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  • 3 September 2012

    Shri G.K. Vasan, the Union Minister of Shipping, has announced the details of capacity and projected capacity on completion of the proposed projects in respect of all Major Ports. These are as follows: [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, September 3, 2012

  • 5 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    VIII International Forum and Exhibition “Transport of Russia”, which is being held in Moscow December 4-6, 2014, has already raised some good quality discussions and ideas about the country’s maritime transport infrastructure.  At the event, several government officials stressed the need for Russian seaports to increase their capacity. It is necessary to boost the capacity of Russian seaports in […]

  • 26 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The course named “River capacity and the influence on vegetation and habitat management” is scheduled for 5 November 2014, in Wallingford, UK, and it will provide an overview of how to estimate the capacity of rivers. The course focuses on the use of a free-available tool, the Conveyance Estimation System (CES) designed to solve simple […]

  • 16 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Western Australia has identified ways to increase the shipping capacity in Port Hedland’s channel by 16 per cent over the next three years, Transport Minister Dean Nalder announced last Friday. According to Nalder, new modelling of the Pilbara Ports Authority and independent maritime engineering company OMC International had pinpointed opportunities to increase the […]

  • 25 June 2012

    As part of its continued focus on efficiency and commitment to customers, DP World Aden this month received and operated an additional two gantry cranes, bringing up to seven the number of cranes at the Aden Container Terminal (ACT). The two new Liebherrs Super Post Panamax quay cranes with a capacity of 65 tons and […]

  • 1 May 2013

    Minister for Ports David Hodgett welcomed today’s news, from the Port of Melbourne Corporation, announcing a shortlist of bidders to build and operate Melbourne’s third international container terminal. “The $1.6 billion Port Capacity Project is a critical infrastructure project that will drive competition and fundamentally enhance Victoria’s future economic growth,” Mr Hodgett said. “I’m pleased […]

  • 23 June 2010

    India has invited bids to expand its port capacity to 1.2 billion tons. The bids are for 25 port projects worth $5.4bn. The Indian Government is also implementing the National Maritime Development Programme at an investment of $21bn out of which $12bn will be spent on ports. The expansion plans are due to come into […]

  • 10 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S.-Flag dredging industry is commemorating the 77th anniversary of the Japanese air raid on the United States Naval Base at Pearl Harbor, highlighting the critical need for a robust American shipbuilding capacity to ensure for the preparedness of the nation. “The American-Flag dredging industry is building ships, creating jobs, and ensuring the economic and national […]

  • 25 January 2012

    As India charts its voyage as the port of call for world trade, ports and terminals see the dire need to meet the growing demand in both infrastructure and capacity for vessels crisscrossing between the West and the East. About 95 per cent of Indian overseas cargo by volume and 75 per cent by value […]

  • 5 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Ruia-owned port company Essar Ports has its hands full with expansion projects at its ports and is not looking for further expansion into new ones, its top executive said, adding that the company’s new iron-ore terminal in Orissa will be commissioned by the end of the month. “At the moment, we are not looking for […]

  • 5 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Vice Admiral Ayman Saleh Ibrahim, Chairman of Damietta Port Authority (DPA), today signed a contract for establishing a new 630 meters long, 17 meters deep berth in Damietta Port (DP) with an adjacent handling yard totaling 75000 square meters. The signing, which took place in The Arab Academy for Sciences, Technology And Maritime transport, was […]

  • 9 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Kansas owns water storage in 14 federal reservoirs managed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. But the storage capacity of those lakes is gradually diminishing, as topsoil from waterways and farms upstream washes into the reservoirs and settles to the bottom. State officials are now trying to extend the life of the eastern Kansas […]

  • 21 January 2014

    Ennore Port Limited (EPL), Chennai and Ford India Private Limited have signed an agreement for export of Ford cars though the Ennore port for a period of 10 years. Speaking on the occasion the Union Minister for Shipping Shri G.K. Vasan said that this is a part of series of initiatives by the UPA government […]

