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State Ports Authority

Project Scope: This evaluation will examine the efficiency and effectiveness of the State Ports Authority and its operation of the Wilmington and Morehead City ports. The State Ports Authority is charged with promoting, developing, constructing, equipping, maintaining, and operating the harbors and seaports within the State. The 2017 financial audit of the Authority showed that its profitability had decreased over the previous year, and the General Assembly has appropriated $70 million for capital evaluations in recent years.

Project Mandate: 2018–19 Work Plan

Agency or Agencies Under Review: North Carolina State Ports Authority

Project Lead: Sean Hamel

Status Report for Week Ending October 11, 2019:

  • Editing presentation
  • Report will be released 10/21/2019
  • Presentation scheduled for 10/21/2019
Program Evaluation Division, North Carolina General Assembly
Legislative Office Building, Suite 100
300 North Salisbury Street , Raleigh, NC 27603-5925