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Wakeman to Manage Iraq Port Recovery

Thomas H. Wakeman III who oversees The Port Authority of New York and New Jerseys $2 billion port dredging program has been appointed by the U.S. Department of Defense to assist Iraq in rebuilding its national port system. His tour will begin on March 1 2004 and continue for up to 18 months. Read More

PANYNJ to Consolidate 50-Foot Project

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ) plans to complete the 50-foot deepening project at Bergen Point in the Kill Van Kull in one step instead of the originally-planned two projects. The Port Authority proposes to piggyback its work on an existing Corps of Engineers construction project which is deepening the area from 40 to 45 feet. The plan is contingent on a Corps of Engineers permit to drill blast and dredge the approximately 1.5 million cubic yards of rock from Bergen Point. Read More