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  • 31 May 2012

    Winfred G. Elizalde, the Philippine Ports Authority Manager said: „The development of the Iloilo river wharf will support the growing shipping, trucking, and all other industries that co-exist with shipping.“ From dredging to driving of piles and steel sheets in order to contain the area from erosion, construction of passengers’ terminal forms part of the […]

  • 2 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Samajalu Industrial Port Sdn Bhd expects construction of phase one of the RM1.8 billion Samalaju Port to be completed by the first quarter of 2016. It will have an annual handling capacity of 18 million tonnes of cargo for industries operating in Samalaju Industrial Park (SIP), which is part of the Sarawak Corridor of Renewable […]

  • 18 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    IMCO General Construction, Inc. has begun works on a $2.55 million construction contract to upgrade the Port of Everett’s South Terminal, strengthening the wharf to support roll-on/roll-off cargo operations.  This major infrastructure investment, made possible through a grant from taxpayers of Washington State, will strengthen 140-feet of the 700-foot dock to create a ‘heavylift’ pad in […]

  • 11 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The fact that national waterways ways found a mention in the Budget speech of Finance Minister P. Chidambaram is in itself significant. Sadly, though, it did not throw light on allocations or specific plans the Government is mulling to develop this sector, a move that could lead to substantial savings in transportation costs. Chidambaram announced […]

  • 20 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, is responsible for maintenance dredging of the Savannah and Brunswick harbors. The Corps routinely dredges sediment from the bottom of the river to ensure a safe, authorized depth for cargo ships to import and export goods. Shown here is a dredger in the Savannah shipping channel. [mappress] […]

  • 4 March 2014

    Luka Koper completed the first stage of the Basin I seabed dredging to 13 metres and thereby fulfilled an important commitment to the business partners as well as started to realise the company’s strategic objectives that have been on hold for several years, said Management Board President Gašpar Gašpar Mišič upon yesterday’s arrival of the […]

  • 10 January 2013

    South East Asia Port Expansion Summit will take place in Ho Chi Minh City, from 21-22 February, 2013. This event will be great opportunity to get the latest insight from government representatives, port authorities and the world’s leading container shipping lines, cargo owners, logistics companies, ports, terminal operators, port equipment and services suppliers…also update trends […]

  • 25 September 2012

    Sen. James C. Sheehan, who led the battle against a mega-container port, stated that aside from quality of life issues, a mega-container port is undesirable because it is not economically viable. Senator Sheehan, who also served on a recent legislative commission studying port development in the state, said “the idea of building a mega-container port […]

  • 12 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    North East Business of the Year, Port of Tyne, achieved its highest cargo volumes for over 50 years in 2013, breaking its own records for cargo handling and passenger numbers. In total on the River Tyne 8.1 million tonnes of cargo was handled – the largest volume since 1965. This was a 22% increase on […]

  • 2 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, has awarded two contracts for maintenance dredging of the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway (GIWW) in Texas.  The first contract, worth $8.9 million, was awarded to Goodloe Marine Inc., for dredging between Freeport Harbor and Matagorda Bay, Texas, and the second contract, worth $4.5 million, was awarded to Mike Hooks […]

  • 16 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The partnership to sustain the operation and eventually the rehabilitation of Tacloban Port was formally sealed on Tuesday by the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA), Pilipinas Shell and port operator International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI). The pact was signed by PPA General Manager Juan C. Sta. Ana, Pilipinas Shell Chair Edgar O. Chua and ICTSI […]

  • 28 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    ADPC the master developer of ports and industrial zones in the emirate of Abu Dhabi has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Republic of Guinea to explore opportunities in mining ports. The MOU was signed last night (25 November 2013) by Mohamed Juma Al Shamisi, Acting CEO ADPC and His Excellency Mohamed Lamine […]

  • 21 December 2011

    Chittagong Port, the country’s prime maritime port, handles 92 per cent export and import cargoes of Bangladesh’s sea-borne trade. It is …   By Pankaj Dastider (thefinancialexpress-bd) [mappress] Source: thefinancialexpress-bd, December 21, 2011; Image: cpa.gov

