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  • 17 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a grant of $9.6 million to the Republic of the Maldives to expand Kulhudhuffushi Harbor. The project will construct a dedicated passenger and cargo harbor that can cater to larger cargo vessels and accommodate a long-distance passenger service from the central and southern regions. “The lack of transport […]

  • 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    

  • 6 April 2011

    Kandla Port has retained its first position for the consecutive fourth year by handling 81.88 milllion metric ton (MMM) cargo during this…   (newkerala) [mappress] Source: newkerala, April 6, 2011  

  • 3 September 2010

    The Port of Savannah is falling behind in the race to deepen its busy shipping channel by the end of 2014, when cargo ships too large to … By Russ Bynum (wnct) [mappress] Source: wnct, September 3, 2010;

  • 18 November 2011

    A Belgian delegation led by Mr. Kris Peeters, Minister-President, Flemish Government called on Sh. G.K. Vasan in Chennai today to take stock of the various cooperation arrangements between the Flemish Government and India and work on the way forward for future course of action. Recalling the age-old relations between India and Belgium Sh. Vasan said, […]

  • 29 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Port Saint John has signed a lease agreement with DP World for the operation of its container terminal. The long-term lease starts January 1, 2017 and will continue for about 30 years following completion of the Port’s expansion program. DP World will introduce new assets including the revamping of terminal cargo handling equipment. This announcement follows […]

  • 20 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Townsville construction company Formset has been awarded a $10 million contract to build a 1.6-hectare container terminal as part of the Townsville Port’s $30 million Crane and Cargo Terminal project at Berth 4. The announcement was made today by Deputy Premier and Treasurer Jackie Trad. Formset Managing Director, Brent Zander commented that the construction of […]

  • 19 March 2012

    On March, 16th at the berth 3 of the Odessa port the unloading of party of oversized heavy equipment for building and a roadwork has been made. Except dredges, stone-breakers and accessories for them, vessel AVIVA (flag of Belize) of a ro-ro type delivered from Turkish port Derindzhe to Odessa a party of cars and […]

  • 10 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Maritime Administrator Paul Jaenichen joined state and local officials in a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the completion of a marine cargo dock at the Port of Brownsville last week. The $27.5 million project, of which $12 million was provided by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) through its Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) competitive […]

  • 3 April 2012

      Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) announced the arrival of the second, and final, batch of Super Post Panamax ‘Ship-to-Shore’ (STS) container cranes to Khalifa Port. The three STS cranes docked at Khalifa Port after their long journey from the Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries Co. Ltd’s (ZPMC) yard in China. This announcement follows the arrival […]

  • 19 April 2012

      As reports, the second phase of the project on Kazakh Aktau Port extension to the north has been completed. A 500 meter-long breakwater structure was built in the Aktau Port within the second phase of the project. The Aktau Port expansion project will double the port’s capacity. Following the completion of the project […]

  • 16 July 2012

    Gujarat Pipavav Port Ltd (GPPL) on Monday said it plans to invest Rs 1,097 crore on expansion of Pipavav Port in Gujarat and has also concluded a capital-raising exercise of Rs 350 crore through Qualified Institutions Placement (QIP) and a preferential issue to its promoter, mainly to prepay the existing loan, reports thehindubusinessline. Promoter APM […]

  • 21 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    CCCC First Harbor Engineering Co., Ltd. has won bid for the Phase 2 of the Legend Holdings engineering terminal project in Hebei Province, China. The contract, valued at 370 million yuan and with a construction period of 420 days, is for construction of universal break-bulk cargo berths in Caofeidian area of Tangshan Port. Located on the west coastline of […]

  • 26 January 2011

    Multinational consortium Maputo Port Development Company (MPDC) plans to invest US$750 million by 2043 in order to increase the cargo … (macauhub) [mappress] Source: macauhub, January 26, 2011;

  • 12 October 2010

    Nineteen local and international firms are in the race for a contract to build a major General Cargo Terminal and Liquid Jetty at the Port… By Conrad Prabhu (zawya) [mappress] Source: zawya, October 12, 2010;

  • 19 June 2012

    The Virginia Port Authority and the Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently signed an agreement reaffirming Craney Island’s Eastward Expansion project. Jerry Bridges, VPA executive director, and Col. Paul Olsen, Norfolk District commander, signed the Project Partnership Agreement for the Eastward Expansion, which formalized the federal/state partnership and cost-sharing agreement between the two […]

  • 28 December 2011

    The cargo handling of Chittagong Port has gone into full-fledged automation as Prime Minister​ Sheikh Hasina​ yesterday inaugurated the …   (thefinancialexpress-bd) [mappress] Source: thefinancialexpress-bd, December 28, 2011; Image:

  • 26 October 2011

    Metro Atlanta businesses shipped $9.5 billion in cargo through the ports of Savannah and Brunswick during the last fiscal year, an 18 percen… By Dan Chapman (ajc) [mappress] Source: ajc, October 26, 2011

  • 30 December 2010

    The new Tuxpan Port project involves the construction of a new green-field 51,520 m2 cargo terminal container facility with the capacity of… (cg-la) [mappress] Source: cg-la, December 31, 2010;

  • 24 May 2011

    Low water levels in the Upper Great Lakes are keeping ships riding higher than usual. Less cargo means more trips and more expenses. Mike Si… (businessnorth) [mappress] Source: businessnorth, May 24, 2011;

  • 28 February 2012

    S.C. Gov. Nikki Haley has earnestly asked President Barack Obama to secure more money necessary for deepening the Charleston port and other Atlantic harbors so they can accommodate giant cargo ships following the Panama Canal widening set to be completed in 2014, reports Charlotte Observer. During her meeting with Obama and other governors at the […]

  • 4 April 2011

    Paradip Port, one of the major ports in Orissa, has embarked upon an ambitious plan to expand its cargo handling capacity from the… (newkerala) [mappress] Source: newkerala, April 4, 2011  

  • 20 July 2011

    The state is moving ahead with plans that would nearly double its cargo handling capacity at Honolulu Harbor…   By Kathy Muneno (khon2) [mappress] Source: khon2, July 20, 2011;

  • 20 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Poole Harbor Commissioners (PHC) recently appointed BAM Nuttall Ltd as the main contractor for a £10 million project to provide the commercial port with a new 200m long deep water quay. The new quay will need approximately 1,800 tons of steel piles, all of which will be delivered by sea. In addition, the majority of […]

  • 16 December 2011

    Ukraine plans to create on the basis of the port of Yuzhny the most deep-water port on the Black Sea. The Ministry of Infrastructure has endorsed Yuzhny deep-water harbor project including the deepening of channels and port waters to 21 m. “Our objective is to shift from offshore transshipments of general cargo to handling it at […]

  • 15 May 2012

    Laden with 76,195 tonnes of coal, the Alam Pesona sailed in to Port yesterday, smashing the record for the largest cargo on the Tyne previously set by sister ship Alam Penting. The ship has travelled from New Orleans (Louisiana) and taken 18 days to reach the Port of Tyne without stopping, covering a distance of […]