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  • 26 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Town of East Hampton (NY) is looking for a permit to perform maintenance dredging of Georgica Pond and Georgica Cove with upland placement of all dredged material and periodic excavation of a cut between Georgica Pond and the Atlantic Ocean. According to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, the Town sent an application […]

  • 24 February 2012

    Restoration work necessary for dealing with erosion at Georgica Beach and damage caused to the road-end by Tropical Storm Irene is organized, however East Hampton Village has postponed the work until spring. The village submitted an application for $231,000 of reimbursable expenses and only 87.5% has been approved. The Federal Emergency Management Association will provide […]

  • 30 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Draft General Reevaluation Report (GRR) on the next phase of the Fire Island to Montauk Point (FIMP) Project will be released in mid-July. The announcement was made yesterday by Congressman Lee Zeldin, member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, who said that the Corps GRR, which determines what projects will […]

  • 17 May 2012

    Gov. Nathan Deal today announced the release of the study “The Economic Impact of Georgia’s Deepwater Ports” by the Selig Center for Economic Growth at UGA’s Terry College of Business. According to the fiscal year 2011 study, Georgia’s deepwater ports support 352,146 full- and part-time jobs across the state, up from 295,422 found in a […]

  • 27 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Governor of Georgia, Nathan Deal, today called the expansion of the Panama Canal an “historic moment” as the first vessels began transiting the canal’s massive new locks Sunday. A delegation of Georgia officials, led by Georgia Ports Authority chairman Jimmy Allgood, traveled to the opening ceremony in Panama. “The completion of the Panama Canal […]

  • 30 October 2012

    The Georgia Chamber of Commerce will host its 4th Annual State of the Ports luncheon tomorrow. Doors open at 11:30 am at the Marriott Marquis in Atlanta. With Georgia’s ports being tremendous economic powerhouses, the luncheon will feature a conversation with Governor Nathan Deal, Georgia Ports Authority Director Curtis Foltz, and Steve Larson, Vice President, […]

  • 7 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    As the $706 million Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) begins, the University of Georgia and Georgia Sea Grant are poised to help coastal residents adapt to changes that are expected to bring additional jobs and prosperity to their communities. “Most of the regional attention to the Savannah Harbor deepening has focused on the ecological effects […]

  • 16 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Col. Marvin L. Griffin will take command of the Savannah District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, from Col. Thomas J. Tickner, in a formal ceremony at 10 a.m., June 19. Brig. Gen. C. David Turner, commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ South Atlantic Division, will officiate at the formal change-of-command ceremony in the […]

  • 29 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Georgia Ports Authority moved more than 29 million tons of cargo, 3 million twenty-foot equivalent container units (TEUs) and more than 700,000 auto and machinery units in Fiscal Year 2014. “The board and staff of the Georgia Ports Authority are to be commended for their outstanding achievements this year,” said Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal. […]

  • 29 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Board of Directors of the Georgia Ports Authority today re-elected James A. Walters of Gainesville to serve as chairman. Appointed to the GPA board by Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal in 2012, Walters just completed his first one-year term as chairman, having previously served as vice chairman. “At a time of unprecedented growth and the […]

  • 1 September 2011

    One of the more intricate environmental hurdles associated with Georgia’s $600 million plan to deepen Savannah Harbor is close to a final… By Rob Pavey and Walter Jones (cedartownstd) [mappress] Source: cedartownstd, September 1, 2011;

  • 24 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Today, Gov. Nathan Deal hailed Wednesday’s U.S. House passage of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act as a “breakthrough moment” in the effort to deepen the Savannah Harbor. “Even though the Water Resources Reform and Development Act still has to go to a conference committee, today’s action by the House is another step toward […]

  • 17 February 2011

    South Carolina lawmakers have approved a resolution declaring their opposition to Georgia’s plans to deepen the Savannah Harbor. The … By SARITA CHOUREY (savannahnow) [mappress] Source: savannahnow, February 17, 2011;

