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  • 30 May 2012
    Vessels

    “The boat is great,” said Terry Frickey, the Conrad Industries project manager, during an introduction of the new Murden dredging vessel. Conrad’s Murden is a 156-foot-long shallow water dredger with a maximum hopper load capacity of 512 cubic yards, according to tri-parishtimes.com. The vessel is powered by two 760-horse power Cummins engines, and has two […]

  • 6 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Ukrainian Seaports Authority (USPA) and the State Enterprise “Mariupol Commercial Sea Port” have signed an agreement on cooperation for the construction of a grain terminal in the rear of berths No. 3-4. “As part of the agreement, USPA will reconstruct the berthage and carry out dredging near berths 3-4 to ensure the construction of a future […]

  • 9 April 2014

    Two freight trains, each consisting of 65 wagons loaded with coal from the Kuzbass region in Russia, left from West Siberian Railways at the end of March 2014. One of the trains has already reached Far Eastern Railways, the second is now travelling on the Transbaikal Main Line. Both West Siberian Railways and Far Eastern […]

  • 24 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Global ports, key industry players and members of the International Association of Ports & Harbours (IAPH) will return to the UAE capital from 19-20 March 2013. The third annual edition of the World Ports & Trade Summit – held in strategic partnership with the Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) – brings the industry together to […]

  • 11 July 2012

    Congressman Cedric Richmond introduced the DREDGE Act of 2012-Dredging for Restoration and Economic Development for Global Exports. The bill would give the Army Corps of Engineers the authorization to dredge the Mississippi River to 50 feet so that larger vessels transiting the expanded Panama Canal can access the River. In addition, the bill creates a […]

  • 20 February 2014

    Port of Tauranga, New Zealand’s largest port, reported good progress reinforcing its position as New Zealand’s pre-eminent freight gateway and a financial result for the six months to 31 December 2013 in line with the same period in the prior year. Port of Tauranga Chairman David Pilkington said: “Port of Tauranga is very well positioned […]

  • 6 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Port of Dover recently announced that a consortium of leading British and European lenders has agreed a £200 million package of loans that will support the Dover Western Docks Revival project. Allianz Global Investors has agreed to provide the program with a £55 million private placement bond; RBS and Lloyds Bank have each provided a […]

  • 16 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    SC Ports Authority has achieved 13 percent year-over-year growth in container volume for the first quarter of the 2015 fiscal year. This was announced yesterday by SCPA president and CEO Jim Newsome who said that SCPA experienced fairly significant growth during the first quarter, and above-plan volumes are reflected in SCPA’s strong financial performance for […]

  • 15 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced a $10.8 million TIGER (Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery) grant for the rehabilitation of the Wando Welch Terminal project. This is just out of 72 transportation projects in 46 states and the District of Columbia that will receive a total of approximately $600 million from the Department of Transportation’s discretionary grant program. Maritime […]

  • 25 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District awarded a service-disabled veteran-owned small business contract to Babcock Construction Company in the amount of $843,000 to conduct levee raising on Placement Area 2 at the Port of Victoria, located in Calhoun and Victoria counties, Texas. The contractor is expected to begin work in July to raise […]

  • 23 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Board of Directors of the Georgia Ports Authority today elected James A. Walters of Gainesville to serve as chairman. Appointed to the GPA board by Gov. Nathan Deal in 2012, Walters previously served as vice chairman. The new vice chairman will be James L. “Jimmy” Allgood, while A.J. “Joe” Hopkins III will serve as […]

  • 8 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    South Asia’s largest and most Successful Maritime Event INMEX INDIA 2013 opened its doors to thousands of maritime professionals who had the opportunity to see the latest products and solutions, network with industry leaders and discuss business opportunities. “The Indian maritime sector – which handles 90% of India’s International trade – facilitates not only transportation of […]

  • 21 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    With support from the Asian Development Bank (ADB), work has begun to develop and transform the Aiwo Boat Harbor area, which will help make it Nauru’s first international and cargo terminal. Nauru President, Mr. Lionel Aingimea, today witnessed the upgrade work as engineers installed large reinforced concrete piles into the atoll’s bedrock. Over 500 of […]

