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  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announces signing of Chief’s Report for New York & New Jersey Harbor Deepening and Channel Improvements Study

    NEW YORK — Lt. Gen. Scott A. Spellmon, Commanding General, of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and 55th Chief of Engineers, recently signed the New York & New Jersey Harbor Deepening and Channel Improvements (NY&NJHDCI) Chief's Report. The Port of New York and New Jersey is the busiest container port on the East and Gulf Coasts and the second busiest container gateway in the United States. The Chief’s Report recommends bend widenings and channel deepening in the existing -50 feet Mean Lower Low Water (MLLW) datum channels; and in Ambrose Channel, currently -58 feet MLLW.