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  • 15 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The State Bond Commission has approved $7.5 million for the dredging of North Cove on the Connecticut River. The funding, from the state’s Grants-In-Aid program, will go toward improvements to ports and marinas, including dredging and navigational direction. “This is a smart investment for our town,” said Rep. Devin Carney, R-Old Saybrook. “Dredging the North Cove […]

  • 14 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer has urged the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) to approve the Town of North Hempstead’s grant application for tidal wetland restoration in Hempstead Harbor, Port Washington from the 2015 Long Island Sound Futures Fund. The revitalization of Hempstead Harbor is imperative to strengthening the shoreline and protecting the surrounding community […]

  • 23 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. House Appropriations Committee yesterday approved its Energy and Water Appropriations bill that included funding for Columbia River maintenance, small ports dredging and Hanford cleanup, championed by Jaime Herrera Beutler. As a first-year member of the Energy and Water Appropriations Subcommittee, Jaime helped craft this spending bill that sets spending levels for the Department […]

  • 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 […]

  • 26 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The EU’s TEN-T Program will co-fund with over €1 million a study on deepening the waterways and constructing a new lock on Lake IJssel in the Netherlands. The project will improve the connection between the North Sea and the Dutch inland waterway network, to open it up to larger vessels. The depth of Lake Ijssel […]

  • 25 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Regional Development Council of Northern Mindanao (RDC-X) has endorsed major infrastructure projects proposed by the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) for 2016. The proposed projects are to be implemented in the region by the Port Management Offices (PMOs) of Misamis Oriental/Cagayan de Oro, Lanao del Norte/Iligan, and Misamis Occidental/Ozamiz. The projects seek to improve sea […]

  • 17 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Work to improve Portsmouth’s flood defenses is making good progress on two fronts. Portsmouth City Council has completed the first phase of preparation work in the north of the city while a bid for funding for work in Southsea is taking shape after a successful public consultation. Trees and vegetation have been cleared alongside Ports […]

  • 17 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    February marked the second consecutive month of 18 percent container growth at the SC Ports Authority, bringing fiscal year container volumes totals to 1.23 million twenty-foot equivalent units, or TEUs. Last month Charleston handled 152,925 TEUs, a significant increase from 129,747 handled during the same month last year. Since the fiscal year began in July, […]

  • 24 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The EU’s TEN-T Programme will invest nearly €550,000 in a design and safety study to welcome ultra-large container ships in the Port of Dunkirk in northern France. Ultra-large (about 400m long) container ships, becoming increasingly popular for goods transportation, often require adaptation of the maritime access to ports. This project features technical design and safety […]

  • 11 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    PD Ports is streamlining the way it shares hydrographic data by using GIS software from Cadcorp, a British software development company focused on geographic information system (GIS) and web mapping software.  “Teesport is a major deep-water complex and one of the largest container ports in the North of England; handling around 40m tons of cargo per […]

  • 30 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    A massive flood protection scheme for the north of Portsea Island is due to start next month after Portsmouth City Council was awarded almost £44 million for the work. The scheme will cover a stretch of coast from Tipner, in the west, to Milton Common, in the east, and will take about 10 years to […]

  • 12 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Governor Pat McCrory has named Tom Adams of Brunswick County the next chairman of the North Carolina State Ports Authority Board of Directors. “We look forward to Tom Adams’ leadership as he takes on this new role within the Board, and we trust in his ability to advance the goals of the North Carolina State […]

  • 2 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

      The NSW Government will provide funding to ensure the accessibility and health of the Brunswick Heads waterway, Minister for Natural Resources Lands and Water Kevin Humphries and Member for Ballina Don Page announced today. Mr Humphries said the NSW Government will commit up to $600,000 – which includes funding under phase two of the ‘Rescuing our Waterways’ […]

  • 27 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Ports Bill introduced to Queensland Parliament two days ago will have serious ramifications for the protection of the Great Barrier Reef and does nothing to meet the World Heritage Committee’s recommendations for protecting the most precious natural icon, says the Australian Marine Conservation Society. “The Queensland Government’s reassurances to the World Heritage Committee that its […]

