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  • 15 March 2013

    Sri Lanka Ports Authority is planning to call for tenders for the construction of the second terminal of Colombo South Harbour by 2017. Sri Lanka Ports Authority Chief Engineer (Planning and Development), Susantha Abeysiriwardena told Daily News Business that SLPA would call for international tenders for the construction of the second terminal of Colombo South […]

  • 15 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Taking place on 20-23 May 2015 in Singapore, Dredging & Land Reclamation Asia Summit 2015 will again be the premier meeting place for port, dredging and land reclamation professionals in Asia Place. The event will incorporate case studies and updates from the latest port dredging projects around the region and will bring the visitors face […]

  • 27 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has announced the appointment of Mr. Peter de Ridder as the new President of the Board. The IADC is the global umbrella organisation for contractors in the private dredging industry, dedicated to promoting the skills, integrity and reliability of its members, as well as the economic, social and […]

  • 28 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    DP World Limited will today hold its Annual General Meeting for the year ended 31 December 2013. DP World Chairman Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem will make the following statement regarding operational performance in the first quarter of 2014: “DP World Limited handled 14.3 million TEU (twenty-foot equivalent units) across its global portfolio of container terminals […]

  • 24 April 2012

    The recently established G6 Alliance has added direct service Gothenburg, Sweden to its weekly Far East/Europe port rotation with the first vessel call of the APL Finland at APM Terminals Gothenburg, the busiest container facility in Scandinavia. The G6 Alliance was created in December 2011 through the consolidation of the New World Alliance member lines […]

  • 22 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    JAXPORT will be part of two revamped Asian-US East Coast service rotations with vessels to begin calling within a month. The G6 Alliance shipping lines (APL, Hapag-Lloyd, Hyundai Merchant Marine, Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Nippon Yusen Kaisha and Orient Overseas Container Line) have expanded their cooperation and added JAXPORT to the new service beginning in May. […]

  • 6 March 2012

    Xiangyu Dredging Holdings Limited, the largest privately owned dredging company in China in terms of dredging volume in 2010, has announced based on a preliminary assessment on the unaudited management accounts of the Company and the information currently available to the Board, the result of the Company for the year ended 31 December 2011 is […]

  • 29 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    DP World Limited announces 26% increase in like-for-like profit for the six months ended 30 June 2013. “DP World is pleased to announce another strong set of first half results in spite of challenging market conditions. We are on track with our substantial investment plan and on schedule to deliver an additional 10 million TEU […]

  • 21 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Xiangyu Dredging Holdings Limited, the largest privately owned dredging company in China in terms of dredging volume in 2010, hosted its investor site visit in Wuhan on 15 November. Analysts and investors from China and Hong Kong have attended the visit and they have expressed their great appreciation on every aspect of Xiangyu which include […]

  • 21 March 2013

    The Government launched the Stage 2 Public Engagement on Enhancing Land Supply Strategy today to seek views on reclamation sites, building artificial islands in the central waters and three schemes for rock cavern development. The public engagement exercise will last for three months. Members of the public are welcome to express their opinions. Speaking at […]

  • 6 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Colombo International Container Terminal Plc, (CICT) a unit of China Merchant Holdings (International) will begin discussions with potential customers shortly with the first berth due to open in July. “The port of Colombo can accommodate mega vessels,” CICT chief executive Yunshu Liu said on the sidelines of ports and logistics conference organized by Seatrade a […]

  • 16 May 2011

    For China’s port marine sector, the largest projects were planned in the four years from 2006 to 2010, and while China will continue to be the world’s largest port developer the pace of development will be slowing down a little. With the port infrastructure sector set to slow down, what does this mean for business […]

  • 15 May 2012

    The Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA) has initiated steps to reclaim about half a kilometer of sea three kilometers westward of the Tema Port to secure more space for expansion to meet increasing demands of the maritime industry, reports the Government of Ghana official portal. The expansion project, expected to cost about $1 billion, […]

  • 1 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Official Start of the New Suez Canal Project Head of the Suez Canal Authority (SCA) Mohab Mamish and United Arab Emirates Minister of State Sultan Ahmed al-Gaber earlier this week gave the green light for the start of dredging works on the new Suez Canal project.   Southampton Port Ready for Giants Associated British Ports’ […]

