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  • 9 December 2011
    Business & Finance

    During the same week that Cai Mep International Terminal (CMIT) was officially inaugurated by HRH The Crown Prince of Denmark and the Vice Minister of Transportation of Vietnam, CMIT also achieved a new productivity milestone for handling a container vessel in Vietnam. Whilst working the Gjertrud Maersk on 30th November, CMIT achieved a new berth […]

  • 9 November 2011

    Global marine terminal operator DP World today announced that its facility at Qasim International Container Terminal (QICT), Pakistan’s gateway to the world, has expanded its capability to allow it to handle today’s modern, large vessels around the clock. New buoys, beacons and lights in the approach channels and turning basins to DP World Karachi’s twin […]

  • 1 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Port of Brisbane has welcomed its first 8500 class vessel, marking a significant milestone in the port’s ongoing work to optimize its navigational channel and ensure Brisbane was able to safely handle the larger container vessels and bulk carriers of the future. “As vessels increase in size and demand grows for Australian ports to take these […]

  • 22 May 2013

    Following dredging work and adjustments to its pier, the Port of Tubarão is scheduled to conclude on Wednesday, May 22, its first operation to fully load a Valemax ship, the world’s largest iron ore carrier, with total capacity of 400,000 metric tons. It will be the biggest loading operation in the 47-year history of the […]

  • 29 November 2012

    According to the port press service, on November 27, the Sea Commercial Port of Illichivsk has handled the Super Post Panamax container ship Teno, for the first time this year. The M/V Teno is the largest ship docked at the port in 2012. The port’s chief Alexander Grigorashenko stated: “Today the tonnage of the leading […]

  • 6 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) received two new rubber-tired gantries (RTGs) last week, increasing the number of RTGs at the Paul W. Conley Container Terminal to 16. According to the company, adding equipment is part of an $850 million investment to keep Conley Terminal competitive and efficient with truck turntimes averaging under 35 minutes. “After […]

  • 26 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The port of Benoa is situated very close to popular places of Bali such as Kuta, Sanur, Denpasar and Nusa Dua. The international airport of Denpasar is only 12 km away and most of the international hotels of Bali are within a range of 30km around Benoa. Benoa is therefore an ideal place for carrying […]

  • 30 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    According to a study on Indian Ports, undertaken by the industry body Assocham and the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI), the depth at Kolkata Port needs to be increased to 14 meters to facilitate bigger vessels. “The draft in Kolkata Port is inadequate for dealing with bigger ships, the use of which is […]

  • 6 February 2012

    Aden Container Terminal (ACT), operated by global marine terminal operator DP World, has received and serviced the 8,441 TEU (twenty-foot equivalent unit) MSC Tomoko, the largest container vessel ever to call at the facility, located in Yemen’s premier port city. DP World Aden management mobilised a meticulous plan to welcome the Mediterranean Shipping Company’s 332-metre […]

  • 1 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Neumann Equipment, a subsidiary of Neumann Contractors, has recently acquired the intellectual property of Rockcrush IP including the rights to manufacture and sell all of the former Rockcrush Dredge, Winch and Cable Handling range of equipment. The Rockcrush Dredger range has been specifically developed to meet the requirements of the mining industry. These dredgers operate under very […]

  • 16 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    During the past year the Freeport of Riga has reached the unprecedented volume of cargo handling – a threshold of 41 million tons (+ 15.8%) was exceeded, which is the largest amount ever handled during the year by one of the Latvian ports. This year’s first month results show that the growth trend continues – […]

  • 16 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Cork will invest over €1.5 million in upgrading facilities at Cobh Cruise Terminal, Ireland’s only dedicated cruise berth, with the installation of a number of high load mooring bollards at the east and west end of the Cobh Cruise Berth which will enable larger ships to be berthed. The work which will […]

  • 13 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Hamburg was the first continental European port of call on the maiden voyage of the CMA CGM Marco Polo. The mega-ship, with a capacity of 16,020 standard containers, is being handled at the HHLA Container Terminal Burchardkai. The French shipping company CMA CGM sets great store by Hamburg because of its geographic location and hinterland […]

  • 24 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The World Bank’s Global Economic Prospects 2014 report, released last week, projects a sharp increase in the projected annual growth rates for the volume of world trade for the next three years, which the geographically balanced APM Terminals Global Terminal Network is notably well-suited to accommodate. The overall global economic growth rate has been forecast […]

  • 21 May 2013

    Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has completed the heightening of six quay cranes at MSC Home Terminal, which is the largest container terminal in the port of Antwerp, Belgium. The project, undertaken by Kalmar’s specialist Crane Services team, facilitates the continued expansion of the port by making it possible to handle larger container ships. The project […]

  • 10 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Officials at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey have confirmed that their port will be able to handle 14,000 TEU vessels toward the end of 2017. The planned completion of the 50-foot Harbor Deepening Project later this summer and the anticipated completion of the navigational clearance project at the Bayonne Bridge late […]

  • 30 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA) improved its operating result (EBIT) by 10 % year-on-year to € 169.3 million in the 2014 financial year. “Despite a challenging environment particularly due to the further delay in dredging the navigation channel of the river Elbe, 2014 was a successful year for HHLA, as demonstrated by the significant […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 April 2011

    Orders for 18,000teu megaships and the recovery of the world’s economy have persuaded the port of Hamburg to push ahead with restructuring… By Katerina Kerr (ifw-net) [mappress] Source: ifw-net, April 20, 2011  

  • 27 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    APM Terminals Elizabeth, New Jersey, is on the right track to successfully wrap up their $200 million ongoing infrastructure investment plan, scheduled for completion this year. Under this capital development program, they recently completed a major dredging program on the port channels and yesterday took delivery of four of the newest generation gantry cranes to […]

  • 7 June 2011

      For the second time in a week, global marine terminal operator DP World welcomed and simultaneously handled two mega container vessels at its flagship Jebel Ali Port, reinforcing its relentless efforts and capability to continuously meet customers’ demands. The ships, MSC Beatrice and MSC Lauren, sailed in within 10 hours of each other, barely […]

  • 14 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Ports and Harbours West Africa summit is scheduled for 26 – 28 January, 2015, in Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Centre, Accra, Ghana. Formally supported by the Ghana Ports & Harbours Authority, the Ports and Harbours West Africa event will focus on operational and construction challenges affecting port expansion, development and efficiency for West African Ports. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 25 March 2011

    The Maritime Academy of Asia and the Pacific (MAAP) will forge a partnership with world-class marine contractor Van Oord in establishing…   (mb) [mappress] Source: mb, March 25, 2011  

  • 9 June 2010

    ECT, EMO and the Port of Rotterdam Authority have made agreements for the further development of their commercial activities on the existing… [mappress] Source: portofrotterdam, June 9, 2010

  • 30 March 2011

    The state-run Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) has recently announced a plan to engage the services of a consultancy firm to conduct… (bairdmaritime) [mappress] Source: bairdmaritime, March 30, 2011