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  • 23 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Representative Mark Sanford released the following statement after the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers signed a Project Partnership Agreement with the South Carolina Ports Authority last week, which officially starts the construction phase of the Charleston Harbor Post 45 Deepening project.  “I’m pleased that the Charleston Harbor Deepening project is entering into a new phase, […]

  • 22 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works), Jo-Ellen Darcy, yesterday visited the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, to tour projects affecting the Lowcountry. Darcy toured the Charleston Harbor where she announced the completion of her review this week of the Chief’s Report for the Charleston Harbor Post 45 Deepening Project and that it has been […]

  • 13 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Charleston Harbor Post 45 Deepening Feasibility Study recently reached another major milestone when the results of the study were presented to the Civil Works Review Board in Washington, D.C. At the end of the meeting, the panel members, comprised of senior U.S. Army Corps of Engineers leaders and chaired by Maj. Gen. John Peabody, […]

  • 11 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Dredge Ellis Island, which is the largest hopper dredger in the U.S., is currently removing limestone from the entrance channel of the Charleston Harbor, as part of the Post 45 Deepening project. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, has just released this amazing photo of a skimmer on the dredger, removing water […]

  • 2 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Charleston Harbor Post 45 Deepening Project has received $1.3 million in funding for the Pre-construction Engineering and Design (PED) Phase of the project from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ 2015 Work Plan’s additional allocations. This funding allows the PED phase to begin upon finalizing the design agreement with the South Carolina State Ports […]

  • 20 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Norfolk Dredging Co., Chesapeake, Virginia, has won a $124,460,600 firm-fixed-price contract for the next phase of the Charleston harbor dredging project. According to the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), dredging will be performed in Charleston, South Carolina, with an estimated completion date of July 5, 2022. This contract covers the Lower Harbor to Wando Welch […]

  • 18 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Passed by Congress earlier this week and signed by the President two days ago, the 2015 fiscal year appropriations bill delivers a positive step forward for the Post-45 Harbor Deepening Project and other key SC Ports Authority initiatives. The bill includes $695,000 for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to complete the Feasibility Study phase […]

  • 15 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The 52-foot Charleston Harbor Deepening Project yesterday received its final approval from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers with the signing of the Chief’s Report, required for the project to progress through construction. The Chief’s Report approves the 52 foot depth recommendation made by the Corps, Charleston District in the Final Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Impact Statement, […]

  • 3 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The past two months have been huge for the Charleston Harbor Post 45 Deepening Project. Getting deeper and deeper into the phases, the project hit two major milestones, which has officially moved Post 45 from the Feasibility Phase to the Preconstruction Engineering and Design Phase. In December, Lt. Col. Matthew Luzzatto, Charleston District commander, and Jim […]

  • 17 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, last night signed the design agreement with the South Carolina Ports Authority, officially kicking off the Pre-construction Engineering and Design (PED) Phase of the Charleston Harbor Post-45 Deepening Project. The agreement was signed by the Charleston Corps Lieutenant Colonel Matthew Luzzatto and SC Ports CEO Jim Newsome. The PED phase will […]

  • 8 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Charleston Harbor deepening project, better known as Post-45, began with a Congressional add to the President’s fiscal year 2010 budget allowing the Charleston District to complete a reconnaissance study. The reconnaissance report demonstrated that a large percentage of the vessels currently using Charleston Harbor are tide-restricted and concluded that there was federal interest in […]

  • 31 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, has announced the award of the second construction contract for work in the Charleston Harbor Entrance Channel as part of the Charleston Harbor Post 45 Deepening Project. The award, officially made on Thursday, is for $213 million to Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company, LLC for the […]

  • 15 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District has awarded the first construction contract for the Charleston Harbor Post 45 Deepening Project. The $47 million contract was awarded to Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company, LLC. The contract is for new work and maintenance dredging of approximately six million cubic yards of material from the […]

  • 13 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Last week, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Lt. Gen. Thomas Bostick, visited Charleston District and was briefed about the work currently being undertaken on the Charleston Harbor deepening project, better known as Post 45. During the visit, he meet with Jim Newsome, President & CEO of the South Carolina Ports Authority, and took a tour of the SCPA Charleston Harbor. Here are some […]

  • 5 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    SC Ports Authority, Lowcountry Open Land Trust, Coastal Conservation League and the Southern Environmental Law Center today announced a milestone agreement for the Post-45 Harbor Deepening Project that includes a significant Port contribution to land conservation efforts along the Cooper River Corridor.  SC Ports Authority (SCPA) is partnering with Lowcountry Open Land Trust (LOLT), Coastal […]

  • 20 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, yesterday signed a Project Partnership Agreement (PPA) with the South Carolina Ports Authority, which finalizes the responsibilities for both agencies on the upcoming Charleston Harbor Post 45 Deepening Project and officially starts the construction phase. A PPA is a legally binding agreement between the federal government and […]

  • 3 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Charleston District manages many projects in the public eye that have crucial impacts on the nation. One of the District’s most prominent current projects is the Charleston Harbor Post 45 harbor deepening feasibility study. Post 45 has been a main focus for the District’s civil works program for the past year and a half […]

  • 14 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The 52-foot Charleston Harbor Deepening Project was recommended to Congress for authorization this week, continuing the project’s historic momentum through the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) planning process. Known as the Record of Decision, the recommendation signed by Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works) Jo-Ellen Darcy is the official notification to Congress that […]

  • 8 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, has just released this beautiful photo of the first load of dredged material from the Charleston Harbor Post 45 Deepening Project’s Lower Harbor contract. The material, dredged by Norfolk Dredging Company, is being taken to the offshore dredge material disposal site. The approximately $124 million contract covers […]

  • 11 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    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 Entrance Channel on the Post 45 Deepening Project. The Charleston Harbor Post 45 Deepening Project looks to address transportation inefficiencies by deepening and widening Charleston Harbor to […]

  • 16 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    SC Ports Authority has achieved 13 percent year-over-year growth in container volume for the first quarter of the 2015 fiscal year. This was announced yesterday by SCPA president and CEO Jim Newsome who said that SCPA experienced fairly significant growth during the first quarter, and above-plan volumes are reflected in SCPA’s strong financial performance for […]

  • 19 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Vice President Joe Biden and Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx yesterday visited the Wando Welch Terminal to discuss the facility’s upcoming wharf improvement project, which received a 10.8 million dollar Transportation Infrastructure Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant in September. “The future is a choice, and Charleston will seize the opportunities the future holds by preparing […]

  • 25 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Today, the Charleston Harbor Post 45 Deepening Project went before the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Civil Works Review Board in Washington, D.C., and received unanimous approval of the Final Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Impact Statement. The Final Report will now be released to state and local resource agencies for a 30-day review period. […]

  • 13 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (October 7 – October 13, 2019).   Nieuwe Waterweg and Botlek Dredging Work Wraps Up The Directorate-General for Public Works and Water Management (Rijkswaterstaat) and the Port of Rotterdam Authority last week celebrated the completion of the deepening of the […]

  • 20 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (December 14-20).   Dredger Fernao de Magalhaes Arrives in Saint-Nazaire The Jan De Nul’s cutter suction dredger Fernao de Magalhaes arrived in Saint-Nazaire on 10th December for a series of repairs.   Anglo Belgian Corporation Engines for DEME LNG Dredger […]

  • 7 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, announced today the release of the Draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Impact Statement (Draft FR/EIS) for the Charleston Harbor Post 45 Study. The Draft FR/EIS proposes a tentatively selected plan to deepen the major shipping channels within the harbor from 45 to 52 feet at an […]