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  • 27 March 2012

    The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey on Friday submitted to federal officials a formal request that the Bayonne Bridge “Raise the Roadway” project be considered for expedited review under President Obama’s Executive Order (EO) on Permitting and Federal Review issued just 24 hours earlier. The Port Authority believes its request to the […]

  • 20 March 2012

    The Bilbao Port Authority will form part of the extensive business delegation set to accompany the Basque Government on its trade mission to India, the world’s fourth-largest economy and second most-populated nation, with close to 1.2 billion people. The delegation, headed by Basque president Patxi López, will visit Mumbai, Pune, New Delhi and Bangalore from […]

  • 16 March 2012

    For the second consecutive year, the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) was recognized by the Ethisphere Institute as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies. According to the Ethisphere Institute, the ACP secured a spot on the list for “demonstrating leadership in ethical business practices.” “We are truly honored by this award at the Panama Canal. […]

  • 13 March 2012

    As The Nation reports, the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) is studying the best way for utilising the channels leading to the Koko port in Delta State. Mr Omar Suleiman, the Nigerian Ports Authority Managing Director, stated that NPA is collaborating with the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and other investors to revive the Koko port. […]

  • 13 March 2012

    Mazatlan has been a cruise destination for many years because the city offers such a wealth of tourist attractions, natural beauty, beaches and islands, guided walks, streets and facades and its rich supply of restaurateurs. Mazatlan’s Port Authority continues to invest; and since 2006, API Mazatlan has invested more than $30 million in dredging, expansion […]

  • 9 March 2012

    As Watertown Daily Times reports, at a Wednesday’s meeting of the Ogdensburg Bridge and Port Authority board of directors, Wade A. Davis, Executive Director, said the Port of Ogdensburg has received attention from the Army Corps of Engineers. The cause of this meeting was the buildup of silt and other deposits at the St. Lawrence […]

  • 23 February 2012

    Gdynia Port Authority has unveiled a $142 million investment plan (2012-2014) which includes port repairs and port modernisation. This development project also includes infrastructure upgrades, which will absorb $100 million and consist of the remodelling of the quay, development of a road access network and a new loading logistics area. Port of Gdynia Authority SA […]

  • 13 February 2012

    Panama Canal Authority Administrator Alberto Alemán Zubieta was awarded the Georgia Ports Authority Partnership in Excellence medal. Alemán Zubieta is the first person to have received this medal. This recognition was presented to Mr. Alemán Zubieta by Curtis J. Foltz, Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director, during the 44th Georgia Foreign Trade Conference (GFTC), which was […]

  • 6 February 2012

    The Port Commission of The Port of Houston Authority appointed Leonard D. Waterworth as the Interim Executive Director of the Port Authority at a special meeting last week. The Commission also approved a professional services contract with Boyden World Corporation to identify candidates for employment as Executive Director. In his introduction, Port Commission Chairman James […]

  • 31 January 2012

    The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has been organising training camps for its key personnel, including field crews and management…   (thenationonlineng) [mappress] Source: thenationonlineng, January 31, 2012;

  • 26 January 2012

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) and North Carolina State Ports Authority (NCSPA) recently renewed their strategic alliance with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). The MOU, which is renewable for five years, was first signed in December 2010. The agreement reaffirms both entities’ dedication to generating new business and promoting an “all-water-route.” “The […]

  • 24 January 2012

    Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director Curtis J. Foltz announced that the Ports of Savannah and Brunswick experienced record volumes in calendar year 2011 and handled 26.1 million tons of cargo, an additional 1.1 million tons, or a 4.3 percent increase. In Savannah, the Authority handled a record 2.95 million Twenty-Foot Equivalent Unit (TEUs) containers, an […]

  • 23 January 2012

    The Republic of Lithuania Port of Klaipeda and the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority (PRPA) signed an historic Memorandum of Understanding that promises to open Philadelphia ports to the European and Asian shipping trade via the ice-free port of Klaipeda, the Lithuanian port city on the eastern coast of the Baltic Sea. Lithuania’s Transport and Communications […]

