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  • 19 May 2010

    The Ministry of Transport and Communications has unveiled plans for the development of a major General Cargo Terminal at the Port of Salalah… [mappress] Source: steelguru, May 19, 2010;

  • 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

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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;

  • 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 […]

  • 11 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Drewry, global shipping consultancy, has carried out a simulation study of the operational and financial impacts on lines, terminal operators, ports and other supply chain stakeholders as vessel size increases up to and beyond 18,000 TEU. The study results suggest that the economies of scale, that have been a key feature of the liner industry, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 21 February 2012

    Last Friday, the first waiting berth for short sea and feeder vessels went into use on the Maasvlakte. It involves the former Tor Line berth, which the Port of Rotterdam Authority has made suitable for small container vessels. The waiting berth was used straight away by the 137-metre “Öland”, owned by the shipping company X-Press […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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;

  • 13 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Emergency dredging works involving the removal of silt and debris from the port entrance have been successfully completed, the Port of Workington said in its latest announcement. Two dredgers were employed from January to April to remove the estimated 100,000 m³ of material washed down by the River Derwent. The cost of the dredging works amounted to […]

  • 19 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Hutchison Ports and the Government of Ukraine has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for the development of Chornomorsk Port on the Black Sea. The paper was inked by Clemence Cheng, Managing Director Hutchison Ports Europe, and Volodymyr Omelyan, the Ukrainian Minister of Infrastructure during a visit by the Minister to the Port of Felixstowe. […]

  • 6 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    After 2 years of construction works, the extension of the “Quai de Flamands” was finally completed last month. The Port of Cherbourg now boasts a 680 m linear wharf, accessible to vessels up to 14 m draught. This extension was accomplished within the framework of the renewable marine energies project and is also designed to handle heavy and industrial cargo. “We […]

  • 15 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Konecranes has received an order for four Rubber Tyred Gantry (RTG) cranes from Branch Damietta Container & Cargo Handling Company in Egypt. This Konecranes equipment will include high-performance 16-wheel RTGs with a lifting capacity of 40 tons, a stacking height of 1-over-5, and a stacking width of 7 plus truck lane wide. Admiral Mohamed Saad […]

  • 19 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Orion Marine Group Inc, a leading heavy civil marine contractor serving the infrastructure sector, today announced a contract award of approximately $18 million. Orion Marine Group will demolish and reconstruct a cargo dock for the Port of Lake Charles in Louisiana. Demolition of the existing cargo shed and dock structure will begin in the second […]

  • 12 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Baltimore has just released this very interesting video named ‘Sediment to Solutions: Channeling Innovation’. The video highlights importance of dredging work which allows the cargo and cruise ships to travel safely through Baltimore’s waterways. Every year, cargo vessels and cruise ships travel to and from the Port of Baltimore. Much of the water […]

  • 20 April 2012

    On March 23, CCCC Third Harbor Engineering Co., Ltd. won the bid for the 50-thousand-ton Wharf Construction Project at Southern District of Phase One of the Port Area of Yueqing Bay with a contract value of 446,000,000 yuan. The construction period is 18 months. The project is located at the central part of Yueqing Bay, […]

  • 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 […]