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  • 24 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

                    Shipping of the Dredger First Global Logistics and Europe Cargo, both members of Project Cargo Network, have recently collaborated on the project cargo shipment of a dredger and its equipment from Alexandria to Antwerp.   Busy Start of 2015 for DEME DEME (AvH 60.40%) realized an economic […]

  • 22 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    CCCC Guangzhou Dredging has won the bid for the Phase 2 of the channel dredging project in Tieshan zone, Beihai Port, Guangxi. The contract, worth approx $117.8 million, includes total dredging volume of 24 million cubic meters and a construction period of 9 months. With a full length of some 18.7 kilometers and designed effective width […]

  • 22 May 2015

    The U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee has approved funding for a critical provision that would reform the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund and significantly benefit the ports of Tacoma and Seattle. As so-called “donor ports,” the ports of Seattle and Tacoma currently receive pennies for each dollar credited to the fund through Harbor Maintenance Tax collections. As a […]

  • 21 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    First Global Logistics and Europe Cargo, both members of Project Cargo Network, have recently collaborated on the project cargo shipment of a dredger and its equipment from Alexandria to Antwerp. The dredger had finished its work at Sokhna Port and all the parts and equipment had to be shipped back to its final destination. The […]

  • 20 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, has awarded a maintenance dredging contract of around $3 million to Orion Marine Construction Inc., to dredge the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway (GIWW) across Aransas Bay in Aransas and Calhoun counties, Texas. The contractor will use a pipeline dredge to remove approximately 1,323,000 cubic yards of material from […]

  • 18 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Georgia Ports Authority board has approved $141.8 million in capital improvements with passage of its fiscal year 2016 budget. To upgrade existing assets, the board allocated $33.4 million to improve power infrastructure for cranes, paving, increased rail capacity and other terminal improvements at the ports of Savannah and Brunswick. Another $83.4 million will go […]

  • 13 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Victoria is planning to invest approx. $10 million in channel dredging works at Geelong port, according to the 2015/16 State budget. Victorian Regional Channels Authority (VRCA) chief executive officer Captain Peter McGovern confirmed this, saying to Lloyd’s List Australia that the funding will go towards deepening and widening a shallow patch near Lascelles Wharf’ The $9.8 […]

  • 7 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

    Four new Super Post-Panamax wharf cranes that are part of a significant upgrade of the Barbours Cut Container Terminal arrived yesterday at the Port of Houston. The cranes, largest ever built by Konecranes, come as a part of the Port Authority overall plan to undertake significant infrastructure improvements, including dredging of the PHA’s Bayport and Barbours Cut channels. These […]

  • 6 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Sabine-Neches Navigation District legislation, authored by Senator Brandon Creighton, has passed both chambers of the Texas Legislature and will now be sent to the Governor Greg Abbott for signature. Senate Bill 1137 clarifies existing state statutes and authorizes the District to enter into contracts and agreements necessary to deepen the Sabine-Neches Waterway. “This legislation […]

  • 4 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) has lauded H.R. 2028, the U.S. House of Representatives’ fiscal 2016 Energy and Water Appropriations bill that passed last week, together with two bi-partisan amendments included in the bill. Of particular interest to AAPA is the portion of the bill that funds the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ […]

  • 1 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Korean Government has announced plans to add further 15 berths to its flagship Busan New Port which will increase container capacity by 15.8 million TEU. The new facilities in the south of the country will be a mix of container terminals, feeder terminals and multi-purpose terminals and work will begin in stages based on actual […]

  • 1 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The nation’s ports will receive an additional $36 million in funding next year as a result of an amendment championed by Congresswoman Janice Hahn (CA-44) that the U.S. House of Representatives passed during consideration of the energy and water appropriations bill two days ago. “This is a major victory for our ports, allowing them to invest […]

  • 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 […]

