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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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. […]

  • 26 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Port Everglades is planning for the year 2033 with an updated roadmap for future growth over the next 20 years that identifies $1.6 billion in capital investments to improve productivity for cargo, cruise and petroleum businesses that operate at the South Florida seaport. The Broward County Board of County Commissioners, which governs the Port as […]

  • 17 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The United States Army Corps of Engineers announced that the Deep Dredge Project contract has been awarded to Great Lakes Dock and Dredge for the deepening of PortMiami’s channel to minus 50/52 feet. Dredging is anticipated to begin in August 2013 and be completed in time for the opening of the expanded Panama Canal in […]

  • 5 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Miami-Dade County announced recently that the Army Corps 2018 Work Plan includes a $556,250 allocation for the start of a feasibility study for the Miami Harbor Safety and Navigational Channel Improvements Program at PortMiami. According to the County, once completed, these channel improvements will allow continued economic growth for Miami-Dade County and the State […]

  • 18 January 2010
    Project & Tenders

    The Tuticorin Port Trust (TPT) is planning to award projects worth Rs 1,690 crore over the next two years. The proposed investment would enable the port to increase its cargo handling capacity by another 20 million tonnes. [mappress] Source: Business Standard, Janaury 18, 2010

  • 3 November 2011

    Rice exports from Kakinada old port, languishing for the past few years without cargo, have gathered momentum and till the end…   (thehindubusinessline) [mappress] Source: thehindubusinessline, November 3, 2011;

  • 12 October 2010

    Fairstar Heavy Transport N.V. (FAIR) has been awarded a transportation contract by Van Oord Ship Management B.V. The Fairstar semi-submersible vessel FJELL will sail to the Sakhalin peninsula in Russia to load a cargo of split hopper barges, a cutter suction dredger and other related dredging equipment. The FJELL will sail to Sakhalin immediately after […]

  • 16 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Port of Teignmouth has celebrated a historic 4000 tonne shipment record thanks to continuous investment in improvements in port infrastructure, Associated British Ports (ABP) said in their latest release.  The tonnage-handling milestone, which marks the highest volume of cargo ever to be exported in a single shipment from the port during its long history, was […]

  • 27 April 2012

    On April 20, the JSW Jaigarh Port held a trade meet at Ratnagiri to apprise importers, exporters, shipping agents, Custom house agents and transporters on the developments being undertaken at the port, according to Exim India. Amongst the distinguished dignitaries present were Mr N. K. Jain, Chairman of JSW Jaigarh Port, Mr Ashok Agarrwal, CEO […]

  • 11 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Virginia Congressman Rob Wittman has testified before the House Appropriation’s subcommittee on Energy and Water Development, and Related Agencies advocating for the funding necessary to widen and deepen the Port of Virginia. The Port of Virginia is a national gateway for waterborne commerce, supporting businesses in all 48 contiguous states. Currently, the Port of Virginia […]

  • 21 June 2011

    In a direct response to the growing needs of its customers, DP World, UAE Region today announced that it has commenced upgrading Al Hamriya Port in Dubai. Work has already started on the first phase of modernising the small and busy general cargo facility that has served the regional sea trade for generations. Al Hamriya […]

  • 13 September 2013

    Djibouti President, Ismail Omar Guelleh, officially launched the construction of the Damerjog livestock port in Arta district and the multipurpose Doraleh port last week. The Somali Prime Minister, Abdi Farah Shirdon who was on an official visit to Djibouti, the former chief executive officer of Dubai’s DP World, Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, and representatives from […]

  • 14 May 2011

    The government will develop the Kankesanthurai port as a regional port, geared for Indian cargo for the North and Eastern Provinces. The pro… By Ravi LADDUWAHETTY (dailynews) [mappress] Source: dailynews, May 14, 2011;

  • 13 July 2010

    The Tanzania International Container Terminal Services (TICTS) has received new equipment expected to greatly enhance the company’s cargo… [mappress] Source: thecitizen, July 13, 2010;

  • 14 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD), the largest provider of dredging services in the United States and a major provider of commercial and industrial demolition and remediation services, announced the receipt of ‘Option B’ for the Miami Harbor Deepening Project. The $31.6 million option, which was awarded by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, […]

  • 18 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    CCCC Fourth Harbor Engineering Co., Ltd. has recently won the bid for the terminal project and its auxiliary works (finished product berths) of Baosteel Zhanjiang iron & steel base, with a contract value of nearly 270 million yuan and a construction period of 1,126 days. The project involves a break-bulk cargo terminal, a working vessel […]

  • 25 July 2012

    Port officials hope to receive a response as early as this week on an application to deepen and widen a 3.5-mile waterway that links to the main Houston Ship Channel, and possibly to create an artificial marsh from dredge spoils, informs chron.com. The Houston Ship Channel was designed to carry ships at a maximum depth […]

  • 22 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Rope and Sling Specialists (RSS) has supplied lifting and rigging equipment to the Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) project on the Kent, UK coast. RSS supplied the equipment to VolkerBrooks, part of VolkerStevin, which is one half of the VSBW joint venture with Boskalis Westminster, responsible for delivery of the marine structures and bridge contract […]