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Port of Long Beach wants to go deeper to compete

PortandTerminal.com, November 2, 2019 LONG BEACH, CA – Two meetings on Nov. 13 will be used to unveil a draft feasibility report and Environmental Impact Report for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers work to deepen channels and add a new channel and turning basin in the Port of Long Beach. Anticipating more super-sized liquid bulk and container ships, the Port …

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Virginia soon to be home to deepest port on East Coast

PortandTerminal.com, October 17, 2019 NORFOLK, VA – On October 9, John F. Reinhart, CEO and executive director of the Virginia Port Authority, signed a contract with New Jersey-based Weeks Marine to begin the deepening of the western side of the Thimble Shoal Channel. John F. Reinhart, CEO and executive director of the Virginia Port Authority In late September, the port’s …

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Massport receives US$35 million for Boston dredging

Conley Container Terminal, Boston

PortandTerminal.com, March 21, 2019 Boston, MA – The Massachusetts Port Authority confirmed last week that $35 million has been secured to help fund the ongoing Boston Harbor Dredging Project. The project is approximately 30 percent complete, and this funding will enable the project to continue on schedule. The project is a $350 million partnership between the U.S. Army Corps of …

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Trump Supports Charleston Deepening Project

PortandTerminal.com, March 16, 2019 President Donald Trump included $138 million in his budget for the coming year to help deepen Charleston Harbor to 52 feet so it can handle heavier container ships. The project, in the works since 2011, had never been included in a president’s budget until now. The U.S. Army Corps last year revised a formula that measures …

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