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  • 25 November 2013

    Tschudi Shipping Co., one of the oldest shipping firms in Norway, will begin exploring the possibility of establishing a transshipment port in western Alaska, said Lt. Governor Mead Treadwell . Treadwell, who leads the state’s work with the 8-nation Arctic Council, applauded Tschudi’s decision, saying it is a tremendous step toward developing Alaska’s economic opportunities […]

  • 8 June 2012

      The Dutch group Supermaritime is to build a breakbulk terminal in the Scaldiahaven in Vlissingen. This terminal will add a new activity to Supermaritime’s package of services. For the Zeeland ports, the new terminal will mean an increase in capacity for handling general and project cargo. The new terminal will become operational in the […]

  • 8 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Anaklia Development Consortium LLC has been awarded the contract to build and develop a Deep Sea Port in Anaklia, according to the Georgia’s Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development. The $2.5 billion project will establish a new maritime corridor between China and Europe, helping restore the historic Silk Road and stimulating national and regional economic […]

  • 22 December 2011

    The Aberdeen Harbor board plans to invest £24 million in improvements to meet growing demand. One of Scotland’s busiest harbors plans the completion of work at Torry Quays and starting phase two of the project to improve dockside facilities and provide extra deepwater berthing. “The import and export of goods by sea remains a vital […]

  • 30 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A major dredging operation by Able UK means greatly improved access to its Able Seaton Port facility on the Tees. The operation, which took 12 days to complete at a cost of over a quarter of a million pounds, saw two vessels dredge the Seaton Channel providing access to Able Seaton Port – the 126 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 22 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Peel Ports Group has awarded a multi-million pound contract to Shanghai-based Zhenhua Heavy Industries Co (ZPMC) to supply state-of-the-art ‘mega’ container cranes for its new Liverpool2 development. ZPMC will initially supply five ship-to-shore (STS) megamax quay cranes and 12 cantilever rail-mounted gantry cranes (CRMGs) for phase 1 of the contract, and a further 3 STS […]

  • 28 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Panda, a Multi Cat 2712, was officially launched and christened at Damen Shipyards Hardinxveld last week. This new Damen vessel is delivered to Dutch family-owned tug and workboat company Herman Senior BV. Jack van Dodewaard, Herman Senior Managing Director, said: “The new Multi Cat 2712 has the big advantage that she is suited for […]

  • 14 December 2011

    North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW) Economy Minister Harry K. Voigtsberger intends to press the federal German government to take cross-border infrastructure projects into account in implementing the national port concept. The minister made this clear during a parliamentary evening on the theme Transport and Logistics hosted recently by the NRW Economy Ministry and the Port of Rotterdam […]

  • 25 June 2012

    Equipment orders, software programming and initial construction have forged ahead at APM Terminals’ new 2.7 million TEU annual throughput capacity terminal with a brief presentation and inspection tour held today on land recently reclaimed from the sea at the Maasvlakte 2 site at the Port of Rotterdam. Construction is scheduled to be completed in 2014 […]

  • 12 February 2013

    Mott MacDonald has completed its role as technical advisor for a new commercial gateway in Myanmar being developed in response to increased trade and economic growth in South East Asia and South China. The Dawei Development project, which is being implemented by the Dawei Development Company, includes a new deep sea port, industrial estates and […]

  • 25 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Port Canaveral has signed a 35-year agreement with GT USA, the US-business of privately-owned international port operator Gulftainer, to operate and further develop its container and multipurpose cargo terminal. The terminal, set to commence operations in the last quarter of 2014, positions Port Canaveral as the most economical and convenient ocean gateway for containerized cargo […]

  • 21 March 2012

    The Port, one of the UK’s major deep sea ports, has increased tonnage of cargoes handled by 66% compared to 2010 and has broken its own records for handling cars, containers and bulk cargoes in the form of wood pellets. Total tonnage recorded for 2011 increased by 2.1 million tonnes to 5.3 million tonnes. 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 […]

