Search results for: Ports North

19931 results

A list of search results

  • 15 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Dredging carried out for the Cairns Shipping Development Project has had no adverse impact on the seagrass meadows in Trinity Inlet and some areas have actually expanded during operations, a new report has found. In another major find, seagrass distribution across the larger port limits covers the second largest area ever recorded for Cairns, at […]

  • 3 September 2012

    Today, the LNP Government will take the first steps to allow the Trinity Inlet dredging. “The Ports North would lodge an Initial Advice Statement with the Queensland Co-ordinator General for dredging of the inlet to be declared a significant project,” said Cairns MP Gavin King. According to cairns.com, that would enable the approvals process for […]

  • 6 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society has hired James Cook University to conduct research on the current and future economic opportunities of the Cairns’ Cruise Liner Terminal. The project is comprised of an economic analysis of the current contribution of cruise ship visits to the region, and of the implications of expansions at Trinity Inlet, AMCS reported. The […]

  • 29 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Australia’s largest backhoe dredge – the giant Woomera has been busy lately clearing the hard clays from the Trinity Inlet. The Ports North this morning released a video showing the backhoe dredge Woomera working near the Port of Cairns wharves as part of the dredging for the Cairns Shipping Development project. Spanning 65 meters in […]

  • 4 May 2012

    Australia’s largest operator, Carnival Australia, and Tourism and Transport Forum are calling for the urgent dredging of Trinity Inlet, according to cairns.com. They say Cairns is losing millions of dollars in passenger spending because bigger ships cannot dock at the port. The Liberal National Party pledged $40 million for dredging during the state election campaign […]

  • 4 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    New laws about Queensland ports will strike a balance that allows the limited removal of port material and still meets international commitments to protect the Great Barrier Reef. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said that the government was responding to the Cairns community and its three local members: Treasurer Curtis Pitt, Member for Cairns Rob Pyne and […]

  • 11 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    RN Dredging Pty Ltd, the Australian subsidiary of Rohde Nielsen A/S, has been awarded the dredging and construction contract for the $127 million Cairns Shipping Development Project. Under the agreement, the company will work alongside Hall Contracting, the largest Queensland-based dredging company, on this project, the State Government announced. Member for Cairns, Michael Healy, said that the […]

  • 21 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Assembly of Napa Ports (North Adriatic Ports Association) was held in Venice yesterday. During the meeting, the Presidents agreed that numerous European infrastructural priorities are staged in the North Adriatic and that the role that ports can play in this scenario is and will be crucial. Indeed, Napa benefits of a strategic location that […]

  • 9 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The North Carolina State Ports Authority (NC Ports) is now ready to welcome the largest containerships calling on the United States East Coast following the completion of Phase II of the Turning Basin Expansion Project at the Port of Wilmington. The expansion allows the port to accommodate ultra-large container vessels (ULCVs) with a length of […]

  • 22 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Construction works can now begin on infrastructure associate with the Cairns Shipping Development Project (CSDP), following the granting of an Operational Works Permit by the Queensland’s Cairns Regional Council. The Shipping Development Standing Committee yesterday provided its final approval for the long-awaited project. Commenting the latest release, Mayor of Cairns Regional Council, Bob Manning, said that […]

  • 25 March 2010

    NEW national planning guidance on the future development of our ports could have important implications for the North East. [mappress] Source:thejournal,March 25,2010;

  • 26 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Lerwick Port Authority’s current three-phase development program will significantly upgrade facilities for the important fishing industry at the Shetland port – with the second phase due for completion in the autumn. Following completion of the £3.2 million, 150-meter Mair’s Quay for the fishing industry in 2013, the Port Authority embarked on the current construction phase […]

  • 5 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Chair and Directors of North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP) met in Weipa last week in recognition of the port’s role in supporting the Queensland economy. “Along with our CEO Steve Lewis, and indeed everyone at NQBP, we are committed to the sustainable growth and development of the Port of Weipa, to ensure the region […]

