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  • 19 October 2011

    The Port of Corpus Christi and the Tianjin Port (Group) Co., Ltd signed a memorandum of understanding yesterday. The Tianjin Port Authority hosted a delegation of the Port of Corpus Christi, led by City of Corpus Christi Mayor Joe Adame, for the official signing of the MOU. The cooperation alliance between Port Corpus Christi and […]

  • 18 October 2011

    The positive levels of activity recorded by Aberdeen Harbour throughout the first half of the year have continued through to September, with the port announcing improved performance across various sectors in the third quarter. Across the nine months, overall vessel tonnage has risen by five per cent on the same period last year from 18.43million, […]

  • 13 October 2011

    On the 12th of October, 2011 the Port Authority signed the contract agreement with the Dutch company Van Oord Dredging and Marine Contractors BV. The object of this contract is „ The Capital Dredging and Widening of Klaipėda State Seaport Navigation Channel“. The tender of the aforementioned company was selected out of 6 tenders submitted […]

  • 11 October 2011

    Executives from the Port of Gothenburg and APM Terminals were on hand today for the concession signing ceremony for Sweden’s Skandia Container Terminal. The decision reflects the port’s review of APM Terminals’ bid submitted on 7 September 2011 to manage the port for the next 25 years. APM Terminals will invest over USD 115 million […]

  • 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 […]

  • 28 September 2011

    The Port of Felixstowe, the UK’s largest container port, formally opens a new deep water shipping terminal. The new terminal which consists of two berths – Berths 8&9 – is the first stage of a £1 billion plus inward investment programme in Hutchison’s UK ports. Currently the Port of Felixstowe deals with over 40 per […]

  • 15 September 2011

    The Panama Canal Authority joined the Port in Corpus Christi yesterday at the Congressman Solomon P. Ortiz International Center to celebrate the Port’s 85th anniversary and sign a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to work with one other to promote trade opportunities. With cotton as its first cargo, 85 years ago Port Corpus Christi opened its […]

  • 16 August 2011

    At 115,700 DWT and with a capacity of 9038 TEU, Grete Maersk was the first Maersk Line vessel to call the newly opened Cai Mep International Terminal (CMIT) on its route from Asia to North America. With this first direct “Transpacific 6” (TP6) vessel calling CMIT on August 16th 2011, Maersk Line officially became a […]

  • 17 June 2011

    The Management Board of Luka Koper d.d. was delighted to receive news that at its session held of 16th June, the Government of the Republic of Slovenia endorsed the National Spatial Plan (NSP) for a comprehensive spatial arrangement of the Port of Koper. The NSP is the principal document that will facilitate the port’s development […]

  • 19 May 2011

    The port of Rotterdam will grow in the coming 20 years and, at the same time, experience a number of structural changes. “The refining and chemical industry are on the threshold of a transition to more bio-based production, energy will be generated more cleanly in 2030 and from a wider variety of sources, and the […]

  • 29 April 2011

      Port of Antwerp International (PAI), a subsidiary of the Antwerp Port Authority, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Companhia Docas do Espírito Santo (CODESA) in which the two parties declare their intention to collaborate as a strategic partner in the development of a new container deep see port in the Port of Vitória, Espírito Santo. In […]

  • 5 April 2011

    Peruvian government officials selected APM Terminals to run “Terminal Muelle Norte” in the port of Callao.   The port project supports the Peruvian government’s initiative to continue to modernize its port infrastructure to meet the country’s growing trade needs. APM Terminals Callao will invest USD 749 million to modernize and transform “Terminal Muelle Norte” into a modern multipurpose terminal for […]

  • 29 March 2011

      The World Ports and Trade Summit 2011 today opened at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre. The summit will address challenges, trends and opportunities emerging from the current macro-economic outlook to help provide a clearer picture of the industry’s recovery schedule. More than 40 international maritime business leaders and experts, including senior figures from international […]

