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  • 20 July 2010

    APM Terminals CEO, Kim Fejfer, met with Minister of Shipping G. K. Vasan and other government officials to discuss existing and new terminal and port development projects in one of the world’s fastest-growing economies. He was in India to review progress at APM Terminals facilities at Gateway Terminals India (GTI) located in Jawaharlal Nehru Port […]

  • 8 June 2012

      The Dutch group Supermaritime is to build a breakbulk terminal in the Scaldiahaven in Vlissingen. This terminal will add a new activity to Supermaritime’s package of services. For the Zeeland ports, the new terminal will mean an increase in capacity for handling general and project cargo. The new terminal will become operational in the […]

  • 6 June 2012

    WEDA 32nd/TAMU 43rd Annual Conference will take place June 10th – June 13th, 2012, at the Crowne Plaza Riverwalk Hotel in San Antonio, Texas. The theme of this conference “The Nuts & Bolts of Dredging” will focus on dredging and environmental issues associated with dredging programs that create a strong economy and enhance the marine […]

  • 15 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Julong Dredging & Mining Machinery Co., located in Qingzhou City, China, has more than 30 years of experience in designing and manufacturing a variety of high-quality dredging and mining machinery. The company focuses on the research, design and production of all kinds of dredging machines, water cleaning harvesters, mining and sand processing machinery. Last year proved to be […]

  • 12 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Senior APM Terminals leaders met with the Nigerian Federal Minister of Industry, Trade & Investment, Mr. Olusegun Aganga and a delegation of government officials and advisors in The Hague as part of ongoing discussions on port infrastructure investment to promote Nigerian economic development through access to world-class logistics capabilities. Overall African port utilization currently exceeds […]

  • 26 April 2012

    The Port of Barcelona closed the financial year with operating profits of 60 million euros and investments of 105.4 million euros, mainly in new infrastructure such as the construction of the Prat Wharf, the enlargement of the South Quay, the new building at the Border Inspection Post (BIP) and repairing and improving breakwaters and quays. […]

  • 20 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    DP World today announced financial results from its global portfolio of marine terminals for the twelve months ending 31 December 2012. DP World Chairman, Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem commented; “DP World delivered profit for the year of $749 million following a strong year of operational performance from its global operations, prudent financial management and proactive […]

  • 21 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    A high level delegation from Argentina led by the Vice President, His Excellency Amado Boudou, today visited DP World headquarters in Jebel Ali and was welcomed by Mohammed Sharaf, Group Chief Executive Officer, DP World. Accompanied by  H.E. Ruben Caro, Argentina’s Ambassador to the UAE, the delegation comprised Romano Eduardo, Personal Secretary of Vice President, […]

  • 12 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    APM Terminals’ result for the period was affected by the slowdown in the major Asia-Europe trade lane, which affected port volumes and results in most of the larger terminals in both Asia and Europe. Positive developments in Africa and Americas secured overall volume growth. The global container terminal market measured in TEU increased by 4% […]

  • 22 June 2010
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology, Vessels

    IHC Merwede is pleased to announce that it has recently secured assignments for dredging and offshore vessels and equipment to the value of more than €500 million. This reinforces the group’s belief that there will be continued demand for its innovative vessels, advanced equipment and life-cycle support. The latest projects agreed and confirmed by IHC […]

  • 15 March 2012

      Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. achieved a record revenue of EUR 2.8 billion in 2011 (2010: EUR 2.7 billion). Net profit declined to EUR 254 million (2010: EUR 311 million), though it should be noted that the 2010 result included exceptional pre-tax gains of EUR 33.6 million. In spite of the decline in net profit […]

  • 27 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Royal IHC – engaged in construction activities for the specialist maritime sector – attended the African Mining Summit at the Hilton Bomonti Hotel in Istanbul on 25-26 November 2015. The summit was organised by GRV Global Ltd. in partnership with the Turkish government and Taner Yildiz Minister of Energy and Natural Resources. The main aim of […]

  • 27 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Port Finance International’s African Port Opportunities 2014 conference is scheduled for 28 – 29 January 2014, in Copthorne Tara Hotel London Kensington, London. This highly focused event will investigate the challenges ahead – as well as placing a strong focus on the impact of these developments and their wider implications. PFI London 2014 will […]