  • 28 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Broward County’s Port Everglades has received a signed Chief of Engineers Report from the USACE that clears the way for the Port to begin the next phase of deepening and widening its channels, and allows the project to be included in federal legislation expected in 2016 that will authorize similar water and navigation-related projects. “After […]

  • 8 April 2013

    APM Terminals CEO Kim Fejfer and a senior delegation met with representatives of the Omani government this past week as the company’s partnership in Omani logistics infrastructure and economic development was the key topic of discussion in meetings with the Minister of Commerce and Industry Dr. Ali Sunaidi, and the Secretary General of the Supreme […]

  • 3 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    DP World Limited handled 60 million TEU (twenty-foot equivalent units) across its global portfolio of container terminals during 2014, with gross container volumes growing by 8.9% on reported basis and 8.0% on a like-for-like basis. New volume at London Gateway (UK) and Embraport (Brazil) contributed to the increase in reported volumes. Growth in 2014 was […]

  • 14 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    BAM International, the operating company of Royal BAM Group active outside Europe, has won the contract to design and construct Mega Cruise Pier II in Curacao.  The contract value amounts to $29 million (€25 million). This project is part of the total development of $43 million (€38 million) that Curacao Ports Authority N.V. is realizing […]

  • 29 August 2012

    “Maritime industry has great potential for development of infrastructure, competitiveness, creation of workplaces. Government policy in respect of ports should be very clear: the state should provide all necessary conditions for the development projects,” stated the deputy Natalya Korolevskaya during her visit to the port of Odessa. The Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada Committee on […]

  • 3 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    APM Terminals and fellow Dutch-based global terminal operator, Terminal Investment Limited (TIL), announced the completion of the purchase of a 29% share in APM Terminals Callao by TIL through the acquisition of Callao Port Holding B.V. APM Terminals assumed operational control over the Callao facility in July 2011 under a 30-year concession together with the […]

  • 19 March 2012

    The Port of Long Beach on Friday welcomed the largest container ship ever to call to North America, the MSC Fabiola. The vessel, measuring 1,200 feet in length and capable of carrying more than 12,000 container units, docked at Pier T on Terminal Island. “This is the largest container vessel now serving the U.S.-Asia trade, […]

  • 25 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Piling work for the port’s flagship Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) development project is in full swing now, according to the Breckland Geomatics. The DWDR Principal Contractor, a joint venture between VolkerStevin and Boskalis Westminster (VSBW), has mobilized various marine equipment for the Dover scheme, including self-propelled crane barge, dredgers, split hopper barges, tugs, survey vessels, etc. Approximately one million […]

  • 15 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    One of Asia’s largest port authorities has signed a landmark co-operation agreement with the company building a new container terminal at Liverpool in the heart of the UK. Peel Ports Group and Busan Port Authority will now work together to hone technical, economical and commercial acumen and increase investment in infrastructure and environmental developments. Lim […]

  • 21 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The EU’s TEN-T Program will invest over €750,000 for development studies for a new harbor at Nigg Bay in Aberdeen, Scotland. The harbor is to support the existing Port of Aberdeen with a view to a significant traffic growth forecast. The busy Port of Aberdeen handles around 8,000 vessel arrivals and 5 million tonnes of […]

  • 12 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A multi-million dollar contract was signed at a formal ceremony in Shanghai on July 30, between major UK port operator, Peel Ports, and engineering firm, ZPMC, helping to boost future bilateral trade opportunities between China and the UK. Peel Ports Group is investing over $512 million (£300 million) to redevelop and expand the existing Port […]

  • 28 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    This past April CAPSA (Compañía Auxiliar del Puerto, SA), the leading container logistics company at the Port of Santa Cruz de Tenerife, celebrated its 50th anniversary. The company, part of Grup Maritim TCB since 1999, has gradually improved its operational capacity thanks to experience and innovation. In 2012 it handled 268,000 TEUs, up by more […]