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  • 21 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    New leadership is taking over the Association of Canadian Port Authorities (ACPA) as it launches a nationwide effort to bolster port infrastructure and navigate the shifting tides of global trade. Following two fruitful days of networking and discussions on the future of the Canadian maritime industry at its annual conference and AGM in Bathurst, NB, […]

  • 1 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority is continuing field studies in November 2017 as part of ongoing environmental and technical work for the Roberts Bank Terminal 2 Project. The port provided an overview of field studies that will be taking place in November 2017, including the Coastal Geomorphology, Abiotic Parameters Study, Outdoor Recreation, and Recreational Trail […]

  • 24 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging operations for Willoughby Spit and Vicinity Coastal Storm Damage Reduction Project will start later today at 27th Bay St, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District. The project, worth $34.5 million, is the largest single storm damage reduction project in the City of Norfolk. The project area, located in the city […]

  • 20 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Norfolk Dredging Co. of Chesapeake, Virginia, has just won a $13.4 million firm-fixed-price contract for the Prime Hook Beach Restoration. The work includes dredging beachfill from a near shore borrow area and placing it along approximately 6,375 linear feet of shoreline to create a dune with a 40 foot wide crest and beach berm approximately 220 […]

  • 21 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The press service of the Ukrainian Sea Port Authority (USPA) reports that nine companies have submitted their bids in a tender for dredging works at the approaching channel of the Chornomorsk Port. The bids were submitted by Ukrbudservice LLC, Novadeal Ltd., Inflot-Danubius Agency, Ligos UA LLC, Jan De Nul, VO Ukraine subsidiary, China Harbour Engineering […]

  • 29 March 2011

        The Port Authority’s results for 2010 amount to € 154 million. That is € 10 million more than the results for 2009, excluding the one-off proceeds of a sale during that year. The increase in the results is thanks, among other things, to the strong recovery in goods throughput in 2010 (+11%). CEO […]

  • 20 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Malta Freeport Terminals has recently fully completed an intensive dredging program at the Port of Marsaxlokk. This development project included the dredging of the Port’s outer and inner fairway, inner turning circle, basin manoeuvring area and the approaches of Terminal Two North and South Quays as well Terminal One North Quay and alongside these quays […]

  • 29 August 2012

    The Port Authority’s Second Quarter Budget Reforecast paints a positive picture, Executive Director Len Waterworth reported at yesterday’s meeting of the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority. “The bottom line is that revenues have increased by more than $11 million or 5 percent, compared to the original budget forecast,” Waterworth said. “And expenses […]

  • 11 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Jan De Nul Group (JDN) and Payra Port Authority (PPA) today signed a joint venture company agreement, worth EUR 550 million, for the Payra Deep-Sea Port dredging project. The Government of Bangladesh considers the development of Payra Deep-sea Port vital for speedy and efficient development of Bangladesh’s infrastructure, trade and commerce. Successful operation of the […]

  • 6 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    In a special meeting held today, the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority approved $296,000 in increased funding for maintenance dredging of the Bayport Cruise Terminal. About the Port of Houston Authority For nearly 100 years, the Port of Houston Authority has owned or operated the public cargo-handling facilities of the Port of […]

  • 29 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The President of Ghana, John Dramani Mahama, recently paid a brief working visit to the Takoradi Port to acquaint himself with the progress of the expansion works after cutting the sod late last year. The Director-General of the Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA), Mr. Richard A. Y. Anamoo, hosted the president and showed him […]

  • 2 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Cottrell Contracting Corporation, a Chesapeake, VA, based dredging company, has won a $21,8 million contract for the James River Maintenance Dredging Program in Virginia. Bids were solicited via the internet with three received, the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) said in its latest announcement. The project, with an estimated completion date of March 2022, will consist of maintenance […]

  • 2 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has entered into a consent agreement with Pharmacia LLC on a cleanup plan to address dioxin contamination at the Kanawha River Superfund Site in Putnam and Kanawha counties. The cleanup work focuses on a 14-mile stretch within the Kanawha River beginning at the confluence of the Kanawha and Coal […]

