Tag Archives: shipping

Ships bypass Humboldt Bay due to shoaling

Jack Durham Mad River Union HUMBOLDT BAY – With shoaling at the entrance to Humboldt Bay hampering shipping, local officials are meeting this week with representatives of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to discuss dredging. Humboldt Bay Harbor, Recreation and Conservation District Executive Director Jack Crider and First District Supervisor Rex Bohn plan to meet

Study: New rail is ‘high cost, high risk’

A draft feasibility study prepared for the county’s Harbor District has identified several challenges to railroad development and deemed it to be a “high cost and high risk” venture. Authored by the Washington-based BST Associates and the Portland-based Burgel Rail Group consulting firms, the draft study’s focus has disappointed rail advocates who believe imported manufactured