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  • 10 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Seattle and the Northwest Seaport Alliance are proposing modifications to marine cargo facilities at Terminal 5. The Port of Seattle, as lead agency under the State Environmental Protection Act (SEPA), is preparing an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) on the project, which includes berth deepening, dock strengthening and power upgrades to handle larger […]

  • 6 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Los Angeles Board of Harbor Commissioners has approved a $1.17 billion fiscal year (FY) 2016/17 annual budget for the Port of Los Angeles. As in years past, budget allocations closely align and support the four key objectives of the Port’s 2012-2017 Strategic Plan, which include: development of a world-class infrastructure that promotes growth; implementation […]

  • 1 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Canada’s Environment Minister, Catherine McKenna, announced yesterday the establishment of a three-member Review Panel that will conduct the environmental assessment of Port Metro Vancouver’s proposed Roberts Bank Terminal 2 project. Ms. Jocelyne Beaudet has been appointed as the Chair of the Review Panel. Dr. Diana Valiela and Dr. David Levy have been appointed as members of the Review […]

  • 24 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Crowley Puerto Rico Services is continuing to invest in Puerto Rico with new $21 million terminal construction contract. The contract is the third awarded that is associated with Crowley’s investment in its Isla Grande terminal in preparation for the arrival of the company’s first of two LNG-powered Commitment Class ships, now under construction in Pascagoula, Miss. The latest […]

  • 19 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) Board has approved construction and quality assurance contracts for its Columbus Street Terminal. At its recent meeting, the Board also approved two additional contracts for projects at SCPA’s container terminals in South Carolina. The first contract is for annual maintenance dredging at the North Charleston Terminal and the second one is for a […]

  • 11 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The first batch of STS cranes, destined for T2 operations, has arrived at the newly built second berth of DCT Gdansk terminal. This arrival heralds the forthcoming finalization of one of the largest investment projects in Pomeranian history. The new 650m long deep-water berth will be equipped with 5 STS cranes, delivered by Liebherr Container Cranes Ltd. […]

  • 10 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, has halted Gateway Pacific Terminal permitting process following careful evaluation of the project. After taking in consideration all the information available on the project, Seattle District Commander Col. John Buck has determined that the potential impacts to the Lummi Nation’s usual and accustomed (U&A) fishing rights from the proposed […]

  • 5 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has just released a behind-the-scene video about the construction and installation of the 1st caisson at the Tuas Terminal Port Phase 1 development. Coordinating Minister for Infrastructure and Minister for Transport, Khaw Boon Wan, marked the initiation ceremony on April 29, 2016 by launching the first caisson. In […]

  • 3 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The first six cantilever rail-mounted gantry (CRMG) cranes arrived in the River Mersey on Sunday, 1 May, ready for installing and commissioning at the Liverpool2 deep-water container terminal. Produced by leading Chinese manufacturer ZPMC, which also supplied the five ship-to-shore cranes already on site, these six are the first of 12 required for phase 1 […]

  • 2 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Cowlitz County and the Washington Department of Ecology have published a draft study evaluating the potential environmental impacts of a proposed coal export terminal near Longview. The 45-day public comment period on the Draft Environmental Impact Statement includes three public hearings: May 24 in Longview, May 26 in Spokane and June 2 in Pasco. “The […]

  • 29 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The kickoff ceremony for the phase one of Singapore’s mega-port terminal in Tuas was held today, April 29th 2016, with Transport Minister Khaw Boon Wan starting the construction by launching the first caisson at the site. The Tuas Terminal Phase 1 project is large in scope and includes construction of the new port terminal with 20 […]

  • 26 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    Ed. Zublin AG of Stuttgart, in a joint venture with Heinrich Hirdes GmbH, has been selected to build the Offshore-Terminal Bremerhaven (OTB). The construction contract, with a value of approx. €120 million, comprises the terminal (quays and hinterland), terminal access and retrofitting of the corresponding levees. The heart of the project is the construction of […]

  • 31 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Construction continues on SCPA’s Hugh K. Leatherman Sr. Terminal, located on the former Navy Base in North Charleston. Since receiving the final permit approvals in 2007, the South Carolina Ports Authority is working hard on the construction of the new 280-acre terminal which will boost capacity in the port by a full 50%. According to SCPA, opening date of the […]

