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  • 22 March 2010

    GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/21 March) – The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) has earmarked an additional P75 million for the proposed expansion and upgrading of the terminal port in Glan town in Sarangani province within the next two years.Engr. Francisco Belimac Jr., PPA district manager… [mappress] Source:mindanews,March 22,2010;

  • 4 December 2009
    Project & Tenders

    Rio de Janeiro: Asia’s top container carriers – and possibly a Chinese dredging company – could gain from a plan by Brazil’s Port Minister Pedro Brito to make sure the South American country’s key port of Santos is dredged down to 17 metres within the next two years… Source: Asia Maritime News, December 4, 2009;

  • 12 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (January 6-12, 2017).   Shell to Supply LNG for Van der Kamp’s New Dredger Shell Western LNG B.V. (Shell) and Van der Kamp have signed an agreement for the supply of liquefied natural gas that will power Van der Kamp’s new dredger. […]

  • 12 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    With a coastline of over 8500 kilometers, 90 per cent of Brazil’s total exports and imports pass through its ports. Many of the country’s major ports and harbors were built over 100 years ago. Keeping shipping lanes open and enabling these ports to accommodate larger vessels with ever bigger loads requires constant dredging, often at […]

  • 13 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Santos-São Vicente Estuarine System is a highly populated coastal zone in the state of Sao Paulo, Brazil, and is home to the Port of Santos, Latin America’s largest port. To increase infrastructure that can receive ships with liquid cargo, COPAPE decided to expand its terminal on Ilha Barnabé (Barnabe Island) and selected Tetra Tech to […]

  • 7 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    APM Terminals’ Itajaí Port Complex, the second-largest container hub in Brazil after the Port of Santos, is undertaking a $104 million turning basin enlargement project. When completed, the project which is divided in two phases will allow access to vessels of up to 366 meters from current limit to vessels of 306 meters in length. The […]

  • 7 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    APM Terminals’ container throughput increased to 36.3 million TEUs, as measured by equity share, reflecting an overall 3% growth in volume through the APM Terminals Global Terminal Network in 2013. Invested capital rose to $6.1 billion USD during the past year as work on seven new terminals and expansion and upgrades to 16 operating facilities […]

  • 3 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    APM Terminals and fellow Dutch-based global terminal operator, Terminal Investment Limited (TIL), announced the completion of the purchase of a 29% share in APM Terminals Callao by TIL through the acquisition of Callao Port Holding B.V. APM Terminals assumed operational control over the Callao facility in July 2011 under a 30-year concession together with the […]

  • 17 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    ICHCA International Ltd, the NGO association dedicated to improving safety, security, sustainability and productivity across the global cargo handling chain, has announced that international container terminal operator APM Terminals has become a premium member. Headquartered in The Hague, Netherlands, APM Terminals’ global network includes current operations at 64 ports and terminal facilities in 40 countries, […]

  • 14 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    APM Terminals handled 9.3 million TEUs (weighted by equity share) during the 3rd Quarter of the year. This is a new record for container volumes to pass through the global port operator’s worldwide portfolio during one quarter. The Netherlands-based international port and inland services operator also hit a record financial result in a single quarter, […]

  • 26 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The MSC Challenger on the Gulf Service became the first container ship to call Brasil Terminal Portuário (BTP), the newest terminal at the Port of Santos, when it berthed August 14th and the 5,700 TEU MSC Adriatic on the Ipanema service called the following day with 535 moves handled for load and discharge. “Our cranes, […]

  • 1 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    On July 25th the largest vessel to ever call the Port of Buenos Aires, the 332 meter-long Hamburg Süd Cap San Nicholas, discharged approximately 800 containers at the APM Terminals Terminal 4 facility. The 9,700 TEU capacity vessel is equipped with 2,100 reefer plugs, making these the largest reefer capacity ships in the global fleet. “We […]

  • 24 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Although global container volumes are not projected to grow as rapidly over the next five years as they have over the past decade, the expansion of modern port and containerized operations concentrated in high-growth emerging markets such as Africa, Latin America and South and Southeast Asia will require higher levels of productivity and rely heavily […]

