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PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENT SIGNED FOR SAVANNAH HARBOR PROJECT

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the Georgia Department of Transportation and the Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) signed the Project Partnership Agreement (PPA) in October to launch construction on the Savannah Harbor Expansion (SHEP).

January-February 2015
CONSERVATION AGREEMENT REACHED OVER CHARLESTON HARBOR PROJECT

CONSERVATION AGREEMENT REACHED OVER CHARLESTON HARBOR PROJECT

In January, the South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA), Lowcountry Open Land Trust (LOLT), Coastal Conservation League (CCL) and the Southern Environmental Law Center (SELC) announced a milestone agreement for the Post-45 Harbor Deepening Project. It includes a significant port contribution to land conservation along the Cooper River Corridor. The collaboration will ensure timely progress on the harbor deepening and conservation of the Cooper River Corridor.

January-February 2015
A NAMAR Completes Jacksonville Sediment Sampling

A NAMAR Completes Jacksonville Sediment Sampling

ANAMAR completed the sediment and water sampling of the St. Johns River, Florida, in early December. The work was in support of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ project to deepen and widen the federal navigation channel.

January-February 2015
Coral Relocation Completed for Miami Harbor Deepening; Project in the Final Stretch

Coral Relocation Completed for Miami Harbor Deepening; Project in the Final Stretch

In November, as part of a major deepening and widening project at the Port of Miami, the port, along with the Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, and the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) relocated coral colonies from the project area. Great Lakes Dredge and Dock is working to deepen the harbor channel from 42 feet to 50, and the project area encompasses the diverse Biscayne Bay, requiring extensive environmental monitoring and mitigation.

January-February 2015
Jan de Nul to Dredge Argentina’s Port of Quequen

Jan de Nul to Dredge Argentina’s Port of Quequen

Jan de Nul has bagged a three-year contract to dredge one of Argentina’s largest ports and is aiming to win a second contract to deepen it.

November-December 2014

MARAD Releases Port Planning Toolkit

In November, the U. S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) released the first module of the Port Planning and Investment Toolkit, a manual designed to aid U.S. port authorities with planning and funding for crucial port infrastructure improvements.

November-December 2014

Cargo Numbers – July 2014

The Georgia Port Authority (GPA) reach an all-time high in container trade in July, moving 293,889 TEUs, a 19.2 percent increase over the previous year.

September-October 2014

IRPT Starts Tonnage Reporting Campaign

The Inland Rivers, Ports and Terminals (IRPT) association kicked off its tonnage reporting campaign in August. Working with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Institute of Water Resources and the Waterborne Commerce Statistics Center, IRPT has compiled an informational packet that address the who, what, where, when, why and how of proper tonnage reporting.

September-October 2014

Long Beach Honors Manson with Community Award

September-October 2014

Corps Releases Study of Port Everglades Deepening Project

September-October 2014
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