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  • 22 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The government has agreed to allocate RM250 million to deepen the Sungai Besut estuary for the fishing and tourism industries. Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak had approved the allocation for the project which was expected to be implemented early next year. “The Prime Minister had […]

  • 16 November 2011

    Tomorrow, Thursday 17 November, the German Minister for Transport Dr Peter Ramsauer, accompanied by Minister Schultz van Haegen and the German Ambassador to the Netherlands Dr Heinz-Peter Behr, will be visiting the port of Rotterdam. Ramsauer has a particular interest in the hydraulic aspects of the construction of Maasvlakte 2. The director of the project […]

  • 19 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Inauguration ceremony of Thaa atoll Madifushi reclamation project was held last month. Under this project an area of 27.5 hectors of land will be reclaimed within 365 days. The Chief Guest Minister of Housing and Infrastructure, State Ministers of the Ministry and Island Council members attended the ceremony at Thaa Madifushi. This project, funded by […]

  • 21 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Joe Ghartey, the Ghanaian Minister for Railways Development, paid a working visit to the Tema Port Expansion Project Site on Wednesday, February 14, 2018. The visit came after Ghartey’s meeting with the Ghana Ports & Harbours Authority and the Meridian Port Services Limited on January 30 at the Ministry of Railways Development, where they discussed issues relating […]

  • 18 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    First Minister of Scotland, Nicola Sturgeon, has announced a 10-year flood protection strategy designed to protect more than 10,000 homes. The plan is the result of grant funding totaling £420 million and follows an agreement reached between the Scottish Government and COSLA. “Earlier this year I saw first-hand the devastating effects of mother nature as […]

  • 16 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    British Minister for the Middle East Tobias Ellwood has met Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi. The meeting came at the end of a three-day British trade mission led by Mr Ellwood, which was the largest to Egypt in over ten years. The Minister arrived in Cairo last Monday leading the largest trade mission to Egypt, involving […]

  • 17 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Minister of Transport of Russia Maxim Sokolov on July 14, 2014, made a working visit to Kavkaz Seaport. Sokolov held a series of working sessions, which were attended by the Rosmorrechflot head Alexander Davydenko, the FSUE “Rosmorport” General Director Andrey Tarasenko, representatives of the other state and local authorities, as well as the Autonomous Non-Commercial […]

  • 7 April 2014

    British Prime Minister David Cameron discussed flood recovery and funding on a visit to Somerset. The PM toured flood-affected villages on the Levels and Moors and inspected the current dredging work as part of the visit to review the Somerset County Council-led recovery effort. He also met Local Authority Leaders including Councillor John Osman, Leader […]

  • 17 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Roads and Ports Minister Duncan Gay has revealed plans for a major upgrade of Sydney’s Overseas Passenger Terminal (OPT) to meet the demands of the booming cruise industry. The OPT upgrade at Circular Quay will begin in May this year – during the cruise low season – with most of the critical works completed by […]

  • 17 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The new Federal Environment Minister will today meet with stakeholders of a major multi-billion dollar coal port expansion in north Queensland. Mark Butler will fly over Abbot Point near Bowen today before meeting with the port operator, environmental groups and fishermen in Townsville. The visit comes after Mr Butler announced last week he would delay […]

  • 28 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Minister for Transport, Mrs Dzifa Attivor, has directed the FNB/Kwik Silver contractors engaged in the construction of a concrete wharf at the Tema Canoe beach to complete work by the end of April 2013 for handover and inauguration in May 2013. She expressed disappointment at the delay in work, noting that it was long […]

  • 22 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney, has announced details of a €4.5 million package to assist in the development and repair of 90 Local Authority owned harbors and slipways. The package provides funding for the repair of piers damaged by recent storms, in addition to supporting the ongoing development and enhancement of harbor […]

  • 3 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed TD, today announced details of a €2.8 million package to assist 13 Coastal Local Authorities undertake and complete 51 harbor development and repair project in the country. The package provides funding for maintenance and repair works in addition to supporting the ongoing development and enhancement […]

