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  • 15 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Undersecretary of the Army Patrick Murphy met with the USACE’s Savannah District leaders on August 11, 2016. Murphy took an aerial tour of the Savannah Harbor as part of his visit to Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield in Georgia. The Savannah District is responsible for maintaining the Savannah harbor and is in the process […]

  • 1 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Deepening the Savannah harbor is one step closer, with officials from the Corps of Engineers and the State of Georgia contract signing of a Project Partnership Agreement scheduled for Oct. 8. The signing of the PPA allows the Corps of Engineers to accept bids for the first contracts to be awarded under the $706 million Savannah […]

  • 4 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, has just released a photo of the dredge Padre Island working in the Savannah outer harbor. The photo taken on March 30th 2016, shows the Padre Island of Great Lakes Doc & Dredge Company deepening the outer channel as part of the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP). Deepening of the […]

  • 5 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Col. Daniel H. Hibner will take command of the Savannah District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, from Col. Marvin L. Griffin, in a formal ceremony at 10 a.m., June 8, reports USACE. Brig. Gen. Diana M. Holland, commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ South Atlantic Division, will officiate at the formal change-of-command ceremony in the […]

  • 22 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The USACE, Savannah District, recently posted a photo of the trailing suction hopper dredger Padre Island working in the Savannah outer harbor. The photo, taken on March 30th 2016, shows the Padre Island of Great Lakes Doc & Dredge Company (GLDD) deepening the outer channel as part of the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP). Deepening of the […]

  • 28 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is ready to mark the beginning of the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) tomorrow at 10:30 a.m. at 1 Old Fort Jackson Road in Savannah. The recovery of the CSS Georgia ironclad from the floor of the Savannah River will be the first action undertaken in this phase of the […]

  • 30 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Recovering the CSS Georgia ironclad scuttled on the Savannah River floor marks the first action undertaken under the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP). Col. Thomas Tickner, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District commander, yesterday hosted this kick-off event at Old Fort Jackson in Savannah, Georgia, marking the beginning of construction on the SHEP. The […]

  • 18 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    As part of his ongoing work to deepen the Port of Savannah, U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., announced that he will visit the Panama Canal with Vice President Biden this week. Isakson has worked tirelessly to deepen the Savannah Harbor in order to accommodate an increase in the number of super-sized container vessels transiting the […]

  • 29 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) has ordered four more Ship-to-Shore (STS) cranes from Konecranes for the Port of Savannah, Georgia. The crane purchases, along with the ongoing Savannah Harbor deepening, anticipate the opening of an expanded Panama Canal, set for this year. The Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) will deepen the Savannah Harbor federal shipping […]

  • 15 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Major works are underway on the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project, known informally as SHEP, with dredge Alaska deepening seaward portion of the harbor, which extends 18.5 miles from Fort Pulaski into the Atlantic Ocean. Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company started dredging of the Savannah’s outer harbor last Thursday, 11 September. The SHEP is being undertaken to accommodate the expansion […]

  • 14 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company of Oak Brook, Illinois, last Thursday, 11 September, began dredging of the Savannah’s outer harbor. The dredging was originally scheduled to begin in December but dredge ‘Alaska’, which was working in Louisiana, became available earlier, reported the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District. The outer harbor dredging project, part of Savannah […]

  • 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 […]

  • 9 May 2012

    Officials from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers yesterday extended the deadline for submitting comments on the proposed deepening of the Savannah Harbor to Jun. 5, 2012. The Corps of Engineers released the Final General Re-Evaluation Report (GRR) and Final Environmental Impact Statement (Final EIS) on Apr. 11 with an initial 30-day comment period which […]

  • 19 July 2012

    U.S. Sens. Saxby Chambliss, R-Ga., and Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., applauded the administration’s decision today to expedite federal review of the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP). The target date for completing all federal permit and review decisions is now November 2012. Previous studies authorized by Congress concluded that deepening the Savannah Harbor to 47 feet will […]

  • 18 December 2010

    Officials from the Savannah District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, today extended the deadline for submitting comments on the proposed deepening of the Savannah Harbor to Jan. 25, 2011. The Corps of Engineers released a draft General Re-Evaluation Report (GRR) and draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) on Nov. 15 with an initial 45-day comment period […]

  • 1 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) reached its largest milestone to date with the completion of the deepening of the 20-mile-long entrance channel. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, yesterday announced the completion of the outer harbor works adding that only final touches remain in this $134 million project to deepen the entrance […]

  • 1 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Col. Daniel Hibner, commander of the Savannah District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, has announced that deepening work for the inner portion of the Savannah harbor is officially underway. This initiates the final construction phase of the 20-year effort to deepen the third busiest container port in the United States. “The Savannah Harbor Expansion project […]

  • 2 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Progress on the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project, known as SHEP, shifts into high gear as four major milestones are reached in the first week of August. The Savannah District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on Friday, July 31st, awarded the contract for the Dissolved Oxygen Injection System to CDM Constructors Inc. (CDM Smith) of Maitland, […]

  • 22 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson and David Perdue yesterday introduced an amendment to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers funding legislation that will ensure critical water infrastructure projects, like the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP), remain a top priority. “The Savannah Harbor Expansion Project is critical to Georgia, the Southeast and the entire country,” said Senator Isakson. […]

  • 13 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson and David Perdue, and U.S. Representative Buddy Carter, have called on the Trump administration to immediately fulfill the longstanding commitment to sufficiently fund the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project after the president’s fiscal year 2019 budget requested just $49 million for the project. The Georgia lawmakers said the president’s budget request, which was […]

  • 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 […]

  • 18 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District has completed construction of the Dissolved Oxygen Injection System plant on Hutchinson Island and began testing the plant Feb. 14 to verify proper operation. As part of the testing phase, the Corps released dark-pink colored dye in the Back River Feb. 14 and another dye-release event is planned in […]

  • 24 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The long-planned deepening of the Savannah harbor is currently underway. The Savannah District awarded a $134.5 million contract in March 2015 to the Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company of Oak Brook, Illinois, to conduct the outer harbor deepening. The contract covers deepening of the outer harbor, from approximately Fort Pulaski for 18.5 miles into […]

  • 13 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, has just released the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) sub-project video update for June 2017. According to the Corps, SHEP gained more traction in June. Several features are on schedule to be completed by the end of 2017, including First Dike Raising (July); Raw Water Storage Impoundment (July); CSS Georgia […]

  • 17 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Corps Connection has just released a video about the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project, named ‘On the Road Again: LTG Semonite at SHEP’. In the video, Lt. Gen. Todd Semonite, USACE Commanding General and 54th U.S. Army Chief of Engineers, reports from the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project, discussing the dissolved oxygen injection […]

  • 22 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Georgia Governor, Nathan Deal, released his Fiscal Year 2018 budget proposal last week, allocating $35 million in additional support for the Port of Savannah deepening, for a total of $301 million in state funds. “We’d like to thank the governor and General Assembly for their full and complete support of the state share of the […]