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Ellicott Honored


Ellicott HonoredMarch 13, 2014 – In a ceremony at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the Overseas Private Investment Corporation’s (OPIC) President and Chief Executive Officer Elizabeth L. Littlefield presented Ellicott Dredge Enterprises, LLC and its Ellicott Dredges LLC entity with OPIC’s inaugural “Impact Award” for Ellicott’s work in Iraq. Ellicott was one of only eight organizations across the country receiving this award from OPIC, the U.S. Government’s development finance institution. With the assistance of political risk insurance from OPIC, Ellicott was able to secure contracts in Iraq supplying dredges to de-silt hydroelectric dams as well as to improve flood control on the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers and to improve irrigation canals.