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  • 15 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham is expecting a final Senate vote on the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) bill this week. The legislation is seen as critical to ensuring the harbor deepening project remains on track and Charleston Harbor is deepened to 52 feet. “At the end of the day, harbor deepening is really about jobs […]

  • 13 April 2011

    U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham and U.S. Rep. Tim Scott on Tuesday promised to hem up the federal.. BY ALLYSON BIRD (postandcourier) [mappress] Source: postandcourier, April 13, 2011

  • 12 January 2011

    A group charged with representing South Carolina’s interests in navigational matters on the Savannah River is finding plenty to criticize in… By Mary Landers (savannahnow) [mappress] Source: savannahnow, January 12, 2011;

  • 13 September 2011

    As another federal budget battle gears up, funding for South Carolina’s port projects are again being sought.   By Gina Vasselli (thesunnews) [mappress] Source: thesunnews, September 13, 2011

  • 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 […]

  • 23 September 2010

    The South Carolina State Ports Authority (SCSPA) is investing $17.3 million in a new terminal operating system, enhancing cargo visibility and customer service. The SCSPA Board today approved a contract for up to $8.35 million with Zebra Enterprise Solutions, implementing the Navis SPARCS N4 terminal operating system to manage cargo flows across its marine terminals. […]

  • 11 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District issued this statement following the meeting yesterday with the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control Board of Directors: “We are pleased with the unanimous decision of the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control Board to approve the certification on water quality and coastal […]

  • 27 April 2012

    U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham said he was very pleased the federal funds needed to continue the study of Charleston Harbor deepening had been secured in the Senate. The Senate Appropriations Committee, of which Graham is a member, passed the Senate version of the Fiscal Year 2013 Energy and Water (E&W) Appropriations Act which contains $3.5 […]

  • 7 August 2013

    Odfjell Terminals has entered into a Letter of Intent to purchase Chem-Marine Corporation of South Carolina. Chem-Marine controls a 25.3 acre/10.2 hectare site through a long term land lease, and is located adjacent to Odfjell’s tank terminal in North Charleston, South Carolina, USA. The property is situated on the Cooper River and has a 250 […]

  • 10 November 2011

    The board that oversees South Carolina’s environmental agency will decide whether to issue a permit for a dredging project for neighboring… (ledger-enquirer) [mappress] Source: ledger-enquirer, November 10, 2011;

  • 18 January 2012

    Something unusual happened in the South Carolina Senate Chambers Tuesday…   By Jennifer Bellamy (wltx) [mappress] Source: wltx, January 18, 2012;

  • 21 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The two dredges to be used in the Cherry Grove Dredging Project should arrive in North Myrtle Beach later today, reports the City of North Myrtle Beach. As a precautionary measure, the South Carolina Department of Transportation had stopped the trucks carrying the dredges at the South Carolina/Georgia border. The trucks were stopped in order to first […]

  • 12 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, has a requirement for shore protection at Folly Beach, Charleston County, South Carolina. The work includes dredging from borrow areas located approximately three miles offshore of the northern end of Folly Beach and disposal of the material on the beach at Folly Beach. The work also includes […]

  • 24 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Property owners on the southern tip of Litchfield Beach, South Carolina, are seeking state and federal permits to pump up to 700,000 cubic yards of offshore sand along nearly a mile of beachfront, Coastal Observer informs.  The project, proposed by the Peninsula Property Owners Association, includes building a 6-foot tall dune along 4,000 feet of […]

  • 16 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Town of Hilton Head Island announced yesterday the completion of the South Island Emergency Beach Fill project. According to the town, at about 9:30 AM on November 15, 2017, crews from Marinex Construction completed all planned sand placement activities including the extension of the project from East Beach Lagoon Drive to near Duck Hawk Road. In coming […]

  • 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 […]

  • 16 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) Board of Directors has adopted a financial plan for the 2017 fiscal year that includes six percent pier container growth, $226.1 million operating revenues, $40.8 million operating earnings, and capital expenditures of $248 million. The plan projects pier containers, or box volume, of 1.175 million during FY2017, a six percent […]

  • 10 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Three boaters were rescued on Sunday after their vessel struck a dredge pipe in the Cooper River near the Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge, reports the U.S. Coast Guard. According to the USCG, after receiving the notification call, the Coast Guard Station Charleston launched a 29-foot Response Boat–Small boatcrew and an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew in the area diverted […]

  • 12 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) is soon to be ready for the biggest ship ever to call the US East Coast, the COSCO Development. “SCPA has worked aggressively for years to ensure we can efficiently work 13,000 twenty-foot equivalent unit (TEU) vessels and be the last Southeast port of call with no navigational issues,” said Jim […]

  • 24 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Cottrell Contracting Corporation, from Chesapeake, Virginia, has won a $12.7 million contract for maintenance dredging operations in Georgia and South Carolina. Bids were solicited via the internet with one received, according to the latest U.S. Department of Defense’s (DoD) release. Work will be performed in Jekyll Island, Georgia, and Daufuskie Island, South Carolina, with an estimated completion […]

  • 19 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) Board has approved construction and quality assurance contracts for its Columbus Street Terminal. At its recent meeting, the Board also approved two additional contracts for projects at SCPA’s container terminals in South Carolina. The first contract is for annual maintenance dredging at the North Charleston Terminal and the second one is for a […]

  • 21 June 2011

    Officials with the South Carolina State Ports Authority and the Army Corps of Engineers signed a cost-sharing contract to deepen Charleston…   (wisradio) [mappress] Source: wisradio, June 21, 2011

  • 26 July 2011

    Georgia and South Carolina port officials agreed Monday to move forward with studying a proposal to build a shared shipping terminal on the… (ajc) [mappress] Source: ajc, July 26, 2011;

  • 24 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co. LLC, Oak Brook, Illinois, was awarded an approx. $7.8 million modification to contract W912HP-18-C-0006 to increase cubic yards of beach fill work that will be performed in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. The previous contract, awarded to GLDD back in June 2018, included $34.8 million for placing approximately 1.4 million cubic yards […]

  • 11 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    In his fourth State-of-the-Port Address since taking the helm of the state’s public port system in 2009, the leader of the South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) highlighted business growth and major progress on key initiatives such as Charleston’s harbor deepening project and the inland port during the Propeller Club of Charleston’s annual event. Speaking to […]

  • 7 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The South Carolina congressional delegation has requested the highest level of funding possible for the Charleston Harbor Deepening Project in the Fiscal Year 2018 Army Corps Work Plan. The letter was signed by South Carolina Senators Lindsey Graham and Tim Scott, and U.S. Representatives Mark Sanford, Joe Wilson, Jeff Duncan, Trey Gowdy, Ralph Norman, James […]