Erik Varela

Illinois International Port District appoints executive director

Erik Varela has been named executive director of the Illinois International Port District (IIPD.), an Illinois municipal corporation created to promote the shipment of cargoes and commerce through its facilities. “To truly

Wind turbine blades arrive at Harbor Island

Harbor Island sees bright future in project cargo sector

The Aransas Terminal Company (ATC) says it has re-envisioned and relaunched its marine terminals at Harbor Island, Port Aransas,Texas, to serve the wind energy project cargo business and the offshore south Texas

Towingvessel inspectiom

Will Coast Guard revise towing vessel inspection fees?

The TVIB (Towing Vessel Inspection Bureau) reports that the Coast Guard is proposing a rulemaking that would revise user fees for towing vessels inspected under 46 CFR subchapter M and update the

Sunken towboat

ACBL agrees $5.25 million settlement in resource damage case

A 2008 oil spill from an American Commercial Barge Line vessel is continuing to prove expensive for the Jeffersonville, Indiana-based company. The U.S. Department of Justice reports that, to resolve federal and

Orion Group CEO

Orion Group Holdings’ marine segment wins major contract awards

The marine segment of Houston-based specialty construction company Orion Group Holdings Inc. (NYSE: ORN) has been winning some significant awards recently. On September 29, the company reported that it had been awarded

Waylon Humphrey

New operations chief at Louisville Engineer District

Waylon Humphrey has been selected to serve as the new Operations Division Chief for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Louisville District, effective November 22, 2021. He will have responsibility for overall

AWO urges OSHA to provide flexibility for maritime industry on weekly COVID testing

The latest AWO Letter from the American Waterways Operator (AWO) says that the association is working on a letter to the Acting Assistant Secretary of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)

Raj Kumar

Kirby names new CFO

Kirby Corporation (NYSE: KEX) reports that Raj Kumar will be joining the company as executive vice president and chief financial officer in November 2021. He will succeed Bill Harvey, who previously announced

Vessel on TraveLift

Great Lakes Shipyard books $1.9 million in government contracts

Great Lakes Shipyard, a division of the Great Lakes Towing Company, Cleveland, Ohio, reports that it has recently been awarded government contracts amounting to more than $1.9 million and that could be

Brennan wins $19.6 million USACE contract

J.F. Brennan Company Inc., La Crosse, Wis., has been awarded a $19,603,980 firm-fixed-price contract for Chicago Harbor Lock chamber floor and wall repairs. Bids were solicited via the internet with three received.