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  • 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 […]

  • 14 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    NAWAH Port Management (NPM), a business unit of North America Western Asia Holdings, has entered into a formal agreement with Iraq’s Ministry of Transportation and the General Company for Ports of Iraq to quadruple the size of its terminal operations at the Port of Basra (also known as Al Maqal Port), Iraq’s historic port located […]

  • 2 February 2012

    The Prime Minister has directed different departments to ensure that procedural issues do not come in the way of India’s first International Container Transshipment Terminal (ICTT) at Vallarpadam (Cochi) becoming a global cargo hub. Set up with a cost of more than Rs 1600 crores, the Vallarpadam container facility for transshipment is the first of […]

  • 13 November 2013

    The Draft report of MEP Knut Fleckenstein, the rapporteur on the European Commission proposal for a Regulation on Market access to port services and financial transparency of ports was published on 8 November 2013 and will be discussed in the Transport & Tourism Committee (TRAN) of the European Parliament on 26 November. The rapporteur proposes […]

  • 19 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Forth Ports Limited and Port of Zeebrugge / MBZ signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) which marks the start of a strategic agreement between the Port companies with the aim of the exploring mutual opportunities to attract new container cargo volumes. Both ports have complementary assets both in current trade arrangements and geographical positioning and […]

  • 16 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) has just announced a 14 percent container volume growth during 2015 fiscal year, with breakbulk tonnage exceeding plans by 6 percent and record rail moves at the Inland Port. “2015 was a memorable year for SC Ports Authority,” said SCPA president and CEO Jim Newsome. “We reached near-record levels of containerized […]

  • 15 September 2011

    The Panama Canal Authority joined the Port in Corpus Christi yesterday at the Congressman Solomon P. Ortiz International Center to celebrate the Port’s 85th anniversary and sign a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to work with one other to promote trade opportunities. With cotton as its first cargo, 85 years ago Port Corpus Christi opened its […]

  • 29 November 2012

    Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) is gearing up to be a service provider to SA’s neighbouring ports. After assisting with the dredging of Walvis Bay harbour in Namibia, TNPA CEO Tau Morwe says SA is likely to tender for dredging work at Maputo harbour. TNPA signed a memorandum of understanding with the Maputo Port Development […]

  • 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, […]

  • 9 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Ministry of Shipping is in the process of awarding contracts for 42 port projects, including the Chennai Mega Container Terminal, in the current fiscal. “Most of these projects are for capacity addition, deepening of channels and modernization,” said G.K.Vasan, Minister for Shipping. The Minister was speaking to media persons after the two-day Maritime States […]

  • 7 June 2012

    The Beypore Port Department will hold the meeting in Beypore on June 12 and will help investors visit the site. They also plan to seek clarifications about the Rs 162.5-crore project. According to indiatimes.com, the development, operation, and maintenance of the port is being planned under the public-private participation model. The project aims to develop […]

  • 4 September 2013

    Informa Exhibitions India, part of the UK based Informa plc is organizing the 8th Edition of INMEX India 2013, South Asia’s largest and most successful maritime event at the Bombay Exhibition Centre (Goregaon East, Mumbai) from 8th October 2013 to 10th October 2013. This trade event will have over 600 participating companies from 35 Countries […]

  • 23 March 2012

    Container volume in the Port of Charleston rose 9.2 percent in February compared to the same month last year, in results announced recently at the regular meeting of the South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) Board of Directors. Charleston handled 119,052 20-foot equivalent units (TEUs) last month, representing a 5.8 percent climb in container volume over […]

  • 23 September 2010

    The South Carolina State Ports Authority (SCSPA) is investing $17.3 million in a new terminal operating system, enhancing cargo visibility and customer service. The SCSPA Board today approved a contract for up to $8.35 million with Zebra Enterprise Solutions, implementing the Navis SPARCS N4 terminal operating system to manage cargo flows across its marine terminals. […]

  • 7 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On February 21, CCCC Vice President Sun Ziyu attended the signing ceremony of the EPC contract for Zanzibar New Port project. With a contract amount of over USD 200 million and a construction period of 36 months, the project involves construction of a multi-purpose terminal berth and related auxiliary facilities. The project will boost the […]

  • 3 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority (USPA) was recently awarded the “Achievement of year 2014” award for the realization of the project, dredging the sea port “Yuzhny”. One of the most important infrastructural achievements of the previous year was the creation of the deep-water area in Black Sea at the sea port “Yuzhny”. During the project, approx […]

  • 22 June 2020
    Business development

    Port Everglades received unanimous approval on its 20-Year Master/Vision Plan Update from the Broward County Board of County Commissioners last week. The Port Everglades Master/Vision Plan, updated from 2014, is a comprehensive blueprint for 5, 10 and 20 years of development and capital improvements. “This 20-Year Master/Vision Plan update is comprehensive and strategically paves the […]

  • 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 […]