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  • 7 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and the Government of the Kingdom of Tonga have signed a grant agreement (G/A) that will provide aid of up to 3.32 billion yen for the “Upgrading of Wharf for Domestic Transport” project. The project, aimed to improve the efficiency of passenger and cargo transportation, will cover the construction of […]

  • 28 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    With activity at the facilities of the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority (PRPA) recently passing the halfway point of 2014, cargo statistics compiled for period of January 1 to June 30 strongly suggest that this will be another year of major successes at the Port of Philadelphia, with the fifth year of double-digit cargo growth a […]

  • 17 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    As activity at the facilities of the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority (PRPA) approaches the halfway point of 2014, cargo statistics compiled thus far strongly suggest that 2014 will be another year of major successes at the Port of Philadelphia, with the fifth year of double-digit cargo growth a likely development by year’s end. Comparing the […]

  • 23 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Michigan’s gateway port to Lake Erie and St. Lawrence Seaway will undergo a broad range of major improvements and alterations expected to transform the city of Monroe’s harbor into a leading cargo transportation center on the Great Lakes. The Michigan Strategic Fund approved up to $3 million in repayable funds from the MSF Investment Fund […]

  • 14 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Salalah, an Arab Gulf regional gateway port and transshipment hub on the Arabian Sea, has inaugurated a new deep-water General Cargo and Liquid Bulk Terminal, adding 20 million tons of dry cargo and six million tons of liquid bulk cargo annual handling capacity. The 1266 meter quay offers two 320 meter-long General […]

  • 9 February 2012

      In 2011 JSC “Sea Port of Saint-Petersburg” transferred 319 mln. rubles for the implementation of port infrastructure development programme. Main part of the funds was transferred for the renovation of the fleet of handling equipment. In particular 9 lift-trucks “Kalmar” with the lifting capacity from 10 up to 33 tons for handling of general […]

  • 4 May 2012

    Oman’s Ministry of Transport and Communications has awarded a commercial bid representing investment of OMR 55 million ($143 million USD) to more than double the Port of Salalah’s general cargo handling capacity. The project will increase dry bulk cargo handling capacity to 20 million tons and liquid cargo to over six million tons annually. The […]

  • 2 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Port of Seattle and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are halfway through a deepening feasibility study that will evaluate alternatives for deepening the navigation channels in the East & West Waterways up to 55 feet. Port of Seattle is one of the first ports in the nation to participate in the Corps’ new, streamlined process […]

  • 21 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    33,23 million tons of seaborne cargo were handled in Klaipeda Seaport within the period of January – December of 2013. Although it was less by 5,4 pct. (or -1,92 mln tn.) comparing with the corresponding period of 2012, the long-term cargo handling tendencies obviously demonstrate the increase – this cargo handling result was the third […]

  • 6 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In March 2014 the enterprises of the Freeport of Riga handled by 26,7% more various cargo than in March 2013, and evaluating the first quarter of this year it is evident that the total cargo turnover has increased by 21.7%. Overall, 9.92 million tons were handled within three months, and it is the most successful […]

  • 14 March 2012

    Kenya Ports Authority has been facing overwhelming cargo arrivals since the end of last year, reports allAfrica. KPA managing director Gichiri Ndua explained that the whole situation was caused by increased imports for South Sudan. Importers and other port users however complained that inefficiency in cargo handling resulted in this excessive cargo accumulation. Ndua said […]

  • 14 December 2012

    Jackson County Port Authority awarded a $1.8 million contract for a site and drainage improvement project at Port of Pascagoula to Talley Contracting Inc, reports sunherald.com. The project will improve open storage and cargo handling area and provide adequate drainage for the site at the South Terminal. “This is just one of many steps for […]

  • 4 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port of Tyne has taken delivery of another new crane. Arriving fully assembled from Liebherr in Rostock, Germany, the crane rolled off the heavy carrier vessel MERI at Riverside Quay this morning. The £3.5 million crane is fully mobile and will be used in handling bulk and conventional cargoes such as coal, grain, wood […]

  • 30 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    LLX Logística S.A., the private Brazilian company developing Açu Superport, the largest port infrastructure investment in Latin America, which will be the Brazilian hub for the Oil and Gas industry and one of the largest ports in the world, announces that on May 17, 2013, the Environmental State Agency issued an installation license for the […]

