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  • 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, […]

  • 24 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    58 port development projects in Public Private Partnership (PPP) mode have been awarded up to 31st March, 2013. Out of these 29 projects have been completed, 16 are at various stages of construction and the remaining 13 have been awarded during 2012-13. A list of 16 PPP projects which are under implementation/construction is given below: […]

  • 18 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The New Zealand’s Napier Port today released its annual results for the 2018 financial year, with new records set for cargo and cruise. In the year to 30 September 2018, Napier Port celebrated handling a total of 5.1 million tonnes of cargo. A record 2.2 million tonnes of logs were exported to markets across the […]

  • 30 July 2013

    The Georgia Ports Authority marked record volumes for fiscal year 2013 in total tonnage, bulk cargo, total auto-machinery units, and freight moved by intermodal rail. “Our deepwater ports provide vital support to our agricultural, forestry and manufacturing sectors,” said Georgia Governor Nathan Deal. “Because American-made goods are able to reach the global market efficiently through […]

  • 29 February 2012

    Kingston Wharves, one of the Caribbean’s leading multipurpose terminal operators, has recorded a 43.5% year-on-year decline in net profit during its 2011 financial year. The company’s operating profit has been affected by declining cargo volumes resulting from the weak circumstances surrounding the Jamaican economy. Kingston Wharves’ CEO, Grantley Stephenson, said the company is exploring possibilities […]

  • 25 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    State Enterprise Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority (USPA) and MV Cargo LLC have signed an agreement on the implementation of two partnership projects in relation of the construction of a terminal in the Port of Yuzhny.  Under the terms of the agreement MV Cargo LLC, acting as a developer, will undertake the construction of a specialized […]

  • 12 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Port & Terminal Technology’s 6th International Conference & Exhibition USA 2014 (20 and 21 May, Savannah International Trade & Convention Center, Georgia) is a high-calibre event which has been running for the last nine years in Europe and is now in its sixth successful year in the United States. This conference is a targeted event specially […]

  • 28 August 2012

    The Union Minister of Shipping, Shri G.K. Vasan informed the Rajya Sabha today in a written reply to a question that the Dhubri to Sadiya stretch of River Brahmaputra in Assam of about 891 kms has been declared as National Waterway in the year 1988. The Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) is developing and […]

  • 10 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    In a meeting to explore possible solutions to the existing bottlenecks of the port, Mr. Seidpour said that the annual performance of Noshahr Port amounts to 3.5 million tons and the capacity of the port is expected to increase to 5 million tons with the completion of infrastructural projects and part of the development plan. […]

  • 12 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    On the morning of November 8, with the ship loading 180,000 tons of iron ore berthing, the annual cargo throughput of Port of Dandong exceeded 100 million tons, which completed a historic breakthrough from a small port to a grand port of 100 million tons. In recent 3 years, the Port of Dandong has accelerated […]

  • 18 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    Vedanta Limited has received the ‘Letter of Award’ for redevelopment of berth No. 8, 9 and barge berths at Port of Mormugao in Goa, India. The project will be handled by Sterlite Ports Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Vedanta Limited. This contract has been awarded through a competitive bidding process on DBFOT Basis (Design, Build, Finance, […]

  • 9 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Baltimore has announced that it was a record year in 2012 for its public marine terminals, handling more autos and machinery than any other US port. Key target commodities, autos, containers and ro-ro cargo all saw their best years at the port, despite the global economic recession. The port handled 652,000 cars […]

  • 19 November 2012

    Westports Malaysia Sdn Bhd, operator of the country’s busiest port, still projects growth in its business for next year despite the gloomy global economy. Its chief executive officer Ruben Emir Gnanalingam said despite the global economic crisis and news of the European economy in recession, consumption worldwide was still increasing. Therefore, he said, Westports’ cargo […]