  • 30 August 2012

    On August 27-31, 2012 Commercial Sea Ports Association’s Board of Directors meeting took place in Nakhodka (Primorye Territory). The FSUE “Rosmorport” General Director Andrei Lavrishchev participated the meeting, as a member of the Board of Directors, along with Mintrans of Russia, Rosmorrechflot, Primorye Territory Administration and other regional organizations representatives. The agenda included the wide […]

  • 29 October 2013

    NAWAH Port Management (NPM), a business unit of North America Western Asia Holdings (NAWAH), in partnership with the General Company for Ports of Iraq, launched a state-of-the-art containerized terminal at Al Maqal Port, also known as the Port of Basra. The opening ceremony marked the completion of an essential yearlong phase for NAWAH and the […]

  • 10 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Low water levels in the upper reaches of the Mississippi River are not affecting operations within the Port of New Orleans, as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has maintained the Congressionally-authorized 45-foot deep channel on the Lower Mississippi River from Baton Rouge, La., to the mouth of the River. “We do not anticipate any […]

  • 9 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    PortMiami is positioning itself to capture new trade opportunities thanks to more than $1 billion of capital infrastructure projects now complete. The port now offers Super Post-Panamax gantry cranes that can service cargo vessels up to 22 containers wide and up to nine containers above deck and eleven containers below. Additionally, a completed -50/-52 ft. dredge project […]

  • 31 December 2009

    The effects of the economic meltdown and near collapse of the financial markets of late 2008 and early 2009 manifested themselves at the Jacksonville Port Authority (Jaxport) in a reduction of cargo volumes beginning in January of 2009… Source:jaxdailyrecord,December 30,2009; [mappress]

  • 21 September 2011

    Michigan’s Great Lakes are about more than tourism. They’re also big business. More than 150 million tons of cargo gets shipped there each… More info: wsbt By John Paul [mappress] Source: wsbt, September 21, 2011;

  • 20 January 2010
    Project & Tenders

    Preparatory work started Tuesday for a $35-million dredging project at the Port of Halifax that’s aimed at reversing a staggering 30 per cent decline in cargo volume over the past five years… [mappress] Source The Chronicle Herald, January 20, 2010;

  • 4 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Great Lakes Governors applauded recently introduced legislation in Congress that would permanently fix the nation’s dysfunctional funding program to maintain ports and harbors. Specifically, the Governors pledged their support for the Realize America’s Maritime Promise (RAMP) Act, H.R. 335, and commended the sponsors for their leadership in introducing this bill. Once enacted, this legislation […]

  • 19 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Federal, state and local elected officials joined local business leaders yesterday to welcome the news that Broward County’s long-awaited Port Everglades Navigation Improvements Project to deepen and widen the port’s navigational channels can now begin with $29.1 million in funding under the Army Corps FY 2020 Work Plan. The funding will be used to build […]

  • 18 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Phase one of critically needed maintenance dredging of the Redwood City Harbor and Channel was completed this week, bringing the Port’s channel to a depth of 28 feet. The $12.8 million project, completed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, will enable ships to operate more efficiently when navigating the Port’s channel. The last time […]

  • 31 October 2011

    Mr. Tony Douglas, CEO of Abu Dhabi Ports Company, presented to 150 attendees at the Deliotte Middle East Partners Meeting 2011. The event was held at the Intercontinental Hotel in Abu Dhabi, where Mr. Douglas was invited as the guest of honour, to present the latest developments of Kizad (Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi) and […]

  • 6 December 2012

    The capital investments of the Port of Illichivsk amounted to 147,6 million UAH for 10 months 2012, it is 52 million UAH more than for the same period last year. During the current year the major investments of the Port are as follows: two “Sennebogen” Material Handling Machines for general and bulk cargoes, one new […]

  • 5 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The 12th annual conference on “Ports in India- New Focus Areas and Challenges: Solutions and Strategies” will be held on January 28-29, at The Leela, Mumbai. The mission of this conference is to analyse key trends, provide an update on policy developments, discuss key issues, examine implementation strategies and highlight opportunities for the next few years. […]