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  • 2 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Dover’s scheme to enhance junctions on the A20 in Dover has today been highlighted as one of the key investment schemes by the Government in unlocking Britain’s economic potential. Tim Waggott, Chief Executive, Port of Dover, said: “Today’s Government announcement is a clear vote of confidence in how the Port of Dover […]

  • 30 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    PortMiami experienced double-digit container volume growth in March; as well as a 12 percent year to date increase for the first six months of FY 2015. In March PortMiami recorded approximately 84,000 TEUs, compared to the 73,000 TEUs moved during the same period last year, and for the first six months 477,400 TEUs compared to […]

  • 7 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

    Four new Super Post-Panamax wharf cranes that are part of a significant upgrade of the Barbours Cut Container Terminal arrived yesterday at the Port of Houston. The cranes, largest ever built by Konecranes, come as a part of the Port Authority overall plan to undertake significant infrastructure improvements, including dredging of the PHA’s Bayport and Barbours Cut channels. These […]

  • 23 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The next phase of the Luka Koper dredging program, which will deepen the port by an additional meter, is currently underway. The Van Oord’s trailing suction hopper dredger Dravo Costa Dorada arrived in Koper earlier this week, with the main goal to complete this task. About 66,000 m³ of sea sediments will be removed from the […]

  • 2 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

      Lyttelton Port of Christchurch (LPC) has now reclaimed over 7.5 hectares of harbor at Te Awaparahi Bay, east of its container operations. In May 2011, LPC was granted consent to reclaim ten hectares of the harbor bed to utilize and dispose of ‘clean’ rubble from Christchurch city’s earthquake damaged buildings. The reclamation will cost […]

  • 5 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The first of Port of Tauranga’s new-build tugs arrived today after a 30 day delivery voyage from Hong Kong. The Tai Pari and her sister vessel Tai Timu were built to the Port’s specifications by Cheoy Lee of Hong Kong. The Tai Timu is scheduled to arrive at Tauranga at the end of June. The tug […]

  • 27 April 2012

    According to jis.gov.jm, the Government has decided to take the necessary steps towards the implementation of three major infrastructure works, which are critical to the country’s future development. The three projects are the North-South link of Highway 2000; the Gordon Cay Container Transshipment Hub; and the Fort Augusta Terminal. Minister of Transport, Works and Housing, […]

  • 23 August 2012

    The Port of Rio de Janeiro will receive around R$ 3 billion in investments by 2016, which should increase its capacity by 80%. The announcement was made on August 20 by the State Government. The funds will come from the private sector and all three levels of government (Federal, State and Municipal). The program, entitled […]

  • 25 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Abu Dhabi Ports (ADP) has started operations at Fujairah Terminals – located in the East coast of the United Arab Emirates – after signing a 35-year concession agreement with the Port of Fujairah earlier this year.  Captain Mohamed Juma Al Shamisi, the chief executive of Abu Dhabi Ports, said: “As we mark the official commencement of commercial operations, […]

  • 12 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Work to dredge the Burry Port Harbor in Carmarthenshire – part of a £2 million improvement project – is now underway, according to BBC. According to the report, a trial water injection dredging operation began at the harbor on Monday, September 11th. The work comes as a part of the 10-year development plan that will transform the Carmarthenshire’s marina. […]

  • 19 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Vice President Joe Biden and Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx yesterday visited the Wando Welch Terminal to discuss the facility’s upcoming wharf improvement project, which received a 10.8 million dollar Transportation Infrastructure Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant in September. “The future is a choice, and Charleston will seize the opportunities the future holds by preparing […]

  • 17 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    ADPC has launched e-Services for customers using its new flagship Khalifa Port, which earlier this month saw the commencement of commercial operations at the semi-automated Container Terminal, unique in the entire MENA region. The new e-Services will cut down considerably on paperwork as the Port moves towards its target of being a paperless operation. ADPC […]

  • 4 March 2013

    Mozambique will receive financial help from the government of Japan for the first phase of the Nacala Port Development Project, located in Nampula province. According to macauhub.com, the loan money (US$84 million) will be invested in: – dredging program along the north quay, – land reclamation and levelling, and – paving of the container terminal. […]

