contact us

lshsc-info@txgulf.org

Lone Star HSC - James Prazak, Chairprazakj@triconenergy.com
Waterways Utilizaton - JJ Plunkett, Chairjplunkett@houston-pilots.com
Navigation/Operations - David Foret, Chairdavidf@ag-companies.com
Dredging/Marine Construction - David Casebeer, Chairdcasebeer@poha.com
Maritime Education, Training & Outreach - Tammy Lobaugh, Chairlobaught@tamug.edu
Freeport - Ann Poninski, ChairAnn.M.Poninski@p66.com
Places of Safe Refuge - James Prazak, Chairprazakj@triconenergy.com
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Dredging & Marine Construction

Chair: David Casebeer
Phone: 713-670-2589
Email: dcasebeer@poha.com

Mission:

The mission of the Lone Star Harbor Safety Committee (LSHSC) Dredging Subcommittee is to provide a forum to discuss, communicate, and as necessary make recommendations to LSHSC regarding dredging issues as related to safety within the Houston, Texas City, Galveston area waterways. The subcommittee will meet on a regular basis at times and locations determined by the subcommittee. The subcommittee will be chaired by an individual appointed by LSHSC. Attendance at the meeting will be open to the public. Minutes for each meeting will be kept and provided to the secretariat of LSHSC.

To join this committee, please send your request to David Casebeer, Chair.

Useful Links:

USCG Vessel Traffic Service Houston-Galveston

Subscribe to VTS Houston/Galveston Channel Notification Distribution List

Houston-Galveston Area Chartlets (NOT TO BE USED FOR NAVIGATION)

LSHSC dredge subcommittee short (1-2 yrs) and long term goals (3-5yrs):

  • Maintain and overview of USACE projects, schedules, and pre-dredge conferences.
  • Communicate with VTS, Pilots, port authorities and USACE
  • Committee outreach through the Port Authorities and private terminals to educate all facility operators on the importance of maintaining adequate depth alongside their berths.
  • Coordination between dredging subcommittee and Nav Ops.

Meeting Agendas

Document name Size
20180501 LSHSC DMCSC Agenda.pdf76.819kB
20180123 LSHSC DMCSC Agenda.pdf507.295kB
2017-04-25 Agenda Joint WUSC_NOSC_DSC.pdf120.484kB
20161206 LSHSC DMCSC Agenda (1).pdf2357.099kB
20160412 LSHSC DMCSC Agenda (1).pdf142.04kB
2016-09-06 Agenda Joint WUSC_NOSC_DSC.pdf63.008kB
2016-04-12 Agenda DMCSC.pdf142.04kB
2015-11-17 Agenda - Joint Waterways-NavOps-Dredge Mtg.pdf60.466kB
2015-10-06 Agenda - DRGMC.pdf554.701kB
2015-07-14 Agenda Joint WUSC_NOSC_DSC.pdf121.979kB
2015-06-02 Agenda - DRGMC.pdf773.164kB
2015-03-10 Agenda - Joint Waterways-NavOps-Dredge.pdf82.199kB
2014-12-02 LSHSC DMCSC Agenda.docx504.705kB
2014-10-28 Agenda - Joint Waterways-NavOps-Dredging.pdf61.657kB
2014-09-23 LSHSC DMCSC Agenda.docx504.519kB
2014-08-12 LSHSC DMCSC Agenda.docx503.352kB
2014-07-01 Agenda - Joint WUSC_NOSC_DSC.pdf123.764kB
2014-05-20 LSHSC DMCSC Agenda.docx1027.262kB
2014-04-15 Agenda DMCSC.pdf303.643kB
2014-02-25 Agenda - DRGMC.pdf768.798kB
2014-01-14 Agenda - DRGMC.pdf894.935kB
2013-10-08 LSHSC DMCSC Agenda.docx561.694kB
2013-08-27 LSHSC DMCSC Agenda.docx1001.011kB
2013-07-23 LSHSC DMCSC Agenda.docx515.887kB
2013-06-04 LSHSC DMCSC Agenda.docx649.894kB
2012-10-02 DYD 2012 Proposed Agenda - DRGMC.pdf101.892kB
2012-10-02 Agenda - DRGMC.pdf999.259kB
2012-08-21 Agenda - DRGMC.pdf206.451kB
2012-07-17 Agenda and Minutes - DRGMC.pdf565.331kB
2012-06-05 Agenda -DRGMC.pdf270.6kB

