Change of Command at USACE Task Force Recovery

Major Scotty Autin currently serves as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angles District Deputy Commander, Photo Credit: Andrew Kornacki

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Task Force Recovery held a change of command on August 29, 2018, where Maj. Scotty Autin assumed command of the Task Force Commander from Lt. Col. John D. Cunningham.

Maj. Autin currently serves as the USACE Los Angles District Deputy Commander.

“It has been an honor serving with all the dedicated professionals of the unified response and recovery efforts here in Puerto Rico,” said Lt. Col. Cunningham. “The Corps of Engineers remains committed completing our assigned recovery mission and to finishing strong for the people Puerto Rico.”

Lt. Col. Cunningham returns to his assignment as USACE Portland District Deputy Commander.

“It’s amazing to see the amount of work our team has accomplished so far. I am always impressed with their professionalism and drive,” said Maj. Autin.

“As we approach the one year milestone of the storm, there is still work to accomplish here on the island, said Maj. Autin. I have closely followed the emergency response and recovery efforts, and my focus will be to complete these mission in a timely and efficient manner.”

The Corps of Engineers has a permanent presence on the island, with the USACE Jacksonville District Antilles office commanded by Maj. Alexander Walker, to provide federally authorized navigation, ecosystem restoration and flood damage reduction projects across the island.

Long-term Corps of Engineers missions total approximately $2.3 billion including:

  • Arecibo Harbor, Operation and Maintenance Dredging, $6,300,000;
  • Christiansted Harbor, Operation and Maintenance Dredging, $400,000;
  • Mayaquez Harbor, Operation and Maintenance Dredging, $6,000,000;
  • Ponce Harbor, Operation and Maintenance Dredging, $1,600,000;
  • Rio Puerto Nuevo, Operation and Maintenance Dredging, $8,285,000;
  • Rio Puerto Nuevo, Construction, $1,552,453,000;
  • Rio de La Plata, Construction, $500,000,000;
  • Rio Grande de Arecibo, Construction, $82,892,000;
  • Rio Grande de Loiza, Construction, $250,00,000, etc.

 

Share this article

Follow Dredging Today

Events>

<< Dec 2019 >>
MTWTFSS
25 26 27 28 29 30 1
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
30 31 1 2 3 4 5

3rd International Congress Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging

Russia’s leading maritime industry Media Group PortNews (www.portnews.ru) holds a traditional annual Congress “Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging” in Moscow. 

The two-day Congress includes the 7th International Forum of Dredging Companies and the 3rd Technical Conference “Modern Solutions for Hydraulic Engineering”.

Infrastructure development is among the real sources of Russia’s economy growth. Construction of port facilities and new hydraulic engineering structures on the country’s inland waterways constitute an essential part of all infrastructure projects. It is important to take into account the best international practices to implement these projects effectively.

The program of the Congress will be devoted to the latest technologies for dredging and hydraulic engineering works. Speakers and delegates will refer to real projects to discuss specifics features of dredging works, as well as dedicated fleet and equipment involved.

To learn more about event, please, contact the organizing committee: snitko@portnews.ru

read more >

Jobs>

Dredging jobs in Abu Dhabi at NMDC

National Marine Dredging Company “NMDC” aims to be the largest dredging player in the Arab’s Gulf region...

apply

Looking to fill a job opening?

By advertising your job here, on the homepage of DredgingToday.com, you'll reach countless professionals in the sector. For more information, click below....

apply

Looking to fill a job opening?

By advertising your job here, on the homepage of DredgingToday.com, you'll reach countless professionals in the sector. For more information, click below...

apply