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  • 30 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The General Santos City Government has acquired additional heavy equipment as part of the continuing upgrading of its motor pool, according to the Philippines News Agency. Engineer Francisco Provido, City Engineer’s Office (CEO) chief, said that the new heavy equipment comprised 19 brand new units that will be used for dredging of waterways, road repair […]

  • 11 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Regional Development Council (RDC) 12 has called the attention of concerned agencies to fast track implementation of infrastructure projects in a bid to promote further development in Soccsksargen region. RDC 12 chair and General Santos City mayor Darlene Antonino-Custodio said that delayed implementation can slow down movement of business enterprises which in turn could […]

  • 22 March 2010

    GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/21 March) – The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) has earmarked an additional P75 million for the proposed expansion and upgrading of the terminal port in Glan town in Sarangani province within the next two years.Engr. Francisco Belimac Jr., PPA district manager… [mappress] Source:mindanews,March 22,2010;

  • 30 December 2011

    The Government has invited firms to bid for the construction of a P10.53-million passenger terminal building and management office at the Port of Sindangan in Zamboanga del Norte. “The PPA-Port District Office Southern Mindanao now invites bids for construction of Passenger Terminal Building/Terminal Management Office at Port of Sindangan,” official said. Bids in excess of […]

  • 20 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    APM Terminals delivered an increased profit of $223 million ($179m) and a return on invested capital of 14.2% (12.8%), according to the company’s latest interim results. Terminals becoming fully operational and new terminals added to the portfolio supported the 8% growth in volume. More than 80% of EBITDA was generated in growth markets, 41 out […]

  • 5 April 2011

    Peruvian government officials selected APM Terminals to run “Terminal Muelle Norte” in the port of Callao.   The port project supports the Peruvian government’s initiative to continue to modernize its port infrastructure to meet the country’s growing trade needs. APM Terminals Callao will invest USD 749 million to modernize and transform “Terminal Muelle Norte” into a modern multipurpose terminal for […]

  • 6 December 2011

    The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) declared their intention to upgrade several ports in order to improve the country’s cargo volumes in 2012. Raul T Santos, assistant general manager at PPA, said that the upgrading plans are in the pipeline for major ports such as Manila, Batangas, Iloilo, Cagayan de Oro, Zamboanga, General Santos and Davao. […]

  • 5 August 2020
    Outlook & strategy

    The USACE Los Angeles District has reissued Regional General Permit No. 74, which authorizes discharges of dredged or fill material into waters of the United States associated with maintenance activities in the San Diego Creek Watershed and San Juan Creek/Western San Mateo Creek Watershed Special Area Management Plan areas. RGP 74 authorizes temporary impacts to up […]

  • 6 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The South San Francisco Bay Shoreline Project, which had been a study into providing flood protection in the densely-populated area spanning the South Bay from Palo Alto to San Leandro, is moving forward now that $177 million in federal funding has been secured. Along with the Corps, the two other sponsors of the project are […]

  • 10 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Santa Barbara Harbor dredging project started on March 1st and already created a narrow, passable channel with a depth of 20ft at zero tide, according to Dominique Samario, an administrative analyst and public information officer with the city’s waterfront department. The February 17 storm that brought torrential rains, high winds and large ocean swells […]

  • 12 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Nature Conservancy is now partnering with the County of Santa Barbara and the Cities of Carpinteria, Santa Barbara and Goleta on Coastal Resilience Santa Barbara. The project will model, map and plan for the future impacts of sea level rise and other pertinent coastal hazards. There is much at stake in the region: Santa […]

  • 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 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Santa Clara Valley Water District (Valley Water) has resumed pre-construction activities in Alviso, California, delivering on a long-made promise to protect shoreline communities in Santa Clara County from devastating flooding. The work on the South San Francisco Bay Shoreline Project started in May, but paused for a few weeks in June after a project biologist […]

  • 15 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, the County of Santa Barbara and the City of Santa Maria will host a Santa Maria River Levee Improvement Project Completion Ceremony tomorrow. This event signals the end of the six year long construction project to repair the levee. The ceremony will be held near the […]

  • 6 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord has been awarded a contract by the Brazilian Ministry of Transport, Ports and Civil Aviation for the capital and maintenance dredging of the port of Santos. According to Van Oord, the project that will be performed in the largest port of South America will be executed in a joint venture with Boskalis. The […]

  • 28 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, has announced a plan to invite bidders for the Santa Barbara Harbor dredging project. This development program will consist of dredging and disposal of material from the federal navigation channels in Santa Barbara Harbor, CA, specifically the entrance and approach channels with disposal of material on […]

  • 29 April 2011

      Port of Antwerp International (PAI), a subsidiary of the Antwerp Port Authority, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Companhia Docas do Espírito Santo (CODESA) in which the two parties declare their intention to collaborate as a strategic partner in the development of a new container deep see port in the Port of Vitória, Espírito Santo. In […]

  • 5 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District awarded a $6,748,165.00 contract March 28 to John Madonna Construction Co., Inc., a San Luis Obispo-based small business, for levee improvement work within Santa Maria, Calif. “Through the successful collaboration with elected officials, the Santa Barbara County Flood Control and Water Conservation District, and City of […]

  • 3 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Jimmy Panetta has announced the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers funding for the Santa Cruz Harbor and Moss Landing Harbor. According to him, the Fiscal Year 2019 Work Plan provides $464,000.00 to the Santa Cruz Harbor, and $709,000.00 to the Moss Landing Harbor. “The Santa Cruz and Moss Landing Harbors provide our communities with […]

  • 30 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Mexico’s General Coordinator of Ports and Merchant Marine, Guillermo Ruiz de Teresa, has announced the start of the dredging operations on the New Port of Veracruz. At the ceremony, which took place on November 25, he said that the dredged material from this project will be used for creation of five new terminals. Upon completion, […]

  • 1 April 2012

      The National Port Commission of Guatemala and the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA), finalize the details of the XXI Latin American Congress of Ports, which will take place in Antigua Guatemala, from April 9th to 12th. This year, the topic will be: “PRESENT AND FUTURE OF LATIN AMERICAN PORTS IN THE MULTIMODAL AND […]

  • 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 […]

  • 6 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The dredging operations at the Brazilian Port of Santos are officially underway, the port said in their latest announcement. This development program also includes the reinforcing of the structure for the installation of rails for new ship to shore cranes at TECON Santos, located on the left bank of the Port of Santos. The scheme […]

  • 6 May 2011

    Cargotec has received a further order from Santos Brasil S/A for 12 Kalmar E-One2 rubber-tyred gantry (RTG) cranes. The agreement confirms one of South America’s leading container terminal operators as the biggest customer of Kalmar E-One RTGs worldwide totalling 41 machines. The units were ordered to equip the customer’s newly inaugurated Tecon Santos Terminal 4 […]

  • 12 September 2012

    Antwerp, Bremenports, Cartagena, Dover, Genoa, Marseilles, Piraeus, Rotterdam, Santa Cruz de Tenerife and Venice – these are the ten port authorities that were shortlisted for the 4th edition of the ESPO Award on Societal Integration of Ports. The jury selected these applications from a total of 23 submissions. The theme of this year’s competition is […]

  • 28 May 2020