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  • 25 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Nearly 1,000 acres of environmentally and historically significant properties in the Cooper River watershed are being permanently protected, under a $1-million land preservation program by the South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA). The effort is part of the SCPA’s $12-million environmental and community mitigation package related to the new container terminal under construction at the former […]

  • 25 June 2013

    With the start this fall of the widening and deepening of the three-and-one-half-mile channel, Port Canaveral also is pursuing the development of an inland port near the north end of Brevard County, which has lost thousands of space-related jobs and is suffering the economic repercussions. “An inland port will create a commerce hub and expand […]

  • 25 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Imperial Capital restated their outperform rating on shares of Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation in a report released on Thursday. Imperial Capital currently has a $11.00 price objective on the stock. “We are initiating coverage of GLDD shares with an Outperform rating and a one-year price target of $11, which is 32% above the […]

  • 25 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is in the process of placing more than 26 million cubic yards of sand along the coastline throughout the northeastern United States to repair and restore coastal storm risk reduction projects previously built by the corps that were severely impacted by Hurricane Sandy. The bulk of the sand, roughly […]

  • 24 June 2013

    The Port of Tyne is preparing for the arrival of a second gantry crane for its Container Terminal at Tyne Dock in South Shields. The crane is due to arrive by ship on Tuesday (25 June). Coming ‘flat packed’, the £6m, 750-tonnes structure will be assembled piece by piece and is expected to be operational […]

  • 24 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Africa Ports and Harbours Show (Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg, Jun 24 – 27, 2013) is the continent’s leading ports, terminal and maritime event. It is a conference and exhibition that will attract decision-makers from port operators, terminal operators, major end-users, government and investors from around Africa. This conference focuses on everything the ports sector needs […]

  • 24 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT), Mumbai and Nhava Sheva (India) Gateway Terminal Pvt. Ltd. (a subsidiary of M/s DP World), signed a concession agreement for development of standalone container handling facility at the Jawaharlal Nehru port. Shri G. K. Vasan, Union Minister for Shipping and Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Chairman, M/s DP World were […]

  • 21 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Assembly of Napa Ports (North Adriatic Ports Association) was held in Venice yesterday. During the meeting, the Presidents agreed that numerous European infrastructural priorities are staged in the North Adriatic and that the role that ports can play in this scenario is and will be crucial. Indeed, Napa benefits of a strategic location that […]

  • 21 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Students from the Prairie View A&M University’s Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Summer Program visited the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District to speak with district subject matter experts in the engineering, biology and regulatory fields, learn more about different avenues of pursuing STEM-related career fields and about the opportunities that exist for […]

  • 21 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Premier Denis Napthine today met with representatives from the Port of Singapore, the world’s largest container transhipment hub, to gather vital information for Victoria’s port expansion and development projects. “The Victorian Coalition Government is expanding the capacity of the Port of Melbourne through the $1.6 billion development of a container terminal, automotive terminal, empty container […]

  • 21 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    CCCC Second Harbor Engineering Co., Ltd. won the bid for the hydraulic structure works of the general terminal of the Honghuatao operation area of the Yidu zone of Yichang Port in Hubei Province, with the construction period of 24 months. Located at Yidu Port, Yichang City, Hubei Province, the terminal is proposed to build a […]

  • 21 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    CCCC Fourth Harbor Consultants Co., Ltd. has recently won the EPC contract for Phase 1 of the coal terminals in the Quanwan zone of Huizhou Port in Guangdong Province. The contract covers construction drawing design, purchase, construction and trial operation. Two 70000t coal unloading terminals and relevant auxiliary port facilities will be built. The terminals […]

  • 20 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. announces the contract award for the construction of the Bronka Port in St Petersburg. The contract was signed at the St Petersburg International Economic Forum in attendance of the Russian Deputy Prime Minister Mr. Arkady Dvorkovich and the Prime Minister of the Netherlands Mr. Mark Rutte. The project involves the reclamation […]