  • 25 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    State Enterprise Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority (USPA) and MV Cargo LLC have signed an agreement on the implementation of two partnership projects in relation of the construction of a terminal in the Port of Yuzhny.  Under the terms of the agreement MV Cargo LLC, acting as a developer, will undertake the construction of a specialized […]

  • 21 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    DP World Australia’s new 30,000 sqm Melbourne terminal expansion, at the former Bentley Chemplax site, was commissioned on Tuesday (15 March 2016), signalling the start of a suite of capital investment projects in 2016-17. The development is the terminal’s largest expansion project since 2010, and represents the first in a series of new investments in […]

  • 18 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    APM Terminals has forged ahead with the new deep-water semi-automated Lázaro Cárdenas Terminal 2 (TEC2) project. This development scheme, representing an overall investment of $900 million, is in line with the full expectation that the 1.2 million TEU annual throughput capacity added to Mexico’s port infrastructure will have an immediate impact on Mexico’s local and […]

  • 11 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Port Metro Vancouver is continuing field studies in March 2016 as part of ongoing environmental and technical work for the Container Capacity Improvement Program. The Container Capacity Improvement Program was announced in 2011, and is Port Metro Vancouver’s long-term strategy to ensure the timely delivery of required infrastructure to meet anticipated growth in the container […]

  • 24 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Representatives of Cargill and MV Cargo have signed a binding Share Purchase Agreement, formalizing their commitment in relation to the construction of a terminal in the Yuzhny Port. This agreement marks a significant milestone in the project and follows the memorandum of cooperation Cargill and MV Cargo entered into with Ukraine’s Sea Ports Authority (USPA) […]

  • 21 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    APM Terminals and Compañia de Puertos Asociados S.A. (Compas S.A.) have finalized the incorporation of Cartagena Container Terminal Operator (CCTO), a new joint venture which will manage and operate Compas S.A.’s existing multipurpose facility in Cartagena, Colombia. APM Terminals will hold a 51% majority share in the operation, which includes annual throughput capacities of 250,000 […]

  • 19 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    International Container Terminal Services Inc. (ICTSI’s) new terminal, located at Matadi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, is on schedule to open for business in August 2016. The new terminal will deliver purpose-designed container handling capacity coupled with modern general cargo handling and storage facilities. Matadi is situated on the left bank of the Congo River […]

  • 14 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Financial closure for the upgrading of the Kingston Container Terminal (KCT) is expected to take place by the end of March, with handover of the facility to port concessionaire, Kingston Freeport Terminal Limited (KFTL), to occur simultaneously, reported the Jamaica Information Service.  Speaking in the House of Representatives on Tuesday, January 13, Transport, Works and Housing […]

  • 22 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Environment Minister Mary Polak and Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Todd Stone have issued an environmental assessment certificate to Rio Tinto Alcan for the Terminal A Extension project in Kitimat. The decision was made after considering a review led by British Columbia’s Environmental Assessment Office. The ministers have issued the certificate with legally enforceable conditions that […]

  • 22 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Contractors will begin driving test piles at the Northwest Seaport Alliance Terminal 5 in Seattle the first week of January. The installation will last through March. The pile driving and testing is part of the design phase of the terminal’s improvements. Test results could help reduce the final number of piles required and refine the depth of […]

  • 16 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has officially opened the new third berth at BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance’s (BMA) Hay Point Coal Terminal, which lifts the export capacity from 44 million tonnes per annum (mtpa) to 55 mtpa. The Premier was joined by BHP Billiton President Coal, Mike Henry, and Mitsubishi Corporation COO, Mineral Resources Investment Division, […]

  • 14 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Salalah, an Arab Gulf regional gateway port and transshipment hub on the Arabian Sea, has inaugurated a new deep-water General Cargo and Liquid Bulk Terminal, adding 20 million tons of dry cargo and six million tons of liquid bulk cargo annual handling capacity. The 1266 meter quay offers two 320 meter-long General […]

  • 7 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Seattle plans to add underwater lands to its ongoing investigation into past environmental contamination at its Terminal 91 Complex under a proposed amendment to a cleanup agreement with the Washington Department of Ecology. The investigation would coincide with a project slated for this winter to maintain the depth needed to continue mooring ships […]