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  • 20 March 2012

    APM Terminals’ Director of Business Development and Infrastructure Investments for the Africa-Middle East Region, Reik Mueller described a new model for transportation planning and development in West Africa in which port and terminal operations shift focus from “container lifts” toward “integrated container transport solutions” at the 3rd Annual Africa Ports, Logistics & Supply Chain Conference […]

  • 24 April 2012

    The Tampa Port Authority, together with Hillsborough County and the Southwest Florida Water Management District, announced that a major environmental restoration project at Cockroach Bay has been completed and was dedicated on April 20 with a ceremony attended by about 100 stakeholders and environmental supporters. The Cockroach Bay Restoration Project represents one of the largest, […]

  • 8 February 2012

    Peel Ports has appointed Douglas Coleman; one of the UK’s most experienced project directors, as its Programme Director for the construction of the planned in-river container terminal at the Port of Liverpool. The primary purpose of Coleman’s role is to take charge of the landmark container terminal project, with the job also involving the development […]

  • 25 April 2012

    Siport21, a specialized consultancy in ship manoeuvring and ship behaviour studies, was one of the four Spanish companies in the XXI Latin American Ports Congress, celebrated in La Antigua (Guatemala) last week. In this meeting, organized by American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) and the National Ports Commission of Guatemala, the company presented “Simulation Methods […]

  • 20 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    APM Terminals has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Government of Ghana, representing a private investment in excess of USD $1 billion for the expansion of Tema Port. The deal was signed through Meridian Port Services (MPS), the joint venture between APM Terminals, Bolloré Africa Logistics (Meridian Port Holdings) and the Ghana Ports […]

  • 27 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Eye4Software B.V., specialized in developing GPS and GIS software for Windows, has released the latest version of its professional hydrographic survey package, the Hydromagic version 7.0. The main purpose of this software is to map the bottom of rivers, reservoirs, frac pits, ponds and oceans in 3D. This is done by using a connected RTK receiver […]

  • 4 April 2012

    German megaliners, Hamburg Süd and Hapag-Lloyd, recently launched a joint weekly service directly connecting the Pacific Northwest to the Mediterranean with International Container Terminal Services, Inc.’s (ICTSI) Terminal 6 in the Port of Portland, Oregon as one of the key stops in the service’s route. The joint service also offers feeder connections to the Far […]

  • 14 June 2012

    APM Terminals announces the appointment of Mr. Ben Vree to the position of Chief Executive Officer of the Europe Region, effective 13 June 2012. As Europe’s Regional CEO, based in Rotterdam, Mr. Vree will lead a business that encompasses: • A combined container volume of 6,737,000 (Equity weighted) TEUs in 2011, representing 36% of total […]

  • 18 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    South Korea’s state auditor on Friday panned President Lee Myung-Bak’s $20 billion effort to dredge, dam and beautify four major rivers, saying it was riddled with costly flaws. Revitalizing the Han, Nakdong, Geum and Yeongsan rivers was the centrepiece of the outgoing president’s “Green New Deal”, a bold plan to create jobs after the 2008 […]

  • 14 December 2012

    The biggest container ship in the world has docked in Bremerhaven. Precisely one week after leaving port in Tangier, Morocco, the “CMA CGM Marco Polo” tied up at another container terminal operated by the EUROGATE Group, this time MSC Gate Bremerhaven. The “CMA CGM Marco Polo” is on her maiden voyage from Ningbo (China), where […]

  • 4 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    Addressing the 4th Annual Med Freight Conference, APM Terminals Director of Port Investments for Europe and the Mediterranean, John Trenchard cited both long-term demographic trends and the expected introduction of larger vessels into regional Mediterranean trades as driving factors of port development and expansion in the Mediterranean. “Shipping lines are looking to increase the size […]

  • 26 March 2012

    APM Terminals’ annual Africa-Middle East Region’s Leadership meeting was held in the Kenyan Indian Ocean port city of Mombasa to emphasize a new direction for expansion of the APM Terminals Global Port, Terminal and Inland Services Network: East Africa. “There are great business and growth opportunities in East Africa and this is not new territory […]

  • 10 December 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Gibdock has completed its first project for DEME, one of the world’s leading dredging companies. The Belgian group commissioned alongside maintenance and repairs to its rock cutter suction dredger, Ambiorix, which was delivered by IHC Dredgers in May 2012 and is among the most powerful vessels of its type in the dredging industry. The 124m […]

  • 18 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Jan De Nul Group, an international contractor specializing in dredging, land reclamation, heavy lifting, offshore and environmental services, has just released its business results for 2015, achieving solid performances despite difficult market conditions. The traditional dredging market showed limited growth, Jan De Nul said in the report. In addition, the share of the free market […]

  • 19 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller, the first of 20 EEE-Class 18,000 TEU capacity vessels now being delivered into the global container ship fleet, brought its first cargo of containers from the Far East to the APM Terminals Rotterdam terminal, in Europe’s largest and most important container port. At 400 meters (nearly a quarter of a mile) […]

  • 10 May 2012

    Boskalis realized a slightly higher revenue in the first quarter of 2012 compared to the same period last year. In recent months, market circumstances remained challenging with continued pressure on revenue and margins. For the combined Dredging and Dry Infrastructure segment revenue for the first quarter was comparable to the same period in 2011. Average […]

  • 5 December 2011

    “We believe that the current period of turbulence in the Mediterranean area could be stabilised within six months, paving the way for the significant recovery in the development of investments from Italian entrepreneurs and those from Campania in particular”. This bright outlook comes from the Paolo Scudieri, chair of the association Study and Research for […]

  • 26 April 2012

    The Port of Barcelona closed the financial year with operating profits of 60 million euros and investments of 105.4 million euros, mainly in new infrastructure such as the construction of the Prat Wharf, the enlargement of the South Quay, the new building at the Border Inspection Post (BIP) and repairing and improving breakwaters and quays. […]

  • 2 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Jan De Nul Group has just released its 2016 Annual Report, saying that the company achieved steady performance in a highly volatile market. “With a turnover exceeding the 2 billion Euro mark for the sixth year in a row, Jan De Nul Group confirms its position as a global player in its target markets,” the […]

  • 3 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Chatham Rock Phosphate today refuted the misinformation media campaign being run by the Deep Water Group and questioned fish trawling’s environmental record. In media articles George Clement of the Deep Water Group has described Chatham’s proposal to extract rock phosphate as a potential environmental “catastrophe”. “Such descriptions could be applied to fishing, when you think […]