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  • 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 […]

  • 21 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    At the annual Brunswick State of the Port event Tuesday, Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director, Curtis Foltz, discussed an ambitious capital improvement plan for Brunswick terminals. “In order to ensure efficient processing of cargo, our capacity must remain higher than current demand,” Foltz said. “To that end, we will be improving Brunswick facilities serving each […]

  • 25 June 2013

    With the start this fall of the widening and deepening of the three-and-one-half-mile channel, Port Canaveral also is pursuing the development of an inland port near the north end of Brevard County, which has lost thousands of space-related jobs and is suffering the economic repercussions. “An inland port will create a commerce hub and expand […]

  • 25 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Port Everglades received unanimous approval yesterday from the Broward County Board of County Commissioners to begin a $437.5 million expansion project to add new berths for larger cargo ships and install crane rail infrastructure for new Super Post-Panamax cranes. Currently, Port Everglades is berth constrained and additional dock space for cargo ships is needed, especially […]

  • 4 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The trailer suction hopper dredger (TSHD) DC Brugge was delivered last week to Scheepswerf Gebr. Kooiman B.V. in Zwijndrecht. According to the Kooiman’s latest announcement, the new TSHD is the result of close cooperation between Group de Cloedt and Kooiman Marine Group. The vessel, with a hopper volume of 2.450 m³, is set to replace […]

  • 30 March 2012

    Established as a relevant, informative and technical ‘must attend’ key industry event, the Port & Terminal Technology Europe conference will deliver a diverse and in-depth programme providing an invaluable learning opportunity as well as an excellent platform for discussion, debate and networking. This conference is specially designed for representatives from engineering, maintenance and operations, and […]

  • 15 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Philippine-based International Container Terminal Services Inc (ICTSI) is about to invest $130 million in Iraq’s largest port, the Port of Umm Qasr, located on the Gulf coast. Through its subsidiary ICTSI (M.E) JLT, the company signed, on April 8th, a contract with General Company for Ports of Iraq (GCPI) to operate, develop and expand […]

  • 16 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) Acting Administrator Chip Jaenichen joined Guam Gov. Eddie Calvo, Sen. Tom Ada, local official and port representatives to break ground on the final stage of the Port of Guam modernization project. This $50 million port improvement project, administered by MARAD on behalf of the Department of Defense […]

  • 11 February 2011

    The Cebu Port Authority (CPA) will finally implement the P580-million dredging project along the stretch from the Cebu International Port (CIP) up to Pier 1 in Cebu City. The project is intended to accommodate bigger (post Panamax) cargo vessels and international cruise ships. Carlos Co, a CPA commissioner representing the business sector, said once the […]

  • 25 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    International Container Terminal Services Inc. (ICTSI) has formally inaugurated two new berths which for the first time offer the port of Umm Qasr, Iraq’s main dry cargo port, the ability to handle container vessels of up to 14,000TEU. The inauguration ceremony marked both the opening for business of the two new berths, Berths 25 and […]

  • 8 August 2012

    EXIM India reports that Mr B. K. Mansukhani, Director of Rishi Shipping, suggested that the Kandla Port should seriously consider developing ten barge jetties to discharge barges bringing in coal from capesize vessels at the outer anchorage. He said that constructing barge jetties was a better option than going in for dredging/new berths as Kandla […]

  • 21 March 2012

    The U.S.-flag Great Lakes fleet is returning to service to keep industrial America on the mend. The first vessel to get underway was the tug/barge unit DOROTHY ANN/PATHFINDER on March 5. The vessel will spend the month shuttling iron ore within Cleveland Harbor. Next to sail was the cement carrier SAMUEL DE CHAMPLAIN/INNOVATION. The tug/barge […]

  • 3 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    FSUE Rosmorport has officially started the construction works on a passenger ferry berth on the left coast of the Anadyr liman, located in the Ugolniye Kopi village, Russia. According to Rosmorport, the project will be implemented with the involvement of a contractor. The works, estimated to cost $10.3 million and completion scheduled for October 2021, […]