  • 24 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Coast Guard is investigating a weekend incident that caused pier damage and scattered concrete debris in the Port Canaveral harbor on Sunday. No injuries occurred and cleanup continued on Tuesday. The Port Canaveral harbor is undergoing widening and deepening to accommodate larger cruise and cargo ships. A bollard structure south of North Cargo […]

  • 16 May 2012

    On May 14 at the conference hall of hotel “Londonskaya” the VI International Conference “Freight and Ports of the Azov-Black Seas Basin” took place. Among the participants there were representatives from Ukraine, Russia, Kazakhstan, Turkey, Israel, Britain, Austria, Switzerland, Canada, Egypt, Norway, Romania, the Netherlands and other countries. Organizers – “Business Forum” company, “Industrial cargoes” […]

  • 30 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Following on the heels of an excellent 2014, where the facilities of the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority (PRPA) experienced their fifth consecutive year of double-digit growth, recently-compiled cargo figures for the first-quarter of this year indicate that an equally or even more impressive 2015 is a very strong likelihood for the Port of Philadelphia. In […]

  • 27 May 2012

    The Florida Ports Council has announced the release of the report: Charting a Course for Economic Success: The Five-Year Florida Seaport Mission Plan for 2012 to 2016. The report provides 2011 data on trade, cargo and cruise activities at Florida’s seaports, as well as providing planned improvements to facilities for the next five years. Some […]

  • 4 October 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The opening of the expanded Panama Canal is fast approaching. The countdown is on, and PortMiami, the first port of call on the Asia-to-US route via the Canal, will be the only Atlantic Seaboard port south of Norfolk, Virginia with a channel deep enough to accommodate the super-sized container cargo vessels that will begin passing […]

  • 24 July 2012

    Winter Park republican John Mica says building a rail connection to Port Canaveral would enhance the port as a center for commerce and tourism, reports wmfe.org. After, the President names JAXPORT Projects to priority list, John Mica hopes that the Port Canaveral could be next. Port development would greatly contribute to economic development. “Bringing rail […]

  • 9 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Port of Seattle has completed an environmental analysis, including review of pertinent and available environmental information and preparation of a State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) for the Terminal 5 Wharf Rehabilitation and Berth Deepening project. The project consists of modifications to existing container facilities, including cargo wharf rehabilitation, berth deepening, and electrical service capacity and utility […]

  • 2 March 2012

    Port of Klaipeda has announced the 2012 investment plan. Top 10 of the largest planned investments in 2012: 1. Dredging and Widening of Port Navigation Channel 2. Construction of Passenger and Cargo Terminal Infrastructure 3. Repair of Access Roads to Multimodal Cargo Terminals in the Southern part of the Port. Reconstruction of Kairių street 4. […]

  • 2 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    During the recent visit to the largest commercial port of Iran, a group of French investors expressed their interest to invest in the Shahid Rajaee Port. The port’s hinterlands, container terminals 1 and 2, general cargo terminals and the 200 hectares of land dedicated to cargo storage and stocking export minerals, as well as the Khalij […]

  • 20 December 2011

    Indian ports handled total cargo traffic of around 870 million tonnes in 2010-11. While the major ports handled 570 million tonnes, non-major ports handled around 34% of the total cargo at 300 million tones. Kandla, Vishakhapatnam, JNPT and Chennai handled 48.4% of the major ports’ cargo in 2010-11. Shri G.K. Vasan Union Minister of Shipping […]

  • 13 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Overall U.S. maritime cargo volumes in the Great Lakes region are recovering from extreme lows experienced in 2009, according to a report released yesterday by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration. The report, Status of the U.S.-Flag Great Lakes Water Transportation Industry, finds that the U.S. Great Lakes maritime industry is generally healthy, providing […]

  • 23 July 2012

    Port operator Gujarat Pipapav Port Ltd (GPPL) may get a loan of up to $170 million from International Finance Corporation (IFC), the private sector investment arm of the World Bank, reports vccircle.com. GPPL is considering expansion of the Pipavav Port’s current facilities in two phases. All facilities will be located within existing premises and port […]