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  • 23 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Charleston Harbor Deepening Project reached a very important milestone last week with President Donald Trump signing the FY2020 Energy and Water Appropriations bill into law, officially greenlighting $138 million for the Charleston Harbor Deepening Project . President Trump included the $138 million in the President’s Fiscal Year 2020 budget earlier this year, making the project eligible […]

  • 20 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Norfolk Dredging Co., Chesapeake, Virginia, has won a $124,460,600 firm-fixed-price contract for the next phase of the Charleston harbor dredging project. According to the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), dredging will be performed in Charleston, South Carolina, with an estimated completion date of July 5, 2022. This contract covers the Lower Harbor to Wando Welch […]

  • 24 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging operations in the Charleston Harbor Entrance Channel – part of the Post 45 Harbor Deepening Project – are moving forward, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, informs. Executing the first two contracts for this $529 million project, three dredgers and roughly 40 support vessels began deepening and extending the Entrance Channel to […]

  • 11 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Dredge Ellis Island, which is the largest hopper dredger in the U.S., is currently removing limestone from the entrance channel of the Charleston Harbor, as part of the Post 45 Deepening project. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, has just released this amazing photo of a skimmer on the dredger, removing water […]

  • 22 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced yesterday $41.4 million for the Charleston Harbor Deepening Project in the Fiscal Year 19 Work Plan, funds that will further the progress of deepening the Charleston Harbor to 52 feet. “This funding is tremendous for the continued construction activities for the Charleston Harbor Deepening Project,” said Bill Stern, […]

  • 19 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Great Lakes Dredging and Dock Company (GLDD) survey boat Pearl River, in coordination with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineering and Southern Dredging, located a capsized workboat Sunday morning on the Cooper River in Charleston Harbor, the U.S. Coast Guard reports.  “The Coast Guard and port partners are monitoring the salvage efforts for Miss Anne, a steel 25-foot […]

  • 29 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Coastal bird populations face multiple threats, including habitat loss and degradation, human disturbance, increased predation and sea level rise, the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) said in its latest release.  In fact, their populations have declined by 70 percent during the last forty to sixty years, according to SCDNR. South Carolina is a critical […]

  • 12 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Progress of the Charleston Harbor Deepening Project will remain on track with $49 million awarded in the Army Corps FY18 Work Plan. According to the South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA), the critical funds that will be coupled with financial support from the State of South Carolina will further secure the progress of deepening the Charleston Harbor to […]

  • 7 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The South Carolina congressional delegation has requested the highest level of funding possible for the Charleston Harbor Deepening Project in the Fiscal Year 2018 Army Corps Work Plan. The letter was signed by South Carolina Senators Lindsey Graham and Tim Scott, and U.S. Representatives Mark Sanford, Joe Wilson, Jeff Duncan, Trey Gowdy, Ralph Norman, James […]

  • 5 March 2018
    Business & Finance

     South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) president and CEO, Jim Newsome, Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Army for Civil Works, R.D. James, and other officials gathered on Friday, March 2, to celebrate the beginning of construction on the Charleston Harbor Deepening Project. Charleston Harbor Deepening to 52 feet will make Charleston the deepest harbor on the […]

  • 28 February 2018
    Business & Finance

     The South Carolina Ports Authority has just released this brief video message from SCPorts President and CEO, Jim Newsome, about the Charleston Harbor Deepening Project. Charleston Harbor Deepening to 52 feet will make Charleston the deepest harbor on the U.S. Coast, an advantage integral to the port’s ability to handle bigger container ships without tidal […]

  • 27 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) said in their latest announcement that Jim Newsome, SCPA president and CEO, R.D. James, Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Army for Civil Works, and other officials will gather on Friday, March 2, to celebrate the beginning of construction on the Charleston Harbor Deepening Project. Charleston Harbor Deepening to 52 feet will make […]

  • 27 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Work on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District’s largest navigation scheme, the Post 45 Deepening Project has entered the final phase, according to the Lt. Col. Matthew Luzzatto, the District Engineer. The project recently received authorization to proceed under the Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation Act. The WIIN Act was signed into law in […]

  • 9 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Yesterday’s passage of S.612, the Water Infrastructure Improvement for the Nation Act (WIIN) by the U.S. House of Representatives, moves the Charleston Harbor Deepening Project closer to securing the authorization necessary to begin construction. The WIIN Act, formerly known as Water Resources Development Act (WRDA), which passed the House by a vote of 360-61, now […]

