Library

(Click on the title for the full report in .pdf format)

Sources

 

Save the Cape’s Reports

Risingwater Associates, The Feasibility of Further Dredging of the Cape Fear River (2012).

Appendix A Review of Corps of Engineers Section 905(b) Analysis

Appendix B Corps of Engineers Feasibility Studies

Risingwater Associates, A Look at the Channel Turns in the Cape Fear River (2011). (Revised)

Risingwater Associates, A Look at Container Ports Available to North Carolina Exporters and Importers (2010).

Risingwater Associates, A Look at the Economic and Environmental Impacts of the Proposed North Carolina International Terminal (2010).

Summary of the above

Risingwater Associates, A Look at the Economic Impacts Projected for the Proposed North Carolina International Terminal (2010).

Risingwater Associates, A Look at the Environmental Issues Raised by a New Channel in the Cape Fear River for the Proposed North Carolina International Terminal (2010).

Revised. Risingwater Associates, NCDOT’s 600 Acres at Southport (Draft, 2013).

Risingwater Associates, The Proposed North Carolina International Terminal, A Perspective (presented to the Governor’s Logistics Task Force on September 21, 2010)).

Risingwater Associates, A Review of the Section 905(b) Analysis, Wilmington Harbor Navigation Improvement Project, North Carolina International Terminal, draft dated February 2010, prepared by the US Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District (2010)

Revised. Risingwater Associates, A Look at the Economic Effects of the North Carolina State Ports (Draft 2015).

Risingwater Associates and Save the Cape, Inc., Cape Fear State Park, Prospectus, Part I, The Plan (Draft 2014)

Risingwater Associates and Save the Cape, Inc., Cape Fear State Park, Prospectus, Part II, The Park (Draft 2014)

Risingwater Associates and Save the Cape, Inc., Cape Fear State Park, Prospectus, Appendix A (Revised draft 2015)

Risingwater Associates and Save the Cape, Inc., Cape Fear Maritime Heritage Area, Prospectus, Part I, The Place and the Plan (Draft 2015)

Risingwater Associates and Save the Cape, Inc., Cape Fear Maritime Heritage Area, Prospectus, Part II, A Tour of the Lower Cape Fear (Draft 2015)

Save the Cape, Inc., Cape Fear State Park, Map (2014)

Save the Cape, Inc., Cape Fear Maritime Heritage Area, Map (2014)

Brief Fact Sheets for the Planned Megaport at Southport

Some Facts about the Planned Megaport

Aerial Photo of the Terminal Site Showing Sunny Point and the Brunswick Nuclear Plant

The Estimated Cost of the Planned Megaport

The Escalating Cost of the Megaport

Recent Port Studies and their Costs

The Fallacy of a Forecast

Southeastern Container Port Capacities and Anticipated Demand

Ports of Choice for North Carolina International Trade

Ports of Choice for North Carolina Exports

Southeastern US Container Movements and Ships Calls

Container Movement Handling Charges

The Channel Turn at the Mouth of the Cape Fear River

Southeastern Container Port Service Areas

North Carolina State Ports Authority Financial Performance

East Coast Channel Depths and Dredging Projects

What’s the Megaport Mean for Brunswick County?

Would the Megaport Mean Jobs for Brunswick County?

The Hidden Cost of a Container Terminal

The Claims of Jobs

Comments of Government Agencies about Environmental Effects of the Port

The Threat to the Castle Hayne Aquifer

Beach Instability at the Mouth of the Cape Fear River

Dredging the Silt Out of the Cape Fear River

The Corps of Engineers Planning Process

Various Wilmington Harbor projects distinguished

The Industrial Zone

Panamax, Post-Panamax, and Sammax; A Primer on Ship Size

The Proposed North Carolina International Terminal

Aerial Photo of the Terminal Site Showing Sunny Point and the Brunswick Nuclear Plant

The Proposed North Carolina International Terminal and the AP Moller Portsmouth Terminal Compared

PowerPoint Presentations

North Carolina State Ports Authority. July 25, 2013

Bald Head Island Conservancy. March 9, 2013

Cape Fear River Assembly, May 17-18, 2012

NC Beach, Inlet and Waterway Association, November 14-15, 2011

(This presentation included this video by The Capitol Steps.)

 

Governor’s Logistics Task Force and Statewide Logistics Plan

Statewide Logistics Plan

Statewide Logistics Plan Appendices

Governor’s Logistics Task Force Final Report

Western Carolina University Inland Port Study

 

North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources

Systemwide Plan for North Carolina State Parks (2012).

Inventory of the Natural Areas and Rare Species of Brunswick County, North Carolina (1995).

 

North Carolina Department of Transportation

AECOM/URS, Maritime Strategy Study draft February 15, 2012.

AECOM/URS, Maritime Strategy Study final report June 26, 2012.