  • 1 November 2011

    A Delegation of European Union Heads of Missions in Tanzania last week visited the Dar es Salaam Port at the invitation of Tanzania Ports Authority (TPA) Director General, Mr. Ephraim Mgawe. The diplomats, who were led by the Head of the Delegation of the European Union to Tanzania Ambassador Tim Clarke, were also accompanied by […]

  • 11 May 2012

    The Port of Tyne yesterday announced its best ever financial results. A massive rise in the volume of cargoes coming in and out of the River Tyne resulted in the Port’s turnover increasing by almost a third to £60 million and profit more than doubling to £9 million. This financial performance is the best in […]

  • 21 March 2012

    The Mombasa Port expansion project is running ahead of schedule, reports Construction Business Review. Principal Civil Engineer David Amadi stressed the project, which includes the construction of a new cargo berth and dredging at the Kilindini channel, is set to be ready next month ahead of the planned completion in August this year. “The dredging […]

  • 5 February 2013

    International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) won the International Public Bidding Process for the Design, Financing, Construction, Maintenance, Operation and Exploitation of the Specialized Container and General Cargo Terminal of Puerto Cortes in Honduras. The announcement was made during a public hearing held on 1 February 2013 in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. At the same public hearing, […]

  • 24 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    CCCC Third Harbor Consultants Co., Ltd. has recently won the bid for Lot XXMT of the EPC contract for Xiexin terminal of Taicang Port in Jiangsu Province, with a construction period of 18 months. The project involves construction of a 50,000t bulk cargo handling berth and related auxiliary facilities, with four 500t loading berths designed […]

  • 5 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) signed a grant agreement (October 3) with the Government of Myanmar in Yangon, to provide grant aid of up to $53 million for the Mandalay Port Development Project. The objective of the project is to modernize the Port in Myanmar’s second largest city, Mandalay, which is located in the […]

  • 26 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The export of certain commodities like iron ore has declined in major ports including Mormugao Port. However, exportsfrom Major Ports like Ennore, VO Chidambaranar, Cochin, Mumbai, Jawaharlal Nehru and Kandla have increased. The details of the exports from various ports in the country including Mormugao Port, year-wise during the last three years are given below: […]

  • 7 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    FSUE Rosmorport and Novotrans Group have signed an agreement for the implementation of LUGAPORT project in Ust-Luga, Russia. The agreement on cooperation under the LUGAPORT project was signed by Andrey Lavrishchev, General Director of FSUE Rosmorport and Konstantin Goncharov, President of Novotrans Group. According to PortNews, the agreement foresees that Rosmorport will create federally owned […]

  • 20 December 2013

    Larger vessels of above 232.33 meters with capacity of 4,500 TEUS requiring draught of 13.5 meters have started visiting the Nation’s seaports. This has provided shipping companies with a high level of efficiency and economic space which has enhanced their turnover and turnaround time. Generally, stakeholders and shipping companies have confirmed that the channel management […]

  • 21 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Joint Venture of Penta-Ocean Construction and Toa Corporation has won a contract for the ‘Construction of Port Facilities for Nacala Port Development Project Phase I and II’ by the Ministry of Transport and Communications of the Republic of Mozambique. This $238 million project will include a significant amount of dredging work on the access […]

  • 14 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Jade Software’s port management software, Master Terminal has been selected by one of Africa’s busiest port operators, Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority, to operate two of the continents major sea ports. Ghana’s Tema and Takoradi ports which are some of the busiest terminals in West Africa are strategically located close to shipping routes and major […]

  • 3 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Except for Kolkata, Visakhapatnam, Chennai and Mormugao, all other major ports have handled cargo almost at par with or more than that handled during the previous year. The reasons for decline in traffic at some Major Ports include: – Ban on mining of Iron ore and export of Iron ore; – Less import of finished […]

  • 9 August 2013

    The summarised activity results of the Ist half of 2013 demonstrated that investments of Port Authority to the port development constituted 233,612 million litas – this sum is not only a record sum comparing with other half year periods of the previous years, but also exceeds annual investment rates. Up till now only the year […]