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More funds approved for Charleston deepening project

The US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has approved funds of USD41.4 million for South Carolina's Charleston Harbor deepening project.

The funds will be put towards the deepening of the Charleston Harbor to 52 ft (15.8 m).

Construction to deepen the Charleston Harbor Entrance Channel began in February following the awarding of the first two dredging contracts - totalling approximately USD300 million - by USACE.

“By 2021, the port will achieve 52 ft of depth, making it the deepest harbour on the east coast, an advantage that will add significant capability in the southeast,” said Jim Newsome, SCPA president and ceo.
 

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Berth construction finalised for Odessa

June 7 - The Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority (USPA), Louis Dreyfus Company Ukraine and Brooklyn-Kyiv have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for the construction of Berth 1-z at the port of Odessa.
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Leipzig/Halle eyes investment programme

June 6 - Leipzig/Halle Airport has confirmed that it will develop new apron areas, logistics and office buildings, as well as a second dedicated freight centre. 
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AKM places Terex order

May 3 - Munich-based AKM Autokranvermietung has placed an order with Terex for two Demag all-terrain cranes.
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Stockholm Norvik Port progresses

May 2 - Sweden’s Ports of Stockholm is progressing with the construction of Stockholm Norvik Port, which is set to open in May 2020.
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