Friday, 01 November 2019 11:29

Port of Virginia starts ship-channel expansion project

593 Port of Virginia


The Port of Virginia has begun the first phase of their ship-channel expansion project, which will deepen and widen its shipping channels to accommodate larger vessels and make it the deepest port on the U.S. East Coast. The 55-foot dredging project started nearly two-and-a-half years ahead of schedule following a final approval from the federal government. When dredging is complete in 2024, the commercial channels serving the Norfolk Harbor will be able to simultaneously accommodate two ultra-large container vessels.



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