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  • 29 January 2011

    Gangavaram Port Limited, India’s ultra modern and deepest port today received the prestigious award for the “Fast Growing Port” in the private sector by the Customs Department as part of the International Customs Day celebrations in Vizag. The award was presented in recognition for the extraordinary contribution by Gangavaram Port in boosting the shipping and […]

  • 16 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Port of Everett, WA, has been awarded a $17.75M U.S. Department of Transportation Better Utilizing Investment to Leverage Development (BUILD) Grant to support the creation of a new maritime facility at the former Kimberly-Clark mill site. The main goal of the project is to enhance cargo movement and commerce, and to restore and grow […]

  • 9 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor completed a landmark year in 2017 and is poised for significant future growth as a result of several historic developments, Ports of Indiana said in its latest announcement.  “We had a strong year in part because our world-class companies continue to drive new business through our port,” said Port Director […]

  • 27 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Korean Ministry of Ocean and Fisheries and the Busan Port Authority have announced a long-term vision and strategy to develop Busan Port into a global trans-shipment hub port. In recent years trans-shipment cargo at Busan has grown by 10% (average) year-on-year while local cargo has increased by 4.2%. In 2014, trans-shipment activities overtook local cargo […]

  • 18 June 2012

    By linking the JaxPort with Asian trade lanes, Hanjin’s planned terminal and the TraPac terminal would boost cargo trade, reports jacksonville.com. After eighteen months the work on the cargo terminal in Jacksonville remains on hold until it’s clear how deep the ship channel will be. Hanjin Senior Vice President Mike Radak said last week that until […]

  • 17 October 2012

    Daniel Vinent, the Itaqui port director of planning and development, unveiled investment plans for the expansion works at this Maranhão state port. He said: “Investments include 2.6bn reais for the construction of at least 16 new berths, the rebuilding of existing ones, and dredging works. This also entails the installation of a pier to handle […]

  • 29 December 2010

    Steder Group from The Netherlands, a member of the Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) and Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC), has successfully… (heavyliftpfi) [mappress] Source: heavyliftpfi, December 29, 2010;

  • 10 February 2011

    Opening up new avenues to international cargo movement, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will dedicate the much-awaited prestigious … (newkerala) [mappress] Source: newkerala, February 10, 2011

  • 16 December 2011

     A marginal dip in cargo handling notwithstanding, the depreciating rupee has brought some cheer for ports. This is because most major ports…   (thehindubusinessline) [mappress] Source: thehindubusinessline, December 16, 2011;

  • 25 October 2010

    Sweco has been awarded a major contract in connection with expansion and renovation of the Passenger and Cargo Terminal at the Baltic Sea port of Klaipeda in Lithuania. The contract is worth about EUR 1 million. Every year the Lithuanian coastal city of Klaipeda attracts a growing number of tourists, who often arrive on ferries […]

  • 6 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Jenkins Marine, a company engaged in vessel charter, dredging and facilities management, purchased recently two new deck barges, JML50 and JML18. Originally built and operated in Holland by Neptune Marine, well known in work boats for the offshore and dredging markets, JML50 has dimensions of 50m x 14m x 3m, The barge will not only be one of […]

  • 28 May 2012

    Port of Salalah’s general cargo terminal and liquid jetty project has been initiated by the Ministry of Transport and Communications at a preliminary meeting held recently with key stakeholders from the ministry, port and winning contractor. The project will increase cargo handling capacity to 20 million tonnes per annum (mpta) of dry bulk commodities and […]

  • 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 […]

  • 17 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Redwood City, California, announced last week that Fiscal Year 2017-18 was its best year in history, generating $8.6 million in revenue and over 2.3 million metric tons of cargo moving across the port docks, a 49% percent increase in cargo over the prior year.  Commenting the latest release, Lorianna Kastrop, Port Commission chair, […]

  • 21 February 2011

    Managing Director,Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) Mr Omar Suleiman says the Calabar Channel dredging was in the offing to enable big cargo… (sensornewsonline) [mappress] Source: sensornewsonline, February 21, 2011;

  • 26 June 2012

    A contract for the development of a general cargo and liquid terminal at the Port of Salalah has been awarded to Archirodon, by the Ministry of Transport and Communications of Oman. The project involves expansion of the general cargo terminal, building an additional 1,266 metres of multi-purpose berths, a new northern breakwater, facilities for dry-bulk […]

  • 6 July 2011

    The Great Lakes form a sprawling ecosystem of nature and industry. In a strong economy, ships can transport up to 200 million tons of cargo… (wbez) [mappress] Source: wbez, July 6, 2011;

  • 15 November 2010

    The Indonesian government`s plan to build a new cargo port near Jakarta was discussed by visiting Vice President Boediono and Japan Bank for… (antaranews) [mappress] Source: antaranews, November 16, 2010;

  • 7 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    CHEC, a China Communications Construction’s subsidiary, recently completed the Abidjan Port Expansion Project in Cote d’Ivoire – reaching 11.12 million safe man-hours during the project construction. The project mainly includes building three new container berths, a ro-ro berth, a general cargo berth and shipping channels to improve the cargo handling volume of Abidjan Port. “It […]

  • 16 April 2012

      On April, 10-12 FSUE “Rosmorport” General director A.V.Lavrishchev paid a working visit to Arkhangelsk branch. During a number of scheduled events Lavrishchev in common with Arkhangelsk branch’s Director N.M.Pravilov and his deputies called on several objects of Arkhangelsk seaport. Lavrishchev together with the branch’s senior management made a helicopter flying around Arkhangelsk seaport water […]

  • 3 June 2011

    $225 million has been invested in Mozambique’s Maputo and Matola ports over the last eight years and cargo handled has increased from… (businesslive) [mappress] Source: businesslive, June 3, 2011    

  • 8 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    APM Terminals Poti and Poti New Terminals Consortium have submitted a conceptual design for the first stage construction permit of Poti port expansion to the Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia. The designs include construction, development and operation of a new breakwater, 700 meters of quay wall for dry bulk, containerized and general […]

  • 8 July 2013

    At 813-feet long, 131-feet wide and 62,201 gross-registered tons, the Ellie Lady will have the distinction of being the largest oil tanker to ever dock at Port Everglades. Approximately 8.2 million gallons (195,000 barrels) of jet fuel will be offloaded at Port Everglades. Jet fuel coming through Port Everglades is used at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International […]

  • 3 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Captain Peter McGovern of the Victorian Regional Channels Authority (VRCA) announced today that the VRCA is adopting exciting new technology that will allow larger ships with more cargo to access the Geelong Port. Melbourne-based OMC International (OMC) developed the Dynamic Under Keel Clearance (DUKC®) system that allows ships to safely navigate channels carrying more cargo than is possible […]

  • 13 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    In his State of the Port address, Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director Curtis Foltz reported record cargo volumes, an influx of new business, and more than 1 million square feet of distribution center space leased or developed. “Not only did the ports authority achieve strong growth across major segments of our business, but the private […]