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  • 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 […]

  • 7 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Sri Lanka has facilities to handle mega carriers with the infrastructure and support system which is on a par with other large ports in the region. Sri Lanka is positioned in a strategic location which should be exploited to boost business in the ports and shipping sector, expert said. “During the recent past, port sector […]

  • 26 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    FSUE Rosmorport has announced an open tender for the maintenance dredging of the Ust-Luga seaport’s RO-RO ferry complex in the navigation period of 2015.  According to Rosmorport, works on the project are scheduled to take place from June 15th, with the completion set for August 31st 2015. The tender is part of the company’s strategic plan to perform over 38 […]

  • 9 October 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In preparation for the opening of the expanded Panama Canal in 2015, PortMiami has taken delivery of four new Super Post-Panamax cranes to handle the new generation of super-sized container cargo vessels that will begin passing through the Canal less than two years from now. “The Post-Panamax Era is near at hand,” said Mayor Carlos […]

  • 12 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Egyptian Minister of Transport, Engineer Kamel Al-Wazir, announced the completion of a new multi-purpose terminal in Damietta Port today. The multi-purpose terminal, established under the supervision of the Armed Forces Engineering Authority (AFEA), includes  a 630m long, 17m deep berth and is equipped with a backyard area of 50,000m² with anticipated capacity of about […]

  • 8 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port Authority plans to undertake significant infrastructure improvements in the next few years to ensure that the Port of Houston can accommodate the advent of larger vessels and increased cargo resulting from the pending Panama Canal expansion in 2015, as well as the expected future demographic growth in the region. “Maintaining and improving efficiency […]

  • 25 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Vostochny Port JSC, Russia’s largest dedicated coal port (run by Port Management Company, PMC LLC), said in its latest release that they have fulfilled the business plans for the January-December 2017 period. The port loaded 539 vessels including 191 Panamax ships (35%) and 46 Capesize ships (8%), twice as much as in 2016. The 289 […]

  • 30 May 2012

      Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) reported an increase in its net income for the first quarter of the year as a result of higher port revenues despite the slight increase in its expenses. In its report, PPA said it earned P1.13 billion for the first three months of the year, up by nearly 30 percent […]

  • 12 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Tanzania Ports Authority (TPA) and China Harbor Engineering Company Ltd (CHEC) have signed a $154 million contract for the Dar es Salaam port expansion program. Under this capital development scheme, which will be implemented in the next three years, berths No 1-7 will be strengthened and deepened to 15.5 meters. The upgrading of the berths will […]

  • 31 October 2011

    As cargo ships get larger and demands on maritime infrastructure grow, more federal investment in modernizing U.S. seaports is essential…  (chron) [mappress] Source: chron, October 31, 2011;

  • 19 October 2011

    New York City is rebuilding a Brooklyn marine terminal that will handle roll-on, roll-off and breakbulk cargo when it opens in 2012… By Peter T. Leach (joc) [mappress] Source: joc, October 19, 2011;

  • 19 January 2011

    The Calcutta Port Trust (CPT) plans to invest Rs 6,000 crore in new facilities to tide itself over the crisis of dwindling cargo from the… (telegraphindia) [mappress] Source: telegraphindia, January 19, 2011;

  • 29 December 2010

    Cargo News Asia reported that container volumes handled by Kenya’s Mombasa port grew 12% in the first 9 months of 2010 as the world economy recovered… (steelguru) [mappress] Source: steelguru, December 29, 2010

  • 27 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, and its contractor Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company are conducting rock blasting operations on the Delaware River. Work is a part of a project to deepen the federal channel of the river to provide for more efficient maritime transport of cargo. The deeper channel will provide […]

  • 8 October 2012

    The Planning Commission has announced that the capacity of Indian ports will have to nearly double over the next five years to be able to handle the fast growing cargo traffic. The 12th Five Year Plan (2012-17) document said: “To meet the overall projected traffic of 1,758.26 mt by 2016-17, the total capacity of the […]

  • 1 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    In November 2010, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers completed the Columbia River Channel Improvement Project to deepen the 110-mile Lower Columbia River navigation channel from -40 to -43 feet. The 20-year project cost $183 million and was a combined effort between the federal government, the States of Oregon and Washington and the Ports of […]

  • 28 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Broward County Broward County and Port Everglades officials welcomed yesterday’s news that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is releasing its draft report for deepening and widening the South Florida seaport’s navigational channels to enable safe passage of deep draft post-Panamax cargo ships. Release of the USACE Feasibility Report with Draft Environmental Impact Statement for […]

  • 20 February 2012

    HE Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Chairman of DP World, has visited the company’s new terminals in Suriname, which joined the port operator’s global network just over six months ago. During his visit, Mr. Bin Sulayem met Marcel Mulier, Manager Corporate Affairs Havenbeheer Suriname (Suriname Port Authority). They discussed mutual relations and potential port developments. The […]

  • 12 May 2011

    In 2014, two new locks will come into service at the Panama Canal, accommodating ships carrying nearly three times as much cargo as today’s… By Rochelle Broder-Singer (floridatrend) [mappress] Source: floridatrend, May 12, 2011;

  • 2 August 2010

    More than 40 international and local construction firms are preparing to bid for a contract to build a major General Cargo and Liquid … By Conrad Prabhu (zawya) [mappress] Source: zawya, August 2, 2010;

  • 17 May 2010

    The pilots who steer big cargo ships carrying most of Alaska’s consumer goods through the port of Anchorage are getting antsy about what… [mappress] Source: adn, May 17, 2010;

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 14 August 2012

    Port Canaveral will get $24.4 million in state funding to complete its harbor widening and deepening project to accommodate larger cruise and cargo ships. The money from the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) will allow the project to be completed four years earlier than possible through the federal process. “Port Canaveral is a key component […]

  • 20 July 2011

    The deepening of the Western Scheldt has made the port of Antwerp easily accessible not only to Ultra Large Container Ships of over 10,000 TEU but also to capesize vessels, as demonstrated by yesterday’s arrival of the MG Courage with an enormous cargo of steam coal for the German market. The vessel entered the port […]