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  • 24 February 2012

    A delegation led by visiting Kaohsiung Mayor Chen Chu forged sisterhood ties Friday with the Port of Miami with a view to promoting personnel exchanges, information sharing and technological cooperation between both ports. The sisterhood pact was signed by Chen and Chang Kuo-ming, chief secretary of the Kaohsiung Harbor Bureau, and Kevin T. Lynskey, assistant […]

  • 23 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Port Everglades Navigation Improvements Project has received federal authorization for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to move forward with deepening and widening of the navigation channels. The authorization is part of the Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation (WIIN) Act signed into law December 16, 2016, by President Barack Obama. The project is currently […]

  • 18 October 2012

    Port Everglades multi-million dredging plan nears realization, reports sun-sentinel.com. Dredging would provide safe passage for boats, boost massive vessel traffic, and deepen the Port’s entrance to a 42-foot depth. U.S. federal agency, United States Army Corps of Engineers, seeks bids for the Port Everglades dredging project, the value of which ranges between $5 million and […]

  • 10 November 2011

    In Middlebury, the Select Board is forming a special task force to develop a plan for on-going management of the Middlebury River… (vpr) [mappress] Source: vpr, November 10, 2011;

  • 25 April 2012

    According to port2port.com, the dredging work at Haifa Port’s entry channel has started. This project began immediately following authorization received from the Israel’s Ministry for Environmental Protection. Shlomo Briemann, CEO of the Israel Port Company, said: “The permit was given based on an understanding that combines considerations for protection of the environment and the benefits […]

  • 4 January 2012

    Maryland’s shipping channels to the Port of Baltimore will be dredged and oyster beds restored under a federal appropriations bill …   By C. Benjamin Ford (gazette) [mappress] Source: gazette, January 4, 2012;

  • 15 September 2011

    The Georgetown County Legislative Delegation named a task force to help push for money for dredging the state port, moving the panel into…   By Zane Wilson (thesunnews) [mappress] Source: thesunnews, September 15, 2011    

  • 18 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Maryland Port Administration (MPA) has announced that 46,827 containers were handled at the Port of Baltimore’s public marine terminals in October 2014, establishing a new record for most containers handled in one month and surpassing the previous record of 44,095 containers set in July 2013. “The Port of Baltimore is one of the most efficient […]

  • 22 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    South Carolina Ports Authority is celebrating the arrival of the biggest container ship to ever call the U.S. East Coast – the 15,072-TEU CMA CGM Brazil. The CMA CGM Brazil worked its way down the East Coast and arrived in Charleston Sunday morning, saving the deepest port for last. SC Ports President and CEO, Jim […]

  • 4 March 2011

    The Port of Bundaberg in southern Queensland resumes operations today after flooding forced its closure last year… (abc) [mappress] Source: abc, March 4, 2011;    

  • 4 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Following an 18-month, $12.4 million reconstruction project, the heavy lift cargo berth at JAXPORT’s Blount Island Marine Terminal is stronger than ever and now ranks as one of the nation’s highest-weight-bearing-capacity docks. The recently completed infrastructure project more than doubled the pounds-per-square-foot capability of JAXPORT’s Berth 31 to 1,800 and increased its pounds-per-axle rating, or […]

  • 3 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District awarded a contract in the amount of $8,054,750 to Orion Marine Inc., to perform maintenance dredging within the Corpus Christi Ship Channel, specifically from the inner basin (lower bay) to Beacon 82 (upper bay) and the La Quinta Junction and channel, in Nueces County, Texas. The contractor […]

  • 7 April 2014

    Work began this week on a $2.09 million project to improve the north pier at Goderich’s harbour. “It’s an investment in one of Goderich’s greatest assets; the deep water port. It’s part of the strategy to bring it up to a high quality port to hopefully attract new cargoes,” said Rowland Howe, president of Goderich […]

