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  • 30 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    DP World Group Chairman and CEO, Mr Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, has met with the President of Somaliland, Mr Ahmed Mohamed Mahamoud, following the signing of the Port of Berbera agreement. Earlier this month, DP World inked a $442 million contract with the government of Somaliland to develop and operate a regional trade and logistics hub at the Berbera Port. […]

  • 16 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The release of Expressions of Interest for four key feasibility phase work packages is an important step forward in the container expansion project, said Mr Mike Lean, CEO at the Port of Hastings Development Authority. “The Authority is working hard to gather a team of specialist professionals to guide and inform the Port of Hastings […]

  • 20 July 2012

    U.S. Congressman John Barrow, along with the rest of the Georgia delegation,  praised the Administration’s decision to expedite federal review of the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP). Since joining Congress, Congressman Barrow has been active in securing funds to modernize and expand the port. “This is great news, not just for Georgia, but for the […]

  • 26 April 2012

    The new port of Rotterdam is protected against the severest of storms and wave attacks. Rotterdam councillor Jeannette Baljeu (Port, Transport and Regional Economy) laid the last concrete block in the block dam forming the hard sea wall of Maasvlakte 2. The dam consists of 19,558 concrete blocks, each weighing in at more than 40,000 […]

  • 8 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) yesterday reported 6.4 percent year-over-year container volume growth, with a record 2.3 million twenty-foot equivalent container units (TEUs) handled in 2018. “Last year marked the third consecutive calendar year of record TEU volume for SCPA. The Port moved 199,701 TEUs in December alone, a 9.2 percent increase over December 2017 […]

  • 4 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Autorità Portuale di Taranto has introduced a plan for the adaptation of a section of the Molo Polisettoriale quay in the Port of Taranto. This project should allow the planned deepening of the seabed by the construction, adjacent to the existing dock caisson, of a deck comprising mixed elements of pre-stressed concrete on foundations formed […]

  • 23 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port of Hastings Development Authority has begun detailed environmental studies of Western Port’s weather and wave patterns. “We are focusing on finding out as much as we can about Western Port and its environs to better inform planning and design decisions about the proposed container port at Hastings,” said Port of Hastings Development Authority’s […]

  • 19 February 2012

      On any given day, ships carrying cargo from Mexico to China pull into one of the 28 ports along the Texas coast to deliver imported goods ranging from coffee to cars – a maritime industry that generates $135 billion in economic value to the state and creates nearly one million jobs. With Texas ports […]

  • 5 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Water Injection Dredging is a hydrodynamic dredging technique that should be taken into consideration as a cost-effective, environmentally sound solution to some specific dredging operations. Dredging works can be complex and costly, accounting for a substantial proportion of the budget of a maritime project. To effectively plan and execute a dredging operation, to be able […]

  • 7 August 2020
    Business development

    Construction of the Hugh K. Leatherman Terminal is on schedule for a March 2021 opening, S.C. Ports said in their latest release. “We look forward to opening the first phase of the Hugh K. Leatherman Terminal, which will be the country’s first container terminal in more than a decade,” S.C. Ports President and CEO Jim […]

  • 10 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Virginia processed more than 241,416 TEUs (twenty-foot equivalent units) in September 2019 – an increase of more than 9 percent vs. September 2018 – putting the port’s cargo volume growth for the first quarter of fiscal year 2020 at more than 4 percent. Commenting the latest news, John F. Reinhart, the CEO […]

  • 8 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The marine construction works for the Tema Port Expansion Project are moving forward according to schedule, with over 53% of works complete at the moment, the Ghana News Agency (GNA) reports.  The development operations, forming one of the three components of the expansion project, consist of the construction of a breakwater, quay walls, deep water […]

  • 7 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Simon Moore, CEO, DP World London Gateway, has released the following statement regarding the Autumn Statement Dec 2012. “The commitment by the Government in the Autumn Statement to deliver a major upgrade to M25 J30 is good news for Essex, East London and the wider UK infrastructure network. This will be good for all businesses and […]

