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  • 31 August 2011
    Business & Finance

    Ushering in a new era in Caribbean ports, APM Terminals has signed a USD $992 million 33-year concession contract with the Costa Rican Government to design, finance, construct, operate and maintain the new Moin Container Terminal (TCM) on the Caribbean coast. 80% of the country’s commerce is handled in the current port complex of Puerto […]

  • 29 March 2011

      Technology holds the key to achieving sustainable long-term development of the ports business in today’s digitised world and DP World is proactively pursuing this strategy at its facilities, according to Mohammed Al Muallem, Senior Vice President and Managing Director, DP World UAE Region. His remarks came during a week in which two separate groups of academics and business students […]

  • 21 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Restore the Mississippi River Delta organization said in their latest announcement that 2017 has been a busy year for coastal restoration in Louisiana. Louisiana’s 2017 Coastal Master Plan passed unanimously and progress was made on several large-scale restoration projects. In their latest post, The Restore the Mississippi River Delta presented a few of the […]

  • 5 April 2012

    The cabinet decision taken in Lower Saxony on Tuesday, 3 April 2012, means that the required assent from the three states of Hamburg, Schleswig-Holstein and Lower Saxony for the adjustment of the navigation channel on the Lower and Outer Elbe has now been received. Frank Horch, Hamburg’s Minister of Economics, Transport and Innovation, commented: “It […]

  • 22 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The $1.6 billion Port Capacity Project has been given the go ahead following a decision by Planning Minister Matthew Guy to provide the planning approval for works to commence at Melbourne’s Webb Dock. “The Port Capacity Project demonstrates the Coalition Government’s commitment to ensuring the Port of Melbourne remains Australia’s leading container, automotive and general […]

  • 29 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Ohio EPA has identified $10 million dollars of funding from Governor John R. Kasich’s capital budget to promote alternative beneficial uses for Toledo Harbor dredge materials. An agreement between Ohio EPA and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will allow dredging of Toledo Harbor and the federal shipping channel to proceed while moving toward an […]

  • 21 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    BMT Group Ltd (BMT), the international design, engineering and risk management consultancy, has announced another strong financial performance for the year to 30 September 2012. By focusing on markets where it can deliver high-value customer solutions, revenues from BMT’s continuing businesses rose 22% to £156m and underlying operating profits increased to £13.7m, a proportion of […]

  • 2 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Following the completion of the Port of Grimsby’s single biggest investment project in over 160 years, the newly opened Grimsby River Terminal (GRT) has welcomed its first vessel, securing the port’s position as the UK’s leading automotive handling facility. The MV Ems Highway discharged more than 800 Volkswagen, Audi and Skoda vehicles onto the Terminal’s […]

  • 13 December 2012

    CMA CGM, the world’s third-largest container shipping line, has purchased a stake in the Port of Long Beach’s Pier J, a move that will bring an additional 2.6 million container units to the Port and increase Port revenues by about $70 million over the next five years. The investment makes the Marseille, France-based ocean carrier […]

  • 2 July 2012

    With congressional passage last week of MAP-21 (Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century), the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) says elements in the two-year, $105 billion surface transportation reauthorization bill elevate the priority of freight movement in a way that constitutes major progress in recognizing the value of America’s seaports and freight […]

  • 6 November 2013

    Navis, the global technology standard for managing the movement of cargo through terminals, announced that Peel Ports Group will begin to implement Navis’ N4 terminal operating system (TOS). N4 will allow Peel Ports to streamline operations and align the customer experience across eight terminal sites located in the UK and Ireland. Peel Ports is the […]

  • 22 February 2012
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The naming and launch ceremony for the 12,000m³ trailing suction hopper dredger, CHANG JIANG KOU 02, took place today at the Daoda Heavy Industry shipyard in Qidong, China. IHC Merwede is building the impressive vessel for Yangtze Estuary Waterway Administration Bureau MOT, which is based in the People’s Republic of China. It is the duplicate […]

