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  • 9 July 2020
    Business development

    NOAA Fisheries is recommending nearly $20 million in Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) funding. It will support new and existing multi-year partnerships to implement seven projects to restore shoreline, fish passage, and wetlands. These efforts will restore habitat and improve resilience in degraded Great Lakes ecosystems. Specifically, recommended projects will open river systems to fish […]

  • 10 May 2012

    The Central Government has taken various steps to increase Inland Water Transport (IWT) including development of National Waterways and providing the required inland water transport infrastructure. Further, for development of waterways of North Eastern Region, there is a central sector plan scheme under which 100% grant is provided by the Ministry of Shipping to the […]

  • 7 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    On 22 April the port of San Pedro (Côte d’Ivoire) paid a visit to the port of Antwerp, followed by a reception at Antwerp town hall hosted by port alderman Marc Van Peel. Port of Antwerp International signed a partnership agreement with San Pedro in 2011 to help develop this West African port. On 28 […]

  • 15 March 2013

    Colombo International Container Terminals Ltd. General Manager Tissa Wickramasinghe was invited to be a guest speaker at the third annual Global Liner Shipping Conference which was held in Dubai on 25 and 26 February 2013. Being the only speaker from Sri Lanka, the subject allocated to him was the latest port development in Colombo and […]

  • 11 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, staff finalized last week a standard operating procedure (SOP) for evaluating permit applications along the Sabine-Neches Waterway (SNWW). According to Kimberly Baggette, chief of the USACE Galveston District’s Regulatory Division, the request to establish a SOP for evaluating permit applications along the SNWW was initiated by experts […]

  • 3 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    A gathering of Hydrography industry professionals will come together in Cairns, Australia, tomorrow for four days of insight, debate and discussion. The AHS2015 event (4 – 7 November) will be exploring key areas that impact the industry, offering new thinking for the Australian Hydrography industry, with a major focus on blue economy, technology developments and industry […]

  • 16 September 2011

    On September 6, China Harbour Engineering Company Ltd. (CHEC) and International Container Terminal Services SA signed the contract for Stage 1A of Phase 1 of the Manzanillo container terminal in Mexico. The project, in the form of EPC, with a contract value of $ 221 million, involves the construction of two 720-meter container berth coastlines, […]

  • 23 March 2012

    Environmental harm caused by the construction of the second phase of the Specialized Container Terminal (ECT), the port of Manzanillo, Mexico, will be reduced by already initiated dredging of the canals and creating islands in the lagoon of the Valley of the Herons, reports The Bulletin Panama. The Mexican Ministry of Environment has organized the […]

  • 28 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Coastal protection works along the seaside portion of the Senaki-Poti-Sarpi international road are coming to an end. The works are being implemented by the order of the Ministry of Regional Development and Infrastructure of Georgia. The project is aimed to stop erosion of the road’s bottom layer, providing safety for the vehicles and passengers. Deputy Ministry […]

  • 7 November 2012

    The Jamaican Government has commended China Harbour Engineering Company Limited for the sea defence work it is undertaking along the Palisadoes shoreline leading towards Norman Manley international Airport. “The government is satisfied with the quality of work which is being done by the contractors, China Harbour. I visited the project before and after the hurricane […]

  • 26 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The port of Benoa is situated very close to popular places of Bali such as Kuta, Sanur, Denpasar and Nusa Dua. The international airport of Denpasar is only 12 km away and most of the international hotels of Bali are within a range of 30km around Benoa. Benoa is therefore an ideal place for carrying […]

  • 14 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has arranged a EUR 200 million syndicated bridge financing facility for Cote d’Ivoire’s state-owned Port Autonome d’Abidjan (PAA) to enable the company expand facilities at the Abidjan Port. According to the agreement signed by PAA and the participating banks in Cairo and Abidjan, Afreximbank and Société Générale Cote d’Ivoire will […]

  • 24 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    An important flood water storage lagoon on the Wentlooge levels is helping to protect communities near and far, after it has been restored by Natural Resources Wales. A team of engineers have completed a four week project to remove large quantities of silt from the lagoon, to increase its capacity to store flood water and […]

