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Deadline looms for Panama Canal expansion dispute

...rocky slope on the banks of the Panama Canal, announcing to the world a massive...construction began, these ports and the Panama Canal Authority are facing the prospect...crucial day in the history of the Panama Canal and for us as a country that wants...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-01-17/deadline-looms-panama-cana
Working without a 'Net

...not since President Carter's 1977 giveaway of the Panama Canal ? another U.S.-envisioned, U.S.-financed...Obama equivalent of Carter's decision to give away the Panama Canal ? only with possibly much worse consequences."

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-03-30/working-without-net
GOP Senate candidates debate port, flood insurance

...recent weeks that could delay construction from starting this year. Timing is critical because an expansion of the Panama Canal is expected to send supersized cargo ships to the East Coast as soon as 2015.But the two candidates running as Washington...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-03-29/gop-senate-can
Congressmen seek House support for Savannah harbor

...imposed 15 years ago.Savannah has the fourth-busiest port for container cargo in the U.S. Savannah is scrambling to deepen its harbor to make room for supersized ships expected to arrive via an expanded Panama Canal as early as next year.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-04-02/congressmen-seek-house-suppor
Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed to travel with Vice President Joe Biden, seek funds for port expansion

...Vice President Joe Biden to the Panama Canal on Monday as Georgia officials...passing through the newly enlarged Panama Canal can load and unload goods locally...sailing across a newly deepened Panama Canal will stop in Georgia. A review...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-11-16/atlanta-mayor-kasim-reed-trav
Georgia harbor project in 'regulatory purgatory,' Deal says

...scrambling to deepen its busy shipping channel to make room for supersized cargo ships expected to arrive after the Panama Canal completes a major expansion in 2015. Georgia officials are pushing hard to start dredging this year along the 30-mile...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-13/georgia-harbor-project-regula
Ga. not allowed to dredge harbor with state funds

...Deal's top economic development goal and the need for a deeper harbor to accommodate supersized ships grows as the Panama Canal gets closer to finishing a major expansion. The holdup stems from a sweeping water-project bill containing billions...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-05/ga-not-allowed-dredge-harbor-
Georgia will start $652M Savannah harbor expansion on its own after Obama budget letdown

...supersized cargo ships expected to begin arriving after the Panama Canal finishes a major expansion as early as next year...competitive as larger ships begin bringing goods through the Panama Canal."If we don't do that, these ships are going to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-03-04/ga-will-start-652m-savan
Rants & Raves

...games never end when their scheduled time is up? They have more timeouts than Obama. PRESIDENT CARTER gives away the Panama Canal and now President Obama gives away the Internet. We the citizens and taxpayers funded and built both of these, and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-26/rants-raves
No funding? Dig deeper

...containerized exports.But because cargo-ship builders are making the vessels larger ? because of an expansion of the Panama Canal ? Savannah will need to deepen its channel to remain competitive with ports in Baltimore and Norfolk, Va., the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-03-08/no-funding-dig-deeper