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  • 2 July 2012

    With congressional passage last week of MAP-21 (Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century), the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) says elements in the two-year, $105 billion surface transportation reauthorization bill elevate the priority of freight movement in a way that constitutes major progress in recognizing the value of America’s seaports and freight […]

  • 21 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Port of Hastings Development Authority CEO, Mike Lean, has welcomed the Victorian Government’s freight and logistics plan’s confirmation that an expanded Port of Hastings is critical to securing the economic vitality of Victoria and cementing Victoria’s status as the freight and logistics capital of the country. Mr Lean said the plan, Victoria – The Freight […]

  • 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 […]

  • 14 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) yesterday praised the leadership of the U.S. Senate’s Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee for releasing the six-year MAP-21 Reauthorization Act (S. 2322) that puts a high priority on freight movement investments. AAPA President and CEO Kurt Nagle said: “We commend Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA and Chairman of […]

  • 15 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Florida Ports Council (FPC), represented by the Chairman, Bill Johnson, PortMiami; Legislative Co-Chairmen, Paul Anderson, Port of Tampa, and Steve Cernak, Port Everglades; Stan Payne, Port Canaveral; and Carlos Buqueras, Port Manatee, presented the FPC Federal Legislative agenda to the Florida Congressional Delegation yesterday. “With the state of Florida leadership already committed to creating […]

  • 27 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Red Funnel has applied for licences for the construction of the new lay-by berth in East Cowes, reports the Cowes Harbor Commission (CHC). According to the report, this application, submitted to CHC by Ramboll on behalf of the Red Funnel Group, seeks to secure consent to complete dredging and construction work to establish the new lay-by […]

  • 22 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The recently appointed Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Transport Claire Perry visited Associated British Ports’ (ABP) Port of Immingham recently, where she discussed plans to strengthen existing rail infrastructure at the facility dubbed ‘the King’s Cross of rail freight’. The minister toured the port as part of a visit organized by local Government officials including […]

  • 28 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The port of Antwerp is expected to have handled 183.8 million tonnes of freight this year. This represents a drop of 1.8% compared with 2011, when the volume was 187.2 million tonnes. All things considered, these figures are a mild reflection of the state of the economy and of the shipping industry. Antwerp’s performance was […]

  • 26 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Freight and logistics management company Kotahi and New Zealand’s freight gateway Port of Tauranga have struck a strategic ten-year freight alliance. This, along with a separate long-term agreement between Kotahi and Maersk Line, the world’s largest container shipping company, will deliver a ‘step-change’ for New Zealand’s $95 billion international trade sector. Kotahi Chief Executive Chris […]

  • 6 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The American Association of Port Authorities’ (AAPA) 2013 Maritime Economic Development Workshop in Chicago, June 27-28, will explore the factors driving today’s investments in seaport and related infrastructure. Program speakers will analyze the risks and rewards for undertaking such investments, reveal how capital improvements propel business development decisions, and discuss what influences intermodal connection improvements […]

  • 14 October 2010

    Royal Rotra is allowed to start Construction can start constructing a container terminal at its site in the city of Doesburg. The company expects to handle between 5,000 and 10,000 containers per year at the terminal along the River IJssel. Recently, the local municipality granted a building permit for a quay wall. Rotra, engaged in […]

  • 22 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    New Zealand’s international freight gateway Port of Tauranga has today reported another record annual result as it reaps the rewards of its twenty-year investment programme to extend its freight catchment across the country. Revenue rose 7% from $227.2 million to $244.1 million. Underlying Group Net Profit After Tax rose 5% from $73.5 million to a […]

  • 4 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Lyttelton Port of Christchurch’s new $85 million Cashin Quay 2 wharf was officially opened today by the Deputy Prime Minister, Bill English. “Our new Cashin Quay 2 wharf is an example of how we are increasing our capacity, growing our container trade and planning to meet the challenge of the next 30 years,” said LPC Chairman Trevor […]

  • 18 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Gov. Nathan Deal today signed into law House Bill 202, the congressional district balancing bill, and Senate Bill 70, the Design Build “best value” bill, at the Atlanta Metro Chamber of Commerce. HB 202 waives the requirement to balance funds by congressional districts for all interstate improvements, certain freight corridor projects and projects of regional […]

  • 21 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) sent a multi-faceted document to President-Elect Donald Trump’s transition team last week. The paper outlines opportunities to, in the words of the president-elect’s campaign, “Make America Great Again,” by strategic investments in seaports and related freight transportation assets, thereby helping U.S. businesses better compete in markets at home […]

  • 9 January 2011

    The Swedish Environmental Court of Appeal today ruled that the building of a freight port at Norvikudden in Nynäshamn could go ahead. The decision means that Ports of Stockholm can continue with project planning for the construction of the port, which is being built to meet the future demands for the provision of goods to […]

  • 9 December 2009

    SAUDI ARABIA – The proposed development of 100 plus square kilometres to the north of Jazan City, along a Red Sea waterfront stretching 12 kilometres has reportedly commenced despite the current economic downturn. Loans from the Saudi Industrial Development Fund… Source:Handy Shipping Guide, December 8, 2009

  • 15 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dredging works at St Mary’s Harbor are now finished, reported the Harbor on its Twitter page two days ago.  The dredging was part of an overall project to improve the sea link between the mainland and the Isles of Scilly. The project included carrying out pier widening, dredging and improving freight handling facilities at St Mary’s. The existing passenger […]

  • 4 September 2013

    Plans to improve the harbours that connect Cornwall with the Isles of Scilly have received support from Local Transport Minister Norman Baker. The minister announced work at St Mary’s and Penzance harbours can go ahead, subject to final clearances and securing European funding. Norman Baker said: “We are putting at least £8 million into this […]

  • 28 September 2010

    A freight transportation joint venture opened a container terminal on the River Seine outside of Parisy to support increased container-on-… (maritimenewsblog) [mappress] Source: maritimenewsblog, September 28, 2010;

  • 10 August 2010

    The government has designated two mega-ports as “International Freight Strategic Ports,” which are to receive high-priority in budget … (hellenicshippingnews) [mappress] Source: hellenicshippingnews, August 10, 2010;

  • 26 September 2011

    Research and Markets has announced the addition of the “China Freight Transport Report Q4 2011” report.  In July 2011 China announced an investment programme for navigation projects on the Yangtze River​ that should see its facilities catch up with the rapid rise in freight traffic on the waterway. Chinese Deputy Minister of Transport Xu Zuyuan […]

  • 18 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    In today’s hearing before the U.S. Senate Finance Committee’s Subcommittee on International Trade, Customs and Global Competitiveness, the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) will testify regarding the infrastructure needs of seaports, and offer a number of ways to ensure that America’s ports have to ability to continue supporting U.S. international trade. Speaking for AAPA will be its […]

  • 12 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The State Interagency Missouri River Authority (SIMRA) will meet in Council Bluffs on June 18 to hear presentations on Missouri River habitat, flood control and levee accreditation, flooding report from the Iowa Water Science Center, a freight network optimization study, and more. The study aims to identify and prioritize investment opportunities to create an optimized […]

  • 3 October 2011

    Research and Markets has announced the addition of the “Belgium Freight Transport Report Q4 2011”. The port of Antwerp’s dredging project… (sunherald) [mappress] Source: sunherald, October 3, 2011;

  • 10 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Stena Line, an international transport and travel service company, and the Port of Rotterdam today announced their collaboration to build a second berth at the Stena Line terminal at Europoort, as part of a 27 million Euro investment. “We believe in the future of Europoort as a strong freight hub on the North Sea and […]