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  • 15 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Port of Corpus Christi recently reported a new tonnage record of 79.3 million tons for the first nine months of 2018, which further supports the Port’s call for the US Army Corps of Engineers to move swiftly in the execution of the Corpus Christi Ship Channel Improvement Project (CIP). The new record surpasses the previous one […]

  • 14 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Orion Group Holdings’ Marine Segment has won a $18 million contract from the Port of Corpus Christi for the design, construction and dredging of a new cement unloading dock, set to be located on the Corpus Christi ship channel.   Commenting the latest contract, Port of Corpus Christi CEO, Sean Strawbridge, said: “The P3 paradigm (Public Private Partnerships) is a proven model […]

  • 5 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Corpus Christi’s $410 million Channel Improvement Project, conducted by Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD), is moving forward.  GLDD yesterday released this beautiful photo of their cutter suction dredger (CSD) Carolina working on the Phase 1 of a multiphase project to deepen the Corpus Christi channel to 58’. Currently, the Port […]

  • 22 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Corpus Christi has achieved an another milestone with last week’s release of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) FY’18 Work Plan.  Included in the Corps of Engineers’ navigation construction budget was nearly $23 million for the Corpus Christi Channel Improvement Project (CIP) designed to deepen and widen one of the nation’s […]

  • 12 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    In the newly released fiscal year 2021 President’s Budget, the White House included over $100 million for the Port of Corpus Christi’s Ship Channel Improvement Project (CIP) under the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Civil Works Division for Coastal Navigation Construction.  This is the third consecutive year that the Port of Corpus Christi has been included in the President’s proposed budget. “The Corpus […]

  • 9 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    More than half of the American public lives within 50 miles of a beach, but as sea levels rise, the coastal habitats that protect the communities are increasingly at risk, according to the Texas A&M University Corpus Christi’s latest release. Dr. David Yoskowitz, Associate Director and Endowed Chair for Socio-economics at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi’s […]

  • 16 October 2019
    Business & Finance

     The Port of Corpus Christi’s $410 million Channel Improvement Project, conducted by Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD), is fully underway, and more than half of the necessary funds have been appropriated for the work from both the federal government and the Port Authority. The port is working closely with federal officials and […]

  • 16 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District has published a notice of intent to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for Port Corpus Christi’s proposed Channel Deepening Project. To ensure that all of the issues related to this proposed project are addressed, the Corps will conduct public scoping meetings, at which agencies, organizations, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 22 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (April 16-22, 2018).   Hopper Dredger Arzana Commissioned in Egypt In the presence of Admiral Mohab Mamish H.E Mohammed Al Qamzi and the leaders of the Egyptian and UAE governments, National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC) has officially commissioned the 6,000m³ […]

  • 20 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Port of Corpus Christi’s Ship Channel Improvement Project (CIP) received additional support from bipartisan Members of the Texas Congressional Delegation in a recent letter sent to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers urging that more funds be designated to it this year. U.S. Reps. Kevin Brady, Chairman of the Ways & Means Committee, Mike Conaway, Chairman […]

  • 15 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Chris Murphy yesterday applauded committee passage of the Energy and Water Development Appropriations bill. Murphy secured $500,000 in the bill to conduct a feasibility study to deepen New Haven Harbor – Connecticut’s largest deep water commercial industrial port that is essential to the state’s economy. “Commercial ports and manufacturing businesses are bedrocks of Connecticut’s […]

  • 12 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Corpus Christi Authority is set to hold two open houses to present their plans for the Corpus Christi Ship Channel Deepening Project. The meetings will take place on September 26, at the Port Aransas Community Center in Port Aransas, and September 27, at the Solomon P. Ortiz Center in Corpus Christi, TX. The […]

  • 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 […]

  • 25 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Corpus Christi said in their latest announcement that they approved a bond resolution authorizing the port to issue up to $217 million in revenue bonds to help finance major capital improvements, including the Corpus Christi Ship Channel. “The financing will allow the port to continue developing more terminals, rail, and channel improvements […]

  • 10 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has just released more info about their $97.9 million construction contract, awarded to Callan Marine earlier this week, to complete the second phase of the four phase Corpus Christi Ship Channel Improvement Project. The project increases the channel depth from -47 feet Mean Lower Low Water (MLLW) to […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 12 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Corpus Christi Harbor Bridge Groundbreaking Ceremony took place at the Solomon P. Ortiz International Center on the afternoon of Monday, August 8, 2016. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District officials also attended the groundbreaking ceremony. The new bridge will provide additional navigational clearance beneath the bridge; this accompanied with the Corps’ proposed […]

  • 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 […]

  • 23 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Pin Oak Corpus Christi, LLC received its first vessel at the newly commissioned Oil Dock 14 at the Port of Corpus Christi last week. The new dock can accommodate fully laden bulk liquid tankers up to Suez-max class with loading rates in excess of 40,000 barrels per hour. The Port of Corpus Christi is the […]

  • 12 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The completion of St George’s new levee system will provide a more certain future for its residents. Community Recovery and Resilience Minister David Crisafulli said the town had suffered three major floods in the past five years. The 2.6 kilometre block wall and earthen embankment levee is designed to withstand a flood even higher than […]

  • 8 May 2012

    Port Corpus Christi announced yesterday the promotion of David Krams to Director of Engineering Services under the supervision of the Deputy Port Director of Engineering, Finance and Administration. Krams’ experience at the Port and in private practice made him well qualified for the responsibilities as the new head of the Port’s Engineering Department. Krams will […]

  • 24 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Port Corpus Christi Commission Chair Judy Hawley at the recent State of the Port Address said that the great successes are currently surrounding the region around Port Corpus Christi. The event was hosted last week by the Corpus Christi Hispanic Chamber of Commerce at the Solomon Ortiz International Center in Corpus Christi. “The state of the […]

  • 16 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Orion Group Holdings, Inc. (ORN) has just announced a contract award of approximately $13 million. According to ORN, the Company’s Marine segment was recently awarded a contract from the Port of Corpus Christi Authority. The contract calls for Orion to provide dredging services in the La Quinta Channel area of the Port and construct improvements to the local […]