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  • 16 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Lyttelton Port is one step closer to welcoming the world’s largest cruise ships to Canterbury with all piling complete on New Zealand’s first purpose-built cruise berth. Since late 2018, 66 marine and 384 land-based piles totaling almost 10 kilometers have been driven in the project, ensuring the structure is ready to open in November and […]

  • 13 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Canaveral Port Authority (CPA) has been awarded a $14.1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Port Infrastructure Development Program to modernize and expand Port Canaveral’s North Cargo Berth 3. “This is the largest federal grant ever awarded to Port Canaveral, and we thank Secretary Chao for her commitment to us,” Port CEO […]

  • 3 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    FSUE Rosmorport has officially started the construction works on a passenger ferry berth on the left coast of the Anadyr liman, located in the Ugolniye Kopi village, Russia. According to Rosmorport, the project will be implemented with the involvement of a contractor. The works, estimated to cost $10.3 million and completion scheduled for October 2021, […]

  • 9 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The President of the Republic of Kenya, Uhuru Kenyatta, has announced that the first berth of the new Lamu Port will be officially opened in October. The Lamu Port development project – part the Lamu Port-South Sudan-Ethiopia Transport Corridor – represents a government initiative to develop a second deep sea port along the Kenyan coast. […]

  • 7 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The LAPSSET Corridor Development Authority (LCDA) has announced that the first of the proposed 32 berths at the Kenya’s Lamu Port is now 100% complete. The Lamu Port development project – part the Lamu Port-South Sudan-Ethiopia Transport Corridor – represents a government initiative to develop a second deep sea port along the Kenyan coast. The […]

  • 25 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Major floods in the Townsville region in early 2019 have failed to dampen growth in exports leaving the North Queensland city. According to the latest release from the Deputy Premier, Treasurer and Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships, Jackie Trad’s office, new preliminary figures show that total trade through Townsville Port increased by […]

  • 11 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Nelson City Council and Tasman District Council owned Port Nelson Ltd have announced a further significant capital expenditure commitment with around $29 million to be spent in the next 12- 18 months on the redevelopment of the Main Wharf North berth and the purchase of a new Damen harbor tug. Port Nelson Chairman, Phil Lough, […]

  • 25 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Board of Directors of the Canadian Halifax Port Authority has confirmed that the work on the temporary South End Container Terminal berth extension has started, implementing its August 2018 board decision and announced at Halifax Port Days. According to an official announcement, the berth extension will ensure that the Port of Halifax will continue […]

  • 1 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez recently inaugurated the new Pier 6 facility of Puerto Cortes operated by Operadora Portuaria Centroamericana S.A. de C.V. (OPC), a subsidiary of International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI). The $145 million greenfield development, which represents the first phase of OPC’s expansion work in Puertos Cortes, adds another 350 meters of […]

  • 29 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    A berth expansion project at Port Charlottetown, aimed to extend the existing berth space by 270m and to allow for two vessels up to 330m to berth simultaneously, is officially underway. In order to complete the expansion, various stages of construction are required. The project consists of four additional mooring buoys and four additional breasting […]

  • 20 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Cruise ships are one step closer to returning to Lyttelton Harbor, as construction begins on Lyttelton Port Company’s (LPC) cruise berth. The new cruise berth will be located between Cashin Quay and the entrance to the Inner Harbor. It will be the first custom-built cruise ship facility in New Zealand designed to accommodate the world’s […]

  • 18 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Pointe Seraphine Berth One extension was formally opened on January 13, welcoming Royal Caribbean’s Anthem of the Seas, the first-ever mega ship to visit Saint Lucia. The upgrading of the cruise facility was undertaken by the Saint Lucia Air and Sea Ports Authority (SLASPA), in keeping with the government’s outlook for improving the tourism […]

  • 30 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Ukrainian Sea Port Authority (USPA) has invited bidders to submit their offer for construction of new berth No. 8 in the Mykolaiv Port. This $11.8 million development scheme will include, besides construction of the berth, a significant amount of dredging works in this area. “The length of the berth will be 220.66 meters, depth near the berth […]

  • 23 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Port Manatee’s Berth 9 is now able to accommodate heavier loads thanks to completion of a reconstruction project in concert with the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT). At a dedication ceremony last week, officials cut a ribbon signaling the formal opening of the fortified 625-foot-long berth, which can now handle uniform loads of as many […]

