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  • 25 February 2014

    The Savannah Harbor Expansion Project is close to getting the final approval, says U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson. The project will include harbor deepening, as well as improvements to increase the efficiency and safety of cargo vessel operations. The Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP), a major project for the State of Georgia, had to clear various […]

  • 28 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Erich Staake, CEO of Duisport, has received a Boeganker. The Boeganker is an award presented by Port of Rotterdam Authority to persons who have played an exceptional part in the development of the port of Rotterdam. Erich Staake received the Boeganker for his huge contribution to the development of the inland port of Duisburg and […]

  • 28 September 2012

    Ust-Luga Container Terminal (ULCT), a part of NCC group, handled the first CMA CGM call. Containership CHRISTOPHER with the capacity of 1440 TEU came to Ust-Luga port from Hamburg and then proceeded to St Petersburg. Within the first call to the terminal, CHRISTOPHER delivered 75 TEU. The new schedule offers fixed fortnightly calls to ULCT […]

  • 17 July 2012

    The head of the Phuket, Thailand Marine Department Office is trying to kick-start stalled negotiations to expand the port to allow larger cruise ships to dock there. Represenatives from Royal Caribbean and Princess Cruises met with Thai officials on July 12 to discuss the problems encountered by large ships using their port, says royalcaribbeanblog. Phuket […]

  • 21 May 2012

    The Macauhub reports that three investment projects to expand basic infrastructures in the port of Maputo should be completed this year, according to the schedule approved for the respective 2012-2030 development programme. These projects include enlarging the port’s main access gate, through which over 600 trucks pass every day on their way to and from […]

  • 29 June 2012

    An application for the permit to carry out the third phase of the deep dock has been transferred to the environmental authorities. With the completion of the new phase, the port’s service capacity will be further increased. The significance of the deep dock is essential for the efficient handling of shipping, explains Port Director, Kaarlo […]

  • 1 November 2011

    On 29 October, Saturday, Ust-Luga Port hosted a visiting session of «The Baltic Forum of Compatriots» organized with the support of the Leningrad Region Government. The principal goal of the forum was to discuss the problems related to disseminating objective information about Russia abroad. The forum was participated by representatives of the Russian-language media from […]

  • 15 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency is conducting a federal environmental assessment of the proposed Marine Terminal Project on the North Shore of the Saguenay, located in Quebec. The project, proposed by the Saguenay Port Authority, includes construction and operation of a new multi-user marine terminal to service the north shore of the Saguenay River at […]

  • 3 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    A massive land reclamation scheme around the Chek Lap Kok Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA), aimed to enable the addition of the third runway, has received the green light. The works, being carried out on behalf of the Hong Kong Airport Authority (HKAA), include formation of 650 ha of land by ground improvement and seabed filling, […]

  • 4 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Port of Hueneme CEO, Kristin Decas, yesterday hosted Col. Kirk E. Gibbs, Commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, to discuss and review plans for deepening and beach replenishment. Earlier this year, the port and the Corps signed Project Partnership Agreement (PPA) to deepen the port’s general navigation areas to 40 feet Mean Lower […]

  • 13 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The scope of dredging operations of FSUE Rosmorport is expected to exceed 170 mln cbm in 2014-17. This was announced by Rosmorport Executive Director Andrei Lavrishchev at the International Forum of Dredging Companies organized by media-group PortNews. Lavrishchev said that the volume of dredging operations is expected to be 31.1 mln cbm in 2014 and […]

  • 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 […]

  • 3 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In 2007, the Broward County Board of County Commissioners approved the Port Everglades Master/Vision Plan, which included a five-year Capital Improvement Plan and ten- and 20-year Vision Plans. This video shows Port Everglades’ 20-year roadmap for future growth, including $1.6 billion in capital investments to improve productivity for cargo, cruise and petroleum businesses that operate […]

  • 6 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    GB Group, a diversified collection of industrial and trading companies, has hired SSA Marine to oversee the port and terminal operations at Port Lafito, a world class modern container port currently under construction in Haiti. “Port Lafito marks our first operation in Haiti, opening our business to a whole new market and maintaining our success […]

  • 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 […]

  • 18 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Maryland Port Administration (MPA) has announced that 46,827 containers were handled at the Port of Baltimore’s public marine terminals in October 2014, establishing a new record for most containers handled in one month and surpassing the previous record of 44,095 containers set in July 2013. “The Port of Baltimore is one of the most efficient […]

  • 10 July 2012
    Equipment, Technology

    DP World Sokhna, the Red Sea commercial gateway to Egypt’s capital Cairo, has received two new STS (ship-to-shore) gantry cranes in a further boost to productivity at the container facility operated by global marine terminal operator DP World. The two cranes, manufactured by ZPMC of China, were brought to port by the vessel Zhen-Hua 18 […]

  • 6 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Cebu Port Authority (CPA) will start the Cebu International Port (CIP) dredging project this month after almost two years of delay. CPA general manager Edmund Tan said the Department of Transportation and Communications already approved the dredging project. Last year, President Benigno Aquino III ordered the reevaluation of lined-up projects by the legal department. […]

  • 22 April 2012

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) Board of Directors approved a proposal to modify the Panama Canal pricing structure to align Canal toll charges with the value the route provides. New Segments The proposal increases the number of segments from eight to eleven by Panama Canal vessel type. It also breaks down the tanker segment into […]

  • 5 July 2010

    Aggressively pursuing its expansion plans to substantially raise capacity, Paradip Port is set to have a multi-purpose berth exclusively to handle Clean Cargo and containers at a cost of Rs 387.31 crore. “The dedicated terminal, likely to be operational by 2012, will add five million tonne capacity to the existing installed capacity of 76 million […]

  • 20 January 2012

    Congressman Cedric Richmond (LA-02) has announced that the Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District will receive an additional $55 million to dredge the lower Mississippi River. This news comes less than two weeks after Congressman Richmond led the Louisiana House delegation in a letter to the Army Corps of Engineers and the Office of Management […]

  • 23 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Indian Oil Corp (IOC) has introduced plans to commission its first liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal at Ennore in Tamil Nadu this month, local media reports.  Sanjiv Singh, IOC Chairman, said that the terminal is now complete and set to be commissioned after completion of dredging of the channel that will bring cryogenic ships […]

  • 10 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    With an aim to promote waterway transportation in the city, the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee has decided to invest around $90 million in two river dredging projects. According to the local media, the People’s Committee recently approved two river dredging projects in District 9 that will improve the capacity of its waterways to transport […]

  • 4 August 2013

    The first four new gates for the Panama Canal’s Third Set of Locks will be arriving to Panama from Italy. The Third Set of Locks has a total of 16 rolling gates (eight for each new lock complex).The new gates weigh an average of 3,300 tons each. They were constructed in Italy by subcontractor Cimolai […]