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  • 17 January 2013

    Congresswoman Kaptur has secured the ranking member position on the Energy and Water Subcommittee of House Appropriations. Congresswoman Kaptur called the subcommittee position “a good fit” for Ohio’s Ninth Congressional District, which stretches along the Lake Erie coast from Cleveland to Toledo. Among other areas, the subcommittee has jurisdiction over: -Renewable energy initiatives nationally; -Dredging […]

  • 8 January 2013

    France’s Ports of Normandy Authority (PNA) is planning to harness the power of the sea, reports NewNet. Since the port of Cherbourg is located close to the Raz Blanchard, which is known for strong currents, this makes it ideal for tidal energy development. To be able to install tidal generators, the port needs to be […]

  • 7 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Nortport (M) Bhd, which operates one of two main maritime gateways in Port Klang, will be spending some RM104mil to acquire 13 units of electric rubber-tyred gantry (e-RTG) cranes as part of the port’s plan to be more environmentally friendly. Northport is the first terminal in Malaysia to purchase this eco-friendly port handling equipment and […]

  • 24 December 2012

    Essar Ports Limited, one of the largest private sector port companies in India and part of the US$ 27 billion Essar Group, has announced the commissioning of its 16 million metric tons per annum (MMTPA) dry bulk terminal at Paradip, taking the aggregate handling capacity of Essar Ports Limited to 104 MMTPA. The project involved […]

  • 14 December 2012

    The Georgia Ports Authority on Friday unveiled its first four electrified rubber-tired gantry cranes (ERTG), making the GPA the first in North America to introduce this cleaner and more efficient method of operation. The new technology reduces fuel consumption by an estimated 95 percent. “This transition to electrified RTGs is an important milestone for the […]

  • 12 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Governor Lincoln D. Chafee, the Rhode Island Congressional delegation, Providence Mayor Angel Taveras, and ProvPort officials announced two new state-of-the art mobile harbor cranes for the Port of Providence have been ordered and are now being manufactured by Austria-based Liebherr Group. The two cranes are part of a $20-million enhancement project funded by a federal […]

  • 26 November 2012

    Trelleborg Marine Systems has been awarded the largest ever foam fender contract in terms of size and value. It is to supply France’s largest port, the Port of Marseille, with approximately 700 SeaGuard foam fenders and accessories, including chains and anchors, to equip 39 of the ports’ quays. Trelleborg will also supply UHMW-PE plastic pads, […]

  • 22 November 2012

    The Port of Rotterdam Authority and employers’ organisation Deltalinqs have called on the Dutch government to seek a maximum European contribution to the hinterland connections which are so important for the Netherlands. In the European Union budget negotiations it is of the utmost importance that the Dutch government insists on the modernization of the EU […]

  • 21 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Reef Subsea today announced that its subsidiary company, Reef Subsea Power and Umbilical Ltd., with offices in Stockton-on-Tees and Aberdeen, has successfully completed a contract with UK energy company Centrica Energy. The contract saw Reef Subsea Power & Umbilical assist with seabed excavation services at the Chiswick platform on the Kew field development. Reef Subsea […]

  • 9 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Los Angeles Board of Harbor Commissioners has approved construction contracts totaling more than $127 million for two major projects that advance modernization of the marine container terminal operated by longtime tenant, TraPac, Inc. With work due to begin in January, the projects are key elements of the Port of Los Angeles’ overall capital improvement […]

  • 7 November 2012

    During a special meeting last month, Port Commissioners met with Mark Mazzanti, Civil Works Directorate, Chief Programs Integration Division for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to discuss the Freeport Harbor Channel Improvement Project. Port Freeport is seeking federal funding to deepen the Freeport Harbor Channel to 55 feet from its current 45 feet, and […]

  • 2 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Samajalu Industrial Port Sdn Bhd expects construction of phase one of the RM1.8 billion Samalaju Port to be completed by the first quarter of 2016. It will have an annual handling capacity of 18 million tonnes of cargo for industries operating in Samalaju Industrial Park (SIP), which is part of the Sarawak Corridor of Renewable […]

  • 31 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Maritime industry leaders from Oman will head to Seatrade Middle East Maritime (SMEM) 2012 next month as the country’s key northern port of Sohar confidently moves ahead with its ambitious expansion plans. With investments exceeding $14bn and one of the largest port development projects in the world, the port of Sohar, along with the Sohar […]

