The Port of Houston Authority has received a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers draft permit for deepening the port’s Bayport terminal channel, and it said it expects soon to receive a similar permit for its Barbours Cut terminal.
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23 Apr 2014
16 Apr 2014
The Port of Jacksonville is poised to get the congressional go-ahead to deepen its harbor in order to handle larger container ships, after the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers completed a needed report.
06 Mar 2014
The Obama administration has said Georgia can’t use its own money to begin deepening Savannah’s harbor until a new Water Resources Development Act is passed. Port and state officials say they still hope to start dredging this year.
04 Mar 2014
Summa, the Russian energy and transport conglomerate, confirmed its plans to build a container terminal in Ukraine when tensions between Moscow and Kiev ease.
26 Feb 2014
WASHINGTON — Is President Obama’s proposal to increase surface transportation funding through corporate tax reform the new “peace” dividend?
05 Feb 2014
Although its channel depth is supposed to be 38 feet at the harbor entrance, Brunswick, Ga., currently has only 31 feet at low tide due to shoaling and inadequate funding for dredging, constraining shipping at one of the nation’s largest auto gateways.
04 Feb 2014
SEA ISLAND, Ga. — The port of Savannah is drawing closer to a moment deemed critical to the future of the United States’ fastest-growing port over the past decade and a half: commencement of construction of its 47-foot deepening project.
21 Jan 2014
Three shippers discuss what they expect in 2014.
09 Jan 2014
America's economy is in its best shape since before the Great Recession, but U.S. Chamber of Commerce President Thomas J. Donohue calls for more action on trade, energy production to create jobs.
02 Jan 2014
The Panama Canal Authority has a contingency plan to fall back on if it cannot resolve its dispute on cost overruns with the engineering consortium that is building its new locks.