Meeting Minutes & Attendance

Document name Size
20180123 LSHSC DMCSC Minutes (1).pdf99.216kB
20160412 LSHSC DMCSC Minutes.pdf350.656kB
20160412 LSHSC DMCSC Minutes (1).pdf350.656kB
20160301 LSHSC DMCSC Minutes.pdf596.519kB
2016-01-19 Minutes.pdf6002.384kB
2015-11-17 - Minutes - Tri-committee.pdf275.578kB
2015-10-06 - Minutes - DRGMC.pdf356.465kB
2015-10-06 - Attendance - DRGMC.pdf568.641kB
2015-06-02 - Minutes DRGMC.pdf277.443kB
2015-06-02 - Attendance DRGMC.pdf627.385kB
2015-04-21 - Minutes - DRGMC.pdf419.012kB
2015-03-10 Minutes WUSC_NOSC_DSC.pdf215.209kB
2015-01-27 - Minutes - DRGMC.pdf271.396kB
2015-01-27 - Attendance - DRGMC.pdf812.802kB
2014-12-02 - Minutes - DMCSC.pdf267.333kB
2014-10-28 - Minutes - Tri-committee.pdf221.007kB
2014-09-23 - Minutes - DMCSC.pdf278.294kB
2014-08-12 - Minutes - DRGMC.docx505.47kB
2014-08-12 - Attendance - DRGMC.pdf415.349kB
2014-05-20 Minutes - DRGMC.pdf375.393kB
2014-04-15 Minutes - DRGMC.pdf1930.008kB
2014-01-14 Minutes - DRGMC.pdf962.211kB
2013-10-08 Sign In Sheet DRGMC.pdf391.559kB
2013-10-08 Minutes DRGMC.pdf275.195kB
2013-07-23 Minutes DRGMC.pdf315.327kB
2012-08-21 Minutes - DRGMC.pdf512.2kB
2012-08-21 - Attendance - DRGMC.pdf490.235kB
2012-07-17 Attendance - DRGMC.pdf337.78kB
2012-06-05 Minutes - DRGMC.pdf62.937kB
2012-06-05 Attendance - DRGMC.pdf47.422kB

Additional Documents

Document name Size
10-06-2015 Marine Construction Permit Update as if August 2015.pdf496.22kB
2012 HSC Bayport Dredging Support.doc28.16kB
2012-10-02 DYD 2012 Invitation - DRGMC.pdf344.746kB
2013 Assets - Houston-Galveston Surveys.pdf55.498kB
2013 DYD Lunch Seminar Invitation.pdf293.712kB
2013-01-30 Update-USACE.pdf1776.437kB
2014 Surveying Best Practices - DRGMC.pdf212.058kB
2014-05-09 Survey Best Practices.pdf244.974kB
2015-02-27 NPREP UPDATED DRAFT.pdf202.171kB
2015-03-10 Slack Lines Report.docx16.679kB
2015-03-10 VTS User Guide Addendum.jpg408.933kB
2015-11-17 - BW-8 replacement project overview.pdf2573.287kB
2015-11-17 - Menhaden WG - Final Findings.pptx14029.171kB
20160301 LSHSC DMCSC Sign-in Sheet.pdf165.299kB
20160412 USACE PHA HSC Study Update (1).pdf1147.189kB
Boskalis Environmental - Recent experience with mechanical dewatering operations.pdf1428.614kB
Boskalis Environmental 2015 (Houston TX, Lone Star Committee) 06-02-2015.pdf4402.65kB
CMPA-201409-Overlays-Pearce.pdf4521.486kB
CallanMarine.pdf1737.468kB
Datums and Tides July 2013 - Lone Star Dredging Subcommittee.pdf1368.671kB
Enhanced Navigational Safety Paper_ IALA 2014 - OMC.pdf472.024kB
Houston-20141202-Pearce-v1.pdf4839.468kB
MSIB 04-15.pdf82.817kB
Presentation - 2015-03-10 Dredging Presentation by Randall.pdf2529.392kB
Presentation - 2015-10-06 - WMI - Caminada PPT.pdf11873.095kB
Underkeel Clearance Systems.pdf10314.031kB
art_advances_in_under_keel_clearance_risk_management.pdf609.899kB
dotOcean Presentation New Dredging Concept 2016.pdf1219.556kB