  • 25 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Three U.S. East Coast port directors will come together for a roundtable discussion on March 24 at JAXPORT’s 2015 Logistics & Intermodal Conference. JAXPORT’s CEO Brian Taylor will be joined by Curtis Foltz, Executive Director, Georgia Ports Authority and Paul Cozza, CEO, North Carolina State Ports Authority for a candid conversation about common issues facing […]

  • 3 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The 12th International transport fair, the Transtek-214 started in Saint-Petersburg two days ago. The fair was excellent place to organize the 4th International Conference on ports and navigation development. During the event, FSUE “Rosmorport” General Director Andrey Tarasenko made a report on topic: “Marine hub-port as a center of competitiveness capacity raise of the Regions: Kaliningrad, […]

  • 25 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    North Mole Drive south of the heliport at Rous Head will be closed for eight weeks from 30 September for seawall works, announced Fremantle Ports Western Australia. The seawall was damaged during storms in June this year. The works include repair and raising of the height of part of the seawall, and repair of the […]

  • 22 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Bremenports, the management company for the twin German ports of Bremen and Bremenhaven, has taken delivery of its first Damen-built vessel – a Stan Tug (Stu) 1606. Built to a proven design and delivered on time, the 16.76 tug named Albatros will be mobilized primarily in assisting maintenance dredging works at the ports. “The Albatros […]

  • 17 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The 4th International Conference on Ports and Shipping Development and 12th International Transport Exhibition TRANSTEC 2014 will take place in St. Petersburg, Russia, during 1-3 October, 2014. The events will be held under the auspices of the Maritime Collegium under the Government of the Russian Federation with support of the Mintrans of Russia, Maritime Council […]

  • 3 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    The true scale of the economic contribution of Associated British Ports’ three ports in East Anglia has been revealed in a new report by independent consultants Arup. Together the three ports – King’s Lynn, Lowestoft and Ipswich – contribute £340 million to the UK economy annually and support 5,000 UK jobs. The new statistics show […]

  • 20 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    APM Terminals delivered an increased profit of $223 million ($179m) and a return on invested capital of 14.2% (12.8%), according to the company’s latest interim results. Terminals becoming fully operational and new terminals added to the portfolio supported the 8% growth in volume. More than 80% of EBITDA was generated in growth markets, 41 out […]

  • 15 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin has announced £1.7 million funding to help repair small ports and harbors across England damaged by winter storms. Twenty one communities will benefit ranging from Cornwall to East Riding. McLoughlin said: “Our small ports are vital to the livelihoods of the communities they serve and are the lifeblood of the local […]

  • 12 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A multi-million dollar contract was signed at a formal ceremony in Shanghai on July 30, between major UK port operator, Peel Ports, and engineering firm, ZPMC, helping to boost future bilateral trade opportunities between China and the UK. Peel Ports Group is investing over $512 million (£300 million) to redevelop and expand the existing Port […]

  • 29 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A working meeting of FSUE “Rosmorport” representatives with delegation of the Consulate General of the Republic of Korea in St. Petersburg was held in Murmansk, on July 25, 2014, dedicated to the perspectives of cooperation on the development of the Northern Sea Route port infrastructure. The enterprise was represented by Andrey Boldorev, Head of Investments […]

  • 24 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Minister for Ports David Hodgett today welcomed Shadow Minister for Ports Natalie Hutchins on her first official visit to the Port of Hastings in her capacity as Shadow Minister. Ms Hutchins was appointed Shadow Minister for Ports 521 days ago, and it has taken her all this time to inspect the Port of Hastings and […]

  • 23 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Representative Mike Kelly (R-PA), co-chairman of the Northeast-Midwest Congressional Coalition, delivered remarks on the floor of the House of Representatives recently in support of an amendment he introduced to H.R. 4923, the Energy and Water Appropriations Act, 2015. The amendment ensures that H.R. 4923 complies with a provision within the recently-enacted Water Resources Reform […]