  • 29 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways, Shipping and Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, Shri Nitin Gadkari, is set to initiate the development of 300 km long river route from Hajipur to Triveni Ghat, Government of India’s Press Information Bureau reports.  According to their official announcement, this capital development scheme will include $1.8 million […]

  • 12 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    A boat propeller cut off a man’s legs below the knees after he fell into the water on Tuesday during the Port Canaveral channel dredging project. The stricken man, who’s name has not been released, was somehow able to cling to a rope and was rescued, WESH 2 News reports. Paramedics said that quick action […]

  • 24 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Several Russian companies have signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) for the construction of International Moscow terminal that will be used for mooring of cruise and cargo ships in the city of Pionersky, Kaliningrad Region. The document was signed on September 19th 2014, in Sochi, by General Director of FSUE “Rosmorport” Andrey Tarasenko, Governor of […]

  • 24 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging work at the Yuzhny port is nearing completion, and cargo owners are already analyzing its benefits. Enhancing the capabilities for working with capesize vessels will significantly increase the flows of export, import, and transit cargoes. Access to capesize vessels (over 200,000 deadweight tons) provides a competitive advantage during transportation of ore and coal cargoes. […]

  • 6 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The first phase of work on the South End Container Terminal extension at the Port of Halifax is well underway, according to the port authority. The work involves dredging of soft material that has accumulated over time. The first phase of the project is over 50% complete. The next phase, construction of concrete caissons, will […]

  • 9 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Riga City Council Deputy Chairman and Chairman of the Board of the Freeport of Riga Mr. Andris Ameriks and the Minister of Transport Mr. Anrijs Matiss have visited the site of the ambitious Krievu Island project to assess the infrastructure development progress. “Krievu Island project will be completed on time – in August 2015. […]

  • 8 June 2012
    Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Abeko Marine received new requests for dredging and land reclamation projects, for which the company had to expand the fleet on the short term with a new Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger. Suitable second hand dredgers were not available which made the company decide for the conversion of the MV ‘Sirocco’, a general cargo vessel built […]

  • 6 December 2013

    President John Dramani Mahama on Wednesday said the Takoradi Port expansion project, which is slated to be completed in 2016 would create 3,000 jobs for all categories of workers. He said under the Chinese Development Bank loan facility, government would also embark on the Sekondi-Takoradi industrial city project, to create more job opportunities in the […]

  • 31 July 2012

    The Chair of the Association of Canadian Port Authorities (ACPA), Robin Silvester, has announced statement on the US Federal Maritime Commission report: “A Study of U.S. Inland Containerized Cargo Moving Through Canadian and Mexican Seaports”. “Canadian port authorities operate as financially independent entities that compete effectively with ports across North America. While U.S. ports fund […]

  • 29 January 2014

    The Baku International Sea Trade Port terminal will be relocated to a new address by the end of July this year, reports abc.az. The Ministry of Transport decided that the new location for this terminal will be in Alyat settlement. These works are ongoing, said Musa Panakhov, the Deputy Minister of Transport, and added: “I […]

  • 8 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Ports North’s Port Master Planning Project has taken an important step forward with the appointment of GHD Advisory to undertake a detailed technical plan that will map out options for developing the Ports of Cairns and the Port of Mourilyan over a 30-year timeframe. Commenting the latest news, Transport and Main Roads Minister, Mark Bailey, […]

  • 1 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    MRTS Terminal LLC is interested in dredging of the main navigation channel at the seaport of Arkhangelsk to deepen it from 7.5 m to 9.2 m, according to the company’s Deputy Director General on Development, Nikita Ananyin. During recently held Dredging Forum in Moscow, Nikita Ananyin said that MRTS is in negotiations with the regional government, commercial […]

  • 10 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Virginia processed more than 241,416 TEUs (twenty-foot equivalent units) in September 2019 – an increase of more than 9 percent vs. September 2018 – putting the port’s cargo volume growth for the first quarter of fiscal year 2020 at more than 4 percent. Commenting the latest news, John F. Reinhart, the CEO […]