Mon., April 15, 2013 10:02am
Georgia officials say they're taking a closer look at having state taxpayers pay a larger upfront share to begin deepening the waterway to the bustling Port of Savannah. The federal government's share of the $652 million project is proving tough to get.
Thu., June 21, 2012 6:49pm
A federal agency says seaports in the Southeast region need the most help getting ready to trade with supersized cargo ships expected to arrive soon through an expanded Panama Canal.
Tue., February 14, 2012 9:00am
President Barack Obama's proposed fiscal year 2013 budget includes $2.8 million towards the $600 million project to deepen the Port of Savannah, one of the nation's busiest. Supporters of the project pushed for $105 million ahead of the project's final federal approval, expected later this year.
Thu., December 2, 2010 9:20am
Political and Business leaders are backing the dredging of the Port of Savannah, to allow for larger cargo freighters to pass through.
Thu., September 16, 2010 5:02pm
But the chief of Georgia's Ports Authority says, he's still frustrated by delays in the process to approve deepening the Savannah harbor. Curtis Foltz doesn't believe business will suffer as long as work is well underway by the time larger ships start sailing through the Panama Canal in 2014.
Tue., September 22, 2009 6:34pm
Governor Sonny Perdue and officials representing the Georgia ports and top