  • 30 March 2011

    The Georgia House joined with the Senate on Tuesday in pushing for the federal government to help deepen the Savannah port to help boost the Georgia economy… By April Hunt (ajc) [mappress] Source: ajc, March 30, 2011

  • 24 January 2012

    Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director Curtis J. Foltz announced that the Ports of Savannah and Brunswick experienced record volumes in calendar year 2011 and handled 26.1 million tons of cargo, an additional 1.1 million tons, or a 4.3 percent increase. In Savannah, the Authority handled a record 2.95 million Twenty-Foot Equivalent Unit (TEUs) containers, an […]

  • 25 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Georgia Ports Authority achieved record container volumes in 2015, Executive Director Curtis Foltz reported to the GPA board today. Over the last calendar year, the Port of Savannah moved an all-time high 3.73 million twenty-foot equivalent container units, an increase of 391,356 TEUs, or 11.7 percent compared to CY2014. “The expansion was fueled in […]

  • 5 June 2012

    According to The Post and Courier, the S.C. Supreme Court this morning will consider who has authority over Savannah River matters, such as deepening the waterway. The question goes to the heart of a contentious issue that has caused political rifts in Columbia, and friction between South Carolina and Georgia, which share the river. A […]

  • 22 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The cleaning works in Devdorak valley have officially commenced following recent landslide that hit the Dariali Gorge on the border between Russia and Georgia. According to the Georgia’s PM Irakli Gharibashvili, “special vehicles were sent to the disaster area to carry out the elimination of the disaster consequences. They have already constructed a protective dike that […]

  • 22 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the Georgia Department of Transportation and the Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) earlier in October signed the Project Partnership Agreement (PPA) to officially launch construction on the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP). COL. Thomas Tickner signed October 8th the cost-sharing agreement between the state of Georgia and U.S. Army Corps […]

  • 6 February 2012

    Though Rep. John Lewis was instrumental in positioning Atlanta to receive the $47.6 million TIGER grant from the federal government to initiate the Atlanta Streetcar Project, he is unable to attend the kick-off. Rep. Lewis worked closely with MARTA , Central Atlanta Progress, and the city to guide the strategic positioning and submission of the […]

  • 30 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson and David Perdue, along with the entire Georgia U.S. House of Representatives delegation, yesterday urged the administration to make the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) a top priority for its fiscal year 2017 budget recommendations. In a letter to Assistant Secretary of the Army Jo-Ellen Darcy, the Georgia congressional delegation called for […]

  • 5 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    At today’s Georgia Foreign Trade Conference, Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director, Griff Lynch, announced that Savannah’s outer harbor dredging will be finished in March, bringing the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) to 50 percent completion. Deepening the inner harbor should be complete by late 2021, allowing Neo-Panamax vessels to take on more cargo and transit the […]

  • 20 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Acting President of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), Mr. David Bohigian, and representatives of the Pace Group, Mr. Joseph Dolidze and Mr. Irakli Tateishvili signed a $50 million loan agreement last week for development, construction and operation of a multifunctional marine terminal at the Georgia’s Port of Poti – Pace Terminal. According to a […]

  • 14 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    International Container Terminal Services Inc. (ICTSI) has officially inaugurated the expansion of its Batumi International Container Terminal (BICT) in Georgia. The expansion encompasses both the waterside and landside areas of the multipurpose terminal, intended to optimize the processing of existing cargo flows and install additional capacity to accommodate new business. During the inauguration ceremony, Hans-Ole […]

  • 2 April 2013

    The $50 million in additional port deepening funds proposed by Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal has been approved by the state legislature and now awaits the governor’s signature. Along with previous funding, Georgia has allocated $231.1 million toward the state’s portion of the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP). The $50 million in additional port deepening funds […]

  • 14 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    APM Terminals Poti has officially re-initiated the process of obtaining the necessary permits with a firm intention to build the new deep-water multipurpose port in Poti, Georgia.  On February 11, 2020, APM Terminals submitted application to the Technical and Construction Supervision Agency to obtain the permit for land usage for construction of the new deep-water […]