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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 2 March 2012

    The South Carolina Senate voted unanimously yesterday to override the governor’s veto of a resolution that will reverse DHEC’s disastrous decision to award permits to the state of Georgia for port expansion. DHEC made its decision in spite of objections of both the environmentalist and business communities. Members of the Senate Republican Caucus reacted to […]

  • 13 May 2011

    The South Carolina Ag Council is using its quarterly meeting to talk about expansion at the Port of Charleston… (therepublic) [mappress] Source: therepublic, May 13, 2011;

  • 16 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Sustaining above-market container volume growth, achieving the deepest harbor on the East Coast, investing in infrastructure and expanding its cargo base topped the list of South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) five-year initiatives, highlighted at the State of the Port this week. In his seventh address at the annual Propeller Club of Charleston event, president and […]

  • 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;

  • 14 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has signed an agreement authorizing the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, and Horry County, South Carolina, to use up to one million cubic yards of sand from federal waters to renourish the Garden City and Surfside Beach areas of Horry and Georgetown Counties. The project area, known as […]

  • 8 November 2010

    The South Carolina State Ports Authority and the Army Corps of Engineers are signing an agreement on disposing of silt from the Charleston… (dailycomet) [mappress] Source: dailycomet, November 8, 2010;

  • 5 December 2011

    Savannah’s port-deepening project won’t help Orangeburg County the way improving South Carolina’s ports would, local lawmakers say…   By GENE ZALESKI (thetandd) [mappress] Source: thetandd, December 5, 2011;

  • 13 November 2011

    While some South Carolina legislators rail against a compromise to advance Georgia’s Savannah River deepening plans and the S.C. Coastal ..   By SARITA CHOUREY (savannahnow) [mappress] Source: savannahnow, November 13, 2011;

  • 27 October 2011

    South Carolina environmental regulators will allow Georgia to plead its case for deepening the shared river channel to Savannah’s booming se… By RUSS BYNUM AP (southcarolina) [mappress] Source: southcarolina, October 27, 2011

  • 27 March 2012

    Progress on the Port of Charleston’s Navy Base Terminal has reached another milestone with last week’s approval of the next major construction project. The South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) Board approved the $42.7-million contract, which includes the placement of fill material on portions of the landside of the terminal and along the already completed 5,000-foot-long […]

  • 30 November 2011

    The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control Board got taken to task by a Senate committee Tuesday over their decision…   (counton2) [mappress] Source: counton2, November 30, 2011;

  • 6 January 2011

    South Carolina has issued the first substantive challenge to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ timetable for deepening the Savannah River… By Mary Carr Mayle (augusta) [mappress] Source: augusta, January 6, 2011;

  • 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 […]

  • 18 April 2012

    As postandcourier.com reports, a Senate committee approved a measure Tuesday that would allow the state to issue $120 million in bonds to deepen the Charleston port if federal funding for the work falls through. Sen. Larry Grooms said: “We’re making sure we can tell the world that just in case the federal government doesn’t or […]

  • 16 March 2011

    Today, U.S. Senator Jim DeMint (R-South Carolina), chairman of the Senate Steering Committee, introduced the Army Corps of Engineers… (thestatecolumn) [mappress] Source: thestatecolumn, March 16, 2011      

  • 17 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Marinex Construction Inc. of Charleston, South Carolina, has won a $29 million contract for the FY18 Savannah Inner Harbor Maintenance Dredging works. According to the FedBizOpps, this project is a located in Savannah, Georgia on the border of Georgia and South Carolina (SC) in Chatham County. Approximately six million cubic yards of maintenance material is expected […]

  • 19 June 2012

    South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) Board approved the most aggressive investment plan in the agency’s history, reports abcnews4.com. The Board approved the SCPA’s budget for the 2013 fiscal year, which starts July 1. “This aggressive investment plan for our ports mirrors the significant investment of our state toward realizing the Charleston Harbor Deepening Project,” said […]

  • 20 December 2010

    Folly Beach, a South Carolina Beach just outside of Charleston, needs another renourishment project just five years after the last one, … By Sara Novak (treehugger) [mappress] Source: treehugger, December 20, 2010;

  • 1 May 2012

    South Carolina’s Blue Ribbon Committee on Shoreline Management will meet today at 9:30 a.m. at the State House Senate Chambers, third floor conference room, 1100 Gervais Street in Columbia. The meeting agenda includes continued committee discussion regarding the issuance of emergency orders and the use of sandbags to protect coastal property. There will be a […]

  • 25 April 2011

    Twice in the past weeks, U.S. Rep. Jim Clyburn, D-S.C., has pointed out that Port of Charleston is not the only South Carolina port that… By Gina Vasselli (heraldonline) [mappress] Source: heraldonline, April 25, 2011  

  • 29 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Yesterday’s passage of H.5303, the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2016 by the U.S. House of Representatives, moves the Charleston Harbor Deepening Project closer to securing the authorization necessary to begin construction. “The entire South Carolina Delegation has worked diligently to ensure the bill moves forward in order to enable the project to begin […]

  • 16 February 2010

    CATEECHEE, S.C. (AP) – A landfill is ready to store dangerous chemicals to be removed from a South Carolina river that feeds into Lake Hartwell, but some local residents are worried about the project… [mappress] Source:wmbfnews,February 16,2010;

  • 21 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, has just released the Draft Environmental Assessment for the North Myrtle Beach renourishment project. USACE is currently involved in the planning phase of a beach emergency repair in the Grand Strand (Myrtle Beach) of Horry County, South Carolina. The Myrtle Beach Project – authorized for construction by Section 101 of the […]

  • 9 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, is receiving written comments on the proposed maintenance dredging of the Shelter Cove Marina, Hilton Head Island, SC. According to the Corps, an application has been submitted by the Shelter Cove Marina/Greenwood Communities and Resorts for a permit to perform maintenance dredging of the entrance channel and marina basin. […]