  • 21 March 2011

      Container traffic into Teesport is steadily increasing and figures show it rose 15% just in the last year. An article recently in the Evening Gazette discussed that Port owner PD Ports is keen to build on this momentum with a multi-million pound expansion of Teesport’s container terminal facilities. The move is part of a wider […]

  • 11 March 2011
    Vessels

      She perfectly resembles her sister, is just as strong and can be positioned to maximum precision: SAL Schiffahrtskontor Altes Land puts the new building MV ‘Lone’ into service. Just three months after the German-based heavy-lift shipping company has sent the MV ‘Svenja’ – the world’s largest heavy-lift vessel – on its maiden voyage, the […]

  • 4 March 2011
    Business & Finance

      Turnover rises to EUR 1,578 million, net profit EUR 165 million, company financially very healthy, order portfolio stands at EUR 1.9 billion, new investment programme of EUR 1 billion. 2010 turned out to be an excellent year for Van Oord. A solid level of capacity utilisation, both staff and equipment, and the extraordinary tax […]

  • 21 February 2011
    Business & Finance

        An interactive forum and networking event for project owners, financiers, insurers, contractors, construction lawyers, regulators, government agencies and NGOs, advisors to decision makers in the maritime infrastructure construction industry. This two-day forum with the theme Partnering Creates Possibilities will bring together top-level experts and advisors responsible for construction projects for an in-depth exchange […]

  • 21 February 2011

      An interactive forum and networking event for project owners, financiers, insurers, contractors, construction lawyers, regulators, government agencies and NGOs, advisors to decision makers in the maritime infrastructure construction industry. This two-day forum with the theme Partnering Creates Possibilities will bring together top-level experts and advisors responsible for construction projects for an in-depth exchange of […]

  • 31 December 2010

    “With the rapid recovery of its cargo throughput, a strong increase in its market share and the large-scale investment in Maasvlakte 2 and the existing port area, the port of Rotterdam is in a good position. But if we want the mainport to continue to play its role as engine of the national and European […]

  • 10 December 2010
    Vessels

    With a lifting capacity of a total of 2,000 tonnes and speed of 20 knots, it’s the world’s largest heavy lift vessel to date: SAL Schiffahrtskontor Altes Land puts the first of two new buildings of Type 183 into service. The company, which ranks among the leading international heavy lift shipping companies and is based […]

  • 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 […]

  • 14 October 2010

    Namibia’s port authority Namport plans to spend R2.7 billion (N$2.7bn) on upgrading the port of Walvis Bay within the next three to four years, says Walvis Bay Corridor Group CEO, Johny Smith. As has been previously reported in PORTS & SHIPS, Walvis Bay is to be expanded with a new container terminal that will double […]

  • 7 September 2010

    Today, September 7, Panama Canal Authority (ACP) and Antwerp Port Authority signed an historic Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to jointly help foster commercial activity between the two authorities. The first of its kind between the ACP and a European port, the MOU will increase cooperation, such as joint marketing and coordination on modernization and expansion […]

  • 4 September 2010
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Damen Shipyards Group is proud to announce the sale of its first-ever Twin Axe Catamaran, the Damen High Speed Support Vessel (HSSV) 2610, which is particularly suited for the offshore wind industry. Marineco UK, based in Edinburgh, Scotland, recently signed for the new HSSV 2610 with an option for a second. The Scottish firm already […]

  • 15 July 2010

    COSCO Pacific, a port operator subsidiary of China’s state-owned shipping giant China Ocean Shipping Co. (COSCO), has signed a US$4.2 billion deal to take over management of Greece’s container port Piraeus. Cosco has signed a 35-year lease and will spend US$707 million to upgrade port facilities, build a new pier and almost triple the volume […]

  • 7 July 2010

    State Enterprise “Sea Commercial Port of Illichivsk” has received the loan from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development towards the cost of Illichivsk Commercial Sea Port Infrastructure Development Project. The project consists of a reconstruction of three existing berths, procurement of cargo handling equipment and carrying out dredging works to increase the depth of […]