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  • 16 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    VSBW – a joint venture between VolkerStevin and Boskalis Westminster – is making good progress with the Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) project. The £250 million DWDR development is the single biggest investment ever undertaken by the port and represents the next stage of its evolution. DWDR will provide a new cargo terminal and new port-centric distribution […]

  • 18 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Essar Bulk Terminal Ltd (EBTL), the operator of the Hazira Port Terminal facility, has signed an agreement with Gujarat Maritime Board (GMB) for expanding its captive jetty by 1100 meters.  The expanded berthing facility is expected to be ready by end-FY18, and will enhance the current capacity by 20 MTPA. This will not only help […]

  • 28 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Hueneme has just won a $12.3 million Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant from the Department of Transportation (DOT). The TIGER grant for the Port of Hueneme will be used for the intermodal improvements, including the deepening and strengthening of the wharfs and berths, modernizing cargo infrastructure, and on-dock rail improvements. The […]

  • 15 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) signed a loan agreement with the Cambodian Government last week for providing a Japanese ODA loan of up to 23.502 billion yen ($212 million) for the Sihanoukville Port New Container Terminal Development Project. The project will develop a new container terminal and improve the cargo handling capacity at Sihanoukville […]

  • 1 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Within 6 months of 2013 JSC “Sea Port of Saint-Petersburg” (“SP SPb”) transferred 102.5 mln Rubles for the modernization of the cargo terminals and infrastructure. Within the programme on modernization of production process the company transferred main part of the funds for the renovation of handling and technological equipment, including lease payments for the equipment […]

  • 7 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Redwood City has just announced the allocation of $7.95 million from the United States Army Corps of Engineers Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 Work Plan. As reported, this appropriation advances a critical federal dredging project in 2019, supporting the port operations, ensuring continued ship access to the port and furthering economic activity to […]

  • 9 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    South Carolina Ports Authority president and CEO Jim Newsome focused on growth and modernization at the yesterday’s State of the Port, an annual event hosted by the Propeller Club of Charleston. In his sixth address since joining the SCPA, Newsome discussed the port’s strategy for maintaining the strong volume gains seen in recent years and […]

  • 31 July 2013

    Ennore Port Ltd in Tamil Nadu received 11 initial bids from private groups for the USD 210 million Ennore Port expansion program. Ennore Port is situated on the East Coast of India about 20 km north of Chennai Port along the coastline, in the State of Tamil Nadu. Ennore Port is the first Corporatised Major […]

  • 17 June 2014
    Equipment, Technology

    This weekend, the first commercial cargo was transhipped on the inner waters of Maasvlakte 2. At one of the two specially designed berths, oil products were transhipped from the ‘Blue Marlin’ to the ‘Chemtrans Sea’. As the berths are sheltered, it is possible to work faster, more reliably and more safely than on open zee. […]

  • 25 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) – Harbors Division last week celebrated the blessing of Hilo Harbor’s newly completed Pier 4 cargo wharf project, the Pier 1 cargo yard and passenger terminal improvements. The projects are designed to increase operational space and increase cargo handling efficiencies. According to the HDOT announcement, these improvements to the […]

  • 5 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has approved the proposal of five projects – four container terminals (one each in the major ports of Kandla, Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT), Ennore and Kolkata) and one multipurpose cargo berth project in Mumbai Port. The five projects will entail an investment of around Rs. 17,631 crore […]

  • 8 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Port Canaveral has completed the deepening of the West Turning Basin, which now allows deeper draft access to the port’s container cargo facility operated by GT USA at North Cargo Berth 5 and 6. The 6-month project, worth $7.5 million, deepened the West Turning Basin to the authorized depth of -43 feet plus 2 feet additional […]

  • 31 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Essar Ports Ltd., part of the Essar Group, today announced its unaudited results for the quarter ended September 2013. Speaking on the key highlights for the quarter, Mr. Rajiv Agarwal, Managing Director, Essar Ports Ltd. said: “Our performance is consistent with the growth targets we have set for ourselves and we are confident of delivering […]

