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  • 30 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Cromarty Firth Port Authority are showcasing their port expansion plans this week at the 2013 All Energy exhibition in Aberdeen. The £20million expansion is now “shovel ready” and will see the Port expand by 9 acres and includes the creation of a deep water quay capable of handling vessels up to 160 m in length. […]

  • 15 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Members of the Diversion Authority voted unanimously on Thursday to recommend building 500 year flood protection for communities upstream of the Fargo-Moorhead area. A ring dike would be built around Oxbow, Hickson and Bakke. Homes in that area would be located in the Diversion Project’s Staging Area, but would be protected from flooding to a […]

  • 26 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Nigerian Ports Authority in its yearly report of 2012 has witnessed increased empty Container throughput (TEUs) and laden Container throughput (TEUs) as against the same period in 2011. Available statistics show that the empty Container stood at 1,575,194TEUs which showed an increase of 11% over the same period of 2011 figure of 1,413,276TEUs. Laden […]

  • 12 February 2013

    The Erie Port Authority has invited bidders to submit their offers for the dredging program on Lampe Marina, the East Avenue Boat Launch, and part of the East Canal Basin. “We would be doing this dredging project normally even with the water levels being normal. But now that they are low, it is extremely important […]

  • 28 January 2013

    The Georgia Ports Authority ended calendar year 2012 with a strong December, marking an 11.7 percent increase in total tonnage across all terminals, and a 21.8 percent increase in auto and machinery units compared to December 2011. “Our total volume of 2.27 million tons puts December among the top 10 months on record and the […]

  • 28 January 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    CARIS recently spent four weeks at the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) conducting training and consultancy on CARIS Hydrographic Production Database (HPD). ACP selected HPD for marine spatial data management and security, and to obtain further efficiencies in chart production. During the training course ACP staff were introduced to working with CARIS HPD. The first two […]

  • 25 January 2013

    The Port Authority has planned to allot 328.0 million Lt excluding VAT for the investments in 2013. Properly balanced State and private financing creates conditions to reconstruct and construct new infrastructure objects, terminals and warehouses in the Port, to install the most advanced technologies, to enhance the qualification quality of staff, to expand the range […]

  • 22 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Antwerp Port Authority and Panama Canal Authority (ACP) have reconfirmed their collaboration agreement. The purpose of the agreement is to promote trade between the port of Antwerp and the West Coast of South America via the Panama Canal. In view of the positive evaluation of the first agreement, made in 2010, the new agreement will […]

  • 15 January 2013

    The Flood Diversion Authority has approved preliminary guidelines, proposed by the City of Oxbow, ND, for building a ring levee around that community. At the Diversion Authority meeting on January 10, members approved a draft Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) which is in response to the City of Oxbow’s requested conditions for supporting construction of the […]

  • 11 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Amid handshakes, smiles and stories of central Pennsylvania floods, the Baltimore District said farewell to Jim Brozena, the executive director of the Luzerne County Flood Protection Authority, at an awards ceremony on Jan. 9. Over two dozen program managers, engineers and water operations experts gathered in the District’s executive office as Col. Richard Jordan, Commander […]

  • 14 December 2012

    The Georgia Ports Authority on Friday unveiled its first four electrified rubber-tired gantry cranes (ERTG), making the GPA the first in North America to introduce this cleaner and more efficient method of operation. The new technology reduces fuel consumption by an estimated 95 percent. “This transition to electrified RTGs is an important milestone for the […]

  • 6 December 2012

    The Saugatuck-Douglas Harbor Authority is preparing plans to fight the low water levels along Lake Michigan, reports wzzm13.com. To realize this plan, the Harbor Authority is asking the Saugatuck and Douglas cities to approve money for the dredging program on the Kalamazoo River harbors. Robert Sapita, chairman of the Harbor Authority, said: “We realize we’ll […]

  • 22 November 2012

    The Port of Rotterdam Authority and employers’ organisation Deltalinqs have called on the Dutch government to seek a maximum European contribution to the hinterland connections which are so important for the Netherlands. In the European Union budget negotiations it is of the utmost importance that the Dutch government insists on the modernization of the EU […]

