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  • 25 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

    Konecranes will deliver 10 all-electric Rubber Tired Gantry (RTG) cranes to the Georgia Ports Authority (GPA). The RTGs will go into service at Garden City Terminal, Port of Savannah. With this delivery, scheduled for the summer of 2016, the Port of Savannah will operate a total of 146 Konecranes RTGs. “This order moves us another […]

  • 22 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Russia’s shipbuilding industry has been undergoing intense revival, according to Yevgeny Zagorodny, Vice-President for Civil Shipbuilding, United Shipbuilding Corporation. In his recent interview with the IAA PortNews, Mr Zagorodny spoke about new promising designs of vessels, construction of dredging ships, modernization of production facilities, state support measures, impact of sanctions, import substitution and development plans. When […]

  • 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 January 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Novorossiysk Commercial Sea Port Group announces that on 11 January 2013 its subsidiary Novoroslesexport received delivery of two new LIEBHERR LHM 550 pneumatic drive mobile harbour cranes with lifting capacities of 104 tonnes. The cranes are expected to be commissioned in February 2013. One of the priorities in NCSP’s Development Strategy to 2020 is to […]

  • 28 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Judy M. Foote, Minister of Public Services and Procurement, yesterday announced that the Government of Canada plans to invest in modernization of the Esquimalt Graving Dock, the largest deep sea shipbuilding and repair facility on North America’s West Coast.  Joined by representatives from the Esquimalt Graving Dock, Minister Foote highlighted the results of projects totaling […]

  • 9 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    South Carolina Ports Authority president and CEO Jim Newsome focused on growth and modernization at the yesterday’s State of the Port, an annual event hosted by the Propeller Club of Charleston. In his sixth address since joining the SCPA, Newsome discussed the port’s strategy for maintaining the strong volume gains seen in recent years and […]

  • 7 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Nortport (M) Bhd, which operates one of two main maritime gateways in Port Klang, will be spending some RM104mil to acquire 13 units of electric rubber-tyred gantry (e-RTG) cranes as part of the port’s plan to be more environmentally friendly. Northport is the first terminal in Malaysia to purchase this eco-friendly port handling equipment and […]

  • 4 September 2012

    According to the Port Authority of Guam, the modernization efforts are definitely underway at the Port. “We are going to embark on the repairs of the F5 Wharf, the service life extension maintenance and repairs that’s ongoing and we got all the PUC deliverables and so the port is going to be very busy next […]

  • 30 September 2011

    Ennore Port Ltd (EPL) has awarded a concession to the Bay of Bengal Gateway Terminal Pvt Ltd for developing a world class container terminal…   (business-standard) [mappress] Source: business-standard, September 30, 2011;

  • 14 June 2012

    On May 24, Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industry Co., Ltd. (ZPMC) won the bid for the purchase contract from the Beirut Port Authority, Lebanon, involving 4 shore bridges and 12 tire cranes. Since providing port equipment for the terminal in 2003, ZPMC has delivered 11 shore bridges and 36 tire cranes. As part of its recent […]

  • 31 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Alaska District, has received a Section 408 permission request from the Port of Anchorage to modify an existing federal dredging project as part of the Anchorage Port Modernization Program. The port’s program consists of five phases to replace and modernize existing docks. The request for Section 408 permission is […]

  • 17 September 2010

    The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Water Resources Ministry on Thursday recommended the use of modern dredgers and dredging system to increase navigability of rivers. A meeting of the committee also suggested construction of roads or embankments with the dredged soil. The meeting was held at the Jatiya Sangsad (JS) Bhaban with committee Chairman M Abdur […]

  • 17 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Zhen Hua 21 was an impressive sight as it entered Fremantle Port’s Inner Harbour two days ago to deliver a new container crane to Asciano’s Patrick Terminal at North Quay. The mega-sized delivery was one of four cranes on board the ship, which has made the long journey from China. Once the crane for […]

  • 7 June 2013

    U.S. Representatives Candice Miller (MI-10), Bill Huizenga (MI-02) and Dan Benishek (MI-01) introduced the Great Lakes Navigation System Sustainability Act to modernize the current Great Lakes Navigation System (GLNS). This legislation would establish a single, comprehensive Great Lakes Navigation System for budgeting purposes. It would take all the individually authorized commercial and recreational navigation projects […]

