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  • 23 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The European Commission has today launched a new initiative to improve port operations and onward transport connections at 319 key seaports along Europe’s coastline. The guidelines and legal changes being proposed will help port operators upgrade their services and facilities as well as giving them more financial autonomy. 74% of the goods entering or leaving […]

  • 29 October 2018
    Business & Finance

     APM Terminals’ Moin Container Terminal (MCT) in Costa Rica has been granted permission by the National Council of Concessions (CNC) to start commercial operations at its first deep-sea berth. This is a key step for the terminal, which is on schedule to be fully operational in February 2019, said APM in its latest announcement. […]

  • 3 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District awarded a $1.69 million contract June 30, 2014, to Luedtke Engineering Company for maintenance dredging of Burns Harbor in Portage, Ind. Luedtke Engineering Company of Frankfort, Mich., is certified as a small business concern. The firm-fixed-price construction contract is for mechanical dredging and disposal of 165,000 cubic […]

  • 14 December 2011

    The Port of Rouen unveiled plans to dredge the Seine River shipping channel over the next four years to allow the inland port to accommodate bigger vessels. Francois Henriot, a port spokesman said that regional authorities approved the dredging plan after negotiations which started in 2007. The first part of this project will involve dredging […]

  • 19 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller, the first of 20 EEE-Class 18,000 TEU capacity vessels now being delivered into the global container ship fleet, brought its first cargo of containers from the Far East to the APM Terminals Rotterdam terminal, in Europe’s largest and most important container port. At 400 meters (nearly a quarter of a mile) […]

  • 11 May 2012

    APM Terminals’ European Director of Port Investments and Projects Michiel Ybema proposed a systematic approach to analyzing and enhancing container port productivity on the Sea of Marmara at the 4th Annual Port Financial International Black Sea Conference held in Istanbul recently. The Sea of Marmara lies between the Aegean and Black Seas astride an increasingly […]

  • 12 September 2012

    Cape Town boasts the second deepest container port in Africa and expects to see its container capacity expand to one million TEU’s per annum by 2013. The Port is ideally suited to serve as a hub for cargoes between Europe, the Americas and Africa, Asia and Oceania, and this year sets the stage for African […]

  • 22 November 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Damen Dredging Equipment was once again put to the test during a land reclamation project in Haringvliet, the Netherlands, for the contractor Martens en Van Oord. The Haringvliet – a large water body just south of Rotterdam – was closed off the North Sea in 1970 to protect the Low Lands. Recently, the locks – […]

  • 14 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    International Container Terminal Services Inc. (ICTSI) has officially inaugurated the expansion of its Batumi International Container Terminal (BICT) in Georgia. The expansion encompasses both the waterside and landside areas of the multipurpose terminal, intended to optimize the processing of existing cargo flows and install additional capacity to accommodate new business. During the inauguration ceremony, Hans-Ole […]

  • 28 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    ADPC the master developer of ports and industrial zones in the emirate of Abu Dhabi has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Republic of Guinea to explore opportunities in mining ports. The MOU was signed last night (25 November 2013) by Mohamed Juma Al Shamisi, Acting CEO ADPC and His Excellency Mohamed Lamine […]

  • 8 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Hutchison Ports has signed a formal agreement with Ports of Stockholm to operate the container terminal under construction at Stockholm Norvik Port. The new port, which is near Nynäshamn 60km south of the Swedish capital, will have better access, deeper water and greater capacity than the city-center facilities it will replace, Hutchison Ports said in its […]

  • 10 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    A new tender procedure is now open for the extension of the Garibaldi dock in La Spezia Container Terminal, Contship Italia Group said in its latest announcement. The tender provides the continuation of the development project that involves the Garibaldi area, including executive design, work supervision and bookkeeping and co-ordination of health and safety in both design and execution […]

  • 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 […]

  • 4 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Over EUR 117 million has been allocated to 39 key transport projects by the EU, aimed at filling the gaps in missing connections across the continent while at the same time keeping a strong focus on sustainable transport modes.  The projects, supported through the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF), among other things, are dedicated to upgrading […]

  • 7 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Tyne has appointed Paul Foster to a new post as Director of Projects with a remit to drive forward its ambitious development plans. Before joining the Port, Paul was project director for an international renewable energy business based in Manchester. His career began with 15 years’ service in the Royal Engineers, and […]

  • 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 […]

  • 26 April 2012

    The largest container ship of French shipping company CMA CGM, the 365 metre long Christophe Colomb, on April 24 called at DP World’s flagship Jebel Ali Port for the first time, reinforcing the port’s role as a regional gateway for the new generation of mega liner vessels. The ship, which has a nominal capacity of […]

  • 13 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Felixstowe has received the prestigious ‘Best Container Terminal in Europe’ Award at the 27th Annual Asian Freight & Supply Chain Awards (the AFSCAs). The award was presented to the Port at a glittering ceremony held in Beijing. Commenting on the award, Clemence Cheng, Chief Executive Officer of Hutchison Ports (UK) Limited, owners […]

  • 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 […]

  • 8 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Foynes Port development project which began in February to transform the Shannon Estuary port into one of the biggest bulk harbors in Europe is moving ahead. According to Shannon Foynes Port Company (SFPC), the suction dredger/dump barge Jenny T will carry out dredging and associated dumping works for approximately two weeks, dependent on weather conditions. Operations will be […]

  • 22 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Members of Parliament from the Czech Republic, the Marshal of the Senate of the Republic of Poland Stanislaw Karczewski, and the Pomeranian Governor Dariusz Drelich visited the Port of Gdansk last week. The meeting between the representatives of the Port of Gdansk Authority and the delegates from the Czech Republic was held at the Port […]

  • 11 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The President of the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE), Professor Tim Broyd, recently witnessed first-hand the importance of the Port of Dover to national and local economic prosperity on a special visit to the port’s flagship Dover West Revival (DWDR) development, VolkerStevin said in its latest release.  Speaking about the development, Professor Broyd said: “The […]

  • 24 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Assessing the last year’s results, it can be concluded that the transshipped cargo indicators at the Freeport of Riga are positive, and the implemented as well as ongoing port infrastructure development projects provide optimistic outlook in regards of 2014. In 2013, about 35.5 million tons of various goods were transshipped at the Port of Riga, […]

  • 4 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Port & Terminal Technology Conference and Exhibition is coming to Savannah, Ga. on May 20-21. The Georgia Ports Authority and MCI Media will present the conference at the Savannah International Trade and Convention Center. “Savannah is the perfect location for this year’s event, as its container port serves as the major gateway for […]

  • 7 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Global marine terminal operator DP World and Kazakhstan Temir Zholy (KTZ), today signed an agreement that will see DP World provide management advisory services for the development of the Khorgos Special Economic Zone (SEZ) and Inland Container Depot (ICD). DP World will also provide similar services under a separate contract at the Port of Aktau, […]

  • 19 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Prime Minister the Rt Hon David Cameron popped into the Port of Tyne last week. Accompanied by Martin Callanan MEP, the Prime Minister took in a bird’s eye view of the Port from the top of a 70m high container shipping crane. The new gantry crane, costing £6m, was installed at the end of […]