  • 23 March 2012

    Work on extending operational areas at the Port of Kiel’s Norwegenkai Terminal has now been completed. Construction was officially brought to a close at a ceremony yesterday involving the State of Schleswig-Holstein’s Minister of Economics, Science and Transport, Jost de Jager, the Mayor of the Federal State Capital of Kiel, Peter Todeskino, and Dr Dirk […]

  • 11 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The rise in Great Lakes water levels has yet to translate into full loads for the U.S.-flag freighters moving iron ore, coal, limestone, cement and other cargos. Vessels continue to routinely leave port with less than a full load on board. The largest iron ore cargo moved by a U.S.-flag laker through the Soo Locks […]

  • 4 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Azov-Black Sea Basin branch of FSUE Rosmorport has invited bidders to submit their offers for the Novorossiysk Port dredging project. According to portnews.ru, the initial value of the contract is RUB 4.797 mln, and the deadline for application of bids is April 15, 2013. Background JSC Novorossiysk Commercial Sea Port is Russia’s largest commercial sea […]

  • 8 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Port Saint John will receive federal funding in the amount of $68.3 million under the National Infrastructure Component of the New Building Canada Fund for a project to modernize the port’s Westside terminals. The $205 million project involves improving and consolidating the Rodney and Navy Island terminals to allow the Port to accommodate larger vessels. New […]

  • 9 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The award-winning Port has broken its own records with year on year growth since 2009. Last year, turnover increased to a record £63 million, cash flow from operating activity rose to a record £19 million and profit before tax reached a record £12 million. Port of Tyne Chairman, Sir Les Elton, said: “The Port’s strategy […]

  • 3 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The APM Global Terminal Network will enter China’s fast-growing grain import market as part of a joint venture with Qingdao Port International, continuing APM Terminals’ ongoing expansion into port and terminal operations outside containerized cargo handling. The newly developed Qingdao Port Dongjiakou Multi-Purpose Terminal, in which APM Terminals will hold a 20% share, is located […]

  • 8 April 2013

    Colliers International released its third North American Port Analysis report which examines evolving trade patterns resulting from the upcoming Panama Canal expansion in 2015. The report’s theme, “CapEx or Capsize,” underscores the idea that cities need to spend the capital to upgrade their ports, or risk “capsizing” their economies. Report author, KC Conway, notes that […]

  • 11 May 2012

    APM Terminals’ European Director of Port Investments and Projects Michiel Ybema proposed a systematic approach to analyzing and enhancing container port productivity on the Sea of Marmara at the 4th Annual Port Financial International Black Sea Conference held in Istanbul recently. The Sea of Marmara lies between the Aegean and Black Seas astride an increasingly […]

  • 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, […]

  • 23 April 2012

    Container volume in the Port of Charleston rose 12 percent in March, the strongest month for containerized traffic at the port since October 2008. In results announced at regular Board meeting, the South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) handled 134,857 20-foot equivalent units (TEUs) in the Port of Charleston in March, up 12 percent from the […]

  • 11 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    CCCC Second Harbor Consultants Co Ltd, has recently won the bid for the EPC hydraulic project of Mengjiagang public terminal in Zhenjiang City, Jiangsu Province, with a contract value of some 260 million yuan. The project involves three 50,000t bulk berths and is designed to berth 70,000t bulk carriers with a designed annual handling capacity […]

  • 30 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Sailors from Underwater Construction Team Two (UCT 2) significantly reduced the size of an underwater obstruction in Sapwauhfik Atoll October 11-29, widening a channel that serves as an important cargo and passenger transfer point for the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM). The Federated States of Micronesia formally requested assistance from the United States to remove […]

  • 27 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Kuantan Port Consortium (KPC) has released a video about the development of the port’s New Deep Water Terminal. The Kuantan Port New Deep Water Terminal, a private public partnership project between the Government of Malaysia and Kuantan Port Consortium, was approved in June 2015. The new terminal will be developed in two phases with a total cost of […]