  • 8 July 2013

    ABP Finance Plc announces that ABP Acquisitions UK Limited, a fellow subsidiary of ABPA Holdings Limited, has today signed a £70m loan agreement with the European Investment Bank. Proceeds from the loan will be used to fund part of the costs of the further development of the container terminal at the Port of Southampton. Furthermore, […]

  • 9 August 2012

    Novorossiysk Commercial Sea Port Group announces that on 6 August 2012 its Board of Directors has approved leasing contracts for seven new cranes: • Two LIEBHERR LHM 550 pneumatic drive mobile harbour cranes with lifting capacities of 124 tonnes; • One Aist electric full-revolving gantry crane with a lifting capacity of 40 tonnes; • Three […]

  • 10 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    In order to meet the rapid growth of the country’s export demands over the next few years, the Philippine Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) is pushing forward with the expansion and modernization of the Davao Sasa Seaport. The Davao Sasa Port Modernization Project will involve the expansion and modernization of the existing seaport, including the construction […]

  • 14 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    NAWAH Port Management (NPM), a business unit of North America Western Asia Holdings, has entered into a formal agreement with Iraq’s Ministry of Transportation and the General Company for Ports of Iraq to quadruple the size of its terminal operations at the Port of Basra (also known as Al Maqal Port), Iraq’s historic port located […]

  • 24 June 2013

    The Port of Tyne is preparing for the arrival of a second gantry crane for its Container Terminal at Tyne Dock in South Shields. The crane is due to arrive by ship on Tuesday (25 June). Coming ‘flat packed’, the £6m, 750-tonnes structure will be assembled piece by piece and is expected to be operational […]

  • 24 July 2013

    The very first double stack high cube container train left APM Terminals Pipavav on July 17th, carrying 180 TEUs destined for Container Corporation of India (CONCOR’s) new double stack hub at Kathuwas in the northwest Indian State of Rajasthan. Double stack rail service was pioneered at Pipavav Port in 2006 by APM Terminals Pipavav and […]

  • 12 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Governor Lincoln D. Chafee, the Rhode Island Congressional delegation, Providence Mayor Angel Taveras, and ProvPort officials announced two new state-of-the art mobile harbor cranes for the Port of Providence have been ordered and are now being manufactured by Austria-based Liebherr Group. The two cranes are part of a $20-million enhancement project funded by a federal […]

  • 29 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners has approved a $748 million budget for the Port of Long Beach in the next fiscal year, with more than 60 percent set aside to continue a modernization program that is the largest of any U.S. seaport. The budget will be now presented to the Long Beach City […]

  • 5 June 2013

    Weifang Port is planning an expansion of its capacity with an investment worth approximately USD 1.6 Billion, reports SinoShip News Portal. The plan is to build thirteen 5000- ton class berths and at least nineteen 20,000- ton class berths in the next three years. Speaking in the long-term, Weifang Port intends to raise its capacity […]

  • 4 May 2012
    Equipment, Technology

    LIEBHERR Container Cranes Ltd. recently delivered two Ship-to-Shore Container Cranes to TCP Paranagua, Brazil. The container cranes have a waterside outreach of 52.50m., span of 18m. and landside backreach of 15.00m. Total lift height under spreader is 38m. S.W.L. is 65 Tonnes under Twin Lift Spreader and 75 Tonnes under hookbeam. Hoist Speed is 70–175m/min […]

  • 17 September 2013

    TCV Stevedoring Company, a stevedoring company in the Port of Valencia belonging to Grup TCB, last week took delivery of the components of its four new Konecranes RTG cranes. T he new machinery, part of an ambitious investment programme at the terminal, will be erected on the Muelle de Levante dock in the coming months. […]

  • 2 July 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    TCV Stevedoring Company, a Grup TCB company managing the transport of goods at the Levante and Llovera docks in the Port of Valencia, has received its fourth Super Post Panamax crane for operating large vessels up to 22 containers wide. Developed by Shanghai Zhenhua Port Machinery (ZMPC), the acquired gantry crane weighs 1,600 tonnes, is […]