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Tuesday, April 24, 2018

William P. Doyle's Profile

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Positions

Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer
Dredging Contactors of America
01/01/2018 – Present


Blogs

From the desk of FMC Commissioner Doyle

Discussing LNG as a Marine Fuel in Port Canaveral, Fla.

Posted to From the desk of FMC Commissioner Doyle (by William P. Doyle) on August 15, 2017

On August 9, 2017, I had the opportunity to visit and tour Port Canaveral, Fla. and discuss liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a marine fuel. Attendees at the discussion included Port Canaveral leadership, staff, port partners and tenants, representatives of the U.S.

The Panama Canal Expansion Proves Real and Dredging Must Continue

Posted to From the desk of FMC Commissioner Doyle (by William P. Doyle) on July 17, 2017

By Owen Braley and William P. DoyleOn June 26, 2017, Panama celebrated the one-year anniversary of the opening of the expanded Panama Canal. On the inaugural day, the first post-Panamax vessel to transit the expanded canal was the 9,400-plus TEU containership COSCO Shipping Panama.

Natural Gas as a Transportation Fuel and IMO - MARPOL’s Annex VI

Posted to From the desk of FMC Commissioner Doyle (by William P. Doyle) on June 6, 2017

The International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) will meet July 3-7, 2017, in London, where the January 1, 2020 implementation of the .50 percent m/m (mass by mass) global sulfur content limit for shipboard fuel oil will be discussed.

Lessons from Hanjin Line Bankruptcy

Posted to From the desk of FMC Commissioner Doyle (by William P. Doyle) on March 2, 2017

The August 2016 collapse of Hanjin Line was a wake-up call for the entire ocean transportation supply chain. More than $14 billion in cargo was stranded at sea and ships were scattered all over the globe at anchor or just outside territorial waters.

Viva Panamá!

Posted to From the desk of FMC Commissioner Doyle (by William P. Doyle) on June 30, 2016

Panama is a proud country, and it is even prouder this week in the wake of the opening of the newly expanded Panama Canal. I had the opportunity to visit Panama for the opening ceremonies of the canal. At the same time, I also had the pleasure…


From the desk of DCA Executive Director & CEO William Doyle

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…

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.