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  • 22 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Port Corpus Christi Commissioners have approved a Memorandum of Understanding with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for work performed prior to execution of a project partnership agreement for the Channel Improvement Project. With the MOU, Port Corpus Christi is able to conduct time-sensitive sampling work at the entrance of the Corpus Christi Ship Channel […]

  • 17 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Memphis District’s commander, Col. Michael Ellicott, recently visited the site of on-going stone placement operations along the Mississippi River at Hopefield, Ark., located at river mile 735R. This work is part of the Mississippi River Channel Improvement Project which is responsible for maintaining a safe and dependable navigation channel […]

  • 20 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The USACE, Galveston District, will host two public scoping meetings on May 17 and 19, 2016, to inform the public about the proposed study to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Houston Ship Channel 45-Foot Expansion Channel Improvement Project (HSC ECIP).  “The purpose of the study is to examine the feasibility of improving […]

  • 4 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, recently awarded a contract for channel improvements in Algiers, Louisiana. According to USACE, the construction contract is a part of the Southeast Louisiana Drainage Project (SELA), Orleans Parish – Algiers Subbasin Plan. The $14.2M construction contract was awarded to B&K Construction Co. Inc. and represents the […]

  • 24 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Focused on the PHA’s (Port of Houston Authority) vision of becoming America’s distribution hub for the next generation, the Port Commission – during its regular monthly meeting yesterday – approved more than $88 million in infrastructure investments. These investments, all directly tied to the port strategic plan, included $13 million towards channel improvement projects and more […]

  • 19 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The first phase of the Grohman Narrows Channel Improvement Project is almost complete. The project team has now finalized a number of studies related to the potential improvements at Grohman Narrows. A supplementary set of studies was also completed as a result of feedback from elected officials, First Nations, stakeholders and the community. Regarding this, […]

  • 11 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Wahkiakum County is about to receive the necessary permit to finish the berth and channel improvements for its new Columbia River ferry.  The announcement was welcomed by Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler and Senator Patty Murray, who teamed up when Wahkiakum County asked for help in obtaining the U.S. Army Corps permit as quickly as possible. The County is […]

  • 19 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Comments on a proposed Trinity River channel improvement project will be accepted in a public meeting set for Wednesday, December 2, in Lewiston, CA. Staff from the Bureau of Land Management, Bureau of Reclamation and the North Coast Regional Water Quality Control board will present information about the project proposed for construction next year on BLM-managed […]

  • 20 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Official beginning of the Port of Corpus Christi Ship Channel Improvement Project (CIP) is set to take place on Wednesday, May 29, marking a significant milestone in the United States’ progress to becoming the net exporter of the nation’s energy production. In January 2019, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded a $92 million construction […]

  • 9 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Headquarters in Washington, DC, the Civil Works Review Board approved the release of the Brazos Island Harbor (BIH) Channel Improvement Project Final Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Assessment. The panel unanimously agreed that the BIH feasibility study can proceed to State and Agency review. This action by the Civil […]

  • 19 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Port Freeport Commissioners have passed a resolution calling an election on May 5, 2018, on a ballot measure authorizing the port to issue up to $130 million in bonds for the Freeport Harbor Channel Improvement Project. The proposed bond package, coupled with approximately $165 million in federal funds, would pay for the deepening and partial […]

  • 23 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Corpus Christi Authority (PCCA) Commission and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have finally signed a Project Partnership Agreement (PPA) for the deepening and widening of the Corpus Christi Ship Channel (CC Ship Channel). After 27 years of waiting, ceremonious signing of the PPA was held Friday, October 20, at the Corpus Christi […]

  • 2 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg District, recently selected Viviana Berrios Williamson as Engineering and Construction Division’s channel improvement coordinator. In this position, Williamson will be the District’s specialist for matters pertaining to Mississippi River channel improvement and stabilization for flood control and navigation, USACE said. She will be responsible for managing, conducting and […]