  • 20 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Kalama has appointed a new environmental manager, Tabitha Reeder. Reeder is the first full-time environmental manager at the Port and will manage all environmental affairs of the Port including development permitting, regulatory compliance, environmental assessments and site remediation consistent with the Port’s strategic plan. Reeder, who has a strong background in environmental […]

  • 20 June 2013

    The new Botafoc Quays at the Port of Ibiza, which are soon to come into service, were handed over  to the Port Authority of the Balearic Islands. On June 17. nearly seven months after the work was finished, a ceremony to hand over the quays was held and was attended by the Development Ministry inspector, […]

  • 20 June 2013

    The $1.6 billion redevelopment of the Port of Melbourne has attracted a high calibre list of civil and maritime construction specialists all competing for two significant work packages. Port of Melbourne Corporation Chief Executive Officer, Stephen Bradford, confirmed the short listed bidders for the maritime and civil works packages. Together, the works will deliver the […]

  • 20 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The first shipment from Queensland Sugar Limited’s (QSL) Bundaberg Sugar Terminal, since flooding earlier this year, is being loaded with 11,600 tonnes of raw sugar and will set course for an arrival today at Mackay Sugar Terminal. The channel where ships enter the port of Bundaberg was built-up earlier this year with silt from the […]

  • 20 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers approved $1.2 million in emergency dredging to re-open the Saginaw River to shipping. This year’s heavy spring rains sent sediment down the river and restricted shipping to and from businesses in Saginaw County and the Region. Prior to the excessive rain, the Saginaw River turning basin was in the […]

  • 20 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Prince Rupert Port Authority announced that 2012 was a year of growth and prosperity for the Port of Prince Rupert and the many communities impacted by the reach of its gateway. Details of the Port Authority’s activities and financials were discussed during its Annual Public Meeting, held at the Crest Hotel in Prince Rupert. […]

  • 20 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The XXII Latin American Congress of Ports Colombia 2013, organized by the American Association of Port Authorities, will be held in the city of Bogotá, June 25th to 28th, 2013. Authorities and Executives from International Private Terminals, Maritime and Naval Businessmen, Suppliers, Public Officials, Professionals, and the AAPA Leaders will be attending the most important […]

  • 19 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Philippines Port Development Summit 2013 is scheduled for 13-16 August 2013, in Hyatt Hotel and Casino Manila, Philippines. The Philippines Port Sector presents substantial commercial opportunities to across all its stakeholders. Over 400 billion pesos (US$9.6 billion) has been set by the government in 2013 for infrastructure upgrade targeting at ports, roads and rails. […]

  • 19 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Forth Ports Limited and Port of Zeebrugge / MBZ signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) which marks the start of a strategic agreement between the Port companies with the aim of the exploring mutual opportunities to attract new container cargo volumes. Both ports have complementary assets both in current trade arrangements and geographical positioning and […]

  • 19 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners has approved a $1.02 billion budget for fiscal year 2014 that includes the Port of Long Beach’s largest-ever capital improvement spending plan. A total of $788 million in capital spending is 6 percent more than last year and leads the planned expenses in the budget that covers the […]

  • 19 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Public areas along Lake Washington’s northern tip are safe for swimming and other in-water recreation, according to assessments of lake sediments and water quality. Findings will be presented at a public meeting set for July 11 at Kenmore City Hall, 18120 68th Ave. N. E., beginning at 5:30 p.m. with an informal open house. A […]

  • 18 June 2013

    At its meeting of 14th June 2013, the Luka Koper Supervisory Board was presented with plans for the extension of the southern side of Pier I, an investment which will increase capacity at the Container Terminal by an additional 230,000 TEUs per year above the current 720,000 TEUs. In addition to the dredging of Basin […]

  • 17 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    “When you sail into Rotterdam’s Europort and see the new Maasvlakte 2, enter the Khalifa Port and Industrial Zone Project (KPIZ) in Abu Dhabi or visit Hong Kong’s container terminals, it’s hard to imagine that these areas were once simply wide expanses of water,” stated René Kolman, secretary general, International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) […]