  • 18 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging of the Kingston Harbour, as part of the Government’s Global Logistics Hub development, is awaiting selection of an approved bidder, who will manage operations at the Kingston Container Terminal (KCT). This was stated by Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Port Authority of Jamaica (PAJ), Professor Gordon Shirley, at the opening of a […]

  • 28 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    In order to streamline the Antwerp Port Authority’s technical and nautical departments and improve the service to customers, these departments are being centralized to form a joint cluster, the port said in its latest announcement.  Three large new facilities will be set up at the site on quays 602-612: a central workshop (for the technical […]

  • 23 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Port of Grays Harbor Executive Director, Gary Nelson, last week participated in the U.S. House Subcommittee on Water Resources roundtable discussion, named ‘America’s Water Resources Infrastructure: Concepts for the Next Water Resources Development Act, Part II’ in Coos Bay, Oregon. Representing the Association of American Port Authorities (AAPA) as the North Pacific Caucus Chair, Mr. […]

  • 2 May 2012

    The Moerdijk Port Authority and the Port of Rotterdam Authority are changing their existing incidental collaboration into a structural commercial and operational collaboration. The aim is to strengthen the national and international competitive position of the two ports. Hans Smits, President and CEO of the Port of Rotterdam Authority: “Collaboration with Moerdijk fits well in […]

  • 16 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    As part of a first-of-its-kind cooperative agreement, the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) and the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MarAd) have teamed up to develop a port investment plan toolkit that will help port authorities create investment-quality infrastructure development plans in order to attract public and/or private capital to fund their infrastructure […]

  • 10 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    Leading UK marine environmental consultancy ABPmer has identified cost effective dredging solutions for the Port of Grangemouth which has experienced increased siltation around the entrance to the impounded port in recent years. The maintenance of navigable depths in ports, harbors, marinas and shipping channels is a statutory requirement for most harbor authorities. Where sedimentation occurs, […]

  • 21 October 2011

    Hamburg Port Authority has announced plan for transfer of treated sludge from dredged harbours. Sludge to be removed to Francop and to be added to previously dredged mud from Hamburg and surrounding waters. It is planned to carry out the following work in an open process which will comprise: – Deposition of silt including port […]

  • 4 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    DTA Engenharia, a Brazilian-based company, was the winning bidder of a massive $134.5 million worth Port of Paranaguá dredging contract, reported the Secretariat for Ports (SEP). The next step in the bidding process is the qualification phase. The contract comes as a part of the National Dredging Program II, under which approx. $1.6 billion is going to be invested by the […]

  • 23 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Jan De Nul Group has just released this very interesting video about the Trondheim Port Basin Rehabilitation Project, conducted by Envisan – the environmental subsidiary of JDN. With this contract Trondheim wants to restore the port basin to its desired depth and aims at stopping the further spread of the contaminated sediments. The project is […]

  • 10 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Low water levels in the upper reaches of the Mississippi River are not affecting operations within the Port of New Orleans, as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has maintained the Congressionally-authorized 45-foot deep channel on the Lower Mississippi River from Baton Rouge, La., to the mouth of the River. “We do not anticipate any […]

  • 6 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Revenue of the Port Authority rose by 3.1% last year due to increased economic activity at the port. However, profits fell by 4.9% owing to higher interest charges and depreciation. The completion of phase 1 of Maasvlakte 2 brought the level of investment down to €189 million, a level that is still higher than before […]

  • 11 October 2011

    Executives from the Port of Gothenburg and APM Terminals were on hand today for the concession signing ceremony for Sweden’s Skandia Container Terminal. The decision reflects the port’s review of APM Terminals’ bid submitted on 7 September 2011 to manage the port for the next 25 years. APM Terminals will invest over USD 115 million […]

  • 5 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The last month’s opening of the expanded Panama Canal was recognized during the latest meeting of the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority. “Houston is well positioned for increased trade through the canal to and from East Asia, currently our fastest growing container trade lane,” Port Commission Chairman Janiece Longoria said. “We look […]