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Sail-In Breaks Records

More than 115 officers and representatives from U.S.-flag shipping companies, maritime labor unions and maritime organizations and associations visited 169 Congressional offices during the ninth annual Maritime Industry Congressional Sail-In. This was a record-setting event for the most offices visited during a Sail-In. Industry leaders met to discuss the importance… Read More

House T&I Committee Meets to Discuss Enhanced Project Delivery

On January 18, the House Transportation and Infrastructure (T&I), Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment held a hearing on America’s Water Resources Infrastructure: Approaches to Enhanced Project Delivery. Garret Graves (R–LA), chairman of the T&I Subcommittee on Water Resource and Environment opened the hearing focused on… 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

Beach Renourishment at Wrightsville Beach Underway

Weeks Marine is working under a $13.2 million contract from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Wilmington District to dredge sand from offshore and place it on North Carolina beaches. Approximately 700,000 cubic yards of sand will be dredged from Mason’s Inlet and pumped via… Read More