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  • 7 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    A maintenance dredging project at New Zealand’s Northport is set to take place this week – for the first time in 17 years.  Work to remove sediment build-up in the ship turning basin near Snake Bank, along Northport’s linear berth and at Refining NZ’s Jetty 1 berth pocket will start today and continue for most of the month. […]

  • 22 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Urban Auckland’s successful High Court challenge to the consents issues to expand the Ports of Auckland should see Northport expanded instead, said New Zealand First Leader and Member of Parliament for Northland Rt Hon Winston Peters. “The High Court has set aside these consents because they were issued on a non-notified basis when rightly they […]

  • 25 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    From its humble beginning of container operations since the early 1970s, Port Klang recently celebrated the handling of the 100 million twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) at Northport (M) Bhd. “We also began this year with a milestone achievement of surpassing the 10 millionth TEU mark. Northport handled 1.74 million TEUs or 47% of Port Klang’s […]

  • 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 […]

  • 12 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Northport (M) Bhd, one of the main maritime gateways in the country, believes that its port capacity-expansion plans will be the catalyst to ride over the expected headwinds that may hit the industry going forward. This is because as a seasoned player, the wholly-owned subsidiary of NCB Holdings Bhd has survived and withstood quite a […]

  • 24 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Court has confirmed the resource consents issued to Refining NZ for its dredging project, subject to minor revisions agreed between the parties, the company announced. The confirmation comes four months after the company had appealed the consents granted by the Northland Regional Council (NRC) and follows detailed discussions with the parties to the […]

  • 1 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The USACE, New York District, in partnership with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, has announced the release of the Draft Feasibility Report for the North Shore of Long Island, Asharoken, Suffolk County, NY, Coastal Storm Risk Management Feasibility Study and Environmental Assessment. With passage of the Disaster Relief Appropriations Act of 2013 […]

  • 13 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Muhibbah Engineering Bhd, a Malaysian marine construction company, has secured a contract from Northport Bhd for upgrading the Port Klang’s Wharf 8. Among other things, the contract will involve the associated development works at the Container Terminal 4 and a certain amount of dredging work in the area. The completion of this scheme will place Northport […]

  • 30 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    New Zealand First is taking action to stop any further commercial expansion of Auckland’s port. “With massive opposition in Auckland we have moved quickly with a Bill to freeze the size of the port and push any future growth to other ports,” said New Zealand First Leader and Member for Northland Rt Hon Winston Peters. […]

  • 7 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Rt Hon Winston Peters, Leader of New Zealand First and Member of Parliament elect for Northland, accused recently Ports of Auckland management as short sighted, given how wedded it remains to expanding the Port deep into the Waitemata Harbor. “According to the Port’s CEO there is going to be some ‘paradigm shift’ enabling 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 […]

  • 26 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Port Everglades is planning for the year 2033 with an updated roadmap for future growth over the next 20 years that identifies $1.6 billion in capital investments to improve productivity for cargo, cruise and petroleum businesses that operate at the South Florida seaport. The Broward County Board of County Commissioners, which governs the Port as […]

  • 3 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Homeland Security has announced a plan for the Eatons Neck dredging program. This development project will include dredging of approximately 6000 cubic yards of sand from the area adjacent to a groin located at the entrance to the Coast Guard mooring basin at Station Eatons Neck, Northport, NY. The material dredged during […]

  • 25 November 2013

    At the Georgia Ports Authority board meeting Monday, Executive Director Curtis Foltz reported that the GPA achieved record volumes and added additional customer accounts in October. “Strong growth, new customer accounts and additional harbor deepening funding announced this month are all positive signs that Georgia’s ports are moving in the right direction,” said Foltz. Georgia […]

  • 15 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    State Representative Garey Bies recently announced that the Joint Finance Committee approved a motion that includes $5.2 million for the dredging of the channel between Northport and Detroit Harbor. “While the safety of the residents of the Island is the biggest concern,” said Bies. “I was also worried about the significant economic impact a loss […]

  • 11 July 2013

    Governor Scott Walker approved grants totaling $12.9 million for eight harbor maintenance and improvements projects in Wisconsin. The funds will be used to dredge waterways in Manitowoc, Oconto, Racine and the town of Washington; and make repairs to dock facilities in Green Bay, Milwaukee and the town of Washburn. HAP grant recipients include: -Town of […]

  • 2 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    State Representative Garey Bies (R-Sister Bay) announced that the Joint Finance Committee approved a motion that includes $5.2 million for the dredging of the channel between Northport and Detroit Harbor. The committee began voting last week on appropriations in Governor Walker’s biennial budget and offering other amendments for consideration. The money for Washington Island was part of a larger […]

  • 8 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Michigan Senate on Thursday approved a bill that will provide funding for recommended Natural Resources Trust Fund (NRTF) projects and an emergency plan to dredge Michigan harbors, said Sen. Darwin Booher, sponsor of the measure. Booher said the bill will provide more than $2.3 million in funding for nine NRTF projects and more than […]

  • 19 November 2012

    Department of Homeland Security has introduced plan for the dredging project at the Coast Guard Station Eaton’s Neck. The work includes dredging and disposal by mechanical means sand, gravel, and cobbles from a channel connecting a mooring basin to Huntington Harbor and placing the material on the Coast Guard shoreline and incidental related work. The […]

  • 29 October 2012

    Department of Homeland Security has announced details about the maintenance dredging project at the Northport area. Contractor shall provide labor, materials, equipment, transportation, supervision by mechanical means approximately 6000 cubic yards of material. The work includes dredging and disposal by mechanical means sand, gravel, and cobbles from a channel connecting a mooring basin to Huntington […]

  • 10 September 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Cargotec Terminal Solutions Sdn Bhd, a well-known equipment and services provider to some of the major ports in Malaysia, expects to reap the benefit of the rising demand from the industry going forward. Currently, the port industry has regained its momentum after much of its plan was put on hold due to the global economic […]

  • 12 April 2012

    After 15 years of study, the United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced that it had released the final documents for the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) for review by state and federal agencies and the general public. Following the report, some officials made these comments: Rick Gabrielson, Director of International Transportation, Target and […]

  • 27 October 2010

    Ports of Tauranga, measured by the Australian Productivity Commission as the most efficient port in Australasia, was the “obvious choice” to lead New Zealand ports in the investment required to accommodate big container ships that would visit this country in the near future, chief executive Mark Cairns said at yesterday’s annual meeting. The Shippers Council, […]