  • 31 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Milford Haven Port Authority (MHPA) has announced the appointment of three new board members. It is expected their experience will encourage more investment into Pembrokeshire, in line with the Port’s aim to boost economic prosperity on the Haven and for Wales. The three new non-executive members of the board, who will take up their posts […]

  • 30 October 2012

    Forum Energy Technologies, Inc. has announced the signing of a contract with Global Marine Systems Limited, Ltd.  Under the contract, Forum will supply a PerryTM XT 600 Trenching System, complete with Launch & Recovery System and special tooling. The trencher provides three meter ROV burial capability on the ocean floor. Also included in the scope […]

  • 23 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Today, Joep Athmer, the Director of Van Oord Offshore and Member of Offshore Energy Committee of Recommendation wished a warm welcome to the visitors of the Offshore Energy Conference and Exhibition 2012 on behalf of Navingo. The exhibition is being held in Amsterdam RAI for the second time in a row on a 12,000 m2 […]

  • 19 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    With yesterday’s decision to accept the emergency petitions against the planning approval decision on adjustment of the navigation channel, the Federal Administrative Court has not delivered a judgement on the core issue, but has deferred a decision in the principal proceedings, as it has also done on other major infrastructural projects. The Federal Administrative Court […]

  • 16 October 2012

    Nearly 200 environmental experts came together to discuss the role of ports, terminal operators and shipping companies in working towards sustainable operations. The 7th edition of Congress was held the first week of October 2012 in Marseille, the former ancient Greek merchant port and one of the biggest port cities on the Mediterranean Sea. The […]

  • 11 October 2012

    GVK has welcomed the Australian Federal Government’s approval of its Terminal 3 (T3) Development at the Port of Abbot Point, near Bowen, under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EBPC Act). Following a rigorous and thorough assessment process by the Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities (SEWPaC), Australian Federal Environment Minister […]

  • 9 October 2012

    U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell applauded the start of dredging on the Swinomish Channel in Skagit County. The channel was long overdue for dredging, and more than 500 jobs could have been lost if nothing was done. In 2012, the Army Corps of Engineers supported only two dredging projects on small waterways in Washington state – […]

  • 5 October 2012

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy announced the completion of the Connecticut Deep Water Port Strategy Study which was commissioned by Connecticut’s Department of Transportation (DOT) to guide the development of a long-term economic development strategy for the deep water ports in Bridgeport, New Haven, and New London. The study makes recommendations to protect existing commercial operations […]

  • 28 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    A $14.7 million investment in the Georgia Ports Authority’s Brunswick facilities has significantly increased capacity, driving tremendous expansion in the Port of Brunswick’s auto-machinery and biomass fuel trades. “Anticipating growth in the roll-on/roll-off market and in Georgia’s renewable fuel exports, the GPA board made strategic investments that allowed Brunswick to take advantage of rapidly rising […]

  • 14 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Aging infrastructure for marine ports, inland waterways, and airports threatens more than 1 million U.S. jobs according to a new Failure to Act report from the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). Between now and 2020, investment needs in the nation’s marine ports and inland waterways sector total $30 billion, while planned expenditures are about […]

  • 6 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Netherlands has the best port infrastructure in the world. That is what the World Economic Forum says in ‘The Global Competitiveness Report 2012-2013’. The Netherlands swapped positions with Singapore, which is now second. Hong Kong remains in third place. The level enjoyed by the current infrastructure is largely thanks to the big investment projects […]

  • 4 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Trelleborg Marine Systems, part of Trelleborg Engineered Systems, has been contracted by Costain, a leading UK engineering solutions provider, to supply fender systems for berths eight and nine, as part of a £300 million reconfiguration known as the Felixstowe South development. With global patterns showing that vessel sizes are steadily on the rise, the pressure […]

  • 22 August 2012

    In the first half of 2012, 222 million tonnes of cargo was handled in the port of Rotterdam, 3.2% up on the first half of 2011. Incoming trade rose by 1% to 155 million tonnes and outgoing trade by 8% to 66 million tonnes. Hans Smits, Port of Rotterdam Authority CEO, said: “The port of […]