  • 8 November 2012

    The S.C. Supreme Court late Friday issued its decision in the Savannah Harbor deepening case. The court agreed with conservation groups that the S.C. Department of Health & Environmental Control Board overstepped its authority when it approved the $650 million project based on an agreement the Georgia Ports Authority and the Corps of Engineers, the […]

  • 25 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Hernando County Port Authority Board will meet on Wednesday, November 7, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. at the Linda Pedersen Park at Jenkins Creek Recreation Building, 6340 Shoal Line Blvd., Hernando Beach. The Port Authority Board meets the first Wednesday of every month. Members are appointed by the Board of County Commissioners to review and […]

  • 19 October 2012

    The Port of Liverpool was  awarded Port Authority of the Year at the global Containerisation International Awards held in central London. The Port beat highly commended entries from other global ports including Los Angeles, Antwerp and Charleston. The Port of Liverpool’s Managing Director Gary Hodgson said: “We are delighted to receive this award, and see […]

  • 19 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Port Authority Board of Commissioners today approved a contribution of $1.3 million to Essex County for the development of the Riverbank Park Extension in Newark. The site includes more than 12 acres of public open space and waterfront access along the banks of the Passaic River. Today’s authorization completes the purchase of the waterfront […]

  • 24 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    After nearly two years of inordinate delay the Jammu and Kashmir Government has finally constituted the Wullar Development Authority (WDA) to restore the pristine glory of Asia’s largest freshwater lake – Wullar – in north Kashmir. Officials said the formation of the WDA will streamline implementation of the ambitious Wullar Conservation Project. The formation of […]

  • 12 July 2012

    Sri Lanka’s is seeking a new raft of investment for the Port of Hambantota, according to portworld.com. Sri Lanka Ports Authority chairman Priyath Bandu Wickrema said at ports conference in Colombo on Tuesday: “Our intention from the second request for investment proposals is to attract $1 billion.” The Hambantota Port, on the south coast of […]

  • 4 July 2012

      On 1 September 2012, Ronald Paul will succeed Thessa Menssen as director of Infrastructure and Maritime Affairs (Chief Operating Officer) at the Port of Rotterdam Authority. Ronald Paul has spent the last eight years directing the Project Organisation Maasvlakte 2. After completing his BSc Civil Engineering, Ronald Paul (52) spent the early years of […]

  • 27 June 2012

    Boat owners have given the Broads Authority the thumbs up for its performance in managing the waterways and believe it offers good value for money with its services. The results of a survey of Broads toll payers showed 65% felt the Authority did a good job compared to 63% in 2009 and 55% in 2005. […]

  • 18 May 2012

      The Kenya Ports Authority corporate affairs department said in a press statement that the recent expansion trend is gradually being embraced at the port as proven by the successful handling of some large carriers recently. Benard Osero, the KPA corporate affairs manager, said the Mediterranean Shipping Company has replaced some of its smaller container […]

  • 2 May 2012

    According to CBC News, the Halifax Port Authority has acquired close to three acres of land from CN as part of a $35-million expansion of the south-end container terminal. The parcels are on Marginal Road adjacent to the Halterm container pier. “We are not disclosing the price,” Michele Peveril, spokeswoman for the port authority, said […]

  • 20 April 2012

    The Manatee County Port Authority has approved a $13 million contract with American Bridge Company for a 584-foot extension of Berth 12 and a 10-acre container yard, finishing a port expansion project originating in 1997. The project is expected to be complete by mid-2013, well in advance of the on-going expansion of the Panama Canal […]

  • 17 April 2012

      The Hernando County Port Authority Board will meet on Wednesday, May 2, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. at the Linda Pedersen Park at Jenkins Creek Recreation Building, 6340 Shoal Line Blvd., Hernando Beach. The Port Authority Board meets the first Wednesday of every month. Members are appointed by the Board of County Commissioners to review […]

  • 10 April 2012

    Yesterday, Easter Monday, 9 April, at 3 p.m. the Port of Rotterdam Authority, the state of Espirito Santo, the municipality of Presidente Kennedy and project developer Terminal Presidente Kennedy (TPK) signed an agreement in Vitória, Brazil, for the development of Porto Central, a new port in Brazil. The so-called ‘greenfield port’ still has to be […]