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  • 15 June 2011

    The Port of Corpus Christi has taken a major step toward realizing the proposed La Quinta Trade Gateway by affirming its multimillion…   By Mike D. Smith (caller) [mappress] Source: caller, June 15, 2011

  • 11 May 2011

    Port of Corpus Christi commissioners on Tuesday unanimously approved a one-year option with the potential of a 50-year lease with a U.S.-Dut… More info: caller By Rick Spruill [mappress] Source: caller, May 11, 2011;

  • 17 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (June 11-17, 2018).   USACE Photo Update: CSD Texas Busy in Charleston The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, last week hosted a tour of the dredger Texas, a cutter suction dredging vessel currently working in the Charleston Harbor […]

  • 15 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The USACE Galveston District yesterday announced the start of repairs to the entrance jetty of the Corpus Christi Ship Channel located at Aransas Pass. Actual work on the project is scheduled to begin in mid-June. The nearly $39 million contract was awarded to Luhr Brothers, Inc., on Sept. 26, 2019. According to USACE, work on […]

  • 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 […]

  • 6 December 2010

    Progressive Liberal Party leader Perry Christie yesterday stated that if the PLP was in office it would have never approved dredging on the… By JUAN McCARTNEY (thenassauguardian) [mappress] Source: thenassauguardian, December 6, 2010;

  • 24 February 2011

    An advisory group set up by Governor Chris Christie has released a comprehensive action plan that could help alleviate massive flooding … BY MICHAEL LAMENDOLA (northjersey) [mappress] Source: northjersey, February 24, 2011;

  • 11 March 2012

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) Board of Directors announced the appointment of engineer Jorge Luis Quijano as the new Panama Canal Administrator. Mr. Quijano will succeed Alberto Alemán Zubieta, who has been at the helm of the Canal for the past 16 years and whose term will end on September 3, 2012. “We are proud […]

  • 5 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Chris Ransome & Associates, Inc. (CRA) and Orion Marine Group said that their half-day dredging seminar, “Dredging Your Docks,” will be held this week, on October 8, 2015, at the Omni Hotel in Corpus Christi. The seminar is geared to outreach to private stakeholders and public sector to have open discussions and presentations on dredging […]

  • 5 August 2011

    With a fine summer day on Barnegat Bay as his backdrop, Gov. Chris Christie signed legislation that will recharge the state’s Environmental… (app) [mappress] Source: app, August 5, 2011

  • 10 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The recently awarded project to deepen and widen the Corpus Christi Ship Channel (CCSC) from the Gulf of Mexico to Harbor Island is about to begin mid-February 2019, reports the Army Corps’ Galveston District. According to USACE, the work that will begin in the next couple of weeks is set for completion in mid-February 2020. This is first […]

  • 17 May 2019
    Business & Finance

     The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has just released this very interesting video about a 160 acre marsh restoration project along the Nueces Bay Causeway between Corpus Christi and Portland. A total of 340 acres of marsh were lost due to erosion and subsidence and harmed the fish and and wildlife that utilized marsh. The […]

  • 29 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (Great Lakes) announced yesterday the award of a contract with Corpus Christi Liquefaction, LLC (CCL), a subsidiary of Cheniere Energy, Inc. CCL is developing a liquefied natural gas (LNG) export terminal at a site located on the north shore of Corpus Christi Bay in San Patricio and Nueces Counties, […]

  • 3 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District awarded a contract in the amount of $8,054,750 to Orion Marine Inc., to perform maintenance dredging within the Corpus Christi Ship Channel, specifically from the inner basin (lower bay) to Beacon 82 (upper bay) and the La Quinta Junction and channel, in Nueces County, Texas. The contractor […]

  • 21 February 2010

    Gov. Chris Christie has vowed to continue the state’s fight against the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers project to deepen the Delaware River shipping channel from Philadelphia south. [mappress] Source:newjerseynewsroom,February 20,2010;

  • 6 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Port Corpus Christi will celebrate the completion of the La Quinta Channel Extension Project on Friday, February 7, 2014. The event will be held from 11:30a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the La Quinta Gateway site located at 4832 Hwy. 181, Portland, Texas. The project for navigation and ecosystem restoration, is part of the Corpus Christi […]

  • 11 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Last week construction began on a $50 million project to improve the Port of Guam. The project is administered by the Maritime Administration (MARAD) of the Department of Transportation on behalf of the Department of Defense (DOD). Guam is an island in the central Pacific with important United States military bases. The port is designated […]

  • 11 January 2010

    Decision follows Corps construction contract for channel extension Port Corpus Christi decided to proceed with the design of a multi-purpose dock and terminal project to be constructed on the port’s 1,000-acre site at La Quinta. [mappress] Source:joc,January 8,2010;

  • 19 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (January 13 – 19, 2020).   Port of Corpus Christi Closes 2019 with Success 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 […]

  • 9 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, and the Port of Corpus Christi have celebrated the completion of the $74 million La Quinta Channel dredging project. The project, which began November 2011, included extending the channel approximately 1.4 miles (to a depth of 39 feet) and constructing ecosystem restoration features to protect endangered species, wetlands […]

  • 26 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) announced yesterday that it is encouraged by the release of the infrastructure investment outline by Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and Senate Democrats. According to AAPA, the recognition that ports and waterways play a vital role in the nation’s economy, jobs and supply chain raises hopes for future […]

  • 29 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Gary Peters and Debbie Stabenow yesterday announced support for Michigan’s Department of Environmental Quality Office of the Great Lakes to protect, restore and develop coastal ecosystems and communities. The Michigan Coastal Management Program, housed in the Office of the Great Lakes, will receive more than $2.5 million from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). “Whether […]

  • 25 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    The USACE Galveston District awarded an Option/additional work in the amount of $8.8 million on September 3, for additional areas of repair on the North Jetty under the Corpus Christi Ship Channel – Entrance Channel Jetty Repairs contract.   This additional awarded work increased the jetty repair contract to $48.3 million. USACE said that the […]

  • 9 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Governor Chris Christie and Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Commissioner Bob Martin, in partnership with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, yesterday announced a $202 million resiliency project that will bolster storm protection for Union Beach, one of the communities hardest hit by Superstorm Sandy. The majority of funding for the massive flood control project will […]

  • 9 June 2020
    Business development

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, will hold the first of four planned virtual scoping meetings today for the forthcoming Port of Corpus Christi Channel Deepening Project Environmental Impact Statement (EIS). Additional meetings will be held June 11, 16 and 18, said USACE. The proposed project, located in Port Aransas, Nueces County, Texas, […]

  • 12 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Port Corpus Christi Authority (PCCA) Commissioners awarded the contract for the Pelican Island Shore Protection Project – Phase 2 to RLB Contracting Inc. Pelican Island is located in Corpus Christi Bay along the south side of the Corpus Christi Ship Channel between Port Aransas and the former Naval Station Ingleside. Pelican Island is owned by […]