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  • 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 […]

  • 28 August 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded a contract to Weeks Marine Inc., in the amount of $2,635,000 for maintenance dredging of the Matagorda Ship Channel Entrance Channel and Freeport Harbor Entrance Channel. The contractor is required to remove approximately 500,000 cubic yards of shoal material from Matagorda Ship Channel and 1,250,000 cubic […]

  • 24 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District, awarded a small business contract in the amount of $106,871.81 to Quaternary Resources Investigations LLC for core drilling, soil sampling and laboratory testing at Freeport Harbor’s Dredging Placement Area One. The contract will allow for drilling of suitable material for levee raising and repair to increase the […]

  • 14 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The recently announced U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 Work Plan includes $19 million in funding for the Freeport Harbor Channel Improvement Project (FHCIP). Port Freeport, Texas, is one of two seaports nationwide to receive a “new start” designation for commencement of construction. The estimated total cost of the project is […]

  • 21 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Freeport LNG Development, L.P. (Freeport LNG), and Port Freeport today announced the beginning of work on a project designed to widen the Port Freeport harbor channel. On August 29, 2014, Freeport LNG, as project manager for Port Freeport’s channel-widening project, entered into an agreement with Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, LLC, to widen the […]

  • 31 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The officials from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, met with Port Freeport Chairman Ravi K. Singhania, Port Executive Director Phyllis Saathoff and Director of Engineering Jason Hull on 26th of January. The group discussed policy and planning topics including federal budgeting, the schedule of the Freeport Harbor Channel Improvement Project (FHCIP) and […]

  • 24 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, recently awarded a contract in the amount of $7.6 million to Manson Construction Company for maintenance dredging of the Freeport Harbor Entrance and Jetty channels in Brazoria County, Texas. The contractor is required to remove approximately 2,517,000 cubic yards of shoal material using a hopper dredge, with […]

  • 26 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded a contract in the amount of $4,610,600 to Manson Construction Company for maintenance dredging of the Freeport Harbor Entrance and Jetty channels in Brazoria County, Texas. The contractor is required to remove approximately 1,723,000 cubic yards of shoal material using a hopper dredge, with material being […]

  • 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 […]

  • 26 June 2020
    Business development

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Galveston District’ has announced the signing of a Project Partnership Agreement (PPA) with the Port Freeport Commission, effective June 23, 2020, for the Freeport Harbor Channel Improvement Project (FHCIP) to deepen and widen the Freeport Channel. This project will contribute to the economic efficiency of commercial navigation in the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 29 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    After eleven years of working with the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) on a Freeport Harbor Channel Improvement Project (FHCIP), Port Freeport received a positive report from the Chief of Engineers to deepen and widen the Freeport channel. The report will be transmitted to Congress and recommends the project because it will contribute […]

  • 19 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded a contract in the amount of $3,600,200 to Mike Hooks Inc., for maintenance dredging of the Freeport inside channel and turning basins in Brazoria County, Texas. The contractor is required to remove approximately 538,000 cubic yards of shoaled material from the channel using a pipeline dredge […]

  • 14 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, is inviting comments on the Draft Integrated General Reevaluation Report (DIGRR-EA) for the Tentatively Select Plan (TSP) of the Freeport Harbor Channel Improvement Project, Brazoria County, Texas. USACE will accept written public comments or questions on the DIGRR-EA through May 11, 2017, the announcement said. This DIGRR-EA evaluates […]

  • 20 December 2011

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded a contract to Mason Construction Co., in the amount of $3,765,050 to dredge the Freeport Harbor Entrance Channel, Jetty Channel, and Lower Turning Basin in Brazoria County, Texas. The contractor is required to remove approximately 1.5 million cubic yards of material using a Hopper dredge.  “Dredging […]

  • 7 November 2012

    During a special meeting last month, Port Commissioners met with Mark Mazzanti, Civil Works Directorate, Chief Programs Integration Division for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to discuss the Freeport Harbor Channel Improvement Project. Port Freeport is seeking federal funding to deepen the Freeport Harbor Channel to 55 feet from its current 45 feet, and […]

  • 20 November 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Port Freeport Commissioners have approved a $129.6 million contract with McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. for the expansion of Velasco Container Terminal in Texas. The Velasco Terminal expansion, which includes Berth 8, features over 925 feet of berth extension and will accommodate post-Panamax gantry cranes. The berth will be dredged to 51 feet, matching the depth […]

  • 14 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The government-owned trailing suction hopper dredger WHEELER departed New Orleans in late November on its way to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District to perform an urgent maintenance dredging at the Freeport Harbor. The 45-day project included removal of approximately two million cubic yards of dredged material from the Freeport Entrance Channel, jetty […]

  • 1 March 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District Office requires a contract to provide pipeline dredging to remove approximately 538,000 cubic yards of maintenance material from the Freeport Harbor, Inner Channel Sections 1-4. The completion time is 100 calendar days. The magnitude of this project is between $5,000,000.00 and $10,000,000.00. The Solicitation will be issued […]

  • 5 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District Office, announced  a contract for the provision hopper dredging to remove approximately 2,300,000 cubic yards of maintenance material from the Freeport Harbor, TX, Entrance Channel, Jetty Channel and Lower Turning Basin, in Brazoria County, TX. All maintenance material will be deposited offshore. The Solicitation issued for […]

  • 2 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, has awarded two contracts for maintenance dredging of the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway (GIWW) in Texas.  The first contract, worth $8.9 million, was awarded to Goodloe Marine Inc., for dredging between Freeport Harbor and Matagorda Bay, Texas, and the second contract, worth $4.5 million, was awarded to Mike Hooks […]

  • 17 September 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District recently awarded a 15.5 million contract to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock, LLC for the first phase of the Freeport Harbor Channel Improvement Project (FHCIP). The FHCIP will deepen and widen the channel to depths ranging from 51 to 56 feet Mean Lower Low Water. According to […]

  • 16 September 2020
    Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) announced today the receipt of several major dredging awards totaling $118.8 million. The awarded work includes: Post 45 Contract 4 Charleston Lower Harbor New Work Dredging Project (Capital, South Carolina, $52.9 million) Emerald Isle, North Carolina Post-Florence Renourishment – Phase 3 Project (Coastal Protection, North Carolina, $30.6 million) […]

  • 3 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (Great Lakes), the largest provider of dredging services in the United States and a major provider of environmental and remediation services, has won a dredging contract valued at over $30 million to widen the entrance and jetty channels of the Freeport Ship Channel near Freeport, Texas. Approximately 4.5 miles […]

  • 25 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. has been awarded the Velasco Container Terminal expansion project at Port Freeport, Texas. The Velasco Terminal expansion, which includes Berth 8, features over 925 feet of berth extension and will accommodate post-Panamax gantry cranes. This will be the single largest project built by a public port on the Texas Gulf Coast. […]

  • 1 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District was the host to the second Stakeholder Partnering Forum on August 27, 2015, at its headquarters building in Galveston. Along with non-federal sponsors, customers and agency partners, the Corps discussed best practices regarding programs ranging from ecosystem restoration to flood risk management, maintaining and improving Texas coastal navigation […]