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  • 2 February 2010

    After the much-hyped multi-billion shilling Lamu Port that seeks to tap into the northern frontier with Ethiopia and Southern Sudan, plans are also underway to set up small ports along the 600 miles coastline. [mappress] Source: Daily Nation, January 31, 2010

  • 16 February 2012

      HE Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Chairman, DP World, together with a high-level delegation, has inspected progress on the first phase of the terminal operator’s Embraport project, the largest Brazilian private multi-modal port terminal in the city of Santos. The first phase of Embraport (Empresa Brasileira de Terminais) is scheduled to be completed in 2013. […]

  • 9 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Connecticut Port Authority and seven other Connecticut parties have filed a motion stating their intent to join together in a friend of the court brief (amicus) to support a decision by EPA to designate a 1.3 square nautical mile area south of New London, CT, as the approved site for the disposal of dredged […]

  • 25 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    ADPC will welcome global ports, key industry players and members of the International Association of Ports and Harbours (IAPH) who will attend the third annual edition of the World Ports and Trade Summit to be held Abu Dhabi from 19-20 March 2013. The Summit, spearheaded by ADPC, brings the industry together to discuss the changing […]

  • 1 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Removal of the old north breakwater has officially started, Port of Frederikshavn, Denmark, said in their latest announcement.  The entire north breakwater incl. the breakwater head is to be removed in connection with the establishment of the new quay area by Østre Kaj, which is to create space for Orskov Yard’s new 180 metres long […]

  • 21 February 2012

    Last Friday, the first waiting berth for short sea and feeder vessels went into use on the Maasvlakte. It involves the former Tor Line berth, which the Port of Rotterdam Authority has made suitable for small container vessels. The waiting berth was used straight away by the 137-metre “Öland”, owned by the shipping company X-Press […]

  • 26 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The town of Wellfleet has formed a task force to assess the Wellfleet Harbor silting issues.  The area was last dredged in 2001, and now officials are worried that the silt problem will cause safety hazards if it is not dredged soon, informs CapeCod.com. Task force member and Wellfleet Shellfish Promotion and Tasting Executive Director Michelle […]

  • 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, […]

  • 15 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    HR Wallingford is to undertake physical modelling studies for a major breakwater which forms part of the proposed port expansion of San Antonio, Chile. According to the company, the recently awarded Outer Port project – known as the Puerto de Gran Escala (PGE) – represents a major expansion of the existing port infrastructure of San […]

  • 20 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded the option to the Port Arthur Canal and Junction maintenance dredging contract in the amount of $508,200 to Manson Construction Co., for dredging of the docks at the Port of Port Arthur. The contractor is required to remove approximately 80,000 cubic yards of material from the […]

  • 22 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Charles G. Kopp, Esq., Chairman of the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority, issued an update on recent progress at the Port of Philadelphia. The Philadelphia Regional Port Authority (PRPA) is an independent agency of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania charged with the management, maintenance, marketing, and promotion of publicly-owned port facilities along the Delaware River in Philadelphia, […]

  • 6 February 2012

    Krishnapatnam Port in its quest to be the best port in India has increased its draft to 18 meters. With this measure, the Krishnapatnam Port now has become the deepest draft port in India. Krishnapatnam Port Container Terminal has now handled in excess of 24,000 TEU. The port has 3 cutter suction dredgers and 3 […]

  • 17 October 2011

    Krishnapatnam Port, a dynamic new generation world class port located in the East Coast of India has been adjudged the winner in the category of Port Operator Award at the Lloyd’s List Awards, Global 2011. The maritime industry’s prestigious award took place on September 20, 2011 at the London Hilton Park Lane. The award was […]

  • 2 September 2010

    Adani group firm Mundra Port has commenced operations at its 20-million tonnes port at Dahej in Gujarat, the company said today. The port… (maritimenewsblog) [mappress] Source: maritimenewsblog, September 2, 2010;

  • 3 November 2009
    Project & Tenders

    Mundra Port and Gujarat-based Special Economic Zone Limited (MPSEZ) are discussing at present with Vietnamese government the construction of a new port in Vietnam… Source: Port Technology, November 3, 2009;

  • 7 February 2010

    Adopting sustainable practices is a passport to future growth. Source: World Trade, February 6, 2010

  • 29 July 2012

    The UK-based Port Evaluation Management (Port-Evo) on Saturday proposed to invest around $ 1 billion for the redevelopment of Mongla seaport and operate it on a long-term basis, reports thedailystar.net. The Port-Evo also wants to invest in river dredging, procurement of new harbour cranes, container terminals, oil tank storage and water treatment plant. The proposal […]

  • 22 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    SC Ports Authority reported a strong finish for the 2014 fiscal year with 8 percent container growth, an increase of 2 percent over projected plans. “Our above-market fiscal year growth again this year is testament to strong performance in our major business segments,” said SCPA president and CEO Jim Newsome. “The implementation of our strategic […]

  • 6 November 2013

    Navis, the global technology standard for managing the movement of cargo through terminals, announced that Peel Ports Group will begin to implement Navis’ N4 terminal operating system (TOS). N4 will allow Peel Ports to streamline operations and align the customer experience across eight terminal sites located in the UK and Ireland. Peel Ports is the […]

  • 20 April 2012

    The Los Angeles Harbor Commission unanimously adopted a five-year strategic plan for the Port of Los Angeles for 2012- 2017. The plan focuses on three key result areas, or KRAs – competitive operations, strong relationships and financial strength. It maps out the Port’s priorities, objectives and various initiatives for developing infrastructure, enhancing overall competitiveness, growing […]

  • 11 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Dredge Ellis Island, which is the largest hopper dredger in the U.S., is currently removing limestone from the entrance channel of the Charleston Harbor, as part of the Post 45 Deepening project. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, has just released this amazing photo of a skimmer on the dredger, removing water […]

  • 8 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    DP World Group Chairman and CEO Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem recently met with Ecuador’s Minister of Foreign Trade, Pablo Campana, at the global trade enabler’s flagship Jebel Ali Port and Free Zone in Dubai. The visit follows the ground-breaking ceremony held in September this year to mark the start of DP World’s construction of a […]

  • 24 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Russian delegation held by Ministry of Transport of Russia Maksim Sokolov has taken part in the 6-th International Exhibition of Transport and Logistic “Тransport Logistic China 2014” in Shanghai. General Director of the enterprise Andrey Tarasenko visited the international exhibition within the Russian delegation. FSUE “Rosmorport”, on the Russian Ministry of Transport stand, took […]

  • 27 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District Irvington Site Office, hosted a christening ceremony for its new survey vessel, Sarge, on July 13, 2018, at the Irvington Site Office in Irvington, Ala. The Sarge was named in honor of former Irvington site employee Mr. Stephen Sema. Sema’s military service began in the U.S. Air Force where he […]

  • 19 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Luka Koper and the Netherlands-based company Van Oord have concluded the contract on deepening the access channel and northern section of Basin I within the Port of Koper harbour area. The contract in the amount of EUR 2.48 million anticipates the seabed dredging along the Container Terminal to 14 metres which will require the removal […]

  • 8 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Egypt’s president, Abdel Fattah Al Sisi held a meeting yesterday with Supply Minister Khaled Hanafi and an expert committee concerned with a mega national project aimed at transforming Damietta Port into an international logistic hub for handling and storage of grain. Committee members reviewed detailed technical studies related to the project showing its great potentials in […]