  • 28 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is awarding $1 million in grants to strengthen the capacity of states and tribes to protect and restore wetlands.  “Wetlands are part of the foundation of our nation’s water resources and are vital to the health of waterways and communities that are downstream,” said Ken Kopocis, Deputy Assistant Administrator […]

  • 29 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    As a part of President Obama’s continuing commitment to help coastal communities recover from Hurricane Sandy and promote resilient coastal systems, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) and the state of Florida signed a two-year cooperative agreement totaling $200,000 to evaluate sand resources for coastal resilience and restoration planning. In addition, the agreement will […]

  • 4 October 2011
    Business & Finance

    London Gateway, the new global shipping port and logistics centre project, will open in the fourth quarter of 2013 with an initial capacity of 1.6 million TEU (twenty foot equivalent container units), DP World announced today, which will pave the way for 36,000 jobs to be created. By locating Britain’s most environmentally friendly major new […]

  • 21 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Directors of the Engineering Club and the Regional Engineering, Architecture and Agronomy Board for the State of Rio de Janeiro visited the Industrial Complex of Açu Superport on Tuesday (13), which is being built in São João da Barra (RJ). Consisting of 13 engineers, the group saw the works’ progress, up close and could see […]

  • 27 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    APM Terminals has been named the winner of the 2013 Lloyd’s List Asia Awards annual “Port Operator” Award in recognition of maintaining “the highest standards of operational efficiency and customer service throughout the year” among port and terminal operators in the Far East. Excluding operations in the Indian Subcontinent (which was not part of the […]

  • 13 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The next package of site investigations for the Port of Hastings container expansion are now underway with the start of the land-based site surveys program this week, Minister for Ports David Hodgett announced today. “The land-based site surveys, as well as the marine site surveys and summer environmental sampling programs currently underway, will allow the […]

  • 24 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    During a ceremony in Atlanta, EPA Region 4 and the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) marked the renewal of Clemson University’s Center of Excellence for Watershed Management (Center). Representatives from EPA, DHEC and Clemson University signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) renewing the Center for another 5 years. There are 10 […]

  • 26 June 2013

    Shepherd Offshore has dug deep to achieve another major milestone in the multi-million pound development of Tyneside’s Neptune Energy Park. A dredger took two months to move a mountain of silt from the riverbed next to the former Neptune shipyard so that deep-hulled vessels can now berth alongside the Park’s 700 tonnes heavy load out […]

  • 28 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Chancellor George Osborne is to announce a £35m grant to dredge the approach channel in the Mersey Estuary – creating the opportunity for massive container vessels to enter the river. The Chancellor will make the announcement during a visit to the Port of Liverpool where he will meet representatives from businesses in the region […]

  • 16 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District will continue to receive public comments on the proposed Lemon Bay Cove project in Charlotte County through June 4. Lemon Bay Cove LLC. had applied to the Corps for a Department of the Army permit to fill nearly two acres of jurisdictional tidal saltwater forested mangrove wetlands […]

  • 28 January 2013

    Over the next decade the 50 countries that border the Indian Ocean, one of the greatest seaborne trade routes of the world for oil, bulk freight and containers, are expected to show some of the world’s highest rates of economic growth. Port development and trade in the region is central to achieving this goal. However, […]

  • 6 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    As a part of President Obama’s continuing commitment to help coastal communities recover from Hurricane Sandy and promote resilient coastal systems, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) and East Carolina University, located in North Carolina, signed a two-year cooperative agreement totaling $200,000 to evaluate sand resources for coastal resilience and restoration planning. The cooperative […]

  • 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. […]

  • 3 November 2010

    Global marine terminal operator DP World announced the successful completion and official opening of Phase 1 of the expansion of its Spanish terminal, DP World Tarragona. Three Super Post-Panamax cranes capable of handling vessels with a nominal capacity of over 13,800 TEU (twenty foot equivalent container units) were also commissioned, adding to the two Panamax […]