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Alaska District Moves Forward with Project to Dredge Illiuliuk Bay Entrance

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Alaska District is preparing a Draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Assessment for the Unalaska Channels, also known as Dutch Harbor. The study evaluates whether deep draft navigation improvements are feasible at this location and the benefit cost ratio. The Unalaska Channels project would… Read More

Texas State Government Pushing State Port Project Funding

In April, bipartisan members from the Texas Congressional Delegation sent a letter to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers urging for more funding for the Port of Corpus Christi’s Ship Channel Improvement Project (CIP). U.S. Reps. Kevin Brady, chairman of the Ways & Means Committee, Mike Conaway, chairman of the… Read More

Port of LA Wins CMAA Award for Dredging Project

The Southern California Chapter of the Construction Management Association of America (CMAA) has named the Port of Los Angeles recipient of two Project Achievement Awards for completed port construction projects. Winning in the $11 to $50 million transportation infrastructure category was the Port’s Berth 214-220 redevelopment project at the YTI… Read More

Corps Assumes Additional Maintenance on Federal Channel from GLPC; Port Commission Nearing Completion of Feasibility Study on Larger Deepening Project

On April 4, the Greater Lafourche Port Commission (GLPC) formally entered in to an Assumption of Maintenance Agreement with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to extend the reach of the federally maintained channel in Bayou Lafourche at a signing ceremony at Corps District Headquarters. “This agreement is the… Read More

Great Lakes Begins Work on Charleston Harbor Post-45 Deepening Project

On March 2, the South Carolina Ports Authority (SPCA) held a ceremony aboard the USS Yorktown to celebrate the start of construction of the Charleston Harbor Post 45 Deepening Project. The event celebrated eight years of planning and hard work to begin deepening the federal channel portion of Charleston Harbor… Read More

Brazil Awards Jan de Nul Dredging at Port of Mucuripe

The Brazilian Ministry of Transports, Ports and Civil Aviation (MTPA) has awarded Jan de Nul a dredging project at the nation’s Port of Mucuripe, according to a document filing at the country’s official gazette released in early February. Under the terms of the contract, Jan de Nul’s Brazilian subsidiary, Jan… Read More

South Carolina Ports Authority Opens Inland Port Dillon

On April 16, the South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) held the grand opening of Inland Port Dillon, its second inland facility constructed in the state to handle strong growth of the port’s intermodal rail cargo volumes and deepen the port’s reach into markets through the Carolinas to the Northeast and… Read More