  • 30 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The long-awaited expansion of the Corpus Christi Ship Channel is now officially underway. At a special ceremony that included area dignitaries and community partners, U.S. dredging contractor Great Lakes Dredge & Dock’s CEO Lasse Petterson kicked off this highly anticipated Channel Improvement Project Wednesday, May 29, 2019. During the ceremony, the Port of Corpus Christi’s […]

  • 27 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced its Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 Work Plan, which includes an additional $59 million in funding for the Corpus Christi Ship Channel Improvement Project (CIP). This funding brings the total Federal appropriations for the CIP to $95 million. According to USACE, the estimated CIP cost is $360 million, of […]

  • 25 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Galveston District and the Cedar Bayou Navigation District (CBND) are set to begin construction of the Cedar Bayou Channel Improvement Project.  Construction of the project is expected to begin February 2020. A Project Partnership Agreement was formally signed by USACE Galveston District and CBND on September 23, which initiates […]

  • 14 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    For the second year, the Port of Corpus Christi’s Ship Channel Improvement Project (CIP) has been included in the President’s Budget for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Coastal Navigation Construction. According to the port, Corpus Christi is the only Texas port included in the President’s proposed budget. “We are pleased with the Administration’s recognition of […]

  • 27 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, invited the public to participate in an important public workshop on the release of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the Bayou Casotte Harbor Channel. This meeting is scheduled for July 8, 2014 at the Grand Magnolia Ballroom and Suites in Pascagoula, Mississippi from 5 pm […]

  • 3 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Texas Senator Ted Cruz voiced strong support for the Houston Ship Channel Improvement Project earlier this week, after being briefed by Port Houston leadership and top executives representing industry along the channel. Senator Cruz said that the widening and deepening project is important to Texas and the nation and lauded the leadership of Port Houston […]

  • 15 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Corpus Christi, located on Corpus Christi Bay in the western Gulf of Mexico, has just released their latest business results, saying that the port set three new tonnage records recently, including the highest volume in a single month.  September tonnage was 12.2 million tons, a 27% gain over the previous record set […]

  • 23 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A bill signed by United States President Barack Obama recently will result in hundreds of large contracting opportunities for private-sector firms according to Mary Scott Nabers, president and CEO of Strategic Partnerships, Inc. The Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) authorizes 34 critical water infrastructure projects valued at more than $12 billion. The WRRDA […]

  • 3 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Corpus Christi Authority (PCCA) Commission at a special meeting on Friday approved a Project Partnership Agreement (PPA) with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for the deepening and widening of the Corpus Christi Ship Channel. The CC Ship Channel Improvement Project (CIP) will widen the CC Ship Channel to 530 feet plus […]

  • 23 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Texas Railroad Commissioner Ryan Sitton called on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers last week to prioritize the Corpus Christi Ship Channel Improvement Project.  The project, which will deepen the 36-mile ship channel to 52 feet (MLT) Mean Low Tide from the current 45 feet MLT, is critically important to the people of Texas, America’s […]

  • 18 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Officials from the Japanese Embassy in Manila and the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) last week visited several improvement projects along the Pasig River, funded by the Japanese Government. The site inspection was led by Ambassador Koji Haneda and DPWH Secretary Mark Villar aboard a river boat, who toured the ongoing Pasig-Marikina River […]

  • 13 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Port of Corpus Christi CEO, Sean Strawbridge, last week testified before the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform’s Subcommittee on the Interior, Energy and Environment in a hearing titled, “Examining the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE).” Mr. Strawbridge advocated for necessary funding and proposed ways for the USACE to improve delivery of crucial infrastructure projects […]

  • 5 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Miami-Dade County announced recently that the Army Corps 2018 Work Plan includes a $556,250 allocation for the start of a feasibility study for the Miami Harbor Safety and Navigational Channel Improvements Program at PortMiami. According to the County, once completed, these channel improvements will allow continued economic growth for Miami-Dade County and the State […]