  • 21 March 2012

    APM Terminals Crane & Engineering Services’ Managing Director, Halfdan Ross, discussed solutions to the challenges presented by the latest and future generation of Ultra-Large Container Vessels (ULCV) that confront port and terminal operation and design at the TOC Container Supply Chain Asia Conference in Hong Kong. Addressing the topic “Terminal Planning & Operations: Driving New […]

  • 16 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    NGO Shipbreaking Platform board member Merijn Hougee has collaborated with Dutch dredging and marine expert Boskalis over several months to develop a comprehensive ship recycling policy. Boskalis has decided for clean and safe dismantling of its obsolete fleet in a Mexican ship recycling facility with which the ship owner has established a close partnership. When […]

  • 29 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Renowned Japanese management consultant Kenichi Ohmae made the suggestion in 2009 that the development of Port of Kaohsiung should be divided into inner harbor and outer port, and the inner harbor should develop leisure tourism while the outer port should be a container port. Citing Port of Yokohama in Japan as an example, he said […]

  • 6 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The new Suez Canal in Egypt will be officially opened today. A project for which Jan De Nul Group realized no less than one third of all works. “And that is something we are very proud of,” said Jan Pieter De Nul, CEO of Jan De Nul Group. “This really is an iconic performance. It […]

  • 24 February 2012

    Andrew Adam, Director Operations, ANZ Region – Sydney for DP World and Yasmin Kristensen, Chief Process Officer, Operations Division at the Port of Tanjung Pelapas (PTP) are among the latest panel members confirmed for the Port Equipment Manufacturers Association (PEMA) State-of-the-Art Technology Forum, taking place Tuesday 13 March in Hong Kong as part of the […]

  • 4 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    More than 400 software users and developers attended the Delft Software Days (LINK maken), held for the second time at Deltares in Delft, from 19 to 30 November. The number of visitors was almost double that of last year, with participants from 32 countries and representatives from 156 organisations, including many universities, governments, companies and […]

  • 4 April 2012

    OOCL and the Port of Long Beach held a signing ceremony for a 40 year container terminal lease with The Port of Long Beach (POLB) in Hong Kong. Known as the Middle Harbor Redevelopment Project (MHRP), the agreement will enable OOCL to develop a state-of-the-art modern terminal with the latest automation technologies that will essentially […]

  • 17 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    “When you sail into Rotterdam’s Europort and see the new Maasvlakte 2, enter the Khalifa Port and Industrial Zone Project (KPIZ) in Abu Dhabi or visit Hong Kong’s container terminals, it’s hard to imagine that these areas were once simply wide expanses of water,” stated René Kolman, secretary general, International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) […]

  • 28 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    DP World Limited handled 44.8 million TEU (twenty-foot equivalent units) across its global portfolio of container terminals during the first nine months of 2014, with gross container volumes growing by 9.0% on a like-for-like basis.  On a reported basis gross container volumes grew by 10.1% with new volume at London Gateway (UK) and Embraport (Brazil) […]

  • 21 December 2011

    The opening ceremony of Colombo Port Southern Container Terminal Project undertaken by CHEC was held on December 16,2011. The ceremony was attended by Mahinda Rajapaksa as the President of Sri Lanka, Yang Xiuping as Chinese Ambassador to Sri Lanka, Chen Yusheng as Vice President of CCCC, Sun Ziyu as Chief Engineer of CCCC and President […]

  • 11 November 2013

    Prime Minister Abdullah Ensour said on Saturday that the port city of Aqaba is Jordan’s sole sea gateway that had been an economic and naval “beacon” connecting the Levant and the Arab Maghreb. In remarks at the opening of a meeting of the 47th session of the Arab Sea Ports Federation board in Aqaba, Ensour […]

  • 19 March 2012

    The Georgia Ports Authority board today considered two projects that will greatly increase capacity, efficiency and environmental savings. In Brunswick, the Board approved renovations to the Colonel’s Island terminal that will accommodate growth in the heavy construction equipment and machinery trade. “This project will provide greater flexibility in moving oversized roll-on/roll-off cargo at Colonel’s Island,” […]