Search results for: Attract

817 results

A list of search results

  • 29 April 2010

    The council is to invest £3 million this year in dredging Scalloway Harbour, it was agreed at a meeting of the harbour board today. The work will create a channel 8.5 metres deep by 100 metres wide, and straighten the approaches into the harbour. The harbour board had originally… [mappress] Source:shetlandtimes,April 29,2010;

  • 16 November 2012

    The state-run Taiwan International Ports Corporation (TIPC) signed agreements Friday with 18 local companies that have pledged to invest a combined total of NT$55.4 billion (US$1.89 billion) in major harbors in Taiwan. TIPC said the investments are expected to create about 5,600 jobs and generate NT$30.6 billion in tax revenue for the government over the […]

  • 10 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The new mega container terminal now under construction at DP World flagship Jebel Ali Port has been a major attraction at Sea Asia 2013, the 3-day cornerstone event of Singapore’s Maritime Week, with visitors including Singapore’s Minister of Transport H.E. Lui Tuck Yew. DP World is participating in the international conference and exhibition, which opened […]

  • 21 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The first ships have yet to arrive, but already there is plenty of activity amid the sand and the dunes. Rotterdam, Europe’s biggest port, has just reclaimed 2,000 hectares of land from the North Sea to expand its gateway by a staggering 20%. Reduced to rubble during the Second World War, Rotterdam quickly blossomed in […]

  • 13 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    A new $2.5 million project to extend the secondary wharf at Berth 10 will make Townsville more attractive for car carriers, Port of Townsville said in their latest release.  Townsville marine contractor Pacific Marine Group Pty Ltd (PMG) was successful in securing the contract to upgrade the important Roll on Roll off (RoRo) wharf extension […]

  • 19 July 2011

    The Port of Tacoma urgently needs to attract new business lest its finances turn from profits to losses by 2014. That’s the message the Port… BY JOHN GILLIE (thenewstribune) [mappress] Source: thenewstribune, July 19, 2011;

  • 9 September 2013

    Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority Mohab Memish said that the project of “Suez Canal Axis” will be developed in a way that allows accelerating the growth rate in the region as well as attracting Arab and foreign investments to take part in the implementation of the project. He said that the name of Suez […]

  • 3 July 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The 20th edition of the World Dredging Congress and Exhibition, also known as WODCON, took place on 3-7 June 2013 at the Square – Brussels Meeting Center in Brussels, Belgium. It was organised by CEDA one of the constituent associations of the World Organisation of Dredging Associations, WODA. During 4 days delegates could meet with […]

  • 20 December 2013

    Larger vessels of above 232.33 meters with capacity of 4,500 TEUS requiring draught of 13.5 meters have started visiting the Nation’s seaports. This has provided shipping companies with a high level of efficiency and economic space which has enhanced their turnover and turnaround time. Generally, stakeholders and shipping companies have confirmed that the channel management […]

  • 4 April 2012

    Record numbers of delegates have attended the second World Ports and Trade Summit held at ADNEC in Abu Dhabi. The three day summit attracted unprecedented interest according to organisers. It was opened by H.H. Sheikh Hamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chief of Abu Dhabi Crown Prince’s Court. The opening ceremony was attended by Sultan bin […]

  • 18 April 2012

    The federal and provincial governments had double cause for celebration  – officially welcoming the first cruise ship of the 2012 season to Victoria, while highlighting how recent infrastructure investments at Ogden Point are attracting a new class of cruise vessels. The Honourable James Moore, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages and Senior Minister Responsible […]

  • 5 December 2011

    CEDA Dredging Days 2011, the most recent edition of CEDA’s prestigious series of conferences has proved once again that it is the place to be for all professionals who want to stay abreast of dredging’s latest developments. In an excellent, inspiring atmosphere some 280 experts from over 20 countries from all over the world spent […]

  • 7 August 2013

    Director General of Imam Khomeini Port (BIK) said that we managed to attract considerable amount of investment of private sector in the filed of loading and discharge of within previous 2 years. Mr. Idani added that private sector’s investment amounted to $ 7 million in development of the Imam Khomeini port. “Attraction of this amount […]

  • 14 September 2010

    The Ministry of Transportation and Communication of Ukraine plans to attract private investors for major projects in the Illichivsk and … (day) [mappress] Source: day, September 14, 2010;

  • 22 December 2011

    While slightly fewer tons of cargo passed through SEMO Port this year, millions of dollars in upgrades to its facilities may help attract …   By Melissa Miller (semissourian) [mappress] Source: semissourian, December 22, 2011; Image: semoport

  • 25 November 2010

    In order to enhance trust and attract more businessmen, vessels and investors in Sierra Leone, Classdiving, a marine consulting and survey… (news) [mappress] Source: news, November 25, 2010;

  • 2 February 2011

    Topsail Beach officials do not want the future of the town’s greatest attraction written in the sand. Funding beach nourishment projects and… By Trista Talton (starnewsonline) [mappress] Source: starnewsonline, February 2, 2011;

  • 20 September 2010

    Attracted by huge profits, many people are continuing to dredge up sand from the Dong Nai River in the south and the Hong (Red) River in the… (vietnamnews) [mappress] Source: vietnamnews, September 20, 2010;

  • 27 October 2010

    Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani said Tuesday that the government will continue to support ports and shipping industry to attract long… (dawn) [mappress] Source: dawn, October 28, 2010;

  • 15 April 2011

    Australian yachting legend Sir James Hardy says high-profile sailing events would be attracted to the Gold Coast if the Broadwater was… By Henry Tuttiett (goldcoast) [mappress] Source: goldcoast, April 15, 2011    

  • 4 April 2010

    FORT LAUDERDALE — They are extravagant and self-indulgent, with their helipads, onboard gyms, mahogany interiors and glass-walled elevators… [mappress] Source:palmbeachpost,April 4,2010;

  • 18 September 2011

    Millions of dollars have to be poured into widening Bermuda’s shipping channels to attract the bigger cruise ships into Hamilton and St…   By Simon Jones (bermudasun) [mappress] Source: bermudasun, September 18, 2011

  • 28 July 2011

    A simulated oil spill at the Bundaberg Port attracted the attention of 60 delegates visiting for the Disaster Management for Local … By Nikki Sorbello (news-mail) [mappress] Source: news-mail, July 28, 2011;

  • 9 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Quezon City government is set to rehabilitate three of its major waterways to lessen floods during heavy rains and to transform their surroundings into tourist attractions. Vice Mayor Joy Belmonte-Alimurung said that the three waterways which will undergo fare-lift are the San Francisco River in the first district and Pasong Tamo Creek and Culiat […]

  • 17 May 2012

    Vanguard reports that the Nigerian Ports Authority has recorded an increase in container and vehicular traffic at the end of the first quarter of 2012 showing an increase over the same period of 2011. The Nigerian Ports Authority in fulfilling its obligation of planning, development and maintenance of port infrastructure. These developments have been witnessed […]

  • 29 August 2011

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers wants to build a 1-acre rock and sand island in Southeast Oregon’s Malheur Lake to help attract more salmon… By Quinton Smith (oregonlive) [mappress] Source: oregonlive, August 29, 2011;