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  • 7 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    His Majesty King Philippe of Belgium will visit the Port of Antwerp on June 10 to officially open the Kieldrecht lock, the largest in the world.  Construction of the Kieldrecht lock was necessary in order to ensure better access to the port area on the left bank of the Scheldt, as the existing Kallo lock […]

  • 31 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    In a special ceremony at Jebel Ali, DP World Chairman H.E. Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem has formally overseen the installation of the last of the 2752 65 ton blocks that make up the foundation of the extended quay wall of the 1 million TEU (twenty foot equivalent container units) expansion of Jebel Ali Container Terminal […]

  • 14 August 2012

    The Lake Providence Port dredging project is expected to continue three weeks. The Butcher, a cutter-head dredger, is hacking away at the underwater sand built up in the main channel of the port. “They call it the Butcher, but we don’t care what it’s called as long as it gets the jobs done,” Rep. Rodney […]

  • 5 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    ADPC saw its port traffic rise 16 per cent increase in vessel movements from 19,434 between January and September 2011 to 22,477 in the same period in 2012. The largest increase was for roll-on-roll-off (RORO) traffic, vehicles driven on and off ships either as trucks carrying goods or vehicles being imported for sale within the […]

  • 6 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The first phase of work on the South End Container Terminal extension at the Port of Halifax is well underway, according to the port authority. The work involves dredging of soft material that has accumulated over time. The first phase of the project is over 50% complete. The next phase, construction of concrete caissons, will […]

  • 3 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The successful contractors responsible for delivering marine-based site surveys for the Port of Hastings container expansion project were today announced by the Minister for Ports, Mr David Hodgett and Port of Hastings Development Authority CEO, Mr Mike Lean. “Awarding these contracts is a significant milestone as we approach the end to what has already been […]

  • 10 February 2012

    February 2, 2012 witnessed the completion ceremony of Phase II Expansion Project of Lebanese Tripoli Port. The ceremony was attended by Mikati as the Prime Minister of Lebanon, Wu Zexian as Chinese Ambassador to Lebanon, Ge Hua as commercial counselor, and Li Guowei as General Manager of the UAE Regional Company of CHEC, etc. On […]

  • 22 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    The Tampa Port Authority (TPA) hosted a forum on November 16 with presentations from experts on the topic of the current and future challenges and opportunities of conducting legal maritime related trade with Cuba. With an attendance of approximately 100 business representatives from throughout Florida and the Southeast, the forum included discussions on an array […]

  • 14 November 2011

    The Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) received last week a high profile delegation from Abu Dhabi Polymers Company (Borouge), a leading provider of innovative, value creating plastics solutions, who toured the Khalifa Port and its facilities as part of the two corporations’ efforts to strengthen bilateral ties and cooperation. Borouge delegation was introduced to the […]

  • 9 March 2012

    Expansion and modernization of the Port of Praia is expected to be completed in May 2013 under a project funded by a 200 million-euro line of credit provided by Portugal, reports Cape Verdean newspaper Expresso das Ilhas. Portuguese construction consortium Somague/MSF/Etermar will carry out the second phase of work at a cost of 72 million […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    DP World’s UAE Region Senior Vice President and Managing Director, Mohammed Al Muallem, said that the dynamic changes in the shipping industry and the diversification of developing GCC economies underpin the growing efficiency of the region’s supply chain. In his address to the “Seatrade Shipping and Investment Forum 2013” in Abu Dhabi, Mr. Al Muallem […]

  • 29 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Record container and cargo volumes, as well as vessel movements, exemplified yet another year of unprecedented growth at the Port of Sohar during 2012. The robust performance, coming on the 10th anniversary of its establishment, underscores the industrial port’s increasing importance as a maritime gateway for international trade and commerce, as well as a powerful […]

  • 22 August 2012

    Wyly Gilfoil, the Lake Providence Port director, said the cutterhead dredge Butcher, which arrived at the port on August 9, continues to carve a path from the river to the port docks. “It’s going fairly well,” Gilfoil said. “The Army Corps of Engineers said dredging will be complete by September 1, but I think it […]

  • 19 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Port of Palm Beach has announced its support to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ (USACE) decision to withdraw Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) Permit for Lake Worth Inlet Dredging project. Due to a rapidly-approaching deadline and additional funding needed for further research, the USACE decided to withdraw its permit application with the […]

  • 11 April 2012

    On Monday, Roy Pontiff, executive director of the Port of Iberia, visited slip C-8 where maintenance dredging is taking place, lowering its depth to 13 feet, which is the initial phase of the big expansion project. “We’re probably more than 50 percent — with that phase of the project — complete,” Pontiff said. He said […]

  • 8 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Luka Koper’s Management Board President Gašpar Gašpar Mišič today met with His Excellency Mr Zhang Xianyi, Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to Slovenia, and his colleagues. The Ambassador spent most of the day in Koper, commencing his visit at Koper Municipality where he was received by Mayor Boris Popovič. This was followed by […]

  • 7 October 2013

    The Ambassador of the Kingdom of Netherlands to Ghana, Hans Docter has stated that the Dutch government is committed to supporting Ghana to develop her main sea ports into first-class ports. He said Ghana’s quest of becoming the shipping hub in the West African sub-region could only be realised if the ports were well developed. […]

  • 30 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Alderon Iron Ore Corp. announced that work on the new multi-user deep water dock at the Port of Sept-Îles is on time and within budget. Construction of the new facility is expected to be completed by the end of March 2014. The first phase of the program is now complete and included dredging in order […]

  • 12 October 2011

    Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) has chosen Cisco to implement Cisco Borderless Network and Collaboration solutions for Phase 1 of its Khalifa Port Special Systems project. The deployment will enable ADPC to build a secure and reliable platform to deliver services across Khalifa Port and eventually the industrial zone Kizad (Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi). […]

  • 4 April 2012

    ADPC announced yesterday that is has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Abu Dhabi Customs Administration (ADCA) to establish a solid framework of collaboration between both parties. Captain Mohamed Al Shamisi, Vice President of Ports Unit ADPC, and Mohamed Khadem al Hameli, Director of Abu Dhabi Customs Operations from ADCA signed the memorandum during […]

  • 5 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC), the master developer of ports and industrial zones, has won the Lloyd’s List “Port Operator of the Year” award at the Lloyd’s List Middle East and Indian Subcontinent Awards. Amongst all shortlisted candidates, ADPC managed to convince the jury with its sustained commitment to operational efficiency, ease of business and […]

  • 5 June 2012

    The Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Ministry of Environment and Water to boost cooperation and coordination between both parties as part of the efforts made by ADPC to launch the first phase of Khalifa Port, the region’s first semi-automated port, in the last quarter of 2012. […]

  • 20 April 2010

    Authority chief executive, John Wallace, confirmed last week that he was delighted with the work on the 200m long, all weather deepwater berth at the port, with many folk now noticing a marked difference in the area… [mappress] Source:buchanobserver,April 20,2010;

  • 15 November 2012

    The next step towards building Melbourne’s much needed second container port are now underway with the commencement of key studies into Westernport, its natural environment, and port design. Minister for Ports Denis Napthine said the opening of tenders for key packages of work was an important milestone and a major step forward for the Port […]

  • 8 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Senator David Wells announced today that the Government of Canada will invest in improvement projects at three Newfoundland and Labrador small craft harbors. This funding will provide a safer and more efficient working environment for fishermen and harbor users. “Since 2006, our Government has continuously made major investments that create opportunities for Canadians and encourage […]