  • 29 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Yesterday’s passage of H.5303, the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2016 by the U.S. House of Representatives, moves the Charleston Harbor Deepening Project closer to securing the authorization necessary to begin construction. “The entire South Carolina Delegation has worked diligently to ensure the bill moves forward in order to enable the project to begin […]

  • 15 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham is expecting a final Senate vote on the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) bill this week. The legislation is seen as critical to ensuring the harbor deepening project remains on track and Charleston Harbor is deepened to 52 feet. “At the end of the day, harbor deepening is really about jobs […]

  • 3 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The past two months have been huge for the Charleston Harbor Post 45 Deepening Project. Getting deeper and deeper into the phases, the project hit two major milestones, which has officially moved Post 45 from the Feasibility Phase to the Preconstruction Engineering and Design Phase. In December, Lt. Col. Matthew Luzzatto, Charleston District commander, and Jim […]

  • 21 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) posted 10 percent container growth in 2015, a year highlighted by strong volumes and significant progress on the harbor deepening project. The company handled 144,718 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) in December, pushing total container volume to 1.97 million in 2015. As measured in pier containers, or total boxes handled, SCPA’s two […]

  • 14 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The 52-foot Charleston Harbor Deepening Project was recommended to Congress for authorization this week, continuing the project’s historic momentum through the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) planning process. Known as the Record of Decision, the recommendation signed by Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works) Jo-Ellen Darcy is the official notification to Congress that […]

  • 13 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Last week, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Lt. Gen. Thomas Bostick, visited Charleston District and was briefed about the work currently being undertaken on the Charleston Harbor deepening project, better known as Post 45. During the visit, he meet with Jim Newsome, President & CEO of the South Carolina Ports Authority, and took a tour of the SCPA Charleston Harbor. Here are some […]

  • 16 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The federal spending bill approved by the Congress last week will provide much needed funding for the Charleston Harbor deepening and other South Carolina projects. However the legislation that was passed last week still needs President Barack Obama’s signature before it becomes final. The South Carolina projects include:   $1.2 million for Charleston Harbor Deepening and Construction; $695,000 […]

  • 16 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    SC Ports Authority has achieved 13 percent year-over-year growth in container volume for the first quarter of the 2015 fiscal year. This was announced yesterday by SCPA president and CEO Jim Newsome who said that SCPA experienced fairly significant growth during the first quarter, and above-plan volumes are reflected in SCPA’s strong financial performance for […]

  • 7 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, announced today the release of the Draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Impact Statement (Draft FR/EIS) for the Charleston Harbor Post 45 Study. The Draft FR/EIS proposes a tentatively selected plan to deepen the major shipping channels within the harbor from 45 to 52 feet at an […]

  • 8 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Ships entering the Port of Charleston will have a new and improved nautical chart that covers a larger area to ensure safer navigational approaches into the harbor. Available from the 4th of July, new chart 11525 (Charleston Harbor Entrance and Approach) replaces the old chart 11523 (Charleston Harbor Entrance). It expands chart coverage further east, […]

  • 2 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Approximately 2,314,000 cubic yards of unclassified material will be dredged soon from Upper Charleston Harbor. According to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, the dredged material will be deposited in the Clouter Creek Disposal Area, Highway and South Cells. The solicitation for this contract will be posted on or about 12 May 2014 […]

  • 10 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Capt’n Ray made its way into Charleston Harbor on a sultry August afternoon. Like many other vessels entering the harbor, she was headed to one of the South Carolina State Ports Authority’s terminals to take on some cargo. But the cargo Capt’n Ray was picking up wasn’t containers or BMW’s. It was actually picking […]

  • 11 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The President’s Budget once again includes funds to continue Charleston’s Post-45 Harbor Deepening, a project designated last year by the Administration as one of its priority infrastructure projects. Released yesterday, the fiscal year 2014 budget includes a $1.165-million allocation to continue the considerable progress on the project’s feasibility study, now at its midpoint. “We are […]

  • 19 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has announced a plan for the Charleston Harbor Anchorage Basin dredging program. This work consists of maintenance dredging of approximately 922,000 cubic yards of unclassified material from Charleston Harbor Anchorage Basin and Shem Creek. The dredged material shall be deposited in the Morris Island Disposal Area North Cell, including repair […]

  • 24 January 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, has introduced a plan for maintenance dredging of the Lower Charleston Harbor and Wando River. The work consists of maintenance dredging of approximately 1,055,000 cubic yards of unclassified material from the mentioned area. The dredged material shall be deposited in the Ocean Dredged Material Disposal Site (ODMDS). […]