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  • 29 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Brasil Terminal Portuário (BTP) was officially opened yesterday with a gala celebration held at the new 1.2 million TEU annual capacity facility at the Port of Santos, featuring Brazilian Minister of Seaports, Antonio Henrique Silveira and 500 invited guests and media representatives. Development of the multi-purpose terminal project in South America’s busiest container port began […]

  • 31 August 2012

    Jorge Luis Quijano, incoming Administrator for the Panama Canal Authority (ACP), will give the opening address at this year’s TOC Container Supply Chain Americas conference, returning for the fourth time to Panama on December 4-6. Quijano, who officially takes up his new role on September 4, was named this March as the successor to Alberto […]

  • 24 February 2012

    Laura E. (Beth) Williams, P.E., a civil engineer with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District, received the 2012 “James Connolly Award” during the Savannah E-Week Technical Training Conference at Armstrong Atlantic State University, Feb. 22, 2012. The conference is held annually in Savannah as part of the nationally-recognized Engineer Week (E-Week) observance. The […]

  • 27 April 2012

      Jointly organised by the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) and the Singapore Maritime Institute (SMI), the NGCP Challenge seeks to identify ideas that will achieve a quantum leap in port performance, productivity and sustainability for a new generation of container port that is set 10 years in the future. The NGCP Challenge […]

  • 26 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The book Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure gives state-of-the-art guidance on how to design, implement and manage a water infrastructure project with a dredging component. Presented insights result from a wealth of up-to-date knowledge pooled by a team of scientists and practicing industry experts which was moderated by an Editorial Board comprised of CEDA and IADC […]

  • 6 November 2012

    Peel Ports Mersey, recently recognised as ‘Port Authority of the Year’ by authoritative global industry journal Containerisation International, has signed up to partnership agreements with two local colleges; Liverpool Community College and Mersey Maritime Group. The Ports group, which operates the Port of Liverpool and the Manchester Ship Canal, says the partnerships come at a […]

  • 5 December 2011

    “We believe that the current period of turbulence in the Mediterranean area could be stabilised within six months, paving the way for the significant recovery in the development of investments from Italian entrepreneurs and those from Campania in particular”. This bright outlook comes from the Paolo Scudieri, chair of the association Study and Research for […]

  • 19 October 2011

    The Port of Corpus Christi and the Tianjin Port (Group) Co., Ltd signed a memorandum of understanding yesterday. The Tianjin Port Authority hosted a delegation of the Port of Corpus Christi, led by City of Corpus Christi Mayor Joe Adame, for the official signing of the MOU. The cooperation alliance between Port Corpus Christi and […]

  • 13 October 2011

    His Royal Highness Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, has made a historic visit to DP World London Gateway during a momentous week for the new port, following the official announcement that the new deep sea container terminal will open in the fourth quarter of 2013. The Duke was welcomed by Sir John Parker Joint Vice […]

  • 23 March 2012

    North Carolina State Ports Authority (NCSPA) Interim CEO Jeff Strader reported on Thursday that on the whole, the state of North Carolina’s Ports is strong. In the last year the ports in Wilmington and Morehead City saw business growth and revenue increases, and overall there is a renewed sense of importance for the role which […]

  • 1 December 2011
    Business & Finance

    After almost five years since the establishment of the company in January 2007, Cai Mep International Terminal Co., Ltd (CMIT) was today officially opened by HRH The Crown Prince of Denmark and Mr. Ngo Thinh Duc – Vice Minister of Transportation. HRH The Crown Prince of Denmark is visiting Vietnam from November 28 – December […]

  • 22 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    DP World today, October 22nd, welcomed the first scheduled vessel, the ‘APL Phoenix’ to call at its new Container Terminal 3 in Jebel Ali, Dubai, as it gears up to serve customers at the state-of-the-art facility. Once fully operational next year, the world’s most modern container terminal will add a further 4 million TEU (twenty-foot […]

  • 22 July 2011
    Business & Finance

    Global Marine terminal operator DP World Limited announced today that it has expanded its portfolio to Suriname on the northeast coast of South America, acquiring a controlling interest in both Integra Port Services (‘IPS’), the Company holding a concession for a container and break-bulk terminal within Nieuwe Haven Port, Paramaribo; and in Suriname Port Services […]

