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  • 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 […]

  • 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). […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 10 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Van Oord, a leading international contractor specializing in dredging, marine engineering and offshore projects, has recently completed the first phase of the Port of Koper dredging project. During this deepening program, Van Oord removed approximately 230,000 m3 of sea sediments (silt), allowing larger vessels, with a draft of up to 13.5, to enter the port’s Northern part […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

    Two state-of-the-art Hitachi Large Excavators EX-1900-6 BH will arrive in Qatar next month to take part in the New Doha Port Project. The new port will be located to the north of Mesaieed, and will cover 20 square kilometers.  Hitachi Construction Machinery Middle East Corporation FZE dealer for Qatar, Arabian Supply Center (ASC) recently sold […]

  • 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 […]

  • 16 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners on Monday, July 14, approved an $858 million budget for the Port of Long Beach in the upcoming fiscal year, with two-thirds of the spending set aside for a robust building and modernization program. For the fiscal year starting Oct. 1, 2014, the Harbor Department plans to spend […]

  • 17 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    A team of editors of World Maritime News has paid a visit today to one of the major ports of the Adriatic coast, the Port of Bar in Montenegro. Luka Bar AD rated this year’s business operation as less successful than that recorded last year. The management believes that this will be significantly improved by […]

  • 29 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Competition Authority has today published a study of competition in the ports sector in Ireland which found competition in port services could be improved. The study was commissioned by Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton, TD, as part of the Action Plan for Jobs 2012. The study looks at how competition is […]

  • 27 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    PortMiami’s Deep Dredge project, that will deepen the Port’s existing channel from its current 42-foot depth to minus 50-52’, will be completed this summer. This was announced yesterday by the Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez during the annual State of the County Address at Florida International University’s west Miami-Dade campus. Mayor Carlos Gimenez said that the Deep Dredge project […]

  • 2 October 2020
    Business development, Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority is continuing field studies in October 2020 as part of ongoing environmental and technical work for the Roberts Bank Terminal 2 Project. According to the Port, the purpose of these studies is to determine the physical conditions (e.g., temperature and salinity) influencing biofilm presence and distribution in the area. The […]

  • 31 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    On the heels of another record-breaking year for both cargo and cruise passengers, $33 million in State grants have been allocated to PortMiami over the next five years. This is another important step that will help the Port better respond to the next generation of cruise and cargo business. The positive performance report comes as […]

  • 11 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The construction of Maasvlakte 2 has been recognized by the award of the prof. dr. ir. J.F. Agema prize, which is awarded every five years to an innovative marine engineering work that was designed or constructed by a Dutch party. This prize, the initiative of the KIVI (Royal Institute of Engineers), goes to the entire […]

  • 27 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Agitation by long waves often causes mooring lines in the Port of Geraldton to break, endangering both staff and vessels. The Geraldton Port Authority (GPA), now known as Mid West Ports Authority, organized a workshop with national and international experts to find ways to address this problem. Several studies have been carried out since the turn of the […]

  • 17 September 2012

    According to insidermedia.com, a principal contractor will be named this week on a major redevelopment project at Port Seaforth in Liverpool. This project, called the Liverpool 2, will consist of the construction of an in-river container terminal to handle post panamax vessels and is due to be completed mid-2015. Insidermedia.com reports that the Liverpool 2 […]

  • 3 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The first six cantilever rail-mounted gantry (CRMG) cranes arrived in the River Mersey on Sunday, 1 May, ready for installing and commissioning at the Liverpool2 deep-water container terminal. Produced by leading Chinese manufacturer ZPMC, which also supplied the five ship-to-shore cranes already on site, these six are the first of 12 required for phase 1 […]

  • 13 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The Dublin Port Company (DPC) is about to begin the 2017 Maintenance Dredging of the port’s navigation channel and berthing pockets. According to the port, the dredging is expected to begin tomorrow, 14th September 2017, in order to re-establish the ruling depth of -7.8m Chart Datum. “The maintenance dredging campaign will be undertaken in accordance with the conditions as […]

  • 13 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Virginia has just announced that they had an exceptional 2016, filled with lots of activities and great accomplishments. The port set a new annual record for container cargo volume having handled more than 2.65 million twenty-foot equivalent units, or TEUs, a 4.2 percent increase over last year’s total, they said in its […]

  • 19 July 2012

    Liebherr Container Cranes has recently delivered and commissioned two Super Post Panamax Cranes in Ngqura Container Terminal, South Africa. The terminal is operated by Transnet and these two cranes bring to eight, the total number of Liebherr ship to shore cranes operating in Ngqura Container Terminal. The cranes have an outreach of 52m and the […]

  • 30 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Continuing its growth trajectory, container volume in the Port of Charleston was up nine percent in April compared to the same month last year, with 134,718 20-foot equivalent units (TEUs) handled at the port’s two container terminals. April 2013 represented a more than 17 percent increase from the same month two years ago. “Our volume […]

  • 24 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    NORTH Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP) will soon begin maintenance dredging at the Port of Weipa. Dredging will also be completed at Amrun on behalf of Rio Tinto. Dredge vessels TSHD Brisbane and Oranje will work within the Port of Weipa and Amrun from approximately 3 June and to 17 July inclusive, the company reported. […]

  • 25 November 2011

    DP World, UAE Region announced the start of construction work on a modern facility for the exclusive use of the fishing industry at Al Hamriya Port as part of a recently launched plan to upgrade the port’s facilities. The project details were unveiled by HE Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Chairman, DP World, at a press […]