  • 1 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Associated British Ports (ABP) has announced the appointment of James Leeson to the role of Head of Commercial, Humber. The move follows a number of significant developments for ABP’s Humber operations, including the announcement that Siemens and ABP will be investing more than £300 million in wind turbine manufacturing facilities at the Port of Hull, […]

  • 9 January 2012

    The Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) completed its Container Handling Equipment (CHE) Upgrade Project by receiving the final consignment of 50 yard tractors on Wednesday. The previous consignments consisted of ship-to-shore cranes and Rubber-Tyred-Gantry (RTG) cranes used for transferring containers between stacks in the yard. The CHE upgrade project which was started in mid 2009 […]

  • 15 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. realized a net profit of EUR 123 million in the first half of 2013 (H1 2012: EUR 102 million). Dockwise contributed EUR 15 million to this result. Revenue rose by 12% in the first half to EUR 1.6 billion (H1 2012: EUR 1.4 billion). Organic revenue growth was 4%. EBITDA in […]

  • 29 August 2012

    DP World today announced financial results from its global portfolio of marine terminals for the first six months of 2012, reporting profit before tax at $310 million, 12% ahead of the prior period on an underlying basis. DP World Chairman, Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, commented: “The past six months has been a challenging period for […]

  • 29 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker wrapped up her trade mission to Africa with a stop in Ethiopia that focused on AGOA renewal. AGOA, the U.S. African Growth and Opportunity Act, “is one critical tool to continue deepening trade and investment ties between the U.S. and Africa,” the Commerce Department said in a May 27 […]

  • 18 August 2011
    Business & Finance

    APM Terminals earned $2.212 billion USD in revenue during the first six months of 2011, representing a 6% increase over the same period in 2010, and generating $304 million USD in profits as the company continued to aggressively expand into high growth markets.  Portfolio expansion In the first half of the year new operations have […]

  • 16 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    The 5th edition of the market report Container Terminal Project Pipeline published by German DS Research takes a closer look on upcoming container terminal projects, their chances to get completed and industry growth. According to DS Research, about 350 expansion projects target to supply 270 million TEU additional container handling capacity up to year 2023 […]

  • 18 November 2010

    Boskalis Q3 2010 Trading Update – Revenue growth resulting from merger with SMIT – Sustained margin strength and good fleet utilization at dredging activities – Order book approximately € 3.2 billion – Earnings outlook raised to at least € 290 million Review of operations Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. saw further revenue growth in the third […]

  • 16 August 2012
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) reported a 12% increase in revenue in the first half of the year to EUR 1.4 billion (first half of 2011: EUR 1.25 billion). Organic revenue growth was 5%. Net profit declined to EUR 102.5 million (first half of 2011: EUR 114.1 million). Compared to the end of 2011 the […]

  • 9 July 2013

    In a special ceremony that marked a combined total of 2000 years of work by a group of long serving employees, DP World Chairman HE Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem has credited Jebel Ali Port’s phenomenal success to its dedicated and long serving people. At a ceremony held by DP World, UAE Region to honour 80 […]

  • 23 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Since the beginning of 2014, DEME managed to  maintain its order book at a fairly high level of about 3.0 billion EUR thanks to new orders, well spread worldwide across dredging, energy related and environmental activities. The total value  of these new orders represents approximately 660 million EUR. Dredging and port construction In Porto Sudeste, Brasil, […]

  • 24 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging work at the Yuzhny port is nearing completion, and cargo owners are already analyzing its benefits. Enhancing the capabilities for working with capesize vessels will significantly increase the flows of export, import, and transit cargoes. Access to capesize vessels (over 200,000 deadweight tons) provides a competitive advantage during transportation of ore and coal cargoes. […]

  • 20 September 2013

    A group of 30 Dutch companies will begin a week’s visit to Ghana next Tuesday to explore mutual business opportunities with their Ghanaian counterparts. Aside other areas, the visit from September 24 to September 30 will focus more on the developments in the ports and logistics sector of Ghana. Hans Docter, Ambassador of The Netherlands, […]