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  • 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 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Corpus Christi Authority (PCCA) Commission and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) have executed a Project Partnership Agreement (PPA) for the deepening and widening of the Corpus Christi Ship Channel. The PPA, effective September 9, 2017 was signed by John LaRue, PCCA Executive Director, and Colonel Lars N. Zetterstrom, Commander, USACE […]

  • 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 […]

  • 15 September 2011

    The Panama Canal Authority joined the Port in Corpus Christi yesterday at the Congressman Solomon P. Ortiz International Center to celebrate the Port’s 85th anniversary and sign a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to work with one other to promote trade opportunities. With cotton as its first cargo, 85 years ago Port Corpus Christi opened its […]

  • 5 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded a contract in the amount of $2,351,700 to Manson Construction Co. for maintenance dredging of the Corpus Christi and Houston/Galveston entrance channels. The contractor will perform the work with the trailing suction hopper dredge “Bayport” in the Houston/Galveston Entrance Channel for approximately 25 days and in […]

  • 30 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Corpus Christi successfully priced and sold $216.2 million of Senior Lien Revenue Bonds on Tuesday, July 24, 2018. According to their official announcement, these bonds will be used for both the deepening and widening of the Corpus Christi Ship Channel as well as upcoming capital projects within the port. Wells Fargo Securities […]

  • 30 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Lake Nassau Dredging Project will begin on Monday, August 3rd. This dredging program will remove buildup of sediment from the lake bottom. “Lake Nassau is a vital part of our city. Dredging is a necessary project to protect the future of the lake. It will improve drainage in the city and increase the water […]

  • 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 […]

  • 7 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Naismith Marine Services (NMS) has acquired a new vessel at an optimum time in the hydrographic surveying field. The vessel is a 22-foot C-Dory with a large cabin. It is rigged with a generator, A/C, and permanent over-the-side boom mount, Naismith said. Compared to Naismith’s other vessels, it is relatively small with very shallow draft. […]

  • 7 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, is currently preparing a large-scale dredging project. Under this plan, four areas will be dredged: – Freeport Harbor Entrance Channel; – Freeport Inside Channel; – Corpus Christi Entrance Channel; – Corpus Christi Inner Basin. Approximately 1,000,000 cubic yards of material will be removed from both the Freeport […]

  • 18 June 2020
    Business development

    Orion Group Holdings, Inc., engaged in heavy civil construction project management business, yesterday announced contract awards totaling approximately $17 million. The Company’s Marine segment has been awarded two separate contracts to provide dredging services in the Corpus Christi Ship Channel in Corpus Christi, Texas. The first award was the result of a competitive bid to […]

  • 19 October 2011

    The Port of Corpus Christi and the Tianjin Port (Group) Co., Ltd signed a memorandum of understanding yesterday. The Tianjin Port Authority hosted a delegation of the Port of Corpus Christi, led by City of Corpus Christi Mayor Joe Adame, for the official signing of the MOU. The cooperation alliance between Port Corpus Christi and […]

  • 10 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Port Corpus Christi has expressed its support for the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, leaders of the Water Resources and Environment Subcommittee, and Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) for their efforts in advancing H.R. 3080, the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA). “Texas is one of the country’s largest maritime states, and our ports […]

  • 27 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has released the Draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Impact Statement for the Little Colorado River at Winslow Flood Risk Management Study, Navajo County, Arizona. The study evaluates structural and non-structural alternatives for managing flood risk for the majority of City of Winslow and portions of unincorporated Navajo County […]

  • 15 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Chris Ransome & Associates, Inc. (CRA) and Orion Marine Group have announced their upcoming half-day dredging seminar, “Dredging Your Docks”, to be held on December 2, 2015, at the MCM Elegante Hotel in Beaumont. CRA and Orion Marine Group have been conducting dredging conferences at other port systems for over the past 10 years. The […]

  • 4 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) has announced the receipt of a $93 million contract award for the Corpus Christi Ship Channel Improvement Project. According to GLDD, the dredging to deepen the entrance channel will begin during the second quarter of 2019 with completion expected in early 2020. The overall ship channel deepening effort […]

  • 27 September 2011
    Business & Finance

    Orion Marine Group, Inc., a leading heavy civil marine contractor serving the infrastructure sector, today announced two contract awards that total approximately $40 million. The Port of Corpus Christi recently strengthened its cooperative relationship with the Panama Canal Authority to promote trade as a result of the Panama Canal’s lock widening and deepening program. In […]

  • 23 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Corpus Christi Commissioners have approved a lease agreement with CCI Corpus Christi Infrastructure LLC (CCI) for approximately 55 acres of land on the north side of the Corpus Christi Ship Channel in the Inner Harbor, for purposes of constructing and operating a marine terminal facility. “This lease agreement aligns with the Port’s […]

  • 23 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, has awarded a contract in the amount of $3.4 million to the Dutra Group, for dredging of the Corpus Christi Ship Channel, Texas. The contractor is required to remove approximately 907,000 cubic yards of dredged material from the Entrance Channel (from station -210+00 through -80+00, and from […]

  • 15 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Corpus Christi, Texas, ended 2019 with record tonnages for December – 13.8 million cargo tons and 122.2 million cargo tons for the entire year, making a 16-million-ton improvement over 2018 tonnages.  “These record-setting figures are not only indicative of a resilient energy export market, but are also reflective of the large infrastructure […]

  • 31 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    CEOs of six American energy companies yesterday signed a letter addressed to President Donald Trump in support of the Corpus Christi Ship Channel Improvement Project (CIP). The letter requests funding for the United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to deepen and widen the Corpus Christi Ship Channel in an effort to meet surging global […]

  • 12 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District, awarded a contract in the amount of $1,131,067 to RLB Contracting Inc., for dewatering and incremental levee raising at dredging placement areas 1 and 2 located north of the Harbor Causeway or Highway 181, on the east side of the Inner Harbor, Corpus Christi, Texas. “Dewatering allows […]

  • 15 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Orion Marine Construction Inc., from Tampa, Florida, has won a $12.5 million firm-fixed-price contract for the Corpus Christi ship channel maintenance dredging project. This cleanup scheme will involve dredging works in the channel’s inner basin to Viola turning basin, and La Quinta channel, Nueces County, Texas. Bids for this project were solicited via the internet with […]

  • 24 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, began urgent maintenance dredging last week at the Freeport Harbor by using the government-owned trailing suction hopper dredge WHEELER. The 45-day project will include removal of approximately two million cubic yards of dredged material from the Freeport Entrance Channel, jetty channel and inner harbor, followed by an […]

  • 13 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Chris Charman has been appointed as Chief Executive of IMCA (International Marine Contractors Association) taking over from Hugh Williams who is retiring. He will take up the position on 3 December 2012. IMCA is the international trade association for offshore, marine and underwater engineering companies with about 850 members in over 60 countries all around […]

  • 8 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency will hold two drop-in sessions to discuss options for reducing flood risk in Coggeshall, Feering and Kelvedon. The three villages suffered from significant flooding in 2001, and more recently in 2012 and 2014. This increased frequency of flooding, together with a new policy for funding flood risk management schemes has prompted a review […]