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  • 18 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    After receiving consent from the Marine Management Organisation to undertake the program of dredging, Associated British Ports have appointed Anthony D Bates Partnership (ADBP) as their client representative for the forthcoming Southampton Approach Channel Dredge. This project involves selective deepening and widening of the navigation channel at various locations within Southampton Water and the Solent […]

  • 11 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    On August 5th following the construction of the International Port of Colombo South Container Terminal Project in Colombo, Sri Lanka, an opening ceremony was held to officially open the Port for use. President of Sri Lanka, Mahinda Rajapaksa was present at the site, as well as China Communications Construction Company’ s Assistant President, Song Hai […]

  • 9 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Southern Shores canal dredging project is currently underway. The land-based equipment is being hauled in to the Sassafras Lane and Tall Pine Lane transfer sites, according to icontact-archive.com. Once completed, all equipment will then be moved east of the Tall Pine Bridge. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, October 9, 2013

  • 7 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) will host the Africa Economic Maritime Integration Conference on 4 and 5 November 2013 at the International Convention Centre in Durban, South Africa. The conference will feature 20 world-class speakers in the fields of economics, commerce and industry, banking sector, port operations, technology and innovation. “We envisage about 200 senior […]

  • 7 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded a $2 million contract Sept. 28 to maintenance dredge the Lynnhaven Inlet Federal Navigation Channel in Virginia Beach, Va. Lynnhaven Inlet annually undergoes maintenance dredging to combat critical shoaling; however, due to Hurricane Sandy’s impact on the Virginia Beach coastline last year, shoaling conditions were exacerbated […]

  • 24 September 2013

    Associated British Ports (ABP) has today announced a reorganisation of its Humber ports and the retirement of ABP Port Director Southampton, Doug Morrison. The reorganisation on the Humber will bring ABP’s operational and commercial teams under one umbrella. Currently separated into two directorates covering Hull and Goole on the north bank of the river and […]

  • 13 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    UltraTech Cement Lanka (Pvt) Ltd, a leading cement manufacturer announced their strategic involvement with the construction of the Colombo South Harbour. The new South Harbour is the only harbour in South Asia to be able to accommodate Triple E Class vessel and could become one of the main transhipment hubs. Kiran Redkar, the Chief Executive, […]

  • 11 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) will host the Africa Economic Maritime Integration Conference on 4 and 5 November 2013 at the International Convention Centre in Durban, South Africa. The conference will feature 20 world-class speakers in the fields of economics, commerce and industry, banking sector, port operations, technology and innovation. “We envisage about 200 senior […]

  • 9 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Army Corps of Engineers has commenced dredging operations in South Haven Channel. The dredging will take place in the Lake Michigan approach and between the pierheads near the Lighthouse. Dredge spoil will be placed south of South Beach as a beach replenishment process. The project is a hydraulic dredging operation. There will be pipe […]

  • 29 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    JAXPORT CEO Brian Taylor and his leadership team yesterday hosted Rep. Steve Southerland of Florida’s Second Congressional District in the Panhandle and offered a first-hand look at the opportunities and challenges ahead for all of the state’s ports. Rep. Southerland is a member of both the House Committee on Natural Resources and the House Committee […]

  • 23 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    On August 5th following the construction of the International Port of Colombo South Container Terminal Project in Colombo, Sri Lanka, an opening ceremony was held to officially open the Port for use. President of Sri Lanka, Mahinda Rajapaksa was present at the site, as well as China Communications Construction Company’ s Assistant President, Song Hai […]

  • 19 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    ABP’s Port of Southampton has been ranked the most productive port in Europe and the number one performing container terminal in the UK, according to an independent industry study. Based on confidential data charting more than 100,000 port calls at 400 ports during 2012, the analysis from the Journal of Commerce (JOC) put Southampton’s productivity […]

  • 13 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    An exciting joint venture between PrimePort Timaru and Port of Tauranga creates the opportunity to deliver huge benefits to the community and transform trading opportunities for the South Canterbury region, says port chairman Roger Gower. The agreement, which remains subject to local community consultation, will have far‐reaching positive economic and social impacts for the region, […]

