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  • 19 July 2012

    The NC State Ports Authority posted increased cargo movement and operating revenues for the fiscal year ending June 30 compared to last year. Top-line revenues continue to recover following the economic downturn with a 7 percent increase year over year, realizing a net profit for the fiscal year. Increased bulk cargo volumes at both the […]

  • 4 October 2012

    Executives from APM Terminals Callao and the Minister of Transport and Communications of Peru, Mr. Carlos Paredes were on hand to start the demolition of Patio Guadalupe – an old, abandoned train station to pave the way for a port modernization project vital to Peru’s economic growth. In the words of Minister Carlos Paredes: “In […]

  • 20 May 2013

    Under the auspice of HE Said Hamdoon, Undersecretary Ministry of Transport and Communication, Oman International Container Terminal ground breaking ceremony took place on May 16th to mark the start of the expansion of their container terminal capacity in Sohar. The construction will pave the way to increase the terminals’ capacity from the current 800,000 TEU […]

  • 28 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) 2014 Maritime Economic Development Workshop, hosted by the Port of San Diego, drew nearly 80 economic development professionals from the port community and three of AAPA’s four geographic delegations (the United States, Canada and the Caribbean) to the Hilton San Diego Bayfront Hotel on February 20 and 21, […]

  • 23 January 2012

    The Republic of Lithuania Port of Klaipeda and the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority (PRPA) signed an historic Memorandum of Understanding that promises to open Philadelphia ports to the European and Asian shipping trade via the ice-free port of Klaipeda, the Lithuanian port city on the eastern coast of the Baltic Sea. Lithuania’s Transport and Communications […]

  • 3 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Despite 270 flood warnings in place across the UK on Monday night, 400 shippers, cargo owners and carriers made it to London Gateway’s offices on Tuesday morning to view the latest developments at Britain’s new port and Europe’s largest logistics Park, which opens next year on the Thames. At the ‘Insight to London Gateway’ event, […]

  • 25 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Federal State Unitary Enterprise (FSUE) Rosmorport has just announced that the Arkhangelsk Port dredging program is officially underway. During this dredging scheme, undertaken with the Damen built Ice class trailing suction hopper dredger Severnaya Dvina, around 1.7 million cubic meters of material is to be dredged to maintain designed depth. The vessel started the dredging operations on the […]

  • 11 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The $50 million Guam Commercial Port Improvement Project, administered by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) on behalf of the Department of Defense (DOD), has been completed, MARAD announced yesterday. “As Guam’s only commercial port, these facilities are key to unlocking a more prosperous future for the people of the territory – and the […]

  • 27 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) has issued a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for companies interested in competing to design, develop, finance, construct, operate and maintain the Corozal Container Terminal. The Corozal Container Terminal will be located at the Pacific entrance of the waterway, and is intended to be a common user container transshipment terminal which […]

  • 28 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    According to Executive Director Roger Guenther, the Port of Houston Authority had a tremendous year in 2014, setting records for both steel and container cargo. “The unified and collective effort of all of our stakeholders is the key to what continues to make the Port of Houston a great economic engine for not only our region, […]

  • 9 April 2012

    Kenya Ports Authority (KPA) is under pressure to expand and modernize the Mombasa port. Dredging of the Kilindini Harbour is expected to be finished four months earlier. The work of dredging the channel to a depth of 15 metres and width of 500 metres, which is carried out by a Dutch firm Van Oord Dredging […]

  • 22 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Andrey Tarasenko, Acting General Director of FSUE “Rosmorport”, took part in the meeting headed by Deputy Minister of Transport of Russia Viktor Olersky, on June 18, 2013. The participants of the meeting discussed issues connected to the functioning of Sochi Seaport during the Winter Games in 2014. Besides, A. Tarasenko inspected the cargo area of […]