  • 6 December 2011
    Equipment, Technology

    The UK’s Secretary of State for Transport, the Rt Hon Justine Greening MP, has visited the Port of Felixstowe, the country’s largest container port, to see it take delivery of its latest consignment of new cranes. Whilst at the port, the Secretary of State met with senior management of the port, before a tour of […]

  • 30 January 2012

    With ports and sea freight in the Middle East expanding and regional shipping lines facing unprecedented challenges, leaders in international business and government will meet at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC) from April 2 to 4 for the World Ports and Trade Summit 2012. Over 4,000 delegates representing port authorities, shipping lines, cargo […]

  • 19 April 2012

    EPA has issued an enforcement order to AVX Corp. to implement the ongoing cleanup work at New Bedford Harbor, including dredging PCB-contaminated sediment from the Harbor and disposing the dredged sediment to an appropriately licensed off-site facility, into a confined aquatic disposal cell in the Harbor, and into confined disposal facilities to be built along […]

  • 14 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Lindsay Island in the Murray Sunset National Park will be Victoria’s first project to recover water for the environment using the Murray Darling-Basin Plan adjustment mechanism. Under the Basin Plan, states can put forward projects to recover water for the environment through environmental works and measures using funds that had been allocated for buyback. Federal […]

  • 18 March 2013

    Government ministers and industry game-changers convene in Abu Dhabi as Middle East maritime infrastructure growth meets economic opportunity to create a new seaborne trade superpower. The third annual edition of the World Ports & Trade Summit will be opened tomorrow as global ports, key industry players and members of the International Association of Ports & […]

  • 28 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Piedroba Consulting Group (PCG), a Miami based marine infrastructure consultancy firm with an emphasis on dredging, has reported a very busy 2016, filled with lots of activities and accomplishments. The company also reported a growth in its revenues. Enough reasons for Dredging Today to catch up with Piedroba partners Jelle Prins and Luis Prieto y Munoz and […]

  • 1 July 2011
    Business & Finance

    One thing is clear: Conventional procurement is not always cost-efficient and clients and consultants are ready to look for alternatives – like Early Contractor Involvement. On the other hand, for many attendees at the ECI Forum in London the exact definition of “Early Contractor Involvement” was not clear and for some, who had their own […]

  • 19 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Tyne is officially the UK’s fastest growing major deep sea port – a vital trading gateway to world-wide markets. 95% of all goods coming in and out of the country are transported by ship – everything from parts for manufacturing and babies’ bottles to cars and subsea machinery. In recent times the […]

  • 1 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Twenty years ago this month, a unique research facility was opened at HR Wallingford’s facilities in Oxfordshire, UK. The UK Coastal Research Facility (UKCRF) gave engineers and scientists access to an experimental facility to investigate the complex interaction of waves, currents, sediments and coastal structures. It also sparked a fruitful 20-year collaboration between HR Wallingford’s […]

  • 29 December 2011

    The port authority of Lazaro Cardenas has announced APM Terminals as the winner of its deepwater container terminal bid (TEC2), designed to attract private investment and operational efficiencies to the port. The award represents a 32 year concession of a greenfield site for the design, financing, construction, operation and maintenance of a new container terminal […]

  • 26 July 2011

    Individual crane productivity has increased by 25% in the past 12 months at the Apapa Container Terminal, with overall berth productivity rising by 50% during the same period even as port container volumes have surged by 26%. With the recent completion of dredging of all 4 berths to 13.5 meters, APM Terminals Apapa is now […]

  • 23 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The next project shortlisted for this year’s ESPO comes from Lisbon and looks at new ways to preserve the natural environment around the port, while improving its economic prospects and collaboration with society and stakeholders. The 2014 ESPO Awards celebrate the role that ports can play in maintaining the natural environment and contributing to a […]

  • 11 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    The leading British architect Zaha Hadid gave the official order to begin construction work on Port House, the new headquarters for Antwerp Port Authority on the Kattendijk dock. The order was given in the presence of the Flemish ministers Hilde Crevits and Geert Bourgeois, port alderman Marc Van Peel and Port Authority CEO Eddy Bruyninckx. […]