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  • 15 February 2012

    Adani Group and Kandla port plans to join hands to develop a satellite port at Tuna, roughly 20-km away from Kandla. Developing this satellite port will entail an investment of Rs 1.060 crore out of which Adani will have to invest Rs 800 crore and the remaining will be pumped in by KPT mainly for […]

  • 30 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port of Rotterdam Authority and TPK (Terminal Presidente Kennedy) Logistica yesterday signed a joint venture agreement in Vitória, Brazil, for the development of Porto Central, a new port in Brazil. The ‘greenfield’ port will be built in the southernmost part of the state of Espirito Santo in the industrial heart of Brazil. It will […]

  • 10 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, has posted on its official facebook page this aerial photo that shows a completed section of beachfill construction at Broadkill Beach, Delaware, as part of the Delaware River Main Channel Deepening project. The project involves dredging sand from the Delaware River to deepen the river for navigation […]

  • 13 December 2010

    Dubai A proposed new container port in the western Indian state of Gujarat built on a public-private partnership could tap funding from expatriate Indians or Indian-owned institutions for its development. There could even be opportunities for GCC-based port operators with the proposed project open to the idea of aligning with potential partners. The intention is […]

  • 10 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Western Dredging Association (WEDA) and Texas A & M University will host its Annual Western Hemisphere Dredging Conference (WEDA 33 and TAMU 44) on August 25–28, 2013 at the “HILTON HAWAIIAN VILLAGE” in Honolulu, Hawaii. The theme of this conference “So That Ships May Pass” will focus on the Historical, Structural and Operational Development […]

  • 16 October 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Recently, Liebherr has delivered its 40th Mobile Harbour Crane to the North American market. This total fleet comprises 8 units in Canada and 32 in the United States. The 40th Mobile Harbour Crane, a LHM 550 model, was delivered in spring 2012 to the Maine Port Authority for their port in Searsport, ME USA. This […]

  • 10 September 2012

    During the working trip to the North-West Region on the 4th of September,2012 General Director A. Lavrishchev paid a visit to the sea port of Vyborg, where he examined the North-West Basin Branch Vyborg-Vysotsk Subdivision berth constructions and navigation means objects, located in the Saimen channel and used for trade navigation safety provision. These objects […]

  • 14 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Federal Marine and River Transport Agency has announced that Jan de Nul has completed the first phase of dredging operations in Sabetta Port. From August 2 until October 9, the company dredged 10 mln cbm of material. The dredging project is scheduled for completion in 2016. During the 2014-2016 period, the fleet of Jan […]

  • 1 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD) from Oak Brook, Illinois, has won a $76.8 million firm-fixed-price contract for dredging, rock removal and deepening of the Delaware River main channel. This capital cleanup project will be performed in Chester, Pennsylvania; Pedricktown, New Jersey; and Claymont, Delaware, with an estimated completion date of December 31, 2017. The […]

  • 18 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The maintenance dredging operations at the Port of Foynes are scheduled to begin today, according to the Shannon Foynes Port Company (SFPC). The dredging works will be undertaken by the SFPC’s multicat Shannon 1. Operations will be conducted by using a plough, and will be located within the Port of Foynes, including the West and East Jetties and […]

  • 24 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The 38 meter dredger Johanna Josephine almost sank last week after hitting a submerged pile near GDF Suez power plant in Wilhelmshaven, Germany. In the morning of November 19th 2014, just as the vessel was about to unload its cargo of stones, the Johanna Josephine hit the submerged piling and started to sink. Due to the hull breach, the Johanna […]

  • 6 November 2014

      The Takoradi Port dredging program is scheduled to begin next month, according to the Director of the Takoradi Port, Capt. James Owusu Koranteng. The dredging works will be underway from December 10, 2014, until March 2015, followed by the construction of the quay wall which will end in 2016. Belgian dredging and marine construction […]

  • 26 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Transport productivity along the Vietnam’s waterways is expected to increase by 72%, thanks to the construction of ports and harbors, and dredging work along the Mekong Delta. According to a Transport Ministry plan, the Delta’s waterways will eventually be able to handle 83 million tonnes of cargo a year. The five-year plan primarily focuses on […]

