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11:07 am on Thursday April 4, 2013

Report: Savannah close to get harbor deepening dollars

12:57 am on Friday September 7, 2012

Port of Savannah ships in another good year as Charleston works to catchup

Image by Flickr user Dr. Jaus TEU containers doing their thing.With the fiscal year having recently ended, on Thursday the Georgia Ports Authority held an upbeat State of the Ports Address. In all the authority saw records for total tonnage,...
12:48 am on Friday September 7, 2012

Port of Savannah ships in another good year as Charleston works to catchup

Flickr user Dr. Jaus TEU containers doing their thing. With the fiscal year having recently ended, on Thursday the Georgia Ports Authority held an upbeat State of the Ports Address. In all the authority saw records for total tonnage, containers,...
3:07 am on Wednesday June 6, 2012

Fallout over OK-to-dredge ruling for Savannah River lands in S.C. Supreme Court

Flickr user .:[ Melissa ]:. The fallout over the OK-to-dredge decision for the S.C. DHEC continues — now with a hearing before the S.C. Supreme Court. Most interestingly, court justices pushed on DHEC over whether or not the agency was by law...
12:00 am on Friday March 2, 2012

S.C. lawmakers looks to 'roll back' Savannah River deepening OK (Update: Law)

Flickr user .:[ Melissa ]:. Update March 2: With little surprise, the Senate has joined the House in overriding Gov. Nikki Haley's veto. The Senate voted 39-0 and the House 111-1 to defeat Haley's attempt to keep S.C. DHEC's rules with regard to...
5:19 am on Tuesday January 3, 2012

In port deepening debate, funding once again halted for a Jasper Port (Updated)

Flickr user Dr. Jaus Update January 3: No new news on this one, but loads of context. The Times and Democrat has chimed in to back up the notion that Jasper economic development has fallen prey to politics, in part: The Jasper concept has been...
6:50 am on Friday December 9, 2011

S.C. goes to war on self, following deal to deepen the Savannah port (Update: Fire on Haley)

Flickr user .:[ Melissa ]:. Update December 9: With a 7-3 vote, senators cleared Gov. Nikki Haley's staff of any undue influence in the Savanna port-gate. But many of the Senators still believe that Haley herself had a hand in getting the DHEC...
12:07 pm on Thursday November 10, 2011

South Carolina again blocks Savannah River port improvements (Update: Deal)

Flickr user .:[ Melissa ]:. Update November 10: A compromise has been struck and offers some guarentees of environmental quality by Georgia. First reporting October 3: Mirroring a trend across the nation and world, the Savannah River is slated to...
6:11 am on Monday August 8, 2011

S.C., Ga. back together in support of Jasper Port (update: for now)

Flickr user Dr. Jaus (First reporting July 25, updates at the bottom.) The Savannah Morning News is reporting that after a not too friendly halt to Jasper Port dealings, officials from S.C. and Ga. have come back to the table to proceed with...
12:03 pm on Wednesday April 13, 2011

Savannah Port deepening sees merit challenge (update: Rep. Tim Scott falls into the fray?)

Flickr user roger4336 The Panama Canal effectively sets the max width of ships. Update April 16, a prickly spot: Tim Scott — the theorized hopeful to get his Congressional District to cover Charleston and Beaufort counties may be stumbling into...

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