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  • 1 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    HKND Technical Team Conducts Field Inspections in Nicaragua HKND Group recently announced that it has engaged two leading global firms to provide specialized advice and expertise as the company continues its work on the technical feasibility study and route determination.   Abducted Dredging Workers Released (Nigeria) The five kidnapped workers were released two days ago […]

  • 4 March 2014

    Luka Koper completed the first stage of the Basin I seabed dredging to 13 metres and thereby fulfilled an important commitment to the business partners as well as started to realise the company’s strategic objectives that have been on hold for several years, said Management Board President Gašpar Gašpar Mišič upon yesterday’s arrival of the […]

  • 22 January 2011
    Vessels

    Congo is getting a very special meaning for the DEME-Group (Dredging, Environmental and Marine Engineering), since the new flag ship of the DEME-fleet is being named ‘Congo River’ and since only recently DEME signed a contract with the Régie des Voies Maritimes (RVM) of Congo for dredging works to be executed on the Congo river. […]

  • 21 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    APM Terminals has announced its Q1 2013 financial results. HIGHLIGHTS • Profit of USD 166m (USD 226m). Gains of USD 73m after tax were included in 2012; • RQIC was 12.0% (20.1%); • Cash flow from operating activities was USD 242m (USD 185m); • Number of containers handled was 8.6m TEU (8.6m TEU); • A […]

  • 28 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    APM Terminals has announced its 2013 business results and delivered an increased profit of USD 770m and a return on invested capital of 13.5% (15.2%), reflecting improved underlying performance but also a higher asset base due to the continued high investment level. The expansion into high growth markets continued, exemplified by projects in Mexico, Peru, […]

  • 15 December 2010

    Wärtsilä, the marine industry’s leading solutions provider, has joined the Sustainable Shipping Initiative (SSI), a programme initiated by Forum for the Future. The initiative brings together the industry’s leading organizations to show what can – and must – be done for shipping to contribute to, and benefit from, a sustainable future. This global taskforce gives […]

  • 29 July 2013

    Maersk McKinney Moller, the world’s largest container ship and first Triple-E class vessel, made a call at the Port of Tanjung Pelepas (PTP) on its maiden voyage from South Korea to Europe. PTP was the vessel’s last port of call in Asia before it journeys to Rotterdam in The Netherlands today. PTP chief executive officer […]

  • 15 October 2010
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Hague, Netherlands – APM Terminals has signed a 25‐year concession agreement for the operation of the Port of Monrovia in Liberia, having been named the preferred bidder for the port management and modernization project last March. The now formalized agreement for the port’s privatization will result in the investment of $120 million USD in […]

  • 20 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Within the framework of the centennial celebration, the Panama Canal Administrator Jorge L. Quijano received a Maersk Line delegation led by Søren Skou, CEO of Maersk Liner Business, to provide an update on the Expansion Program and discuss the future trends in the maritime industry. Administrator Quijano updated Maersk executives on the progress of the […]

  • 21 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Port of Tauranga, New Zealand’s pre-eminent freight gateway, has reported an improved financial result for the year to 30 June 2014 and a strong outlook following a successful year extending its freight catchment across the country. Group EBITDa increased 5.5% to $142.5 million from $135.0 million as an increase in bulk cargo transported across the […]

  • 13 July 2012

    Malaysia’s Port of Tanjung Pelepas (PTP) is investing MYR 1.4 billion (US$442 million) over the next three years in a modernization plan designed to meet the docking requirements of mega-container vessels. PTP chairman Datuk Mohd Shaik Osman said the port is investing in new cranes, electrifying existing rubber-tired gantries (RTG) and building new berths to […]

  • 29 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Port Otago recently completed the first stage of its Next Generation harbor deepening program, reaching the initial target depth of 13.5 meters at low tide (or chart datum) for the shipping channel to Port Chalmers. This applies to both sandy material dredged by split hopper trailer suction dredger ‘New Era’ and the rocky and silty areas being completed by Heron […]

