Arctic port would be protracted project
US Coast Guard feasibility report to Congress highlights the enormous challenges involved in developing a deep-draft harbor
For Petroleum News
A deep-draft seaport to support rising Arctic Ocean activity would reasonably take 10 to 20 years to build, says a feasibility report from the U.S. Coast Guard.
The report doesn’t flatly state whether such a seaport would, in fact, be feasible.
It does underscore, however, the enormous planning, fin....
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Lack of deep-draft ports
Daunting construction environment
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