Announcements

AUG. 4, 2020

CONCORD, Mass. — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District received a permit application from the Connecticut Port Authority for proposed work in the Thames River at State Pier, New London, Connecticut. The proposed project would serve as a long-term, regional wind turbine generator port facility while continuing to support other existing long-term break-bulk cargo operations. The proposed two-phase State Pier infrastructure improvement project includes demolition activities, fill between the two existing piers, onshore site work and in-water activities in the Thames River.

The Corps solicited comments from members of the public, federal, state, local agencies, Indian Tribes, and other interested parties until September 3, 2020.

The public notice is available for review on the Corps website here.

The public notice can also be found on this website under the “Documents” section.

MARCH. 31, 2020

NEW LONDON, Conn. – The Connecticut Port Authority (the Authority), the Office of Policy and Management (OPM) and New England Central Railroad, Inc. (NECR), a subsidiary of Connecticut-based Genesee & Wyoming Inc., today announced that they have reached an agreement on property utilization in the vicinity of the Authority’s port facility in New London (the Port) that maximizes future growth opportunities.

FEB. 11, 2020

HARTFORD, Conn. — (HARTFORD, CT) – Governor Ned Lamont today announced that the State of Connecticut and its partners Gateway Terminal, Ørsted, and Eversource have reached a final agreement on a harbor development plan for State Pier in New London that will transform the pier into a world-class offshore wind center and bring hundreds of well-paying jobs to the area.

SEPT. 17, 2019

Public Information Meeting on State Pier Infrastructure Improvements

Holiday Inn, New London (35 Governor Winthrop Blvd, New London, CT 06320)

  1. Agenda
  2. CPA State Pier Information Session Presentation
  3. Transcript