  • 15 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Following is the text of the speech delivered by the Honourable Minister of Shipping, Shri G.K.Vasan at the meeting of the Consultative Committee attached to the Ministry of Shipping on April 15, 2013 in Mumbai. “I extend a very warm welcome to all of you to the city of Mumbai and also to this meeting […]

  • 24 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    JadeWeserPort Wilhelmshaven, Germany’s first and only deep-water container goes into operation last week. To commemorate the occasion, the JadeWeserPort-Gesellschaften and EUROGATE Container Terminal Wilhelmshaven GmbH & Co. KG are celebrating the official inauguration on the site of the EUROGATE Container Terminal. The opening event with some 1,300 guests is being accompanied by the first mooring […]

  • 16 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Maersk Line CEO Søren Skou visited the Panama Expansion construction site accompanied by Panama Canal Administrator Jorge L. Quijano during his recent trip to Panama. Skou and other Maersk Line executives had the opportunity to see the construction site of the new locks in the Atlantic side, which will allow the transit of Post-Panamax vessels […]

  • 8 November 2013

    After more than a decade of planning and construction across three square miles of development, DP World London Gateway deep-sea port is now open, providing British exporters and importers with a more efficient way to ship globally, at less cost. The ‘MOL Caledon’ was welcomed by DP World Chairman Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Vice Chairman […]

  • 4 April 2012

    The largest container carriers in the world can now navigate to and from Antwerp without problem. This has been confirmed by the Permanent Commission for Supervision of Scheldt Navigation after an evaluation of trips up and down river by Maersk E-class vessels earlier this year. The calls, made as a series of trials, all went […]

  • 21 September 2012

    Yesterday evening at around 10 p.m. the MV “Maersk Laguna” was the first container vessel to tie up at the quayside of the EUROGATE Container Terminal Wilhelmshaven, Germany’s only deep-water container terminal. The mooring of the Maersk container ship is a milestone and marks the official start of operations of the container terminal, which is […]

  • 8 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Following the Expanded Panama Canal’s first month of operations, the Panama Canal Administrator Jorge L. Quijano last week presented representatives of shipping lines and shipping agents with an update on the operations of the expanded canal. “We are very pleased with the first month of activity at the Expanded Canal,” said Mr. Quijano. “We have […]

  • 18 May 2010

    Denmark’s AP Moller-Maersk aims to invest in new port facilities in China’s fast-growing provincial capital of Chongqing to develop a key… [mappress] Source: business24, May 18, 2010;

  • 13 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    APM Terminals, the majority shareholder of the Suez Canal Container Terminal (SCCT), in partnership with the Egyptian government and local authorities, recently completed a dredging project within the Port Said East’s side channel and port basin. SCCT said in its latest release that they are now fully able to accommodate ultra-large container ships (ULCS), including the Maersk […]

  • 23 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    As a result of the recently completed expansion scheme, the 10,100 TEU capacity Maersk Gibraltar arrived at APM Terminals Pipavav on June 16th, marking a new record for the largest vessel ever to call Pipavav Port. An expansion at APM Terminal Pipavav was recently completed and included strengthening of the existing berth, additional dredging work, […]

  • 7 February 2011

    The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has prepared ground for the reception of a Maersk Line vessel of 11.5 metres draught coming in this week… By Bayo Akomolafe (compassnewspaper) [mappress] Source: compassnewspaper, February 7, 2011;

  • 16 February 2011

    Shipping giant Maersk is backing Port Otago’s more than $100 million proposal to widen and deepen shipping lanes into Port Chalmers for … By Simon Hartley (odt) [mappress] Source: odt, February 16, 2011;

  • 22 July 2011

    Container shipping giant Maersk says it is abandoning Port Taranaki — the North Island’s main west coast port…   (odt) [mappress] Source: odt, July 22, 2011;

  • 12 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Maersk Line and Kotahi are set to welcome the largest container ship to ever visit New Zealand waters calling at Port of Tauranga at the start of the peak export season. According to Kotahi Chief Executive David Ross, the new era of big ship visits to New Zealand has been made possible through Kotahi’s collaboration […]