global Gateway, a logistics hub at site of the former Avondale Shipyard.The acquisition of this 254-acre facility at mile 108 of the Mississippi…

Callan Marine Hires Broussard as Business Development Director

Jan 11, 2023

Galveston, Texas based dredging and marine construction company Callan Marine announced it has hired Marc Broussard as its new director of business development. The 25-year veteran brings to the role sales and marketing expertise in the maritime and energy sector…

Boluda Towage Starts Ops to Support German FSRU

Dec 30, 2022

Boluda Towage has started towing services at the German port of Lubmin for the first installation of a floating LNG storage plant.The Deutsche ReGas LubminLNG import terminal will become the first operational FSRU-based facility in Germany.…

FSRU Exemplar Arrives in Finland

Dec 29, 2022

Excelerate Energy's floating storage and regasification unit (“FSRU”) Exemplar arrived at the port of Inkoo, Finland on December 28, 2022. The FSRU was previously loaded with a partial cargo of liquefied natural gas (LNG) which will serve as the initial commissioning cargo for the terminal…

Callan Marine Wins Contract to Dredge Houston Ship Channel

Dec 27, 2022

Galveston, Texas-based dredging contractor Callan Marine has been awarded a contract from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for pipeline deep-draft dredging of the Houston Ship Channel.Callan beat our four other bidders for the project to win the $13…

Port of Corpus Christi Gets $157.3 Million for Channel Improvement Project

Dec 27, 2022

The Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2023, approved by Congress in December 2022, includes project closeout funding of $157.3 million for the Port of Corpus Christi Ship Channel Improvement Project (CIP) for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE)…

FSRU Exemplar Set to Arrive at Finland's Inkoo Port on Dec. 26

Dec 20, 2022

The floating liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal chartered by Finland to replace Russian gas is scheduled to arrive at Inkoo port west of Helsinki on Dec. 26, Refinitiv Eikon data showed on Tuesday. Finland has agreed a 10-year charter for…

HGK Shipping Acquires BeKa HGK GmbH

Dec 15, 2022

Inland waterway shipping company HGK Shipping acquired the remaining 60% of BeKa HGK GmbH as of December 14, 2022, a strategic decision that the company says 'significantly intensify its business activities on the Upper Rhine, Danube and Mosel rivers in its dry shipping division…

National Waterways Foundation Elects Trustees and Officers

Dec 09, 2022

At its meeting held November 6 in Paducah, Ky., the National Waterways Foundation (NWF) has re-elected the following Trustees:Cherrie Felder, Channel Shipyard CompaniesPeter H. Stephaich, Campbell Transportation CompanyH. Merritt Lane, Canal Barge CompanyClark Todd…

In a First, Scottish Port Set to Offer Shore Power for Offshore Vessels

Dec 09, 2022

Montrose Port Authority says the port is set to become the first Scottish port to provide shore power infrastructure to the energy sector.To enable shore power to offshore energy industry vessels, the port has partnered with with Plug Shore Power Ltd in a 50/50 joint venture…

Global Port Services Supports Construction of Scotland's Largest Offshore Wind Farm

Dec 08, 2022

Global Port Services, owned by Global Energy Group alongside the Port of Nigg, has said it has secured multiple contracts to support its client Seagreen Wind Energy Limited (SWEL), with site enabling works for the pre-assembly construction of…

EBDG Unveils Harbor Power and Charging Barge Design

Dec 06, 2022

Seattle-based naval architecture and marine engineering firm Elliott Bay Design Group (EBDG) last week unveiled the design for a new barge engineered to offer power and charging to vessels in ports and harbors.Delivering 7 megawatts (MW) of continuous power generated by methanol…

Charleston has Deepest Harbor on US East Coast

Dec 05, 2022

Charleston Harbor is now the deepest harbor on the East Coast at 52 feet.At 52 feet, the biggest ships calling the East Coast can access South Carolina Ports’ terminals any time, any tide. Ships filled with record imports and heavy exports can…

Corvus Containerized ESS Will Charge Crowley's eWolf Electric Tug

Dec 01, 2022

Corvus Energy on Thursday announced it will supply shoreside battery energy storage systems (ESS) for Crowley's eWolf, the first zero-emission, all-electric tugboat being built for operations in the U.S.The system will consist of two Corvus…

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