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  • 20 August 2010

    The federal government is determined to fast-track the completion of the dredging of the lower Niger River, the resuscitation of the Ajaokuta Steel Company, as well as the resuscitation of the National Iron Ore Mining Company, in Itakpe, Goodluck Jonathan said yesterday. Speaking while delivering an address at the official commissioning of some key projects […]

  • 14 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Trade and the make or break issues impacting its growth were the focus of a transport and logistics roundtable discussion hosted by DP World this week to contribute to the World Economic Forum Global Agenda Council meetings currently being held in Dubai. In a lively debate under the umbrella theme of “Challenges Facing Trade and […]

  • 23 January 2013

    Throughput levels in the Port of Sohar have surged across all cargo types during 2012. Total cargo volumes handled by the port soared 51% to reach 43,936,193 freight registered tons (FRT) in 2012, from 29,134,240 FRT a year earlier. Vessel traffic jumped 29% to 1,918 calls, against 1,487 vessel movements a year earlier. Growth in […]

  • 10 January 2014

    Continuing their fight for JAXPORT and the economic growth and jobs that deepening the St. Johns River would bring to Northeast Florida, Congresswoman Corrine Brown and Congressman Ander Crenshaw spearheaded a bipartisan Congressional delegation letter to the House and Senate Transportation Committee Chairs and Ranking Members that pushes for the inclusion of the project in […]

  • 10 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, is conducting a controlled burn on Morris Island to clear vegetation in order to repair the perimeter dikes of the disposal area and prepare the site to receive dredged material from the Charleston Harbor federally-maintained anchorage basin. The 165 acre Morris Island placement site hasn’t been needed […]

  • 21 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    In a significant milestone, DP World has welcomed the very first vessel to navigate the new channel on the Soai Rap River to its Saigon Premier Container Terminal (SPCT) in Hồ Chí Minh City, Vietnam. The MSC vessel Xutra Bhum, with a nominal TEU (twenty foot equivalent container unit) capacity of 2378 and dwt of […]

  • 17 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer yesterday launched his effort to ensure that the federal government does not leave out North Shore Long Island communities, like North Hempstead, in funding Sandy rebuilding and resiliency efforts. The Town of North Hempstead has a number of critical recovery projects in the works, including rebuilding the town dock in […]

  • 21 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Mary L. Landrieu, D-La., chair of the Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee, Representative Cedric Richmond, D-La., and New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu yesterday announced $13.4 million in federal funding for hurricane recovery efforts at the Port of New Orleans and the Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans (SWBNO). The grants are funded by […]

  • 29 June 2012

    In a  meeting the board of creditors decided on solutions involving industrial partners. The individual offers for the three companies of the Sietas Group are higher in total than the overall offer submitted and also offer greater security for the future, since they involve strategic investors, i.e. companies from the shipbuilding industry. Amongst the individual […]

  • 18 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has just released their latest edition of ‘Faces of Trade’, introducing Ellicott Dredges, a 135 year old manufacturer of dredging equipment from Baltimore, MD.  The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Faces of Trade is a longstanding and ongoing project to tell the real-life stories of the American workers and entrepreneurs whose livelihoods […]

  • 14 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Essar Ports Ltd. (Essar Ports), part of the Essar, today announced its unaudited results for the quarter ended September 2014. Here are some highlights of the consolidated results: 1. Revenue for the quarter increased by 1% at Rs. 435.3 crore as against Rs. 431.6 crore during previous quarter (Q1 FY15) and increased by 7% from […]

  • 6 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Palaszczuk Government’s State Budget will provide a down payment of up to $75 million for the Townsville Channel Capacity Upgrade (TCCU) project, subject to finalization of an environmental impact statement and business case assessment. Visiting the Port in Townsville today, Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said that the port expansion has been identified in the Townsville […]

