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  • 25 February 2011

    Contracts totaling more than $2 million to upgrade software at Port Authority terminals and to expand network connectivity are among several matters that were approved during the regular February 22 meeting of the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority. In his monthly report, Chief Executive Officer Alec G. Dreyer noted that January continued […]

  • 15 August 2012

    Last week, the Fourteenth Court of Appeals reversed a lower court ruling and rendered judgment against Zachry Construction Corporation in a suit the company filed in 2006 against the Port of Houston Authority. A trial court previously awarded Zachry $19,662,697 for breach of contract arising from the Bayport Terminal Complex Phase 1A Wharf and Dredging […]

  • 28 March 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Work is in progress at Mair’s Yard, Lerwick on Lerwick Port Authority’s new quay as the site of a future fishmarket building. Contractor Tulloch Developments has completed installing the piles for the quay wall of the 151 metre long berth. An extensive area of land reclamation has been created and the works are on schedule […]

  • 23 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Gulf Coast Shipyard Group (GCSG), a manufacturer of a variety of ocean-going and inland marine vessels for commercial and military markets as well as the Trinity Yachts brand, announced yesterday its expansion by signing a three-year lease with one-year options with the Port of Gulfport. Specifically, Gulf Coast Shipyard Group will use 400 linear feet […]

  • 28 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Now in its seventh year and more compelling than ever, the American Association of Port Authorities’ (AAPA) 2014 Shifting International Trade Routes workshop, co-sponsored by the U.S. Maritime Administration and hosted by the Tampa Port Authority, will examine the effect of the world economic outlook on investment decisions, cargo movements and international trade in general. […]

  • 5 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The benefits and challenges of port concessions, port privatization and strategic alliances are among the critical issues that will be addressed at the American Association of Port Authorities’ 2013 Latin American and Caribbean Executive Management Conference. This semi-annual, three-day conference typically draws more than 100 port and maritime professionals from all over the Western Hemisphere, […]

  • 26 September 2012

    The Port of Rotterdam Authority is to build three new public lay-by berths for coastal container shipping on the Maasvlakte. Since the beginning of this year, the ro/ro dolphins of the Rhenus terminal have been used intensively for this purpose. With throughput of almost 12 million standard containers (TEU), Rotterdam is the largest container port […]

  • 13 November 2013

    The Draft report of MEP Knut Fleckenstein, the rapporteur on the European Commission proposal for a Regulation on Market access to port services and financial transparency of ports was published on 8 November 2013 and will be discussed in the Transport & Tourism Committee (TRAN) of the European Parliament on 26 November. The rapporteur proposes […]

  • 5 August 2013

    The U.S. Army Corp of Engineers and the Miami-Dade Department of Environmental Resources Management will hold a public meeting on Friday, Aug. 16 at 6:30 p.m. to discuss using sand from offshore of St. Lucie County and other South Florida areas for the renourishment of beaches in Miami-Dade County. The meeting will be held in […]

  • 31 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The aim of the Port Authority of the Balearic Islands (APB) to improve depths in the commercial port of Mahon has been met, thanks to the dredging work that got underway last March. As a result of this project, the Minorcan port is now safer for vessel navigation, and can cater for ships up to […]

  • 23 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    With more than 400 ports, corporations, associations and individuals as signatories, the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) has finalized and sent a letter to leaders of the House and Senate appropriations committees, urging them to meet the dredging funding commitments made in the 2014 Water Resources Reform & Development Act (WRRDA), passed in May. […]

  • 31 July 2012

    The Chair of the Association of Canadian Port Authorities (ACPA), Robin Silvester, has announced statement on the US Federal Maritime Commission report: “A Study of U.S. Inland Containerized Cargo Moving Through Canadian and Mexican Seaports”. “Canadian port authorities operate as financially independent entities that compete effectively with ports across North America. While U.S. ports fund […]

  • 2 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Charleston Harbor Post 45 Deepening Project has received $1.3 million in funding for the Pre-construction Engineering and Design (PED) Phase of the project from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ 2015 Work Plan’s additional allocations. This funding allows the PED phase to begin upon finalizing the design agreement with the South Carolina State Ports […]