  • 30 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    PortMiami experienced double-digit container volume growth in March; as well as a 12 percent year to date increase for the first six months of FY 2015. In March PortMiami recorded approximately 84,000 TEUs, compared to the 73,000 TEUs moved during the same period last year, and for the first six months 477,400 TEUs compared to […]

  • 29 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    Houston Port Commissioners awarded recently a contract to TCB/GBA Joint Venture for professional engineering and planning services in support of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ feasibility study of modifications to improve the Houston Ship Channel system. That system includes the Houston, Barbours Cut and Bayport ship channels. “This study is critical to the greater […]

  • 27 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The MOL Northern Juvenile, capable of carrying 8,800 twenty-foot equivalent units (containers), set a record last week as the largest container cargo ship to ever call on Jacksonville. The ship, which transited the Suez Canal from Asia before reaching the U.S. East Coast, loaded and offloaded cargo at JAXPORT’s TraPac Container Terminal at Dames Point. […]

  • 23 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has been awarded a contract by Fujian Mawei Shipbuilding Limited for two subsea knuckle boom cranes to be installed on the world’s first seabed mining vessel.  Delivery of the cranes is scheduled for Q1/2017. The order was booked into first quarter 2015 order intake. The 227m production support vessel has a […]

  • 23 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The preparation works are currently underway for a reclamation and seawall construction project at the East of the Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA). With effect from May 1st, 2015 and for a period of approximately 20 months, marine works involving reclamation, seawall construction, diving operations, sand filling and delivery of precast units and construction materials will be carried […]

  • 22 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Manson Construction Co. of Seattle, Washington, has been awarded a $4.2 million contract by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District for pipeline dredging of the Sabine Pass Channel Reach of the Sabine-Neches Waterway in Jefferson County, Texas, and Cameron Parish, Louisiana.  The contractor is required to remove approximately 1.8 million cubic yards of dredged material […]

  • 20 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The official opening ceremony of APM Terminals Maasvlakte II in Rotterdam, the Netherlands will be held on Friday, April 24, 2015 at 15:00 hrs.  APM Terminals newest port in the world will be the first fully automated facility with zero emissions from cargo handling equipment. Built on land reclaimed from the North Sea and with a price […]

  • 20 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Long term planning and oversight of the U.S Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) dredging operations on the Great Lakes is the responsibility of Brig. Gen. Richard G. Kaiser, USACE Great Lakes and Ohio Rivers Division Commander. Recently Brig. Gen. Kaiser, who grew up in Racine, Wisconsin along the shores of Lake Michigan, explained the challenges, […]

  • 15 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) increased containerized cargo in March by 27.8 percent compared to the same month a year ago, for an additional 72,499 twenty-foot equivalent container units (TEUs). For the first time ever, the Port of Savannah moved 333,058 TEUs in a single month, surpassing its previous monthly record set in October 2014 […]

  • 14 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Investors, marine terminal operators, project developers and port authorities will gather this May in New York City to connect and share information about global investment opportunities in marine terminals. Terminals operators are under the gun to upgrade their facilities and to provide improved cargo-handling services, requiring an infusion of capital for everything from bigger cranes […]

  • 13 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Port & Terminal Technology conference will take place on April 21-22, 2015, at the Hilton Hotel – Miami Downtown, Miami, USA. This industry event has been running successfully in Europe for the last nine years and is now in its seventh year in the United States. The conference is a targeted event specially designed for, […]

  • 9 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    PortMiami is counting down to July for the completion of the Deep Dredge project that is deepening the Port’s main harbor channel from -42 feet to a depth of -50/52 feet.  PortMiami will be the only major logistics hub south of Virginia capable of handling fully laden post-Panamax vessels. More than $1 billion of capital […]

  • 9 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Governor Pat McCrory visited the North Carolina Port of Morehead City yesterday to talk about the need for continual dredging at the state’s ports, announced TWC News. Dredging at the Morehead City harbor should start within the next month. With the short-term problem solved, McCrory said it is time now to look toward the future […]