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  • 16 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Work is well underway at the Copland’s Dock development in Stromness, according to the Orkney Islands Council . Temporary works and dredging for the new pier were due to start in January followed by piling in February. The contract is scheduled for completion in February 2014. The Copland’s Dock development, the third part of the Council’s […]

  • 15 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    H.H. Sheikh Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Fujairah, has underlined the paramount importance of boosting the Port of Fujairah’s operations and enhancing its capabilities, the Emirates News Agency informs. Sheikh Hamad made the remarks yesterday, in the presence of H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi, Crown […]

  • 1 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler announced that the U.S. House Committee on Appropriations approved legislation that would designate $30 million specifically for the purpose of small port dredging. As a member of the U.S. House Appropriations committee, Jaime has strongly advocated to make small port dredging a federal priority. Recently, Jaime took to the U.S. House […]

  • 1 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Canada has committed up to $6.4 million for the Pier 17 expansion project at the St. John’s Port, Marc Garneau, Canadian Minister of Transport, announced yesterday.  Following consultation with industry and port users, the St. John’s Port Authority (SJPA) is building a new finger pier, which is a deck structure that projects from the […]

  • 31 August 2011

    BHP Billiton has approved a further US$367 million (BHP Billiton share) investment for the third stage of development of the Newcastle Coal Infrastructure Group’s (NCIG) coal handling facility in Newcastle, Australia. BHP Billiton’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Hunter Valley Energy Coal Pty Ltd, is a 35.5 per cent shareholder in the holding company of the NCIG. The […]

  • 27 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen have praised Senate passage of the Fiscal Year 2019 Energy and Water, Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Legislative Branch Appropriations Bill. As part of this legislation, the Senators worked to secure critical funding for several port maintenance projects in Maryland – including the Port of Baltimore, […]

  • 3 April 2014

    14 members of the Georgia House delegation sent a letter to Congressman Mike Simpson, Chairman of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development, outlining their priorities for the fiscal year 2015 Energy and Water Appropriations Bill. The letter requests that the Committee support federal funding for the Savanah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP). “The […]

  • 14 December 2012

    Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) CEO Alicia Barton McDevitt today announced the release of the construction bid for the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal. The announcement closely follows the project’s environmental approval on Nov. 19 by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Once constructed, the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal will be the first facility in […]

  • 4 April 2013

    The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC), in partnership with the City of New Bedford, hosted an informational public meeting regarding the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal. Once constructed, the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal will be the first facility in the nation designed to support the construction, assembly, and deployment of offshore wind projects. The […]

  • 6 December 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A Vega VLS-46 sector light, supplied to Aberdeen Harbour by Hydrosphere, has played a major part in facilitating the successful completion of the harbour’s £5.2m dredging operation, paving the way for the harbour to play a key role in offshore wind developments. The harbour is already the centre of activity for the energy industry’s marine […]

  • 31 July 2013

    Gladstone Ports Corporation has appointed a new Chief Executive Officer, Craig Doyle, to commence with the corporation on Monday 16 September 2013. Craig has held numerous senior roles and is currently the Executive General Manager (equivalent to CEO level) for Wilmar, Australia’s ‘largest sugar milling’ and renewable energy from biomass cogeneration’ company, with responsibility for […]

  • 7 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    DEME Group’s trailing suction hopper dredgers (TSHDs) Breydel and Scheldt River worked side by side recently to complete the first phase of the deepening works in the Port of Salerno in Italy. “This is a remarkable achievement considering the extremely difficult COVID-19 conditions of the past weeks. This not only makes us proud of our […]

  • 11 October 2012

    Building plans for a renewable energy industry hub on the banks of the River Cart have received a GBP 350,000 boost, reports the Evening Times. The National Renewables Infrastructure Fund, which has been established to support the development of port and near-port manufacturing locations for offshore wind turbines and related developments including test and demonstration […]

  • 21 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has defined a strategy for the period 2014-2016 based on three elements. These elements are: Focus, Expand and Strengthen. “It is our goal to further expand our company. Identifying opportunities for growth starts with understanding current market developments. We focus on markets where there is structural growth. Ports will continue to […]

  • 18 May 2012

    Bintulu Port Holdings Bhd (BPHB) will fund the development of the RM1.8bil Samalaju deepsea port project through a combination of equity and debt. Chief executive officer Datuk Mior Ahmad Baiti Mior Lub Ahmad said the equity to debt ratio would be announced soon after it was finalised with BPHB’s major shareholders. “We have discussed the […]

  • 7 May 2012

    DP World announced a significant boost to DP World Melbourne’s capabilities with the first eight of 16 new energy-efficient straddle carriers starting operations. The new equipment with its greater capacity to handle containers will also help reduce DP World’s environmental footprint as well as improve efficiency and productivity at Australia‟s largest container port. A second […]

  • 25 November 2013

    The European Dredging Association EuDA celebrated its 20th anniversary. Mr Siim Kallas, Commission Vice-President and Commissioner for Transport & Mobility, opened the Anniversary conference with a keynote address highlighting the importance of the waterborne infrastructures for Transport Policy and the European economy as a whole. He also insisted on the key role the European Dredgers […]

  • 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 […]

  • 14 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Construction works are about to begin on the €35.6 million Wismar Seaport development project, an important infrastructure and facility factor for the Hanseatic city. According to the port chief Michael Kremp, works on the project will begin in October with the completion set for mid 2018. The project includes construction of a new 332m quayside and the creation of 41,500 […]

  • 29 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Port of Cromarty Firth (PoCF) said in its latest release that Roadbridge UK Ltd has won the contract to construct the new £30 million Energy and Cruise Hub. The hub will create an estimated 16 new full-time jobs through the construction and operation phases; many of which will be in the Highlands and Islands. Commenting […]

  • 4 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The 3rd European Ports & Shipping Conference 2014 will be held on September 18 and 19, in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. This 2 day international conference will bring together the largest ports, logistics and shipping companies operating out of Europe and throughout the world. Investment strategies, maintenance of ports and enhancing intermodal links will be some […]

  • 25 May 2012

    The Port of Rotterdam Authority and the Broekman Group intend renovating and redesigning the eastern section of the RDM site in the Waalhaven. This will involve the drastic renewal and considerable expansion of the current ‘Heavy Lift Centre’ for the storage and handling of heavy and bulky freight from the energy and offshore industry sector, […]

  • 9 September 2011

    U.S. Senator Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ), a member of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water, has announced the full Appropriations Committee approved the fiscal year 2012 Energy and Water Development Appropriations bill. The bill includes $119.5 million for critical flood mitigation, harbor maintenance and beach renourishment projects in New Jersey. Included in this […]

  • 18 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    A high-level Spanish delegation led by His Excellency José Manuel Soria López, Minister of Industry, Energy and Tourism, visited Jebel Ali Port and held talks on supply chain efficiencies with officials from DP World, UAE Region, the premier regional marine terminal operator. The Spanish Minister is currently visiting the United Arab Emirates, where he spoke […]

  • 19 November 2012

    Work started last April and is expected to be completed in 2014. To begin with, the terminal should be able to store 357,000 cubic metres of oil (gasoline, diesel, jet fuel, gasoil and mazut). It is eventually due to have a capacity of 643,000 cubic metres. Plans include a marine jetty with four berths to […]

  • 11 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Managing Director of Gheshm Free Zone said that the Gheshm Island has been officially recognized by the Ministry of Oil as the Island of oil, energy and petrochemical products. Pointing out to the investment worth $250 million by Petropars Company for development of Bahman Port in the Gheshm Free Zone revealed that development of this […]