Under Secretary of the Army gives press conference at Savannah port
Photo Credit: Billy Birdwell
Under Secretary of the U.S. Army Dr. Joseph W. Westphal gives a press conference at the Port of Savannah, Ga., (Garden City Ocean Terminal) to discuss the economic value of the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project, Sept. 4, 2013. Next to Westphal is Col. Thomas Tickner, commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District. The corps is the lead federal agency for the SHEP-a plan to deepen the federal shipping channel from 42 feet to 47 feet to accommodate larger ships and increase shipping efficiencies. The project is slated to bring a net benefit of $174 million annually to the nation.
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