Search results for: Port Saint John

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  • 13 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The New Brunswick and federal governments have announced more than $136 million in funding to help modernize Port Saint John. This project involves upgrading and consolidating the Rodney and Navy Island terminals to allow the Port to accommodate larger vessels. New operational systems and technology will also be installed to enhance cargo-handling capabilities. Once complete, […]

  • 25 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Recent funding announcements from the Canadian and New Brunswick governments and Port Saint John include a major harbor deepening program that will eliminate tidal challenges for cruise ships. The seven-year, $205 million project, which is a 3-way funding partnership, involves major capital work at the Port’s West Side cargo handling piers and facilities but will also […]

  • 26 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Port Saint John, one of the major ports in the Atlantic Gateway – only an hour from the border and the US Northeast, has made great strides over the past two years with a resurgence of port activity and the attraction of some of the world’s top container shipping lines including Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) […]

  • 19 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A study to establish Saint John’s potential as a homeport, recommended that, in the near future, Port Saint John is best suited to welcome expedition-class ships. The study, conducted by Dillon Consulting, examined Saint John’s strategic position on the Canada-New England itinerary, and evaluated its tourism offerings and the many additional requirements necessary in order […]

  • 12 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Port Saint John, in partnership with PALS (Partners Assisting Local Schools) and the Anglophone South School District, is launching lesson plans about the Port and Maritime industries. The education program is designed to complement many areas of the curriculum and can be adapted for many grade levels. “Students may see the Port every day, but […]

  • 18 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    This month, Port Saint John’s competitive connectivity will be showcased to a transnational audience. Representatives from Port Saint John, along with the Council of Atlantic Premiers (CAP) and regional industry leaders, will be visiting Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro from Oct. 18 to 26. Jim Quinn, president and CEO and Andrew Dixon, senior vice-president, […]

  • 30 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Provincial Government will invest up to $68.3 million over seven years, through the Strategic Infrastructure Initiative, towards the expansion and modernization of the Westside terminals at the Port of Saint John. “This important strategic infrastructure investment will create jobs and long-term economic growth for the port city, the Fundy region and our entire province,” […]

  • 26 January 2011

    A study is underway to try to find out why the city’s deep-water port must be dredged annually while other similar ports around the world… By Sandra Davis (canadaeast) [mappress] Source: canadaeast, January 27, 2011;

  • 9 December 2011
    Vessels

    The Mantiwoc, a ship carrying limestone, ran aground in Saint Joseph this week. Being unable to get into the harbor, the ship had no other choice but to go back 300 to 500 feet off from Dock 63. This happened at the same time as the State Senate was considering a resolution cosponsored by John […]

  • 25 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Work on the Port Saint John’s $205 million West Side Modernization Project is entering the next phase, with award of the design/engineering contract to joint venture firm Hatch Dillon. The joint venture team includes a collaboration with Baird & Associates, Conquest Engineering and Vickerman & Associates. “Since last summer’s Federal-Provincial funding announcement, we at Port Saint […]

  • 29 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Port Saint John has signed a lease agreement with DP World for the operation of its container terminal. The long-term lease starts January 1, 2017 and will continue for about 30 years following completion of the Port’s expansion program. DP World will introduce new assets including the revamping of terminal cargo handling equipment. This announcement follows […]

  • 30 August 2015
    Business & Finance

                    Dredger “Mahury” Launched The launching ceremony of the 1.840 m³ twin screw trailing suction hopper dredger “MAHURY” took place at MTG Dolphin Shipyard in Varna, Bulgaria, on August 10, 2015.   Port Saint John Capital Dredging on the Way Recent funding announcements from the Canadian and New […]

  • 8 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Port Saint John will receive federal funding in the amount of $68.3 million under the National Infrastructure Component of the New Building Canada Fund for a project to modernize the port’s Westside terminals. The $205 million project involves improving and consolidating the Rodney and Navy Island terminals to allow the Port to accommodate larger vessels. New […]

  • 24 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Rodney Weston, Member of Parliament for Saint John, on behalf of the Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, announced yesterday an investment to improve safety and working conditions for fishermen at Five Fathom Hole harbor in New Brunswick.  The project involves the installation of new floating wharves which will provide additional berthing capacity for harbor […]

  • 1 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has announced that the first of nine environmental impairments, which caused the St. Louis River to be included on a binational list of Great Lakes Areas of Concern, has been lifted one year ahead of schedule. EPA Regional Administrator/Great Lakes National Program Manager Susan Hedman was joined for the announcement […]

  • 6 December 2012

    Hartland Council is planning to hold a meeting to discuss how to prevent flooding from happening again, reports Cbc.ca. The Council will discuss different options, like dredging, levee construction, to prevent flood damage in the future. The city council wants to initiate a conversation with the provincial government which announced an $8-million plan to relocate […]