Highlights of the Week – Readers’ Choice
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District awarded few days ago a $11.5 million contract to Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company for routine maintenance dredging of the Galveston inner and outer bar, entrance channel and extended entrance channel as well as the Houston Ship Channel between Bolivar Road and Redfish Island.
Van Oord’s trailing suction hopper dredger “Utrecht”, the first addition to the dredging fleet already working on the New Suez Canal, arrived this morning in Suez.
The Twin Ports maritime community together with business leaders, elected officials and dignitaries from across the state and nation, will gather later today to officially break ground on the Port of Duluth Intermodal Project.
Deepening of the Grays Harbor Navigation Channel to its fully authorized depth will begin this fall with the signing of the Project Partnership Agreement by Port of Grays Harbor Executive Director Gary Nelson, Senator Patty Murray and Colonel John G. Buck of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
Lt. Gen. Thomas Bostick, commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, visited the Port of Savannah on Thursday, for an update on the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project.