  • 15 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Ltd, (APSEZ) recently began construction of the first berth at India’s premier and ambitious international transhipment project in Vizhinjam, Kerala. The groundbreaking ceremony was organized by Chief Minister of Kerala, Shri. Pinarayi Vijayan, and was presided over by Shri. Ramachandran Kadannapally, Minister for Ports, Museums, Archaeology and Archives, in the […]

  • 6 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Ukrainian Seaports Authority (USPA) and the State Enterprise “Mariupol Commercial Sea Port” have signed an agreement on cooperation for the construction of a grain terminal in the rear of berths No. 3-4. “As part of the agreement, USPA will reconstruct the berthage and carry out dredging near berths 3-4 to ensure the construction of a future […]

  • 2 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Plans for a new multi-million dollar cruise ship berth released yesterday by the Lyttelton Port Company will open up new tourism opportunities for Christchurch, said Tourism Minister Paula Bennett. The $56 million dollar berth, funded by the Christchurch City Council, through its port company will enable large cruise liners to return to Lyttelton for the […]

  • 20 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    West Dorset District Council recently appointed Raymond Brown Construction to carry out works that will strengthen the quay walls at West Bay’s deep water berth. The project is set to begin today and will run for around 16 weeks. According to the council, normal working hours will be Monday to Friday between 7.30am and 6pm, while […]

  • 1 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Port of Kapellskar has just announced that they are ready to launch operations at all of its five quay-berths following expansion works. The Swedish port has been expanded and now has two piers and a total of five modern quay-berths. The new 245 meter-long pier has been in operation since summer 2016. The original pier […]

  • 19 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The King Abdullah Port has announced that the infrastructure works for Berth 5 and Berth 6 are about to be finished in a few weeks. Commenting the progress, Eng. Abdullah Hameedadin, Managing Director of the Ports Development Company, the owner and developer of King Abdullah Port, said: “With the two new berths, the port’s annual […]

  • 9 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Dún Laoghaire Harbor Company (DLHC) has welcomed the An Bord Pleanála decision to grant permission for the proposed new cruise berth.  This decision allows DLHC to accommodate up to 80% of cruise ships that currently visit Dublin Bay. Eithne Scott Lennon, Chairperson of DLHC, said: “The development of cruise tourism in Dun Laoghaire and its […]

  • 14 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    BC Ferries has announced that Berth One, which is the primary operational berth at Langdale terminal, will be temporarily closed from mid-January to mid-April, 2017 while marine structures are upgraded or replaced. During this closure, the Langdale-Horseshoe Bay service will operate out of Berth Two at Langdale terminal, which allows single-deck vehicle loading and unloading as opposed […]

  • 25 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    International engineering firm Royal HaskoningDHV has been appointed by the Cayman Islands Central Tenders Committee to provide civil engineering consultancy services for the proposed George Town cruise berthing facility. The company won the bid to undertake civil engineering design works, which will assist with determining the cost of the piers to achieve the least possible environmental impact. […]

  • 1 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Kongsberg Maritime’s Subsea Monitoring (SuMo) and Kongsberg Mesotech have developed an innovative sonar based system that continuously monitors the depth of port berths. “Called BDMRS – Berth Depth Monitoring and Reporting System, it puts real-time data about dynamically changing berth conditions into the hands of the people who need it, when they need it,” Kongsberg […]

  • 16 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    DP World Yarimca has been officially opened for business by the Turkish President in the presence of senior government officials and executives of DP World. As one of the biggest in the country, the new terminal can handle up to 1.3 million containers covering 460,000 square meters, enhancing Turkey’s connectivity with Europe and Asia and […]

  • 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, […]

  • 18 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The construction of a deepwater berth at the NUTEP terminal in the Black Sea port of Novorossiysk will allow Russia to offer regular year-round ice-free calls for vessels up to 10,000 TEU for the first time. The first piles have been driven for the new 341m quay after two years of planning and approvals, with […]

  • 12 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Russian mining and metallurgical company, Norilsk Nickel, is beginning reconstruction of its Murmansk Transport Division mooring facilities. According to the company, reconstruction of the second berth (over 300 meters in length) together with dredging will double the cargo flow of the facility. The project is estimated to be worth around $22.8 million. The new berth will be able to […]

  • 23 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Townsville is investing $55 million to upgrade Berth 4 and double its capacity.  Ports Minister Mark Bailey said that the investment would enable another two million tonnes of product to go through the port every year. According to the Minister Assisting the Premier on North Queensland Coralee O’Rourke, the Berth 4 upgrade […]