  • 12 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, will be conducting repairs on a section of the Lightning Creek Levee in Clark Fork, Idaho, beginning January 17, 2017.   The USACE officials will restore two sections of the levee that were damaged during flood events in December, 2015. The damaged sites are adjacent to the repairs […]

  • 27 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency recently released a video about the £92.3 million Boston Barrier project being developed in Boston on the east coast of Lincolnshire and how residents have been involved in the tidal flood defense scheme to date. The Boston Barrier project comes as a partnership between the Environment Agency, Lincolnshire County Council, Boston Borough Council […]

  • 6 November 2017

    A new project in Hesketh Out Marsh near Preston, UK, helps protect property and nearby infrastructure from flooding while creating an internationally important estuary for wildlife, CH2M said in their latest release.  The Hesketh Out Marsh East Managed Realignment Scheme, which opened late August 2017, reinstates 160-hectares of land to saltmarsh, and by doing so, provides […]

  • 15 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Ltd, (APSEZ) recently began construction of the first berth at India’s premier and ambitious international transhipment project in Vizhinjam, Kerala. The groundbreaking ceremony was organized by Chief Minister of Kerala, Shri. Pinarayi Vijayan, and was presided over by Shri. Ramachandran Kadannapally, Minister for Ports, Museums, Archaeology and Archives, in the […]

  • 16 January 2013

    Port of Sohar will participate at Oman’s premier environmental friendly exhibition-Gulf Eco Expo 2013 as Silver Sponsor as an affirmation of their support for the aspirations of the government in spreading awareness necessary in the use of the best technologies to preserve the environment. Port of Sohar is a deep sea port in the Middle […]

  • 20 September 2010

    The World Bank has agreed to lend $115.8m to the Karachi port improvement project in Pakistan. The money will fund works to deepen the channel and harbour at the port, reconstruct old and shallow berths, and construct cross-harbour bridges. The port, which handled 38.7 million tons of cargo in 2008-09, constitutes approximately 60% of Pakistan’s […]

  • 19 September 2011

    Aqaba Container Terminal (ACT) CEO Soren Hansen was one of several representatives of international investors in Jordan invited to participate in a meeting with His Majesty King Abdullah II on September 6th to discuss business opportunities and government economic reforms. The King emphasized Jordan’s firm commitment to improve the ease of doing business in the […]

  • 25 October 2012

    The government-operated Taiwan International Ports Corp. hopes to spark investment momentum by pouring about NT$66 billion within five years into the building of international cruise terminals in Keelung and Kaohsiung as well as other construction at the island’s harbors, all with the aim of providing for the development of the passenger-ship and tourism businesses and […]

  • 22 October 2012

    In testimony to its determined pursuit of excellence, DP World, UAE Region has won three prestigious awards over just two days. DP World, UAE Region won the prestigious Lloyd’s List Port Operator Award for 2012 at the Lloyd’s List Middle East and Indian Subcontinent Awards, held in Dubai, the important Investment in People Award at […]

  • 8 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) has given the nod for capacity improvements at the Manila International Container Terminal (MICT), the flagship operation of International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI). “Foremost among these improvements is the first phase construction of Berths 7 and 8, set to begin on October 15. The second phase, to begin in […]

  • 7 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The UK’s largest coastal management scheme, carried out by Team Van Oord on behalf of the Environment Agency, has been named a winner in a prestigious industry award presentation ceremony on 3 July, and is in the frame for another award later this year. The Steart Coastal Management Project picked up the top award in […]

  • 12 November 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Transnet National Ports Authority’s (TNPA) Dredging Services division has embarked on another maintenance dredging campaign at the Port of Cape Town to ensure the port provides safe navigational channels and berthing facilities for shipping. Around 20,000m³ of sand and sediment is expected to be removed during the dredging exercise, which started on 28 October. The […]

  • 5 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In cooperation with Dutch dredging contractor Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V., HollandMT has successfully completed the field testing program of the Solar Powerpack at the IJmuiden ship lock expansion project. In this dredging project, the Solar Powerpack was engaged 24/7 and provided hydraulic power to sand-fill valves in the TSHD dredge disposal area. “Demands for Green-technology in […]