  • 24 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Mauritius Ports Authority (MPA) is moving forward with the plans for the extension and strengthening of the Mauritius Container Terminal (MCT) Quay Project at Port Louis Harbour. This development program will include dredging works to deepen the existing navigational channel leading to the Mauritius Container Terminal as well as maintenance dredging works in the […]

  • 4 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, has announced the completion of the Fort Pulaski Shoreline Stabilization Project. The monthlong shore stabilization project used dredged material from the Savannah Harbor Navigation Project to restore a 1.5-mile section of beach along Cockspur Island’s north shore. Erosion over the past decade was threatening the park’s historic […]

  • 9 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, announced yesterday that additional sand placement will require dredging operations related to the Fort Pierce Shore Protection Project to continue until May 31 – with demobilization activities occurring into mid-June. Additional erosion along the project area since award of the contract in December 2017 has necessitated the […]

  • 28 November 2012

    The Rivanna Water and Sewer Authority will ask a Texas company for a detailed proposal to dredge the South Fork Reservoir. Albemarle Supervisor Ken Boyd and fellow RWSA members have heard from county residents who say dredging will enhance the reservoir as a source of recreation, reports wina.com. The proposal is to dredge sand from […]

  • 25 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Russian shipbuilder, Krasnoye Sormovo (Zavod Krasnoe Sormovo), held a keel-laying ceremony for two 1000 cbm trailing suction hopper dredgers (TSHDs) on December 23rd in Nizhny Novgorod.  Deputy General Director for Fleet of FSUE “Rosmorport” Sergey Kurov, Head of Fleet Development and Construction Department of FSUE “Rosmorport” Vladimir Shtrambrand, General Director of JSC “Krasnoe Sormovo Plant” Nikolay Zharkov and […]

  • 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 […]

  • 21 November 2012

    Deltares is performing tests in the Atlantic Basin (wave current basin) to study the suction effects of passing ships on ships moored in a port. The aim of these tests is to make ports safer. Especially in narrow passages, the suction effects of large vessels can lead to large problems: breaking mooring lines, damage to […]

  • 24 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia yesterday announced plans for the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach to collaborate on a series of initiatives designed to meet the changing dynamics of seaborne trade and the impacts of those changes on cargo flow through the nation’s largest trade gateway. The […]

  • 13 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Minister Schultz van Haegen of Infrastructure and the Environment accompanied Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina of Bangladesh on a tour of the Delta Works and the Maasvlakte II project last week. The two officials also discussed a declaration of intent aimed at assisting Bangladesh in its port development in the eastern part of the country. Sheikh […]

  • 23 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Michigan’s gateway port to Lake Erie and St. Lawrence Seaway will undergo a broad range of major improvements and alterations expected to transform the city of Monroe’s harbor into a leading cargo transportation center on the Great Lakes. The Michigan Strategic Fund approved up to $3 million in repayable funds from the MSF Investment Fund […]

  • 5 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Hyundai Engineering & Construction Co., Ltd and Boskalis-Middle East recently won a multi-million dredging contract for the New Port Project (NPP) project in Doha, Qatar. The contract, awarded by the NPP steering committee in August, includes quay walls, channel dredging works, and construction of 4km long breakwater at the Economic Zone 3(QEZ3). According to Abdul Aziz Mohammed al-Nuaimi, Chairman of the […]

  • 30 April 2010

    A FORMER Royal Temple Yacht Club commodore and round-the-world sailor has been forced to berth his new boat at Dover because of silt problems in Ramsgate harbour. As revealed in the Isle of Thanet Gazette last week, the Race of the Classics has been asked to avoid Ramsgate this year because of dredging at the […]

  • 9 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Dublin Port Company is establishing a Qualification System for Civil/Marine Engineering Contractors so that tender competitions can be conducted (under a negotiated procedure) for the works projects in connection with the Alexandra Basin Redevelopment (ABR). While the system is of indefinite duration the initial date for application in order to be considered for the […]