Conn. maritime industry seeks harbor dredging

Apr 25th, 2011 | By | Category: General

HARTFORD, Conn.—Traffic at Connecticut’s three deep-water ports has been declining due to the weak economy and harbor-clogging sediment that the maritime industry says is driving away the largest ships.

William Gash, executive director of the Connecticut Maritime Coalition Inc., a trade group, says Providence and other nearby ports are luring business from shippers who see New Haven, Bridgeport and New London as less hospitable to ships requiring significant depth to maneuver.

Read more here: Conn. maritime industry seeks harbor dredging – Boston.com.

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