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.
News & Analysis
10 Jul 2014
Ship pilots at the Port of Savannah, who said earlier this week that vessels wider than 142 feet must transit the Savannah River during flood tide, now say the ships may move at other times if they are assisted by two tractor tugs.
30 May 2014
Congressional appropriators, or those with the purse strings, aren’t bound to follow the guidance set forth by the Water Resources Reform Development Act, which President Barack Obama is expected to soon sign into law.
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.
24 Sep 2013
India’s Mumbai Port Authority has awarded Van Oord Dredging and Marine Contractors a contract for maintenance dredging of port berths to help alleviate draft restrictions.
24 Sep 2013
Royal Boskalis Westminster has won a €130 million (about US$175.3 million) contract from CJSC Baltstroy for the dredging and construction of the Bronka Port shipping channel in St. Petersburg, Russia.