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  • 4 October 2011
    Business & Finance

    London Gateway, the new global shipping port and logistics centre project, will open in the fourth quarter of 2013 with an initial capacity of 1.6 million TEU (twenty foot equivalent container units), DP World announced today, which will pave the way for 36,000 jobs to be created. By locating Britain’s most environmentally friendly major new […]

  • 8 February 2012

    U.S. Senator Bob Casey released the following statement on the news that the Administration will allocate $16.864 million to the Army Corps of Engineers this year for the Delaware Deepening Project: “This project is about creating and retaining thousands of jobs in southeastern Pennsylvania. The Army Corps’ plan to allocate nearly $17 million to the […]

  • 7 July 2020
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    All summer long, a crimson and white boat moves back and forth through the waters near the Port of Alaska collecting silt, sand and gravel off the seafloor to allow vessels to navigate the harbor in Anchorage. The boat is a dredging vessel called the Westport, operated by Manson Construction of Seattle, Wash., which the […]

  • 1 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Orion Marine Construction Inc., from Tampa, Florida, has won a $9.2 million contract for maintenance dredging of the Sabine-Neches Waterway, TX, and Sabine-Neches in Orange & Jefferson Counties, TX. Bids for this dredging program were solicited via the internet with four received, according to the latest U.S. Department of Defense’s (DoD) release. Work will be performed in […]

  • 28 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    Ports North latest video puts together all of the interesting elements of the Cairns Shipping Development Project that was completed in May. In total, more than 400,000 hours were put into the project. The work included dredging the Cairns shipping channel, building an 8km pipeline to transfer silt for re-use and restoring six wharves built […]

  • 13 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    A new $2.5 million project to extend the secondary wharf at Berth 10 will make Townsville more attractive for car carriers, Port of Townsville said in their latest release.  Townsville marine contractor Pacific Marine Group Pty Ltd (PMG) was successful in securing the contract to upgrade the important Roll on Roll off (RoRo) wharf extension […]

  • 11 August 2020
    Business development

    Ports of Auckland has today been granted consent to deepen Auckland’s shipping channel. The consent allows the channel to be deepened from 12.5 metres to between 14 metres and 14.2 metres. According to their official announcement, it safeguards Auckland’s vital international supply line by allowing larger container ships to enter Auckland’s port, such as 366-metre-long […]

  • 10 August 2020
    Business development, Infrastructure

    During the first six months of this year, the Klaipeda State Seaport Authority already invested approximately EUR 24 million into the development of the port’s infrastructure. According to their latest announcement, although the pandemic caused confusion in the business sector, not a single investment project was stopped in Klaipeda port. The deepening works of water […]

  • 8 October 2012

    Saudi Global Ports LLC (SGP), a joint-venture company formed between the Public Investment Fund (PIF) of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and PSA International (PSA), broke ground to mark the official start of construction of the second container terminal in the King Abdul Aziz Port in Dammam, the largest Gulf port in the Kingdom of […]

  • 3 September 2020
    Project & Tenders

    Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC) farewelled dredge Woomera this week following the successful completion of the Clinton Vessel Interaction Project (CVIP). This backhoe dredge played a significant role in the successful delivery of this vital safety project for Gladstone. The CVIP was the result of detailed planning and significant investigations to explore options to improve vessel […]

  • 13 July 2012
    Research & Development

    Plans to carry out a small-scale dredging trial in Falmouth harbor to measure potential environmental impacts have moved forward after Falmouth Harbor Commissioners (FHC) was granted marine consent to carry out the trial. The licence was granted by the Marine Marine Management Organisation (MMO) and the trial will be carried out independently by Plymouth University’s […]

  • 1 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congresswoman Janice Hahn joined her colleagues on the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure’s Special Panel on 21st Century Freight Transportation, to unveil the final report of recommendations on the current state of freight transportation in the United Sates and ways to improve and strengthen the U.S. economy through an efficient freight network. “It has […]