  • 14 July 2010

    The third phase of the St. Johns River harbor deepening project in Jacksonville Harbor (Florida) is now complete, ahead of schedule. Contractors for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District have deepened 5.3 miles of the river from mile 14.7 to mile 20, from a depth of 38 feet to 40 feet. This brings […]

  • 26 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The new Ports and Shipping Minister, Robert Goodwill MP, paid his first official visit to a UK port on Thursday, 25 June, at the Port of Tyne. While on a tour of the Port’s 600 acre estate, the Minister saw the rapid progress being made on a £25 million project on the Port’s estate. “The […]

  • 19 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The sand dredger Welsh Piper returned to North Devon on Friday when it delivered cargo to Yelland Jetty. Notts Contractors removed the sand into three lorries totalling some 1190 tonnes. The ship sailed at 10:30 hours and took the last of the ebb downriver to sea. The sand was dredged from the location near Flatholm […]

  • 23 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    According to the latest video, the Liepaja Port dredging project has entered into its second (and final) phase. Liepaja Special Economic Zone Authority reported earlier this month that Strabag Wasserbau GmbH has completed the first phase of the project, increasing the water depth in sectors 2.5 and 2.6 from 10 to 12 meters. Dredging of the […]

  • 21 August 2012

    The Angolan President José Eduardo do Santos laid the foundation stone for the construction of the Caio deep water port. The project details: – In its first phase the Caio commercial port will have a 775-metre quay, – The port’s storage area will cover 1,640 hectares, whereas the area for container cargo will stretch to […]

  • 13 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The backhoe excavator dredger New York is working in tandem with the drill barge Apache to remove rock fragments from locations where blasting has just taken place near Chester, PA. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and its contractor Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company are conducting rock blasting operations on the Delaware River. Work […]

  • 6 February 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company is putting finishing touches on the Delaware River Deepening project. According to GLDD, the Delaware dredging scheme is almost complete. In their latest update, the company announced that the 12 year project to deepen the 103-mile shipping channel by a depth of five feet between Philadelphia and the Atlantic […]

  • 30 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    Wasa Dredging, a Finnish water construction company, has just released this beautiful photo from the ongoing Kokkola Harbor and Fairway Deepening Project in Finland.  Under the contract, signed in late July 2018, Wasa Dredging is responsible for dredging of the harder materials and heavily polluted soils, drilling and blasting of rock and removal of unexploded ordnance […]

  • 3 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Bakker Sliedrecht has won a contract to make the new trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Schenge energy-efficient.  The Sliedrecht based electrical drive specialist will supply and install a shaft generator on the main engine, aimed to generate the electricity for the entire dredging installation. As a result, the ship works more efficiently, needs less maintenance […]

  • 20 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation, 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 a $51.9 million option for the Miami Harbor Deepening Project. This option was awarded to GLDD by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers […]

  • 29 July 2013

    A new container and general goods terminal at the port of Sillamäe on Estonia’s northern coast will be finished by the end of the year, marketing manager of the port company AS Sillamäe Sadam Andrei Birov said. “Right now dredging works are in progress at the terminal, the last finishing touches, so to say. Goods […]

  • 23 August 2012

    The Port of Rio de Janeiro will receive around R$ 3 billion in investments by 2016, which should increase its capacity by 80%. The announcement was made on August 20 by the State Government. The funds will come from the private sector and all three levels of government (Federal, State and Municipal). The program, entitled […]

  • 30 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Last week the Supervisory Board of AS Tallinna Sadam approved the 1.8 million euro investment in bottom dredging of the water area of Paldiski South Harbour, which will allow larger vessels than before– with the gross tonnage up to 75 000 GT – to be docked in the harbour.   The investment aimed at increasing […]

  • 17 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Ukrainian Seaports Authority (USPA) presented its plan of priority actions for 2017 during the meeting on 16 March 2017. The event was held jointly with the European Business Association (EBA), the American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine (ACC) and the Employers’ Federation of Transport of Ukraine. “Modernization and development of port infrastructure, attracting investments, improvement of industry legislation and measures […]