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  • 30 April 2010

    COLUMBIA — Efforts to bring a two-state deal for the creation of the Jasper Ocean Terminal to the South Carolina and Georgia legislatures fell short this year, but the outlook for next year appears bright, says a key figure in the process.The agreement must be approved by both legislatures and by Congress before the construction […]

  • 21 December 2011

    The South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) Board yesterday said deepening of the Savannah River up to the future Jasper Ocean Terminal should be an alternative to the currently proposed deepening project. Until that happens, it has suspended future funding related to the Jasper Ocean Terminal and set out a path for the two states to […]

  • 17 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    The Georgia and South Carolina Ports Authorities have just signed a new joint venture agreement that provides the necessary framework for the two states to work cooperatively toward the development of the Jasper Ocean Terminal (JOT). The updated agreement governs the permitting and planning process for the JOT, including the development of terminal design and […]

  • 31 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The USACE is holding an open house and public scoping meeting to provide information about the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) that is being prepared for a proposed marine container terminal that would be adjacent to the Savannah River in Jasper County, South Carolina. This meeting, set to take place today in Hardeeville, NC, is being held to […]

  • 22 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (November 15-22)   Largest Ever Mandurah Dredging A record amount of sand has been moved in the annual campaign to provide safe navigation at Mandurah Ocean Entrance and to widen Town Beach.   Jasper Ocean Terminal JV Signed The Georgia […]

  • 18 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District (SAC) is working on an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) that will assess the potential social, economic and environmental effects associated with the construction and operation of the proposed Jasper Ocean Terminal (JOT). The JOT Joint Venture, a partnership between the Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) and the South […]

  • 21 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Jasper Ocean Terminal (JOT) Board of Directors met last week to review work completed during the 2015 fiscal year and solidify a budget and work plan for FY2016. The Board approved a 2016 fiscal year budget that includes accomplishing further studies of the site design, sediment, access corridor, and channel improvements necessary for the […]

  • 26 January 2011

    Leaders from the Georgia Ports Authority (GPA), Savannah Economic Development Authority (SEDA) and Lowcountry Economic Alliance (LEA) signed a joint resolution today recognizing that maintaining strong port capacity and deepening both the Savannah and Charleston harbors are critical to the economic health of both the State of Georgia and the State of South Carolina. Additionally, […]

  • 23 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Board of Directors of the Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) today elected James L. Allgood as new chairman. Allgood, who will assume his new responsibilities July 1, is replacing outgoing chairman James Walters. “With our harbor deepening under way, the infrastructure investments we’re making on terminal, and the improvements to road and rail connections we’re building in […]

  • 20 March 2012

    The Jasper Ocean Terminal Joint Project Office (JPO) Board of Directors met yesterday and received updates from its Project Manager, which included an “opportunity plan” detailing how SHEP dredge materials can benefit construction of the Jasper Ocean Terminal, defined a path to easement release and permit approval, and appointed a team to scope a channel […]

  • 27 June 2012

    A South Carolina commission that includes state lawmakers who are opposed to the proposed deepening of the Savannah River has gone to court for a fourth time aiming to assert its authority, reports postandcourier.com. A temporary injunction filed Thursday by the Savannah River Maritime Commission against the South Carolina members of the Jasper Ocean Terminal […]

  • 29 November 2011

    Georgia Governor Nathan Deal had requested that S.C. Governor Nikki Haley asks her board to give a hearing to an appeal by the Army Corps of Engineers, which was seeking a permit as part of Georgia’s dredging project. On November 10, DHEC board heard the appeal and awarded the permit. South Carolina congress protested the […]

  • 30 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Nearly two decades in the making, the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) continues to gain momentum with more contracts awarded and new ground broken. In addition to progress made on the Raw Water Storage Impoundment and Dissolved Oxygen Injection System, work advanced this month on the dike raising and tide gate removal mitigation feature. Herve Cody Construction […]

  • 18 April 2012

    The State Senate unanimously voted to advance a resolution that makes it clear that only south Carolina representatives can spend South Carolina’s tax dollars. The resolution conclusively settles any remaining question that the Savannah River Maritime Commission not a bistate panel is solely responsible for handling state issues relating to dredging the Savannah River. The […]

  • 29 June 2010

    Plans for a deepwater container terminal in Jasper County remain on schedule for a projected 2025 opening, a consultant told members of the…   [mappress] Source: savannahnow, June 29, 2010;

  • 12 April 2012

    After 15 years of study, the United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced that it had released the final documents for the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) for review by state and federal agencies and the general public. Following the report, some officials made these comments: Rick Gabrielson, Director of International Transportation, Target and […]

  • 25 January 2011

    State Sen. Tom Davis thinks South Carolinians won’t see a long-awaited port in Jasper County for decades if Georgia gets federal approval… By JOSH McCANN (islandpacket) [mappress] Source: islandpacket, January 25, 2011;

  • 17 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Thanks to the dredged seabed to -14 meters along the quayside of the Container Terminal and because of the latest integrations between global container carriers, the Port of Koper will be directly connected with the Far East by three container lines from January 2015. In the case of the two newly introduced services (2M and Ocean3) […]

  • 6 May 2020
    Business & Finance

     Jasper County Conservation has just released this beautiful video about their Mariposa Lake Restoration Project.  According to the Conservation, this very important restoration project started in 2018. Due to high levels of sediment washing in from the watershed, dredging was required to restore the lake to its original depths, along with many other preventative […]

  • 4 February 2014

    The US Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, has presented the details about the Savannah Harbor dredging plan. The dredging work will be undertaken in the Savannah Harbor entrance channel, located in Chatham County, GA, and Jasper County S.C. The dredged material disposal will take place in the Jones Oysterbed Island Confined Upland Disposal Area. […]

  • 29 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The ‘Reclamation for Pasir Panjang Terminal Phases 3 and 4’ project, carried out by Penta-Ocean Construction, has been nominated for the IADC Safety Award 2016. Three aspects of this port project located in Singapore were recently nominated for its safety features. The first aspect is the “geo-bund” temporary edge structure for land reclamation. They provided notable safety benefits for […]

  • 22 October 2010

    Australia is set to receive tenders for the $75m Townsville Ocean Terminal precinct…   (ship-technology) [mappress] Source: ship-technology, October 22, 2010;

  • 16 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina, has received a federal permit to build a 750-foot terminal groin, the town said in its latest announcement.  The project will consist of the construction of a 750 linear feet terminal groin structure, which includes a 300 linear foot anchorage system. The 3,214 foot section of shoreline […]

  • 15 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Southern Environmental Law Center, on behalf of Audubon North Carolina, yesterday challenged in federal court the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ approval of a terminal groin for Ocean Isle Beach. The lawsuit claims that the Corps failed to objectively evaluate alternatives to the terminal groin, including those that would be less costly to Ocean […]

  • 7 April 2011

    W.T. Casper is concerned about the safety of Bogue Inlet, and is willing to participate in a lobbying effort for dredging funds to keep… BY BRAD RICH (carteretnewstimes) [mappress] Source: carteretnewstimes, April 7, 2011  

  • 30 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Army Corps of Engineers will go out to bid in early January for a project to rebuild beaches and dunes at the severely eroded south end of Ocean City, according to Ocean City Business Administrator Mike Dattilo. The project is still on track to start in March or early spring, reports oceancity.patch.com. The federal government […]