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Obama signs law to allow Savannah port deepening

...across Georgia as the state's most important infrastructure project in terms of future economic development," state ports authority board Chairman Robert Jepson said. "Because Gov. Nathan Deal and the General Assembly had the foresight to set...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/national/2014-06-10/obama-signs-law-allow-sava
Across the region

...the future both of South Carolina's business climate and large-scale, downtown events, attorneys for the State Ports Authority and the city argued before the state's highest court Tuesday.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-11-19/across-region
SC incumbents facing tough challenges

...offices, McKinney said.He has ties to Gov. Nikki Haley, including as a campaign donor, her appointee to the State Ports Authority and board member of her nonprofit. But Haley's campaign spokesman, Rob Godfrey, said Friday she's staying...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-10-17/sc-incumbents-facing-tough-ch
Judge tosses federal permit for SC cruise terminal

...installing five new clusters of pilings beneath a riverfront building now used as a warehouse.The South Carolina State Ports Authority wants to convert that warehouse into a new terminal for the city's year-round cruise industry."You have...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-09-12/judge-tosses-federal-permit-s
Water bill would avoid Charleston deepening delay

...U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., joined Jim Newsome, the president and CEO of the South Carolina State Ports Authority, and John Litz, district engineer for the Charleston District of the Corps of Engineers, at a news conference...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-11-15/water-bill-would-avoid-charle
Jasper County complains about pace of port project

...Savannah harbor deepening were recently settled out of court.Jim Newsome, president and CEO of the South Carolina State Ports Authority, said the economic study looks promising. But he said some big questions still need answering before South Carolina...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-06-24/jasper-county-complains-about
Across the region

...impact on the environment and the city's historic district before issuing a permit allowing the South Carolina State Ports Authority to put additional pilings under a wharf.The pilings are needed to transform an old warehouse into a new cruise...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-08-16/across-region
Researchers hunt for artifacts before Charleston Harbor deepened

...affect our cost estimates because dredging rock is a lot more expensive than dredging silt."The South Carolina State Ports Authority wants the channel deepened from its current 45 feet to 50 feet so the port can handle larger container ships when...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2012-10-14/researchers-hunt-artifacts-charlest
Judge recommends claims against South Carolina cruise industry move forward

...Supreme Court regarding the zoning and environmental claims," said Jim Newsome, the president and CEO of the state Ports Authority. Authority attorneys are still reviewing the 27-page report before making comments to the court.Blan Holman...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-01-08/judge-recommends-claims-again
International conference on impact of cruises this week in SC

...based its 2,056-passenger liner Fantasy in the city.The growing industry and plans by the South Carolina State Ports Authority to build a $35 million cruise terminal have brought lawsuits in state and federal courts.Plaintiffs are concerned...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-02-03/international-conference-impact-cru