The dredge Savannah is reflected in the calm waters as it digs up sand from the shipping channel at the port at Morehead City on Wednesday, June 3, 2015. The state of North Carolina and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are trying to figure out a way to keep the shipping lanes at the State Port at Morehead City deep enough. Some dredging operations like this one are going on, but more is needed to keep up with the sand that is filling in the channel.
The dredge Savannah is reflected in the calm waters as it digs up sand from the shipping channel at the port at Morehead City on Wednesday, June 3, 2015. The state of North Carolina and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are trying to figure out a way to keep the shipping lanes at the State Port at Morehead City deep enough. Some dredging operations like this one are going on, but more is needed to keep up with the sand that is filling in the channel. Chris Seward cseward@newsobserver.com
The dredge Savannah is reflected in the calm waters as it digs up sand from the shipping channel at the port at Morehead City on Wednesday, June 3, 2015. The state of North Carolina and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are trying to figure out a way to keep the shipping lanes at the State Port at Morehead City deep enough. Some dredging operations like this one are going on, but more is needed to keep up with the sand that is filling in the channel. Chris Seward cseward@newsobserver.com

Dredging at Morehead City hasn’t brought relief to shippers, yet

June 03, 2015 06:15 PM