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Port of Wilmington Purchases Nearby Property in Hopes of Expansion

In November, the Port of Wilmington closed a deal with the Diamond State Port Corporation (DSPC) and The Chemours Company to purchase the former Chemours Engineering site on Hay Road, located to the north of the port’s existing facility. The Port of Wilmington hopes to expand its port… Read More

Norfolk Harbor Deepening Project Moves One Step Closer

At the end of January, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers approved the plan outlining the national economic benefits of the Norfolk Harbor deepening. A final review by the Corps is expected in June, and pending a positive outcome of that review, the state has $20 million pending… Read More

Savannah Harbor Project Reaches Halfway Point

At the end of February, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District marked the end of the deepening Savannah Harbor entrance channel. This $134 million leg of the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) deepened the entrance channel of the harbor and extended it an additional 7 miles… Read More

Sandscaping: British Translate Dutch ‘Sand Engine’ Coastal Restoration Method

Coastal erosion on the East Coast of the United Kingdom (U.K.) is a well-documented, long-term phenomenon. The normal coastal protection systems of beach replenishment, groynes and seawalls have long been recognized as being insufficient, but the issue at hand was: what could be done instead? Heavy storms in… Read More