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  • 9 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Los Angeles is developing a new methodology for funding public projects and programs in order to have a more defined, accountable and sustainable approach to public investment. The proposed Public Access Investment Funding Policy will be introduced for discussion at this Thursday’s Los Angeles Board of Harbor Commission meeting. Port staff is […]

  • 2 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Adm. Ayman Saleh, Chairman of Damietta Port Authority (DPA), received yesterday Dr. Abdelazeem Mohamed, Chairman of River Transport Authority, Egypt (RTA), together with a delegation from Deltares Institute, The Netherlands. The meeting was aimed to discuss possible ways of cooperation between the two sides. Adm. Saleh made a presentation about Damietta Port (DP), exploring available […]

  • 30 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Prince Rupert can now accommodate the largest container vessels in the world, following DP World’s expansion of its Fairview Container Terminal that increases the port’s container-handling capacity to 1.35 million TEUs annually. The conclusion of the two-year “Phase 2 North” expansion project was celebrated yesterday by shippers, supply chain partners, local labor […]

  • 25 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Blyth has announced a new £12 million banking facility with Lloyds Bank that will enable the next phase in its rapid expansion. Major investments will now be made in relation to terminal infrastructure and the construction of new warehousing, as well as strengthening quays and installing new cranes. Chief Executive of the […]

  • 13 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) has signed a $136 million agreement for the Port of Fujairah development project, Emirates News Agency (WAM) reports.  The contract, which is supervised by the Ministry of Presidential Affairs, was signed by Ahmed Juma Al Zaabi, Deputy Minister for Presidential Affairs and Chairman of the Follow-Up Committee of the Initiatives […]

  • 4 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The halfway stage has been reached in the construction of Sweden’s new freight port, the new Stockholm Norvik Port. According to the Ports of Stockholm, there is an incredible amount of activity at the construction site, where buildings, bridges and quays are emerging, while the route for the railway track is simultaneously being prepared. “The Stockholm Norvik […]

  • 25 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    An Italian-Chinese consortium, led by the China Communication Constructions Company Group (CCCC), has won the bid for the design of Phase 1 of Venice Offshore Port project. The consortium of CCCC, 3TI and eAmbiente was part of an international solicitation which involved the best engineering firms from Italy, France, Spain, Holland, Belgium, Great Britain and the United States. The […]

  • 16 October 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Minister for Ports Denis Napthine met with port operator DP World today, to inspect the company’s investment in new equipment that will assist in boosting capacity and productivity at their Port of Melbourne container terminal. Dr Napthine joined DP World Australia Managing Director Ganesh Raj at DP World’s terminal at West Swanson Dock and said […]

  • 4 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Great Lakes Governors applauded recently introduced legislation in Congress that would permanently fix the nation’s dysfunctional funding program to maintain ports and harbors. Specifically, the Governors pledged their support for the Realize America’s Maritime Promise (RAMP) Act, H.R. 335, and commended the sponsors for their leadership in introducing this bill. Once enacted, this legislation […]

  • 17 September 2012

    The National Audit Office found in the course of its audit that state-owned company AS Tallinna Sadam (Port of Tallinn) repeatedly ignored the Public Procurement Act during the construction of Muuga Container Terminal and failed to exercise due diligence as expected, which resulted in the company incurring 2.42 million euros in unjustified and avoidable costs. […]

  • 13 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Governor Jerry Brown has signed a package of bills into law by Senator Isadore Hall, III, which will modernize and diversify development at the Port of Los Angeles and surrounding communities of San Pedro and Wilmington. California’s ports and harbors are major contributors to the state’s economy, employing tens of thousands of workers, investing billions […]

  • 16 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Tigers Realm Coal (TIG) has completed acquisition of the Beringovsky Port and Coal Terminal located 35km to the north east of the Amaam North deposit and the proposed Project F mine. The port is presently fully operational and under the terms of the sales agreement, the port will continue to ship up to 70,000 tonnes of […]

  • 20 June 2011

    Barbara and Ladd Orr like what’s happening at the north end of Estero Island. Since May 13, Florida Dredge and Dock of Tarpon Springs has… BY KEVIN LOLLAR (news-press) [mappress] Source: news-press, June 20, 2011