  • 2 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir, Mehbooba Mufti, has expressed her unhappiness over the slow pace of the Jhelum River dredging program. The chief minister made these observations earlier this morning while visiting several dredging areas along the river, from Srinagar to Panzinara and Kreshibal. The engineers engaged in the project, undertaken to prevent future floods, […]

  • 3 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Minister for State Development Dr Anthony Lynham said the Sustainable Ports Development Bill, introduced to Parliament today and the first of its kind in Australia, would boost ongoing development at the key export ports Townsville, Abbot Point, Gladstone, and Mackay Hay Point/Mackay and protect the Great Barrier Reef. “The Palaszczuk Government is delivering on our […]

  • 20 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Minister for Ports David Hodgett today called on Shadow Ports Minister Natalie Hutchins to face him in a debate on the Coalition Government and the Labor Opposition’s opposing policies for Victoria’s second container port. The Coalition Government has already commenced planning works for a second container port at Hastings with funding of $110 million in […]

  • 17 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Honourable Keith Ashfield, Minister for the Atlantic Gateway, visited the Port of Halifax to mark progress on two significant projects. Led by Halifax Port Authority representatives, Minister Ashfield toured the site of the recently completed South End Terminal Expansion project and the construction site of the Richmond Terminals Multipurpose Gateway Improvements project. “Today we […]

  • 25 November 2013

    The Minister of Shipping Shri G.K. Vasan has said that it is the government’s endeavour to make all the ports of the country profitable. He was speaking after flagging off coal barges of 2100 DWT (Deadweight tonnage) of Jindal ITF Ltd, to formally launch the recently started movement of imported coal on National Waterway-1 (the […]

  • 2 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Minister for Environment and Heritage Protection Andrew Powell has welcomed the Coalition’s plan to take a strategic, long-term approach to protection of the Great Barrier Reef. Mr Powell said the Newman Government had taken action to fix Labor’s poor decisions at a state level and was confident measures outlined in Reef Plan 2050 would significantly […]

  • 14 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Kimberley community is set to benefit from a $24.15million investment to refurbish and repair the Broome wharf. The State Government today approved funding for the Broome Wharf Extension of Life Project at Broome Port. Transport Minister Troy Buswell said the Broome wharf, operated by the Broome Port Authority, serviced the only deepwater port in […]

  • 14 November 2011

    As many as six bidders including Adani Enterprises have shown interests in participating in the expansion of the state-owned Karwar Port …   (ibnlive) [mappress] Source: ibnlive, November 14, 2011;

  • 11 March 2011

    Finance Minister AMA Muhith said Wednesday those countries which share the river basins with Bangladesh for drainage should contribute to…   (thefinancialexpress-bd) [mappress] Source: thefinancialexpress-bd, March 11, 2011  

  • 13 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The WWF-Australia and the Australian Marine Conservation Society scorecard on the Great Barrier Reef released today provides a distorted view of Australia’s management of the iconic World Heritage Area. It misrepresents the significant progress Australia has made in responding to the World Heritage Committee. “We have either met or have made significant progress in meeting […]

  • 20 December 2011

    The Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of National Defence, visited the Port of Halifax recently for a briefing on current Gateway project infrastructure enhancements as well as a tour of port facilities. The Halifax Port Authority partnered with the federal government to invest $130 million in the upgrades ongoing at the South End Container Terminal and […]

  • 24 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Representatives of Cargill and MV Cargo have signed a binding Share Purchase Agreement, formalizing their commitment in relation to the construction of a terminal in the Yuzhny Port. This agreement marks a significant milestone in the project and follows the memorandum of cooperation Cargill and MV Cargo entered into with Ukraine’s Sea Ports Authority (USPA) […]

  • 10 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    After 18 months of uncertainty, the Bowen community may finally have something to celebrate with today’s announcement by federal Environment Minister Greg Hunt approving development of the Adani T0 project and capital dredging at the Abbot Point coal terminal. Minister Hunt also issued approval for the Arrow LNG facility on Curtis Island near Gladstone and […]