USA: Great News for Lake Charles Harbor and Plaquemines Port

The State Bond Commission approved nearly $160 million for projects statewide and over $814,000 in savings from refinancing existing public debt at its October 17 meeting, according to State Treasurer John Kennedy.

“We saved taxpayers money by refinancing $9 million of public debt in St. Tammany Parish,” said Treasurer Kennedy. “In addition, the Bond Commission approved bonds to finance a variety of infrastructure projects including improvements to ports, housing and law enforcement facilities across the state.”

Among the individual projects approved were:

– Calcasieu Parish, Lake Charles Harbor and Terminal District, $100 million in Revenue Bonds: for the construction of a dock, wharf and other related improvements;

– Plaquemines Parish, Plaquemines Port, Harbor and Terminal District, $9.5 million in Revenue Bonds: to fund capital improvements.

Press Release, October 23, 2013

 

Share this article

Follow Dredging Today

Events>

<< Jun 2019 >>
MTWTFSS
27 28 29 30 31 1 2
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30

Eastern Chapter WEDA Fall 2019 Conference

Wednesday (10/16/19) afternoon will start the program with an opportunity to take the Dredging 101 course.

read more >

10TH Annual Conference Dredging in India

The conference will focus on strategies and solutions to meet the future dredging requirements…

read more >

Australasian Coasts and Ports 2019

Conference Theme “Future directions from 40°S and beyond” reflects the increasing awareness about the need to find suitable…

read more >

PORTS Conference

The PORTS Conference series is internationally recognized as an outstanding opportunity to network with…

read more >

Jobs>

Dredging jobs in Abu Dhabi at NMDC

National Marine Dredging Company “NMDC” aims to be the largest dredging player in the Arab’s Gulf region...

apply

Looking to fill a job opening?

By advertising your job here, on the homepage of DredgingToday.com, you'll reach countless professionals in the sector. For more information, click below....

apply

Looking to fill a job opening?

By advertising your job here, on the homepage of DredgingToday.com, you'll reach countless professionals in the sector. For more information, click below...

apply