Arcosa Marine Products joins Green Marine

Arcosa Marine Products joins Green Marine

(DALLAS) — Arcosa Marine Products, a leading manufacturer of barges used to transport cargo on U.S. inland waterways, is the newest participant in Green Marine – the largest voluntary environmental certification program for North America’s maritime industry. Part of Dallas-based Arcosa Inc., Arcosa Marine Products manufactures dry cargo barges, including flat-deck and hopper barges for the transport of a range…
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Crowley names Charles Jors chief naval architect

Crowley names Charles Jors chief naval architect

(SEATTLE) – Crowley has appointed Charles Jors as chief naval architect for the company’s engineering services. He will lead Crowley’s vessel design and marine engineering teams. With nearly 20 years of naval architecture and marine engineering experience, Jors has served in previous leadership roles on complex projects, involving vessel design and development, construction, structural analysis, conversion and modification. Since joining…
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Crowley receives Devlin Awards for safety from CSA

Crowley receives Devlin Awards for safety from CSA

(JACKSONVILLE, Fla.) ­– Crowley, through the achievements of the captains and crews of 95 company-owned or company-managed vessels, has been recognized for safe operations with 95 Jones F. Devlin Awards from the Chamber of Shipping of America (CSA). The Devlin Award is presented to vessels that have operated for two or more years without a work-related injury to a crewmember…
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Great Lakes group names Rep. Gallagher as Legislator of the Year

Great Lakes group names Rep. Gallagher as Legislator of the Year

(GREEN BAY, Wis.) – The Great Lakes Maritime Task Force (GLMTF) on Friday recognized the commitment of Rep. Mike Gallagher, R-Wis., to protect and advance the Great Lakes maritime supply chain, naming him 2022 Legislator of the Year. Gallagher has spearheaded legislation that invests in shipbuilding on the Great Lakes, improves the maritime supply chain during the winter, and ensures…
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Foss Maritime names Chris Mack Jr. chief operating officer

Foss Maritime names Chris Mack Jr. chief operating officer

(SEATTLE) — Chris Mack Jr. has been promoted to chief operating officer of Foss Maritime. As COO, Mack is responsible for all harbor service activities including safety, efficient operations, service delivery, technical management and organizational well-being, including engagement and development. Mack will oversee marine assurance, human relations and labor, fleet engineering and Foss’ regional management teams in Washington, Oregon, California…
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Fincantieri Marine Group appoints Marco Galbiati as new CEO

Fincantieri Marine Group appoints Marco Galbiati as new CEO

(WASHINGTON) — Marco Galbiati, formerly general manager of Fincantieri Marine Group, has been named the company's new chief executive officer. Former CEO Dario Deste remains president. Galbiati had been general manager since 2018. In this capacity he was involved in all aspects of the business and the company's efforts to grow the workforce in support of commercial and military contracts.…
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Simonelli retiring as chief operating officer at GLDD

Simonelli retiring as chief operating officer at GLDD

(HOUSTON) — Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corp. (GLDD) announced Thursday that Chief Operating Officer David Simonelli will retire effective Sept. 16. After his retirement, he will provide consulting services to the company. Simonelli, who has spent 44 years with GLDD, became the president of the company’s Dredging Division in 2010 and chief operating officer in 2018. His commitment to…
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Crowley, ESVAGT strengthen venture for US offshore wind vessels

Crowley, ESVAGT strengthen venture for US offshore wind vessels

(JACKSONVILLE, Fla.) — Crowley and ESVAGT have executed additional joint venture agreements that further strengthen their commitment to support purpose-built, Jones Act vessel development and availability for U.S. offshore wind production. The new agreements, which follow the original agreement between the companies in 2021, will support their joint efforts for service operation vessels (SOVs). The latest additions focus on the…
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Sea Machines unveils AI-ris computer vision technology

Sea Machines unveils AI-ris computer vision technology

(BOSTON) – Sea Machines Robotics has unveiled AI-ris, a new marine computer-vision navigation sensor designed to improve safety and performance while vessels are underway. The company revealed this new technology during Seawork2022, the largest European commercial marine exhibition. Sea Machines’ AI-ris (Artificial Intelligence Recognition and Identification System) uses digital cameras and AI processing to detect, track, classify and geolocate objects,…
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Sen. Murkowski receives SCA’s Maritime Leadership Award

Sen. Murkowski receives SCA’s Maritime Leadership Award

(WASHINGTON) — The Shipbuilders Council of America (SCA), the national association representing the U.S. shipbuilding, maintenance and repair industry, on Wednesday presented Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, with the SCA Maritime Leadership Award at its 2022 annual meeting. The award is given each year to national leaders or elected officials who demonstrate exemplary dedication and support for the nearly 400,000 men…
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