In the 17 years since the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers started its reconnaissance study of the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project, other countries have accomplished a tad more in terms of marine infrastructure projects.
Read the latest news on dredging projects at East Coast ports as they prepare for mega-ships arrivals once the Panama Canal expansion project is finished.
News & Analysis
26 Sep 2016
Port Corpus Christi has taken the first step toward a project to widen the Texas port’s channel and increase its depth.
08 Sep 2016
After devastating flooding forced the closure of South America’s largest port and cast doubts on the viability of dredging plans so it can handle mega-ships, one consultant thinks he has come up with a solution.
02 Sep 2016
The US Army Corps of Engineers and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey have completed work for a depth of 50 feet.
29 Aug 2016
An 11-year high tide combined with beach erosion to shut down South America’s busiest port and cast doubt on plans to dredge deeper so the port can handle larger ships.
09 Aug 2016
India’s busiest container handler this week launched phase two of a dredging project to handle mega-ships.
02 Aug 2016
Oakland’s largest terminal operator is struggling to find the right formula for its newly-mandated trucker appointment system.
19 Jul 2016
Shippers using the container terminals overseen by the Itajai Port Authority are livid with the government of Brazil.
20 Jan 2016
Two of three of the most important Brazilian port deepening projects are advancing, paving the way for container lines to eventually bring the larger vessels that will soon to be able to traverse the larger Panama Canal locks to the ports of Rio de Janeiro and Recife.
24 Nov 2015
India’s Ministry of Shipping has updated its guidelines for awarding capital and maintenance dredging contracts at major state-owned ports.