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Zidell Marine Corporation

About

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Back in the days of wooden barges, Emery Zidell had a vision: use the recycled steel plate from scrapped ships to build a steel barge. Zidell went on to pioneer steel barge construction, including building some of the industry’s first double-hulled barges.

Fifty years and over 300 launches later, Zidell barges are known to be among the best-built on water, hauling sand and gravel, lumber, grain, chemicals, petroleum products and wood chips on oceans and river systems around the world.

In addition to the sale of custom-built barges, Zidell manages a diverse fleet for lease and charter.

Achievements

Silver Certification

  • Printers are set to print double-sided and centralized printing is used.
  • Electronic devices are regularly collected for reuse or recycling.
  • Only durable dishware is used – no paper plates or plastic utensils in the lunchroom.
  • Green cleaning products are used throughout the office.
  • Collection bin for people to donate to SCRAP – employees are encouraged to bring items from home for donation.
  • Use sustainable caterers for company events and luncheons.

Photos

Staff volunteers at Oregon Food Bank

Row for the Cure Zidell staff team

Location

3121 SW Moody Ave, Portland, OR 97239
503-228-8691
http://www.zidellmarine.com


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