  • 5 August 2013

    A $500 million Colombo South Harbour will open today. The massive terminal in Colombo is located mid-way on the lucrative east-west sea route and has facilities on a par with Singapore and Dubai. The Colombo International Container Terminal (CICT), which is 85 percent, owned by the state-run China Merchant Holdings International, is designed to handle […]

  • 19 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    African Ports Evolution (26-28 August 2013, Cape Town International Convention Centre, South Africa) will address the readiness of African ports to receive the newer and bigger vessels, developing, improving and protecting port facilities; securing financing for marine infrastructure; managing congestion and increasing operational efficiency. The programme will feature leading presentations and case studies from Africa […]

  • 10 July 2013

    The U.S. Forest Service is planning to dredge and restock three western South Dakota lakes that have been degraded by silt contamination, reports argusleader.com. This dredging project includes Horse Thief, Bismarck and Lakota lake. Silt pollution which can be caused by: Rainwater run off from topsoil stripped areas of site, pumping out and dewatering of […]

  • 8 July 2013

    ABP Finance Plc announces that ABP Acquisitions UK Limited, a fellow subsidiary of ABPA Holdings Limited, has today signed a £70m loan agreement with the European Investment Bank. Proceeds from the loan will be used to fund part of the costs of the further development of the container terminal at the Port of Southampton. Furthermore, […]

  • 27 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Charles W. Boustany, Jr., M.D., (R-South Louisiana) issued the following statement after the Port of South Louisiana released its annual figures from 2012 making it the largest tonnage port in the country. Last year, the port moved almost 279 million tons of cargo, an increase of roughly four million tons from the previous year, […]

  • 18 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    African Ports Evolution (26-28 August 2013, Cape Town International Convention Centre, South Africa) will address the readiness of African ports to receive the newer and bigger vessels, developing, improving and protecting port facilities; securing financing for marine infrastructure; managing congestion and increasing operational efficiency. The programme will feature leading presentations and case studies from Africa […]

  • 14 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Several provinces in the southern region are still faced with floods. In Huay Yot district of Trang, a rockslide sent large rocks crashing onto a temple building used to store small Buddha images and kitchenware, damaging the articles kept inside. The rocks came hurtling down just 10 meters from a housing building occupied by monks […]

  • 5 June 2013

    Congressman Tim Bishop and state and local officials representing East Hampton Town announced that federal funding to begin the process of rebuilding heavily-eroded beaches of the South Fork, including Montauk, has been approved by the federal Office of Management and Budget as part of the implementation of the US Army Corps of Engineers’ (USACE) Fire […]

  • 29 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    African Ports Evolution (26-28 August 2013, Cape Town International Convention Centre, South Africa) will address the readiness of African ports to receive the newer and bigger vessels, developing, improving and protecting port facilities; securing financing for marine infrastructure; managing congestion and increasing operational efficiency. The programme will feature leading presentations and case studies from Africa […]

  • 28 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, began work on a $14.5 million jetty repair project at the entrance to the Brownsville Ship Channel with scheduled completion in 2014. Jetties, also known as stone breakwaters, minimize wave action along the shoreline and prevent sediment from filling the entrances to ship channels along the Texas […]

  • 27 May 2013

    The role of transport and logistics has become increasingly important to accelerate the growth of Namibia’s economy and with the rapid growth in cargo volumes along the Walvis Bay corridors through the port of Walvis Bay and the benefits that the trade routes have to offer, Walvis Bay has been identified to become the logistics […]

  • 22 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    On schedule and within budget, the $630,185 beach maintenance and improvement project at South Beach Marco Island is complete. Despite being peak tourist season during construction, the schedule for work on the beach required completion within the 60 days prior to the start of turtle nesting season on May 1 and this was accomplished successfully. […]

  • 21 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    An archaeological dig to discover the secrets of the city’s first sea wall is taking place this week. As part of National Archaeology Week, Council’s Heritage Team will spend two days at Southport with community volunteers and school students unearthing some sections of the sea wall. Chair of City Planning, Councillor Cameron Caldwell, said the […]