  • 20 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    A draft Environmental Impact Statement that proposes dumping Cairns Port dredge spoil on the Great Barrier Reef highlights the Newman Government’s reckless disregard for one of Queensland’s most valuable assets, Minister for Employment and Industrial Relations, Curtis Pitt, said. Mr Pitt said the EIS was being released as required by legislation. He said it would […]

  • 15 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Connecticut Port Authority said in their latest announcement that the North Cove Dredge Project, located near the mouth of the Connecticut River, officially started earlier this week. The project is set to remove 290,000 cubic yards of sediment, in order to restore the Cove and its entrance channel to their federally authorized width and […]

  • 20 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The McGowan Government will contribute $200,000 towards a temporary rock wall to protect the infrastructure at Port Beach in North Fremantle, Western Australia. Port Beach was identified as an at-risk location in the Coastal Erosion Hotspots in Western Australia report released last year. This $200,000 contribution follows a State Government grant of $50,000 provided to […]

  • 12 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Member of Parliament for New Brunswick Southwest, Karen Ludwig, has announced new investments in harbor infrastructure projects in North Head, Southwest New Brunswick. The development programs, led by Fisheries and Oceans Canada’s Small Craft Harbors program, involve dredging the east side basin of the harbor to create room for additional floating wharves. Work on the […]

  • 8 April 2013

    Colliers International released its third North American Port Analysis report which examines evolving trade patterns resulting from the upcoming Panama Canal expansion in 2015. The report’s theme, “CapEx or Capsize,” underscores the idea that cities need to spend the capital to upgrade their ports, or risk “capsizing” their economies. Report author, KC Conway, notes that […]

  • 15 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Orion Group Holdings, a Houston headquartered construction company, yesterday announced a contract award of approximately $15 million. According to the official release, the company’s marine segment was recently awarded a contract from the North Carolina State Ports Authority for the construction of the Turning Basin Expansion project in the Port of Wilmington, NC. Under the agreement, […]

  • 12 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released a draft of the environmental assessment and feasibility study for dredging in Searsport Harbor on April 5 and is now seeking public input. Written comments will be accepted until May 6. Plans to dredge the channel at Mack Point have been underway for over a decade. The Corps […]

  • 12 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) today formally opened the first phase of its new greenfield terminal development at its Basra Gateway Terminal in the North Port, Umm Qasr, Iraq. The official inauguration of the new facility marks the successful implementation of the first entirely foreign financed development of new port infrastructure in Iraq. The […]

  • 18 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    European Commissioner for transport Violeta Bulc few days ago visited the Slovenian Port of Koper, where she met with the representatives of other North Adriatic ports, members of NAPA Association, the Italian ports of Venice and Triste and the Croatian port of Rijeka. Representatives of Monfalcone and Chioggia, two Italian ports that have applied to become members […]

  • 14 June 2012

    The Port of Long Beach was named the best seaport in North America by Cargonews Asia at the 2012 Asian Freight and Supply Chain Awards in Shanghai. It is the 15th time in the past 17 years that the Port of Long Beach has been recognized as the best on the continent by importers, exporters, […]

  • 30 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Prince Rupert can now accommodate the largest container vessels in the world, following DP World’s expansion of its Fairview Container Terminal that increases the port’s container-handling capacity to 1.35 million TEUs annually. The conclusion of the two-year “Phase 2 North” expansion project was celebrated yesterday by shippers, supply chain partners, local labor […]

  • 23 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC), in association with the Bahamas Ministry of Works, last Friday launched the construction of the new $39 million North Abaco Port Project. The official groundbreaking ceremony for the state-of-the-art North Abaco Project was held on June 20th, in Cooper’s Town. Among attendees were business owners, professionals, residents, and representatives from […]

  • 11 September 2012

    North Korea reached a deal with a Chinese company to develop a local harbor in the northeast region of the country. According to koreajoongangdaily.com, Yanbian Haihua Group, a private Chinese developer, signed a formal contract with a North Korean firm to develop the Chongjin port in North Hamgyong. Under this contract, both sides agreed to […]