  • 4 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    During the trade mission to India a collaboration agreement was signed between Antwerp Port Authority and the Madras Chamber of Commerce & Industry (MCCI), and Princess Astrid of Belgium opened the exhibition of 17th-century baroque art in Mumbai. A delegation from the Antwerp port community headed by HRH Princess Astrid of Belgium visited India from […]

  • 15 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Mary L. Landrieu, D-La., and U.S. Rep. Cedric Richmond, D-La., introduced the Dredging for Restoration and Economic Development for Global Exports (DREDGE) Act of 2013 in the Senate and House to direct the Corps of Engineers to achieve, operate and maintain a 50-foot channel from Baton Rouge to the mouth of the Mississippi […]

  • 21 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Port of Hastings Development Authority CEO, Mike Lean, has welcomed the Victorian Government’s freight and logistics plan’s confirmation that an expanded Port of Hastings is critical to securing the economic vitality of Victoria and cementing Victoria’s status as the freight and logistics capital of the country. Mr Lean said the plan, Victoria – The Freight […]

  • 30 May 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Damen Dredging Equipment has developed an innovative flexible dredging concept which challenges current technical limitations. The new development is the answer to the increasing demand for raw materials while sand winning locations are located further from shore at increased dredging depths. The RoRo Deep Dredge, as the innovative solution is called, can work up to […]

  • 7 September 2010

    Today, September 7, Panama Canal Authority (ACP) and Antwerp Port Authority signed an historic Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to jointly help foster commercial activity between the two authorities. The first of its kind between the ACP and a European port, the MOU will increase cooperation, such as joint marketing and coordination on modernization and expansion […]

  • 12 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Aqaba Container Terminal (ACT), the Red Sea gateway to Jordan and beyond, commemorated the successful completion of the first part of its berth expansion, adding 200 meters of new quay and two new STS cranes and four Rubber Tire Gantry cranes (RTGs). Participants in the ceremony included ACT’s chairman and Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority […]

  • 19 November 2012

    Work started last April and is expected to be completed in 2014. To begin with, the terminal should be able to store 357,000 cubic metres of oil (gasoline, diesel, jet fuel, gasoil and mazut). It is eventually due to have a capacity of 643,000 cubic metres. Plans include a marine jetty with four berths to […]

  • 12 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Representative Steve Scalise has announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers 2020 Work Plan includes critical funding for infrastructure projects in Louisiana, including $85 million to deepen the Mississippi River to 50 feet. “After years of hard work, I’m very glad that the Corps included over $160 million for critical infrastructure projects in […]

  • 27 June 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Smarter ways of exchanging information in the water sector should result in lower costs, innovation and a stronger international position. Rijkswaterstaat, IBM, the Delfland water authority, Delft University of Technology and Deltares announced the launch of Digital Delta yesterday. Over a period of 12 months, these organisations will be looking at how improvements to the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 4 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-OR) applauded the passage of a bipartisan bill that will boost funding for harbor maintenance and provide critical resources to small Oregon ports. The legislation, called the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2013 (WRRDA), gives the Army Corps of Engineers the authorization it needs to move forward with overdue navigation, […]

  • 13 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Standardizing trade processes and developing Vietnam’s infrastructure will attract more investment from global trade enablers like DP World, according to its Group Chairman and CEO Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem. The Chairman discussed these topics with Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang during their recent meeting at the presidential palace in Hanoi. At the meeting, Mr. Bin […]

  • 1 November 2011

    A Delegation of European Union Heads of Missions in Tanzania last week visited the Dar es Salaam Port at the invitation of Tanzania Ports Authority (TPA) Director General, Mr. Ephraim Mgawe. The diplomats, who were led by the Head of the Delegation of the European Union to Tanzania Ambassador Tim Clarke, were also accompanied by […]

  • 6 February 2012

    Though Rep. John Lewis was instrumental in positioning Atlanta to receive the $47.6 million TIGER grant from the federal government to initiate the Atlanta Streetcar Project, he is unable to attend the kick-off. Rep. Lewis worked closely with MARTA , Central Atlanta Progress, and the city to guide the strategic positioning and submission of the […]