  • 9 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Santa Clara Valley Water District (Valley Water) has resumed pre-construction activities in Alviso, California, delivering on a long-made promise to protect shoreline communities in Santa Clara County from devastating flooding. The work on the South San Francisco Bay Shoreline Project started in May, but paused for a few weeks in June after a project biologist […]

  • 10 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (December 4-10, 2017).   Dutra Completes Port Canaveral Dredging Program Port Canaveral has completed the deepening of the West Turning Basin, which now allows deeper draft access to the port’s container cargo facility operated by GT USA at North Cargo […]

  • 29 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The 2500 m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Macuti, owned by the Mozambican Dredging Comoany (Emodraga), collided with a cargo ship in the Port of Beira access channel on Monday. The cargo ship, a Panama-registered container vessel, was leaving Beira and heading to the Port of Durban, according to the AllAfrica Global Media. A local television station […]

  • 5 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Speaking at the Trade Americas & ConnectAmericas Expo: Building the Americas conference in Miami, APM Terminals Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Christian Moller Laursen observed that economic and population growth rate projections for Latin America have not yet been matched by the port and transportation infrastructure investment needed to accommodate the increased logistics and […]

  • 2 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) and SAAM S.A. (SAAM) have announced that they have successfully created a joint harbor towage operation within the American Continent in Brazil, Mexico, Canada and Panama. The intended partnership, which is between SMIT, a wholly owned subsidiary of Boskalis, and SAAM, a wholly owned subsidiary of Sociedad Matriz SAAM S.A. […]

  • 22 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    APM Terminals’ focus on delivering competitive solutions in the market translated into strong first quarter performance. The company announced a profit of USD 215m (USD 166m). ROIC was 14.0% (12.0%). Profit, excluding divestment gains and impairment losses, was USD 217m (USD 161m). Container volumes showed growth of 9% compared to the same quarter last year […]

  • 3 March 2014

    APM Terminals, the leading global port operator based in The Hague, is currently present in 12 out of the top 20 countries predicted by United Nations to become the biggest countries by population in 2020. “In 2013, APM Terminals invested over USD 1 billion in port infrastructure developments and updates. We will continue to participate […]

  • 28 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    APM Terminals has announced its 2013 business results and delivered an increased profit of USD 770m and a return on invested capital of 13.5% (15.2%), reflecting improved underlying performance but also a higher asset base due to the continued high investment level. The expansion into high growth markets continued, exemplified by projects in Mexico, Peru, […]

  • 7 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    2013 was a remarkable year for global marine terminal operator DP World. Despite challenging market conditions and uncertainties that impacted the industry, the company maintained its focus on improving efficiencies, expanding capacity, enhancing its position as one of the top industry leaders globally and driving profitability. As a premier partner in the UAE’s successful bid […]

  • 9 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Local government of Olongapo is set to begin its massive river dredging works that is meant to mitigate severe flooding in the city after receiving a P2.4 million backhoe from a mall chain. Mayor Rolen Paulino personally tested the equipment given by SM Prime Holdings during the turnover held recently at the Marikit Park. “This […]

  • 9 August 2013

    During the Council of Ministers held in Neiva, President Juan Manuel Santos signed the document that gives life CONPES Plan Magdalena River Navigability, main waterway of the country for the transport of cargo and passengers. This project will promote multimodal transport and logistics development, ensuring environmental sustainability and comprehensive utilization of water resources. The structured […]

  • 6 August 2013

    International consultancy, engineering and project management service provider Royal HaskoningDHV is leading a consortium commissioned by Fondo Adaptación Colombia to rehabilitate the almost 400 year old and 120 km long Canal del Dique in Colombia, a navigation route of major socio-economic importance. By designing effective flood control measures, 1.5 million people living in the region […]

  • 29 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    DP World handled 56.1 million TEU (twenty-foot equivalent units) across its global portfolio in 2012, a 2.4% increase over the prior year. Adjusting for the divestment of four joint venture terminals during the year, like for like gross container volume growth was 3.7% ahead of last year. This annual increase in gross container volumes was […]