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Port of Coos Bay pushing $400 million dredging project

From The Democrat-Herald:

The Port of Coos Bay has stepped up its public outreach efforts in recent weeks to promote its proposed $400 million channel modification project.

A 1,400-foot-long by 1,100-foot-wide “vessel-turning basin” would also be created at the upper end of the proposed modification.

Currently, the channel sits at a depth of 37 feet […]


Oregon rejects challenge to Port of Coos Bay’s multi-purpose cargo slip permit

An Oregon judge has ruled in favor of the Oregon International Port of Coos Bay’s permit for the development of an access channel and multi-purpose vessel slip on the North Spit of lower Coos Bay.

Jordan Cove Energy Project has purchased property and is seeking federal approval to develop a liquefied natural gas export facility, […]


Port of Coos Bay wants to flip from importing to exporting liquefied natural gas

The Port of Coos Bay wants to expand its business by exporting liquefied natural gas. It’s secured the permits to import liquified natural gas, but now wants to be an export hub for it, as well as for the traditional work at the port.

Eight years after initially proposing to build an import terminal for […]