  • 11 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and five Lower Columbia River ports are beginning the public scoping process to prepare an integrated environmental impact statement and long-term maintenance plan for the Lower Columbia River Federal Navigation Channel. According to the Corps,, the Plan will ensure the channel, extending upstream from the Mouth of Columbia River […]

  • 7 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Peruvian Wharf – Brett Aggregates’ new hub site alongside the Thames in East London – reached a significant milestone last month, when it took delivery of its first shipment of aggregate brought in by river from the company’s Cliffe terminal on the Thames Estuary in North Kent. The Neptune, a self-discharging coaster vessel, transported 2,150 […]

  • 24 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    A joint effort between Port of Brest, CCIMBO, DEME and Titan LNG resulted in the successful truck-to-ship LNG bunkering of the Scheldt River, the DEME owned LNG powered hopper dredger, last week. Commenting the latest news, Eric Roellinger, Harbor Master Port of Brest, said: “Port authorities play a crucial role in the development and facilitation […]

  • 3 March 2011

    Kaliningrad authorities have been in talks with a potential investor in the project of a deepwater port on the Balga, the regional…   (portnews) [mappress] Source: portnews, March 3, 2011  

  • 15 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Fernandina Beach in Nassau County, Florida, will soon receive much-needed sand as part of the Kings Bay Entrance Channel maintenance project, reports the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District. The Corps awarded the dredging contract in December to Manson Construction Co. of Seattle, Washington, for approximately $23.6 million. According to USACE, the project that […]

  • 5 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Looking back at the Port of Portland’s maritime trade statistics and industrial development projects over the past year, two notable trends emerged: increased export activity and facility investment. With the successful start of Ford vehicle exports to China and Korea, increased demand for mineral exports, investment in new ship loaders, and a $40 million expansion […]

  • 15 March 2010

    The Port of Sibenik Authority (PSA) has applied for a loan from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (the Bank) and intends to use its proceeds to contribute towards financing the reconstruction of the Vrulje quay in the Port of Sibenik. The proposed project… [mappress] Source:ebrd,March 15,2010;

  • 15 July 2020
    Business development

    The 11th Dredging and Land Reclamation Asia Summit will be held from 7th-11th September 2020 LIVE ONLINE, informs Equip Global. Backed by demand from global ports and maritime authorities, this summit will be the best platform for dredging and reclamation experts to gather and have countless networking and learning opportunities about the latest project and […]

  • 25 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port of Houston Authority is ready to provide cost-efficient and consistent solutions to cargo owners and logistics companies, Executive Director Roger Guenther said yesterday in his monthly report to the Port Commission. “We continue to receive many inquiries about moving freight from East Asia via the Panama Canal and through our port,” Guenther reported to […]

  • 3 December 2020
    Technology

    The Municipality of Port Hope, Ontario, is conducting a suction dredge program on the Port Hope outer harbor. According to their latest release, the dredging operations started earlier this week. The Municipality and Cameco Corporation have been working collaboratively to resolve issues related to Cameco’s cooling water intake, located along the west harbor wall, which […]

  • 15 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    For (future) decision makers and their advisors in governments, port and harbor authorities, offshore companies and other organisations that have to execute dredging projects, the International Association of Dredging Companies will organize the International Seminar on Dredging and Reclamation on October 26-30, 2015, in Jakarta, Indonesia. To optimise the chances of the successful completion of […]

  • 13 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Florida Ports Council has announced a new publication the State of Florida Ports, a resource of detailed information on each Florida seaport. The report provides an updated port profile for each of Florida’s seaports, including economic impact information and status updates for their major projects, as well as accomplishments and testimonials. The report also […]

  • 13 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Shifting international trade patterns at seaports throughout the Americas – with mega-size vessels requiring higher capacity road and rail connections serving ports, along with deeper harbors, bigger cranes and sturdier berths – can bolster a region’s economy while straining its infrastructure. Because there’s no stopping these trade shifts, ports – and the communities they serve […]