Feb
08

Jasper Port Project May Not Get Off Ground Until 2024

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– Beaufort Gazette

With the ongoing recession battering the container industry and decreasing traffic at ports around the country, it could be 15 years before demand is strong enough to garner permits for the proposed Jasper Ocean Terminal, engineers studying the feasibility of the project said Friday.

Representatives from the Moffatt and Nichol engineering firm said it also could take that long to complete environmental and economic studies and develop an adaptable, working plan for the 1,518-acre, deep-water container port.

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