  • 16 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Townsville’s $193 million port upgrade is underway with the first rocks laid this month for its new protective wall, the Queensland Government reports.  Construction is already moving ahead on the 2.2km protective rock wall, which will ultimately pave the way for up to six new berths. Federal Minister for Population, Cities and Urban Infrastructure, Alan […]

  • 11 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The $20 million redevelopment project of the Port Nelson’s Main Wharf North is progressing well with the demolition of the old wharf now completed. The next phase of the scheme is building the piles for the new concrete and steel berthing facility. Sheet piling behind the wharf will start this week with pile driving scheduled […]

  • 5 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company (GLDD), the largest provider of dredging services in the United States, today confirmed that it has won a $134.5 million contract to deepen the Savannah Harbor federal shipping channel. As previously said, the project involves dredging of the entrance channel to a depth of 47 feet and represents the first step […]

  • 26 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Flood Defenses at Associated British Ports’ (ABP) Port of Immingham are about to receive an investment boost of around £5 million which will increase the port’s resilience to flooding in the future. Immingham, which is the UK’s largest port by tonnage, was extensively flooded during the east coast tidal surge of December 2013. Since the surge, […]

  • 18 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Société Merceron TP has won the 3,455,711 EUR dredging contract. This project includes a maintenance dredging work in the Ports of Loctudy and Lesconil, in order to maintain adequate depths in the harbours and access channels. Loctudy is a fishing port and seaside resort in Brittany, France, at the mouth of the Pont-l’Abbé river estuary. […]

  • 21 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The SC Ports Authority has received the first ship call of a new consolidated East Coast South America service that brings additional post-Panamax vessels to Charleston. The newly-formed “New Tango” weekly service includes Hamburg Süd/Aliança, Hapag-Lloyd/CSAV, as well as two carriers new to this trade in the Port of Charleston, NYK and Yang Ming. The […]

  • 2 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The $20m redevelopment of the Port Nelson’s Main Wharf North is set create long lasting regional economic benefits and future-proof the region’s import and export sectors, Port Nelson said in their latest announcement.  General Manager Infrastructure, Allanagh Rivers, said that the Port’s investment will also improve the Port’s resilience, move main wharf operations further away […]

  • 25 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Three U.S. East Coast port directors will come together for a roundtable discussion on March 24 at JAXPORT’s 2015 Logistics & Intermodal Conference. JAXPORT’s CEO Brian Taylor will be joined by Curtis Foltz, Executive Director, Georgia Ports Authority and Paul Cozza, CEO, North Carolina State Ports Authority for a candid conversation about common issues facing […]

  • 4 July 2012

    Basic Element Group, one of Russia’s leading diversified business groups, has announced the completion of construction of the Imeretinskiycargo port in Sochi. The port’s capacity is 5 million tonnes of cargo per year. The port’s docks are up to 9.2 meters deep. Investment in the port construction amounted to USD 200 million (RUR 6 billion). […]

  • 13 May 2011

    The new 30-year concession contract for the development and operation of Terminal Muelle Norte at the Port of Callao was signed today by Peruvian President Alan Garcia and representatives of APM Terminals and local partner Central Portuária S.A.C. in the Presidential Palace in Peru’s Capital City of Lima. “Our vision is to transform Terminal Muelle Norte into a […]

  • 29 November 2012

    According to the port press service, on November 27, the Sea Commercial Port of Illichivsk has handled the Super Post Panamax container ship Teno, for the first time this year. The M/V Teno is the largest ship docked at the port in 2012. The port’s chief Alexander Grigorashenko stated: “Today the tonnage of the leading […]

  • 1 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dublin Port Company (DPC) is about to begin regular maintenance dredging of the port’s navigation channel and berthing pockets to maintain a ruling depth of -7.8m Chart Datum. According to the DPC, the maintenance dredging campaign has been set for June 20th 2016 and is expected to last for 4-8 weeks. The international dredging company Boskalis […]

  • 11 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Dredge Ellis Island, which is the largest hopper dredger in the U.S., is currently removing limestone from the entrance channel of the Charleston Harbor, as part of the Post 45 Deepening project. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, has just released this amazing photo of a skimmer on the dredger, removing water […]