  • 23 January 2012

    The Tampa Port Authority (TPA) hosted a very successful and well-attended fifth annual Shifting International Trade Routes , on Jan. 19-20, 2012, presented by the American Association of Port Authorities’ (AAPA) , and the U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD). The 1 ½ -day workshop included presentations by leading industry experts in fields such as international trade, […]

  • 18 January 2012
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    Western Marine Limited, the country’s leading shipbuilding industry in Bangladesh, delivers a repaired dredger to the Chittagong Port Authority (CPA) yesterday. CPA chairman Cdre Muhammed Anwarul Islam took the delivery of the dredger at a ceremony held at the Chittagong port gate Jetty 1. Heads of different government bodies, foreign experts, industrialists and other professionals […]

  • 18 January 2012

    The Tampa Port Authority has announced signing a sister port agreement with Board of Port Administration and Economic Development of the Atlantic (JAPDEVA), which essentially strengthens commercial relationships between the two entities and encourages shared trade and marketing initiatives. The Port of Tampa has strong trade activity with the countries of Latin America. As the […]

  • 2 January 2012

    The Santa Rosa Island Authority plans to bring in some new sand to combat the erosion on the Pensacola Beach, but that takes a permit from the federal government. Officials want to replenish the Pensacola Beach with sand from the gulf, but getting the federal government’s permit can take some time. The Island Authority has […]

  • 27 December 2011

    The Palestinian Authority has planned the construction of an international airport near Jerusalem and a port in the Gaza Strip. The port will be built on the shores of Sheikh Ijleen in the southern Gaza Strip. Palestinian Minister of Transport Sa’di Al-Krunz said that France and the Netherlands had agreed to finance the project. The […]

  • 22 December 2011

    Cargill and Rubis Terminals have signed a lease agreement with the Port of Rotterdam Authority for the expansion of their site by 2.8 and 4.4 hectares respectively. The site, on Welplaatweg, is currently leased by their joint ‘neighbour’ Evonik. This company will have ceased all operations by the end of 2012 and will hand over […]

  • 21 December 2011

    The Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority has approved the use of the design-“bid”-build procurement method for rehabilitation of Wharves 1 and 2 at Barbours Cut Terminal and also has approved entering into a Memorandum of Agreement with the Houston Maritime Museum. Those matters were decided during the Port Commission’s regular Dec. 13 […]

  • 21 December 2011

    The South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) Board yesterday said deepening of the Savannah River up to the future Jasper Ocean Terminal should be an alternative to the currently proposed deepening project. Until that happens, it has suspended future funding related to the Jasper Ocean Terminal and set out a path for the two states to […]

  • 19 December 2011

    For Nigeria to become a regional maritime hub, the Nigerian Ports Authority is embarking on the development of new deep seaports and …   (thisdaylive) [mappress] Source: thisdaylive, December 19, 2011;

  • 15 December 2011

    New York/New Jersey port authority is to invest $346m in port projects for 2012, in addition to the $15m it will spend on increasing air …   (portstrategy) [mappress] Source: portstrategy, December 15, 2011;

  • 14 December 2011

    The Competition Authority of Sweden has approved APM Terminals’ filing for the Skandia Container Terminal in Gothenburg, Sweden. On 11 October 2011, The Port of Gothenburg and APM Terminals signed the concession agreement to manage Sweden’s largest container terminal – the Skandia Container Terminal for the next 25 years. APM Terminals will invest over USD […]

  • 6 December 2011

    Sri Lanka Ports Authority will invite more port related industries at Hambantota in the island’s south this month, after a first round …   (portnews) [mappress] Source: portnews, December 6, 2011;

  • 2 December 2011

    The Port of London Authority in the UK has completed the latest development project at its hub Denton Wharf taking total investment there…   (portstrategy) [mappress] Source: portstrategy, December 2, 2011; Image: pla.co.uk