  • 14 July 2011
    Project & Tenders

    The future ring roads just behind the new Maasvlakte 2 seawall will give a beautiful view across coast and dunes on one side and of the port area activities on the other. Nature and industry, recreation and activities will come together in one image. Such contrasts provided the architects from Zwarts & Jansma with the […]

  • 25 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    For nearly a year, the Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, has been repairing damage from Hurricane Sandy to previously-engineered beaches in New York and New Jersey. Now, restoration has expanded to a new area where the Corps of Engineers hasn’t previously worked ─ Port Monmouth, N.J. In June 2014, the District began the […]

  • 29 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dean E. Corgey was unanimously reappointed Port Commissioner of the Port of Houston Authority yesterday by Houston City Council. Mayor Annise D. Parker cited Corgey’s broad experience and how it qualifies him to be a member of the Port Commission. “Not only does he bring a labor perspective to the commission, but he also brings an […]

  • 4 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Rijkswaterstaat has invited bidders to submit their offers for the design and implementation of the Twente Canal Expansion – Phase 2. The Twente canal forms the connection of the IJssel with companies and ports in Lochem and Twente. It is anticipated that the operations, including deepening and widening of the channels, will cover a stretch […]

  • 12 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    On Wednesday, August 3, the first of a new class of “Neo-Panamax” shipping vessels called the Port of Philadelphia to begin a new phase of transport along the Delaware River.  The MSC Sofia Celeste, an 8,800 TEU (Twenty-foot Equivalent Unit) vessel operated by the Mediterranean Shipping Company, docked at the Packer Avenue Marine Terminal in […]

  • 22 September 2020
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    One of the most familiar vessels in the Port of Newcastle (NSW) is the dredging vessel David Allan. Its job is to maintain the depth of the channel by removing sand, silt, and mud via a trailing suction arm into the hopper of the dredge. This work is essential to the safe and seamless passage […]

  • 6 July 2011
    Project & Tenders

    Martin Midstream Partners L.P. announced the construction of a new terminal at the Port of Corpus Christi, Texas to receive crude oil from the Eagle Ford shale via the recently announced Harvest Gardendale Pipeline. As part of the project, the Partnership has entered into a long-term lease with the Port at a new location adjacent […]

  • 14 September 2020
    Project & Tenders

    Tender process for the expansion of the Port of Thessaloniki, Greece, is now in its second and final stage. According to the press release, the Board of Directors of ThPA S.A. reached the decision to go on with the second stage on Tuesday, 8 September, 2020. This clears the way for the 2nd round of […]

  • 7 July 2011
    Project & Tenders

    A joint-venture company, Saudi Global Ports LLC (SGP), formed between the Public Investment Fund (PIF) of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and… [mappress] Source: vesseltracker, July 7, 2011;

  • 24 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dr Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber, Minister of State and Chairman of Abu Dhabi Ports (ADP), has officially inaugurated Al Mirfa Port in the Western Region of Abu Dhabi. “Abu Dhabi Ports, the developer, operator and manager of ports and Khalifa Industrial Zone in the Emirate, recently completed extensive redevelopment work at Al Mirfa Port, upgrading […]

  • 21 March 2014

    The Philippine Ports Authority has invited bidders to submit their offers for seaport development in Bohol, Marinduque, and Surigao del Norte, reports GMA Network. These projects include the construction of a passenger terminal building at the Port of Tagbilaran as well as the construction of a wharf, a Roro ramp, and a back-up area at […]

  • 13 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Government of India has approved a new Central Sector Scheme aimed solely to provide support to Major Ports and create infrastructure that will promote coastal shipping. Under the Scheme, the financial assistance is being given in the form of grant-in-aid for construction/upgradation of coastal berths and capital dredging projects that will deepen the berths and navigational […]

  • 8 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    At the proposal of Public Works minister Hilde Crevits, the Flemish government has approved a partial contract for dredging work in the Deurganck dock. The expenditure of nearly 34 million euros will be charged to the Flemish Infrastructure Fund. The new lock is currently under construction at the end of the Deurganck dock, forming a […]