  • 16 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Nigeria’s Federal Executive Council (FEC) has formally approved the ongoing development of the Ibom Deep Seaport & Free Trade Zone in Akwa Ibom State. Felak Concept Limited (Abuja, Nigeria) and MTBS (Rotterdam, the Netherlands) are the Transaction Advisors for the project. The project is monitored by the Ministerial Project Development and Steering Committee (MPDSC). FEC […]

  • 12 December 2012

    The biggest cargo ship in the world, the “CMA CGM Marco Polo”, arrived into Hamburg harbour for the first time, reports thelocal.de. Built by DSME (Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering) in South Korea, the giant of the seas displays exceptional dimensions: 396 meters long, 54 meters wide, with a draft of 16 meters. This is […]

  • 14 March 2012

      As Arabian Business reports, Qatar is set to award a second contract worth US$1.2bn to start dredging work on the new port in Doha. The Steering Committee of the New Doha Port Project is set to ink the dredging contract for the main channel after it had awarded its bid to Middle East Dredging […]

  • 19 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    This weekend the general cargo vessel “Tina“ unmoored from the new constructed and already put into operation quay No. 143a. The operator of the quay No. 143a is JSC Klaipėda Container Terminal. Quay No. 143a is 329.45 meters in length, the draught alongside the quay is 10 metres. This quay is designated for handling of […]

  • 26 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    During the XVIII St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, Andrey Tarasenko, General Director of FSUE “Rosmorport”, and Alexander Vinokurov, the President of the “Summa” group of companies, signed the agreement on cooperation in implementation of investment project for construction of universal and specialized handling terminal for transshipment of cargo in Zarubino Seaport. The Agreement provides for […]

  • 27 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    PortMiami’s Deep Dredge project, that will deepen the Port’s existing channel from its current 42-foot depth to minus 50-52’, will be completed this summer. This was announced yesterday by the Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez during the annual State of the County Address at Florida International University’s west Miami-Dade campus. Mayor Carlos Gimenez said that the Deep Dredge project […]

  • 8 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port of Houston 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 2016, as well as the expected future demographic growth in the region. Maintaining and improving […]

  • 25 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Major floods in the Townsville region in early 2019 have failed to dampen growth in exports leaving the North Queensland city. According to the latest release from the Deputy Premier, Treasurer and Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships, Jackie Trad’s office, new preliminary figures show that total trade through Townsville Port increased by […]

  • 28 January 2013

    The Georgia Ports Authority ended calendar year 2012 with a strong December, marking an 11.7 percent increase in total tonnage across all terminals, and a 21.8 percent increase in auto and machinery units compared to December 2011. “Our total volume of 2.27 million tons puts December among the top 10 months on record and the […]

  • 16 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Everett yesterday hosted a groundbreaking to commemorate the start of construction on the Port’s South Terminal Modernization project – the largest capital project in Port history by dollar value, and the largest maritime construction project on the West Coast today. According to the officials, this $36 million South Terminal Modernization project will […]

  • 4 May 2012

    The Port of Palm Beach District Commission voted unanimously, Thursday, April 19, 2012 to approve a $26 million restoration project to Slip Number 3 at the Port of Palm Beach. This historic infrastructure improvement project includes expanding the Slip on the north side to increase the width of the basin. A Roll-On/Roll-Off (Ro/Ro) ramp will […]

  • 7 May 2012

    The outstanding leadership of DP World’s flagship Jebel Ali Port has been recognised with the winning of the prestigious Shipping Port of the Year Award at the annual Supply Chain and Transport Awards (SCATA) 2012 . The award, Jebel Ali’s fourth in six years, was received on behalf of DP World by Mohammed Ali Ahmed, […]

  • 25 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) Malam Habib Abdullahi has recently identified efficient port services and upsurge in cargo throughput in the nation’s seaports as some of the positive impact of the Public Private Partnership (PPP) in the nation’s ports. He also identified a reduction in cargo dwell time in ports operations, improved […]