  • 27 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) and Abu Dhabi Terminals (ADT) the container terminal operator, have announced yesterday the arrival of three of the world’s largest and most modern ship-to-shore (STS) quay cranes at Khalifa Port. The Super Post Panamax quay cranes, which were delivered on Friday, 10 January, were produced by Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industry […]

  • 26 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    HE Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Chairman, DP World, officially opened the new extension to Container Terminal 2 (T2) at flagship Jebel Ali Port, welcoming one of the largest container ships afloat, the MSC La Spezia. A red carpet welcome was given to the 366-metre long vessel, which has 14,000 TEU (twenty-foot equivalent container units) capacity. […]

  • 6 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The new $85 million Berth 8 facility at the Port of Townsville is now open for business. According to Treasurer Curtis Pitt, the new facility is an important piece of infrastructure that will bring widespread economic benefits to North Queensland. “It’s another sign that Queensland is open for business and of the State Government’s willingness to engage with industry […]

  • 10 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Subtech and Royal IHC are taking an important step in the development of dredging capacity in southern Africa. IHC has delivered an IHC Beaver 50 cutter suction dredger (CSD) with an extensive option package to Subtech for the Mozambique LNG export project. Here, Subtech has been awarded for the design and construction of a marine […]

  • 7 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    APM Terminals’ Itajaí Port Complex, the second-largest container hub in Brazil after the Port of Santos, is undertaking a $104 million turning basin enlargement project. When completed, the project which is divided in two phases will allow access to vessels of up to 366 meters from current limit to vessels of 306 meters in length. The […]

  • 19 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Panama Canal Expansion, the largest project at the Canal since its original construction, will create a new lane of traffic along the Canal through the construction of a new set of locks, doubling the waterway’s capacity. To offer an enhanced service to the maritime industry, the Panama Canal is working on yet another development project. The […]

  • 24 April 2012

    Increased container handling capacity for the Port of Melbourne was announced by the Victorian Government today. Redevelopment of areas of the port by Port of Melbourne Corporation will enable the port to meet an ever increasing trade demand and protect the economic future of Australia’s premier freight gateway. Highlights: – Webb Dock will resume being […]

  • 11 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Kiel, third largest turnaround port for cruises in northern Europe, is expanding its handling capacities for cruise ships. Construction work for the extension of Berth No.1 at Ostuferhafen has begun, so that large cruise ships can dock there this summer already. Dr Dirk Claus, Managing Director of the Port of Kiel  said: […]

  • 20 December 2010

    Kolkata Port Trust (KoPT), which has handled around 3344 vessels among the Major Port Trusts in 2007-08, is taking up a number of projects… (topnews) [mappress] Source: topnews, December 20, 2010;

  • 30 August 2010

    India, Asia’s third biggest economy, plans to triple port capacity within a decade as it tackles infrastructure deficiencies that threaten… (btimes) [mappress] Source: btimes, August 30, 2010;

  • 10 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Energy Resources of Australia Ltd. (ERA), one of the nation’s largest uranium producers, has reported a 36% increase in production during the three months to September. “ERA produced 544 tonnes of uranium oxide in the September 2018 quarter compared to 400 tonnes in the June 2018 quarter. Higher volumes of ore milled and increased ore grade […]

  • 24 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredge Yard recently acquired and installed additional new machines in its facility in Turkey. This equipment, CNC vertical lathes and CNC Pattern Maker, will increase their capacity in the machining and assembly shop and to align with the capacity of the casting and fettling. Dredge Yard with its subsidiary in Izmit city in Turkey is […]

  • 3 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    With a grant of over €1.6 million from the TEN-T Program, the European Union will support a project to modernise the Seine River in France in order to improve the economic efficiency and competitiveness of inland navigation in the region. The project, selected for funding under the 2012 TEN-T Annual Program, consists of modernisation works […]