March 28, 2018

Dredging & Marine Construction

Dredging/Marine Construction Committee Chair


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.

LSHSC Dredge Subcommittee Short and Long Term Goals:

  • Maintain an 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.