Work Progresses on SCPA New Leatherman Terminal

The new Hugh K. Leatherman Sr. Terminal construction is coming along nicely at the former Navy Base in North Charleston.

The construction work on the Leatherman Terminal – the only permitted new container terminal project on the U.S. East and Gulf Coasts – is progressing well with the infilling work well underway.

Since receiving the final permit approvals in 2007, South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) has completed preliminary demolition, site preparation and containment wall construction on the new, 280-acre terminal which, at build out, will boost capacity in the port by a full 50%.

The anticipated opening date of the terminal’s 171-acre first phase is planned for fiscal year 2019.

The new terminal, SCPA biggest-ever investment, is estimated to be worth around $700 million.

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2019 Western Dredging Association Gulf Coast Chapter Annual Meeting

The meeting will provide a forum for the exchange of information of interest to the dredging industry and its associates.

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3rd International Congress Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging

Russia’s leading maritime industry Media Group PortNews (www.portnews.ru) holds a traditional annual Congress “Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging” in Moscow. 

The two-day Congress includes the 7th International Forum of Dredging Companies and the 3rd Technical Conference “Modern Solutions for Hydraulic Engineering”.

Infrastructure development is among the real sources of Russia’s economy growth. Construction of port facilities and new hydraulic engineering structures on the country’s inland waterways constitute an essential part of all infrastructure projects. It is important to take into account the best international practices to implement these projects effectively.

The program of the Congress will be devoted to the latest technologies for dredging and hydraulic engineering works. Speakers and delegates will refer to real projects to discuss specifics features of dredging works, as well as dedicated fleet and equipment involved.

To learn more about event, please, contact the organizing committee: snitko@portnews.ru

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