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  • 6 January 2012

    A new generation of massive cargo ships is prompting a number of engineering challenges for port operators…   (knovel) [mappress] Source: knovel, January 6, 2012; Image: pancanal

  • 2 February 2011

    The Port of Salalah is implementing a massive expansion of its container and general cargo terminals with an envisaged capital expenditure… (zawya) [mappress] Source: zawya, February 2, 2011;

  • 24 January 2011

    The Port of Prince Rupert recorded its strongest cargo volumes ever in 2010, following up on a 12-year high in volumes the previous year… BY BRIAN MORTON (vancouversun) [mappress] Source: vancouversun, January 24, 2011;

  • 25 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Port Canaveral has signed a 35-year agreement with GT USA, the US-business of privately-owned international port operator Gulftainer, to operate and further develop its container and multipurpose cargo terminal. The terminal, set to commence operations in the last quarter of 2014, positions Port Canaveral as the most economical and convenient ocean gateway for containerized cargo […]

  • 21 March 2012

    The Port, one of the UK’s major deep sea ports, has increased tonnage of cargoes handled by 66% compared to 2010 and has broken its own records for handling cars, containers and bulk cargoes in the form of wood pellets. Total tonnage recorded for 2011 increased by 2.1 million tonnes to 5.3 million tonnes. The […]

  • 20 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Hamburg Port Authority (HPA) takes another step in its efforts to develop the port on the inside. The new logistics site at Steinwerder Hafen will be spread over an area of 40,000 square metres. Work on the site, which includes the filling-up of the southern section of the Steinwerder harbour basin, is expected to […]

  • 25 April 2012

      With a new look and a fresh focus, the Port of Tacoma announced during Tuesday’s annual breakfast event its strategic development plans for the next 10 years. The strategic plan and fresh brand identity mark about a year’s worth of outreach and development with customers, community members, business leaders and employees. While the strategic […]

  • 3 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Ibistek Limited will begin the physical construction works on the development of the multipurpose Atlantic Terminal Services on-dock facility at the Ghana’s Takoradi Port in January 2019, the Ghana News Agency (GNA) said in their latest announcement. The news comes after the signing of a project management contract with Royal HaskoningDHV of the Netherlands for […]

  • 15 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Bandar Abbas port is currently constructing a number of 15 container and oil terminal in back-up area of the port, the port official said. Mr. Stiri, Acting Director General of the port said that these terminals are under construction in an area of 80 ha with an investment worth 46 million USD. He also added […]

  • 15 July 2010

    The Port of Montreal is considering an expansion to handle increased cargo traffic but will first ensure that its existing operations are… By Ross Marowits [mappress] Source: thechronicleherald, July 16, 2010;

  • 22 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The construction of Shadegan Port has just been completed. This project was decided in the first round of presidential visit to Khouzestan province. Director General of Bandar Imam Khomeini Port under whose control the Shadegan Port falls said that this port has been constructed in the vicinity of Imam Khomeini Port. He also noted that […]

  • 10 August 2012

    The Florida Ports Council released the following statement on Governor Rick Scott approving funds for the Port Canaveral project to widen and deepen the West Turning Basin and Entrance. “With cruise and cargo ships growing larger, Governor Scott’s decision to expedite this project will put Port Canaveral more quickly in a position to capitalize on […]

  • 30 June 2011

    Cargo handling capacity at Brazil’s ports is set to rise to 1 billion metric tons a year in late 2012 or early 2013, from 834 million tons… By Diana Kinch, Dow Jones Newswires (gcaptain) [mappress] Source: gcaptain, June 30, 2011

  • 3 March 2014

    Vysotsk Seaport has commissioned its reconstructed berths No. 1-4, the Northern and Southern malls of entering gates, and the underwater structures of the seaport area at the entrance, comprising 109 hectares. The reconstruction of those facilities was performed by FSUE “Rosmorport” from 2008 to 2012, in accordance with the federal target program “Development of the […]

  • 16 November 2012

    The state-run Taiwan International Ports Corporation (TIPC) signed agreements Friday with 18 local companies that have pledged to invest a combined total of NT$55.4 billion (US$1.89 billion) in major harbors in Taiwan. TIPC said the investments are expected to create about 5,600 jobs and generate NT$30.6 billion in tax revenue for the government over the […]

  • 14 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    An Expression of Interest has been completed and Pilbara Ports Authority has short-listed two respondents interested in investing to build and operate a new general cargo facility at the Port of Port Hedland. Located at Lumsden Point, at the south eastern end of the inner harbor, the development can accommodate a logistics hub, general cargo […]

  • 30 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Ministry of Shipping of India has formulated a revised Central Sector Scheme aimed to provide financial support for the creation of infrastructure that will promote movement of cargo/passengers by sea or National Waterways. This is in line with the ministry’s port-led- development program – Sagarmala – for creating better infrastructure and promoting coastal shipping for […]

  • 31 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Having secured a 99 year lease on Darwin Port, the Landbridge Group is now looking to develop the port and increase trade flow through Darwin. This new $25 million development plan will “meet future increases in cargo volumes in the areas of dry bulk exports, liquid bulk imports, live cattle and container and general cargo throughput“, Landbridge […]

  • 29 December 2011

    The government is set to privatize the entire operation of the Port of Davao in 2013 to keep up with its fast-growing cargo volume…   (businessmirror) [mappress] Source: businessmirror, December 29, 2011;

  • 11 November 2009
    Project & Tenders

    A tender for a concession to build, equip and operate a container terminal in Guaymas port in Mexico’s Sonora state is likely to be launched in December… Source: Cargo News Asia, November 11, 2009;

  • 23 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    As part of land reclamation for the new Lugaport Terminal, Group of Companies Novotrans has successfully completed the sheet piling and sand filling operations. The volume of money currently invested into the project by the holding exceeded $80 million. Commenting the latest milestone, Konstantin Goncharov, the Group of Companies Novotrans President, said: “Upon completion of […]

  • 22 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Volga-Dnepr Airlines has delivered a 28-ton shipment of power stations from New York to Cairo, Egypt, that will be used to supply the Suez Canal widening project. Before transportation on board one of Volga-Dnepr’s IL-76TD-90VD freighters, the airline’s engineers provided technical expertise to ensure the power stations would fit into the aircraft’s cargo hold. The […]

  • 4 November 2011

    Florida’s governor is checking heavy construction equipment waiting to be loaded onto a cargo vessel at the Port of Miami. Gov. Rick Scott spends Friday morning working with Seaboard Marine, an ocean transportation company and the largest tenant at the port. Later Friday, he’ll be working aboard Carnival Cruise Lines’ Imagination. Scott said a dredging […]

  • 30 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Senators Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell and Representative Dave Reichert yesterday introduced bipartisan, bicameral legislation to reform the outdated Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund (HMTF). The Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund Reform Act of 2017 would make sure all of the money collected through the Harbor Maintenance Tax (HMT) each year is returned directly to ports in order to […]

  • 24 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia yesterday announced plans for the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach to collaborate on a series of initiatives designed to meet the changing dynamics of seaborne trade and the impacts of those changes on cargo flow through the nation’s largest trade gateway. The […]

  • 7 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved the projects for the development of multi¬purpose berths and mechanized berths with allied facilities on Design, Build, Finance, Operate and Transfer (DBFOT) basis at Haldia Dock II (North) for a period of 30 years at an estimated cost of Rs. 821.40 crore and at Haldia Dock II […]