  • 21 August 2020
    Authorities & Government, Ports & Logistics

    A concept for the reconfiguration of Jurien Bay Boat Harbour was shared recently with key stakeholders in the local community as part of ongoing work to address water quality issues at the facility. Department of Transport (DoT) WA Manager Maritime Projects James Holder said that the reconfiguration concept had been developed using the results of […]

  • 28 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    A $120 million upgrade to the Port of Cairns is closer thanks to the finalization of the state’s consideration of the Environmental Impact Statement for the project. Minister for State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning, Cameron Dick, today announced the state’s independent Coordinator-General has approved the port upgrades with very stringent reef safeguards. Mr Dick […]

  • 6 February 2012

      On February 1, 2012, the House Ways and Means Subcommittees on Oversight and Select Revenue Measures held a joint hearing on harbor maintenance funding and maritime tax issues. The hearing focused on the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund and Harbor Maintenance Tax, maintenance underfunding, and the tax treatment of foreign shipping operations. Testimony was heard […]

  • 29 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    As one of the five identified Priority Port Development Areas in the Queensland Government’s Ports Strategy, the Port of Mackay is required to prepare a 30 Year Port Master Plan. “A critical element in the development of the Master Plan will be consultation with a broad range of stakeholders and we are currently waiting for […]

  • 17 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Dublin Port Company welcomes the new National Ports Policy launched by Minister Leo Varadkar recently. The policy recognises Dublin Port as one of three Tier 1 ports of national significance and endorses the objectives the Port has set for itself in its Masterplan 2012 to 2040. Speaking after the launch, Dublin Port Company’s Chairperson, Lucy […]

  • 20 January 2012

    Burns Harbor in Portage rose 10 percent in 2011 as cargo volumes for limestone, steel, fertilizer, coal and salt improved compared to the…   By Bowdeya Tweh (nwitimes) [mappress] Source: nwitimes, January 20, 2012;

  • 25 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Essar Ports has offered a revenue share of 5.25 per cent for the Rs 3,700-crore mega container terminal project at Chennai port, slightly above the 5 per cent Adani Ports offered in the earlier bid, according to thehindubusinessline.com. A senior Chennai Port Trust (ChPT) official stated that Essar and Adani were the only bidders for […]

  • 24 October 2012

    Le Havre port officials have introduced plans to make large investments in Chinese ports sector, according to chinadaily.com. Gerard Mercher, general manager of Le Havre Development, stated: “We are looking for opportunities to invest in Chinese ports especially in the second-tier cities, which have great potential.” Chinese ports would also benefit from the investment by […]

  • 21 May 2010

    Sydney’s annual Ports Day did not bring what many in the region may have hoped —an announcement that the federal and provincial… [mappress] Source: capebretonpost, May 21, 2010;

  • 3 February 2010

    Singapore is considering shifting port operations from its existing base in Tanjong Pagar, Keppel and Brani to a new waterfront city in Tanjong Pagar. [mappress] Source: Baird Maritime, February 3, 2010;

  • 30 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port of Rotterdam Authority and TPK (Terminal Presidente Kennedy) Logistica yesterday signed a joint venture agreement in Vitória, Brazil, for the development of Porto Central, a new port in Brazil. The ‘greenfield’ port will be built in the southernmost part of the state of Espirito Santo in the industrial heart of Brazil. It will […]

  • 1 November 2012

    Associated British Ports has awarded a £26 million contract to Liebherr to manufacture four new ship-to-shore gantry cranes as part of its redevelopment of container berths 201/202 at the Port of Southampton. The berth and cranes will enable Southampton’s container terminal – a joint venture with terminal operator DP World – to continue to handle […]

  • 26 September 2012

    A proposal to build a vital new shipping channel in Gladstone Harbour will be the subject of a rigorous environmental assessment after being declared a ‘significant project’ by the Queensland Coordinator-General. Deputy Premier and Minister for State Development, Infrastructure and Planning Jeff Seeney called for the public to comment on the project’s draft terms of […]