Port of Virginia Poised to Become Deepest Port of US East Coast

Port of Virginia Poised to Become Deepest Port of US East Coast

October 26, 2018 —World Maritime News

The Trump administration has approved the Port of Virginia’s Wider, Deeper, Safer project to deepen and widen the Norfolk Harbor’s commercial shipping channels paving the way for the port to become the deepest port on the U.S East Coast. Under the plan, included in the President of the America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018, the port’s inner harbor’s commercial channels will be dredged to 55 feet deep and the channel in the Chesapeake Bay to 56 feet deep.

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