  • 26 August 2020
    Business development

    A dredging program on the internal and external canals of Bushehr Port was officially inaugurated today in a ceremony on the occasion of Iranian Government Week (August 23-29) to provide traffic and mooring for 30,000-ton vessels in this port. According to the Head of Iran Port and Maritime Organization (PMO), Mohammad Rastad, who attended the […]

  • 13 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Corps’ latest reservoir regulation studies indicate additional drought conservation measures will be enacted for the Missouri River Mainstem System as the navigation season is set to begin. Minimum navigation flow support will likely be provided for the first half of the Missouri River navigation season based on the anticipated March 15 storage check results, […]

  • 19 May 2011

    It’s unclear whether a longstanding terminal operator at the Port of Miami will be around to reap the benefits of the billions of dollars wo… By Zachary Fagenson (miamitodaynews) [mappress] Source: miamitodaynews, May 19, 2011;

  • 4 October 2013

    Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore informed the shipping, harbour craft and pleasure craft communities in Singapore’s waters that the Sentosa Cove restoration program will be underway from 20 October 2013 to 19 April 2014. This development project will be carried out by excavators, and all materials for the restoration work will be provided by […]

  • 18 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    S.C. Ports Authority (SCPA) announced yesterday that construction work on the Hugh K. Leatherman Terminal’s new wharf is about 80% complete as construction progresses on Phase One of the new container terminal. The country’s newest container terminal, the Hugh K. Leatherman Terminal , is on track to open in March 2021 as construction advances in early 2020. […]

  • 19 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    In an effort to secure funding for navigation channel maintenance, Port of South Louisiana Executive Director, Paul Aucoin, participated in a Congressional Roundtable before the United States Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure on Friday, November 13, 2015. The meeting was held in New Orleans at the Louisiana State Supreme Court and the discussion focused on “The Importance of […]

  • 31 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Port Houston’s new strategic plan was approved on January 28 by the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority, setting in motion a roadmap for its continued growth and success. Port Houston’s team, led by Executive Director Roger Guenther, presented the 2020 Strategic Plan for approval following many months of work. In addition to […]

  • 26 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    During the annual State of the Port, South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) president and CEO Jim Newsome focused on the port’s strategic plans for volume growth and infrastructure investment. The Propeller Club of Charleston event, held yesterday, marked Newsome’s ninth address since joining SCPA in 2009. He discussed the trends dominating today’s shipping industry and the […]

  • 27 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in partnership with The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey are improving the main shipping channels in the Port by deepening them to a depth of 50 feet, allowing more efficient access to the world’s largest oceangoing container ships. To remove underlying bedrock on the floor of […]

  • 26 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Port of Antwerp International (PAI), the consultancy and investment subsidiary of Antwerp Port Authority, has been appointed by the Council of Ministers of the West African country of Benin to modernize the Port of Cotonou. “This port is the economic heart of Benin, handling an annual freight volume of around 12 million tonnes. In the […]

  • 9 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Since 1942, the Military Ocean Terminal Concord (MOTCO) has been a vital ammunition distribution center in support of the deploying forces during the Korean, Vietnam and Gulf Wars. But this facility in the eastern San Francisco Bay Area has not been able to efficiently carry out its mission for a long time, especially with only […]

  • 6 August 2010

    The Tampa Port Authority is pleased to announce a ribbon cutting today, to commemorate the completed reconstruction of the port’s berth 230. The berth is located within the R.E.K. petroleum complex. John Fernandez, Assistant Secretary for Economic Development, U.S. Dept. of Commerce, spoke on behalf of the Economic Development Administration’s (EDA) Recovery Act fund and […]

  • 13 October 2010

    A £33.5 million project to construct a new, all weather, deepwater quay at Peterhead has been completed on schedule and within budget, with… (oilvoice) [mappress] Source: oilvoice, October 13, 2010;

  • 27 August 2020
    Business development, Infrastructure

    APM Terminals has just announced that the contracts were signed this month with the China Harbor Engineering Company (CHEC) for the construction of Abidjan’s second container terminal, known as Côte d’Ivoire Terminal (CIT). CIT is scheduled to be operational at the end of 2021 and the consortium, a joint venture between Bolloré and APM Terminals, […]