Note: Technical memoranda and meeting reports for the Maritime Strategy Study are available at the
NCDOT Maritime Library

 

North Carolina State Ports Authority

Capital Budget Fiscal Year 2014.

2016 Proposed Board of Directors Meeting Dates.

2015 Strategic Plan.

2015 Strategic Plan Appendices.

Strategic Plan, November 2012.

CH2M Hill, Inc., Pro Forma Business Plan (2008).

CH2M Hill, Inc., Planning Assumptions (2008).

CH2M Hill, Inc., Infrastructure Report (2008).

CH2M Hill, Inc., North Carolina International Terminal Conceptual Dredging Study (2006).

Keystone Consulting Group Appraisal Report 600-Acre Brunswick County Property (2013) (Redacted).

Moffatt & Nichol, Southport Facility Analysis (2005).

Moffatt & Nichol, Container Terminal Expansion (2006).

Moffatt & Nichol, NCSPA Ports Business Case Project (2011).

Moffatt & Nichol, NCSPA Ports Feasibility Study (PowerPoint presentation 2012).

Moffatt & Nichol, NCSPA Ports Feasibility Study (Draft Report October 2012).

PF Richardson/TEC, Review of Planning Concepts and Privatization Options (2010).

Southport Site Assessment (2005).

Southport Site Survey, B&W (2005).

Southport Site Survey, Clor (2005).

Wood Pellet Facility Environmental Assessment (2014).

 

Financial Statements and Reports

Official Statement February 25, 2010 (includes Moffatt & Nichol feasibility report)

Audited Financial Statements for fiscal years ending June 30

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

Presentation to the Board of Directors in September 2011

 

North Carolina Office of Governor

Executive Order 99, Ports and Local Economy Compatibility

 

Congressional Research Service

Nicole Carter & Charles Stern, Army Corps of Engineers: Water Resource Authorizations, Appropriations, and Activities–R41243 (2015).

John Frittelli, Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund Expenditures–R41042 (2010).

John Frittelli, Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund Expenditures–R41042 (2011).

John Frittelli, Harbor Maintenance Finance and Funding–R43222 (2013).

 

 

US Army Corps of Engineers

Cape Fear River Channel Improvement Study (Ship Simulation Study) (2000).

The Tioga Group, Inc., Container Port Capacity Study(2010)

United States Army Corps of Engineers, Summary of Non-Federal Sponsor Cost Sharing Responsibilities

United States Army Corps of Engineers, Institute for Water ResourcesPorts and Inland Waterways Modernization, June 20, 2012

United States Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, Section 905(b) Analysis, Wilmington Harbor Navigation Improvement Project, North Carolina International Terminal (Draft, February 2010).

United States Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, Section 905(b) Analysis, Wilmington Harbor Navigation Improvements (April 2011).

United States Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, Wilmington Harbor Initial Appraisal (2010).

 

United States Department of the Interior

National Park Service

United States Department of the Interior, National Park Service, Our Vanishing Shoreline (1955)

United States Department of the Interior, National Park Service, Suggested Cape Fear National Monument (1967)

 

White House

Announcement on Expedited Port Projects (July 19, 2012).

Announcement on Task Force on Ports (July 19, 2012).

White House Council on Environmental Quality, Principles and Requirements for Federal Investment in Water Resources (2013).

White House Council on Environmental Quality, Ch III, Interagency Guidelines (2014).

 

Subject

 

Dredging

Chris Edwards, Cutting the Army Corps of Engineers (2012).

R. Familkhalili and S. A. Talke, The Effect of Channel Deepening on Tides and Storm
Surge: A Case Study of Wilmington (2016).

 

Economics and Trade

American Manufacturing Trade Action Coalition, U.S. Government’s Uncompetitive Manufacturing Policy Hinders Economic Growth in North Carolina (2008).

Economic Policy Institute, Unfair China Trade Costs Local Jobs, Briefing Paper 260 (2010).

Lisa M. Grobar, The Economic Status of Areas Surrounding Major U.S. Container Ports: Evidence and Policy Issues (2008).

 

Environment

Bailey, Plenys, Solomon, Campbell, Feuer, Masters & Tonkonogy, Harboring Pollution: The Dirty Truth about US Ports (2004)

California Air Resources Board, Health Effects of Diesel Particulate Matter.

James S. Cannon, US Container Ports and Air Pollution: A Perfect Storm (2008).

Coalition for Healthy Ports, Hazardous to Our Health, The Human Impact of Port Truck Pollution on Truck Drivers and Residents in New York and New Jersey (2009).

Michael Mallin, Potential Environmental Problems from Building the Proposed North Carolina International Terminal (2011) .

Briony MacPhee, Alien Flotillas: The Expansion of Invasive Species Through Ship Ballast Water (2006)

James Scott and Hillary Sinnamon, Floating Smokestacks, A Call for Action to Clean Up Marine Shipping Pollution (2008).