  • 25 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Serge Cormier, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of National Defense and Member of Parliament for Acadie – Bathurst, has announced a major investment of $17 million to increase capacity at the Port of Belledune, located in northeastern New Brunswick, Canada. According to an official announcement, the project includes filling in the water gap between Terminals 3 […]

  • 11 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Glavgosexpertiza of Russia – the Main Department of State Expertise – recently issued a positive opinion on the proposal to build the Utrenny terminal, a facility for transshipment of LNG and stable gas condensate in the Gulf of Ob of the Kara Sea. According to the officials, the company has considered the design documentation for […]

  • 17 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Port of London Authority (PLA) has launched an Investment Plan aimed at accelerating delivery of the goals in the Thames Vision and diversifying the PLA’s income streams. The plan is to target three broad categories of investment: commercial investments supporting river/port use; long term investments with a long payback period, which also deliver public […]

  • 16 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Dutch consortium consisting of engineering and consultancy firm Witteveen+Bos and Maritime & Transport Business Solutions B.V. (MTBS) is working on a master plan for the development of the port of Cotonou. In September 2015, the Dutch embassy in Cotonou (Benin) commissioned the consortium to prepare plan for the development of the port. The existing port is characterized […]

  • 19 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    India and the United States have agreed to deepen the scope of cooperation in the maritime sector. The Union Minister of Shipping, Road Transport and Highways, Shri Nitin Gadkari, recently paid a working visit to the States, where he held wide-ranging discussions with the representatives of Harbor Department of the City of Long Beach. During […]

  • 7 June 2012

    Onitsha River Port in Anambra state is now fully operational and equipped to standard, according to allafrica.com. Architect Ahmed Aminu Yar’adua, Managing Director of the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), disclosed this while conducting members of the House of Representatives Committee on Marine Transport on a tour of the River Niger to ascertain ongoing dredging […]

  • 4 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Cargill and the Port of Rotterdam Authority have reached agreement on expanding the current site in the Botlek area by 28,000m2. Cargill has been operating from the Botlek area since 1984, and has both an inland shipping jetty and a sea jetty there. Thanks to a previous agreement with the Port of Rotterdam Authority, the […]

  • 20 April 2012

    Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and Port Authority Executive Director Pat Foye launched a $250 million construction project to boost economic development in New York Harbor. The project involves digging a new water transmission main – called a siphon – between Staten Island and Brooklyn that will allow for the removal of two existing tunnels that […]

  • 22 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    South Carolina Ports Authority is celebrating the arrival of the biggest container ship to ever call the U.S. East Coast – the 15,072-TEU CMA CGM Brazil. The CMA CGM Brazil worked its way down the East Coast and arrived in Charleston Sunday morning, saving the deepest port for last. SC Ports President and CEO, Jim […]

  • 13 February 2012

      Executives from Petkim Petrokimya Holding A.Ş., Petlim Limancılık A.Ş. which is 100% owned by Petkim and APM Terminals signed a Heads of Terms agreement which outlines key terms of a definitive agreement to be negotiated and signed between Petkim, Petlim and a to be incorporated Turkish affiliate of APM Terminals for the long-term operation […]

  • 6 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Sand pumping operations at Florida’s Fernandina Beach are now complete, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District said in its latest project update.  Equipment demoblization will occur for the next several weeks, said USACE. During the scheme, the contractor – Manson Construction – placed about 340,000 cubic yards at Fernandina Beach and 170,000 cubic yards […]

  • 5 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Cochin Shipyard Limited (CSL) and United Shipbuilding Corporation (USC) from Russia have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate and engage in design and development of contemporary vessels for inland and coastal waterways.  Under the agreement, CSL and USC will collaborate on the development of dredgers, high-speed vessels, river-sea cargo vessels, passenger vessels and […]

  • 7 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers helped California make history this week when the largest container ship ever to visit the United States berthed at the port of Oakland, an achievement port officials are calling a milestone in trans-Pacific trade. The quarter-mile long Benjamin Franklin, operated by the French-based CMA CGM group, arrived from Los […]