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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announces additional 2012 funding for JAXPORT
February 8, 2012
JAXPORT CEO Paul Anderson shares today’s good news with Panama Canal CEO Alberto Alemán Zubieta: The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announces an additional $7.7 million for JAXPORT projects this year. Full Corps 2012 funding for JAXPORT now stands at more than $21 million for critical projects at the port, including:
- final study and initial planning of the Mile Point project,
- construction at existing dredge disposal sites, and
- routine dredging to maintain the harbor’s current 40 foot depth.
Anderson was on hand today in Tallahassee for Zubieta's address to participants at the Florida Chamber of Commerce International Days, an effort to present state legislators with information about the state’s international businesses and their impact.
(Left to right) Tampa Port Authority Port Director and CEO Richard Wainio, Panama Canal Authority CEO Alberto Alemán Zubieta, JAXPORT CEO Paul Anderson, Port of Miami Director Bill Johnson